Following a successful application to the Strategic Development Fund, the Diocese of Blackburn is seeking a lay or ordained Urban Evangelist for the Blackburn leadership hub who will be both tutor and practitioner in an innovative approach to urban mission.

Job Location: Blackburn, Over Darwen

Job Purpose:Based on the estates of Over Darwen the Urban Evangelists purpose is;

  • To make Christ known to the residents of urban estates.
  • To place the Church at the centre of the community through effective engagement with all communities in the parish.
  • To make new disciples and support new congregations.
  • To train and support ordinands, Church leadership teams and lay members in outer estate ministry.

Salary: £27,500 p.a. housing provided

Hours: 35 full time, flexible shifts to include weekends

For more information and the application pack, please visit; 

Closing date:Sunday 25 November 2018

Interview date:Thursday 17 January 2019

For an informal conversation, please contact: Revd Tim Horobin [email protected]

There is an Occupational Requirement for the post holders to be practicing Christians in accordance with schedule 9 of the Equality Act 2010

Enhanced DBS clearance is required for this post.