Episcopal Diocese of Washington

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Clergy Positions

Acting Chaplain to Middle and Upper Schools, St. Andrew's Episcopal School, Potomac

St. Andrew's Episcopal School in Potomac, MD seeks an Acting Chaplain to the Middle and Upper Schools for the 2019-2020 academic year. The Acting Chaplain will be eligible to apply for the permanent Chaplain position, to be appointed by January 2020. St. Andrew's (preschool-grade 12, 12,630) is the largest Episcopal School in the Diocese of Washington. This position will lead worship, teach Religion, oversee community service, and provide pastoral care for students and adults. The School seeks a compassionate pastor and creative teacher who will effectively communicate the School's inclusive and diverse Episcopal identity. Candidates should be ordained Episcopal or Lutheran clergy. Applications for the position, including a cover letter and three references, should be emailed by June 5.  (listed 5/06)

Chaplain and Religion Teacher of Washington Episcopal School, Bethesda, MD

The Chaplain's duties are diverse and include leading weekly worship, teaching religion classes, offering pastoral care, and fulfilling administrative responsibilities. The chaplain epitomizes the school’s core values and Episcopal identity, and works alongside the school’s leadership to ensure the implementation of the school’s mission. The chaplain reports directly to the Head of School. To apply fill out the link here.  (listed 5/06)

Rector, Transfiguration, Silver Spring

Transfiguration, Silver Spring seeks a full-time rector to lead this multicultural suburban parish of approximately 340 members. The rector will energize and empower the parish and community, and consistently manage parish administrative needs. This individual should be an effective communicator and listener, be open-minded with a sense of humor and calm presence, and have a passion for pastoral care. Maximum compensation is $115,00 and includes stipend, SECA, pension, health insurance, and professional development. Please email cover letter, resume/CV and OTM portfolio to The Rev. Canon Paula E. Clark(listed 4/19)

Associate Rector for Family and Youth Ministries, Grace Church, Silver Spring

The Associate Rector for Family and Youth Ministries fully shares in the liturgical and pastoral life of Grace Church through celebrating the Eucharist, preaching, teaching and pastoral care. Additionally, the Associate Rector will provide imaginative and dynamic leadership, building upon our strong foundation to enhance and grow our ministries for families, children, and youth. The Associate Rector will nurture relationships with parishioners of all ages, but particularly parents and children, serving them as pastor, guide, mentor and priest. Please email cover letter, resume/CV and OTM profile to The Rev. Canon Paula E. Clark(listed 4/19)

Episcopal Chaplain of Knollwood Memorial Chapel (part-time), Washington, D.C.

Preside at Eucharistic service every first Sunday of each month. Provide 3 hymn titles for program, present a homily. Serve communion to assisted living residents following the service. Possibly preside at memorial services if available. That would entail helping organize the order of service. Stipend included, free parking on Sunday. Opportunity to provide spiritual wellness by ministering to retired Uniformed Services Officers and family members. Background check, letter of qualification and good standing from Diocese needed. Call Kathy Byus, the Staff Chapel Liaison to apply: (202) 541-0268. (listed 3/19)

Priest-in-Charge, All Faith, Charlotte Hall and Trinity, Hughesville/Newport

All Faith Parish, and Trinity Parish seek a Priest-in-Charge. The rector will be shared equally. The parishes are located in heavily populated areas in St. Mary's and Charles counties, 40 miles southeast of Washington, D.C. Sunday worship services are at 9:00 a.m. at Trinity and 11:00 a.m. at All Faith. Both congregations are family-sized parishes expecting to grow under the leadership of the Priest-in-Charge.  The Priest-in-Charge is expected to live in the community. Options include two parish rectories, or a housing allowance. Compensation will follow Diocesan guidelines not to exceed $90,000 annually. Email cover letter, resume/CV, and OTM portfolio to the Rev. Canon Paula E. Clark.

Lay Positions

Operations positions

Development Director, Samaritan Ministry, D.C.

Samaritan Ministry of Greater Washington (SMGW) seeks a full-time Development Director (DD) to engage current and prospective donors to offer their time, talent and treasure, to support our shared mission of empowering our neighbors in need. The DD oversees all SMGW fundraising activities including individual giving, gift solicitation, corporate sponsorship, grant-writing, event planning, and publication. The DD reports to the Executive Director (ED). In partnership with the ED, the DD engages and recognizes individual and institutional donors as well as partner churches. The DD manages a 6-person team, co-manages the Development Committee and participates on the management team. To apply, email a resume and a cover letter to: Rev. David B. Wolf, Executive Director, Samaritan Ministry of Greater Washington.  (listed 6/18)

Parish Administrator (part-time), St. Nicholas', Germantown

The Parish Administrator works collaboratively with the rector, treasurer, staff, vestry, ministry team leaders of the congregation and external vendors to ensure the smooth operation of the parish. The Parish Administrator: ensures efficient and effective functioning of the parish office and parish; coordinates all internal and external print, audio, and social media communications; maintains parish records on Realm and other databases; provides bookkeeping functions including organizing invoices, paying bills approved by the treasurer, reconciling bank accounts and other functions as needed. Email cover letter and resume to The Rev. Beth O'Callaghan. (listed 6/19)

Staff Assistant, Office of Govt Relations, D.C. 

