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Clergy Positions

Rector, St. John's, Broad Creek, MD.  Small, multicultural parish with deep history on lovely, historic property.  Seeking a proven leader, who is focused on youth and skilled in parish change and conflict resolution.   ASA 61; two Sunday services.  Compensation will depend on experience and diocesan salary guidelines, but total package target (including cash, SECA, pension and insurance) is $84,000.  Visit to view the parish Profile.  See more details on OTM and apply by sending resume and OTM to Sandra Bouchelion, Search Chair, by July 29.

Vicar (part-time) and Campus Chaplain - St. Barnabas Church of the Deaf and Gallaudet University, DC. Small, dedicated congregation of deaf and hearing people (who sign and have connections with the deaf community) see a part-time vicar who will also serve as the Episcopal Chaplain at Gallaudet University. Help the congregation take on new life. Fluency in American Sign Language required. Compensation: $36,900. For more information, contact Joey Rick

Rector, St. Francis, Potomac, MD (full-time). Lively, God-centered parish with traditional liturgy.  ASA 170; two Sunday services; one weekday service.  Compensation negotiable depending on experience and diocesan salary guidelines, but total package (including cash, housing, SECA, pension, and insurance) will not exceed $125,000.  For information, contact Paula Clark or visit the parish profile.  To apply, send electronic resume and OTM to Search Chair Kathleen Alexander.

Rector, St. James', Indian Head, MD, (full-time).  Rural parish adjacent to military base.  Strong laity and very Christ centered.  ASA 74; three Sunday services.  Compensation negotiable depending on experience and diocesan salary guidelines, but expected high end is $58,000 cash and $6,400 SECA, depending on health insurance needs.  Rectory provided.  For information, contact Paula Clark or visit the parish profile.  To apply, send electronic resume and OTM to Search Chair Linda Mohler.

Extended Supply Priest - St. Mary's, Foggy Bottom, DC (part-time). Lead the Sunday 10 am and Wednesday noon worship services with liturgical support. Establish an 8-hour schedule to provide pastoral care to sick and shut-ins, and other members, with the support of the Lay Eucharistic Visitor Ministry. Follow up with visitors and newcomers, provide Christian formation, and engage with college students and others, as requested. Lead additional services on holy days and at marriages, funerals, and other events. Provide additional pastoral services and consulting to wardens and the vestry as deemed appropriate. To apply, send your resume with a cover letter to JoAnne Beard, Junior Warden, at .

Priest-in-Charge, St. Mary Magdalene, Aspen Hill, MD (part-time). Small, multicultural parish.  Seeking resourceful, caring, and vibrant Priest in Charge to help them transition to part-time clergy support.  Strong lay community and few weekday programs.  ASA 99; two Sunday services.  Compensation and number of work hours will depend on experience and diocesan salary guidelines, but total package target (including cash, housing, SECA, pension, and insurance) is $75,000.  Contact Paula Clark for more information or to apply.

Priest-in-Charge, St. Thomas, Dupont Circle, DC (full-time). Vibrant, urban parish seeking Priest in Charge to help them transition from current space, through new building construction, and into new space while still staying connected as a community.  Strong laity and neighborhood relationships.  ASA 120; two Sunday services.  $80,000 plus benefits and housing, negotiable based on EDOW Clergy Salary guidelines.  Contact Paula Clark for more information or to apply.

Lay Positions

Youth Minister, St. Alban’s Church (DC)St. Alban’s is seeking a youth minister to direct a large and thriving Journey to Adulthood program. This is a lay position and will involve 15 hours/week (including Sunday mornings) plus one-to-three weeks a year of travel. The right person will have strong organizational skills, a contagious and joyful Christian faith, knowledge of and enthusiasm about the Episcopal Church, and will be passionate about working with youth. To apply or to see the full job description, contact the Rev. Deborah Meister, rector at . We hope to fill this position by August.

Nursery Care Coordinator, Washington National Cathedral, Washington, DC. The nursery care coorinator will manage the Sunday morning nursery at Washington National Cathedral. Responsibilities include scheduling staff, developing and implementing policies that ensure the safety and well-being of children, and promoting a loving, hospitable environment. This position requires at least 2 years experience in child care center or church nurseries, CPR and First Aid certification and Safeguarding God's Children training. Read more and apply online

Lead Sunday School Teacher, Grace Episcopal Church, Georgetown. The Lead Sunday School Teacher will plan and provide lessons and activities for a multi-age classroom. We are seeking a college graduate with knowledge and love of the Christian story; Episcopal background a plus. Reply with letter of interest to the Rev. Sarah Motley, Assistant Rector. Position open until filled. Read more.

Sexton, St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, Silver Spring, MD. The sexton is responsible for work relating to a wide variety of functions and activities that help make ministries possible at St. Mark’s and in the wider community. The Sexton will exercise initiative and independent judgment to ensure the proper management and on-going maintenance and repair of the church’s facilities and grounds. Apply by sending resume and references via mail or email.

Parish Administrator, St. Margaret's, DC (part-time). Manages the administrative office, handles information management, monitors building-usage, operations, maintenance. Needs BS/BA degree or higher with previous ministry or church experience. Reports to the rector. Apply via e .

Nursery Caregiver, St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Rock Creek Parish (part-time). Working with a two-member team, the nursery caregiver provides child care services to nursery-aged children (ages 2-4 yrs. old) from 10 a.m. - noon on Sundays. The nursery caregiver is a paid part-time position, at $50 per hour. Email Mildred Reyes or call her at 202-726-2080 x212.

