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Clergy Positions

Rector - All Souls, DC (full-time).  Christ-centered, nurturing parish community with traditional worship and engaging fellowship.  ASA 145; two Sunday services; two weekday services.  Compensation negotiable depending on experience and diocesan salary guidelines, but total package (including cash, housing, SECA, pension, and insurance) will not exceed $122,000.  For information, contact Paula Clark or visit the parish profile.  To apply, send electronic resume and OTM to Search Chair Lee Davis.

Vicar (part-time) and Campus Chaplain - St. Barnbas 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 .

Associate Rector for Worship and Outreach - St. Columba’s, Washington, DC (full-time). The Associate Rector for Worship and Outreach is a full-time, core staff position sharing in church leadership S/he functions under the direct supervision of the rector as a pastor, prophet, teacher, and evangelist who works collegially with staff and parishioners to serve the overall mission of the church. S/he is expected to function at a very high level of personal and professional creativity, take initiative and responsibility for specific areas of ministry, and work collaboratively with others. Essential duties include developing creative and inspiring worship services, outreach and justice ministries; nurturing a healthy and vital congregation, and providing pastoral care.

A competitive compensation package, according to diocesan guidelines, including full benefits is offered. Anticipated start date is early summer.

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Application review begins March 29. Send a cover letter, resume, OTM profile, and recording or text of a sermon given in the last six months to the Rev. Ledlie I. Laughlin, Rector, St. Columba’s Episcopal Church, . No phone calls, please. For more information about St. Columbas, visit http://www.columba.org.

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

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.

Communications Director, St. Mary's Episcopal Church, Arlington, VA. The parish seeks a communications director who will be responsible for developing and implementing a comprehensive communications program for St. Mary’s clergy, staff, parishioners, and external communities consistent with St. Mary’s mission statement. Read the job description and apply online.

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 .

Operations Manager, St. Columba's (http://www.columba.org) Work to ensure the smooth and efficient daily operation of the parish. Major responsibilities include: supervising housekeeping and administrative support staff, assisting with facilities management, managing the parish calendar, and managing the front office. The OM is an integral member of the staff team of 25 and is primarily responsible for providing excellent hospitality to those using the parish’s facilities. Read the full job description and application requirements.

Director, Finance and Administration, Samaritan Ministry (http://www.samaritanministry.org) is responsible for Samaritan Ministry’s day-to-day financial, administrative and personnel management, as well as overall office operations. This includes but is not limited to operations at the NW office, the SE office and the NOVA office, as well as some support for satellite offices. The DFA is the primary interface with both our IT specialists and our Accounting consultants. The DFA is part of the management team, and advises the ED on personnel, IT and general operations. Job description and application information is available here.

Parish Administrator - St. Paul's, K Street (http://www.stpauls-kst.com), 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

Director of Operations - St. Stephen & the Incarnation, DC (www.saintstephensdc.com) seeks a Director of Operations to work closely with the parish leadership team to manage the life and business of the parish, including strategic plan implementation, finance and accounting, congregational and leadership development, volunteer engagement and coordination, facility management, and human resources. Applications deadline is March 1. Read the full job description here.

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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