JULY 2016 POSTINGS
MARYLAND—Fork Christian Church (FCC) is seeking a full-time children’s minister to join its staff. FCC is a well established and growing Restoration Movement church located in the suburbs of Baltimore, MD, with plans to revitalize and build out up to 17,000 square feet of dedicated children’s ministry space within the next 24 months. The church seeks an individual who would be responsible for leading the preschool- and elementary-age children’s ministry team, while collaborating with the ministry staff to meet and reach the needs of the community. Primary duties would include: oversight of all programming and ministry for children ages birth through 5th grade, leading a well-balanced team of volunteers to accomplish this ministry, providing care for children and their families by providing resources and teaching to enhance their spiritual growth, and coordinating a strategy to both reach and connect new children and their families into the life of the church. More details at FCC and its ministries can be found at forkchristian.org. For a full job description or to submit your resume, e-mail email@example.com.
INDIANA—Due to the pending retirement of her senior pastor, East Union Christian Church of Atlanta, IN, is seeking a full-time senior minister for a congregation that averages 110. The independent Christian church was founded on the principles of the Restoration Movement (preaching God’s Word, corporate prayer, partaking of the Lord’s Supper and fellowship). Although the church’s membership is becoming more diverse, it is still a “rural” church. The church is seeking a candidate with senior pastor experience, minimum education of a BA degree in preaching/ministry from an accredited Christian church Bible college, a person who is passionate about preaching God’s Word, devoted to working with persons of all ages, and highly motivated and committed. In addition to general ministerial duties of preaching, teaching, counseling, and visitation, the successful candidate will share responsibilities and work with church staff and leadership to grow the church spiritually. Compensation consists of salary, housing allowance, vacation time, and continuing education expense assistance. Interested persons may submit their resumes to East Union Christian Church, 1711 East 296th St., Atlanta, IN 46031, or e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org, or fax to 317-758-5759. Include “ATTN: Pulpit Committee” with all communication. Additional information about the church is available at eastunioncc.org.
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. 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.
PENNSYLVANIA—Impact Christian Church, Moon Township, Pennsylvania, is seeking a full-time children’s director. The church averages 700 and is growing. There are multiple locations (two physical campuses, an online campus just starting up, and a radio ministry) and is in the process of purchasing an 82,000-square-foot ice arena that will be converted into a community center where the church meets. The children’s director is responsible for the leadership, administration, and direction of ICC’s Steel City Kids program at the Moon Campus (nursery through 5th grade) and will also serve as team leader with ICC’s children’s ministry staff (all campuses) by initiating group planning meetings, collaborating with others, and mentoring when appropriate. The Steel City Kids program at the Moon Campus includes weekend services (Saturday and Sunday), along with other special events throughout the year. For more information or to send a resume, contact Moon Campus Office administrative assistant Lisa Cross at email@example.com or mail to her attention to Impact Christian Church, 965 Thorn Run Road, Moon Township, PA 15108. (Please, no phone calls.) The church’s website is www.impactpittsburgh.com.
MICHIGAN—Central Christian Church at Battle Creek, MI, is seeking a full-time family minister to oversee and assist in providing for the spiritual growth and development for children from cradle through high school and for their parents. Requirements include: understands and supports the doctrine of the church and is a baptized (immersed) believer; engages and provides Christian nurturing to youth/children; able to research, plan, and organize programs and activities for the youth/children; administrates, adjusts, and improves this set of programs and activities for the young people that focuses on their spiritual growth and a sense of Christian community; adjusts to societal changes without compromising the Christian doctrine; preferably has a bachelor’s degree in a relevant field of ministry; preferably has at least five years of experience in family ministry or a closely related field; and also has teaching/mentoring experience with both children and youth. For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
MICHIGAN—Monroe (MI) Christian Church is seeking a part-time worship minister to lead and develop a growing and dynamic worship ministry. MCC exists to know Christ, love others, and make disciples. The church’s worship ministry is an essential part of fulfilling this mission through the use of relevant and creative worship strategies. MCC’s members come from a variety of backgrounds, and the church strives to create a worship experience that glorifies God and engages all generations. For more information, visit monroechristianchurch.com/worshipminister.
TENNESSEE—Milligan College in Tennessee invites applications for a full-time tenure track position at the assistant professor level in the area of computer science to begin August 2017. The position requires teaching in a wide range of undergraduate courses with an emphasis on various programming languages, data structures, analysis of algorithms, operating systems, computer networking, and software engineering. Candidate should have strong communication and interpersonal skills and a commitment to collegiality and teamwork. Duties also include course development, academic advising, and service on college committees. Candidates should have an earned doctorate in computer science or a closely related discipline, or be ABD, with a firm completion date before August 2017. A commitment to integrating faith and learning in a liberal arts environment is essential. The successful candidate must demonstrate a strong Christian faith, commitment to the college mission, and a lifestyle consistent with the college’s goals. Submit an application for employment, a cover letter, curriculum vitae, transcripts, a response to the Milligan College mission statement, contact information for three professional references, and other supporting materials to email@example.com. Review of applications will begin at once and will continue until position is filled.
PENNSYLVANIA—Lycoming Christian Church in Linden, PA (a suburb of Williamsport), is seeking a preaching/pastoral minister. The goal of the ministry is to preach dynamically from the pulpit, pastorally shepherd the congregation, and share in leadership as defined in God’s Word. For an application and information packet, send a request to firstname.lastname@example.org or a letter to Lycoming Christian Church, Attn: Robert Williams, 20 Chapel Hill Road, Linden, PA 17744. The application deadline is August 31, 2016.
MISSOURI—The Sparrow’s Nest Maternity Home, O’Fallon, MO, a long-term Christian housing option for pregnant and parenting teen mothers, is looking for a highly flexible, fun-loving, godly couple to serve as respite houseparents. This position allows full-time houseparents much needed rest and refreshment away from The Nest every other weekend Friday through Sunday. Respite houseparents stay at the house with the teen residents and their children, providing spiritual direction, home making, recreation, and consistent quality direct care. A full job description and qualifications are located at www.thesparrowsneststl.org/about-us/staff/career-opportunity-respite-house-parents/. Direct questions to Carissa Figgins, email@example.com.
TENNESSEE — Milligan College in Tennessee invites applications for a full-time, tenure track faculty position in Education, preferably to begin spring term 2017. A desire and ability to integrate faith and learning in a liberal arts environment is essential. The successful candidate must demonstrate excellence in teaching and have experience at the K-12 level. Teaching will include undergraduate and graduate (M Ed) courses as well as adult degree completion courses. Teaching expectations include supervising teaching candidates in area schools and some online teaching. In addition to fall and spring terms, Education faculty are expected to teach one summer term each year. The candidate should have a doctoral degree (PhD or EdD) or be ABD nearing completion. Preference will be given to candidates with experience and/or training in the fields of reading and/or special education. The successful candidate must demonstrate a strong Christian faith, commitment to the college mission, and a lifestyle consistent with the college’s goals. Visit www.milligan.edu/employment/ for more information about the position, the college, and Milligan’s mission statement. Send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, response to the mission statement, and supporting materials to firstname.lastname@example.org.
INDIANA — Kirklin (IN) Christian Church is seeking a senior pastor who is passionate about preaching the Word, reaching the lost, making disciples, and challenging the church to do the same. The active congregation has many small groups and several outreach ministries, including a preschool program, weekly after-school program, and summer lunch program for children. There is a full-time youth pastor. Kirklin is a small town— population 800—located 30 miles north of Indianapolis. Average attendance is 100. An eligible candidate will possess the following: a BA in ministry from an accredited Christian church Bible college; experience as a senior pastor; a desire to maintain high standards of Christian character, leadership, and administrative abilities; and flexibility to take on other tasks as needed. Send resume and statement of beliefs to email@example.com, or Kirklin Christian Church, Attn: C. Stowers, 302 E. Jefferson St., Kirklin, IN 46050.
GEORGIA — Pathfinders Christian Church, Milledgeville, GA, a college town located on Lake Sinclair, is seeking a full-time minister. The church desires someone who has a degree from a Christian church college, has a strong belief in the principles of the Restoration Movement, and likes a traditional/blended service. The church needs a man who preaches from the heart and will feed them from God’s Word, a person of integrity and prayer who is respected by his family, and a leader who is comfortable with all ages and will help Pathfinders reach out to the community. Average attendance is 50 to 60. The church offers a competitive salary. Send a cover letter and resume via e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
INDIANA — Faith Church of Christ, Burlington, IN, is searching for a senior minister due to the retirement of her former pastor. FCC is a midsized, independent Restoration Movement church averaging 250–300 in attendance. The staff includes a full-time youth minister and a part-time children’s director. Contact the elders of the church by e-mail at email@example.com or by mail: Elders, Faith Church of Christ, P.O. Box 177, Burlington, IN 46915.
