In accordance with Diocesan Canon 25, The Right Reverend Sandra Fyfe is applications for the positions of the following:

Rector, Full-time, for the Parish of St. James Anglican Parish, Mahone Bay
Deadline for submitting applications is Friday, January 15th, 2021 at 5:00 pm.

St. James Anglican Parish, Mahone Bay is seeking a full-time incumbent for St. James Anglican Church, one of the iconic three churches, facing the waters of beautiful Mahone Bay as well as the heritage Christ Church, atop a hill in rural community of Maitland. Mahone Bay is a small, vibrant town where young entrepreneurs mix with many retired folk. Residents enjoy kayaking, sailing and hiking in the surround areas. The Mahone Bay Centre offers yoga, fitness, art classes, lectures and many other activities. Our local schools are excellent and extensive medical care is available at the South Shore Regional Hospital in Bridgewater. We are only one hour away from all amenities of Halifax.

We are a diverse congregation that both cherishes tradition and embraces new ideas. We offer a stipend, a travel allowance, and a provision of a comfortable, three bedroom Rectory next door to St. James Anglican Church.

The Parish is seeking a leader who:

Has a deep faith and commitment to the teachings of Jesus Christ
Can relate equally to a wide demographic
Is expereniced and energetic
Is a good preachers, teacher and has strong mangement and leadership skills
Can find meanginful ways to reach out to those who have a norminal connection to the Parish and to make our presence more visible within the local communities.

To get a feel for our Parish life, visit our Facebook page "St James Anglican Church, Mahone Bay" and website at

For the complete Profiles and application form for this position, please contact Jana, Administrative Assistant for the Bishop, at or (902) 420-0717.

Please note;

A Police Records Check report, Vulnerable Sector Check report must be submitted with the application.

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, linked here.