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.

ALABAMASt. John’s Evangelical Protestant Church of Cullman, AL is seeking a full time (or part time) Minister of Music and Worship Arts who understands and appreciates the variety of ways God can be worshipped vocally, instrumentally, and through other artistic mediums.  We are seeking to call a devoted follower of Christ who can provide creative leadership within the context of the church’s ministry and theological tradition and who will provide direction and guidance for multiple worship styles.  For a complete description of the position and requirements, please contact the Rev. Dr. John Richter at jwrichter3@yahoo.com or 256-734-0344.


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.


CONNECTICUTGrace Community Church in New Caanan (www.gracecommunity.info)  is seeking a full-time Family Discipleship Pastor.  The Family Pastor will create and oversee an engaging, vibrant and comprehensive ministry for families and children from birth through high school.  Responsibilities:
* Oversee Youth & Children’s Ministries by developing strategies for reaching and teaching children and teens through programming on Sunday, as well as mid-week events and activities.
* Work with the Youth Pastor and Family Ministry Coordinator on strategies to reach and engage parents and children by creating a warm, welcoming environment that encourages friendships and connection.
* Build meaningful parental partnership to encourage, support and disciple families spiritually and emotionally.
* Provide pastoral care and support for families, children, and pre-teens.
* Major emphasis on Discipleship of families rather than preaching from the pulpit.
* An enthusiastic team player to work with our Pastoral and Admin teams to serve our church community in a modern and culturally relevant way.
Qualifications/Desired Traits:
* Master of Divinity Degree with 8 plus years experience working at a bible based church
* Authentic passion and desire to connect with families and their children to help them grow and live out their Christian faith.
* Sensitivity/ability to being culturally relevant by understanding the balance of people who are new to their faith/mature in their faith.
* An enthusiastic team builder to work with staff, volunteers, Elders, Planning Team, and Small Groups within Grace Community Church.
* Relational, with a genuine desire to build relationships within the church and out in the community.
* A self-starter who is able to initiate, lead and follow through on programs and initiatives.
* Intuitive, with the ability to navigate the culture of Fairfield County, and the diverse landscape within GCC.
*Tech savvy, adept at the use of social media to create excitement and enthusiasm that will reach people for Christ.
Contact Senior Pastor Cliffe Knechtle by email at:  cknechtle@hotmail.com or call him directly at 203– 966 – 8431

 INDIANA -St. Luke Community Church, a small rural church in northwestern Indiana, near Valparaiso, is seeking a part-time pastor.  Our church is affiliated with the Evangelical Association.  We are looking for a pastor who believes in the Bible and will bring it to life and apply it to today’s world.  We want this person to live a Christian life both in and out of church.  Some of the duties would include sermons, teaching weekly adult Bible study, conducting Confirmation classes for our youth and pastoral visitations as well as provide spiritual guidance and counseling for those who seek it.  Also, we would like this person to help build our youth and adult membership.  We do not provide housing, however, the salary and benefit package can be adjusted to fit the needs of the individual.  Please send resumes to: St. Luke Community Church, P.O.Box 147, San Pierre, IN 46374 or you may email Bonnie Metts at jb_metts@yahoo.com or John Jones at Basslakeshelties@embarqmail.com

MARYLAND – Salem Reformed Church, located in a beautiful rural area west of Hagerstown, MD, near I-81 is searching for an experienced full-time pastor.  Applicants must be experienced in the ministry.  A Master of Divinity degree is preferred.  Our church is a member of the Evangelical Association of Reformed & Congregational Christian Churches and has a rich heritage going back to its beginning in 1747.  Our church has an active youth group which is very involved in Group Mission Trips mission work.  The church has one worship service on Sundays with an average attendance of 130-140.  We are looking for a pastor who is ordained, being educated in a Bible believing seminary or college.  He/She must believe in the Bible as the inspired Word of God and that the only way to salvation is through Jesus Christ.  We would welcome a pastor who is caring and compassionate and shares our conservative Christian values.  Our congregation is warm, caring and outgoing.  Salary and benefits will be commensurate with education and experience.  Cover letter, resume, and at least three references may be emailed to pjschneb33@gmail.com

