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Musician, Hartsgrove Community Church

Hartsgrove Community Church UCC (on the circle at Route 6 and 534) is seeking a part-time musician to provide music for worship services. The musician collaborates with our pastor to pick hymns from the United Methodist Hymnal for the congregation to sing during weekly 10:30am Sunday worship services and can fill in prelude, offertory and postlude music from their own sacred or classical repertoire. Additional services are held on Maundy Thursday and Christmas Eve.

There is an opportunity to share this position with another musician(s) or to commit to a specific weekly schedule. Salary is $100 per service (no benefits). To apply, contact Pastor Robin Stanley at hartsgrovechurch@gmail.com.

Organist & Bell Choir Director, Church of the Redeemer UCC, Westlake

Church of the Redeemer UCC, a Just Peace and an Open and Affirming congregation in Westlake, Ohio, is in search of an organist and bell choir director. Compensation is $10,000-$12,000, based on experience. Interested candidates should contact the Rev. R. Brooke Baker for a full job description at PastorBrooke@corucc.org.

Choir Director, Old South UCC, Kirtland

Old South United Church of Christ (oldsouthchurch.org) located in Kirtland, Ohio is seeking a Choir Director. The Choir Director is responsible for the coordination of music performed by the Chancel Choir (currently 6-8 members) and for Sunday services of worship and at other times as needed. The Choir Director, with assistance from our volunteer music librarian, will work with the pastor and the Organist/Accompanist in planning for worship, considering the diverse musical interests of this Open and Affirming congregation, and the special nature of certain celebrations, seasons and events in the life of the church. Duties include preparing and directing the choral music for worship and conducting rehearsals for the Chancel Choir. Frequency of rehearsals and choir performances are negotiable. This part-time position is contracted from Labor Day through Pentecost Sunday.

If interested, please contact Mr. Don Jones, via email at ddjones337th@gmail.com

Director of Music and the Arts, Community Church of Chesterland

Community Church of Chesterland seeks a part-time Director of Music and the Arts who will work closely with the settled pastor to design and implement a music program that reflects Chesterland UCC’s vision for its present and future. Primary duties include identifying and performing hymns and songs for the weekly Sunday morning spiritual gatherings, leading music, and assisting the pastor in identifying and planning for other opportunities of artistic expression within the weekly spiritual gatherings (ex. dance, painting, poetry, etc.)

Hours and Salary: 15 hours/week, $1,400/month (no benefits), beginning September 1, 2022. Full description and application instructions available here.

Music Director/Pianist (PT), Clague Road UCC, North Olmsted

Hiring a part-time Music Director, CRUCC is a family style congregation that enjoys a variety of music styles, works to coordinate music, art, faith formation into Sunday worship and the life of the church for adults, children, and youth. Responsibilities include planning services with the minister and worship team leader, directing and accompanying chancel choir, bell choir, hymns, and other music throughout the services.

Aside from Sundays, special holiday services occur throughout the year. The position offers flexibility without a set schedule. A general weekly time commitment necessary to meet expectations will be discussed during interviews.

More information and the application process can be discussed with the Search Committee. Please leave a message with the church office at 440-734-1040.

Seeking Used Clergy Robes

Dennis Landaw is looking for used Clergy robes and stoles for personal use (Height 5’10”, Chest 42”)
If you have robes you are willing to part with, please contact him at 330-201-4186 or pastordennis.navarre@yahoo.com.

Faith Formation/Youth
Youth and Children's Director, The Bath Church

Seeking a dynamic, forward thinking, passionate, creative Youth Director!

The Bath Church, United Church of Christ in Bath, OH is seeking a half-time Youth Director dedicated to sustaining, growing, and nurturing the fellowship of the #BUCCSquad! The Bath Church youth program includes youth from 7th to 12th grade from multiple school districts.

We are looking for someone who can both re-vitalize what has already been created AND bring fresh perspective and creativity to serve the changing needs and lives of the youth today. We are looking for someone passionate about creating a space that extends God’s love and centers that in the life of our youth while helping them form bonds that will last beyond their youth.

Sound like you? Check out the details below, and then send us a profile with a cover letter. Show what you’ve done, but most importantly, tell us about who you are, and what makes you excited about this position. Please, also let us know when you would be available to start the position should you be hired.

Here’s a little more about the position.

Children's Director of Worship and Arts, Kent UCC

Kent United Church of Christ (1400 E Main Street Kent) is searching for someone to fill the position of Children’s Director of Worship and Arts. This position runs September through May and includes one week of summer Vacation Bible School. This position offers a yearly stipend of $1,500. Interested applicants can find the job description (available here) and send resumes to Barb Werstler at cricket5621@icloud.com

Part Time Youth Director, Howland Community Church, Warren

Howland Community Church is looking for a part-time Youth Minister. Both ordained and non-ordained may apply. We are looking for someone who is resilient and patient. A person who listens and is a team player. Creativity, enthusiasm and flexibility are important, as are the ability to speak in public, to make decisions, to plan for the future, and to respect and maintain interpersonal relationships. This person will face the task of ministering to young people. Instructional skills will come into play as well as team building, prioritizing, and organizing skills. Due to the pervasive use of social platforms, familiarity with computers and technology are a plus. We want to build a vital program and realize that this will take time. Faith in our loving God will carry us through. Full description available here.

Community Development Coordinator, St. Paul's Community Church UCC (Cleveland)

St. Paul’s Community Church is a progressive urban congregation located in the Ohio City neighborhood of Cleveland. We have a long history of serving low income and underhoused individuals through our Community Outreach center (a 501(c)3), and we partner with several organizations to share resources and target specific needs in our community. The Community Development Coordinator will help oversee our outreach center and build connections between providers. View the job description here. Please direct all inquiries and applications to Rev. Emily Culp Ashby at emily@stpaulscommunityucc.org.

Full Time Chaplain - Chapel Hill Community, Canal Fulton, Ohio

This United Church Homes Life Plan Community provides a spectrum of services for older adults. The chaplain provides the spiritual care programs to meet the needs of the residents, staff and their families. Leadership of the weekly worship service in the lovely chapel, additional worship experiences for those living with dementia, along with pastoral care, programming and small groups, spiritual assessments and participation on the leadership team are all a part of this ministry.

For details, requirements and more opportunities, download this flyer.