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Clergy Positions

Full-time clergy positions

Associate Rector for Formation and Pastoral Care, St. Columba's, DC. Vibrant urban congregation committed to proclaiming the Gospel through worship and ministry, as individuals and as a congregation. Seeking a pastor, prophet, teacher, and evangelist who works collegially with staff and parishioners to develop and implement offerings and programs that serve the overall mission of the church. A competitive compensation package including full benefits is offered. Anticipated start date is Advent 2016. Contact Paula Clark for more information--applications should be sent via email to St. Columba's.

Rector, St. James', Potomac, MDMedium-sized, suburban parish in inter-religious neighborhood.  Seeking a joyful leader, who is focused on families and engaged preaching.  ASA 160; two Sunday services.  Compensation will depend on experience and diocesan salary guidelines, but total package range (including cash, SECA, pension and insurance) is $63,000-100,000.  Visit stjamespotomac.org to view the parish Profile.  See more details on OTM.  And apply by sending resume and OTM to Patrick O'Hare, Search Chair, by August 19.

Rector, St. John's, Broad Creek, MDSmall, 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 stjohnsbroadcreek.org 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.

part-time clergy positions

Rector (part-time), Christ Church, Nanjemoy, MD.  Small, rural parish with historic property.  ASA 51; one Sunday service.  Compensation will depend on hours worked per week, experience and diocesan salary guidelines, but total package target (including cash, SECA, pension) is $43,000.  Visit Christ Church's website to view the parish Profile.  See more details on OTM.  And apply by sending resume and OTM to Millie Hamman, Search Chair, by August 18.

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 .

Lay Positions

operations positions

Administrative Assistant (Part-time), St. Christopher’s, New CarrolltonSt. Christopher’s is searching for someone with two years of administrative experience for a part-time Administrative Assistant position. This position is 25 hours per week--Tuesday through Friday, 9:30 a.m.to 3:30 p.m. Responsibilities include preparation of weekly bulletins and newsletters, administrative support to the rector, and managing office schedules and supplies. To apply, please email resume to Rev. Melana Nelson-Amaker at  .

Parish Administrator, St. Mark’s, Capitol HillSt. Mark's has an immediate opening for Parish Administrator.  Responsibilities include office and facilities management and general administrative support. We are looking for someone with project management capabilities, strong attention to detail, good people skills and a sense of humor.  This is a full-time position with salary and benefits.  For more information, including a detailed job description, please contact Michele Morgan, Priest-in-Charge at .

Sexton, Ascension, Gaithersburg, MDThis person opens the church every other Sunday morning at 7:15 and closes it at 1:00; makes coffee, sets up chairs and tables (and puts them away), and acts as an ambassador of good will to parish members (who are always looking for stuff). There are other opportunities to attend to needs for special church events. Send credentials and questions to Randy Lord-Wilkinson at .

Minister of Information, Ascension, Gaithersburg, MD This is a 10-15 hour a week position opening for someone who can edit Sunday service leaflets (on Word and Publisher, or your favorite app), and work with other staff at updating the parish web site and social media accounts. Knowledge of Wordpress is a plus. Send credentials and questions to Randy Lord-Wilkinson at .

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 .

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. 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

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.

Sexton, St. Francis Episcopal Church, 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

music positions

Director of Music, St. Mark's, Silver Spring (part-time). St. Mark Episcopal Church, Silver Spring is seeking a part time Director of Music. A split position with choral director and pianist/organist would be considered depending on the candidates. Applicants who are well versed as choral directors and not pianist/organists and exclusive pianist/organists are encouraged to apply. Read the full position description and apply online.

Minister of Music, St. Margaret's, 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.

youth Positions

Nursery Coordinator, Ascension, Gaithersburg, MD This is an opening for someone to care for parish members' toddlers up to age 3 on Sunday mornings from 7:45 to 12:30Send credentials and questions to Randy Lord-Wilkinson at .

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

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.

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. 

Interim Director of Student Ministries, St. Francis, Potomac, MD (http://www.stfrancispotomac.org/seeks 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 .



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

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