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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: 21st August 2019
Interviews: 7th September 2019

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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: 26th August 2019
Interviews: 13th September 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