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January 12, 2022

Information for ministers, educators, church administrators, clerks, and congregations

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Registration Open for Called Meeting

A called meeting will be held via Zoom on Tuesday, January 25, at 7:00 p.m. This meeting is called to hear the sermons of three ministry candidates and to act on the nominations of a minister commissioner and a young adult advisory delegate to the 225th General Assembly. When registering, you may select the candidate you wish to hear preach. Registration closes at noon on January 25. Please review the meeting materials in advance.

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Space to Share?

The Facilities Task Force is seeking information from churches and validated ministries about space that may be available for use by presbytery staff. This could be rooms or space available for office use or meetings. Funding is available to cover costs. Please share information about your facility resources by January 15.

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Hybrid Worship Workshop Recording Available

A recording of December’s workshop on hybrid ministry is available to view. This event was sponsored by the Small Church Ministry and featured Steve Martin of the Lakelands Institute.


Learn About Grants for Capital Projects

National Fund for Sacred Places is a grant-making program that provides capital grants ranging from $50,000 to $250,000 as well as wrap-around support services to congregations undertaking once-in-a-generation preservation projects. Learn more on January 26 at noon.


Find more events in our online bulletin board.

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Into the Church Triumphant

Rev. John H. Thompson, honorably retired, entered the Church Triumphant on December 30. John was a former pastor at Westminster Church in Richmond. A memorial service will be held at a later date.

Learn more


Called Meeting

January 25

7:00 p.m.

Online via Zoom

Packet online: January 11

110th Meeting

February 19

Online via Zoom

Overture deadline: Dec. 16, noon

Packet online: February 3

111th Meeting

June 21

Invitation needed

Overture deadline: April 26, noon

Packet online: June 7


Learn about church employment opportunities or submit an opportunity to POJ's calls and jobs board.

  • Covenant pastor for discipleship, First Church (Richmond)
  • Director of youth, young adults, and their families, Basking Ridge Church (New Jersey)
  • Lead presbytery for vision & collaboration, Presbytery of the James
  • Presbyter for relational care, Presbytery of the James
  • Presbyter for congregational life, Presbytery of the James
  • Covenant pastor, Bethlehem Church (Mechanicsville)
  • Church musician, Madison Church (Madison)
  • Associate director of operations, Camp Hanover
  • Building manager, Second Church (Richmond)

Calls and Jobs in Nearby Presbyteries

Abingdon Presbytery || National Capital Presbytery || Presbytery of Eastern Virginia

Presbytery of the Peaks || Shenandoah Presbytery

PC(USA) Job Board

Association of Presbyterian Church Educators Job Board

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