Part-Time Transitional Pastor Position

April 24, 2023

Slate Ridge Presbyterian Church, Cardiff, MD (Donegal Presbytery)

Slate Ridge Presbyterian Church of Donegal Presbytery in Cardiff, MD (near Delta, PA), is looking for a Part-time Transitional Pastor.

The position is immediately available, with these job responsibilities:

  • Lead Sunday Worship, including a children's message and other special/seasonal services
  • Moderate meetings of the session and congregation
  • Administer the Sacraments of Baptism and the Lord's Supper and conduct weddings and funerals of church families
  • Oversee the process to ordain and install Ruling Elders and Deacons
  • Make hospital and other critical care visits when requested
  • Provide visitation to church members in their homes and nursing homes when requested
  • Conduct new member and officer training classes when needed
  • Attend Presbytery meetings
  • Participate in congregational community outreach programs when possible

Compensation will be negotiated based on presbytery minimum. Benefits are negotiable based upon the requirements of the pastor. Mileage reimbursement is included at the standard IRS rate. Terms of call will be negotiated with the Session, in consultation with the Donegal Presbytery's Connecting our Ministries Commission.

PIFs and resumes should be sent to the Executive Presbyter, the Rev. Dr. Erin Cox-Holmes at Please feel free to contact her with any questions about the position. The Temporary Pastor Search Committee will be in touch with applicants with whom they wish to arrange interviews. The position will be open until it is filled. Those who are interested are encouraged to apply now, as the search will be immediately active.

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