Ministry Opportunities

Is your church searching for a new Pastor?

The National Minister’s Office offers a variety of resources to assist Pastoral Search Committees in the search process to find a biblically grounded, evangelical pastor.  Order resources for your Pastoral Search Committee via 877-424-1472 or natmin@evangelicalassociation.org.

CALIFORNIA First Congregational Church, an EA affiliated congregation in Buena Park, California is seeking a part-time Pastor for an historic church. The ideal candidate will possess the abiltiy to translate scripture into common everyday language, and the character traits and behaviors required for church leadership (Titus 1:6-9). Our next pastor will be capable of leading the congregation by example, energizing, and equipping the members to build Christ’s Kingdom. Furthermore we expect our pastor to demonstrate strengths in leadership and management skills and to be available for hospital, home, and condolence calls for our congregation when needed. The pastor will provide supervision to staff members, worship leaders, Christian education, and Diaconates. The pastor will be available for occasional evening activities as well as Saturday events, and will complete 20 hours a week to serve the church and its congregation. Salary will be based on work experience and education.  Interested applicants should email questions, cover letters, and resumes with at least three references to fccbp1888@gmail.com and please include your contact information including your mailing address.


CONNECTICUT – Sherman Church, a congregation affiliated with the CCCC in the small, caring, rural community of Sherman, Connecticut is seeking a full-time pastor.  For a more information about the position, please contact the search committee at shermanchurch1744@gmail.com or visit the church website at:  http://shermanchurch.org and click on “Pastoral Candidate” to view the position description and other important documents.


ILLINOIS – First Congregational United Church of Christ planted its spiritual roots in Decatur, Illinois 125 years ago and continues today, with an eye toward the future. The congregation’s 183 members provide a solid base of resources and dedicated lay leaders and volunteers. We envision an energetic pastor who provides Bible based sermons, for both traditional and contemporary worship, which renew and grow the Christian spirit within us. Our pastor will be a strong leader and a team player, working alongside our leadership team and actively ministering to young and old alike. He or she will reinforce our tradition of faith and friendship while keeping us relevant in today’s world. Our pastor will inspire, encourage and guide us with passion and courage into the future.

FCUCC’s New England-style church building was built in 1957 and is located in a residential neighborhood on 10 wooded acres. Decatur, the agribusiness capital of the world, is an ethnically diverse community with a population of nearly 75,000. It is within easy driving distance of three major cities – St. Louis, Indianapolis and Chicago. The community’s cost of living, especially housing costs, is one of the lowest in the Midwest.  We offer an excellent compensation and benefits package, which includes a combined salary and housing allowance, based upon education, skills and experience.  For more information about this position and/or to submit inquiries, please contact:pastoralsearch@firstchurchdecatur.org

(PLEASE NOTE: that this church is in the United Church of Christ denomination and is not part of the Evangelical Association.  They have indicated an interest in expanding their search beyond their denominatioan into the EA. It will be up to the candidate and search committee to determine if the candidate is a good theological fit for the congregation.)


MISSOURIFemme Osage Church in Augusta, MO (just west of St. Louis) is seeking a full-time pastor to lead us in spiritual growth and ministry.  We are the oldest German Evangelical church west of the MIssissippi and although part of the UCC, we have recently become affiliated with the Evangelical Association (http://evangelicalassociation.org ) as we desire to remain true to the traditional, orthodox, biblical, evangelical theology upon which our church was founded in 1833.  Our next pastor should be a person of deep personal faith who believes in and teaches the Holy Scriptures as God’s true and infallible Word and adheres to the doctrines of classical Christian faith as exprssed in the great creeds and confessions of the historic church.   Qualified candidates should have a love of people and a desire to lead them to deeper relationship with the Lord as well as willingness to minister to all ages in our multigenerational congregation.  As we look to the future, we hope our next pastor will help us develop a vision for the ministries and mission God desires for us as we move forward in faithfulness.  To learn more about this position, submit inquiries and/or resume to the search committee:  Amy Barron amy.barron@live.com , 636-358-4852 or by mail,  Femme Osage Church, 4360 Cappeln Osage Rd., Augusta, MO 63332.


SOUTH CAROLINA – a full-time associate pastor is needed to serve the historic French Protestant (Huguenot) Church of Charleston, South Carolina, a church planted by French refugees in 1687 and still worshipping on the same site in downtown Charleston in what is believed to be its fourth edifice, built in 1845. It is the last Huguenot church in America. It thrives today as an independent congregation in the Reformed tradition with about 500 members. Worship is traditional and follows a liturgy handed down from Calvin and translated from the liturgies of two 18th century churches in Switzerland. There is a job posting on the church’s website, www.huguenot-church.org, under the “church” menu on the left side of the page.


TEXAS – Zion United Church, Clifton, TX recently left the United Church of Christ and has affiliated with the Evangelical Association.  We are seeking a full-time pastor who loves the Lord Jesus Christ; is a compassionate and caring person, sensitive to other’s needs; is an inspired and compelling preacher; is effective in planning and leading worship and is a mature and emotionally secure person.  Zion has an average attendance of 50-60.  The candidate should have a four-year undergraduate degree from an accredited college or university.  The candidate should have credentials or be willing to obtain credentials in the Evangelical Association or any other affiliated body of which the church is associated. Please send resume, a sermon sample and/or link to be emailed to info.womackchurch@gmail.com or mailed to Betty Lou Powers, 337 CR 3350, Valley Mills, TX 76689.

 

TEXASFirst Protestant Church in New Braunfels is searching for their next Director of Youth Ministries.  This Director of Youth Ministries is a full-time position with reponsibilities for students from 6th-12th grade.  Interested candidates can follow this link to the church’s ad on http://churchstaffing.com for more information.  The direct link is:  https://www.churchstaffing.com/job/235855/director-of-youth-ministry/first-protestant-church/

 


WYOMING – Zion Congregational Church in Cheyenne, WY is looking for a Pastor.  We are an independent, evangelical, Bible-centered church.  We are a small congregation of older people looking to begin fresh service and growth.  We need someone to lead, teach and help us grow.  The potential candidate must be comfortable with infant baptism/confirmation process, home and hospital visitation, a traditional worship service and working with church leadership to facilitate growth initiatives.  Masters degree and agreement with NAE statement of faith required.  We would be open to an interim, part-time, or full-time Pastor based on your availability.To Apply:send resume to zioncongchurch@aol.com


AFRICA – Chingola, Zambia.  Mature Christians who are called as missionaries are needed to work as Secondary School Teachers, Primary School Teachers, Dorm Parents and support staff.  Willing to raise financial and prayer support to serve at Amano Christian School in Chingola, Zambia.  Seeking one or two-year commitment to 140 student Grade 1-12 Christian school in Central Africa.  Please visit our website www.amanocs.org  or write: frank.wittmann@amanocs.org


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