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Thursday, 10 November 2022 12:49

Team Rector of the Benefice of Dronfield with Holmesfield

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Patron: The Lord Chancellor

This is a stimulating and challenging post based in north-east Derbyshire, close to Sheffield and on the edge of the Peak District.

The Team comprises 5 churches:

  • St John’s, the historic (c1135) Parish Church of Dronfield
  • St Swithin’s, Holmesfield
  • St Mary’s, Unstone (LEP)
  • St Andrews, Gosforth Valley, (LEP) based in St. Andrew’s School
  • St Phillips, Holmesdale

We seek a Rector who is:

  • An experienced Parish priest, rooted in Scripture and full of faith and the Holy Spirit, willing to work to build a close-knit, effective, missional team across all the churches.
  • Able to be the lead minister for St. John’s Church, with its long history and place at the heart of Dronfield town.
  • Keen to develop our work with children, young people and families, in schools and in the community, working with the Growing Faith agenda.
  • Able and wise in identifying our talents, encouraging and developing new leaders, motivating and growing us in our discipleship.
  • Approachable, compassionate and discerning, helping to broaden and strengthen our ties with the wider community.
  • Not afraid of leading congregations through change.

We can offer you:

  • a skilled and supportive team of 2 full-time Clergy, 1 Associate SSM, several Lay Leaders and active PTO Clergy working with many able and committed volunteers.
  • five energetic, prayerful and supportive congregations.
  • five DCC’s and a PCC who are open to new ideas.

The post comes with:

  • a substantial 4-bedroom Rectory, with double garage and private garden.

For more information about this post, please contact:
The Venerable Karen Hamblin Archdeacon of East Derbyshire Karen.hamblin@derby.anglican.org

Please download the application form, profile and additional information using the links below:

Bishop's Letter

Parish Profile

Person Specification

Application Form

Closing date for applications: December 2nd 2022
Interviews: January 9th & 10th 2023               

An Enhanced DBS check will be required

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