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 4/25/2014 3:03:39 AM

There are currently 1359 call seekers (1100 teaching elders, 245 candidates/first call seekers, and 14 lay professionals) seeking church related positions.
There are 458 positions in the system (99 of them are available for persons seeking their first call).
There are 552 female call seekers and 804 male call seekers.

There are 25 racial/ethnic, multi ethnic congregations with openings in the system.
There are 142 racial ethnic call seekers in the system.

OPEN NOT ACTIVE Summary:
There are 212 PIF's on file for persons who are open to discerning a call, but who are not actively seeking.
Of these 212 are teaching elders, 27 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 1 486
Associate Pastor (Other) 54 13 759
Associate Pastor (Youth) 14 7 378
Bivocational/Tentmaker 0 0 248
Campus Ministry 3 0 349
Chaplain 0 0 469
Christian Educator (Certified) 1 0 137
Christian Educator (non-certified) 4 0 201
Church Business Administrator 0 0 145
Co- Pastor 6 0 475
College/Seminary Faculty 0 0 288
Communicator 0 0 172
Coordinator 0 0 77
Director of Music (non-ordained) 0 0 142
Evangelist or Mission Pastor 0 0 269
Executive Director 0 0 202
Executive Pastor 0 0 234
Finance Manager 0 0 132
Funds Developer 0 0 144
General Assembly Staff 0 0 218
General Presbyter/Executive Presbyter/Presbytery Leader 4 0 254
Head of Staff (Multi-Staff Pastor, who supervised two or more teaching elders and other staff) 20 2 595
Head of Staff (who supervised one teaching elder and other staff) 48 2 748
Media Specialist 0 0 152
Mid-Council Program Staff 0 0 200
Minister of Music (ordained) 0 0 137
Mission Co-worker (International) 0 0 161
Other 3 0 94
Pastor (church planter, new church development, new worshipping community) 3 2 402
Pastor (for a designated term) 21 3 507
Pastor (For Such A Time As This Pastoral Resident) 2 0 39
Pastor (Other Temporary i.e. Supply,Student) 8 4 477
Pastor (Transformation/Redevelopment) 5 3 476
Pastor Interim 15 1 577
Pastor, yoked/parish 18 7 356
Pastoral Counselor 0 0 221
Seminary Staff 0 0 261
Solo Pastor 215 54 1137
Stated Clerk (Presbytery) 0 0 178
Synod Executive 2 0 171
Youth Director (Non-ordained) 3 0 154

Geographic Choices

State Positions Open to 1st Call Positions Available Person Prefers
AK 0 0 22
AL 3 14 64
AR 0 2 40
AZ 1 4 80
CA 1 17 168
CO 0 4 114
CT 1 3 78
DC 1 3 107
DE 0 1 106
FL 6 28 168
GA 2 13 155
HI 0 0 62
IA 2 12 59
ID 0 2 50
IL 5 19 116
IN 2 8 82
KS 0 3 37
KY 2 10 107
LA 2 5 30
MA 0 1 73
MD 0 9 144
ME 0 0 43
MI 3 16 75
MN 1 4 58
MO 5 13 66
MS 0 1 39
MT 0 2 39
NC 8 31 227
ND 0 0 16
NE 3 10 36
NH 0 0 50
NJ 3 12 124
NM 2 6 72
NV 0 2 48
NY 6 25 129
OH 3 22 113
OK 0 4 34
OR 2 7 119
PA 9 41 191
PR 0 0 18
RI 1 1 53
SC 9 17 166
SD 1 5 23
TN 4 19 141
TX 3 20 112
UT 0 1 41
VA 2 18 203
VT 0 0 54
WA 1 7 124
WI 2 10 61
WV 1 1 61
WY 2 5 31
XX 0 0 70
Unlimited 0 0 661