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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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Circle of Welcome Program Coordinator, Tacoma, WA

8-2-18
Lutheran Community Services NW is partnering with Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Services (LIRS) for Circle of Welcome (CoW) – a national LIRS model for Lutherans and other faith and community groups to make a meaningful commitment to walk alongside refugee families.

The Circle of Welcome Program Coordinator position is a unique and deeply meaningful job. By advocating for and working with refugees at a crucial time, the Program Coordinator has the opportunity to make a tangible impact in the lives of families and communities.

This position is full time, 37.5 hours per week, and is located in out of our Tacoma office. Must be willing to work evenings and weekends. For full details click here.
 

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Phillips Theological Seminary
Seeks Next President

(7-18-18)
The Trustees of Phillips Theological Seminary, a graduate school of theology affiliated with the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) and located in Tulsa, Oklahoma, seek a visionary leader to serve as the school’s president. As the seminary’s chief executive officer, the president is responsible for ensuring the institution has the plans, personnel, culture, material assets, systems, and relationships necessary to fulfill its mission and to achieve excellence. The president will exercise strategic leadership for the seminary while ensuring its continuing spiritual, academic, fiscal, and operational effectiveness.

The next president will be known for spiritual maturity and recognized as being unusually prepared to advance the mission of preparing students for biblically and theologically responsible, compassionate, justice-oriented Christian ministry. The president must be willing and able to work collaboratively with denominational leaders of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) and The United Methodist Church, though membership in either denomination is not required.

Phillips Theological Seminary offers Christian graduate theological education in service of intelligent, just, and compassionate religious and civic communities. We welcome students to a safe space for truth-seeking conversations about the Bible, Jesus, and faithful living. Courses available on campus and online for certificate, diploma, MDiv, MAMC, MASJ, and MTS programs, and on campus for the DMin program.

The complete, official presidential profile, including areas of responsibility, leadership opportunities, qualities, and qualifications, is online at: Phillips Theological Seminary President Search.
Contact Info:
Phillips Theological Seminary
901 N. Mingo Road
Tulsa, OK 74116
918-610-8303
presidentialsearch@ptstulsa.edu
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Director of Senior High and College Ministries
Boston Avenue United Methodist Church

(7-6-18)
The Director of Senior High and College Ministries builds disciples for Christ by developing/implementing best practices for youth ministry. Areas include theological education, discipleship training, regular participation in worship, mission and justice work, fellowship as a Christian community, building healthy relationships, leadership development and serving as a role model and vital component for growth of youth in the 9th through 12th grades, along with their families, as well as students attending college. The Director should strive to inculcate in the youth a heart for missions, an intellect for the tenets of the United Methodist and Boston Avenue Church faith, a love for working/socializing appropriately alongside other members of the faith community and energy to strive to make the world a better place for all God’s children. The position works independently on many of these tasks, but will also work as a team with other members of the staff and congregation to implement education strategies for each age range along the Christian life continuum.
Click here for PDF with full description and application process.

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Winnetka Congregational Church (Winnetka, IL) seeks a full-time Associate Pastor for Children, Family and Youth.

(6-15-18)
Might it be you? We seek a passionate self-starter to join our strong team and help realize our growth goals. This person’s primary focus will be children, youth, and families – both those currently in our congregation and those we wish to attract through fresh outreach efforts. Reports directly to Senior Pastor. Supervises staff and volunteers involved with children and youth. Includes regular worship participation; pastoral care to children, youth, and families; and supporting Senior Pastor on key initiatives. Salary and full benefits. To apply or learn more, go to: https://www.vanderbloemen.com/jobs/winnetka-congregational-church-associate-pastor

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Senior Minister for Lake Street Church of Evanston, IL

(6-15-18)
We are seeking a spiritual leader who:
• Delivers inspiring and well articulated sermons
• Approaches faith matters in a spirit of inquiry and openness
• Works alongside lay leaders in our congregationally-driven community
• Is committed to community outreach with social justice issues
• Has excellent listening and interpersonal skills used to maintain the connectedness of the community
• Provides direction, support and encouragement to staff
Click here for more information and application process.

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Full-time Pastor for Imago Dei Church, Peoria, IL (5-25-18)

We are looking for a pastor of any gender, race or sexuality whose values, heart, and life with Christ align with the unique identity and mission of Imago Dei. She or he will explore and teach God’s word with both their heart and intellect, studying the history and context of the scriptures and connecting these ideas to our lives today.

