Episcopal Diocese of Washington

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for the world by equipping faith communities,
promoting spiritual growth, and striving for justice

Job Openings

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Diocesan Staff


Missioner for Faith formation and development

The Missioner for Faith Formation and Development is a member of the Bishop’s staff reporting to the Canon for Congregational Vitality and serving on the Formation and Leadership Team. Partnering with the Director of the School for Christian Faith and Leadership for overall diocesan faith formation initiatives, the Missioner gathers and works collaboratively with  diocesan task forces for children, youth, and young adults to inspire, equip, and empower congregational leaders in their ministry of formation with children, youth, young adults, and their families. Submit letter of interest, resume, and contact information for three professional references to Kathleen Hall. Review of applications begins Tuesday, October 12 and continues through the selection of  candidates for interviews. (listed 09/2021)

Clergy Positions



Grace Episcopal Church invites applications for the position of Rector. We are a big-hearted parish in lower Georgetown bringing a 150-year history to life in our witness to the gospel through casual but meaningful worship, engagement with and activism alongside our neighbors, and diverse celebrations of the arts. Competitive salary and benefits commensurate with experience negotiable. Review of applications begins on August 15 and will continue until the position is filled, though with the intention of advancing to a first round of interviews in September. Send resume and cover letter to the Grace Search Committee(listed 07/2021)

RECTOR, St. Luke's, DC

St. Luke's Church, DC is seeking an innovative and mature Rector. The right candidate will provide compelling, relevant, scriptural teaching/preaching and compassionate pastoral care; can cultivate a younger, more diverse congregation while continuing to benefit from the commitment of current members; and build consensus. We invite you to read our parish profile and email your cover letter, CV, and OTM portfolio (with references) to the St. Luke's Search Committee. (listed 05/2021)

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)


Lay Positions

Operations positions


office and communications assistant, ST. JOHN'S, NORWOOD (BETHESDA)

St. John's, Norwood is seeking an Office & Communications Assistant to serve as a collaborative and full-time member of our team. This includes assisting parishioners and visitors, providing administrative assistance to the Rector and Director of Church Operations, managing and maintaining everyday office operations, and handling day-to-day communications needs. The ideal candidate will have a passion for details and a heart for ministry. Diversity candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. Please email resume and cover letter to Karen Berry, Director of Church Operations. (listed 10/2021)

administrative assistant (PART-TIME), redeemer, bethesda

Church of the Redeemer seeks an Administrative Assistant to provide support to the staff for communications of church activities and needs. This includes, but is not limited to, the monthly newsletter, two weekly e-mail newsletters, and weekly service bulletins. The Administrative Assistant orders supplies for the office, kitchen, and worship staff; assists staff with phone calls, meeting reminders, and office email an updates the church website. Start date to be determined. Hours flexible, no more than 15 per week. Email resume and cover letter to the Rev. Cricket Park, Rector. (listed 10/2021)

Office ADMINISTRATOR (Part-time), St. George's, glenn dale

St. George's, Glenn Dale seeks a part-time Office Administrator, 18-20 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 parish management system Realm) required. Covid-19 Vaccination required. Email resume and cover letter no later than Friday, October 8th to the office(listed 10/2021)

parish administrator for programs and facilities, st. mark's, dc

St. Mark's, DC seeks a Parish Administrator for Programs and Facilities. Responsibilities include office and facilities management and general administrative support. We are looking for someone with project management capabilities, strong attention to detail, good people skills, the ability to delegate to volunteers, and a sense of humor. This is a full-time position with salary and benefits. For more information, including a detailed job description, please contact Michele Morgan, Rector. (listed 09/2021)

Parish life and outreach coordinator (part-time), St. francis, potomac

St. Francis Episcopal, Potomac MD seeks a part time Parish Life and Outreach Coordinator to coordinate and promote parish fellowship, outreach, and evangelism events; recruit, train, and develop volunteers; and manage and develop St. Francis’ digital media presence.   S/he will participate actively in parish life, developing warm relationships with parishioners and thoughtfully integrating visitors.  This role requires a self-starter with excellent written and verbal communication skills, strong organizational skills, the ability to balance multiple priorities and deadlines, the ability to work with a variety of stakeholders, and familiarity with social media platforms. Applications accepted until October 20, 2021. Email resume, cover letter & references to Karen Schneider with "PL & OC" in the subject line. (listed 09/2021)

director of finance and administration, ST. COLUMBA'S, DC

The Director of Finance and Administration reports to the Rector, has direct responsibility for the finances and human resources, and is responsible for facilities and information technology through direct reports. The DFA directly supervises the Finance Coordinator, Operations Manager (OM), and Parish Office Coordinator and works closely with the Rector to lead and support all staff. The DFA is responsible for effective oversight of the business operations of St. Columba's Nursery School. The DFA works in collaboration with the Church's third-party accounting firm. As a senior member of the staff, the DFA is responsible for contributing to a collegial and collaborative work environment. Email application materials to a cover letter and resume to the Rector, the Rev. Ledlie I. Laughlin(listed 09/2021)

