Curate/Assistant Priest

Royal Oak, MI
Type: Clergy
Posted Apr 30, 2021
Job Title
Curate/Assistant Priest
Name of church or organization
St. John’s Episcopal Church
Royal Oak, MI
Job Description
Progressive congregation in Royal Oak MI, a walkable, vibrant mid-sized city just north of Detroit. St. John’s is well known in our diocese for community engagement and justice work in our neighborhood and for our vibrant and dynamic liturgy. We seek a gifted, creative clergy person to assist in liturgical, pastoral, programmatic and administrative ministries with the rector, deacon, lay leaders and staff.

We are currently meeting online. Current membership: 480; last year’s average Sunday attendance was 186 for two Sunday services. Multi-generational: 80 children/youth; 30 active members who are 85 years or older; added 30+ new members during the pandemic. Average age is 47.

This is a full-time position (3-year curacy) with a total compensation package in accordance with diocesan guidelines. See the full position description including essay questions for candidates. Review of application and OTM portfolios will begin on May 31, 2021.

Type of Commitment
Full Time
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Application Process
Application materials should include:
Cover letter
Essay question responses
1. How does the work and concept of justice and inclusion inform your ministry?
2. In what ways has COVID changed or informed your ideas about ministry?OTM portfolio
3 references
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Application Deadline
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