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Positions Open


Congregations in Transition



Updated August 1, 2017


Updates, changes in status or new entries in Bold (listed alphabetically in each category.)


Clergy applying for any position in the Episcopal Diocese of New York are required to submit a current Office of Transition Ministry Portfolio. The clergyperson is responsible for downloading and sending the portfolio to the contact person.


Posted Positions Open


Receiving Names – Full-time (2)


Holy Cross/Santa Cruz, Kingston
Position: Priest-in-Charge (Bi-Lingual / Bi-Cultural)
Contact: The Rev. Canon Deborah G. Tammearu
Church Website:
For Parish Profile (English) Click Here
For Parish Profile (Spanish) Click Here


St. Philip’s (Harlem), Manhattan
Position: Rector
Contact: Doreen A. Malliet
Church Website:
For Parish Profile Click Here
Receiving Names Until: September 30, 2017


Receiving Names – Less than full-time (2)


Christ Church, Red Hook
Position: Priest-in-Charge (Half-time)
Contact: Damien Lloyd Payne
Church Website:
For Position Description Click Here


Regeneration, Pine Plains
Position: Priest-in-Charge (Part time)
Contact: Pauline Saavedra
Church Website:
For Position Description Click Here

No Longer Receiving Names (3)


Christ’s Church, Rye
Grace Church, Middletown
St. John’s in the Village, Manhattan


Interviewing (0)



Assistant/Chaplain Positions (2)


The Seamen’s Church Institute
Position: Port Newark Chaplain
For Position Description: Click Here


Trinity Wall Street
Position: Priest for Pastoral Care
Trinity Website:
For Position Description: Click Here


Desiring Vocational Deacon (11)


The following parishes have expressed a desire to have a vocational deacon.  Deacons should contact the clergy in charge.


All Saints’, Manhattan
Christ Church, Tarrytown
Rural and Migrant Ministry
St. Augustine’s, Manhattan
St .Mary’s, Cold Spring
St. John’s, Pleasantville
St. Luke in the Fields, Manhattan
St. Mary’s, Mohegan Lake
St. Paul’s on the Hill, and Trinity, Ossining
St. Paul’s, Poughkeepsie
Trinity Wall Street, Manhattan


Other Stages of Transition


Vacant (9)


All Angels’, Manhattan
Ascension, Staten Island
Grace / La Gracia, White Plains (10/31/17)
Holy Nativity, The Bronx
St. Anne’s, Washingtonville
St. Augustine’s, Croton-on-Hudson
St. John’s (Tuckahoe), Yonkers
St. Paul’s, Chester
St. Simeon’s, The Bronx


Interim in place (4)


Cathedral Congregation of St. Saviour, Manhattan
St. Barnabas, Irvington-on-Hudson
St. James’, North Salem
St. Paul’s, Spring Valley


Self-Study (8)


Divine Love, Montrose
Good Shepherd, The Bronx
Holy Apostles, Manhattan
Holy Communion, Mahopac
St. Andrew’s, The Bronx
St. Matthew’s, Bedford
St. Peter’s (Chelsea), Manhattan
St. Stephen’s, Pearl River


Transition Ministry Contacts

The Rev. Canon Deborah (Deb) Tammearu

Photo of The Rev. Canon Deborah (Deb) Tammearu
Canon for Transition Ministry 1Transition Office Work Phone: 212-316-7421 Work Fax: 212-932-7368

Mr. Alito Orsini

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Liaison for Ministry Office and Transition Ministry Office 20Transition Office Work Phone: 212-316-7414 Work Fax: 212-932-7368