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Employment Opportunities

Newcomb Presbyterian Church in Davenport has 3 open paid positions they are trying to fill. One of the positions is:

  • Nursery Attendant, for ages 0-3 years old. This position would be every Sunday during service, 9:30am – 12:00 noon. 

Please contact Marilyn Black by email for any questions or additional information. 

First Presbyterian Church in Wapello is looking for an Organist/Pianist to help lead worship by working with the Pastor in choosing hymns, and then playing the accompaniment during worship. They will also be responsible for Preludes, Offering, and Postlude except when the choir sings or the hand chimes play. They will also accompany all responsive music like the Gloria Patri and Doxology. This position is currently unpaid, but will be the recipient of much gratitude and thanks by the congregation. Contact Anita Odle at (319)523-2119 for further info, or email the church at and type Anita Odle in the subject line.

Newcomb Presbyterian Church in Davenport has 3 open paid positions they are trying to fill. One of the positions is:

  • Organist/Pianist for every Sunday service, special music, and events.   

Please contact Marilyn Black by email for any questions or additional information. 

TEMPORARY SUPPLY PASTOR
United Presbyterian Church of Washington, IA is seeking an ordained minister in the PC(USA) or a denomination in full communion with PC(USA) for full-time to 3/4 time, temporary employment as pastor and head of staff while the church completes its search for an installed pastor. The successful candidate will have strong
communication (both written and oral) and administrative skills, with 2 or more years of pastoral experience in a church setting.

The job entails all the duties typically required of a solo pastor including preaching, celebration of the sacraments, and planning/coordination of worship for two Sunday morning services each week; participation in governance and administration of the church; providing pastoral care; supervising staff and volunteers; and providing other pastoral services as required. The job also requires encouraging and leading the congregation during this transitional period, with a goal of maintaining established structures, programs, and plans in preparation for the arrival of the next installed pastor.

The church anticipates offering a contract for up to one year, with 30-day notice by either party to terminate the agreement, start date to be negotiated. Compensation will follow Presbytery of East Iowa guidelines. To express interest and learn more about the position, email resume and cover letter to UPChurchSearch@gmail.com

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