Job Listings

This section lists job opportunities available within Grace Presbytery. If you would like to advertise an opening at your congregation, please email communications@gracepresbytery.org.

  • Associate General Presbyter Search Underway

    Grace Presbytery in Central and Northeast Texas is searching for a new Associate General Presbyter. The AGP will be part of an energetic presbytery ministry team that serves 150+ churches of many different sizes, needs, and gifts. Prospective candidates must be imaginative, have a good sense of self, be a team player, be comfortable with conflict in churches, and be eager to play a vital role in setting the strategy and vision for one of the largest Presbyteries in the country. Interested applicants may send a PIF to the Rev. Ben Dorr, chair of the AGP search committee, at AGPsearch@gracepresbytery.org.

    Click here to download the MIF document, which has details about the position.

  • Job Listing: Summer Camps Director, Presbyterian Mo-Ranch Assembly

    JOB DESCRIPTION

    Presbyterian Mo-Ranch Assembly
    Hunt, Texas

    Summer Camps Director

    Department: Sales and Programs
    Supervisor: Vice President of Sales and Programs
    FLSA Classification: Exempt

    Mo-Ranch Mission Statement:

    The Mission of Presbyterian Mo-Ranch Assembly is to foster growth in God through Jesus Christ by sharing its unique living, learning, Christian environment.

    Summer Camp Mission Statement:

    Mo-Ranch Summer Camps are a unique ministry of Presbyterian Mo-Ranch Assembly committed to providing campers the opportunity to grow in their faith by: experiencing the love of God through relationships grounded in the Christian faith; living in community; and playing and learning in our beautiful outdoor setting. The 5Cs of camp are taught and demonstrated: Christian living, creativity, communication, collaboration and critical thinking.

     

    Objective of Job:

    Will collaborate with the Mo-Ranch staff to develop, design, promote and administer Mo-Ranch Summer Camps, both residential and day camp.  He/she must demonstrate theological understanding of the mission of the Presbyterian Church as it relates to Christian nurture in the camp setting.  The director will develop a safe, accepting and caring environment that provides an atmosphere where campers will grow in God through Jesus Christ.

     

    Essential Job Functions:

    • Develop, plan and promote a fun, well-organized summer camp program incorporating the 5Cs of Camp: Christian Living, Creativity, Communication, Collaboration, Critical Thinking.
    • Along with the Chief Financial Officer develop a budget and operate within it.
    • Work collaboratively with finance, marketing, sales and chaplain
    • Recruit camp staff and volunteer leadership.
    • Conduct staff training.
    • Manage summer staff.
    • Promote camps by developing relationships and maintaining contacts with parents and campers.
    • Maintain camper retention at 60% or higher. and develop strong closing ceremony.
    • Promote and sell summer camp engaging multiple sales channels.
    • Ensure that supplies and equipment are ordered in a timely manner
    • Maintain and review records and evaluations of all programs, operations, staff and facilities related to Mo-Ranch Summer Camps and stay in compliance with all federal, state and professional camping requirements and standards.
    • Insure that risk management plan and emergency procedures are maintained.
    • Insure compliance with established safety standards.
    • Lead an annual analysis of camp and using the data plan for improvements in all aspects of the program
    • Live on site and be on call during summer camp session.

     

    Supportive Job Functions:

    • Lead activities in areas of expertise or knowledge as needed.
    • Provide staffing assistance to Environmental Leadership Program and Challenge Ropes Course.
    • Assist with Mo-Ranch programs such as Thanksgiving, Easter, Spring Break, Grand Vamp, etc.
    • Ability to drive a Mo-Ranch vehicle on public roads as well as ranch property.
    • Represent Mo-Ranch to its constituents.
    • Travel estimated at 25% of schedule.

     

    Education, Experience, and Skills Required:

    • Hold a BA or BS degree from an accredited institution of higher education.
    • At least three years of residential camp experience as a program director or as an executive director.
    • Active membership and proven leadership in the Presbyterian Church (USA) preferred, Presbyterian elders will receive preference.
    • Experienced in building relationship with parents, campers and churches.
    • Director certification by the American Camping Association preferred.
    • Be in excellent physical condition in order to meet the demands and challenges of a vigorous outdoor program; including ropes course, swimming, hiking, canoeing, etc.
    • Must possess and maintain a current, valid driver’s license.

     

    Physical requirements:

    Must be able to hold a Lifeguard certification and a Ropes

  • Job Listing: Accountant at Wesminster Presbyterian Church Dallas, TX

    Westminster Presbyterian Church of Dallas seeks part-time experienced Accountant/Bookkeeper.  The Church Accountant is responsible for managing all accounting and internal and external financial reporting functions of the Church, including its Preschool/Kindergarten.  This includes accounting for pledges and other income, payroll, expenditures and assets, managing cash positions and maintaining related records.  This position is also responsible for supporting the budgeting activities of the Session, including the preparation of budget variances and related explanations, and other aspects of financial management and analysis as necessary.

