Associate Rector

Colorado Springs, CO
Type: Clergy
Posted May 10, 2021
Job Title
Associate Rector
Name of church or organization
St. Michael’s Episcopal Church, Colorado Springs
Colorado Springs, CO
Job Description
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We are seeking a full-time or part-time passionate, creative, grounded priest who is committed to their own faith and called to encourage the faith journey for those who call St. Michael’s their spiritual home. Our ambition is to cultivate a community committed to growing spiritually while living, learning, and loving beyond our walls. We envision calling an Associate that can help in all areas of ministry while meeting people where they are on their spiritual journey.  It would be our hope and expectation that our new Associate Rector will …

Support the Rector and mission of St. Michael’s

Make Christ known with and beyond our walls while being responsive to the Rector’s lead in terms of messaging, direction, and tasks.

Lead worship and preach

Worship is at the heart of what we do as a community and is the foundation on which everything else occurs. We expect our Associate to be an effective preacher, comfortable leading worship in a variety of settings, and to help us draw nearer to God in new ways.

Provide Pastoral Care and support

Share with the Rector, Deacon, and Lay Leaders in the pastoral care of our community: hospital visits, home Communion, baptisms, weddings, funerals, and the other rites.

Teach and promote formation

Lead Bible studies, teach single-week / multi-week classes and series, and inspire a love of God through learning.

Be involved and connected

Participate and enthuse the hearts of parishioners through your involvement in our parish life always being mindful of the times God is calling you to lead, follow, or get out of the way.

Participate in ongoing self-examination

What are we doing now? What could we do better? How can we help people grow spiritually? How can we leverage and use the gifts entrusted to each of us by God?

Type of Commitment
Full time or Part Time
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Application Process
1. Tell us how to be in touch with you: Name / Address / Preferred Telephone / Preferred Email

2. Provide your current position and location

3. Diocese of canonical residency

4. Help us to get to know you by submitting the following:

• An updated OTM form
• A resume
• Answers to our questions (on page 6
• A 500-word autobiographical statement
• Letters of reference from three people – one clergy, one lay, and one either clergy or lay who is not supervised by you and who is not related to you. Please ask your references to read our materials, then focus their comments on what it is in your life and ministry that makes you a good candidate for this unique call.

5. Send us your complete packet of materials:

Send your materials electronically to
Deadline for submissions of complete candidate packets: June 20, 2021.
Questions about the position?

Contact The Rev. Matt Holcombe:

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