Assistant Priest for Youth & Families

Spartanburg, SC
Posted May 3, 2024
Job Title
Assistant Priest for Youth & Families
Name of church or organization
The Episcopal Church of the Advent
Spartanburg, SC
Job Description
The Advent is seeking an assistant priest to share in the leadership of this historic parish. We look forward to welcoming a creative and energetic leader to spend 3-5 years as Assistant Priest for Youth & Family Ministries. This person will specifically lead all aspects of faith formation for families with middle and high school aged children as well as college-age young adults, but also will be fully engaged with our Director of Children and Family Ministries. In addition, they will serve as pastor, priest and teacher for the parish along with the Interim Rector and Associate Rector.

The following skills and gifts are required:

  • A heart for forming the faith of children, teenagers and college students.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with staff and lay leaders.
  • Experience using various technologies and social media.
  • Ability to plan and yet be flexible.
  • Capacity to build and maintain programs as well as relationships.
  • Excellent social, verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong sense of self-awareness and ability to draw healthy boundaries.

Total clergy compensation (TCC) is based upon diocesan norms and experience, some of which may be allocated as housing and includes professional expense allowance and provision for continuing education.

Type of Commitment
Full time
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Application Process
Send cover letter, resume and OTM profile to The Rev. Christie Walton, Interim Rector, at
Application Deadline