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Director of Faith Formation, Palatine Presbyterian Church, Palatine, IL (part-time)

The Director of Faith Formation (DFF) will have responsibility for the development, oversight, and management of the Palatine Presbyterian Church’s education programs.  Early focus will be on children and youth learning curriculum.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Collaborate with Session and the Pastor to develop, document, and communicate Christian Education goals for the congregation.
  • Work with the Season Team to build an education offering that supports the season theme.
  • Supporting, guiding and directing the efforts of the Christian Education volunteers.
  • Training teachers / volunteers of all ages and youth volunteer staff.
    • Will recruit & train all volunteers that work with children & youth
    • Provide at least two teacher/volunteer training events during the year.
    • Work to plan, organize and facilitate regular teacher’s meetings.
    • Will ensure education of and compliance with the adopted “Child Protection Policy” of the church
  • Building relationships with members of the congregation to include staff, students, parents, and adult learners.
  • Connecting with the Presbytery of Chicago, the Synod of Lincoln Trails and the General Assembly to have leaders, children, youth and adults take advantage of their camps, retreats and conferences.
  • Communicating regularly with the session, congregation and presbytery and community.
  • Keeping a working knowledge of the Confirmation Class curriculum in order to assist the Pastor in either team-teaching, if the curriculum allows for that, or substituting for the Pastor upon request.
  • Assisting the Stewardship Team in the annual budgeting process for the Christian Formation programs.
  • Keeping current on trends in Christian Faith Formation & education for all levels.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Head of Staff / Session.

HOURS

The hours are expected to average 10 to 15 hours per week.  The DFF will be expected to exercise flexibility in his/her work schedule as needed to accomplish the developed Faith Formation goals and program delivery.

WORK ENVIRONMENT / TASKS

  • Regular attendance at weekly worship.
  • Meeting with the Pastor on a regular basis.
  • Share ideas and resources with PCOP Staff and Session.
  • Provide a quarterly written report, one of which is for inclusion in the annual report
  • Submit information to the Monthly Spirit Sightings& Weekly Tidings.
  • Meeting with the Pastor and volunteers to plan the Vacation Bible School program and the academic year program(s).
  • Maintaining and communicating the calendar of educational opportunities, events, and meetings.
  • Organizing volunteers to assist in keeping the educational wing, youth rooms and storage closets orderly and accessible for volunteers and maintaining an appropriate educational environment for students.
REQUIRED SKILLS & EXPERIENCE
A. The DFF may be a lay person or ordained clergy.
B. Display strong organizational and communication skills to coordinate volunteers, staff and families.
C. Be creative and seek ways to continue offering exciting programs.
D. Demonstrate enthusiasm, skill and a passion for working with children in a Church setting.
E. Demonstrate an ability to understand and implement Christian & Reformed curriculum.
F. Have an ability to interpret and integrate religious education into the ministry of the church.
G. Demonstrate proficiency in computer programs, including Google docs, PowerPoint, Excel and Word.
 
TO APPLY
Send an email with your resume to pastor@palatinepres.com

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Interim Pastor – Community Presbyterian Church, Lombard

Community Presbyterian Church (CPC) is a 200 member church located in the Western suburbs of Chicago. The church has been serving the Lombard – Villa Park and surrounding area for over 60 years. We have a rich history of community service and outreach.

We are searching for a full time Interim Senior Pastor / Head of Staff as our beloved pastor of the past 17 years is leaving due to disability.

The mission statement of our church is: “Reach People for Christ, Grow People in Christ, and Send People with Christ.” The church currently has two Sunday morning services, one traditional and one contemporary (8:30 and 11:00), with an adult education program from 10-11 a.m. The church has one combined service in summer months. Children’s Sunday school is held at both 10 a.m. and 11 a.m.

CPC is an active church with committed Session, Trustee and Deacon Boards. We have a preschool, The Growing Place, which serves 130 children. Additional outreach opportunities include numerous free programs for the children and families in the community. These include Wednesday after school programs for age 4-fifth grade, as well as pumpkin carving, trunk or treat, Living Nativity, an Easter Egg Hunt, Movie and Parent Nights Out, among other activities. We have small but active Middle School and High School youth groups, as well as opportunities for women’s, men’s, and family fellowship.

