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1013 8th Avenue
Seattle, WA, 98104
United States

(206)762-1991

The mission of Seattle Presbytery is to participate, in word and deed, in God’s transforming work through the Gospel of Jesus Christ: †by strengthening the witness and mission of our congregations and members and by building strong partnerships with each other and the larger Christian community.

Employment

Bookkeeper (PT) - Seattle Presbytery

Seattle Presbytery

Position Summary: This position supports Seattle Presbytery and its mission by managing its bookkeeping, both receivables and payables.  The Bookkeeper works as part of the Presbytery staff and supporting its member churches and their staffs/congregations.  Attention to detail, good communication skills and an ability to maintain confidentiality are critical skill sets. 

Accountability: Reports to Business/Finance Manager. Office is located in downtown Seattle, with moderate flexibility for remote working, subject to needs of the business.

Responsibilities:

  • Process invoices, payroll, staff expense reimbursements and staff expense advances (A/P). Ensure that all incoming invoices are approved, returned and paid in a timely manner. Ensure correct code/account numbers are assigned, post in QuickBooks. Reconcile vendor statements.
  • Process all receipts and deposits (A/R), including contributions, rent/lease payments, and other receipts.  Ensure deposits and checks are assigned correct code/account numbers, post receipts in QuickBooks. Reconcile bank statements. Prepare checks/electronic payments on a weekly basis, at minimum.
  • Maintain electronic files of all relevant documents/statements.  Maintain current vendor and contributor records.
  • Prepare and post journal entries
  • Assist with insurance issues
  • Prepare 1099’s and other tax documents at year end or as needed
  • Communicate with staff, vendors and members
  • Provide support for any audit as needed
  • Assist with development/streamlining and documentation of processes and procedures
  • Assist with other projects as assigned

Qualifications:

  • A personal relationship with and commitment to Jesus Christ, and a genuine love for the Church.
  • Knowledge of and commitment to the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), its mission, its form of government and doctrine, in accordance with the Book of Order and Book of Confessions.
  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent two years experience. 
  • 2+ years experience in Accounts Payable and/or bookkeeping
  • Proven interpersonal skills, including a strong customer service orientation and ability to work cooperatively as a team player
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Computer competence in Google and Office applications  
  • Accounting software experience required (Quickbooks Online preferred)
  • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality and personal integrity

Hours/Benefits: This is a part-time, 10-18 hours per week non-exempt (hourly) position.  Days worked will be determined in coordination with Business/Finance Manager and other Presbytery staff. Hours will be fine-tuned at the 3-month position review. This position is not eligible for benefits.

Salary:  Commensurate with ability/experience and equitable within existing salary structure.
 
Evaluation:  There is an annual review and evaluation of performance and a review in accordance with the personnel policies of Seattle Presbytery.

To Apply:  Resumes and cover letters may be sent to EJ Lee.

Dir. of Youth Ministries - Redmond PC

Seattle Presbytery

We seek to faithfully follow Jesus Christ in the 21st century, pursuing vibrant worship, spiritual formation, and service to others. Ministries to children and youth are of paramount importance to our PCUSA community. Today we are a vital community of approximately 200 members and friends. At Redmond Presbyterian (RPC), we want each person to know they matter to God and to us.

Responsibilities:
 Design and implement engaging curriculum that inspires students to grow in faith, love, and
service for all Youth Ministry programs: Elementary Youth (Grades PreK – 5), Middle
School Youth (Grades 6 – 8) and High School Youth (Grades 9 – 12)
 Equip, call, organize, train, and encourage volunteers & parents for effective ministry
 Integrate Youth Ministry program within the whole life of the church.
 Lead Sunday morning Youth education program across both age groups, assisted by
volunteers where appropriate.
 Lead regular evening and/or weekend Youth group meetings for both Middle School and
High School groups respectively.
 Ensure risk management and child protection policies are established, maintained and
enforced, including compliance with all applicable legal requirements
 Meet with other church staff and volunteers to plan, oversee, and support programs and
events, including but not limited to Mission, recreational and worship-related activities.
 Facilitate new member/family assimilation process in collaboration with the Pastor & others

Qualifications:
 Personal commitment to Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior through actions and lifestyle
 Experience with Youth faith development and evidence of teaching skills in an age-
appropriate context.
 Solid interpersonal communication skills, supporting and providing a safe and nurturing
environment for inquisitive minds
 Capacity to motivate, connect with, and inspire the Youth and Children
 Ability to recruit, train, and encourage volunteers and parents
 Strong administrative and organizational skillset
 Flexibility to work with a variety of changing events, schedules, and priorities

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Community Development & Outreach Dir. - Urban Impact

Seattle Presbytery

Are you looking for a workplace where you can use your skills to make a kingdom impact? Do you have a heart for the urban community?

Urban Impact's team is made up a diverse and passionate group of believers who love God and serve the community

Postions Available:

Community Development & Outreach Director

How To Apply:

To apply for a position at Urban Impact, please provide a resume and cover letter to hr@urbanimpactseattle.org. A minimum of three references with contact information may be requested.  

