Sarasota, FL
Type: Clergy
Posted May 1, 2023
Job Title
Name of church or organization
Church of the Nativity
Sarasota, FL
Job Description
Church of the Nativity in Sarasota, Florida, has re-opened the search for our next Rector.

We remain a tight-knit community of beautiful song, initiative, and ingenuity. Through the years, we have responded in a positive manner to the various challenges as they arose.

We seek a Rector who: will be a visionary leader with proven experience in leadership, preaches biblically and with a sense of the pastoral needs of the congregation, and will visit the sick and exercise competency in pastoral care.

We seek a Rector who will work collaboratively with the Vestry.

We seek a Rector with a basic understanding of fiscal management and who will encourage parishioners to fulfill sustainable pledging with their time, talents, and treasures.

We are blessed with a lovely campus:  a beautiful worship space is in excellent condition as are our parish hall, offices, and meeting rooms.  Our grounds include Sola Dei Gloria Memorial Garden (approximately four acres)  which is within the adjoining nature preserve behind our church.

In addition to the comfort of Florida sub-tropical climate, where the days are full of warm tropical breezes off the Gulf of Mexico, Sarasota is known for the arts and award-winning beaches. Sarasota affords easy access to the cities of Tampa and St. Petersburg.

We invite you to visit our website ( )–  there you can learn a great deal about Nativity.

Type of Commitment
Full Time
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Application Process
If you discern that God may be calling you to an exciting and life-giving ministry at Church of the Nativity, please submit to The Rev’d Canon Richard H. Norman, Canon to the Ordinary, The Episcopal Diocese of Southwest Florida ( the following materials:
• Résumé/c.v.
• A copy of your updated OTM profile
• A letter of interest that highlights how you feel you meet the needs of Church of the Nativity to serve as their Rector.
Application Deadline
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