Interested parties should send a cover letter, resume, transcripts, and samples of teaching (video, audio, podcasts) and writing (blog posts, articles, etc.) to search@imagodeichurch.org or Imago Dei Church, 2221 N. Gale Ave., Peoria, IL 61604.

For full Job Posting Click Here. For more information, please visit our website www.imagodeichurch.org.

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Director of Youth and Young Adult Ministries, Boulder, CO (3-8-18)

First Congregational Church, United Church of Christ, Boulder, a progressive Christian congregation is looking for a Director of Youth and Young Adult Ministries to support our youth and young adults as, together, we navigate faith as a journey, connect in meaningful and inclusive community, and engage in compassionate service. Located in the heart of downtown Boulder, Colorado, at the foothills of the Rocky Mountains, our 900 members and friends are drawn from across the region. This position is a salaried 30 hours per week position and includes paid vacation and benefits.

Please include in your application:
• Cover letter
• Resume or CV
• Names and contact information for 3 references
• A short written response (600 words or less) to the question:

What are the three most important facets of youth/young adult ministry in a progressive christian church?

Applications will be reviewed starting on April 11th but the position will remain open until filled.

Send inquiries and applications to:
Christina Braudaway-Bauman, Senior Minister
Amanda Brown, Search Committee Chair
First Congregational Church
1128 Pine St
Boulder, CO 80302

303.442.1787, ext 101
FirstCongSearchCommittee@gmail.com
To see full description click the link: http://www.firstcong.net/dyya.html

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Looking for volunteer interested in ministry work with prison inmates, Umatilla, OR(2-28-18)

As part of our goal to establish progressive, interfaith prison ministries, the Living the Questions Foundation is sponsoring an inmate who will soon receive his divinity degree with an emphasis on Process Theology and Progressive Christianity. That inmate has proposed starting a progressive ministry in the Two Rivers Correctional Institution in Umatilla, OR. The chaplain and social worker there are both supportive of the idea, but neither has the time to supervise and advise the group. We are seeking someone in that area who is interested in pursuing this ministry in collaboration with the inmate. His proposal is thorough and demonstrates the depth of his work in his field. If you are interested, or know someone who would be, please contact Penny at azfct@cox.net . Thank you!

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Spiritus Christi in Rochester NY – Pastoral Executive Director (2-22-18)

 
Spiritus Christi, an independent Catholic-centered Church located in Rochester NY, is seeking applications for a Pastoral Executive Director. We are an inclusive, mission-driven church of 1,500 members. With Jesus Christ as our Senior Pastor, we are looking for a pastor with a strong faith, with a passion to serve the poor and who values being inclusive and welcoming to all.

Please read the job description for our new Pastoral Executive Director as well as our Press Release. Do not hesitate to contact us with any questions @ schiringcommittee@gmail.com

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Senior Minister, West End Collegiate Church, New York City, NY(1-31-18)

West End Collegiate Church, Dually affiliated Reformed Church of America (RCA) & United Church of Christ (UCC) is an open and welcoming Christian congregation professing a progressive inclusive theology. WECC embraces all people, providing a safe place to seek, to doubt, to learn, to believe, to celebrate—and above all to experience and express God’s love. It is a place where people can discover a flourishing faith, participate in a caring community, and commit to service that changes lives. By its own description, WECC is a neighborhood church for all people.

The Senior Minister for West End Collegiate Church will lead a diverse congregation in a close and supportive neighborhood. Reflective of the surrounding community there, the congregation consists of young families, single adults, and seniors. Many in the congregation have been members for decades; however, new members are joining frequently, bringing new life and energy. The Sunday service draws between 140 and 160 worshipers. Click here for full job description.

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Director of Christian Education – Chicago

(12-19-17)
Kenilworth Union Church is a historic protestant congregation on Chicago’s North Shore which aspires to serve the world, to do justice, to love kindness and to walk humbly with our God and with each other. We are seeking a Director of Christian Education who will lead an active, inclusive, vibrant family-oriented faith community that seeks to embody “church as a school of love.” Information is posted at kuc.org/welcome/careers.

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Senior Pastor Position – Full Time

(11-3-17)
Providence Church of Southeast Texas was created from two historical churches in 2010 when we set out to create a different kind of church – a church that wasn’t just for church people. Our mission is to lead people into a growing relationship with Jesus Christ.

