Children and Families Lead

Oxclose | Washington

Description of Job

Are you passionate about reaching Children and Families for Jesus? Are you a natural evangelist? Do you love to share the good news of Jesus and change lives in whole families? Do you want to help shape a community of disciples who make disciples? Oxclose Resource Church wants to appoint a Children and Families Lead to establish new work with children and families within our community and encourage growth in what we are already doing.

Oxclose Church is a resource church in Durham Diocese and has a wider regional role to plant and establish new congregations within our deanery and across the diocese. We are seeking someone to come and join our leadership team in a pivotal role to develop new and pioneering work which engages with children, their parents, carers and schools.

We are looking for someone to join our lively, charismatic, Spirit filled, Kingdom focused church family. We believe that God is doing a new thing in the North East and we are excited to see how He is going to use the Children and Families Lead to touch and transform our community.

If you are up for the challenge of starting new missional work, reaching out to unchurched families, connecting with local schools, passionate about developing leaders and planting new initiatives, we want to talk to you.

This post is fully funded for three years with genuine potential for extending

How to apply for the job

For an application pack please email

For an informal conversation please email or call Gavin Rushton on 0191 431 2568.

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Oxclose Resource Church is one of five Resourcing Churches in Durham Diocese. At the heart of Oxclose Resource Church is a church that plants other churches, we aim to do this by being a community committed to reproduction and growing disciples who produce disciples who produce other disciples. We are a community led by the Holy Spirit, passionate about seeing lives changed, faithful to the scriptures, joyful in worship, expectant for the future and hope filled for what’s to come.

Washington - Tyne and Wear