The School of Theology. Sewanee: The University of the South

Rector, Chicago, Ill.

Church of the Ascension
Diocese of Chicago
Chicago, Ill.

Founded in 1857, this parish lives its faith in the full Catholic tradition of Anglican Christianity through worship, evangelism, teaching, and Christian charity. We are diverse, welcoming, and eager to engage the modern world through our strong faith tradition. Worship is at the heart of parish life, with daily Mass and Offices. The main Sunday liturgy is Solemn High Mass Rite II at the High Altar. We have active outreach and evangelism ministries and seek ways to expand our witness.

The ideal candidate for this position is also a talented, graceful, and reverent liturgist; a skillful and inspiring preacher; a caring pastoral presence; a wise and thoughtful teacher of Christian education and spiritual development across the generational spectrum; skilled in developing and leading successful outreach programs; and an inspiring and empowering leader and visionary, guiding Church of the Ascension in making a meaningful impact on the world.

This is a fulltime position.

There is no deadline for submitting an application.

To be considered for rector of The Church of the Ascension, send a copy of your resume and OTM portfolio to the Rev. Jim Steen, director of ministries, or call 312.751.4210 for additional information.

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