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Bishop David Parsons is inviting applications for the position of Rector for the Parish of Fort Smith, NWT.

This is a full-time position with significant expectations regarding community outreach and growth in this established, self-supporting congregation.  The primary language of the community is English, and the community is connected to the South by road.  The Diocese of The Arctic expects a minimum commitment of three years for any candidate who receives reimbursement for moving expenses.

Full details can be found in the Parish Profile, available here.

Please ensure that you provide the following information with your application:

  • If you are resident outside of the Diocese of The Arctic, a signed statement confirming that you have received permission from your bishop to make application to this diocese;
  • A current curriculum vitae;
  • A completed Diocese of The Arctic Application Form, available by contacting the Executive Archdeacon, the Ven. Alexander Pryor, at [email protected] or by clicking here.
  • The names and contact information for three references. As a matter of courtesy and due diligence, we will be contacting the existing or former bishops of those who have been short-listed.

You will be notified to confirm that we have received your application.  We would ask you not to contact the parish directly.

Applications for this vacancy will be received until an appointment is made.

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