THE LEHIGH AND LACKAWANNA PRESBYTERIES ARE SEEKING A SHARED ADMINISTRATOR
Lehigh and Lackawanna Presbyteries are seeking a qualified candidate for a full-time shared Administrator position. The Administrator assists the Shared Transitional Presbytery Leader and coordinates with the Stated Clerks and leadership teams of both Presbyteries in the administration of Presbytery responsibilities.
Responsibilities include communication, financial, meeting prep, maintain files, and other duties as required.
For a full job description, please click here.
THE SYNOD OF THE TRINITY SEEKS A STATED CLERK
The Synod has formed a nominating committee to begin the search for the next person who might service as their Stated Clerk. This is a part-time position. To view the position description go to https://tinyurl.com/synodoftrinitystatedclerk. It is also posted on the CLC.
The Stated Clerk is elected as the chief ecclesiastical officer and the responsibilities are defined by the Book of Order and our polity. The Clerk serves a vital role training, providing resources and assistance to the sixteen presbyteries, particularly, their respective stated clerks. Pro actively, the Clerk offers both resources to individual presbytery clerks and initiates a collective share in wisdom and best practices.
THE PRESBYERY OF THE COASTLANDS SEEKS A STATED CLERK
The Presbytery of the Coastlands is in central New Jersey and was created in March 2021 from portions of three of New Jersey’s seven previous presbyteries. This new collection of over 70 congregations and worshipping communities — rural, suburban, and urban, some thriving, some in transition, and some coming to the end of their time as independent entities — has 70 pastors; 85 honorably retired ordained clerk, 30 clergy servicing in validated ministries ranging from chaplaincies and seminaries to PC(USA)’s Board of Pensions; and 41 members-at-large. Our year old presbytery is trying to discern the intertwined needs of this community of about 13,500 Presbyterians and God’s plan to meet these needs with energy, intelligence, imagination, and love.
The Stated Clerk position is part-time, averaging 22.5 hours per month, with more hours during months that include presbytery meetings and fewer hours during the other months. Please refer to the Position Description for job responsibilities and salary/benefit information. We expect the Stated Clerk to have at least 2-5 years of experience as a moderator of a session, a clerk of session, or a stated clerk of a higher council.
Interest and well-qualitied candidates should send a personal letter of interest and resume or CV to . Please include your name in the subject line and your documents should be clearly titles with your first and last name in a PDF format. Documents must be received by September 30, 2022.
THE FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH OF BETHLEHEM IS SEEKING A PASTORAL CARE ASSOCIATE
The First Presbyterian Church of Bethlehem is seeking a half-time Pastoral Care Associate. This ordained individual represents the church and offers pastoral care in home or health institution visitations and other contacts involving care and support. Works with the Deacons and coordinates their pastoral care for at-home members and those in need of material or spiritual support. Collaborates with the Associate Pastor of Formation & Justice to coordinate the activities of either Congregational Life Committee (fellowship) or Discipleship Committee (adult education), depending on gifts and interest. This position requires an ordained minister of word and sacrament.
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First Presbyterian Church
2344 Center Street, Bethlehem, PA 18017
THE PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH OF CATASAUQUA IS SEEKING AN ORGANIST-MUSIC DIRECTOR
The church Organist-Music Director shall provide organ and piano music for worship services and other church functions including Weddings and Funerals; and shall direct church choirs, support the church’s music ministry through providing musical offerings and serving as a liaison to the Worship Committee
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The Presbyterian Church of Catasauqua
210 Pine Street, Catasauqua, PA 18032
SEEKING DIRECTOR OF EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION
The First Presbyterian Church of Bethlehem (FPCB) Preschool and Extended Care has been providing quality preschool and extended care experiences to young children, ages 2-4, for more than 50 years. We seek a leader for both of these highly-regarded early childhood programs.
With a least 5 years of experience in early childhood education–with a preference for leadership experience–you will be responsible for the school’s curriculum, day-to-day operations, emphasizing curiosity and joyful learning and the school’s financial planning. You thrive leading change and will creatively explore what other programs will expand our footprint in the community. You will enthusiastically develop and nurture our children’s spiritual and emotional growth, in line with NAEYC guidance.
You will pursue bringing a diverse and inclusive setting to our school, and how that aligns with our church’s values. This position is 35-40 hours per week, with some core and flexible hours. Because we offer summer learning programs, you will work year-round in a FULL-TIME position. Salary $40,000-$45,000 per year.
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THE PRESBYTERY OF PHILADELPHIA SEEKS FULL-TIME DIRECTOR OF CONGREGTIONAL RESOURCING AND COMMUNICATION
The Presbytery of Philadelphia is seeing a Full-time Director of Congregational Resourcing and Communication (DCRC) to serve as a member of the Leadership Team; offering staff resourcing for pastors, sessions, and congregations, and to be responsible for encouraging the health of the congregations in the Presbytery. The DCRC reports to and works under the guidance of the Executive Presbyter.
FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH OF POTTSTOWN SEEKS A FULL TIME TRANSITIONAL LEADER
The First Presbyterian Church of Pottstown seeks a Transitional Minister who will be responsible for providing spiritual leadership and administrative oversight of the Church’s ministries including but limited to worship, music, preaching, teaching, pastoral care, mission service, stewardship, and fellowship. The Transitional Minister will lead and guide the Church as it seeks to “Grow Deeper in Christ and Reach Farther in Love” and serve as preacher and teacher, assisting the congregation with its task of looking toward the future and developing a new forward-looking identity, as it prepares to receive a new pastor.
To view the entire job description visit https://presbyphil.org/portfolio-item/pottstown-seeks-full-time-transitional-minister/
To learn more about the First Presbyterian Church of Pottstown visit their website at: http://www.fpcpottstown.org
SLACKWOOD PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH IS SEEKING A TRANSITIONAL PASTOR
The Slackwood Presbyterian Church is looking to hire a full time Transitional Pastor who can lead the congregation in worship, provide pastoral care, and shepherd the congregation through a transitional period caused both by the loss of our Pastor and the on-going stress created by the Pandemic. This role requires specific training and experience of the Transitional Pastor in order to help our church navigate this season of change and prepare for our future. This is a contract position for one year, with the option of a renewal for one year or in six-month intervals depending on needs and at the request of the Session and approval of the Presbytery through the COM.
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To apply, please send your cover letter, PIF or resume, and list of references to: