Transition Ministry

Clergy seeking new calls, clergy leaving their current congregation, and lay leaders seeking supply clergy to lead services during a clergy transition, sabbatical, or vacation will find resources here.

Below is a list of churches in our diocese that are in transition and their status. Please e-mail all inquiries and correspondence to the Rev. Canon Anita Braden, Canon to the Ordinary.

Congregations in Preliminary Stage

Congregations Building their Portfolio

Congregations Receiving Names

Congregations in the Discernment Stage

Congregations in the Final Stage

Additional Opportunities

Curate – All Saint’s Episcopal Church, Phoenix, AZ

All Saints’ seeks an ordained Episcopal priest or transitional deacon for the full-time position of Curate (for those completing seminary). This person will share in the liturgical, homiletic, pastoral, and educational life of the congregation with our clergy team, consisting of the Rector, Associate, and one Deacon. To read the full job description click HERE. Interested Candidates may email a cover letter, OTM portfolio, and/or resume to The Rev. Dan Burner at dburner@allsaintsoncentral.org

Posted 6/14/2022

Chaplain/Pastor – Full Time – LCM Canterbury at Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ

LCM|Canterbury is the recently emerged identity of the Canterbury Episcopal Campus Ministry in Flagstaff and NAU Lutheran Campus Ministry. We are looking for a Chaplain/Pastor who is an ordained ELCA Minister of Word and Sacrament or Episcopal Priest who will, along with the part-time Program Coordinator, student leadership, and the Board, continue to build a community that provides pastoral care, education, regular worship opportunities, service opportunities, fellowship, and hospitality for students, staff, faculty, and recent graduates of NAU. For more information or to apply, CLICK HERE or visit their website at https://www.lcmcanterbury.org/

Updated April 27th, 2022

Chaplain – Full Time – Imago Dei Middle School, Tucson, Arizona

Imago Dei Middle School is a tuition-free, Episcopal middle school serving economically disadvantaged children and families in Tucson, Arizona. We are seeking a Chaplain who is called to animate and support the religious life of the Imago Dei community. The Chaplain is charged with overseeing all aspects of the spiritual life of Imago Dei including fostering and cultivating the Episcopal identity of the school, overseeing the care and scheduling of the school chapel, planning worship services, including collaborating with the music department, and student/community leadership, planning of special services, and much more. To learn more or to apply for this position CLICK HERE, or visit their website at https://www.imagodeischool.org/

Updated April 27th, 2022

Resources

Exiting a Congregation Well: Guidelines for Clergy

Clergy Directory & Supply List

Download the Clergy Directory. This PDF is password protected. If you do not have the password, please email communications@azdiocese.org.

Download the Clergy Supply List. This PDF is password protected. If you do not have the password, please email communications@azdiocese.org.

The following may be understood as “norms” recognizing that specific circumstances may dictate some variation. Clergy are free to negotiate for the fee they wish to receive for services rendered. It is important that the fee be agreed upon at the time the services are arranged. Supply clergy are reimbursed for all related expenses: meals, lodging, and travel (mileage).

  • One weekday service with brief homily OR Celebrant only (not giving a sermon): minimum $100
  • One principal service (Sunday/Major Feast) with a sermon: minimum $150
  • Two Sunday services including sermon(s): minimum $200