Spiritual Life Partners (3 positions ): St. John's Home (Rochester, NY)


Two (2) full time, 40 hour per week and one (1) part time 22.5 hour per week opportunities available.  Full time positions require one (1) weekend day per month and one (1) evening shift per month.  Part time position is split between St. John's Brighton and Penfield locations.


  • Partner with and guide assigned areas within St. John's in developing spiritual life in ways that are meaningful, enriching and respectful to residents, their families and employees. seek participation and build relationships with Rochester faith based communities
  • Promote faith community involvement between St. John's and the Rochester Community. In partnership with the Spiritual Life Committee and or Interdisciplinary teams will identify and present spiritual life experiences that will be meaningful to all people of faith and be representative of all faiths of residents.
  • Serve in traditional Chaplaincy roles upon request and or as needed by providing prayer, counseling and worship services.

Qualifications and Education

  • Masters of Divinity, Doctorate of Ministry, or Doctorate of Theology preferred.

Bachelor’s degree in religious studies considered.

  • Experience in a setting with adults.
  • Ability to interact with elders in a nursing home setting.
  • Ability to embrace and exemplify St John's Brand Characteristics: Friendly , Respectful , Responsive , Compassionate , Innovative and Fun.
  • Able and willing to participate as a member of an interdisciplinary care team.

Apply:   Online Applications Only


Full-time Senior Pastor: First Baptist Church (McMinnville, OR)

Midsized, progressive, inclusive American Baptist Church in a vibrant college community. We are diverse, multigenerational, and committed to the principles in Matthew 25:34-40. We are passionate about local outreach and international missions. We seek an experienced pastor capable of bringing scripture to life in both contemporary and traditional services, providing pastoral care and who has the following qualities: ability to supervise staff and support volunteers, effective communicator, natural leader, open-minded, and collaborative. For information contact: Search Chair, JoAnn, at search.fbcmac@gmail.com and visit the link to our website at www.fbcmac.org/pastoralsearch

Mental Health Chaplaincy Fellowship: VA NY Harbor Healthcare System (New York, NY)

This one-year fellowship program begins September 2015 and is intended to equip chaplains in providing care for Veterans with mental health issues and to effectively collaborate with other providers in the mental health care system. The emphasis of this program is to educate and incorporate chaplains into interdisciplinary care teams to maximize a chaplain's capacity to provide spiritual care consultation, preventive mental health care, and linkages to other healthcare and community resources.

Requirements for entry into the year-long Fellowship include a M.Div or equivalent; 4 units of Clinical Pastoral Education; and an ACPE application and interview. Upon completion of the Fellowship, successful candidates will receive a Fellowship Certificate as a Spiritual and Mental Health Practitioner and 2 units of Level II ACPE CPE.

Address inquiries and applications to: Martin.Montonye@va.gov  

Full Time Pastor: The First Presbyterian Church of Westernville, NY

The First Presbyterian Church of Westernville, NY, founded in 1818, is seeking a full-time pastor for its congregation of about 80 members.   Westernville is a village in Oneida County NY – just a 45 minute drive from the Adirondack Mountains.  More information about the church and its Mission Study may be found on their website at www.westernvillepresbyterian.org.    If you have interest in this position, please contact their Clerk of Session, Steve Smits, at  315-281-0484  or ssmits@twcny.rr.com.  Or you may also contact Floyd Olney, Chair of the PNC foloney1@twcny.rr.com.