Secretary/Bookkeeper: for First English Lutheran Church, Syracuse. Must be computer literate, internet savvy, familiar with database applications, knowledgeable with accounts payable and financial bookkeeping; friendly, welcoming and available for two to three mornings a week after children go to school and before they get home. What? No kids? You’d be okay, too. The wages almost make it worthwhile. The benefits…incalculable. Put your discipleship to work at FEL…where Faith Enters Life. Call Pastor Craig Herrick at 315-471-1678 for more details.


First United Presbyterian Church,

1915 Fifth Avenue, Troy, NY

We invite all people of every racial/ethnic background, economic and worldly condition, and sexual and gender orientation into the full fellowship, ministry, and mission of God’s Good News in Jesus Christ. All who join the church are extended the full privileges of membership, are challenged to lead lives of Christian discipleship, and are eligible to be considered for church office.

Transitional Coordinator of Educational Ministries
Position Description
15 hours/week

Purpose: The Transitional Coordinator of Educational Ministries creatively ministers to the congregation through faith education programs for all ages by:
� Helping people identify, develop and use their gifts to participate in and support the church’s faith education opportunities.
� Providing a challenging learning environment where people can deepen their spiritual formation.

Qualifications: The minimum qualification is a bachelor’s degree with 2 years of volunteer or paid experience in Christian education.

Program Support:
1. Coordinates and supervises a planned Faith Education program from September through June. The Faith Education program includes education for children, youth and adults plus intergenerational and special worship events as requested by the Pastor and Worship Team.
2. Provides support and arranges training for church school teachers and youth advisors including the church’s Sexual Misconduct Prevention Policy.
3. Organizes, develops, and maintains curricula and educational resources.
4. Provides a diversity of educational experiences, incorporating a range of opportunities
for all groups within the church to explore their beliefs and support their faith journey.
� Uses and advocates for inclusive language in educational programs and assures that volunteers understand the concept and integrate it into programs.
� Is encouraged to be creative and forward-thinking in approach.
1. Informs parents and youth about the presbytery’s camp opportunities and other events designed to strengthen developing faith.
2. Consults parents to solicit feedback as to the significance of the faith education program in the lives of their children.
3. Encourages youth and adult member participation in leadership events sponsored by the denomination.
1. Attends staff meetings.
2. Develops and administers fiscally responsible faith education budgets for 2007 in consultation with the appropriate committees.

Accountability: The Transitional Coordinator of Educational Ministries is accountable to the Pastor as head of staff and the Session through the Personnel Committee.

Relationships: The Transitional Coordinator of Educational Ministries shall serve as staff resource for the Adult Education Committee and the Faith Education Committee. The Transitional Coordinator of Educational Ministries is a staff resource to Session.

Evaluation: Performance and compensation will be reviewed by the Pastor and reported to the Session through the Personnel Committee.
Youth Leader: P-T, approx. 10 hrs./wk, to develop and carry out Christian education and fellowship for congregational youth and youth in the surrounding community. Plan monthly youth programming, focusing on Christian education and periodic recreational activities. Participate in yearly Vacation Bible School. Plan annual youth retreat; and annual youth community outreach project. Identify ways to partner with other local community Youth Programs to enhance fellowship among other Christian believers. Publicize Youth Program activities. Must be willing to attend our church regularly and have own transportation. The successful applicant will be responsible to the Pastor and Chair of the Christian Education Committee. For details and application, contact Collamer United Church, East Syracuse 315-463-4939.

Full-time Christian Educator: for all age groups through and including adults, with primary focus on youth. We seek a dedicated, passionate individual who can work with our volunteers and staff; aspire to an unconditional love and respect for our children and youth; and help us strengthen our bonds as a church family. A strong faith, sense of humor, and willingness to grow, learn, and lead are essential. Our theologically diverse church is located in the heart of Buffalo, NY, near the U.S.-Canadian border, as well as many cultural treasures, including renowned galleries, museums, and a philharmonic orchestra. Interested candidates should send a formal cover letter and resume to Susan McGennis, CE Search Committee Chair, at hiboon@adelphia.net. To learn more about Westminster’s mission and history, visit www.westminster-bflo.org. EOE.

Part-Time Youth Leader – Sunday School Program Coordinator: The First Presbyterian Church of Cranford seeks a part-time Youth Leader/Christian Education Coordinator. Salary up to $20,000 per year, depending on qualifications. 25 hours per week. First Presbyterian Church is a growing, active and diverse Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) congregation of over 600 located 40 minutes from New York City. We seek an experienced, innovative Youth Leader / Christian Education Coordinator to direct a crucial ministry to children and families and to join a dedicated professional staff. Bachelor’s degree required, with advance study and/or training a plus. The ideal candidate will bring a strong and enthusiastic faith in Jesus Christ, outstanding communication and motivational skills, a commitment to nurturing adult volunteers, and a love for the church’s children and their families. To apply, please send cover letter and resume to the Rev. Gregory Horn, Senior Pastor, at greghorn@firstprescranford.org or First Presbyterian Church, 11 Springfield Avenue, Cranford, NJ 07016. For information, Greg can be reached by e-mail and/or at (908)868-6441.

IN SOUTH KOREA: Planners wanted for Community Activities, including conversational English. Openings for September 2006. Apply ASAP!
Job description: Daily mingling with residents living in apartment building; planning activities for community, such as morning jogging, hiking, mountain climbing (you don’t have to do it, just plan it!); shopping with them, participating in various activities within the building; teaching an English class.
Pay: annual $18,000-$20,000 U.S. $
Benefits: one bedroom apartment provided; 90 days vacation/year: split in two times; round trip tickets; medical insurance provided; private commuting transportation (pending:car); possible extra income by teaching people outside the apartment building.
4-year college education required; teaching experience preferred; no problem in health condition;age preference: 50’s -60’s.
Application: resume; proof for teaching (if any); college transcript.

Contact: Joongrok Kwon, Ph.D., 72 Oswego St., Bal;dwinsville, NY 13027, tel. 315-635-9289; FAX: 315-635-0026; e-mail: rockykwon@hotmail.com

Joongrok Kwon is a Syracuse University Newhouse graduate, presently working as a visiting professor for a special mass media anti-drug campaign.