Job Openings

The United Armenian Congregational Church is always seeking highly energetic people to join their leadership. Browse below our current openings.

Pastor of Christian Education

Regardless of the job title, or the description of responsibilities below, all members of the UACC Ministry team may be called upon to serve in other areas at times, according to the needs of the congregation and the gifting of the Holy Spirit.

To: Senior Pastor
Hours: Full Time (40+ hours per week)
Compensation: (TBD, Commensurate with Experience)

Purpose:

Provide oversight and direction for the Christian Education Programs of the Church with specific responsibility for those in Jr/Sr High School, Impact lives with the Lordship of Jesus Christ and equip people through a discipleship process that leads to spiritual growth and service in His Church.

Responsibilities:

The Pastor of Christian Education shall be responsible for the CE programs of the Church but will delegate responsibility for some of these areas to qualified volunteers and other staff members.

– Provide coordination and administration for all regularly scheduled, as well as seasonal Christian Education Programing for all ages, including Youth Groups
– Recruit, train, encourage and supervise lay volunteers to serve in the CE programs.
– Supervise and coordinate the activities of all part time Christian Education staff and prepare appropriate reports and evaluations for the Personnel Committee
– Provide direct, hands-on leadership for all aspects of the Jr/Sr High ministries
– Develop a plan to transition youth to Church membership, service, and worship.
– Be available to help with the development of additional special fellowship programs as needed
– Coordinate all publicity for CE programs and activities to ensure that good and accurate information is communicated to church members and the community at large.
– Supervise and administrate all camping ministries, including but not limited to Camp AREV
– Provide support and leadership for the ministries and programs of the Armenian Evangelical Youth Fellowship (Regional and National)
– Attend staff, CE Board, council, and congregational meetings, providing reports as requested
– Be available to undertake other responsibilities as needed when assigned by the Sr. Pastor.
– Be involved periodically in the worship services, preaching on occasion when scheduled
– Work with the Board of CE, staff, and volunteers to implement new ideas and ministries that will enhance the CE programs of our Church.

Qualifications:

– A lifestyle that demonstrates a strong commitment to the Lordship of Jesus Christ
– An M.A. (Preferably in CE) or M. Div. Degree from an accredited theological seminary
– Bilingual speaking ability (English/Armenian) a plus, but not required.
– Previous youth ministry experience (1-3 Years) required
– Can articulate and relate a personal testimony of faith
– Ability to relate and minister to Children, Young People and Young Adults
– Strong teacher with administrative/organizational skills. A motivator and team builder.
– Ability to develop innovative and creative Christ centered programs for all ages

How to apply:

Interested parties submit your resume to cepastorsearch@uacc-church.org

Director of Music Ministries

Regardless of the job title or the description of responsibilities below, all members of the UACC Ministry Team may be called upon to serve in other areas at times, according to the needs of the congregation and the leading gifting of the Holy Spirit.

Reports To: Senior Pastor
Hours: Full Time (40+ hours per week)
Compensation: (TBD, Commensurate with Experience)

Purpose:

 To coordinate the music/worship ministries of the church and create a smooth, blended experience for our church family that is meaningful for all ages and demographics.

Responsibilities:

– Facilitate and coordinate the entirety of all music-related ministries of the church.
– Plan the Order of Worship for Sunday and other services including (Congregational singing, and special song musical selections) in coordination with the Senior Pastor
– Plan a minimum of two outreach concerts/events each year as an opportunity for community outreach as well as congregational encouragement and enrichment.
– Recruit and give pastoral care to all the worship volunteers and staff including choir members, worship team members, instrumentalists, and children’s music coordinators.
– Coordinate the hiring of musicians as needed to support our special services and concerts
– Conduct regular Worship Team rehearsals. Generate intentional opportunities for participation from new talent.
– Encourage the spiritual growth of members/volunteers in the music programs via personal relationships that facilitate mental, physical, emotional, social, and vocational development.
– Schedule participants for the worship services monthly. Schedule of participation creating intentional opportunities for new talents.
– Conduct regular rehearsals with the choir and/or instrumentalists /organist to prepare for participation in the worship programs of the church as well as for special concerts and holiday events.
– Recruit and recommend the hiring of musicians as needed to support our special services, events, and concerts.
– Manage the disbursement of Music funds from the budget and dedicated/endowment funds.
– Recruit and recommend musicians as needed to support special services and events in concert with the music ministry budget.
– Encourage the spiritual growth of members/volunteers in the music programs via personal relationships that facilitate mental, physical, emotional, social, and vocational development.
– Organize and be responsible for the music library, instruments, and technology.
– Attend appropriate staff, Boards, Church Council, and Congregational Meetings.