TENNESSEE — Grandview Christian Church, Johnson City, TN, is seeking a full-time minister of worship arts. The person who fills this position will be responsible for administering and producing all aspects of music and worship for the church, including recruitment, training, and leadership of a varied worship ministry in harmony with the vision and values of Grandview. Submit a resume and cover letter (which should include a personal introduction and a summary of the applicant’s theology of worship) to the church office (firstname.lastname@example.org) by May 31, 2016. For a more complete job description or to inquire about compensation specifics, contact the church office via e-mail or by phone, (423) 928-7866.
TEXAS — Booker (TX) Christian Church is seeking to fill the church’s pulpit vacancy. BCC is located in a town of about 1,300 in the northeast corner of the Texas panhandle. Average attendance is 85; membership is more than 100. The church has seen growth through young families and youth programs over the last three years. For more information, contact elder John Godino at (806) 435-0696 or Johngodino59@hotmail.com.
The School of Arts & Sciences at Johnson University, which has campuses in Knoxville, TN, and Kissimmee, FL, invites applications for a newly created Assistant/Associate Professor of Service Learning and Faculty Director of the Service Learning Program, beginning fall 2016. Candidates must possess a graduate degree in a field supported by the university’s curriculum (PhD preferred), at least three years of experience directing a service learning program, evidence of teaching excellence, and a wholehearted embrace of the university’s mission, values, and statement of faith. Responsibilities include teaching 12 hours per semester, primarily in first-year service reflection groups and junior-level field research courses. Additional information, including other requirements and a description of the application process, is available at www.johnsonu.edu/Tennessee/About/Employment.aspx. A review of applications began in April and will continue until the position is filled.
Church Development Fund (CDF) seeks a vice president of ministry development to serve the “I-35 Corridor” (Texas, Oklahoma, Nebraska, Kansas, and parts of Missouri). For 60-plus years CDF’s mission has been to help ministries grow and achieve through offering investments and loans to churches. Ideal candidates will come from a strong ministry, relational sales, or business development background, already be part of the Christian church, currently live in the region (preferably Dallas–Fort Worth) or at least be strongly networked there. The following link offers a full profile: http://slingshotgroup.org/job_posting/cdf-mindev-tx/. Contact email@example.com for more information.
MISSOURI —Blue Springs (MO) Christian Church is seeking an executive pastor to guide the staff and direct the operations of the church currently welcoming an average of 1,100 adults and children to its Sunday worship services. This ministry position will provide a pivotal and strategic role, requiring a leader to work with vocational ministers, volunteers, and the business elements of a church. BSCC is offering a competitive salary and benefits, coupled with a Christ-centered mission. A complete job description and preferred qualities can be found on the church’s website, www.bscc.org. Candidates should submit a cover letter along with a resume including education, experience, and a minimum of three professional references to firstname.lastname@example.org, mail to: Blue Springs Christian Church, Attn: Dick Owen, 7920 South 7 Highway, Blue Springs, MO 64014, or fax to (816) 229-0322. For questions or more information, contact Dick Owen at (816) 229-3910.
KENTUCKY — First Christian Church, Mount Vernon, KY, is seeking a full-time youth ministry leader for its small congregation. The successful candidate will work with a loving, encouraging congregation and a great group of kids, birth through middle school. The qualified candidate should have the ability to encourage and enable parents to lead their kids to Christ and to maturity in Christ through both traditional and innovative techniques. Additional responsibilities include children’s church, VBS, local camp, and occasionally filling in for the preaching minister. Send resume digitally to email@example.com or to First Christian Church, c/o Bruce Ross, 385 Williams St., Mount Vernon, KY 40456.
NORTH CAROLINA — Burlington (NC) Christian Church is currently searching for a new minister. See a complete job description at www.burlingtonchristianchurch.org/minister.pdf. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
NORTH CAROLINA — Connect Christian Church, Concord, NC, is seeking a full-time student minister to serve as a leader and resource in coordination and execution of student ministry (sixth through 12th grade). Qualified candidate should be a Bible college graduate with at least two years of experience in ministry, plus have good communication and organizational skills. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: assist in developing policies and programs that meet identified student ministry needs; participate on the preaching rotation as required; counsel with students and parents as needed; congregation visitation; support summer camp activities through Park Springs and other CIY events during the year; oversight and coordination of weekly middle school and high school church programming; recruitment, coordination, and development of student ministry leadership team; budget preparation and management for student ministry; special events; service projects; and mission trips. Interested candidates should send resumes to Jeff Hugus at email@example.com or Connect Christian Church, 1301 Davidson Highway, Concord, NC 28027. For more information about the church, visit connectchristianchurch.org.
