Team Leader in Mission (Team Vicar) in the March Team Ministry

March | Ely | Closing date: 30 June

The Diocese of Ely is looking for a dynamic, mission-focused priest, who will combine responsibility for leading in mission and establishing fresh expressions of church across the team ministry, along with oversight of an evangelical Anglican church within the team ministry of March, Cambridgeshire. March is a Fenland market town with four parish churches and one young Fresh Expression of Church, it aspires to have an equal number of fresh expressions and traditional churches.

This post will be attractive to a priest who:

  • Genuinely enjoys and flourishes through team work across the range of traditions within the Church of England.
  • Has a real passion for helping to lead the church forward in faith, prayer, mission and renewal.
  • Has a strong commitment to pioneering ministry and fresh expressions of church.
  • Is able to lead an evangelical Anglican church into growth.
  • Wishes to co-ordinate and lead mission arising post-COVID.
  • Is ready to embrace the Diocese of Ely’s Changing Market Towns initiative, presently funding three workers.

For an informal conversation on this opportunity, please contact either:

The Rev Andrew Smith, Team Rector 01354 279232 or or The Rev Mike Booker, Bishop’s Change Officer for Market Towns 07766835452 or

Closing date: 30 June

Visits and interviews: 20 and 21 July

If you have any queries contact

The Diocese of Ely is committed to safer recruitment practices for people working or volunteering with children and adults and therefore this position is subject to an enhanced disclosure from the DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service).

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