Sales Counselor, Rock Creek Cemetery (full-time). We currently have an opening for a sales counselor in the historic Rock Creek Cemetery located in Washington DC. Salary plus full benefits.  Candidates must have 5 years or more in cemetery sales and familiar with Lagacy Mark or HMIS software system.Interested candidates, may submit resumes to Carlton Carpenter via email. 

Parish Administrator, St. Thomas’ Parish (part-time). The Parish Administrator will oversee the efficient and effective operation of the administrative support functions of St. Thomas’ Episcopal Parish, while serving as the first-line representative of the parish through interactions with those who visit, call, email, or otherwise contact the congregation. To apply, send a resume and cover letter to Carol Coonrod, senior warden, via email.

Music Director, Organist and Choir Director, Trinity Church DC (part-time). The organist and choirmaster will be responsible for establishing and maintaining a robust and inspiring music program in accordance with the liturgical and worship tradition of the Episcopal Church. Learn more.

Assisting Nursery Attendant, Christ Church Georgetown (part-time). Working on 3-person team, every other Sunday 8:30 AM-1 PM and occasional weeknight services Caring for infants/toddlers up to age 3. Background Check and Safeguarding God's Children required. $15/hr. Email Rita Yoe or call her at 202-333-6677. 

Minister of Music, St. Margaret's Episcopal Church, DC (part-time). The minister of music will be responsible for helping to build a music program. Flexibility, creativity, and a sense of humor are essential. This is a part time position; compensation follows Diocese of Washington guidelines for education/experience level. Learn more and apply online.

Interim Director of Student Ministries, St. Francis, Potomac, MD ( an interim part-time (20 hrs/week on average) lay or ordained director of student ministries (DSM). This position will be the primary contact person for youth ministries (7th- 12th graders and their families) and will help the parish envision new and creative models of youth ministry for the future. The schedule of hours is flexible. Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to Father Bruce Birdsey, interim rector of St. Francis at .

Parish Administrator - St. Paul's, K Street (, seeks a full-time parish administrator to manage the life and business of the parish. Responsibilities will include oversight of grounds and plant maintenance, managing parish computer system, handling parish communications, working with the parish database, coordinating volunteers, and handling some financial matters. Experience in bookkeeping is helpful, but not required. Please send resume and cover letter to Richard Wall

Parish Administrator - St. Timothy's is presently seeking a part-time Parish Administrator who will work Monday through Fridays, 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. to support the rector and parish office. Responsibilities include but not limited to general parish office management (handle phone calls, maintain church calendar, bulk mailing, update church records, maintain rector’s schedule), and prepare church bulletins. Candidates must be self-directed; detailed oriented; possess organizational skills, interpersonal skills, and proficiency with Microsoft Office Word Office and the Internet. An asset is knowledge of the Episcopal Church. Submit Resume and cover letter to Rev. Caron Gwynn at and

Youth Minister (part-time), Christ Church AlexandriaResponsible for inspiring, empowering, celebrating our youth (grades 6th through 12th), partnering with families, develop a life-long identity in the body of Christ.  Responsibilities include youth Sunday school, youth group, special events, relational ministry with youth, administrative tasks and communication. Partner with Assoc. Rector and Dir of Children’s Ministries. We seek an experienced, creative, and energetic individual; partner with staff, volunteers, parents, youth; discretion, maturity, grace, welcome. BA or equivalent; a degree in Youth Ministry, Christian Ed welcomed. 2 years work experience in children’s/youth ministry or Christian ed/formation preferred. Approx. 20 hours per week, including Sundays. Contractor position. More information and application instructions are available here

Parish Administrator (part-time), St. Barnabas’, Temple Hills: Seeking a part-time Administrative Assistant, Tuesday-Thursday, approx. 12-15 hrs/week. Responsibilities include: preparing bulletins and newsletters, updating website, managing the parish office, maintaining church calendar, and welcoming persons from all walks of life. Bachelor's degree or equivalent skill level preferred, as is knowledge of the Episcopal Church and its liturgy. Strong people skills, organizational skills, and a high degree of computer fluency (Microsoft Office Suite) required. Send resume and cover letter to the Rev. Shell Kimble.

Director of Youth and Children (full-time) – St Bartholomew’s, Baltimore, MD The vibrant and expanding parish of St. Bartholomew’s Episcopal Church is seeking a full-time Director of Youth and Children. This position will be responsible for evaluating, managing and enhancing the youth and children programs at St. Bartholomew’s. This is a “hands on” entrepreneurial position that is tied to a three-year strategic parish plan. The ideal candidate will have experience in building programs, fundraising, providing training, facilitating growth, collaborating with volunteers, staff and the wider church. Candidate should also have strong communication skills including social media and ability to build and maintain relationships with a diverse community. Interviews, references, background check, and fingerprinting required. Director of Youth and Children will report director to the Rector. Download the full job description. Please send cover letter and resume via email by 5/16/2016

Gospel Singers (part time) - Epiphany Church, DC: Gospel singers are needed to supplement the parish choir, singing hymns from Lift EVery Voice and Sing (LEVAS) and the African American Heritage Hymnal (AAH). Please contact Elizabeth Gardner at or 202-347-2635. 

Sexton - St. Francis Episcopal Church in Potomac, MD. St. Francis seeks a full time church sexton. The sexton is supervised by the rector, works closely with all other staff, and supports the mission of the parish by keeping facilities clean, attractive, in good working order and accessible for church and outside functions. Download the job description. Applicants should send their resume to Rev. Bruce Birdsey at

Please note, only lay and clergy positions in Episcopal churches and affiliated organizations will be posted in our publications. Please contact us when a posted position has been filled and we will remove it from the page.

To view additional openings in the region, please refer to the Diocese of Maryland or Diocese of Virginia employment listings.

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