Associate Rector

Creve Coeur, MO
Type: Clergy
Posted Jan 9, 2019
Job Title
Associate Rector
Name of church or organization
St. Timothy’s Episcopal Church
Job Location
Creve Coeur, MO
Job Description
Associate Rector Position Summary
St. Timothy’s Episcopal Church seeks to hire an Associate Rector who has the creativity, energy, and passion to serve the spiritual and liturgical needs of our parishioners. We are looking for a priest or transitional deacon who is comfortable with providing pastoral care and is experienced in Christian formation for all age groups. We place a high priority on developing and supporting lay leadership in all our ministries. We are looking for someone who can help us expand our presence in the local community. Candidates must be able to work collaboratively with the Rector, church staff, lay leaders, and volunteers.Responsibilities and Expectations
The Associate Rector is primarily responsible for the following:
~ Support our Mission: To radiate Christ’s presence through worship, care, and service
~ Develop and oversee the Christian formation programs for all ages, supporting lay leaders who plan and lead these programs
~ Encourage new members to become more involved in parish life by connecting them to ministry leaders
~ Provide staff support for ministries, such as Stewardship and Pastoral Care

Associate Rector will share responsibility in the following:
~ Preach and preside at Holy Eucharist and provide pastoral care with the Rector
~ Prepare, preach, and preside at some weddings and funerals
~ Plan worship by season in collaboration with Rector and Director of Music
~ Support and contribute to parish communications: service bulletins, external publicity, electronic and traditional newsletters, social media, and website
~ Participate in weekly staff meetings and monthly vestry meetings
~ Participate in parish activities and fellowship events

Skills, Gifts, and Passions for Ministry
~ Knowledge of and passion for liturgy
~ A desire to support others in discovering and using their gifts for ministry
~ A passion for lifelong Christian formation and a capacity to work with strong lay leaders who share that passion
~ Excellent communication skills in preaching, teaching, writing, and using a variety of technology and media
~ Knowledge of congregational development and growth
~ Excellent organizational skills
~ Sense of humor
~ Ability to care for own spiritual health and growth

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Type of commitment
  • Full time
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Application Process
For more information, or to apply, please contact the Reverend Marvin Lee Foltz, Rector, at (314) 434-5906 or Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume, and referrals to that address. Digital audio or video files of recent sermons are encouraged.

St. Timothy’s Episcopal Church
The Rev. Marvin Lee Foltz, Rector
808 N. Mason Road
Creve Coeur, MO 63141
(314) 434-5906

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