The National Center for Leadership, an organization affiliated with the
National Presbyterian Church, seeks a dynamic individual to serve as executive
director. Current programs include fellows center, speaker series, leadership
curriculum, and annual conference. Ideal candidate should have fund-raising and
development experience, organizational and management skills, and strong entrepreneurial
instincts. Competitive salary and benefits. Send résumé and salary history to Search
Committee, NCL, 4101 Nebraska Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20016; email@example.com.
Atlanta congregation seeks ministers to work with
pastor serving in in-town community. Positions include minister to lead dynamic use of
physical, financial, and human assets, including missions and outreach initiatives;
minister to lead educational, discipleship, music, drama, and creative ministries. Both
positions require Spirit-led, mature, assertive individuals with proven ability to
organize, lead, inspire, and collaborate with wide range of employees, lay leaders, and
volunteers. Send résumé Attn. Search Committee to Druid Hills Baptist Church, 1085 Ponce
De Leon Ave. NE, Atlanta, GA 30306; firstname.lastname@example.org.
Providence Hospitality House, an emergency shelter for women with
children, has a live-in position available. Candidates must have good
communication skills, a commitment to social justice issues, and willingness to live a
simple lifestyle in a community environment. Room, board, health benefits, and monthly
stipend. Send résumé to PHH, P.O. Box 22382, Seattle, WA 98122; PHHTeam@ aol.com; (206)
Wabash Valley Urban Connection, a nonprofit Christian ministry for
inner-city youth, seeks interns to assist various programs and services
provided for at-risk youth. A small weekly stipend and free room and board provided.
One-to-two-year commitment preferred, though summer internships will be considered for the
right candidates. Contact Margaret Struder, Wabash Valley Urban Connection Inc., 1096 Ohio
St., Terre Haute, IN 47807; mstruder@volkersgroup. com.
ARC Retreat Center (Action, Reflection, Celebration), located 55 miles
north of Minneapolis on 90 acres of woodlandsemphasizing peace, justice, prayer,
simplicityhas openings for adult volunteers for one year or longer commitments to
join a residential ecumenical community that provides hospitality for
guests seeking retreat and renewal. Contact ARC, 1680 373rd Ave. NE, Stanchfield, MN
55080; (763) 689-3540; email@example.com; www.arcretreat.org.
The Cleveland Catholic Worker invites volunteers to
join a house community, as well as supportive surrounding community, that provides
long-term hospitality to people with significant psychological/social needs, a drop-in
center, and public witness. Families welcome. Contact Faith Noble, (216) 651-6689, or Mike
Fiala, (216) 961-5730.
InnKeepers needed for Samaritan Inns' InnKeeper Internship Year to
serve as resident managers in our transitional inns with formerly
homeless women and men in recovery from drug and alcohol addictions. InnKeepers receive a
monthly stipend, room and board, health and dental benefits, Americorps Education Grants,
plus many educational opportunities. Contact Tom Copps, 2523 14th St. NW, Washington, DC
20009; (202) 667-8831, ext. 261; firstname.lastname@example.org.
Retreats and Conferences
Ohio Dominican College in Columbus will host the 21st National
Convocation of Jail and Prison Ministry, June 22-26. This annual
gathering of people of all faiths seeks to address direct service, education, and advocacy
around the criminal justice system. Convocation goals include abolishing the death penalty
and developing alternatives to incarceration. Registration deadline is May 1. Contact
Sister Joan Michalik, Catholic Diocese of Toledo, P.O. Box 985, Toledo, OH 43696-0985;
(419) 244-6711; http:// come.to/convocation2001.
Rivier College in New Hamphsire presents its sixth annual Peace and
Justice Institute. "Living Justice, Building Peace," June 24-29
will address nonviolence, Catholic social teaching, globalization, economic inequality,
the lives of Thomas Merton and Dorothy Day, and more. Presenters include longtime peace
activist and author John Dear, SJ; professor of moral theology Thomas Massaro, SJ;
storyteller and theologian Megan McKenna; Jim Forest, co-founder of the Catholic Peace
Fellowship; and United for a Fair Economy. Participants may attend individual sessions or
the entire six-day institute for credit or non-credit. Room and board available. Contact
(603) 897-8481; email@example.com.
The following individuals in prison request correspondence from people
outside of prison:
Toby Hicks, 985649 B2-207, P.O. Box 557, Westville, IN
46391; Michael D. Reeb, 142542, ASPC Eyman/Cook, P.O. Box 3200, Florence,
AZ 85232; Domingo E. Reyna, 625588, P.O. Box 150, Tenn. Colony, TN 75884;
Charles Williams, 554619-C-21485, Century Correctional Institution, 400
Tedder Road, Century, FL 32535; Evan VanAusdal, 28962, Ione Peak B-201,
P.O. Box 250, Draper, UT 84020; Shaft Chihinga, Mukobeko Prison
Cond-Sect., Box 80915 Kabwe, Zambia; Robert L. Combs, 51570 C-3-142L,
P.O. Box 921, Imperial, CA 92251; Samuel D. Morgon, 118071 3-14-right 19,
Kentucky State Penitentiary, P.O. Box 5128, Eddyville, KY 42038-5128; Damon Hipps,
89839, Unit 17, Parchman, MS 38738; James Summarell, 13811, Utah State
Prison Unit 1, P.O. Box 250, Draper, UT 84020.