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Director, Cultivating the Gift of Preaching Initiative
Synod of the Covenant, Bloomfield Hills, MI

The Synod of the Covenant is seeking a Director, Cultivating the Gift of Preaching Initiative. 

This position will oversee the ministry to identify, train, and support 140 new preachers throughout the Synod from 2024-2028, as a result of our new Lilly Grant.  It is half-time and includes full board of pensions benefits. 

Interested parties should contact or 309-530-4578.  Candidates will be considered beginning 12/1/23, with a projected start date of early 2024.  For more information, please visit Equipping Preachers | Synod Of The Covenan (

 Job Posted: November 9, 2023

Commissioned Ruling Elder/Commissioned Pastor Coordinator
Synod of the Covenant, Bloomfield Hills, MI

The Synod of the Covenant is seeking a CRE Coordinator.

The purpose of the CRE Coordinator is to work with and among the Synod’s presbyteries to identify (encourage ruling elders into this expanded ministry), train (build skills), and support (spiritually nurture) CREs to live out their call to serve churches.  It is ten hours/week. 

Interested parties should contact or 309-530-4578.  Candidates will be considered beginning 12/1/23, with a projected start date of early 2024. 

 Job Posted: November 9, 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

 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

 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

 Job Posted: March 24, 2023

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