Vicar – Paignton Christ Church and St Paul, Preston

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Vicar – Paignton Christ Church and St Paul, Preston

Closing date for applications: 12:00pm on 18th December 2023

Interview date: 10th & 11th January 2024

Two Churches – One Heart

Come and join us on the English Riviera !

An exciting opportunity to inspire and grow a benefice in and around Paignton/Preston on the beautiful South Devon coast.

We are looking for someone who loves the Lord with all their heart and has a real and living faith to –

  • Have a shepherd’s heart and be ready to lead our flock.
  • Help us to grow in faith through biblically sound teaching of God’s word.
  • Be a strategist, enabler and communicator to help us focus and tap into some of the wonderful opportunities we have to share our faith and God’s love in our community.
  • Be prayerful to help us grow in prayer.
  • Be someone who can relate to us and be part of our church family throughout our ongoing journey with Jesus.
  • Help us move forward and grow in the Holy Spirit.

We offer:

  • A full-time stipendiary appointment.
  • A five-bedroom detached house with a large garden and fantastic views across Torbay.
  • A supportive and diverse benefice, including a Curate, 3 Churchwardens, a Licenced Lay Minister and 2 PCCs.
  • A diocese doing creative kingdom work and committed to clergy wellbeing.
  • A warm welcome of prayer, friendship and hospitality.