Mission Community Leader and Team Rector in the Binsey Mission Community:
This post is for Team Rector to lead the Ministry Team and the Binsey Mission Community. The post is located in the in stunningly beautiful northern fells of the Lake District.
We are seeking a natural team leader / worker, with humility in recognising and accepting the insights and abilities of others, but with the ability to lead, and the ambition to take on new things and inspire others. The appointed person will:
Closing Date: 12 Nov 2018
Interviews: 6 & 7 Dec 2018
If you are interested in this post and would like a brief discussion, please contact: The Archdeacon, The Ven. Dr Richard Pratt Tel: 01900 66190 firstname.lastname@example.org;
Further information can be obtained from:
The Rural Dean, The Revd. Charles Hope 017687 75855 email@example.com and/or
The Team Vicar, The Revd. Peter Gilroy 016973 71430 firstname.lastname@example.org
The required applications forms and supporting documents are available on the Diocese Website.
Completed Diocesan application forms should be submitted to the Archdeacon of West Cumberland
This is a senior role seeking strong ministerial qualities and leadership skills. The Mission Community Leader / Team Rector and Team Vicar will work interchangeably across the Team.
In becoming the Binsey Team Mission Community in 2016, we have taken a step of faith in starting to make this Vision a reality here in our villages and hamlets. There is further progress still to be made, presenting a clear role for the new Team Rector and Mission Community Leader in this beautiful Lakeland landscape.
There is an active ministry team which includes a newly appointed Team Vicar and a Methodist colleague and supporting laity. Located between Keswick, Cockermouth and Wigton, with 11 rural communities with their churches and chapel. The Team Rector will also be the Mission Community Leader. As Team Rector, will be responsible for the Binsey Team Ministry and will also be expected to undertake both ministerial and Benefice governance and oversight.
To fulfil “God for All”, Mission Communities are being established in Cumbria, across the Diocese of Carlisle. The Mission Community acts as an enabling and energizing missional ‘umbrella’ for a number of churches, parishes and congregations. Every Mission Community is led by a leadership team with a designated Mission Community Leader. The Binsey Team Mission Community was the first Mission Community to be commissioned in Carlisle Diocese, in 2016.
This is an interesting and varied leadership role, with the geographical backdrop of the Lake District fells and Lake District National Park.
The main responsibilities for this post are to lead the Ministry Team as the Mission Community Leader and Team Rector, working with others to:
For more information about this application process, please use this link
The ideal candidate:
For full details of job description and desired personal specifications, please see the background and supporting documents for this role as available on the Diocese of Carlisle’s Website:
The Binsey Team was originally formed in 2000 expanding through pastoral changes to 2016. It takes its name from Binsey Fell which is the most northern of all the Wainwright walks, and is in the middle of the Team Ministry area. Binsey Fell represents the centre of this Team, and is the only place from where all the District areas may be easily viewed
Binsey Team Ministry can offer to the new Mission Community Leader/Team Rector:
The area is located in the in stunningly beautiful northern fells of the Lake District with good access to both the City of Carlisle and the centre of the Lake District. The Vicarage is located adjacent to St Michael’s Church in the village of Torpenhow and provides good accommodation with 5 bedrooms and a walled garden.
Full details are available on the Diocesan website including the Diocesan application forms. Links to Carlisle Diocese Website: