Ministry Opportunities

Full Time, Associate Pastor for Family Ministry, Faith Presbyterian Church, Cape Coral, Florida

Faith Presbyterian Church, Cape Coral, FL, seeks an Associate Pastor for Family Ministry. The congregation of 1500+ takes seriously its mission “to be a Presbyterian community of joy and excitement that promises to love, comfort, and respect everyone through the challenging power of Christ.” Faith recently adopted the words “Welcoming-Inclusive-Evolving” to embody both mission and vision.

The Associate Pastor of Family Ministry must be a keeper of the vision, an inspirational leader and one who empowers talented lay leaders and a strong staff. The candidate will provide leadership for the congregation and outreach to young adults and families in the community. Pastoral care for all ages, preaching, and worship leadership are also an integral component to achieving Faith’s goals.

See the attached MIF for complete description. For additional information email apncfaith2019@gmail.com or call 239-542-2858 ext. 206

Full Time, Associate Minister for Youth, Discipleship and Environmental Ministries, United Church of Santa Fe, Santa Fe, New Mexico

United Church of Santa Fe is seeking an Associate Pastor for Youth, Discipleship, and Environmental Ministries. A vital and active United Church of Christ in the multi-cultural capital of New Mexico. Our commitment is to “Love God, Neighbor and Creation.” Youth ministry or middle school/high school teaching experience required. Environmental education background also preferred. Would include some worship and pastoral responsibilities. For more information contact Talitha Arnold, email or 505-690-5327. Check us out on Facebook!

Full Time, Associate Pastor, St. Barnabas Presbyterian Church, Dallas Texas

St. Barnabas Presbyterian Church is a 400 member PC(USA) church in a suburb of Dallas. We are seeking an Associate Pastor who will serve as a generalist, fully engaged in the life of the congregation, preaching, teaching, and helping to implement outreach activities. Our Associate Pastor will work closely with our Senior Pastor, leading, preaching, collaborating with our members as they seek to manifest the Spirit for the common good. See full job description here. For more information email anpc@saintb.org or call 972-783-1520

Full Time, Associate Pastor for University And Social Justice Mission, Westminster Virginia

Westminster Presbyterian Church of Charlottesville, VA (PCUSA) seeks a permanent full time (ten months) Associate Pastor for University and Social Justice Mission. We stand ready to welcome an innovative and compassionate minister to join our Head of Staff and our Associate Pastor for Christian Formation in sharing leadership of a diverse and inclusive 600-member church founded in service to the University of Virginia (UVA). Our congregation values intellectual and theological curiosity, community activism, justice work and witness, and environmental stewardship. This position requires a gifted media communicator and public speaker, as well as a pastoral advisor attuned to the particular needs and hopes of university students and faculty. This person must possess an eagerness to work toward ecumenical and multicultural partnerships within the larger community. Westminster enjoys a beautiful and historic setting in view of the Blue Ridge Mountains and adjacent to UVA, a UNESCO World Heritage site designed by Thomas Jefferson. We encourage recent seminary grads and those recently or soon-to-be ordained to apply. A detailed job description is available here.  For more information, call 434-960-6665 or email at westminstervaapnc@gmail.com

Full Time, Director of Youth Ministries, Independent Presbyterian Church, Birmingham, AL

Independent Presbyterian Church (IPC) is a 2,300-member Presbyterian Church (USA) congregation. Located in the heart of a vibrant city in a diverse and historic neighborhood, IPC is known for a commitment to local and global missions, beautiful and uplifting worship, and excellent Christian Education.

IPC is in search of a full-time Director of Youth Ministry who will work as a member of the Christian Education staff (CE) and is supported by the Youth Subcommittee. The DYM will work closely with the Executive Assistant for CE, part time youth ministry staff, interns and volunteers.

The desired candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree and be proficient with Microsoft Office, power point, and social media platforms. Full job description may be accessed here. To apply, please send resume and cover letter to cejobs@ipc-usa.org  or call 205-933-1830

Full Time, Associate Pastor, Brentwood Presbyterian Church, Los Angeles, California

Brentwood Presbyterian Church the warm heart of suburban westside LA is looking for and Associate Pastor who is a compassionate and enthusiastic servant leader, able to bring out the best in others, who knows and professes the love of Jesus and has both spiritual and emotional maturity — someone with self awareness and resilience, as well as intellectual curiosity, wisdom, energy, imagination and flexibility.

