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JUNE 2015 POSTINGS

KENTUCKY — The Nelson Christian Church, Bardstown, KY, is seeking a full-time associate minister with primary responsibilities in youth. The congregation of 125-130 has an active youth program in an historic community near Louisville, KY. Contact Minister, Nelson Christian Church, P.O. Box 58, Bardstown, KY 40004 or ncc@bardstown.com.

IOWA — Bristow (IA) Church of Christ is seeking a part-time or full-time minister for this small country church of 35-40. Candidate should be a graduate of a Bible college or seminary. Qualified candidate will be responsible for Sunday morning and evening worship; leading weekly Bible study or youth group; attending to the needs of the homebound and ailing; and participate in church and community activities. Outside employment is agreeable and a four-bedroom, two-bath parsonage with a two-car garage next to the church is part of the compensation package. Send resume to Dee Dowden, Pulpit Committee, 308 W. Superior, Clarksville, IA 50619, or e-mail to deendarladowden@butler-bremer.com.

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, and most importantly, bring the congregation closer to God in worship each week. Salary is commensurate with experience. To request a job description or to apply, e-mail Christy@galilee.org.

WEST VIRGINIA — Maple View Church of Christ, Bluefield, WV, is seeking a full-time youth minister to help direct the youth into a deeper relationship with Jesus Christ. The church is seeking a humble person to work with the church leadership to help the youth program fit the church’s mission to disciple and evangelize the world for Jesus Christ. This position will be given a specific job description based on the needs of the church and the interests of the individual hired. Salary will be negotiated based on experience and need. Qualifications include: be a baptized believer; subscribe to the principles of the Restoration Movement/church of Christ; have a strong desire to serve the Lord; be a graduate or working on a four-year Bible college degree in ministry, youth ministry, or Christian Education or be ordained by a church of Christ/Christian church; experience working with youth is preferred; have a good rapport with young people and a genuine love for them; be sensitive to the needs of young people/teenagers with knowledge of possible solutions; be able to work effectively with the youth, leadership, and volunteers. Interested candidates should contact Caleb Penwell at cnpenwell@gmail.com. Resumes will be accepted until July 5; send them to Maple View Church of Christ, 194 Robins Rest Road, Bluefield, WV 24701.

TENNESSEE — Avoca Christian Church of Bristol, TN, is seeking a dynamic/creative full-time worship leader to lead both contemporary and traditional services and oversee the music ministry of the church. Candidate should understand the importance of sound and lighting in a worship setting and be able to operate sound and lighting boards and train others to operate them effectively. Submit resume to Avoca Christian Church, Attn: Bob Robinson, 2417 Volunteer Parkway, Bristol, TN 37620; fax to (423) 844-1087; or e-mail office@avocachristianchurch.org.

OHIO — The Wayne (OH) Church of Christ is seeking a full-time minister for its congregation that averages 70-100 in Sunday worship. This congregation is a group of believers in Christ established after the New Testament pattern, practicing weekly observance of the Lord’s Supper, weekly giving of tithes and offerings, and baptism by immersion. The applicant must be an ordained minister in the Christian church/church of Christ, Restoration Movement with an associate’s degree or higher from a Christian Bible college. Qualified applicants should apply by sending a cover letter, resume, a video recording or DVD of a recent sermon or Internet web link, and at least three letters of recommendations with phone number and e-mail contact information to Ken Cline at KClinejr@amplex.net.

 

 

MAY POSTINGS

CANADA — Montague Church of Christ, Prince Edward Island, Canada, an independent Christian church, is seeking a preaching minister for its congregation which averages 100 on Sunday mornings. Candidate must hold a bachelor’s degree from a college affiliated with the Christian church/church of Christ and have at least five years of experience in the preaching ministry. Candidate must be passionate about relevant preaching, discipleship, community outreach, prayer, and personal spiritual growth. He must have strong leadership skills, work well with others, be organized, and lead the church in spiritual and numerical growth. Other staff members include a part-time youth minister and secretary. Interested candidates should send a video/audio sermon, resume, and recent picture to Robbie Jenkins, P.O. Box 74, Souris, PE, Canada C0A 2B0. For more information, call (902) 687-2690 or e-mail robbieandcynthia@eastlink.ca.

OHIO—Hilliard (OH) Church of Christ is seeking a dynamic worship leader/associate minister to lead contemporary worship services and oversee the music ministry of the church. Candidate must be able to lead effectively, and have familiarity with in-ear monitor systems, use of loops, click tracks, ProPresenter, and MediaShout. Must be able to run a soundboard and lighting program and be able to train others to do so. Additional ministry duties include future development and implementation of a family ministry. This is a full-time, salaried position with benefits. Mail letter of introduction and resume to Hilliard Church of Christ, 4300 Avery Road, Hilliard, OH 43026; fax to (614) 527-9466; or e-mail to jobs@hcchrist.org.

IOWA—Moulton (IA) Christian Church is seeking an energetic full-time minister to facilitate growth in the church and minister to the needs of the congregation and community. This congregational Christian church with Campbell-Stone background ties has a blended worship service. Successful candidate must have strong communication skills, especially in the area of preaching/teaching through Scripture, and must be able to demonstrate leadership to a multigenerational congregation. Duties include full-time preaching, children’s Christian education; mentoring youth from middle and high school age through college; and ministering through visitation, counseling, and working with the community. Salary will be determined upon experience, and will be discussed during interview. A three-bedroom parsonage is provided. Interested candidate should send a cover letter with resume to mccministersearch@gmail.com.

TENNESSEE—Franklin (TN) Christian Church is searching for an ideal candidate to fill a new position of outreach minister. The successful candidate will have a contagious love for Jesus and should be able to inspire and lead the church in efforts of bringing their interpersonal relationships to Christ. For more information and a complete job description, visit: www.franklinchristianchurch.com/about/leadership-staff/staff/job-opportunties. For information about FCC, visit www.franklinchristianchurch.com.

FLORIDA—First Christian Church, Lake Butler, FL, a congregation with average weekly attendance of 125, is seeking applicants for a full-time senior minister. Interested applicants should have a desire to live, preach, and share the Word of God in a rural community. The senior minister will serve as the chief communicator, primary Bible teacher, and leader for the church. Pastoral experience and a divinity degree are preferred. Candidate must demonstrate a servant’s heart and fully embrace the values of the Restoration Movement church; be able to communicate concisely and clearly in written and verbal form; as well as recruit, motivate, and involve others in planning, decision-making, and implementation of the elders’ vision. All interested candidates should submit resumes to First Christian Church of Lake Butler, Attn: Bill Thomas, 155 NW 1st St., Lake Butler, FL 32054.

VIRGINIA—Avalon Church of Christ, Virginia Beach, VA, is seeking a full-time student minister who is passionate about developing fully devoted followers of Jesus Christ. The ideal candidate will have a ministry-related degree from a Restoration Movement university, and be creative, self-motivated, organized, and able to develop relationships with students quickly. The candidate must have the ability to recruit, train, and implement youth volunteers, while working with students from grades 6-12. Avalon is an active congregation of 350-400, located in an urban area with great potential for growth. Interested candidates should submit a resume or questions via e-mail to vince@avalonchurch.com.

