Vacancies

St Augustine Coptic Orthodox Church

Job Ref: Guildford2018

Position

Coptic Orthodox Priest

Hours of work

Full time

Salary

£14,000 -£16,000 per year

Job Description

St Augustine Coptic Orthodox Church, Station Approach, Gomshall, Guildford,GU5 9NU, Charity No 1125015 is seeking to appoint a full time Coptic Orthodox Priest.
The selected Priest would have been ordained in accordance with the Coptic Orthodox Dogma by a Coptic Orthodox Bishop and has a minimum of two years’ service as a Priest at a Coptic Orthodox Church.

Applicants should be able to demonstrate leadership, have excellent communication skills and are fully compliant with the Coptic Orthodox teachings and Rituals. Knowledge of Arabic and Coptic languages are desirable.

Duties:

– Prepares messages and lessons by studying church teachings and pronouncements; writing sermons.

– Conducts ceremonies by leading participants; performing rites.

– Educates members and converts by presenting and explaining writings; evaluating learning and application.

– Counsels clients by identifying concerns; identifying and evaluating moral and ethical options; explaining writings; guiding clients’ decision making; recommending a course of action.

– Comforts clients by offering condolences and support; building and arranging for support.

– Proselytises potential converts by explaining values; overcoming objections.

– Maintains knowledge by attending educational workshops; reading the writings of leaders; establishing community networks; exploring the beliefs of others

– Renews spirituality by attending retreats; examining inner peace and strength.

Work Experience:

2+ years as a Priest

Informal enquiries or visits are welcomed, please e-mail your CV to His Grace Bishop Antony:bishop_antony2000@yahoo.com

or contact His Grace Bishop Antony  on Tel. 0191 2972155.

Short-listed candidates only will be notified by e-mail.

Closing date: 8 October 2018