Parish administrator (PART-TIME), St. mark's, fairland

St. Mark's Fairland is looking for a Parish Administrator who will be involved in all aspects of our church's life, including facilities, office and parish facilities management, communications and social media programs, worship service support and financial management support. Our Parish Administrator works collaboratively with all groups of our church, including clergy, wardens and vestry, treasurer, committee heads, tenants, our administrative assistant, and building maintenance staff and vendors. Management of short term building rentals is included in our Parish Administrator's responsibilities. Email cover letters and resumes to the Senior Warden. (listed 09/2021)

assistant verger (part-time), WASHINGTON NATIONAL CATHEDRAL

Washington National Cathedral seeks a part-time Assistant Verger to participate in the execution of all daily offices, pastoral offices, and special services for the Cathedral. Assists in the use and maintenance of Cathedral liturgical property. Experience as a verger in a large church or cathedral and experience in volunteer coordination are required. Must have administrative and leadership abilities, plus a high level of initiative, attention to detail, and organizational skills. Work on Sundays is to be expected. Requires work outside of regular business hours, including evenings and weekends, for services and events. Apply through our website or by mailing your cover letter and resume to Washington National Cathedral, Human Resources, 3010 Wisconsin Ave. NW, Washington, DC  20016. (listed 08/2021)

worship document production specialist, WASHINGTON NATIONAL CATHEDRAL

Washington National Cathedral seeks a full-time Worship Document Production Specialist to coordinate the layout and production of service leaflets and other department publications, including the layout of print, illustrations, and artwork. Utilizes a variety of liturgical and worship planning materials including the Book of Common Prayer, hymnals, and other liturgical resources. Edits and proofreads copy with an exceptional degree of accuracy. Must have facility with Adobe InDesign and other Adobe Creative Suite print production software, and advanced proficiency with Microsoft Word. Must be able to prioritize, set, and adhere to strict deadlines. Working knowledge of liturgical terms and practices preferred. Apply through our website or by mailing your cover letter and resume to Washington National Cathedral, Human Resources, 3010 Wisconsin Ave. NW, Washington, DC  20016. (listed 08/2021)

Pastoral offices and worship department manager, WASHINGTON NATIONAL CATHEDRAL

Washington National Cathedral seeks a full-time Pastoral Offices and Worship Department Manager. Serves as primary point of contact for weddings, funerals, and special services, and oversees the progress of service preparation through to completion. Works with Worship, Music, and Guest and Event Management Services to schedule services. Manages appointment calendar for the Canon for Worship and the department calendar. Performs general administrative duties for the department, processes invoices and other financial documents; coordinates or prepares payroll documents. Must have good pastoral, communication, and organizational skills. Demonstrates ability to respond with patience, maturity, and sensitivity to those planning funerals/memorials and weddings. Apply through our website or by mailing your cover letter and resume to Washington National Cathedral, Human Resources, 3010 Wisconsin Ave. NW, Washington, DC  20016. (listed 08/2021)

PARISH receptionist (PART-TIME), Calvary, DC

Calvary, DC is seeking a part-time receptionist. This person will be responsible for logging mail, answering phones, greeting visitors and producing the weekly bulletin. They will report directly to the rector. Please email cover letter and resume to the Rev. Peter Jarrett-Schell with the subject line "RECEPTIONIST POSITION". Applications will be received until August 23. (listed 07/2021)


parish office administrator (PART-TIME), ST. COLUMBA'S, DC

St. Columba’s seeks a part-time Parish Office Administrator. This is an ideal opportunity for someone with strong organizational skills, people skills, and a desire to serve others. In collaboration with the Director of Finance and Administration (DFA) and the Operations Manager, the Office Administrator will work to ensure the smooth and efficient daily operations of the Parish office. This person will report to the DFA and will also support the Minister of Member Engagement. Please email cover letter and resume to jobs@columba.org(listed 07/2021)


