Assistant to Priest in Charge (Associate)

Lorton, VA
Type: Clergy
Posted May 14, 2019
Job Title
Assistant to Priest in Charge (Associate)
Name of church or organization
Pohick Church
Job Location
Lorton, VA
Job Description
Pohick Episcopal Church, a joyful, warm, and vibrant program-size church in Northern Virginia, is searching for an ordained Episcopal priest with a passion for evangelism, young adult/family ministry, and Christian formation. Ideally the Assistant will have at least two years of experience in a parish setting. Ordained seminary graduates demonstrating strong gifts in these areas may also be considered. Reporting to the Priest in Charge, the Assistant will participate equally in liturgy, preaching and teaching, and will be responsible for the following programs: Invite, Welcome, Connect (Evangelism/Newcomers Ministry); 20’s and 30s Ministry; Family Ministry; Alpha, and small groups. The Assistant will share equally in the Sunday and Wednesday worship rotas. The Assistant will also work with the Priest in Charge in strategic planning and innovative program development. Considered a “flagship” church in the Diocese of Virginia, the current Pohick Church was completed in 1774. (The original church building dated to 1732). The seat of Truro Parish, Pohick was the home church of the George Washington, George Mason and George Fairfax families, among other colonial leaders. Located a few miles from both Mount Vernon and Gunston Hall, we celebrate our historic roots and emphasize our contemporary, creative leadership and programs. With 550 members and an ASA of 240, Pohick is a welcoming and healthy faith community balanced in contemplation and action. Hallmarks of our communal life include prayer, hospitality, fellowship, outreach, Christian Formation for all ages, a large and active EYC, worship/music, and pastoral care (Community of Hope). For more information, see our website at, and our FB page, “Pohick Episcopal Church.” Please send your curriculum vitae with references, cover letter, and two sermons to: The Rev. Dr. Lynn Ronaldi, Priest in Charge, at, or to Pohick Episcopal Church, 9301 Richmond Highway, Lorton, Virginia, 22079.
Type of commitment
  • Full time
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Application Process
Email application to, to include cover letter, resume and two sermons.
Application Deadline