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Family and Children Program Coordinator, Highland, Indiana

First Presbyterian Church of Highland, Indiana (located 35 minutes from Chicago) is seeking a Family and Children Program Coordinator.

This coordinator position would oversee opportunities for Christian formation relating to children, youth, parents, and families. The candidate should have knowledge of the Presbyterian Church (USA) and its history, traditions, and liturgies. Some of the duties might include:

– Attending Faith Development Ministry Meetings once a month
– Assisting in Sunday morning activities as needed.
– Recruiting, training and supporting volunteers for faith development programs
– Planning and coordinating intergenerational events such as the kick-off to church school
– Planning events for kids ages K – 6th grade, which could include Summer VBS
– Assisting in the coordination of the Church School program
– Helping in planning activities for youth 7th – 12th grade
– Coordinating and scheduling kids to help in worship 3rd – 12th grades
– Planning programs/events for parents of school age children
– Communicating and marketing youth programs to the congregation and community, using technology and social media, flyers, phone calls, etc.
– Organizing supplies and kids’ areas when needed.
– Ordering supplies or seeking donations as needed

GENERAL
– Approximately 10-15 hours per week which includes office hours one day a week of 4-5 hours

SALARY
– $10,000 ($200 per week for 52 weeks/2 weeks unpaid vacation time) employed for one year, beginning in August 15, 2019.
 
If you have questions about the position you may email: cabernet1949@yahoo.com. To apply, please send resume and cover letter to First Presbyterian Church of Highland, 8727 Delaware, Highland, IN 46322 or send by email to: fpch@fpchighland.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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Organist and Keyboard Accompanist, Clarendon Hills, IL

Community Presbyterian Church in Clarendon Hills, IL is looking for an Organist and Keyboard Accompanist. This is a part-time, salaried position (8–12 hours per week).
 
Duties

  • Provide service music in coordination with the Director of Music Ministries/Choirs for regular and special worship services.
    • Service music includes preludes, offertories, postludes, music for Communion, and other music as needed.
    • Regular Sunday worship is at 9:00 and 10:30 a.m., September through May and at 9:30 a.m. only from Memorial Day through Labor Day weekends.
    • Seasonal services are:
      • Ash Wednesday
      • Midweek Lenten worship
      • Maundy Thursday
      • Good Friday
      • Midweek Advent worship
      • Christmas Eve
      • Other services as determined by pastoral staff
  • Lead congregational singing from the organ and/or piano.
  • Accompany the Chancel Choir, and other ensembles as needed, at rehearsals and worship services. The Chancel Choir rehearses Wednesday, 7:30–9:00 p.m., September through May.
  • Work with pastoral, youth, and children’s ministers to support the music needs of their ministries.
  • Report to the Director of Music Ministries/Choirs.
  • Provide music for weddings and funerals or secure a substitute organist if not available.

Expectations

  • Show prior experience as a church organist.
  • Provide music for organ and piano drawn from a variety of genres and periods.
  • Demonstrate the ability to improvise in various styles of music and to create hymn harmonizations.
  • Be sensitive to the appropriate tone and mood of services throughout the liturgical year.
  • Be comfortable with various styles of worship music, from contemporary to liturgical.
  • Value sacred music as an important element of worship rather than an opportunity to perform.

Instrument

  • Martin Ott, builder, Opus 93.
  • 22 stops
  • 26 ranks
  • 1 extension
  • Mechanical suspended key action
  • Electric stop action
  • Visit http://www.martinottpipeorgan.com/opus-93 for more detailed information.

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