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Part-Time Priest, St. Paul’s Church, Federal Point, FL


St. Paul's Church

Priest Position Opening at St. Paul’s Church, Federal Point 

Location: East Palatka, Putnam County, Florida
Contact: Susanne Driscoll, Senior Warden
Phone: (904) 501-9532 

About Us 

St. Paul’s Church at Federal Point is seeking a dynamic and dedicated priest to lead our vibrant and faithful congregation. Nestled on the east bank of the St. Johns River, we have been a steadfast presence in Putnam County since 1880. Our church community comprises long-time members and a couple of young families, all committed to nurturing our faith and extending our ministries to a rapidly evolving community west of St. Augustine. 

Our Community 

Federal Point offers unique recreational opportunities with its picturesque setting along the St. Johns River. Stanton Landing, located on our church property, is a beloved spot for community gatherings and a popular stop for canoeing, hiking, and biking enthusiasts. The natural beauty and serene environment provide an idyllic backdrop for both reflection and recreation. See a drone video of our property here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cm0cF24JQ0k

Our Mission 

We are passionate about: 

  • Joyful Worship: Creating worship experiences that are vibrant, uplifting, and deeply spiritual. 
  • Christian Formation: Providing sound religious education and fostering spiritual growth among all ages. 
  • Outreach Opportunities: Engaging in meaningful service projects that benefit our local and broader communities. 
  • Fellowship: Building a strong, supportive, and loving church family through various social and community events. 

The Opportunity 

This position is ideal for: 

  • Young Families: Who will find a welcoming and nurturing environment for both parents and children. 
  • Youthful Retirees: Who are looking to engage in meaningful worship and community service. 

Your Role 

As our next priest, you will: 

  • Lead our congregation in worship, fostering a spirit of inclusivity and joy. 
  • Support and develop Christian formation programs that cater to all age groups. 
  • Champion outreach initiatives, connecting our church to the wider community. 
  • Cultivate a warm and welcoming atmosphere that encourages fellowship and mutual support. 

Your Benefits 

  • This position is part-time but may expand to its customary full-time status as we embrace our changing community 
  • Salary and benefits negotiable 
  • A beautiful, fully furnished, 3-bed, 2-bath rectory with a view of the river is available 
  • All utilities, including high speed internet is provided 

How to Apply 

To learn more about St. Paul’s Church, Federal Point, and to express your interest in the position, please contact Susanne Driscoll, Senior Warden, at (904) 501-9532. For more info:  https://www.stpaulschurchfederalpoint.com/  We look forward to exploring how we can grow together in faith and service. 

St. Paul’s Church at Federal Point
Embracing Tradition. Welcoming Change. Serving the Community. 

To apply for this job email your details to joanna.pawlisch@livingchurch.org

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Joanna Pawlisch is the Advertising Manager for The Living Church. A Minnesota transplant, she graduated with a degree in English & Spanish language and literature from University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point and since then has worked in various fields, including children’s church ministry, fitness, employment, and merchandising. Most rewarding of all has been raising and homeschooling four of the coolest kids on the planet alongside her husband. She and her family live near Milwaukee.