Senior Pastor: Clear View Baptist Church (Newark, NJ)

In response to the recent relocation of our senior pastor of 22 years, Clear View Baptist Church is prayerfully seeking an ordained, licensed Baptist pastor who will be the congregation’s spiritual leader. Clear View Baptist Church was founded and organized in 1967. The membership consists of approximately 800 members. The Pastoral Search Committee is seeking the mind and will of God as we continue our inheritance. Our new pastor must be responsible for the biblical and spiritual obligations unto God as outlined in Luke 4:16-21, 1 Peter 5:1-4, Proverbs 29:18, and 1 Timothy 3:1-7.

Located in Newark, New Jersey, we are a service-oriented congregation, seeking to grow spiritually and numerically. Clear View is a multi-generational church that is active in outreach and deeply committed to Jesus Christ. Clear View Baptist Church is seeking a leader who preaches the gospel of Jesus Christ, has a heart for the people of God, teaches the bible, and provides pastoral care for members of the congregation. The pastor will also be responsible for day to day operations of the church services, membership, and community through evangelism and edification.

A full announcement may be found at this link:  http://www.nationalbaptist.com/resources/ministry-opportunities/pastor-openings.html . 

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Download Qualifications Here.

Please contact the Pastoral Search Committee at ClearViewPSC@gmail.com for more information or to make application.

Part-time Pastor: South Livonia United Church of Christ (Livonia, NY)

South Livonia United Church of Christ is seeking a part-time pastor. We are a small rural church. The congregation numbers between 25-35 members (+visitors).  The church is mostly made up of older members.  We have some children and youth who are in regular attendance. Our background is within the faith as expressed in the United Church of Christ. All are welcome.  South Livonia Church has a strong mission focus.

Mission Statement: “No matter where you are on your journey, you are welcome in the South Livonia United Church of Christ. We are a Christ-centered people of God, who believe that God is still speaking through Holy Scripture and the Holy Spirit. We follow Jesus’ teachings and example through our support of each other and our taking the Word of God out into the world.”

This church is easily accessible from Rochester using 390 and also Rte. 15. We are located right on Rte. 15. We are looking for a part-time pastor. We are also looking for people who would fill in as we are completing our search for a more permanent worship leader. The church would like a scripture based sermon of no longer than 20 minutes.  The candidate would also assist in the other aspects of the worship service such as prayers.

Interested candidates may contact Jackie Tisdale at 585-739-6621.

Part-Time Ministry Position Available: Skaneateles United Methodist Church

Skaneateles United Methodist Church seeks a creative and enthusiastic person to engage young adults and others who are not currently affiliated with a Christian congregation. This person would fall under the supervision of a full elder in the United Methodist tradition and the Staff Parish Relations Committee of the congregation. In addition, the person will have the assistance of a ministry team in their work. Applicants who are not yet ordained, but have some theological training are welcome to apply, as are persons of other denominations willing to work within the framework of the United Methodist Church. Some training may be available through the “New Faith Communities” office of the Upper New York Conference of the United Methodist Church.

The goal of this ministry is to create a new body of young adults and other adults who would meet regularly mid-week to increase their understanding of their faith life and to undertake acts of compassion as a group. Expectations of this individual include a strong personal faith; and the ability to: be self-starting, lead a team of volunteers and foster spiritual growth in Christ in others. Other expectations include the ability to participate in the existing “parent” congregation’s 10 am Sunday worship, one Sunday a month, and to be “on-call” for pastoral emergencies one week a month. Effective and responsible use of Social Media is expected. Salary without benefits or housing to be based upon a .25 local pastor position within the Upper New York Conference and is based on a 10-hour (average) work week. The position may begin as soon as February 1, 2017,but no later than July 1, 2017.

Interested persons may submit their resumés by January 6, 2017 to: Rev. Dr. Joellyn Tuttle, Skaneateles United Methodist Church, 26 Jordan St., Skaneateles, NY 13152   Church phone: 315-685-5963 Church e mail: Skanumc@gmail.com.