Associate Rector

Pasadena, CA
Type: Clergy
Posted May 2, 2019
Job Title
Associate Rector (Two)
Name of church or organization
All Saints Church, Pasadena
Job Location
Pasadena, CA
Job Description
All Saints Church, a progressive, inclusive, dynamic, 4,000-member Episcopal church is seeking to hire two additional Associate Rectors to become a part of our large, creative, collaborative team.

Both Associate Rectors will:
Share in the wider pastoral care of the community and growing All Saints Church as a community of healing, health and spiritual growth. Along with other clergy, they will participate in the regular full life of a priest at All Saints Church, including, but not limited to:
— loving and caring for all God’s children within and outside the All Saints community.
— preaching and presiding at liturgies across all worship services and communities.
— attending and fully participating in vestry and staff meetings as a creative collaborator
— teaching – with a growing focus on intergenerational learning
— awakening, supporting and sustaining focus on the presence of God and the baptismal
— identity of the community.
— representing All Saints Church in the wider church and community.
— spending at least five hours a month in hands-on ministry of seeking and serving Christ in a marginalized community of which the priest is not a member.

They will also work closely as prayer, thought, and action partners with the Rector, other staff and congregational leadership to:

— lead the congregation and staff through an ongoing process of moving from our existing monoculture to a community that is truly multicultural, multiracial, multigenerational, multiclass and LGBTQ+ affirmative;
— identify and dismantle white supremacy, patriarchy, heteronormativity, cisgender normativity, and other forms of oppression in our thoughts, actions and structures;
— cultivate and develop opportunities to center the gifts, presence and leadership of younger generations … and seek creative opportunities for wisdom leadership for older generations;
— lead the congregation and staff from an existing system that is Rector/Staff centered to one where authority and leadership is shared more broadly across the entire community;
— lead the congregation and staff into deeper, more hands-on engagement in our local and regional communities, and to partner appropriately with them in efforts to dismantle the social injustices facing them.

Position Descriptions
Position A (Spanish fluency & Latino-Hispanic cultural competencies required)
Position B (Multicultural, Anti-Racist competencies required)

Salary Range – $60,000 – $80,000 (salary commensurate with experience)
Demonstrated competence in building actively anti-racist & multicultural communities required for both positions.

Position A will:
— Have primary pastoral and liturgical responsibility for the Latino-Hispanic communities within All Saints Church. As such, linguistic and cultural fluency with Latino-Hispanic communities is a job requirement. (All clergy and some other staff at All Saints take part in pastoral and liturgical leadership of the Latino-Hispanic portion of the community).
— Work with the rector, staff, and congregational leadership to continue to move the Latino-Hispanic communities more into the full life of All Saints Church in a way that is not assimilationist, and which affirms that it is the responsibility of the full church community to engage in active, loving, inclusive, non-hegemonic partnerships across traditional dividing lines of ethnicity, culture, faith expressions and language;
— Work with congregational development team to develop a bicultural framework for congregational development as a path to develop a multicultural framework for the church.

Position B will:
— With staff and congregational leadership, convene, coordinate, collaborate, and create, in the areas of in Peace & Justice; Children, Youth and Families; and Adult Formation;
— Lead efforts to work collaboratively, intergenerationally and multiculturally across these and other areas of community life.
— Work with congregational development team and others to develop a fully and actively anti-racist and multicultural framework for the church and develop programs specifically designed to encourage, educate and equip parishioners to enter into culturally affirming relationships across the diversity of racial/ethnic communities of All Saints.

Type of commitment
  • Full time
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Application Process
We encourage applications from all people, including women, persons of color, and gay, lesbian, bisexual, trans and gender non-conforming persons. All Saints Church is an equal opportunity employer. If you are interested in this position, please submit a cover letter and resume to:
Maren Tompkins, Assistant to the Rector
All Saints Church
132 North Euclid Avenue
Pasadena, CA 91101
Word document or PDF format only. No phone calls, please.
Submission deadline is May 31, 2019 or until positions are filled.
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