Full-time Senior Pastor: First Baptist Church (McMinnville, OR)

Midsized, progressive, inclusive American Baptist Church in a vibrant college community. We are diverse, multigenerational, and committed to the principles in Matthew 25:34-40. We are passionate about local outreach and international missions. We seek an experienced pastor capable of bringing scripture to life in both contemporary and traditional services, providing pastoral care and who has the following qualities: ability to supervise staff and support volunteers, effective communicator, natural leader, open-minded, and collaborative. For information contact: Search Chair, JoAnn, at search.fbcmac@gmail.com and visit the link to our website at www.fbcmac.org/pastoralsearch

Mental Health Chaplaincy Fellowship: VA NY Harbor Healthcare System (New York, NY)

This one-year fellowship program begins September 2015 and is intended to equip chaplains in providing care for Veterans with mental health issues and to effectively collaborate with other providers in the mental health care system. The emphasis of this program is to educate and incorporate chaplains into interdisciplinary care teams to maximize a chaplain's capacity to provide spiritual care consultation, preventive mental health care, and linkages to other healthcare and community resources.

Requirements for entry into the year-long Fellowship include a M.Div or equivalent; 4 units of Clinical Pastoral Education; and an ACPE application and interview. Upon completion of the Fellowship, successful candidates will receive a Fellowship Certificate as a Spiritual and Mental Health Practitioner and 2 units of Level II ACPE CPE.

Address inquiries and applications to: Martin.Montonye@va.gov  

Full Time Pastor: The First Presbyterian Church of Westernville, NY

The First Presbyterian Church of Westernville, NY, founded in 1818, is seeking a full-time pastor for its congregation of about 80 members.   Westernville is a village in Oneida County NY – just a 45 minute drive from the Adirondack Mountains.  More information about the church and its Mission Study may be found on their website at www.westernvillepresbyterian.org.    If you have interest in this position, please contact their Clerk of Session, Steve Smits, at  315-281-0484  or ssmits@twcny.rr.com.  Or you may also contact Floyd Olney, Chair of the PNC foloney1@twcny.rr.com.

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.