MICHIGANEmanuel United Church of Christ is seeking a full-time pastor for her 578 member congregation in Manchester, Michigan.   Surrounded by a beautiful four-township area, Manchester Village is a picturesque community nestled on the banks of the River Raisin in southwestern Washtenaw County – 20 miles from Ann Arbor and Jackson, 40 miles from Detroit Metropolitan Airport, and 60 miles from the cities of Detroit and Lansing.  Founded in 1862 Emanuel Church has served the community for over 155 years.  Our historic sanctuary built in 1882 is the centerpiece of an entire church complex which includes educational and office space, Church Hall and Parsonage.  We offer a competitive and comprehensive salary and benefit package commiserate with the applicant’s background and experience.  Emanuel is a traditional congregation but one open to new ideas and positive change. The congregation actively participates in community events and supports the Manchester community in a number of way. We are seeking a pastor of deep faith and vision who will develop a strong bond with us as we move forward with our mission in our community and our world. Interested individuals are ask to visit the church website at emanuelucc.org to view our church profile and videos of our church and local area.  Review of profiles / resumes will begin in mid February. Questions may be directed to Kelly Blaine, Search Chair, at kwblaine@att.net or 734-428-0741.  [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 denomination, but it will be up to prospective candidates to determine if they are a good theological fit for the church.]

 


NORTH CAROLINAPleasant Ridge Christian Church in Greensboro, NC is seeking a part-time Youth Leader.  The ideal candidate will seek to empower young people to act as disciples of Christ in our world today by developing and implementing a comprehensive approach to youth ministry; specifically, fostering personal and spiritual growth in the areas of:  group building, worship, discipleship and missions with a strong emphasis on outreach.  To submit a resume and/or receive a detailed position description, please contact Pastor Bill Meredith at bsmeredit@aol.com or mail your resume to the church at 2049 Pleasant Ridge Road, Greensboro, NC 27410 to the attention of the Youth Leader Search Committee.


PENNSYLVANIA – St. John Host Church, located in Host, PA, was founded in 1727 as a Reformed congregation.  We are now a non-denominational church and part of the Evangelical Association averaging 35 people for weekly attendance.  The mission of our church family is to show God’s love in such a way that people will exchange ordinary living for an extraordinary life by having a personal relationship with God through their faith in Jesus Christ.  We are a family oriented congregation searching for a compassionate and caring person with a Bible college related or seminary degree or proven continuance toward that degree.  We seek a person who will guide our congregation in its spiritual growth with the love of Jesus Christ in their heart and in their soul.  Part time salary and benefits will be initially offered with the intention of growing the placement into a full-time position.  Interested applicants should email questions, cover letters, and resumes to  RogerY@kountrykraft.com   Website: http://www.hostchurch.org  We look forward to hearing from you.


PENNSYLVANIA – St. Paul’s Church, located in Quarryville, Pennsylvania is seeking a full-time Pastor. We are affiliated with the Evangelical Association of Reformed and Congregational Christian Churches. We believe the mission of our church is to proclaim the salvation of Jesus Christ by ministering to individuals and families in the community and the world. We are searching for a Pastor who believes in the inerrancy of the Bible, and that Jesus Christ is our Lord and Savior. The new Pastor will be the sole Pastor and should have experience in planning and leading worship, and be able to teach and preach the Word of God to a small but growing congregation that consists of multiple generations. We are a congregational governed church with an active Consistory that works with the Pastor on a weekly basis.  If you believe The Lord is leading you to find out more about our church family and this ministry opportunity, please e-mail us at searchcommittee2018@juno.com. Please include your contact information including your mailing address so that we can send you a brief questionnaire along with our church profile.


