Jobs

Current Job Postings and Classifieds

Does your church have a job or a classified you want to post here? Contact the Office Manager at office@lakemichiganpresbytery.org.

Multiple Positions
Presbyterian Church (USA)

The Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) has several openings for which they are seeking qualified
candidates looking for a call working at the national level. Please see the link below for more information on open positions.

 Job Posted: March 27, 2024

Campus Minister
United Campus Ministry, Kalamazoo, MI

United Campus Ministry (UCM) seeks a part-time Campus Minister to serve the students of Western Michigan University and Kalamazoo Valley Community College.

UCM is a progressive, ecumenical ministry located on the campus of Western Michigan University and serving students at Western Michigan University and Kalamazoo Valley Community College. The half-time Campus Minister will work with the UCM Board of Directors to provide an environment that empowers students to engage in the world with compassion and to act to promote the common good.

  • A bachelor’s degree or experience in a related field is preferred.
  • Compensation is commensurate with education and experience.
  • Twenty hours per week is expected during the fall and spring semesters. Summer responsibilities as needed to prepare for the coming school year.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.  Applications will be reviewed beginning April 15, 2024.

To apply:  Submit a cover letter, a resume, and contact information for three professional references to ucmkalamazoo@gmail.com.

 Job Posted: March 14, 2024

Solo Pastor
First Presbyterian Church of Sturgis, Sturgis, MI

First Presbyterian Church of Sturgis seeks a solo pastor to lead their congregation.

Traditionally, we have been a congregation with a heart for community service and outreach. We anticipate that the person who joins us will have charisma, passion, and, an innate ability to reach out to the youth and young families in our area. They should be forward-thinking, open-minded, compassionate, and have a good listening ear. We are looking for a leader as well as a team player; someone to help us grow again!

Interested candidates should apply using the CLC Portal

 Job Posted: March 4, 2024

Interim Pastor
Westminster Presbyterian Church, Jackson, MI

Westminster Presbyterian Church, located in Jackson, Michigan, is seeking a part-time pastor (20 hours per week) to help us through our time of transition, and many changes.  Our amazing pastor of 34 ½ years is retiring and we are working toward a partnership with another church in Jackson.

The Westminster Presbyterian Church congregation is a faithful, mature, highly motivated, mission-oriented, and responsible congregation.  We are known as “the little church with a big heart.”  We are committed to loving and helping other people, including one another. We are open and affirming and we welcome all people.

This position will begin June 1, 2024.  Interested candidates should send a resume and relevant qualifications, along with a cover letter addressing their interest in the position to cindyspiess310@gmail.com.

 Job Posted: March 1, 2024

Available Choir Robes

First Presbyterian Church, Grand Haven has 55 choir robes available in good condition. If interested, please contact Todd Olson at tolson@fpgh.org

 Job Posted: January 25, 2023

Temporary/Interim Pastor
Brooklyn Presbyterian Church, Brooklyn, MI

Brooklyn Presbyterian Church, Brooklyn Michigan is seeking a leader for our time of transition between installed pastors.

We are a vibrant mission-oriented congregation in the heart of the beautiful Irish Hills. Since our inception in the late 1830s we have been an integral part of our community, We desire a leader to help guide us to our next pastorate. We are a biblically centered church in the Reformed tradition. Deacons and our Stephen’s Ministers assist with Pastoral care. We are an equal-opportunity employer.

Please share your interest in this position by contacting us at  interimsearchbpc@gmail.com  by January 31, 2023. We would like the interim or transitional pastor to begin serving in the second quarter, of 2024.”

 Job Posted: January 3, 2023

Director of Communications and Engagement
Westminster Presbyterian Church in Portage, Portage, MI

Westminster Presbyterian Church is looking for a part-time director of communications and engagement.

This new part-time (15-20 hours per week) position will involve responsibilities for communication within and beyond the congregation (including social media), support for outreach efforts, and working with church members and newcomers to promote engagement in the ministries and mission of the congregation.   The position will begin in January 2024.

Interested candidates should send a resume along with a cover letter addressing their interest in the position and relevant qualifications to carolpratt4145@gmail.com.

 Job Posted: November 8, 2023

Director of Music Ministries
First Presbyterian Church of Battle Creek, Battle Creek, MI

First Presbyterian Church of Battle Creek, Michigan is seeking a full-time Director of Music Ministries who has as least a bachelor’s degree in music and coursework in music theory and conducting.

Additional music skills would include the ability to play organ and piano, able to lead choirs, and a willingness to improve skills. This is a 40-hour a week position with a salary of $45,000-$60,000.

Click on the link below to see a full description of the position. Send resume and cover letter to: First Presbyterian Church, Attn: Lorenzo Small, Sr., 111 Capital Ave., NE, Battle Creek, MI 49017 or submit to admin@firstpresbc.org

 Job Posted: September 28, 2023

Ministry Intern
United Campus Christian Fellowship, Grand Rapids, MI

Applications are being accepted by the United Campus Christian Fellowship in Grand Rapids for a ministry intern to serve during the 2023-2024 academic year.

The intern will work approximately 10 hours per week between late August 2023 and late April 2024. If applicable, the internship can be for credit. There also is a $1,000 per semester scholarship or stipend.

The intern will experience all facets of campus ministry as UCCF works with students and administrators at Grand Rapids Community College, Kendall College of Art and Design and Grand Valley State University plus denominational bodies and local congregations. Campus ministers must do a bit of everything, and so will the intern.

Applicants may be persons in undergraduate, graduate or seminary programs, or graduates. Membership in the PC(USA), UMC or ELCA is not required.

UCCF does not have a physical office so meetings and supervised work will occur on campus or other public spaces. There may be evening and weekend meetings.  

Applicants should send a cover letter and resume to the Rev. Kate Van Valkenburg at pastorkatevv@uccfmi.org

 Job Posted: March 24, 2023

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The next regular Stated Meeting will be at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, March 9, 2024, and will be hosted by First Presbyterian Church of Kalamazoo.

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