Priest-in-Charge

Mt. Airy, MD
Type: Clergy
Posted Mar 25, 2024
Job Title
Priest-in-Charge
Name of church or organization
St. James’ Episcopal Church
Location
Mt. Airy, MD
Job Description

The Priest-In-Charge (PIC) fulfills the regular duties of a rector and is selected by the vestry. The PIC serves a congregation in clergy leadership transition to engage in an extended period of reflection, discernment, and congregational development. A PIC is appointed for a 1-2 year term, with the option of the PIC and congregation discerning a call for the PIC to become rector at the end of that term. The PIC and parish work with diocesan leadership support in articulating and living into a new sense of identity, community, and ministry. 

St. James has over 300 active baptized members with an average Sunday attendance of 84 in 2023. The parish includes two robust community ministries: Nursery School and Thrift Shop, each with a governance board. The worship space is a large, open, multi-purpose space built in 2007. The parish carries a mortgage debt of $1.4 M on the 2007 construction. Youth, Sunday school, and acolyte programs are resuming following the pandemic. The congregation has a commitment to community norms, outreach, and inclusive practices. The parish OTM Ministry Portfolio for St. James, Mt. Airy can be found on https://www.stjamesmtairy.org.

Type of Commitment
Full Time
Does this job pay?
Yes
Application Process
To discern with us please send a letter of interest, resume, and OTM profile to the Rev. Kristofer Lindh-Payne, Canon to the Ordinary for Leadership, klindh-payne@episcopalmaryland.org by Friday, April 12.
Application Deadline
04/12/2024
Link to the job posting or application
https://jobs.transitionministryconference.org/job/st-james-episcopal-church-2-3/
Website
https://www.stjamesmtairy.org/