Episcopal Diocese of Washington

To draw people to Jesus and embody his love
for the world by equipping faith communities,
promoting spiritual growth, and striving for justice

Job Openings

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Diocesan Positions

Missioner for Equity and Justice, Episcopal Diocese of Washington

The Missioner for Equity and Justice serves as a member of the Episcopal Diocese of Washington staff supporting implementation of the Diocesan Strategic Plan with responsibility and oversight of diocesan equity and justice initiatives, with particular emphasis on antiracism, plus racial and economic equity, immigration, police reform, LGBTQIA+ rights, prevention of gun violence, and creation care. The Missioner works collaboratively with the diocesan Race and Social Justice Committee and other diocesan committees, task forces, and commissions. The Missioner ministers with and advises diocesan equity and justice leaders; collaborates with ecumenical, interfaith, and civic and government leaders in the District of Columbia and the counties of Montgomery, Prince George's, Charles, and St. Mary's in Maryland; and builds coalitions to promote, support, advocate, and take action on behalf of issues of equity and justice. Lay or clergy applicants are welcome. Review of applications begins September 21 and continues until the position is filled. Please email letter of interest, resume, and contact information for three professional references to Kathleen Hall(listed 09/2020)

Clergy Positions

Assistant Rector, Christ Church, Georgetown

This historic parish in the heart of Washington, DC seeks a full-time Assistant Rector to collaborate in fulfilling the parish's mission. Duties include: Sharing in leading worship, preaching, and the administration of the sacraments; sharing in the pastoral care; and sharing in planning, organization and visioning. A portfolio of specific responsibilities will be assigned depending on gifts, calling, and experience, but Youth and Family Ministry will be the primary focus, including: Sunday school of 80 children; mission trip and /or youth pilgrimage; Baby Wise group of 40 families; youth confirmation preparation; and development of parent/care-giver social and formational opportunities. To apply, please email cover letter, OTM profile, resume, and two sermons (audio-video links preferred) to Paul Barkett, Director of Administration by November 30. (listed 10/2020)

Associate for Parish Life and Outreach, St. Paul's, Rock Creek

St. Paul's, Rock Creek parish is looking for a full-time Associate for Parish Life and Outreach who will report directly to the Rector and share fully in the pastoral life and ministry of the church through preaching, teaching, and pastoral care. The Associate will also have specific responsibility for Christian Education, Evangelism, and Outreach. Responsibilities will be split among parish life and hospitality (40% of time), worship and pastoral care (30% of time), and evangelism and outreach (30% of time). Candidates must have been ordained for at least three years. Please email a letter of interest with resumé and references to the Rev. Allan Johnson-Taylor(listed 07/2020)

Lay Positions

Operations positions

Sexton (part-time), St. John's, Norwood, Bethesda  

St. John's, Norwood is seeking a trustworthy and responsible live-in Sexton to serve as caretaker of the church. This includes monitoring building security; light clean-up and set-up to prepare for worship services and meetings; keeping the Director of Church Operations advised of dangers/concerns about the condition and maintenance of building; and light grounds work (sweeping walkways, occasional light shoveling, and watering plants). A newly renovated 2 BR + den apartment on the second floor of the church is provided, and will be ready for move-in in October. Email resume and cover letter to Karen Berry. (listed 08/2020)


Bookkeeper (part-time), Calvary, DC  

Calvary Episcopal Church seeks a part-time bookkeeper. This position performs a variety of duties directly related to data input, analysis and processing of accounts receivable and accounts payable. This position holds primary responsibility for recording and monitoring all financial transactions of the church. Please email resume and cover letter to Jennifer Amuzie, the personnel chair, to apply.  (listed 12/19)

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

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)

Music positions

No positions are available at this time. 

Youth positions


director of Children, Youth, and Family Ministries (Part-time), St. Dunstan's, Bethesda

St. Dunstan's, Bethesda is seeking a faithful, joyful, and energetic Christian Formation leader to help us reimagine and reinvigorate our offerings to children, youth, and families. Responsibilities include: building relationships with families; designing and leading weekly Christian Formation programs for children; coordinating youth formation and mission events; assisting the Rector with Confirmation classes; and identifying and raising up volunteer leadership. This is a part-time, non-exempt positions with variable work hours, averaging 7-10 hours per week (not exceeding 40 hours per month). Please email a letter of interest, resume, and list of three references by October 31 to the Rev. Patricia Phaneuf Alexander. (listed 10/2020)

Family Ministry Coordinator (part-time), St. Paul's, K Street, DC

St Paul's K St seeks a 10-15 hours weekly staff member to coordinate family ministry. This position will promote opportunities for families and children to find a spiritual home; lead a Sunday morning formation program for children; oversee nursery workers; build community with families and the wider parish.  We currently utilize CGS but hope to discern the best approach for our needs. We envisage this position initially running for 9-12 months, with consideration of renewal at that time. Core hours are Sundays, with other hours as needed, and the possibility of some work from home.   To apply please submit cover letter, resume, 2-3 references by email.

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