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St. Bartholomew's Episcopal Church is Searching for a Parish Administrator

About St. Bartholomew’s Episcopal Church, Atlanta:
St. Bart’s is comprised of people who are dedicated to justice and peace, education, pastoral care, hospitality, community, and worship. All God’s children are welcomed. COVID-19 has changed the way we do ministry but not our spirit. Dedicated laypeople and staff accompanied by God’s grace continue to lead the way. As we approach a full year of serving God while in pandemic, staying the course while simultaneously looking toward the future is crucial. We are seeking a parish administrator committed to working through this season and reaping fruit on the other side.


Position Description:
Under the supervision of the Rector, the Parish Administrator manages the daily operations and business of the parish and provides collaborative support to the clergy, staff, congregation, and committees to support the ministries and mission of St. Bartholomew’s. This work includes, but is not limited to data and records management, phone, mail, and email support, supplies and inventory management, communications, managing use of church space by parish and outside groups, (the church is not currently open to outside groups) supporting church ministries and committees and collaborating with volunteers. The Parish Administrator will be a resource person for both members and non-members, and a welcoming and responsive presence while engaging others. The Parish Administrator is a self-starter, detail-oriented, capable of working across generations, and able to maintain healthy boundaries and practice confidentiality.


Reports to:
Rector, St. Bartholomew’s Episcopal Church, Atlanta


Work Schedule:
32 hours a week.
Monday to Friday.
Schedule to be determined in collaboration with the Rector. Requires occasional evening and weekend work.


Compensation and Benefits:
Salary $37,000-$47,000 annually based on experience.


Benefits included:
Two weeks’ vacation, sick leave, medical benefits for one person, contribution to denominational pension plan. Professional development.
Observance of National Holidays; time off granted following the busiest times of the church year.


COVID-19 Work Environment:
Health and safety are paramount.
All persons entering the building are required to wear a mask and sign in. Hand sanitizer and masks are readily available. The church building and worship space is not open on a regular basis. Protocols and schedules have been established. Most office staff work remotely. The Parish Administrator will need to retrieve and sort mail, make copies and prepare weekly mailings from the church. A desktop computer is available in the office. A schedule for remote and onsite work will be established and coordinated with the Rector.


Full description here.


To apply, send a letter of interest and resume detailing your skills and experience to



Holy Comforter is Searching for a Parish Administrator

Work Schedule
20 hours per week
Required: Tuesdays 9 AM – 1 PM; Thursdays 9 AM – 1 PM
Remaining hours to be worked on flex time with notice given to fellow staff members of general working hours.



Daily Responsibilities
Mail: check and sort mail
Voicemail: Respond to calls
E-mail: check and respond


Weekly Responsibilities
Input weekly contributions to Realm (by ACS).
Wednesday night supper (WNS): send reminder e-mails to the WNS groups at least two weeks ahead of their scheduled date to provide supper.
Realm, weekly data entry as needed.
Attend weekly staff meetings.
Send weekly email to church mailing list.


On-Going Responsibilities
Building and Property management:
Contact service providers and schedule necessary building maintenance/repairs:
Plumbing, electrical, HVAC, elevator, etc…
File vendor/maintenance paperwork after work has been completed
Website: fill in content and update as needed (especially the Google Calendar and the upcoming events)


Office administration:
Acknowledgment letters: immediately after receiving donations, write, print on letterhead, and have Vicar sign acknowledgment letters to persons who have donated either to the Church and/or the Friendship Center.
Parish life: prepare and submit the appropriate paperwork for baptisms, confirmations, transfers, marriages, burials, etc…


Recurring Annual Maintenance:
Fire extinguishers inspections. Should be scheduled for every 6 months.
Stove hood cleaning. Once a year. Preferably during the August break.
Backflow preventer inspection. The city will notify the church by mail of when the inspection is due. The plumber will submit the report to the city.


Parochial report: work with the Financial Administrator to prepare the report and submit it to the Diocese
Draft and confirm new yearly schedule of Wednesday Night Supper providers.
Occasional duties not otherwise specified


Application: Interested applicants can email Ashley Carr at for more information.
The application deadline is February 15.





St. James Episcopal is Searching for a Part-Time Director of Music

A candidate for the position of Director of Music needs to have demonstrated experience and competence in choral music conducting while possessing an understanding of the role of sacred music in the liturgical tradition.


