Grace, Radford

Rector

Date Posted December 16, 2016
Diocese Southwestern Virginia (Jonathan Harris)
Location Radford
Position Type Full Time

Position Details

Setting Town
Compensation $44,000 cash + half SECA + $5000 housing equity + rectory
Health Benefits Negotiable
Housing Supplied Housing
Equity Allowance Yes

Parish Profile

Average Sunday Attendance 55
Child Population in Church School 18
Adult Population in Church School 12
Budget $180,506
Anglo-Catholic no
Broad Church yes
Charismatic no
Contemporary no
Emergent no
Morning Prayer yes
Non-Traditional no
Prayer Book yes
Renewal no
Rite I no
Rite II yes

Strengths

Located in beautiful Southwestern Virginia Appalachian Mountains, near to Appalachian Trail and Blue Ridge Parkway.  Town is home to state school Radford University and adjacent to Blacksburg, VA, home of Virginia Tech.

"Grace Episcopal Church self-identifies as a “missional” church.  Our missions start close to home in our care and concern for our parishioners.  We strive to be inclusive, welcoming, and family-friendly.  We also give of our time and talents to help others within our community." (from Parish website)

Challenges

"The individual we seek as our next rector must be ready for a challenge.  We are in search of an individual who will jump into our congregational life and become involved with us and our missions.  We want an authentic, honest communicator.  We want someone forward-thinking who will work with our current parishioners to grow our church wisely and well.  We want a person who will bring excitement, joy, faith, and hope. " (from Parish website)

Contact Information

Interested candidates contact Diocesan Transition Minister, Rev. Canon Jonathan F. Harris, 540 588 4586 (mobile) or jharris@dioswva.org