Assistant/Associate Rector

Washington, DC
Type: Clergy
Posted May 25, 2021
Job Title
Assistant/Associate Rector
Name of church or organization
Christ Church, Georgetown
Washington, DC
Job Description
This historic and thriving parish in the heart of Washington, DC, seeks a full-time priest to collaborate with the Rector, parishioners, and staff in carrying out the parish’s mission, ministry, and vision. Christ Church provides an excellent training opportunity for a newly or recently ordained priest.

Christ Church has an average Sunday attendance of 450 across four services, and a staff of 12, including three full-time priests. Our worship style is traditional, reverent, and grounded in the Anglican tradition; and we are well known for our excellent music program, which includes bi-monthly evensong during the program year.

Duties of the Assistant/Associate Rector will touch on all areas of parish ministry:

  • Sharing in preaching, leading worship, and the administration of the sacraments with the Rector and Associate Rector;
  • Sharing in the pastoral care of the congregation; and
  • Sharing in planning, organization, and visioning for the staff team and the parish

A portfolio of specific areas of responsibility will be assigned by the Rector depending on gifts, calling, and experience, with Youth and Families Ministries being a primary focus. The Assistant/Associate Rector will lead:

  • Sunday School of 80 children and 8-20 teachers;
  • Annual mission trip or overseas pilgrimage for high schoolers;
  • BabyWise group of 40 families with newborn or very young children;
  • Youth confirmation preparation; and
  • Development of parent/caregiver social and formation opportunities.

The Assistant/Associate Rector will oversee the Youth and Families Minister (part-time, lay) in support of this ministry.

This is a full-time position with a generous package of compensation and benefits.

Type of Commitment
Full Time
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Application Process
To apply, please submit the following via email to Paul Barkett, Director of Administration ( Cover letter, OTM Profile, résumé, two sermons (audio/video links preferred). Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.