Associate Vicar: Greengates, Idle & Wrose

Diocese of Leeds | Bradford

Description of Job

This new role is being created as part of a Strategic Development Funding-supported project in the Bradford Episcopal Area. A strategic partnership is being created in North-East Bradford of St John’s Greengates and St Cuthbert’s Wrose with Holy Trinity Idle (one of our Resourcing Churches). Working with the Vicar of Idle, the Associate Vicar will have particular responsibilities at St Cuthbert’s and St John’s, and the opportunity to develop new possibilities in mission across the three parishes. (S)he will be:

• joyfully confident in their own identity in Christ and taking their own growth as a follower of Jesus seriously;
• creative and pioneering, with a track record of innovative approaches which change the lives of individuals and communities;
• bold and visionary;
• excited by a highly visible ministry in these three parishes;
• a great team player who relates well to a wide range of people;
• able to help the churches to learn from each other.

How to apply for the job
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Diocese of Leeds

Our vision as the Diocese of Leeds is about confident clergy equipping confident Christians to live and tell the good news of Jesus Christ. For all of our appointments we are seeking clergy who have a joyful and confident faith which has inspired a track record of church growth.

Holy Trinity Idle is a designated Resourcing Church within the Bradford Episcopal Area. Supported by Strategic Development Funding, the church is a key part of the realisation of the Diocesan vision and strategy in the area of North-East Bradford.