Part-time £20000 / year
Dedham Parish Church (CO7 6DE)
Date posted: 20th December 2023
Application ends: 26th January 2024
We are seeking a servant-hearted individual to develop our ministry with young people and children and their families in Dedham and the surrounding area.
Main responsibilities are the discipleship of young people and children in the church, support of their families, outreach to young families in the community and leading a growing team of volunteers.
Pastoral skills, relational skills with children and young people (e. g. games, building trust), passion for their spiritual growth, desire to share the Gospel with them, ability to answer questions they have from the Bible, humility, desire to work with others (both leading others and being led by others), wise pastoral boundaries, awareness of and ability to work with the Safeguarding framework of the Church of England, effective risk assessments
Wise and effective use of social media to publicise and communicate events, ability to use basic functions in Canva to create publicity material, some experience in communicating Christian truths in powerful and sensitive ways to young people who are exploring complex relational and theological issues