Rector of the Benefice of Desford & Kirby Muxloe

The Bishop of Leicester is seeking to appoint a Rector to the benefice of Desford and Kirby Muxloe. These two suburban parishes are situated on the North West of Leicester close to the M1, M69 and M42, with a residential area of around 10,000 people.

To this end, we seek a person who:

  • Can inspire, encourage and strengthen ministry for all, developing our laity and investing in new leaders and teams,
  • Can communicate the story of Jesus to all ages and backgrounds, listening with compassion and demonstrating good pastoral skills,
  • Can help us see and embrace new opportunities, encouraging us to take risks,
  • Is comfortable with a variety of worship styles and locations.

For an informal conversation about the post, please contact Archdeacon of Loughborough
Ven Claire Wood, 0116 261 5309,

Application forms and parish profile are available below:

Closing date for applications: 7 February 2020

Interviews: 17 March 2020

This post is subject to DBS enhanced disclosure There is An Occupational Requirement for the appointed person to be an ordained member of the Church of England under the 2010 Equality Act, Part 1, Schedule 9.

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