9/6/17: Canon for Pastoral Care (Columbia, SC)

What are you looking for?
Canon for Pastoral Care
What’s the name of your church or organization?
Trinity Episcopal Cathedral
Where is the job site located?
Columbia, SC
What do you want this person to do?
This is a full-time position open to ordained candidates.

Principal Focus.
•Assess the needs of Trinity Cathedral’s pastoral care with a view to strategically visioning for the future.
•Create resources relating to the parish’s pastoral needs.
•As Canon Pastor/Canon for Pastoral Care, oversee lay and ordained pastoral response within the parish relating to births and deaths, along with visits to hospitals, nursing homes and the homebound.
•Provide formation opportunities related to loss, grief, and end-of-life issues.
•Perform shared clergy duties as outlined below.

Regular Duties.
•Function liturgically on Sundays as assigned, including to preach, celebrate, baptize, as well as to conduct weekday services and seasonal services such as Christmas, Easter, Thanksgiving, etc.
•Conduct baptismal preparation classes in rotation with other clergy
•Conduct hospital and home visits and provide communion.
•Conduct burials and weddings.
•Teach or lead Christian formation classes.
•Participate in special events as required.
•Attend Diocesan Convention, and, as needed, quarterly Midlands Convocation meetings and monthly Clericus meetings.
•Ensure, with the Dean and Canon for Parish Life, appropriate pastoral response for births, deaths, and other milestones, along with providing, alongside other clergy, visits to hospitals, nursing homes and the homebound.
• Help guide the Community of Hope and, with the Canon for Parish
Life, provide leadership for other areas of pastoral ministry, for example: seniors ministry.

Skills and Requirements.
•Theological education (minimum M.Div.)
•Holy Orders (Priest)
•At least five years of experience in a parish setting

What type of commitment are you looking for?
  • Full time
Does this job pay?
Yes
What is the application process?
The position description can be found at http://www.trinitysc.org/canonpastoralcare

Interested applicants may send a cover letter, resume, salary history, and
references by email to carter@trinitysc.org, or by US Mail to Dean Timothy Jones, Trinity Episcopal Cathedral, 1100 Sumter Street, Columbia, SC 29201.

When is the application deadline?
10/01/2017
Is there a link to the job posting or application somewhere?
http://www.trinitysc.org/canonpastoralcare
Do you have a website?
trinitysc.org