Archives for 2017

2/19/17: Rector (Harlem, NY)

What are you looking for?
Rector
What’s the name of your church or organization?
St. Philip’s Church
Where is the job site located?
Harlem, NY
What do you want this person to do?
A leader. A nurturer. A communicator. An administrator. St. Philip’s is searching for a Rector to do these things and more. Our new Rector will recognize St. Philip’s distinguished history and redefine our church internally and within our greater community.

View our OTM Ministry Portfolio at www.dioceseny.org

For more information visit our church website st_philips_church@yahoo.com

What type of commitment are you looking for?
Full time
Does this job pay?
Yes
What is the application process?
Submit your OTM Ministry Portfolio in pdf format, cover letter, and resume to stphilips2017@gmail.com.
When is the application deadline?
02/28/2017
Is there a link to the job posting or application somewhere?
www.dioceseny.org. Select positions open and supply information.
Do you have a website?
www.st_philips_church@yahoo.com

2/17/17: Associate Rector (Paoli, PA)

What are you looking for?
Associate Rector
What’s the name of your church or organization?
The Church of the Good Samaritan
Where is the job site located?
Paoli, PA
What do you want this person to do?
Location: Episcopal Church of the Good Samaritan in Paoli, Pennsylvania (suburbs of Philadelphia in the Diocese of Pennsylvania)

About the Church:
Good Sam is a ‘corporate size’ church with four Sunday services – from Rite I, Rite II, blended Rite II to Contemporary. We seek to build strong community within the church, as we worship together, learn to love our neighbors near and far and grow in the knowledge of God with various small groups, Bible study groups, Biblical classes, and Sunday School classes. The church is committed to being a transformative presence in our community. We have evangelistic programs such as Alpha, our Food Closet ministry and many other partnerships with local, national and international missions groups. Additionally, we offer prayer with laying on of hands by lay prayer teams at every Sunday service, have monthly healing services, and quarterly invite every parishioner to receive healing prayer at Sunday Services immediately following receiving communion. To find out more about us, please visit: www.good-samaritan.org

The person we are looking for:
• Has a high view of scripture and of the transforming power of the Holy Spirit.
• Loves preaching and teaching and is an excellent communicator.
• Is comfortable connecting with a wide diversity of people.
• Loves people and loves seeing people grow in spiritual maturity, in gifting and in ministry capacity.
• Is able to identify, recruit, train, equip and empower lay leadership within the congregation.
• Has the gift of encouragement.

Job Description:
Along with sharing in regular clergy responsibilities, we are looking for someone who will focus on the process of forming disciples. You will oversee the pastoral task of helping people come to faith in Christ, and grow in that faith. You will have a concern for the health of our congregation and the processes by which people integrate into the life of the parish and grow in service, faith and love. The Jesus-followers you help develop will be known for their love of one another and for their attitude of service towards their families, fellow church members and wider community.

We are open to a new or a seasoned priest. The particular division of responsibilities with which you will help shape our culture and fulfill the mission described here are flexible and will depend on your skills, disposition and humility.

To Apply:
Email your resume or CDO form or both along with a cover email explaining why you feel that God may be calling you to serve at the Church of the Good Samaritan. Please also attach a sermon link we can listen to (or mail us a cd of a recorded sermon).

Email to: richard.morgan@good-samaritan.org

What type of commitment are you looking for?
Full time
Does this job pay?
Yes
When is the application deadline?
03/03/2017
Is there a link to the job posting or application somewhere?
https://www.dropbox.com/s/mmv3pkp63iparlm/Good%20Sam%20Associate.pdf?dl=0
Do you have a website?
www.good-samaritan.org

National Episcopal Historians and Archivists Conference, June 20-23 (NYC)

Tell us what you’re planning …
NEHA Conference 2017 – Immigration, Going Out and Coming In: Ministries, Transitions and Change in the Episcopal Church
When does it start?
06/20/2017
When does it end?
06/23/2017
Tell us where you’re holding the event
St. Michael’s Episcopal Church
225 W 99th St
New York, New York 10025
What kind of event is it?
Conference
Tell us more about what you’re planning
You are invited to join American and international historians, archivists and those interested in the immigration conference theme to the 2017 Conference of the National Episcopal Historians and Archivists. The Conference consists of papers, presentations, workshops, keynote and luncheon speakers, tours of historic sites, varieties of worship in our Episcopal tradition, fellowship, a major concert and, of course, excellent food!

The NEHA Annual Meeting will take place Thursday, June 22nd before lunch. Most activities center around St. Michael’s Episcopal Church at 99th and Amsterdam. Whether you plan to attend the entire conference or one day, there are options to benefit you and your presence will be a benefit to other participants.

