Volunteers needed for search committee For Episcopal Church Indigenous Missioner

Volunteers needed for search committee For Episcopal Church Indigenous Missioner

April 12, 2016

Volunteers are being recruited for a search committee to develop a position description and interview candidates for the Episcopal Church Indigenous Missioner, a member of the Presiding Bishop’s staff.

A letter to all Episcopalians (printed below) details the process for the nomination and selection of a search committee, the duties and the time line.

“This letter is an invitation for members of the Episcopal Church to nominate individuals to serve on the search committee,” notes the Rev. Canon Michael Hunn and the Rev Canon Anthony Guillén in the letter.  “The search committee will include 6 – 8 members, and will be constituted to be broadly representative and diverse.”

The following is the letter to all Episcopalians:

Dear Episcopalians, 


The position of Indigenous Missioner on the staff of the Presiding Bishop is vacant. In order to call the next Indigenous Missioner, the Presiding Bishop has decided on following process.



1. The Presiding Bishop will appoint a 6 to 8 member search committee which is broadly representative of those engaged in and knowledgeable about ministry with and among Indigenous people in the Episcopal Church.


2. The search committee will review the job description of the job held by the previous Indigenous Missioner and assist in writing a new job description based on the needs of the church today.


3. The job description will be posted and applications for the Missioner position will be received for approximately four weeks. 

4. Using a confidential process, the search committee will review resumes, conduct interviews and recommend AT LEAST two candidates to the Presiding Bishop.


5. The Presiding Bishop will interview the candidates and call the next Indigenous Missioner.


This letter is an invitation for members of the Episcopal Church to nominate individuals to serve on the search committee. The search committee will include 6 – 8 members, and will be constituted to be broadly representative and diverse.



The form to nominate persons for the search committee may be found here at  https://dfms.formstack.com/forms/indigenousmissionernomination.

Please join us in prayer as we enter the call process for this important post.

 

The Rev. Canon Michael Buerkel Hunn

Canon to the Presiding Bishop 

For Ministry Within the Episcopal Church 

 

The Rev. Canon Anthony Guillén

Team Leader for Ethnic and Diversity Ministries and Missioner for Latino/Hispanic Ministries

 

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For more information contact the Rev. Canon Anthony Guillén.

 

The Episcopal Church values diversity of culture and thought and seeks talented, qualified employees regardless of race, gender, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, age, sexual  identity or any other protected classification under Federal, State or Municipal law as well as the Canons of the Episcopal Church and resolutions of the Episcopal Church General Convention.  We are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.

Information on all available positions as well as application instructions are available here  

For more information contact a member of the Episcopal Church Human Resources Team at [email protected].

 

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