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APRIL 2018 POSTINGS

GEORGIA—Erastus Christian Church, Commerce, GA, is seeking an energetic and passionate part-time youth director who will serve, lead, teach, mentor, and motivate the youth of the church in their walk with God. The youth director will lead the children and youth programs for infants through high school seniors on Wednesday nights and Sundays. This part-time position pays $250 per week. Visit erastuschristianchurch.com/#/pt-youth-director for application documents and more information. Return completed application and reference letters to Erastus Christian Church, Education Committee, Douglas Burroughs, 2050 Neese Commerce Road, Commerce, GA 30530;  or scan and email to gammiemartha@yahoo.com (write “PT Youth Director” in the subject line). Direct questions to Douglas Burroughs at (706) 540-5580 or gammiemartha@yahoo.com.

INDIANA—Outlook Christian Church, McCordsville, IN, (outlookchurch.org), an independent Christian church averaging about 900 located in a growing community just northeast of Indianapolis, is seeking a connection care minister. The ideal candidate will be a mature, organized, compassionate, and creative self-starter with strong interpersonal communication skills and have proven experience serving in local church ministry. The compassion care minister is responsible for the assimilation of adults; provide servant-leadership to team and group leaders, recruiting them, training them, and ensuring their ongoing effectiveness and development; and ensure quality pastoral care is provided to congregants in need, including pastoral counseling, hospital and home visits, and conducting weddings and funerals. Applicants should possess at least a bachelor’s degree in ministry or related field (or if in an unrelated field, its demonstrable equivalent in training or experience) and be able to demonstrate a heart and calling to this field. To apply, email your resume and any supportive material to Kim Kiphart, ministry assistant to the senior minister, at kkiphart@outlookchurch.org or mail materials to Outlook Christian Church, Attn: Connection+Care Minister Search Team, 6531 N 600 West, McCordsville, IN 46055.

 

MARCH 2018 POSTINGS

GEORGIA—Central Christian Church, Atlanta, GA, is seeking a minister. A degree from one of our Christian Bible colleges is preferred. The applicant must have a good command of the Holy Scriptures. Central Christian is a small congregation. The building is paid for and in a great location, in terms of visibility and access. The church is a loving group of people who need some infusion of youth and vitality. To apply, send resume and cover letter to the Central Christian Church pulpit committee at thepulpitccc@gmail.com.

TENNESSEE—Milligan College is seeking a respected, passionate, and experienced ministry leader to serve full-time as director of its new Ministry Leadership Program (see milligan.edu/ministryleadership). This person in this position will collaborate with faculty and administration in the development, delivery, and evaluation of the program; work with partner churches in developing internship experiences; and serve as a mentor to ministerial students. The position requires strong administrative skills, demonstrated effectiveness in collaborating with various constituencies, significant ministerial experience within the Stone-Campbell tradition, a commitment to a strong Christian faith and the college mission, and a lifestyle consistent with the college’s goals. A master’s degree is required. Send a resume/CV, letter of application, completed application form, response to Milligan’s mission statement in light of the applicant’s own ministry experience, and contact information for three references to MLPDirectorSearch@milligan.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until position is filled.

KANSAS—Manhattan (KS) Christian College has begun a search for a professor of theology. More information about the position is located http://mccks.edu.

OKLAHOMA—Eastern Heights Christian Church, Ponca City, OK, is seeking a full-time associate minister/student minister. The minister will serve in the area of youth and families, with the idea that eventually this person will transition into the lead pastor role. The minister will develop and teach middle school and high school students, coordinate the children’s ministry, and participate in summer camp programs. There will also be opportunities for occasional preaching. The church averages about 115 for worship. If interested, send your resume to mark@easternheightscc.org.

