Biloxi, MS – August 26, 2014 – Back Bay Mission, a community ministry of the United Church of Christ in Biloxi, Mississippi, is seeking an Executive Director. For more than 90 years, the Mission has been a leader in service to the poor and marginalized of the Mississippi Gulf Coast, in social justice education and advocacy in the United Church of Christ, and in volunteer experiences for individuals and congregations. The Executive Director will serve as a highly visible spokesperson for the Mission and oversee the management and financial accountability of the organization and its staff.

Interested candidates should review the complete job description on the Mission’s website – – or in the United Church of Christ’s Ministry Opportunity listings. All applications are due by September 19, 2014.

Churches in the Penn West Conference Seeking Pastors

Pymatuning Charge: St. Mark's UCC, New Hamburg and Zion's UCC, Transfer PA
Memberships – 184 and 86
Salary/Housing – Total Package $52,807 (can be designated as best for the pastor)
Position – Pastor, Full-time
Pymatuning Charge consists of two sister churches, St. Mark's UCC in New Hamburg, PA and Zion's UCC in Transfer, PA, who have been serving God together for over 100 years. Our churches are rurally located but within easy driving distance of Cleveland, Erie, and Pittsburgh. Members of both churches engage in mission projects that have an impact both locally and around the world and we have a close relationship with other churches in the area sharing ministry, missions, and special services. We are seeking a pastor who will grow with us in love of God and neighbor and who shares our passion to reach out to all with the saving grace of our Lord Jesus Christ.
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Paradise Charge: Trinity UCC (New Germany), Grantsville MD and St. John's UCC, Salisbury PA
Memberships – 85 and 85
Salary - $28,000 + Benefits and Parsonage or Housing Allowance
Position – Pastor, Full-time
Paradise...a warm friendly two-point charge separated by ten miles in the "roof-garden" of Maryland and Pennsylvania seeks energetic spiritual leader to enrich our faith journey, inspire our God-given talents, and share responsibilities in expanding our ministries, as we seek wisdom and strength from the Holy Spirit for guidance and inspiration to expand our service to God and humanity, as we listen to our still speaking God.
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Kittanning, St. Luke's UCC
Membership – 175
Salary – Negotiable
Position – Pastor, full-time
Is God calling you to minister among us? Located in a family-oriented community which is the County seat and nestled along the Allegheny River, St. Luke's UCC has been active for 144 years. Our location offers a small town atmosphere, but is also only about 45 miles from downtown Pittsburgh. We are a traditional and biblical congregation with various activities that have created a close knit community. We are seeking a pastor who will be a spiritual advisor and guide to help us grow both individually and as a church. Are you the one?
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Emanuel UCC, Warren PA
Membership - 111
Salary – $10,700 + P and some benefits
Position – Part-time Pastor
Emanuel UCC is a dedicated congregation that is very active in the community. Located in the heart of the Allegheny Mountains and on the banks of the Allegheny River, this historical community of 9,700 provides multiple activities for enjoying God's creation year around. Providing an attractive parsonage, the congregation is friendly, mission-focused, and open to new ideas.
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St. John’s UCC, Larimer
Members Membership – 58

Salary – Conference Guidelines

Position – Pastor (Part-time)
St. John’s UCC is a small, tightly-knit family in Christ. We are looking for someone with a joyous faith and devotion to the Good News of the Gospel to lead us on our spiritual journey. St. John’s is over 125 years young! We are as committed to our future growth as we are to each other and to the community. Located in the suburbs just east of Pittsburgh PA, we are a church that is actively involved in its community. We have outreach programs that assist those in need. The church opens its doors to several groups, especially youth-based groups, welcoming scouting and other organizations to use the church facilities on a regular basis. Now St. John’s congregation is looking for a new spiritual leader to continue our journey in God’s grace and ministry.