staff accountant - Accounts receivable, WASHINGTON NATIONAL CATHEDRAL

Washington National Cathedral seeks a Staff Accountant. The Staff Accountant maintains the Cathedral’s general accounting records to achieve and sustain high-quality fiscal operations in a complex, highly manual accounting environment. Focus is on accounts receivable for earned revenue, including contract management, invoicing, cash collection and preparation of general ledger exports. Primary systems used: Theater/Facilities Manager (Arts Management database); Great Plains General Ledger. Participates in assessing and communicating ongoing effectiveness of internal processes, procedures and controls, and making improvements as agreed. The position requires a BA in Accounting; more than three years non-for-profit accounting experience, preferably in a complex, manual accounting environment; expertise in Microsoft Excel. CPA preferred. Apply through our website or email cover letter and resume to jobs@cathedral.org. (listed 06/2021)


communications Manager (part-time), st. john's, lafayette square

A leadership role on the staff of St. John’s Church reporting to the Rector, the Communications Manager will develop and guide the implementation of a unified communications approach across many platforms. We are looking for an experienced communications professional who is passionate about aligning media, messaging, and platforms in ways that will deepen and enhance St. John’s mission. This role will liaise with many stakeholders for regular weekly communications and requires an individual who is collaborative, a self-starter, and experienced at creating and delivering communications content. This role will be in-person at the church, so the applicant must live locally. Please email resume, cover letter and three references to jobs@stjohns-dc.org with "Communications Manager" as the subject header.  (listed 06/2021)

Development director (part-time), epiphany, dc

Church of the Epiphany, DC seeks a part-time Development Director. The Development Director supports church fundraising efforts by writing grant proposals. The Development Director will work with a small, dedicated staff & congregation at a church dedicated to justice and the arts. Salary range is based on experience: $25,000-$35,000. Responsibilities include: Grants management: writing grant proposals, thank-you notes, and reports; maintaining and building relationships with foundations; and seeking out additional opportunities for financial support through grants and sponsorships. Desired qualifications include: excellent writing skills;  excellent organizational skills; ability to balance multiple priorities, deadlines and tasks; a commitment to social justice, and experience with grants writing and management. Please email cover letter, CV/resume and writing sample to Roland Mansfield, Parish Administrator by June 18.  (listed 05/2021)

Minister for member engagement (part-time), St. Columba's, DC

St. Columba’s seeks a part-time (20 hours/week), talented, energetic, versatile and heart-filled Minister for Member Engagement who will provide support and operational oversight for member incorporation and ministry engagement, developing and coordinating processes that encourage/invite parishioners, particularly those who are new, to share their gifts and connect with small groups and ministries that suit those gifts and their interest. The Minister for Member Engagement reports to the Director of Development and will work closely with clergy, staff, and parish leaders to establish and meet organizational goals. This position is a lay position, not clergy. Email cover letter and resume to Bronwyn Roy, Director of Development. (listed 05/2021)

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)

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)

Music positions


staff Musicians (part-time), St. david's, dc

Saint David’s, a vibrant, faithful and multigenerational Episcopal parish located in the Kent neighborhood of Washington, DC, seeks singers and a pianist for monthly Celtic Eucharist. Familiarity with Celtic worship preferred. Must be available 4th Sunday of each month for evening service. Send email of interest and resume to Robert Church(listed 08/2021)

ORGANIST/CHOIR director (PART-TIME), ST. JOHN'S, Olney, md

St. John’s Episcopal Church, a welcoming and affirming parish just north of Washington DC, seeks a part-time Organist and Choir Director. With a strong tradition of Anglican hymnody, choir, bell choir, and aspirations of a children’s choir, the congregation values music as an integral part of worship. Salary is commensurate with experience. Additional compensation is available for weddings and funerals at the church. Application deadline is July 30. Email letter of interest and resume to jobs@stjec.org(listed 07/2021)


Youth and Family positions



St. James’ Episcopal Church, Potomac, in the Diocese of Washington, is seeking a faithful, joyful, and energetic Children’s Education Coordinator to oversee our program of Christian education and spiritual formation for approximately 30 children, preschool through fifth grade.  This part-time non-exempt position is estimated to require ten hours per week on average, with approximately two to three hours of that time dedicated to Sunday class time and the rest dedicated to planning and communication. Starting salary is $20 per hour. For more information, contact The Rev. Meredith T. Heffner. (listed 08/2021)

Children's minister and family ministry assistant, all saints, Chevy Chase

All Saints, Chevy Chase seeks a Children's Minister and/or Family Ministry Assistant. This role is a multi-faceted: involving program, planning, connection, and communication. This position could be split into two roles for two people – one focusing on the Sunday program and the other supporting Family Ministry through planning and communication. All Saints is blessed with an established program already in place. The new Children’s Minister and/or Family Ministry Assistant will therefore be stepping into a thriving program with a strong team. Motivated candidates are encouraged to apply to discuss roles and hours, as the position(s) may be successfully performed in part-time configurations. Send resume to Fr. Matthew Kozlowski or Gary Wieder. (listed 06/2021)



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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