|Date Posted||January 10, 2019|
Southwestern Virginia (Jonathan Harris)
|Health Benefits||Clergy Only|
|Communicants in Good Standing||1118|
|Average Sunday Attendance||283|
|Child Population in Church School||57 (children), 16 (youth)|
|Adult Population in Church School||30|
|Teacher Population in Church School||38 (children through adult)|
Strong, stable, and vibrant parish seeking their next rector who wishes to move with them into the vision God holds out for them and lead them into a new future.
They seek 1) an inspirational, intellectually-challenging preacher; 2) an energetic, visionary leader; 3) an approachable pastor to all generations; 4) and an inventive, inclusive community builder.
Located in the small city of Lynchburg 30 minutes from the Blue Ridge Parkway and the Appalachian Trail, nestled in the James River valley of Virginia.
Lindsay Ryland, former DTM of Diocese of Virginia, serves as their search coach and speaks highly of the committed and faithful lay leadership of this congregation.
St. John’s recognizes that it is "grappling with this mission like the rest of the Christian community." They express an openness to "trying new things and a sincere desire to grow in mission and outreach." Their willingness to rise to the occasion of carrying out ministry in the challenging context 21st century America is in concert with Bishop Bourlakas's vision of cultivating missional practice across the Diocese.
Interested candidates send OTM Ministry Portfolio to Canon Harris. Prospective candidates welcome to contact Canon Harris with any questions as well.
Deadline for applications March 5th, 2019.
Parish has single health insurance parity policy. Please inform Canon Harris of health insurance needs.
The Rev. Canon Jonathan F. Harris
Diocese of Southwestern Virginia
540 588 4586 (mobile)