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There is a new post being advertised by the Diocese of Salisbury, for a Rural Field Officer for West Dorset. This exciting new four year post creates the opportunity for someone passionate about rural Church to support, encourage and develop rural ministry and mission, working with clergy and congregations across West Dorset.

You will bring your own gifts, experience and enthusiasm to work within a visionary team of Bishop, Archdeacon, rural deans, lay chairs and other resource officers.  It would suit someone (lay or ordained) wanting to contribute to the life of the diocese and the rural church at a significant time.

For more information including salary and requirements of the job please visit  https://www.salisbury.anglican.org/whos-who/job-vacancies/lay/rural-field-officer-west-dorset

Application forms are also obtainable from

sherborne.office@salisbury.anglican.org

Closing date: 31st August 2018, Interview:  18th September 2018

All information is available here https://www.salisbury.anglican.org/whos-who/job-vacancies/lay/rural-field-officer-west-dorset

 

 

Wanted - House Companion in our Community House in Canford Heath for young people exploring Christian Ministry.

Pray Serve Grow is a project run by the Diocese of Salisbury for young people (18-30yrs) to spend a year exploring what ordained ministry is all about. We have a Community House in Poole, which accommodates three explorers, and we are looking for a House Companion to live alongside them. The successful applicant will be offered the opportunity to:

  • Live there, rent and bill free from September 2018 – July 2019
  • Participate in Community meals free of charge

In return:

  • You will act as a catalyst to ensure that the house is a place of Christian community with a simple rule of life & pattern of prayer.
  • This is not a contract of employment and you will be free to work in your usual employment.

For more information and application form, please contact: Andrea Dredge, Diocese of Salisbury, 01722 411922 email andrea.dredge@salisbury.anglican.org

Closing Date of Applications:  27th July 2018, Interviews: 15th August 2018

For the poster click here Poster - House Companion - 2018

 

Please note the Team Barn Service on the Sunday 29th July is now at Lower Breach Farm, West Orchard, SP7 0LL. It is still at 11am, led by Bishop Karen and followed by a Bring & Share lunch.There is parking available and maps should be available in your church or on the following link.

Map to West Orchard Barn

Sunday 8th July – Sixth Sunday after Trinity

8:00am – BCP Holy Communion (St Peter’s)

9:30am – Parish Communion (St Peter’s)

9:30am – Sung BCP Communion (St James’)

9:30am  – Parish Communion (Motcombe)

11:15am – Parish Communion (West Orchard)

11:15am – Parish Communion (Enmore Green)

11:15am – Parish Communion (Melbury Abbas)

6.00pm – Pilgrim Service (St James’)

News from Across the Churches


St Peter's

St James and
Enmore Green

Motcombe

Melbury Abbas

Places for the Team Retreat, at The Greenhouse Christian Centre in Poole on 21-23 September, are filling fast, with only a few rooms still available.

If you are thinking of going, please return the booking form which is on the below link and available in most team churches; or get in touch with Michael or Beverley Pattison for more information - m.a.pattison@gmail.com, 01747 852017.

To download a booking form click here Team Retreat Notice + Application Form 2018