Clergy Positions Open

Instructions for submitting materials

Clergy applying for congregations that are calling a RECTOR are asked to send a cover letter and their Office for Transition Ministry (OTM) Portfolio directly to the chair of the parish search committee with a copy of the communication also sent to the Rev. Canon Claire Woodley, Canon for Ministry Support, at: cwoodley@dioceseli.org.

Clergy submitting their OTM are required to complete all narrative questions and are strongly encouraged to upload sermon materials in the connections section. 

Clergy applying for congregations that are calling a RECTOR in parishes requesting a SHORT LIST are required to send a cover letter and their Office for Transition Ministry (OTM) Portfolio directly to the Rev. Canon Claire Woodley, Canon for Ministry Support, at: cwoodley@dioceseli.org.

Clergy submitting their OTM are required to complete all narrative questions and are strongly encouraged to upload sermon materials in the connections section. 

Candidates who are applying to congregations where a PRIEST IN CHARGE is being appointed are asked to send cover letter and Office for Transition Ministry (OTM) Portfolio directly to the the Rev. Canon Claire Woodley at: cwoodley@dioceseli.org

Definitions

Receiving Names.  Parishes listed as receiving names have completed their self-study and are free to receive names from applicants (n.b. please carefully review the above process for submitting names). 

Self-Study.  Parishes listed as in self-study are in the process of assessing needs, defining leadership, and creating their profiles. Clergy with an interest in one of these self-study parishes may contact Canon Woodley but should not contact the parish search committee until the parish is listed as “receiving names.” 

In Transition.  Parishes in transition are either soon-to-be or recently vacant and have not begun the self-study process. 

Accelerated Search. All materials sent to Canon for Transition Ministry: cwoodley@dioceseli.org

Click on church names to see their web info. 

Open Positions

Updated February 16, 2021

Accelerated Search
St. Stephen's, Jamaica, Queens
St. Thomas, Farmingdale, Suffolk County  

Receiving Names (Standard Search)
St. David's, Cambria Heights, Queens
St. Jude's, Wantagh, Nassau County 

Self Study
St. Anselm's, Shoreham, Suffolk County
Grace and Resurrection, East Elmhurst, Queens (Rector)
Caroline Church, Setauket

Interim In Place
St. Peter's, Bay Shore, Suffolk County (Priest-in-Charge)
St. Luke and St. Matthew's, Brooklyn
Grace Church, Jamaica, Queens

In Transition
Church of St. John, Center Moriches, Suffolk County 
St. Patrick's, Deer Park, Suffolk County
St. Andrew's, Yaphank, Suffolk County

St. Andrew's, Mastic Beach, Suffolk County
All Souls', Stony Brook, Suffolk County