Uniting Mission and Education is seeking a suitable person to fill the new position of Remote and Rural Ministry Director. You will provide advice and encouragement to the Uniting Church in Australia, NSW/ACT Synod, presbyteries and congregations in relation to remote and rural ministry, act as team leader and project driver for the Saltbush Project as approved by the Synod 2016, and provide pastoral and missional support and oversight to those involved in rural ministry. This position will initially focus on the Western Region of NSW, ministered to by the UAICC NSW/ACT (Congress), Riverina, Macquarie Darling and New England North West presbyteries, but will expand to include other presbyteries with a rural focus in due course.
A full position description and overview of the Saltbush project is available upon request. For further information contact Bronwyn Murphy via e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications – due by Friday, 3 March – should be addressed to Duncan Macleod, via email@example.com. The position is open to persons ordained in the Uniting Church in Australia. The successful applicant must hold or apply for a valid Working With Children Check number.