Preferred Qualifications
Ideally, a Master of Music in Choral Conducting, or equivalent degree, is preferred but consideration will be given to those without terminal degrees, as well as those in the process of attaining an undergraduate degree, if able to present letters of recommendation from a chair of a music department or from a comparable professional source. The candidate will have keyboard skills sufficient to rehearse vocal parts.


Hours and Compensation
This is a part-time position


To apply, submit to Bonnie Klinect, Parish Administrator,, a cover letter outlining your interest in this position and a current resume including educational background, professional skills and positions; and three letters of professional reference to be emailed by referencing persons to the priest-in-charge, The Rev. Doris Graf Smith, The candidate will submit a video or arrange for an in-person demonstration of directorial skills. The candidate will be interviewed by the search committee at a mutually agreeable place and time. The application deadline is December 15, 2020.




St. Martin in the Fields Episcopal Church is Searching for a Sexton

St. Martin in the Fields Episcopal Church seeks a trustworthy, reliable, hard-working, and joy-filled sexton, 22-25 hours/week, to: maintain the cleanliness and orderliness of the church’s building and grounds; perform basic preventative maintenance and repairs; and, daily set up and break down church/rooms for use as needed. The sexton will advise the Facilities Manager, Parish Administrator, Rector, and/or Junior Warden of dangers/concerns about the condition and maintenance of buildings and grounds. Reports to the Parish Administrator


Primary Responsibilities:
Cleaning, sweeping, dusting, mopping, shining all building and grounds.
Managing trash and recycling and assuring all waste is properly disposed.
Performing preventive and needed maintenance and repairs and reporting malfunctions or damage of buildings and grounds and equipment to the Facilities Manager and Parish Administrator.
Set up and break down and moving all signage and materials for church events.
Supporting the church and the staff, as needed.
Waxing floors, cleaning carpet.
Packing and/or moving to relocate items from one room to the next.


Physical Demands:
The individual in this position must possess the physical and sensory ability necessary to safely and successfully perform all essential job functions and responsibilities. This includes but is not limited to: the ability to safely work with power tools such as drills, saws, floor buffer, and blower. The ability to climb steps and ladders as well as to bend, pull and push. The ability to move and carry objects. The ability to carry and lift up to 35 lbs.


This position will start at 22-25 hours per week, with the possibility of additional hours as needed. The Employee will be required to work a minimum of 8 hours per week or as many hours as it may take to perform the above job duties. The schedule will include Sundays. Holidays such as Easter and Christmas are required workdays and the week leading up to these holidays should be considered unavailable for personal vacation. Schedule may vary based on event demands and may require a combination of office hours as well as work performed after hours and/or weekends if necessary. Vacation time must be approved in advance by the Parish Administrator. This position includes a pension option and other benefits subject to the terms in the employee handbook.
The days/hours of this position:
Th 7 a.m. – 12 p.m. (3 hrs)
Fr 7 a.m. – 12 p.m. (3 hrs)
Sat 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. (5 hrs)
Sun 7 a.m. – 3 p.m. (8 hrs)
Mon 7 a.m. – 12 p.m. (3 hrs)
Total: 22 hrs/week


Please send your resume with references to Monica Mainwaring at The application deadline is November 30, 2020.




St. Mary & St. Martha of Bethany is Searching for a Parish Administrator

Primary Responsibilities
St. Mary and St. Martha of Bethany seeks a part-time Parish Administrator to assist with running the daily affairs of our church. We want you to be excited about the work you do and conscientious about your performance. You need to be a people person, able to multi-task and have a good telephone demeanor.


Preferred Qualifications
We want someone who thinks clearly and writes well because you will be responsible for our weekly newsletter, Sunday Bulletins, some parish communications, scheduling appointments with vendors, coordinating parish activities, and keeping the parish calendar current. Proficiency in ACS, Outlook, MS Excel and Word are necessary. Knowledge of developing/maintaining web sites and posting on social media would be a plus. Some understanding of the Episcopal Church would be beneficial.


Hours and Compensation
The position is for 20 hours per week.


Please send your resume with references to The application deadline is November 16.