NOVA SCOTIA—Weymouth Church of Christ (instrumental), Nova Scotia, Canada, is seeking a full-time lead minister to lead the congregation, along with the elders and deacons, in achieving its mission to increase and mature God’s people. The ideal candidate will have a strong ability to preach and teach God’s love and saving grace, along with a passion for evangelism. The position will also require leadership skills to aid the congregation in expanding its present outreach and small group ministries. The lead minister will be supported by members of ministry teams in areas such as Christian education, worship, and administration, allowing the minister more time to focus on preaching, teaching, and evangelism. The candidate should be a graduate of a Restoration Movement college or university. Salary is negotiable and a parsonage is available. Send resume to Search Committee, Weymouth Church of Christ, P.O. Box 335, Weymouth, Nova Scotia, Canada, B0W 3T0, or e-mail church@weymouthchurchofchrist.com. View a comprehensive list of ministries, community profile, and a full job description at www.weymouthchurchofchrist.com/staff.html.

ILLINOIS—Assumption (IL) Christian Church is seeking a full-time preaching minister for its small town congregation located 60 miles southeast of Lincoln Christian University and Seminary. A parsonage is provided. Send a full resume and personal information with picture to Assumption Christian Church, 115 N. Walnut St., Assumption, IL 62510 or e-mail Jim Howse at jhowse@consolidated.net.

MICHIGAN–Great Lakes Christian College, Lansing, MI, is seeking a full-time professor to oversee the cross-cultural ministry major. Responsibilities will include teaching in the major, advising students, and coordinating adjunct instructors. A master’s degree from an accredited institution is required, with preference being given to candidates with terminal degrees. Salary is determined by education and experience according to faculty pay scale. Interested parties should send CV and references by May 15 to David Richards, vice president of academic affairs, at drichards@glcc.edu.

 

APRIL POSTINGS

OHIO — Piqua (OH) Christian Church is seeking a full-time preaching minister. The qualified candidate should clearly communicate the gospel in preaching and teaching, and be able to effectively articulate and cast vision for the church with the leadership team. He shall mentor and help grow new leaders as well as be an integral part of current leadership and an effective contributor to a team staff atmosphere. PCC currently averages 135, is debt-free, and has a modern worship service led by a praise band. Interested candidates can learn more about the position by going to www.piquachristian.com and clicking on the “Minister Search” tab. Salary package includes benefits and will vary based on education and experience. For questions, e-mail searchteam@piquachristian.com.

NEBRASKA — Nebraska Christian College, located on the south side of Omaha, is searching for a director of admissions. The college is seeking someone who has worked successfully in an admissions department, understands ministry, and also understands the industry of college admissions at a high level. A full job description is available upon request. For more information or questions, call Dave Miller, vice president of advancement, at dmiller@nechristian.edu or (402) 676-9894.

INDIANA — The Plainville (IN) Christian Church is seeking a full-time minister. This small-town congregation located in southwest Indiana averages 125. The church is made up of largely young and middle-aged families with strong traditional values. For more information, contact the selection team at plainvillechristianchurch@gmail.com; call Ty Freed at (812) 910-0311 or Roger Smith at (812) 687-7786; or visit www.PlainvilleChristianChurch.org and go to the “Minister Search” tab.

IOWA — First Church of Christ, Atlantic, IA, is seeking a full-time minister to focus on music and youth. The qualified candidate should be a skilled, self-motivated, and organized individual willing to lead the church band and congregation in contemporary Christian worship each week and oversee, screen, and equip volunteers to lead the middle and high school youth groups. The major tasks required of this position include: lead worship each week; oversee the worship ministry; coordinate worship teams, tech teams, video teams, etc.; recruit, train, support, supervise, and evaluate worship team members; design creative worship services in conjunction with the lead minister and other volunteers each week; oversee the middle and high school youth ministry; recruit, train, support, supervise, and evaluate youth team leaders; unite volunteers around a common vision for youth and family ministry; assist in administering small group ministry; work closely with parents; and share in pastoral care. Other duties may be assigned at the leadership’s discretion. The ideal candidate should be able to play guitar/piano and sing while leading the band and congregation; have strong team-building and leadership skills to teach, delegate, and motivate others; have strong computer, digital AV, and social media skills (including Mac OS X, ProPresenter, Adobe Premier Elements, and Planning Center); have a Bible college degree; and have demonstrable experience in leading worship and working well with other team members. Interested candidates may submit a resume, including a picture and audio sample (if possible), to admin@fccatlantic.com. Also include ministry/leadership references, character references, and music/worship references. For more information about the church, visit www.FCCAtlantic.com.

KANSAS — Thayer (KS) Christian Church is seeking a full-time senior pastor with innovative ideas to help the church reach people for Jesus in the Thayer community and surrounding area. The position includes typical senior pastor responsibilities, including: preaching, teaching, counseling, and leading the church staff and congregation. The congregation averages 125 to 175 in regular weekly attendance and has a staff of five. A choice of two different parsonages and competitive pay are part of the compensation package. Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume, and a link to video of a sermon to Jim Houston, Pastor Search Committee Chairman, 300 S. Preston St., Thayer, KS 66776 or e-mail jim-447@hotmail.com.

FLORIDA — A life-care retirement community in Pompano Beach, FL, is searching for a spiritual life director. The spiritual life director will be part of an overarching wellness team that supports residents’ physical, emotional, and spiritual needs. The nonprofit organization has 650 employees and serves more than 900 residents. Responsibilities will include conducting worship services, organizing and leading Bible studies and religious classes, counseling residents and families, visiting hospitalized residents, and conducting memorial services. Candidates must have at least 10 years of pastoral experience and be ordained ministers. Training and experience working with the senior population is required. Go to https://careers-thepremierpartners.icims.com/jobs/1031/spiritual-life-director/job for more information.

ONTARIO, CANADA — The Grand Valley Church of Christ, Ontario, Canada, is seeking a pastor to replace its current pastor, who is retiring. The congregation is more than 150 years old and is located in a small town about and hour northwest of Toronto. The church is offering an honorarium of $100 per week, but plans are underway to rent the church basement to a daycare, which would allow for an increase in the honorarium. Necessary qualifications include a saving faith in Jesus Christ, the ability to work in a small church setting, and the ability to communicate with people from a nonchurch background. Interested candidates should send a resume to Cuthbertson@auracom.com or to Grand Valley Church of Christ, 50 Amaranth Street E, Grand Valley, Ontario, L9W 5L2.

