Vacancy for Church & Community Outreach Worker 

Update: because of possible faults in email, we are concerned that applications may have been missed. 
We are extending the deadline until 12th November and using an alternative email address.
If you have applied, please re-send the application to the new address:

Do you have a passion to see church & communities thrive, and the growth of the kingdom of God?

We are seeking an enthusiastic person to fulfil the role of Church and Community Outreach Worker to provide prayerful, pastoral support and leadership to the local members of Studley Methodist Church as they seek to re-engage the church in service to the local community. We wish to recruit someone with a pastoral heart and an outgoing nature who likes working with people, most of whom are elderly, to value and care for them enabling the church to be a vibrant part of the community. The role will include pastoral visiting, encouraging spiritual development through promoting the Methodist Way of Life, connecting with the local community to determine what needs there may be that could be met through using the church building, supporting the congregation to reach people with the Good News of Jesus Christ with a view to enabling them to become disciples in the fellowship of the Church, and elements of leading worship.

This is a part-time post, employed by Bromsgrove and Redditch Methodist Circuit and based at Studley Methodist Church. 
Normal working hours are 18 per week, with annual salary £12,168 per annum.

The following documents describe the job, the sort of person we're seeking and the terms and conditions of employment.
Job description
Person specification
Terms and conditions
Closing date for applications is Friday 12th November, with interviews expected to take place during the week beginning Monday 22nd November.

To apply, please write a letter of application, describing the reasons you are suitable for the post and enclosing a CV.
Applications may be sent by email to or by post to the Church.