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 Sole Charge   7/18
Hibiscus Coast Presbyterian Church F/T or P/T Tokerau Joseph Sole Charge Read more 9/19
South Kaipara Presbyterian Church (Helensville) P/T Stuart Lange Sole Charge   7/18
St David's In the Fields P/T Zainab Tea Mission Enabler Read more 5/18
Te Atatu Union Parish F/T Rev Rob Pettersen Sole Charge   9/19
St Johns Presbyterian Papatoetoe F/T Rev Mose Taumaoe Sole charge Read more 9/19

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 P/T Jaco Reyneke Sole Charge Read more 6/18
St James Union Church Greerton, Tauranga P/T Jaco Reyneke Sole Charge   6/18
Te Aroha Cooperating Parish P/T Tom Luxton Sole Charge Read more 1/12

Presbytery Central

No vacancies          

Alpine Presbytery

Akaroa - Banks Peninsula Presbyterian Church Trinity F/T Executive Assistant Sole Charge Read more  
Presbytery Executive Officer F/T Gail Weaver Sole Charge Read more 7/20
Awatere Joint Christian Venture (Anglican/Presbyterian) 70% Bishops PA 03 548 3124 Sole Charge Read more 7/19
Hope Presbyterian F/T Arii Taimataora Sole Charge Read more 9/19
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

Southern Presbytery

St David's Invercargill 75% Andrew Bayne Sole Charge Read more 9/19
Calvin Community Church F/T Erin Pendreigh Team Ministry Read more 8/19
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


New Zealand Defence Force - reservist & force positions F/T & P/T Chaplains @ NZDF Regular force & reservist positions   6/13
Hospital Chaplain (ICHC) F/T & P/T Job description & application form Wellington Regional Hospital Read more 9/19
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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