 

FEBRUARY 2018 POSTINGS

TENNESSEE—First Christian Church in Johnson City, TN, is seeking a part-time children’s ministry team member. This individual will help lead and direct FCC’s elementary and early childhood programs. First Christian has a weekly attendance of 1,100, and is located in the mountains of East Tennessee, about 90 minutes from Knoxville, TN, and 45 minutes from Asheville, NC. The church desires a candidate who is passionate about ministering to children and families, is a spiritually mature Christian, has a Restoration Movement background, and holds a bachelor’s degree in children’s ministry, child development, education, or a similar field. A minimum of two years of leadership experience in children’s, elementary, or preschool ministry is preferred. Submit a resume and brief cover letter to executive minister Nikki Hunt at nhunt@fcc-jc.org. (This listing was updated on June 20.)

NEW YORK—East Northport Christian Church, a small church averaging 25 to 30 on Long Island, NY, is seeking a full-time or part-time minister to preach and teach. The candidate should be interested in the Northeast as a mission field and be willing to make a minimum of a two-year commitment. He should be creative, self-motivated and organized, and have a clear and solid understanding of core biblical doctrines. Interested persons should send their resume to encchristianchurch@gmail.com, or contact that email address for more information.

GEORGIA—Lilburn (GA) Christian Church, a congregation of 260 to 300, is seeking a full-time youth pastor/director to lead the 6th– to 12th-grade teens by providing leadership, discipleship, and direction. The primary responsibility will be to provide overall leadership and produce excellent youth group experiences, teaching and building solid relationships that will lead youth to Christ. The youth minister should be able to relate to others and help develop adults and students to assume leadership roles. The person in this role should be effective at multi-tasking and time management and have excellent communication skills. The youth minister should have a solid understanding of the Bible and youth ministry, plus competency with technology and social media. Candidates with a bachelor’s degree or higher are preferred. Click here for the complete LCC youth pastor job description. If interested, contact Jeff Stephens at jcs58@comcast.net or mail your resume to Lilburn Christian Church, C/O Search Committee, 314 Arcado Road, Lilburn, GA 30047

 

JANUARY 2018 POSTINGS

BARBADOS—The Church of Christ at Oistins in Scarborough, Christ Church, Barbados, is seeking a full-time minister/pastor who is passionate about preaching the Word, reaching the lost, making disciples, and challenging others to do the same. Candidates must possess the following: a strong biblical mind-set; a servant’s heart; a bachelor’s degree in ministry from an accredited Christian church Bible college; five years of experience as a pastor/minister; leadership and administrative abilities; the ability to delegate, mentor, and provide vision; a willingness to work alongside elders; and a life that reflects a high standard of Christian character. Apply by sending a resume, statement of belief, and the names of two references to ococsearch4pastor@gmail.com or Attn: Pulpit Committee, Oistins Church of Christ, Scarborough, Christ Church, Barbados. Applications are sought through March 31.

NORTH CAROLINA—Engelhard (NC) Christian Church Disciple of Christ is a small community church on the coast in the eastern part of the state. The church is looking for a full-time pastor who loves the Lord and wants to encourage and provide spiritual nourishment to members and reach out to the community. The pastor should be willing to relocate to the community and plan, manage, and deliver the Sunday morning service and other services as needed. Be willing to help with the youth. Be visible and involved in the community to help encourage the church’s growth. Half of the 50 to 60 church members are young adults and children. Engelhard is a small, quaint, and quiet fishing village. Send resume to Karen Meekins at karenmeekins@ymail.com or Engelhard Christian Church, P.O. Box 127, Engelhard, NC 27284.

 

DECEMBER 2017 POSTINGS

ILLINOIS—Oblong (IL) Children’s Christian Home is seeking a mature Christian servant leader with a heart for abused, at-risk, and troubled youth—along with their families and those who serve them—to serve as executive director–child care. Duties include leading a team of eight houseparents, counselor/caseworker, and school administrator/teacher, and assisting in the promotion of the home in churches in Illinois and Indiana. A complete job description is available at www.oblongchristianhome.org. Requirements include a master’s degree in a social service field (social work, counseling, psychology, or ministry) and three to five years of administrative experience. The candidate must be a member of the Christian church or church of Christ. Prior experience in a children’s home is preferred. The salary is negotiable; family health insurance is provided. A large 4-bedroom, 2.5-bath home—utilities included—also is provided. Employment commences in 2018. Qualified candidates should submit a resume and the names, email addresses, and telephone numbers of four references to executivesearch@oblongchristianhome.org. For additional information call Arvin Moden at (618) 592-3633.

