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OCTOBER 2014 CLASSIFIEDS
PITTSBURGH THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY
The Board of Directors and the Pittsburgh Theological Seminary (PTS) community invite applications and nominations for the position of President. PTS is a graduate professional institution affiliated with the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.).
Firmly grounded in the Reformed tradition, Pittsburgh Theological Seminary serves as a Christ-centered, scripturally-grounded, and ecumenically-minded institution that seeks to be culturally relevant as it attends to the formation of women and men for theologically reflective ministry and scholarship in service to the church of Jesus Christ, the public square, and the world at large. A committed leadership team, passionate and student-centered faculty and staff, a student body eager for intellectual and spiritual growth, and an endowment of over $180 million have PTS poised for future growth.
PTS offers programs leading to the Master of Divinity, Master of Arts, Master of Arts in Theology and Ministry, Master of Sacred Theology, and Doctor of Ministry degrees. A Church Planting Emphasis and Certificate in Urban Ministry within the Master of Divinity Program and cooperative joint-degree programs with the University of Pittsburgh, Carnegie Mellon, and Duquesne University enhance the Seminary’s degree programs. The Seminary’s Continuing Education offerings attract more than 2,000 clergy and lay participants annually, and integrated into the campus are national and international programs such as the Metro-Urban Institute, World Mission Initiative, Kelso Museum of Near Eastern Archeology, Miller Summer Youth Institute, and Church Planting Initiative. With a current enrollment of 246, Seminary students are denominationally diverse and represent more than 30 states and several countries. PTS welcomes Christians of all denominations into the life of the Seminary.
The President will guide the Seminary to its next level of success through entrepreneurial, transparent, and collaborative leadership. Qualifications include: exhibiting humility, spiritual maturity, and confidence in God’s gracious calling in Jesus Christ; experience with visioning, developing, and implementing a strategic plan; a proven record of success in senior management and leadership in either higher education and/or in complex organizations; a strong commitment to external resource development; and the ability to promote an institutional culture that is consultative, decisive, accountable, and energized. A terminal degree from an accredited institution of higher education is preferred.
The review of applications will begin immediately. To ensure full consideration, materials are due by November 13th. Prior to submitting application materials, please review the profile: www.pts.edu/Presidential_Search. For additional information about Pittsburgh Theological Seminary, please visit www.pts.edu.
Pittsburgh Theological Seminary is being assisted with this search by R. H. Perry & Associates. All communications may be directed in confidence to: Mr. Matthew Kilcoyne, Vice President, at 202-253-9846, Dr. Roger Martin, Senior Consultant, at 914-777-1644, or to PTSPresident@rhperry.com.
Pittsburgh Theological Seminary is an equal opportunity employer.
Consider Detroit for your next MISSION TRIP! Hands-On Mission group, Presbytery of Detroit, will work with your church to ensure a memorable and spiritually rewarding trip. Request information by email or from our website: hands-on-mission.org.
FULL TIME PASTOR/HEAD OF STAFF Presbyterian Church of Inverness Florida is a vibrant intergenerational hub in our community. We are seeking an individual with a friendly outgoing personality who will embrace the congregation with spiritual care, love, empathy and compassion. This person should be self-motivated and have the ability to motivate others. The candidate must be sensitive to our aging population, eager to encourage youth and younger families to participate in our church life, and energize existing and emerging groups and services. FPC expects our pastor to be a strong leader for our staff and the congregation. Inverness is centrally located on the Nature Coast in Florida, approximately one and half hours north of Tampa, and one and a half hours northwest of Orlando. Please see our website for information about our church. www.fpcinv.org. View MIF #20182.AC0. Send PIF to email@example.com.