The Cathedral of St. Philip is Searching for a Program Coordinator for Communications and Outreach

Department: Communications and Outreach
Direct Report: Director of Communications; Canon for Community & Education
Employment Classification: Full-time, Exempt, Regular 40-hour workweek.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities
The position will assist the Director of Communications in weekly, seasonal, annual, and ad hoc communications of the Cathedral parish, distributing content and information to particular ministries, the parish at large, and the broader community.
• Cathedral Times weekly newsletter
– Gathering of content in conjunction with communications director and ministry leaders
– Layout of printed format in InDesign according to Cathedral design standards
• Mailchimp emails
– Layout and distribution of weekly and ad hoc parish and ministry emails (eTimes, parish notices, pastoral notices, Old Fashioned Sunday School, outreach) according to Cathedral design standards
• Updating website content related to weekly content
• Social media
– Posting weekly content (sermons and articles) on Facebook
– Posting regularly to Instagram, including sermons, event news, and format-specific content
– Social media monitoring and analytics


As needed:
• Content editing
• Event photography
• Graphic design
The position will assist the Canon for Community & Education in the daily and long-term outreach efforts of the Cathedral of St. Philip.


Volunteer Support:
• Support for existing ministry groups in coordinating volunteers (Homeless Requiem, Prison Ministry, Habitat, Church of Common Ground, Etc.)
• Assisting ministry groups in communicating volunteer needs to the parish and community at large
Liaison with Community Partners
• Relationship-building with existing community partners (attend webinars, connect with staff, learn the ropes)
• Communication of the needs of these partners to assist the Cathedral in a timely and meaningful response
Administrative support for grants
• Ricks Wheeler Grants for HIV/AIDS
• Higher Education Scholarship Fund
• Assistance with collecting applications, compiling data, and mailing out reward letters




Experience with:
• Adobe Creative Cloud (especially InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator)
• Mailchimp or similar email marketing platform
• Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel)
• TouchPoint or other CRM
• web design and basic coding
• Facebook and Instagram as business platforms
• Knowledge of the Episcopal Church


Key Skills:
The ideal candidate will possess both a passion for the mission of the Church and a keen aesthetic sense, with strong attention to detail. They should be familiar with print and digital media, be excellent communicators, and show a willingness to learn new skills on the fly. Teamwork is a key concept they must thrive on, though they should also be a motivated self-starter. The candidate should also be able to manage multiple tasks concurrently and to meet deadlines.


Physical Demands:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. Ability to move around the church often and to sit for long periods of time. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, and ability to adjust focus.


Work Environment:
Must be available to work from 8:30 AM-5:30 PM and the ability to work the occasional odd hours such as Sundays.


Application: Please send a cover letter and resume to Ms. Ivory D. Richardson at Applications will only be considered if received on or before October 30, 2020. Finalists will be required to supply references and undergo background checks.




The Society of St. Andrew is Searching for a Regional Office Director, Georgia (Macon)

The Society of St. Andrew, an established faith-based 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization with national reach and a $3 million annual operating budget, seeks dynamic, organized individual to lead the organization’s operations in Georgia. The Regional Office Director will, with the help of a small staff, continue to expand a statewide gleaning network—connecting farmers and produce packing houses, volunteers, feeding agencies, and funders—to share fresh, but unmarketable fruits and vegetables with people in greatest need throughout Georgia. In 2020, this work is expected to yield 2.4 million pounds (7.2 million servings) of nourishing food, reaching every county in the state.


Read the full list of specific duties and responsibilities here.


Interested applicants can email there resume to Allyson Ey, Operations Director, at The application deadline is December 31, 2020.


The Episcopal Church of the Epiphany is Searching for a Director of Children's Ministry

Epiphany is committed to including children in the worship life of the whole church. We also value providing children with age-specific spaces to learn the stories of the Christian faith, reflect upon the action of God in their lives, and experience the love of Christ in the community. The Director of Children’s Ministry at Epiphany organizes developmentally appropriate formational offerings and environments for our church’s youngest members. The Director of Children’s Ministry leads and administers several teams of volunteers who accompany newborns through children finishing 6th grade in their spiritual journeying. While the majority of this work happens on Sunday mornings and Wednesday evenings, the director also actively participates in the life of the parish throughout the week by engaging with families, volunteers, and church staff on a regular basis. This position reports directly to the Associate Priest for Family Ministry.


