Church Leadership Connection

The Call System for the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)


Applicants And Positions Report

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(real-time snapshot) at 4/19/2014 3:33:39 PM

There are currently 1333 call seekers (1074 teaching elders, 245 candidates/first call seekers, and 14 lay professionals) seeking church related positions.
There are 457 positions in the system (95 of them are available for persons seeking their first call).
There are 538 female call seekers and 792 male call seekers.

There are 26 racial/ethnic, multi ethnic congregations with openings in the system.
There are 138 racial ethnic call seekers in the system.

OPEN NOT ACTIVE Summary:
There are 203 PIF's on file for persons who are open to discerning a call, but who are not actively seeking.
Of these 203 are teaching elders, 25 candidates/first call seekers, and 0 lay professionals.


Position List

Position Available Open to 1st Call PIFs Seeking Position
Administrator 0 0 186
Associate Pastor (Christian Education) 9 1 477
Associate Pastor (Other) 56 13 747
Associate Pastor (Youth) 14 7 374
Bivocational/Tentmaker 0 0 242
Campus Ministry 3 0 348
Chaplain 0 0 458
Christian Educator (Certified) 1 0 136
Christian Educator (non-certified) 4 0 200
Church Business Administrator 0 0 144
Co- Pastor 6 0 472
College/Seminary Faculty 0 0 282
Communicator 0 0 172
Coordinator 0 0 74
Director of Music (non-ordained) 0 0 142
Evangelist or Mission Pastor 0 0 264
Executive Director 0 0 197
Executive Pastor 0 0 231
Finance Manager 0 0 131
Funds Developer 0 0 143
General Assembly Staff 0 0 214
General Presbyter/Executive Presbyter/Presbytery Leader 4 0 252
Head of Staff (Multi-Staff Pastor, who supervised two or more teaching elders and other staff) 20 2 587
Head of Staff (who supervised one teaching elder and other staff) 48 2 738
Media Specialist 0 0 151
Mid-Council Program Staff 0 0 198
Minister of Music (ordained) 0 0 137
Mission Co-worker (International) 0 0 160
Other 2 0 96
Pastor (church planter, new church development, new worshipping community) 3 2 397
Pastor (for a designated term) 19 2 501
Pastor (For Such A Time As This Pastoral Resident) 2 0 39
Pastor (Other Temporary i.e. Supply,Student) 8 4 472
Pastor (Transformation/Redevelopment) 5 3 470
Pastor Interim 16 1 568
Pastor, yoked/parish 17 6 350
Pastoral Counselor 0 0 217
Seminary Staff 0 0 259
Solo Pastor 215 52 1113
Stated Clerk (Presbytery) 0 0 174
Synod Executive 2 0 168
Youth Director (Non-ordained) 3 0 150

Geographic Choices

State Positions Open to 1st Call Positions Available Person Prefers
AK 0 0 22
AL 3 14 62
AR 0 2 38
AZ 1 4 77
CA 1 18 166
CO 0 4 112
CT 1 3 73
DC 1 3 105
DE 0 1 99
FL 5 27 167
GA 2 16 153
HI 0 0 58
IA 2 11 54
ID 0 2 50
IL 5 19 111
IN 2 8 75
KS 0 3 35
KY 2 10 103
LA 2 5 28
MA 0 1 69
MD 0 9 142
ME 0 0 40
MI 3 16 71
MN 1 4 56
MO 4 13 64
MS 0 2 37
MT 0 2 39
NC 8 31 224
ND 0 0 16
NE 2 9 33
NH 0 0 46
NJ 3 12 115
NM 2 6 71
NV 0 2 48
NY 6 25 120
OH 3 22 107
OK 1 5 35
OR 2 7 118
PA 8 38 181
PR 0 0 20
RI 1 1 49
SC 9 17 166
SD 1 5 23
TN 4 19 140
TX 3 20 109
UT 0 1 41
VA 1 17 197
VT 0 0 50
WA 1 7 124
WI 2 10 59
WV 1 1 61
WY 2 5 31
XX 0 0 67
Unlimited 0 0 655