Moderator - East Midlands Synod

Full-time, Seven-year termed appointment
Salary: Minister’s stipend

General Assembly wishes to appoint a United Reformed Church minister to serve as East Midlands Synod Moderator
from Easter 2020, or shortly afterwards.

The synod requires an inspirational leader to take it forward as it seeks to engage in God’s mission through its new structures and patterns of ministry.

You will possess the gifts needed to support and encourage ministers as they work through the challenges ahead. Through your own experience of change you will be supportive in helping churches to discover new ways of working together as well as demonstrating a commitment to mission and willingness to encourage new initiatives.

You will be working within a complex ecumenical scene, supporting local churches in their ecumenical partnerships.
You will be a discerning listener, an effective communicator and work well as part of a team, whilst exercising a ministry grounded in a well-resourced spiritual and prayer life and in theological reflection.

An information pack and application form can be found on the jobs page of the website:
If you wish to nominate a minister for this post, please write to Deepti Upadhyaya at by 1 October 2019
If you wish to apply for this post, please complete an application form and send it to:

Deepti Upadhyaya at by 12 noon, Friday 1 November 2019
Human Resources, The United Reformed Church, 86 Tavistock Place, London WC1H 9RT, 020 7691 9871

Interview date: Thursday 28 November 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 also subject to an enhanced DBS check.


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