The Co-ordinator of Adult Formation is a new role in the Diocese of Middlesbrough. As a senior appointment in the Diocese the office holder will co-ordinate the delivery of formation opportunities to equip the lay faithful to accept greater responsibility for evangelisation, pastoral care and administration in their parishes. This is a key role which will offer the post holder an unrivalled opportunity to be at the heart of the delivery of the developing Pastoral Strategy of the Bishop of Middlesbrough.

The developing Pastoral Strategy and a renewed emphasis on Adult Formation are key aspects in the future of the Diocese. In the light of Pope Francis’ Apostolic Exhortation, The Joy of the Gospel, and the General Directory for Catechesis, the Co-ordinator will contribute to the devel- opment and implementation of the unfolding Diocesan vision for missionary discipleship and lay pastoral ministry.

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Middlesbrough covers a geographical area from Teesside to Humberside, consisting of Middlesbrough, Redcar and Cleveland, Stockton on Tees (South of the River Tees), the cities of Kingston upon Hull and York, East Yorkshire and most of North Yorkshire.Application is by way of application form, CV and a Supporting

Statement. Please contact Sarah Holmes, on 01642 850505 ext 257 or email bishopsecretary@rcdmidd.org.uk for an application pack, job description and person specification.

For an informal conversation about the role please contact: Very Rev Canon Derek Turnham,
Episcopal Vicar for Pastoral Strategy, on: 01642 292552 or via email at derekturnham@rcdmidd.org.uk

Closing date for applications: 7 June 2019.