Vacancy: Vicar, Parish of Wakefield and Districts, Diocese of Nelson (Closes 31 March 2020)

Are you passionate about the Gospel and have a heart for creative ministry in both rural and urban communities working alongside hardworking and hospitable people – then the parish of Wakefield and Districts will be the place for you. We are looking for a full time Vicar to encourage us to grow as a team, grow in our discipleship and in our ability to reach out in loving service in our communities. The successful applicant should have proven experience in rural ministry and leading and encouraging teams. Wakefield and Districts encompasses the large geographical area of Wakefield, Tapawera and Murchison. We are an evangelical diocese committed to biblical teaching and to making disciples.

For the successful candidate we offer an opportunity to join our diocesan team which is committed to working collaboratively to support one another across parish boundaries. We also offer a creative environment for developing new models of mission.

Expressions of interest can be made through the Bishop’s office by contacting the Bishop’s PA.  PO Box 100, Nelson 7040, Ph: 03 548 3124 Email:

 Please include a formal letter of enquiry and CV/Resume.  Closing date for applications:  31 March 2020.

The Parish profile can be viewed on the Diocesan website – click here