Episcopal Diocese of Washington

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Job Openings

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Clergy Positions

Rector, St. Dunstan's, Bethesda

St. Dunstan’s parish in Bethesda, Maryland seeks an energetic, family-oriented rector who is an engaging, gospel-centered preacher and teacher; has a commitment to pastoral care; has demonstrated leadership and management skills; and has the creativity to lead and grow the congregation. A variety of experience with music and community outreach programs is a plus. A single-family, detached 4-bedroom rectory on a private/wooded lot near the church is available. Compensation and benefits will be commensurate with Diocesan clergy guidelines. Please submit cover letter, CV/resume to the Search Committee via email.

Rector, Church of the Atonement, Washington, D.C.

Atonement Parish, Washington, D.C. is seeking  rector: who has a commitment to God and the vision and mission of the church; who is an engaging preacher and teacher that relates the scripture to our daily lives; who is warm and compassionate with a sense of humor; who has a commitment to pastoral care; who is family and community oriented; who has sound administrative and financial skills; and who has the creativity to lead and grow the congregation.  The rector is expected to live in the community. Salary will be commensurate with  with Diocesan clergy guidelines. Please submit cover letter, CV/resume and OTM Portfolio to  the Rev. Canon Paula Clark.  

Priest-in-Charge, All Faith, Charlotte Hall and Trinity, Hughesville/Newport

All Faith Parish, and Trinity Parish seek a Priest-in-Charge. The rector will be shared equally. The parishes are located in heavily populated areas in St. Mary's and Charles counties, 40 miles southeast of Washington, D.C. Sunday worship services are at 9:00 a.m. at Trinity and 11:00 a.m. at All Faith. Both congregations are family-sized parishes expecting to grow under the leadership of the Priest-in-Charge.  The Priest-in-Charge is expected to live in the community. Options include two parish rectories, or a housing allowance. Compensation will follow Diocesan guidelines not to exceed $90,000 annually. Email cover letter, resume/CV, and OTM portfolio to the Rev. Canon Paula Clark

Lay Positions

Operations positions

Communications Associate (part-time), Episcopal Diocese of Washington

 The Episcopal Diocese of Washington seeks a part-time (approx 20 hours/week) Communications Associate to amplify the public profile of the Right Reverend Mariann Edgar Budde, bishop of Washington, and manage the Diocese’s social media channels. Strategize, pitch, and place stories and media appearances for the bishop, while also cultivating relationships with interfaith and ecumenical partners; as well as editors, producers, and reporters in the national and local news media. Submit cover letter and resume to Kathleen Hall, khall@edow.org, by 5:00 pm on March 31, 2019.

Parish Administrator (part-time), St. Thomas Croom, Upper Marlboro

The Parish Administrator of St. Thomas Parish is responsible for three areas of work: facility management, parish communications, and general administrative functions. Other duties may be assigned. Reporting to the Rector (or Priest-in-Charge), the PA works closely with and provides support services to the Rector and others The PA may be assisted by volunteers. Email resume, cover letter,  and contact information for two references to the Rev. Peter Antoci(listed 2/19)

Leader for Creative Connection and Engagement (part-time), St. George's, Glenn Dale

St. George's is looking for a part-time (15 hr/wk) Leader for Creative Connection and Engagement specifically focused on connecting with the wider community, helping us grow our ability to share our faith, and enhancing programs that engage new and established members. The three main components of the position are:  identifying opportunities to connect with the communities around us; developing small group ministry; and assisting in sustaining these new ministries. Familiarity with the Episcopal church is preferred, but an enthusiasm for evangelism and building connections inside and outside of the parish is the most important quality. Submit resume and cover letter by March 20 to the Rev. Connie Reinhardt. (listed 2/19)

Director of Christian Formation (lay or ordained), Christ Church, Georgetown

Christ Church, Georgetown, a vibrant and historic parish in the heart of Washington, DC, seeks a full-time Director of Christian Formation to lead and strengthen its programming for children, youth, and adults. The successful candidate, whether lay or ordained, will bring a real passion for lifelong Christian education. S/he should possess an advanced degree and have experience working in the Episcopal Church. Primary areas of oversight include a thriving Sunday School, youth Confirmation classes, summertime youth mission trips/pilgrimages, a Lenten series, and a high-profile Sunday morning Adult Forum that is taught by local seminary and university professors. Please email cover letter, resume, and contact information for three professional references to Paul Barkett, Director of Administration. (listed 2/19)

