|Date Posted||February 1, 2021|
Chicago (Andrea Mysen)
|Communicants in Good Standing||$80,000|
|Average Sunday Attendance||86|
|Child Population in Church School||17|
|Adult Population in Church School||40|
|Teacher Population in Church School||7|
Identified in parish profile:
Warm and tight-knit parish community
Hospitable and inclusive
Strong lay leadership
Deep spirituality as a congregation
Property in excellent condition
Challenges identified in parish profile:
To be more visible in the local community
To be more engaged in the local community
Desire for growth, as membership is stable but not increasing
St. Barnabas Episcopal Church is a pastoral sized congregation located in the Chicago suburb of Glen Ellyn The congregation has a solid history of community outreach and has been well-served by lay leadership, a priority of the congregation, since its founding. The worship style can best be described as high-church, and features a robust music program offering everything from traditional hymns to spirituals to more contemporary music.
St. Barnabas is seeking a priest who will walk alongside parishioners in their journey of faith, support the mission and ministries of the congregation and be an approachable leader.
The Village of Glen Ellyn is located 22 miles outside of the City of Chicago, accessible from several expressways and also via the commuter train system. The village itself has a vibrant downtown with ample restaurants and shops, and in the summer, music festivals and farmers markets. The local school districts are highly rated, and there are several college campuses nearby in DuPage county as well.
For more information, please see profile and description on diocesan website: https://episcopalchicago.org/for-clergy/clergy-openings/
To apply for this position, submit OTM, resume and cover letter via on-line application: https://episcopalchicago.wufoo.com/forms/m1poxgz40cwsj2w/
Diocesan contact: The Rev. Andrea Mysen, Director of Ministries, email@example.com/ 312-751-4203
Congregation website: https://barnabasencourager.org/