The following page lists open positions in the Presbyterian Church (USA) that are welcoming to LGBTQ people. The listings include positions suitable for both ordained and non-ordained candidates. We hope this page will encourage churches and organizations in the PCUSA to specifically recruit LGBTQ candidates and will also serve as a resource for people seeking welcoming places to work. If you would like to submit a position to MLP for consideration, please send it to email@example.com.
Church Leadership Connection, the call system for the Presbyterian Church (USA), is available at http://www.pcusa.org/clc. Click “Opportunity Search” at the left to search without creating a profile.
MLP Job Listings
Director of Children’s Ministries at Second Presbyterian Church (PCUSA), Nashville, TN
Second Presbyterian Church in Nashville, Tennessee, (secondpresbyterian.org) seeks a Director of Children’s Ministries, to oversee all aspects of programming for children from birth through sixth grade and their families. This ministry aims to help children live their faith by seeing themselves and all others as children of God, learning the stories of the Bible and making these stories their own, serving others joyfully, and participating meaningfully in the life and worship of the church.
A growing church with an average worship attendance of 230, Second Presbyterian is known for its vibrant children’s ministry, its intentional embrace of LGBT families and individuals, and its long history of expressing Christ’s love through a deep commitment to social justice and community outreach. Our church is a warm, lively place where the questions and doubts that mark an honest life of faith are honored and where we strive to proclaim the Christian gospel in worship and education, to love one another, and to witness to Jesus Christ through prayer and compassion.
Pastor at St. Mark’s Presbyterian Church in Tucson, AZ
St. Mark’s Presbyterian Church is a welcoming, inclusive congregation of 200 members in Tucson, Arizona. We are called by Jesus Christ to be a joyful faith community that celebrates God’s love, transforms lives and is a force for justice in the world. St. Mark’s has been a More Light church for the past seven years and we are dedicated to the full inclusion of LGBTQA people in the life of the church. Our congregation has a rich history of social justice work; over the years we have been involved with advocacy on the issues of migrant rights, full day kindergarten, poverty, racial equality, and more. We hope our new pastor will guide us as we serve the people around us, build community as a church, and seek a deeper spiritual life together. Send your PIF or resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. MIF #00069
Presbyterian Church USA Associate Editor (Communication Services), Louisville, Kentucky
This position assists the Editor in providing editorial direction for various print and electronic publications and resources. Charged with carrying out the policies and mandates of the Presbyterian Mission Agency as they relate to communication, this person will have a role in shaping the editorial calendar; creatively developing compelling editorial themes and approaches; recommending specific stories and recurring features for publication, and focusing heavily on securing excellent photographic and multimedia content; supervising staff, contributors, and contract content-providers involved in editorial functions; writing, copy-editing, fact-checking, and proofreading; cultivating and engaging new audiences, especially among young adults; and helping the publications expand significantly into new modes of content distribution, including the web, blogs, e-newsletters, apps, social and emerging media, and other appropriate channels.
Pastor, Solo — The Presbyterian Church in Geneva, NY
The Presbyterian Church in Geneva is a welcoming More Light church of 650 members in a small city in the heart of the beautiful Finger Lakes. Our Church is known locally as affirming, inclusive, warm and welcoming — a contagious attitude that we nurture and share, both within our congregation and with the larger community. We worship God with joy, humility, humor and music – resulting in an active, engaged congregation. We seek a Pastor, who, through inspirational preaching, teaching and modeling of the Gospel should inspire the congregation as a body and as individuals to engage more fully in the spiritual and temporal work of the Church, finding tangible ways to demonstrate in thought, word and deed the ministry to which we are called as disciples of Christ. We expect our Pastor to share our sense of humor and continue our tradition of making Church a place where fun and laughter are part of worship.
Learn more about us at our website: http://www.presbyterianchurchingenevanewyork.org
View our MIF: #11105.AC
Part-time Director of Children and Youth, Presbyterian Church of the Apostles, Burnsville, MN
The Presbyterian Church of the Apostles, a progressive congregation in Burnsville, MN, seeks a unique person to develop and lead ministry for children and youth. If you are interested in nurturing children’s faith, have an understanding of youth culture, and have a desire to lead a Christian Education program, we invite you to apply for this part-time position. For more information see our website at www.churchapostles.org under the education tab. Resumes accepted through August 2.
Pastor (Head of Staff) – Montclair Presbyterian Church, Oakland, CA
Montclair Presbyterian Church is a welcoming More Light church, dedicated to social activism. The invitation to share in our journey comes with open hearts and minds. We seek a prophetic pastor who celebrates our questions, embraces our passions, inspires our spirits and challenges us to think deeper, harder and more radically about how we can better express God’s unconditional love for the world. You, perhaps?
Learn more about us at our website: www.mpcfamily.org.
Contact us by emailing your PIF or resume to email@example.com
Additional Job Listings
Congregations Seeking Pastors, Covenant Network of Presbyterians