PENNSYLVANIA – Immanuel Leidy’s Church is seeking a full-time Pastor of Worship and Technology . Located in Souderton, PA, (near Philadelphia) Leidy’s Church is a non-affiliated Reformed congregation that left the UCC in 1992. The Pastor for Worship and Technology will lead and coordinate the worship, music, a/v media, social media, and technology ministry efforts of our congregation. He will coordinate his efforts with the Pastoral Staff, Support Staff, Committees, and volunteers for regular, seasonal, and special services of worship as well as plays, concerts, and other activities. This Pastor will have a pastoral heart that seeks to facilitate faithful and interactive ministry among the singers, players, technicians, and worship leaders of our congregation. Salary range is anticipated to be $40-50k as well as a full benefits package including health insurance and retirement fund. A full job description is available upon request, as well as our congregation’s Constitution and Statement of Faith. For more information or to apply, please request info from admin@leidyschurch.org.


 PENNSYLVANIA – Salem Church of Rough & Ready is located in the rural community of Rough & Ready, PA which is approximately one hour north of Harrisburg, PA.   Current membership is 400 people with an average weekly attendance of 100, and is comprised of a diversity of ages from a large group of youth to devoted senior citizen members.  We are seeking a Godly person to be our Pastor, and lead our congregation in following its mission statement of “Serving the Lord through faith, fellowship, & outreach”.  In doing this, the candidate will possess a strong understanding of the word of God, and abide by God’s laws and commandments as we do not support gay marriage or abortions.  The candidate will work well with all ages, make pastoral calls to those in need, be a person of prayer and love the Lord Jesus Christ, be compassionate and a caring person who can effectively counsel to people in crisis, reach out to inactive members and makes pastoral calls on all members, work well with committees and officers, be an inspiring and compelling preacher, lead by personal example, and encourage people to apply their faith in daily life.

The successful candidate will be required to lead one Sunday service each week, conduct weddings and funerals as well additional services throughout the year (ex. Lent), take an active role in the Adult Sunday School, lead Confirmation classes, hold bible studies, and be active in the Tri-Valley Ministerium.  Our vision is to continue growing in wisdom, membership, missions and youth ministry.

This pastoral position will be available July 1, 2019.  The minimum educational requirement is a degree from a Bible College.   Benefits package is available.  The church parsonage is located approximately two miles from the church.  This is available for your housing, and is expected to be available for church meetings and functions.  Please e-mail your resume and salary requirements to:  Elaine Dietrich, Pastor Search Committee member, at ddietrich@tds.net.

 


PENNSYLVANIA – SALEM EVANGELICAL AND REFORMED CHURCH, REAMSTOWN, PA is seeking apart-time Worship Director (10-15 hours/week). The Worship Director will work closely with the pastor and elders to plan and lead worship services that draw the congregation into worship aligned with Biblical truth and doctrine with a focus on the glory of God. They must demonstrate musical knowledge and proficiency, piano or guitar skills, a confidence and ability to lead congregational singing, a capability to lead and teach volunteers in the music ministry (praise and worship teams and choir), and a value for music that exalts Christ, whether ancient hymns or modern songs/hymns. They will also have an understanding of and proficiency in audio/visual technology. Finally and most importantly, they must demonstrate a love for Jesus, a high regard for Scripture, and a God-given desire, gifting, and calling to lead the congregation of a local church in musical worship. For a full job description, or to submit a resume, please contact Pastor Joel Hertzog at joel@salemchurchreamstown.org.


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 – Immanuel Evangelical Church is located in Needville with a average weekly attendance of 130 people.  We are seeking a full-time pastor who will guide our congregation in its spiritual growth. The candidate we seek shall have the love of Jesus Christ in his heart and soul.   Our congregational needs range from someone who will work with youth to making regular visits to our home-bound, sick and nursing facility resident members. We are a community and family oriented congregation searching for a compassionate and caring person, sensitive to other’s needs.  We have a strong call for service and have a strong desire to grow both in spiritual maturity and in making disciples. This candidate shall have a Bible college related or seminary degree or proven continuance toward that degree. This position offers a salary and benefits. Interested applicants should email questions, cover letters, and resumes to iecsearch@immanuelevangelicalchurch.org

Website: https://iecsearch.weebly.com/


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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