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  • Coordinator of Christian Education – Flemington, NJ

Flemington Presbyterian’s goal of Christian Education is to strengthen and deepen our relationship with God and to experience God’s grace through Jesus Christ. In order to accomplish this, the guiding principles include:

  1. Partnership of family and congregation: our congregation works in partnership with the home in creating faith nurturing experiences.
  2. A life-long process: our congregation engages people in the life of the church and its ministry, which strengthens and deepens their faith throughout every stage of their lives.

The purpose of the Coordinator of Christian Education is to provide coordination, leadership, and program development for the Christian Education Program of the Flemington Presbyterian Church. The emphasis is on education for all ages. Click here for more information.

posted July 18, 2017

  • Full-Time Transitional Pastor – Flemington, NJ

Flemington Presbyterian Church has recently come through and is emerging from a season of transition. With our Transitional Pastor and a thorough mission study, which we call the Butterfly Project, we have balanced the budget, set specific goals, and are living into a staffing model that positions us for growth and have elected our PNC. Our transitional pastor will be leaving us for a new call and we need a temporary pastor to preach, guide our committees and lead our congregation so that the PNC can have the time they need to search for the right Pastor for Flemington Presbyterian Church. Click here for more information.

posted July 18, 2017

  • Interim Music Director – Crescent Ave. Presbyterian – Plainfield, NJ

Crescent Avenue Presbyterian Church in Plainfield, NJ seeks a highly skilled organist/choir director to serve as the part-time, interim music director for a single choir, single service in a net-gothic church with a long-standing musical tradition.  The organ is a four-manual Gilbert Adams gem built in the French style with 97 ranks in 76 stops.  The church has an experienced adult choir which is also the nucleus for the 35-year old Crescent Concerts Series.  Position includes playing the organ and conducting the choir weekly as well as serving as the artistic director of the concert series, conducting larger choral works with orchestral or oran accompaniment as well as smaller programs of mostly a cappella music.  Starting date 09/01/17. Click here for job description. For more information, please contact personnel@crescentonline.org.

posted July 11, 2017

  • Stated Supply P/T – Berwyn Heights, MD

Berwyn Presbyterian Church is searching for a part-time stated supply pastor who is skilled and excited to work with a multi-cultural congregation in a suburb of Washington DC. Applicant will preach on Sunday mornings, moderate Session once a month and as needed, provide pastoral care to members, and develop creative ways for lay leadership with an understanding of cultural differences and time restraints. Applicant will work collegially with the Music Director and the Church Secretary.

This is a part-time, 21 hours per week position. Compensation, including salary, housing allowance, and benefits, will be offered in a manner consistent with Presbytery compensation guidelines.

Click Here for job description.

Contact Caroline Smith, Clerk of Session, at  mccns@comcast.net to apply. Also, e-mail application to wgunn@thepresbytery.org.

posted June 21, 2017

  • Director of Children’s and Youth Ministry (12 hours) – East Brunswick, NJ

PRIMARY OBJECTIVE: Work with the Session, Staff, and groups within the church to facilitate, communicate, organize, and carry out the mission of the church’s Children and Youth Ministries.

ACCOUNTABILITY: The Director of Children and Youth Ministry is accountable to the Pastor, the Personnel and Administration commission, and the Session, in consultation with the Children, Youth, and Family Ministry (CYFM) commission.

Click Here for full description. For more information or to apply, please contact Paula Riepl, Trinity Presbyterian Church DCYM Search Chair, at 732-241-3119 or paulariepl@gmail.com

posted June 21, 2017

  • Executive Director – Holmes, NY

Holmes Presbyterian Camp and Conference Center is situated less than an hour from New York City on 600 acres of wooded hills and lakes in the Hudson River valley. For over 70 years, Holmes has been responding to God’s call to develop a welcoming Christian community dedicated to changing the lives of thousands of people each year through faith formation in a natural setting.  Holmes is seeking an Executive Director who is called to leadership and will act as head of staff and facilitate board development. Holmes is striving to develop and implement strategic vision and innovative programs and the Executive Director should bring collaborative and progressive energy to this process. The Executive Director should be a person of Christian faith who is prepared to serve as an ambassador with Presbyterian (PCUSA) churches and Presbyteries and who is also able to act as an agent for outreach to diverse communities. The Executive Director should be an implementer who will ensure the safe and effective management of the camp and year-round conference center, while also developing major donor relations and exciting new programming, and furthering the mission of Holmes. For more information and application visit
www.holmescamp.org/executive-search/.

posted June 1, 2017

  • Adult Music Director

The First Presbyterian Church of Hightstown, NJ is seeking a part time Adult Music Director beginning September 1, 2017. A college degree in music is desirable, but not required. Strong organ and piano skills are a must as well as choral/vocal techniques. Responsibilities include playing organ and piano at Sunday morning worship services, organizing and rehearsing Adult and Bell Choirs, organizing other musical activities including guest musicians, summer soloists and the Praise Band. All choirs rehearse weekly (currently on Wednesday evenings) and Sunday mornings before the service. Services are at 10:30 am Sunday mornings with additional holiday services during the year.

