Employment Opportunities within the Presbytery of St. Augustine

Area Relationship Coordinator – Area 1 – Gainesville Regional Area

This presbytery staff position promotes communication, coordinates mission and fosters connectional relationships with pastors and churches in an assigned geographic area, strengthening the relationship between the churches and with the presbytery. Position is for Teaching Elders or CRE with commission in our presbytery, estimated eight (8) hours per week, reporting to the presbytery’s Lead Presbyter. For more information, or to apply, email Charlie Evans, Stated Clerk. Read the position description.

Director of Christian Education, Highlands United Presbyterian Church

Highlands United Presbyterian Church, in the East Arlington neighborhood of Jacksonville, is a midsized,
intergenerational congregation seeking a full-time Director of Christian Education. Highlands United has always valued programs that bring people together to learn more about how to live deeply with God. The Director of Christian Education will lead a robust offering of programs, for all ages, in a way that is creative, joyful, well-organized and enlightening. Highlands United is a place where programs have been supported by active volunteers. The Director of Christian Education will have the wholehearted support of the congregation and have an opportunity to grow in the role, just as Highlands United will grow from strong Christian nurturing. Click here to learn more about the position. To apply, please email your resume to hchurchjax@gmail.com.

Part-Time Parish Associate, South Jacksonville Presbyterian Church

South Jacksonville Presbyterian Church, in Jacksonville, is seeking a part-time Parish Associate. The parish associate, in close collaboration with the Pastor, will work to develop and implement a comprehensive plan for ministry that intentionally reflects the greater San Marco community of Jacksonville, including program recommendations and implementation for our new building and courtyard. To read the job description, click here. You may submit a resume to Rev. Adam Anderson via email. For questions, please call 904-396-0567.

Part-Time Youth Director, Hodges Boulevard Presbyterian Church

Hodges Boulevard Presbyterian Church, in Jacksonville, Florida, is seeking a part-time Youth Director (less than 20 hours a week). They are seeking a person with energy, imagination and, most importantly, a passion to work with youth. The Youth Director will work closely with the Director of Faith Formation and a dynamic youth ministry team.  For more information, click here. To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to hbpc_hr@hbpcusa.org.

Part-Time Pastor, Mikesville Presbyterian Church

Mikesville Presbyterian Church, in Lake City, Florida, is searching for their next Pastor. The church is looking for someone to serve in a part-time position. Their current leader is a Commissioned Ruling Elder, and they are open to other options including a retired minister, a minister looking for a part-time calling or a Commissioned Ruling Elder. Responsibilities include leading and preaching each Sunday; planning worship with the Worship Leader; pastoral care duties such as making calls to sick and shut-ins when needed; officiate weddings, baptisms and funerals as requested; plan and moderate session and congregational meetings; and work with boards and committees to assist them in carrying out their assigned tasks. This is roughly a 20-hour/week position. Remuneration is approximately $34,000 plus mileage. If interested, please contact Greg Means, Clerk of Session.

Chaplain, Westminster Canterbury

Westminster Communities of Florida is seeking to fill a full-time Chaplain position to serve the residents at Westminster Canterbury, an affordable housing and independent living community in Daytona Beach, Florida, for older adults 62 and above. This position will provide spiritual guidance, pastoral counseling, resources support and social coordination services to residents. The Chaplain will coordinate worship services within the campus and will develop programs to enhance the psychospiritual growth of the residents and staff.

With roots in the Presbyterian Church (USA) since 1954, Westminster Communities of Florida is the largest senior living organization in Florida and in covenant relationship with the Synod of South Atlantic. For PC(USA) chaplains, it offers comprehensive benefits from both the Board of Pensions’ “Minister’s Choice” plan (company-paid pension, death, long-term disability, short-term disability, EAP and optional dental) and Westminster’s own medical, vision, 403b Traditional/Roth, another EAP and other optional benefits. Providing a work-life balance, the hours of work are weekdays during regular business hours. Although it is open to clergy of other Protestant denominations, most Chaplains are ordained in the Presbyterian Church (USA) and are allowed/expected to attend any and all denominational meetings. 

For more information and to apply, click here

Interim Director of Children and Family Ministries, First Presbyterian Church of Fernandina Beach

First Presbyterian Church of Fernandina Beach, Florida, is seeking an Interim Director of Children and Family Ministries. This 650-member church located on a beautiful barrier island off the coast of Northeast Florida has a growing children’s ministry. The Director of Children and Family Ministries is responsible for planning, administering and facilitating programming and events designed to guide children up to grade five in their understanding of God, the Bible and Christian faith and to help them grow in their relationship with God and with the church. This is a part-time position. Click here to read the position description. To apply, please send a letter of interest and resume to Rev. Dawn Mayes, Pastor. 

Kitchen Staff, Montgomery Center

Montgomery Center is seeking energetic, organized and self-motivated kitchen staff to complement our team. Our culinary department prides itself on healthy and nutritious food for summer camp, year-round guest groups, and catering opportunities. This position supports the mission of Montgomery Center by providing quality food with Christian hospitality. Reliability and flexibility are a must! Schedule is determined by guest groups and events scheduled, from 20 to 40 hours per week. Candidates must pass a Level II background check.

Submit your job application and resume to Rebekah Rodgers, Executive Director.

