National Missioner to The Society
Posted on the 13th Feb 2020 in the category Announcements
National Missioner to the Society of St Wilfrid and St Hilda
(One full-time or two half-time posts, lay or ordained, flexible location)
This new post, generously funded for two years by a grant from the Archbishops’ Council, is a unique opportunity for a passionate person, lay or ordained, to equip the 424 Parishes of the Society of St Wilfrid and St Hilda in recovering and encouraging a Catholic vision for evangelism.
Overseen by the Bishop of Burnley and supported by a national steering group, you will work closely with the Council of Bishops of The Society and the Council of Forward in Faith to promote a confident mission agenda and support local churches in prioritising growth. In particular you will:
It is an occupational requirement that the postholder(s) will be an Anglican in the catholic tradition in sympathy with the aims of the Society of St Wilfrid and St Hilda and, if ordained, will be a priest or deacon of The Society. They will have the ability to enthuse and inspire both clergy and laity across the country and have experience of church growth.
This post can be filled on a full-time basis either by a priest or distinctive deacon (with accommodation and a parish base available) or a layperson (salary to be negotiated). Alternatively, the role can be shared by two people, lay or ordained, each working on a half-time basis. The missioner(s) will be employed by an appropriate Diocesan Board of Finance.
The Job Description and Person Specification are available here.
For more information and to express an interest, please contact Bishop Philip North, the Bishop of Burnley (firstname.lastname@example.org) for an informal conversation.
If you know anyone who may be suited to this role, please contact the Bishop of Burnley.
Closing date: 27th March 2020
Interview date: 22nd April 2020