May 12, 2023

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

May is Mental Health Awareness Month

Each year millions of Americans face the reality of living with a mental illness. During May, we raise awareness of mental health to help fight stigma, provide support, educate the public and advocate for policies that support people with mental illness and their families. Learn more about Mental Health Awareness Month.

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Learn About Leadership Cohorts Offered by PMA

The Office of Christian Formation in the Presbyterian Mission Agency has helped hundreds of leaders learn, connect, and expand their ministries through online cohorts. Many of these are free. On May 18 at 3 p.m., learn more about these cohorts in a webinar. Hear from leaders and coaches that have engaged in these groups and share your ideas for topics and formats to shape future offerings.

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National Speaker on Aging to Keynote Retreat

Dr. Tracey Gendron, director of the Virginia Center on Aging, is the keynote speaker at an event hosted by the Older Adult Ministry and Camp Hanover on June 1. Hear about her work on age bias and how to end it.

Register five people from your congregation or organization and save 20 percent on the registration fee.

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Bring the Whole Family to Camp Hanover

Registration closes soon for Family Camp at Camp Hanover May 19-21. From relaxation to adventure, there is something for every generation at Family Camp. Let Camp Hanover plan the cooking and activities while you enjoy each other's company and God's creation.

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Summer Faith-Building

Programs for Youth

Meet new friends, explore your faith, and make memories that last a lifetime.

June 18-August 12

Mechanicsville, Virginia

Explore the familiar words of Psalm 23. For middle school students.

June 22-July 21

Harrisonburg, Virginia

Discover the realm where science and religion meet. 

July 18-23

Randolph-Macon College

(Ashland, Virginia)

Explore the Hebrew concept of shalom in conversation with the Native American “Harmony Way.” 

June 24-30

Maryville College (Tennessee)

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Upcoming Events

Disaster Relief Trip

May 13-21

Wauchula, Florida

Festival of Homiletics

May 15

Minneapolis, MN and online

PC(USA) Scholarship Deadline

May 15

Common Chords

May 18

Camp Hanover

Discernment Workshop

May 18-21

Massanetta Springs

PC(USA) Scholarship Deadline

May 15

PW Synod Summer Gathering

June 8-11

Massanetta Springs Conference Center

Common Chords

June 15

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

Invitation needed

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.

  • 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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Submit an opportunity

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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