Parish of St Cedma, Larne & Inver – Director of Music & Organist

St Cedma’s, Larne, is a friendly and active church seeking to appoint a Director of Music and Organist. The parish has a
2-manual tracker action Conacher organ situated in the choir gallery of the beautiful and historic church.

In addition to playing the organ at weekly services, the successful candidate will have an opportunity to develop the musical traditions of the parish which include enthusiastic singers in both Parish Choir and Music Group.

Remuneration subject to qualifications and experience, in agreement with R.S.C.M. rates.

Full Job Description and Application Form may be obtained from the Rector, Rev David Lockhart. Please email:

Closing date for applications: Friday February 8 at 5pm

The United Parish of Templepatrick and Donegore – Rector

Enquiries are invited from clergy in respect of the above mentioned incumbency which is vacant.

We wish to appoint an incumbent who will:

  • inspire, motivate and lead people of all ages;
  • offer effective pastoral care to all parishioners;
  • facilitate both traditional and contemporary forms of worship;
  • facilitate us to developing innovative ways of outreach to the community and especially young families;
  • work within the Connor Diocesan vision strategy.

The United Parish of Templepatrick and Donegore (200 families) lies in the valley of the Six Mile Water, convenient to the M2, twelve miles from Belfast and five miles from the International Airport. There is a modern well-appointed rectory with four bedrooms.

Further information, including a brief parish profile, is available on request from

Mrs Audra Irvine,
Connor Diocesan Office,
Church of Ireland House,
61-67 Donegall Street,
Belfast, BT1 2QH.


Enquiries should be received by Thursday 31 January 2019.

Bible Society NI – Community Partnerships Manager

The Bible Society NI is recruiting a Community Partnerships Manager who will help the Society connect with the local community in Northern Ireland and will lead on an exciting opportunity called Bible 2020.  More information and application form available on the website  or download an Information Pack for Community Parterships Manager

Closing date for applications is January 28.

Church of Ireland – Communications Officer

The Church of Ireland wishes to recruit a pro–active communications specialist to deliver effective press and communications in support of the Church’s mission.

The Church is an all–island body, with 12 dioceses and central offices based in Dublin and Belfast.

The role offers an exciting opportunity for a competent all–rounder, used to multi–tasking in a complex environment and working at all levels from senior strategic engagement to issues of parochial interest.

The role reports to the Head of Synod Services & Communications and will involve management of the press office, active production of content across the Church’s website, e–zine and through social media, some research support, publishing and a range of general communications work. Full Job Description available at

Closing date for applications is January 18 2019.

For an application form, please apply to Mr Eddie Hallissey –

To advertise a vacancy please email details to Karen Bushby, Diocesan Communications Officer on

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