Parish Administrator (part-time), Christ Church, Chaptico 

Christ Church, Chaptico seeks a part-time Parish Administrator to work Tuesday-Friday, 20 hours/week. Responsibilities include: Bookkeeping, printing bulletins and newsletters, updating website, managing the parish office, maintaining church calendar, managing hall rentals, and above all, being a welcoming and helpful presence for all those our parish is called to service. Three or more years of office experience is required, and a knowledge of the Episcopal Church and its liturgy would be a bonus. Strong people skills, organizational skills, and a high degree of computer fluency (Quickbooks and Microsoft Office Suite) required. Send resume and cover letter to The Rev. Chris Jubinski. (listed 1/19)

Program Director (part-time), Trinity Volunteer Corps, Trinity, DC

Trinity Volunteer Corps is seeking a part-time Program Director to facilitate TVC's relationships and enable program participants to serve the poor and disenfranchised directly b working to effect a positive change in their lives and to make the Christian faith evident through works. TVC seeks to provide young adults with an opportunity to live together in an intentional Christian Community while working full-time for justice and advocacy, peace and independence through service and simplicity with local social service agencies in the greater Washington, D.C. area. Please email cover letter and resume to the Rev. John Harmon, rector. (listed 1/19)

Parish Administrator, St. Paul's, K Street

St. Paul’s, K Street seeks a Parish Administrator (“PA”) who will be responsible for all administrative functions of the church.  The three general areas of responsibility include facility management, parish communications, and general administrative functions.  Reporting to the Rector, the PA works closely with and provides support services to clergy, non-clergy staff, and the parish. The PA may be assisted by volunteers, but remains accountable for and must be able to independently perform any tasks undertaken by volunteers. Background check is required. Interested applicants, please email a resume, cover letter and contact information for two references.  (listed 1/19)

Director of Operations, Samaritan Ministry of Greater Washington

Samaritan Ministry of Greater Washington seeks a Director of Operations to be responsible for managing financial, IT, personnel and administrative operations who would report to the Executive Director. SMGW is a non-profit whose mission is empowering individuals living on the edge of poverty to make life changes with coaching from trained consultants. The Director of Operations position appeals to a proven high performer, including one interested in some teleworking. Management experience in finance, technology, compliance, and human resources, as well as communication, problem-solving skills, are needed. Candidates need to competently prepare and have detailed understanding of budgets, and experience with government grants. See position description for full requirements. Email resume and cover letter to the Rev. David B. Wolf, Executive Director.  (listed 1/19)

Music positions

Minister of Music (part-time), St. Paul's, Waldorf

St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Waldorf is seeking a talented, highly organized, and creative part-time (15 hrs./week) Minister of Music who demonstrates a high level of technical and improvisational experience on electronic organ and piano and has the ability to direct a small, volunteer choir. Candidate will lead and provide music at 10:15 Sunday service and on holy days. Must be experienced in offering a blended musical style (traditional Anglican hymnody, Gospel, contemporary praise) and providing accompaniment while conducting the choir. Please submit cover letter, CV and a link/recording of your performance to the Rev. Dr. Maria A. Kane.

Minister of Music (part-time), St. Augustine's, D.C.

St. Augustine's on DC's Southwest waterfront is a racially and economically diverse church  seeking an experienced candidate to fill a part-time (10 hour a week) position. The Minister of Music will offer various styles of liturgical music during our ‘blended’ Sunday worship service; organize and direct a seasonal choir; identify and oversee guest soloists and instrumentalists and work with the Rector to create a vibrant church music program. Candidate should have advanced level of skill and training on the piano, and experience in church music and basic choral directing. Effective planning and organizational skills required. Salary commensurate with experience. Email cover letter and resume to The Rev. Martha Clark.

Youth positions

Youth Missioner, Southern Montgomery County and Northwest D.C.

St. Dunstan's, Redeemer, and St. Patrick's, D.C. seek a Youth Missioner for a multi-parish collaboration in Southern Montgomery County and Northwest D.C. We have a two-year history of monthly youth events, and an annual travel mission experience. The position is roughly half-time with flexible hours spent in three primary parishes. Other nearby parishes are encouraged to join. Submit cover letter and resume to The Rev. Jeff MacKnight

Only lay and clergy positions in Episcopal churches and affiliated organizations in the diocese 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 Maryland or Diocese of Virginia employment listings.