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MARCH 2022 POSTINGS

CALIFORNIA—First Christian Church of Carson in Southern California is searching for a pastor to proclaim the gospel of Christ, build up the body of Christ in faith, and perform pastoral duties. FCCC is a church of 100 to 150; it formed in 2007 with the merger of Carson Christian Church (founded 1950) and First Filipino American Christian Church (founded 1997). There are different nationalities in the church, with 95 percent being Filipinos, Americans, and Mexican. The church is seeking a pastor who has earned a bachelor’s degree or higher in divinity, ministry, or biblical studies from a recognized accredited theological or Bible seminary school. The candidate should have at least four years of full-time pastoral experience, including working with individuals from diverse backgrounds. Complete information about this position, including the application process, is available by downloading this PDF, FCC_of_Carson.

INDIANA—Cincinnati Christian Church in Bloomfield, Ind., is looking for a highly relational youth minister with a heart for marginalized students to lead a team of volunteers reaching CCC’s rural community. The candidate should have strong administrative skills. The church has incredible access to local schools and is looking for someone to be a regular presence on campus (high school and middle school) while running a thriving ministry at the church. A complete job description for this full-time position is available for download at the church’s website.

PENNSYLVANIA—The First Christian Church of Fayette City, Pa., is searching for a full-time minister to succeed the current minister who will retire in May. Fayette City is a small community 35 miles south of Pittsburgh. The church was founded in 1836 and has one service per week. The independent Christian church averages 55 to 70 weekly. The church is looking for a minister who is a graduate of a Christian church Bible college . . . a young to middle-aged family man who desires to serve the church, congregation, and community. The ideal candidate will have a strong passion for Christ resulting in a desire to win people to the Lord, a love for God, and a love for people, among other attributes. Some ministry experience is desired. Salary will be determined by experience and skills. (A description of primary responsibilities and expectations is available by clicking FCC_Fayette_City.) Interested persons can send a letter of interest and resume with references to fayettecityfcc@gmail.com. Direct questions to the church office at (724) 326-4405.

INDIANA—Hodgin Road Christian Church in Richmond, IN, is looking for a part-time minister. The smaller, conservative, Bible-based church seeks an energetic leader who is a strong follower of Jesus. The church has a small youth group and a variety of music. If interested, contact Joe Elstro at (765) 238-7201.

FEBRUARY 2022 POSTINGS

KANSAS—Manhattan (Kan.) Christian College invites applications for two full-time faculty positions. The professors will teach undergraduate courses. Courses may be in the Bible/Theology and/or Ministry departments (e.g., pastoral studies, biblical exegesis, Bible, and theology), reflecting their expertise and interests. Download the full MCC_Posting or go to mccks.edu for details. Send all submissions and address all questions to facultysearch@mccks.edu or Faculty Search Committee, Attn.: Genilyn McCaffrey, 1415 Anderson Ave., Manhattan, KS 66502.

JANUARY 2022 POSTINGS

INDIANA—Jerome Christian Church in Greentown, Ind., is calling for applications for a lead minister. This position will be similar to that of a campus pastor, though JCC has only one building. The church currently averages 250 to 300 weekly and is growing. The lead minister will be directly accountable to the elders. JCC has a staff-led, elder-supported leadership that includes four full-time staff (preaching minister, youth minister, children’s director, and administrative assistant) and four part-time staff (worship director, sound technician, building maintenance, and communications director). Complete information can be found at www.jeromecc.org/job-openings.html.

GEORGIA—Midway Christian Church in Winder, Ga., is searching for their next preaching minister. MCC is looking for a lead pastor who is an authentic, honest, humble, and devoted leader to the body of Christ. This person will be a leader who embraces a vision and who will lead and empower both staff and lay leadership to serve and support this vision in God-honoring ways. Midway is located in the fast-growing region between Atlanta and Athens. The right candidate will be able to lead in evangelism and outreach to the community. Salary is negotiable and housing allowance is available. Become a candidate by sending a resume via email to Rick.Shonkwiler@myccl.org. Use “Midway” in the subject line. Text 859.653.0692 for a job description and more information. Leave your name and email address.

TEXAS—Cypress Crossings Christian Church in Greater Houston, Texas, is seeking to hire a visionary and hard-working person to serve as full-time student and young adult minister. The person serving in this position will split their time equally between those two constituencies. CCCC (aka C4) is moving out of COVID-19 with a deliberate purpose and vision for the future. Cypress—located northwest of Houston—is home of the third-largest public school district in Texas. Complete details are available by downloading Cypress_Minister.

TENNESSEE—Johnson University invites qualified applicants for a position as professor of counseling in the School of Social and Behavioral Sciences. The full-time position is slated to begin July 1, 2022. The person hired for this position will replace a retiring core faculty member of 22 years. The position will be based at Johnson University Tennessee, located in Knoxville. JU also has campuses in Florida and online. For more information about job responsibilities, qualifications, and how to apply, click on JU_Counseling_Position.

