RECTOR of West Cheltenham

A New Role and a New Challenge

 The Martyrs Memorial Trust (CPAS) as patrons, and the Rt Revd Rachel Treweek, Bishop of Gloucester, seek to appoint a collaborative and strategic leader as Rector to this large and diverse parish spanning suburban and urban priority areas of Cheltenham.

Following a recent pastoral scheme, the current team ministry is being dissolved and the Rector will lead a new parish-wide team (including an Associate Rector and Pioneer Minister, yet to be appointed) across three open evangelical worshipping communities committed to engaging with the good news of the gospel across the parish.

This is a unique opportunity to lead a new chapter of worship, discipleship and mission in West Cheltenham. You will need to be a ‘community builder’ and have the skills to unite, equip and empower others in mission and ministry, working in partnership with other churches and organisations in seeking to make Jesus’ offer of ‘life to the full’ (John 10:10) more fully known across the Parish.

Cheltenham is served by excellent schools and a University, first class amenities and with beautiful countryside on its doorstep.

For an informal discussion about the role contact the Archdeacon of Cheltenham, the Ven Phil Andrew on 01452 835594 or 07498 052045.


West Cheltenham parish profile 2018

Financial statements 31 December 2016

Letter from Bishop Rachel – West Cheltenham Jan 2018

West Cheltenham – letter from Area Dean

Archdeacon’s Report (Appendix 4)

West Cheltenham Rector R and R 2018

Culture of Ministry

Clergy Application Form – West Cheltenham


Closing date for applications: 6th February 2018 at 9am

Interviews: 28th February 2018 with informal Parish visits on the 27th


Completed applications should be sent to Kay Mundy, Secretary

to the Archdeacon of Cheltenham, at


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