Assistant Rector

Cleveland Heights, OH
Type: Clergy
Posted Mar 8, 2023
Job Title
Assistant Rector
Name of church or organization
St. Paul’s Episcopal Church
Cleveland Heights, OH
Job Description
We are seeking a full-time Assistant Rector who will work collaboratively with the Rector, clergy team, lay staff and parishioners to carry out the worship and ministries of this vibrant parish.  The Assistant Rector shares in the planning, preaching and presiding of the full range of worship services and shares in pastoral visitation.  In addition, this person will have oversight for our Outreach and Adult Formation ministries.

St. Paul’s Episcopal Church is a large parish, blessed with a variety of talent and resources.  We strive to love God and one another, to grow in our faith, and to allow our faith to lead how we live our lives.  We are a warm, caring, inclusive church family.  Our services and programs nourish us spiritually, emotionally, and intellectually.  Our music and the arts are transcendent.  We care with our heads, hearts, and hands for our surrounding community.  We seek a balance of tradition and innovation to help spread the Gospel message as far-and-wide and deeply as possible.  For more information about St. Paul’s, please visit our website at

Our ideal candidate loves God, has a passion for the Gospel, thrives as part of a team, has a desire to learn and grow, and has a sense of humor.  We seek a priest who has a particular passion for justice and reconciliation ministries – growing ministries beyond the church walls and inspiring parishioners to be the heart and hands of Christ.  We seek a priest who is energetic, motivated, insightful, creative, flexible, organized, and who recognizes administrative work as part of our sacred duty.  Skilled preaching is highly valued.

Type of Commitment
Full Time
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Application Process
To begin the conversation, please send a letter of interest with your resume, OTM profile, and two sermons preached in the last year (audio/video links preferred) to the Rector, The Rev. Jeanne Leinbach at We will review all materials as they arrive and respond to all applicants.