Please contact Canon Arlette Benoit Joseph for information on transitions and vocational opportunities for clergy. Also included below are job listings for laity within the Diocese. Please contact J.D. Lafrance to have yours listed.
Full Time Searches in Process
St. George/ St. Barnabas, Philadelphia – contact: Ms. Stephanie Scott, email@example.com
Part Time Openings
St. Stephen’s, Norwood
St. James’, Prospect Park
Grace and the Incarnation
Holy Trinity, West Chester (assistant) – contact the Rev. Paul Hunt, firstname.lastname@example.org
Supply Only Searches
Holy Innocents/St. Paul’s, Tacony
St. Simon the Cyrenian
Assistant Positions Available
Christ Church, Ridley Park – contact the Rev. Doug Tompkins, Rector@christchurchridleypark.org
(More Clergy Positions)
St. David’s Church, Radnor
Position: Associate Rector for Christian Formation
Contact: Please send resumes to The Rev. W. Frank Allen, Rector at email@example.com
Description: St. David’s (Radnor) Episcopal Church, Wayne, PA is a growing and energetic parish of 3,000 members in the Diocese of Pennsylvania in the suburbs of Philadelphia. We are a church on the mission to know God through Jesus Christ and making Christ known to others. We seek an experienced clergy person to assist the Rector in leading worship, in preaching, in teaching, in pastoral care and the overall ministry of the parish. The Associate will be a loving pastor, an effective preacher and a strong teacher who is spiritually centered, self-motivated, creative and able to empower persons of all ages to exercise their Christian ministry. As a member of a very collegial staff, the Associate will have specific responsibilities for Christian Formation for all ages.
St. Mark’s Church, Philadelphia
Position: Associate Rector
Contact: Please submit materials by email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Description: Saint Mark’s, Locust Street, in Center City Philadelphia is searching for a priest to serve as Associate Rector, to share in collaborative ministry at this progressive, urban, Anglo-catholic parish.The parish’s dual emphasis on engaging worship of God and care for God’s people, especially those in need, has driven a period of growth, particularly among young adults and families with children. The Associate Rector provides crucial leadership in several of these areas of recent growth, and shares in the leadership of the parish with the Rector. Gifts in liturgical leadership, preaching, pastoral care, Christian formation, and administration, among others, are all important to the fruitful exercise of ministry in this context.Saint Mark’s continues to experience a call to grow in its capacity for ministry and in its health and vitality, which includes increasing numbers of people involved in various aspects of ministry, and especially in attendance at Sunday worship. We are looking for someone who will work collaboratively with the Rector, lay leadership, and volunteers to contribute to this process of growth, and who shares a vision of the church that is hopeful, engaging, and expansive.We are looking for a priest possessed of significant gifts for ministry, including a desire to stretch his or her self as a leader in a parish that’s engaged in a wide variety of ministries, and that strives to adopt an outward-looking focus, while attending to the pastoral needs of the parish community. The clergy at Saint Mark’s lead liturgies that are said and sung, use the breadth of the Prayer Book, and that daily require a meaningful engagement with the Scriptures for preaching, study, and instruction.Those who find such a vocation attractive and who believe they may have appropriate gifts are asked to please express their interest to the Rector, Fr. Sean Mullen, by sending a resume and cover letter that shares some insight about their strongest gifts for ministry.
Trinity Church, Gulph Mills
Position: Office Administrator and Communications
Description: Trinity Church, Gulph Mills is seeking a flexible, innovative and committed person able to take responsibility for our parish’s communications’ needs and office duties.
Trinity Episcopal Church offers family-inspired Sunday services with children’s ministry and a dynamic youth group. Worship services are also held daily. We aim to grow through hospitality, welcoming all to join and serve. Our close-knit congregation is community-engaged, active in supporting the homeless and hungry, and encourages a progressive Bible-based outreach to Gulph Mills and Kingswood neighborhoods. Trinity Nursery and Kindergarten has been teaching local children for more than 60 years and has a current enrollment of about 65.
Maintain and expand social media (Facebook, Instagram, etc).
Maintain and develop electronic media (web site, Mail Chimp, etc).
Format, design and print weekly bulletin with inserts.
Initiate and manage new communications’ opportunities.
Provide limited office duties.
Manage, oversee facilities’ rental agreements.
Co-ordinate parish activities, as required.
