Episcopal Diocese of Washington

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Job Openings

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Clergy Positions

Priest-in-Charge, St Thomas, Dupont Circle

We are a progressive parish in the heart of Dupont Circle.  We have a brand new building to live and grow into.  Our parishioners are a diverse group in terms of age, gender, and sexual orientation with a small number of children. We are connected to neighboring parishes and enjoy spending time in fellowship with them through shared services and formation opportunities.  In our new Priest in Charge, we are seeking to call someone who is a dynamic preacher, well-organized administrator, and eager to support our growth and development as a phoenix that has risen from the ashes. Please submit cover letter, resume/CV, and OTM portfolio to the Rev. Canon Paula E. Clark(listed 7/23)

Priest-in-Charge, St. Mark's, Fairland, Silver Spring

St. Mark's, Fairland, is Silver Spring, Maryland, seeks a compassionate, caring, cooperative full-time Priest-in-Charge with leadership skills to help us reinvigorate our commitment to our community, attract new worshipers, and expand our programs for youth and adults. Please submit cover letter, resume/CV, and OTM portfolio to the Rev. Canon Paula E. Clark(listed 7/06)

Episcopal Chaplain of Knollwood Memorial Chapel (part-time), Washington, D.C.

Preside at Eucharistic service every first Sunday of each month. Provide 3 hymn titles for program, present a homily. Serve communion to assisted living residents following the service. Possibly preside at memorial services if available. That would entail helping organize the order of service. Stipend included, free parking on Sunday. Opportunity to provide spiritual wellness by ministering to retired Uniformed Services Officers and family members. Background check, letter of qualification and good standing from Diocese needed. Call Kathy Byus, the Staff Chapel Liaison to apply: (202) 541-0268. (listed 3/19)

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 E. Clark.

Lay Positions

Operations positions

Executive Assistant to the Provost, Washington National Cathedral

Provides executive support to the Provost, acting as primary point of contact for internal and external constituencies. Provides support related to fundraising and, specifically, the campaign as it relates to donor interactions and donor-related activities. Ensures coordination with key development staff. Provides support for priestly duties. Requires a Bachelor's degree; at least 5 years' executive-level administrative experience, preferably in a non-profit organization. Must have very strong organizational, communications, and interpersonal skills, plus the ability to work independently, to handle competing demands, and to handle confidential information with discretion. Please see full position description. Apply online via the website or email cover letter and resume.  (listed 9/19)

Administrative Assistant/Office Manager (part-time), St. Bartholomew's, Laytonsville

St. Bartholomew's, Laytonsville, is seeking a self-motivated professional to serve as part-time Administrative Assistant/Office Manager for the church office. The candidate should be energetic, welcoming, positive, and have excellent interpersonal and communication skills to serve as the frontline for the church. This individual's administrative skills would include multi-tasking, excellent phone etiquette, effective organizational skills, high level computer capabilities, and a positive work ethic. The individual selected would support the rector and the church members while exercising sound judgement and maintaining discretion and confidentiality regarding privacy of others. To apply, email cover letter and resume(listed 8/19)

Campaign Manager, Washington National Cathedral

Reporting to the Chief Development Officer, the Campaign Manager is responsible for the management and day-to-day operations of the Cathedral's five-year comprehensive fundraising campaign. The Campaign Manager is a member of the Development Department and works closely with the Dean, Provost Senior Staff, Campaign Chairs, and other volunteer leaders to support and keep the campaign on schedule and progressing with a high level of momentum that engenders a sense of excitement, optimism, and confidence in achieving its goal.  See full position description for application information(listed 8/19)

Development Director, Samaritan Ministry, D.C.