NORTH CAROLINA — Gaston Christian Church, Belmont, NC, is seeking a full-time minister of youth and children for its congregation of 100. Qualified candidate should have a solid doctrinal background, teaching and relational skills across all age groups, organizational and leadership abilities, and a contagious personality. Duties include teaching children and youth, recruiting and mentoring volunteers, and organizing classes and activities for all youth. A competitive compensation package is offered. Interested candidates may send a resume to: Scott Patterson, Gaston Christian Church, 5339 S. New Hope Road, Belmont, NC 28012 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Paid summer internships and weekend/part-time candidates will also be considered. For more information visit www.gastonchristianchurch.org.
OHIO — The Jeromesville (OH) Christian Church is seeking a part-time preaching minister for its congregation that averages 75 in weekly attendance. The qualified candidate will be expected to preach at Sunday services, teach or facilitate teaching Sunday school, visit people (especially those in the hospital) as needed, and support and participate in extracurricular church activities and community events. Salary and housing are negotiable, based on experience. For questions or to submit a resume, contact Phil Young at email@example.com or (419) 651-4554.
OHIO — Anderson Ferry Church of Christ, Cincinnati OH, is searching for a replacement for her current senior minister, due to his retirement. The church’s membership of more than 110 currently operates a food pantry that helps serve about 450 families per month. The current staff includes an interim senior minister, associate minister, interim youth minister, and administrative assistant. Qualified candidate should understand his calling is from God, be sound in doctrine, secure in his relationship with Jesus Christ, and understand and discern the prodding of the Holy Spirit. Applicant must have ministerial experience within the Christian church/church of Christ; have, at heart, the welfare of the entire congregation in every respect; must be able to work in cooperation with the eldership and recognize their authority to hold him accountable to Christian doctrine; and have a Christian Bible education from an accredited institution. Interested candidate may e-mail a resume to firstname.lastname@example.org or call (513) 451-5330 for more information.
OREGON — Liberty Christian Church, Salem, OR, is seeking a full-time senior pastor for its congregation that averages 85-100 on Sundays. This nondenominational church has a staff that includes a youth pastor and worship director. The qualified candidate should be a visionary leader with a passion for teaching, spiritual development, as well as the ability and wisdom to mobilize the church for outreach. Applicants should have a deep understanding of the Word, be able to provide engaging and authentic preaching, as well as foster church growth through servant leadership and mentoring. Interested candidates may submit a cover letter and resume by March 31, 2016 to: email@example.com. For more information about our congregation, visit www.libertychurchsalem.com.
KANSAS — Manhattan (KS) Christian College is seeking a professor of intercultural studies in the Christian Ministry Department. The college is an independent college affiliated with independent churches of Christ and Christian churches. Because of the distinctive mission of the institution, it seeks applicants affiliated with the Christian churches/churches of Christ (Stone-Campbell Restoration Movement) as prescribed in board policy. Review of applications will begin immediately, and continue until the position is filled. Starting date for employment is July 1, 2016. For a complete job description, see mccks.edu/sites/default/files/uploads/PositionAnnouncement.pdf. For more information or to receive an application, contact Dr. Genilyn McCaffrey, Chair of Search Committee, 1415 Anderson Ave., Manhattan, KS 66502, firstname.lastname@example.org.
PENNSYLVANIA — Norwin Christian Church (NCC), North Huntingdon, PA, is seeking an associate minister to work alongside its leadership and staff consisting of a preaching minister, youth minister and education director. This congregation of over 550 has modern facilities and technologies to serve the congregation. The qualified candidate must be an organized, outgoing and energetic person who can help people discover and understand their spiritual gifts which in turn allows them to be connected and involved in the mission of the church. Primary duties include but are not limited to developing and overseeing small groups and ministries, searching out new members and assisting their assimilation, encouraging the involvement of current members, and assisting in providing pastoral care and counseling. Interested candidates should send resume, references and contact information to Norwin Christian Church, 9610 Barnes Lake Road, North Huntingdon, PA 15462, Attn: Terry Erwin or email: email@example.com. For more information about the church, visit www.norwinchristianchurch.com.
