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Positions Open


Congregations in Transition




Updated August 6, 2019


Updates, changes in status or new entries in Bold (listed alphabetically in each category.)


Clergy applying for any position in the Episcopal Diocese of New York are required to submit a current Office of Transition Ministry Portfolio. The clergyperson is responsible for downloading and sending their portfolio to the parish contact person as a PDF, with a copy to the Canon for Transition Ministry, Canon Nora Smith, at: [email protected].


Please Note: additional materials may be required by the parish, and clergy are advised to check with each parish to be certain that all required materials have been submitted.


Posted Positions Open


Receiving Names – Full-time


St. Ann’s Church for the Deaf, Manhattan
Position: Vicar of St. Ann’s for the Deaf and Chaplain for the Deaf NYC
For Church Webpage Click Here
Contact: The Rev. Canon Nora Smith, Canon for Transition Ministry
Email: [email protected]
For Position Description Click Here

The Seamen’s Church of New York and New Jersey

Position: President & Executive Director
Contact: John Fairbairn, Director of Human Resources
Email: [email protected]
For Position Description Click Here
Receiving names until the position is filled in late 2019 or early 2020


No Longer Receiving Names


St. Thomas, Amenia Union



St. Philip’s in the Highlands, Garrison


Assistant/Chaplain Positions


Epiphany, Manhattan
Position: Associate Rector
Church Website:
Contact: The Rev. Roy A. Cole
Email: [email protected]
For Position Description Click Here
Receiving Names Until: September 20, 2019


St. Michael’s, Manhattan
Position: Assistant Rector
Church Website:
Contact: The Rev. Kate Flexer
Email: [email protected]
For Position Description Click Here


Desiring Vocational Deacon


The following parishes have expressed a desire to have a vocational deacon.  Deacons should contact the clergy in charge.


All Saints’, Manhattan
Christ Church, Tarrytown
Grace, Hastings-on-Hudson
Holy Trinity (88th Street), Manhattan
Rural and Migrant Ministry
St. Augustine’s, Manhattan
St. John’s, Pleasantville
St. Luke in the Fields, Manhattan
St. Mary’s (Manhattanville), Manhattan
St. Paul’s, Poughkeepsie
Transfiguration, Manhattan
Trinity Wall Street, Manhattan


Other Stages of Transition





St. John’s, Staten Island


Interim in place






All Saints’, Briarcliff Manor
St. Mary’s, Mohegan Lake


Transition Office Contacts

The Rev. Canon Nora Smith
Canon for Transition Ministry, Intake Officer

Cell: 917-319-3959
Office: 212-316-7421
[email protected]

Mr. Alito Orsini
Liaison to Canon for Ministry, Liaison to Canon for Transition Ministry

Office: 212-316-7414
Fax: 212-932-7368
[email protected]