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Interim Team Rector - 4Saints Team
The four churches that make up the 4Saints Team cover a deprived area of Knowsley six miles to the east of Liverpool City centre. They are seeking an interim Team Rector to lead the clergy and laity to unite behind a vision of seeing a bigger church making a bigger difference. They have an exciting opportunity to lead the team on the next stage of the journey.
The interim appointment is for a period of two years.

With four churches in the team – St Lukes, St Jude’s St Mary’s and St George’s – you will find a great deal of variety. As Team Rector, you will also have primary pastoral responsibility for St Luke’s – with a four bedroom vicarage provided for your use – but you will be working alongside the team to minister to the community.

The community presents many opportunities for mission which includes Knowsley Safari Park and a children’s hospice and Alder Hey Children’s hospital is nearby.

Closing date: 20th October 2019
Interviews: to be confirmed

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Vicar - Dovecot Holy Spirit
Holy Spirit Dovecot is in a parish five miles from Liverpool City Centre and close to Alder Hey Children’s Hospital.

We are seeking a talented priest who values the sacramental life while helping us develop more informal worship styles. Based in an outer estate of Liverpool you will be able to lead the congregation on our ongoing journey of spiritual development and missional service. You will have a good base from which to engage with the wider community, including local schools and community groups. You will have ideas about how the church can make a bigger difference through appropriate social action projects linked to local needs.  You will benefit from a recently refurbished 4 bedroom vicarage.
Closing date: 27th October 2019
Interviews: 14th November 2019
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Chaplain Team Leader - The Brick
The Brick charity is supported by local churches across Wigan and Leigh to address poverty and in particular to work with people transitioning from homelessness. 

Closing date: 31st October 2019 Read More >


Vicar - West Derby Church of the Good Shepherd
We are seeking a visionary, pioneering priest to lead this church which serves the communities of Norris Green and Croxteth in North West Liverpool. This highly deprived community has a strong sense of community identity. The church has a strong record of community involvement, being a founder member of the Triple C charity which supports local regeneration. The area has a range of amenities, shops and good connections to the city centre. Croxteth Country Park borders the parish. You will have use of a 4 bedroom vicarage

Supported by a Self Supporting Minister, Lay Reader, Reader Emeritus and many volunteers you will be serving an open minded, traditional church comfortable with exploring other forms of worship.

You will be called to lead the church in a new vision and strategy for mission, being asked to encourage and empower others and make the most of the missional opportunities of baptism, weddings and funerals and the local people who see the Good Shepherd as their church.

Closing date: 10th November 2019
Interviews: 27th November 2019

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The Diocese of Liverpool is an exciting, challenging and rewarding place to be. We serve a wide mix of communities in urban, rural and town parishes. We are innovative, seeking new ways to further God’s mission while respecting cherished traditions. The Diocese of Liverpool strives for equal opportunities in all our appointments.

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Enquiries regarding Clergy Vacancies should be directed to the Appointments Secretary: or phone 0151 705 2178