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Rector/Priest in Charge – Episcopal News Service

The rector of an Episcopal church occupies a unique position as employee, president of the vestry, colleague in ministry with all the baptized, and pastor responsible for the spiritual well-being of all. parish members. The rector also shares with the bishop the responsibility for the ministry of the Episcopal Church in the parish. The rector is supposed to devote part of his time to participating in the life of the diocese. Finally, the rector is a priest. The primary function of a priest is to reveal the presence of God and to remind the community of the priesthood of all believers.

Reaching new people, families and young people, and providing more meaningful and structural opportunities for members are top priorities for the growth of our church. St. Mark’s welcomes candidates who will partner with and strengthen our vital lay ministries. Our desire is for someone genuine, with the ability and interest to help our members discern their gifts and articulate a clear vision for all.

The LaGrange-Troup County area offers many recreational attractions, including a large visual and performing arts community, West Point Lake, Sweetland Amphitheater, and The Thread, a greenway over 20 miles long.

Troup County is home to three institutions of higher education, including West Georgia Technical College, Point University, and LaGrange College. West Georgia Technical College offers two-year degrees, while Point University and LaGrange College offer four-year degrees.