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“First of all, I wish to thank you with all my heart. Through your site, we were able to find a perfect match for our posting for Senior Pastor of Emmanuel Lutheran Church in Rockford, Illinois. We are all truly grateful for your website. Thank you again so very much.” ~Karen

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Wellspring Community Church, Des Moines, IA – Interim Minister (4/28/21)

Wellspring Community Church is Affiliated with American Baptist Churches of Metro Chicago Region. We are a church without walls seeking a half-time to three quarter time Interim minister who values inclusive language and creative/interactive worship experiences.  Willing to guide the Community over a visioning process over the next 6-12 months.

Be part of a small church with a big ministry and very active shared leadership with:  talented lay music ministry, lay education ministers, and faithful members that serve on various committees for the church. Wellspring Community Church is a welcoming and affirming Christian faith community grounded in progressive theology.

Salary based on 20-30 hours per week with flexibility.  For a full job description and questions about this unique opportunity, please contact Tammy Guild at guildftammy@gmail.com.  Applications will be accepted until May 16, 2021. Please visit our website www.Wellspringdsm.org for more information about our community.

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Granby U.C.C., a collaboration between First and South Churches, Granby, CT – Director of Young Adult Ministry (4/20/21)

We are seeking an energetic Director of Young Adult Ministry to spearhead a renewed culture of vitality and Christian life among its youth while reaching out to other youth in Granby. There are currently 12-15 active youth group members. Granby UCC hopes that a joint Director of Young Adult Ministry will successfully grow the program to impact many more local youth.

The purpose of this ministry is to create a safe community in which youth can:
*learn to trust their gifts and judgement,
*explore the spiritual and ethical questions of being human, and
*make an impact on the world through service to God and others.

We are Open and Affirming congregations. We welcome all individuals and families who desire to share in our community of faith. We affirm the dignity and worth of every person, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, race, mental or physical ability or sexual orientation.

The primary qualification is to be a person of living faith who is passionate about teens and their faith journey. The ideal candidate will have experience guiding teens and must be able to lead by example.

The responsibilities of this 20-hour per week /10-month position are anticipated to grow and change over time as the program evolves and the state of our world (COVID-19) unfolds. The candidate will also assist with/participate in worship services as needed at each congregation. Salary range: $25,000-$32,000 Annually (Salary commensurate with experience). Click here for full job description and details for qualifications. Candidates are directed to forward resume and cover letter to Heather Dobbert, First Church Member, at heatherdobbert@gmail.com/860-819-1528.

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The People’s Church, Long Beach, NY – Pastor Position (4/19/21)

Seeking a pastor for a single pastor congregation. He/she will be our under-shepherd according to 1 Peter 5 1-4, preach at least weekly, counsel and visit those in need, and perform the sacraments. The pastor will oversee the planning of outreach activities in the surrounding neighborhoods and teach Adult Bible school/Bible study.The Pastor may also lead prayer groups, attend committee meetings and represent the church at interfaith events at his or her discretion.
About Us: We are a 100-year-old Protestant Church in a New York coastal city that has always been affirming and welcoming to all. The church is led by a Board of Trustees & the congregation, similar to a Congregationalist church in structure. The church was founded and still functions to represent the common beliefs of the traditional Protestant faiths. We say the Lord’s Prayer and the Apostle’s Creed. Some members practice infant baptism and some only adult. We are united in our diversity.
The parsonage is currently under reconstruction, but housing is a possibility.
The right candidate will have a Divinity degree and be a person of integrity. Bi-vocational ministry is fine.
Please send your resume and any other information you feel would be helpful for us in evaluating your candidacy to thepeopleschurchlb@yahoo.com.

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Tippecanoe Presbyterian Church, Milwaukee, WI – Pastor Position (4-14-21)

Tippecanoe Presbyterian Church is located in Milwaukee near the spectacular
shoreline of Lake Michigan.
Believing in a spacious Christianity through which grace cultivates hope, healing and
purpose, Tippe Church is open and affirming, where everybody is welcome and can
grow, ask questions, have doubts and walk with others. We lovingly refer to ourselves
as “Soulful Misfits”.
As Pastor, you will receive support of a community of believers, doubters, thinking
doers and pray-ers who are changing lives in visible ways.
For example:
Living Waters Contemplative Life Center provides spiritual expansion through classes,
retreats and healing arts practitioners.
Divine Intervention Ministry now supports people without homes with nine connected
ministries throughout the year.
Arts Science Literacy Camp provides educational ministry for disadvantaged children
through innovative ‘camp’ formats.
Another Tippe annual project is “Tippe Gardens” which includes 38 raised garden beds
as well as a rooftop garden. Collectively, the gardens provide more than 3500 pounds
of vegetables annually. These veggies are given to an organization that distributes
them to families in need.
As a member of PCUSA, Tippecanoe Presbyterian Church is a welcoming, affirming
congregation blessing all in life…in marriage and in singleness and in leadership.
If all of this sounds exciting to you, please prayerfully ponder your spiritual career
path toward us.
For more information, visit http://www.tippechurch.org/pastoral-transition.html
To apply, send resume, with a cover letter and/or PIF to pnctippechurch@gmail.com

