||St. Patrick’s Episcopal Church, located in the Lebanon, Ohio, is seeking a full-time Priest-in-Charge. Since its founding 59 years ago, St Patricks’ has grown from a handful of families to a congregation of over 100 households. The congregation is now seeking an engaging leader to minister to the pastoral needs of all St. Patrick’s parishioners and walk with them into a changing future.
St. Patrick’s seeks a Priest-in-Charge who embraces balance in worship, ministry, leadership, and their common life, rather than tending toward extremes. They are looking for a preacher who preaches the good news in a way that is relevant to their lives and helps them understand how to put God’s word and revelation into action.
A deeply spiritual educator with a heart for discipleship and an appreciation for creativity will feel at home at St. Patrick’s. One of the key traits that will make a good match with St. Patrick’s is someone who collaborates with a spirit of joy and sense of humor. They are serious about worship and ministries, but do not take themselves too seriously.
St. Patrick’s, Lebanon is an area known for its neighborhoods, school districts, ample shopping venues, proximity to corporate centers, light industry, and recreation opportunities. With a mix of small businesses, restaurants, offices and boutiques, downtown Lebanon maintains small-town charm and cordiality, and is the site of numerous festivals and street fairs throughout the year. All in all, Lebanon provides an attractive, safe, and interesting place to make home.