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YOUTH WORKER - Manna Home, New Plymouth

"Keen to support taiohi (young people) transitioning into independent adulthood? Dreamt of living in community in a coastal surf town?  Come join the awesome team at Manna Home who support 16–21year-olds on a beautiful two-acre property in Ōākura, Taranaki.  With a holistic residential programme catered to individual taiohi needs, your day-to-day mahi will be dynamic as you come alongside a diverse group of taiohi and empower them to dream BIG and grow their mana as thriving young adults. We're a faith-centered organization, we journey with Jesus as we work alongside the taiohi in our home, believing in the hope and good news that God's Kingdom offers."

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Vicar: St Peter’s Anglican Church, Katikati

Like many rural communities, Katikati is unique and yet has some similar qualities and shortcomings as other parishes within the Diocese and Aotearoa NZ. As a town Katikati is rapidly growing, more particularly with an older age group of people yet the primary and secondary schools flourish. Our horticultural crops of kiwifruit and avocados dominate the rural landscape.

Ideally we are looking for a person who:

• has a passion for Jesus Christ and the Word of God

• is guided and led by the Holy Spirit

• enjoys teaching the Gospel of Jesus Christ, Christian living, and discipleship

• would encourage parishioners to continue to work with their gifts and ministry

• interacts and encourages people from all walks of life, and has a listening ear

• is passionate about seeing people grow in their faith and personal spirituality

• has an active interest in the community, its people, and its cultural diversity

• will encourage the parish as it seeks a new vision and help develop that vision to fruition

together

• works closely with other Christian denominations within Katikati.

This parish is well established but is open to change that fits with the will of God, the vision, and

with its people. This Ministry Unit of St Peter’s Anglican Church, Katikati is a member of The Anglican

Community of St. Mark (ACM). This is a fulltime position with a vicarage situated separately, behind the large church complex. To receive a copy of our parish profile which includes full description of the position please contact the Bishops Office. Contact: bishopspa@wtanglican.nz Applications Close: Thursday August 31st 2023

 Families Mission Outreach Leader 

 Brooklands Cooperating Church Seeks a Families Mission Outreach Leader 

Brooklands’ Church, with its strong evangelical and charismatic heritage, is nestled in the Brooklands suburb of beautiful New Plymouth, surrounded by sand, surf, snow, and sunshine. The Brooklands area is home to many young families and several schools and pre-schools. 

We are seeking a half-time mission worker to our wider community, reaching out to children, young people, and families and building on our existing community ministries. This leader will: 

• Be relational, communicative, friendly, highly motivated, and a leader with a strong personal faith in Jesus Christ 

• Love people, and have the ability to communicate across cultures and generations 

• Have a passion for the Gospel, be outward focussed, and express love in action 

• Ideally have had some relevant training and experience suited to the role. 

• Be keen to develop innovative non-traditional approaches to expressions of faith in younger people. 

If you sense that God might be calling you to this role please contact: 

Parish Council Chairperson, 

Andrew Wells, 027 873 2633 or a.k.wells@xtra.co.nz 

Applications close on 31st July 2023 

Vicar - St Margaret’s Te Kauwhata

Te Kauwhata is a very unique community – one of the fastest growing communities in the Waikato. There is huge potential for outreach to the local community and the rural districts.

We are looking for a person who;
· Loves Jesus above all else / is Holy Spirit Led.
· Studies and teaches the Scripture, Christian living and discipleship.
· Loves People.
· Is passionate about seeing people grow in their walk with God and personal spirituality.
· Will be involved in community development and have engagement skills.
· Will encourage the parish to be welcoming to people from a variety of cultures age and social backgrounds.
· Will seek to understand the effects and opportunities of urbanization.
· Has a vision for this Parish and would develop this vision with parishioners.
· Is committed to working closely with other church dominations.
· Would encourage our parishioners to continue to work with their gifts and ministry.
This parish has extraordinary potential and we need a person who can guide, encourage and support us to reach that potential.
To receive a copy of our parish profile which includes full description of the position please contact the Bishops Office. Contact: bishopspa@wtanglican.nz

Vicar - St Luke’s Melville and Christ Church Ohaupo

The Anglican Parish of St Luke’s Melville and Christ Church Ohaupo is looking for a new Vicar. The church of St Luke resides in the southwest of the city of Hamilton, and Christ Church resides in the village of Ohaupo.
The two churches between them serve a number of Hamilton’s suburbs plus the district of Ohaupo. There are currently eighty people on the parish roll, which while predominantly older, includes members across all ages and eight children and youth.
When asked about the Parish, the members described the Parish as being a “loving, friendly, caring family, with a strong sense of togetherness”. “The Parish”, they also said, “has a strong core of committed people”.
The Parish is looking for a priest who is willing to engage meaningfully with the culture of our time in its varied aspects and subcultures, yet who is also able to care respectfully for older parishioners who currently represent the greater part of the congregation.
Further, the successful candidate will have an appropriate theological qualification preferably to bachelor’s level, and will have served an acceptable period of formation, preferably in a curacy.
The position being offered is half-time with the package including a house (Vicarage) and vehicle, book, and hospitality allowances. The parish will also pay for professional development where appropriate.
Expressions of interest and requests for further information and application details can be sent to: bishopspa@wtanglican.nz.