Temporary Supply Pastor/Commissioned Ruling Elder, San Mateo Presbyterian Church

San Mateo Presbyterian Church, in San Mateo, Florida, is seeking a Temporary Supply Pastor/Commissioned Ruling Elder. This will be a part-time position. Some responsibilities for this position include leading weekly worship, participation in preparation for worship/liturgical elements and moderating session meetings. San Mateo Presbyterian Church, “a journey of faith from 1882 to the present, ” is a congregation which includes generations of families who have lived in the San Mateo area, those who are new to the area and those who are “snowbirds” and return every year. We are a community and family-oriented church. View the job description here. For more information, please contact Sabrina Crosby, Clerk of Session, by email or by phone 386-972-9021.

Interim Pastor, Grace Presbyterian Church

Grace Presbyterian Church, in Gainesville, is in search of an Interim Pastor. This position will assist in the visioning process to more clearly identify the needs of the church and direct them in their search for an Installed Pastor. This position will serve as the moderator of monthly session meetings, providing leadership as elders and committees carry on the work of the church. To view the job description, click here. For more information, click here.

Youth and Children’s Ministry Director, First Presbyterian Church of Ocala

The First Presbyterian Church of Ocala is seeking a part time employee (10-15 hours per week) to organize and direct the youth and children’s ministries of the church. The primary role is to manage and lead programs that minister to young children and their families through education, activities, and counseling.

Interested applicants should submit a resume and cover letter to Rev. Walk Jones. The cover letter should include a brief statement of faith/testimony. 

View the job description here.

Assistant Director, Highlands Precious Gifts Preschool

Highlands Precious Gifts Preschool, at Highlands United Presbyterian Church, is seeking an Assistant Director to proactively recognize and support the needs of the Highlands Precious Gifts Preschool Director in providing a premier preschool. This is a full-time position. Click here to view the job description.

To apply, send a cover letter and resume to msanna.hpgp@gmail.com.

Temporary Pastoral Relationship, Faith Presbyterian Church

Faith Presbyterian Church in Melrose, Florida, is looking to fill a Temporary Pastoral Relationship. Goals for the Temporary Pastor will be to maintain a healthy congregational life and provide pastoral leadership. The contract would be for a period of six months. View the job description here.

Pulpit Supply Pastor, Branford Presbyterian Church

Branford Presbyterian Church in Branford, Florida, is seeking a Pulpit Supply Pastor. We are a small rural congregation located along the Suwannee River.  We look forward to scripture based sermons and lively singing. Our members are small but our desire to serve is strong.

Some responsibilities for this position include: leading weekly worship and moderating session. For more information please email Patti Phillips, Clerk of Session.

Youth Associate, Community Presbyterian Church

Community Presbyterian Church is seeking a Youth Associate for our Youth Ministries Program. This is an exciting opportunity to be a part of a warm and welcoming staff in a PC(USA) church whose goals are ministry, mission, fellowship and inclusion. We are available and committed to loving our neighbors and serving the needs of our community. We are a Matthew 25 church. Our church is steps from the beach and embraces all styles of music in worship. The Youth Associate position is part-time, approximately 10 hours a week. Youth group retreats, and mission trips will require additional hours on certain weekends and weeks during the summer.

View the job description for this position here. To apply, please email a cover letter and resume to personnel@cpcab.org

Director of Children’s and Youth Ministries, First Presbyterian Church, Gainesville

First Presbyterian Church in Gainesville, Florida, is seeking a Director of Children’s and Youth Ministries. The primary goal of this position is to provide ongoing, innovative and adaptive opportunities for the children and youth of First Presbyterian Church to develop, grow, engage and thrive in their faith. This is a full-time, exempt, salaried position. We are open to the possibility of two people sharing the position. To find out more about this position, or express interest in this position, please email the church clerk of session.

Part-Time Bridge Interim Pastor, Weirsdale Presbyterian Church

Weirsdale Presbyterian Church, one of the first congregations in that which is now the Presbytery of St. Augustine, is seeking a limited responsibility “Bridge Interim” following an 18-month Interim Pastorate and the calling of their new pastor. The responsibilities of the Bridge Pastor will be negotiated with the person God leads to us, but will include at a minimum: preaching weekly, participation in preparation for worship/liturgical elements, and participation in Sunday activities. While it is not necessary to be on campus at other times during the week, it will be expected that the Bridge Pastor be graciously available to staff and church leadership for consultation by telephone/internet. On-site housing is available for any necessary overnight stays. The Weirsdale Church is located in between Ocala and The Villages in the picturesque old orange groves of Central Florida.  To find out more about this position, or to express our interest in this position, please email Clerk of Session Angela Pecor or current Session Moderator Jeff Welch (352-817-2534).

Associate Pastor, Geneva Presbyterian Church

Geneva Presbyterian Church, St. Johns, is seeking an Associate Pastor to join its vibrant congregation in a fast growing suburban community. A focus for this new position is building relationships with our neighbors and leading the congregation in youth, children, and family ministries. Please read the Ministry Information Form to learn more about the church and position. Interested applicants are welcome to contact the committee at GenevaAPNC2022@gmail.com.

If you have a job opening within the presbytery, please send the information to: info@staugpres.org.