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Announcements

Dr. Jim and Linda Poit, New Hope Community Church in Gilbert, AZ, invite you to join them on a tour to Greece and Rome in October of 2015. Cities visited include Thessaloniki, Corinth, Philippi, Athens and Rome. In each city Dr. Poit will teach material relating to Paul's epistles to those cities. Cost of the trip is $3,775.00 based on double occupancy. For more information contact Dr. Gerry Bouma at bou2ma@msn.com or call 480-671-7277. You may also email Dr. Poit at drjimpoit@gmail.com.

IS YOUR CHURCH considering a building project? The RCA's Church Growth Fund can help. Contact us for loan rates and terms at 888-722-4958 or www.rca.org/cgf.

TALKING BIBLES INTERNATIONAL encourages each RCA church to hold an annual "Talking Bible Sunday." Pray and support Talking Bibles for those who need to hear. Details at www.talkingbibles.org or call 800-318-7262.


Miscellaneous

Personal Elderly Assistant: Hello, my name is Don DeHoog and I own and operate Helping Hands Elder Care. I am looking to expand my business and would love to assist you or your loved one. I provide assistance in things as simple as running you to errands/appointments or in depth as helping you transition to a retirement facility. I have over three years experience in elder care. Wages are negotiable. Email don@helpinghandseldercare.net or call 616.644.4978.

Caring for aging parents? Visiting Angels, established in the greater Grand Rapids area for over 10 years, offers assisted independence in your home. Our caregivers will prepare meals, do light housekeeping, run errands, provide transportation, and joyful companionship. Whether you need a few hours a day or live-in care, call Trish Borgdorff at 616-243-7080 or toll free at 888-264-3580. TRIP Participant.

Caregivers Needed! Are you interested in working for the best living assistance services company in West Michigan? Visiting Angels, now serving the greater Grand Rapids area for over 10 years, is accepting applications for caregivers who can be excellent, not average; make a connection with our clients; be perfectly dependable; practice compassion and work with integrity. Contact Heather at 616-243-7080 or heather@vangels.com.

Hope. Love. Peace. Joy. offering collections of Christian gifts, jewelry, home decor and more at www.hopelovepeacejoy.com.


Jobs

RCA Today magazine seeks freelance writers for story assignments in upcoming issues. RCA Today communicates the mission and vision of the Reformed Church in America; it comes out three times a year. Our writers hear firsthand how God is at work through RCA ministries, and they have the opportunity to share those stories with others. Send your resume, along with published clips, to rcatoday@rca.org

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Calvary Christian Reformed Church in Holland, MI is seeking a part-time Student Ministries Director.

Qualifications:
A. A person with a transformational love for the Lord Jesus Christ
B. A person who is visionary with the ability to articulate the vision for student ministries
C. A person of proven skills in leadership and team building
D. A person with demonstrated relational skills and teaching effectiveness with high school students
Purpose: To contribute to the leadership and implementation of Calvary’s ministry to high school students
Responsibilities:
A. Contribute to directional and operational leadership of high school ministry on Sunday mornings and Sunday nights. Teach 20 of the 30 Sunday night gatherings each year. Be present each Sunday ministry night for relational ministry and support.
B. Lead monthly HS outings.
C. Provide directional and operational leadership of the annual high school retreat and US mission trip.
D. Contribute to communications to high school students and parents.
E. Recruit and develop a team of volunteer leaders to support high school Sunday school and youth group ministry.
F. Contribute to the planning and implementation of the annual student ministry fundraiser.

This person reports directly to the Student Ministry Director Contact
Pleae contact Daniel Harris – dharris@calvarycrc.org or (616) 928-1325

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Trinity Christian Reformed Church in Rock Valley, IA (www.trinitycrc.com) is searching for a Worship Coordinator to serve in our staff setting. This individual is responsible for developing, coordinating, and maintaining meaningful worship through liturgy and music with a blend of styles, voices, and instruments that represent the variety of gifts within the congregation. Musical ability required. Part-time: 20-30 hours /week. Please contact Stanley Groothof for complete job description and other info: stan@trinitycrc.com.

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Fuller Avenue Christian Reformed Church in Grand Rapids, MI, a congregation of approximately 130 households located on the near southeast side of Grand Rapids, Michigan is seeking applicants to replace its retiring Ministries Coordinator. The position is a part time (approximately 20 hour per week) position involving coordinating and implementing our Outreach Ministry with a negotiable fall start date. For applicants with additional skills and/or interests, additional responsibilities could be added increasing the position to more than half time. To request a job description or further information, please contact the church office (616.241.1679 / info@fullercrc.org) or visit our website: www.FullerCRC.org. To apply, please submit a resume, complete with three references, and a one-page cover letter to PastorNate@FullerCRC.org. The search team will begin reviewing applications by May 1, 2015 and all applications are due June 30, 2015.

