Urban Pastoral Ministry Project Fellow

This is a program, for individuals who are either already ordained or seeking ordination and who are called to urban ministry, will provide residents with extensive practical pastoral experience, mentorship from established pastors, space for reflection, learning and support with other program residents, and opportunities to lead inter-congregation and ecumenical collaboration.

Applications are available for the cohort currently forming for the Urban Pastoral Ministry Program (UPMP), a Boston-based program for recent (three years ago or less) seminary graduates, who serve in a two-year, full-time position at one of four established congregations in Boston and at City Mission, a non-profit organization associated with the UCC. UPMP is currently forming its July 2019 – July 2021 cohort, and applications are open now through January 15, 2019.

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Contact Dylan Hillerbrand (404) 7869897; urbanministry@citymissionboston.org

Solo Pastor

First Presbyterian Church of McMinnville, Tennessee is seeking a Solo Pastor. Below is the church’s expectations of anyone interested.

On an organizational level, we would like for our minister to be able to develop a clear vision which will take our church successfully forward on the path of spiritual development and helping our congregation achieve success with our goals within the community. On a spiritual level, we would like our minister to be a consistently effective preacher and worship leader. Our minister needs to be able to inspire from the pulpit and communicate through clear and consistent sermons. On a personal level, we would like our minister to be a compassionate advisor to whom an individual could come for counsel. Our congregation has a diverse socioeconomic makeup and varying age groups. He or she must find our best potentials and become a strong team leader within our church. Our minister needs to be open to new ideas and approaches in order to keep our congregation fresh, alert and motivated.

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Contact Barry Barnes (1-800-) 822-3450; barry@bplampsupply.com

Temporary Director of Children's and Youth Ministries

Central Presbyterian Church (Atlanta) is seeking a part-time Temporary Director of Children’s and Youth Ministries to coordinate, energize, and maintain our thriving ministry with young people.

This staff person will have the following responsibilities:

  • Oversee children’s Sunday school by coordinating Godly Play story schedule and supporting teachers with materials

  • Oversee children’s ministry programs such as the planning of Children’s Sabbath (February 3) with Sunday school teachers

  • Supervise and coordinate with our two Youth Ministry Coordinators, who are part-time seminary students. The Youth Ministry Coordinators teach youth  Sunday school and are responsible for Sunday night youth fellowship.

  • Continue and oversee confirmation in 2019, which includes two one-night retreats, supporting confirmation sponsors, and coordinating confirmation Sunday in May

  • With the youth committee, plan and support youth mission trips, fundraisers, youth Sunday, and fellowship activities

  • Communicate with the families of children and youth as needed

  • Work with the children’s and youth committees as needed

  • This position is supervised by the pastoral staff.

  • Applicants should have a four-year college degree, experience in Christian Education, and/or theological training.

The expected duration of this position is through the end of June 2019. At the end of that time, the position may be renewed, expanded, or re-evaluated under the leadership of a new head of staff. Applicants should send a resume to jobs@cpcatlanta.org.

Minister with Students and their Families

Boulevard Baptist Church, a CBF church in Anderson S.C., is seeking a full-time Minister to Students and Families. Students include children (1st through 5th grade) and youth (6th - 12th grade), with the primary focus on youth. This minister is responsible for helping students cultivate their relationship with Jesus Christ through missions and group and individual spiritual formation opportunities. Seminary degree and experience is preferred, but not required. More information can be found here.

Contact: ministerofstudentsblvd@gmail.com

Children & Family Ministry Director

Methodist International Church Hong Kong located in Hong Kong is now looking for a passionate, dynamic, committed Christian who is seeking to embrace the challenge of nurturing a multicultural group of children and families in their Christian faith.

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Contact Marybeth Asher-Lawson 828-2467485; marybeth@springwoodchurch.org

Ministry Director to Children and their Families

First Presbyterian Church in San Antonio, TX is searching for a full-time Ministry Director to Children and their Families. This role will provide opportunities for children and their families to learn and follow Jesus Christ wherever they live, work, and play. First Presbyterian Church is a downtown, historic and welcoming church that seeks to love Jesus Christ, love one another, and love their city. There are a dedicated team and resources to cultivate a thriving children’s ministry. FPC is looking for the right person to lead this ministry and is committed to the children and families and investing in their spiritual growth. 

