Team Rector - Epping Team Ministry

Closing date: 13 December 2023
Contact: Archdeacon Of Barking
Location: Epping

The Bishop of Chelmsford is looking to appoint a new Team Rector for the Epping Team Ministry to lead us into a vibrant and exciting future. 

Comprised of three parishes, two rural and one in the heart of Epping each has a distinctive style of worship and each is committed to the shared life of the Team.

We are looking for a Team Rector who:

  • is prayerful and can nurture the faith of the others
  • prioritises ministry to our local schools
  • continues our recognised work with those affected by dementia and domestic abuse
  • works collaboratively with the ministry team and lay people and also with our partner organisations outside the church
  • has energy for the vast opportunities for mission across our team
  • can encourage our rich diversity of faith traditions and approaches to worship
  • can come alongside people of all ages, backgrounds, and views and make everyone feel valued members of our church family

We offer:

  • 3 parishes dedicated to spreading the Good News
  • the support of a Team Vicar, an Associate Minister, two Licenced Lay Ministers, a Pastoral Assistant, a Team Administrator and a committed team of Churchwardens and lay people
  • a wonderful location within Epping Forest with easy access to London via the Central Line tube service and both M11 and M25 motorways to the rest of the country
  • 4 bed Rectory with a mature garden and off-street parking


To arrange an informal conversation about this role, or for an application pack please contact PA to Archdeacon


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