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If following Jesus is a journey, the times when we change jobs are major junctions in the road. If you are considering a move or starting in a new role, we'd love to support you. bubble_image_about_us.png

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Vacancies at CPAS patronage churches and beyond where we'd love to see Jesus-centred, mission-focused leaders appointed.

Whether you are a vicar at a CPAS patronage church, a churchwarden or PCC seeking to find your next vicar, a church leader looking for your next post or a member of diocesan staff involved in a patronage process, we are here to help you.

Lead On article by Andy Piggott. How can we start well in a new leadership post? Reflecting on the way that Jesus sets out on his ministry, Andy offers practical advice on how to start well.

This document is a useful guide to all things patronage; it suggests why patronage is helpful, why CPAS is involved in patronage, and answers other issues that surround an ancient and historic tradition within the Church of England.

CPAS patronage administers a register of evangelical clergy looking for a move. The EPCC clergy register is shared with other evangelical patronage trusts and seen by a significant number of bishops and archdeacons, and some individual private patrons.

The first in a series of three articles on the application process for clergy posts. This resource looks at the preparation required before the application begins, offering helpful advice on seeking God's will, creating a CV, and understanding the process. 

The second in a series of three articles on the application process for clergy posts. This resource looks at the writing of the application itself, providing a range of tips including some key guidelines, advice on choosing referees and assessing and understanding the role profile. 

The third in a series of three articles on the application process for clergy posts. This resource looks at the interview, giving practical and relevant advice on preparing well, considering likely questions and getting the most out of your visit. 

This written resource is a comprehensive and down-to-earth guide designed especially for curates who are thinking of moving on to their next role. It aims to demystify the appointments process, clergy 'lists', parish profiles and interview questions. 

Lead On article by John Fisher. Drawing on his significant experience interviewing people for roles on a weekly basis, John offers some advice on how to sell yourself in an interview setting.