Christ Church, Clayton & St. John's, Cape Vincent

Rector (full-time)

Date Posted September 13, 2017
Diocese Central New York (Carrie Schofield-Broadbent)
Location Clayton & Cape Vincent (St. Lawrence River)
Position Type Full Time

Position Details

Setting Town
Compensation Meets or Exceeds Diocesan Requirements
Health Benefits Negotiable
Housing Supplied Housing
Equity Allowance Yes

Parish Profile

Average Sunday Attendance 80
Budget $209,000.
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

  • Friendly parishioners
  • Two congregations that like to work together
  • Their previous rector brought a lot of healing and spirituality to the parishes
  • They have enough resources
  • They are in a LOVELY area of the country -- the St. Lawrence River -- "resort" location (Home of the Thousand Islands, borders Canada)
  • Lively outreach ministries
  • Good sense of humor

Challenges

  • population swells in the summer and shrinks in the winter
  • still healing from a parish leadership conflict (5+ years ago) that resulted in a lot of hurt

Comments

These are great parishes! Their former rector is now our Canon to the Ordinary.

Contact Information

The Rev. Carrie Schofield-Broadbent

Canon for Transition and Church Development

Episcopal Diocese of Central New York

1020 7th North Street, Suite 200

Liverpool NY 13088

315.474.6596

carriesb@cnyepiscopal.org