4/11/17: Rector (Springfield, OH)

What are you looking for?
What’s the name of your church or organization?
Christ Church
Where is the job site located?
Springfield, OH
What do you want this person to do?
We are looking for:
• Someone who can appreciate our past while helping us adapt and thrive in the 21st century
• Someone who is an inspiring and strategic leader, capable of guiding the parish to realize Christ’s mission
• Someone whose sermons will inspire and be meaningful to all
• Someone committed to our church growth
• A skilled administrator and effective delegator.We can offer you:
• Willing workers – outside the box thinkers, a multitude of helping hands, a strong intellectual base, and gifted lay leaders. We’re the parish doing God’s work with outreach to our fellow neighbors!
• Youth who want to be involved and work with someone who values their opinions and perspectives
• A long-term financial base and a historic building in good repair.

Who we are:
We are a center-city church and the only Episcopal parish serving Clark County. Parishioners also include suburban and rural residents and members from Greene and Champaign counties. There is a diverse mix of cradle Episcopalians, people with other faith backgrounds, people with no previous faith background, a variety of economic circumstances, elderly, middle-aged, young adults, teens, children, married, single, straight, LGBT, lifelong members and recent congregants, native and foreign-born, lifelong residents of the region, and recent move-ins. While there are members and attendees of color, the congregation is somewhat more Caucasian than the community it serves.

Additional info: http://christspringfield.org/search-for-a-new-rector/

What type of commitment are you looking for?
Full time
Does this job pay?
What is the application process?
Qualified applicants must use the following link to apply for this position;
https://diosohio.wufoo.com/forms/dso-transitions-clergy-application-form/To maintain confidentiality in the calling process, please do not contact members of the congregation directly.  The Rev. Canon Lynn Carter-Edmands, Canon for Formation and Transitions, may be contacted at Lcarter-edmands@diosohio.org or at 513.421.0311 for further information.

Supporting documents accompanying the application should be provided in pdf format and attached to the application where indicated:
* In a (cover) letter addressed to the Search Committee (not the DTM), please articulate what interests you about the position, how you think your gifts and skills apply to the mission and ministry there, and anything else you would like the Search Committee to know about you.
* OTM Portfolio with all narrative questions answers.
* Current Resume.

When is the application deadline?
Is there a link to the job posting or application somewhere?
Do you have a website?