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MAY 2016 POSTINGS

INDIANA — FAME has an immediate opening for a director of development. The director of development serves as the primary fund-raiser for the ministry, working under the direction of the executive director to plan and execute a development/fund-raising strategy that effectively targets churches, individual donors, foundations, and corporations. The complete job description can be found at fameworld.org/article/director-of-development-position-available/. Interested and qualified candidates should also submit a resume to Bill Warren at bwarren@fameworld.org.

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 educationsearch@milligan.edu.

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 kccsearch4pastor@gmail.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 ed_white205@windstream.net.

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 ladalter@yahoo.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 (office@grandviewchristian.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 dlmiller@slingshotgroup.org for more information.

 

MARCH POSTINGS

TENNESSEE — Milligan College in Northeast Tennessee is seeking a full-time, tenure track principal faculty position in the Masters of Physician Assistant Studies program to begin June 1, 2016. Candidates should be certified by the NCCPA and hold an unencumbered Tennessee license (or have the ability to obtain) as a physician assistant. A master’s degree in physician assistant studies with a minimum of 5 years clinical practice as a PA are required for this position and previous experience as a principal faculty member is preferred. Responsibilities of this position include designing, implementing, coordinating, and evaluating curriculum; developing, reviewing, and revising as necessary the mission statement for the program; selecting applicants for admission to the program; providing student instruction; evaluating student performance; academic counseling of students; assuring availability of remedial instruction; and ongoing evaluation of the program as a whole. 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 a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and a response to the school’s mission statement online to paprincipalfaculty@milligan.edu.

VIRGINIA —Christ’s Church at Virginia Tech (CCVT), Blacksburg, VA, is a campus ministry that has served the very large VT community for more than 40 years and is seeking a full-time campus minister. This position is responsible for overseeing the daily operations of the church: leading and teaching Bible studies, recruiting and equipping staff and student leaders, creating and administering outreach programs and activities, and representing the ministry in the VT community. A campus house located next to the campus serves as a focal point for ministry meetings, studies, and social activities; it also houses four students each school year.  This position would manage the operation of this facility and lead CCVT’s support raising efforts, networking with a wide range of individuals and churches. Qualified candidate should be self-motivated and self-disciplined; have a bachelor’s degree from a Restoration Bible college; strong leadership abilities; a passion for reaching college students; strong relational qualities; communication skills; creative abilities; and a working knowledge of electronic/social media. Experience with campus ministry is a plus. Send resume with cover letter to steinerpreach@msn.com or mail to CCVT, 413 Clay Street SW, Blacksburg, VA  24063.

INDIANA —Elizaville Christian Church, Lebanon IN, is seeking a shepherd to lead her family oriented community. Contact Elder Merton Bobo to learn about the search process or for preliminary information about responsibilities and compensation at (765) 242-0264 or email pastorbobo@yahoo.com.

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 2001owen@att.net, 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 bruceross.1@juno.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 pc@burlingtonchristianchurch.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 jhugus@connectchristianchurch.org 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 info@gastonchristianchurch.org. Paid summer internships and weekend/part-time candidates will also be considered. For more information visit www.gastonchristianchurch.org.

 

FEBRUARY POSTINGS

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 philipsyoung84@gmail.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 pulpitcommittee@afcofc.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: elders@libertychurchsalem.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, gmccaffrey@mccks.edu.

 

JANUARY POSTINGS

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: terry@norwinchristianchurch.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 northglennccsearch@gmail.com.

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 info@verochristian.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 ken@eccjax.com or (904) 733-2356 for further information. The church’s website is at www.eccjax.com.

OHIO — Belle Center (OH) Church of Christ is seeking a full-time preacher for its congregation that averages 60 to 80 for worship on Sunday. This traditional congregation is located about 60 miles north-northwest of Columbus. Qualified candidate should be a college or seminary graduate (may be continuing education); have a passion for preaching God’s Word and teaching and shepherding the congregation; should agree with Restoration principles; be ready to work with the elders as equals; be able to help the elders define a vision for the church and to find ways to implement them; and work to grow the church’s youth ministry. Salary is negotiable and a parsonage is available. Send resume and two to three audio or video recordings of sermons to: Belle Center Church of Christ, Attn: Frank Lee, 301Walnut St., Belle Center, OH 43310 or e-mail frank4vc@toast.net.

 

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 aproffitt@fcc-jc.org. 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.

