Job Vacancies

The Regional Synod of New York

Reformed Church of New Paltz seeking an Interim Minister

Reformed Church of New Paltz, Interim Minister

         Salary based on RCA guidelines and hours of commitment; paid leave TBD

Housing available

Contact:  Caroline Kastberg at

 Church Culture of RCNP

  • Familiarity with RFA stance, membership in Reformed Association with UCC, green church status, connection to historic street/community (see websites)

 Worship Responsibilities

  • With the Worship Committee, plan each service through the writing of the liturgy, choose hymns w/organist, deliver sermons and children’s message,
  • Administer sacraments (includes pre-baptismal counseling)
  • Officiate weddings and funerals.

Congregational Care

  • Develop and support the church’s programs—choir, church school, etc.
  • Visit hospitalized congregants as needed and provide care for congregants who are seeking comfort and/or guidance
  • Assist with confirmation


  • Supervise staff, establish regular office and work hours
  • Serve as president of Consistory (if RCA)
  • Attend classis meetings (approximately 3 times a year if RCA)
  • Work collaboratively with consistory members to execute the leadership responsibilities of the church
  • Lead small groups to foster connections as we transition
  • Provide transition leadership