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Markey Church (American Baptist) in Roscommon, MI is looking to partner with a high capacity individual to serve as our Pastor of Family, Students & Kids and who can lead all of our efforts in ministry with families, students and kids. This person will cast vision, train and lead volunteers and implement a holistic discipleship and outreach initiative under the Mission, Vision and Strategy of Markey Church.  The Pastor of FSK will work directly with the Lead Pastor, but will be highly self-motivated and expected to run with all areas of ministry development under their supervision. Learn more and apply at markeychurch.org/about-the-church/staff/pastor-of-family-students-kids.

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Northminster Presbyterian Church (NPC) in Peoria, Illinois, a family-focused church of 620 active members, is seeking a full-time Youth Director who loves, engages and relates to middle and high school students, modeling a growing relationship with Jesus to them, while collaborating with parents, volunteers and ministry colleagues. The Youth Director is directly responsible for the oversight of all junior and senior high Youth Ministry activities, including Sunday School, Wednesday and Sunday night youth groups, and special events such as retreats, outreaches and mission trips.
Read the complete job description. Our church profile is available at: northminster.us, click on the “Contact Us” tab, and then the link “Employment.”
Candidates may send their resumes, video, references or inquiries to Adam Curry at jobs@northminster.us

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The Christian Reformed Church in North America (CRCNA) has an opening for a 1-year full-time (36-40 hrs/wk) Policy Analyst and Advocacy Fellow with the Office of Social Justice (OSJ). This opportunity is being offered to recent college or university graduates interested and qualified in the field of public justice and faith. The fellow will help the OSJ develop timely and effective advocacy strategies relating to selected issues of US and Canadian policies, specifically those that benefit the poor and oppressed. The successful applicant will have an undergraduate degree or higher and be able to live and work in Grand Rapids, MI. Visit www.crcna.org/jobs for consideration or to apply attaching a current cover letter and resume by May 1, 2015.

The Christian Reformed Church in North America (CRCNA) is seeking applications for the bi-national position of Director of Advancement for Ministry Services and the CRCNA Foundation beginning August, 2015. The position will be based in either Grand Rapids, MI or Burlington, ON. For a complete job description visit www.crcna.org/jobs or to apply please submit a letter of interest and a detailed resume of education and work history to: Michelle De Bie, Director of HR, at mdebie@crcna.org. Initial consideration will be given to applications received by May 22, 2015.

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Trinity Christian College in Palos Heights, IL

Trinity seeks candidates for faculty positions who are professing Christians and committed to excellence in teaching, scholarship, and service.  They should support the goals of a strong liberal arts education in the tradition of Reformed Christian higher education and be competent to demonstrate to students a mature articulation of faith and learning.  Faculty members are also dedicated to personal involvement with students outside the classroom in advising, social interaction, and informal academic and cultural settings.

Position: NURSING FACULTY POSITION as SIMULATION LAB COORDINATOR

Full time faculty position starting August 16, 2015.  The department of nursing offers a professional program leading to the Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) and is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.

Qualifications: A master’s degree in nursing is required; a doctorate in nursing or a related area is preferred. Knowledge of high fidelity simulation equipment and maintenance strengthens the application. Current licensure as a professional nurse in Illinois, or eligibility for, is required.  Clinical experience in nursing and the ability to work in the lab and supervise students in the clinical setting is required.  Successful experience in teaching at the baccalaureate level is desirable.

Responsibilities: Management of simulation lab facility.  Prepares and maintains equipment for students and faculty.  Instructs department faculty on simulation equipment and other technology such as Elsevier Simulation Learning System Assists with validations and integration of simulation scenarios including scenario development for nursing courses in the BSN curriculum.  Completes lab set-up and preparation for classes as planned with faculty.  Provides and supports practice opportunities for students. Supervises the lab student workers.

There may be responsibility for teaching the classroom and/or clinical components in area(s) that match expertise. Faculty members have additional responsibility for student advisement, college and department service, and scholarly and professional achievement especially in the simulation arena.

Compensation: Rank and salary commensurate with experience.  Benefits include health insurance, pension, life insurance, and disability insurance.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

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Position: NURSING FACULTY POSITION with EXPERTISE in MENTAL HEALTH

Term or full-time tenure track position in the Department of Nursing, beginning August 16, 2015.  The department of nursing offers a professional program leading to the Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) and is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.

Qualifications: A master’s degree in nursing is required with a concentration mental health with ability to teach in a second area of specialty: adult health or pediatrics; a doctorate in nursing or a related area is preferred.  Current licensure as a professional nurse in Illinois is required.  Clinical experience in mental health and the ability to work in a second course/clinical area is required.  Successful experience in teaching at the baccalaureate level is desirable.

Responsibilities: Responsibility for teaching both the classroom and clinical components in mental health and another nursing area. Faculty members have additional responsibility for student advisement, college and department service, and scholarly and professional achievement.

Compensation: Rank and salary commensurate with experience.  Benefits include health insurance, pension, life insurance, and disability insurance.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

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All inquiries should be directed to: Dr. Sharon Robbert, Interim Provost, Trinity Christian College; Phone: 708-239-4839; provost@trnty.edu

Faculty applications may be found on our Trinity website:  http://www.trnty.edu/jobopenings/.

(Only electronic application documents will be accepted.)