Job Posting – Communications & Marketing Manager

Plymouth Church seeks a full-time communications professional to manage, coordinate, and deliver the primary communications of the congregation, drafting and initiating content to advertise, market, and inform members, visitors, and guests about church programs, events, and services and working with church leaders, boards, and members to develop messaging and communications plans.

Now Hiring – Director of Spiritual Formation

Director of Spiritual Formation


Position Summary

The Director of Spiritual Formation will lead and supervise the spiritual formation activities and programming of Plymouth Congregational Church of Minneapolis by providing direction, vision, and oversight for a variety of developmental initiatives for members and visitors, including classes, workshops, retreats, and special events. The Director will also look to develop new opportunities to enhance the discipleship, personal development, and spiritual lives of members and guests of Plymouth Church. This position visions the arc of all spiritual formation with an explicit focus on programming for adults of all ages.

Plymouth Congregational Church is a progressive faith community grounded in the Christian tradition. In mutual care and respect for our diverse understandings of God, we seek to embody the radical love and justice found in the life, teachings, and spirit of Jesus.


  • Serve as the primary coordinator with the Board of Spiritual Formation on all aspects of spiritual formation for Plymouth Church.
  • Direct, teach, and recruit teachers/facilitators for all classes/workshops/retreats for adults.
  • Serve as liaison to the Board of Spiritual Formation plus necessary committees:
    • Sunday Forum
    • Contemplatives
    • Library Committee
    • Spiritual Exploration
  • Manage, plan, and promote Sundays @ 10 activities.
  • Recruit and manage volunteers for Spiritual Formation classes, activities, and programming.
  • Work with the Clergy team to coordinate themes, vision, and church events.
  • Manage and plan budget for all Spiritual Formation and Children/Youth expenditures
  • Plan, coordinate, and teach Confirmation.
  • Collaborate with the Director of Children and Youth Ministries to integrate young people into the life of the church.
  • Collaborate with other Plymouth groups (e.g., Racial Justice Initiative, Climate & Environmental Justice Committee, Immigration Welcoming Working Group) to offer opportunities for experiential, intellectual and embodied learning.
  • Help promote spiritual formation activities, programming, and opportunities beyond the walls of Plymouth.
  • Attend Leadership Council meetings plus Board of Spiritual Formation and committee meetings.
  • Support and assist in worship services as needed.
  • Attend weekly staff meetings.
  • Have availability on evenings and weekends, as needed.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in Education, Spiritual Direction, Spiritual Formation, Pastoral Care, Counseling, or related field.
  • A minimum of three (3) years of experience in spiritual formation, professional ministry, higher education, or related experience.
  • Ability to effectively reach and teach a diverse population of people.
  • Outstanding supervisory skills.
  • Outstanding written and communication skills.


  • Fulltime, exempt position
  • Salary: $65,000 – $68,000 with benefits

Application Instructions

  • Please email a cover letter and resume as one document to

Job Posting: Long-term substitute for Director of Children’s choirs, Plymouth Congregational Church

Start date: April 1 (with a shadow date of current conductor on March 30)
End date: May 22

Plymouth Congregational Church seeks a long term substitute for three children’s music ensembles within their established program. An ideal candidate will have experience and interest working with young singers, with selecting appropriate repertoire, with effective rehearsal techniques, and in working interpersonally with supervisors and collaborative staff. Plymouth is a progressive church community committed to social justice, and welcomes all children and families into the program.

Please submit a resume to no later than March 10.

– Prepare for and lead in-person Wednesday evening rehearsals for three ensembles
– Rehearse and present 1-2 pieces for Cherub Choir and Chorister Choirs to sing in worship
– Plan and execute Bridge Night with other youth ensemble directors to support those students who will move to a different ensemble in 2022-2023
– Attend and co-lead the Youth Sunday service, May 22, 2022 at 11am
– Communicate clearly and in a timely manner with parents via provided email distribution lists
– Communicate clearly and in a timely manner with Pastor for Congregational Care and Worship and other staff

Young Voices (ages 3-5)
This group is focused on quality early experiences with music and centered around play, movement, and responding to repertoire from many backgrounds. Parents attend each class.
5:30-5:55pm on Wednesdays