Experience as a church organist/choir director is preferred. This 12 month position will require approximately 10 hours per week. Salary will be based upon experience.

We are also looking for a Children and Youth Music Director that can be combined with this position.

Please send resume together with a letter of interest to: Cathy Anzuini, Personnel Chair, First Presbyterian Church of Hightstown, 320 North Main Street, Hightstown, NJ 08520 or by email to: adultmusic@hightstownpres.org

Questions about the position can be directed to Rev. Day at 609 (448-0055).

posted June 1, 2017

  • Children & Youth Music Director

The First Presbyterian Church of Hightstown, NJ is seeking a part time Children and Youth Music Director beginning September 1, 2017. A college degree in music education and previous experience with children and youth is desirable but not required. Responsibilities include weekly Wednesday evening Kid’s Club program, monthly meeting with youth fellowship, directing one children/youth anthem per month during worship and the annual Christmas pageant.

Previous experience working with children and youth is preferred. This is a 9 month position and will require approximately 5 hours per week September to May. Salary will be based on experience.

Please send resume together with a letter of interest to: Cathy Anzuini, Personnel Chair, First Presbyterian Church of Hightstown, 320 North Main Street, Hightstown, NJ 08520 or by email to: childrenyouthmusic@hightstownpres.org

Questions about the position can be directed to Rev. Day at 609 (448-0055).

posted June 1, 2017

 

  • Position(s) Opening(s) for Church Organist/Keyboard Player

Brick Presbyterian Church is seeking a person or persons to be our church organist or Keyboard player and/or to lead our Bell Choir. Interested applicants should send resumes to the attention of Rev. Douglas G. Chase, Brick Presbyterian Church, 111 Drum Point Road, Brick, New Jersey 08723. Resumes may also be sent via e-mail to the following e-mail address: dg.chase27@gmail.com   You may also reach Pastor Chase by calling the church office at 732-477-0676.

posted May 16, 2017

 

  • Full Time Interim Pastor – Riverton, NJ

The Interim Pastor will work with the Session and the church staff to provide opportunities for members to engage in worship, discipleship and mission. He/she will use their developed interim specialist skills to assist the church 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 ministers. He/she will help prepare the congregation for new pastoral leadership. Click Here for full description.

posted May 2, 2017

  • Full-Time Pastor/Head of Staff – Pittstown, NJ

    Bethlehem Presbyterian is a church that cares deeply for each other and enjoys the fellowship of church members. The church works to spread God’s love in our community and the world through a focus on mission. Our hope is to further the renewed enthusiasm we have seen during the last few months through increased attendance and participation.

    • Thought provoking, inspiring, relatable and relevant, Bible-based preaching is a priority.
    • Provide guidance to enable the church to embark on a process of discernment as we search for a called pastor during this time of change.
      • Enable the Session to identify current issues they face and develop ways of resolving them
      • Lead and help the Session through a goal-setting process, thereby developing a vision for the future
      • Help to identify skills needed by the future Pastor to insure clarity of roles and expectations
      • Prepare the congregation for the arrival of a new minister
    • Provide a collaborative approach to leadership and decision making. Support and develop lay leadership.

Click Here for more information. Contact email: BPCInterimSearch@gmail.com

posted March 1, 2017

  • Part-Time Installed Pastor – Townley Presbyterian, Union, NJ

The Townley Presbyterian Church of Union, NJ is a small church of under 100 members, seeking a part-time installed pastor.  The church’s Ministry Information Form is posted with the Church Leadership Connection, found here. Townley Ministry Information Form

The PNC is looking to expand their pool of local applicants for this part-time position.  Might there be someone interested in tent-making with a congregation that seeking a pastor to live into its mission, in relationship to the needs of its community?  If so, please direct inquires to PNC Chair Kathy Kreie  and send Personal Information Form to TOWNLEYPNC@yahoo.com
posted January 3, 2017
  • Interim Pastor – Community Presbyterian, Edison, NJ

The Community Presbyterian Church of Edison, NJ, is a small 100 member multicultural congregation, whose pastor recently retired after 21 years of service with the congregation.  The church is searching for a full-time Temporary Pastor with interim training to help the congregation examine its history and work through the range of thoughts and emotions that come with the retirement of a long-term pastorate.  They will also need a leader whose work with the Session will help their discernment about current issues, such as the spiritual formation  of the congregation, the full integration of the church’s multi-cultural membership, development of leaders, clarity of mission to the community, and meeting financial challenges.  

Qualifications for the position include:  strong interpersonal skills, leadership experience, a vision for church growth, and bible teaching experience.  Strong computer skills, social media knowledge, and experience serving a multicultural church is a plus.  For specifics about the responsibilities, see job description, attached.

The church is located in the heart of central New Jersey near major highways and public transportation.  Edison is a diverse community of more than 100,000 residents.  The church is situated in a neighborhood that includes Edison High School.   

Interested applicants may send a Personal Information Form to Bev O’Shea bkrnc@aol.com with a copy also sent to Cheryl Galan, Transitional Leader of the Presbytery, cgalan@elizabethpresbytery.org

Click Here for job description.

posted January 2, 2017