Does your organization have a website you’d like to share?
http://www.episcopalhistorians.org
Does the event have a website?
http://www.episcopalhistorians.org/2017.html
Contact name
Jean Ballard Terepka
Email
jbt75nyc@gmail.com

2/17/17: Controller (Philadelphia, PA)

What are you looking for?
Controller
What’s the name of your church or organization?
Episcopal Diocese of Pennsylvania
Where is the job site located?
Philadelphia, PA
What do you want this person to do?
The Episcopal Diocese of Pennsylvania Controller is an exempt staff position which has as its major responsibility the performance of financial, investment, budgetary and organizational duties to support the ministry of the Diocese of Pennsylvania and the Bishop of the Diocese of the Pennsylvania in accordance with applicable laws, regulations and policies. This position also assists the Bishop’s Office as needed, and functions as a member of the team. The Episcopal Diocese of Pennsylvania Controller is responsible for managing and controlling the daily accounting functions of the organization which include accounts receivable, accounts payable, payroll, general ledger and expense authorization activity.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
• Prepare journal entries.
• Perform monthly reconciliations of all bank accounts.
• Conduct monthly and annual closings.
• Maintain chart of accounts and determine proper account coding for all classes of transactions in accordance with organization policy.
• Create and review general ledger reports to ensure accuracy of general ledger activity.
• Prepare monthly financial reports which summarize and forecast organizational business activity, performance against budget and financial position in areas of income, expenses, earnings and cash flow based on past, present, and expected operations.
• Participate in preparation of budgets, review budget proposals, and prepare necessary supporting documentation and justification.
• Provide management and work with other departments to provide timely reviews and reports of organization’s financial status and progress within its various programs and activities.
• Act as a liaison in conjunction with the Finance & Business Administrator on audits of organization’s accounts.
• Prepare reports required by regulatory agencies.
• Assist Finance & Business Administrator as needed.

Management Responsibilities
• Direct reports: Accounting Specialist

Specific Experience Required:
• Minimum of 5-7 years progressive management accounting experience.
• Combination of profit and not-for-profit background gained in a complex environment with a complete understanding of fund accounting.
• Must have a strong systems background using an integrated financial software package. Knowledge of Blackbaud Financial Edge would be a plus.
• Faith based experienced a plus.
• Excellent PC skills must include Microsoft Office and Adobe Acrobat

Required Competencies and Characteristics:
• Astute and analytical business manager.
• Strong organizational skills along with high attention to detail
• Team player with strong interpersonal skills.
• High level of patience and diplomacy.
• Professional in demeanor and appearance.
• Strong written and oral communication skills.

Education:
• Bachelor’s degree in Accounting
• CPA and/or MBA highly desirable

Excellent benefits package with matching 403(b)

What type of commitment are you looking for?
Full time
Does this job pay?
Yes
What is the application process?
Submit resume to controllerposition@diopa.org
Do you have a website?
http://www.diopa.org/

2/17/17: Rector (Fort Wayne, IN)

What are you looking for?
Rector
What’s the name of your church or organization?
Trinity Episcopal Church
Where is the job site located?
Fort Wayne, IN
What do you want this person to do?
Trinity, Fort Wayne is a program-sized church where all people are welcome to worship Jesus Christ with all of our senses, practice Christ in the community, and demonstrate Christ’s love through ministries that meet the needs of spirit, mind, and body. We seek a rector who will enthusiastically engage Trinity’s ministries of worship, Christian formation, and outreach.

Now is great time to live in Fort Wayne! Indiana’s second largest city is on the move — particularly with exciting downtown development driven by vision and investment. Trinity is proud to be one of the historic churches that stayed downtown; now we are actively enjoying the renaissance, growing our congregation and the impact of our ministries. Apply by sending your resume, OTM Ministry Portfolio and a cover letter to Missioner Terri Bays atmissioner.bays@ednin.org. We will begin reviewing files on March 15 and continue until the position is filled.

