Children and Families Pastor

St Mary's Church | Chipping Norton

Description of Job

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and faith-filled Children and Families Pastor (full-time or possibly shared across 2 x part-time roles) to our supportive staff team to oversee and develop our established Sunday and Community Outreach ministries, and to extend our pastoral provision for families - ‘living in God’s love’.

The scope of our Community Outreach is broad, including significant engagement through our church Primary School, CAP LifeSkills and toddler groups on Wednesday and Friday mornings, all of which open up incredible opportunities for witness - ‘living out God’s love’.

Do you love working with young children and their families, and long to see them grow in their knowledge and love of God?

Would you like to lead within a church that is growing, full of opportunities and making a significant difference in our community?

Do you have a passion for reaching out and connecting with families in our community as well as our church?

Could you grow, equip and train a team of willing volunteers?

If so, we'd love to hear from you!

How to apply for the job

Please visit our website ( to download a Role Description and Application Form. 
Applications to be returned to: St Mary's Church Office, Parish Rooms, Church Street, Chipping Norton, OX7 5NT, Telephone:  01608 646202. Email: 

Application form (170.21 KB) Role Profile (497.7 KB)


St Mary's Church

St Mary's Church is a vibrant Anglican church with a heart to serve the market town community we live in. The congregation is growing and we have many active ministries focussed both within our congregation and in the wider community.

Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire