Team Vicar for the Two Rivers Mission Community

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Team Vicar for the Two Rivers Mission Community

Closing date for applications: 4th January 2022

Interview date: 7th and 8th February 2022

The Two Rivers Mission Community is praying for a house for duty priest to join our Mission Community Leadership Team and serve as Focal Minister for the parish of Tawstock.

After 3 years progress in Tawstock will be reviewed and the focus of the post may be adjusted to suit circumstances.

Role Description
The new Team Vicar will:
Serve as Focal Minister for the village of Tawstock and chair the Local Leadership Team (LLT). His/her
primary task will be to build a team which will lead the life of the church and engage in mission to the local community. This will involve calling, training and providing ongoing support. She/he should aim to work her/himself out of a job!
Oversee Sunday worship and midweek activities; on occasion leading but also supporting others.
Conduct pastoral offices, involving others in preparation and follow-up.
Set an example in positive involvement with the local community and seeking opportunities to share the Gospel.
Work collaboratively with the (to be appointed) Mission Enabler to provide ministry to the local Church of England school and develop outreach and ministry with children and families.
Our new Team Vicar will be a member of the Mission Council Leadership Team and will occasionally help provide priestly ministry in other churches, such as a monthly communion service in Newton Tracey/Horwood, where the Rectory is situated.

Person specification
A lively, infectious Christian faith
A proven track-record in helping people come to faith in Jesus
A proven track record in developing lay ministry and teams
An understanding of rural ministry, or a willingness to learn quickly!
A willingness to get stuck into community life
A full driving licence and access to their own car – mileage will be paid.
Ideally be of the evangelical-charismatic tradition

What we offer
Being part of a large, diverse leadership team, committed to building God’s kingdom
The chance to focus on one parish, but with the advantage of support (holidays and time off can be easily covered) and the opportunity to use gifts more widely.
Full expenses and allowances
Very little admin and the chance to spend your time on growing the kingdom of God.

More information here.

Download Application Form.

For an informal chat please contact Rev’d Gary Owen tel: 01769 560792 or email