10/31/17: Rector, part time (Sterling, IL)

What are you looking for?
Rector
What’s the name of your church or organization?
Grace Episcopal Church
Where is the job site located?
Sterling, IL
What do you want this person to do?
Grace’s next rector should look forward to working with the highly active lay leaders to continue the outreach in the community and maintain the warm and welcoming hospitality of the congregation. The community of faith in Sterling is intergenerational, high energy group focused on making members of their town feel just as loved and cared for as the members of the congregation.
What type of commitment are you looking for?
  • Part time
Does this job pay?
Yes
What is the application process?
To apply, please use this form: https://episcopalchicago.wufoo.com/forms/diocese-of-chicago-transitions-clergy-application/
When is the application deadline?
12/19/2017
Is there a link to the job posting or application somewhere?
www.episcopalchicago.org/our-diocese/for-clergy/clergy-openings
Do you have a website?
www.episcopalgrace.org

10/31/17: Rector (Morris, IL)

What are you looking for?
Rector
What’s the name of your church or organization?
St. Thomas Episcopal Church
Where is the job site located?
Morris, IL
What do you want this person to do?
Rector of a congregation made up of a small but close-knit group of committed Episcopalians dedicated to ministry with each other and their community.
What type of commitment are you looking for?
  • Full time
Does this job pay?
Yes
What is the application process?
To apply, please use this form: https://episcopalchicago.wufoo.com/forms/diocese-of-chicago-transitions-clergy-application/
When is the application deadline?
12/19/2017
Is there a link to the job posting or application somewhere?
www.episcopalchicago.org/our-diocese/for-clergy/clergy-openings/
Do you have a website?
www.stthomasmorris.org

10/26/17: Associate Rector, Curacy Program (Naples, FL)

What are you looking for?
Associate Rector (Curacy Program)
What’s the name of your church or organization?
Trinity-by-the-Cove Episcopal Church
Where is the job site located?
Naples, FL
What do you want this person to do?
Purpose

The Associate Rector is responsible for sharing in the ministry of the church for worship, formation, fellowship and service through the preaching, liturgical, and pastoral life of the congregation as directed by the Rector.

Accountability

Works directly under the supervision of the Rector.

Level of Independence/Supervision

Works largely independently, is expected to manage time and resources, attend staff meetings, and maintain office hours.

Collaboration

Works in close collaboration with the rector, other priests and lay leaders with resources from supporting lay ministry staff.

Compensation

Compensation is highly competitive for resource churches, including church provided housing.

Principal Functions

• Regular participation in the Sunday and weekday services and presiding and preaching as assigned.
• Provide pastoral ministry for baptisms, weddings (preparation etc.), hospital visitation, shut-in visitation, funerals and conducting services for those unable to attend Church services with regularity.
• Regularly meet with fellow clergy, staff, Vestry and other committees as assigned.
• Teaching a course in the Adult Christian Education as requested by the Rector.
• Develop and support specific parish groups as assigned by the Rector.
• Participate in newcomers programs and activities.
• Provide pertinent information for parish communications’ mediums, i.e. Sunday bulletin, Trinitarian, Website, Formation Website, etc.
• Interface with staff in fulfilling pastoral service and seek staff participation and support in the performance of tasks.
• Attend Diocesan and local clergy gatherings, annual retreats.
Special Functions relating to Curacy

In addition to the principal functions above, there are special functions, benefits and expectations related to a termed curacy. Those include:
• Attending a Level I training in Catechesis of the Good Shepherd over the course of the first year of ministry.
• Attending a Clergy Clinic in Family Systems Theory through the Lombard Mennonite Peace Center over the course of the second year of ministry
• Discerning at the end of the second year of ministry/beginning of the third year of ministry a call to a more specific ministry as priest, whether a call to ministry outside Trinity-by-the-Cove or a changed ministry within Trinity-by-the-Cove.

Qualifications

The Associate Rector is to be a priest in good standing in the Episcopal Church or otherwise in good standing with appropriate Diocesan authority in the process for ordained ministry as a priest within the Episcopal Church, with experience in parish ministry, and demonstrable leadership skills.

