Welcome to the Bramhall and Wythenshawe Methodist Circuit 

Growing God's kingdom through South Manchester and North Cheshire

Lay Pastor

Bramhall and Wythenshawe circuit would like to invite applicants to the post of lay pastor.

The circuit has decided upon a new model of ministry in Wythenshawe hoping to yield fresh growth in the community.

Consequently we have an exciting opportunity and need an enthusiastic person to help form a new team of three people, comprising one presbyter and two lay pastors. This team will be responsible for 5 churches in the circuit (Heald Green, St Andrew's, Brownley Green, Lawton Moor and Northenden) under the leadership of the presbyter.

Exact roles will be flexible, but we need a committed Christian with excellent communication skills and a willingness and ability to work with existing church members as well as those on the fringes of church life.

The main purpose of the role is to be part of the development of a team ministry and in particular:

  • explore the outreach opportunities within existing community connections.
  • ensure meaningful pastoral care for existing church communities.

The post will continue as long as funding is available

The hours will be 30 to 35 per week, negotiable at interview.

The salary will be in the range of £9.22 to £10.25 depending on qualifications and experience

A pension scheme is offered.

Please email Jenny Manning at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for further details including a job and person specification and an application form.

Closing date is June 25th. Interviews will be held on July 2nd.