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Presbytery of Santa Barbara

Designated General Presbyter (DGP) Search Information

The Presbytery of Santa Barbara is seeking a


The Presbytery consists of 20 churches, 7 New Worshiping Communities, and a vibrant university ministry on the central coast of California. We are looking for a candidate that can help us live out our mission and vision that the Presbytery has spent significant work in the past few years to establish healthier channels of communication and transparency to set up ministries to succeed.

Job Description

Interested candidates can apply to

MIF # 59677.AB0

Search Team

TE Sean Chow (Chair) Member At- Large

TE Garrett Andrew (Secretary) Nipomo Community Church

TE Jennifer Fraser St. Andrews Presbyterian Church

RE Kristy Clark (Alternate) Nipomo Community Church

TE Robert Crouch (Alternate) Pismo Beach Community Church

RE Karen Washburn Monte Vista Presbyterian Church
RE Tamara Skov St. Andrews Presbyterian Church   

TE Jon Saur Stonebridge Community Church

TE Ron Urzua First Presbyterian Church Santa Paula and Living Hope Church

TE Ted Brandt First Presbyterian Church of Oxnard

Stages of Search

Search Team Approved

Ministry Information Form Written and Approved

MIF is on Church Leadership Connection and Applications are being received

Ranking of Candidates and Interviews

In-Person Interviews of Candidate(s)

Presenting of Presbytery-elect to Presbytery

Helpful Links

Coastal Community Church

Grover Beach, California

Minister of Children and Families

Coastal Community church in Grover Beach is looking for a Minister of Children and Families.

The Minister for Children and Families is responsible to direct and coordinate the programs for children, from nursery through 5th grade. This person will see his or her position as a profound ministry of hospitality so that insiders and outsiders can trust Jesus and participate in His Kingdom. In addition, this person will enable volunteers, children and families to feel safe and welcome in their presence and at Coastal Community Church. This person leads Coastal Kids programs, events, and projects, which are clearly communicated and coordinated and are also valuable to the children, their families, and corporate life of the congregation.  (For more details see attached).



Hours: This part time position is 20 hours per week.

Work Days: Sunday through Wednesday/Thursday

Pay rate: $25-30 an hour

Benefits: (after the first 90 days of employment): 10 sick days, one month paid vacation, matching 403b plan of up to $1500 per year, $3,000 medical wrap per year.


Send resume and cover letter to

For more about Coastal Community Church:

For more details on this position, see this Job Announcement

And Job Information page