Covenant Call Pastor – Part Time

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ContactJim Dennis – Clerk of Session
Phone(856) 691-2283
AddressFirst Presbyterian Church of Vineland
800 Landis Avenue
Vineland, NJ 08360 Get Directions

Info About Opportunity

Length of Time:  6 months with a review and renewal option at the end of that period.  Dissolution of contract requires 2 week notification by either party.

Hours Per Week: 11

Salary: $13250

Expense Account: (vouchered) $750

Continuing Education: 2 weeks allowed $750

Continuing education: $750

Travel reimbursement: To be calculated and reimbursed monthly according to the amount determined by Presbytery.(FYI this will be part of vouchered expense account)

Vacation time: 1 week per each quarter contracted.

Sick Time: 3 days

No Medical or Pension

Position Title: Pastor of the First Presbyterian Church of Vineland.

SECA: encouraged but not required

Pension: only if over 20 hours.

Reports to: Session and Personnel Committee of Vineland First Presbyterian Church

Purpose: Pastor will work with Session and church staff to provide opportunities for members to engage in worship, discipleship and mission. The pastor will use his/ her developed skills to help assess the congregation’s current and long-term needs and provide inspiring counsel and leadership to help the church identify what it is called to be in the future. The Pastor will support the congregation so that the church can continue to identify its mission and purpose as a body of Christ.


  • Ordained Presbyterian minister and eligible to labor within the bounds of the Presbytery For Southern New Jersey
  • Has effective interpersonal and communications skills.
  • Possess define skills in dealing with people and be willing to have a two-way conversation.


Worship Leadership (8 hrs)

  • To provide an outstanding biblical based preaching and teaching ministry to the church by preparing Sunday Morning Message.
  • To administer the sacraments of communion and baptism.

Pastoral Care and Congregational Leadership (3 Hrs)

  • To assist in congregation communication through publications, personal contact and other means.
  • To provide service in crisis situations and visiting members as possible.
  • Bring Communion to shut-ins along with a member of the congregation
  • To moderate the Session and Congregational Meetings.
  • Other: Officiate at weddings and funerals at an agreed upon honorarium