Team Profile for the post of Team Vicar (Designate)
We are looking to recruit a Team Vicar – Designate to work alongside the Team Rector in what will be a newly created Team Ministry embracing the three parishes covering the town of Westhoughton, namely St. Bartholomew, St. George LEP and St. Thomas in the parish of Westhoughton; St. James in the parish of Daisy Hill; and in the parish of Wingates, St. John’s.
The three parishes are to remain distinct, with their own autonomy. All five churches have something different to offer and as you peruse this Team Profile, we pray that we will have excited you to want to come and visit our town and see for yourself the vibrant, proactive group of churches working to one common theme; to worship, praise and give thanks to God for the Lord Jesus Christ.
Living in the parish of St. James, our new Team Vicar together with the Team Rector will share in the mission of Jesus Christ across all five of our cluster churches, but with specific day to day responsibility for the parishes of St. James, Daisy Hill and St. John, Wingates.
The Team Rector will have responsibility for the Westhoughton Parish and will work collaboratively and ecumenically with the appointed Team Vicar, the Methodist and United Reformed Church ministers, the Readers and the Authorised Lay Ministers to ensure the team functions effectively. To this end there will be regular meetings both for prayer, fellowship, for discussion and
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