Vicar of 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:
Applications close: Friday 3 June 2022.

Vicar – Parish of Lower Hutt, Diocese of Wellington

The parish of Lower Hutt (consisting of St James’ Church and All Saints) is looking for a new
Vicar (Full Time) to take on the challenge of leading our parish into a new era of growth. We
wish to build a thriving multicultural community that cares for and includes all ages.
We are looking for an energetic and strategic leader who can build on the vision of our
church. They should be an experienced priest who is open to working with a diverse group
of staff and volunteers. An ability to delegate is essential to oversee the range of services,
pastoral care needs and spiritual direction of the parish.

Please contact Bishop's EA for a parish profile and further information, or 027 422 5934. 

Safeguarding Risk Manager - Anglican Diocese of Waiapu

The Anglican Diocese of Waiapu stands for a church that is welcoming and inclusive of all,
open, broad-based and ecumenical in its understanding of the Christian faith, committed to
a ministry of all the baptised and committed to Tikanga Rua, a partnership with Māori built
on justice and mutual respect.
We have a new and exciting opportunity for a Safeguarding Risk Manager to join our team in
a full-time role.
The Diocesan Safeguarding Risk Manager will implement and monitor our compliance with
our Safeguarding Policy, and other relevant policies in the Diocese. You will be responsible
for administering the safety and well-being system that relates to this policy.

To request a job description or to apply, with your CV and cover letter, please email
Applications close on 3 June 2022 at 5 pm.

Hamilton Combined Christian Foodbank - Manager

We are looking for a person that can help take the Hamilton Combined Christian Foodbank to
the next level and to guide future developments. Could you be this person? The role includes;

Reporting to the Board, Maintaining The Trust’s Mission, Vision, Values, and Strategy, Building a supportive team environment for staff and volunteers, Drafting and managing budgets and resources, Drafting annual business and marketing plans, Lead the team, Responsible for staff development, Analysing and improving organisational processes and planning, Exploring new ministry/business opportunities, Overall responsibility for funding including submitting funding and grant applications when necessary, Overall responsibility for communications.

For a job description and an application form, please contact Maria at
Application closes when the position is filled

Parish of Panmure, Diocese of Auckland

The Bishop of Auckland is inviting applications for a new Vicar of the Parish of Panmure - someone to strengthen and grow
St Matthias' Church as we strive to follow Jesus.
St Matthias' was established in 1866 and its location is now close to a growing and intensifying multi-cultural urban community.
The church occupies a tranquil historic site which overlooks the Panmure Basin.
The church has grown over the last several years. A number of people have come from
outside the parish boundaries with a sense of being led by God to make this their church home.

Applications are sought for the role of vicar of the Parish of Panmure (St Matthias’ Church). This is a full-time role. Please see the parish profile for details of the application process, which closes on Tuesday 17 May.



Following a recent retirement, the Dunstan Parish based at Alexandra in Central Otago and including Roxburgh, is seeking to appoint a Priest in Charge.
We are able to provide a 2/3rd stipend. Funds are available for the purchase of a vicarage.
We are seeking someone as our Priest in Charge who we can engage with, who is approachable and can lead us on our Christian journey. The appointee would have the support of an able and vital lay ministry team, two PTOs and an enthusiastic and loyal congregation. The population of Central Otago is increasing and there are opportunities to “grow” the parish.

To request a Parish Profile or to make informal enquiries please contact: Rt Rev’d Steven Benford (Bishop of Dunedin) PO Box 13170, Dunedin 9052. New Zealand.
Email: Phone: (03) 488 0826
To apply, please send a formal letter of application, your CV/Resume, and the details of two Referees to the above address.
Closing date is Tuesday 31 May 2022.

Golden Bay, Diocese of Nelson

Is God calling you to live and minister in a breath-taking part of Aotearoa as part of an exciting adventure in the Diocese of Nelson?

The parish of Golden Bay is looking for a new Vicar (Full Time) to grow our confidence in the Gospel and strengthen our relationships so we can reach out further into our diverse community.

We are seeking someone apostolic in their leadership approach, with courage to extend the reach of the gospel and a heart to nourish expressions of church in various social contexts. The vision of the parish means we need someone with the ability to teach Scripture and encourage people to evangelise and disciple others. This mix of leadership gifts reflects the unique needs and opportunities that we have in the Golden Bay parish.

