Rector

Jackson, TN
Posted Jul 8, 2024
Job Title
Rector
Name of church or organization
St. Luke’s Episcopal Church
Location
Jackson, TN
Job Description
St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, located in the heart of downtown Jackson, TN, is seeking an
experienced and dynamic Rector to lead our vibrant community of faith. Our ideal candidate is a kind, compassionate, strong leader who embodies the teachings of Jesus. This individual will be deeply grounded in their faith and will serve as a spiritual guide and example to us.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide inspiring leadership and strategic vision for growth and development. Foster a welcoming and inclusive environment for people from all walks of life.
  • Guide our spiritual growth through engaging sermons, educational programs, and small group ministries. Demonstrate a passion for spiritual formation and discipleship.
  • Maintain and enhance our strong sacred music tradition in collaboration with our music director.
  • Offer compassionate pastoral care to parishioners in various life stages and
    circumstances, and be available in times of need.
  • Actively engage with the broader Jackson community. Build and strengthen relationships with local organizations, other faith communities, and civic leaders.
  • Develop and implement strategies for growth. Focus on attracting families and individuals, ensuring that St. Luke’s is a welcoming and inviting place for all.
  • Oversee administrative functions, including staff management, budget oversight, and coordination of church activities. Ensure effective communication and collaboration among church staff, vestry, and volunteers.

More here & here.

Type of Commitment
Full Time
Does this job pay?
Yes
Application Process
To apply, please send cover letter, CV, OTM portfolio, and links to two sermons to The Rev. Canon Rob Courtney, Canon to the Ordinary, at rcourtney@episwtn.org. For inquiries or more information call (901) 937-4782.
Application Deadline
08/31/2024
Link to the job posting or application
https://edwtn.org/wp-content/uploads/2024/07/Parish-Profile-7-03-24.pdf
Website
https://www.estlukes.org/