Jobs & Transitions

The Office of Transition Ministry offers support for clergy who are discerning a call to a new position; for congregations in search of new clergy; and for laity in search of fulfilling church work.

  • Open PositionsProvides descriptions of up-to-date clergy and lay openings in churches and church organizations in the Diocese of Virginia. 
  • The Transition Process: Gives churches and priests a brief outline of what to expect as they move into and through transition. 
  • Sample Letters of AgreementProvides templates for your church to use as clergy are called to new positions. 
  • Compensation Guidelines: Benefits and compensation information for clergy. This is a helpful resource for vestries and church treasurers.
  • Fresh Start: Provides information about the program for clergy in new positions in the Diocese of Virginia. 
  • Interacting with the DioceseContains need-to-know dates and information for clergy, especially those transitioning in to new positions in Virginia.
  • Clergy Changes Archive: A list of clergy transitions in the Diocese of Virginia, listed by start date or end date.

Questions? Contact the Rev. Dr. Mary Thorpe, transition ministry director, or Ed Keithly, deputy transition ministry director.