This is a significant appointment, for an ordained leader with a proven commitment to the renewal and mission of the Church in the world.  Working in partnership with a core leadership team and reporting to the Board of Trustees, the Warden (who has normally been an Anglican priest) has overall responsibility for:

Leadership of the vibrant and dynamic international and ecumenical Community

Hospitality and ministry to our guests

Stewardship of Lee Abbey Devon and its stunning 280-acre estate

Developing links with the wider Church to inspire everyday faith

Over 8,000 guests are welcomed each year to the Conference, Retreat and Holiday Centre, the Beacon Activity Centre, and summer Youth Camps.  Lee Abbey Devon is part of a wider network under the umbrella of the Lee Abbey Movement, communicating Christ through relationships nationally and globally.

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Rule of Life – Vision and mission

Be God's welcome, build community and renew and serve the Church

Rule of Life – Values

A prayer-filled, Christ-centred, worshipping community

Rule of Life – Promises

Every member makes these promises while on Community

Discipleship through service

Our training programme for all Community members

Theology of community

Five words and pictures to explain the theology behind what we do

A day in the life

If there was such a thing as a typical day, here’s what it might look like

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Each Community member works with a particular team

Being on Host Team

Every 2-3 months you get to help deliver the guests' programme

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