Associate Priest of Family Ministries

Upperville, VA
Type: Clergy
Posted Jun 3, 2021
Job Title
Associate Priest of Family Ministries
Name of church or organization
Trinity Episcopal
Upperville, VA
Job Description
General Description: The individual will participate in liturgical, pastoral, educational, and administrative ministries of the parish, with a key role of developing the Family Ministry.

Principal Duties:  The individual will share with the Rector, as fully as possible, in all aspects of parish life, working no more than a five-day week, except when pastoral duties or important parish events take precedence. The incumbent’s days off will be determined upon mutual agreement with the Rector in order to provide the parish with full coverage.

Responsibilities include:

  1. Family Ministry: Working closely with the Rector and volunteer teams, the individual will take a key role in establishing a regular schedule of children, youth, and young family educational opportunities. This will include but not be limited to: Children’s Sunday school, Youth group meetings, Confirmation, Acolytes, VBS, Youth retreats, young family small groups, and other activates as requested by the Rector.
  2. Sunday, and Mid-Week Worship: The individual will share in the leadership of worship services (including celebrating the Eucharist following ordination to the Priesthood) and will preach (on 2nd and 5th Sundays and 1st and 3rd mid-week services).
  3. Committee responsibilities:
  • Outreach – create ways for children and youth to be involved
  • Youth and Children’s Volunteer committee – develop and work with parents and volunteers training them to reach and disciple students.
  • Worship – Develop with appropriate staff: acolytes, youth choir, and other opportunities for children and youth to be involved.
  1. Pastoral Ministry: The individual will develop pastoral relationships with the congregation and, when needed, will participate in pastoral visits to hospital, shut-ins, the infirmed, and those otherwise in need of pastoral care.
  2. Meetings: The individual will participate in staff, vestry meetings, and other committee meetings as needed.
  3. Service: The individual will be active in service to the greater church and community, especially through work with and on behalf of the Convocation, the diocese, and the national church.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Undergraduate degree; graduate-level ministry and pastoral education
  • Demonstrated organizational skills and good verbal and writing skills
  • Experienced in parish work
  • Demonstrated ability to connect with people of varying ages and backgrounds
  • Proficient in Office 360 and willing to learn Church Life, Push Pay, and Constant Contact
  • Safe Church certification
Type of Commitment
Full Time
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Application Process
To apply, please email the following to the Rev. Jonathan Adams,
1. A letter of interest addressed to the Rector of Trinity
2. A current resume
3. Current OTM Profile
Application Deadline