Canon to the Ordinary

Memphis, TN
Type: Clergy
Posted Feb 2, 2024
Job Title
Canon to the Ordinary
Name of church or organization
Episcopal Diocese of West Tennessee
Memphis, TN
Job Description
The primary role of the Canon to the Ordinary is to serve as the Bishop’s advisor and counselor in pastoral, administrative, and canonical matters related to clergy, congregations, and staff. They must be able to build trust with the Bishop and understand the Bishop’s needs, while forming effective working relationships with diocesan staff as well as clergy and laity. They will work to establish and maintain effective systems to carry out the vision and programs initiated by diocesan leadership.

This full-time position involves working in person at the diocesan office in Memphis, Tennessee. Applicants must live within commuting distance of the diocesan office and have the ability and willingness to travel throughout the diocese, which includes 21 counties in the western part of the state.

The base salary is $120,000, which includes an allocation for housing allowance and SECA.

For the full job description and qualifications, please click here.

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Application Process
Persons interested in the position are asked to email a cover letter, resume, and OTM portfolio to Canon Alisa Kelly, Canon for Finance and Administration ( by March 4, 2024.
Application Deadline
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