A native of South Korea, Dr. Jin Young Choi represents a new generation of New Testament scholarship that is attuned not only to the local church, but also to the life of Christianity globally.
She defended her doctoral dissertation in June in New Testament and Early Christianity at Vanderbilt University (just after giving this interview) and will begin teaching at CRCDS this coming fall.
We sat down with Dr. Choi during a visit she made to the Hill in May.
Historic Harrisena Community Church in Queensbury, New York, is seeking a full time pastor to lead a congregation of approximately 250 members. A full posting may be downloaded at this link.
Many people are in need of healing today: veterans returning from service, individuals recovering from addiction and all who are experiencing suffering or loss. Pastors and church communities know first hand the curative role of pastoral care, but what possibilities can spirituality offer mainstream social care services? “Tending the Wounded Spirit” explores this question through an engaging series of events that includes lectures, community worship,discussion, art and film, inviting attendees to gain a deeper insight into the intersection between spirituality and healing.
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A pastoral leader is sought for worship leadership, developing a ministry with youth, and pastoral care in a United Methodist 2 point charge approximately 2 ½ hours east of CRCDS. This small town/rural area draws from a wide region for employment and there is opportunity for growth. Position could be 25 hours per week. Housing for 1-2 nights per week is provided at a private unit in the community. Compensation negotiable. Send inquiries to District Superintendent Rev. Jan Rowell at JanRowell@unyumc.org.
St. Matthew’s United Church of Christ in Hamburg, NY is seeking a part-time Director of Christian Education. The full job announcement may be downloaded at this link.