AUGUST 2015 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 email@example.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 firstname.lastname@example.org. 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 email@example.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 firstname.lastname@example.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 email@example.com or to Circleville Christian Church, 7701 254th Road, Circleville, KS 66416. For more information about the church, visit www.circlevillechristian.com.
PENNSYLVANIA — The First Church of Christ, Philipsburg, PA, is seeking a full-time minister for a congregation of approximately 100 members. This nondenominational Christian church is seeking a church of Christ minister. Competitive salary and benefits package provided. Prospective applicants should e-mail a resume and cover letter to FCOCMinistersearch@comcast.net.
INDIANA — Banquo Christian Church, LaFontaine, IN, a nondenominational independent church that desires outreach to help build the church, is seeking a full-time senior pastor for its congregation of nearly 100. The church is located in a country setting with facilities that include a 250-person sanctuary, fellowship hall, pastor’s office, several classrooms, nursery, kitchen, and a three-bedroom parsonage. The candidate should have strengths in preaching, teaching, evangelism, and discipleship. Compensation is $24,000 (negotiable) and the parsonage. Interested candidates should contact Gary Wegman or Sherry Knight at firstname.lastname@example.org or Wegman at (765) 243-4799. For more information about the church, visit www.banquochristianchurch.com.
IOWA — Le Mars (IA) Church of Christ is seeking a senior minister. The church is located in a residential area and desires to reach her community. This full-time position includes benefits. Qualified individuals should be able to work with the elders and the congregation to fulfill the church’s mission: “To worship God, serve others, and grow together.” Qualifications include, but are not limited to: preaching, Bible knowledge, prayer, leadership, teaching ability, reaching the lost (evangelism), a good family man with good home life, and the ability to work with others. Interested candidates should send resume and references to email@example.com or by mail to Le Mars Church of Christ, 1333 Alde Drive, Le Mars, IA 51031. Resumes will be received through Aug. 31.
NEBRASKA — First Christian Church, O’Neill, NE, an independent Christian church in a rural setting, is seeking a full-time minister for its congregation that averages 50 to 80, with room to grow. The ideal candidate should be able to interact well with a congregation of both younger and older members, as well as the community. The worship service style is primarily traditional, but the church is open to new ideas. The person in this position will serve and lead alongside the elders, encouraging and equipping the ministries of the church. For a complete job description, contact Mark Durre, chairman of the board, at 48250 State Highway 95, Chambers, NE 68862; (402) 340-4142; firstname.lastname@example.org. Interested candidates should send a resume, including references, along with a statement of faith and a video and/or audio sample of preaching, if available.
IOWA — First Church of Christ, Atlantic, IA, is seeking a full-time associate minister to lead the middle school and high school ministry and to disciple and mentor a team of youth leaders. The congregation is seeking a skilled, enthusiastic, self-motivated, and organized individual. Duties include, but are not limited to: provide leadership and serve as the point person in carrying out consistent, intentional activities for student ministry; enlist, equip, encourage, empower, and evaluate those desiring to become involved and those currently involved in student ministry leadership and teaching; teach adults or students on an ongoing basis in Sunday school, youth group, or other activities; be involved in a small group on a regular basis; work with the lead minister, children’s leader, and others to shape the discipleship process of the church; develop personal discipling relationships with the youth and their families; assist in visitation and follow-up with all local guests in a timely manner; assist lead minister with visitation of shut-ins; provide monthly progress updates on projects, programs, and visitations; create an annual calendar for student ministry activities, sponsor responsibilities, and training; preach as needed; and promote Central Iowa Bible Camp through attending and providing leadership to camp activities (attending up to two weeks of camp per year). The ideal candidate should posses the following qualifications and skills: a background in the Restoration Movement/Christian churches/churches of Christ; strong team building and leadership skills; strong computer, digital AV, and social media skills (including Mac OS X and ProPresenter); a Bible College degree; and have demonstrable experience in leading students and working well with other team members. Interested candidates should submit a resume, including a picture, to email@example.com; also include ministry/leadership and character references. Upon successful submission of these items, candidates can expect a follow up e-mail with an outline for next steps.
INDIANA — New Castle (IN) Church of Christ is seeking a full-time lead evangelist for its small congregation of 35 to 40. Prospective start date is Sept. 1. The congregation is currently budgeting an annual salary of $30,000. For additional information, or to submit a cover letter/resume, contact Kris Martin at (765) 524-1650 or e-mail New Castle Church of Christ at firstname.lastname@example.org.
PENNSYLVANIA — First Christian Church, Waynesburg, PA, is seeking a full-time senior pastor for its congregation that averages about 100 in attendance. The salary range is $40,000 to $44,000 with a parsonage included. Send resume and sample sermon to email@example.com or call (724) 627-5355 for more information.
MARYLAND — Fork Christian Church, Baltimore, MD, is seeking a full-time connections pastor to help people discover and develop a connection with God and others, primarily though owning and being a champion for our small group ministry. Interested candidates should send resumes to firstname.lastname@example.org for a full job description.
