Diocese of Newcastle
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e-Bulletin 28 January 2016
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Download the latest Archdeacons’ Briefing for Churchwardens, Incumbents and others, with vital information on the new regulations and resources for Faculty applications. www.newcastle.anglican.org/archdeacons www.newcastle.anglican.org/dac
C o n f i r m at i o n s 2 0 1 6 D o w n l oa d dat e s h e r e Completion of 2015 Statistics for Mission Returns This year we have been asked to complete the returns by 31st January 2016 to enable quick processing of data collection and dissemination within the Church. This will allow deployment and other resource decisions to be taken (whether by dioceses or national Church bodies) on the basis of up-to-date data. Please do get in touch if you need assistance whether it be to change a password or add a new user to the national parish returns site: parishreturns.churchofengland.org. This is also accessible through our own diocesan website at www.newcastle.anglican.org/statsforms. Gillian Green, Finance Officer, Diocese of Newcastle. 0191 270 4131, [email protected]
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Job Vacancy The Farne Churches Youth and Family Outreach ( FCYAFO) seeks to appoint a
Youth Worker An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic and dedicated Christian to work with this newly established charity on a beautiful part of the Northumberland coast. The Charity seeks to appoint a youth and family worker to support all the churches in the area in their work with children, young people, and families. This area has a deep Christian history. The job covers the area from Craster to Belford (including Seahouses). It is an area of small rural and seaside churches. Means of transport essential. The successful candidate will lead and pioneer work among children and families in this ecumenical project. The Charity is an Associate Body, working with Scripture Union. The person appointed will be a ‘self starter’ who is able to develop new initiatives working with local churches, schools and groups. Salary will be between £19,000 and £21,000 p.a. depending on qualification and experience. The post is initially for two years, but it is hoped to extend it beyond that. Closing date for applications is 31st March 2016. It is anticipated that interviews will be held after that date with appointment as soon as is practical. This role has an occupational requirement to be filled by a committed Christian. Equality Act 2010, Part 1, Schedule 9 applies. For further information, and to apply, contact: George Scott: [email protected]
or 01665 720466or John Holwell [email protected]
or 07984 355363
Local Ministry Development Network Mailing Download the latest mailing from Local Ministry Development Officer the Revd Rachel Wood. www.newcastle.anglican.org/lmdmailings From Archdeacon Geoff Miller:
Health and Safety and the use of equipment One of our clergy helpfully brought to my attention a recent judgment reported by the Health and Safety Executive concerning a housing trust who were taken to court by an employee following an incident which resulted in severe injuries to his hand when using a ride-on mower. The concern raised was whether we have appropriate practice