Candidates need to be strong communicators, in one-on-one/group conversations and as teachers and preachers, knowledgeable about Scripture and able to contextualize it with joyful dedication to the transformative message of the Gospel. They need to be able to inspire and walk with congregants at all stages of their faith journeys. Candidates also should have mission experience, domestically and globally, and be well versed in cultural differences. They should possess the organizational skills to timely stimulate and implement both ongoing and new mission projects, collaborating with and motivating lay teams. Please see the church’s MIF for more detail. You may contact Brentwood Associate Pastor Nominating Committee at BrentwoodAPNC@gmail.com or call 310-826-5656

Requirements include an MDiv degree and PC(USA) ordination.

Full Time, Lead Pastor, Saratoga Federated Church, Saratoga, California

Saratoga Federated Church is looking for a Lead Pastor who personifies servant leadership: one who is equal parts visionary leader who inspires congregational and staff engagement, and collaborator who fosters a team environment and partnership with the staff and congregation. A full job description is available here Contact Sally Bryant at sally@saratogafederated.org  or  call 408-867-1000

Full Time, Associate Pastor of Students and Children, Solana Beach Presbyterian Church, Solana Beach, California

Solana Beach Presbyterian Church is seeking an Associate Pastor of Students and Children who will strategically lead and pastor the high school student ministries and provide oversight to the middle school and children’s ministries by working collaboratively with staff and church leadership, and recruiting and equipping student and adult volunteer leaders.

This person will be a member of the Ministry Leadership Team and Session and as such will contribute to the implementation of the broader church strategy. He or she will also be called to lead worship services and perform other ordained pastoral duties.

This person will be a person of integrity and authenticity, creating a welcoming and safe environment for students and children with different backgrounds, families, experiences, and disabilities. This position requires that the candidate be ordained in the PCUSA or will be qualified and willing to be ordained in the PCUSA within one year of hire.

Interested persons should contact jallred@vanderbloemen.com or call 713-300-9665

Part-time Children’s Church Teacher, Community Congregational Church, Tiburon, California

Community Congregational Church is seeking a Children’s Church Teacher to use storytelling, art, play acting and music, to nurture the children in values held by progressive Christians while also cultivating knowledge and respect for peoples of all faith traditions. Caring for the environment and all of Creation will also be a key value. Our goal is to help our children recognize the love of God/Spirit in their lives and relationships as well as help them feel a part of the church community. 9:30 AM Sunday mornings until approximately 11:45 AM.  A full job description is available here. Interested persons may contact Jolyn O’hare at jolynohare@gmail.com or 415-272-4895

Full time, Senior Minister and Head of Staff, The Presbyterian Church of Chestnut Hill, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

The Presbyterian Church of Chestnut Hill is a high-energy, inclusive community of faith with more than 550 members. Currently seeking someone with a gift for theologically and biblically substantive preaching, a faith-driven passion for equality, diversity and justice, appreciation for excellence in music and the arts, a heart to comfort those in need, and a vision to challenge their congregation and lead them anew to be Christ’s faithful disciples. Interested persons can submit a Pastor Information Form through the PC (USA) Church Leadership Connection or email directly to the Pastor Nominating Committee at pcchpnc@gmail.com

Full or Part-Time English Ministry Pastor, Korean Community Presbyterian Church, Columbia, South Carolina

The Korean Community Presbyterian Church is now looking for a full time, or part time English Ministry pastor . Candidate will have graduated or be in school at an accredited Seminary. Candidate will have a clear calling to youth ministry and speak fluent English. Job responsibilities include Sunday worship sermon, Sunday Lunch Fellowship and a Friday Bible Study/Fellowship.

Please submit resume (with photo), personal statement of faith and vision, two reference letters (1 from a former ministry, along with 1 sermon (CD or MP3) to Elder Mike Choe scmike528@yahoo.com  For more information call 803-727-0137

Part-Time Director of Youth Ministries, The Presbyterian Church of Barrington, Barrington, Illinois

The Presbyterian Church of Barrington is now seeking a Director of Youth Ministries who will be responsible for leading and developing church programs for the youth in middle (6th grade) through high school with a core objective being to energize, organize and inspire the youth to be servants and to grow and be strengthened in their faith development and relationship with Jesus Christ.

