Priest-in-Charge (Rector)

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Notice of Ministry Position (Clergy)
Diocese of Eastern Newfoundland & Labrador
Parishes of St. Lawrence, Portugal Cove, St. Cyprian-St. Mary, Bell Island and All Saints, Pouch Cove. NL Canada

The Rt. Rev. Samuel Rose is accepting applications for the position of Priest-in-Charge (Rector). This position is full-time with accommodation provided by a Housing Allowance.

Shared Model of Ministry

Unlike a Traditional Multi-Point Parish which involves amalgamation (pooling of assessment, Parish Council, Weekly Worship with a common cleric at alternate times, etc.), a Shared Model is built and supported by two or more parishes/churches with a common cleric while maintaining their individual identities. A Shared Model supports each other and is missional in its approach to ministry.

This position has been developed and a Shared Contract has been signed by the said three parishes. All three parishes have strong lay leadership which will aid in the administrative, liturgical, and outreach ministries of each parish.

This model of ministry has worked extremely well in the past and all parishes are happy to continue this model with a new Priest-in-Charge.

Details of the Shared Ministry Model

All three parishes cost-share the stipend/expenses, worship schedule, and pastoral presence based on the following percentages: St. Lawrence 50%, St. Cyprian-St. Mary 25%, All Saints 25%.

Each parish is responsible for its expenses (Synod Assessment, Parish Expenses, and Maintenance)

The effective start date is September 1, 2024 (negotiable).

A Parish Profile is available upon request.

How to Apply:

Clergy that are interested in applying are asked to submit their Resume with at least three references via email to: [email protected]

Clergy from other dioceses are required to have the permission of their own diocesan bishop before applying.

Applications will be received up until noon Thursday, June 20, 2024

For more information please contact Church House at 1 (709) 576-6697 asking for Bishop Rose or the Executive Officer, Archdeacon Charlene Taylor.

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