Associate in Pastoral Care: Masonic Villages (Elizabethtown, PA)

Masonic Villages at Elizabethtown is seeking an Associate in Pastoral Care. For more than 130 years, the Masonic Villages have been pursuing a vision of excellence to meet the needs of others. With locations in Dallas, Elizabethtown, Lafayette Hill, Sewickley and Warminster, the not-for-profit Masonic Villages provide continuing care retirement services, children’s services and community outreach services. For more information, visit

We are an equal opportunity employer. We consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, marital or veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status, including genetic information.

Job Description:
The Associate in Pastoral Care will assist with the spiritual care and religious needs of the Masonic Village’s community. He/she will help maintain all aspects of worship, religious education, and religious ritual as they pertain to the beliefs and values of the Masonic Village’s community. The Associate in Pastoral Care will assist in fulfilling the stated goals of the Masonic Village’s Pastoral Care Department.

Knowledge/Experience Requirements:
1. Good written, oral, organizational, and basic computer skills.
2. A B.A. or B.S. degree from a four-year accredited college or university
3. A Master of Divinity from at least a three-year accredited seminary
4. Licensed, ordained minister
5. In good standing and endorsed by a denomination
6. Preferred Clinical Pastoral Education
7. Preferred experience in a long-term setting or clinical background
8. Preferred Chaplaincy Certification

Essential Functions:
1. To conduct or provide the religious services as they pertain to the needs of the Masonic Village’s community
2. To provide pastoral counseling, companionship, and spiritual awareness for residents and residents’ families and staff when appropriate
3. To fulfill assigned responsibilities, goals, and policies as determined by the Director of Pastoral Care which include: providing 24-hour Pastoral Care by sharing an “on call”schedule
4. To provide teaching of religious and spiritual classes for residents and residents’ families and staff when appropriate
5. To provide visitation and spiritual comfort to the critically ill and dying; to assist Hospice in spiritual care whenever possible
6. To administer the sacraments and provide availability in ecumenical settings
7. To assist in the interdisciplinary team meetings in the Health Care Center, providing input into short- and long-term goals
8. To comply with all professional standards set for Pastoral Care in long-term care settings

Pastor: Balboa Union Church (Panama City, Panama)

Balboa Union Church (BUC) is a bilingual, inter-denominational congregation seeking a progressive minister who will partner with the congregation to grow the church and expand outreach into the community

The Balboa Union Church was founded and built in the early 1900's for Panama Canal workers of all denominations.

Panama is one of the most vibrant and connected capitals in the world, with a large expat community. The predominant religion is Catholicism, and there is a strong evangelical community; but as a third option the Balboa Union Church is the only progressive community in the country.

If you are interested contact:

Program Director: Glen Lake Camp and Retreat Center (Fort Worth, TX)

Resumes will be accepted through April 01, 2015, please send to,  Attention: Natalie Davidson.

– An active and growing faith in Jesus Christ, with a heart for ministry and a passion for       helping others grow in their personal walk with the Lord
– Integrity, consistent work ethic, and a proven success in leadership at a Christian camp     or similar organization
– Interpersonal communication and organizational skills
– A team-oriented servant attitude and the ability to relate well with others
– Creativity and high energy particularly when preparing and implementing camp programs
– The ability to handle conflict in a respectful and professional manner
– A bachelors degree

– A Master’s degree in Christian Education
– 2-5 years in a manager/director position in Christian camping

– Paid Time Off – detailed in Employee Policy and Procedure Manual
– Major medical coverage for the employee
– Matching pension benefits available after one year of employment
– On-site housing with basic utilities included (water, electric, and gas)
– The Program Director will adhere to the principles of confidentiality concerning the            business of this ministry.

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 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    If you have interest in this position, please contact their Clerk of Session, Steve Smits, at  315-281-0484  or  Or you may also contact Floyd Olney, Chair of the PNC