Grace

Rector
Date Posted June 24, 2017
Diocese Chicago (Andrea Mysen)
Location New Lenox
Position Type Full Time

Position Details

Setting Suburban
Compensation $45,000 cash stipend (rectory value not included)
Health Benefits Full Family
Housing Supplied Housing
Equity Allowance No

Parish Profile

Communicants in Good Standing 146
Average Sunday Attendance 57
Child Population in Church School 5
Adult Population in Church School 10
Teacher Population in Church School 4
Budget $146,000
Anglo-Catholic no
Broad Church yes
Charismatic no
Contemporary no
Emergent no
Morning Prayer no
Non-Traditional no
Prayer Book yes
Renewal no
Rite I no
Rite II yes

Strengths

Empowered and focused lay leadership, highly flexible and adaptive system, congregation is eager to deepen footprint in community and make a difference, wider community is growing, high value on children as part of church community, excellent care of properties, growth in numbers and ministries are primary goals

Challenges

Financial instability, want to go from mission to parish status - some fear involved in taking this step

Comments

Grace is a progressive, warm church community located in New Lenox, a southwest suburb of Chicago. Grace seeks a flexible, energetic and collaborative leader who will help them discern a vision for the future together. Motivational preaching and pastoral care are priorities as they discern their next vicar. This is an excellent first time rector opportunity for current associate or a highly motivated newly ordained priest. Self-starter with passion for community involvement will do well here. Rectory provided.

 

Contact Information

Submit OTM, resume and cover letter through on-line link on diocesan website at:

https://episcopalchicago.wufoo.com/forms/m1poxgz40cwsj2w/

Direct questions to Andrea Mysen, Director of Ministries, at 312-751-4203 or amysen@episcopalchicago.org