Continuing Ed Opportunity: Winging It!

Continuing Ed Opportunity: Winging It!

Continuing Ed Opportunity: Winging It!

Winging It!
(The Common Sense Guide to the Enneagram for Pastors)

Pastors, commissioned ruling elders, and congregation members seeking community for exploration of the Enneagram, we’d love for you join us at this upcoming retreat on April 8-11, 2024 at Cedar Valley in West Bend, WI.

Our retreat leaders, Beth Robertson Mueller and Rob Mueller, will teach us practical ways to use Enneagram wisdom in our ministry settings.

Registration (which includes lodging and meals) is:

  • Within OPSF region – $200 double occupancy, $350 single occupancy
  • Outside OPSF region – $250 double occupancy, $400 single occupancy
  • PLR Alums – $100

Visit the webpage for more information and to register.

REGISTRATION CLOSES ON MARCH 18!

Job Opening: Office Coordinator

Job Opening: Office Coordinator

Job Opening: Office Coordinator

Covenant is seeking a part-time office coordinator to support church communications and operations as we offer a meaningful and mission-oriented Christian community to members, visitors, and friends. You will support church communications, coordinate operations and facility use, and maintain church records.

We offer a family-friendly work environment, paid holidays and vacation, and an inclusive atmosphere. This is a part-time position, Monday to Friday, 20 hours/week. Pay: $17-19/ hour. To learn more and apply, click here.

Part-time Music Director Opening

Part-time Music Director Opening

Part-time Music Director Opening

POSITION OPENING: MUSIC DIRECTOR
ANKENY PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH

Summary
The Music Director will lead and direct the church choir and lead the congregation in song. The Director will have strong leadership and communication skills, be firm and creative, able to motivate and inspire the group, making a vocal performance stand out. This position requires the skills to create a unified choral body, which seeks to glorify God through music. The APC Music Director is a part-time position requiring approximately eight hours a week.

Qualifications
• Degree in music/choral conducting preferred.
• Experience in choral directing strongly preferred.
• Excellent interpersonal communication skills required.
• Ability to work in a team environment required.
• Knowledge of a variety of musical styles with proficiency in teaching those to the choir preferred.
• A heart for worship and dedication to Jesus Christ.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
• Direct the Adult Choir.
• Organize, plan, implement and communicate scheduled rehearsals of the choir.
• Maintain a schedule of music to ensure adequate preparation time.
• Coordinate musicians and ensembles and facilitate their integration into a quality worship experience.
• Consult with the Pastor and/or Worship Committee regarding special events or future worship themes.
• Actively assist with worship services by recruiting choir members and consulting with Pastor, Organist, and Worship Ministry regarding music needs.
• Organize and maintain the choral music library.
• Submit an annual budget for requested music to Worship Ministry.
• Arrange for piano tuning as needed.
• Arrange for or personally provide vocal leadership during all worship services.
• Attend Worship Team Meetings.
• Keep informed on current music methods, materials, promotions, and administration, utilizing them where appropriate.
• Coordinate the summer special music schedule.

Terms of Employment
Salary will be commensurate with education and experience. Benefits include paid vacation and holidays.

Contact:
Pastor Eric Pasanchin
Ankeny Presbyterian Church
317 SE Trilein Drive
Ankeny IA 50021
515-964-0264

First Pres Grinnell Seeking Coordinator of Outreach

First Pres Grinnell Seeking Coordinator of Outreach

First Pres Grinnell Seeking Coordinator of Outreach

Title: Coordinator of Outreach
First Presbyterian Church, Grinnell, IA

Job Description
First Presbyterian Church, a member of the Presbyterian Church, USA, is a progressive church in rural Iowa, committed to bring God’s good news of love, compassion, justice, grace and hope to those who most need it.

We seek a quarter time staff person who will help coordinate people and programs in order to spread this good news and help us invite and welcome people not yet in our church to participate in our ministries.

For us, part of being a progressive church means we have been designated as a Matthew 25 church, and this position will help us live into that vision. The three goals of a Matthew 25 church are: 1. Build congregational vitality, 2. Dismantle structural racism, and 3. Eradicate systemic poverty.

For full job description and how to apply, click here or email the chairs of the personnel committee:

Applications open until May 31st, 2023

Job Opportunity

Job Opportunity

Job Opportunity

Salem UCC in Alleman, Iowa is actively searching for a minister(s). Over the last 4 years we have thrived with an atypical interim pastoral leadership model and are open to all possibilities, from full-time to part-time ministry, open to any denomination. We see ourselves as a community led by the Spirit of Christ to serve both our congregation and our neighbors through active participation and ministry. We are seeking an energetic minister(s) to inspire, motivate, teach and guide us on our journey of faith, as individuals, Church, and community.

If interested, please contact Ashlea Lem.