Retired Bishop Rt. Rev. Jack M. McKelvey named Chairperson of CRCDS Board of Trustees

mckelveyColgate Rochester Crozer Divinity School is pleased to announce the appointment of Rt. Rev. Jack M. McKelvey as Chairperson of the Board of Trustees. McKelvey follows Rev. Stuart A. Mitchell III, who served in that role for three years.

Rev. McKelvey has been a member of the Board of Trustees since 1999 and served as interim President of the school for 18 months following the retirement of Dr. Eugene C. Bay, until the appointment of Dr. Marvin A. McMickle as President in October, 2012.

Rev. McKelvey, a member of St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Rochester, NY was the 7th Bishop of the Diocese of Rochester serving from 2000 until he retired in 2008. A former Episcopal priest in Delaware and New Jersey, he received a Master's of Divinity and honorary doctorate degree from Virginia Theological Seminary.

The Board's new Chairperson is active in the community and volunteers his time and talents to many diverse causes. He has served on the Boards of Episcopal Senior Life Communities, Rochester Red Wings, Hobart and William Smith Colleges and Water for South Sudan.

The Episcopal Diocese recently interviewed Bishop McKelvey and recorded his thoughts about the CRCDS' past, it's future, and his new leadership role. The podcast of that interview can be viewed here: http://vimeo.com/98575639

 

 

 

Part-time Youth Leader: First Baptist Church of Rochester (NY)

First Baptist Church of Rochester is looking for a seminary student to serve as Youth Leader for the youth and young families in church activities for September 2014 – May 2015.

Hours:                  7-10 hours a week

Pay:                     $10 an hour

Benefits:             Tuition Assistance, Book Allowance, Opportunity to Preach

Learn More:  http://www.fbcrochester.net/     

Contact us:       Janet Richardson, Administrative Asst.

                           175 Allens Creek Road, Rochester, NY 14618

                            585-244-2468  or fbcroffice@frontiernet.net

 A more detailed job description is available upon request.

Pres. Marvin McMickle keynote speaker at the Facing Race, Embracing Equity Community Summit

mcmickle headshotOn Saturday, May 31, 2014, President Marvin McMickle was the keynote speaker at the Facing Race, Embracing Equity Community Summit held at Asbury First United Methodist Church. The Sunday edition of the Rochester Democrat and Chronicle contains an article on the Summit in which President McMickle is quoted.  

http://www.democratandchronicle.com/story/news/2014/05/31/summit-race-rochester/9809161/

The full text of President McMickle's remarks at the Summit may be found on the CRCDS website at the following link: http://www.crcds.edu/facing-race-embracing-equity-remarks-from-pres-marvin-a-mcmickle/

This topic is also covered in President McMickle's weekly blog for the Democrat and Chronicle. We encourage you to follow his blogs at http://blogs.democratandchronicle.com/unite/author/mmcmickle/. A new one is available every Tuesday. 

Part-time Director of Christian Activities & Family Ministries: The First United Methodist Church of Baldwinsville,NY

The Baldwinsville First United Methodist Church has the following half-time staff position that will become available July 1, 2014.

Director of Christian Activities and Family Ministries: The First United Methodist Church of Baldwinsville, NY, a strong 1,000 member program focused church located in a suburb of Syracuse, is looking for an individual to work with new and existing church groups to continue development and implementation of outreach and programs designed to reach individuals, youth, and families within our community. Requirements include advanced theological training beyond a baccalaureate degree, a vision for Christian discipleship in our rapidly changing society, and preferably three to five years leadership experience in a congregational setting. This half time position has the potential to develop into a full time ministry. Further information, including a job description, is available by contacting secretary@bvillefirstumc.org.

Part-time Director of Religious Education: First Universalist Church of Rochester

First Universalist Church of Rochester is seeking a part- time Director of Religious Education (Faith Development). This position is designed for 10 hours per week.

First Universalist is a downtown church located at the intersection of South Clinton Avenue and Court. More information about the church may be found at www.uuroc.org

Letter of application and resume are requested by May 12. More detail will be provided to candidates upon receiving documents. Please have letter and resume to us by May 12. Send to First Universalist Church of Rochester, 150 S. Clinton Avenue, Rochester, NY 14604.