Dir. for Children's Ministry - UPC

Seattle Presbytery

DIRECTOR FOR CHILDREN'S MINISTRY

+ Job Description & How to Apply

The Director of Children’s Ministry implements the mission and vision of UPC by providing leadership for Children’s Ministry within the Family Life Ministries department.  The Director will lead the efforts of the Children’s staff, elders and volunteer leadership teams to support vision, build strong discipling relationships between volunteers and children, create quality programs, and support parents as the primary influence in their children’s faith.

Assoc. Dir. of Contemporary Worship - UPC

Seattle Presbytery

ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR OF CONTEMPORARY WORSHIP

Job Description & How to Apply

This full-time Associate Director of Contemporary Worship (AD) will be instrumental in shepherding and equipping our contemporary worship teams to engage the congregation in our mission of Sharing Hope in Jesus Christ.  The AD will work with the Director of Worship and Arts to craft the overall flow and content of UPC’s contemporary services and to help shape the overall direction of worship ministries at UPC.  The AD will be responsible for leading our contemporary musicians in excellence, for helping to build up the next generations of worship leaders at UPC, and for caring for the spiritual life of the family of musicians who make up our contemporary worship teams. An important goal of the AD will be the continual revitalization of contemporary worship arts in the worship of a large and vital urban church.

Worship Leader (Interim) - Trinity PC Tacoma

Seattle Presbytery

Worship Leader (Interim)

Trinity Presbyterian Church is a growing neighborhood congregation in the heart of Tacoma seeking a great musician to lead a talented group of volunteer musicians and vocalists as Interim Worship Leader. Trinity embraces and appreciates the breadth of congregational song - modern, hymns, gospel, contemplative/Taize, classical - all with the aim to draw us into worship of the Living God. This interim position will last approximately 3 months, starting in late December or early January. The interim will be eligible to apply for the permanent position. Please send resume, along with a video sample of your worship leadership to: matt@tpctacoma.org. Preferred deadline is December 11th.

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Lead Pastor - Mill Creek Community Church

Seattle Presbytery

Mill Creek Community Church, a Christian Reformed congregation in the Mill Creek area, is seeking a lead pastor. Please consider posting our ad, as follows:

Mill Creek Community Church, located in the exciting, growing north Seattle area, seeks a pastor to lead it into the next phase of its mission. We are an open and inviting church, seeking in all we do to reflect the renewing love of God in our community. Check out our church profile at www.millcreekchurch.com with information on how to apply. We are open to both women and men in leadership. Please submit your application on or before January 15, 2018. Questions? Contact us at millcreek.pastorsearch@gmail.com.

Choir Dir. - Lake City PC

Seattle Presbytery

Church Choir Director

Lake City Presbyterian Church (LCPC) has an immediate opening for a part-time Choir Director.  Responsibilities include rehearsing and directing the choir for three Sundayservices/month, 10 months/year; selecting music supportive of sermon themes in conjunction with the accompanist; participating in monthly Worship Committee meetings; and preparing the choir for seasonal expanded musical programs, as well as participating in a community benefit concert in the Fall.  Please complete an LCPC job application and send with your resume/cover letter to:  Support/@lakecitypres.org

Executive Director - REACH

Seattle Presbytery

About REACH

We are the Renton Ecumenical Association of Churches (REACH), a collection of faith and community groups in the greater Renton area working to provide everyone in our community a sustainable, healthy, and full life, with special care directed to the marginalized and less fortunate. We believe that every life has innate worth, and seek to embody that belief by providing shelter, hot meals, clothing, and supplies, while facilitating education events and public conversation. Together we can impact our world for good. Join us.

Job Description: We are seeking an exceptionally passionate Executive Director to lead our programs and teams into REACH’s mission for a strong and diversified fundraising program. Reporting to the Board of Directors, the Executive Director will guide and implement the strategy outlined by the Board, in partnership with local and regional partners including churches, government, healthcare organizations, and other non-profits. The Executive Director will have proven outstanding leadership and communications skills in a similar community based role. He or she will work closely with the Board, the REACH staff and partner organizations in pursuit of our annual and strategic goals.

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Project Coordinator - West Side PC

Seattle Presbytery

Position Overview

Under the direction of the Senior Pastor and working with a diverse group of volunteers, the Project Coordinator organizes, tracks and communicates the status of projects to support the on-going work of the Church Mission Study.