VIRGINIA — Claypool Hill Church of Christ, Pounding Mill, VA, is seeking a full-time associate family minister for its growing congregation of more than 150. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: assist senior minister with visitation; teach adults and youth; assist with preaching and weekly nursing home ministries; lead worship and song service; assist with weekly Bible study teaching and weekly radio broadcast; and assist with youth leadership (children’s church, youth worship, and other existing programs). Interested candidates should submit a resume to: Claypool Hill Church of Christ, P.O. Box 290, Pounding Mill, VA 24637, Attn: Elders; or e-mail: Claypoolhillchurch@richl.twcbc.com. For more information about the church, visit www.claypoolhillchurchofchrist.com.
COLORADO — Northglenn (CO) Christian Church is seeking a lead pastor due to the retirement of the current lead pastor. This multigenerational congregation averages more than 300 in its three Sunday worship services. The church is located on the north side of the Greater Denver metropolitan area. Qualified candidate will preach in all three weekly services, assisted throughout the year by the associate pastor and a preaching elder. Qualifications include: must be committed to the Scripture and to preaching it accurately and correctly; be rooted in the heritage of the Restoration Movement and preferably be educated in one of our independent Christian church colleges; capable through experience to lead a church the size and ministry scope of NCC; be prepared to serve as one of the church’s elders, as prescribed in her bylaws; able to oversee and supervise a staff of four to six individuals; and be competent in the following major areas of ministry: preaching and teaching, calling, counseling, and management. Interested applicants should send a letter of introduction and resume by Feb. 1 to: Lead Pastor Search, Northglenn Christian Church, 4175 E. 130th Place, Thornton, CO 80241 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
FLORIDA — Vero Christian Church, Vero Beach, FL, is seeking a full-time student minister. Interested candidates should send resume as an e-mail attachment to email@example.com. For more information about the church, visit www.verochristian.com.
FLORIDA — Englewood Christian Church, Jacksonville, FL, is searching for a student minister to oversee the ministry for middle school, high school, college students, and young adults. This 50-year-old congregation is located in a culturally mixed area and averages 280 in weekly attendance. The position involves programming for the above age groups (teaching, discipling, and leading volunteer sponsors) for its Sunday morning, Sunday night, and Wednesday night programming. The church is missions minded and follows the faith promise plan for missions support. Qualified candidate should passionately love God, his church, and the Bible. A bachelor’s degree is required. The student minister will work alongside a senior minister, a music director, a children’s ministry director, and a church secretary. Interested candidates should contact Kenneth J. Gemeinhart at firstname.lastname@example.org or (904) 733-2356 for further information. The church’s website is at www.eccjax.com.
TENNESSEE — The School of Arts and Sciences at Johnson University, Knoxville, TN, invites applications for director of the Knoxville Future of Hope Initiative beginning winter 2016. The Future of Hope Initiative was created by Johnson University in partnership with Knoxville nonprofits and churches and is partially funded by a $600,000 grant from the Lilly Endowment Youth Theology Institute. The initiative is designed to serve as a capstone experience for a select number of student leaders among Knoxville’s most effective youth ministries by integrating theological reflection, cultural analysis, spiritual formation, and vocational discernment. The program director will provide executive leadership for the initiative and is tasked with creating, cultivating, and coordinating all persons and processes related to the execution of the mission. Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to: planning, scheduling, budgeting, human resource recruitment (students, mentors, interns, faculty, administration, exemplars), management, marketing, and program evaluation. Special consideration will be given to candidates with experience and credibility in the Knoxville urban community and/or graduate theological education. Expertise in budgeting, administration, service-learning, field research, and college teaching experience considered a plus. A full job description and application process may be accessed in the employment opportunities box at http://johnsonu.edu/Tennessee/About/Employment.aspx.
NOVEMBER 2015 POSTINGS
WYOMING — Lander (WY) Christian Church is seeking a missionary-minded preacher to serve her small congregation. This dedicated man will need to supplement the church’s salary of $600 per month with an outside income. Qualified candidate should be a self-starter who, with the aid of the church, will be able to attract and keep new members. For more information or to apply, contact Dan Brossman at (307) 332-6388 or Steve Warner at (307) 332-9118.
