Full time

Pioneer Evangelist for Gwent Valley Centre of Mission

Location: Wales Diocese of Monmouth

Closing date: 8th July 2021

The role of Pioneer Evangelist for Gwent Valley Centre of Mission will be based in an area of great need and will look to bring hope and community through evangelism. The centre of mission will focus on those on the edge of society and beyond normal church reach and will build new worshipping communities using Church Army’s DARE strategy and values.

You will support the Gwent Valley Centre of Mission in all activities, including building relationships with people with the aim of exploring the Christian faith. You will pioneer activities in areas not usually reached by the church and will support the Lead Evangelist to build up a team of volunteers to help and be present in the community.

The successful candidate will have experience in creating new worshipping communities, and will be someone who loves people, is creative and fun-loving, is energised by working with people and communities and is an initiator and pioneering in spirit. You will need to be able to work independently, helping to establish and develop links within the community, as well as being a collaborative team player. As a Christian, you will have a Jesus-centred and trinity-based life and ministry, you will be self-sustaining and able to sustain your own spiritual growth and relationship with God.

Salary

£23,679 per annum

Hours

37.5 hours per week (including evenings and weekends as part of the role)

Pension

If a Church Army commissioned evangelist, non-contributory, operated by the Church of England Pensions Board.

If not Church Army commissioned, then the employee will be assessed under auto-enrolment pension legislation and if eligible, minimum contributions will be made.

Housing

Housing, or a housing allowance, is provided in the area of Blaina to Six Bells or the surrounding area.

Annual Leave

25 days plus public bank holidays (33 days total).

Contract

Full-time, open-ended (funding anticipated for a minimum of 5 years).

DBS

An enhanced DBS check required and compliance with Church Army’s Safer Ministry policy.

Notice

4 weeks (after probation period).

Occupational Requirements

This post is subject to an Occupational Requirement under the provisions made in the Equality Act 2010 that the post holder has an active faith in Jesus. The successful candidate must be in agreement with the vision and values of Church Army and the Church of Wales.

Interviews

Monday 26 July 2021

More info

For more information on the role, please see the job description and person specification here.

If you have any questions, please contact Leoni Oxenham, Regional Development Officer, Church Army at Leoni.Oxenham@churcharmy.org

How to apply

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