Search for a new rector

Christ Church is an inclusive, welcoming community with a focus on worship, fellowship, and outreach. We are seeking a new full-time Rector:

  • who can appreciate our past while helping us adapt and thrive in the 21st century
  • who is an inspiring and strategic leader, capable of guiding the parish to realize Christ’s mission
  • whose sermons will inspire and be meaningful to all
  • who is committed to our church growth
  • who is a skilled administrator and effective delegator.

Nomination process

Parishioners and friends of Christ Church are asked to nominate clergy for consideration by sending names to The Rev. Lynn Carter-Edmands, Canon for Transitions at the Diocese of Southern Ohio: or (513) 421-0311 ext. 102, who will contact the nominees directly.  Due to the confidential nature of the search process, we ask that all questions about the position or search process be directed to  Canon Carter-Edmands, and that members of the congregation or Search Committee not be contacted directly about candidates.  Our Search Committee members are required to hold confidential the identifying information of interested candidates. We ask that candidates also keep their interest in this position confidential and limited to the search process we follow.

Tentative timeline

Names of interested persons will be received until October 2, 2017 and these will be shared by Canon Carter-Edmands with the Search Committee on or before October 16th.  The Search Committee will  then review all written materials and be in contact with candidates by October 30th.  Skype interviews will be scheduled between October 31st and November 13th.  We ask candidates to keep this time open for further conversation with the Search Committee.

Get to know us

If you are a prospective candidate, we invite you to prayerfully discern with us whether you are called to become our next Rector. Please visit the following links and explore the rest of our website:

Position Posting

Parish Profile