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Local Lay Pastor

We are a community of people seeking to follow Jesus, trying to live as God intends, and inviting others to do the same

We're looking for someone to be the face of the church and act as a community liaison person, linking the church with the local community. We need someone that can encourage discipleship and build on the pastoral care work already being done.


  • Able to build relationships with those inside and outside the church to encourage more community involvement?
  • Able to identify opportunities for you and members of the church to share the good news of Jesus?
  • Able to attend worship, building relationships with the church and providing pastoral care to those who come?
  • Interested in being involved in baptisms, weddings and funerals and taking communion to those who can't attend?


  • Have the skills to encourage members as they engage with The Methodist Way of Life?
  • Know how to provide opportunities for spiritual nourishment and support?
  • Have the skills to help prepare and lead services including Local Arrangements, All Age and Creative Worship services?
  • Know how to create opportunities for members to learn and pray together, in both small groups and/or other events?


This is a part time post, up to 18.5 hours a week with some occasional evening and weekend working. Talk to us about how this could fit into your life – we're happy to support flexible working

Salary: £14,266 per annum pro rata (£28,532 FTE) plus employer pension contributions

To apply please complete both the Application form and Diversity & Equality form and email these to (sorry but we are unable to accept CV's).

Deadline for applications is Monday 3 June
Interviews will be held on Thursday 13 June at Hucclecote Methodist Church

There is an occupational requirement for the role holder to be a committed Christian

Appointment is subject to an enhanced DBS Check
Applicants must have the right to live and work in the UK

For more information please contact the Circuit Office on T: 01452 415769 or by email at

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01452 415769

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Gloucestershire Methodist Circuit Office
PO Box 3303

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