Due to Covid-19 restrictions, applications are only invited from New Zealand and Australia.

Expressions of interest can be made through the Bishop's office by sending a formal letter of enquiry and current CV, to the Bishop's PA,    or Ph:  03 548 3124   

The parish Profile:  Golden Bay Parish | Anglican Diocese Of Nelson (

Vacancies - Diocese of Christchurch

Part-Time Vicar Ellesmere Parish (0.7FTE)

The Ellesmere Parish is looking for a Vicar to preach God’s word in our semi‐rural parish. Ellesmere lies within the Selwyn District, the fastest growing district in New Zealand. As a result of this growth the community balance is shifting from mainly farming with small rural support towns, to a mixture of farms, lifestyle blocks and township residents.

A parish profile and an expression of interest form are available by emailing the Executive Assistant at the Diocese of Christchurch: or by phoning 03 348 6701.

Full-Time Vicar St John’s Church, Timaru Highfield, Kensington and Otipua Parish

St John’s Anglican Church in Timaru, South Canterbury seeks a full-time vicar for the Parish of Highfield, Kensington and Otipua.

We are looking for a vicar who is prayerful and focused on mission and discipleship; we value good biblical teaching and our rich evangelical history. We need someone who can teach the faith and model it in their own life; someone who can work to inspire others to follow Jesus; has leadership skills; is able to work with a team; someone who is able to work with all age groups and stages of faith. A parish profile and expression of interest forms are available by emailing the Executive Assistant at the Diocese of Christchurch: or by phoning 03 348 6701.

Full-Time Vicar Amberley Parish

Amberley is an active, growing, rural service centre town in North Canterbury.The Amberley parish is seeking a new vicar to provide strong and inspirational leadership and build on the existing community relationships. A vicar with the energy and versatility to meet the needs of a small town parish that wants to grow. We are looking for someone who relates to all age groups, is cheerful and welcoming, with an appreciation of the church’s role in rural communities.A parish profile and an expression of interest form are available by emailing the Executive Assistant at the Diocese of Christchurch: or by phoning 03 348 6701.

Chaplaincy Vacancies

Hospital Chaplain (Women’s and children’s Health 0.8 FTE)

Christchurch Women’s Hospital, Canterbury DHB
Part time Hospital Chaplain, 32 hours based at Christchurch Women’s Hospital, Canterbury DHB.
Closes: 4pm, Friday 13 May 2022

Chaplain - Selwyn Village Pt Chevalier

The Selwyn Foundation has led the way in improving the quality of life of senior citizens for over sixty-five years. A trusted name in the provision of care and services to older people, we pride ourselves on our reputation for innovation and delivering the best possible experience for our residents and customers.
The Selwyn Foundation currently have a chaplaincy opportunity available based at Selwyn Village in Point Chevalier in Auckland. 

This is a full time role of 40hrs per week. A wonderful and rare opportunity to make a real difference in the life of Elders - find out more here.

Secretary General of the Anglican Communion

Grace, mercy and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ be with you.

As you know, The Most Rev'd Dr Josiah Idowu-Fearon retires as Secretary General of the Anglican Communion in August 2022 after 7 years dedicated service. Recruitment for the next Secretary General is now underway. We are keen to ensure global reach with our search and advertising. A dedicated microsite goes live today at

The role will also feature in the next edition of the Anglican Communion Bulletin to be issued on Monday but I wanted to take the opportunity to write to you personally to seek your assistance in sharing the news and finding the right candidates.

We would be most grateful if you would share this widely within your Member Church and feature on your websites and publications as you are able. The post is being recruited to by Green Park recruitment consultancy. In addition, nominations are encouraged from primates, provincial secretaries, bishops, clergy and lay leaders in the Member Churches of the Anglican Communion.

Please pray for all prayerfully discerning a calling to serve as the next Secretary General, all involved in the search and recruitment process, and for Archbishop Josiah as he enters his final year as Secretary General and prepares for his future ministries.

With thanks for your prayers and support. May the joy and peace of the Christ child be yours and those who you love and serve this Christmas, and may you know His bright hope in the year to come.

Advent blessings,


Stephanie Taylor
Director of Administration and Logistics
Tel: +44 (0)20 7313 3907 | Skype: steph.taylor207

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