Essential Functions

·       Create and maintain project/initiative documentation

·       Equip stakeholders to develop and manage to charters

·       Facilitate work flow for various initiatives

·       Develop a dashboard indicating/demonstrating progress to-date

·      Assess and escalate risks/barriers to meeting milestones or timelines

GENERAL LEADERSHIP & MANAGEMENT SKILLS

·       Clear and compelling communicator

·       Skillful in project facilitation

·       Ability to manage completing priorities

·       Collegial and trustworthy
 

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Worship Dir. - Trinity PC

Seattle Presbytery

Worship director - Trinity Presbyterian Church, Shoreline, WA

Seeking a part time worship director with a passion for innovative and creative leadership of our music ministry. Trinity is a neighborhood church in Shoreline with a love of both traditional and contemporary styles looking for someone to balance both our current needs and help lead us in new directions.  See www.trinpc.org for full job description.  Email resume to Trinity Presbyterian Church – office@trinpc.org

Dir. of Children's Ministry - UPC

Seattle Presbytery

Job Description

University Presbyterian Church of Seattle, WA (www.upc.org), a dynamic and Christ-centered church in the PC(USA) denomination, is looking for an experienced and qualified individual to join the staff as their Director of Children’s Ministry. This person would lead the Children’s Ministry staff while working under the mission and vision of Family Life Ministries to live out the church’s vision of “Every Member a Minister: Sharing Hope In Jesus Christ.” The goal of the ministry is to engage in dynamic Christ-centered ministry with children, students, families, and more. This person will be responsible for supervising both the Director of Early Childhood Ministry and the Director of Elementary Age Ministry. Together, they will collaborate with the Family Life Ministries staff to build a dynamic children’s ministry that engages children and families, Nursery – 5th grade.

Qualifications for this position include a deep and growing faith in Jesus Christ. The Director of Children’s Ministry implements the mission and vision of UPC by providing leadership for Children’s Ministry. The Director will lead the efforts of the Children’s staff, elders and volunteer leadership teams to support vision, build strong discipling relationships between volunteers and children, create quality programs, and support parents as the primary influence in their children’s faith development. A college degree is required and a Master’s is preferred as well as a minimum of 3 to 5 years of experience leading a church-based children’s ministry in a large church setting with multiple programs or equivalent (preferably in the same position.)

A cover letter and resume can be sent to drew.hulse@ministryarchitects.com.

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Interim Choir Dir. - Northminster

Seattle Presbytery

Purpose:

The Choir Director is responsible for preparing and directing the choir for worship on Sunday, and for special services during the year and assisting in other phases of the church’s music program.

This is an interim position that concludes at the end of June, 2018. The holder of the position may apply for a permanent Choir Director position if and when such a job is posted. The holder of the position, in consultation with the Pastor, Worship and Music and Personnel, may organize special music for July and August 2018; this decision will be made before May 2018.

Accountability:

The Choir Director serves under the authority of the Session of the church, ordinarily in consultation with Worship and Music Committee, and under the direction of the Pastor.

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Facility Support/Custodian - Lake City PC

Seattle Presbytery

Part-time, hourly position, working a minimum of 10 hours per week performing routine custodial duties as assigned by the Facility Manager. Scheduled hours will normally be on Fridays and Saturdays to provide a staff presence in the building when occasional meetings are held on those days. Additional hours may be assigned when large events are held at the church requiring extra custodial services. Interested applicants should complete an application from the Lake City Presbyterian Church website at http://lakecitypres.org/work-at-lcpc/ . Send the completed application and a current resume via email to: support@lakecitypres.org

Dir. of Youth Ministry - Redmond PC

Seattle Presbytery

We seek to faithfully follow Jesus Christ in the 21st century, pursuing vibrant worship, spiritual formation, and service to others. Ministries to children and youth are of paramount importance to our PCUSA community. Today we are a vital community of approximately 200 members and friends. At Redmond Presbyterian (RPC), we want each person to know they matter to God and to us. We intentionally focus on age-appropriate (6th – 12th Grade) opportunities to experience faith development.

Responsibilities: (will vary depending on hours negotiated)

·       Design program, select curriculum, and oversee budget of Youth Ministry programs: for Middle School Youth (Grades 6-8) and High School Youth (Grades 9-12).

·       Equip, call, organize, train, and encourage volunteers & parents for effective ministry

·       Integrate Youth Ministry program within the whole life of the church.

·       Lead Sunday morning Youth education program across both age groups, assisted by volunteers where appropriate.

·       Lead regular evening and/or weekend Youth group meetings for both Middle School and High School groups respectively.

·       Ensure risk management and child protection policies are established, maintained and enforced.

·       Meet with other church staff and volunteers to plan, oversee, and support programs and events, including but not limited to Mission, recreational and worship-related activities.

·       Facilitate new member/family assimilation process in collaboration with the Pastor & others

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Designated Young Adult Coordinator - Bethany PC

Seattle Presbytery

Hours:                                    Part time, 10-12 hours per week (to include time on Sunday mornings, bi-weekly Wednesday staff meetings)

Rate of Pay:                         $900 per month; salaried exempt.

Qualifications/Gifts:          Personal commitment to and deep walk with Jesus Christ; strong relational ability; energy and enthusiasm; creative problem solver who goes outside the box; ability to mobilize a team. 

Bachelors degree preferred, or equivalent experience.

Hire Date:                             Position begins late October, 2017 (through June 2018)

Send Resumes to:               Pastor Doug Kelly, dougk@bethanypc.org

Bethany Presbyterian Church
3 Howe Street, Seattle, WA 98109