Transition Ministry Update as of October 5, 2020

The congregations are listed alphabetically 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 contact: The Reverend Canon Brian Jemmott at bjemmott@dioceseofnj.org or at (609) 394-5281 ext. 21.

Congregations wishing to request a background check of a candidate should use this form.

Please contact Canon Jemmott 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.

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Recent Calls:

St. Barnabas, Monmouth Junction
The Rev. Dr. Kyle Rader called as Priest-in-Charge, effective October 1, 2020.

Grace Church, Pemberton with St. Martin in the Fields, Lumberton
The Rev. Kyle Cuperwich, called as Deacon Administrator, effective August 1, 2020.

St. Peter’s, Clarksboro
The Reverend Mantelle Bradley, called as Priest-in-Charge, effective August 1, 2020.

*St. Martin’s, Bridgewater
The Reverend Dr. Robert Laws III called as Rector, effective December 1, 2020.

Receiving Names for Rector:

None

Receiving Names for Priest-in Charge:

None

Receiving Names for Interim:

None

Not Yet Receiving Names for Rector:

None

Receiving Names for Vicar

St. Peter’s at-the-Light, Barnegat Light is receiving names for a Part-time Vicar. Application deadline is November 2, 2020.

No Longer Receiving Names for Rector

St. David’s, Cranbury
Discernment Committee reviewing candidate materials.

No Longer Receiving Names for Priest-in-Charge

Christ Church, Toms River
Discernment Committee reviewing candidate materials.

Christ the King, Willingboro
Discernment Committee reviewing candidate materials.

Not Yet Receiving Names for Rector

None

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

None

Not Yet Receiving Names for Priest-in-Charge:

St. Stephen’s Church, Beverly and St. Stephen’s Church, Riverside
Town Hall meeting conducted on March 17. Readiness Assessment conducted April 12. The Reverend David L. Snyder serving as Long-term Supply.

Christ Church, Riverton
Discernment process on hold until January 2021. 

Future Course in Ministry Under Discernment with Bishop’s Office: