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Vacancies in the Diocese of Ely

TEAM RECTOR - the Parishes of St. Peter, St. Mary, St. John and St. Wendreda, March, Cambs

We are seeking an experienced Priest to help us to shape and take forward our newly established Team Ministry in March. The Rector will have pastoral responsibility for St. Peter’s (Town Centre) and St. Mary’s (newly refurbished) Churches.

We are looking for someone who:

  • can demonstrate God’s love and share the Gospel with people of all backgrounds and traditions
  • will encourage a broad mix of Service and Worship styles in all the churches in the team
  • has experience of collaborative ministry, for example, through working in a Team
  • can foster good working relations with Civic partners and within the Town and community
  • has a track record of growing churches and reaching families and young people

This is an exciting opportunity for someone with vision and energy to work alongside existing clergy and lay ministers to develop our Team Ministry and seek new avenues for Mission and growth. March is a thriving market town, with good schools, and good transport links, to Ely, Cambridge, London, the midlands and the north.

Please write or email for an application form and parish profile (or download below) to:
The Archdeacon of Huntingdon & Wisbech, The Diocesan Office, Barton Road, Ely CB7 4DX
Email: archdeacon.handw@ely.anglican.org

Closing date for applications: Friday 17 October
Interviews on: Tuesday 9 December

This appointment is subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure.


HOUSE FOR DUTY PRIEST

Doddington with Benwick and Wimblington

Our Encouraging Team and Supportive Churches are seeking to appoint a House for Duty Priest to live in Doddington in Cambridgeshire in the Diocese of Ely.

You will work on Sundays and two other days and to live in the well-appointed 5 bedroom modern rectory in Doddington.  Doddington is a pleasant village within striking distance of Ely, Cambridge and Peterborough.

We would like you to become a member of our Ministry Team working with our Priest in Charge, Retired Priest, Licensed Lay Minister, LLMs and Lay Leaders.

We seek someone with a flexible approach who values scripture and church teaching with a caring nature and good humoured disposition.

For an informal conversation, please contact the Priest in Charge:
The Rev’d Kevin Fitzgibbon
Telephone 01354 680969   Email : k.fitzgibbon@care4free.net

Requests for an application pack and parish profiles to:
The Archdeacon of Huntingdon and Wisbech, c/o Mrs Karen Steyn, Diocesan Office, Bishop Woodford House, Barton Road, Ely CB7 4DX,
Email:  archdeacon.handw@ely.anglican.org.

The post will require an enhanced DBS check.


ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF THE ELY CATHEDRAL OCTAGON SINGERS (ECOS)

Ely Cathedral wishes to recruit a skilled and enthusiastic organist and choir trainer to the post of ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF THE ELY CATHEDRAL OCTAGON SINGERS (ECOS), the Cathedral’s adult voluntary choir.

Further details about the post and the choir can be downloaded at the links below.

Closing date for applications: Monday 13th October

Telephone number for enquiries: 01353 660309


SHOP VOLUNTEERS NEEDED

The Cathedral Shop operates solely to raise money which goes directly towards the upkeep of the Cathedral. We rely on our volunteers to help us run the shop efficiently and provide a good experience when visitors come to the Cathedral.

The role of the shop volunteer is to assist the member of staff with the daily running of the shop. Duties will include serving customers, display of stock, dusting, stock checks etc. If you feel you would like to join our team please contact Brenda Covell on 01353 660340 or email shop.manager@cathedral.ely.anglican.org.