Rector

Chicago, IL
Type: Clergy
Posted Jan 20, 2023
Job Title
Rector
Name of church or organization
The Church of the Ascension
Location
Chicago, IL
Job Description
The Church of the Ascension is now receiving applications for a full-time rector. Located in Chicago’s Gold Coast neighborhood, the Church of the Ascension is grounded in Anglo-Catholic tradition offering both a Sung Mass and a Solemn High Mass on Sunday mornings. Wednesday evening Eucharists and monthly Evensong and Benediction from Michaelmas to Corpus Christi are also offered. The worship is supported by the excellent music program. The Daily Office is shared with parishioners far and wide by Zoom. The Church of the Ascension is seeking a rector who will uphold the Anglo-Catholic traditions of the parish, who is a gifted preacher, spiritual leader and who will expand our outreach.

The Gold Coast neighborhood of the City of Chicago, where the church is located, is about one mile from the downtown Loop. Accessible both via several modes of public transit as well as the highway,. The Church of the Ascension is handicap accessible. The physical plant includes the church building, a rectory, parking lot, former convent and Our Lady of Victory garden. Attractions in the neighborhood include Lake Michigan beaches, excellent dining and cultural events.

Type of Commitment
Full Time
Does this job pay?
Yes
Application Process
Interested candidates are asked to complete the diocese’s Clergy Information Form for Transitions found on the diocesan website. Questions about the application process should be directed to The Reverend J. Sierra Reyes, Interim Associate for Ministries. Sierra can be reached at jsreyes@episcopalchicago.org.
Link to the job posting or application
https://episcopalchicago.org/wp-content/uploads/2023/01/Ascension-Parish-Profile.pdf
Website
https://www.ascensionchicago.org/