Associate Pastor
Lead Campus Pastor

Church of the Apostles is seeking an Associate Pastor to be part of the pastoral leadership team at Apostles who will work alongside our Rector in all facets of church leadership. It is the intent that the incumbent will be the successor to our current Rector, and function as a Rector Coadjutor.

For the short term, primary responsibilities of the incumbent will include the role Lead Pastor at Apostles Campus Church, our Anglican Expression of church on the campus of George Mason University and also function as Youth Pastor over our senior high school students.

Apostles Campus Church is a multi-ethnic church on the campus of George Mason University creating a grace-filled home through connection with God to raise up a new generation of leaders to serve Christ’s church.


  • Recruit, train, disciple and supervise interns and volunteers involved in student ministry worship services, discipleship, meetings, retreats, mission trips, and other activities

  • Collaborate with the church leadership to integrate the students with worship, discipleship, and other ministries and activities of the wider congregation and the local community

  • Attend and participate in the weekly ministry leaders meeting and any staff retreats

  • Prepare, recommend and administer the budget for Campus Church

  • Fully embrace the culture of Church of the Apostles, including all aspects of

    expected communication, public and collaborative calendar etc.


  • Cooperate and collaborate with the Director of the Children’s and Family Ministry in the organization and follow-through of Sunday school for junior high and senior high youth, retreats, and camp activities

  • Ensure that all programs adhere to all Church of the Apostles and Diocesan Policies

  • Help students to develop healthy relationships with one another, their families, and members of the community

  • Build relationships in the wider community with the goal of being known in the wider community

  • Execute any other tasks and activities requested by the Rector


  • Minimum of 5 years serving in a leadership capacity in a congregational/parish setting

  • Strong faith and relationship with Jesus Christ

  • Genuine love and calling to ministry

  • Ordained to Holy orders either in the Anglican Church in North America, or

    be eligible for transfer into the ACNA

  • Training in seminary or theological/Bible coursework in accordance with

    Anglican requirements for ordination to the priesthood

  • A minimum of 2 years of high school/college ministry experience

  • Great passion for bringing the lost to faith and helping the saved to grow in


  • Strong communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills

  • Willingness to work when needed including evenings and weekends

  • Spanish language or other foreign language fluency beneficial but not required

  • Theological congruency – conformed to the ACNA

  • Strategic Thinker

  • Visionary Leader

  • Effective Communicator

  • Ability to work with and lead a cohesive team

  • Ability to articulate a calling to student ministry

  • Strong Work Ethic with references to provide background proof

  • Willingness to engage in continuing training and coaching

  • Must be able to articulate his/her ability and willingness to hear from and be

    directed by God


  • Compensation includes salary and eligible benefits commensurate with education and experience

  • Reports to and serves as designated by the Rector and the Vestry

  • Position to begin as soon as feasible

For more information or to express interest:

Please contact Joe Acanfora at or (703) 591-1974 x103.