The congregation consists of members of all ages with a significant graying population. A Senior ministry serves this population. We are a financially stable church with no outstanding debt. The position will manage four full time staff and several part time staff.

The position requires a Masters in Divinity from a recognized Seminary as well as membership in the Presbyterian Church (USA) or approved denominational relationship.

Interested persons may submit a resume to resumes@cpclombard.org

See www.villageoflombard.org and www.invillapark.com for information about the two main communities we serve, as well as our Church website cpclombard.org

Candidates must submit to a background check and fingerprinting.


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Director of Music Ministry – Morgan Park Presbyterian Church, Chicago, IL

Morgan Park Presbyterian Church is a progressive congregation “committed to Christ, Diversity and Mission.” This is lived out in worship by creating an inclusive and spiritual environment that utilizes a variety of musical genres.

Responsibilities:
  • Coordinates with the Pastor in planning, preparing, and playing music appropriate to the worship service.
  • Directs the choir during weekly rehearsal and on Sunday Morning during choir season (August-June).
  • Given first refusal to play for weddings and funerals. Additional compensation is provided for these services.
  • Available to play for special gatherings of the church when requested by the Pastor including holiday services (Advent, Christmas Eve, Ash Wednesday, Maundy Thursday, Good Friday, Easter Sunrise Service, Easter Morning Service), and additional services and concerts as needed.
  • Assist in the hiring of substitute musicians if not available.
  • Attend and provide a written report to Worship and Music Committee and collaborate with worship planning.
  • Be present in the church a minimum of 6 hours weekly during choir season.
  • Pursues opportunities for community collaboration.
  • Recruits for Chancel Choir and Children’s Choir, and hires paid musicians for worship.
  • Coordinate the maintenance of musical instruments and sound equipment.
Qualifications:
  • Works collaboratively with the pastor, Worship and Music Committee, and choir.
  • Must be an experienced church musician
  • Must be proficient in piano/organ performance.
  • Excellent sight-reading and improvisational ability desired.
  • Skill in performing a diversity of musical genres desired, for example: Jazz, Classical, Contemporary etc.
Relationships:
  • Accountable to the pastor
  • Member of the Worship and Music Committee.
  • Director of the choir.
  • Minister of Music to the congregation.
Hours and Benefits:
  • Part-time position includes: Sunday 9:30am Choir Review and 10:30am worship, Chancel Choir rehearsal, and holiday services as described above.
  • Estimate of 15 hours per week for all services, rehearsals, and prep time.
  • Annual three-week paid vacation, dates to be scheduled with Pastor.
  • Salary range of $15,000 to $16,000 based on experience.
  • Not eligible for unemployment benefits
To apply:
Send résumé with cover letter to Morgan Park Presbyterian Church, 2017 W 110th Place, Chicago, IL, 60643; 773-779-3355; morganparkpres@gmail.com

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Director of Chancel Choir – Community Presbyterian Church, Lombard, IL

Position Summary

Direct the Chancel Choir in rehearsal and worship services and provide spiritual leadership and fellowship within the choir. Coordinate weekly worship service music with organist, Bell Choir Director, and Praise Team Director. Serve as member of the CPC Worship Committee.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Direct the Chancel Choir at the 8:30 a.m. Sunday service and lead weekly rehearsals (7 – 8:30 p.m.) from the first week of September through the end of May. Choir generally sings 3 of 4 Sundays per month. Choir occasionally sings at both services. Performance and celebration with special music selections are encouraged periodically (e.g. Christmas and Easter). Arrange instrumentalists as needed for some choir presentations consistent with budget resources.
  • Select all choir anthems for use in the worship services in consultation with the Pastor and provide music to accompanist/organist in advance of the rehearsals. In a timely manner, provide the CPC administrative assistant with selection information for inclusion in the weekly bulletin and monthly newsletter.
  • Coordinate with other music groups, instrumentalists, etc. as needed for participation in worship services.
  • Work with the Worship Committee, Senior Pastor, audio/visual and other staff and committees in planning and conducting weekly and special worship services.
  • Recruit new choir members.
  • Oversee and maintain the CPC music library, adhere to copyright laws, purchase music and supplies for the Choir within budget constraints.
Hours per week: 5-6 hours per week on average.
 
