We are seeking an experienced priest who has a calling to serve God and His people in our beautiful area and historic Cathedral as Provost. This is an exciting opportunity to:
- lead our congregation in reviewing its mission to our area as it enters the next phase of the Diocesan mission programme “From Membership to Discipleship”.
- minister to two congregations, one based in the cathedral serving Oban and its rural hinterland (total population 15,000, growing to over 25,000 in the summer) and a small dependent congregation.
- develop diocesan, provincial and civic links as part of the senior diocesan team, taking mission to town and Province.
The Rectory is a substantial 4-bedroomed Victorian house with outstanding views across the harbour and islands.
The priest must have or obtain, Enhanced Disclosure Scotland (Protection of Vulnerable Groups).
For informal conversation: contact the Bishop, Rt Rev Kevin Pearson Tel: 01631-570870; email: email@example.com
See our website: http://stjohnsoban.org.uk
Closing date for applications: 15th December, interviews 10th and 11th January 2018