Rector (PT)

Laytonsville, MD
Type: Clergy
Posted Apr 5, 2022
Job Title
Name of church or organization
St. Bartholomew’s Episcopal Church
Laytonsville, MD
Job Description

Job Summary

The Rector of St. Bartholomew’s Episcopal Church shall serve as pastor, priest, and spiritual leader. By word and action, informed at all times by the Holy Scriptures and the Book of Common Prayer, the Rector shall proclaim the Gospel, love and serve Christ’s people, nourish them, and strengthen them to glorify God in this life and in the life to come. The Rector will carry out the Mission and Vision of our parish as articulated by the vestry.

Essential Functions

  • Administer the sacraments and liturgy of the Episcopal Church
  • Officiate at all worship services, including at least two services on Sundays unless the Rector and Vestry agree to have one service. In addition, weddings, funerals, baptisms, and holiday services, including but not limited to, Wednesday evenings during Lent, Maundy Thursday, Good Friday, and two services on Christmas Eve, shall be conducted
  • Prepare and present sermons at Sunday services and all other services as appropriate
  • Collaborate with the administrative assistant and lay leaders to plan worship and create worship bulletins
  • Assist the Music Director/Organist in coordinating music for services
  • Encourage and provide leadership for the training of chalice bearers, lectors, acolytes, and other worship assistants
  • Provide for the pastoral visitation of all members of the parish, both the sick and the healthy members. As part of the monthly vestry meeting, the Rector will summarize the time associated with pastoral care and other parish visitation
  • Facilitate Christian education opportunities for all ages
  • Oversee preparation for confirmation, reaffirmation, and reception into the Episcopal Church
  • Serve as a facilitator for community involvement
  • Maintain regular office hours
Type of Commitment
Part Time
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Application Process
Please submit cover letter and resume to Brent Grimes, with subject Rector Search, at
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