View Trinity’s OTM Profile at: https://www.otmportfolio.org/portfolios/community/38764

View Trinity’s Parish Profile at: https://static1.squarespace.com/static/57200bde1bbee05e96bbee7d/t/57bb921b197aea1442d97654/1471910443265/Trinity-ParishProfile-2016.pdf

What type of commitment are you looking for?
Full time
Does this job pay?
Yes
What is the application process?
Apply by sending your resume, OTM Ministry Portfolio and a cover letter to Missioner Terri Bays at missioner.bays@ednin.org. We will begin reviewing files on March 15 and continue until the position is filled.
When is the application deadline?
03/15/2017
Is there a link to the job posting or application somewhere?
https://www.otmportfolio.org/portfolios/community/38764
Do you have a website?
http://www.trinityfw.org/

2/17/17: Officer, Communications (Richmond, VA)

What are you looking for?
Officer, Communications
What’s the name of your church or organization?
Episcopal Diocese of Virginia
Where is the job site located?
Richmond, VA
What do you want this person to do?
OFFICER, COMMUNICATIONS
EPISCOPAL DIOCESE OF VIRGINIA

ABOUT THE DIOCESE
The Episcopal Diocese of Virginia (DOV), the largest diocese in The Episcopal Church, is a community of more than 80,000 baptized members and 400+ clergy, serving the world through 181 congregations, six schools, two diocesan centers and six diocesan homes. The DOV is also home to the largest Anglican seminary in the world, the Virginia Theological Seminary. The diocesan offices enable Bishop Shannon S. Johnston to support the Diocese in areas including Transition Ministry, Christian Formation, Stewardship, Mission and Outreach, Race and Reconciliation, Governance, and Finance. The Bishop’s office is a great place to work that values camaraderie, collaboration, and coming together to learn, worship and have fun. Applicants don’t need to be Episcopalians, but should enjoy working in a distinctly Christian work environment.

POSITION DESCRIPTION
The DOV Communications Office is in transition with a focus on strategic communications, elevating organizational communications and external communications with a keen eye on effective results. The DOV has an immediate, full-time, opening for an Officer, Communications who will serve as a brand ambassador, managing traditional and digital communications platforms for internal and external audiences. The Officer, Communications will work closely with the Director, Communications to develop and implement communications strategies that connect with audiences to advance the DOV vision, mission and priority ministries. The candidate will be an insightful, enthusiastic, self-starter who is creative, highly organized, and adept at multi-tasking and meeting deadlines. This is a unique opportunity for a forward-thinking practitioner who has the experience and operational skills to enhance brand awareness and drive results. The position is located in Richmond, Va. and requires the selected candidate for hire to be located in Richmond.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES
• Works closely with Director, Communications to support effective development and implementation of DOV strategic communications plan, crisis communications plan and media relations strategy
• Provides a variety of internal and external public relations and communications collateral across traditional, digital and social media, e.g., outlines, presentations, news releases, video scripts, web content, e-news, blogs, print publications, media pitches, talking points, message maps, FAQs, etc.
• Produces monthly and bi-weekly e-newsletters for specific audiences using Constant Contact or other email marketing tools
• Provides communications support for internal customers and serves as resource for church communicators
• Leads DOV’s social media strategy, developing integrated digital and social media campaigns and maintaining editorial calendar to frequently generate, publish and share content
• Reviews and analyzes social media and digital efforts and provides analytics reports, while continually developing tactics to increase engagement
• Manages website, including creating, editing, posting and updating content, providing design, and leading its overall maintenance, using SEO skills to create pages and content to attract target audience
• Conducts thorough and reliable research in a timely fashion to help inform communications strategies and tactics

REQUIREMENTS
• BA/BS degree in Public Relations, Communications, Journalism, or equivalent area
• Minimum 5 years communications or PR experience in a business, media or non-profit environment
• Superior understanding, skill and use of social media and digital space, trends and analytics platforms, including FB, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, WordPress
• Demonstrated use of Constant Contact for publications
• Demonstrated use of web site content development and management systems
• Expertise in Microsoft Office and Adobe Creative Suite
• Meticulous attention to accuracy and detail
• Goal-oriented and deadline-driven
• Excellent interpersonal and interviewing skills
• Excellent verbal and written communications skills, as well as proofreading ability and use of AP Stylebook
• Demonstrated ability to work effectively under pressure, maintaining good judgment and escalating PR issues appropriately
• Ability to work independently and as a team player while nurturing relationship building within and outside our Richmond office

PREFERRED
• Seven+ years of PR or Communications experience
• Strong visual design sense, with bias toward modern aesthetic
• A genuine curiosity and knowledge of the Episcopal Church

The Episcopal Diocese of Virginia offers a competitive salary and benefits package. The DOV is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified candidates please submit a PDF of your cover letter, resume, references, and two writing samples to: Ed Jones, secretary and chief of staff, ejones@thediocese.net. We will receive applications through Feb. 28, 2017.
If you have applied for a DOV communications position in the past six months, it isn’t necessary to re-apply. We’ll contact you if there is a good match for this position. We appreciate your interest in this role and the Episcopal Diocese of Virginia.
Thank you.

