9/15/17: Curate/Assistant (Lincoln, MA)

What are you looking for?
Curate or Assistant
What’s the name of your church or organization?
St. Anne’s in-the-Fields Episcopal Church
Where is the job site located?
Lincoln, MA
What do you want this person to do?
Desired Personal Qualities
We seek an individual who has these qualities:
1. A strong commitment to the Gospel of God’s love as embodied in Jesus Christ.
2. A person of prayer devoted to the study of the bible.
3. An evangelist
4. A team player ready to dig into all aspects of our parish’s life.
5. Someone grounded with a sense of humor.

Responsibilities may include the following:
Newcomers
• Working with staff, vestry, and our parish at large to incorporate welcome into all aspects of our parish life.
• Oversee a structured program for welcoming and incorporating new members, and tracking their engagement.

Children and Youth
• Work with the Director of Christian Formation to plan and support ministries to children and young families.
• Teach confirmation class every other year, involving and supporting parents and lay leaders in all aspects of our work with young people of our parish.

Liturgy
• Assist the Rector in planning and leading the liturgies of our parish, preaching at least once a month at all services.
• Share, with the Rector, leadership at our 5:00 pm “Still Your Soul” Sunday services.
• Share leadership of all special services for Holy Days, including but not limited to Holy Week and Easter, Advent and Christmas, Feast Days, and a regular services of Evensong.

Outreach
• Support the work of parish outreach, attending outreach meetings, and supervising communication to our parish about Outreach.

Pastoral Ministries
• Assist our Rector in regular pastoral visitations to the sick, the elderly, hospital visits and other parish calls.
• Facilitate small group meetings as appropriate.

Adult Education
• Collaborate with our Rector and parishioners on seasonal programming.
• Teach Forums and Adult Inquirers class on occasion.

What type of commitment are you looking for?
  • Full time
Does this job pay?
Yes
What is the application process?
We are currently accepting applications for the full-time position of Curate/Assistant.  St. Anne’s is a vibrant church community in suburban Massachusetts that will offer our new priest a wide range of opportunities to lead and participate in parish mission and ministry.
Should you wish to be considered, please submit the following:
• Cover Letter
• Current Resume
• A recent sermon you’ve preached in a parish, both hard copy and, if possible, an audio file
• OTM profile, if you have already completed one.

We plan to move swiftly to interviews this fall and we may schedule interviews on a rolling basis. For more information about St. Anne’s, please visitwww.stanneslincoln.org.
Please email your completed application to parishoffice@stanneslincoln.org or mail your resume to:

Peter Caswell, Chair
St. Anne’s in-the-Fields Episcopal Church Curate Search Committee
P. O. Box 6
147 Concord Road
Lincoln, MA 01773

When is the application deadline?
11/15/2017
Is there a link to the job posting or application somewhere?
www.diomass.org
Do you have a website?
www.stanneslincoln.org