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  1. "Office Manager"

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    Current Employee - Office Manager in Greensboro, NC
    Current Employee - Office Manager in Greensboro, NC

    I have been working at Presbyterian Church of the PCUSA full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    13 holidays, inclusive corporate standards, solid benefits package

    Cons

    low salary, interruptions, busy and stressful Holy Days

    Advice to Management

    follow employee law standards


  2. "Great place to do ministry"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Presbyterian Church of the PCUSA full-time

    Pros

    Goods minimum salary, generally good colleagues

    Cons

    Its really not clear what the future of the denomination will be

    Advice to Management

    Simplify the denominational structure, build trust and engagement with pastors and elders

  3. "GREAT Support"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Presbyterian Church of the PCUSA full-time

    Pros

    The denomination is very supportive to the pastors. Health insurance is top of the line.

    Cons

    Salaries are too low, and no clear rules when exiting the job.

    Advice to Management

    Need realistic salaries to match the job experience and responsibilities.


  4. "Secretary"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Great organization, love the missions and views

    Cons

    Low Salary, must truly love what you do


  5. "Unstable work place"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Louisville, KY
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Louisville, KY
    Doesn't Recommend

    Pros

    Great benefits and friendly staff.

    Cons

    It's very discouraging to see your coworkers being let go due to the poor management. Some ministry areas are nice to work at. Some others, not so much.


  6. "From a Minister"

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    Former Employee - Minister
    Former Employee - Minister
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Presbyterian Church of the PCUSA full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Opportunities abound! Great healthcare benefits and pension package.

    Cons

    Long hours if you don't create boundaries.


  7. "Pastor"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Presbyterian Church of the PCUSA full-time

    Pros

    Loving congrgation that is committed and compassionate

    Cons

    Small numbers in attendance and damaged facilities need repair

  8. "AA"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend

    Pros

    Good salary and benefits, state of the art technology.

    Cons

    As a general practice those in power at any level make a shameful use and abuse of it, regardless of the Department. This organization is well known for endless layoff cycles, all with the false pretext of budget restrictions.


  9. "Lots of Chiefs"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    Wonderful Mission Minded opportunity to serve my fellowman

    Cons

    Lots of Chiefs and very few Indians

    Advice to Management

    Need to create a leadership organization that requirs everyone gets on board with the plan, even if it is not the one that they wanted to happen.


  10. "Youth Pastor"

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    Current Employee - Youth Pastor in Sacramento, CA
    Current Employee - Youth Pastor in Sacramento, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I have been working at Presbyterian Church of the PCUSA full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Flexible schedule
    Fun events and activities
    Relationship building
    Opportunities to mentor youth
    Supportive Volunteer
    Summer Dismissal (Some churches)
    Cohesive staff (Some churches)
    Financially supportive Presbyteries (Some Presbyteries)
    Free or reduced childcare (Some churches)
    Creative freedom (Some churches)

    Cons

    At will employment (Non-Ordained)
    Mostly Part-time employment
    Low pay
    Poor benefits (Non-Ordained)
    Well-over 40 hour of work most weeks during the program-year
    Low on the totem pole
    Frequently having to justify programing to "concerned" parents
    Frequently having to justify programing to "concerned" clergy


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