Director of Connectional Relationships, Presbytery of Chicago, Full-Time

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The Presbytery of Chicago is seeking an individual who will build and strengthen the fibers of connection between the presbytery and its congregations. The Director of Connectional Relationships(DCR) will use a variety of communications tools to meet with leaders and members of congregations to learn, listen, and share their mission, ministry, challenges, and opportunities with one another and other congregations. The DCR will cultivate relationships within and between congregations and the presbytery. The DCR will work with presbytery leadership and congregations to discern the post COVID future of ministry. The DCR will be the eyes and ears of the presbytery in the life of congregations, while sharing presbytery resources and encouraging congregations to fully live into their God given mission. The DCR will help the presbytery live into its mission of relating churches to one another in Christ Jesus.

This is a full-time position that is shared with the Synod of Lincoln Trails with 75% (30 hours per week) of time working with the presbytery of Chicago and 25% (10 hours per week) of time working with the Synod of Lincoln Trails per week. The DCR will do similar and overlapping work with the Synod.
Duties & Responsibilites

Relationship Cultivation

Share stories and ideas from congregations across the presbytery and synod.
Connecting those with similar interests/challenges for further dialogue. 
Providing platforms to share ideas and resources throughout the presbytery and synod.
Creating space and opportunities for leaders to have generative discussion.

Communications support 

Collaborate with Digital Marketing and Technology Specialist Consulting oncommunications development and strategy.
Assistance to presbyteries and congregations with digital communication and social media platforms (newsletters, website updates, articles). 


Initiate opportunities for congregations to dream and cast visions for their communities.
Bringing focus to the question of “What’s next for the church?”
Helping congregations and presbyteries develop plans to consider who and what they are called to be.
Develop synod-wide systems to explore emerging contextual issues and trends and how the church with both be impacted and may be called to respond.

Other duties as assigned.


A Bachelor’s degree is required.
High level communication skills required including writing, editing, hosting and moderating conversations. Excellent overall computer skills, including Mail Chimp, Microsoft Office products and Adobe Creative Suite, Google Suite.
Excellent interpersonal skills.
Experience in a faith-based or non-profit environment is preferred.
Knowledge of Presbyterian polity, practices, and procedural operations preferred.
The ability to function well within a complex, multi-cultural metropolitan environment.
Ability to make decisions and work independently.
Ability to work remotely.
Clearly defined professional boundaries and an ability to balance the multiple aspects of one’s life.
Ability to work successfully with ministers and entities constituted by members ofpresbyteries.
Ability to work with highly confidential and sensitive materials.
Physical Requirements
The position requires physical and cognitive endurance; the DCR must be able to work long hours Must have reliable transportation.
Evaluation & Overview
This position will be reviewed annually by the Executive Presbyter, in consultation with the Personnel Committee of the Presbytery of Chicago, under the jurisdiction of the Presbytery CoordinatingCommission.

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Treasurer Position Open


Job Description    

Treasurer, Chicago Presbytery, 2023

Responsibility Summary

The Treasurer is responsible for the oversight of the financial operations of Chicago Presbytery and providing financial leadership and guidance to the Presbytery through its committees, commissions, and other entities. The Treasurer works closely with the Business Manager and the Executive Presbyter, while assisting the outsourced vendor of financial bookkeeping. The Business Manager manages the day-to-day financial operations of the Presbytery under the direction of the Executive Presbyter. Ordinarily, the Treasurer attends Presbytery Assembly,Presbytery Coordinating Commission meetings, Administration Committee meetings, and meetings with the Business Manager and Executive Presbyter.


The Treasurer has a one-year renewable term. The Treasurer will be elected by the Presbytery Coordinating Commission and Church Extension Board at its first meeting in each calendar year(or upon a vacancy in the position) and the term will begin on that day. This position will be remunerated $24 per hour for not more than 8 hours per week. As a part-time staff position, there are no benefits provided and time sheets will be submitted.


Work with the Business Manager and Executive Presbyter to provide current financial reports to the Administration Team, Presbytery Coordinating Commission, and Presbytery Assembly.
Maintain and update budgets for presbytery and all entities.
Make a periodic review of the payroll functions and reports.
With the Administration Team provide oversight and review of investments according to the Investment Policy of the Presbytery.
Work with Business Manager and outsourced accountants.
Work with the auditor for the annual audit as needed including:
o Work with the staff to make any changes deemed necessary after an audit.
o periodically review financial controls.
Review and approve any adjustments to the consolidated financial statement and any journal entries and reconciliations.
Review bank statements, including cancelled check images.
Approve any wire transfers as directed by the appropriate entity.
Act as a signer on all bank accounts and investment accounts.