NORTH CAROLINA — Gaston Christian Church, Belmont, NC, is seeking a full-time youth and children’s minister/director who is passionate about leading youth into a closer relationship with Jesus Christ. The ideal candidate will have a ministry-related degree from a Christian church university, be creative, self-motivated, organized, and able to relate to children of all ages. The candidate must have a clear and solid understanding of core biblical doctrines. The church currently averages 100 in attendance, with children and youth comprising about 25 percent of attendees. The church has grown each of the past 12 years. GCC is located near Charlotte, NC. Interested candidates may send their resume or direct inquiries to: Scott Patterson c/o Gaston Christian Church, 5339 S. New Hope Road, Belmont, NC 28012 or to info@gastonchristianchurch.org.

IDAHO — Christian Church of Nezperce, ID, is seeking a full- or part-time preaching minister to shepherd the small independent Christian church congregation of about 80. The applicant should be a graduate of an accredited Bible college or seminary, be of strong moral character, and possess a deep Christian conviction. The applicant should be willing to immerse himself into this small farming community. A three-bedroom, two-bath parsonage is included in the compensation package. Interested applicants may contact the church at (208) 935-5418 or catanper@q.com.

 

MARCH POSTINGS

MASSACHUSETTSReunion Christian Church, Boston, MA, a multisite independent Christian church serving the neighborhoods of Boston, is searching for a lead pastor. Candidate should be committed to the challenge of ministry in an urban, post-Christian center of knowledge. Candidate must be a servant leader with a love for developing and discipling staff and leaders who, in turn, reproduce passionate leaders. Church leaders are pursuing someone gifted in casting and inspiring a Christ-centered vision for the church. The lead pastor will lead the mission of the church and align everything with the mission of helping people find their way back to God and grow as disciples of Christ. The position is responsible for developing and coaching full- and part-time staff to create an environment of teamwork and collaboration that reproduces leaders; leading the teaching team by developing and reproducing teachers for campus locations; and setting the direction for communicating the gospel through the teaching on Sunday mornings. This position will serve as lead pastor of the entire multisite community, as well as location pastor for the Back Bay community. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, premarital and marriage counseling, spiritual guidance, and follow-up with new attendees. The lead pastor will give oversight to the budget, hiring and firing of staff, and serve as an elder. Direct questions or express interest to searchteam@reunionboston.com or Reunion Christian Church, 30 The Fenway, Unit #1, Boston MA 02215. For more information about the church, visit www.reunionboston.com.

TENNESSEE — West Hills Christian Church, Bristol, TN, is seeking a part-time worship leader. This 10-hour-per-week position will practice with the existing worship team on Wednesday evenings and lead worship for Sunday morning and evening blended services. The qualified candidate will schedule worship team members; organize music around preaching themes, etc. Candidate should have good communication and people skills and will work under the direction of the senior minister and the elders. For a complete job description, contact John Davis at West Hills Christian Church, 116 Elm St., Bristol, TN 37620, (423) 764-5596, or johnfdavis4@gmail.com.

NEBRASKA — Lyman (NE) Christian Church is seeking a minister with a passion for preaching the gospel, teaching the Scriptures, and evangelizing. The congregation, located in a small agricultural community, has 25 to 35 in weekly attendance. Applicants should have an undying love for the Lord and his church, and good communication and people skills. Inquiries and resumes may be sent to Lyman Christian Church, P.O. Box 82, Lyman NE 69352 or to Scott Gibble at tsgribble@gmail.com.

MISSOURI — The New Testament Christian Church, Etterville, MO, is seeking a full-time preacher for its small conservative congregation with active membership of 30 to 35. Due to its size and resources, the church requires someone who is semi- or fully retired for this position. A college degree is not required, but total belief in and proclamation of God’s Word is. Interested candidates may respond by mail to Robert L. Jones, 20 Hancock Road, Eldon, MO 65026.

 

FEBRUARY POSTINGS

TEXAS — Hillcrest Christian Church, McKinney, TX, is searching for a senior minister to shepherd the congregation through a ministry of preaching, vision casting, and leadership, all done in harmony with the shepherding ministry of the elders. Qualified candidates should fulfill the biblical requirements of an elder in 1 Timothy 3, Titus 1, and 1 Peter 5:2 and 3; be a graduate of an accredited Bible college or seminary; be of strong moral character and Christian conviction; live as an example of a life transformed by the power of Christ, guided by the Word; and be filled with the Holy Spirit. To submit a resume, e-mail Marie@hillcrestmckinney.org.

MISSOURI — First Christian of Kimberling City, MO, is seeking a children’s minister to join its pastoral team. The congregation, located near Branson, MO, averages 200 to 350 in weekly attendance. The primary focus of this position is evangelism and discipleship of children, birth through sixth grade, and indirectly their parents/guardians. The qualified candidate must be a person of vision who will be responsible for the development and oversight of the children’s programs to help this group transition into Christian maturity. All applicants will be considered, although a bachelor’s degree and experience is preferred. For a complete job description and church and community profiles, visit www.fcc-kimberlingcity.com. Send resume or direct questions to Chris Dodson at chris@fcc-kimberlingcity.com, (417) 739-2673, or 5 Hilltop Drive, Kimberling City, MO 65686.

INDIANA — Kirklin (IN) Christian Church is seeking a youth pastor who is passionate about engaging, growing, and developing youth (elementary through high school) on a journey of faith with Jesus Christ. The qualified candidate will possess a strong biblical mind-set, a bachelor’s degree from an accredited Christian college, an engaging and approachable personality, a heart and passion for helping young people discover and use their spiritual gifts, and the drive to attract and introduce unchurched youth in the community to a relationship with God. The candidate will also demonstrate the creativity and imagination to enhance existing and develop new programming; possess the ability to recruit, train, and support youth leader volunteers; have the collaborative nature to work effectively with the eldership and senior pastor; and the flexibility to take on other tasks as needed. KCC is an active, independent Christian church located in a rural community; its average weekly worship attendance is 95, of which 30 are youth (predominantly elementary school age). Send resume to kccychc@gmail.com, or Kirklin Christian Church, Attn: Kraig W. Doub, 302 E. Jefferson St., Kirklin, IN 46050.

KENTUCKY — White Mills (KY) Christian Camp is searching for the right candidate to fill an assistant camp manager position. This is a full-time, year-round position beginning this spring. Find a complete job description at www.whitemillschristiancamp.com. Resumes may be sent to White Mills Christian Camp, Attn: Ben Fulcher, P.O. Box 129, White Mills, KY.

OHIO — Caledonia (OH) Church of Christ, a mature, debt-free congregation that has an active eldership and averages 70, is searching for a full-time minister with formal training from a Bible college/university. The qualified candidate will teach and preach sound biblical doctrine and perform other duties as required. The candidate must be able to reach out to the community and surrounding area, communicate with young people, be well grounded in Scripture, evangelistic, and enthusiastic in encouraging members in the work of the Lord’s church. A three-bedroom parsonage is included in the compensation package. For more information, contact Robin Vaughn, elder, at (740) 222-3281 or RVaughn60@gmail.com.

