Blackhawk Presbytery
Wednesday, February 21, 2018
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Blackhawk Presbytery
1922 N. IL Rte. 2
P.O. Box 199
Oregon, IL 61061






posted 2/1/18
Director of Youth Ministry, Monticello, IN (40 miles east of Watseka, IL)
The First Presbyterian Church of Monticello is seeking a high energy, creative, faith-driven adult to lead Christian educational and spiritual development opportunities for our youth.  The ideal candidate for this part-time position will have experience and training to coordinate multiple aspects of our Youth Ministry Program, in collaboration with the Pastor and other Youth Team leaders and volunteers. 

The job description for the Director of Youth Ministry may be downloaded from this link.  If interested in this position, please email your resume to the following address: 

posted 1/17/18


Interim Pastor

Faith Presbyterian Church in Franklin, Wisconsin is seeking an Interim Pastor to help guide the congregation during a time of transition. The position will be available beginning in January 2018 upon the retirement of our current pastor. FPC is a small, stable and faithful congregation witnessing to Christ's grace and love in a growing suburban community outside of Milwaukee. SEE COMPLETE DESCRIPTION.

posted 11/22/17



Harvard First Presbyterian Church is looking to fill a part time paid position.  We are looking for an organist/keyboard player. Duties are to play the keyboard at our 9 am service with the Praise band.  Play the organ at the 10:30 service.  Accompany the adult choir at the 10:30 service.  Rehearsals are on Wednesday nights.  Please contact either Laura Lucy at or at 815-560-2660.  Or Kevin Williams at or 815-245-7611.

We are also seeking an adult choir director - which is also a part time paid position at our church.
posted 9/13/17

Fox Valley Presbyterian Church in Geneva, Illinois, is seeking an Interim Pastor of Children and Youth (Interim Director of Children and Youth Programming.)  Our church is an inclusive family of loving servants and faithful disciples of Jesus Christ.  We offer a dynamic array of learning, mission, and fellowship opportunities for more than 200 children and youth ages 3-18.  The position is open immediately and the interim term is expected to last 1-2 years.  

The Interim Pastor of Children and Youth (Interim Director of Children and Youth Programming) will be asked to lead high school and middle school youth group meetings and activities, coordinate and teach Bible Basics and Confirmation classes to middle schoolers, oversee children’s Sunday School programming and visit classes, work with the committees on Children, Middle School and High School ministry, and participate in special events in the life of the church.  Some travel and Saturday and overnight work will be required while supervising youth mission work.

A successful candidate will bring a love of God and passion for sharing that with children and youth.  Experience working with or teaching children and youth is preferred.  We are seeking candidates who are professional, approachable, and relatable leaders; quick learners; and who possess a strong faith aligned with the reformed tradition.

This is a full time position.  Both lay and ordained candidates will be considered.  Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter to the committee via email ( or post: 

Fox Valley Presbyterian Church

c/o Jennifer Gustafson

932 S. Batavia Ave.

Geneva, IL 60134

posted 9/7/17 


 Youth Director

The First United Presbyterian Church, Henry, Illinois, is accepting applications for the position of Youth Director for Junior High School and Senior High Ministry.  This is an hourly (15-18 hours/week), part-time permanent position.  For more information contact Pastor James Friedmeyer at (309) 364-3083 or Church Website:

 posted 2/6/17