To apply: Send your resume to resumes@cpclombard.org

 


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Part-time Organist, Southminster Presbyterian Church, Arlington Heights, IL

Job Summary
Southminister Presbyterian Church seeks a highly qualified organist/pianist who will provide dynamic pipe organ and piano music that contributes to and enhances the traditional worship experience for Sunday morning worship, special services, funerals and weddings.
 
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Provide organ/piano music for all traditional worship services, including Sunday traditional services, mid-week services (Advent, Christmas, Lent, Holy Week) and all special occasions where the organ is the primary instrument used.
  • Rehearse with and accompany the adult choir at mid-week rehearsals (normally Wednesday evenings from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m.) and one- half hour prior to Sunday worship. The choir sings from mid-September through May.
  • Rehearse with and accompany soloists and instrumentalists for traditional worship service and other special worship services, when necessary, on organ or piano.
  • Provide regular organ solo works (Prelude, Postlude and Offertory, and other supporting selections) for traditional worship service and other special worship services, as needed.
  • Work cooperatively with the Pastors and the Director of Traditional Music to plan and prepare music for traditional worship service and other special services.
  • Provide organ music for weddings and funerals held at Southminster in collaboration with senior and associate pastors, or arrange for a substitute, if unavailable. (Pay for weddings, funerals, and memorial services is compensated additionally, based on an established fee schedule.)
  • Collaborate with the Director of Traditional Music to oversee the tuning and maintenance of the organ and pianos as well as provide regular reports specifying maintenance needs to the Head of Staff and the Elder for Worship.
  • Maintain a continuing professional level of musical training appropriate to the position as it evolves in the future
Minimum Qualifications
  • A minimum of a Bachelor of Music degree required (an emphasis in organ performance preferred).
  • Demonstrated ability to play pipe organ and piano required.
  • Demonstrated ability to accompany choirs and individual musicians required.
  • Demonstrated experience and ability playing in a worship setting required
  • Understands how music contributes to the flow and meaning of worship
  • Exhibits a commitment to the Christian faith
Schedule
  • Sundays: Traditional Services, normally held at 9:00 a.m., from September through May;
    Six (6) or seven (7) of twelve (12) services during the summer, one service at 10:00, without choir, but with guest musicians or vocalists.
Salary
  • $17,000-$20,000, dependent on experience and education
Benefits
  • Vacation days: two Sundays with related rehearsals; schedule of services to be arranged with the Head Pastor, Director of Traditional Music, and Personnel Ministry Team.
Core Competencies
  • Organizational skills, interpersonal relationships, and team player
  • Technical expertise with piano and organ
  • Knowledge of music and Presbyterian hymnody
Physical Requirements
  • Ability to climb stairs to choir loft where the organ is located.
Responsible to
  • Head of Staff/Senior Pastor and Director of Traditional Music
Instruments
  • Buzard Organ, Opus 9, 30 rank
  • Sanctuary: Kawai Grand Piano, excellent condition
  • Chapel: Kawai Grand, excellent condition
  • Choir room rehearsal: Yamaha Grand, excellent condition
  • Electronic Keyboard available
To apply
Contact Information: Submit cover letter and resume via email or U. S. Mail to: Email: spcorganistsearch@gmail.com.
U. S. Mail: Organist Search Committee, Southminster Presbyterian Church, 916 E. Central Road, Arlington Heights, Il 60005 Applications will be accepted until the position is no longer available. Email inquiries: Leon Nelson, Director of Traditional Music, Lee@spcah.org
 

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Director of Youth and Family Ministries – Community Presbyterian Church, Clarendon Hills, IL

Community Presbyterian Church (CPC) of Clarendon Hills, IL is seeking an experienced full-time Director of Youth and Family Ministries.

