Grace Church, Rutherford

Priest In Charge

Date Posted March 1, 2019
Diocese Newark (Gregory Jacobs)
Location Rutherford
Position Type Half Time

Position Details

Setting Suburban
Compensation 60000
Health Benefits Clergy + 1
Housing Supplied Housing
Equity Allowance Yes

Parish Profile

Communicants in Good Standing 152
Average Sunday Attendance 53
Child Population in Church School 5
Adult Population in Church School 0
Teacher Population in Church School 1
Budget 163397
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

From parish materials:

"Collegial atmosphere; congregations works together for common goals. lack of -n-fighting. Displayed ability to pull together in times of transition. Welcoming and accepting of new parishioners".

Challenges

From parish materials:

"Declining and aging membership base. Reduction of deficit."

Comments

Strong lay leadership and lay involvement in ministry. Parish seeks to be connected to community. Recently welcomed members from a nearby closed parish. Building and grounds are well-maintained.

Clergy sought:  "Caring and accepting of all. Spiritual leader. Dynamic communicator.

Gifts of the congregation: "Worship & Liturgy. Outreach & Growth. Christian Education."

 

See parish's materials at http://dioceseofnewark.org/churches-transition-openings

 

Contact Information

 

Please send OTM Portfolio, resume and cover letter to:

Mr. Christopher Burdon, Search Chair  christopherburdon@gmail.com