For more information contact Pastor Joseph Dorociak at 847-381-0975 or pastorjoe@pcbarrington.org

Bridge Associate Pastor, Crossroads Presbyterian Church, Mequon, Wisconsin

Crossroads Presbyterian Church in Mequon WI is currently looking for a Bridge Associate Pastor to provide continuity with our Deacons, Adult Ed and Mission/Outreach ministries. This is a temporary role for the purpose of bridging the time until our PNC finds a new Sr. Pastor and we begin a search for an installed Associate Pastor. It is not required that this Pastor be specifically trained in transitional work. See the job description or visit the website.   Submit resumes or PIFs to careers@crossroadspres.org. Please include any links or clips of relevant sermons or other recordings.

Full-time Lead Pastor, Vinewood, Chinese for Christ, Berkeley

Vinewood CFC, Berkeley is a bilingual non-denominational church located in Berkeley, CA, which was started in the 1970s as a Chinese-speaking church. Gradually the English-speaking congregation, Vinewood, emerged, which called its first full-time pastor in the 1980s. The English congregation currently consists of youth, college students, young adults, and mature adults. The Full-time experienced candidate will minister to an English-speaking congregation.

A minimum of three years of church ministry experience, preferably in the setting of an Asian-American church.

Additional information about the church, including statement of faith and leadership team, can be found on the website. Contact Victor Zou at 415-305-6437 or victor.y.zou@gmail.com

Part-time Youth Director, Burlingame United Methodist Church, Burlingame, CA

The Burlingame United Methodist Church is seeking a Youth Director who will help build young disciples for Christ who is also a wonderful spiritual mentor and role model.  Must partner well with highly motivated Youth Leadership volunteers, requires working on Sundays and a B.A. in a related field. A Professional Certification in Youth Ministry in the UMC is desired. 10 hours a week, with potential to expand. Contact Holly Hillman at 650-344-6321 or hollyservantofgod@gmail.com

Full-time Solo Pastor, Grace Presbyterian Church, Lodi, CA

This mature congregation is seeking a pastor who will help grow their youth and children’s programs and community outreach.  The church currently has a preschool and maintains a food pantry  and a weekly meal for the homeless in the community.  For more information contact Laurel Wisenor at (209) 334-5181 or ltwreader@comcast.net

Part-time Pastor, First Presbyterian Church, Graniteville, VT

This rural community church, situated less than 15 minutes from the state capital, is looking for a minister to bring energy, vision and leadership to this small congregation.  The pastor duties will include spiritual and worship leadership, pastoral care, community outreach and participation in the Presbytery of Northern New England.  For more information contact Dottye Ricks at (802) 476-0942 or drrdaerin@gmail.com

Full-time Solo Pastor, Elder First Presbyterian Church, Aurora, MO

The Solo pastor will minister to small town church of approximately 50 members.  The church has an active elementary age LOGOS program and in partnership with the new Solo pastor hopes to develop Junior and Senior High youth programs.  See why Aurora Missouri is special here. For more information contact Scott Pettit at (417) 678-2187 or scott@pettitlawoffice.com

Full-time Minister for Christian Formation, Swarthmore Presbyterian Church, Swarthmore, PA

Swarthmore Presbyterian Church is looking for candidates may be ordained or a lay person who has an MDiv, MA in Christian education or theological studies from an accredited institution.  Responsibilities will entail leading the entire program area of Christian Formation including, working with lay leaders to plan, develop, direct and lead Christian Formation programs, assisting in worship leadership, preaching, counseling, and pastoral care.  For more information contact Doug McCullough at (215) 280-4568 or demccull@gmail.com

Part-time, Interim Pastor of Adult Ministries, Saratoga Federated Church, Saratoga, CA

Successful candidates should be mature in the practice of faith, a disciplined learner of the word, a dedicated student of theology and culture, advocate of biblical equality and inclusive of gender, ethnicity, age, multiple Christian traditions and expressions of faith.  Responsibilities include Sunday ‘pulpit’ teaching at three services each week and collaboration with the Pastor of Worship Ministries regarding Sunday morning services.  For more information contact Sally Bryant at (408) 867-1000 or sally@saratogafederated.org