|Name of church or organization|
|St. Thomas’, Garrison Forest|
|Owings Mills, MD|
|Rector, St. Thomas’, Garrison Forest (Owings Mills, Maryland)Get to know us and our hopes for the future through our video-based Parish Portfolio –which includes instructions on how to apply:
We seek a rector who will:
1. Gather God’s people
-Bring us together, and walk with us.
-Connect the Biblical story to our lives, offering relevant and meaningful lessons.
-Lead inspiring, inclusive, engaging worship services.
-Collaborate with staff & volunteers to offer learning for all ages.
2. Draw us into transformation
-Love us, with our gifts and our deficiencies.
-Grow with us as a companion along the way. Guide our lives so that we may experience the deep peace of God.
-Help us to explore our relationship with God.
-Create safe space so that we can engage in deep relational work to build a more merciful and just world.
-Pastor all generations by engaging in meaningful relationships.
3. Equip us to do God’s work together
-Listen with us to what God is doing in the community.
-Share tools and insights we can apply to transform our lives and the lives of those around us.
-Teach us to think theologically and become more articulate about our faith.
-Guide us in meaningful outreach ministry.
A brief description of the parish community: Founded in 1742 to serve the rural community outside of Baltimore City, the church has emerged as a microcosm of the United States. St. Thomas’ Church is located on 50+ acres in the Baltimore/Washington Metropolitan area. Before March 2020, St. Thomas’ Church offered 8:00 AM and 10:00 AM Sunday and Wednesday noon Eucharist services. Services are currently offered online only. We have vibrant programs in music, youth, children and outreach. The Average Sunday Attendance for 2019 was 164, and the pledges for 2020 were $438, 948 as of January 2020. St. Thomas’ is a parish in the Episcopal Diocese of Maryland.
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|We look forward to receiving materials from interested clergy. Please send the following items addressed to Paul Corbin, Chair of the Search and Discernment Team c/o The Rev. Stuart Wright (Canon for Transitions and Human Resources, The Episcopal Diocese of Maryland ): firstname.lastname@example.org by August 31st, 2020.
Why St. Thomas’?
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