Mount Pleasant, MI
Type: Clergy
Posted Mar 11, 2020
Job Title
Name of church or organization
St. John’s Episcopal Church
Job Location
Mount Pleasant, MI
Job Description
St. John’s Episcopal Church seeks a full-time Rector who is a person of spirituality and religious discipline, who has the ability, enthusiasm, and personality to encourage spirituality and discipline in members of the congregation. The Rector’s spirituality can be demonstrated through their attitude and sermons. St. Johns congregation expects the Rector to provide guidance, to nurture our faith, and to convey the loving presence of the creator, teacher, and sustainer. The Rector’s discipline can be demonstrated through integrity and consistency in preaching, teaching, liturgical practice, and life-long learning. The ideal candidate is a flexible and open-minded person who actively supports and encourages youth and lay ministry in the parish and diocese. The candidate exhibits the ability to relate well to others and to work effectively with the Vestry, parish leaders, and lay committees. St. John’s congregation expects the Rector to share our commitment to liturgy, music, diversity, outreach, and community service. Besides the responsibilities of the Rector as set forth in the canons and the by-laws of the church, including administrative and fiscal duties, here are some additional areas where the Rector’s leadership is expected:

❖ Spiritual leadership and pastoral care, especially for parishioners with health and other concerns
❖ Sermons drawn from scriptures that reflect on current issues
❖ Involvement with the diocese and its programs
❖ Involvement in the larger Mt. Pleasant community
❖ Outreach programs which benefit our community
❖ Recruiting, retaining, and nurturing membership, including through outreach to local colleges and to people from diverse backgrounds
❖ Guidance in the development of future directions for the congregation, including new ideas for stewardship.

Type of commitment
Full Time
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Application Process
Please review our rector, community and parish profile on St. John’s website. If you discern that you should apply, please contact Canon Anne Hallmark at 703.447.0856 or
Application Deadline
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