 

NOVEMBER 2017 POSTINGS

MISSOURI—Capital City Christian Church, Jefferson City, MO, is accepting applications for student minister. CCCC is an established, thriving church in Missouri’s capital city. Average weekend attendance is 570. Worship is contemporary and seeks to honor God and engage worshippers. This is a full-time position ministering to middle school and high school students. The ideal candidate will have the following skills and experiences: (1.) Experience managing a growing student ministry in a multiservice church larger than 550 in attendance. (2.) A track record of helping Christian parents pastor their teens, while also pastoring teens who do not have parents who follow Jesus. (3.) Excellent skills in recruiting, training, organizing and managing volunteer and ministry teams. (4.) Experience developing a student program that draws families to faith in Jesus and growth in the congregation. Preferred candidates will be Bible college graduates with three to five years of leadership experience in student ministry. Salary consideration is commensurate with experience. E-mail cover letter and resume to office@capitalcitychristian.net.

TENNESSEE—WellSpring Christian Church, a growing church of nearly 900, is seeking an innovative, organized, energetic, and spiritually mature person to serve as children’s minister. The ideal candidate is someone with a passion for equipping parents to be the spiritual leaders in their children’s lives. You get bonus points if you love camps and summer programs. WellSpring is in Spring Hill, TN, 35 miles south of downtown Nashville. The salary package is competitive and commensurate with education and experience. A comprehensive description of the position and the church is available at wellspringchristian.org. To apply, send your resume to kidmin@wellspringchristian.org.

MISSOURI—Blue Springs (MO) Christian Church, a nondenominational, Bible-believing church located on the east side of Kansas City that averages 1,100, is searching for a middle school minister. The candidate should be excited, energetic, and passionate about middle school students. BSCC currently has 60-70 students involved in this program and is hoping to grow it. In 2010, BSCC opened a 50,000-square-foot children and student building that includes a worship venue that can seat 250-300. BSCC is offering a competitive salary and benefits. Individuals interested in the position are encouraged to check out the job description and information at www.bscc.org. To apply for the position, submit (1) a cover letter (outlining your interest and reasons for applying for the position); and (2) a resume that includes education, experience, and a minimum of three professional references to mssearchteam@bscc.org or to Blue Springs Christian Church, Attn: Mickey Carter, 7920 South 7 Highway, Blue Springs, MO 64014. If you have questions, contact Mickey Carter at (816) 229-7311, Ext. 223.

 

OCTOBER POSTINGS

ARIZONA—The American Indian Christian Mission is looking for two mission-minded people who like to work with people: an operations director and a summer intern. AICM has a boarding school for Apache and Navajo children, operates a bus ministry, and does outreach work on the Fort Apache Indian Reservation. The mission is located in the White Mountains near Show Low, AZ. The operations director’s primary responsibility is human resources. He or she would be responsible for all mission operations when the executive director is off-campus. AICM would like to fill this position by January or February. Minimum qualifications: have a business management education background or some experience in ministry leadership. A degree in business and experience managing staff or volunteers is preferred. AICM would like someone who is active in a Christian church or church of Christ-type congregation. AICM desires a commitment of at least two years. Base salary is $18,500 to $21,000, depending on experience. Package includes housing, utilities, and food (equivalent to a salary of around $34,000). Candidates for the summer intern position should like to work with children and church groups. During the summer, AICM hosts ministry teams (usually teen youth groups) from churches all over the country; they come to the mission to do projects and work with kids on the Fort Apache Indian Reservation. AICM also hosts summer camps for Apache children. Interns are needed to make sure the ministry teams get what they need, clean the dorms and linens after teams leave, and help in other areas around the campus when needed. Interns are needed from June 1 to Aug. 5, 2018. An intern is paid $100 per week, plus receives free room and board. If you attend a Christian college and need ministry or mission credits, AICM will help with all the paperwork. Qualifications: Must be a college student or college graduate. See AICM’s website at www.aicm.org for the appropriate application (click on the “About Us” tab, then click “Employment”), print it, fill it out, then mail it (label it “Intern” at the top of the page if applying for that position). If you have questions or would like a job description sent to you, contact Leslie Solliday at (928) 537-5912 or executivedirector@aicm.org.

