Employment Opportunities within the Presbytery of St. Augustine:

Posted 9/3/19 – First Presbyterian Church, Gainesville – Senior Pastor / Head of Staff

First Presbyterian Church of Gainesville Florida, is seeking a full-time, experienced senior pastor/head of staff.  Uniquely positioned between the University of Florida and downtown Gainesville, we are searching for a leader with spiritual maturity, passion, and vision to lead our church into the next generation.

We strive to be a congregation that has a deep and growing relationship with God: faithful to His Word through worship and teaching, joyful in praise through a vibrant music ministry, then reaching out to others in active service.  Our congregation supports local community programs as well as global missions including a seminary in Esteli, Nicaragua which we helped establish.  We are actively engaged in ministry on the campuses of the University of Florida and Santa Fe College.

With a growing young family population, involved college students, and life-long scholars and educators in our congregation, we pray that God will send us a candidate who will guide us to better serve Him in our community and the world.   We desire a person who will nurture our current staff and church leaders, but also encourage growth in leadership in the congregation and ministry.    We seek a candidate who is committed and passionate in helping us achieve our purpose to “Glorify God, Make Disciples of Jesus Christ, and Meet Human Needs.”

For further information see MIF 20119
Or email pnc1stpresgnv@gmail.com


Posted 8/12/19 – St. Giles Presbyterian Church, Orange Park -Christian Education Director

The Director is primarily responsible for the Christian nurture, training, and fellowship of children and youth. He/she will develop, coordinate, guide, and promote an active Presbyterian Youth Connection (PYC) ministry and Christian Education (CE) program in unity with adult (inter-generational) education initiatives. The Director will actively 1) communicate with parents/guardians of children/youth and 2) coordinate volunteers assisting with PYC and CE programs.

Education and Experience:

  • Associates Degree working on Bachelor’s Degree (Two-year college)
  • Experience working with children 2 years of age through high school
  • Prior experience utilizing Microsoft Office software to prepare correspondence, develop reports, utilize spreadsheets and create presentations (Preferred)
  • CPR and First Aid certification required

Responsibilities include:

  • Preparing agenda for Christian Education Committee meetings in consultation with Committee Chair
  • Provide direction for the Youth and Children Ministry that is supported by all programming, activities, and events
  • Coordinate and unify the fellowship and education activities of children/youth into an integrated and effective ministry
  • Coordinate annual summertime Vacation Bible School event
  • Provide activities that invite and encourage families to share in the life of the church

Job Description
Contact St. Giles Presbyterian Church at (904) 272-1244 for more information. Resumes can be sent to slemen@dynamiccorp.com.


Updated 09/17 – Installed Part-Time Pastor for First Presbyterian Church of Jasper, FL

The First Presbyterian Church of Jasper is currently seeking a part-time installed pastor to join us in worshipping God and showing God’s love through our words, actions and service. The congregation at First Presbyterian Church of Jasper is a group of people who love the Lord, love each other, and does whatever is needed to help those in need without seeking acknowledgement or recognition.  We are searching for a pastor to continue to lead us in serving God in our community. We have the blessing of a spacious manse in great condition located right next to the church!

We are looking for someone who exhibits Christian characteristics in his or her church and personal lives. Our pastor should have a broad knowledge of the scriptures and be able to deliver sermons that speak to members of all ages. We are seeking a person who will expand the mission of the Church and help set strategies for growth and service. A cooperative attitude and a compassionate demeanor is a must for the future leader of our Church.

Our MIF is on the PC(USA)’s Church Leadership Connection and is attached here If you have questions or need more information, please contact the PNC Chair Ryan Mitchell at ryan.mitchell.345@gmail.com.

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