May 18, 2023

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

Monthly Zoom Sessions for Faith Formation Leaders

The Office of Christian Formation (OCF) hosts monthly Zoom meetings to share resources with faith formation leaders. The sessions include time for conversation, questions, and sharing. Each month’s meetings address a specific topic. On May 23 at 8 p.m., the topic is children’s ministry. The year's calendar of meetings, recordings, and resources are available on the OCF Leader Connection website.

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Classes About Church Administration

Church employees interested in learning about church administration or becoming certified church administrators can take online classes through the Church Network. Classes are on Thursdays from noon to 3 p.m. Your instructor directs the first two hours, then participants break into small groups for the third hour. Each semester lasts eight weeks with new topics every two weeks. The next session begins September 7.

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Montreat Hosts Conference on Navigating Post-Pandemic Church

Are you having trouble "doing church" in the wake of the covid-19 pandemic? Returning to our places of worship, we discovered a world fundamentally changed. This fall, Montreat hosts an event on navigating these seismic transformations in the church. At Holy Shift, begin to identify ways that we can see these challenges not as obstacles, but as opportunities.

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For the past five years, Salisbury Church in Midlothian has hosted Joyful Voices, a community chorus for people living with Alzheimer's and other forms of dementia. Members and their caregivers join their voices not only in song but also in friendship and health. The chorus was recently featured on WTVR CBS 6. Read and watch the story. Visit the chorus online at

Upcoming Events

Common Chords

May 18, June 15

Camp Hanover

Family Camp

May 19-21

Camp Hanover

Older Adult Retreat

June 1

Camp Hanover

PW Synod Summer Gathering

June 8-11

Massanetta Springs Conference Center

Christian Formation Monthly Resource Zoom

June 8, June 27

Camp Hanover

Summer Camp Starts

June 18

Camp Hanover

SDOP Grant Workshop

July 11

Chesterfield Library, Central Branch

Bible and Music Conference

July 23-29

Massanetta Springs Conference Center

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Presbytery Meetings

114th Meeting

Tuesday, June 20

Gayton Kirk and Zoom

Overture deadline: April 25, noon

Packet online: June 6

115th Meeting

Saturday, October 21

Invitation needed

Overture deadline: Aug. 24, noon

Packet online: Oct. 5

Employment Opportunities

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

  • Music director, Bon Air Church (Richmond)
  • Part-time bookkeeper, Salisbury Church (Midlothian)
  • Solo pastor, Ashland Church (Ashland)
  • Pianist or organist, Burkeville Church (Burkeville)
  • Director of Christian education or covenant pastor for family ministry, Bon Air Church (North Chesterfield)
  • Director of music/organist, Laurel Church (Glen Allen)
  • Director of congregational care and spiritual formation, Southminster Church (Richmond)
  • Summer camp staff, Camp Hanover (Mechanicsville)
  • Day camp counselor, Massanetta Springs (Harrisonburg)
  • Interim director of traditional music, River Road Church (Richmond)
  • Childcare coordinator, First Church (Richmond)
  • Children's ministry buddy, First Church (Richmond)
  • Director of youth and family ministries, Olivet Church (Charlottesville)
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Calls and Jobs in Nearby Presbyteries

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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