Samaritan Ministry of Greater Washington (SMGW) seeks a full-time Development Director (DD) to engage current and prospective donors to offer their time, talent and treasure, to support our shared mission of empowering our neighbors in need. The DD oversees all SMGW fundraising activities including individual giving, gift solicitation, corporate sponsorship, grant-writing, event planning, and publication. The DD reports to the Executive Director (ED). In partnership with the ED, the DD engages and recognizes individual and institutional donors as well as partner churches. The DD manages a 6-person team, co-manages the Development Committee and participates on the management team. To apply, email a resume and a cover letter to: Rev. David B. Wolf, Executive Director, Samaritan Ministry of Greater Washington.  (listed 6/19)

Major Gifts Officer, Bishop Walker School, D.C.

The Bishop John T. Walker School for Boys, a ministry of the Episcopal Diocese of Washington, is seeking a Major Gifts Officer. The Officer will plan and sustain a high level of continuous contact and engagement with a portfolio of 150-200 major gift prospects ($1,000 - $10,000 annual donors); manage 300-350 substantive "moves" with prospects over the year, including scheduling meetings, in person meetings, substantive phone conversations and written correspondence; qualify for further engagement a strong and under-cultivated pool of donors who give annually $1,000 - $10,000; develop, market, and implement a creative, visible scholarship donor program. Email cover letter and resume to Brittany Phillips(listed 5/19)

Bilingual Communications Coordinator (part-time), St. Stephen and the Incarnation, D.C.

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)

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)

Program Director (part-time), Trinity Volunteer Corps, Trinity, D.C.

Trinity Volunteer Corps is seeking to hire a part-time Program Director. The services to be provided by the PD will facilitate TVC's relationships and enable program participants to serve the poor and disenfranchised directly by 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.  (listed 1/19)

Music positions

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

St. Paul's, Waldorf is a welcoming and affirming congregation seeking a talented, thoughtful, and creative part-time Minister of Music (18hrs/wk) with a passion for Christian worship, a love of teaching, and an appreciation of the diverse gifts and experiences of an all-volunteer choir. Salary commensurate with education, experience, and diocesan standards. Paid vacation, sick leave, and professional development.  (listed 9/19)

Musician for Spanish Language Service (part-time), St. Alban's, D.C. 

St. Alban's Church is looking for a singer to lead the Spanish-language service weekly at 11:15 a.m. The pay is negotiable, and can be considerably higher if you are also able to accompany yourself on piano or guitar. We are looking for a classically trained musician to be part of a growing congregation. Please email Padre Yoimel Hernández, associate rector, and Matthew Steynor, director of music, if interested. Accede al archivo adjunto para leer en idioma español sobre esta oferta de trabajo. (listed 9/19)

Church Musician (part-time), St. Barnabas, Leeland, Upper Marlboro

St. Barnabas, Leeland, Upper Marlboro is seeking a part-time Church Musician to play various eclectic music for their 10:00 a.m. Sunday service, hold rehearsals, and be available for parish funerals, weddings and special occasions. Email The Rev. Robyn Franklin-Vaughn with cover letter and resume. 

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.

Director of Children's Ministries, St Columba's, D.C.

Located in upper northwest Washington, D.C., St. Columba’s Episcopal Church (www.columba.org) is a vibrant, inclusive, and urban congregation committed to proclaiming the Gospel through worship and ministry, as individuals and as a congregation. The church is seeking an experienced full-time lay Director of Children’s Ministries (DCM). This individual will serve as pastor, teacher, evangelist, and administrator who works collegially with staff and parishioners to share the love of Christ, and to develop and implement offerings and programs that serve the overall mission of the church. Interested candidates should email a cover letter and resume to abby.buter@ministryarchitects.com.

Youth & Family Missioner (part-time), St. David's, D.C.

Saint David’s, a growing parish in the Palisades neighborhood, seeks an energetic and faithful Youth & Family Missioner to help develop a robust youth and family ministry to meet the needs and hunger of our increasingly hungry congregation. The Y&F Missioner will take lead on discerning, planning and guiding the Formation opportunities and ministries for our youth & young families, in collaboration with church leadership.  The position starts this summer, is p/t and super flexible. If you want to share & invite others into God’s story of abundance and love, please contact us! Send a cover letter, resume, and 2-3 professional references to the Rev. Kristen Hawley


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.