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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?