Rector, full-time, Parish of St. John’s Lunenburg


St. John’s Anglican Church, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia is in search of a full time Rector to lead our parish in the fulfillment of our newly devised parish shared vision under the umbrella of the vision statement "We are a Christ-centered, caring community shaping our future, preserving our heritage and living our faith in word and deed."


Located in the historic and picturesque community of Lunenburg, Nova Scotia on the Atlantic Coast of Canada, St. John’s has been a practicing community of faith since 1753 making it the second oldest Anglican Church in Canada. Our church buildings, which includes the Church (A Canadian National Historic Site), Parish Hall and Rectory, and are located centrally in the Town of Lunenburg, a UNESCO site. Our rich ties to our heritage as well as our vision for the future makes our parish extraordinary.

Citing core values of Worship, Fellowship, Leadership and Heritageship we seek a Rector who can work with the varied demographics of our parish- bringing energy, diversity, and flexibility to our community of faith. We seek an applicant who is comfortable leading a variety of services from the Anglican repertoire - including all Christian customs - and approaches ministry with an ecumenical objective. The deadline for submissions is July 20th.



For the complete Profiles and application form for these positions, please contact Ms. Jana O’Neil, Administrative Assistant for the Bishop, at [email protected] or (902) 420-0717.


Please note;


  1. A Police Records Check report, Vulnerable Sector Check report must be submitted with the application.
  2. Clergy from outside the Diocese of Nova Scotia and P.E.I., must present confirmation that they are a priest in good standing and have their bishop’s permission to seek employment opportunities outside their own diocese.

A copy of Canon 25 can be found on our website at :

The Most Reverend Ron Cutler

Archbishop of Nova Scotia & Prince Edward Island

Metropolitan of the Province of Canada

1340 Cathedral Lane

Halifax NS  B3H 2Z1




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