TENNESSEE — First Christian Church, Johnson City, TN, is seeking a full-time children’s ministry team member for its children’s ministry that includes more than 450 children and their families, in a church with an average weekend attendance of 1,400. Qualifications include a bachelor’s degree in children’s ministry, education, or other related field and at least two years of relevant experience preferred. Job requirements include, but are not limited to: work primarily with birth through kindergarten-age children, preparing Sunday morning and Wednesday night programming; coordinating and recruiting volunteers; working with the children’s ministry team on special events, including VBS; and other general pastoral care needs. Qualified candidate must have a strong work ethic, be self-motivated, have a proven ability to recruit and retain volunteers, and be adept in Microsoft Office. Respond with a cover letter and resume to email@example.com. References will be requested of final candidates. Resumes will be accepted through Dec. 22. For more information about the church, visit www.fcc-jc.org.
KANSAS — Anthony (KS) Christian Church is seeking a full-time senior minister for its congregation in a progressive rural community about an hour southwest of Wichita. The qualified candidate should be a team player and willing to work with leaders to motivate others with the elder-led vision of the church. The candidate should have Bible college or seminary training and be committed to Restoration principles of an independent Christian church. He should be committed to solid biblical preaching, personal evangelism, discipleship, and overall church growth through positive communication and promotion of all ministries of the church. Facilities include a 350-seat auditorium and a very busy activity center and gymnasium. At present, there is a preschool staff, church secretary, and an associate/youth minister. A competitive salary and benefit package (including parsonage and health options) is offered, commensurate with experience and education. For more information or to apply, contact the pulpit committee chairman at firstname.lastname@example.org or (620) 842-3701, or contact the church office at charlene.christianchurch@yahoo or (620) 842-5541.
DELAWARE — Northeast Christian Church, Middletown, DE, an autonomous, nondenominational church, is seeking a senior minister to provide visionary leadership, creative biblical teaching, and strategic planning to fulfill the church’s mission. Qualified candidate should be an immersed believer, subscribe to the principles of the Restoration Movement, and have a minimum of a bachelor’s degree (though a graduate degree is preferred) from an accredited Bible/Christian college, university or seminary. Services currently are held at a local private school; average attendance is 60-80. The church owns 55 prime acres in the rapidly developing Middletown area. Compensation package includes salary of $45,000 to $55,000; medical benefits of $450 per month; mobile phone expense; professional development; and travel expenses for visitation. Interested candidates should send resume, statement of faith, family information, years of experience, and a preaching video. Also indicate the ability to video conference via Skype or FaceTime. For more information about the church and position, visit www.nechristianchurch.com.
TENNESSEE — Avoca Christian Church, Bristol, TN, is seeking an associate minister to work alongside the senior minister to shepherd and implement the mission of the church. This position will have direct oversight of the outreach ministry of the church and assist the senior minister with pastoral care, as well as perform administrative duties of the church as delegated by the senior minister. The goal for the associate minister is to equip and empower church members to serve in the outreach ministry and coordinate with the discipleship ministry in maturing believers. Qualified candidate will work to build teams of church members who will use their gifts to serve the church in key areas. Plans are to transition this position into that of senior minister within two years. For a complete job description, visit the church website at www.avocachristianchurch.org and view job opportunities under the “Our Staff” tab, or contact the church office at email@example.com or (423) 844-1080.
KANSAS — Crestview Christian Church, Manhattan, KS, is seeking a person to join its team as a full-time worship pastor for its congregation of nearly 450 at weekly services. The candidate should be able to energetically lead corporate worship and engage the congregation; have the skill and ability to lead worship both vocally and instrumentally (guitar or keys); be capable of coaching and directing a team of volunteer musicians and vocalists; be able to manage several worship-related volunteer teams (music, media, sound, lights, etc.); be familiar with ProPresenter, Planning Center Online, and various sound equipment; have creative arts skills in video production/editing and graphic design; and have a strong work ethic. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, all aspects of music oversight and execution of three Sunday morning worship services (as well as other events as needed); coordination of vocalists and band members, including scheduling, rehearsing, etc.; playing an active role in planning worship services; eventually provide oversight of multiple ministry teams within the church; and be willing to take on additional responsibilities, such as occasional preaching, counseling, weddings and funerals, and odd jobs around the church facility. E-mail resume—including education, experience, and references—and a video sample of the candidate leading worship to Crestview Christian Church at firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information about the church, visit www.crestviewchristian.org.
