St. Mark's

Rector

Date Posted August 23, 2017
Diocese Western New York (Vicki Zust)
Location Orchard Park
Position Type Full Time

Position Details

Setting Suburban
Compensation $93,000
Health Benefits Full Family
Housing Negotiable
Equity Allowance Negotiable

Parish Profile

Average Sunday Attendance 120
Child Population in Church School 22
Teacher Population in Church School 4
Budget $275,308
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

They describe themselves as a loving Christian community with a long history of generosity.  They have a pool of lay leaders and a well maintained facility in a good area.  They have a commitment to and history with healing ministry.

They have done deep and excellent work with their interim rector.

Challenges

They name their challenges as:

Reversing a decline in membership.  Broaden and revitalize the engagement of the congregation.  Reinvigorating their ministries.  Become more transparent and effective in stewardship and keeping the worship engaging and inclusive.

Comments

St. Mark's is looking for a rector with strong administrative experience.  There is work to be done in leadership development and community engagement.  They have a clear view of the challenges and are ready to follow a good and experienced leader.

Check out the transition page of their web-site.  www.stmarksop.org

Contact Information

The Rev. Vicki Zust, Bishop's Assistant for Ministry Development

vzust@episcopalwny.org