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Vacancies - Vicar of Grangetown St Aidan Sunderland (Clergy vacancies)

We seek a priest of the catholic tradition who is ready to ready to serve this parish and community with an open heart and enable this church to be a blessing to those around. The PCC are clear that they want a priest who will help them to grow both in faith and in numbers and be able develop accessible worship opportunities for children, young people and families, seeking to build on contacts with the uniformed organisations who use the hall. They hope for a priest who will be visible in the community and have a particular heart for ministry to schools. They hope for new ministries to be developed and encouraged.

“We look forward to working with our new priest in the work of bringing the Gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ to the people of Grangetown. We hope that he will be sensitive to the feelings of the members of our congregation, but also realise that change is essential if we are to continue to do God’s work effectively in our parish. We are looking for strong leadership tempered with compassion and humanity.”

The PCC of St Aidan’s has passed the Resolution according to the House of Bishops’ declaration on the ministry of Bishops and Priests

For a conversation about this post please speak with the patron The Vicar of Ryhope The Revd David Chadwick (0191) 523 7884.

You may also wish to speak with The Bishop of Beverley (01904) 628155 or the Archdeacon of Sunderland (0191) 5362300.

Closing date for applications: 17th March

Interview Date: 27th March

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