Pastoral Resident

Thank you for your interest in the Pastoral Resident position at Cherry Grove Friends. Please download and carefully read the Job Description. The Faith & Practice Statements of the Northwest Yearly Meeting can be found here.

To apply, please email the following to

  • A copy of your Resume.
  • A description of your faith journey up until this point in your life
  • A description of how you currently understand your calling to pastoral ministry.
  • A description of what you hope to learn or achieve through taking this position at Cherry Grove Friends Church.
  • A detailed analysis of your understanding of the “Faith expressed as Doctrine” and “Faith Expressed through Witness” sections of the Northwest Yearly Meeting Faith and Practice document.
  • Three references – at least one of which should be able to speak to your interest and readiness for pastoral ministry.

If you have any further questions, please contact Pastor Mark Franklin by email at or by phone at 360-687-3159.