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North Wilts Mission Area
Published
June 11, 2021
Location
North Wiltshire
Area
Stream
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Description

Introduction: We are excited to be building a team of youth and children’s work specialists to work within the North Wilts Mission Area. We believe this innovative project will have lessons for the national church in rural areas.

There is already a great deal already going on in our six benefices which will help you to develop your skills: Abbey Skate, Wild Church, Toddler Groups, Messy Church, Christian Unions, Lifepath to name a few. But we know you have the skills to begin new projects. We long to have the capacity to reach out to all our children and young people – could you be part of our team?

Description: Working as a team with our Youth Mission Enabler and Dynamo, the youth mission arm of our steering group, you will progress work already begun, use your initiative to develop new work and encourage the involvement of volunteers of all ages in the mission of our churches.

Essential Criteria

Essential Criteria:

You must have a lively Christian faith, wanting to share the gospel

You will be able to work as part of a team

Have a heart for young people and be able to communicate well with them

Be a good listener, patient and understanding

Be creative and enthusiastic

Committed to the well being of everyone involved in our project

Preferred Criteria

Car owner and driver – we are in a large rural area with little public transport.

Accommodation Details

Living at home or with one of our host families in North Wiltshire.

Week Overview

This is an illustrative overview which will be agreed in detail with the team:

Monday – Cluster and afterschool club

Tuesday – School assemblies, lunchtime and afterschool clubs

Wednesday – School assemblies, lunchtime and afterschool clubs

Thursday – Group prayer meeting, supervision, Christian Union, evening meeting

Friday – Day off

Saturday – Day off every other week otherwise Messy Church, Youth Café

Sunday Morning Worship, Wild Church, Messy Church, Youth Group

Ready to Apply?

If you would like to explore joining SWYM then please fill in an application form, and one of our team will be in touch to discuss the next steps. 

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