Associate Pioneer Minister - to serve in Hampton and Great Haddon


The Bishop of Ely seeks to make an appointment for the post of Associate Pioneer Minister - to serve in Hampton and Great Haddon

We are looking for an ordained pioneer minister with a desire to see the Kingdom of God grow in this expanding township of Hampton and new development of Great Haddon on the edge of Peterborough. This is an exciting opportunity for a leader with a heart for pioneer ministry, a passion for growing Christ’s church and the ability to share our vision and draw people to it. The Associate Pioneer Minister will serve alongside the Vicar and will provide leadership to the Youth Minister and help nurture and train a Pioneer Curate.

  • Do you have a lively faith and a confidence in the love of Jesus and enthusiasm and ability to share that love with others? 
  • Are you willing to innovate and help bring new worshipping communities into being?
  • Do you have a passion for developing, leading and expanding Fresh Expressions in a growing and active parish?

The ideal candidate:

  • Will have a passion for working in non-traditional ways appropriate to pioneering a new Christian community
  • Will have relevant experience of pioneer ministry
  • Will be able to connect and communicate with people of different ages and backgrounds
  • Will be able to create and lead a team
  • Will be able to encourage others on their faith journey
  • Will be involved in leading contemporary services, preaching, pastoral care, discipleship, developing vocations, engaging with, and working to transform, the community, and working alongside other churches in the area.

The role offers:

  • The opportunity to work with a gifted and enthusiastic team
  • A young, diverse, growing church family
  • The chance to work and live within the expanding township of Hampton
  • The opportunity to be part of a brand-new housing development from the moment of its creation (Great Haddon)

The role offers a package (salary and housing) equivalent to an incumbent stipend package within the Diocese of Ely.

Further information about the parish is available on the parish website

  • Closing date for applications is Friday 24th January 2020
  • Interviews will be held on Tuesday 28th January 2020

The Diocese is committed to safer recruitment practices with people working or volunteering with children and therefore this position is subject to an enhanced disclosure from the DBS.

Further Information and Application Form



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