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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.
  • Job Listing: Part-Time Finance Administrator at Grace Presbyterian Church, Plano TX

    DUTIES

    This role is responsible for timely and accurate updates of church financial records. The position is responsible for managing cash receipts and bank remittances; posting contributions and other forms of income; managing invoices, accounts payable, and preparing cash disbursements; coordinating payroll, new hire, and termination information with an external payroll processing service; reconciling electronic transactions, bank and credit card statements; and performing various financial tasks as required.

    QUALIFICATIONS

    Any candidate must have knowledge of basic accounting concepts, terminology, and practices.  Preferred candidates will have church or non-profit bookkeeping or accounting experience. A qualified candidate must have solid Excel capabilities, with abilities to generate reports from accounting software systems. Experience with ACS Technologies and Church Community Builder applications (or similar) is preferred.  The candidate must be able to communicate financial information with church staff, members, guests, and external financial entities (bank staff, CPAs, accounting software service desks, outside consultants, and vendors). This role works with confidential information and must respect privacy of all financial data.

    JOB INFORMATION

    Hourly rate will be based upon experience and is established within church annual budget. This is a part-time position expected to work 20-25 hours per week, working at the church office with some flexibility for when hours are worked during the normal business week. The position may require additional hours during occasional peak demands. Congregation members of Grace Presbyterian Church are not eligible for finance-related staff positions.  Please send qualified resumes to FinanceHire@GracePC.org.

     

  • 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: Bilingual Caseworker – The Stewpot

    Interested applicants should send their resumes to Laura Westerlage at Lauraw@thestewpot.org

     

  • Job Listing: Communications Coordinator – Ft. Worth

    FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH

    JOB DESCRIPTION 1 JOB TITLE: Communications Coordinator

    DATE: 5/15/2018

    REPORTS TO: Associate Pastor for Christian Formation and Pastoral Care

    DEPARTMENT: Program

     

    BASIC FUNCTION: Responsible for the church’s comprehensive communications strategy, which advances the mission and goals of First Presbyterian Church. The Communications Coordinator will oversee the strategy’s day-to-day implementation, including creating all congregational communication and marketing materials. As a full-time program staff position, significant interaction with the life of the congregation requires attendance and participation in events and programs outside of office hours.

     

    JOB SPECIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s Degree in a communications-related field is required. A minimum of 3 years communications experience; effective writing and interpersonal skills; ability to work with all forms of communications including, but not limited to, digital media, social media, all forms of print media (newspaper, newsletters, pamphlets, posters, etc.), email platforms (i.e. Constant Contact) and web design. Proficiency in Microsoft Office, Adobe Creative Cloud (Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop, etc.) and PowerPoint. Understanding of digital/offset printing practices a plus. Familiarity and experience with congregational life is required.

     

    SUPERVISORY DIMENSIONS: None EXTERNAL CONTACTS: Frequent contact with mission partners of the church and relevant vendors (e.g., design firms, printers, research services, etc.)

     

    INTERNAL CONTACTS: Frequent contact with church members, church committees, and collegial working relationships with other church staff members, especially the Pastor. DECISION MAKING

     

    RESPONSIBILITIES: Determines, in consultation with the Communications Committee, the overall program approach to planning, organizing and developing communication strategies along with guidelines and methods for the delivery of accurate, relevant and timely information to internal and external church audiences. At the request of the Church Administrator or Head of Staff, assist with Human Resource Communications.

    CONSEQUENCES OF ERRORS: Errors could result in church member dissatisfaction, loss of church members, financial loss for the church, damage to church reputation, and/or potential litigation against the church.

    EXPOSURE TO CONFIDENTIAL INFORMATION: Access to church member personal information; unauthorized release of information could result in member dissatisfaction, loss of members, damage to church reputation, and/or potential litigation against the church.

    FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH JOB DESCRIPTION 3 KEY ACTIVITIES: (percentages based on a 45-50 hour week) 40%
    (1) Advance the church’s comprehensive communications strategy to further the church’s mission and goals:
    a. Direct and aid in designing, producing and distributing all congregational print, electronic and web-based communications, including The Penn Street Letter (monthly print newsletter), The Penn Street Online (weekly online newsletter), weekly worship bulletins, marketing brochures, annual stewardship campaign materials, electronic presentations for weekly worship service, and regular email communications including the Pastor’s weekly E-Letter.
    b. Manage and maintain the church’s website as an appealing and effective outreach to the community and as a primary source of information and resources for the congregation. Work with the Communications Committee to regularly review website design, functions, and effectiveness. Track, translate, and react accordingly to website analytics.
    c. Encourage and utilize the most effective and relevant use of social media (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, new avenues) as a key part of the on-going development of the church’s communication strategy. Track, translate, and react accordingly to social media analytics.
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  • Job Listing: Director of Communications

    Director of Communications Position

    This position plays a critical role in developing and executing communications strategies to raise public awareness of Grace Presbytery’s ministry and mission.  This involves effective communication to all constituents and the public in general, and builds connection and relationship among its member churches.  Essential to the position is a demonstrated record of success in developing and executing communications strategies, including setting and achieving measurable annual and long-term strategic goals.  Experience in public relations is desired but not required.

