Associate Rector for Outreach and Formation

Date Posted: February 8, 2022
Hours Per Week: 50
Christ the Redeemer Anglican Church
Pendleton, SC, USA
Job Type: Associate Pastor
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Associate Rector for Outreach and Formation

Christ the Redeemer Anglican Church

Title: Associate Rector 

Reports to: Luke Rasmussen 

Effective Date: Time Commitment: 50 hours per week

Position Objective: To direct and oversee the outreach ministry of Christ the Redeemer and the Christian formation from birth up to adulthood. 

Applicant Characteristics 

There are two main aspects to this position. The first is our outreach ministry, and the second is our Christian Formation from birth up to adulthood. In regards to the first aspect, the candidate should be passionate about connecting with people and developing strategic relationships with those inside and outside the church. He would need to be gifted at mobilizing and equipping people to serve in ministries of both word and deed. The candidate should have a resourceful disposition, ready and willing to find solutions that best accomplish the mission of Christ the Redeemer. 

In regards to the second aspect, he would need to have a desire to support parents as they raise their children in the faith, particularly those households with middle and high school students. This person would need to understand and assist parents in trusting ordinary means that God uses to pass the faith from one generation to the next. 


Education: MDiv or an equivalent.

Experience: 2-3 years of leadership experience in a church.

Ordination: The candidate must be ordained in the ACNA or in the ordination process.

General Responsibilities:

  • Rule of Life
    • Cultivate a rule of prayer and devotion as modeled after the daily offices of morning and evening prayer.
  • Communication: maintain open and regular communication with my rector and bishop providing reports where required.
  • Diocesan: Serve in various ways as requested by the bishop.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Outreach 
    • Develop a Christian presence and connections with under-resourced neighborhoods near Christ the Redeemer.
    • Oversee FoodShare SC. 
      • Manage and grow the FoodShare SC Partner Site where we would be responsible for collecting orders and payments, picking up ordered boxes, and distributing the food boxes to our neighbors.  
    • Oversee the Mercy Ministry Director.
      • Our Mercy Ministry Director works about 5 hours a week overseeing our meals on wheels routes, homebound visitations, distribution of mercy funds to members of the church, and other mercy-related ministries. 
  • Christian Formation
    • Oversee the Children’s Ministry Director (half time employee) .
    • Provide parents with space and opportunities to pass on the faith to their children.
    • Begin a “youth group” that is centered around outreach in connection with the FoodShare program. 
  • General Pastoral Duties
    • Preach every 4-6 weeks.
    • Celebrate the Sacraments in coordination with the Rector.
    • Assist the Rector with pastoral care.
    • Assist the Rector in the development of the mid and long-range planning.
    • Other duties as assigned by the Rector.

How To Apply

To Apply

Send a resume and cover letter to [email protected].