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Transition Ministry Updates

Transition Ministry Update as of Oct. 15, 2021

The congregations are listed by place, with the name of the church preceding the town, city, or village.

An asterisk (*) indicates a change in status since the last report.

Church websites are independently managed and maintained.

For questions or comments on those websites, please contact the church directly.

For clergy looking to apply for open positions under the “Receiving Names” categories, please respond to this questionnaire and email Rhonda Jackson or call (609) 394-5281 ext. 42.

Please contact Rhonda with questions about the below listings or for assistance.

To check open positions across the Episcopal Church log onto the OTM Database or visit their website.

Recent Calls

Holy Family Church, Laurel Springs
The Reverend Carmen Viola called as Priest-in-Charge, effective July 1, 2021.

*All Saints, Bay Head
The Reverend Kathryn King called as Rector, effective November 15, 2021.

Receiving Names for Priest-in Charge

Church of the Holy Spirit, Tuckerton and St. Stephen’s Church, Waretown
Online materials posted, application deadline extended to October 8, 2021.

*St. Uriel’s, Sea Girt
Online materials to be posted, application deadline will be mid-November 2021

No Longer Receiving Names for Priest-in-Charge

*St John’s, Little Silver
Vestry reviewing candidate materials.

Christ the King, Willingboro
Call of Priest-in-Charge, visa application in process.

No Longer Receiving Names for Rector

*Good Shepherd, Pitman
Vestry reviewing candidate materials.

Receiving Names for Rector

None

Not Yet Receiving Names for Rector

*St Peter’s, Perth Amboy
Congregation working with supply clergy. Readiness Assessment held September 7, 2021. Transition Consultant assigned. Interim Priest to start November 1, 2021.

Not Yet Receiving Names for Rector/Priest-in-Charge:

*Grace, Haddonfield
Initial Transition Meeting held July 6, 2021. Transition Consultant assigned.  Vestry and Discernment Committee Orientation held October 11, 2021.

Not Yet Receiving Names for Priest-in-Charge

St. Stephen’s Church, Beverly and St. Stephen’s Church, Riverside
Discernment Committee formed. Congregations working with Transition Consultant.

Christ Church, Riverton
Discernment Process being re-opened. Interim and Transition Consultant have been appointed.

Future Course in Ministry under Discernment with Bishop’s Office

Church of the Good Shepherd, Berlin
Congregation working with supply clergy. Wardens and Vestry in consultation with Bishop’s Office.

St. Mary’s Church, Clementon
Congregation working with supply clergy. Wardens and Vestry in consultation with Bishop’s Office.

St Mary’s, Haddon Heights
Congregation working with supply clergy. Wardens and Vestry in consultation with Bishop’s Office.

St Barnabas, Villas
Congregation working with supply clergy. Wardens and Vestry in consultation with Bishop’s Office.

Calvary, Fleming
Congregation working with supply clergy. Wardens and Vestry in consultation with Bishop’s Office. Initial Transition Meeting held September 8, 2021.

Trinity, Woodbridge
Congregation working with supply clergy. Wardens and Vestry in consultation with Bishop’s Office.

Grace-St Paul’s, Mercerville
Congregation working with supply clergy. Wardens and Vestry in consultation with Bishop’s Office.

St James’, Long Branch
Congregation working with supply clergy. Wardens and Vestry in consultation with Bishop’s Office.

St Augustines, Atlantic City
Congregation working with supply clergy. Wardens and Vestry in consultation with Bishop’s Office (October).

St Michael’s, Trenton
Wardens and Vestry in consultation with Bishop’s Office

*St Thomas, Alexandria
Wardens and Vestry in consultation with Bishop’s Office

*St Mary’s by the Sea, Point Pleasant Beach
Wardens and Vestry in consultation with Bishop’s Office