ILLINOIS — Lincoln (IL) Christian University is accepting applications for a full-time assistant professor or associate professor of science to begin June 1, 2015. The position requires a master’s degree or doctorate in a physical or life science, with a preference for an interdisciplinary science background. College teaching experience preferred. Opportunities include biology, microbiology, chemistry, physical science, and nutrition. Applicants will contribute to the university’s general education core and advise students in the pre-nursing program. For a complete job description, visit lincolnchristian.edu/employees/opportunities. Submit a detailed letter of application stating qualifications, experience, evidence of church affiliation, C.V., official undergraduate and graduate transcripts, and three letters of recommendation to Marla Bennett, director of human resources, by e-mail at hr@lincolnchristian.edu. Review of submissions will begin on March 20 and continue until the position is filled.

FLORIDA — Heart of Christ Christian Church, Orange City, FL, is seeking an ambitious part-time minister with strong leadership skills and a desire to progress into a full-time position. This small church is located on the main road through Orange City and is poised for growth with 5 prime acres of church-owned land located less than a mile from its current location. Interested candidates should send a resume to HCCCDebary@aol.com or to P.O. Box 740941, Orange City, FL 32774.

ARKANSAS — Little Rock (AR) Church, a nondenominational congregation, is seeking an experienced preaching minister to serve full-time. The church, founded in 1986, has approximately 350 members. The congregation has active adult small groups called house churches, a contemporary instrumental worship assembly, and growing outreach ministries to serve and reach the community while also being involved in planting several churches within Arkansas. The qualified candidate’s primary responsibility will be to preach and teach God’s Word by leading the preaching team and assist in the planning of adult classes. The qualified candidate must be an excellent preacher with a strong and longstanding relationship with Jesus Christ. He must be a student of God’s Word and have a minimum of five years of preaching experience. A bachelor’s degree is required and a master in divinity degree is preferred. Send resume to LRCministersearch@yahoo.com. Visit www.littlerockchurch.org for more information.

TENNESSEE — Aspen Grove Christian Church, Franklin, TN, is seeking to fill two positions: part-time children and family minister and part-time worship minister. The part-time children and family minister assists and equips families and children as they grow into passionate followers of Jesus Christ. Primary responsibilities include: spiritual development in children from birth through grade 12; weekly teaching/leading in Sunday morning programming, including kids’ worship; coordination of volunteers and parents; oversight of curriculum and teaching materials; regular communication with parents/volunteers; planning and assisting with special events and ministry opportunities; summer activity (VBS, sports camp, or equivalent); and other responsibilities according to giftedness. The candidate should have appropriate training and education in both ministry and Bible; be a passionate follower of Jesus Christ; love children, and desire to see young hearts grow as followers of Jesus; be able to effectively recruit, engage, lead, and communicate with both children and adults; be an energetic leader of kids worship; be reliable in planning and preparation; and have basic computer knowledge with the ability to learn new software (knowledge of Apple products is a plus). This position will begin in spring; the expectation is for up to 20 hours per week. Salary is based on experience. The part-time worship minister will be expected to grow followers of Jesus Christ by creating meaningful and authentic worship experiences where people are awakened to the presence of God in their own life. Primary responsibilities include: work collaboratively with minister to create a meaningful worship experience each week; coordinate and lead the worship team; and coordinate video, projection, sound, lighting, and special productions. The person in this position should be a passionate follower of Jesus Christ; be familiar with and able to teach contemporary worship songs; have strong skills as a musician and vocalist; be competent in music and music theory; be reliable in planning and preparation; and have a working knowledge of audio/visual technology. This position will begin in 2015 with compensation based on experience. Interested parties for either position should contact Adam Kaufhold, minister, at akaufhold@mac.com or (615) 567-0047.

 

JANUARY POSTINGS

INDIANA —Garden City Church of Christ, Columbus, IN, is seeking a pastor of family ministries. This position operates as an extension of the elders and lead minister, directing the implementation of the vision and ministry plan of the church to the ministry and support staff, including strategic planning, oversight of ministry goals, and formulation of operational policies and procedures. The pastor of family ministries serves as an advocate for the generations of the church. The person in this position oversees the structures and atmosphere of the church to ensure that the family of God is working together to make disciples. Desired qualifications include 3-5 years of ministry experience with a minimum of a bachelor’s degree (preferably in youth/family/leadership) from a reputable Restoration Movement institution or a seminary degree; a passion for and commitment to the leadership of Jesus Christ and the application of Scripture; a demonstrable prayer life; enthusiastic alignment with the mission, vision, values, and doctrinal statement of the church; a team player with a positive attitude; a self-starter and strategic thinker who is organized, efficient, and skilled in delegation and follow-up; a spiritual leader at home; a person who demonstrates good management of personal and professional conflicts using principles in Matthew 18:15-20; an effective listener who is able to take constructive criticism well; and a person whose leadership style compliments the lead minister and church leadership. Starting salary range of $32,000 to $48,000 is offered, commensurate with experience and credentials. Send resume with cover letter to mwhite@gardencitychurch.com or to Garden City Church of Christ, Attn: Search Committee, 3245 Jonesville Road, Columbus, IN 47201. A complete job description is available at www.gardencitychurch.com/#/media/job-posting.

INDIANA — Chapel Hill Christian Church, Kokomo, IN, is seeking a full-time director of worship and creative arts. The person in this position will be responsible for the day-to-day implementation of the mission, vision, and values of the church through the development of a weekend worship experience that is Spirit-led, engaging, and relevant. To accomplish this, the director must recruit, train, and equip an ever-increasing base of volunteers to actively contribute to the goal. The director is to incorporate and manage creative elements that will contribute to the weekend worship experience. A full job description is available upon request. Interested candidates should submit resumes to Rich Saxton at rsaxton@chapelhillcc.net; include a video link of candidate leading worship.

 

 

MISSOURI — Son-Rise Christian Church, Marshfield, MO, is seeking a full-time senior pastor who, in partnership with her elders, will lead the congregation of 150 to 175. Founded in 2007 as a small, in-home Bible study, the church has grown quickly, and in 2008 a permanent building was acquired. The senior pastor should have excellent communication skills and a strong grasp of the Bible to be able to articulate the timeless truths of Scripture for clear application in everyday 21st-century living. The successful candidate should have a minimum three to five years of experience in a medium- to large-size ministry setting, a proven track record of success in leading a team, and be able to effectively pastor God’s people and help cast a vision. The candidate should have doctrinal positions consistent with the Christian church/Restoration Movement. In terms of experience, the candidate should have a combination of one or more of the following: extensive administrative and leadership experience; demonstrated ability to lead and mentor a staff and congregation; demonstrated history leading and growing a congregation; have served as a congregational pastor/preacher for five years; and have a successful history with a church of 50 members or more. The candidate should have a bachelor’s degree in ministry with an emphasis in preaching preferred. The candidate should be a person of faith who has accepted Jesus Christ as his personal Lord and Savior, and been baptized into Christ; exhibit humility and integrity; be energetic and able to accommodate a flexible schedule; possess supervisory skills; and be able to effectively communicate with staff, elders, and congregation. Responsibilities include: prepare and deliver sermons for worship services; teach Bible studies and classes; have active involvement in evangelism and discipleship, and be active in calling upon prospects and members; teach the church’s vision, mission, and ministry both formally and informally; conduct weddings, funerals, and other special occasions; help minister to the hospitalized and shut-ins; and guide community outreach and evangelism efforts. For more information about the church, visit www.sonrisechristian.net. For questions and a full job description, including benefit summary, contact Curtis Dudley at CurtisD213@MSN.com or (417) 849-7161.

