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Second-Sunday Brunch is held on the second Sunday of every month from September through June at 11:30 in the church community room after our service. Bring a generously-sized dish-to-pass and share a meal with the First Baptist Family.  All are Welcome!

We currently have two open part-time positions: Children & Youth Coordinator of Christian Formation Through the Arts and Children and Youth Education Coordinator.
Job descriptions for each position:
Children & Youth Coordinator of Christian Formation Through the Arts
Position Description:  Develops and oversees a coordinated program for children and youth that offers an array of experiences in the performing arts and creates opportunities for their participation in worship.
Hours/Schedule:  Ten-month position, September to June; primarily Sunday morning/early afternoon, with possibility of occasional weekday or Saturday special rehearsal.  Approximately eight (8) hours per month.  May be flexed during the month, as necessary.
Reports to:  Pastor
Responsibilities:
•    Partners with teachers and Children’s Education Ministry Team (CEMT) to further Christian formation through musical enrichment, vocal/instrumental, plays/skits, or dance for Sunday School Classes
•    Organizes young people’s performing arts offerings during worship to be coordinated with the Pastor and Choir Director
•    Directs annual Young People’s Christmas Program/Pageant
•    Coordinates Children’s Sunday
Qualifications and Experience:
•    Committed to following the teachings of Jesus
•    Experience working with children and youth
•    Background in music performance; theater experience a plus
•    Ability to accompany groups on piano
•    Knowledge of Christian music preferred
•    Passionate about children, music, and God
Probationary Period:  April-June 2015
Salary:  $1,600 per calendar year

And for the Children and Youth Education Coordinator:
Come grow in faith and share our fellowship at
First Baptist Church of Ithaca!
An inclusive and active community of faith engaged in service and outreach, both in our community and globally. We are currently looking for a dynamic,
forward looking individual to be our new  Children & Youth Education Coordinator with the following qualifications:

•    Has excellent interpersonal skills working with families
•    Can creatively empower and support volunteer teachers
•    Has enthusiasm to share in the spiritual development of children and youth
•    Is a self-motivated leader with experience collaborating on a team
This is a 15 hour/week position including Sundays from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. from September to June.  Starting Salary: $975/month.  Please direct inquiries to the search committee chair person at 607-351-5839 or mail a copy of your cover letter and resume to First Baptist Church of Ithaca, 309 North Cayuga Street, Ithaca, NY 14850.





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What does the Lord require of you?
To do Justice, love mercy and walk humbly with your God.
~Micah 6:8~