We are looking for a Pastor

Sunday, October 1st, 2023


Type: Permanent
Hours : Full time/Part time
Location: Great Wakering, Essex
Salary: Commensurate with hours

Great Wakering Evangelical Church is situated in the expanding village of Great Wakering which is located close to Southend-on-Sea, Essex.

The church is of a conservative, evangelical tradition and is a member of the Union of Evangelical Churches (U.E.C.). For more information regard-ing the UEC visit www.uec-churches.net

We are a small church in this growing village offering morning and evening Sunday services, Sunday School and a midweek Bible study/prayer meeting as well as Girls Brigade, Boys club, Coffee morning which are all attended by people from the local community. We also offer monthly out-reach activities for adults.

We long to see the church grow.

Persons skills and character qualities

We seek a pastor to take the responsibility of leading, teaching and equipping our church for personal spiritual growth and for outreach into the local community as well as taking an active role in outreach.

You should be able to demonstrate that you are:

  • a committed follower of the Lord Jesus Christ
  • an ability to preach and teach the Bible
  • have a servant-leadership style and able to work well as a team mem-ber of the Leadership team
  • able to engage with the local community in a friendly and approachable manner
  • provide pastoral support
  • uphold the character of 1 Timothy:3 and Titus
  • accept the U.E.C. doctrinal basis and the U.E.C. ethos statement

For further information see :

The church will be responsible for pension contributions and assisted accommodation

Important requirement

Applications can only be considered from those who are U.K. citizens or have the right to work in the U.K.

How to apply

Email your C.V. together with details which demonstrate your ability to meet the Personal skill and character qualities requested above, to the Church secretary at gwec23church@btinternet.com

Regular Events



Jesus And Me (J.A.M) (ages 5-11)
Bible Class (ages 12-18)


Morning Worship


Evening Worship



The Monday Social



Bible Study & Prayer Meeting

We are currently working through a series of studies. Some Tuesdays there will be discussions on various issues affecting the church today or a DVD to watch and discuss.

We include a time of prayer at these meetings as well as a cup of tea and a cake. Everyone is very welcome to join us.



Boys Club* (ages 4½-11)



Coffee Hour (alternate weeks)



Food, Activities, Bible (F.A.B)


Girls’ Brigade* (ages 5-18)

*Youth organisations, these activities term time only.