    The Director will work in partnership with other staff in Grace Presbytery and Council leadership to develop and implement a strategic communications plan for various aspects of Grace Presbytery’s mission.  This role serves as a strategist and advisor to Grace Presbytery staff and key leadership.  S/he will be a proactive initiator of Grace Presbytery’s communication needs, respond to communication requests from colleagues as well as focus and prioritize responses congruent with organization and communications strategic plans and resources.  S/he will manage multiple projects and communications deliverables consistent with mission direction and expected timelines, in addition to successfully handling unanticipated requests.

    Required qualifications:

    • Active engagement in a Protestant church, preferably with experience in and understanding of church polity.
    • Bachelor’s degree required
    • Minimum 3-5 years of strategic communications experience
    • Extensive strategic communications planning skills
    • Strong communication, analytical and strategic mindset
    • Public relations agency experience desired
    • Detail-oriented and strategy-driven
    • Must have a broad vision with ability to set short and long-term planning goals in line with larger organizational priorities
    • Strong critical thinking abilities
    • Demonstrated collaborative spirit and leadership style
    • Experienced writing and editing skills; ability to produce clear, concise materials on tight deadlines
    • Ability to think strategically and work effectively with others in a team environment
    • Able to develop and move projects forward

     

    Roles and responsibilities

    • Develops an executive communications strategy for Grace Presbytery
    • Develops multi-faceted communications plans, which include message development, web presence, advocacy and social media to educate and motivate target audiences.
    • Provides strategic communications analysis to develop multi-year communications planning including developing communications goals, establishing priorities, messaging and determining  success measurements
    • Provides strategic counsel and evaluation to other staff and elected members as needed
    • Works with others to develop strategic plans for new initiatives as they arise, ensuring those priorities
    • Ensures all new and traditional communications work is aligned with and actively advances the priorities of Grace presbytery
    • Remains current with new and emerging strategies, technologies and tools that can improve the strategic communications efforts of the ministry areas
    • Supports external media relations

     

    Other qualifications

    • Experience working in a religious or charitable organization
    • Experience in developing and executing integrated communications
    • Superior writing and editing skills with the ability to translate complex and/or sensitive information into easy-to-understand context
    • Strong project management, time management and prioritization skills.
    • Understanding and sensitivity of working with diverse constituencies and volunteers
    • Ability to work independently with minimal oversight
    • Demonstrated ability of gaining the trust and confidence of leadership in handling confidential and sensitive matters with discretion
    • Ability to maintain confidences
    • Self-motivated with the ability to thrive under pressure and meet multiple deadlines
    • Handles conflict professionally in a constructive and positive manner
    • Must have strong organizational skills, be detail-oriented and possess the ability to be proactive and follow projects through
  • 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: Director of Family Ministry,

    Trinity Presbyterian Church is currently searching for a Director of Family Ministry to join our team. The Interim Director will work alongside our staff and volunteers, lead the Christian Education efforts of the church, shape opportunities for youth and families to know the love of Christ, and participate in the worshipping life of the church. We’d love to hear from you if you have a heart for youth and families!

    For more information, go to http://www.tpcfm.org/join-our-team

     

    To apply, contact Guy Tidmore at resume@tpcfm.org

  • Job Listing: Director of Music, Faith Presbyterian Church Aledo

    Job Description

    OVERVIEW: This job requisition is for a salaried, part-time Director of Music for Faith Presbyterian Church Aledo, located at 301 Bailey Ranch Rd., Aledo, TX 76008.  Hours per week will vary based on the season, typically ranging from 10-15 hours per week.

    MISSION AND PURPOSE

    Christian worship gives all glory and honor, praise and thanksgiving to the holy, triune God.  We are gathered in worship to glorify the God who is present and active among us—particularly through the gifts of Word and Sacrament.  We are sent out in service to glorify the same God who is present and active in the world. (Book of Order, W-1:0101)

    Our Mission is to actively invite and encourage people to enter and deepen his/her personal journey of faith in Jesus Christ and extend Christ’s love and grace to each other and the world around us.

    The purpose of the Director of Music at Faith Presbyterian Church is to assist musicians and the congregation to grow as disciples of Jesus Christ through worship and music.

    WORSHIP

    Traditional, yet casual is the best way to describe the worship service at Faith Presbyterian. We value our rich Christian heritage and traditions, but we also like to keep things fresh and new. Singing, reading scripture, praying and hearing the message are all part of our worship experience.

    Our music ministry is central to our life together as a worshiping community.  Each worship service includes a variety of uplifting musical selections, including everything from traditional hymns to contemporary Christian songs. A song leader typically leads the congregation in singing several songs accompanied by a pianist and other members of the Worship Band and Faith Choir.

     

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    QUALIFICATIONS (Education/Background)

    Must feel called by the Lord to do His work.

    • Have a passion for music and for growing disciples through music ministry.
    • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and general office machines/equipment.
    • Bachelor Degree or higher in music is preferred.
    • Previous experience in church music, both traditional and contemporary.

    SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS

    • Communication and relationship building skills.
    • Organizational and administrative skills.
    • Working knowledge of choral and instrumental rehearsal techniques and conducting.
    • Knowledge of copyright laws and music licensing, specifically CCLI.

    RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Worship Band
    • The Director of Music is expected to perform with the Worship Band, using his/her voice and instrumental talents to enrich the worship experience (Prelude, Songs of Gathering, Postlude, and Offertory).
    • The Director of Music will be responsible to recruit talent (preferably from within our church) to perform in the Worship Band as needed.
    • Coordinate rehearsal schedule with Worship Band members. Expectation is a minimum of one rehearsal per week.
    • Introduce new music to the Worship Band, as appropriate.

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    Faith Choir 

    • The Director of Music is expected to conduct the Faith Choir during worship service.
    • Coordinate rehearsal schedule for and direct annual Christmas performance (for the past several years we have performed Handel’s Messiah), to be performed during the month of December.
    • Coordinate music selections to be performed by choir during the following religious observances: Ash Wednesday, Palm Sunday, Maundy Thursday, Service of Tenebrae, Easter, and Christmas.
    • Coordinate and communicate rehearsal schedule with choir

    Youth Ministry

    • The Director
  • Job Listing: Director of Student Ministries, First Pres Tyler

    First Presbyterian Church, Tyler, TX seeks a full-time experienced director of student ministry, who is Christ-filled, creative, wise, relatable and rooted in compassionate faith. The candidate, must have a strong comprehension of Presbyterian doctrine, as he/she will develop and lead programs for youth grades 6-12, and college ages in a staff/volunteer team environment. Extraordinary interpersonal skills along with excellent organization, written and verbal communication, social media and wicked computer skills are required.  Four-year degree in related field preferred.  Working knowledge of  DC and Marvel Comics, and Harry Potter is helpful.  Benefits provided.

     

    Email cover letter and resume to Pkidwell@fpctyler.com

  • Job Listing: Discipleship Coordinator – Ft. Worth

    FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH

    JOB TITLE: Discipleship Coordinator

    DATE: 5/15/18

    REPORTS TO: Associate Pastor for Christian Formation and Pastoral Care

    DEPARTMENT: Program

    BASIC FUNCTION: Responsible for journeying with members, new members, prospective members and friends of the congregation in deepening Christian discipleship and faithfulness. From a newcomer’s first visit to a member’s final Sunday, the Discipleship Coordinator invites visitors into participation, encourages prospective members towards membership, and inspires members to authentic participation and service in the congregation’s worship and ministry. In addition to building relationships which foster active involvement, the Coordinator will organize gifts, talents and skills in a consistent manner using the church’s database.

     

    JOB SPECIFICATIONS: College degree is required, with coursework in religion or theology a plus. Will exhibit an inspiring faith commitment to Jesus Christ, know and love the church, and preferably be Presbyterian (or have had some significant exposure to Presbyterianism). The Coordinator will enjoy inviting and gathering groups of people. The Coordinator must be at ease speaking with groups. Good organizational, interpersonal, communication, public relations, and administrative skills are required. Ability to operate a PC computer and Windows based software required, as well as Shelby (the congregation’s database software.)

    SUPERVISORY DIMENSIONS: None

    EXTERNAL CONTACTS: Daily contact with prospective members and friends of the church. Occasional contact with representatives from outside mission agencies.

    INTERNAL CONTACTS: Constant contact with Church Members and Church Staff

    DECISION MAKING RESPONSIBILITIES: Determines, in consultation with the Evangelism Committee, the overall program approach to inviting prospective members to join First Presbyterian Church, as well as a thorough hands-on-approach to helping new members and current members participate actively in the life of the congregation based on their gifts, talents, and sense of call.

    CONSEQUENCES OF ERRORS: Errors could result in missed opportunities for church members to fully commit to the congregation’s ministries, church member dissatisfaction, loss of church members, financial loss for the church, and harm to the ministries of the church.

    EXPOSURE TO CONFIDENTIAL INFORMATION: Access to church member personal information; unauthorized release of information could result in member dissatisfaction, loss of members, damage to church reputation, and/or potential litigation against the church

    KEY ACTIVITIES: (percentages based on a 45-50 hour week) 20%
    (1) Works with the Evangelism Committee to effectively build relationships with visitors and prospective members of the church. This role includes encouraging prospective members to join the church and members to become passionately involved in the church’s ministries as they deepen their faith in Jesus Christ. Coordinates and attends weekly staff review of potential church members. 20%

    (2) Visits or organizes visits with prospective members, preferably in their homes. Conducts personal visits with new members and their families, also preferably in their homes, at times convenient to them (evenings, weekends included). Visits add a personal welcome to FPC and a review of membership and stewardship materials and the commitments of membership as a disciple of Jesus Christ are explored. 30%

    (3) Oversees a comprehensive approach to maximizing member involvement in the multiple ministries of the church.
    a. Works with individuals and groups in exploring and assessing spiritual gifts and practical ministry skills.
    b. Seeks

  • 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.

 

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