Vacancy: Marketing Officer
- Created: 19 February 2014
An opportunity has arisen at Lichfield Cathedral for a full-time Marketing Officer. Your role will be to manage and develop the Cathedral website and social media sites, to create and produce all Cathedral marketing materials, to promote events and visitor footfall and to produce copy and pro-actively handle all press releases.
You should have some marketing experience, good copy editing and proof reading skills, a grasp of in-house design programmes, knowledge of CMS and databases and good networking skills.
Hours: 35 hours per week excluding lunch break
Salary: £20,000 per annum
Holidays: 32 days per annum (including public holiday allowance)
Closing Date: Monday 17 March 2014
To pursue this opportunity, please download the job description and voluntary declaration form.
Words of Forgiveness and Hope Exhibition
- Created: 18 February 2014
An exhibition by Iain McKillop for Lent - 5 March -27 April 2014
This major new series of life-size paintings by Iain McKillop is a form of visual prayer, contemplating the themes of hope and salvation. It developed as a response to the pain and struggle of so many innocents who suffer as a result of war. Inspired by a visit to Wurzburg, re-built after devastating air-raids, the paintings take visual inspiration from the art of the city: Tilman Riemenschneider, Johann Wagner, Giovanni Battista Tiepolo and also German Expressionism. Conceived over several years the images encourage us to pray for the forgiveness, inner peace and world integrity which Jesus gave his life to achieve.
Iain’s work can be seen on his website: mckillop.weebly.com
The exhibition for Lent 2014 is a series of stations, encouraging us to make a pilgrimage around the Cathedral to contemplate and pray. It consists of 21 paintings: ‘Gethsemane’, paintings exploring
Christ’s inner struggle, responding to the needs of the world, The Seven Last Words from the Cross and Christ’s Resurrection appearances. The Seven Last Words were first used as part of the Liturgy of the Passion in Iain’s own Surrey church on Good Friday last year. In gestation for several years, the Lichfield exhibition brings together he completed works for the first time.
Iain will give a talk exploring themes within these works as part of the Cathedral Lent Lectures Series on Thurs 6 March at 1.15 in the Cathedral.
2014 Lent Lecture Series
- Created: 17 January 2014
what it means to be made in the image of God
Every Thursday in Lent at 13:15
Thursday 6 March - 'Personhood' by The Rev’d Iain McKillop (Painter of Christian religious art)
Thursday 13 March - 'Ethnicity & Nation State' by The Rev’d Prebendary Rose Hudson-Wilkin (Chaplain to the Speaker of the House of Commons)
Thursday 20 March - 'Disability' by The Rev’d Philip Maddock (Former Advisor, Ministry of and among Deaf & Disabled People)
Thursday 27 March - 'Dementia' by The Rev’d David Primrose (Director of Transforming Communities, Diocese of Lichfield)
Thursday 3 April - 'Gender & Sexuality' by Dr Nicola Slee (Research Fellow, The Queen’s Foundation for Ecumenical Theological Education)
Thursday 10 April - 'Faith & Culture' The Rev’d John Barnett (Interfaith Officer, Wolverhampton Episcopal Area)
All lectures begin at 13:15 in the Nave of the Cathedral. The sessions which will allow opportunity for questions will conclude at 14:15.
Entry is free but donations to a retiring collection are requested.