Associate Rector

Diocese of Gloucester

Associate Rector WEST CHELTENHAM with responsibility for St Barnabas Church.

Are you are passionate about bringing the good news of Jesus to life in ways non-Christians can understand? Are you someone who loves engaging with young people and families from all walks of life?

 You will be working as part of an enthusiastic and collaborative team in one of the most diverse parts of Cheltenham, exercising leadership in one of its three worshipping communities. With an existing parish of 30,000 and significant development plans (including a nationally recognised ‘cyber park’ close to GCHQ) we are looking for someone who can help us rise to the challenge of furthering our vision of ‘people and places buzzing with the extraordinary presence of Jesus’.  The role would suit someone looking for a first post following curacy, or someone bringing previous leadership experience.

For an informal discussion about the role contact the Rector, Rod Paterson, on 07853 632675.

Closing date for applications: Monday 22 April 2024 at 10am

Interviews to be held in Cheltenham on Wednesday 15 May 2024 

Completed applications should be sent to Debbie Long, PA to the Archdeacon of Cheltenham at

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