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The Resurrected Life, By Charlie Holt

Title of book or publication
The Resurrected Life
The Rev. Charlie Holt
Bible Study Media, Inc.
Month and Year of Publication
July 2015
Description or summary
This unique 7-week Devotional explores seven key areas of life transformation we experience as we learn to live The Resurrected Life Jesus won for us at Calvary. Used alone or as part of The Resurrected Life DVD small-group study series, this special Easter season resource provides a space in which we can discover what it means to truly live a new life. As we read each day’s Scripture and teaching meditation, we’ll learn how the Resurrection of Jesus Christ changes everything-including for us. JESUS CHRIST IS MAKING ALL THINGS NEW-RIGHT NOW. BEGIN YOUR JOURNEY TO NEW LIFE TODAY! The Resurrected Life is part of the Christian Life Trilogy series. Chapters include: All Things New, New Life, New Temple, New Body, New Covenant, New Creation, New Day. The Resurrected Life is part of the Christian Life Trilogy. For more information and resources visit:
Where can the publication be purchased?
Contact name
Charlie Holt

3/28/17: Rector (Gainesville, FL)

What are you looking for?
What’s the name of your church or organization?
Holy Trinity Episcopal Church
Where is the job site located?
Gainesville, FL
What do you want this person to do?
SUMMARY: The Rector of Holy Trinity Episcopal Parish is the Pastor and Chief Executive of this Parish. The Rector is responsible to the Vestry of which the Rector serves as its Chair, and to the Bishop of the Diocese of Florida in accordance with the Canons of the Episcopal Church and the Diocese of Florida. The Rector leads the Parish in church services and Christian formation ministries. The Rector manages the assisting Clergy and paid administrative staff, and recruits, consults, educates and enables parishioners to define and carry out the various ministries and commissions of the Parish.
The Rector is the chief representative of the Parish to the Diocese and the community at large.EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Ordained Episcopal priest with a Masters Degree (or greater) in Divinity from an accredited institution of higher learning, and at least (7) years of progressively responsible service as a full time priest in an Episcopal parish. Previous experience as a rector of an urban parish or experience as an associate rector in a cardinal parish is preferred.ESSENTIAL DUTIES
Live an exemplary Christian life that attracts all persons to the Christian faith
Lead worship services, preach the Gospel and administer the sacraments throughout the year
Perform all duties and roles as established in the Canons of the Church, particularly, but not limited to Title III, Canon 9, Section 6 (2015 General Convention)
Nominate assistant clergy, subject to the approval of the Vestry and the Bishop
Manage assisting clergy and all paid staff including the Director of Music in order to build a collaborative team
Develop and mentor assisting clergy, seminarians and lay ministers
Work with wardens, vestry members and lay leadership to establish and achieve the parish’s vision and mission
Recruit, consult, educate, motivate and enable parishioners and staff to develop and implement programs, activities and ministries to meet the goals and objectives of the parish
Ability to develop plans and objectives to reach out to new members within our community, and grow the parish with people of all ages, income and education levels with diverse backgrounds
Provide pastoral care of parishioners and supervise Christian formation ministries
Provide and monitor Christian education programs and activities through which persons of all ages will possess the knowledge and grace to practice and share the good news of the gospel
Coordinate and supervise the work of all participants in worship, including readers, lay Eucharistic ministers, choirs, musicians, and all others
Serve as an informed resource to the Vestry in the direction of finances, budget and fundraising plans and programs
Serve as an ex officio member of the Board of Trustees of the Holy Trinity Foundation of Gainesville, Inc. to enhance the financial stability of the parish
Serve, or designate assisting clergy to serve, as an ex officio member of the Board of Trustees of Holy Trinity Episcopal School of Gainesville, Inc. for the purpose of providing an early learning educational program and learning environment of the highest level of excellence in the finest Episcopal school tradition for our parish and community
From time to time, attend school functions including graduation. Conduct a proportional share of worship with children, teachers and staff.
Engage with the greater Episcopal community and leadership in the Diocese of Florida, and participate in community and interfaith ministries
Support clergy and lay teams to visit parishioners in their homes and institutions and equip the laity for extending pastoral care to one another
Support art and music as a way to share the gospel
Be the “face of the parish” in our downtown neighborhood and beyond

Substantial prior experience in an Episcopal church of our size and complexity, preferably in an urban environment
Outstanding pastoral skills and established ministry working with diverse populations
Excellent communication skills and the ability to effectively communicate with disparate members of a diverse community
Proven people leadership skills, including guiding communities through difficult times of conflict and change and bringing constituents with divergent views together
A demonstrated collaborative style and commitment to cultivating and developing clerical and lay leadership
A track record of sound and focused fiscal and financial leadership, including experience in increasing stewardship and prudent management of church finances
Experience in managing church properties and assets of some complexity
Deliver engaging, thought-provoking and spiritually focused sermons
A strong commitment and acceptance to diversity of all kinds of persons within the Canons of the Episcopal Church and the Diocese of Florida

Commensurate with experience and within Diocesan guidelines as approved by the Vestry

Applicants should reply to James D. Salter, Search Chair, 3940 NW 16 th Blvd., Building B, Gainesville, Florida, 32605 or by e-mail

What type of commitment are you looking for?
Full time
Does this job pay?
When is the application deadline?
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3/8/17: Rector (Edgewood, NM)

What are you looking for?
What’s the name of your church or organization?
Church of the Holy Cross Episcopal
Where is the job site located?
Edgewood, NM
What do you want this person to do?
We seek a new rector that live among us, work with us, join in our activities, feel at home among us, and appreciate the beauty of our rural East Mountain communities as we do. The person called will be caring, compassionate, sensitive to the needs of others, and spiritually expressive. The individual will have a good sense of humor, inspire the best in others, and have the personal flexibility that a small town church needs. The congregation seeks a new rector that will find Church of the Holy Cross a place in which to grow personally and enable members of the congregation to grow as well.
What type of commitment are you looking for?
Full time
Does this job pay?
What is the application process?
Email copies of
Letter of Interest
OTM profile
Personal resume or CV
When is the application deadline?
Until the position is filled
Is there a link to the job posting or application somewhere?
Do you have a website?