Moderator - Yorkshire Synod

Salary: Minister’s stipend
Full time, 7 year termed appointment
(Nominations/applications will be considered for those not able to fulfil the full term)

General Assembly wishes to appoint a United Reformed Church minister to serve as Yorkshire Synod Moderator from a date no later than July 2020.


Yorkshire synod seeks an inspirational and creative individual to engage with the synod’s existing and developing missional programmes.Your leadership, across all aspects of the synod, will demonstrate pastorally grounded sensitivity to the needs of ministers to our diverse range of churches and communities as well as showing a willingness to identify, nurture and foster new patterns of ministry and leadership in every area of synod life. 
You will be a discerning listener and a gifted communicator, who embraces good team working and is able to evaluate and reflect spiritually about the life of the church in its various settings. You will have a passion for social justice, the environment and advocacy for communities facing challenges and demonstrate a strong commitment to building relationships ecumenically and with other faith groups. 

If you wish to nominate a minister for this post, please write to Deepti Upadhyaya at recruitment@urc.org.uk by 1 July 2019

If you wish to apply for this post, please complete an application form and send it to: Deepti Upadhyaya at recruitment@urc.org.uk by 12 noon, Monday 12 August 2019 or by post to:
Human Resources, the United Reformed Church, 86 Tavistock Place, London WC1H 9RT T: 020 7691 9871

Interview date: Thursday 26 September 2019

In accordance with the Equalities Act 2010 Part 1;Schedule 9, there is a genuine occupational requirement for the post holder to be a Minister of Word and Sacraments of the United Reformed Church. . 

This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

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