Basic responsibilities:
Oversee, organize, and grow the Children’s Ministry of the parish (for infants through 6th graders) through shared leadership, and collaboration with staff and volunteer leadership.
Support the ministry of the whole parish, and the integration of young people into parish life as full members of the church.
Develop effective Sunday School leaders and curricula for grades pre-K through 5th grade.
Develop an effective Children’s Chapel program and leaders.
Coordinate the Nursery and supervise nursery staff (primarily on Sundays).
Collaborate with a leadership team for Children’s Ministry to periodically assess the church’s ministry to children, discern next steps, and provide ongoing accountability and connection with the parish.
Form pastoral connections with children and their families, (and coordinate with Youth Ministry and Adult Education for family support).
Organize and help to lead special activities during significant times in the church year (August backpack blessing, Advent wreath making, January Christmas pageant, One week long Summer Vacation Bible School, etc).
Identify, recruit, train, and support leaders and volunteers, including training in “Safeguarding God’s Children” and “Safeguarding God’s People” (for the prevention of abuse and sexual misconduct in the church).
Prepare and manage the approved Children’s ministry program budget.
Attend worship on Sundays and Holy Days, attend Staff meetings, and maintain regular hours on site.


A Christian committed to Jesus Christ, and to the church as the Body of Christ.
A passionate desire to help children discover the love of God and grow as disciples of Jesus Christ.
Demonstrated skills and experience as a creative and effective teacher of young children, including skills in using various modes of learning.
A demonstrated ability to recruit, train and support volunteers.
A demonstrated ability to abide with conflict.
A Certified Godly Play teacher or a willingness to become one.
An understanding of and respect for the Anglican / Episcopal tradition and a commitment to incorporating this tradition into the children’s ministry.
A good listener and demonstrated ability to work graciously with people of various backgrounds and views. Completion of all required trainings: Safe Guarding God’s Children, Safe Guarding God’s People, Transgender Inclusion, and Dismantling Racism.
Demonstrated good judgment in boundaries (personal and professional) and in the wise and responsible use of technology and social media.


Education and experience:
At least two years experience in children’s or youth ministry.


Background Check:
Employment is contingent on a successful completion of criminal background check.
Three references are required, including at least one personal and one professional reference.


Compensation and benefits:
This position is part-time, 10 hours per week and does not include insurance or benefits.


Please send a resume and a cover letter describing your qualifications by October 9, 2020 to Amy Dills-Moore, Priest-in-Charge, at The application deadline is October 9, 2020.

St. Mark's is Searching for a Director of Children's Ministry

St. Mark’s Episcopal Church in Jacksonville, Florida, is looking for their next full-time Director of Children’s Ministry. Only 10 minutes from downtown, the best of all worlds meet here. St. Mark’s offers traditional and contemporary worship experiences with Gospel-centered theology set forth in the Book of Common Prayer. Located in a historic neighborhood, one block from the St. Johns River and blessed with a beautiful campus, committed adult volunteers, and friendly parishioners, this church maintains a healthy balance of long-time generational members combined with those who are new to the Jacksonville community. This is a church people choose to come back to after they have been away at college or relocated to another town.


You may be a children’s minister looking for an ideal church fit. Or you may be a teacher looking for a career change. If you enjoy communicating Christ’s love to children and their parents, then this is the job for you. An education and/or ministry background plus a strong faith means you are the right candidate. St. Mark’s has a solid strategic plan for the children’s ministry, developed with input from congregants and clergy, and is excited to find the right person to help implement it.


If you feel you might be a good fit for St. Mark’s, then apply by sending a resume and cover letter to The application deadline is October 16, 2020

St. Simon’s Episcopal Church in Conyers, Georgia is Looking for a Part Time Parish Administrator

St. Simon’s Episcopal Church in Conyers, Georgia is Looking for a Part Time Parish Administrator
Primary Responsibilities
St. Simon’s Episcopal Church in Conyers seeks a part-time Parish Administrator to assist with running the daily affairs of our church. We want you to be excited about the work you do and conscientious about your performance. It helps if you love our people, because our people will love you. They can’t help themselves.
Preferred Qualifications
We want someone who thinks clearly and writes well because you’ll be responsible for our bulletin and some parish communications. Proficiency in ACS, MS Excel and Word are necessary. Knowledge of maintaining web sites, making Facebook posts, sending notices through MailChimp, and making telephone blasts sure would help. Some understanding of the Episcopal Church would shorten your learning curve.
Hours and Compensation
The position is for 19 hours per week. Unfortunately, there are no benefits at this time.
To Apply
Please send your resume with references to