Abilities

• Effective Teacher
• Proficient liturgist
• Pastoral sensitivity and grace
• Skillful and creative project development management
• Competence and comfort with computers and online communication
• Readiness to give and receive feedback and to offer complete solutions and plans
• Adept at group facilitation and volunteer recruiting and support
• A willingness to learn and ask questions—a sense of curiosity and drive to improve

Personality

All Trinity by the Cove employees should have an appreciation for the work of the church, understanding that we are “customer driven”, where the customers are members, visitors, vendors, and other employees. Every employee is expected to:
• Have a strong work ethic
• Be a dependable and trustworthy member of our team
• Have a kind disposition
• Work well with others as a member of our team
• Handle frequent (typically during peak season) interruptions with patience

What type of commitment are you looking for?
  • Full time
Does this job pay?
Yes
What is the application process?
Interested applicants should send (1) a Letter expressing interest, (2) a current resume, (3) a current OTM profile to The Rev. Edward Gleason (egleason@trinitybythecove.com). Following receipt of these documents, candidates will be contacted to continue an interview process, beginning with a telephone or video conference.
When is the application deadline?
05/31/2018
Do you have a website?
www.trinitybythecove.com

10/2/17: Rector (Colonie, NY)

What are you looking for?
Rector
What’s the name of your church or organization?
St. Michael’s Church
Where is the job site located?
Colonie, NY
What do you want this person to do?
We are looking for Rector who will lead our pastoral sized church into the next phase of our spiritual growth. St. Michael’s Church is a thriving community of believers, and lovers of the Word of God, with a long tradition of outreach and service to its members and the community. We seek a Rector who will enthusiastically engage St Michael’s ministries of worship, Christian formation, and outreach. We look forward to a leader who will walk with us as we live into our identities as children of God the Father, moved by the Holy Spirit to recognize Christ in each person we encounter.

St. Michael’s is within the Albany, New York capital region which is lively and energetic, balancing its historic roots with a vibrant metropolitan atmosphere. Its uniqueness stems from its ability to offer residents and visitors world class cultural venues in a metropolitan setting, side by side with outdoor recreational activities in beautiful and scenic surroundings.

View St Michael’s Office for Transition Ministry Profile at https://www.otmportfolio.org

What type of commitment are you looking for?
  • Full time
Does this job pay?
Yes
What is the application process?
Contact Elizabeth Strickland at estrickland@albanydiocese.org
When is the application deadline?
12/31/2017
Is there a link to the job posting or application somewhere?
https://www.otmportfolio.org
Do you have a website?
http://stmichaelscolonie.org

9/15/17: Rector, part time (Big Timber, MT)

What are you looking for?
Rector
What’s the name of your church or organization?
St. Mark’s Episcopal Church
Where is the job site located?
Big Timber, MT
What do you want this person to do?
Serve as Rector is a small parish in beautiful, rural Montana, on the confluence of the Yellowstone and Boulder Rivers. We are a progressive, spirited and energetic church with a core of dedicated, liturgically broad parishioners seeking a priest to inspire and stimulate us. We love to serve God by serving our neighbors, thus we seek a leader who finds joy in being involved in the local community. Housing provided.
What type of commitment are you looking for?
  • Part time
Does this job pay?
Yes
What is the application process?
Submit your resume, OTM profile, and cover letter describing how you see your strengths connecting with St Mark’s. Email to: officeofstmarks@gmail.com
When is the application deadline?
12/31/2017
Is there a link to the job posting or application somewhere?
OTM website

9/15/17: Rector, part time (McMinnville, OR)

What are you looking for?
Rector
What’s the name of your church or organization?
St. Barnabas Episcopal Church
Where is the job site located?
McMinnville, OR
What do you want this person to do?
St. Barnabas is a vibrant parish serving our community since 1874, with 135 baptized members and an average Sunday  attendance of 75. We value weekly Eucharist, mutual ministry, education, fellowship and outreach ministries. We seek a Rector who has a compelling spiritual life and a passion for the Gospel; is extroverted and active in the community; seeks to create Episcopal worship services that bring current members into the presence of God and attract others into that presence; works with a collaborative model of ministry on all levels; is accessible and has an open communication style; provides pastoral care and facilitates Christian education. St. Barnabas is open to calling a transitional deacon or seminarian who is willing to commit to our church.
What type of commitment are you looking for?
  • Part time
Does this job pay?
Yes
What is the application process?
Submit your application, including a cover letter, resume, and OTM Portfolio, to the attention of the Rev. Canon Neysa Ellgren Shepley at neysae@diocese-oregon.org
When is the application deadline?
03/31/2018
Do you have a website?
www.stbarnabasmcminnville.com

9/11/17: Duty Priest (New Johnsonville, TN)

What are you looking for?
Duty Priest
What’s the name of your church or organization?
St Andrew’s Episcopal Church
Where is the job site located?
New Johnsonville, TN
What do you want this person to do?
Prayerful Priest in Charge for Sunday, other Holy Day liturgies, pastoral care and Bible Study We offer a well appointed rectory. St Andrew’s is rural Parish of the Diocese of Tennessee located 90 miles west of historic Nashville poised for growth.

