Massive improvements after £170,000 project in Marlow

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THE congregation at All Saints’ Church, Marlow is celebrating after a £170,000 project has provided massively improved facilities.

New clergy for Oxfordshire, Berkshire and Buckinghamshire

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A FORMER professional scuba diver along with teachers, lawyers, and youth workers are among the 22 people ordained deacons in special services on Saturday (June 30).

Celebrating 800 years of worship at All Saints’

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ALL SAINTS’ Church in Loughton, Milton Keynes, marked its 800th anniversary since the first recorded rector was appointed with a celebration service. Read more

Children and Families Worker, Broughton, Aylesbury

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Do you love Jesus and have a heart for children and their families? Will you follow the Spirit’s lead, and pioneer new ground to seek the Kingdom?

We are recruiting a full-time Children and Families Worker to work with our church in Aylesbury. As a church we’re committed to serving our existing community and the new housing development in our parish as it grows.

We are looking for someone who is committed to their own personal discipleship and faith, and has the desire and skills to share that faith and disciple the children and young families of our church and community.

If you feel that God is calling you to come and join us, please get in touch for further information or complete and return the application form to:

Alison Corbould (office@broughtonchurch.org) Broughton Church, 36 Parton Rd, Aylesbury HP201NG

There is a genuine occupational requirement that the post holder is a Christian.

Application Form       Job Profile

Rector St James Gerrards Cross with Fulmer

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Making whole life disciples of Jesus Christ wherever we have influence

www.saintjames.org.uk

Saint James Gerrards Cross with Fulmer is a thriving, exciting and dynamic evangelical church in South Buckinghamshire. We believe that the gospel of Jesus Christ is the true hope of every person and we seek to make Him known through all that we do and the way that we do it. We have about 800 members, a large staff team and hundreds of volunteers who together enable us to deliver a vast array of ministries.

We are looking for a godly, prayerful, person of integrity and wisdom from the evangelical tradition, someone rooted in the Word and the Spirit and passionate about communicating the gospel, to lead us on the next stage of our journey together.

Our Rector will need to be:

  • A leader of leaders
  • A visionary
  • A gifted communicator
  • Able to embrace diversity — in styles of worship, and in church tradition and theological position across the evangelical spectrum
  • A person who will thrive in a complex environment

For an informal discussion about the role contact ann.brown@simeons.org.uk

Closing date: 24 July      Visits and Interviews: 4 and 5 September

Profile available via
www.simeons.org.uk/vacant-parishes
Apply via pathways.churchofengland.org
For an informal discussion about the role contact ann.brown@simeons.org


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Sun shines as churches combine to show how they Love Wycombe

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THE sun shone on more than 1,000 worshipers from more than 50 churches who took their services out onto the Rye park on Sunday 20 May for Love Wycombe.

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NEWPORT PAGNELL COMMITS TO WELCOMING EX-OFFENDERS

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THE two churches of the Parish of Newport Pagnell will be among the first to put into practice The Welcome Directory’s new training and resource packs for 2018, launched last month.  Read more

Town centre resounds to centenary celebrations for the RAF

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The SOUND of military bandsmen resounded through the town centre, crowds lined the street and Chesham’s celebration of the Royal Air Force’s centenary got underway.
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Walking the Ridgeway for Mongolia

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CONGRATULATIONS to the Revd Chris Bull, the vicar of Flackwell Heath, and Wendy Bull, Vicar of Wycombe March and Micklefield who walked the 87 miles of the Ridgeway footpath, over their five-day Easter holiday. Read more

Self Supporting Clergy Role with a focus on Pastoral and Senior Ministry

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Making whole life disciples of Jesus Christ wherever we have influence

Saint James Gerrards Cross with Fulmer is a thriving, exciting and dynamic church. As a church, we believe that the Gospel of Jesus Christ is the true hope of every person and we seek to make Him known through all that we do and the way that we do it. We have about 800 members, a large staff team and hundreds of volunteers which enable us to deliver a vast array of ministries. In order to fulfil the mission that God is calling us to we feel it is essential for an additional member of clergy to join the team in order to provide dedicated leadership to our pastoral care ministries with a particular focus on enhancing our work with older people and women within our congregations.

This is a Self Supporting Clergy Role which will take responsibility for the strategic development and operational running of all pastoral care and seniors ministries supported by excellent teams (both volunteer and paid).  They will also play a full role in the clergy team, and take a share of the clerical duties of a thriving church.

Hours of work

Twenty hours per week.  Your specific days and hours of work are to be agreed and can be flexible.

Application Process

Please email office@saintjames.org.uk for full details of the job description or if you have any queries.  If you are interested in applying please send a CV and a covering letter outlining your reasons for applying to nici.johnson@saintjames.org.uk.

 

Being the change we want to see

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Community organising offers a fantastic chance for Christians to join with others in their areas to make a difference both where they live and in the wider world. The Revd Tim Norwood spent his sabbatical reflecting on how powerful a tool this is proving to be in Milton Keynes. Read more