Dear Candidate,

On behalf of the Vestry, we welcome you into the search process for our next Rector. We are a mature, urban congregation, comprised of peoples of various backgrounds. Our parishioners originate from the United States, Caribbean, Africa, and Europe. We are known for our great diversity and cultural inclusivity and strive to embrace all in their spiritual journey.

It is our desire and vision to be a beacon of hope and progress in our community. As our mission mandates, “We are here for God.We are here for you.”

During this time of transition and in our quest for new leadership, we remain vigilant and forever steadfast that our new rector call will be answered. We strive for unity and spiritual growth. We are eager to hear about your life, ministry, and passion for Christ and his church.

As you interview with us, please know that we are here to support you during this process. To apply for the position of Rector at St. Philip’s Episcopal Church, please email  with your cover letter, resume, and OTM ministry profile and YouTube links to at least 2 recent sermons.  Please cc. The Rev. Canon Claire Woodley, the Canon for Transition Ministry at the Diocese of Long Island: We seek a diverse group of candidates that reflect the full breadth of our Episcopal community.  If you have any immediate questions or concerns, please contact us.



Susan, Hobson- Ransom and Lawrence Trotman

The Wardens at St. Philip’s Episcopal Church