    This is a part-time position Monday – Thursday (9am – 4pm).

    Please go to www.wpcd.org/employment  for a full job description.

    Send your email cover letter and resume to resume jobs@wpcd.org.

  • Job Listing: Coordinator for Youth, Young Adults, and Member Engagement, Preston Hollow Presbyterian Church, Dallas

    Coordinator for Youth, Young Adults, and Member Engagement, Preston Hollow Presbyterian Church, Dallas

    Preston Hollow Presbyterian Church seeks an enthusiastic individual with exceptional interpersonal skills as a Coordinator supporting programs for youth, young adults, member engagement, and small group ministry. The ideal candidate will have experience in planning and leading fellowship activities, recruiting volunteers, work well in a team environment, take initiative, track multiple jobs in progress, have excellent verbal and written communication skills, and advanced skills in MS Word, Excel, and Outlook. Bachelor degree or related experience required.

    Familiarity with large church culture and ACS database experience preferred.

    Required to work on Sundays from 8:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.; will negotiate remaining hours/days for the week. Benefits provided.

    Full position description at www.phpc.org/employment.

    Email cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to resumes@phpc.org by November 21, 2017.

     

  • Job Listing: Director of Faith Formation, Emmanuel Presbyterian Church

    Director of Faith Formation

    Part Time Position

    15-20 hours per week

     

    Purpose of Position
    Enhance, adapt, and maintain opportunities for faith formation in the lives of children, youth, and adults.

     

    Relationships
    Accountable to and reports directly to the Pastor/Head of Staff.
    Will work closely with appropriate staff and committees, especially the Christian Education committee.
    Will attend staff meetings and keep staff informed about Christian Education and faith formation activities.
    Will regularly attend worship services at Emmanuel Presbyterian Church.

     

    Qualifications

    • Be a confirmed members of the Presbyterian Church (USA) or uphold beliefs in accordance with the Reformed tradition
    • Healthy boundaries
    • Strong interpersonal skills, ability to connect with children, youth, and adults
    • Willingness to engage with members and non-members outside the church building and within the community
    • A creative and open spirit
    • Excellent organizational skills
    • Formal education training, and/or experience sufficient to develop and direct the faith formation of children, youth, and adults
    • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in religion, education, sociology, or organizational development
    • Demonstration of the required skills through success in previous employment experiences
    • Passion for inter-generational discipleship
    • Ability to re-vision current faith formation ministries

     

    Primary Responsibilities

    • Oversee the faith formation of members and friends of Emmanuel from birth to adulthood, choosing content in collaboration with the Christian Education committee
    • Encourage congregation to grow as disciples of Christ
    • Empower volunteers to help coordinate the work of the Christian Education committee
    • Collaborate with Pastor/Head of Staff to create multiple entry points for faith formation (worship, education, workshops, retreats, community outreach events, etc.)
    • Recruit, train and support volunteer teachers for spiritual education opportunities (children, youth, and adult.)
    • Provide resources to encourage individual and family spiritual practice at home
    • Review and recommend curriculum for children, youth, and adults
    • Serve as a resource for faith formation opportunities in areas relevant to faith development across the life cycle, including opportunities in the community and presbytery
    • Teach church school classes

     

    This is an hourly position with approximately 15-20 hours of work per week

     

    Resumes should be submitted to robin@emmanuelpc.org

  • Job Listing: Facilities Manager, Preston Hollow Presbyterian Church Dallas

    Preston Hollow Presbyterian Church seeks an experienced person to manage and direct the care and maintenance of church buildings and grounds.

    Full-time exempt position working Sunday through Thursday with some evenings and occasional Fridays and/or Saturdays. Provide benefits.

    Required: Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in facilities management, excellent PC skills, extraordinary interpersonal, organizational and communications skills. Experience in facilities management in a large church preferred.

    Please see full position description at www.phpc.org/employment.

    Send your email cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to resume@phpc.org by November 17, 2017.

  • Job Listing: Minister of Music at Oak Cliff Presbyterian Church

    The Minister of Music position at Oak Cliff Presbyterian Church is a great opportunity for someone who wants to make a difference in the world. OCPC is a truly cross-cultural congregation, mixed by ages and types of people and also thoroughly mixed by race and ethnicity. It is an island of Christian sincerity and sociability, a place that intends to be the place where everyone is someone. We enjoy traditional hymn and choral music and also a service with more contemporary music. We are seeking the next person who God is calling to become our Minister of Music. We are seeking a passionate and enthusiastic Christian keyboard player (preferably trained on the organ), who can also direct choirs and help us to open a new chapter in the long story of musical ministry to our surrounding area.

