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

St. John's, Norwood is seeking to hire a recently ordained, highly motivated, passionate, creative and down-to-earth Assistant Rector who will use their unique gifts and talents to help deepen our church community in discipleship and service, as well as grow in their own ministry and experience. In addition to serving the church through 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 resumes to the Rev. Sari Ateek(listed 04/2020)

Rector, Christ Church, Washington Parish

Christ Church, Washington Parish seeks a Rector for a growing, vibrant church in the thriving Capitol Hill neighborhood of Washington, D.C. Our parishioners reflect Capitol Hill's diversity-politically diverse, most between the ages of 25 and 60, many with graduate degrees, many young families, with a large number of children in Sunday school. We seek an insightful preacher who will facilitate smart decision-making, delegate effectively, train lay leaders, develop programs, and bring together the different generations in the congregation. Our rector should challenge us, laugh with us, and lead us as we grow. Email cover letter, resume, OTM profile, and link to recent sermon(listed 10/2019)


Lay Positions

Operations positions

Parish Administrator, St. Luke's, Bethesda

St. Luke’s is a vibrant Episcopal Church in Bethesda, MD that strives to practice what we say we believe about the love of Jesus. We seek a part-time Parish Administrator to serve as office manager and work collaboratively with the Clergy, Wardens, Vestry, Minister of Music and Liturgy, ministry team leaders of the congregation, and external vendors to ensure the smooth operation of the parish. Please send a cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references to The Rev. Jessica Hitchcock(listed 2/2020)

Parish Administrator, St. Paul's K Street, DC

St. Paul's K Street, DC seeks a full-time Parish Administrator to be the front face of the church Monday-Friday. The PA will have lead responsibility for oversight of administration, communications, and property, with a fuller list of possible duties outlined in the position description. We are currently in a period of strategic planning, and this is an exciting time to join our staff team as an integral part of our ministry and mission. Email cover letter, resume, and contact information for two references to The Rev. Richard Wall(listed 2/2020)

Accounting Administrative Assistant (part-time), All Saints', Chevy Chase

All Saints', Chevy Chase seeks a part-time experienced Accounting Administrative Assistant to support the comptroller, business manager, and development officer. Salary is commensurate with experience. The position has minimal supervisory responsibilities and reports to the comptroller. Submit cover letter and resume to Lois McDonald(listed 2/2020)

Parish Records Administrator (part-time), All Saints', Chevy Chase

All Saints', Chevy Chase seeks a part-time Parish Records Administrator. The Parish Records Administrator provides oversight of the church's Realm database, maintains sacramental records, and processes membership requests. Salary commensurate with experience. The position has minimal supervisory responsibilities and reports to the Parish Administrator. Submit cover letter and resume to Lois McDonald(listed 2/2020)

Parish Secretary, St. Alban's, DC

St. Alban's, DC is looking for a full-time (40 hours per week, Monday - Friday) Parish Secretary to handle a variety of administrative duties to support parish communications, maintain parish membership records, and manage the church office. Bachelor's degree or equivalent skill level preferred, as is familiarity with Microsoft Office and with ACS REALM. Interested candidates, please submit brief cover letter and resume to Charles Porter and reference "Parish Secretary position" in the subject line of your email.  (listed 2/2020)

Director of Children, Youth, and Families, St. John's, Norwood

St. John's, Norwood seeks a Director of Children, Youth, and Families who will nurture and support the health and spiritual formation of our young people and their families, including the primary responsibility of directing our Sunday morning Church School. The Director will work closely with the Rector to provide excellent age-appropriate formation for our children and youth, and will be supported by a part-time Assistant for Children, Youth, and Families.  The Director is expected to be present for Sunday morning services and will be the primary staff person responsible for Sunday programs for children, youth, and families. Please email resumé and cover letter to Karen Berry.   (listed 1/2020)

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

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

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.


Only lay and clergy positions in Episcopal churches and affiliated organizations in the Diocese of Washington 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 Virginia employment listing.