Terms: 12:00 – 4:00pm Monday – Friday; $15.00/hr
Statement of experience with 3 references to Anne Trumpler at:
email@example.com by August 22nd
Notification of interviews will be by August 27th
Interviews will be on August 29th
Start date will be on September 4th
St. James’ Church, Downingtown
Position: Organist and Choir Director
Contact: Rev. John Symonds, Rector, (610) 314-5482, firstname.lastname@example.org
Description: We seek a part-time (approximately 12 hrs/week) organist and choir director thoroughly versed in Episcopal liturgy and the Anglican music repertoire. He/she will sustain and develop a strong musical offering within an active and large pastoral-sized parish, in an historic church (175th Anniversary Year) still in its original building. St. James’ offers three Sunday services during the programmatic year. The Traditional Rite II Eucharistic service at 11:00 a.m. requires the successful candidate to oversee a 12-member adult choir, and who is able to re-build a periodic chorister program for youth. Additionally the successful candidate will also be able to offer periodic blended services with a 7-member light-rock/classic-rock worship band, Forever Endeavor, which performs at 9:00 a.m. The organ is an Allen Two Manual Digital Computer Organ with AGO specifications. 35 rank, 52 stop organ plus 11 second voice ranks; full moving stop piston capture system w/ multiple memories; has full MIDI w/ 100 voice MIDI sound module and record and playback sequencer; installed in the mid-1990s. We seek applicants with demonstrated ability to conduct volunteer singers and who can oversee once-a-week evening rehearsals (presently Thursdays) as well as shortened Sunday-morning rehearsals at 10:30 a.m., as well as lead and incorporate periodic instrumentalists and congregants in the services. For application details and full position description, including information about compensation, contact the rector. Candidates are asked to reply by September 15, 2018. Anticipated start date: Fall 2018.
Church of Saint Asaph, Bala Cynwyd
Position: Part-Time Children’s Formation Person
Contact: email@example.com to the attention of Rector
Description: The Church of Saint Asaph, Bala Cynwyd is seeking a Part-Time Children’s Formation Person to work with a creative staff. The program is small and flexible with several committed families. Approximately 10 hours a week. Please send a resume to firstname.lastname@example.org to the attention of Rector.
Trinity Church, Ambler
Position: Organist/Choir Director
Contact: Rev. Mary McCullough at email@example.com or send to Trinity Church, 708 S. Bethlehem Pike, Ambler, PA. 19002.
Description: Trinity Church, Ambler is seeking an Organist/Choir Director to act as organist and choir director. The position will be approximately 15 hours per week, including a weekly choir rehearsal and a Sunday service at 10:00 a.m. The instruments in Trinity’s sanctuary include a three manual Schantz (1989) organ of French disposition and an Everett grand piano. The adult choir consists of 20+ voices, with growth expected. She/he will cooperate with the Priest-in-Charge in the general planning and leadership of the music program. Salary is commensurate with education and experience. Candidates are asked to send a letter of interest and resume to Rev. Mary McCullough at firstname.lastname@example.org or send to Trinity Church, 708 S. Bethlehem Pike, Ambler, PA. 19002. Position to be filled by early Fall, 2018. Position is open due to the retirement of the former long-term (22 years) musician. Applications are now being accepted.
St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, Honey Brook
Position: Organist / Music Director
Contact: Lois Schultz, 610-286-1790, Lasrws23@gmail.com.
Description: St. Mark’s is a beautiful historic Episcopal church on a scenic rural road and has a wonderful, loving congregation who are seeking an enthusiastic organist / music director. The parish is small but very active and the position would include directing and choosing music for the choir, working with the children to involve them in periodic family worship Sundays, and playing the historic Haskell organ, with the option for piano as needed. There are also congregation members who are accomplished instrumentalists and welcome being included periodically, and appreciate a director who can find ways to incorporate them. There is one service on Sunday at 10:30 with choir rehearsal at 9:30, and additional rehearsals can be planned with choir members according to availability and need. Position also includes services for seasonal special services (Holy Week, Christmas, etc.) Salary negotiable.
St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Chester
Position:Part Time Organist/Choirmaster
Contact: The Rev. Mark Smith at (610) 872-5711
Description: The organist/choirmaster will provide organ music and direct the choir for the 9 a.m. service regularly scheduled on Sunday mornings, as well as for funerals and weddings held within the church. She or he will lead the choir rehearsal once on Sunday mornings and at other times as needed. She/he will cooperate with the Priest-in-Charge in the general planning and leadership of the music program.
Starting salary: $18,000+
St. Peter’s Episcopal Church, Glenside
Position: Minister of Music
Contact: The Rev. Emily Richards, 215-887-1765, email@example.com.
Description: St. Peter’s is a vibrant and joyful community of faith that appreciates the role of music as a way of connecting us deeply to God and to one another in worship. We are seeking an organist and choir director who will bring their skills, energy, and spirituality to our community and who will work collaboratively with the clergy, choir members and other lay leaders to create meaningful music and liturgy. The position is 20 hours including a weekly rehearsal and a Sunday morning service at 10 a.m. as well as special services (Holy Week, Christmas, etc.). We are blessed to have wonderful instruments: a 4-manual Aeolian-Skinner organ and a Steinway grand piano. To learn more about our music ministry, visit www.stpetersglenside.org/music-ministries. Candidates are asked to send a letter of interest and resume to the Rev. Emily Richards. Anticipated start date: Late summer.