TENNESSEE — Milligan College in Tennessee seeks a tenure-track professor to join the faculty of Emmanuel Christian Seminary at Milligan beginning in the fall of 2016. A terminal degree in theological education or closely related field is required. Supervised practice in ministry is integral to the mission of Emmanuel Christian Seminary at Milligan to prepare students for ministry. The seminary seeks a colleague to direct its supervised ministry experience program (SME) and to teach in the area of Christian ministries. A successful candidate will demonstrate expertise in mentoring and counseling student interns in regard to the SME program and other aspects of field education, supervising the administration of the procedures required by the SME program, experience in congregational ministry, and the capacity to teach at the graduate level, with the potential for some duties with undergraduate students. This person will work closely with supervisors from local and regional churches and ministries and the broader constituency of Milligan, as well as colleagues in the Christian ministries area to develop both field- and classroom-based educational opportunities. The person may also have the opportunity to teach students in more focused courses within the ministries area for both master’s level and doctor of ministry degrees. In addition, she or he may serve as the director of the doctor of ministry program. Successful candidates must demonstrate a strong Christian faith, commitment to the college mission, a lifestyle consistent with the college’s goals, active membership in a church associated with the Stone-Campbell tradition, and evidence of their understanding of and commitment to the validity of the historic perspectives associated with the Stone-Campbell tradition. Visit www.milligan.edu and www.ecs.milligan.edu for information about the college, the seminary, and their mission statements. Interested applicants should send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, responses to the college and seminary mission statements, and supporting materials to christianministriessearch@milligan.edu. Three letters of recommendation should be sent to Office of Academic Affairs, P.O. Box 52, Milligan College, TN 37682. Review of materials will begin at once and continue until the position is filled.

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 steve@celcoinc.com 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 office@avocachristianchurch.org 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 worshipposition@crestviewchristian.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, shermon_s@yahoo.com or call (918) 415-4225 (8 to 11 a.m.); Ashley, ashleybutler224@gmail.com or call (918) 470-0616; or Rodney Butler, rcecbutler@gmail.com.

 

OCTOBER POSTINGS

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 mfeathers@fcc-jc.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 nathan@columbiachurchofchrist.org 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 mark@rockyforkfellowship.org or Rocky Fork Fellowship, P.O. Box 55, Hallsville, MO 65255. For more information about the church, visit www.rff.church.

INDIANA — East Union Christian Church, an independent Christian church in central Indiana that averages 100 to 130 weekly, seeks a worship ministry leader to develop, organize, and administer weekly worship and special service(s). Must be willing and able to work with ages ranging from children to adults. Compensation will be discussed upon receipt of a reply/interview and will be commensurate with education level, training, and experience. Responses and/or inquiries may be directed to elders Glenn White at (765) 252-8149, Donald White at (765) 434-2087, or mailed in c/o the eldership to East Union Christian Church, 1711 E. 296th St., Atlanta, IN 46031.

 

SEPTEMBER POSTINGS

KANSAS — Sublette (KS) Christian Church is accepting applications for her senior minister position. This is a full-time position with salary and benefits commensurate with experience and ability. The person in this position will report to and be directed by the board of elders, and be the primary teacher of the congregation through weekly preaching and teaching. Qualified candidate will be the primary shepherd and spiritual leader of the church, as well as overseeing and leading daily operations, including administration and supervision of all church personnel. For a complete job description and list of responsibilities, contact Dave Sjeklocha at (620) 675-8733, beefdoc@gmail.com, or Sublette Christian Church, 106 W. Carson, Sublette, KS 67877. For more information about the church, visit http://sublettechristianchurch.com.

OHIO — Boulevard Christian Church, an autonomous, nondenominational church in Sylvania, OH, is seeking a full-time youth minister for its congregation that averages 70 to 80 in Sunday morning attendance. In lieu of one person performing both children’s and youth ministry, the church is willing to consider a husband and wife team with one focusing primarily on junior/senior high and the other on children’s ministry. Applicants are asked to answer the following questions when submitting their resume: How would you present a message or teach youth and families on each of the following: (1) God’s Word, faith, grace, homosexuality, divorce, sex, and living for Christ; (2) What are your thoughts and teaching on the process of salvation, including the discipleship that would follow. E-mail your resume, answers to questionnaire, a photo, and references to Tab Greenlee at tgreenlee_boulevardcc@yahoo.com.

OHIO — Anderson Ferry Church of Christ, a small church in Delhi Hills, a suburb of Cincinnati, OH, is seeking a senior minister to replace its current minister who will be retiring in January. This 81-year-old congregation has a membership of about 110 and a current staff that includes a senior minister, associate minister, youth minister, and administrative assistant. Interested candidates should e-mail a resume to pulpitcommittee@afcofc.org or mail it to Anderson Ferry Church of Christ, 380 Greenwell Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45238.

