Priest-in-Charge

Bernardsville, NJ
Type: Clergy
Posted Apr 4, 2019
Job Title
Priest-in-Charge
Name of church or organization
St. John on the Mountain (SJOTM)
Job Location
Bernardsville, NJ
Job Description
SJOTM is seeking a Priest-in-Charge who will partner closely with the Vestry & Congregation in leading the Church forward, in matters both spiritual and material. This includes developing a realistic & actionable strategy for growing the congregation, maximizing the use of our campus -main Church, historic Chapel, Nursery School, Parish Hall – for our church family, the wider community and future economic security. Further attributes desired include the ability to deliver sermons that inspire greater understanding of the Gospels and modern Christian life, a focus on pastoral care and provide & encourage leadership in worship, outreach, music and community programs. The Priest will be a key presence in the Nursery School and work with & supervise the School Director.

A capacity to innovate and serve as a high-energy change agent, in tandem with the Vestry is essential. This includes developing strong relationships with neighboring Episcopal Churches, promoting inclusivity, engaging youth & new parishioners, actively participating in fellowship and pro-actively reaching out to our neighboring immigrant brothers and sisters and those most in need. Bilingual English/Spanish a plus, not required.

Type of commitment
  • Full time
Does this job pay?
Yes
Application Process
Please contact, The Rev. Canon Brian Jemmott, Canon to the Ordinary/Transitions Officer, bjemmott@dioceseofnj.org or 609-394-5281 Extension 21, to submit cover letter, OTM Portfolio, resume, and responses to Clergy Questionnaire found on the diocesan website at: http://dioceseofnj.org/transition-ministry.
Application Deadline
05/06/2019
Link to the job posting or application
www.otmportfolio.org
Website
sjotm.org