Available until: 11th Dec 2018
The Mission Secretary - Europe role reports to the Deputy General Secretary for Programme and is a member of the CWM management team. Based out of the CWM office in London, United Kingdom, the role has line management responsibility.
This role is a Programme Management position and a member of the senior management team; and works closely with CWM member bodies in a specific region, governing bodies when called upon, CWM ecumenical partners, youth and civil societies, and other interest groups to accomplish common mission.
The Mission Secretary role serves to accompany the member churches in in a specified region, as they search for ways to respond to God’s mission in the world, giving attention to local and global issues, to become a life affirming presence in community. The role aims to implement CWM’s global strategic objective within the context of a region, supporting and facilitating engagement with each member church in the pursuit of its mission; and coordinate shared mission activities of the churches.
The Council for World Mission is a worldwide partnership of Christian churches. The 32 members are committed to sharing their resources of money, people, skills and insights globally to carry out God’s mission locally. CWM was created in 1977 and incorporates the London Missionary Society (1795), the Commonwealth Missionary Society (1836) and the (English) Presbyterian Board of Missions (1847).
CWM understands mission to be transformative. Our work and lives partner with God in transforming the earth and each other inviting justice and fullness of life. It is political, ecological, ecclesiological, economic and personal vision. CWM works with and through member churches and our partner organisations to pursue this vision. The Mission Development programme contributes to this in a number of ways through project work as well as the resourcing and empowering member churches in their mission.
As we set out to fulfil God’s vision and mission given to us, we commit ourselves to the following strategic priorities during 2010-2019:
Undergirded by these principles: building life-giving community, equipping members for mission, seeking ways for renewal and transformation, sharing our common resources and engaging with the world.
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Please send a recent resume/CV AND a letter of application stating your reasons for wanting to work with CWM, as well as your main qualifications and alignments with this specific role to: email@example.com indicating the job title of the role being applied for in the email subject box.
The closing date for receiving applications for this role is 31 December 2018
Bradford, Yorkshire & Humberside
Annually | Full-time
Cuffley, East of England