OREGON — Eastside Christian Church, Albany, OR, is seeking a senior pastor with a compassionate and engaging preaching and teaching style, who is able to teach God’s Word and relate Bible teaching and biblical truth to the lives of the people in the congregation. Responsibilities include: partnering with the church leadership in developing a strategic plan and budget for the church ministries and helping achieve the church’s vision. The congregation is an independent and autonomous congregation, free from denominational controls or affiliations. At a minimum, applicants must have a bachelor’s degree from an accredited Bible college with preference given to those candidates with degrees from Bible colleges affiliated with Christian churches/churches of Christ. Candidates should have 5 to 10 years of preaching experience and a willingness to develop and train a pastoral team. Send resume and cover letter to PastorSearch@EccCommunity.com.
ILLINOIS — Taylorville (IL) Christian Church is seeking a minister of connections to join its staff and lead its small groups and involvement ministries. The connections minister will be responsible for developing a strategic plan to significantly expand the current small groups program and also help develop a clear path from a guest’s first visit to becoming an active participant in the life of the church. This 50-year-old congregation of 350 continues to have a growing, productive ministry. Qualified candidates should hold a seminary degree and have experience leading a small groups or involvement ministry. Applicant should be equipped to recruit, teach, and lead volunteer leaders and be passionate about helping the church continue to fulfill its mission to love God and love others both in Taylorville and beyond. All submissions should be sent to email@example.com or mailed to Attn: James C. Jones, Taylorville Christian Church, 1124 N. Webster St., Taylorville, IL 62568. For more information about the church, visit www.taylorvillechristian.com.
MINNESOTA — The Eagle Lake (MN) Church of Christ is seeking a full-time or part-time senior minister for her more than 130-year-old small town congregation. The position is open immediately upon the conclusion of the selection process. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, weekly preaching of God’s Word, classroom teaching, outreach through evangelism, shepherding, and coordination of the church’s ministries. Located in a relatively new facility with room for growth, the church desires a strong, visionary leader to work collaboratively with the elders/leaders to serve the Lord and seek God’s specific will for this congregation. Qualified candidates should be grounded in the Scriptures, committed to the principles of the Restoration Movement, have a ministry degree, and a strong desire to see the church grow physically and spiritually. The candidate should be compassionate, with a humble spirit, demonstrated interpersonal skills, and the ability to minister effectively to different age groups. Experience is preferred, but not required. Music or worship leader abilities are a plus. Interested candidates should send resume and references to Pulpit Committee, Eagle Lake Church of Christ, 21441 Marble Road, Eagle Lake, MN 56024 or e-mail Tim Auringer, elder, at firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information about the church, visit www.elccmn.com.
ILLINOIS — Minier (IL) Christian Church is seeking a full-time lead minister for its congregation of almost 250. Located in a modern facility in a vibrant farming community of central Illinois, the church desires to develop and train the next generation of leaders. The lead minister should be an individual who shares in this vision and is involved in the mentoring of believers, as well as providing oversight for ministries that lead nonbelievers and believers to new life and spiritual maturity in Christ. The lead minister will lead, manage, supervise, and minister to the entire MCC staff, leadership, and congregation. These tasks should be accomplished in an atmosphere of love, cooperation, and mutual accountability. The lead minister is to assist the elders in overseeing the life, direction, and vision of the church. Minimum qualifications include: immersed believer in Jesus Christ; of good character with passion for God with integrity in the world and grace toward all people; Bible college or ministry degree; ordained or eligible for ordination; church-related work experience of 10 years or more; experience and demonstrated success in managing staff and leading lay teams; excellent communications skills; excellent interpersonal skills; knowledge of and experience with innovative ministerial practices; passion and energy for working with families and persons in need; spending time in and a willingness to communicate God’s Word. Interested candidates may visit the church’s website, www.miniercc.org, for more information and a full job description. Resumes will be accepted until July 24. Submit resumes to email@example.com or MCC Search Team, P.O. Box 770, Minier, IL 61759.
GEORGIA — Fayetteville (GA) Christian Church is seeking a full-time youth minister who is passionate about children, teens, and their families and developing fully devoted followers of Jesus. The person in this position will oversee all youth programs ages pre-K through high school by working closely with the teams of volunteers already in place in each ministry. They are expected to think strategically about the growth, both in numbers and depth, while maintaining relationships with students and parents. Good people skills are a must with this position. The ideal candidate should have a ministry-related degree and affiliation with the Christian church/churches of Christ Restoration Movement. The pay package is commensurate with experience and reflects the higher cost of living in Fayette County. Fayetteville Christian is a midsized, multigenerational church averaging more than 200 attendees. The 45-year-old congregation has solid leadership comprised of elders and deacons and employs a full-time music/associate alongside the senior minister. Resumes should be sent to Fayetteville Christian Church, 114 Hickory Road, Fayetteville GA 30214, or e-mailed to firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information about the church, visit www.fayettevillechristian.org.
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 email@example.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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 email@example.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 firstname.lastname@example.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.
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 email@example.com.
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 firstname.lastname@example.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 email@example.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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. 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 email@example.com.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 email@example.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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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 email@example.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 firstname.lastname@example.org. 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 email@example.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 firstname.lastname@example.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 email@example.com.
MASSACHUSETTS — Reunion 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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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 email@example.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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
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 email@example.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 firstname.lastname@example.org, 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 email@example.com. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org or (615) 567-0047.
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 email@example.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 firstname.lastname@example.org; 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 email@example.com. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org, 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 email@example.com, subject: minister search or to Jerry Aldridge, 302 N Pomeroy, Hill City, KS 67642
Additional information will be sent upon request.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. 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 email@example.com. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 email@example.com 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 firstname.lastname@example.org. 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 email@example.com.