Please send inquiries to the Rev. Canon Andrew Petiprin, Canon of the Ordinary, at apetiprin@edtn.org or 615.251.3222.

What type of commitment are you looking for?
  • Full time
Does this job pay?
Yes
What is the application process?
Please send inquiries to the Rev. Canon Andrew Petiprin, Canon of the Ordinary, at apetiprin@edtn.org or 615.251.3222
When is the application deadline?
12/31/2017

9/1/17: Curate (Grand Junction, CO)

What are you looking for?
Curate
What’s the name of your church or organization?
St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church
Where is the job site located?
Grand Junction, CO
What do you want this person to do?
We are a program-size parish in rural Colorado, an area with abundant outdoor activities and beauty, and 4 hours from the nearest city. Some in our community consider themselves Republicans as do some in our parish. We are looking for a curate that doesn’t need to prevail in political discussions. More importantly, we are looking for a curate to share in leadership, to love our diverse congregation and to join us as we seek a deeper faith. We hope you will want to preach, teach and listen. It would be good if you have a sense of humor and don’t take yourself too seriously. It would help if you enjoy young adults. Perhaps most of all, we hope you have a prayer life. We understand ourselves as the Body of Christ, imperfect but hopeful.
What type of commitment are you looking for?
  • Full time
Does this job pay?
Yes
What is the application process?
Please contact Ann Flemming of our diocese: Ann@EpiscopalColorado.org

We will take applications as they come, and when we find the person we pray God is sending us, we will stop taking applications.

When is the application deadline?
12/31/2017
Is there a link to the job posting or application somewhere?
www.otmportfolio.org
Do you have a website?
stmatthewsgj.org

8/2/17: Cathedral Dean (Helena, MT)

What are you looking for?
Dean of Montana Episcopal Cathedral
What’s the name of your church or organization?
St Peter’s Cathedral
Where is the job site located?
Helena, MT
What do you want this person to do?
St. Peter’s is a beautiful gothic church in the capital city of Helena, MT. We are a large pastoral church with the desire for the new Dean to know each parishioner individually. We are kind and welcoming, especially to people with special needs or in difficult circumstances. While ministering to parishioners is very important, community outreach is also important. We actively participate and donate to several service organizations in the community. The church is also a Family Promise participant. Based on our recent survey, our congregation skews older (mainly over 50), slightly more female (60%), and 73% have been a member of St. Peter’s for over 5 years. Although we are an aging congregation we do have young families and young members, and the desire is to increase our membership in this age group. We encourage all parishioners to be involved both in the church and in the community. Our worship centers on God’s Saving Grace through the Person of Jesus Christ.
What type of commitment are you looking for?
  • Full time
Does this job pay?
Yes
What is the application process?
Contact the Rev Canon J. Christopher Roberts (Chris)
Canon to the Ordinary and DiocesanTransition Minister
406-580-1783 or mtcto@diomontana.com
When is the application deadline?
12/31/2017
Is there a link to the job posting or application somewhere?
See above for contact information
Do you have a website?
Stpeterscathedral.net

7/10/17: Rector (Indian River, MI)

What are you looking for?
Full or Part Time Rector
What’s the name of your church or organization?
Transfiguration Episcopal Church
Where is the job site located?
Indian River, MI
What do you want this person to do?
We would like this person to be the spiritual leader of our church, officiating at Sunday Service, hold a mid week service, provide pastoral care and be an active member of our congregation as we try and provide for the needs of others in our community and try to grow our church.
What type of commitment are you looking for?
  • Full time
  • Part time
Does this job pay?
Yes
What is the application process?
Send a letter, OTM questions and Profile information to Michael Spencer, Canon to the Ordinary, 924 North Niagara Street, Saginaw, Michigan 4332. He will pass it on to us.
When is the application deadline?
12/31/2017
Do you have a website?
www.transfigepiscopal.org