Commitment to Jesus Christ and a ministry of faith and integrity.
Experience with congregational and/or governing body finance.
Understanding of basic accounting practices.
Capacity for interpretation of financial reports and budgets to groups.
Ability to think strategically about financial forecasting.
If inteested in appling, please submit your resume to Craig Howard –

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Female Middle School Associate/Director, Peachtree Church Atlanta, GA

Peachtree Church, in Atlanta, GA, is seeking a full-time Female Middle School Associate/Director position. All resumes and inquiries can be directed to here by 6/6/2023.

Full Job Description

Peachtree Church is a growing church in Atlanta, Georgia. Our Student Ministry program is focused on helping students become followers of Jesus while walking alongside students and their families as they navigate the complexities of life. We are looking to hire a staff associate who has a contagious relationship with Jesus and a genuine passion for working with, encouraging, leading, and pouring into the lives of seventh and eighth grade students. 

This position requires someone who is a self-starter, has organizational skills, the ability to speak and teach in front of groups, pastoral counseling abilities, and desires to work in a collaborative team setting.

The primary responsibilities for this position include (but are not limited to):

  • Pastoral/Relational: Building relationships with students as well as their parents and families to share The Gospel and help them grow in their relationship with Christ.

  • Outreach: Attending sporting events, going to schools, recitals, etc. to meet new students and deepen existing relationships with students.
  • Leadership: Planning, coordinating, supporting, and running trips, events, activities, programs, as well as recruiting and equipping both adult and high school volunteer leaders. 

  • Teaching: Studying, preparing, practicing, and delivering messages that give students a holistic understanding of scripture and God’s truth, and points students to a life-giving relationship that is found in following the way and person of Jesus.

  • Program: Creating dynamic, energetic, fun, creative, and spiritually significant programs that encourage students and supports their faith formation. The milestone for our eighth graders is Confirmation, which is a ten-week program in which students are taught what it means to be in relationship with Christ and learn how to articulate their faith to others.

Required Competencies

  • Experience working with students.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Good organizational skills with attention to detail and accuracy
  • Ability to plan and execute multiple projects at once.
  • Comfortable leading small groups
  • Team player with desire to work in a collaborative environment.
  • Strong relational skills with both students and parents.
  • Ability to recruit volunteer leaders.
  • Ability to mentor and equip high school and adult volunteer leaders.

We believe that the healthiest and most impactful ministers are those who prioritize their relationship and spiritual formation with Christ, and model this to those they have been entrusted to lead. Peachtree provides opportunities for spiritual growth and discipleship through engaging worship services, community for young adults, mission trip/outreach opportunities, as well as continual equipping and training as a Student Ministry staff member.

This is a full time, salaried position that includes medical benefits. We offer a competitive salary based upon education and experience. The Middle School Associate will report directly to the Director of Minister School Ministry as well as the Director of Student Ministries.

For more information or to send your resume and cover letter, please click on this link.

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Director of Communications, The Village Church

The Village Church is a multi-generational church committed to forming a Christian community around Jesus Christ to join God’s mission in everyday life. We want to follow Jesus, love and serve one another, and make new disciples in our community and around the world. As a community of faith, called, saved, and made holy by God – Father, Son, and Holy Spirit, we desire to embody and share the good news of Jesus Christ. We believe this involves both participating in the good work God is doing in the world and helping others to get to know God themselves. We seek a gifted Director of Communication who not only has the desire to help us fulfill this mission but the technical skills to help us engage a diverse group of communities and individuals with varying degrees of connection to the church.


The Director of Communications plans, organizes, creates, and oversees the communication strategy for church and community audiences using electronic and printed media. The Director will shape communication to support our mission to form Christian community around Jesus Christ to join God’s mission in everyday life.

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Director of Children’s Ministries, First Presbyterian Church of Arlington Heights Children’s Ministries

First Presbyterian Church of Arlington Heights is seeking a Director of Children’s Ministries to begin working no later than June 1 to overlap with the current Interim Director for training and transition. We are looking for a candidate who can take over o ur children’s programming ongoing.

We are seeking someone who possesses a passion for teaching children (birth – 5th grade) how to live and love like Christians. Skills important to this job are enthusiasm, organization and a natural rapport with children and their parents.

Requirements include running the weekly Sunday School sessions and Kids Connect programing on Wednesday evenings during the school year. In the Summer, the Director will lead one week of Vacation Bible School and six sessions of the Lo aves & Fishes Garden Summer Sunday School in coordination with other church staff and volunteers.\

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