PRESBYTERIES & OTHER MID-COUNCIL POSITIONS
GENERAL PRESBYTER AT NATIONAL CAPITAL PRESBYTERY
National Capital Presbytery comprises 108 churches in five counties in Virginia, five counties in Maryland and the District of Columbia, speaking eleven languages in worship on a Sunday. Spread across the Washington D.C. metro area, the National Capital Presbytery is a diverse tapestry of people, churches and relationships.
The General Presbyter (GP) is responsible for faithful and innovative leadership for the National Capital Presbytery (NCP) and will be a catalyst, connecting congregations with each other for mutual benefit and the greater good.
• The GP will provide vision, oversight, and communication to implement the stated mission of NCP. The GP will work to encourage and build up the work of NCP ‘s congregations and their witness to the greater Washington tri-state Area.
• The GP will serve as head of staff of the presbytery and as spokesperson of the Presbyterian Church (USA) in the geographical bounds of the presbytery. The GP is expected to perform all duties in the spirit of the shared mission purpose of the presbytery, its leaders, staff, and volunteers.
• The GP should effectively collaborate with others, including other entities within the PC(USA), to foster a cohesive and mutually supportive presbytery organization. As in all ministries on a presbytery level, the GP will continue to combine responsibility and authority with accountability.
See the full job description
TRANSITIONAL EXECUTIVE PRESBYTER/STATED CLERK
PROVIDENCE PRESBYTERY (Rock Hill, SC)
Providence Presbytery is seeking a personable, compassionate, articulate leader to be our Transitional Executive Presbyter/Stated Clerk. The ideal candidate will have a strong and mature Christian faith, which witnesses to the good news of Jesus Christ. Our TEP/SC should have a firm commitment to the PCUSA, along with a working knowledge of the polity of the PCUSA and its councils.
Communication with and among the churches of the presbytery is essential. Our TEP/SC should be fully committed to work with and respect the laity and clergy of diverse backgrounds, experiences and socioeconomic situations who make up our congregations. In the process of building relationships with and among the churches, the attributes of flexibility, resilience, sharing power and enabling the work of others, as well as a sense of perspective and humor, are important in our TEP/SC.
TEP/SC of Providence Presbytery should be a visible presence throughout the presbytery, who also communicates and connects with our surrounding communities, in order to foster ecumenical and missional ties in the wider world.
The Transitional Executive Presbyter/Stated Clerk will guide Providence Presbytery with sensitivity and care as we seek to remember and build on our past, to minister in the present, and to consider God’s call for our future. In serving as the continuing spiritual leader, chief administrator, and head of staff during this transitional period, our TEP/SC will supervise the continuation of our current missions and ministries, while preparing Providence Presbytery for the task of calling an Installed EP/SC.
As part of this preparation, the TEP/SC will need to take an active role in shepherding and supporting the presbytery as we continue to embrace our common vision and purpose. She/he will lead us through the enacting of our mission in a rapidly changing cultural context, with emphasis on staffing requirements, and budget concerns and priorities, all of which will impact the Providence Presbytery’s future work and ministries at both the local and global levels. CLC System Link:
Self-Referrals – Contact:
Iris Rose, Search Committee Chair
Daytime Phone 803-324-0962
Office Phone 803-417-2373
INTERIM PASTOR AT FIRST-CONCORD CHURCH
To fulfill most of the functions of the previous pastor with respect to preaching and worship leadership, pastoral care of the congregation, teaching (to include teaching an adult Sunday School class); to provide administrative guidance as head of staff; to assist sessional committees with their programs; and to assist the congregation in preparing for the arrival of the new senior pastor, facilitating and guiding the transition process. See the full job description. Interested applicants should submit the following to firstname.lastname@example.org
INTERIM ASSOCIATE PASTOR AT COVENANT-CHARLOTTE PC
(Full-Time, Senior Staff)
The Interim Associate Pastor for Congregational Life and Pastoral Care is responsible to the church to assist in the proclamation of the gospel of Jesus Christ, to assist in biblical teachings, to assist in church life, to lead in pastoral care and to provide pastoral services to the church family. The person leads and coordinates the church’s ministry to the pastoral needs of the congregation and fellowship events to enrich the congregation’s life together.
See the full job description. Please send a cover letter and resume to Lynne Koeniger, Executive Assistant, Senior Minister.
TEMPORARY PASTOR AT FIRST-WAXHAW PC (Part-Time)
We are in search of a Temporary Part-time Pastor (approximately 20 hours/week) to help continue the church’s ministry. As a body of believers, we are seeking a person of God with the spiritual maturity to guide and motivate us to be faithful servants. As a preacher and worship leader, we desire a level of communication that helps us draw closer to Jesus, with a clear and consistent theology. We are searching for a minister who looks to the future, sees possibilities, embraces change and is not afraid to step out on faith. We are looking for an individual who will use every experience in life as a potential tool for growth and will challenge us to do the same. See the job description and church profile. Interested applicants should send Resumes/PIF/References/Inquiries to:
c/o First Presbyterian Church (Pastoral Search Committee)
PO Box 175
Waxhaw, NC 28173
INTERIM PASTOR AT MEMORIAL PC
Memorial Presbyterian Church is seeking an Interim Pastor. The Interim Pastor will be responsible for moderating the Session and for providing pastoral leadership and administrative oversight of the church’s ministries, including worship, music, preaching, teaching, mission service, stewardship, and fellowship. He/she will work with the Session and Church staff to provide opportunities for members to engage in worship, discipleship and mission. He/she will use their developed interim-specialist skills to assess the congregation’s current and long-term needs and provide inspiring counsel and leadership to help the Church identify what it is called to be in the future. The Interim Pastor will support the congregation so that it can continue to identify its mission and purpose as the body of Christ during the time between installed pastors. He/she will help prepare the congregation for new pastoral leadership.
See the full job description. Interested candidates are asked to send their resume and references to:
Memorial Presbyterian Church
Attn: Chair, Interim Search Committee
2600 Beatties Ford Road
Charlotte, North Carolina 28216
PARISH MINISTRY/EDUCATORS / CHILDREN & YOUTH
DIRECTOR OF CHRISTIAN EDUCATION – MT. PLEASANT PC
Mt. Pleasant Presbyterian Church (MPPC), just outside of Charleston, SC, is seeking an experienced Christian Educator with an advanced degree who is passionate about faith formation to serve as our Director of Christian Education (DCE). The DCE will report to Head of Staff and will have three primary responsibilities:
* planning and overseeing our adult educational offerings;
* managing the three-member team of children and youth Christian educators;
* working with the director of the church’s community preschool to advise and oversee the Christian education curricula for The Learning Center.
If you, or someone you know, is interested, please see the complete job description HERE. Questions or resumes may be sent to Jane R. Parker, MPPC DCE Search Team email@example.com. More information about the church and the position can be found on the PCUSA- Church Leadership Connections’ website: http://www.pcusa/clc.org
DIRECTOR OF CHILDREN’S AND YOUTH MINISTRIES AT MEADOWLAKE
To lead and develop a viable youth ministry by developing friendships with young people, encouraging them to grows as individuals and strengthen their walk of faith. See the job description. Contact: Christine Lekovich, Director of Faith Development and Church Growth. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
MUSIC MINISTRY POSITIONS
ACCOMPANIST AT DOBY’S BRIDGE PC
Doby’s Bridge Church in Fort Mill, SC is looking for an accompanist for our 11:00 am church services and Wednesday evening choir rehearsals. Applicants should have experience accompanying church choirs. For more information including a job description, please call the church office at 803-547-5240.