TEXAS — New Life Christian Church, Plano, TX, an independent Christian church, is seeking a preaching minister for its age integrated/family integrated congregation that has an average attendance of 60. The church was planted in 2010 with fewer than 30. The qualified candidate must be able to preach and teach the gospel of Jesus Christ by carefully handling the entire Word of God. He must be striving to live according to the biblical requirements of an elder as appropriate for his stage in life, must have a minimum of five years of preaching experience in a Restoration Movement church, and must have healthy personal Bible study and prayer habits. Send a resume to search.committee@newlifeplano.org. For more information, go to www.newlifeplano.org.

 

DECEMBER 2014 POSTINGS

KANSAS — Thayer (KS) Christian Church is seeking a senior minister with innovative ideas to help reach people for Jesus in the community and surrounding area. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: preaching, teaching, counseling, and leading the church staff of five and congregation of 125 to 175. The church offers a choice of two different parsonages and a competitive pay package. For more information about the church, visit www.facebook.com/pages/Thayer-Christian-Church/109599352409014. Interested candidates should e-mail a cover letter, resume, and link to a video sermon to jim-447@hotmail.com, or mail to Jim Houston, pastor and search committee chairman, 300 S. Preston St., Thayer, KS 66776.

KANSAS — Hill City (KS) Christian Church is seeking a full-time senior minister to work along side her five elders. This Restoration Movement church of 60-80 per week has a strong history in supporting missions. The congregation has a full Sunday school, youth church, midweek groups, choir, Vacation Bible School, etc.

A 3-bedroom parsonage with a full finished basement, garage, and utilities, is part of the compensation package.

Qualified candidate should have a bachelor’s degree and a strong Restoration Movement belief.

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter and resume to pweyehc@ruraltel.net, subject: minister search or to Jerry Aldridge, 302 N Pomeroy, Hill City, KS 67642

Additional information will be sent upon request.

 

NOVEMBER POSTINGS

WASHINGTON — Highline Christian Church, Burien, WA, is seeking a worship minister for her diverse and balanced congregation averaging more than 600 in attendance at three weekend services. The worship minister is to lead the congregation in worship under the supervision of the senior pastor and elders, and will work closely with the senior pastor in planning, coordinating, and executing weekly services (currently Saturday night and two Sunday morning services) and special services. The worship minister will oversee, train, equip, and mentor those on the worship team in various aspects of worship. A full job description and application submission information are located at www.highlinechristian.org under “Employment Opportunity,” or contact the church office at (206) 243-4333.

 

VIRGNIA — Stafford County (VA) Christian Church (SCCC) is seeking a senior minister. Candidate must be a humble yet confident man, able to reach and teach children, young adults, and seniors with fresh relevance every week. The senior minister must be a gifted speaker whose love for the Lord, his family, his ministry, and his flock should be obvious to all. He should be empowering to the staff and ministries he shepherds, and should be able to train and steer the church into the next generation of Christians serving the Lord. He should be a lover of worship music and should bring fresh ideas and methods of worship and delivering God’s Word. His wife should be equally engaged in his ministry and should be actively involved and invested in the church. Interested candidates may send their resume to Mr. Kim Rice, SCCC elder, at kim.rice@verizon.net. For more information or a complete job description, visit www.staffordccc.org.

KANSAS — SouthWoods Christian Church, Overland Park, KS, is seeking a part-time children’s ministry director, with full-time potential, to direct and expand a thriving ministry program in its 300-plus member congregation. The church desires a devoted Christian to partner with the leadership team and parents to lay down a spiritual foundation in the lives of its children. Children’s ministry leadership experience and/or a related undergraduate four-year degree from an accredited Bible college or seminary is preferred. To apply, send a cover letter, resume, and three professional references to Linda Irwin at lirwin@southwoods.org. Also include up to a two-page summary briefly addressing the following points: how and when you accepted Christ; your understanding of the work of the Holy Spirit in the life of a believer; your beliefs about Heaven and Hell; your understanding of the virgin birth and bodily resurrection of the Lord; your view as to the inspiration and authority of the Scriptures; and your perspective on how the church should handle same-sex issues. Materials may also be mailed to SouthWoods Christian Church, Attn.: Search Team, 16110 Metcalf Ave., Overland Park, KS 66085. For a complete job description, visit https://app.box.com/s/cr0at7w9hf41z2uesbqf.

OHIO — Dover (OH) First Christian Church is seeking a full-time associate to oversee and lead the youth ministry (birth to age 20) and to assist the lead minister. The church is Christ-centered with a strong emphasis on Scripture and God’s grace. Interested candidates should send a resume, along with a short essay of their relationship with the Lord and their ministry, to Dover First Christian Church, Attn.: Search Committee, 3029 N. Wooster Ave., Dover, OH 44622; (330) 364-3520; or chris.doverfcc@gmail.com.

 

OCTOBER POSTINGS

NEBRASKA — Journey Christian Church, Wayne, NE, is seeking a minister of discipleship. The church is located in a college town in northeast Nebraska; its combined average attendance is 300 in its two worship services. This pastor will direct and work with current leaders for the spiritual growth of members through participating in groups, serving in ministry, and other discipleship opportunities. The purpose of this position is to create a culture that produces disciples who make disciples.  Send resume to Troy Reynolds at troy@journeychristianonline.org or Journey Christian Church, 1110 E. 7th St., Wayne, NE 68787.

NORTH CAROLINA — Mid-Atlantic Christian University, Elizabeth City, NC, is seeking to fill the following four positions: (For a complete job description of each of these positions, visit www.macuniversity.edu/about/careers.)

•  Professor of family ministry (to begin in July 2015). This person will develop and teach courses, evaluate instructional outcomes of assigned courses, and program level student learning outcomes in the area of youth and family ministry. The faculty member will serve as the faculty adviser for students in the undergraduate Youth & Family Ministry program.

•  Professor of business administration (to begin in July 2015). This person will develop and teach courses, evaluate instructional outcomes of assigned courses, and program level student learning outcomes in the area of business (management and leadership). The faculty member will serve as the faculty adviser for students in the undergraduate Leadership/Business Administration program.

•  Professor of English composition (to begin in July 2015). This person will develop and teach courses and evaluate instructional outcomes of assigned courses in the field of composition. The faculty member will also have an opportunity to work within the department of Arts and Sciences to develop a degree program in creative writing or humanities.

