[Magdalen] New rector at my first Episcopal parish

James Oppenheimer-Crawford oppenheimerjw at gmail.com
Tue Nov 29 22:18:41 UTC 2016

Why not just call him or her the director?

James W. Oppenheimer-Crawford
*“A life is like a garden. Perfect moments can be had, but not preserved,
except in memory. LLAP**”  -- *Leonard Nimoy

On Tue, Nov 29, 2016 at 5:09 PM, Roger Stokes <roger.stokes65 at btinternet.com
> wrote:

> On 29/11/2016 20:57, M J _Mike_ Logsdon wrote:
>> I should have read further...he'll be the priest-in-charge.<<<
>>>> I imagine we all see this a lot.  (I do, anyway.)  My guess is that
>> there's several clergy on staff, hence "rectorship" is a shared thing.
>> (I disagree with getting rid of the title "rector", by the way.)
> However many clergy there are on staff I think there needs to be someone
> designated as "top dog", either priest in charge or rectir. Not to do that
> can lead to all sorts of power battles.
> Roger

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