    We are contemplating the launching of a new school built around music and the arts in 2018 and are prayerful that God will send someone who could see this call expanding to take on the principal role in leading the music program in the Westminster School as it grows through the years. We are currently looking at trying to launch the school using as a model/template “El Sistema” in Venezuela as a way to empower all the children in our area to learn and grow to their full potential. The combination of positions could make this a full time opportunity.

    If this excites you, we would love to talk to you. The Minister of Music position is part time (25 hrs/week) and available immediately. Pay is competitive. Please email your resume to: pastorclay@sbcglobal.net

    OAK CLIFF PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH, 6000 So HAMPTON, DALLAS, TX 75232

  • Job Listing: Organist at First Presbyterian Church, Richardson

     

    First Presbyterian Church – a vibrant congregation with a rich history of divine worship serving the greater Richardson community for over 140 years – is seeking a highly qualified part-time organist. Interested candidates will demonstrate a prayerful and personal relationship with Jesus Christ and support worship and music by reflecting FPC’s mission statement.

     

    FPC Richardson has a long-standing tradition of musical excellence. The music ministry includes the 40 voice Sanctuary Choir, The Ruth Greer Handbell Choir (playing on six octaves of Malmark Handbells), a children’s choir, and the FPC Chamber Chorus. The sanctuary has a Reuter/Allen Hybrid Pipe Organ with 55 ranks played from a three manual console plus a Kawai 5’6’’grand piano. The sanctuary also has wonderful acoustics, new LED lighting, and a superior sound system.  The Chapel has a 1935 Steinway model M grand piano.

    Primary Responsibilities Include:

    • Play for both the 8am Chapel Service and the 10:30am Sanctuary Service
    • Prepare and play hymns in a manner that encourages congregational singing
    • Provide appropriate and engaging opening and closing voluntaries
    • Prepare communion music and other service music as required
    • Play for seasonal services, i.e., Holy Week and Christmas Eve
    • Play for and support concerts in the FPC Music Series as needed
    • Accompany the Sanctuary Choir in weekly worship services and Wednesday evening rehearsals
    • Accompany the FPC Chamber Chorus and children’s choir when scheduled
    • Play for memorial services and weddings (fees based per church policy)
    • Attend staff meetings
    • Arrive on time and prepared for all services and rehearsals
    • Reports to the Director of Music and Head of Staff (Senior Pastor)

    Qualifications Include:

    • Bachelor Degree in Music required, Masters preferred
    • AGO certification a plus
    • Prior experience playing for traditional worship services
    • Proficient in a variety of musical styles and genres
    • Good knowledge of contemporary and historical organ literature
    • Excellent sight-reading skills
    • An understanding of lectionary style worship in the Reformed tradition
    • Ongoing continued education through conferences, workshops, and professional organizations

    Compensation and Benefits:

    • Competitive salary commensurate with experience and education
    • Presbyterian Board of Pensions benefits available

     

     

    Qualified applicants should send a detailed resume with three references along with a cover letter that describes your personal philosophy of worship and music. Mp3 recordings and/or YouTube videos are also welcome. Please e-mail all material to Ralph F. Stannard, Director of Music (rfstannard@hotmail.com).

     

    FPC is an accepting and affirming congregation of all who profess Christ as Lord and Savior regardless of gender, age, ethnicity origin or race, or sexual orientation.

  • Job Listing: Part-time Children and Youth Director for Saint Barnabas Presbyterian Church, Richardson TX

    Part-time Director of Youth and Children’s Ministries, Saint Barnabas Presbyterian Church, Richardson TX

    In coordination with the Associate Pastor: create a vibrant ministry for children and youth; serve as a resource for planning and organizing Children and Youth Ministries; work closely with the CYM and youth leader teams and facilitate communication between youth, volunteers and parents. To inquire please send emails to lee@hubbardusa.net

    The Director assists, collaborates with, encourages, and empowers members to manifest the Spirit for younger members of the church; families, youth, and children.

    A. Energize ministry to young families, youth, and children:

    1. Help the Associate Pastor to coordinate a vibrant ministry for children and youth in fellowship, worship, mission, and faith exploration and assist in the spiritual development of young families by cultivating and nourishing relationships with the children and youth of the church
    2. Serve as a resource for planning and organizing Children and Youth Ministry activities including Sunday school, Youth Group meetings, outreach opportunities, fundraising, youth retreats, and a yearly youth mission trip.
    3. Plan and facilitate participation in greater church youth events.
    4. Work closely with Elders responsible for Children and Youth Ministries and with Pastors.
    5. Provide liaison with neighborhood schools.
    6.  Facilitate communication between church children, youth, volunteers and parents.
    7. Resource and coordinate the Children’s Sabbath worship service once per year and Youth Sunday worship service once per year
    8.  Assist with the management of volunteers in accordance with St. Barnabas Child Protective Policy.
    9.  Assist in the educational ministry of the church to young families, youth, and children:
    10. Assist with Vacation Bible School as well as youth fellowship for preschool, elementary, junior high and senior high students.
    11. Participate in LOGOS.
    12. Assist with planning and developing new youth and children’s programs.
    13. Explore ways to help young families with support groups and short-term child care.

