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 Vacant

Northern Presbytery

Forrest Hill   Robin Palmer Sole Charge 7/15
Greyfriars Eden Epsom F/T Forbes Warne Assistant Minister 2/14
Papatoetoe St Martins"s F/T Fakaofo Kaio Sole Charge 9/15

Kaimai Presbytery

Otorohanga - St David's Presbyterian Church F/T David Gordon Sole Charge 11/12
Te Aroha Co-operating Parish P/T 50% Rev David Balchin Sole Charge 7/14
Rotorua District Presbyterian Church P/T Rev Chris Barnard Team Ministry 12/14

Presbytery Central

Feilding Oroua Presbyterian Church F/T Pamela Tankersley Sole Charge 7/15
Knox Fitzroy, New Plymouth F/T Dennis Flett Sole Charge 6/14
Palmerston North - St Mark's & St Andrews Presbyterian Church F/T Christopher Purdie Sole Charge 2/14
Wanganui - St James Presbyterian F/T Rev John Peill Sole Charge  05/10

Alpine Presbytery

St Andrews Takaka 75% Colin Langford Sole Charge 1/15
Temuka - Trinity Presbyterian Chruch
F/T Rev Ian Hyslop Sole Charge 08/10
Hope Presbyterian F/T David Dally Assistant Pastor 08/15

Southern Presbytery

Upper Clutha Presbyterian Parish F/T Ian Guy Sole Charge 08/14
Palmerston/Dunback Presbyterian Parish F/T Cameron Sinclair Sole Charge 5/13
Waikouaiti Presbyterian Church P/T Margaret Garland Sole Charge  
Balclutha Presbyterian Parish F/T Tony Martin Sole Charge 2/15
Popotunoa (Clinton) F/T Tony Martin Sole Charge 2/15
Wakatipu F/T Andrew Harrex Associate Minister 10/14
Otatara Community Church P/T Methodist Synod Sole Charge 12/13
Invercargill - First Presbyterian Church F/T Tony Dawson Sole Charge 2/15


New Zealand Defence Force F/T & P/T Regular force & reservist positions 06/13

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.

Lumsden Balfour Kingston

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