Trinity

at Associate to the Rector
Location St. Louis
Date Posted February 29, 2020
Category Missouri (Doris Westfall)
Job Type Full Time
Setting Urban
Compensation total benefit package approximately $100,000
Health Benefits Full Family
Housing Housing Allowance
Equity Allowance No
Communicants in Good Standing 240
Average Sunday Attendance 130
Child Population in Church School 25
Budget 343,000
Anglo-Catholic yes
Broad Church yes
Charismatic no
Contemporary no
Emergent no
Morning Prayer yes
Non-Traditional no
Prayer Book yes
Renewal no
Rite I yes
Rite II yes

Description

Strengths

Trinity is growing and deeply involved in the community and diocese. They are very socially minded and justice driven. They have dynamic clergy and lay leadership. They are spiritually and financially healthy.
They run a summer camp for neighborhood children which brings 300 children into the church and they run one of the most active feeding ministries of any church of any denomination in the city of St. Louis. They were just recognized as being one of the first churches in the country to respond to to the AIDS crisis.
They are progressive, traditional, committed. Contract for the Associate to the Rector will be for 3-5 years with a heavy emphasis on developing neighborhood programs for children, youth and their parents.

Challenges

Trinity is an urban parish with all of the usual urban issues. High urban poverty and homelessness rate in the immediate area of the church.

Comments

This position needs an energetic, activist-minded priest, who will either have or be willing to learn community organizing skills. This is an anglo-catholic parish with smells-bells-chanting. Must be able to work collaboratively and creatively and be self-initiating. Women and People of Color are especially encouraged to apply

Contact Information

Send resume, cover letter and OTM materials to:
The Rev. Canon Doris Westfall
Canon to the Ordinary
1210 Locust Street
St. Louis, Mo 63103
314-231-1220