Canon for Mission and Operations

Denver, CO
Type: Clergy or Lay
Posted Mar 16, 2023
Job Title
Canon for Mission and Operations
Name of church or organization
The Episcopal Church in Colorado
Denver, CO
Job Description
We are seeking a highly relational, collaborative lay or ordained leader as our Canon for Mission and Operations who feels called to:

  • build trust and connection with the clergy and laity of the diocese
  • provide, with the other Canons, on-going strategic counsel for the Bishop
  • collaborate with staff and other diocesan leadership to forward the Bishop’s initiatives
  • work with the Chancellor on canonical matters including, but not limited to, property transactions and shepherding the Title IV disciplinary process
  • work with the Treasurer and Controller developing the diocesan budget, ensuring integration and alignment with the Bishop’s priorities
  • understand and interpret the word and spirit of both church-wide and diocesan canons
  • provide primary supervision for the Diocesan Regional Missioners and the Controller
  • serve as the Bishop’s primary liaison to the Commission on Ministry and Board of Examining Chaplains working with those bodies, the Bishop, and Formation Team in coordinating the ordination process
  • work with the Controller and Event Coordinator on matters of building maintenance
  • serve as a resource for congregations including, but not limited to vestry retreats, mutual ministry reviews, and Sunday supply

The Canon for Mission and Operations reports to and is accountable to the Bishop.

Type of Commitment
Full Time
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Application Process
To apply, please email cover letter, resume, and OTM to the Rev. Canon Vanessa Stickler Glass, Canon for Transition and Wellness,
Application Deadline
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