Canon for Cathedral Life

Portland, OR
Type: Clergy
Posted Feb 2, 2020
Job Title
Canon for Cathedral Life
Name of church or organization
Trinity Episcopal Cathedral
Job Location
Portland, OR
Job Description
Trinity Seeking Canon for Cathedral Life

Trinity Episcopal Cathedral in Portland, OR is seeking an energetic and dynamic priest to serve as Canon for Cathedral Life. This full-time position will oversee a broad portfolio that includes newcomer incorporation and stewardship, small groups and pastoral care, communications and marketing as well as the day-to-day operations of the Cathedral staff and ministry teams.

The ideal candidate will have demonstrated excellence as a preacher, teacher and pastor and a recognized ability to serve as a leader and community-builder. The candidate must be adept at performing administrative responsibilities as sacred work, including the development and support of strong teams and the ability to organize and carry out complex responsibilities.

As a member of a multi-clergy staff, the candidate will engage many aspects of pastoral care, education, liturgy and worship planning, and outreach as part of the leadership team. The ideal candidate will be outgoing and personable, easily able to connect with parishioners of a variety of ages and experiences.

Established in 1851, Trinity is an open and welcoming congregation known nationally for its music and education programs. Today we count 1500 members, have an ASA of 550 and work with an operating budget of approximately $2.5MM.

This is a full-time position with full benefits and pension. Compensation and relocation expenses to be negotiated. We anticipate a start date in summer of 2020. To be considered for this position, please email a cover letter, your resume and your ministry profile to Katie Bronson at

The Very Rev’d Nathan LeRud, Dean
Trinity Episcopal Cathedral, Portland OR

Type of commitment
Full Time
Does this job pay?
Application Process
Please email a cover letter, your resume and your ministry profile to Katie Bronson at
Application Deadline