St. Matthew's, Liverpool

Rector (full-time)

Date Posted September 18, 2017
Diocese Central New York (Carrie Schofield-Broadbent)
Location Liverpool
Position Type Full Time

Position Details

Setting Suburban
Compensation Meets or Exceeds Diocesan Requirements
Health Benefits Negotiable
Housing Housing Allowance
Equity Allowance No

Parish Profile

Communicants in Good Standing 350
Average Sunday Attendance 138
Child Population in Church School 35
Adult Population in Church School 31
Teacher Population in Church School 7
Budget $243,000.
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 yes
Rite II yes

Strengths

  • Growing, healthy congregation
  • Strong lay leadership
  • Good reputation in the community
  • Strong outreach
  • Recent successful merger with another local Episcopal congregation
  • Recent successful Capital Campaign
  • Financially stable
  • Joyful and creative
  • Well cared for (& not too big) building
  • Diversity of political opinions, soci0-economics, needs and backgrounds
  • Lots of children
  • "they take church seriously without taking themselves too seriously"

Challenges

  • stewardship needs work
  • help children who are active in the church stay involved as they enter adulthood
  • Staying open to God's call and not getting too "comfortable".

Comments

Disclaimer:  This is my former parish, where I served for 10 years, so I'm totally biased!  If you want a less passionate view of the place, please contact our Canon to the Ordinary: John Crosswaite.

Contact Information

Interested?  Please send your OTM, Resume or CV and a Letter of Interest (addressed to the search committee but sent to me):

The Rev. Canon Carrie Schofield-Broadbent

carriesb@cnyepiscopal.org