Ministerial vacancies

This table shows ministerial vacancies as advised to Assembly Office. To inform us of a vacancy or of a change to a listing, please email Margaret Fawcett. Entries that are new or have been changed within the past month are in blue. If you are a foreign minister looking to take part in an exchange to New Zealand, please read this information. Ministers from other denominations interested in reception can find information here.

Parish Call Convenor Notes More Info Vacant

Northern Presbytery

Auckland Chinese Presbyterian Church F/T Martin Bing Sole Charge   6/17
Auckland Taiwanese Presbyterian  F/T Angel Swasbrook     7/18
South Kaipara Presbyterian Church (Helensville) P/T Stuart Lange Sole Charge   7/18
Remuera - Somervell Memorial Presbyterian Church F/T Ian Dittmer Sole Charge   1/18
St David's In the Fields P/T Zainab Tea Mission Enabler Read more 5/18
St Andrew's Whangarei F/T Rev Tom Waight Sole charge Read more 1/17

Kaimai Presbytery

Chartwell Cooperating Church Hamilton F/T Jenny Doyle Team Ministry   11/12
Otorohanga - St David's Presbyterian Church F/T Ron Mills Sole Charge   11/12
Hamilton St Andrews F/T Alistair McBride Team Ministry Read more 12/15
St James Union Church Greerton, Tauranga P/T Jaco Reyneke Sole Charge   6/18

Presbytery Central

Presbyterian New Church F/T Rev Don Hall Sole Charge Read more 2/14
St Paul's Presbyterian Church Feilding  F/T Steve Jourdain Sole Charge   10/17
Wadestown Presbyterian Wellington F/T or P/T Rhyan Prasad Sole Charge    
Knox Waitara F/T Andrew Callander Sole Charge Read more 2/18

Alpine Presbytery

Halswell Union Parish 50% Rev Marty Redhead Sole Charge Read more 7/19
St Alban's Uniting F/T Rev Barry Ayers Sole Charge Read more 5/18
St Andrews Takaka 75% Colin Langford Sole Charge   1/15
St Paul's Trinity Pacific F/T Rev David Coster Team Ministry Read more 1/19
St Paul's Kaikoura F/T Rev Alan Missen Sole Charge Read more 10/17

Southern Presbytery

Waitaki Presbyterian Parish F/T   Sole Charge   5/17
B@tCH @ Highgate Parish P/T Selwyn Yeoman Sole Charge Read more 12/18
Clinton Presbyterian Church F/T Andrew Harrex Sole Charge   2/15
Knapdale Waikaka P/T Helen Martin Sole Charge Read more 6/14
St Andrew's Gore F/T Rev Erin Pendreigh Sole Charge   5/19

Chaplaincy

New Zealand Defence Force - reservist & force positions F/T & P/T Chaplains @ NZDF Regular force & reservist positions   6/13
Prison Chaplaincy Service F/T & P/T Lynn Dryburgh Prison Chaplaincy  Manawatu & Whanganui Prisons Read more 3/19

The following abbreviations are used:
FT: Full time ministry position available
0.5, 0.66 etc: Part time ministry position available, number indicates size of position, e.g. 0.5 = 50% or half-time
CV: Co-operating Venture

Please note that only ministers from the Presbyterian Church or from Churches with whom we have a reciprocal agreement may apply for vacant parishes within the Presbyterian Church. Ministers from other churches may be appointed to short-term, stated supply roles or seek reception to the ministerial roll of the Presbyterian Church.  For information on criteria for stated supply or reception please email Margaret Fawcett.

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