Youth Spiritual Guide Intern: First Baptist Church of Syracuse (Jamesville, NY)

First Baptist Church of Syracuse in Jamesville, NY, seeks Youth Spiritual Guide Intern beginning in January.  Work hours Sunday 9:30 – 12:30 and preparation time.  Potential for additional hours.

Small stipend provided.  Reply to with cover letter, resume, and 3 references.  Deadline for application:  Dec. 5

Communications & Hospitality Coordinator (CHC): First Baptist Church of Syracuse (FBC)

Reports to:  Pastor/Interim Pastor

Accountabilities:  The Communications and Hospitality Coordinator collaborates with FBC Staff, Ministry Teams and Committees to keep members and friends of FBC informed of all services opportunities and activities through a variety of print & email media.

The CHC creates a welcoming environment for members and visitors of FBC and our guest groups.

People-focused tasks:

  • Facilitates communication between pastor/staff and congregation/community via telephone, email and print media
  • Works hospitality area on Sunday morning (Coffee/lemonade/welcome gifts for visitors)
  • Supervises Office Volunteers
  • Receives people who come into the church or call during the week
  • Gives special attention to support services needed by Christian Education Ministry Team (copying, creating fliers, ordering materials) and other staff

Detail-focused tasks: 

  • Publishes weekly printed worship bulletin and Electronic Journal (EJ), both using Microsoft Publisher, including writing brief announcements in EJ
  • Formats weekly PowerPoint worship slides
  • Maintains and publishes annual church directory
  • Maintains church calendar including Team meetings and outside group building usage.  Reminds Teams of timelines for upcoming events.
  • Orders Office & Kitchen Supplies – Shops when necessary using own transportation
  • Gathers and publishes Annual Report
  • Maintains mailing lists & handles in-bound and out-bound mail
  • Coordinates annual stewardship mailings and receives commitment cards
  • Operates office machinery
  • Submits news releases & holiday publicity
  • Maintains Files:  Church Business Meeting & Ministry Team minutes, Records of Funerals, Weddings, Child Dedications, etc.
  • Maintains memorial gift list
  • Collaborates on church website
  • Computer-literate and high level of comfort and knowledge of computer hardware/software including MicroSoft Publisher, PowerPoint, and Excel
  • Create brochures for special occasions

To inquire about the position, send a cover letter and resume including 3 references to:  Don Bregande, Human Resources Ministry Team Chairperson

Deadline for application:  Nov. 24, 2014

3/4 Time PASTOR: First Presbyterian Church of Williamson (Williamson, NY)

Seeking a person who will help our congregation to maintain the stability and the love of working together, to have a good relationship with Christ through prayer and the study of scripture, not only in our Sunday services but in our daily lives.  We need strong leadership to support the congregation in its love of Christ and love of one another.

As a congregation we would like to work with the person called to transition from a part time position to a full time position at some time in the future as God leads.

We are looking for someone open to a long term relationship with this congregation.

Resume may be sent to 1st Presbyterian Church of Williamson, PO Box 188, Williamson, New York 14589   Attn: Joann DeBrine

The Church’s information form is on the site.