St. Mark’s

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Chenango Bridge
Date Posted January 29, 2021
Category Central New York (Carrie Schofield-Broadbent)
Job Type Full Time
Setting Suburban
Compensation Meets or exceeds diocesan standards
Health Benefits Negotiable
Housing Housing Allowance
Equity Allowance No
Communicants in Good Standing 322
Average Sunday Attendance 140
Budget $204,121
Anglo-Catholic no
Broad Church yes
Charismatic no
Contemporary no
Emergent no
Morning Prayer yes
Non-Traditional no
Prayer Book yes
Renewal no
Rite I no
Rite II yes



  • Vibrant, active parish
  • Families and parishioners of all ages
  • a well-maintained building (that is "right-sized" for the congregation)
  • Strong lay leadership
  • a commitment to serve the community
  • This community loves to have fun


  • They spent many months in the beginning of the pandemic without gathering virtually.


“It is the desire of the parish to call a priest to St. Mark’s who will provide pastoral care to our members, help our youth programs remain strong, challenge us to grow as Christians and guide us to serve the needs of the world at large. When asked to reflect on their reasons for joining St. Mark’s, our parishioners overwhelmingly recounted personal experiences of St. Mark’s as a welcoming place for all to worship God. Members are known to be very friendly and accepting of people from diverse backgrounds. We like to have fun, and also be challenged and inspired to integrate scripture into our daily lives. St. Mark’s in the words of one, “is a good place to be!” and a “haven for love, hope and fellowship and the renewal of the soul.” In the wake of this global pandemic, we need a strong leader who can engage with us remotely and has a knowledge of technology as a medium for communication until we can safely worship together. We hope to find a priest who will continue our adult bible study, offer meaningful instruction before confirmation and the sacraments, support our music program and of course, nurture our children and young families. Our parishioners value a preacher who is able to relate the gospel to our everyday life, while allowing for questioning and conversation. We value the importance of scripture, tradition, and reason.”

Contact Information

To apply to discern with St. Mark's, please send your resume/CV, OTM profile, and letter of interest to:

The Rev. Canon Carrie Schofield-Broadbent, Canon for Transition and Church Development, Episcopal Diocese of Central New York