Associate Rector and Chaplain

Severna Park, MD
Type: Clergy
Posted Feb 4, 2019
Job Title
Associate Rector and Chaplain
Name of church or organization
St. Martin’s-in-the-Field Episcopal Church and School
Job Location
Severna Park, MD
Job Description
St. Martin’s-in-the-Field Episcopal Church is a vibrant, growing and energetic program-sized church serving God in Severna Park, Maryland. Our mission as a church is to gather as a welcoming community of Christ called to love and serve God, our neighbors, and each other in joyful celebration of God’s presence in the world. We extend that mission to our Pre-K through 8th-grade school which seeks to inspire in our children a love of inquiry, a sustaining faith, and a generous spirit open to ideas, peoples of the world, and a call to service.

We are seeking a gifted and creative clergy person who will share our ministry with passion and devotion. We hope this person will bring particular gifts and leadership to help us continue the growth of our Children’s, Youth and Outreach ministries at our church, and play a pivotal role as Chaplain serving as the spiritual leader while embodying and carrying forth the Episcopal values of St. Martin’s at our school.

Gifts, Skills and Passions for Ministry
• A joy-filled sense of God’s abundant love, demonstrated by an open, warm, accessible and energetic approach and appreciation of all people
• An ordained person with an understanding of his or her unique gifts and the desire to support others in discovering and using their unique gifts for ministry
• A passion for providing Christian formation for all
• A strong and passionate preacher of God’s Good News who is committed to cultivating disciples of Jesus Christ
• Ability to work collaboratively and creatively with other worship, pastoral, Christian formation, and administrative leaders
• A strong skill set in organization, both large picture and details, leadership and planning
• A healthy sense of both adventure and humor

Responsibilities and Expectations
The Associate Rector and Chaplain is called by and accountable to the Rector, and extends and supports the Rector’s ministry in the parish, school, community and diocese. Under the Rector’s supervision, the Associate Rector shares in the responsibilities of pastoral care, education, administration of the Sacraments, and administration of the parish. The time split between church and school is approximately 70% church and 30% school. Under the supervision of the Head of School the Chaplain officiates at weekly developmentally-appropriate chapel services and may also teach in the middle school setting as well as provide a pastoral and priestly presence with the school, forming relationships with students, faculty, staff and families.

Type of commitment
  • Full time
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Application Process
Submit cover letter, resume, and OTM Profile to the Rev. Matthew Hanisian:
Application Deadline
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