10/11/16: Rector (Ithaca, New York)

What are you looking for?
What’s the name of your church or organization?
St. John’s Episcopal Church
Where is the job site located?
Ithaca, New York
What do you want this person to do?
St. John’s is a welcoming and inclusive parish and Jubilee Center in downtown Ithaca, New York, also home to Cornell University and Ithaca College.
We seek a spiritual leader who:
Loves scripture and connects it to personal life and to the needs of the world.
Supports and develops spiritual formation for all ages.
Offers spiritual support and pastoral care to parishioners and others.
Understands and embraces preaching and teaching about stewardship.
Celebrates racial and ethnic diversity, inclusion, and our LBGTQ friends, family, and loved ones.
Works positively and comfortably with all, including people of color, the rich and the poor, academics and students, and people struggling with health and addiction issues.
Passionately supports our Jubilee Ministry, and Loaves & Fishes, our partner Community Kitchen ministry.
Has management and supervisory skills to empower individuals and committees.
Understands and facilitates the maintenance of our historic building.
Is flexible, and possesses good communication skills.
Sees conflicts as opportunities to grow personally and in community.
Has a vision of our church as a community that is part of and is interconnected to a larger community (the world).
Prepares the congregation to fearlessly embrace the challenges and opportunities the future presents for the living church.
Can help us discern what God is up to.
We look forward to weaving together our sense of our future with a new rector’s gifts and passions.
What type of commitment are you looking for?
  • Full-time
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