Dodge City, KS
Type: Clergy
Posted Aug 5, 2020
Job Title
Name of church or organization
St. Cornelius’ Episcopal Church
Job Location
Dodge City, KS
Job Description

Responsible for worship according to the Book of Common Prayer.  Included in this responsibility is worship for Sundays and Holy Days.

The Rector will:

  • Offer sermons each week based ordinarily on the lectionary readings for the day.
  • Coordinate and supervise the work of all participants in worship, including readers, Lay Eucharistic Ministers, choir, musicians and all others.
  • Develop other worship opportunities and services as appropriate.
  • Offer baptism, marriage, burial, confirmation as appropriate.
  • Spend regular time in prayer and in study of the Bible.

Responsible for overseeing Christian education and formation in the parish.

The Rector will:

  • Teach the Gospel of Jesus Christ by word and example.
  • Oversee Christian Education in the parish, including education for y0uth and adults.
  • Oversee preparation for baptism, confirmation, reaffirmation and reception.
  • Develop other educational opportunities as appropriate.
  • Participate in continuing education programs for his or her own growth and development as appropriate.

Assist the parish in reaching out to and welcoming members of the larger community into St. Cornelius’ Episcopal Church.

The Rector will:

  • Model the hospitality of Christ by welcoming all sorts and conditions of persons into the church.
  • Equip the laity to proclaim by word and example the good news of God in Christ.

The Rector is the chief pastor of the parish.

The Rector will:

  • Oversee the care of individuals and families in joy and sorrow.
  • Offer pastoral care in relation to birth, marriage and death.
  • Make referrals for counseling and other services.
  • Equip the laity for extending pastoral care to one another.
  • Supervise other staff persons and make staff contacts in  consultation with the Vestry.
  • Oversee the administration of the life of the church, in consultation with the Vestry.
  • Offer spiritual counsel and guidance for the members of the parish.
  • Model good self-care by managing his or her times of work and rest and giving adequate time and  support to family.
  • Tend to the quality of his or her own spiritual life through retreats, days of refreshment, spiritual direction, and other appropriate means.

The Rector will encourage St. Cornelius’ Episcopal Church to serve the larger community.

The Rector will:

  • Model concern and care for the needs of the world.
  • Assist in the development of ministries of service to the wider community.
  • Open the building for use by the larger community.
  • Use technology to reach out to parish family and community.
  • Take his or her share in the life and ministry of the Diocese of Western Kansas.
Type of commitment
Full Time
Does this job pay?
Application Process
Interested candidates should email a cover letter and resume to and Tom Taylor, Chair, at, or mail the same information to:

St. Cornelius’ Episcopal Church
Attention: Search Committee
P.O. Box 1414
Dodge City, KS 67801

Application Deadline