Parish of Hubbards
"We are a strong interactive community sharing our talents and resources. We have consistent leadership that encourages and motivates us to be the people God intends us to be."

In accordance with Canon 25, The Right Reverend Sandra Fyfe is inviting applications for the position of part-time rector, 50%, of the Parish of Hubbards.  Hubbards is located in a beautiful seaside community on the south shore, one-half hour from Halifax. We would like to enter into a three year covenant to begin with and are willing to partner with a neighbouring parish, if the opportunity arises, to enable the rector to have full time employment.

There is a weekly service at St Luke’s at 10:45. From Easter to Advent, there are bi-monthly services at St Mark’s at 9am.  For the winter months, worship is held in St Luke’s Parish Hall, in the basement. This fellowship has the feel of a Maritime Kitchen Party. 

The COVID-19 pandemic spurred us to provide a vibrant on-line presence for the congregations of St Mark’s in Mill Cove, open seasonally and St Luke’s, overlooking Hubbards Cove. Post -pandemic restrictions have seen an average of thirty parishioners attend St Luke’s.

 We are a parish with an older and aging demographic, open to a variety of liturgies to complement the BAS.  An active, committed ministry team is looking forward to working with a mission minded leader. We have a dedicated music ministry team. Faithful volunteers offer their ministry in all aspects of providing worship, fellowship and community outreach.

This parish is committed to serving the needs of the surrounding community and currently hosts the Two Coves Café weekly, offering free coffee and muffins and a space to meet friends, neighbours and newcomers. The parish maintains a free lending library that has been donated by the Hubbards Heritage Society. 

Pre-pandemic activities included Sunday School, Bible Study, an Art and Soul children’s summer day camp, a yearly variety show and several fund-raising activities in collaboration with the community and local churches. We are planning to resume activities as the pandemic restrictions ease. 

We are looking forward to introducing interested applicants to all that Hubbards and Nova Scotia’s South Shore has to offer in the way of amenities and opportunities for sailing, water sports, boating, fishing, as well as an excellent trail system, eager to begin a new journey in the mission of the Parish of Hubbards with a new rector. For more information, visit our website http://twocoves.ca/ and facebook page https://www.facebook.com/TwoCovesHubbards.

For the complete Parish Profile and application form, please contact Mrs. Jana Gauthier, Administrative Assistant for the Bishop, at bishopsoffice@nspeidiocese.ca or (902) 420-0717.

The deadline for receipt of applications is September 29th, 2021 at 5:00 pm

Please note:

A Police Records Check report, Vulnerable Sector Check report, and a Child Abuse Registry check (if available) must be submitted with the application.

Clergy from outside the Diocese of Nova Scotia and PEI 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: here

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Our Mission and Diocesan Vision

Mission: To participate in God’s mission of reconciling the world to God through Jesus Christ.

Vision: To create and sustain Christ-centered, mission-minded- ministering communities of faith.

How?

*By focusing on the Marks of Mission of the Anglican Communion (1984)

  • to proclaim the Good News of the Kingdom;
  • to teach, baptize and nurture new believers;
  • to respond to human need by loving service;
  • to seek to transform unjust structures of society, to challenge violence of every kind and to pursue peace and reconciliation; [revised wording Nov2012]

  • to strive to safeguard the integrity of creation and sustain and renew the life of the earth.

*By focusing on the Marks of a Healthy Congregation as adapted by our Synod from the Alban Institute

  • IDENTITY: Our congregation knows who they are before God;
  • VISION: Our congregations knows what it is called to do;         
  • STEWARDSHIP: Our congregation has the resources and leadership necessary to carry out its calling;  
  • WORSHIP: People experience the power and energy of the Gospel in their worship and life together;
  • OUTREACH: The activities of our congregation make a discernible difference in individual lives and in the world around us.
  • CONFLICT TRANSFORMATION: Our congregation has the ability to transform conflict into positive energy for the Gospel.