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 4/17/2014 11:26:56 AM

There are currently 1336 call seekers (1077 teaching elders, 245 candidates/first call seekers, and 14 lay professionals) seeking church related positions.
There are 456 positions in the system (95 of them are available for persons seeking their first call).
There are 540 female call seekers and 793 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 204 PIF's on file for persons who are open to discerning a call, but who are not actively seeking.
Of these 204 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 0 187
Associate Pastor (Christian Education) 9 1 478
Associate Pastor (Other) 56 13 749
Associate Pastor (Youth) 14 7 374
Bivocational/Tentmaker 0 0 242
Campus Ministry 3 0 348
Chaplain 0 0 460
Christian Educator (Certified) 1 0 136
Christian Educator (non-certified) 4 0 200
Church Business Administrator 0 0 145
Co- Pastor 6 0 473
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 0 265
Executive Director 0 0 198
Executive Pastor 0 0 232
Finance Manager 0 0 131
Funds Developer 0 0 143
General Assembly Staff 0 0 215
General Presbyter/Executive Presbyter/Presbytery Leader 4 0 253
Head of Staff (Multi-Staff Pastor, who supervised two or more teaching elders and other staff) 20 2 588
Head of Staff (who supervised one teaching elder and other staff) 48 2 739
Media Specialist 0 0 151
Mid-Council Program Staff 0 0 199
Minister of Music (ordained) 0 0 137
Mission Co-worker (International) 0 0 162
Other 2 0 96
Pastor (church planter, new church development, new worshipping community) 3 2 397
Pastor (for a designated term) 19 2 502
Pastor (For Such A Time As This Pastoral Resident) 2 0 39
Pastor (Other Temporary i.e. Supply,Student) 8 4 475
Pastor (Transformation/Redevelopment) 5 3 471
Pastor Interim 16 1 566
Pastor, yoked/parish 16 6 351
Pastoral Counselor 0 0 218
Seminary Staff 0 0 259
Solo Pastor 215 52 1116
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 61
AR 0 2 38
AZ 1 4 79
CA 1 18 167
CO 0 4 111
CT 1 3 75
DC 1 3 105
DE 0 1 101
FL 5 27 166
GA 2 16 152
HI 0 0 60
IA 2 11 54
ID 0 2 49
IL 5 19 111
IN 2 8 74
KS 0 3 35
KY 2 10 101
LA 2 5 30
MA 0 1 71
MD 0 9 144
ME 0 0 41
MI 3 15 71
MN 1 4 56
MO 4 13 64
MS 0 2 37
MT 0 2 39
NC 8 31 225
ND 0 0 16
NE 2 9 34
NH 0 0 47
NJ 3 12 117
NM 2 6 73
NV 0 2 49
NY 6 25 121
OH 3 22 107
OK 1 5 35
OR 2 7 118
PA 8 38 184
PR 0 0 20
RI 1 1 50
SC 9 17 167
SD 1 5 23
TN 4 19 138
TX 3 20 110
UT 0 1 40
VA 1 17 201
VT 0 0 51
WA 1 7 124
WI 2 10 59
WV 1 1 62
WY 2 5 30
XX 0 0 67
Unlimited 0 0 656