April 4, 2023

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

We Ask God’s Blessings for You, for All You Give and All You Do

Together, we are spreading the message of hope, love, and redemption that Easter brings, touching the lives of countless individuals in need of comfort and encouragement. By sharing our faith and supporting one another in our spiritual journey, we become a beacon of light in a world that desperately needs the grace and love of Jesus Christ.

Youth Ministry Workers Invited to Networking Zoom

Barbara Chalfant invites youth ministry workers for fellowship and conversation on April 18 via Zoom. Join at 2:00 p.m. to get to know each other and listen for great ideas and opportunities to share resources and needs. We hope this will become a regular support group for our youth workers. Email Barbara to request the Zoom information.

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Camp Hanover Hiring for Summer

Do you know a young adult who loves kids, enjoys being outdoors, and is open to sharing their faith with others? Camp Hanover is hiring great people for their overnight summer camp program. Encourage someone in your life to apply as a camp counselor, lifeguard, or kitchen staff.

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RMC Hosts Lecture on Policing and Christian Ethics

The Religious Studies Department of Randolph-Macon College hosts a lecture on policing in America on April 12. Dr. Tobias Winright, professor of moral theology at Saint Patrick's Pontifical University in Ireland and a former law enforcement officer, will address the Christian ethical perspective. Winright holds a PhD in Moral Theology/Christian Ethics from the University of Notre Dame, and an MDiv from Duke University Divinity School.

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Clergy Spouses: How to Make Healthy Transitions

Artos Retreats offers an online workshop on healthy transitions for clergy spouses. Discover how to lean into key transition phases. Learn tips and strategies relevant to your role. The workshop is April 15 from 9 to 11:00 a.m. Registration closes April 4.

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Upcoming Events

Bon Secours CPE Internship Application Deadline

April 10

Policing in America Lecture

April 12, 7:30 p.m.

Randolph-Macon College, Birdsong Hall

Info Session on Abolition Study Group

April 13, 6:30 p.m.

Presbyterians for Abolition

World Mission Trip to Guatemala

April 17-24

Youth Worker Gathering

April 18, 2:00 p.m.

Via Zoom

Spiritual Parish Info Sessions

April 19, 1:00 p.m.

St. Andrews Church

Global Ministry Update

April 20, 8:00 p.m.

Frontier Fellowship

Spring Tent Revival

April 21, 5:00-8:00 p.m.

Hebron Church

Spring Mini Camp for Youth

April 21-23

Camp Hanover

Earth Day Jazz Vespers

April 22, 6:00 p.m.

Forest Hill Church

Spring Celebration

April 23, 2:00-4:00 p.m.

Campus Christian Community, University of Mary Washington

Bible & Music Conference

April 24, early registration deadline

Massanetta Springs

Suicide Prevention Forum

April 25

First Church, Richmond

PW of POJ Spring Gathering

April 29

First United Church, Richmond

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Presbytery Meetings

Called Meeting

Thursday, April 20

7:00 p.m.

Via Zoom


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.

  • 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)
  • Children's ministry assistant, First Church (Richmond)
  • Director, River Road Early Learning Center (Richmond)
  • Pianist, Bott Memorial Church (DeWitt)
  • Solo pastor, Hebron Church (Manakin Sabot)
  • Choir director/church musician, Meadows Church (Charlottesville)
  • Organist/director of music, Laurel Church (Glen Allen)
  • Summer camp staff, Camp Hanover (Mechanicsville)
  • Day camp counselor, Massanetta Springs (Harrisonburg)
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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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