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Paid Sunday School Teacher openings in Bethlehem

Christ Church in Bethlehem is looking for three more teachers for our elementary school Christian Education program on Sunday mornings, September through May.  The position pays $60 each Sunday, with an expected two hours of preparation and one hour of teaching. The curriculum will be provided.  All three positions begin in the fall of 2018.  This is a wonderful opportunity to make a difference in the lives of our children!

Requirements include the following:

  • must be a Christian and have some knowledge of the Bible
  • must be available on Sunday mornings at 10:30 (some allowance will be made for time-off)
  • enjoy teaching children and be eager to see them learn and grow in faith
  • be dependable and trustworthy
  • pass a PA background, child abuse and FBI check

If you would like to be considered for a teaching position, please send a resume to christ@christucc.org

Transitional Music Staff at UCC Valley Forge

United Church of Christ at Valley Forge (UCC-VF) seeks Part-Time Transitional Staff Member(s) for Music Ministry

As we anticipate the retirement of our current music ministry staff, recognize shifting trends in church music, and honor our congregation’s priority of growing into more inclusive all-ages worship, we seek part-time transitional music staff while we develop a longer-term vision for our music ministry. Our professional music ministry needs include: accompanist(s) on piano, organ, and guitar, worship planning for music in consultation with Pastor and worship committee (Sundays, special services, and weddings/funerals), and directing our current adult choir.

We seek persons of faith for this(these) position(s) who are intentional about their own spiritual lives and who would ground musical selection and performance in the context of supporting the congregation in worship/experience of God. Experience in church music ministry is preferred. Degree in music performance/direction is a plus. We seek staff who will support our current worship models and be willing to pray, vision and consult with us about what the future may hold. As a new model develops, the Transitional Staff for Music Ministry would be eligible to apply for whatever staffing configuration supports the worship music vision.

Interested candidates should send resumes to uccvfmusicsearch@gmail.com or United Church of Christ at Valley Forge, 45 Walker Road, Wayne, PA 19087. Please submit applications by May 25, 2018.

Ministry Assistant at Huff’s Union Church

Ministry Assistant at Huff’s Union Church (ELCA/UCC)

Part time position to work on membership records oversight including background checks, developing an office procedural manual, writing newsletters, proofreading, maintaining office files, and placing content on Facebook. Experience with Word Publishing and Excel important. Must be well organized, detail oriented, and maintain confidentiality. Apply via e-mail (pamij6@gmail.com) or mail to Personnel Committee, Huff’s Union Church, 540 Conrad Road, Alburtis, PA 18011 (longer job description available upon request)

Summer Camp Counselors for New Goshenhoppen UCC

Summer Camp at New Goshenhoppen is looking for Camp Counselors who like working with kids, love to have fun, and enjoy the outdoors. Camp runs June 25 – August 10, 8:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. Counselors must be at least 18 years old and available for some overnight and weekend camping programs. Please request an application through camp@newgoshucc.org. Have questions? Call the Director & Administrator of Camping Programs, Matt Easterwood, at 610-740-4356.

Friedens UCC, Sumneytown, hiring part-time sexton

PART-TIME SEXTON – Friedens UCC in Sumneytown, PA has an opening for a part-time sexton for cleaning the church and parts of Fellowship Hall on a weekly basis. The position will be for six hours per week. Interested candidates may contact the church office at 215-234-4941 or friedensucc@verizon.net to request an application. In addition applications with detailed job description are located in the side entrance vestibule.

Zion Blue Mountain hiring Minister of Music

Zion Blue Mountain UCC, Strausstown

Contact Pat Moyer at 610-488-7038 or tpaa4@comcast.net

  • Part-time Music Director:10-15 hours weekly
  • 1 weekly Sunday morning service; Special worship services such as holidays, weddings, and funerals
  • 1 adult choir
  • Experience directing choral groups and playing Sunday worship services preferred

St. James UCC, Havertown, hiring new Part-time Church Music Director

St. James UCC, Havertown, an Open and Affirming UCC Congregation, is seeking an experienced, skillful, creative musician, to lead the joyful expression of worship through music. The Music Director will collaborate to shape a blended music program for worship in this intergenerational congregation with a “small but mighty” choir. Rehearsals are on Sundays after service. Commitment is 10 hours/week, salary: $17,000. Send cover letter and résumé to secretary@stjamesucc.org by May 11. Details: www.stjamesucc.org

Schwarzwald UCC seeks Part-Time Organist Choir Director

Schwarzwald United Church of Christ, 75 Church Lane Road, (Jacksonwald), Reading PA 19606 is seeking a Part-Time Organist/Choir Director for Sunday Service at 10:30 a.m. (9:30 in summer) plus Holidays and Special Services. Instrument is a Moller Pipe Organ. He/she will direct children’s and adult choirs; choir rehearsal Wednesday evenings. We have bells for a bell choir. Send your resume to the church or email it to info@schwarzwalducc-pa.org. Our phone number is 610-779-0850 if you have any questions. Position open starting July 1, 2018.

Worship Leader needed in West Chester

The United Church of Christ East Goshen is in search of a part-time worship leader for its new Saturday Service, “Roots and Roofs”.

We are reaching out to all people, especially those in the LGBTQI community and those who have been unchurched, alienated by the church or those who want to connect with others who want to explore the questions of spirit, faith and worship.

The worship leader will: collaborate with the Roots & Roofs planning committee which uses a thematic approach to plan services, meet with the Pastor once a week for oversight and feedback, prepare the media-shout presentation for each service and help enlist members & others to partake in the service. We are offering $50 per service.

Contact Linda Ardao, UCCEG 1201 N. Chester Rd. West Chester, Pa; 610.547.1068

Outreach Coordinator needed in West Chester

The United Church of Christ East Goshen, is looking for an Outreach/Marketing person to help advertise our new Saturday “Roots and Roofs” service. Our Outreach Coordinator will need to work closely with the Roots and Roofs planning committee, our Pastor, the roots and Roofs worship leader and our United of Christ church growth committee chair.

Applicants should be proficient in the use of technology and social media. They should be capable of developing instruments of communication that ensure a constant flow of information for example: events, website, videos, press releases and local newspaper articles). They should be familiar with the West Chester area. The position is part-time paying $40/week. Contact:.Linda Ardao , United Church of Christ 1201 N. Chester Road, West Chester, Pa. 610.547.1068

Child Care Services position open at Zwingli UCC

Help Wanted: Paid Child Care Services for weekly Sunday worship service and Sunday School (8:45 – 11:30) as well as holiday and special services. A volunteer from the congregation will act as the assistant. Zwingli UCC, 350 Wile Avenue, Souderton, PA. Clearances required. Please contact Lisa at 215-723-1186 or office@zwingli.org. www.zwingli.org

New Goshenhoppen UCC seeks Organist

New Goshenhoppen UCC in East Greenville PA is seeking an Organist. The position involves playing for 2 services — 8am & 10:30am — on Sundays and accompanying the Choir on Wednesday nights. Ranges of styles of music vary from classical to modern. On occasion facility with keyboard type instruments is necessary. The projected hours are 12 per week. The organ was manufactured by LeHigh Organ Company and has 30 ranks, 3 manuals with a German tonal design. The Church has 2 handbell choirs, 2 other singing choirs, a brass choir and orchestra, all under the responsibility of Director of Music. This position is available after Easter 2018. Interested persons can obtain an application by contacting the church office at 215-679-2041. Visit our website: www.newgoshucc.org

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