Duties
Teach the Word; administer the sacraments; offer instruction, confirm, marry, insure that the sick and distressed are visited, and bury the dead; conduct public worship; insure pastoral care is provided; speak publicly to the world proclaiming God’s love; work actively to grow the Kingdom through congregational ministry; and moderate congregational meetings, yet have no vote in such meetings.

Provide overall direction and vision for the congregation; supervise directly or indirectly all staff; offer guidance to the Leadership Team; be a voting member of the Leadership Team; be a voice for spreading the Gospel; install regularly elected members of the Leadership Team; and with the Leadership Team, administer discipline and boundary setting.

Characteristics
Bible based theology, compassionate, integrity, a prophetic voice and inspirational advocate for all, a caring shepherd for all.

Compensation
A competitive salary and benefits package will be offered in alignment with education, experience, and terms of call.

Click here for full job description. Please send your resume to providencepsc@gmail.com or paper mail to Pastor Search Committee at this address.

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WSCF is calling for application WSCF North America Executive and Global Advocacy Program Director

10-24-17

The WSCF seeks a regional staff person with a vision for nurturing dynamic ecumenical student movements in the US and Canada; committed to social justice; and desiring to work as part of an international team on global student concerns. This role will be under a 2-year contract with the opportunity to renew for a maximum of 8 years. Salary and Benefits are negotiable.

Please submit the following materials Electronically to loganboese@gmail.com by October 20, 2017. The position will remain open until filled.
· Resume
· Cover letter
· Personal Statement 500-1000 words (this can be about your faith, theology, or social justice journey)

For more information visit website for full job description.

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Part-Time Pastor, Chesterfield, VA (10-19-17)

First Congregational Christian United Church of Christ, in Chesterfield County, Virginia and convenient to Richmond, is seeking a Part-Time Pastor who would share our vision and be committed to leading and challenging us to live this journey of growth toward union with God. Through ministries of inclusion, justice and compassion, we labor to support the poor and marginalized, demonstrating solidarity with and advocating for racial, gender, LGBTQ and immigrant justice. We are an “Open and Affirming” church, welcoming all people without insisting that they become like us.  We strive to be “Progressive Christians”, as outlined by the 8 Points.

The success and sustainability of our half-time pastor position has been the result of the congregation’s willingness to partner with the pastor to ensure essential church functions are carried out, while enabling the pastor to focus on ministerial duties. FCC is moving forward in a life of faith as an effective witness in our local community and in the world, reflecting the life of Jesus in how we live and treat our neighbors, especially those who have been marginalized. Scope of work:  Preparation and leadership of worship and adult faith formation, crafting of liturgy, bulletin and sermon; pastoral care in collaboration with lay people; coaching and advocating of the congregation’s ministries and children’s faith formation.  We offer $34-36.5 salary, plus benefits and housing allowance.

For more information, please see our profile.  Candidates lacking an active profile within the UCC should contact Rev Audrey Price, Potomac Association of the Central Atlantic Conference (xtremejoy@gmail.com ); see also Ministerial Candidates. Please do not contact our church directly, as we only consider applications received through the conference office.

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Seeking Ministry Position

(9-25-17

Do you want your church to experience more joy and a more dynamic worship that appeals to families and young adults? Progressive, ecumenical pastor who is creative, energetic, friendly, mature, accepting and well-versed in spiritual practices seeks her next ministry. Doctorate in Counseling Psychology. Prefer Northern climates. Portfolio available. Contact Dr. Tere (Terrilyn) Krueger at 269 329-9494 (text too) or email: tere9494@gmail.com
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Full-time Ordained Minister

(8-2-17)

Kittamaqundi Community Church in Columbia, Maryland is seeking a full-time ordained minister. For more information about us and the application process, please visit our website at www.kc-church.org.

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Job Opportunity with Westar Institute (6-16-17)

 

Executive Assistant: Marketing and Events Management

Westar is a non-profit religious research and educational institute whose mission is to foster collaborative scholarly research in the study of religion and to communicate the results of that scholarship to a broad, non-specialist public. Through publications, educational programs, and research projects, our member-supported institute brings scholars with advanced degrees in biblical studies, philosophy of religion, and related fields into conversation with non-specialists from all walks of life.

Westar is seeking to fill the position of Executive Assistant with marketing and events management skills. This position combines two main, interrelated tasks: 1) the lead position in marketing and social media; 2) an associate position, working with other staff, in events management. This position requires the ability to work independently in a telecommunicating environment.

