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Positions Open


Congregations in Transition




Updated May 13, 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:


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
For Position Description Click Here
Receiving Names Until: June 15, 2019

St. Thomas, Amenia Union

Position: Priest-in-Charge
Church Website:
Contact: Julia W. Stewart and Donna Christensen
     Copy to:
For Parish Profile Click Here
Receiving Names Until: June 16, 2019


No Longer Receiving Names


Grace, Hastings-on-Hudson
St. John’s, Larchmont
St. Philip’s in the Highlands, Garrison



Diocese of New York, Canon for Congregational Vitality and Formation
Our Savior, Manhattan


Assistant/Chaplain Positions




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





All Saints’, Briarcliff Manor
St. John’s, Staten Island


Interim in place






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

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

Office: 212-316-7414
Fax: 212-932-7368




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