INDIANA — First Church of Christ, Covington, IN, is seeking a minister of children and youth for its congregation of nearly 170 in weekly attendance. The qualified candidate should have a bachelor’s degree from a recognized Bible college or seminary associated with the Restoration Movement of the Christian churches/churches of Christ; have multiple references indicating candidate’s involvement and service among a congregation of believers; and be willing to serve under the oversight of the lead minister and elders. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: oversee all children and youth ministries, programs, activities, volunteers, etc.; visit schools weekly during lunch to relate to kids and youth; visit youth and parents in their homes; preach as needed, and be willing to develop preaching skills by being in a regular rotation of preaching (possibly once every 4 to 6 weeks); and have at least a moderate level of understanding of technology. The compensation package is $30,000 to $34,000. Send resume, doctrinal statement, family information, photo, and video link or CD of candidate preaching or teaching to Eddy Jones (lead minister) at PeaceInTheStronghold@gmail.com. Also indicate the ability to video conference via Skype or FaceTime. For more information about the congregation, visit covingtonfcc.com.

VIRGINIA — Bethany Christian Church, Bumpass, VA, is searching for a minister of youth with responsibility for ages birth through 12th grade. Responsibilities in the area of birth through 5th grade are primarily administration and oversight, while responsibilities among those in 6th through 12th grade will involve direct discipleship and teaching. Qualified candidate must be a graduate of a recognized Christian church/church of Christ college and/or be ordained by a Christian church/church of Christ with a minimum of three years of experience in this area of ministry. Interested candidates may request a full job description by e-mailing a request to bethanychurch@bethanychristianva.org. Please, do not send resumes with the initial job description request. For more information about the church, visit www.bethanychristianva.org.

NEBRASKA — Grace Children’s Home, Henderson, NE, is seeking a childcare worker to provide residential care for youth with the goal of providing a Christian environment where youth have the opportunity to grow and develop into their unique potential. Generally, youth in care are between the ages of 12 and 18; many of the youth have identifiable behaviors and setbacks that prevent them from remaining in their home environment. Residence is in one of the three cottages, which serve as a temporary home. The children’s home is seeking an individual or couple to serve in this position. Candidates must have a strong desire to grow and contribute to the growth of others and to collaborate with Grace personnel, youth, families, and other advocates of the youth. Childcare workers support the daily cottage routines, which can become learning experiences for each resident, as well as promote feelings of predictability and security. Schedule will be six days on-duty at a cottage and then three days off-duty. Interested candidates should contact Becca Page at becca@gracechildrenshome.com or (402) 723-5725.

OHIO — Woodland Lakes Christian Camp and Retreat Center is seeking a full-time executive director to lead the operations of its year-round, 95-acre facility in Southwest Ohio. The director will work with camp staff and the board of trustees to implement the mission, vision, and values of Woodland Lakes along with being responsible for creating a Christ-centered environment for staff and guests by modeling servant leadership, while implementing camp programs and policies. This individual will ensure all operations reflect excellence, integrity and professionalism; have adequate administrative skills; be self-motivated; and have strong communication skills. This position will manage all aspects of the camp in a fiscally responsible manner, including all financial budgets and supervise all full-time, part-time, and seasonal employees. Administrative duties include marketing and expanding the camp’s outreach using tools such as the website, social media, and personal contacts. The executive director should have a working knowledge of general construction, grounds maintenance, outdoor element activities, and food service. Duties will include the hiring and retention of all staff. A detailed job description, that includes salary and benefits information, is available upon request. Interested candidates should contact Jay Sallee, board president, at woodlandlakestrustees@gmail.com.

INDIANA — Frankton (IN) Christian Church, established in 1839, is seeking a full-time senior minister for its congregation of near 100. The candidate should possess a degree affirming a doctrine, belief and lifestyle consistent with the Restoration Movement. Currently the church offers a youth program for K-12 on Sun. evenings; weekly Wed. night adult Bible study; and two additional women’s Bible study opportunities. The congregation would require the successful candidate to become a part of the community, building relationships and offering leadership. Facilities include a family life center consisting of a full-size gym, fellowship room and extra-large kitchen housing the community food pantry. Compensation will be determined on experience and qualifications. Interested candidates should send a letter of interest, resume and a sermon video if possible to the pulpit committee at franktonccresumes@gmail.com.

