Associate Vicar, St Mary’s Church, Cogges

Witney | Oxford | Closing date: 08 July

St Mary’s Church, Cogges, is a charismatic, evangelical Anglican church based in the market town of Witney in the Oxfordshire Cotswolds, who are part of the New Wine network. Cogges is the first 'market town' resourcing hub in the Diocese of Oxford, and is committed to growing new congregations and encouraging church planting. Our vision is to see individuals, our community and our world transformed through encountering God, following Jesus, being filled with His Spirit and doing His will.

We are seeking a full-time Associate Vicar to help lead the church into the next exciting season of mission and ministry. The successful candidate will work closely with the vicar, joining and complimenting our team of 9 staff members, with the hope of a September starting date. You will be joining a staff team with a heart to reach people with the Gospel and make disciple-making-disciples. The role will involve building upon the work of the previous Associate Vicar towards Cogges’ mission to be a transforming, growing and resourcing community.

The post comes with an expectation to pray, live and work towards a pattern of healthy spiritual rhythms and within clear accountability structures and line management system. In addition, administrative support is provided by the Church Administrator and Operations Manager and a 4-bedroomed house is available for the successful applicant.

An informal discussion is encouraged first by emailing Simon Kirby (Vicar) on

Full details and an application form are available by emailing Judy Marshall (Operations Manager)

Closing date: 8 July

Interviews: 18 July

The post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure from the DBS.