Diocese of Newcastle
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e-Bulletin 27 May 2016
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Moves & Changes
The Companions of St Aidan and ordained folk who have a real heart for mission in their communities. It would be a community of people who are determined to reach out in new and dynamic ways and yet want also to connect to the Diocese and the wider Church. The Woodhorn Hosting (5th June 2016, 3.00pm— 8.00pm) is the first open meeting for any who would like to share in the creation and design of the Companions. Places are limited but we are keen to welcome all who have a heart for community mission and want to help the Companions move from an idea to a reality. To book a place and join us for the Hosting contact Archdeacon Geoff Miller on 0191 273 8245 or [email protected]
Last year the Church of England’s Renewal and Reform programme inspired a whole series of meetings across the Diocese. Towards the end of these meetings there emerged the germ of an idea - the creation of a mission order working throughout the whole diocese inspired by St Aidan. We gave this idea a working title: the Companions of St Aidan. Many have been energised by the possibilities that the initiative could bring and have been asking ‘How can I become part of it?’ The purpose of the Companions of St Aidan would be to bring together, encourage, network and mobilise lay
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Info From the Revd Canon Peter Kenney, Diocesan Adviser in Pastoral Care and Counselling:
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If you would like to join a coaching group please contact Canon Peter Kenney on 0191 257 9512 or [email protected]
For further information contact Kathryn Kissell at [email protected]
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Diocese of Newcastle Project Manager for Developing Stewardship Full-time (37.5 hours), 2 year temporary contract Circa £42,000 per annum This newly created post provides an exciting and challenging opportunity for an experienced Project Manager to work with us to help develop and implement a programme of initiatives and broaden our understanding of and engagement with stewardship across the Diocese. Working with our Developing Stewardship Group we are looking for someone who can help us deliver a step change in giving to support our vision to be a transforming Christian presence in every community. We are looking for an experienced Project Manager who has helped to create and drive change. The ability to build networks and work collaboratively with different stakeholders is important together with a proven ability to translate strategy into tangible outcomes linked with discipleship, mission and ministry. Based at Church House, North Shields, the role will require travel throughout the Diocese of Newcastle. If you would like an informal discussion about the role, please contact the Diocesan Secretary, Shane Waddle, on 0191 270 4100. Closing date: 4.00 pm, Thursday, 16th June 2016. Assessment date: 1st July 2016. Please download the job description and application documents below: Developing Stewardship Project Manager: Job Description (PDF) Application Form (Word) Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form