KANSAS — Highland (KS) Christian Church is seeking a spirit-filled, biblically based minister for its congregation with weekly attendance of 60-80. Ministry responsibilities would include but not be limited to: preaching weekly sermons, evangelistic outreach, overseeing daily operations and staff, visitations, board meeting attendance, and work with staff and congregation to help coordinate committees, programs, special events, etc. A weekly worship service, Sunday school classes, adult bible study, and youth activities are offered. Qualified candidate should be a Bible college or seminary graduate. This full time position offers a parsonage as part of the compensation package. For more information, contact Jason Taylor, chairman of the search committee, at (785) 442-3589 or (785) 741-1039. Resumes may be sent to Melinda O’Bryan at mobryan@embarqmail.com or mailed to Highland Christian Church, 402 N. Kirkwood St., Highland, KS 66035.

KANSAS — The First Christian Church (FCC), Dodge City, KS, is seeking a senior pastor for its congregation with regular worship attendance of nearly 550. The candidate should be effective in teaching and preaching biblical truth; modeling evangelism; be a team player who is able to humbly motivate effective change; demonstrate healthy leadership, and have a strong character. Five years in the pulpit or 10 years in ministry with high recommendation is preferred. For an application packet call (620) 227-8686 or email: office@fccdc.com.

MISSOURI — Unionville (MO) First Christian Church, a congregation of between 200-350, is seeking a dynamic full-time youth minister to join its staff of three. Candidate should be skilled in communicating God’s Word to students of various ages and be highly motivated to reach the lost for Christ and build relationships within the community. Key responsibilities will be to facilitate all aspects of the Jr./Sr. high ministry and be the lead for Jr. church with some oversight. Qualified candidate should be a graduate of a Bible college and have 2-5 years of ministry experience; be a man of integrity; open to accountability and mentorships; and be a team player. Leaders prefer someone who is married or engaged. Send resume with philosophy of ministry to Larry Casady, UFCC, 2608 Garfield St., Unionville, MO 63565 or email kingj@nemr.net. For more information about the church visit www.unionvillefcc.org.

VIRGINIA — Chilhowie (VA) Christian Church, a congregation of 350-500, is seeking a full-time youth minister. This 115-year-old multi-generational church offers 2-3 worship services each Sunday—both traditional and contemporary. The youth minister will work under the direct supervision of the senior pastor working closely with staff and elders to ensure a strong youth program and spiritual development from birth through graduation. Required qualifications: Have a sincere desire to bring children and teens closer to Christ; a strong family life; be available to minister to the youth in a variety of ways as needed; recruit volunteers; be a strategic thinker; possess experience in student ministry; be tech savvy, and competent with relevant social media; a leader and a self-starter, able to plan and execute events and programs with little oversight; organized and have administrative skills. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: Oversee all elements of student ministries; teach in large group settings; develop curriculum and/or resource leaders with curriculum; plan and executing retreats, camps and mission trips; facilitate effective small groups; recruit and develop small group leaders; work with parents; keep social media portals active; prepare and manage the youth ministry budget; develop and oversee policies and procedures for an effective student ministry; attend certain staff meetings; help plan and participate in church wide events. For more information about the church, visit http://www.chilhowiechristian.com. Send resumes to Frank Branson at Chilhowiechristianchurch@comcast.net or mail to Chilhowie Christian Church, 172 Apple Valley Road, Chilhowie VA 24319.

VIRGINIA — New Life Christian Church, Winchester, VA, is seeking a passionate individual to join their team as full-time children’s pastor for its church with Sunday morning attendance of 200. The qualified candidate will be in charge of leading the church’s children’s ministry. Children’s ministry training and experience are a plus. Competitive salary based on training and experience, and health insurance are provided. For more information about the church, visit newlife-christian.org. Submit resume with references to Kraig Bishop, teen pastor: kraig@newlife-christian.org.

 

AUGUST POSTINGS

OHIO — The Pines Christian Church, Mount Gilead, OH, is searching for a full-time evangelist who has a faithful Restoration Movement background. The church is located in a rural setting and averages 110 to 120 in weekly attendance. Compensation will be based on the candidate’s experience and qualifications. Preference will be given to candidates with a college degree, but church leadership is willing to consider candidates without a degree. Resume and other information can be sent to Jim Anderson at janderson0947@gmail.com.

INDIANA — Banquo Christian Church, LaFontaine, IN, a nondenominational independent church, is seeking a full-time senior pastor. The congregation of fewer than 100 represents groups from all ages with Sunday school classes for children, youth, and adults. The leadership comes from a board made up of elders, deacons, deaconesses, trustees, and members. The church has facilities that include a 250-seat sanctuary, fellowship hall, pastor’s office, several classrooms, nursery, kitchen, and a three-bedroom parsonage. The qualified candidate should have strengths in preaching, teaching, evangelism, and discipleship. The $24,000 salary is negotiable. Interested candidates should contact Gary Wegman or Sherry Knight at bccpastoralcommittee@hotmail.com. For more information about the church, visit www.banquochristianchurch.com.

