We are currently seeking personnel for the following Churches

St. John’s Union Church, Mt. Pleasant PA
Membership – 49
Salary/Housing – Conference Guidelines; no housing provided
Position – Interim Minister, 1/4 time
Saint John’s Union Church located in Mt. Pleasant Township has been serving the community for over 200 years. We are a Union of Evangelical Lutheran and Reformed United Church of Christ. Our pastor of over twenty years recently resigned, which leaves us looking for an interim pastor on a ¼ time basis. We are a smaller congregation looking to grow our membership with the guidance and word of a pastor who can fulfill this position.

Amity Reformed UCC, Meyersdale PA
Membership – 113
Salary/Housing – Conference Guidelines; parsonage provided
Position – Interim Minister, Full-time
Amity UCC is a Faithful and Welcoming Church in Meyersdale located in the Laurel Highlands of southwestern Pennsylvania. We are searching for a full-time interim minister to help guide us in our search for a settled minister. A position of three-quarter or half time would be seriously considered. The parsonage is located next to the church with a two-car garage and small parking lot. Our compensation package follows the conference guidelines. Amity has active Bible study, Sunday schools, Called to Care, Missions, on-line recording of our Sunday worship service and an active church choir. Our average attendance is thirty with a current active membership of about fifty families. We would like a minister who will continue to visit our shut-ins, residents of nursing homes, counsel our members and lead us in meaningful worship. The community food bank is located across the street from the church and we participate in that activity. Meyersdale has a local hospital, rural health clinic, library, ambulance and fire services and a visitor center located on the Great Allegheny Passage Bike Trail. The Pennsylvania turnpike and Maryland Interstate 68 exits are each within a 20-minute drive from Meyersdale providing access to universities and more urban shopping opportunities. We are in close proximity to many outdoor activities at ski resorts, state parks, state forests and state game lands.

The Abbey Reformed UCC, Huntingdon PA
Membership – 55
Salary/Housing – Conference Guidelines; housing allowance provided
Position – Settled Pastor, full-time
The members of the Abbey congregation are passionate about maintaining a vibrant and engaged commitment to doing the work we are called to do as Disciples of Christ. Our prayer is for a minister whose vision aligns with ours regarding long-term planning and strategizing of how best to integrate the invaluable experiences of in-person worship with the convenience and accessibility of on-line worship. We strive to find a spiritual balance of maintaining some “tradition” while recognizing the need to be a “hybrid church” which can adapt to the changing times and the way people worship and serve. Our focus on missions and service, being a welcoming and accepting congregation, and willingness to explore new opportunities to put our faith into action are essential. We seek a pastor whose spiritual guidance will keep us grounded and focused on Christ and will help us grow in our faith.
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Smithfield UCC, Pittsburgh PA
Membership – 226
Salary/Housing – Conference Guidelines; housing allowance provided
Position – Interim Pastor, full-time
Smithfield United Church of Christ (www.smithfieldchurch.org) is seeking a full-time, intentional interim who has administrative experience with multiple staff in an inner city ministry setting to be in place for September 1, 2022. We are Pittsburgh’s oldest congregation (1782), situated on a Penn Family land grant in the City’s Golden Triangle. Although relatively small in numbers, Smithfield United Church of Christ maintains a vibrant downtown ministry, hosting the Operation Safety Net Cold Weather Shelter and a well-used food pantry. We are part of the Downtown Pittsburgh Ministerium (https://downtownpittsburghministerium.org/) working closely with our neighboring congregations. With the retirement of our long term Senior Minister, we are poised for leadership, ideas, and ways to uphold our mission statement, “Ours is an inclusive congregation, Open and Affirming (ONA). We are committed to oneness in Christ across all boundaries of race, ethnicity, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, family structure, faith background, ability, and economic circumstance.”

Zion’s Reformed UCC, Greenville PA
Membership – 748
Salary/Housing – Conference Guidelines; housing allowance provided
Position – Interim Minister, Full-time
Zion’s Reformed Church, United Church of Christ, is located in Greenville, PA, a small town in Northwest PA. We are a caring congregation who enjoy spending time together. We are also very involved with service projects throughout our community. We have 450 participating members and we are the largest congregation in the Penn West Conference. Zion’s has been part of the Greenville community for over 150 years. We are looking for a full-time interim pastor who will lead us on a journey of renewed community and self-reflection as we work together to call a settled pastor. Come to Greenville and be part of our journey!

St. John’s UCC, Martinsburg PA
Membership – 57
Salary/Housing – Conference Guidelines; housing allowance provided
Position – Settled Pastor, 1/2-time
We, the family of St. John’s UCC are committed to “Living” our lives as disciples of Jesus Christ, open and sharing of our love for all of God’s children, feeding the hungry, locating the forgotten and lonely, and seeking ways to welcome them. Our disciple’s welcome people of diverse backgrounds, lifestyles, and religions to be beside us as we strengthen our faith in Christ.
We are seeking a pastor who will preach relevant and engaging sermons in our beautiful sanctuary where we share great music in worship with our committed core attendance. We want our next pastor to have energy and enthusiasm to build family outreach, to work with people of all ages, to be involved in community organizations, and to share in the work of the Conference and Association.
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Unity UCC, Berlin (Shanksville) PA
Membership – 345
Salary/Housing – Conference Guidelines; housing allowance provided
Position – Pastor, 1/2 time
Unity is a merger of several congregations and about 200 years of ministry in the Glades. Our constitution states that “the purpose of this congregation is to establish in this community a Christian congregation for worship, to promote the Christian life, to celebrate the Sacraments, and to advance the Kingdom of God by all available means at home and abroad.” We are looking for a leader who is also a working member; this person will need to be welcoming, encouraging, friendly, and approachable. It is important to us that the pastor, in conjunction with the congregation, will: help foster a comfortable environment where people want to gather; feel comfortable experimenting with technology and worship; encourage and support Sunday school attendance and youth participation; participate in church and community events that the church hosts whether it benefits the church or benefits the community at large; and provide leadership and proactivity towards growing our local and community mission work, both hands on and monetary.
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Woodcock Valley Charge, Entriken PA
Membership – 159
Salary/Housing – Conference Guidelines; housing allowance provided
Position – Settled Pastor, 3/4-time
Our charge is looking to continue to reach out to the community to offer spiritual leadership. Our goal is to keep the continuity of our current church family and grow our congregation through networking and community outreach. We would like a three-quarter time vibrant minister who is going to lead, support, and become part of our church family.
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