Serves as Staff Assistant for the Office of Government Relations, a stand-alone remote office of DFMS located in Washington, D.C. Provides administrative support for critical office functions, including procuring office supplies, facilitating travel arrangements, ensuring functional IT for office, coordinating events, scheduling, attending and taking minutes at meetings, ensuring the Office functions on a day-to-day level, and other administrative tasks. Codes and sends out weekly Action Alert emails to the Episcopal Public Policy Network and assists with basic website management and social media. To apply please follow this link.  (listed 6/19)

Major Gifts Officer, Bishop Walker School, D.C.

The Bishop John T. Walker School for Boys, a ministry of the Episcopal Diocese of Washington, is seeking a Major Gifts Officer. The Officer will plan and sustain a high level of continuous contact and engagement with a portfolio of 150-200 major gift prospects ($1,000 - $10,000 annual donors); manage 300-350 substantive "moves" with prospects over the year, including scheduling meetings, in person meetings, substantive phone conversations and written correspondence; qualify for further engagement a strong and under-cultivated pool of donors who give annually $1,000 - $10,000; develop, market, and implement a creative, visible scholarship donor program. Email cover letter and resume to Brittany Phillips(listed 5/19)

Bilingual Communications Coordinator (part-time), St. Stephen and the Incarnation, D.C.

Está en la búsqueda de un Coordinador/a Bilingüe de Comunicaciones. El Coordinador/a trabajará entre 8 y 10 horas por semana coordinando las comunicaciones de las tres congregaciones que conforman la iglesia y ayudando con el alcance comunitario. El trabajo será realizado remotamente. Envíe una carta de intención, su resumé y 2 muestras de escritura antes del 1 de junio del 2019

Seeking a part-time Bilingual Communications Coordinator. The Coordinator will work up to 8-10 hours per week to assemble key communications for the church’s three congregations and to support outreach to the broader community. Work may be done remotely.  Send cover letter, resume and 2 writing samples by June 1, 2019. (listed 5/19)

Administrative Assistant (part-time), Calvary, D.C.

Calvary Episcopal Church seeks a part-time Administrative Assistant to the Rector. Under the supervision of the rector, the assistant performs a variety of clerical duties to include the preparation of bulletins and church service booklets, maintenance of the monthly church calendars, liaisons with the web administrator to ensure all events are posted, manages church building and parking lot use, manages the church office, and welcomes all persons contacting the office in person, by phone or via the internet. Mail applications and resumes to: Calvary Episcopal Church, 509 I Street, NE, Washington, D.C. 20002.  (listed 5/19)

Bookkeeper (part-time), Calvary, D.C.

Calvary Episcopal Church seeks a part-time Bookkeeper. The Bookkeeper performs a variety of duties directly related to data input, analysis, processing of accounts receivable and accounts payable. In addition, the Bookkeeper provides acknowledgement of contributions, reconciliation of bank statements, an audit of church financial records and other duties. Mail applications and resumes to: Calvary Episcopal Church, 509 I Street, NE, Washington, D.C. 20002.  (listed 5/19)

Parish Administrator, Epiphany, D.C.

The Church of the Epiphany in downtown D.C. is seeking a Parish Administrator. The Parish Administrator is responsible for managing the parish office, coordinating operations, liaising with tenants and groups that rent our space, and responding to the wide variety of people who interact with this busy, diverse parish throughout the week. Epiphany is seeking an individual who is friendly, efficient, discreet, and capable of working both independently and as part of a team. This position is full time and includes benefits. Applicants should email a resume and cover letter with "Parish Administrator Application" in the subject line.  (listed 4/19)

Parish Administrator (part-time), St. Luke's, Bethesda

The Parish Administrator serves as the office manager and works collaboratively with the Rector/Priest-in-Charge, Wardens, Vestry, Minister of Music and Liturgy, ministry team leaders of the congregation, and external vendors to ensure the smooth operation of the parish.  Responsibilities include office management, financial administration, facilities management and staff support.  Please email a cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references to The Rev. Jessica Hitchcock(listed 4/19)

Office Administrator (part-time), St. George's, Glenn Dale

St. George's, Glenn Dale, is seeking a part-time Office Administrator, 18 hours per week. Responsibilities include preparing bulletins and service booklets, updating website, maintaining church calendar, managing church building use 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 communication skills, people skills, organizational skills, and a high degree of computer fluency (Microsoft Office Suite, ability to learn Realm parish management system) required. Email resume and cover letter to the Rev. Connie Reinhardt(listed 4/19)

Leader for Creative Connection and Engagement (part-time), St. George's, Glenn Dale

St. George's is looking for a part-time (15 hr/wk) Leader for Creative Connection and Engagement specifically focused on connecting with the wider community, helping us grow our ability to share our faith, and enhancing programs that engage new and established members. The three main components of the position are:  identifying opportunities to connect with the communities around us; developing small group ministry; and assisting in sustaining these new ministries. Familiarity with the Episcopal church is preferred, but an enthusiasm for evangelism and building connections inside and outside of the parish is the most important quality. Submit resume and cover letter by March 20 to the Rev. Connie Reinhardt. (listed 2/19)