NORTH CAROLINA — Blue Ridge Christian Church, Mills River, NC, an independent, Bible-based, Evangelical church is seeking a full-time minister for its congregation of 85. This position will serve and lead alongside the elders, encouraging and equipping the ministries of the church. The ideal candidate will have an engaging preaching and teaching style, committed to missions and evangelism, and dedicated to working together with the congregation in outreach to the community. The candidate will have earned at least a bachelor’s degree from an accredited Bible college affiliated with the independent Christian church and have a minimum of five years of preaching experience. Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume detailing experience and qualifications to James Wooten, elder, 147 Oren Drive, Mills River, NC 28759. For more information about the church, visit www.blueridgecc.org.

INDIANA — Dive Christian Church, Bedford, IN, a nondenominational Bible-based church with an average weekend attendance of 200 in its two Sunday morning worship services, is seeking a lead/senior pastor with a heart to follow God’s direction to lead the church in reaching the surrounding communities in Christ’s name. Qualified candidate must lead by example and live a life of biblical integrity, and should be a man of vision who is committed to the spiritual growth of our congregation as well as reaching the lost. DCC is established in the community, having served it for more than 92 years. Worship services feature a mixture of traditional and contemporary styles of music. Requirements include: 10-plus years of ministry (lead or associate) at a church with multiple staff; graduate of a Bible-based seminary (or comparable education); able to lead, equip, motivate, and provide correction when needed; able to work well within a team; be an encourager and servant-leader; able to shepherd all ages; transparent and open in order to relate to people. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: presentation of the Word of God through inspiring biblical preaching/teaching (messages should be instructive, challenging, and motivating with an emphasis on practical applications of God’s Word to help make disciples of the Jesus Christ); and providing biblical counseling and direction to families and individuals, using Scripture as the primary source of instruction. Interested applicants should send a cover letter, a resume detailing experience and qualifications, and references to divechristianchurch@gmail.com. For more information about the church, visit divecc.org.

OHIO — Reno (OH) Memorial Christian Church is seeking a preaching minister. This nondenominational church, with excellent facilities for growth, averages 40 to 45 in weekend services. Qualified candidates should be sound in New Testament doctrine, believing that Christ is the supreme authority of the church and the Bible is the infallible word of God. RMCC is more traditional in style, but not opposed to change. Interested candidates should send resumes to Reno Memorial Christian Church, Attn. Elders, P.O. Box 397, Reno, OH 45773, or e-mail to teresaleddy@yahoo.com.

KANSAS — Valley Center (KS) Christian Church is seeking a part-time interpreter for the deaf (ASL). Qualified candidate will interpret Sunday sermons and Sunday school classes. Salary is standard professional rate. Contact Chuck Terrill at (316) 755-1233 or chuck@valleycenterchristianchurch.org. Visit www.valleycenterchristianchurch.org for more information about the church.

KANSAS — Circleville (KS) Christian Church is seeking a full-time associate minister to help disciple young Christians while strengthening Christian families for its congregation of 150 to 180. The successful candidate must first and foremost have a strong, personal relationship with Jesus Christ. He must be willing to work within a team atmosphere, possess leadership skills, and be able to form a vision and lead others to accomplish it. The ideal candidate will lead as a servant, be able to listen for the needs of his students and for the Word of God in their lives, and be able to relate and work in harmony with others. In addition to leading youth activities, the associate minister will preach in the weekly contemporary service, and fill in for the senior minister for the two other services (in the event of his absence). The ideal candidate should be able to plan, organize, and carry out youth-oriented evangelistic, service, and fellowship opportunities. He will lead weekly youth group gatherings that offer religious education, worship, and fellowship, and provide opportunity for extracurricular activities such as field trips, church camps, conferences, concerts, trips, and celebrations. He will communicate regularly with the senior minister, staff, and church leadership. The person in this position will help select curriculum, plan activities, and assist in the selection and training of youth Sunday school teachers and other youth leaders. He will participate in community activities and outreach as the opportunities arise. Other expectations may apply as the candidate settles into his position. Candidates will ideally have an undergraduate degree in youth ministry (or related field) from an accredited college, but candidates with applicable experience will be considered. If interested, send a resume and cover letter to randywickham51@gmail.com or to Circleville Christian Church, 7701 254th Road, Circleville, KS 66416. For more information about the church, visit www.circlevillechristian.com.

 

 

 

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