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


canon for congregational vitality, EPiscopal Diocese of Washington

The Canon for Congregational Vitality (CCV) serves as a senior member of the Bishop’s staff, The CCV has primary responsibility for all strategic initiatives that promote vibrant, mission-driven, and spiritually mature congregations. Drawing from expertise and past experience, and actively engaged in on-going resource development, the CCV is the most visible champion and visionary for congregational vitality on the bishop’s staff. The CCV works closely with and oversees the staff responsible for carrying out the three core initiatives of the diocesan strategic plan, providing vision and coordination with other dimensions of diocesan leadership. The CCV also is a pastor and mentor to clergy and lay leaders. Review of applications begins February 1, 2020 and continues until the position is filled. Email letter of interest, resume, OTM material and contact information for three professional references to Kathleen Hall. (listed 1/2021)


The Program Coordinator performs a range of administrative support functions with exceptional organization, communication, and new media skills. The position’s primary focus is assisting the Missioner for the School for Christian Faith and Leadership in the successful implementation of the Tending Our Soil thriving congregations initiative and ongoing offerings by the School for Christian Faith and Leadership. This includes administrative support, events coordination, communications and course management support. Spanish language skills strongly preferred. Review of applications begins January 25, 2021 and continues until position is filled. Submit letter of interest, resume and three professional references to Kathleen Hall. Competitive compensation package. (listed 1/2021)

executive assistant to the bishops, EPISCOPAL DIOCESE OF WASHINGTON

The Executive Assistant to the Bishops performs a full spectrum of administrative support functions with exceptional organization and communication skills. The position’s primary focus is assisting the Diocesan Bishop to fulfill her goals and responsibilities, providing administrative and logistical support and being the first point of contact in the Bishop’s office. The Executive Assistant also provides modest administrative support to the part-time Assisting Bishop. Please email letter of interest, resume, and contact information for three professional references by 5:00 p.m., January 6, 2021to Kathleen Hall(listed 12/2020)

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


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


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 01/21)

Executive assistant to the rector (for pastoral care), St. columba's, DC  

St. Columba's seeks a full time, talented, energetic, versatile and heart-filled Executive Assistant who will support the rector's work in leading the church. This is an ideal opportunity for someone with strong organizational skills, people skills, and a desire to serve others. She/he/they will also coordinate the efforts of the pastoral care team (clergy, parishioners, lay leaders) in providing care during times of illness, crisis, or need. The Executive Assistant reports to the rector and will work closely with clergy, staff, and parish leaders to establish and meet organizational goals. Email resume and cover letter.  (listed 01/21)


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, 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.