Open Clergy Positions

The Diocese of Central New York seeks clergy leaders who can help our faith communities live into our vision “to be the passionate presence of Christ for one another and the world we are called to serve.”

If you are discerning a call to new ministry, we invite you to review our parish openings listed below and prayerfully consider if your gifts and abilities match what this faith community seeks.

Questions? Please contact The Rev. Carrie Schofield-Broadbent, Canon for Transition and Church Development by e-mail or phone: (315) 474-6596 x129 (office).

Current Openings

Emmanuel Episcopal Church, Adams

Emmanuel Church
40 East Church Street
Adams, NY 13605
(315) 232-2916
emmanueladams.org

Position posting available at transitionministryconference.org.
Parish profile below.

Position Type: Priest-in-Charge, half-time
Church Type: Town
Average Sunday Attendance: 33

Currently receiving names.
Candidates, please send  resume, completed OTM profile and letter of interest to the Rev. Canon Carrie Schofield-Broadbent.

Profile

We are a small parish located in rural Jefferson County, NY, about 60 miles north of Syracuse. Our church is 169 years young. We have begun our search for a priest to serve our congregation on a part-time basis.

We are an active congregation of committed Christians, looking to serve God, each other and our community. We have been blessed by the services of our parish priest, Fr. Jerry Wichelns, for the past three years, and we also have many active lay-led ministries. Among these: lay-led Morning Prayer services, a men’s fellowship group, a women’s Bible study group, a women’s prayer group, adult and children’s education and pastoral ministries to the ill and infirm. Members of Emmanuel also coordinate many outreach ministries, including community dinners, rummage sales, a Christmas bazaar, Operation Christmas Child, providing Christmas stockings to underprivileged children, and Livemore Ministries, an ecumenical women’s fellowship organization.

We are seeking a passionate spiritual leader who is interested in getting to know us, learning our stories and joining our faith community. We look for skills that include biblical preaching and teaching and the ability to help people apply scriptural truths to their individual lives. We would also like a priest who will provide counseling and who has a heart for pastoral care.

We see ourselves as a warm, welcoming community that is excited about growing spiritually and adding new people to our congregation. We encourage you to contact us if you are interested in learning more about this position.

St. Mark's Episcopal Church, Chenango Bridge

St. Mark’s Episcopal Church
728 River Road
Chenango Bridge, NY 13745

stmarks-cb.org

Position Type: Priest-in-Charge, full-time
Church Type: Suburban
Average Sunday Attendance: 140

Currently receiving names.
Candidates, please send resume, completed OTM profile and letter of interest to the Rev. Canon Carrie Schofield-Broadbent.

Profile: View parish profile.

“It is the desire of the parish to call a priest to St. Mark’s who will provide pastoral care to our members, help our youth programs remain strong, challenge us to grow as Christians and guide us to serve the needs of the world at large. When asked to reflect on their reasons for joining St. Mark’s, our parishioners overwhelmingly recounted personal experiences of St. Mark’s as a welcoming place for all to worship God. Members are known to be very friendly and accepting of people from diverse backgrounds. We like to have fun, and also be challenged and inspired to integrate scripture into our daily lives. St. Mark’s in the words of one, “is a good place to be!” and a “haven for love, hope and fellowship and the renewal of the soul.” In the wake of this global pandemic, we need a strong leader who can engage with us remotely and has a knowledge of technology as a medium for communication until we can safely worship together. We hope to find a priest who will continue our adult bible study, offer meaningful instruction before confirmation and the sacraments, support our music program and of course, nurture our children and young families. Our parishioners value a preacher who is able to relate the gospel to our everyday life, while allowing for questioning and conversation. We value the importance of scripture, tradition, and reason.”
St. Mark the Evangelist Episcopal Church, Syracuse

St. Mark the Evangelist Episcopal Church
1612 West Genesee St
Syracuse, NY 13204

stmarkssyracuse.com

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Position Type: Rector, half-time
Church Type: Urban
Average Sunday Attendance: 50

Currently receiving names.
Candidates, please send resume, completed OTM profile and letter of interest to the Rev. Canon Carrie Schofield-Broadbent.

About St. Mark’s
The Episcopal Church of St. Mark the Evangelist is a unique parish located in the Diocese of Central New York in Syracuse. It is a destination church for both urban and suburban people. It has active parishioners involved in spiritual growth, pastoral ministries and outreach to the community. We are 25 years young, formed from four Episcopal churches of the Episcopal Syracuse Urban Cluster.

The result is an energetic, outward-looking, faith-filled and diverse body of individuals who make this church their spiritual home. We strive to reflect the teachings of Christ in our actions as well as the spoken word. Because we attract a rich blend of people, we have a variety of programs including a vibrant youth group, an emerging Sunday School, social groups that focus on mission, a wonderful music program, and vigorous outreach programs to the neighborhood. In our 25-year partnership with neighboring Porter Elementary School, we work with staff and parents to provide support for the students and their families. Our church building is open daily to many outside organizations for community activities.

St. Mark the Evangelist will be a beacon on the west side of Syracuse, New York, attracting people of every background, age and heritage to:

  • its joyful worship
  • its environment for spiritual growth
  • its thriving mission and outreach programs, and
  • its welcoming and inclusive openness to all God’s children.

Open Positions for Lay Employees

Current Openings

Episcopal Diocese of Central New York: Executive Assistant to the Bishop of Central New York

The Executive Assistant provides an adaptive administrative structure that supports the Bishop in her leadership of the Diocese and in her role in the wider Church.

View position announcement and learn how to apply: Executive Assistant to the Bishop

St. Paul's Church, Endicott: Director of Music

St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Endicott, New York seeks a Director of Music (organist/pianist) for Sunday 10:00 a.m. services. The Director of Music leads a rehearsal with a small 10-person vocal choir, an adult hand bell choirs and a high school age hand bell choir and a children’s chime choir.  Selects hymn, service music and anthems for Sunday services. Additional services includes weddings, funerals, Christmas eve, 8 AM service Easter Sunday, one Ash Wednesday Service and Good Friday.

For additional information, or to send a resume please call (607)748-8118 or by email to [email protected] or by mail to:

The Rev. John R. Martinichio
St. Paul’s Episcopal Church
200 Jefferson Ave
Endicott, NY 13760

St. James' Church, Pulaski: Church Musician

St. James’ Episcopal Church in Pulaski, New York seeks a Church Musician (organist, pianist or guitarist) for Sunday 10:00 a.m. services. Musician also leads a pre-worship rehearsal with a small choir and collaborates with the rector in selecting hymns for worship services. Compensation ranges from $75 to $100 weekly depending on experience. Musician also has first right of acceptance/refusal for additional services such as funerals and weddings.

For additional information, please call (315) 298-2106.

To apply, please submit resume by email to [email protected] or by mail to:

St. James’ Episcopal Church
ATTN: Musician Search
PO Box 0433
Pulaski, NY 13142

St. Paul’s Church, Owego: Director of Music

St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Owego, New York seeks a Director of Music (organist/choir director) for Sunday 10:00 a.m. services.  The Director of Music leads rehearsal once per week with the Adult Choir and is responsible for selecting hymns, service music and anthems to be sung at all services.   Additional special services will be held throughout the Church year especially during Christmas and Easter.  Compline is sung with organist accompaniment one Friday per month from September through May.  The Director of Music may also be asked to play weddings and funerals.

For additional information, or to send a resume please call (607)687-2830 or email  [email protected] or by mail to:

The Rev. Trula Hollywood

St. Paul’s Episcopal Church

117 Main Street

Owego, NY 13827

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