St. Paul Episcopal Brookfield

at Priest-in-Charge
Location Brookfield
Date Posted December 18, 2023
Category Connecticut (Tim Hodapp)
Job Type Full Time
Setting Urban
Compensation We adhere to the ECCT guidelines. Found in the Commons Companion on the ECCT website.
Diocesan Compensation Info
Health Benefits Negotiable
Housing None
Is there a rectory? No
Equity Allowance Yes
Average Sunday Attendance 150
Child Population in Church School 20
Adult Population in Church School 60
Teacher Population in Church School 14
Budget 501,736


Liturgical style and practice

• Holy Communion Rite Two. Typically Eucharistic Prayer A
• Both traditional and blended (traditional and contemporary) music
• At the blended service, the choir process and recess (during the school year)
• Collect is read with the congregation
• The gospel reading processes to the center of the congregation
• We offer a chalice and intinction cup. Vested lay readers assist.
• Food donations are presented with the offering
• We hold a month Healing Sunday where parishioners offer testimonies of healing
and God's hand in their lives. Holy Communion is distributed in the center aisle,
and healing teams pray for parishioners at the altar rail.
• Birthdays and Anniversaries are recognized the first Sunday of the month.
• All introductions and announcements are made after the sharing of the peace.
• We use amplification and a sound mixing board
• All services are transmitted via youtube livestream and recorded
• We offer no incense
• We do not chime bells
• We do not sing the liturgy


• We have a talented, trained, and highly effective lay leadership. This includes
bible teachers, counselors, event coordinators, and facility maintainers
• Numerous well established ministries that are led and guided by strong lay
• Established standing committees, including missions, policy and procedures,
property, and safety
• An extensive bench of trained musicians ready to serve
• We are financially healthy


• We have on aging population, with new younger families entering that ore
seeking to be rooted and established in the parish
• We need to bring 8AM and 10:30AM services into closer fellowship and
• We want to continue to develop children and youth ministries.
• We want to expand our lay led pastoral ministry to serve our parishioners
more effectively.
• We would like to create small home groups to provide fellowship, pastoral
care and Bible application to life.
• We are seeking to communicate and promote parish ministries and
committees, and highlight opportunities for service more effectively


• St. Paul's is a biblically conservative and orthodox parish

• We believe that the scriptures are the infallible and authoritative word of God.
• We believe that God fully and finally revealed himself to man in the person of
Jesus Christ
• We seek to create a place where lives can be healed and transformed through
the power of Jesus Christ
• We are seeking to equip our parishioners to become effective messengers of the
gospel serving as kings and priests unto our God

Contact Information

The Rev. Cn. Timothy Hodapp
Canon for Congregations & Transitions
203.639.3501 x133