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St Peter’s Church, in New Kent County, Virginia is seeking a Priest-In-Charge with the skills and interest in becoming a permanent Rector for our Parish.   The Diocese of Virginia provides strong training and personal support systems for clergy serving as a Priest-In-Charge with the objective of becoming a Rector.

We are looking for a clergyperson with:

  • Strong interpersonal skills: approachable, willing to accept attitudes and characteristics of our congregation and the ability to guide us through necessary changes as we grow.
  • Strong leader with compassion, high energy level, a love of history, and an ability to communicate with all ages to create a long-term vision for St. Peter’s; and, a willingness to demonstrate that vision through frequent, active engagement in the community at large.
  • Strong commitment to personal spirituality and ability to help others in their spiritual growth and commitment to the church through effective evangelism.
  • Experience in office administration and personnel management.

 This is a unique opportunity for sustained personal and career growth.  New Kent County is the second fastest growing county in Virginia.  Majority of the new growth will occur in large, planned communities within two miles of St Peter’s.

We offer a competitive salary, commensurate with experience, a full range of benefits and an idyllic work environment.

Contact Information - If you are interested, or you know someone who might be, those parties should contact:

The Rev. Shirley Smith Graham, ssmithgraham@thediocese.net, 804-622-3180  DIrector Of Transition for the Diocese of Virginia.