Community Presbyterian Church is a Presbyterian Church (USA) congregation that is centered around living the gospel of Jesus Christ through worship, community, and our journey of faith. The church is located in the village of Clarendon Hills, a southwestern suburb only a train ride away from Chicago. Clarendon Hills gives you a village feel in a suburban area.

CPC’s youth program is a strong, well-supported program with passionate and engaged students and devoted, long-term volunteers. CPC is committed to their youth and investing in their spiritual growth and they are looking for the right person to lead this ministry.

Essential functions for this role include:
Oversee the Christian Education program for sixth through twelfth grade students and college-age students, which includes:
• Small group program
• Sunday school
• Fellowship and service opportunities
• Retreats
• Work collaboratively to develop and implement a comprehensive and cohesive Christian formation plan
• Execute the vision for the youth program
• Coordinate, facilitate, support, and attend all youth mission opportunities including week-long summer opportunities for all high school students
• Facilitate opportunities for youth and their families to build community and feel supported
• Maintain and manage all modes of communication for youth programs
• Manage the budget for youth ministries
• Grow the youth program in participation, enthusiasm, and excellence
 
The best candidate for this position:
• Has a personal relationship with God
• Is a person of prayer, personal integrity, and joy
• Acts as a good model and teacher of the faith
• Has the ability to relate to and work well with youth and their families
• Is an enthusiastic and engaged partner with staff and other leaders
• Possesses a deep sense of calling to youth ministry
• Exhibits strong communication (written and verbal) and organizational skills
 
Education and experience:
• Bachelor’s Degree required
• Minimum of three years’ congregational youth ministry experience in a mainline reformed tradition
 
How to apply?
A competitive compensation package including full benefits is offered. Interested candidates should email a cover letter and resume to abby.buter@ministryarchitects.com.
 
For more information about Community Presbyterian Church of Clarendon Hills, visit www.chcpc.com.

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Director of Youth and Family Ministries – First Presbyterian Church of Wilmette, IL

Job Position and Purpose
First Presbyterian Church of Wilmette (FPCW) is passionately committed to the Christian nurturing and spiritual formation of our youth. All of our youth programs are designed and taught to help our youth grow as disciples of Christ, which we accomplish through their participation in worship, intentional fellowship and faith formation, and risk-taking mission and service.
 
Under the direction and in partnership with the Associate Pastor, the DYFM will oversee and diligently work to develop and implement this FPCW mission through age-appropriate youthministry programming and relationship-building. The DYFM will serve as a faithful, accessible, and available resource and model of Christian faith and life for our youth and their families.
 
The FPCW staff is a nurturing, collaborative, mission-driven, and creative team that will enthusiastically welcome another colleague’s gifts, energy, and passion for excellence in youth ministry and Christian faith formation.
 
