Amongst the minsters treasures are a clock by the same designers as Big Ben and a spectacular 5 manual organ by the renowned German organ builder Edmund Schulze (1824-1877).
Welcome to Doncaster Minster
The Minster Church of Saint George, Doncaster stands at the heart of the town of Doncaster, where a church has stood for over 8 centuries. The present church was built to the designs of George Gilbert Scott between 1854-1858, after the mediaeval church was destroyed by fire in 1853.
The Minster offers a wide range of Sunday and weekday services within the mainstream Anglican tradition drawing on a strong musical and choral tradition to enhance the worship. It also serves as the Civic Church for Doncaster and hosts many of the Civic Services for special occasions. In 2008 the Minster celebrated of the 150th Jubilee Anniversary of the present building and everyone joined together in a year of celebrations. Currently the building is undergoing major restoration - please assist us by making a contribution to our Minster Appeal.
Doncaster Minster is open throughout the week for tourists, educational visits, concerts, exhibitions, lectures, recitals and services and the site is a key part of Doncaster’s rich history and heritage and one of the town’s landmark buildings. It also offers a quiet oasis for prayer and meditation at the hub of the busy Doncaster town centre.
The Minster is currently raising funds to restore and repair this Grade One Listed Building. Please go to the Restoration Appeal page to help us raise the £6 Million needed to fund the Restoration programme. If you are a UK tax payer please consider enhancing your donation by Gift Aid, enabling us to reclaim the tax on the amount donated.
Vacancy: Vicar of the Minster Church of St George, Doncaster
Doncaster Minster offers an exciting opportunity for mission as it engages in the civic and commercial life of the town and wider borough. The Minster is committed to welcoming all people, expressing the love of God, growing new disciples and being an active Christian presence at the heart of the community.
We are seeking to appoint:
• A person of spiritual maturity
• A dynamic and inspirational leader able to work with a team of lay and ordained colleagues
• Someone committed to developing God’s mission across the borough and excited by the opportunities Doncaster and the Minster offer
• Someone sensitive to the choral tradition and catholic spirituality/liturgy but open to new trends in worship and music
• Someone able to develop and enthuse the heritage, educational, and tourist opportunities of the Minster
• Someone with good management, administrative and financial acumen
The Bishop of Doncaster is available for an informal conversation concerning this post (Telephone 01302 846610). The closing date for applications is 26 September 2014. Interviews will be held on 14/15 October 2014. The appointment is subject to enhanced DBS disclosure.
The Parish Profile; Role Description, Person Specification and Application form are available at Vacancy: Doncaster Minster
Completed applications should sent to:-
The Bishop of Doncaster
Associate Clergy: The Venerable Robert Fitzharris
Director of Music: Mr Darren Williams
Fundraiser & Development Manager: Ms Louise O'Brien
Churchwarden: Dr Rebecca Carpenter
Churchwarden: Mr Clive Howarth