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Vacancies -12th June 2019

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A regular update of Diocesan vacancies and those further afield.

Diocese of Wellington

Vacancy: Vicar, Parish of Hataitai-Kilbirnie (Closes 7 July 2019)

All Saints Hataitai needs a new fulltime Anglican Vicar!

We are a welcoming Anglican/Methodist church community in Hataitai, in Wellington’s eastern suburbs.

We need a new leader who will share our vision for a growing, spiritually strong and community serving church.

We are a community for all and we enjoy a range of services from traditional, to contemporary, to the contemplative, as well as thriving youth groups. We worship, learn and pray together, enjoy fellowship with each other and seek to share the reality of Jesus’ transforming love in our wider community.

We need someone who knows and loves God, and who has an open heart for people.

A warm welcome and a supportive church fellowship await you!

If you have any queries or would like further information, please contact the Bishops’ EA, Rebecca Apperley at Rebecca@wn.ang.org.nz.

Please also send your application and CV to Rebecca Apperley by 7 July 2019.

www.allsaints.org.nz

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Diocese of Nelson

Blenheim Parish is seeking a full time Vicar

Closing Date: 5th July 2019

Link to parish profile: https://www.nelsonanglican.nz/vacancy/blenheim-parish

Please contact the Bishop’s office for an application form and parish profile: bishops.pa@nelsonanglican.nz or phone 03 548 3124

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Diocese of Auckland

Applications are now open for the ministry of Vicar of the Parish of Pakuranga. This is a full-time role and applications close on the 28 June 2019.

The Parish has a vision 'To become a living, thriving spiritually fed community of people, with a love for Jesus, a love for each other, and a love for the Community’. Information about the Parish, including a summary of their ministry priorities for the future, can be found in the Parish Profile. The Parish seek a Vicar who will journey and minister with them as they explore and develop ministry into the future.

The Parish Profile is attached, and can also be found on the Diocesan Website (click here). Details for the application process are on the final page of the Parish Profile.

Please take time to consider this ministry and/or pass it to other clergy who you believe may be called to this role.

Blessings,

The Venerable Michael Berry

Archdeacon, Southern Region

DDI:(09) 282 4730 M: 021 2256781

Neligan House, 12 St Stephens Ave, Parnell, Auckland 1052

P O Box 37 242, Parnell, Auckland 1151

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Applications are now open for the role of Priest in Charge of the Parish of Ellerslie.

This half-time role will be made by Bishops' Appointment. Applications close on 21 June 2019.

The Parish Profile is attached, and can also be found on the Diocesan Website (click here). Information about the Parish, including their priorities for the future, can be found in the Parish Profile. They seek a Priest in Charge who will journey and minister with them as they explore and develop ministry into the future.

Details regarding applications can be found on the final page of the Parish Profile. Please take time to consider this ministry and/or pass it to other clergy who you believe may be called to this role.

Blessings,

The Venerable Michael Berry

Archdeacon, Southern Region

DDI:(09) 282 4730 M: 021 2256781

Neligan House, 12 St Stephens Ave, Parnell, Auckland 1052

P O Box 37 242, Parnell, Auckland 1151

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Diocese of Christchurch 

Younger Persons Worker - St Barnabas, Fendalton, Christchurch

Full Time Position - Salary $45,000 - $50,000

St Barnabas is a lively Anglican Parish in Christchurch with a strong community focus and growing youth and young adult ministries. We are seeking to engage an experienced youth and young adult worker to join our team and carry forward this work.

Are you...

· an experienced youth or young adult’s worker who is looking for a fresh challenge?

· a committed Christian with proven leadership skills?

· a team player who loves working in and building teams?

Are you ready...

· to lead and help grow our existing youth and young adult ministries?

· to work with and empower an existing group of young adult leaders?

· to develop these ministries to reach more young people in our community?

Email mark@stbarnabas.org.nz for a copy of the Job Description and information about the parish.

Applications, which must include a CV, a response to the parish information of not more than two pages, and a statement about your faith and personal approach to ministry, are requested by Friday 14 June, 2019, and are to be sent to mark@stbarnabas.org.nz. For an informal chat about the position please call Canon Mark Chamberlain on 0274 327474 or for more information visit the parish website - www.stbarnabas.org.nz

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Diocese of Waiapu

Vacancy: Full-time Vicar of the Parish of Havelock North

Bishop Andrew Hedge is looking to appoint a priest as Vicar of the Parish of Havelock North in Hawke’s Bay. Havelock North is part of the Hastings District with easy access to Napier City. Havelock North sits inland from the coast at Waimarama and Ocean Beach, at the foot of the great Te Mata Peak on the edge of the Heretaunga plains, with the Kaweka and Ruahine Ranges to the west. With its own micro-climate it is a fruit bowl and wine growing region of note surrounded by viticulture, horticulture and agriculture. The Havelock North community has high standard state and private primary and secondary schooling and excellent community facilities, and the wider region provides and supports many arts, culture and sporting opportunities.

The Diocese of Waiapu has 33 parishes over 3 regions. In all that it offers, Waiapu stands for a church that is welcoming and inclusive of all, open, broad-based and ecumenical in its understanding of the Christian faith, committed to a ministry of all the baptized and committed to Tikanga Rua, a partnership with Māori built on justice and mutual respect. Anglican Care Waiapu (ACW) is the social services arm of Anglican Diocese of Waiapu, providing social services in various forms.

The parish has a main worship centre, St Luke’s Church, which is an extremely well-maintained plant offering flexibility in the worship space and includes a couple of meeting areas, offices and a large lounge in one integrated building. Worship is also supported at St Stephen’s, Elsthorpe which takes in Kairakau and Mangakuri. The parish operates an Op Shop, has Messy Church and children’s music and movement ministries, along with other parish and community-facing activities. Havelock North is a fast-growing area with recent sub-divisions opening the possibilities of growth. The parish owns a well appointed and maintained vicarage within Havelock North.

The person the parish seeks for this role as Vicar needs to:

  • Enable everyone to experience wholeness, enrichment and transformation of life through Jesus Christ
  • Provide an emphasis on children’s and young people’s participation in the church
  • Be committed to a co-operative caring faith community searching for ways to bring God’s message to the community
  • Be a prayerful team leader
  • Be welcoming of all people into the church
  • Have involvement in the lives of the village and outlying areas; churches, schools and community events
  • Be open to new needs in the community
  • Have a strong and inspirational faith
  • Have good liturgical, preaching and teaching skills providing a variety of worship styles

For expressions of interest please contact in the first instance Sandra Gifkins (Executive Assistant, Diocese of Waiapu) office.manager@waiapu.com for a Parish Profile. Application closing date is Friday 21 June 2019.

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