Bristol, VA
Type: Clergy
Posted Sep 19, 2023
Job Title
Name of church or organization
Emmanuel Episcopal Church
Bristol, VA
Job Description
Located in the historic downtown of Bristol Virginia, Emmanuel Episcopal Church is committed to our mission, “To serve and nurture our community, unifying all in Christ and each other.”  Our core values are inclusion, formation, liturgy, and outreach. We serve the community through programs and participate in local, area-wide, national, and global outreach activities through volunteering, offering our resources, prayer, and financial support.  We strive to reflect our vision statement and be, “a community where everyone is loved, valued, and belongs.” As a congregation, there is energy and a desire to grow closer to God, each other, and our community.We seek a rector who:

  • Has a strong commitment and loyalty to the Episcopal Church.
  • Is adept at teaching and integrating the spiritual and intellectual in service to helping parishioners develop a deeper faith.
  • Has a compassionate and joyful nature and excels at pastoral care across all ages group.
  • Communicates and collaborates with the congregation and surrounding community to build and strengthen relationships.
  • Relates to people across areas of difference, and navigate the challenges and opportunities inherent in communities with diverse identities and ideas.
  • Demonstrates success in managing the administrative aspects of church management.
  • Will challenge, guide, and support our parish in strategic planning and program development.
Type of Commitment
Full Time
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Application Process
Please direct questions to Dr. Shauna Nefos Webb, Search Committee Chair, at and The Rev. Jonathan F. Harris, Canon to the Ordinary, Transition and Pastoral Development, Episcopal Diocese of Southwestern Virginia, at or 540 588 4586 (mobile). To submit your name, please reach out to Canon Harris with your OTM portfolio, a current resume/CV, and a letter of interest. To learn more about Emmanuel Episcopal you can view website and parish profile:
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