• This is a ¾-time (30 hours/week) position with potential to grow to full-time.
• Compensation: $32 – $36K per year
• This position reports to the Executive Director and supervises a part-time web technician.

Responsibilities:

Marketing
The Executive Assistant will take the lead role with Westar Institute staff and the Board Marketing Committee (BMC) in carrying out a broad communications strategy for Westar’s nonprofit mission of advancing religious literacy. He/she ensures that Westar members and prospective members receive clear, timely information about the activities and resources of the organization which include:
• 2 national events
• 15–20 regional events
• Books, periodicals, audiovisual, and other forms of educational material or public announcements.

Events Management
The Executive Assistant works cooperatively with the Board Program Committee (BPC) to plan and carry out the logistical aspects of programs. He/she maintains a master calendar and takes responsibility for procedural needs such as recruiting new hosts and sites, answering questions, offering advice on how to handle various event-
related tasks, and overseeing the events planning progress. Overall, the Executive Assistant ensures that staff and key volunteers are all working together effectively.

Summary
The ideal candidate is a capable communicator who can translate specialist jargon into non-specialist parlance, creating popular and appealing program web and social media copy; is a capable planner and promoter of events and excels at managing a schedule for an organization with a rich variety of programs and activities.

Qualifications:
• Capable of providing strategic input and leadership for developing and carrying out a marketing plan.
• Capable of understanding and valuing religious literacy and critical thinking skills in a humanities-centered environment (a university degree is an asset).
• Strong verbal & written communication skills.
• Highly skilled at researching and gathering information and converting it into professional, effective ad copy for both traditional and new media.
• Capable of communicating with wide variety of religiously diverse stakeholders in a graceful and honest manner.
• Professional and friendly demeanor for presenting Westar Institute to stakeholders including members, donors, and partner organizations. • Flexible and adaptable attitude toward organizational growth and change.
• Demonstrable skill/experience at maintaining a detailed, accurate schedule and breaking down major events into manageable tasks.
• Demonstrable skill/experience at managing events remotely, in close collaboration with volunteers via phone, email, and Skype.
• Comfortable managing events ranging in size from 50–150 attendees.
• Comfortable working in an environment where diverse religious and philosophical ideas are regularly discussed.

Exceptional candidates will also have these skills:
• Audiovisual skills, e.g. to support live streaming of events or to create recordings of events for future promotions.
• Experience with marketing research tools, e.g. surveys, A/B testing.
• Experience negotiating contracts with hotels and other event partners.
• Experience with livestreaming, webinars, and other new media events.
• Experience in graphic art
• Religious Studies education (or equivalent knowledge/experience)

Interested and qualified candidates may apply online at Westar Institute
For questions, please email: dgalston@westarinstitute.org

Important Dates:
• Application Deadline: June 30, 2017
• Start Date: August 28, 2017
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Full-time Pastor, Church of the Holy Family, Aurora, Colorado (3-27-17)

Church of the Holy Family, a member of the Ecumenical Catholic Communion (ECC), in Aurora, Colorado is a progressive community which strives to be an inclusive family in Christ celebrating the Catholic tradition in an atmosphere of acceptance and support. We believe in an environment in which clergy and laity work alongside one another. Our members include former Roman Catholics, Episcopalians, and Protestants. We recognize the dignity of all people, regardless of race, nation of origin, gender, or sexual orientation. At Church of the Holy Family, all are welcome to the Lord’s Table.

Church of the Holy Family is seeking a committed and visionary full-time pastor to guide us into our next chapter. This pastor will provide leadership in:
– Liturgy
– Pastoral Care
– Outreach
– Spiritual Formation

We are looking for a pastor whose values align with the mission, vision, and distinctives of Holy Family and the ECC. This pastor will have the knowledge and experience to envision creative ways to grow our parish and address the challenges facing churches today. Eligibility for ordination or incardination into the ECC required. Master’s of Divinity required.

Compensation: $50,000/yearly

Interested candidates should send cover letter, resume, transcripts, and curriculum vitae by June 1 to Jennifer@holyfamilyco.org OR Church of the Holy Family, ATTN: Parish Leadership Team, 16738 East Iliff Avenue, Aurora, Colorado 80013

For more information, please visit our websites: churchofholyfamily.org and ecumenical-catholic-communion.org

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