Priest-in-Charge (can move to Rector after three years)

Litchfield, CT
Type: Clergy
Posted Aug 2, 2022
Job Title
Priest in Charge (can move to rector after three years)
Name of church or organization
St. Michael’s Church
Litchfield, CT
Job Description
The priest in charge fulfills the regular duties of a rector as set forth in the canons of the Episcopal Church and the Diocese of Connecticut. Priests in charge are appointed by the bishop to serve parishes beginning a clergy leadership transition to enable them to engage in an extended period of reflection and discernment. The priest in charge is eligible to become rector following three years. The priest in charge and parish work with diocesan leadership (including a bishop and the Diocesan Transition Minister) and consultants as needed to help the parish articulate and live into a new sense of identity, community, and ministry appropriate for the new missional age unfolding around us. This work of adaptive change will utilize ECCT’s Definition of a Parish in a New Missional Age, and will engage the work outlined in Transition is the New Normal. The bishop and/or parish may also identify other work specific to the parish to be done during this time. Please reach out to Amber Page Gehr for more information on the priest in charge process in ECCT.
Type of Commitment
Full Time
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Application Process
If you believe God might be calling you to discern with St. Michael’s Church, Litchfield, please send a Letter of Interest, a current resume or CV, and a completed, current OTM profile to ECCT’s Diocesan Transition Minister, Ms. Amber Page Gehr, at .
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