Qualifications:

– Possesses a strong commitment to Christ and the ability to articulate a personal faith in Christ.
– Demonstrated ability to lead graciously as a servant with initiative and self-direction.
– Has earned an appropriate degree (Theology and the Arts; Music, Worship Arts; Media Arts& & Worship) and/or commensurate experience in worship ministry leadership.
– Has a minimum of 3 years of experience in music ministry leadership
– Exhibits gifts in mentoring, equipping, leading, enabling, and edifying in individual and team settings.
– Exhibits strong administrative and organizational skills.
– Demonstrates an affinity and appreciation for the Armenian community & culture.
– Bilingual (English-Armenian) is desirable but not required.

How to apply:

Interested parties will need to submit a resume; a letter of introduction; and a personal statement (including testimony, core spiritual values, statement of faith and description of journey toward worship ministry) to worshippastorsearch@uacc-church.org

Worship Pastor

Reports To: Senior Pastor
Hours: Full Time (40+ hours per week)
Compensation: (TBD, Commensurate with Experience)

Purpose:

To coordinate the music/worship ministries of the church and create a smooth, blended experience for our church family that is meaningful for all ages and demographics.

Regardless of the job title or the description of responsibilities below, all members of the UACC Ministry team may be called upon to serve in other areas at times, according to the needs of the congregation and the gifting of the Holy Spirit.

Responsibilities:

– Facilitate and coordinate the music ministries of the church from children to adults (including children’s music, hand bell choir, youth choir, etc.)
– Plan the order of worship (including song selection; placement of special music and involvement of various worship leaders) for the Sunday worship services and other services/events/activities of the church as needed
– Conduct regular worship team rehearsals. Create a schedule for participation in the programs
– Conduct regular rehearsals with the choir/organist to prepare for participation in the worship programs of the church as well as for special concerts and holiday events.
– Participate in duties related to teaching/preaching the Word, administering the sacraments, and other areas of ministry as needed in consultation with the Senior Pastor.
– Recruit and give pastoral care to all the worship volunteers and staff including choir members, worship team members, instrumentalists, and children’s music coordinators.
– Coordinate the hiring of musicians as needed to support our special services and concerts
– Manage the disbursement of Music funds from the budget, dedicated/endowment funds.
– Encourage the spiritual growth of members/volunteers in the music programs via personal relationships that facilitate mental, physical, emotional, social, and vocational development.
– Be prepared to provide pastoral care for weddings, funerals, home and hospital visitations, baptisms and communions as needed.
– Attend appropriate staff, board, Church Council, or congregational meetings.
– Plan two outreach concerts/events each year to bring new people into the church

Qualifications:

– An MDiv or another appropriate degree (Theology and the Arts; Worship Arts; Media Arts & Worship) from an accredited theological seminary
– Ordination is not a requirement, but it is a plus
– Strong commitment to Christ and the ability to articulate a personal faith.
– At least 3 years of experience with music and leading worship
– Ability to lead graciously as a servant with self-direction and initiative.
– Gifts in teaching, counseling, enabling, edifying, and equipping.
– Mature, experienced team person with strong administrative and organizational skills.
– Bilingual (English-Armenian) desirable but not required.

How to apply:

Interested parties will need to submit a resume; a letter of introduction; and a personal statement (including testimony, core spiritual values, statement of faith and description of journey toward worship ministry) to worshippastorsearch@uacc-church.org