St. James’ Church, Glastonbury

at Priest-in-Charge
Location Glastonbury
Date Posted February 21, 2023
Category Connecticut (Amber Page Gehr)
Job Type Half Time
Setting Suburban
Compensation We adhere to the ECCT guidelines, which can be found in the Commons Companion on the ECCT website.
Diocesan Compensation Info
Health Benefits Negotiable
Housing Housing Allowance
Is there a rectory? Yes
Equity Allowance No
Communicants in Good Standing 200
Average Sunday Attendance 60
Child Population in Church School 28
Adult Population in Church School 29
Teacher Population in Church School 3
Budget $329,194


Liturgical style and practice

Broad Church
Use of BCP, EOW, LEVAS, 1982 Hymnal, WLP


  • Committed lay leadership, reinvigorated to strengthen Mutual Ministry/Missional Approach to shared leadership
  • Recent arrival of younger families with children


  • Commitment to financial stewardship/proportionate giving
  • Aging congregation
  • Incorporating young families
  • Emerging awareness of the importance of God’s mission including both charity and justice work


Our Vestry has recently completed a 9 hour “retreat” in order to more deeply examine  our current ministry work and discuss our hopes for our St. James’ Episcopal Church using the framework of the “Four Tenets of the Missional Church.”  Our 2 pages of notes can be made available.

Contact Information

Amber Page Gehr

Diocesan Transition Minister

Phone: 203-639-3501 ext 131