Westminster Worship Ministry at the Rochester Presbyterian Home

Mission Co-Worker Chaplain

Position:  A mission co-worker of the Presbytery of Genesee Valley and employee chaplain of Rochester Presbyterian Home.

Contract Dates: Annual and renewable.  Either party may end the contract with 30 days written notice.

Contract Terms: 10 Hours per week  leadership and planning of Sunday worship service and special worship services (Holy Week and Christmas) at Rochester Presbyterian Home; preparation of worship materials; Presbytery authorizes the serving of communion by the chaplain.

10 Hours per week pastoral care to former Westminster Presbyterian Church members and residents of Rochester Presbyterian Home

5 Hours per week outreach and interpretation to Presbytery churches; developing partnership and involvement of member churches (training will be provided); liaison with Presbytery’s Mission and Advocacy Committee

Salary:                                 $400 per week

8 weeks and 8 Sundays annually paid vacation

Program expenses are reimbursable as negotiated with the Executive Director of the Rochester Presbyterian Home.

The Mission Co-Worker Chaplain is an employee of the Rochester Presbyterian Home and supervised by the Rochester Presbyterian Home’s Executive Director. A Mission and Advocacy liaison will meet with the mission co-worker and the director at least twice yearly  to review the progress and effectiveness of the ministry.     

Prior experience with the elderly and elderly with dementia is advantageous.

Interested Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) clergy and commissioned lay pastors, and minister members of Formula of Agreement denominations (Reformed Church in America, United Church of Christ, Evangelical Lutheran Church in America) may send resume to:

Nancy Smyth

Rochester Presbyterian Home

256 Thurston Road

Rochester, NY 14619


Deadline January 25, 2013