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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Clergy Positions


Assistant Rector, St. John's, Norwood (Bethesda)

St. John's, Norwood is seeking to hire a recently ordained Assistant Rector who will help deepen our church community in discipleship and service, as well as to grow in their own ministry and experience in a large and healthy parish. Diversity candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. In addition to practicing the full spectrum of priestly duties, the Assistant Rector will give special focus to Adult Christian Formation by working with the Rector to design a clear path of discipleship for St. John's adult parishioners which nurtures and deepens their faith through an engaging, year-round formation program. Please email resume and cover letter to Karen Berry, Director of Church Operations. (listed 04/2021)

RECTOR, St. timothy's, DC

St. Timothy's, DC is seeking a full-time rector to minister to a dedicated congregation of approximately 100 parishioners. The rector leads a staff which includes a parish secretary, music director/organist, percussionist, and Child Development Center director. Please email cover letter, resume, OTM profile, and sample sermons to search committee chair Ora Brown Tilghman by February 1. (listed 01/2021)


rector, grace church, Silver Spring

Historic Grace Church in Silver Sprint, Maryland seeks a full-time rector to lead a large, diverse parish with Sunday attendance over 300, active youth programs, and two dozen ministries that support worship services and the parish mission. The rector heads a staff of six, including two associate rectors and a minister of music, a $1.2 million budget, and supports a day school serving children with diverse backgrounds. The campus includes a recently renovated, accessible, and energy-efficient church building with a refurbished organ. Please email cover letter, resume, OTM profile, and sample sermons to search committee chair Mike Bader by January 25. (listed 01/2021)


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


Livestream Specialist (part-time), st. david's, dc

St. David's, DC, is a vibrant, growing destination known for its fine music and liturgy, great preaching, strong Christian Formation, and commitment to outreach. We are looking for an individual to direct our livestream ministry on Sunday mornings and on special occasions. The ideal Livestream Specialist candidate for this role will possess experience operation A/V equipment and running livestreams, as well as some knowledge of the church or a demonstrated willingness to learn about the church. Please send resume and cover letter to parishoffice@stdavidsdc.org(listed 04/2021)

Accounting Manager/Bookkeeper, St. John's, Norwood (Bethesda)

St. John's, Norwood seeks a full cycle Accounting Manager/Bookkeeper. This position is responsible for all daily general ledger activities to ensure transparency, accuracy, and expediency of St. John's financial management and reporting. The position is considered 80% to 100% full-time and requires a detail-oriented professional with excellent organizational, communication, and teamwork skills and the ability to work with minimal supervision. This position reports to the Director of Church Operations. The individual will also work closely with other staff and clergy members, the vestry, and finance committees. Salary is commensurate with experience and full benefits are offered. Email resume and cover letter to Karen Berry, Director of Church Operations.  Use the online portal to apply.  (listed 03/2021)

Staff accountant / bookkeeper, all saints, Chevy Chase  

All Saints Church is seeking a full-cycle staff accountant/bookkeeper. This position is responsible for daily general ledger activities to ensure the expediency and accuracy of the organization's financial reporting. The position requires a detail-oriented professional with excellent organizational skill and the ability to work with minimal supervision to oversee the day-to-day general accounting. Salary commensurate with experience and full benefits are offered. Please email cover letter and resume to Lois McDonald.  (listed 02/2021)

Prospect research analyst, Washington national cathedral  

The Prospect Research Analyst provides a range of prospect research and analysis of potential donors for priority programs and projects. Assists with properly targeting the cultivation and solicitation resources of the Development department for maximum support. Apply through website or email resume and cover letter.  (listed 01/2021)


Music positions

No positions are available at this time. 

Youth and Family positions



Christ Church, Georgetown seeks a Curate for Youth and Family Ministries. The Curate will have training and mentorship in all areas of parish ministry: sharing in leading worship, preaching and administration of the sacraments; sharing in pastoral care; sharing in planning, organization and visioning. Youth and Family Ministries will be the primary focus: Sunday school of 80 children and 8-20 teachers, mission trip/overseas youth, BabyWise group of 40 families with newborn or very young children, youth confirmation preparation, development if parent/caregiver social and formational opportunities. The Curate will oversee the Youth and Families (part-time, lay) Minister in support of this ministry. Please email cover letter, OTM profile, resume, two sermons (audio/video links preferred) to Paul Barkett, Director of Administration. Review of applications will begin on April 12. (listed 03/2021)

youth and FAMILies MINISTer (part-time), Christ churh, georgetown


Christ Church, Georgetown seeks a part-time Youth and Families Minister. The Youth and Families program currently services 80-100 children and young people. The Youth and Families Minister's duties will include: Leading and supporting youth and families; supporting Sunday school teachers and activities; planning a summer youth pilgrimage/mission trip; implementing a summer Bible School, children's activities, and Sunday school "All Ins"; sharing in planning, organizing and visioning; supporting the BabyWise group, and youth confirmation preparation. The Youth and Families Minister will work 18 hours per week. The schedule is somewhat flexible, but we expect the Minister to be present on Sundays. This is an hourly position; no benefits are provided. Please email cover letter, resume, contact information for 3 professional references to Paul Barkett, Director of Administration. Review of applications will begin on April 12. (listed 03/2021)


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