•  Instructional designer (to begin in January 2015). This person will design effective, quality instruction and provide pedagogical and curricular consultation for technology-enhanced learning environments. In addition, the person in this position will assist instructors in their use and adaptations of centrally supported educational technologies. The primary software the staff member will work with is the learning management system used by the university (at this time, Moodle).

MARYLAND — Grace Community Christian Church (GC3), Frederick, MD, is seeking a pastor with a heart and passion for the lost to guide the church in engaging the unchurched in the local community, developing leaders and elders, and expanding the fellowship. GC3, a congregation of 50 to 75, seeks to serve the continually changing needs of families in the area. For more information about the church, visit www.gracehappens.net. For a complete job description or questions, contact gc3pastor@gracehappens.net. Written communication may be mailed to GC3, 2100 Rosemont Ave., Frederick, MD 21702.

CALIFORNIA —  Christian Encounter Ministries, Grass Valley, CA, is seeking a full-time executive director. CEM is a nonprofit, 501(c)3 organization dedicated to tending lives and training leaders. Since its inception in 1970, CEM has provided a safe haven for troubled youth to begin the process of restoration of their physical, emotional, and spiritual lives. CEM has an 86-acre ranch with facilities for 12-18 residents between the ages of 16 and 25. Alongside the residential program (“Tending Lives”), an internship opportunity is offered for college students and graduates who want experience in working in the youth guidance and ministry fields (“Training Leaders”). For more information, including job description and requirements, visit www.christianjobs.com/job/163410/. Send cover letter and resume to directorsearch@christianencounter.org.

 

SEPTEMBER POSTINGS

VIRGINIA — Restore Community Church, a church planted five years ago in Sterling, VA, is seeking a discipleship pastor. The congregation enjoys dynamic worship, great teaching, thriving relationships, and innovative discipleship. Restore is seeking a strong pastoral leader who wants to expand his influence beyond the typical discipleship, family ministry, or worship-leading role. Candidate must be a biblically qualified elder; possess a passion for assimilation, discipleship, pastoral care, and administrative oversight to serve as a part of the leadership team; have proven team-building, relational, and life-coaching skills; be a self-starter; and have ideally spent time in the marketplace. Visit the church’s website at restorecommunitychurch.com to learn about her vision, mission, values, and beliefs. For a complete job description, more information, or to send a resume with cover letter, contact Ron Klabunde at ron@restorenova.com or call (703) 439-4858.

OHIO —  Jeromesville (OH) Christian Church is seeking a minister for its congregation, which averages 75 weekly. This position requires a recommended 20 hours per week with responsibilities for teaching and preaching, pastoral care, support for community events, and some administrative duties. The minister should exemplify Christian values and principles and refrain from any conduct or lifestyle that would discredit or cause scandal to the church, or be in contradiction to the Bible or Christian ethics and morals in either his personal or professional life. Salary is negotiable based on experience, education, and longevity. Travel expenses and paid time off are included in the package. For more information about the church, visit www.jccnet.org or call the church at (419) 368-8422. Interested candidates should send resume and cover letter to searchcommittee@jccnet.org or Jeromesville Christian Church, 75 N. High St., Jeromesville, OH 44840.

WASHINGTON — Northwest Church, Shoreline, WA, a nondenominational congregation of 400, is seeking a high-capacity candidate who is self-motivated and self-monitored, but enjoys working in a team-based culture as a full-time youth minister. In 2004, Shoreline Christian Church and Northwest Church of Christ merged to become the Northwest Church. It is located 15 minutes north of downtown Seattle. This position will report to the senior team and staff team leader. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, build a youth-ministry team approach that guides and helps grow the faith of the congregation’s 7th-12th graders; recruit, train, and equip a dynamic youth leadership team (both adults and students); develop and build a multiyear youth ministry program (for both junior high and senior high); connect with a wide variety of teens, parents, and families personally and through the team; teach, motivate, inspire, facilitate (teams and classes), and organize; work with the ministry staff team in a collaborative leadership model; communicate and promote a greater youth ministry vision and student involvement. Qualified candidate should have a minimum of a bachelor’s degree in a related field of study and be an active leader in a dynamic youth ministry program. Preference will be given to those with experience in a church of more than 300, and to leaders who are also able to lead/organize youth worship, although new graduates will be considered. Applications will be accepted until November 2014. Respond to ymsearch@nwchurch.net. For more information about the church, visit nwchurch.net.

SOUTH DAKOTA — First Christian Church, Rapid City, SD, is seeking a full-time worship/student minister to develop a vital ministry serving families of the congregation and community in accordance with the church’s vision to “reach people with Christ, grow together in Christ, and serve others for Christ.” Preference will be given candidates with ministry experience. Qualified candidate must possess a college degree from an independent Christian church-supported Bible college (advanced degree is a plus but not required); must have a passion for developing youth and families into people who worship God and receive salvation in Jesus Christ alone; must be able to work with parents to develop true discipleship avenues and strategies for their youth; must be biblically sound in the faith and the Word of God; should be adept at including current ministry volunteers and recruiting others who are gifted and willing to serve; must be a lifetime learner of God’s Word; and must be a team player, innovative, creative, and able to connect with youth and parents. Musical abilities are also required (i.e., able to play an instrument, have knowledge and experience in leading worship, and be able to lead the church in development of worship services through music and the arts by using and cultivating abilities within the congregation). The candidate also must be able to preach. A complete job description is available upon request. Salary and benefits are negotiable and will be based on experience and education. All candidates must submit a resume to include the following: education and experience working with youth and families and leading worship, marital status and children’s ages (if applicable), employment record (including dates) and contact person(s), statement of faith and/or philosophy of the ministry, four personal references and contact information, and candidate contact information. All documentation may be e-mailed to fccscott@rapidnet.com or to First Christian Church, Attn: Worship/Student Minister Search, 730 Quincy St., Rapid City, SD 57701. Questions may be directed to Scott Hultgren, lead minister, at (605) 342-5707.

CHINA — The Congregation of the Good Shepherd (COGS), an active spiritual community for expatriate Christians in Beijing, China, is seeking a new pastor. COGS began in 1993 and affirms a common, biblical faith as set out by the Apostle’s Creed and Nicene Creed, and within that unity celebrate a rich tapestry of Christian traditions and cultural diversity. This self-governing community of Christians elect their own board and welcomes applications from male and female candidates who could lead COGS either as a long-term calling or in an interim pastor role. The church offers competitive compensation. Candidates would need a PRC green card/work permit/visa or have a visa derived from a spouse’s employment in China. Interested candidates should send a CV and a concise statement of interest to cogstransitioncommittee@gmail.com. After those documents are received and mutual interest is established, the COGS transition committee will provide additional details about the congregation, position, and compensation. Candidates will be interviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled. For more information, visit www.cogs-bj.org.

