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From time to time there are opportunities to join the staff team at Above Bar Church. Find out all you need to know here or contact the church office.

We are currently recruiting for the following positions:

Details are below. Please contact office@abovebarchurch.org.uk if you have any questions.

Minister for Discipleship

Above Bar Church is a vibrant evangelical church in the centre of Southampton which is passionate about mission and discipleship in today’s complex world. We are looking for someone to join our team of ministers to develop our vision for discipleship as part of the leadership team of the church.

The successful candidate will be an excellent communicator with strong strategic leadership skills (not necessarily in a church context), a pastoral heart, and an ability to inspire others. Excellent interpersonal skills and good team working are essential, along with an ability to teach, develop, motivate, and encourage people in their discipleship journey.

The role will include overall responsibility for the development of our small groups as well as significant involvement in the pastoral care team and in Formation School, our training course for disciple-making leaders. We anticipate involvement in preaching and in line managing some staff, but the details will be negotiated flexibly on the basis of gifting and experience.

If you would be interested in finding out more, please in the first instance submit your CV outlining your skills, experience, and qualifications to Hannah Chanter, our Church Secretary. An informal conversation about the post can also be arranged if required. Email secretary@abovebarchurch.org.uk

Application closing date: Open advert.
Interview date: By arrangement.
Start date: By arrangement.


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Above Bar Church, Southampton

City 69 Above Bar Street
Southampton SO14 7FE

023 8022 8275
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