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 Lightwave Rural Hub Pioneer  (re-advertised) 

Does rural mission make your heart sing?

The diocese of St Edmundsbury and Ipswich has an exciting initiative to plant a hundred small missional groups and fresh expressions of Church across rural Suffolk through the Lightwave Community.  Our vision is to see 1,500 new disciples of Jesus Christ as part of a great wave of God’s love bringing light to our county. 

We are looking for a prayerful entrepreneur to pioneer the Lightwave Rural Hub (Rural Resourcing Church) in the area around Otley, Suffolk.  They will…

•    develop and lead a team to plant and grow church for the unchurched in the countryside
•    work in collaboration and be a blessing to the mission of local churches
•    plant a series of small missional groups
•    grow new disciples and new leaders in mission 


Could God be calling you?


Potential applicants are warmly encouraged to seek an informal conversation to find out more about this ASAP. Please contact: Sally Gaze, Archdeacon for Rural Mission: 01473 890404 or 07446 933129 or email archdeacon.sally@cofesuffolk.org 
All the details about how to apply can be found in the application pack below. 

Closing date:

Wednesday 29th July 2020, 5pm


Interview Date - Monday 3rd August 2020 via Zoom


Application Pack:

Role Description - includes details of how to apply | PDF

Lightwave Project Overview | PDF

Lightwave Rural Hubs | PDF

Frequently Asked Questions | PDF

What is Lightwave Leaflet | PDF

Sample Statement of Particulars (SOP) - please contact Sally Gaze | PDF


Applications can only be made on the application form below:

Application Form | Word Document

Equality Diversity Monitoring Form | Word Document