KANSAS — First Baptist Church, Chanute, KS, is seeking an associate pastor with emphasis on young families. The successful candidate will display biblical knowledge and lifestyle, Baptist theology and New Testament beliefs in Jesus Christ. The candidate should exhibit humility, self-motivation, initiative, compassion, and loyalty, and be approachable, futuristic, creative, adaptive, positive, hospitable, empathic, and feel the desire of discipleship/outreach. Duties include, but are not limited to: assist the senior pastor with organization, communication, and feedback; participate in weekly staff meetings; administrate, organize, and plan the 10:23 service weekly under the direction of the senior pastor; take part in the teaching and preaching of the 10:30 and 10:23 services on a regular basis; take part in outreach/ministering and train others to assist in outreach/ministering needs of the church; and assist the senior pastor in performing administrative tasks. The candidate should have some pastoral experience, seminary training, and be aligned with American Baptist Association theology. To apply, send resume and cover letter to First Baptist Church, Attn: Search Committee, 118 N. Forest, Chanute, KS 66720, or to lcr.313@gmail.com. For more information, call search committee member Lori Reinhardt at (620) 431-8416.

KANSAS — First Christian Church, Syracuse, KS, is seeking a pastor for its congregation. The successful candidate will share with the elders and deacons his vision and spiritual leadership for the good and growth of the church; and will plan, prepare, oversee, and deliver a Bible-based, life-relevant sermon each Sunday morning. He will also call on prospective new church attendees and make visitations to the hospital and rest home. A very nice parsonage, including utilities, is included in the compensation package, although income may need to be supplemented. To apply, send resume and cover letter to First Christian Church, Attn: Joanice Jantz, Pulpit Committee Chairperson, P.O. Box 710, Syracuse, KS 67878, or via e-mail to fccsyracuse@hotmail.com. For more information, call Bob Kirby, chairman of the board, at (620) 384-5472.

KANSAS — Community Christian Church, Great Bend, KS, is seeking a senior minister for its congregation that averages 80 to 95 for Sunday morning worship. Sunday evening services encourage family activities, including offering several small group gatherings and studies. The church, started in 1966, desires to provide a fair and competitive compensation package. The church is served by six elders and five deacons. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and educational or seminary training summary to ministersearch@communitychristiangb.com. For more information, e-mail ministersearch@communitychristiangb.com.

MARYLAND — Boulevard Christian Church, Essex, MD, is seeking a director of children’s ministries to orchestrate and assist with leadership, teaching, and program direction of all children’s ministries, birth through grade 5. Qualified candidate should be spiritually and emotionally mature; passionate about the spiritual lives of children; flexible; trustworthy; a skilled leader; goal-oriented; be both task-driven and people-oriented; have a positive attitude; be responsive to oversight and skilled in relationships; be a team player; have a sense of humor; be an effective worker, organizer, motivator, and overseer of volunteer workers; and be a communicator and change agent. Primary responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to, identifying the needs and interests of children within the church and community; developing and overseeing program for the children’s ministry, and evaluating the existing program to determine effectiveness; identifying and providing ministry opportunities for the members of the church; and planning special events and outreach projects as necessary. Contact bccsearchteam@hotmail.com for a complete job description.

MARYLAND — Winifred Road Church of Christ, Cumberland, MD, is seeking a part-time (four days per week) youth minister to work primarily with grades 6 to 12, teaching and giving spiritual guidance. The congregation has two services (one contemporary, one traditional) and total weekly attendance of about 120 (including 25 children). Responsibilities include: overseeing and serving as administrator of junior church ministry; developing, equipping, and guiding a youth ministry team; helping facilitate young adult ministry; community interaction, visits, conferences, camp, concerts, missions, etc.; assisting preaching minister in calling, preaching, planning and administration; participating in Kids for Christ child evangelism program; maintaining regular office hours while allowing for out-of-office ministry; and being accountable to preaching minister as supervisor with elder oversight. Qualifications include: a man with a bachelor’s degree from a Restoration Movement college; a team player; a self-motivated servant leader; have an evangelistic mind-set; and desire to preach and serve in missions. Computer and technology skills would be a helpful, but are not required. For more information, visit www.winifredroadchurchofchrist.com or www.facebook.com/wrchurchofchrist. Compensation is $20,000 per year with one week accrued vacation for each six months worked; ministry expenses paid up to $200 per month; and one-half FICA paid. Applications are being accepted through Oct. 15, 2014. Send applications to Leo Lavin, Winifred Road Church of Christ, 936 Winifred Road, Cumberland, MD 21502 or to Leo.wrcc@gmail.com.

ILLINOIS — New Horizon Church, Champaign, IL, is seeking a full-time director of worship arts for its congregation of 700 weekly worshippers. Candidate should be a motivated, imaginative, and creative individual who is a self-starter with a proven love for God and a gift for engaging a congregation through worship. Qualified individual should be able to lead various worship arts teams throughout the church; demonstrate vocal and instrumental skills, as well as effective team and congregational leadership; and have a bachelor’s degree and previous experience in growing a fruitful worship ministry. Technology skills are a plus. Forward resume and references to Mike@NewHorizonChurch.org.

 

AUGUST POSTINGS

NORTH CAROLINA — Mid-Atlantic Christian University, Elizabeth City, NC, is seeking to fill the following four positions: (For a complete job description of each of these positions, visit www.macuniversity.edu/about/careers.)

Director of graduate admissions/recruiter (to begin in December 2014). This person will be responsible for recruiting students and marketing the graduate degree programs at MACU. This position is pending the approval of the university’s application to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACS) to start offering master’s degrees; notification will be given in early December.

Professor of mental health counseling (to begin in May 2015). This person will develop and teach graduate-level courses, evaluate instructional outcomes of assigned courses and program level student learning outcomes. The faculty member will serve as the faculty adviser for students in the MA in Mental Health Counseling program. The faculty member will work with the graduate school admissions team to ensure that a minimum number of students are recruited to the degree program. This position is pending the approval of the university’s application to SACS to offer a master’s degree in mental health counseling; notification will be given in early December.

Professor of nonprofit leadership and social entrepreneurship (to begin in May 2015). This person will develop and teach courses that involve a larger understanding of how social entrepreneurs develop innovative and creative solutions and mobilize available resources to impact the greater global society. The faculty member will evaluate instructional outcomes of assigned courses and program level student learning outcomes. The faculty member will serve as the faculty adviser for students in the MA Nonprofit Leadership and Social Entrepreneurship program. The faculty member will also work with the graduate school admissions team. Candidates must also be prepared to help lead social entrepreneurship initiatives at MACU. This position is pending the approval of the university’s application to SACS to offer a master’s degree in mental health counseling; notification will be given in early December.

Instructional designer (to begin in January 2015). This person will design effective, quality instruction and provide pedagogical and curricular consultation for technology-enhanced learning environments. In addition, the person in this position will assist instructors in their use and adaptations of centrally supported educational technologies. The primary software the staff member will work with is the learning management system used by the university (at this time, Moodle).

