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Interim Pastor, Oak Lawn Community Church, Oak Lawn, Illinois

Oak Lawn Community Church is seeking a pastor to lead its congregation.  This person must be an ordained PC(USA) Minister of Word and Sacrament,  a Commissioned Lay Pastor (CLP) or ordained as a pastor in a denomination in full communion with the PC(USA).   This will be a half- time position on an annual contract.  The contract will be renewable on an annual basis.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide spiritual and administrative leadership for the congregation
  • Lead worship on Sundays and liturgical holidays
  • Administer the sacraments
  • Officiate at weddings and funerals
  • Provide pastoral care for the congregation and for all who seek comfort and guidance through the church
  • Work with the office staff to prepare Sunday bulletin and announcements
  • Engage in community outreach as time permits
  • Serve as moderator of the session and congregational meetings by Presbytery appointment
  • Serve as head of staff
  • Work with the Treasurer and Session to oversee the financial affairs of the church.
  • Assist boards and committees in their ministry and offer training as needed 
  • Train newly elected officers and assist in preparing persons for membership
  • Work with Session to provide educational opportunities for congregation
  • Attend Presbytery assembly meetings and participate in the life of the Presbytery of Chicago
  • Report regularly to Session on Presbytery matters and actions.
  • Promote Presbytery program opportunities

Terms of Call

Term                     .50 FTE / 20 hours per week (on average)

Salary/Housing     $29,000    

Benefits                 Full coverage under the Board of Pensions

Expenses               Per POC guidelines

Duration                One year renewable


Kelly Villegas, Clerk of Session

Email:       kellylee1220@aol.com

Church Phone: (708) 599-4025    

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Contemporary Worship Music Director, Park Ridge Presbyterian Church

Park Ridge Presbyterian Church (PRPC) is a multi-generational and growing congregation with 275+ members located in Park Ridge, Illinois (northwest suburb of Chicago) with a calling to “Engage and Inspire All People to Share God’s Love, Grow in Faith, and Serve as Disciples.” As part of that calling, PRPC is committed to supporting people of all ages in the journey of faith so that they may share God’s love, grow in faith, serve as a disciple, and help others do the same.
Job Summary:
The Contemporary Worship Director will work with the Associate Pastor to plan, coordinate and oversee the implementation of a new worship style for PRPC.
Essential Functions:
  • Provide contemporary worship music leadership for the online service

  • Provide special music for in-person services

  • Collaborate with the Worship Committee for Special Services

  • Train and oversee any additional contemporary worship musicians

Responsibilities Include:
  • Selecting songs for online worship service in coordination with Associate Pastor

  • Supporting the launch and directing the new band, including leading the group through all songs during worship recording, conducting rehearsals, and coordinating musicians and singers for each week. Recruiting new musicians and singers into the band as needed.

  • Assisting in the set-up and tear-down of sound equipment before and after rehearsals, recording sessions, and in-person worship services.

  • Preparing sheet music/chord charts in advance of rehearsals, keeping music organized, and continually seeking out new songs for the service

  • Arranging for a qualified alternative leader when away

  • Leading the band to provide special music for in person worship or other gatherings


Core Skills and Qualifications:

  • Strong vocal performer

  • Ability to play piano or guitar strongly preferred but not required.

  • Skilled in organization, administration and interpersonal relationships

  • Ability to work in a team-oriented environment and integrate feedback from multiple people/groups

  • Comfortable working in a Presbyterian Church USA congregation


Terms of Employment:

  • The contemporary worship director is a contract position for PRPC.

  • Up to 10 Hours a week – hours can be flexible week to week

  • Compensation – starting hourly rate is $20 an hour

    o This is an hourly position
    o Additional hours may be available if approved by the senior pastor/head ofstaff

  • The contemporary worship director reports to the associate pastor. Employment contingent upon completion of a background check

  • Other terms of employment are outlined in the Park Ridge Presbyterian Church Employment Manual and Policies

Application Information

Please send a cover letter and resume to Rev. Josh Erickson, Senior Pastor/Head of Staff, at josh@parkridgepresby.org to apply for this position. Please contact Rev. Erickson directly with any questions about the position.


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Full-Time Director of Pastoral Care, Westminster Place, Evanston, IL


Looking for a great opportunity to be a Pastoral Care Director where you can really make a difference?  

Join the team at Westminster Place, a Presbyterian Homes community, an independent, non-profit senior living care organization offering full continuum of care from independent and assisted living to skilled nursing and memory care at four luxury retirement communities. Presbyterian Homes has achieved national recognition and accreditation for senior living leadership and expertise. We were established in 1904 and have an excellent reputation for providing a wide range of living options to seniors to live every day as they wish.  Our team members have consistently rated Presbyterian Homes as a great workplace in confidential engagement surveys. 

Position Overview

To plan, direct and manage the spiritual life progr­ams for Ten Twenty Grove and Westminster Place of Presbyterian Homes. 

Essential Functions

  • Under limited direction and within the framework of the philosophy of Presbyterian Homes: Oversees religious programming for the residents of Ten Twenty Grove and Westminster Place
  • Plan, direct and manage the spiritual life program which includes pastoral care, worship, religious programming, communications, teaching and training. Schedules and conducts departmental staff meetings as necessary to plan, inform and direct the departmental programs and staff
  • Prepares, conducts or arranges for:
    • Five weekly worship services, special services in celebration of church holidays and services for Jewish, Episcopalian, and Roman Catholic residents
    • Sunday afternoon Vesper Services in the Chapel
    • Funeral Services
  • Spiritually nurture residents and their families. Counsels individual residents and their families as appropriate particularly in times of emotional and/or physical stress
  • Serve as Staff Liaison to the Resident Spiritual Life Committees of the Highlands and Westminster Place Resident Council and Presbyterian Homes Spiritual Life Advisory Council
  • Insures regular and systematic visits to Residents in the Health Care Center and hospital
    • Prepare and assist in providing spiritual/religious/educational programs in conjunction with the Choices program for living well
  • Prepare and supervise distribution of resident death notices
  • Supervise the Elliott Chapel music program including the monthly Gift of Music organ recital series
  • Co-chair the Ethics Committee of Westminster Place


  • Master’s degree in theological/religious studies (M.Div.)
  • Ordained Presbyterian minister
  • Special training in Pastoral Counseling and Ministry with older adults and their families
  • Pastoral experience and demonstrated professional competence serving in a long-term care setting


  • Health Insurance: Medical, Dental Vision
  • Long-term Disability & Extended Illness Bank Program
  • Employee wellness program with medical benefit deduction incentives and cash bonuses!
  • Confidential employee assistance program
  • Generous Paid Time Off/PTO plan. It is a plan that rolls over year to year.
  • Employee lounges and meal discount program.
  • 403(b) retirement plan with employer match and baseline
  • Scholarship programs including Tuition reimbursement
  • Citizenship Funding Program
  • On-site Fitness Centers staffed with certified personal trainers

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