POSITIONS OFFERED: Rector, Church of the Holy Apostles, Collierville, TN


Church of the Holy Apostles, located in Collierville, TN is actively seeking a new rector.  Ours is a welcoming, inclusive and loving parish community, eagerly anticipating the spirit, warmth and inspired vision of our new rector.

We have a faithful and growing membership, dedicated lay volunteers, an experienced staff and tremendous growth potential.  Our parish prides itself on making every one of our members feel accepted and valued, regardless of age, race, prior religious affiliations, sexual identity or college team loyalties.  Our new rector will be entrusted to continue this tradition in a manner reflecting his/her own unique skills and perspectives.

We are searching for God’s choice of a priest who, as an engaging preacher and teacher, brings meaning and relevance to Scripture in our lives, inspiring and challenging us to grow in our faith. It is important that our rector take the time to know our members personally, being accessible and approachable to all.  The ideal candidate will bring a genuine sense of humor, strong business acumen and leadership skills, and the heart of a servant leader at home and in the community.  In addition, our new rector should have a strong track record of growing a parish in membership and engagement, leading successful stewardship, and ideally, capital campaigns.

If this sounds like your calling, please send the following information:

  • Your current resume and OTM profile
  • Three professional references with their contact information (a combination of clergy and laity)
  • Recordings of two recent sermons
  • Brief answer to these two questions:
  1. Why are you considering a transition at this time?
  2. Why are you specifically interested in Church of the Holy Apostles?

 Please email these materials to Canon Sharon Alexander at salexander@episwtn.org, with “Holy Apostles Rector Search Inquiry” in the subject line.

Learn more about Holy Apostles, including our Parish Profile and OTM Portfolio, on our website: www.holyapostlestn.net/rectorsearch