GEORGIA—Antioch Christian Church in Watkinsville, GA, is seeking a youth minister. The person in this position will lead the middle school and high school ministries and oversee and develop the college-age ministry. The successful candidate should have a heart for gospel-focused, family-based ministry that disciples students toward spiritual maturity. For a full ministry description and information about how to apply, click here.

OREGON—Astoria (OR) Christian Church is seeking a senior pastor to lead the congregation to continue God’s work. The present pastor is retiring in February after serving faithfully at ACC for 23 years. Responsibilities will include administration (maintain regular office hours, meet with committees, and give a monthly report to the church board); leadership (lead and shepherd the congregation together with the elders); minister (prepare and preach a weekly sermon, and possibly teach a Sunday school class and/or a group on Wednesday night, among other responsibilities); and pastoral care (provide premarital, marriage, spiritual, and bereavement counseling, while also offering pastoral care to the sick and shut-ins). Qualifications include a bachelor’s or (preferred) master’s degree and three or more years of experience in pastoral ministries. The successful candidate must be a mature Christian who meets the qualifications of an elder in 1 Timothy 3:1-7 and Titus 1:6-9. The candidate must believe marriage is between one man and one woman. He should abstain from alcohol and be a man of integrity who will encourage the congregation. To apply, submit these materials electronically to astoriaccpastorsearch@gmail.com: (1) A statement of faith; (2) a cover letter; (3) resume; (4) names and contact information for three references; and (5) your testimony and story of spiritual development.

CANADA—A camp manager is needed at DVM Bible Camp in North Okanagan, British Columbia. The remote camp encompasses 88 acres. Pay for the part-time position includes a stipend and housing. Contact director Lisa Stump at 250-547-9206 or ldstump@hotmail.com. The camp’s mailing address is DVM Bible Camp, 1962 Maple Street, Lumby, BC Canada V0E2G0.

PENNSYLVANIA—Norwin Christian Church, North Huntingdon, PA, is seeking a minister of assimilation to work alongside church leadership and staff. The church of about 500 is located in a growing area that offers opportunities to share the love of Christ with those in the community. The church is blessed with modern facilities and technologies. Desired qualifications include: a four-year degree in ministry; three or more years of experience in ministry; experience overseeing multiple small groups and/or helping new or uninvolved church members to become active participants; demonstrated organizational skills in vocational ministry; and an outgoing and energetic personality. Primary responsibilities include: lead the development and growth of a strong small group ministry; oversee the development and growth of the church’s ministry teams; and provide pastoral care and counseling as needed. The church seeks a humble and motivated team player who desires to see people grow in their walk with God. If you are such an individual, send your resume, references, and contact information to Norwin Christian Church, Attn: Terry Erwin, 9610 Barnes Lake Road, North Huntingdon, PA 15462 or via email to terry@norwinchristianchurch.com. The church website is www.norwinchristianchurch.com.

