Opportunities with American Baptist Churches of New York State

The American Baptist Churches of New York State (ABCNYS) invite CRCDS students and alumni to consider ministry opportunities around upstate New York. The ABCNYS Region serves 294 churches in a variety of ministry settings, urban and rural, suburban and small town.  A number of our churches are dually aligned or in a federated or union relationship with varied mainline Protestant or other Baptist denominations. To learn more about our Region, visit www.abc-nys.org.

If you are interested in having your information shared with an ABCNYS search committee, please send a letter of interest along with an up-to-date American Baptist Personnel Services (ABPS) profile and three current professional references knowledgeable of your ministry skills and experience to:  Rev. Jerrod Hugenot, Associate Executive Minister 518/380-4510  or  jhugenot@abc-nys.org.

Mailing address: 115 Hazelhurst Avenue, Albany, NY 12203

If you do not have a current ABPS profile, please contact the American Baptist Region with which your local church membership is affiliated. If you are not currently aligned with ABC/USA, please send a resume detailing skills, experience, and three professional references along with your affiliation and standing with your current denomination.

For more information about ABCNYS search and call support, visit:  http://www.abc-nys.org/who-we-are/regional-enhancement-team/ret-clergy-placement

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.