St. Barnabas Memorial Episcopal Church

Rector

Date Posted January 3, 2018
Diocese Massachusetts (Jean Baptiste Ntagengwa)
Location Falmouth
Position Type Full Time

Position Details

Setting Suburban
Compensation $83,999
Health Benefits Negotiable
Housing Supplied Housing
Equity Allowance Yes

Parish Profile

Communicants in Good Standing 430
Average Sunday Attendance 185
Child Population in Church School 64
Adult Population in Church School 138
Teacher Population in Church School 17
Budget $536,574
Anglo-Catholic no
Broad Church yes
Charismatic no
Contemporary yes
Emergent no
Morning Prayer no
Non-Traditional no
Prayer Book yes
Renewal no
Rite I yes
Rite II yes

Strengths

  • Intellectually challenging and spiritually uplifting sermons and adult education activities
  • A growing Children and Youth Ministry is bringing young families to St. Barnabas
  • Effective and generous Music Ministry leadership
  • Theologian-in-Residence is a gifted communicator and a supportive, collaborative colleague
  • Talented parish office staff who communicate through a variety of regular, professional communications
  • Substantial parish endowment
  • Beautiful, 4-acre parish campus
  • Small core group of parish members willing to actively serve in parish ministries

Strong support for current liturgical practices that emphasize both traditional and contemporary approaches to worship

Challenges

  • Revitalize parish ministries
  • Inspire a wider participation in lay leadership
  • Attend to ongoing infrastructure maintenance
  • Increase operating revenue stream
  • Make more funds available for parish facilities upkeep

Continue attending to underrepresentation of “middle decades” -- from adolescence to middle age

Comments

  • Theologian-in-Residence has interest in and ability to provide Adult Formation
  • Desire for a clear shared vision and growth among parish ministries
  • Willingness to develop a robust and ongoing stewardship effort
  • Develop alignment between parish goals and new Diocesan Strategic Plan
  • Explore potential revenue opportunities presented by parish facilities

Engage in evangelism and outreach that support our Episcopal traditions

Contact Information

Search Committee

St. Barnabas Episcopal Church

91 Main Street * P.O. Box 203

Falmouth, MA  02541-0203

(508) 548-3863

http://www.stbarnabasfalmouth.org/

Email: search@stbarnabasfalmouth.org

Search Committee Chair: Heidi Stahl, heidi_stahl@hotmail.com, 425-922-6468