March 1, 2022

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


Application Window Open for Two Presbyter Positions

The application deadline for the presbyter for congregational life and presbyter for relational care positions created in the presbytery's strategic plan is April 1. Interested candidates may find the positions' job descriptions on the presbytery website or in the PC(USA) Church Leadership Connection site.

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Resources Available for One Great Hour of Sharing

For more than 70 years, One Great Hour of Sharing has provided Presbyterians a way to share God’s love with our neighbors in need around the world. One Great Hour of Sharing contributions support three programs: Presbyterian Disaster Assistance, the Presbyterian Hunger Program, and Self-Development of People. Find resources to promote this offering to your congregation or ministry through April 17.

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Celebrate with All Nations Fellowship

All Nations Presbyterian Fellowship celebrates its 10th anniversary March 20. You’re invited to a special worship at 2 p.m. at Westminster Church Richmond (4103 Monument Ave). Steve Starzer, pastor of Fairfield Church, will guest preach. After, enjoy a banquet, photos, and testimonies about this worshipping community that serves immigrant people.


Retired Pastor Writes About His "Surprise Calling"

David Howell, an honorably-retired PC(USA) pastor, has written about his spiritual journey from “hillbilly obscurity to encounters with fame and the sacred” in Tethered to an Appalachian Curse: A Surprise Calling. Rev. Howell is founder of the Festival of Homiletics and divides his time between the Chesapeake Bay and the Virginia mountains. His book can be found online at various retailers.


Hybrid Worship Workshop

March 3, 1:00 p.m.

Via Zoom

Sponsored by Small Church Ministry

PW Churchwide Book Discussion

March 14, 6:30 p.m.

Via Zoom

Scholarship Golf Tournament

April 22, 1:00 p.m.

Hosted by Salisbury Church

At Providence Golf Club

Sprunt Lectures

May 2-4

Union Seminary


111th Meeting

Tuesday, June 14 * This is a change *

Invitation needed

Overture deadline: April 19, noon

Packet online: May 31

112th Meeting

Saturday, October 15

Invitation needed

Overture deadline: Aug. 18, noon

Packet online: Sept. 29


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

  • Director of youth ministry and digital media, First United Church (Illinois) NEW
  • Music director, Bon Air Church (Richmond) NEW
  • Presbyter for relational care, Presbytery of the James
  • Presbyter for congregational life, Presbytery of the James
  • Part-time office administrator, South Plains Church (Keswick) 
  • Temporary supply pastor, Westminster Church (Waynesboro) 
  • Covenant minister, Pryor Memorial Church (Crewe) 
  • Pastor for families, First Church (Charlottesville)
  • Receptionist and office administrator, First Church (Charlottesville)
  • Artistic director, James River Ringers
  • Pastor, part-time, First Church (Hopewell)
  • Covenant pastor for discipleship, First Church (Richmond)
  • Director of youth, young adults, and their families, Basking Ridge Church (New Jersey)

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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