Words from the bishop:

We are now entering a new era for the Lutheran presence in Britain. The Lutheran Council (CLC), organized in 1948 to support Lutheran refugees in GB is still alive. After the sale of the student center (ILSC), just before we all were hit by the Covid-19 pandemic, the council is now in a position where it can take new initiatives. The Council is looking for a new General Secretary to provide leadership and management of its people, ideas, property and financial resources in order to support the CLC member churches and represent the Lutheran family in the wider ecumenical world in the UK. This is also an important position for the work of the LCiGB, and we hope and pray that we will be able to find the right person for this job. Please, let the advert be known to your congregations, and on your notice boards and websites, and please, follow the process in your prayers.

Peace and Grace

+ Tor B Jørgensen

Vacancy for the General Secretary at the Council of Lutheran Churches

The Council of Lutheran Churches (CLC) is looking for a General Secretary to provide leadership and management of its people, ideas, property and financial resources in order to support the CLC member churches and represent them in the wider ecumenical world in the UK.

The Council of Lutheran Churches is a representative and enabling body for Lutheran churches in the UK and has an over-arching charitable object of making the good news of the gospel known to all. CLC aims to enhance the Lutheran profile in the UK and to maintain effective links between the different member churches and also churches of other denominations in the UK.

A successful candidate is an active Christian with a good understanding of Lutheran theology and tradition, has a good knowledge of inter-faith issues and of ecumenical organisations and churches in the UK. CLC is looking for a person with a leadership style that is relationship orientated and supportive, a networker and bridge builder who is a confident public speaker with good written communication and social media skills.

The Council celebrates diversity and seeks for someone who is keen to learn and open-minded, ideally with experience of living and working in other cultures and with churches of different denominations. The person must be financially literate, experience in the UK charity sector is a bonus.

For detailed information on the vacancy read the complete announcement and the job description below. If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact David Rogers at david.rogers@lutheran.org.uk. Interested applicants should send their CVs and a covering letter to david.rogers@lutheran.org.uk. Closing date is the 10th of August 2020, interviews to be held in August.

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