Qualifications:
  • A passion for youth and an understanding of the current culture of pre-teens and teenagers.
  • Person of joy-filled Christian faith and character with a theological and biblical background.
  • Takes initiative, well-organized, and articulate in word and writing.
  • Flexible, team-player mentality.
  • Bachelor’s degree required; M.Div. or M.Div.-in-process desirable.
Primary Job Responsibilities:
  • Work with and build intentional relationships with High School aged youth (not all are FPCW members).
    • Create curriculum, resource and teach Senior High “Tower” on Sunday (5:00-7:00 p.m).
    • Plan and implement monthly fellowship and mission opportunities.
    • Plan and develop two retreats/year engaging youth in fellowship and spiritual formation.
    • Help develop, plan and implement annual work trip; serve as pastoral presence on trip.
  • Support an engaging youth fellowship and spiritual formation for 5th and 6th graders.
    • Create curriculum, resource and co-teach Club 56 (5th/6th graders) on Sunday 10:00 a.m.
    • Plan and implement monthly Club 56 fellowship and mission events.
    • Plan and implement annual Club 56 Winter Retreat, engaging youth in fellowship and spiritual formation.
Additional Responsibilities:
  • Support continuity of curriculum and intentional relationships for all age groups and their families.
    • Support confirmation ages (7th/8th grade) as time permits after primary responsibilities.
      • Co-create curriculum and co-teach Confirmation on Sundays (8:45am)
      • Help plan and implement bi-monthly mission opportunities
      • Help plan annual Confirmation Retreat, engaging youth in fellowship and spiritual formation.
    • Consult on fellowship and spiritual formation for younger children.
  • Build intentional relationships with youth and their families to strengthen their fellowship.
  • Intentionally seek ways to incorporate youth in the larger ministry of the church (i.e. worship, mission, fellowship).
  • Work with Music Ministries and Children and Family Ministries ministry to instill a ‘joy in coming to church’ attitude for all ages of youth.
Required Time Commitment:
  • Relationship building.
  • Sunday: most of day as enumerated in job responsibilities.
  • Monthly and annual fellowship and mission events for various age groups as enumerate.Weekly Staff meeting and monthly Youth and Family Ministry Committee meetings, as required.
  • Planning, preparation, administration and time to time other Student-Ministry related activities.
To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to Madeline Weston at office@fpcw.org.

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Communication Coordinator – Northminster Presbyterian Church, Evanston, IL

About Northminster Presbyterian Church
Northminster Presbyterian Church (PCUSA) is a vibrant community “Growing in Faith, Rooted in Love.” The church, almost 100 years old, engages in a wide range of ministries, both locally and globally, and seeks to nurture people of all ages in fellowship and faith formation. Northminster welcomes all to participate fully in the life of the church.
 
Position Summary
The Communication Coordinator will keep the congregation and community informed of and engaged in everything Northminster has to offer through clear, consistent, and high-quality communication. This involves producing the weekly email newsletter, updating information on the church’s website, and maturing Northminster’s presence on social media. The person holding this position will work primarily with staff, the Communications Committee and other committees as needed. They must be proficient in creating and managing email lists and messages, as well a social media tools. This position requires someone who can communicate clearly and directly with internal and external audiences; work with a variety of members to articulate the work of the congregation; and produce high quality communications while meeting deadlines.
20-25 hours/week; salaried, commensurate with experience
 
Reports To: Senior Pastor/Head of Staff
 
Responsibilities
● Solicit and write content for, design, edit, and produce member communications,
including weekly newsletters and other periodic communications
● Create and maintain content on church’s website and social media accounts
● Work with staff and volunteers to promote church and community events in various
communication channels
● Use various metrics (i.e. Google Analytics, Facebook Insights, Constant Contact) to
track engagement
● Identify new tools and approaches to improve Church communication.
● Support the Stewardship Committee in building and executing an effective
communication strategy for its annual campaign
 
Requirements
● College degree; Bachelor’s preferred
● 3-5 years communications experience
● Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite
● Experience with Adobe InDesign and Photoshop
● Experience with (or ability to learn) member database software, ACS preferred
● Familiarity with Google Apps, Constant Contact, Survey Monkey, SignUpGenius, and
photography helpful
 
Skills & Attributes
● Strong written, oral, and visual communication skills.
● Ability to plan, organize, and coordinate multiple projects and meet deadlines
● Strong attention to detail
● Proven experience working with colleagues and volunteers to generate content
● High degree of professionalism, integrity, and warmth
● Self-directed with ability to learn quickly
 
Compensation
Salaried position commensurate with experience and ability and budget constraints.
Northminster Presbyterian Church is an equal opportunity employer.
 
How to Apply
Please send resume and cover letter to Jobs@northminpres.org with the subject line “Communication Coordinator.”

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Worship Band Director – First Presbyterian, Evanston

First Presbyterian Church of Evanston (FPCE) is a diverse worship community that seeks to follow Christ, serve Christ and grow disciples in a dynamic Lakefront community just north of Chicago IL. The Worship Band Director plans and coordinates the music shared by the Praise Band in the context of blended and contemporary styles of corporate worship and undertakes various administrative support tasks associated with the Praise Band and Sunday services.

