Associate Rector

Beaufort, NC
Type: Clergy
Posted Apr 8, 2021
Job Title
Associate Rector
Name of church or organization
St. Paul’s Episcopal Church
Beaufort, NC
Job Description
The Associate is appointed by and is accountable to the Rector and extends and supports the Rector’s ministry in the parish, community and diocese. Under the Rector’s supervision and authority, the Associate shares in the responsibilities of pastoral care, faith formation and administration of the Sacraments. The Associate works with other paid and volunteer staff, exercising lead responsibility in tasks and areas assigned by the Rector.

The Associate also is expected to:

  •  Take an active role in the Youth Ministry program, helping to lead and design programs for youth; and assist, advise and engage with our youth adult volunteers in providing middle school and high school youth with opportunities for formation, fellowship and service
  •  Serve as staff liaison to the Sunday School and the volunteer leadership team, offering spiritual guidance, direction, encouragement, Safe Church support and training to volunteer leaders and teachers; support parish families in their spiritual lives through online resources, seasonal programs, baptismal preparation and face-to- face interactions
  •  Serve as staff liaison to the adult education committee, facilitate weekly Bible study, works with Rector to develop and teach teaching Inquirer’s, Confirmation and Lenten series classes
  •  Develop small group ministries, many of which could ultimately be led by lay leaders
  •  Participate in the diocesan Fresh Start program and other diocesan ministries
  •  Attend monthly Vestry meetings, submitting a written ministry report one week in


  •  Participate in regular weekly staff meetings
  •  Lead us into new ministry, inspire us to use our imaginations, encourage us to reach

out beyond ourselves, and help us to deepen our awareness of God’s presence in our lives

  •  Maintain a pattern of life that sets a wholesome Christian example
  •  Communicate to the parish via printed newsletter, weekly e-mail newsletter and

other channels

  •  Participate in an annual ministry review conducted with the Rector
  •  Work full-time, and be available for pastoral emergencies on rotation with the Rector; like other professionals, he/she may occasionally be asked to work on customary days off
Type of Commitment
Full Time, two year commitment
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Application Process
To apply: send cover letter addressed to the rector, OTM profile, and resume to: The Rev Canon Mollie Roberts, P.O. Box 1336, Kinston, NC 28503 or email same to:
Application Deadline