Rector

Solebury, PA
Type: Clergy
Posted Jun 21, 2022
Job Title
Rector
Name of church or organization
Trinity Episcopal Church
Location
Solebury, PA
Job Description
Trinity Episcopal Church of Solebury, Pennsylvania

Position Description Overview

Incorporated in 1860 and located in scenic, historic Bucks County, Pennsylvania, Trinity Episcopal Church is seeking to call a full-time Rector to lead and inspire our active and committed parish. At Trinity, we are self-motivated Christians, eager to share and impatient to see God’s love and justice spread throughout our world.

Primary Responsibilities of the Rector

The Rector is the principal full-time pastor and executive of this parish and its day school, responsible to the Vestry and the Bishop, in accordance with the Canons of the Episcopal Church.

What is Trinity Church seeking in a new Rector?

Following several Parish Meetings, and after review of the responses to the Parish Survey, the Vestry and Search Committee have summarized what we are seeking in a Rector:

  • The energy and skill to lead Trinity’s dynamic committed parish
  • Love of the Episcopal liturgy, and love of the role of music in the service
  • Honest, generosity, and candor
  • Humility
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Sermons with Biblical, as well as real-world and local relevance that grab us and inspire us
  • Deep commitment to all aspects of pastoral care
  • Desire and ability to:
  • Hear and listen; to step into others’ shoes; to empathize with and understand individuals’ perspectives
  • Reach out to children and youth
  • Appreciate and utilize our skills as volunteers and lead us to the next chapter of Trinity
  • Encourage and develop Trinity’s outreach in the areas of social justice, community and interfaith engagement
  • Maximize and maintain the gift of our physical plant and sanctuary
  • Develop and maintain the financial health of the parish
  • To inspire, motivate and hold us accountable . . . and occasionally to make us a little uncomfortable.

Full-Time Position

Interested applicants should send cover letter, resume, and OTM profile to Canon Arlette Benoit Joseph at abenoitjoseph@diopa.org

To view more information about our parish and to view our parish profile, please visit trinitysolebury.org/newcalling

Trinity Episcopal Church, US Mail only: PO Box 377, Solebury, PA 18963;

GPS, UPS, and FEDEX: 6587 Upper York Rd., New Hope, PA 18938

www.trinitysolebury.org

Type of Commitment
Full Time
Does this job pay?
Yes
Application Process
Interested applicants should send cover letter, resume, and OTM profile to Canon Arlette Benoit Joseph at abenoitjoseph@diopa.org
Application Deadline
07/31/2022
Link to the job posting or application
trinitysolebury.org/newcalling
Website
www.trinitysolebury.org