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
Does this job pay?
Yes
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
Email: mtompkins@allsaints-pas.org
Word document or PDF format only. No phone calls, please.
Submission deadline is May 31, 2019 or until positions are filled.
Application Deadline
05/31/2019
Link to the job posting or application
https://allsaints-pas.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/All-Saints-Church_Associate-Rector-positions_2019.pdf
Website
https://allsaints-pas.org/