    Relationships: Communicate the feeling of warmth and welcome that is characteristic of our church family. Cultivate and nourish relationships with the young people and children of the church.

    Accountability: Accountable to the Associate Pastor and to the Pastor as head of staff. Attend the monthly Youth Group Leaders meeting; weekly staff meetings and CYM committee meetings. Attend staff meetings, and other planning meetings (LOGOS, VBS, etc.) as needed.

    Evaluation: Performance reviews will be conducted annually by the Pastor as head of staff and the Personnel Committee. The Personnel Committee will annually review the adequacy of compensation.

    Qualifications: Relevant training in ministry to children and youth. Bachelor degree (preferred). Two plus years of experience working with Youth/Children’s Ministry (Reformed church environment preferred).

    Compensation: This is a part-time position with the expectation of 25 to 30 hours per week including Sundays. Salary/Hourly Rate based on experience.

  • Job Listing: Part-Time Music Leader

    St. Andrew Presbyterian Church, Longview is seeking to hire a part time music position. This position will consist of 4 parts: Early Worship Music Leader (with instrument and voice), Children’s Choir Director, Handbell Director, and choral member at the late service. The position will be 5 hours on Sunday, 4 hours on Wednesday, and 1 weekly staff meeting.

    For more information please call Pastor Mia Levetan at 903-315-6004 or email her at mlevetan@standrewpres.org.

  • Job Listing: Solar Under the Sun Operations Director

     

     

     

     

    The position of Operations Director is Part-Time (30 hours a week) and Exempt.

    A. Purpose – The Operations Director is responsible for assisting and resourcing the ministry, under the
    supervision of the Executive Director, of Solar Under the Sun as it strives to live into its
    mission: “Believing that Jesus Christ is the light of the world, Solar Under the Sun
    works to alleviate energy poverty in partnership with volunteers by equipping and
    resourcing them for mission and advocating for those in need.”

    B. Accountability – The Operations Director is accountable to the Executive Director and ultimately the Board of
    Directors.

    C. Responsibilities
    1. Maintain the financial records of the ministry in cooperation with Texas Presbyterian
    Foundation and Synod of the Sun, accounting for all receipts and disbursements and provide
    regular reports to the Board of Directors.
    2. Maintain and update the SUS donor, OP (Operating Partner), and completed trip databases.
    3. Maintain a list of the ministry’s projects, assist the Executive Director in maintaining
    relationships with Initiating Partners (IP), and assist IPs in completing relationship reports.
    4. Manage the SUS website and social media pages, consulting as needed with the web host and
    aiding others who need help in posting to the website or social media pages.
    5. Edit and disperse the quarterly SUS newsletter SUS Spots. Send acknowledgments of
    donations and gifts promptly, in collaboration with the Executive Director.
    6. Resource the Advocating Team’s, a committee of the Board of Directors, efforts to promote
    and contribute scholarship to the issue of Energy Poverty.
    7. Assist in the creation of new print materials and oversee their production in collaboration
    with the Executive Director. Order and maintain needed supplies of promotional material.
    8. Manage logistics for the meetings of the Board of Directors (twice yearly in person, twice
    yearly by conference call) by setting dates and sites, assessing costs, and making
    arrangements.
    9. Manage logistics for Solar School (1-2 yearly, mostly at Ferncliff Camp and Conference
    Center in Little Rock, Arkansas) by (a) serving as the primary point of contact for solar
    school inquiries, (b) updating the website, student lists, billing, special needs, and
    transportation for solar school, and (c) ordering materials as needed to support each solar
    school.
    10. Provide support and coordinate logistics for the SUS IP program. These duties include, but
    are not limited to, maintaining a list of project leaders and establishing a leader for each trip,
    working with in-country partners to determine travel dates and coordinate support for SUS
    IP teams, contacting past solar school graduates about SUS IP program, assisting project
    leader in building teams, managing funds that are received for SUS IP program, and other
    duties as prescribed by the board of directors.

    D. Relationships – The Operations Director works closely with the Executive Director to manage the work of SUS
    efficiently and productively. The Operations Director also works collegially with Synod of the
    Sun staff, employees of the Texas Presbyterian Foundation, and other entities as needed.

    E. Qualifications

 

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