United Church of Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill, NC

Senior Pastor- United Church of Chapel Hill (UCCH) is a United Church of Christ congregation. We are seeking a senior pastor to provide inspirational leadership in worship and outreach, oversee operations, and lead 17 staff and a congregation of 955 members. Our congregation is from diverse backgrounds and religious traditions, but all are attracted to our passion for biblical truth, social justice, and caring for God’s creation. Candidates should contact the UCCH Search Committee at searchcommittee@unitedchurch.org or view our official posting on the UCC website.

The Church at Horseshoe Bay
Horseshoe Bay, TX

The Church at Horseshoe Bay, an interdenominational congregation, is seeking an experienced ordained Minister to serve as Pastor and to be an inspiration for thought and leadership within a growing community.  We are a vibrant congregation of 730, committed to mission, outreach, and community involvement.  Located in The City of Horseshoe Bay, a growing resort/retirement community in the Texas Hill Country; a 2016 Texas Scenic City award winner, on Lake LBJ, 45 minutes west of Austin. The person selected will work collegially with our Senior Pastor with job emphasis on preparing and delivering inspirational sermons, serving as liturgist/lector, teaching classes, pastoral care, evangelizing prospective new members, and participating in and support community activities.   For more information about the church, please see our web site: www.church-hsb.org

Candidates may apply via email or post to Fred Klingensmith –  fklingensmith@hotmail.com or P.O. Box 8471, Horseshoe Bay, TX 78657. 

Minneapolis Area Synod, ELCA
Minneapolis, MN

Minneapolis Area Synod, ELCA, is searching for a congregational organizer for racial justice, working with an environmental organizer, to address systemic issues by organizing through faith-based institutions. The organizer will use methodologies of leadership development, congregation-based campaign strategies, and tools for cultural competency to work for racial justice in churches and their communities.

For more information, go to http://mpls-synod.org/racial-justice-organizer-position/. To apply, please send a cover letter, resume, and a list of references to Bob Hulteen, b.hulteen@mpls-synod.org

Trinity Wallstreet
Trinity Church Wall Street
Register by February 22, 2017

Join Trinity Institute 2017: Water Justice, a global conference held in NYC and webcast worldwide. With sharp focus on the need for water justice initiatives in areas of access, droughts, pollution, rising tides, and flooding, Trinity Institute will offer actionable guidance for individuals, congregations, and the larger faith community surrounding these issues.

Trinity Institute equips clergy and laypeople for imaginative and catalytic leadership. It presents emerging and inclusive theological and social perspectives and engages participants in inquiry, dialogue, and reflection. 
Participants from all faith perspectives are welcomed to attend in person or via Partner Site. Register today at TI2017.org.    
New York City and webcast at Parter Sites worldwide

GATE
Next Program: Mexico City & Chiapas, March 7-17, 2017

New programs to Cuba! The dates are: November 7-17, and December 1-11, for 2017. See our website for more information and our full 2017 schedule!

Contact us at 608-791-5283 or gate@fspa.org for more information. See www.GATE-Travel.org for our program offerings which include Peru, Guatemala, Mexico City/Chiapas, El Salvador and Cuba.

Join GATE (Global Awareness Through Experience) for our 2017 cultural immersion program to Cuba. Encounter people of courage, faith and hope. Learn of their dreams, challenges and rich culture. Deepen your own solidarity with our Southern neighbor. Please email us for more information about registering. 

Montreat Conference Center, Montreat, NC
March 8-10, 2017

The Progressive Youth Ministry Conference is the one-and-only gathering for liberal youth workers. Speakers this year include Lauren Winner, Joel Salatin, Debby Irving, Anthony Smith, and Denise Anderson. Plus music, workshops, friends, beer, and wine! Join us! 

Saint Mark Presbyterian Church, The Presbyterian Outlook, National Capital Presbytery
Saint Mark Presbyterian Church in Rockville, MD
March 30

 This second event in a two part series has a goal to integrate Christian theology with practices that counter racism in our lives and communities. We will reflect on steps that are necessary to engage our communities in practices that dismantle the structures of racism. Dr. James H. Cone is the featured speaker for March's event. 
Find out more from the Theology, Racism and Christian Practice: How Shall We Respond? Facebook page and RSVP here!

Duke Divinity School Center for Reconciliation
Durham, NC
June 5-9, 2017, Register by May 1, 2017

The Center for Reconciliation (CFR) at Duke Divinity School hosts its annual Summer Institute for Reconciliation on June 5-9, 2017. This Institute brings together Christian leaders whose work is characterized by a common commitment to mission and reconciliation in a hurting world. We invite you to consider joining us for this year’s Institute. Visit our website for more information on the overall schedule, faculty and seminars. Registration and scholarship information is also available on the website. If you have any additional questions, please do not hesitate to contact us at dukesummerinstitute@div.duke.edu

Yale Institute of Sacred Music
New Haven, CT
June 13-15, 2017

Ecumenical conference for pastors, musicians, and other parish leaders. Registration fee waived for teams representing one congregation. 

