Rector Full Time

@ St. Andrew’s Parish in Kent
  • Kent, Connecticut View on Map
  • Denomination: Episcopal
  • Job Category: Pastor / Senior Pastor
  • Date Posted: August 16 2023
  • Application Closed
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    Job Description

    A full-time Rector to live in the Rectory and guide our church, building on our current strong base of worship and good fellowship to grow our parish in diversity, faith and service in the future.

    1.Spiritual Leadership

    • Deliver relatable, biblically-based sermons with sensitivity to diverse opinions in the parish
    • Be comfortable in using traditional sacramental worship
    • Teach and guide parishioners in church and in other gatherings
    • Connect with parishioners individually and in groups
    • Have knowledge and love of sacred music
    • Actively and flexibly listen and communicate

    2.Pastoral Leadership

    • Participate in our parish family
    • Attend to those who are in need
    • Reach out to those who have disengaged from the church
    • Encourage new and younger members
    • Delegate appropriate areas of pastoral care


    • Support and work to grow our church school
    • Provide adult education through Bible Study and other instruction

    4.Community Leadership

    • Serve as St. Andrew’s presence in Kent by participating in the town
    • Encourage mission and outreach activities by parishioners

    5.Practical Leadership

    • Guide our Officers and Vestry
    • Support the missions and activities of our commissions, including our stewardship and other financial activities
    • Oversee our parish administrator

    If you believe God might be calling you to discern with St. Andrew’s Parish, Kent, please send a Letter of Interest, a current resume or CV, and a current OTM profile to ECCT’s Diocesan Transition Minister, Ms. Amber Page Gehr by email. Please include “St. Andrew’s Parish, Kent” in the subject line.

    Application deadline closed.

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