Spiritual Leader: The Norris Religious Fellowship (Norris, TN)

The Norris Religious Fellowship, an interdenominational church (member ICCC) in the small town of Norris, TN is looking for a spiritual leader.  Must be a graduate of an accredited Christian seminary ordained in a community or mainline protestant church.  A passion for counseling the ill and grieving is desirable.  Moderate to liberal theology is needed. Position available March 2016, deadline for applications October 31, 2015.  For more information contact search@norrisrf.org or Norris Religious Fellowship Pastoral Search Committee, P.O. Box 1069, Norris, TN 37828

Executive Director: FOCUS Churches of Albany, NY

FOCUS Churches of Albany, NY, a dynamic and healthy nonprofit, set in the heart of the city, seeks a full time person to share our common call to hospitality, mercy and justice.
As God’s servant people, we are responding to Isaiah’s cry to repair the breach and loose the bonds of injustice. Growing from 4 progressive, protestant congregations at its founding to the present interfaith community of 12 congregations, we possess unique diversity, flexibility, stability and community commitment.

FOCUS offices are located one block from the heart of NYS government. Albany is also home to several colleges and universities, hospitals, conference and research centers. The city serves as a transportation hub just hours from Boston and New York City; is located on the picturesque Hudson River; and a short drive to the Catskill and Adirondack mountains.

The candidate we seek will have a passion for urban ministry and will take joy in working with over 150 volunteers and a staff of 12. Ordination desired but not required; administrative acumen and nonprofit management experience are required. Compensation includes a salary commensurate with experience and a generous benefit package.  More information about FOCUS available at: www.focuschurches.netStart date by December 2015.

Potential candidates should send a letter of interest and a resume by August 31 to: FOCUS Churches, 275 State Street, Albany, NY 12210. We cannot respond to phone or email inquiries.

Preaching Opportunities: United Church of Fayetteville, NY

United Church of Fayetteville, New York (E. Syracuse) has a need for pulpit supply speakers and special speakers for their social justice Sundays.

The church is ABC/PCUSA and is located at 310 E. Genesee St., Fayetteville, NY.

Interested individuals should contact Betsy Nash at 315-655-4806 or nashbetsy@gmail.com, or leave a message at the church office 315-637-3186.