Grace

at Priest-in-Charge
Location Honesdale
Date Posted June 15, 2022
Category Bethlehem (Melinda Artman)
Job Type Full Time
Setting Town
Compensation In accordance with diocesan guidelines
Diocesan Compensation Info https://diobeth.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/08/2022-Clergy-Salary.pdf
Health Benefits Clergy + 1
Housing Supplied Housing
Is there a rectory? Yes
If there IS a rectory, is it optional or required that cleric live there? Optional
If there IS a rectory, is the compensation figure above inclusive of fair market value of rectory? Yes
If there IS a rectory, how many bedrooms and bathrooms? 3
Equity Allowance No
Communicants in Good Standing 125
Average Sunday Attendance 50
Child Population in Church School 6
Adult Population in Church School 0
Teacher Population in Church School 3
Budget $108,000

Description

Additional comments re: compensation, benefits and housing.

Parish is committed to funding a full time position for a minimum of three years.

Liturgical style and practice

This is a Rite II parish. They attempt to be inclusive with both traditional and contemporary worship. They offer a less formal Saturday evening service and a traditional and formal Sunday morning service

Strengths

  • Over 30 years of Community Outread
  • Eager for spiritual growth
  • Positive reputation for providing support to marginalized communities
  • Close to large urban center
  • Recently renovated rectory

Challenges

  • Returning to in person activities
  • Revitalizing music in worship
  • Rebuilding administrative staff

Comments

Looking for a priest who will stand shoulder to shoulder with the congregation and help us evangelize urban transplants to our rural area, help with the transition back to in person worship and ministry demonstrates a compassionate, caring and humble character, and who gives us robust preaching.  We are located in northeastern PA in an outdoor lover's paradise.

Contact Information

Send OTM profile, resume and cover letter to the Rev. Cn. Melinda M. Artman at melinda@diobeth.org