St. Peter’s Church, Philadelphia
Position: Children’s Musician and Singer
Contact: the Rev. Sean Lanigan, Associate Rector: firstname.lastname@example.org
Position: St. Peter’s Church is currently seeking an experienced singer and musician (acoustic guitar or electric piano preferred, but any portable instrument would be considered) for our one-hour weekly Children & Family Worship Service. Our Service gathers very informally in a large, bright, open space, with between 20-40 children and family members attending on average. Most of our children are very young (birth-age 6), so much of our worship happens in a circle on a large rug. At each worship service, one of our clergy members leads the group in a bible story, prayers and Holy Communion. Throughout the service, we sing a wide range of songs, some with dances and motions to get us on our feet! Music is an important part of how we learn about God’s love for us, so our Children’s Musician is a very significant person in our community. Salary negotiable. Hours: 8:45 AM-10:15 AM on Sundays, plus preparation time.
Trinity Church, Buckingham
Position: Full-Time Director
Contact: email email@example.com or call 215-794-7920
Description: The Trinity Buckingham Academy (http://www.trinitybuckinghamacademy.org), a Department of Education licensed preschool and kindergarten in the care of Trinity Episcopal Church in Buckingham, PA, is looking for a creative, energetic person to become its full-time director beginning in September 2018. Teacher certification required, teaching experience and a background in early education preferred. For more information or to apply please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org or call 215-794-7920.
Church of the Holy Apostles, Wynnewood
Contact: Susanne Wherry – Susannewherry@hotmail.com Phone: 404-293-4084
Description: Every Sunday from 9:45am – 11:15 am during our morning service you will be responsible for providing childcare for children ages infant to 3 yrs old in our Godly Play Room. The Preschool teacher will be another adult in the room in case a child needs to use the bathroom. Childcare/babysitter will be responsible for maintaining a safe, clean and playful environment. There will be opportunities to work at additional church events or special occasions. Pay commensurate with experience.
Qualifications: Experience working with young children and references from previous employers. Applicant must successfully complete; FBI fingerprinting, PA Child Abuse Clearance, PA State Criminal History Report, and Mandatory Reporter Child Abuse Training prior to employment in order to comply with PA state regulations.
Redemption Episcopal Church
Position: Part-Time Cleaning Person
Contact: Fr. Emmanuel Williamson at 215-357-0303 or email@example.com
Description: Cleaning Person Needed. Redemption Episcopal Church is hiring a part-time cleaning person. Max 20 hours per week – flexible schedule. $10-$11/hr., depending on experience. Please contact Fr. Emmanuel Williamson at 215-357-0303 or firstname.lastname@example.org. The church is located at 1101 2nd Street Pike, Southampton, PA 18966.
Church of the Holy Trinity, Rittenhouse Square
Position: Property Manager
Contact: Please submit letter of interest and resume to The Revs. John & Rachel Gardner; email@example.com.
Description: The Property Manager reports directly to the Rectors (priests) and has general oversight of the management, upkeep, and safety of all property of Church of the Holy Trinity. The Property Manager will work 20-25 hours regularly each week, with occasional extra hours for emergencies or other events.Oversee the maintenance, cleaning, safety, upkeep and repairs for the Property.Property includes buildings and grounds of: the church, the parish house (offices and classrooms), and the off-campus, nearby Rectory (priests’ house).
Oversight and Supervision of the Sexton.
The Sexton is responsible for cleaning the facilities and setting up on Sunday morning.
Liaison to and Coordinator with the Property Committee – the subcommittee of the Vestry (board of directors).
Assist in the planning, scheduling, and completion of Vestry property projects.
Work cooperatively with church staff and volunteers, building inspectors, service providers, contractors, and renters.
Organize and administer service work, repair work, and safety protocols.
Must be available outside of regular business hours for building emergencies.
Experience with building systems and ability to perform minor repairs are a plus.
Skills/Qualities we seek: Positive attitude; previous experience in supervising staff; excellent organizational skills; general handy-work skills/previous work in property management are a plus, but not required; and self-starter and demonstrated initiative
Church of the Advocate
Contact: Marcia White at 215-978-8000
Description: The George W. South Memorial Church of the Advocate, a historic church at 1801 Diamond Street, is a beacon and a source of activism and community uplift for the North Philadelphia community. For more than a century, the Gothic Revival style cathedral has been a gathering place for worship and a wide variety community services.We are in need of a committed volunteer to assist with food pickup for the daily lunch we provide to over 100 people. If you are interested, have a valid driver’s license, and are available on Tuesday and Friday morning, call Marcia White for further details.
Philadelphia Episcopal Cathedral
Position: Cathedral Food Pantry Volunteers
Contact: Archdeacon Pam Nesbit – PamelaMNesbit@gmail.com. or 267-374-6952.
Description: Volunteers needed at the Cathedral Food Pantry. Every Monday the Philadelphia Episcopal Cathedral Food Pantry distributes nourishing food to 150 households. We need help with food distribution on Mondays and help with receiving the food on alternate Wednesdays.