Ministry Opportunities

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 Director of Student Ministries, Walnut Creek Presbyterian Church, Walnut Creek, CA

Walnut Creek Presbyterian Church is seeking a Director of Student Ministries who will strategically love students and their families to grow them Up (closer to Jesus), In (closer to one another), and Out (closer to our overwhelmingly unchurched community). You will pray earnestly for and with students, leaders, and families. You will spend a lot of time with students outside of church programs. You will personally lead your choice of High School or Middle School and hire and support the heck out of a Director for the other. You will support a large and amazing team of adult volunteers, and recruit as necessary to grow that team.

For more information contact Brent Benton 925-935-1574 or bbenton@wcpres.org

Part-time Director of Music, San Geronimo Community Presbyterian Church, San Geronimo, CA

San Geronimo Community Presbyterian Church, a wonderfully inclusive and passionate small church in beautiful rural West Marin (Church in the Country), is looking for a dedicated and enthusiastic Director of Music – who serves as pianist/accompanist/choir director.

The ideal candidate will be able to play a variety of musical styles on the piano, as well as improvise and sight read. The Director accompanies the congregation on hymns and responses, lead small adult choir rehearsals (once a week) and prepares/plays Introits, anthems, prelude and postlude. There is one Sunday service a week and occasional special services. A fine Kawai baby grand and keyboards are available and creative musical ideas are welcome to enhance and move worship forward.

For more information contact Kelly Lawson 415-385-0171 or kellylawson12345@gmail.com

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.  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