Cherub Choir (grades K-2)
Children in Cherub Choir learn to sing in an ensemble for the first time. We nurture a beautiful unison sound, skills in working and learning as a team, and music literacy as singers prepare to read printed music.
6-6:30pm on Wednesdays

Chorister Choir (grades 3-6)
Choristers strengthen their basic music skills as they begin to read music and sing in multiple parts. We build a loving community through the selection of meaningful music and team-building activities.
6:35-7:15pm on Wednesdays



  • Background Check
  • Up to date Covid Vaccinations



Job Posting – Ministry Assistant for Operations

Position is Open Immediately. 1/21/2022

Position Summary

The Ministry Assistant for Operations is responsible for managing reception and facility operations to create a culture of radical hospitality by welcoming, inspiring, informing, and serving congregation members, visitors, staff, tenants, and the community. Primary functions of this role include event scheduling, supervision of hospitality staff, and providing administrative support to the Director of Operations and the Clergy. It is essential for the Ministry Assistant for Operations to become familiar with all programs and scheduling for Plymouth Congregational Church in Minneapolis.
Plymouth Congregational Church is a progressive faith community grounded in the Christian tradition. In mutual care and respect for our diverse understandings of God, we seek to embody the radical love and justice found in the life, teachings, and spirit of Jesus.


  • Fulltime, Hourly, Non-Exempt.
  • Pay is commensurate with experience and qualifications.
  • Benefits include Health & Dental Insurance, 403(b) Retirement Account, Flexible Spending Account, and Vacation, Sick, and Holiday Pay.
  • COVID-19 Vaccination and Booster required, or Medical/ Religious Exemption.
  • Background check required.
  • This position reports to the Director of Operations.

Preferred Qualifications

  • 5 years of office related work experience.
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent.
  • Church experience or other mission driven professional experience preferred
  • 3-5 years of experience in Microsoft Office and other database programs (preferably a church database program).
  • Strong listening and communications skills—verbal and written.
  • Well-developed organizational and administrative skills.
  • Good problem-solving and decision-making skills.
  • Able to deliver consistent, committed, reliable, and timely performance.
  • High standards regarding confidentiality and integrity.
  • Collaborative work style and ability to work as a professional member of the team.
  • Ability to welcome and interact with a wide diversity of guests/individuals, including those seeking emergency assistance.
  • Cultural humility, and/or experience working with underserved/underrepresented populations.

Key Accountabilities/Responsibilities and Duties
Including, but not limited to:


  • Welcome guests in a warm, friendly, respectful manner.
  • Staff front desk.
  • Supervise hospitality staff.
  • Recruit, coordinate, and train volunteers for the front desk.
  • Create and maintain an accessible information system so the front desk is the information hub of the church.
  • Implement policies and procedures for walk-in guests needing assistance.
  • Handle all front-of-house duties cheerfully, competently, and professionally.


  • Responsible for scheduling all space and events in the facility.
  • Process all requests for building use, including requests from boards, members, and outside groups.
  • Coordinate event logistics from beginning to event conclusion.
  • Coordinate custodial setups for all room usage.
  • Issue contracts and invoicing for groups and events.
  • Schedule zoom meetings and webinars.
  • Maintain the facility calendar and publish weekly updates for staff.
  • Coordinate arrangements for baptisms, weddings, funerals, and memorials between church members and minister, organist, soloist, custodians, food service, room usage, etc.

General Administration

  • Order supplies and maintains vendor relationships.
  • Produce appreciation cards for volunteers after events and coordinate a volunteer appreciation gathering.
  • Cross-train with other office staff to provide coverage in the event of vacations, illness or leaves of absence.
  • Provide support to the Director of Operations and Clergy
  • Other duties as assigned.

Problem Solving Responsibilities

  • Prioritize work and organize to meet deadlines.
  • The Director of Operations should be kept informed of problems that are persistent or vexing in nature.
  • Decision Making/Freedom to Act
  • This position is accountable to the overall mission of the church and maintaining collegial relationships with staff, Board members, colleagues, guests, and the congregation in general.

To Apply
Please submit cover letter and resume via email to anneg(at)