Full time

Pioneer Evangelist for Impact 242 Haverfordwest Centre of Mission

Location: Wales Diocese of St Davids

Closing date: 23rd September 2021

In this role as Pioneer Evangelist, you will support the Impact 242 Haverfordwest Centre of Mission in all activities related to developing and building fresh expressions of worshipping communities and faith families in Merlin’s Bridge and Haverfordwest amongst the unchurched. You will be active in the local community working amongst partner organisations to provide Christian love and outreach. Specifically, this will be to those living on the estate in Merlin’s Bridge and within Haverfordwest who come from troubled backgrounds. You will be involved with the various evangelism, prophetic evangelism and discipleship taking place throughout the Centre of Mission across Merlin’s Bridge and Haverfordwest. You will also be involved in the current healing outreaches in the Centre of Mission and looking to develop your own impactful ministries.

Haverfordwest Centre of Mission is in partnership with St David’s Diocese. Part of the role will be to support work within the diocese relating to mission and evangelism. You will train people in pioneer evangelism, and work with those within the diocese to create a culture where sharing faith is part of their everyday Christian faith. This role will need someone who is experienced in pioneering Christian communities among the unchurched, and with a record of winning people for Christ – especially amongst people with troubled backgrounds and substance abuse issues. There is already exciting work taking place, and we are looking for someone with energy, passion, enthusiasm and faithfulness to both Jesus and the team to be involved with missional activities of the Centre of Mission. You will help develop links within the community. In this role, you will need to be able to work independently and as part of a team, as well as being able to work alongside all people and communities. As a Christian, you will keep Jesus as your top priority and be able to explore new ways of living out the gospel.

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 will be provided in the local area.

Annual Leave

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

Contract

Full-time, fixed-term (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.

Closing Date

4pm 23 September 2021

Interviews

4 October 2021

More info

For more information on the role, please see the recruitment pack here.

For more information about the Impact 242 Haverfordwest Centre of Mission please contact Mike Dare (Lead Evangelist) at Mike.Dare@Churcharmy.org

For more information about the diocese and the strategy for Impact 242 please contact Archdeacon Mones Farah, archdeacon.farah@cinw.org.uk

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

How to apply

To apply, please download and complete the Church Army Faith-Based application form for this post. When you are ready to submit your application, please upload your completed application form and select Apply now.

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