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SOLO PASTOR “Seeking a match made in heaven? We may be it!” Grace Presbyterian Church of Gainesville, FL, is a culturally diverse congregation situated in a stimulating university town. Established for sixty years, GPC seeks a pastor who will lead us in joyful worship and walk with us in our faith-filled journey of serving others. We pray for a pastor who will double our joy and divide our sadness as he/she ministers to our beloved multigenerational church family. View our MIF#20120. AB0 @pcusa.org/clc. Send your PIF, resume or questions to firstname.lastname@example.org. Grace Presbyterian Church, 3146 NW 13 Street, Gainesville, FL 32609, www.gpconline.org.
Menaul School in Albuquerque, NM, is seeking MISSION VOLUNTEERS: office and maintenance work. Min. 3-mo. commitment. Rm., board, small stipend. Contact: Cindy Symonds, email@example.com or 505-341-7252.
PASTOR, San Rafael, CA (Just North of San Francisco)
Are you a grounded, confident person with a healthy funny bone who could be happy in a small, but growing and vibrant congregation with a committed membership? St. Luke Presbyterian Church is located in beautiful San Rafael, CA, just north of the Golden Gate Bridge. We at St. Luke are announcing our search for a full-time solo pastor who will lead us in our spiritual quest for meaning and purpose in our lives through worship, and guide us as we grow and sustain our congregation.
Our PNC is currently working to fnalize our MIF by reviewing our membership’s values and our vision for the future. We would be glad to receive your resume if our vision matches yours, so please look for our MIF posting after October 6, 2014. In the meantime, please visit our website www.stlukepres.org to learn more about us.
NOVEMBER 2014 CLASSIFIEDS
PASTOR First Presbyterian Church of Chillicothe is looking for a full-time pastor. We are located in Chillicothe, Ohio, one hour south of Columbus. Our congregation of approximately 400+ members is looking for someone with strong preaching abilities and interpersonal skills and a strong leader to help us to continue to grow and move forward together in our spiritual growth and continue to prosper into the future as a church family. Interested pastors see our MIF #06409. Email your PIF to firstname.lastname@example.org. First Presbyterian Church of Chillicothe, 13 Mead Dr., Chillicothe, OH 45601.
Lower Marsh Creek Presbyterian Church, Gettysburg, PA, seeks PASTOR who will lead a growing and vibrant congregation. See our MIF#M0007327. Send your PIF to email@example.com
First Presbyterian Church of Salina, Kansas, is seeking a family-oriented Lead Pastor/Head of Staff who is a people person that is skilled in pastoral care and preaching. FPC is a 450-member church with a 150-year tradition. FPC is a caring church who seeks a lead pastor who wants to develop relationships with FPC’s members and the Salina community. View our MIF #02846.AE0 and view our website: www.fpcsalina.org. Send your PIF to firstname.lastname@example.org
SOLO PASTOR First Presbyterian Church Port Townsend, WA, is a welcoming congregation sharing the spirit of Christ —loving generously—serving selflessly—supporting missions both locally and throughout the world. Our congregation is a dynamic part of a Victorian seaport town situated in the rain shadow on the Olympic Peninsula and included in the National Historic Registry. Approximately 10,000 year-round residents and countless visitors enjoy abundant arts, maritime and recreational opportunities. Established for 140 years, FPCPT seeks a pastor who will partner with us in effective leadership, engaging our community of faith and help us expand our ministries. As an open and affirming congregation, we welcome everyone and invite all as equals to the table. We seek to be a community that affirms everyone on his or her journey to become more Christ-like. View our MIF#09014.AAO @pcusa.org/clc. Send your PIF, resume or questions to email@example.com. First Presbyterian Church, 1111 Franklin Street, Port Townsend, WA 98368, www.fpcpt.org.
Consider Detroit for your next Mission Trip! Hands-On Mission group, Presbytery of Detroit, will work with your church to ensure a memorable and spiritually rewarding trip. Request information by email or from our website: hands-on-mission.org.
2015 MISSION YEARBOOK for Prayer & Study Just published! The denomination’s award-winning mission devotional features 365 inspiring stories from around the country and world. Read about the best of Presbyterian mission and ministry! $34.95, with discounts for bulk copies. To order: 800-524-2612 or visit store.pcusa.org/9780985896423.