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Kristina Zirschky 877-462-5718; kristina.zirschky@ministryarchitects.com

Designated Associate Pastor

St. Mark Presbyterian Church in Ballwin, MO seeks a Designated Associate Pastor who is able to inspire, motivate and lead our youth and relate to their families. It is important that the Designated Associate Pastor be approachable, be an excellent communicator, possess a good sense of humor, and be an involved participant in church and community life. The Designated Associate Pastor should be relational - generating conversation and facilitating communication to build trust, help people arrive at consensus, and motivate congregants to follow through on projects and ideas. We seek someone with the ability to relate to youth, children, and their families. It is especially important that this individual be able to develop close relationships with the youth by providing Christian guidance, taking an interest in their passions, extending the ministry to their families, and connecting the youth with caring adults.More information is available online through the Church Leadership Connection and www.discoverstmark.org 

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Contact Christopher James 636-936-2200; cqjames@nhpres.org

Director of Youth Ministry

Hodges Boulevard Presbyterian Church in Jacksonville, Florida is seeking a part-time Director of Youth Ministry to oversee discipleship of youth in 6th through 12th grades. This warm, welcoming, PC(USA) congregation is described as “big enough to make a difference – small enough to be a family”. The position would report directly to the pastor, collaborate with the Director of Faith Formation, and oversee a team of volunteers.

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Contact Kristina Zirschky 877-462-5718; kristina.zirschky@ministryarchitects.com

Associate Pastor

Salt and Light Presbyterian Church of Buford, Georgia is activily seekings an associate pastor. job tasks include conducting religious worship and performing other spiritual functions associated with beliefs and practices of religious faith or denomination. Provide spiritual and moral guidance and assistance to members. Preach. Visit the sick. Organize and develop religious programs and prayer meetings. Requires a master in divinity or theology plus ordination. Please send resumes to: The Salt & Light Presbyterian Church, 4300 South Lee St., Buford, GA 30518. Qualified applicants should send resumes by mail. The employer will only contact those who submit their resumes by mail.

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Contact Chang Woo Hong 678-549-9721; saltlightpresbyterian@gmail.com

Solo Pastor

Community Presbyterian Church in Lake City, Colorado is in search for a full-time, solo pastor to lead our unique, historic, Community Presbyterian (PCUSA) Church in the high mountain paradise of Lake City, Colorado. To be very clear, this vibrant little church will not be for everyone, we’re the "most remote county in The Lower Forty-Eight" location at 9000ft altitude with some snow and winter cold that can seem daunting. Our town’s population of about 400 swells ten-fold during the summer months as summer residents and outdoor enthusiasts who come to enjoy our mountain majesty replete with trout fishing, hiking, four-wheel-drive trails, or just the mountains.  Our K-12 school is one of Colorado's finest. Our congregation of about fifty, mostly retired professionals is matched with three times that number in registered Affiliates and 'Friends' which requires two services during the summer. This position is a single-staff member, The Pastor, with Minimum Effective Salary (as defined) of $48,000-plus and Manse.

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Contact John Bonner 210-833-9323; jh_bonner@yahoo.com

Director of Community Engagement

The Neighborhood Partners LLC in Washington, D.C. is searching for a Director of Community Engagement who will be involved with all community-related activities at neighborhoods with more than 3,000 units managed by Neighborhood Partners throughout the country. The focus of the Director will be to focus on supporting and ensuring the engagement of our community members at all locations. The Director will do this with the support and understanding of our existing community coordinators who know the families well. The Director will be responsible for helping to ensure such engagement and to support efforts by residents to provide resources to their community. In addition, to the extent there are services that are needed or already being provided by others in the community, the Director will assess those in collaboration with residents and the community coordinators to understand how Neighborhood Partners can support these efforts. Locations include the Washington, DC area, Baltimore, MD, Pittsburgh, PA, Bradenton, FL and Wilmington, NC and Louisville, KY. This position is based in the Washington, DC office and will involve about 20% travel. For more information about Neighborhood Partners LLC visit www.telesiscorp.com.

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To apply send cover letter and resume to: neighborhoodpartnersllc@gmail.com

Operations Coordinator (Temp to Perm)

North Decatur Presbyterian Church in Decatur, GA is seeking a part time Operations Coordinator to. The Operations Coordinator is to oversee administrative and hospitality functions of the church during office hours 9am to 2pm, Monday to Thursday.We are a mid-sized welcoming PC(USA) congregation just a few miles north of Columbia Seminary.See job description for more detail.Book keeping functions optional.

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Contact Elizabeth Waltemath: 646-554-9014; beth@ndpc.org