Solo Pastor (or Clergy Couple)

Takoma Park Presbyterian Church (TPPC) seeks a Head Pastor(s) to guide us in our faith journey; ground us in theology and inspire us to do God’s work in a troubled world.  We desire candidates gifted in preaching, teaching, outreach and administration coupled with a strong cultural proficiency.

We are a vibrant, mission-oriented church for ALL people, called by Christ to love our neighbors, fight injustice and care for God’s creation.  For over 125 years, our Church has served as a place of worship, a center for mission work and a vital part of the bustling Takoma Park community, a northern suburb of Washington, DC.

In addition to leading worship, preaching, overseeing Christian education programs, providing pastoral care, managing staff and working collaboratively with session, the Head Pastor will help us steer programs and ministries created to promote equality and social justice.  Some of our existing programs include the Committed Racial Mindfulness Ministry, which helps us better understand systemic racism in our society and advocate for change, The Community Kitchen, a commercial kitchen built to help people start small, food-based businesses to support their families and provide healthy food for the community, our sister parish in Jinocuao, Nicaragua and our historic church buildings which serve as a hub for many community organizations.

We ask that you have a minimum of five years of experience as a Head or Associate Pastor.  Master of Divinity is required.  Minimum salary $81,000.

TPPC Website:

Ministry Information Form (MIF): # 00429.AC0

How to Apply: Submit PIF to CLC website:

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