St. John's

Assistant to the Rector
Date Posted March 7, 2017
Diocese Eastern Michigan (Mike Spencer)
Location Midland
Position Type Full Time

Position Details

Setting Suburban
Compensation $60,000
Health Benefits Full Family
Housing Housing Allowance
Equity Allowance No

Parish Profile

Average Sunday Attendance 145
Budget $350,000
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 yes
Rite II yes


The Assistant to the Rector administers (designs, develops, directs, participates in and evaluates) an education program for youth and children and provides leadership to assist the youth and children of the congregation in building a solid foundation for Christian living, spirituality, ministry and outreach.

The Assistant to the Rector supervises nursery care workers and the volunteer staff of teachers and assistants in Sunday morning Christian formation, Vacation Bible School, the Youth Program (Middle and High School), and other youth programming, participating as is appropriate. The Assistant to the Rector assists with liturgical functions and pastoral care, at the direction and pleasure of the Rector.


The church is in a suburban setting, but there is no "city" to speak of. Midland is the home of Dow Chemical/Dow Corning; population has regular turnover.


The rector will consider candidates seeking a curacy model as well as more experienced candidates seeking a longer tenure.

Contact Information

Potential candidates should contact the Rector, the Rev. Kenneth Hitch: