Rector

Salem, VA
Type: Clergy
Posted Aug 14, 2019
Job Title
Rector
Name of church or organization
St. Paul’s Episcopal Church
Job Location
Salem, VA
Job Description
Our new Rector should be outgoing, energetic, approachable, and personable. We are looking for someone with spiritual maturity, who serves the Holy Spirit, has his/her own strong faith and spiritual life, and who is open to new ideas. Our new Rector should have strong administrative and leadership skills and be mindful of his/her limitations. He or she should be willing to delegate responsibilities and work effectively with staff members, the Vestry, and the congregation.

We seek someone who will provide pastoral care to meet the needs of our entire congregation, including helping us re-energize our youth program.

We would like a Rector who is a good preacher and teacher, who presents sermons that are thoughtful, relevant to daily life, scripturally based and clearly expressed. We would like our new Rector to be active and visible in the local community and aware of St. Paul’s influence in the surrounding areas. We would like to work with the new rector collaboratively and with commitment to utilize the skills and experience of the parish.

Type of commitment
  • Full time
Does this job pay?
Yes
Application Process
If you feel you may be called to enter into discernment with St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Salem, please contact The Rev. Canon Jonathan Harris with your OTM portfolio, resume, and references as well as a cover letter.

The Rev. Canon Jonathan Harris
Diocese of Southwestern Virginia
Email: jharris@dioswva.org
Phone: (800) 346-7982 ext, 122
Cell: (540) 588-4586

Application Deadline
09/16/2019
Website
stpaulssalem.dioswva.org