TENNESSEE — Poplar Ridge Christian Church, Piney Flats, TN, is seeking a full-time youth minister for its congregation of 350, which includes a youth group of about 25 junior/senior high students. Applicants should desire to work with students while partnering with families for a holistic approach to discipleship. Qualified candidate is expected to oversee Wednesday and Sunday night youth programs, and make efforts to work with local schools. Being a team player is essential for working with the church staff and leading the youth ministry volunteers. Organizational and planning skills are essential. Interested persons should send a resume to evanwolfe1987@gmail.com and arugif8743@yahoo.com.

OHIO — Jeromesville (OH) Christian Church is seeking a minister for its congregation, which averages 75 weekly. This position requires a recommended 20 hours per week with responsibilities for teaching and preaching, pastoral care, support for community events, and some administrative duties. The minister should exemplify Christian values and principles and refrain from any conduct or lifestyle that would discredit or cause scandal to the church, or be in contradiction to the Bible or Christian ethics and morals in either his personal or professional life. Salary is negotiable based on experience, education, and longevity. Travel expenses and paid time off are included in the package. For more information about the church, visit www.jccnet.org or call the church at (419) 368-8422. Interested candidates should send resume and cover letter to searchcommittee@jccnet.org or Jeromesville Christian Church, 75 N. High St., Jeromesville, OH 44840.

NORTH CAROLINA — Christ’s Church, Winterville, NC, is seeking a full-time youth minister for its congregation of 400 to work with young people in grades 6 to 12. Qualified applicant must believe in Jesus Christ as their Lord and Savior and believe the Bible is the Word of God. Candidate should have good organizational and team-building skills; several years of experience; be fully grounded doctrinally in Christian church doctrine; and have a passion for youth ministry. Send resume to tturner@christschurchgreenville.com or mail it to Christ’s Church, 745 Davenport Farm Road, Winterville, NC 28590. For more information about the church, visit http://christschurchgreenville.com.

WEST VIRGINIA — Ronceverte (WV) Christian Church is seeking a full-time preaching minister. Applicants should send a detailed resume, a statement of faith (that covers the subjects of baptism, Communion, the gift of the Holy Spirit, and how to achieve salvation), and a link to an audio or video sermon, if available, to hhurd@roncevertechristian.org or to RCC, P.O. Box 7, Ronceverte, WV 24970.

ILLINOIS — Copper Creek Christian Church, Maryville, IL (in St. Louis Metro East), is looking for a full-time worship and technology minister able to lead a multigenerational church with passion. He or she must love people and be a good team player. A practical knowledge of technology is also necessary for this position. A ministry description is available at coppercreekcc.org. E-mail a resume that includes experience; personal, family, and church background; education; a brief doctrinal statement of essential beliefs; philosophy of ministry; and a photo to lbowden@coppercreekcc.org, or mail it to Larry Bowden, Lead Minister, Copper Creek Christian Church, 2184 Vadalabene Drive, Maryville, IL 62062.

INDIANA — New Heights Christian Church, Connersville, IN, is seeking an experienced senior minister. NHCC has a newer, debt-free building completed in 1994 on 10 well-groomed acres with a sanctuary that can comfortably hold more than 350 worshippers. The ideal candidate should be a gifted communicator, grounded in God’s Word; a skilled leader whose shared vision and passion will promote spiritual and personal growth for the staff, the congregation, and himself; have extensive administrative leadership experience and demonstrate ability to lead and mentor a staff and a 200-member congregation; and must have a goal to grow the church and a heart for the lost, to see them become growing followers of Christ. Candidates can submit a resume by e-mail to seniorministersearchnhcc@gmail.com, or contact Tom Whitaker at (765) 914-3737 for more information.

TEXAS — Devine (TX) Christian Church, an independent Christian church, is seeking a minister for its small congregation with Sunday morning worship attendance of near 30. Qualified candidate will be a leader and mentor to the congregation who is able to preach and teach. Candidate should have strong Bible knowledge, at least 10 years of preaching experience, and a degree from a Christian Bible college. A three-bedroom, two-bath parsonage on the church grounds is available as part of the compensation package. Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to Mark Bowen at mbowen56@yahoo.com. Send sermon DVD to: Mark Bowen, P.O. Box 634, Lytle, TX 78052.

KANSAS — Thayer (KS) Christian Church is seeking a full-time youth coordinator/administration to join its staff of five employees for the congregation that averages 150 to 200. The position will be responsible for reaching out to and mentoring children from nursery age through high school. The selected candidate must have a gift for building relationships and trust with children (in the church and community), and must be creative, fun, and gifted at planning and coordinating events and activities that will appeal to children inside and outside the church. Requirements include (but are not limited to): be a devoted disciple of Jesus Christ and live an exemplary and moral life based on biblical standards; teach children the Bible is God’s Word and the final authority regarding morality, sin, and truth; hold to biblically sound doctrine; believe that salvation is offered by God’s grace, made possible by the atoning blood of Christ, and is received by saving faith; be energetic and relatable to children; be able to lead meaningful and engaging devotionals and Bible lessons; be receptive to being discipled and mentored by the senior minister and be accountable to him and the church elders; and have a car. Musical talent and abilities are a major plus. A newly remodeled parsonage is available as part of the compensation package. Send resume to Jim Houston, Chairman Youth Pastor Search Committee, 300 S. Preston St., Thayer, KS 66776. Direct questions to Houston at (620) 839-5481 or to Jim-447@hotmail.com.

TEXAS — New Life Christian Church, Plano, TX, an independent Christian church, is seeking a preaching minister for its age and family integrated congregation with average attendance of 60. The church was planted in 2010 with less than 30. The qualified candidate must be able to preach and teach the gospel of Jesus Christ by carefully handling the entire Word of God. He must be striving to live according to the biblical requirements of an elder as appropriate for his stage in life, must have a minimum of five years of preaching experience in a Restoration Movement church, and must have healthy personal Bible study and prayer habits. Send a resume to search.committee@newlifeplano.org. For more information, visit www.newlifeplano.org.

ILLINOIS — Lincoln (IL) Christian University is seeking a vice president of finance to begin Sept. 1. This position serves as the university’s chief financial officer and is responsible for providing leadership for financial planning, budgeting, accounting and cash management operations, and other areas of university operations, including human resources, facilities management, and environmental services. For a full job description, visit www.lincolnchristian.edu/employees/opportunities.php.

 

 

JULY POSTINGS

Fork Christian Church of Kingsville, MD, a congregation of 600, is seeking a senior minister. The candidate will be responsible for preaching and teaching; casting long-term vision; planning; overseeing multiple staff members; leadership development; and leading the congregation in experiencing and sharing God’s love while championing the church’s core values of authentic worship, biblical teaching, meaningful relationships, compassionate service, and an outward focus. Candidate must have at least seven years of teaching experience and at least a bachelor’s degree from an accredited Bible college, university, or seminary. A full job description is available at http://forkchristian.org/contact-job-openings/job-openings. Send resumes to employment@forkchristian.org.

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