The Nazareth Trust
Nazareth, Israel
Applications due by end of June 2017

Holy Land Christian Encounter is an experience like no other! Visit Biblical sites and engage with local Christians! Come and meet Arab Christians and Messianic believers, learn about their faith and the history of Christianity in an 11 day adventure you’ll never forget. 

SEE the Holy Land and SERVE with local ministries! Stay for only 2 weeks or up to 4, work alongside local Christians and SERVE the people of Nazareth, plus SEE Jerusalem, the Sea of Galilee and more. Tour and touch the heart of a community in one trip.

Contact serve@nazarethtrust.org and visit http://www.nazarethtrust.org/serve/serve-programmes-2017 for more information. 

The Kenyon Institute
Gambier, OH
July 9-15, 2017

Beyond Walls (July 9 - July 15), a one-week writing intensive, helps you become a more authentic and skilled writer and reach your congregation and seekers and believers online. Learn to use the blog, op-ed, social media and more in small group sessions led by today’s most respected spiritual writers and journalists. Morning seminars are followed by afternoon solo writing time, master classes, and writing groups, plus a daily social media workshop. Our multi-faith mission welcomes clergy, spiritual directors, seminary students, and all who use writing in their spiritual work.

Registration and financial aid are available on a first-come, first served basis.

Christians for Biblical Equality
Orlando, FL
July 21-23, 2017

On July 21-23, 2017, Christians from around the world will gather in Orlando, Florida, for CBE's 2017 conference, “Mutual by Design: Building God’s Church Together.”
“Mutual by Design” is based on 1 Corinthians 11:11-12: “However, woman is not separate from man, nor man separate from woman in the Lord. For as woman came from man, so also man is born of woman. But everything comes from God.” 
The conference will promote the biblical view of gender and Christian leadership—namely, that the Bible places no gender-based limits on Christian service.

Bon Secours Volunteer Ministry
Baltimore, MD and Richmond, VA
Application Deadline is March 1, 2017

Live Compassionately. Offer Healing. Share in Liberation.
Bon Secours Volunteer Ministry provides young adults with the opportunity to live the charism of the Congregation of the Sisters of Bon Secours. We offer volunteers the unique opportunity to serve within Bon Secours Hospitals and affiliated organizations, as well as other local organizations, while working within the fields of healthcare, social service, and education. Volunteers commit to the five pillars of our program: developing an intentional community, living simply, growing spiritually, and practicing God's justice.
Service Dates: August 2017 - July 2018

Learn more and apply at: www.bonsecoursvolunteerministry.org

Sojourners
Washington, D.C.
Applications due March, 1 2017

Sojourners is seeking interns to fill nonprofit management and program positions. Interns will work and learn alongside our professional staff as we fulfill our mission to articulate the biblical call to social justice. The internship program combines full-time, entry-level jobs in our Washington, D.C. office with an opportunity to live in a shared community house for a year. The internship is a time for personal, spiritual, and professional growth open to anyone 21 years or older. We are now accepting applications for our 2017-2018 cohort, start date: August 2017.

Interested persons can view more information and apply at http://www.sojo.net/interns.

25 Locations Across the USA
Applications due March 15, 2017

If you are a young adult who is interested in a year of service with one of our ESC communities across the country, start your application today! The mission of Episcopal Service Corps is to develop and support a national network of intentional communities in the Episcopal Church.
Our communities are marked by young adults:
• serving others in solidarity, promoting justice in community
• deepening spiritual awareness and vocational discernment
• living simply in intentional Christian community

Corps Members serve in non-profit organizations for 11-12 months. They receive a monthly stipend, housing, and participate in regular faith formation with their house members.
 

Mission Year
Philadelphia, PA; Chicago, IL; Houston, TX
Application deadline is June 15, 2017

The vision of Mission Year is to continue to see, inspire, and join in with a movement of people committed to loving God and loving people in neighborhoods across the country. Our purpose is to develop lifelong disciples, leaders, and advocates who will transform the church, the city, and the world. Our vision is to see the church unified, cultures reconciled, neighborhoods revitalized, and the world redeemed.

Our Mission Year team members root themselves in relationship with their neighbors, devote approximately 32 hours per week (Monday-Thursday) in their neighborhoods at local schools, homeless shelters, food pantries, and other community empowerment organizations (over 1280 hours per team member for the year), attend their local church, and grow their awareness of social justice issues affecting their neighborhoods and city through trainings with local leaders. Our team members represent the diversity of our communities and we committed to being an organization where all are welcome and valued in their racial, ethnic, gender, and sexual identities. Learn more and apply at www.missionyear.org.

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