Among other benefits, the Diocese of Indianapolis’ Pathways to Vitality initiative offers a Seminary Debt Assistance Program. “As a seminary grad, working in IndyDio has cut my loan repayment time by almost 70%,” says the Rev. Ben Wyatt. “Pathways assistance cut my debt repayment time from 10 years to just over 3 years.”
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Congregational Open Positions
The Church of the Nativity, Indianapolis – Full-time Priest-in-Charge
The Church of the Nativity is an active and compassionate congregation located in northeast Indianapolis that is inspired by our faith to welcome the newcomer and to cherish our pastoral sacred spaces for quiet contemplation and peace. We are a church that responds to the call to live our faith through active outreach ministries. Our mission is to help people develop their relationship with God and with each other in Christ. We seek a new priest who can provide strategic leadership to further strengthen our parish and our faith. We invite you to consider joining us to encourage us through collaboration, effective communication, and empowerment.
To enter discernment with Nativity to serve in this role, please email a letter of interest, resume, and OTM profile to Transition Minister Jennifer Phelps at email@example.com by August 15, 2021.
St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Columbus – Full-time Priest-in-Charge
St. Paul’s Episcopal Church’s pastoral sized parish/family works to spread the good news of Christ to a growing and diverse population in Columbus and the surrounding communities. Our building, with an addition and renovation by world class architect Thomas Beeby, is nestled in a neighborhood surrounded by four schools. St. Paul’s architectural legacy mirrors Columbus’s commitment to world-class, modern architecture. Situated in a vibrant southern Indiana community with easy commutes to the urban areas of Indianapolis, Indiana; Bloomington, Indiana; Louisville, Kentucky; and Cincinnati, Ohio; the potential for growth and service is outstanding. We invite you to consider joining us as a Priest-in-charge on our journey toward understanding and accomplishing God’s will. As a congregation, we are financially sound, committed to worship, growth, outreach and the prayerful and joyful spirit of God in our everyday lives.
Priests interested in discerning the possibility of serving in this role, please email a letter of interest, resume, and OTM portfolio to Transition Minister Jennifer Phelps at firstname.lastname@example.org by August 15, 2021.
St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, Greencastle – Part-time Rector.
We are excited to announce the call for a part-time rector at St. Andrew’s in Greencastle, Indiana. We are an outgoing and hospitable community of over 100 parishioners, who express our faith by worshipping together in traditional services filled with music, engaging with thought-provoking sermons, and serving each other and those in need in our community. To learn more about leading, growing, and sharing spiritual life with St. Andrew’s, visit our parish profile.
To enter discernment with St. Andrew’s, please submit a cover letter explaining your interest in St. Andrew’s, your current OTM profile, and resume to:
Episcopal Diocese of Indianapolis
St. John’s Episcopal Church, Bedford – Part-time Priest-in-Charge
St. John’s is a small parish with a family feel located in beautiful Lawrence County located just 30 minutes south of Indiana University’s Bloomington campus. They enjoy many annual lay-lead events that engage with the community. During COVID, the parish has seen the benefit of online services and look forward to continuing that in some form when in-person services resume. They are a congregation that actively leads different initiatives and are seeking a priest that can lead and guide them spiritually to continue to serve their community. To learn more about St. John’s, please check out the parish profile which may be found here.
To enter discernment with St. John’s, please submit a cover letter explaining your interest in St. John’s, your current OTM profile, and resume to:
Episcopal Diocese of Indianapolis
To learn more about positions open in the Diocese of Indianapolis, to request a list of clergy/diocesan expectations, a sample Letter of Agreement, or if your clergy person is retiring or moving to a new position contact Jennifer Phelps.
All applications must be received by the deadlines stated on this website to be considered.
The Diocese of Indianapolis expects that all parties in the search process will respect confidentiality. Congregations are not to make public the names of those being considered. Applicants and Candidates for positions are not to make public the church where they are applying or interviewing. This includes, but is not limited to, social media.