Job Details

Type: contract
Hours: full time
Location: Reading
Salary: £23,000-27,000 depending on experience and qualifications. Housing is available, with a commensurate salary reduction.
Posted: 07 Oct 2019
Closes: 31 Dec 2019
Ref: C17092019-0843/KENNET

Important Requirements

Applications can only be considered from those who are UK citizens or who otherwise have a right to work in the UK.

You will need to be able to declare wholehearted acceptance of the FIEC doctrinal basis.


Graham Cooke (Pastor)
[email protected]

This role presents a valuable opportunity for a man looking to develop in pastoral ministry, to have experience of church leadership across the board, particularly at eldership level, being actively involved in shaping and developing church life, and driving forward new initiatives.
Kennet Valley Free Church ( meets on the south-western edge of Reading, Berkshire

Required Skills

We are looking for a committed Christian with clear and obvious love and passion for the Lord Jesus Christ and his people.
Someone with a strong grounding in the Bible and able to handle faithfully and communicate the word of God, with a lifestyle and character appropriate to a church elder.
Someone who has demonstrated an eagerness to serve humbly in local church situation, with an awareness of gifting.
Someone able to work in a leadership team, recognising the importance of accountability and mutual submission, and able to relate well with people.
Someone having a heart for making disciples, both in terms of evangelism and Christian growth.
Someone who is in full agreement with Kennet Valley’s basis of faith, sympathetic to the church ethos, and prepared to accept and work within our church policies on baptism, gospel unity and the role of women in ministry.

Formal theological training welcomed but not essential.

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