Christian Education

Associate Minister/Pastor

The American Protestant Church (Bonn, Germany), an international and multi-denominational congregation, is searching for an ASSOCIATE MINISTER / PASTOR to start in the summer of 2019. Salary and benefits will be commensurate with experience. 

The primary focus of the position is the faith formation of children, youth and young adults. The secondary focus of the position is sharing with the Senior Pastor in pastoral responsibilities in the ministry areas of: pastoral care and prayer; worship leadership and preaching; home groups; adult education programs and fellowship events, including the annual church retreat.

Further information regarding the qualifications, expectations and details of the pastoral responsibilities may be found on the church website or here.

Early applications before March 31, 2019 are encouraged. Applications will be received until the position is filled. The search team will review applications and interview applicants on a rolling basis.

The American Protestant Church (APC) Bonn is an English-speaking, multi-denominational, cross-cultural congregation of about 180 members representing more than 30 countries and over 15 denominations. It includes people from the international business community, leaders in local government, workers from the United Nations, diplomats, military personnel, students and professors from the University of Bonn, as well as expatriates living in the area. Our mission is to call the English-speaking community to Christ and Christlikeness by serving their needs.

More information on the church, its ministries, and its global mission partners can be found at www.apcbonn.de.

Bonn is an international city of about 330,000. The cosmopolitan life of Bonn is driven by the University of Bonn, the international business community and international organizations, such as the United Nations. The city is located on the Rhine River in the heart of Europe.

To apply: Please send a cover letter, resume and names as well as contact information of at least three references with whom you have had significant ministry interaction to apc.bonn@googlemail.com.

Youth Director

Mount Vernon Presbyterian Church in Sandy Springs, GA is seeking a person to serve as its half-time (20 hours) Youth Director. The major work day will be Sunday with other days negotiable based upon class schedule. Mileage expense reimbursement is available.

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Contact Rev. Susan Haynes 678.697.0822; susan@mvpchurch.org for further details.

Associate Pastor

Westminster Presbyterian Church (WPC) is located in Buffalo, NY. Founded in 1854, Westminster is a progressive and yet traditional mainline Presbyterian congregation. WPC is looking for a full time, Associate Pastor to lead youth and family ministries. This position combines the Director of Christian Education and the Youth Coordinator roles. The primary focus of our new Associate Pastor (AP) will be the programs of Christian education and nurture for families, children, and youth. AP will participate in weekly planning of worship and will advocate for the needs of children in the worship service and in the life of the church. AP will be responsible for organizing the Sunday School, as well as fellowship and milestone events that involve children and youth. AP will work with WPC’s Committees to foster programming for the Congregation’s spiritual formation and growth from cradle to grave.

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Contact John Bace 716-348-3510; jkbace@gmail.com

Director of Children's Ministry

Virginia-Highland Church of Atlanta, GA is searching for their new Director of Children’s Ministry. The Director of Children's Ministry crafts and leads a program that offers lectionary-based, inclusive, non-hetero-normative, age-appropriate spiritual education and service activities for elementary children that is directly connected to the mission of Virginia-Highland Church (do justice, love mercy, walk humbly with God).
Position Type: This is a 10 hour a week position (including about 4 hours on Sunday mornings) paid $10,000 per year. Reporting To: Associate Pastor and Parish Council & Direct Reports: Childcare Staff

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Contact Claudia Aguilar Rubalcava (505)-795-4869; claudia@vhchurch.org

Associate Pastor

St. Mark Presbyterian Church in Ballwin, MO seeks an Associate Pastor who is able to inspire, motivate and lead our youth and relate to their families. It is important that the 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 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 Clayton Douglas, 636.236.7194; nittanydouglas@yahoo.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