5/2/17: Associate Rector (Encinitas, CA)

What are you looking for?
Associate Rector
What’s the name of your church or organization?
St. Andrew’s the Apostle
Where is the job site located?
Encinitas, CA
What do you want this person to do?
We seek a priest with at least one to two years’ experience to serve in partnership with our rector. Working with the rector, the successful candidate will help lead us into new ministries, inspire us to use our imaginations, encourage us to reach out and beyond ourselves, and help us to deepen our awareness of God’s presence in our lives and our own personal sense of spiritual vitality.

Liturgical Roles:
• Share planning, presiding and preaching responsibilities at regular weekly worship services and seasonal liturgies.
• Design creative liturgies for special occasions in collaboration with the Rector and the Director of Music Ministries, while considering input from the Worship and Liturgy Committee.
• Participate in rotation of planning and presiding at other Pastoral Offices.

Ministry Areas:
• Oversee Christian Formation for all ages, cradle to grave, including:
o Educating and empowering of lay leaders.
o Developing programs in collaboration with lay leaders.
o Identifying ways for members of the congregation to explore and deepen their spiritual lives, including contemplative practices.
• Read the pulse of the congregation to identify and implement innovative forms of engagement.
• Support lay and volunteer leaders in all assigned areas by assisting them in discerning their spiritual gifts, providing training, direction and support.
• Assist the Rector with providing pastoral care, including home and hospital visits.

Administrative Duties:
• Regularly report to the vestry.
• Supervise directors of Children and Youth Ministries.
• Assist assigned ministry areas in managing their budgets and other operational needs.
• Collaborate with office team for communications and planning of events, as well as participate in weekly staff meetings and annual staff retreat.
• Participate in the diocesan Fresh Start program and other diocesan programs and ministries.
• Fulfill other administrative functions as needed determined in conjunction with the Rector.

Qualities and Skills Desired:
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills and a great listener,
• Adept at making God’s Word relevant to daily life,
• Enjoy working collaboratively with a servant leader perspective,
• Resourceful in identifying ministry opportunities,
• Adventurous in seeking new ways to communicate God’s love to members and the community.

What type of commitment are you looking for?
Full time
Does this job pay?
What is the application process?
Please submit letter of interest, statement of faith and resume and/or OTM profile to: jobs@standrewsepiscopal.org
When is the application deadline?
Is there a link to the job posting or application somewhere?
Do you have a website?