Job Opening - Part Time:

The First Congregational Church of River Edge, NJ is seeking a part-time Minister for Faith Formation. The ideal candidate is a person of strong faith, deeply committed to Christ and ministering to the spiritual, educational and recreational needs of children, youth and families.

Our spirit-led pastor embraces collaborative leadership and the position draws support from an active Christian Education Team and church members. Detailed Duties and Responsibilities are available at the following link. Duties and Responsibilities.


The First Congregational Church of River Edge is a United Church of Christ (UCC) congregation seeking "to be a dynamic community of faith committed to spiritual growth, following Christ's example and God's Word ... with diverse worship, education, mission and compassionate care for all". At the center of a small Bergen County residential borough, about 100 of our 200 members gather each Sunday for worship and education. We maintain strong ministries of service to the community. Our commitment to children and family ministries remains strong; we are working on the renewing and strengthening of our youth (as well as our senior adult) ministries. With new pastoral leadership, we have deepened our commitment to a vision of outreach, community growth and a facilities renewal that will make our buildings more accessible to the community. We have set out on a path of revitalization; we believe that the Spirit of God is calling us to a richer spirituality and discipleship


To apply for this position, please send resume with cover letter to Questions may also be sent to the same email address.