Rector Search

Announcing our new rector – the Rev. Scot McComas

Dear Parish Family, To quote the great Easter hymn, “Alleluia, Alleluia, Alleluia! The strife is o’er, the battle is done…” On February 9, 2015, the third rector of St. Martin-in-the-Fields Episcopal Church will be the Rev. Scot McComas. Amen, Alleluia! Father Scot comes to us after ten years of ordained ministry, with experience in parishes […]

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Search Committee Update

While the Search Committee cannot openly share details of its progress, the Search Chair, Richard Cabes, is happy to answer any questions around the criteria, timing or steps involved to deliver the final candidate’s name to the vestry. Richard can be reached at rcabes@hotmail.com or 214-538-2118.

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Rector Search Update

by Search Committee Chair Richard Cabes

The Search Committee of St. Martin-in-the-Fields Episcopal Church is in the final stage of its Rector Search. We have been blessed with an abundance of excellent and dedicated priests applying to lead our congregation. We are now in dialogue with our top few candidates and expect to have a recommendation to the vestry before Advent. Please continue to pray for the Search Committee as we discern the best fit for our parish among our remaining candidates.

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Rector Search – July 10 update

 The Search Committee of St. Martin-in-the-Fields Episcopal Church is actively reviewing profiles as we discern the calling of a new rector. Our Office of Transitional Ministry (OTM) profile will be available to clergy until July 31. Interested applicants should submit their OTM profile to the Rev. Canon Janet Waggoner (janet.waggoner@edfw.org) and to the Chair of the Search […]

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Parish Profile

St. Martin-in-the-Fields Episcopal Church has developed a Parish Profile to tell the story of we are and what we are seeking as we call a new rector. Read or download the Parish Profile – PDF, 2.4 MB Calling a new rector is a deeply spiritual event in the life of our parish and represents a […]

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Parish Profile Survey Data

The results of the parish profile survey, discussed at a Town Hall meeting on May 18, are now published online. The parish profile survey was conducted online and on paper in April 2014 as a first step in preparing our parish profile discernment process in calling a new rector. Read or download a PDF of the […]

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Parish Profile Survey- UPDATED

Update: the parish profile survey period has ended. The parish profile survey is available online and as a printable PDF. Please complete the survey online or return it to church by April 29, 2014. The survey is a first step in preparing our parish profile, and an essential part of our discernment process in calling a new rector. We hope to hear from every individual at St. Martin-in-the-Fields. The survey should take about 20 minutes to complete.

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Information for continuing the rector search process

Following a good meeting with the Rev. Canon Janet Waggoner, we are now poised to move into the next phase in our search for a new rector. There are four important groups which have important areas of responsibility in order to have a successful search: the Vestry, the Profile Committee, the Search Committee, and the congregation. Let’s look at each group’s responsibilities:

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