St. John's

Priest-in-Charge
Date Posted October 1, 2013
Diocese West Virginia
Location Charleston
Position Type Full Time

Position Details

Setting Urban
Compensation $70,000
Health Benefits Full Family
Housing Housing Allowance
Equity Allowance Negotiable

Parish Profile

Communicants in Good Standing 374
Average Sunday Attendance 117
Child Population in Church School 36
Budget $408,000
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

Strengths

St. John's is known for the dignity and beauty of its choir and liturgy, for its genuine welcome to a diverse body of seekers, for activism on behalf of the marginalized, for social justice and outreach to the homeless and impoverished.

Challenges

St. John's has experienced a time of division and conflict over the style and vision of leadership and congregation. After a productive interim period, St. John's is looking forward to getting on with its life and mission in a more positive and fruitful manner.

Comments

St. John's does best under strong, positive, but inclusive clergy leadership. The congregation appreciates lively and inspiring preaching, attentive pastoral care, careful attention to organization, and active leadership in the areas of justice and fairness.

Contact Information

The Rev. Canon Donald Vinson
dvinson@wvdiocese.org
304 541-9963