OKLAHOMA — Christ Church of Nashoba (OK), an independent Christian church, is seeking a full-time pastor. Candidate should possess strong interpersonal skills and contribute to the effort of the ministry as led by the church leaders. Additional source of income may be helpful. Interested candidates should send a letter of interest and resume to: Shermon Southard, email@example.com or call (918) 415-4225 (8 to 11 a.m.); Ashley, firstname.lastname@example.org or call (918) 470-0616; or Rodney Butler, email@example.com.
TENNESSEE — Johnson University is accepting applications for a youth and children’s ministry program director and professor. This full-time faculty position will be based in Tennessee and includes responsibilities on Johnson’s Tennessee and Florida campuses. This position will be tasked with researching and envisioning the most effective ways to equip the next generation of youth and children’s ministers and rebuilding Johnson’s programs accordingly. The university will consider candidates who have experience in youth and/or children’s ministry and earned doctorates in related fields. They may also consider candidates with master’s degrees in related fields and doctorates in process. Academic experience is a plus. Interested candidates should send a cover letter, curriculum vita, and three professional references to Dr. Daniel Overdorf at DOverdorf@JohnsonU.edu or 7900 Johnson Drive, Knoxville, TN 37998.
TENNESSEE — First Christian Church Johnson City, TN, is seeking a full-time director of elementary ministries for its congregation with weekly attendance averaging more than 1,400, including more than 450 children and their families. Qualifications include: a bachelor’s degree in children’s ministry, education, or other related field; at least two years of relevant experience preferred; strong work ethic; self-motivated; proven ability to recruit and retain volunteers; and adeptness in Microsoft Office. Job requirements include but are not limited to: working with grades 1-5; preparing Sunday morning and Wednesday night programming; coordinating and recruiting volunteers; working with special events, including VBS; and other general pastoral care needs. Send cover letter and resume to Melanie Feathers, director of children’s ministry, at firstname.lastname@example.org. References will be requested of final candidates. Resumes will be accepted through Nov. 15, 2015.
GEORGIA — Galilee Christian Church, Jefferson, GA, is seeking a full-time worship minister for its age diverse, active congregation of 700. Candidates should hold a degree from a Restoration Movement college or have equivalent experience in a Restoration church and align with the theology of the movement. Candidates should have strong interpersonal skills, work well with teams, and contribute to the effort of the ministry as led by the elders and preaching minister. Candidates must be able to lead worship in a variety of musical tastes and styles. Salary is commensurate with experience. To request a job description or to apply, e-mail Christy@galilee.org.
OHIO — Columbia Church of Christ, Edon, OH is seeking a youth ministry coordinator to provide the opportunities and education necessary for those in this congregation under the age of 18 to develop into spiritually mature, fully committed Christ followers. Requirements: be an immersed believer in Jesus Christ; have a bachelor’s degree, preferably from a Christian church/church of Christ affiliated college; be ordained (or have plans to be ordained) by a Christian church/church of Christ eldership; and have the abilities and training necessary to fulfill the purpose and expectations of the position. Expectations: be responsible to and work under the sole direction of the senior minister; oversee, direct, organize, train, equip, and encourage members to engage in ministry to the youth; develop and lead opportunities to build relationships with the families of youth; make hospital visits for youth and their families; and participate in 1-2 weeks of summer camp at Lake James Christian Camp. Interested candidates should send resumes to Nathan Derico at email@example.com or Columbia Church of Christ (Attn: Nathan Derico), 14832 County Road 1-50, Edon, OH 43518. For more information about the church or to view a complete job description, visit columbiachurchofchrist.org.
MISSOURI — Rocky Fork Fellowship, Hallsville, MO, is seeking a full-time children’s minister to oversee and be responsible for all programming and ministry for nursery through grade 5, including Sunday mornings and special events. Qualified candidate should be committed to Jesus Christ; have a warm, encouraging personality that connects well with children; be a team player; be willing and able to work at a fast pace within a variety of settings and circumstances, with composure and flexibility; be a self-starter with strong organizational skills; be good at multitasking and prioritizing projects; and be able to build, encourage, and lead volunteer teams. Children’s ministry experience is strongly preferred; a bachelor’s degree from a Restoration Christian college or successful working experience in a growing children’s ministry also preferred. For a complete job description or to apply, contact Mark Butrum at firstname.lastname@example.org or Rocky Fork Fellowship, P.O. Box 55, Hallsville, MO 65255. For more information about the church, visit www.rff.church.