What type of commitment are you looking for?
Full time
Does this job pay?
Yes
What is the application process?
Please send your resume to Ed Jones, Secretary and Chief of Staff ejones@thediocese.net
When is the application deadline?
03/03/2017
Is there a link to the job posting or application somewhere?
www.thediocese.net
Do you have a website?
www.thediocese.net

2/17/17: Director of Youth Ministries (Cartersville, GA)

What are you looking for?
Director of Youth Ministries
What’s the name of your church or organization?
Ascension Episcopal Church
Where is the job site located?
Cartersville, GA
What do you want this person to do?
The Episcopal Church of the Ascension in Cartersville GA is seeking a part-time (10 hrs/week) director of youth ministries for a thriving, active program. This position will help to maintain and develop youth ministry programs and events for grades 6-12. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 2 years of experience in youth ministry or a related field. Position requires a strong Christian faith, high energy level and enthusiastic attitude, solid organizational skills and ability to coordinate with volunteers to plan and execute various events. Flexible work hours are needed. Knowledge of the Episcopal Church and music talent is preferred.
What type of commitment are you looking for?
Part time
Does this job pay?
Yes
What is the application process?
Email resume to jdowens@jdowens.net
When is the application deadline?
03/12/2017
Is there a link to the job posting or application somewhere?
eycdioatl.org/jobcorner
Do you have a website?
http://www.ascensioncartersville.org

Hear Us Roar! Benefit Concert for Lion’s Share Food Pantry, March 5 (Jackson Heights, NY)

Tell us what you’re planning …
Hear Us Roar! Benefit Concert for Lion’s Share Food Pantry
When does it start?
03/05/2017
When does it end?
03/05/2017
Tell us where you’re holding the event
33-50 82nd St.
Apt. 4B
Jackson Heights, New York 11372
What kind of event is it?
Concert
Tell us more about what you’re planning
A fundraising concert featuring performances by local artists The Queen’s Cartoonists and Acsmed Balanta. Afterparty by DJ Raebo

One in five children in New York City wouldn’t get enough to eat without the support of food pantries and soup kitchens. We believe that no one should go hungry in our community. The Lion’s Share Food Pantry at St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, provides food to over 100 households per month in the Jackson Heights/Corona/Elmhurst area of Queens.

Join us for a fun evening of music, drinks, and dancing! The proceeds will go directly to providing food, diapers, and other essential household goods to the most vulnerable members of our community.

Does the event have a website?
www.lanterns.nyc

2/16/17: Youth & Young Adult Ministries Coordinator (Lebanon, PA)

What are you looking for?
Youth & Young Adult Ministries Coordinator
What’s the name of your church or organization?
St. Luke’s Episcopal Church
Where is the job site located?
Lebanon, PA
What do you want this person to do?
We are looking for a dynamic individual to provide leadership of youth and young adults within the parish community. This individual will play a critical role in the parish as member of St. Luke’s Episcopal Church’s staff, working with parish leadership, parents, and youth, and acting as a catalyst in connecting youth and young adults to God, one another, their parents, the congregation, and the community.
Duties and Responsibilities
The Youth & Young Adult Ministries Coordinator shall:
1. Oversee the implementation of a youth program including Church school, social groups, and special events
2. Develop healthy relationships with youth, young adults and their parents outside of regular programming
3. Lead and organize events such as mission trips, conferences, and summer activities
4. Recruit, train, support, and supervise adult volunteers
5. Assist in worship as well as preach occasionally, if desired
6. Share pastoral responsibilities such as hospital visitations as well as committee obligations as pertain to youth and young adults in the parish
7. Attend and participate in ongoing training, continuing education and creative development as available

This position may be able to linked to other opportunities with partnering parishes (Episcopal and/or Lutheran) in the area.

What type of commitment are you looking for?
Part time
Does this job pay?
Yes
What is the application process?
Please send a letter of inquiry and a brief description of how you believe that you can help us develop this critical element of ministry to The Rev’d Dr. David A. Zwifka (rector@stlukeslebanon.org)
When is the application deadline?
03/31/2017
Do you have a website?
www.stlukeslebanon.org

2/16/17: Priest (Englewood, FL)

What are you looking for?
Priest
What’s the name of your church or organization?
St. David’s Episcopal Church
Where is the job site located?
Englewood, FL
What do you want this person to do?
This is a 3/4 time position in a mostly-retired community. A Profile is available.
What type of commitment are you looking for?
Part time
Does this job pay?
Yes
What is the application process?
Please respond by March 31 to the Rev. Canon Michael P. Durning (mdurning@EpiscopalSWFL.org)
When is the application deadline?
03/31/2017
Do you have a website?
www.stdavid.dioceseswfl.org