SEARCH FOR NEW CHAPLAIN
Episcopal Church of the Church of the Good Shepherd, Taipei (Diocese of Taiwan) is seeking a new English language Priest to start beginning January 1, 2024. Benefits include housing, insurance, stipend, and club membership.
The English Priest is responsible for the well-being and development of the English Congregation. This includes the following main responsibilities:
+ organizing, officiating, and preaching at worship services
+ reaching out to and engaging English speakers in Taipei
+ encouraging Christian faith and growth through one-on-one relationships and occasional group gatherings
+ providing pastoral care (such as counseling, visits, assistance from discretionary fund)
+ overseeing administrative tasks in collaboration with lay volunteers and office staff
+ representing and advocating for the English Congregation to the rector, vestry, bishop, diocese, and Episcopal leaders in the USA
Our priest collaborates with the wardens and executive committee of the English Congregation for matters related only to our congregation. Our priest collaborates with the rector and vestry for matters related to both congregations. Our priest respects the authority of the rector for matters related to the entire church. Our current rector is The Ven. Keith Lee, Archdeacon of the Northern Deanery of Taiwan.
We seek a priest with a minimum of three years ordained experience. The individual should have an established sense of professional identity and style. Our priest must be someone who can work proactively and autonomously, with minimal assistance from the rector.
Please find more details from our church profile and detailed job description: Church of the Good Shepherd Church Profile and English Priest Job Description
For more information, please contact:
Mary Reyes, Search Committee Member