|Assistant to the Rector|
|Name of church or organization|
|St. Peter’s Episcopal Church|
|Position Description for the Assistant to the Rector
St. Peter’s Episcopal Church, Arlington, Virginia
St. Peter’s is seeking an energetic and creative ordained person who has a passion for program development and Christian formation for people of all ages. The development of programs aimed at every demographic in the parish is the essence of our strategy for the future growth and spiritual health of the parish. The Assistant to the Rector will be a key part of leading and implementing this effort.
The Assistant to the Rector shares with the Rector in the ministries of ordained leadership, including worship, preaching, teaching, and pastoral care. The Rector and Assistant Rector also serve as clergy liaisons to a number of different Committees and Commissions.
The Assistant to the Rector, assisted by a part-time Youth Minister and by volunteer a Sunday School Director(s), will provide clergy oversight to our Sunday School and Godly Play programs from pre-school age to Senior High.
The Assistant to the Rector, assisted by lay volunteers, will direct and expand our Family Ministry Programs program, that reaches out to parents and families with young children. At present, it meets once a month for potluck suppers and special events throughout the year.
The Assistant to the Rector will also develop new programs for older members of the congregation.
St. Peter’s Episcopal Church is a parish of over 1000 baptized members located in Arlington, VA, less than 5 miles from downtown Washington, D.C. Our parish has some wonderfully unique qualities that shape and form our life as a community of faith. We enjoy music and laughter; we take seriously our worship and prayer; we place a high value on Christian formation for all ages; and we work continually to reach out to those in need through multiple ministries. Christian development of our youth is a high priority and they are involved in all dimensions of our life together. We have an active music program including a children’s choir, a family choir, a men’s choir, and an inter-generational bell choir. We are a community of all ages, committed to using our gifts in the service of others and to the glory of God. We welcome between 200 and 300 worshipers at 8AM, 9AM, and 11 AM services each Sunday.
Responsibilities for Sunday School and Godly Play
Responsibilities for Youth Ministry
Responsibilities for Family Ministry
Christian Formation and Program Development for Adults and Older Members of the Congregation
Additional duties as assigned.
The anticipated starting date for this new position is December 1, 2020,
|Type of commitment|
|Does this job pay?|
|Interested applicants may send a cover letter, resume, and OTM Profile to:
The Rev. Craig A. Phillips, Ph.D., Rector
|Link to the job posting or application|