St. David’s

at Rector
Location Cranbury
Date Posted January 6, 2021
Category New Jersey (Brian Jemmott)
Job Type Full Time
Setting Suburban
Compensation In accordance with diocesan standards - see http://dioceseofnj.org/sccc/
Health Benefits Negotiable
Housing Housing Allowance
Equity Allowance No
Communicants in Good Standing 245
Average Sunday Attendance 120
Child Population in Church School 15-20
Adult Population in Church School 15
Teacher Population in Church School 6
Budget $330K
Anglo-Catholic no
Broad Church yes
Charismatic no
Contemporary yes
Emergent no
Morning Prayer no
Non-Traditional yes
Prayer Book yes
Renewal no
Rite I yes
Rite II yes

Description

Strengths

Diverse population
Modern facilities that are contemporary in design and are well maintained, including a large
Parish Hall and kitchen
Safe Haven - welcoming and inclusive of all
Strong Outreach program
Financially stable Active Adult Choir
Journey to Adulthood (J2A) Youth Program
Active youth Sunday School program
Adult Forums
Great location - equidistant to Philadelphia and New York, close to Princeton Seminary and
Princeton University
Altar Guild

 

Challenges

Aging, but also a multi-generational congregation
Increasing our Social Media presence
Designing/implementing programs for young adults - couples and singles
Attracting and retaining new members
Engaging our youth so they wish to attend services
Coming up with innovative ways to keep the congregation involved and spiritually fulfilled during
Covid, when Sunday attendance is limited

Comments

Covid is a challenging time for all churches. We have done well to maintain our enthusiasm,
spirituality, and community outreach. We want a Rector who can lead us on our journey as we
seek new ways to hear God’s call when we can’t gather together.

Contact Information

The Rev. Canon Brian A. Jemmott

Canon to the Ordinary/Transitions Officer

Diocese of New Jersey

808 W. State Street

Trenton, NJ 08618

609-394-5281, ext. 21

bjemmott@dioceseofnj.org