 

SEPTEMBER POSTINGS

VIRGINIA—First Christian Church of Abingdon, VA, is searching for an associate minister. The associate minister must keep the mission and focus of FCC in mind at all times, be eager to serve in any capacity, and consistently lead by example as a missionary servant and by making disciples. The person must enlist, equip, encourage, empower, and evaluate those desiring to become involved and those currently involved in FCC leadership and teaching. The person should teach adults or students on an ongoing basis in Sunday school, youth group, or other activities. The associate minister also must work with the lead minister, children’s leader, and others to shape the discipleship process of First Christian Church. The person will preach for the senior minister, as needed. A list of additional responsibilities is available. The associate minister will fulfill the roles of shepherd, teacher, and representative of the congregation. The ideal candidate should have a background with Christian churches/churches of Christ (Restoration Movement), possess strong team building and leadership skills, have strong computer, digital, and social medial skills, and have an earned Bible college degree and experience leading youth. Send applications for the position and resumes to First Christian Church, 185 Old Jonesboro Road, Abingdon, VA 24210-4715 or to fccabingdon@bvu.net.

Christ Reaching Asia Mission Worldwide (CRAM), a Restoration Movement ministry that shares the hope and message of Christ amid several countries in Asia, is seeking a director of development. Thousands have been impacted with the gospel of hope through this mission that reaches China, Vietnam, Cambodia, and adjacent countries. Cofounder C.Y. Kim is seeking the heart of God to raise up a director of development. If you know of an effective communicator with a passion for missions who could mobilize donors to stand with this work, contact and/or send a resume via e-mail to Julie Hirschauer at jhirschauer@cramwinc.org. CRAM’s website is cramwinc.org.

ILLINOIS—Countryside Christian Church of Vienna, IL, is seeking to hire a part-time minister by the end of this year. The congregation, which averages 40 to 45, is seeking an ordained minister who preaches the Word of God, teaches, and possibly can lead singing. Interested candidates should send a resume to Countryside Christian Church, ATTN: Steering Committee, 135 Dameron Lane, P.O. Box 1286, Vienna, IL 62995.

 

AUGUST POSTINGS

NORTH CAROLINA—Swan Quarter (NC) Christian Church, an established and growing church, is seeking a full-time minister. The church is seeking someone with a degree in ministry who is gifted at preaching and public speaking. The applicant must be able to share the message of God’s grace in a compelling way. The applicant should be committed to New Testament church principles, be able to teach the Bible clearly, and help the church body grow in its knowledge and service to God. The applicant should be a people person with strong outreach skills who relates well to all ages. A parsonage is available. Interested candidates should send resumes with references, and a CD, DVD, or e-mail attachment of a sample sermon, to Danny Simpson at dlsimpson957@live.com or 1380 Quarter Road, Swan Quarter, NC 27885; you may also reach him at (252) 542-0099.

TENNESSEE—Milligan College in northeast Tennessee invites applications for a full-time, tenure track faculty position to lead a new undergraduate program in musical theatre starting August 2018. Candidates should have a record of professional performing experience in musical theatre as well as extensive knowledge of musical theatre repertory and the professional theatre world. Candidates should also demonstrate successful teaching experience in classical voice and in coaching and directing musical theatre. Musical proficiency at the keyboard is preferred. Primary teaching responsibilities will include applied voice, musical theatre history and repertory, and direction or assistant direction of productions. Other teaching duties may include core music curriculum classes, coaching an a cappella vocal ensemble, vocal diction, and summer arts camp. There are also additional responsibilities. Applicants must have an MM, MFA, DMA, or PhD, with a specialization in Musical Theatre. A commitment to integrating faith and learning in a liberal arts environment is essential. Submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, a response to the college’s mission statement, and a link to a video of a sample performance (please avoid submitting actual video files) to musicaltheatresearch@milligan.edu. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled.

GEORGIA—Galilee Christian Church (www.Galilee.org), Jefferson, GA, is searching for a gifted and experienced leader to serve as full-time worship minister. The church averages more than 600 for worship each week. The church is known for its strong, applicable, and Bible-based teaching, excellent children’s and student programming, and intentional focus on impacting the community through multiple outreach events and sports ministry. Jefferson is a growing, affordable, family-oriented, bedroom community of Atlanta. Galilee is seeking a person to pastor and shepherd a committed group of volunteers and serve on an excellent team of high-capacity leaders. The candidate should be able to recruit, train, pastor, and inspire volunteers. This leader will bring oversight, management, and visionary leadership to the worship services and to the musical and technical teams. Alignment with and adherence to the theology of the Restoration Movement is of utmost importance. To apply, submit (1) a simple paragraph or two of your current ministry status and what you sense the Lord leading you toward in the future (“What would be an ideal ministry role and culture for you?”); (2) a resume including your ministry experience and education; (3) link(s) to video of you leading worship (YouTube, Vimeo, Dropbox, etc.). E-mail all submissions to Andy Frank at afrank@slingshotgroup.org.

