The Episcopal Diocese of Connecticut

Applying for positions in Connecticut

APPLICATION GUIDE FOR POSITIONS IN THE EPISCOPAL CHURCH IN CONNECTICUT 

To respond to an opening in the Episcopal Church In Connecticut, to request a sample Letter of Agreement, or if your clergyperson is retiring or moving to a new position, contact The Rev. Lee Ann Tolzmann, Canon for Mission Leadership latolzmann@episcopalct.org or 203-639-3501, ext. 115.

HOW TO APPLY

 If you discern a possible call to one of our parishes, please EMAIL the documents listed below to:

The Rev. Lee Ann Tolzmann
Canon for Mission Leadership 
latolzmann@episcopalct.org 

Subject line: Position, Church/Town, Your Last Name (ie. Rector, St. Paul’s, Meriden, Smith )

MATERIALS TO SUBMIT

  • A Cover Letter, addressed to the parish, indicating your interest and suitability for the position
  • Your updated personal OTM Portfolio with ALL essay questions answered and references listed – You will be notified before references are contacted.
  • Your current resume
  • Please note that you will likely be asked by the parish to submit an audio or video file of a sermon.  Please have one ready to send if there is not a link to one in your OTM. 

 All applications must be received by the deadline stated on this website to be considered.

The Episcopal Church in Connecticut expects that all parties in the search process will respect confidentiality.  The congregation is not to make public the names of those being considered.   Applicants and candidates for a position are not to make public the church where they are applying or interviewing.  This includes, but is not limited to, social media.