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.”
Diocese of Indianapolis Clergy Compensation
Congregational Open Positions
Trinity Episcopal Church, Indianapolis – Full-Time Assistant or Associate Rector.
Trinity, a resourced, diverse, vital urban parish with over 350 households seeks an assistant for either Outreach and Justice OR in Families Ministries. Trinity is a congregation that balances love for tradition with a desire to put faith into action. Trinity sustains community partnerships while creating new initiatives that respond to critical social needs. Buildings on the parish campus house partner ministries, including a preK-8th grade Episcopal school, an early learning center serving mixed income families, a food pantry and weekly Sunday dinner, a legal clinic, a transitional home for teen mothers. Trinity hosts a refugee welcome ministry and is developing Trinity Haven, Indiana’s only dedicated residential facility for LGBTQ youth. The parish is also in discernment about founding an Episcopal Service Corps house on the campus .
Trinity offers learning for parishioners of all ages. Sunday School begins at age 4 and is anchored in Godly Play. A vibrant Rite 13 and J2A youth program features biannual youth pilgrimages. Adult formation is based in small groups and large forum learning opportunities.
The Assistant will also be a generalist, engaging in preaching, teaching, new member welcome, and pastoral care.
A full position description may be found here. To enter discernment with Trinity, please submit a cover letter explaining your interest in Trinity and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. Those materials received before March 1, 2021 will be advantaged.
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
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
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.