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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

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Coastal Community Church

Grover Beach, California

Minister of Congregational Life

Coastal Community Church (Grover Beach) is looking for a Minister of Congregational Lifeā€¦

The Minister of Congregational Life is the care and connection hub- the contact point for visitors and congregants to the pastoral care and life of the church. Areas of responsibility:

Congregation connection

Volunteer support

Pastoral care coordinator

Quarterly fellowship events

Full time: Sundays through Thursdays. Ordination not required.

Applicants: please submit resume AND cover letter to

For more details on this position, see this Job Announcement