Transitional Pastor Position - Penningtonville

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ContactPPC Elder, Tracy Slider
AddressPenningtonville Presbyterian Church
406 Main Street at Ridge Avenue
Atglen, PA 19310 Get Directions

Info About Opportunity

The Session of the Penningtonville Presbyterian Church of Atglen, PA is seeking a Transitional Pastor with the following job requirements.

  • Lead weekly worship services and other special services.
  • Administer the Sacraments of Baptism and the Lord's Supper and the ordination and installation of Ruling Elders and Deacons.
  • Officiate and extend counseling services for weddings and funerals.
  • Moderate Session meetings and work with committees and committee chairpersons as appropriate.
  • Provide pastoral care & visitation as needed.
  • Provide leadership to the Session, the Deacons, the Trustees and staff.
  • Engage in a teaching ministry that will enhance the spiritual growth of the congregation through active Christian Education.
  • Serve as a mentor for our Christian Education Ministry Team and collaborate with the Sunday School Superintendent.
  • Attend Presbytery Meetings.
  • Help to retain membership and grow church congregation.

This could be a full-time or part-time position based on the applicant's availability and desired number of hours to be worked per week. It is anticipated to last at least through the end of the 2019 calendar year. It is renewable as needed, with a thirty-day notice of termination from either party. The congregation is in the process of searching for an Installed Pastor. The Transitional Pastor may be eligible to apply for the Installed Pastor position, if appropriate.

The position will be available June 23, 2019.

The successful applicant will either be a candidate certified and ready to receive a call or be an ordained Presbyterian (PCUSA) Teaching Elder, or from a Formula of Agreement congregation. This email is being sent to all teaching elders and candidates in the Presbytery of Donegal, and to the Executive Presbyters of neighboring presbyteries. Please feel free to forward it to anyone you believe might have interest in the position. It is requested that applicants please apply by May 15.

Send a cover letter and PIF/resume as soon as possible to: PPC Elder, Tracy Slider Email: or Address: PPC, PO Box 282, Atglen, PA 19310 and to Executive Presbyter, the Rev. Dr. Erin S. Cox-Holmes Email:   or Address: Presbytery of Donegal, P.O. Box 10054, Lancaster, PA, 17605. Electronic submissions are preferred.