Palm Springs, CA
Type: Clergy
Posted Jan 15, 2021
Job Title
Name of church or organization
Church of St. Paul in the Desert
Palm Springs, CA
Job Description
Church of St. Paul in the Desert located in Palm Springs, CA is seeking a new rector.  St. Paul is a welcoming, empowering, supportive community.  In focusing on the strengths, challenges and opportunities which characterize our parish at this moment, we offer the following list of qualities for the consideration of any candidate who wishes to explore leading St. Paul into its good future:

We most seek a rector who:

  • Offers a spirit-filled welcome to all people
  • Celebrates the Eucharist with vision and zeal
  • Shows creativity in enriching worship, preaching, music, ministry and mission
  • Possesses the skills for training lay leaders and facilitating conversations regarding conflict
  • Approaches decisions with a collaborative and trusting point of view
  • Maintains fiscal discipline through parish growth and increased giving

It is also our desire that the next Rector:

  • Is respectful, responsive to and supportive of the significant LGBTQ community in Palm Springs
  • Has an understanding and appreciation of the Hispanic/Latino culture in a multicultural setting
  • Recognizes the varied spiritual and temporal needs of different age groups

If you want to be with us, we pray for you. If you are drawn to meet us, we will embrace you. If you are the one God calls to St. Paul’s, we will be blessed to welcome you home.

Type of Commitment
Full Time
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Application Process
Applicants should submit a cover letter, resume and OTM portfolio to The Rev. Canon Gwynn Lynch at
Application Deadline
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