To provide maximum flexibility, FPCE provides candidates with two options when applying for this position. Each option is intended to emphasize the importance of the role of leading both the praise band and congregation in spiritual formation and worship. Candidates should make clear which option you are applying for.

Option #1: 30 hrs/week, non-exempt position, with full benefits package. Salary: $20,000 annually, with up to an additional 2 weeks unpaid time off during June – August. All time off, other than sick time, must be pre-approved by the Director of Worship & Music. This option requires the Worship Band Director to undertake all Worship Band Director responsibilities as well as additional administrative responsibilities as provided in the description below.

Option #2: 15-18 hrs/week, non-exempt position, without benefit package. Salary: $20,000 annually, with up to an additional 2 weeks unpaid time off during June – August. All time off, other than sick time, must be pre-approved by the Director of Worship & Music. This option requires the praise band worship director to undertake all worship director responsibilities as provided in the description of responsibilities below.

This position reports directly to the Director of Worship & Music. First Presbyterian Church seeks individuals with a personal relationship with Christ to provide spiritual leadership for the congregation and Praise Band members. Responsibilities and duties of this position include the following:

RESPONSIBILITIES
Spiritual and Musical Leadership (required in both Option 1 and 2)
  • In consultation with the Director of Worship & Music (WMD) coordinate the worship music for the contemporary service and lead the choir and praise band on contemporary praise songs during both services.
  • Rehearse the praise band to prepare for worship services during weekly rehearsals during the school year, and bi-weekly during the summer months.
  • Select praise songs to fit weekly sermon themes. Selections should represent the breadth of contemporary Christian music available in style, culture, and time period.
  • Provide leadership for the spiritual development of praise band members.
  • Recruit volunteer musicians and worship leaders.
  • Evaluate and help develop technical ability of volunteer musicians, including Middle School and High School musicians.
Worship Band Specific Administrative Duties (required in both Option 1 and 2)
  • Maintain effective communication with Audio/Visual Coordinator regarding the Worship Band-specific audio and media components for weekly Sunday services.
  • Schedule Worship Band Volunteers & Independent Contractors, and uploading materials pertaining to Sunday services utilizing the Planning Center internet resource.
  • Create Worship Band-specific ProPresenter (media presentation software) playlists and new lyric slides;
  • Printing and copying materials for the Worship Band for all rehearsals, services, and special events;
  • Maintain Worship Band-specific budget and expense tracking, and process Worship Band-specific expense reimbursement requests.
  • Collaborating and communicating with Worship Band volunteers via email, phone calls, or surface mail, when necessary.
  • Maintaining an accurate directory of Worship Band volunteers and independent contractors.
  • Assist in planning and executing all service elements of the weekly contemporary service.
Administrative Duties (required in Option 1 only)
  • Maintain effective communication with Audio/Visual Coordinator regarding all audio and media components for weekly Sunday services.
  • Maintain additional budget and expense tracking, and process additional expense reimbursement requests.
  • Plan and execute all service elements of the weekly contemporary service.
  • Oversee all copyright compliance.
  • Assist with the following tasks related to the Worship Ministry (WM):
  1. Reserve rooms for all Worship band rehearsals, services, and special events.
  2. Printing and copying materials on request for all Worship rehearsals, services, and events.o Maintaining electronic and office filing system for all worship music (choral and praise song library) and other documents;
  3. Collaborating and communicating with all Worship volunteers via email, phone calls, or surface mail, when necessary;
  4. Maintaining an accurate directory of volunteers and independent contractors in all Worship & Music ministries
  5. Maintaining all Worship folders in the server;
  6. Occasionally helping to create ProPresenter(media presentation software)playlists;
  7. Setting up and coordinating schedules, and uploading materials pertaining to Sunday services through Planning Center.
  8. Assisting in other miscellaneous projects or special events with the choir director, AV coordinator, or organist
Other
  • Is the primary contact for WMD when the Director is out of town. Screens and responds to calls and emails/mail while WMD is out of town.
  • Assist with preparations for special services/events/training.
EDUCATION, QUALIFICATIONS & QUALITIES: (Applies to Option 1 and 2)
  • A mature relationship with Jesus Christ and evidence of strong spiritual leadership ability is required.
  • Bachelors degree in Music or a related major is desired, or a combination of education and experience.
  • Ability to fluently read music, as well as prepare and organize music selections is essential.
  • Strong administrative, organizational, relational and communication skills are essential.
  • Experience in paid or volunteer work within a church setting is highly desirable.
  • Experience with piano/keyboard desired.
  • Ability to rehearse and lead a contemporary worship band (including vocalists) is required.
  • Proficiency in MS Office Suites (required); proficiency in Planning Center, ProPresenter, and Finale are highly desirable.

