St. Luke's Church, Philipsburg, NJ


Date Posted August 1, 2018
Diocese Newark (Gregory Jacobs)
Location Philipsburg
Position Type Full Time

Position Details

Setting Town
Compensation $85,000
Health Benefits Full Family
Housing Supplied Housing
Equity Allowance Yes

Parish Profile

Communicants in Good Standing 175
Average Sunday Attendance 75
Child Population in Church School 17
Adult Population in Church School 0
Teacher Population in Church School 3
Budget $168,835
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 no
Rite II yes


  • Welcoming, caring and loving community
  • Volunteering--Service oriented
  • Wide variety of skills and talents
  • Happy, healthy and engaged
  • Sense of humour
  • Church buildings well-maintained


  • Stewardship
  • Financial Challenges
  • Getting more parishioners involved


Clergy Ministry Priorities

  1. Preaching
  2. Spiritual Guidance
  3. Church Growth & Development
  4. Christian Education
  5. Model, ensure and foster radical hospitality by welcoming all sorts and conditions of persons
  6. Oversee pastoral care of the parish
  7. Administrative oversight

Clergy Leadership Style: Approachable, mirrors congregation's values, open-minded, kind.

Located in the western-most city in the diocese and yet among our most vibrant and vital congregations. Healthy congregation. Prior rector served 10 years before accepting another call in our diocese.

See parish website at  and  OTM and Position Description Outline postings on diocesan website:                                                       


Contact Information

Mr. Paul Lutz    407 Berks Street  Easton, PA  18045    610-390-6725