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Sunday School Coordinator, St. Paul's, Rock Creek:
 St. Paul's Episcopal Church, Rock Creek parish in DC is a vibrant congregation who is working to build their Sunday school programming. We are looking for someone lay or ordained for 3-5 hrs/week on average, particularly on Sunday morning, starting in September 2014. The Sunday School coordinator will be the primary contact for a wide range of ages (25-30 young people on average) and will help the parish to envision new and creative models of formation for young people. The Sunday school uses Sparkhouse curricula. Qualifications: Previous experience coordinating Sunday School is desirable. In addition, the successful candidate will have good communication skills, excellent interpersonal skills and some experience in Christian education. Please submit a cover letter (describing your interests and qualifications for this position), a full resume, and names/contact information of three references to: Lindy Bunch, Lay Assistant, at lindy.bunch@stpaulsrockcreek.org or 202-726-2080.

Priest-in-Charge (part-time), All Faith:  All Faith, Charlotte Hall, a historic church in St. Mary’s County, seeks a Priest-In-Charge to provide strong pastoral leadership to a parish community which has seen much transition over the last several years. The parish is multi-generational with deep roots in St. Mary’s County. Applicants should, likewise, be interested in ministering in the St. Mary’s community, both within the congregation and collaboratively outside of the parish. Candidates should also be forward-thinking in developing the parish for future generations, and have the ability to navigate and mediate conflict and change. Candidates will lead two Sunday services and work one other day a week. Interested persons should forward resumes and OTM portfolios to: The Reverend Canon Paula E. Clark.

Assistant Rector, St. John's, Norwood: St. John’s Norwood, a vibrant, growing, Episcopal church in the heart of Bethesda-Chevy Chase, MD (a suburb of Washington DC) with an average Sunday attendance of 350 across four Sunday services, seeks an Assistant Rector. Members represent a variety of racial and ethnic backgrounds, nationalities, political affiliations, family configurations, sexual orientations, abilities, and religious traditions. Seeking a highly motivated, passionate, creative and down-to earth assistant priest is who will join the rector in the mission of “Building Community at the Crossroads of Faith and Life.” Responsibilities include worship leadership, preaching, Christian Formation and Education, pastoral care, and administrative duties. Must be an ordained Episcopal priest or newly ordained deacon with set ordination date for priesthood. Compensation will be commensurate with diocesan guidelines including full benefits, housing allowance, vacation and continuing education. Resumes may be sent to The Rev. Sari Ateek at sateek@stjohnsnorwood.org.

Bilingual, Assistant Priest: Our Saviour, Hillandale, an extremely diverse, multicultural church in the Episcopal Diocese of Washington is seeking a full-time assistant who is fluently bilingual in Spanish and English. This priest will share liturgical, preaching, and pastoral care duties, be in charge of youth ministry, and be the primary priest for a rapidly growing Latino membership. Interested candidates should submit resumes to the Rev. Paula Clark, Canon for Clergy Development and Multicultural Ministries.

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Lay Positions

Parish Administrator (part-time), Ascension, Silver Spring: Our active, growing, vibrant congregation seeks a part time Parish Administrator with  excellent organizational, communication, and computer skills.  Please send a cover letter and resume to reverendterri@aol.com. Read the full job description...
 
Parish Administrator (part-time), St. Anne's: St. Anne's, a growing community in Damascus, MD is seeking a part-time parish admin to work under the supervision of the rector to provide general office support to the parish, staff, congregation and ministries of the community. 20/hrs week schedule to be determined in collaboration with the Rector. Email Rector@stannesdamascus.org
 
Sunday School Coordinator, St. Paul's, Rock Creek: St. Paul's Episcopal Church, Rock Creek parish in DC is a vibrant congregation who is working to build their Sunday school programming. We are looking for someone lay or ordained for 3-5 hrs/week on average, particularly on Sunday morning, starting in September 2014. The Sunday School coordinator will be the primary contact for a wide range of ages (25-30 young people on average) and will help the parish to envision new and creative models of formation for young people.  TheSunday school uses Sparkhouse curricula. Qualifications: Previous experience coordinating Sunday School is desirable. In addition, the successful candidate will have good communication skills, excellent interpersonal skills and some experience in Christian education. Please submit a cover letter (describing your interests and qualifications for this position), a full resume, and names/contact information of three references to: Lindy Bunch, Lay Assistant, at lindy.bunch@stpaulsrockcreek.org or 202-726-2080.
 
Organist/Pianist: Liturgical church is seeking a part-time musician to work in conjunction with our choir director. Congregation is culturally diverse and musically eclectic. Responsibilities include one Sunday morning service and special services throughout the year. Also, Thursday night choir rehearsals, rehearsals for special services, worship team meetings. Contact search@stchrispgc.org to apply.
 
Parish Administrator: St. Dunstan's Church at 5450 Massachusetts Avenue in Bethesda seeks a Parish Administrator, 30 hours per week M-F, 9am-3pm. We seek an organized person with good people skills, computer and internet skills, and a desire to serve God. Please send letter and resume to jbmacknight@yahoo.com.
 
Family and Community Caseworker: The Bishop John T. Walker School for Boys (BWS) seeks a Family & Community Caseworker who will be responsible for intake, assessment, documentation, follow-up, review and plan development. Supported by the BWS leadership, the caseworker will lead the effort to support individual families who may be in need of assistance, but also to develop strategies and approaches that nurture a culture that holds all families accountable to meet their agreed-upon obligations. Read the full description...
 
Assistant Verger (part-time): Washington National Cathedral seeks a part-time Assistant Verger to provide staff support for services and events which take place in the Cathedral worship spaces. Assists in the use and maintenance of Cathedral liturgical property; assists in the execution of all daily offices, special services and pastoral offices of the Cathedral. For more information please see www.nationalcathedral.org/jobs.
 
Spanish Teacher (part-time): The Bishop John T. Walker School for Boys seeks a part-time Spanish teacher for the 2014-2015 school year to teach third, fourth and fifth grade students. Responsibilities include introducing students to basic Spanish and Spanish speaking cultures, placing an emphasis on listening and speaking skills. The Spanish Teacher will teach four 30 minute classes weekly. Find out more...
 
Volunteers: African Palms USA/St. John's, Olney are are looking for volunteers to come 1-2 times per week to help with quality control – counting, sorting and bagging palm crosses -- Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday from 9 am to 2 pm. The work is fun and easy; refreshments are provided. Groups are welcome. Contact Patricia Martineau by email or at 301-774-2832.
 
Substitute teachers: The Bishop John T. Walker School for Boys is seeking substitute teachers for the 2013-2014 school year. Candidates should have previous work experience with children and hold a B.A. degree and be energetic and engaging. Please send a resume, cover letter and three references to employment@bishopwalkerschool.org.
 

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Oldfields Chapel, Hughesville

Oldfields Chapel, Hughesville
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