Emmanuel Episcopal Church

Associate Rector

Date Posted January 2, 2019
Diocese Missouri (Joe Chambers)
Location Webster Groves
Position Type Full Time

Position Details

Setting Suburban
Compensation 60000+
Health Benefits Full Family
Housing None
Equity Allowance Negotiable

Parish Profile

Communicants in Good Standing 781
Average Sunday Attendance 224
Child Population in Church School 153
Budget 1,348,274.00
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 yes
Rite II yes


Reports To: Rector

Supervises: Youth Minister, Children’s Ministry Coordinator

Status: Full-time, exempt

Primary Function:

The Associate Rector will share fully in the liturgical life of the congregation, including regular preaching and celebration of the Eucharist.  In addition, he/she will lead Emmanuel in adult formation, and assist the Rector with the ministry of pastoral care and visitation.

Duties and Responsibilities:

+ Design, implement, and continually evaluate a comprehensive adult formation program

+ Coordinate congregational pastoral care.  This includes support to lay pastoral ministries (Lay Eucharistic Visitors in particular) and coordination of clergy visits

+ Partner with the Rector and congregation to be visible in and engage our community

+ Schedule and arrange all Baptisms, including pre-baptism instruction for parents and sponsors

+ Clergy liaison to the Youth Design Team

+ Liturgical planning for special events and services working in conjunction with Rector

Key Qualifications, Skills, and Abilities:

+ Ordained Episcopal Priest (or Transitional Deacon anticipating Ordination to the Priesthood)

+ Gifted for discipleship, evangelism and pastoral care

+ Ability to think systemically and focus time and energy

+ Excellent communication and organizational skills

+ Two years of experience working directly with volunteers

+ Ability to use current forms of technology

Compensation in accordance with the guidelines approved by the Diocese of Missouri; including housing allowance, health insurance, pension, and continuing education allowance.



Contact Information

Please send your resume cover letter and update OTM file to the Rev. Jenny Hulen, Rector: jhulen@emmanuelepiscopal.org