Rector to the Saxon Shoreline Benefice

Rector to the Saxon Shoreline Benefice

The churches overlooking the Romney Marsh in Kent are seeking a new Rector who will help them fulfil their hopes of growth and care for their communities. Are you the person who can help them appreciate the traditional and adapt to the new? For the full Benefice profile, please click here.

Main Responsibilities

  • To lead a benefice and enable further unity across the benefice in its mission.
  • To work ecumenically, taking 'authorised presbyter' status for the Methodist church in Hamstreet.
  • Leading in pastoral care and enabling teams to work across the benefice.
  • To nurture and encourage lay ministry.
  • To pray and preach.
  • To work with the local schools.

The Ideal Candidate

  • Someone with excellent communication skills, able to work across a large and diverse benefice.
  • Someone grounded in prayer and able to preach, bringing Scripture alive in today's world.
  • Someone willing to embrace our ecumenical partnership.
  • A sensitive innovator, able to adapt each church's identity and style/
  • Someone with the vision to further unite the benefice in its mission.

For more information about this application process, please use this link

Closing date: 11th September 2020

Interviews: 1st October 2020

Any queries to the Archdeacon of Ashford’s PA, Louise Mills: