Christ Church Episcopal (Richmond)

at Assistant Rector
Location Glen Allen
Date Posted May 25, 2024
Category Virginia (Shirley Smith-Graham)
Job Type Full Time
Setting Suburban
Compensation $75,000
Diocesan Compensation Info
Health Benefits Negotiable
Housing None
Is there a rectory? No
Equity Allowance No
Communicants in Good Standing 1160
Average Sunday Attendance 375
Budget $1,200,000


Additional comments re: compensation, benefits and housing.

$69,670 salary/housing + $5,330 SECA reimbursement

Liturgical style and practice

Christ Church is an intergenerational, suburban church in Glen Allen, Virginia. Founded in 1993 as a mission of the Diocese of Virginia, Christ Church seeks to live the Way of Love as an engaged community of young families, longtime parishioners, and retirees serving as the hands and heart of Christ in the world. Our average Sunday attendance is 375-450 and growing rapidly. Our staff consists of nine full and part-time employees. Our annual budget (~$1.2 million) has shown strong growth in recent years.


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Christ Church is seeking a newly ordained (or soon-to-be ordained) person to join our staff in the summer of 2024 and spend the first two to three years of ordained ministry in a position expressly designed to offer formation and mentoring in all aspects of parish ministry.
Our next Assistant Rector will
● Share preaching and worship leadership, including funerals and weddings, and other occasions.
● Take a leadership role in coordinating our pastoral care ministry team of lay and ordained staff.
● Serve as the staff liaison for our Mission & Outreach Team (including those with local nonprofits and our international partnerships, including the Episcopal Diocese of Haiti.
● Partner with senior staff in areas such as adult formation, children’s & youth ministries, music, and parish administration.

Success in ministry at Christ Church requires a sense of joy in working with people of all ages, and a spirit of collaboration. Strong writing skills are essential, as are openness to learning, optimism, and joy.

Contact Information

Please submit a résumé, OTM profile, and a cover letter addressed to the Rector, the Rev. Ken Malcolm ( Application deadline is July 1.