Information for ministers, educators, church administrators, clerks, and congregations
May 12, 2021
Youth Council Speaks on Climate Change
We all have a role in caring for God's creation. Members of Youth Council shared their thoughts on climate change and the environment at this month's Presbyterian Women Spring Gathering. View the teens' seven-minute video and learn why they are so passionate about this topic.
108th Meeting Will Be Virtual
POJ's Mission Council has decided to hold the 108th Stated Meeting on June 15 virtually via Zoom. The meeting packet with registration and agenda details will be available June 1 on the POJ website.
New Process for Christian Education Associate Certification
PC(USA) has revamped the process that leads to endorsement as a Christian education associate (CEA). The new program improves access for volunteers who feel called to educational ministry and have limited funds or time or don't have a college degree.
Help for Clergy in Transition
The Ministering to Ministers program helps clergy facing turmoil find healthy resolutions, whether it’s staying in their present ministry position or making a healthy transition. They are hosting a weekend event, the Healthy Transitions Wellness Retreat, in Lynchburg in late September.
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Veteran Suicide Prevention Workshop
The Central Virginia VA Health Care System Chaplain Service hosts a two-hour event on June 4 to educate local clergy about the physical, mental, social, and spiritual challenges faced by veterans and their families. Learn how to refer veterans to the VA for health care services and benefits. RSVP to Luetrana Mackey by email or phone (804-675-5000 ext. 2104).
Check our online bulletin board to be reminded of events mentioned in recent issues of the Current.
Stated Meetings
June 15, 2021
108th Stated Meeting
Online via Zoom
Overture deadline: April 20, noon
Packet online: June 1
October 16, 2021
109th Stated Meeting
Invitation needed
Overture deadline: Aug. 19, noon
Packet online: September 30
Employment Opportunities
Learn about church employment opportunities or submit an opportunity to POJ's calls and jobs board. Both lay and clergy positions can be added to the list.

  • Audio video specialist, Three Chopt (Richmond)
  • Family ministry coordinator, Grace Covenant (Richmond)
  • Live-stream worship technician, Southminster (Chesterfield)
  • Communications coordinator, First (Richmond)
  • Administrative assistant, Providence Forge (New Kent)
  • Covenant pastor, Grace Covenant (Richmond)

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