St. John's

Assistant to the Rector

Date Posted August 16, 2018
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

Communicants in Good Standing 199
Average Sunday Attendance 105
Budget $495,000
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 no
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.


1. Ordained clergy within the Episcopal Church.
2. Experience in Christian Education Programs for Youth and/or Children.
3. Education, training and/or experience in program development, education, administration and management, and communications.
4. Excellent communication skills (verbal and written).


See position description above.


The rector is interested in considering both newly- or soon-to-be ordained candidates as well as those with more ordained ministry experience. This position can be adjusted to serve as a curacy or for a more senior associate depending on the gifts and needs of the final candidate.

Contact Information

Inquiries can be made to:

The Rev. Kenneth Hitch, Rector

St. John's Episcopal Church