Episcopal Diocese of Rochester
Joy in Christ, a way of life

Open Clergy Positions


Transitions in the Diocese of Rochester

The Diocese of Rochester welcomes you! Our Diocese has parishes in a variety of settings and contexts. The Diocese has 51 parishes and missions, and a wide array of ministries. The geography of our Diocese is gorgeous: we benefit from the Finger Lakes, Lake Ontario, and gorgeous natural areas. Additionally, Monroe County and the city of Rochester boast a wealth of educational, cultural, sporting and lifestyle opportunities. See these links for more information on the region:

  Finger Lakes Region, NY Official Guide

 Living Here | What's It Like Moving to Rochester, NY? | GRE


For additional information about the Diocese, or any of our opportunities, please contact:

The Rev. Virginia Tyler Smith, Officer for Transitions and Congregational Development




Accepting Names:


Current openings:


  • Episcopal Diocese of Rochester Missioner to the Deaf and Hard of Hearing—Full time.  Video
  • The following parishes are in self-study: