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Canon Missioner of Lincoln Cathedral

Vacancy Reference cofe/TP/21444/6006

This Vacancy has been closed.

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Contract Type:
Office Holder
Contract Details:
Full Time
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Business Unit:
Diocese of Lincoln
Organizational Unit:
Archbishop of Canterbury




The Bishop of Lincoln, in consultation with the Dean and Chapter, is seeking to appoint an inspiring, collaborative priest to the new, full-time post of Canon Missioner of Lincoln Cathedral.

At an exciting time in the life of the Cathedral and Diocese, the Canon Missioner will play a key role in enabling the Cathedral to fulfil its strategic priorities.

As a member of the Cathedral’s Chapter and Senior Leadership Team, the Canon Missioner will lead on the development of the Cathedral’s mission and outreach, and have oversight of its education department, and pastoral care of its congregations.

Main Responsibilities

The Canon Missioner will hold a significant role in the Cathedral as a Residentiary Canon and member of Chapter and the Senior Leadership Team, sharing fully the responsibility for all aspects of the Cathedral's life. Day to day responsibility for particular aspects of that life is delegated to individual members of Chapter and the Chief Operating Officer, and through them to senior members of staff, within a clear commitment to collaborative and collegial practice.

The Canon Missioner will be responsible for developing the mission and outreach of Lincoln Cathedral and the pastoral care of its congregations. The Canon Missioner will also have oversight of the Education Department and act as line-manager for the Education Manager.

For an informal conversation about the post, please contact the Interim Dean of Lincoln, the Revd Canon Dr Simon Jones -

Closing date: Midday Wednesday 20th September.

Interviews: Thursday 5th October


An Enhanced DBS clearance is required for this post.

About us

To find out more about us please follow the links below

Lincoln Cathedral Website

Lincoln Cathedral Facebook 

Lincoln Cathedral Instagram

Lincoln Cathedral Twitter  

Lincoln Cathedral Youtube channel

Lincoln Diocese


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