Randy McGrady-Beach

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Welcome to John Knox Presbyterian Church.

Our mission statement is to know and honor God and follow the Son while loving and serving others.

Please join us Sunday mornings at our 9:30 a.m. Worship Service. We offer a blended worship that both honors our tradition with a choir and organ as well as embraces the more contemporary music style lead by our Praise Band. We celebrate our freedom in Christ by respecting all people and challenging everyone to explore true faithfulness.

Our church offers a variety of opportunities to grow in faith and become connected with each other through grace filled fellowship. We would be remiss in our calling as believers if we did not also encourage, equip, and offer opportunities to serve our communities.  The mission of God is our mission and we seek to live out that mission first in our church and then into our communities and finally beyond our country's borders.

We would love to walk this journey with you, we hope to see you this Sunday.

Family Ministries Director

Nancy Polcyn

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Youth Director

Bruce Byrne

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Music Director

Dean Christman

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Administrative Assistant

Mary Chervet

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Administrative Assistant

Rene Phillips

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Benevolence Treasurer

Teresa Karlson

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Eric Loofbourrow

Director, Joy Preschool and Daycare

Lisa Locus

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Director, John Knox Co-Op Preschool

Leslie James

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Session Members

Current Session Members (Elders)


Adult Education                   Nanette Wehe                                 

Community Life, Men          Terry Han       

Community Life, Women     JoAnn Parker                

Family Ministries                  Soeun and PJ Peterson                        

Finance                                 Peter McIntyre

Human Resources               Kaci Lopez

Missions                               Stan Husted

Outreach                               Kim Kraft

Property                                Bob Rickleffs  

Co-Property                          David Rauch

Co-Property                          Bob Beebe

Worship                                Irene Brewster

Worship                                Andrew Currier 

Moderator                            Pastor Randy McGrady-Beach

Clerk of Session                 


Board of Deacons

John Knox Presbyterian Deacon Team


Mary Chervet              Moderator

Jerri Lopez                  Vice-Moderator and Secretary

Kathy Snowden           Treasurer

Moran Brizee               Hospital/Rehab Visits & Prayer Chain 

Ann Harper                 Meals Coordinator

Janet & Euan Ramsay   Transportation Coordinator

Morgan Brizee             Hospital/Rehab Coordinator

Eshari Wijesekera        Events Coordinator

Sue King-Irwin            Home Visitation Coordinators


Employment Opportunity: Youth Director

John Knox Presbyterian Church

7421 Amarillo Road  -  Dublin, California  94568    

(925) 828-1846  -  www.jkpcdublin.org

Title: JKPC Youth Director (Middle School and High School) 

Applicability: This policy applies to John Knox Church Staff

PURPOSE OF POSITION: To help the JKPC middle school and high school youth develop a personal relationship with Jesus Christ, grow in Christian maturity, and share Christ’s love with others.



REPORTS TO: Family Ministries Director with the Pastor as Head of Staff.

RESPONSIBILITIES  (currently modified due to COVID-19, but full job description is listed below): 

  • Minister to middle school youth by leading afternoon youth group and coordinating morning Sunday School. Lead Middle School Vacation Bible School class in the summer.
  • Minister to high school youth by coordinating morning Sunday School, leading evening youth group and teaching confirmation classes.
  • Plan, gather materials for, and supervise additional social and recreational outings, including special events and seasonal retreats as part of youth programs. These may include: winter snow trip, trips to amusement parks (Disneyland and Santa Cruz Boardwalk), concerts, etc.
  • Establish mission and service opportunities for youth and their families, including organizing and overseeing overnight mission trips. This includes the annual High School Mission Trip (such as Mexico) and any fundraising for the trip as needed.
  • Make connections with youth off site. In consultation with the Pastor, initiate and be involved in one-to-one counseling and mentoring with youth at church.
  • Meet weekly with the Family Ministries Director and Pastor to review assigned activities, coordinate programs and events, set goals and discuss problem areas, and assist with financial accounting for youth program as needed.
  • Work with the Youth Committee and Family Ministries Elder for planning programs.
  • Train, supervise and coordinate Youth Leadership Team.
  • Communicate schedules, announcements, reminders to students and to leadership team (via emails, text messaging, Facebook, etc).
  • Additional responsibilities as directed by the Family Ministries Director or the Head of Staff such as assist in leading Worship, supervising Youth Sunday, and assist in Advent Celebration for the entire church.



  • A committed Christian who carries out duties in a caring and sensitive manner.
  • Have knowledge of the Bible and an understanding of how to teach and relate effectively to the youth within our theologically diverse congregation. Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • Be able to relate and communicate well with young people, parents, volunteers as well as the JKPC staff. Must possess ability to work in partnerships and teams.
  • Demonstrate administrative and organizational skills, such as planning, budgeting, scheduling, project management and event coordination. 
  • Must observe confidentiality protocol; recognize their role as a leader and a role model (noting that they are not in a peer relationship with the youth).
  • Willing to give a minimum two-year commitment.
  • Preferably 25 years of age or older, with a valid driver’s license and car insurance.
  • Able to participate in physical activities.
  • Pass criminal and sexual misconduct background checks and complete sexual harassment training.



A yearly performance review will be conducted by the Family Ministries Director and the Pastor. The Human Resources Committee will review the adequacy of compensation annually, with consultation from the Finance Elder.


$32,000 - $34,000 yearly salary


If you are interested, please drop off a resume at the church office, or email your resume to:

PJ & Soeun Peterson, Family Ministries Elders            pete3894@gmail.com 

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