Welcome... to St James' (CofE)
Church in the Parish of Downley
**Electoral Roll Update for 2019**
In 2019 St James Church Downley is due for its six-yearly Electoral Roll update. As part of this update, we will be checking that those who are currently on the register for St James are happy to remain on the register, as well as compiling contact details for those who wish to be added to the register and/or are happy to be contacted by St James Church to receive details of future events, either by email or telephone.
St James Church Downley is committed to complying with the 2018 GDPR Legislation, and as such we will also be asking those wishing to remain on the register, and those wishing to be added to the register, to confirm their consent for St James Church Downley to retain and use their contact details for this specific purpose.
If you would like to be added to the Electoral Roll for St James Church and/or would like to update your current details, please download a copy of the Welcome to the Church form by clicking on the Download button below:
(Please fill out a copy of the form and hand it to one of our Churchwardens at one of our services, or alternatively email it to one of our Churchwardens - you can find the contact details on our Contact Us page)
If you would like to download and view a copy of our Data Policy, please click on the Download button below:
**Current Vacancy - Team Vicar**
St James Church Downley are currently seeking a half-time Team Vicar, with special responsibility for the 20s to 30s age groups and family development, to help us build and develop Godís church in this urban location in Buckinghamshire.
He or she will regularly officiate at Sunday Services, where these are not lay led, and at weddings, baptisms and funerals, as these occur. In addition this role would involve:
∑ Giving encouragement to us in our own prayer life and spirituality.
∑ Sharing our vision for the future and providing the motivation and leadership skill to guide us towards achieving these objectives.
∑ Working with us to release the gifts and ministries within our church community and know when and how to inspire others to use their talents and being able to delegate tasks appropriately.
∑ Offering sympathetic leadership within the local communities and being able to communicate at all levels.
∑ Giving time and energy to the needs of young people from toddlers to teenagers, young adults and families, in our church, in local schools and in the wider community.
Further details of the role can be found in the Team Vicar profile, which you can view by clicking the download button below:
If you or anyone that you know are interested in the role or would like to apply, please visit the posting on the Church of England website by clicking here.
(PLEASE NOTE: The closing date for applications is Sunday 10th March 2019.