Canon Missioner, St. James Cathedral

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Serving as a partner in the Cathedral’s Ministry Leadership Team, the Canon Missioner has a unique role. S/he will lead on evangelism and discipleship, lay ministry and pastoral care. S/he will help us build relationships with our neighbours, and become a hub for the arts. S/he will share in the leadership of the Cathedral at a time when momentum is building and the community is growing.

The person appointed will be an experienced ordained Anglican priest (6 years minimum), a team player, a natural teacher and a strong preacher. Forming disciples of Jesus Christ and enabling lay ministry will come naturally, and s/he will have a track record which attests to their effectiveness in these areas. The person appointed will demonstrate humility and joy in the exercise of ordained leadership in a diverse, complex urban setting, and will minister comfortably within a theological context of generous orthodoxy. S/he will have strong organizational gifts, able to exercise initiative and to lead and manage others, to thrive in a team setting where responsibility is held collectively.

We seek to build a clergy team that reflects the diversity of God’s Church. At the time of appointment we will be without a woman priest in the stipendiary clergy team. So while we will review all applications on their merits, we particularly welcome applications from qualified women.

We offer a competitive package which includes stipend, housing at the Cathedral Centre, pension and education allowance.

The role description can be found on:
https://stjamescathedral.ca/wp-content/uploads/2024/06/Canon-Missioner-Role-Description.pdf

To apply please submit a resume and covering letter to Serena Li, Dean’s Assistant at [email protected]. To arrange an informal conversation with Dean Stephen Hance, please also contact Serena. Applications will close on August 30, 2024 at 12 noon with interviews during September.

To apply for this job email your details to sli@stjamescathedral.ca