MISSOURI—Blue Springs (MO) Christian Church is looking for a middle school minister who is excited, energetic, and passionate. There currently are 60-70 students involved in the program, and there is good opportunity for growth. The church opened a 50,000-square-foot Children and Student building in 2010. The building includes breakout rooms for small groups, a large hangout area with snack bar, gaming stations, game tables, etc., a theater, and a worship venue that can seat 250-300. The church is located on the east side of Kansas City, MO. The church averages 1,100 on Sundays. The church offers a competitive salary and benefits. Individuals interested in the position should check out the job description and information available at www.bscc.org. To apply, submit: (1) a cover letter outlining your interest and reasons for applying, and (2) a resume that includes education, experience, and a minimum of three professional references to mssearchteam@bscc.org or mail to: Blue Springs Christian Church, Attn: Mickey Carter, 7920 South 7 Highway, Blue Springs, MO 64014. Direct questions to Mickey Carter at (816) 229-7311, Ext. 223.

OREGON—Madras (OR) Christian Church is seeking a full-time minister for its congregation that averages 65–80. The independent Christian Church was founded on the principles of the Restoration Movement. The church believes in free will and that salvation is a free gift from God through his Son, Jesus Christ. The church believes it is the choice of a person to either accept this gift or reject it. (For more complete information about what the church believes, click on madras-church-listing.) Compensation consists of salary, vacation time, convention time and allowance, and continuing education expense assistance. These items are negotiable based on education, experience, and personal needs. In addition to the general ministerial duties of preaching, teaching, visitation, and church camp participation, the successful candidate will desire to work to reach youth, adults, families, and to grow the middle school to high school group. Interested individuals may submit a resume and a list of three professional/personal references to Harry231940@gmail.com or Ministry Search Committee, P.O. Box 834, Madras, OR 97741. Call (541) 419-6184 for more information.

 

JULY POSTINGS

VIRGINIA—Chilhowie (VA) Christian Church is searching for a full-time associate minister to work with the senior minister, elders, and other staff to lead, guide, and direct all aspects of the church. Church size is about 350. This person needs to be committed to loving lost people, serving the needy, and overseeing activities and programs of the church with skill and innovation. The candidate should have unwavering love for Jesus Christ and unconditional love for his people; a minimum of five years of full-time ministry experience that includes management of church programs, functions, and finances; and a high degree of self-discipline and self-motivation, team building and mentoring skills, and organizational and computer skills. The candidate should also have communications skills, creativity, humility, and a “can-do” attitude. This small-town church has a good facility that includes an oversize gym and up-to-date technology. If you love the mountains, people, children, outreach, hiking, mountain biking, and avoiding traffic lights, this could be a good fit. Contact senior minister Frank Branson at (276) 646-2378.

OREGON—Thurston Christian Church, Springfield, OR, is seeking a pastor who is a committed follower of Jesus Christ, believes the Bible is the inerrant Word of God, can show the fruit of the principles of God’s Word at work in his own life, and is gifted in teaching God’s truth, love, and grace to the church and community. The candidate should show passion in his commitment to serve God, be committed to discipleship, genuinely care for people, have natural leadership qualities tempered with humility and flexibility, and have administrative skills to manage the church effectively. TCC desires an energetic, creative, encouraging servant leader to help the church fulfill the Great Commission. Interested candidates should send resumes with references and any questions to staffing@thrustonchristian.com. Learn more about Thurston Christian Church at www.thurstonchristian.com.

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