Program Director (part-time), Trinity Volunteer Corps, Trinity, DC

Trinity Volunteer Corps is seeking a part-time Program Director to facilitate TVC's relationships and enable program participants to serve the poor and disenfranchised directly b working to effect a positive change in their lives and to make the Christian faith evident through works. TVC seeks to provide young adults with an opportunity to live together in an intentional Christian Community while working full-time for justice and advocacy, peace and independence through service and simplicity with local social service agencies in the greater Washington, D.C. area. Please email cover letter and resume to the Rev. John Harmon, rector. (listed 1/19)

Parish Administrator, St. Paul's, K Street

St. Paul’s, K Street seeks a Parish Administrator (“PA”) who will be responsible for all administrative functions of the church.  The three general areas of responsibility include facility management, parish communications, and general administrative functions.  Reporting to the Rector, the PA works closely with and provides support services to clergy, non-clergy staff, and the parish. The PA may be assisted by volunteers, but remains accountable for and must be able to independently perform any tasks undertaken by volunteers. Background check is required. Interested applicants, please email a resume, cover letter and contact information for two references.  (listed 1/19)

Director of Operations, Samaritan Ministry of Greater Washington

Samaritan Ministry of Greater Washington seeks a Director of Operations to be responsible for managing financial, IT, personnel and administrative operations who would report to the Executive Director. SMGW is a non-profit whose mission is empowering individuals living on the edge of poverty to make life changes with coaching from trained consultants. The Director of Operations position appeals to a proven high performer, including one interested in some teleworking. Management experience in finance, technology, compliance, and human resources, as well as communication, problem-solving skills, are needed. Candidates need to competently prepare and have detailed understanding of budgets, and experience with government grants. See position description for full requirements. Email resume and cover letter to the Rev. David B. Wolf, Executive Director.  (listed 1/19)

Music positions

Director of Music Ministries, Grace Church, Silver Spring

The Director of Music Ministries will oversee a large and thriving music program that includes an adult choir; an active children’s program, providing musical education and vocal coaching beginning at the age of three; and an annual concert series. Music is an important part of our community and spiritual life, and we are committed to a high standard of excellence. The Director will have a strong background in the Anglican/Episcopal tradition and be very comfortable with other musical styles to enhance our worship and experience of God. Applicants should email the Rev. Andrew W. Walter

Minister of Music (part-time), St. Paul's, Waldorf

St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Waldorf is seeking a talented, highly organized, and creative part-time (15 hrs./week) Minister of Music who demonstrates a high level of technical and improvisational experience on electronic organ and piano and has the ability to direct a small, volunteer choir. Candidate will lead and provide music at 10:15 Sunday service and on holy days. Must be experienced in offering a blended musical style (traditional Anglican hymnody, Gospel, contemporary praise) and providing accompaniment while conducting the choir. Please submit cover letter, CV and a link/recording of your performance to the Rev. Dr. Maria A. Kane.

Minister of Music (part-time), St. Augustine's, D.C.

St. Augustine's on DC's Southwest waterfront is a racially and economically diverse church  seeking an experienced candidate to fill a part-time (10 hour a week) position. The Minister of Music will offer various styles of liturgical music during our ‘blended’ Sunday worship service; organize and direct a seasonal choir; identify and oversee guest soloists and instrumentalists and work with the Rector to create a vibrant church music program. Candidate should have advanced level of skill and training on the piano, and experience in church music and basic choral directing. Effective planning and organizational skills required. Salary commensurate with experience. Email cover letter and resume to The Rev. Martha Clark.

Youth positions

Youth & Family Missioner (part-time), St. David's, D.C.

Saint David’s, a growing parish in the Palisades neighborhood, seeks an energetic and faithful Youth & Family Missioner to help develop a robust youth and family ministry to meet the needs and hunger of our increasingly hungry congregation. The Y&F Missioner will take lead on discerning, planning and guiding the Formation opportunities and ministries for our youth & young families, in collaboration with church leadership.  The position starts this summer, is p/t and super flexible. If you want to share & invite others into God’s story of abundance and love, please contact us! Send a cover letter, resume, and 2-3 professional references to the Rev. Kristen Hawley

Director of Youth Ministries, St. Columba's, D.C.

St. Columba's seeks an experienced full-time lay Director of Youth Ministries who will serve as a pastor, teacher, evangelist, and administrator who works collegially with staff, parishioners, and the Youth Council to share the love of Christ and to develop and implement offerings and programs that serve the overall mission of the church. Email a cover letter and resume to Abby Buter


Only lay and clergy positions in Episcopal churches and affiliated organizations in the diocese will be posted. Please contact us when a position has been filled and we will remove it from the page. PLEASE NOTE: Lay positions will be listed for a maximum of three months before being removed but may be resubmitted for an additional three months as often as needed.

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