Emmanuel Episcopal Church Seeks Associate Rector


Title:  Assistant Priest or Associate Rector (title dependent on experience)

Reports To: Rector

Supervises: Youth Minister, Children’s Ministry Coordinator

Status: Full-time, exempt

Primary Function:

The Associate Rector will share fully in the liturgical life of the congregation, including regular preaching and celebration of the Eucharist.  In addition, he/she will lead Emmanuel in adult formation, and assist the Rector with the ministry of pastoral care and visitation.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Design, implement, and continually evaluate a comprehensive adult formation program
  • Coordinate congregational pastoral care.  This includes support to lay pastoral ministries (Lay Eucharistic Visitors in particular) and coordination of clergy visits 
  • Partner with the Rector and congregation to be visible in and engage our community
  • Schedule and arrange all Baptisms, including pre-baptism instruction for parents and sponsors
  • Clergy liaison to the Youth Design Team
  • Liturgical planning for special events and services working in conjunction with Rector

Key Qualifications, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Ordained Episcopal Priest (or Transitional Deacon anticipating Ordination to the Priesthood)
  • Gifted for discipleship, evangelism and pastoral care
  • Ability to think systemically and focus time and energy
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Two years of experience working directly with volunteers
  • Ability to use current forms of technology

Compensation in accordance with the guidelines approved by the Diocese of Missouri; including housing allowance, health insurance, pension, and continuing education allowance.

Please send your resume cover letter and update OTM file to the Rev. Jenny Hulen, Rector: jhulen@emmanuelepiscopal.org