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Be Hope Church – Director of Worship (3-30-21)

Be Hope Church values the holiness of diversity, antiracism, and LGBTQIA+ inclusion. Our congregation is representative of the community we live in. It is filled with people of all ages, sexualities, gender identities, and economic standing. We empower each other to leverage personal connections and passions to sustainably impact our community.
The Director of Worship is a spiritual leader responsible for designing a worship experience that speaks to folks of diverse backgrounds. Our worship band is composed of both classically trained and novice performers, professors of music and students in high school. A successful candidate will not be afraid to tap into the talent which surrounds them. Furthermore, the Director of Worship will run band rehearsals, auditions, and partake in other staff functions as assigned.
Qualifications | Education | Experience
1. Education in or experience with music theory and a/v technology.
2. Working knowledge of contemporary music
3. Experience in organizing and growing a music ministry
4. Ability to sing and play guitar/piano/or other lead instruments
5. Experience in leading a team of volunteers
6. Foundational understanding of one’s personal faith
7. Demonstrated ability of communicating with excellence
8. Functions with grace and positivity in stressful situations
Click here for full description of position.
Click here to watch Video of position requirements.
To Apply: Submit a detailed resume and cover letter to admin@behopechurch.org
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First United Methodist Church, Arlington Heights, Il – Director of Children and Youth Ministry (3-19-21)

First United Methodist Church in Arlington Heights, Illinois is seeking a full-time Director of Children and Youth Ministries. This individual will oversee the discipleship programs that help children and youth participate in God’s bold love, as both a recipient of God’s love and a disciple of Jesus who serves others. Ideal for this role would be an innovative, detail-oriented, hands-on minister who collaborates with and empowers teams of volunteers within a sustainable model of ministry. This position reports to the Pastor of Faith Formation.
Primary responsibilities for the position include:
● Map out the overarching scope & sequence of discipleship from birth through high school
● Actively engage with children, youth, and families, both inside and outside the church walls
● Recruit, train, coordinate, and support teams of volunteer leaders
● Create pathways for children and youth to serve with other ministry teams and regularly participate in intergenerational opportunities
● Provide supportive resources for parents
● Organize the infrastructure of the ministry, ordering paperwork, guiding processes, implementing systems, and managing child protective policies
● Communicate regularly with key ministry stakeholders, both inside the church and those who are a part of the community
● Steward the budget and maintain the financial accountability of the ministry
Qualifications for this position are:
● Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university preferred
● Experience in implementing and leading teams towards sustainability, either in a faith-based setting or a related field
● Ability to communicate effectively and professionally, both orally and in writing
● Ability to organize and keep accurate and detailed records
● Strong competence and comfort with technology, including effectively utilizing platforms of digital communications, social media, and church-specific software
● Ability to work as part of a team
● Demonstrated leadership skills and strong work ethic
● Passion for helping children, youth, and their parents know and love Christ
● A person of Christian faith with an understanding of and alignment with the theology of a reconciling congregation in the United Methodist tradition
Qualified candidates should send their resume along with a cover letter to renee.wilson@ministryarchitects.com.
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The New York Avenue Presbyterian Church (NYAPC) – Senior Pastor and Head of Staff. (1/25/21)

Our senior pastor will be a gifted preacher, who can draw on theological scholarship and provide us with practical suggestions for living our faith. We seek a leader who is also committed to social justice, racial equality, and inclusivity. We seek an administrative leader who can oversee a dedicated staff and a committed lay leadership. We seek a pastor who can help us grow spiritually. We seek a pastor who can help provide pastoral care for all congregants. We seek a servant leader as we live our Christian faith in a broken world.

NYAPC, a congregation of the Presbyterian Church (USA),  is a historic community of faith in downtown  Washington DC. We seek to further God’s transforming work, challenge the powerful, stand with the oppressed, lift the broken-hearted, and make God’s love and justice visible by welcoming and loving all people. Click here for PDF with full details or visit https://pnc.nyapc.org/

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Countryside Community Church – Two interim ministers: Minister of Worship and Congregational Care and Minister of Engagement and Formation (1-15-21)

Countryside has the unprecedented opportunity to hire two interim ministers: Minister of Worship and Congregational Care and Minister of Engagement and Formation. Job descriptions may be found on the Countryside website at countrysideucc.org/about-us/openpositions. Both interim ministers will be eligible to become the next settled ministers for their respective positions. If you or one of your colleagues feels called to one of these interim positions, please send your profile and two or three videos to tlc@countrysideucc.comWe encourage you to share this information with other qualified candidates who might be interested. If you have additional questions, please direct them to tlc@countrysideucc.com. 

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