BENEFITS (Included in Option 1 only)

  • Health PPO Insurance – Employee pays 70% of the premium for employee + family
  • Life Insurance – $25,000 employee death benefit – premiums paid 100% by the Church
  • Short/Long Term Disability – premiums 100% paid by the Church
  • 403(b) Retirement Savings Account (pre payroll taxes) – Church contributes 2.5% of annual salary and up to a match of Employee Contributions via payroll deductions up to 3% of employee’s annual salary. This is the employee’s account and is their property at termination
  • Optional Section 125 Health Flexible Savings Account (pre payroll taxes) Employee can contribute via payroll deductions up to $2,700 annually to pay for qualifying medical, dental and vision expenses not paid for by the Health Plan. Plan year ends 4/30 and any unused contributions at plan year end must be spent be requested not later than the 15th of July following the plan year-end. Any remaining unused contributions become the Church’s property.
  • Paid Time Off – 2 Personal Days, 7.5 Vacation Days (only 2 of these vacation days may be Sundays), and 3 sick days

If interested, please send a resume to fpceworship@gmail.com attn: Kon Savoy, indicating if Option 1 or Option 2 is sought. For more information about First Presbyterian Church please go to our website at www.firstpresevanston.org.


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Director of Youth Ministries, Wildwood, IL

Wildwood Presbyterian Church in Wildwood, IL is seeking a Director of Youth Ministries (part-time).

Purpose:        

The Director of Youth Ministries ministers to the youth of our church and community in Middle School and High School.  (S)he develops, implements, and administers youth ministry programs designed to meet the spiritual, social, and emotional needs of our youth.

Responsibilities:

  1. Serves as the youth leader for the Middle School and High School youth including, but not limited to, weekly youth group gatherings, retreats, mission trip, and educational activities.
  2. Maintains regular communication with youth, parents, and the congregation concerning youth ministry activities.
  3. Recruits and equips adult advisors from within the congregation to regularly help with youth group, meetings, and other activities.
  4. Teaches, models and encourages application of basic Christian values to life situations.
  5. Works efficiently and effectively in team situations.
  6. Works with volunteer teaching staff to implement post-confirmation Sunday School curriculum and the spiritual education component of youth group.
  7. Leads projects involving youth and youth programs, including fundraising.
  8. Abides by and enforces the Youth Advisor Covenant with adult volunteers.

Relationships:

Reports to the Head of Staff Pastor and the Christian Education Committee.  The Director of Youth Ministries regularly reports to the Christian Education Committee of the session regarding the Youth Ministries.  The personnel committee serves as a support and evaluating group, using input from the Head of Staff Pasto and Christian Education Committee.  In addition, the Director of Youth Ministries will maintain a close working relationship with the Director of Christian Education to maintain overall consistency in our approach to the education of the Youth.

Evaluation:

The personnel committee reviews work objectives and performance at least annually, using fulfillment of the above responsibilities as a guide.  The personnel committee annually reviews the adequacy of compensation and make recommendations for change to Session.

Time: 

The Director of Youth Ministries works a minimum of 20 hours per week.  Hours are reported to the Office Manager on a biweekly basis.           
 
For additional information and to apply for this position, please follow this link.

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