OHIO—University Christian Church in Cincinnati, OH, is seeking an experienced teaching pastor to join the leadership team as community pastor. The primary responsibilities of this full-time role are oversight of UCC’s teaching and small group development. Situated near the University of Cincinnati, the community pastor must have a desire to reach college-aged people along with multi-age groups of singles and families with the good news of the gospel. A more robust job role, including the qualifications being sought and the structure of UCC’s leadership team, is available for download here. Those who are interested may submit an application via Google here.

PENNSYLVANIA—Lycoming Christian Church in Linden, Pa., is seeking a full-time minister of children, youth, and young adults. The goal of the ministry is to oversee, develop, and expand programs for children, youth, and young adults as well as train leader volunteers. Send your request for an application and information packet to officelcc68@gmail.com or to Lycoming Christian Church Attn: Bonnie Williams 20 Chapel Hill Road, Linden, PA 17744 The application deadline has been extended to April 29.

NOVEMBER 2021 POSTINGS

INDIANA—Garden City Church of Christ in Columbus, Ind., is searching for their next associate minister (children and youth). The church is looking for a minister who is passionate about making disciple makers of kids, teens, and parents. Garden City looks to bring in someone who has a proven track record of leading families to Christ by particularly reaching into the surrounding community to introduce people to Jesus. The church is looking for someone who can recruit, train, and deploy a team of leaders. This minister is accountable to the lead minister. Salary is negotiable and housing allowance is available. Become a candidate by sending a resume via email to Rick.Shonkwiler@myccl.org. Use “Garden City” in the subject line. Text 859.653.0692 for a job description and more information. Leave your name and email address.

INDIANA—New Brunswick Church of Christ in Lebanon, Ind., is searching for their next preaching minister. The church is looking for a preacher who will provide spiritual and pastoral leadership to the members and serves as the spiritual leader of the church to fulfill its mission and purpose as taught in the Bible. New Brunswick looks to bring in a young minister to help him grow in his preaching or a leader who is more established to help them grow in their outreach to the community. Salary is negotiable and parsonage is available. Become a candidate by sending a resume via email to Rick.Shonkwiler@myccl.org. Use “New Brunswick” in the subject line. Text 859.653.0692 for a job description and more information. Leave your name and email address.

INDIANA—Goshen (Ind.) Christian Church is searching for its next preaching minister. The ideal candidate will provide spiritual and pastoral leadership to the members and serve as the spiritual leader of the church to fulfill its mission and purpose as taught in the Bible. Goshen looks to bring a young minister in to help him grow in his preaching or a leader who is more established to help them grow in their outreach to the community. He should be an authentic, honest, humble, and devoted leader to the church, locally and globally. Salary is negotiable and housing allowance is available. Become a candidate by sending a resume via email to Rick.Shonkwiler@myccl.org. Use “Goshen” in the subject line. Text 859.653.0692 for a job description and more information. Leave your name and email address.

OCTOBER 2021 POSTINGS

ILLINOIS—Lincoln (Ill.) Christian University is seeking to hire a vice president of academics to serve as the university’s chief academic officer. The VPA reports directly to the president, supervises the graduate and seminary dean and undergraduate dean, and leads the LCU’s Academic Council. The VPA’s primary purpose is to ensure that the academic mission of the university is fulfilled with excellence, especially in the areas of faculty (teaching) and instruction (learning). The VPA is expected to be a faculty advocate who helps create an environment where teaching and learning excel—in and out of the classroom. Complete information is available at LincolnChristian.edu.

SEPTEMBER 2021 POSTINGS

ARIZONA—Cactus Christian Fellowship in Phoenix, Ariz., is seeking a senior pastor to replace the minister who retired recently after 20-plus years. CCF is an independent Christian church established in 1971. The church is financially stable with a debt-free facility. The congregation averages less than 100 (post-COVID-19). The church has a full-time associate minister (who also serves as worship leader) and an administrative manager. One of CCF’s four elders serves part-time as facilities manager. The senior pastor is responsible for proclaiming the gospel of Jesus Christ, teaching, pastoral care, providing administrative leadership, and acting as chief administrator of paid staff. Candidates for this position should be ordained, have training and experience in pastoral ministry, meet the biblical qualifications (1 Timothy 4:6-13; 6:11-14; 2 Timothy 2:21-24), and have proven successful experience in pastoral ministry, preaching, and teaching. The senior pastor will serve as chairman of the church council—leading and overseeing the total church program. The salary is negotiable; it includes benefits, vacation, and continuing education reimbursement. If interested, or to learn more, send cover letter, resume, and references to Cactus Christian Fellowship, Attn: Elders Board, 2401 E. Cactus Road, Phoenix, AZ 85032.

PENNSYLVANIA—Impact Christian Church in Moon Township, Pa., is searching for a full-time kids coordinator. This congregation in suburban Pittsburgh averages 700 people. The coordinator is responsible for leadership, administration, and direction of the church’s Impact Kids program (nursery through fifth grade). This person also serves as the team leader with Impact’s children’s ministry team by initiating group planning meetings, collaboration, and providing mentoring where appropriate.  The Impact Kids program includes weekend services using the Orange curriculum, along with other special events throughout the year. This leader must have the ability to inspire, delegate, and build ministry teams. The ideal candidate will have skills and experiences that include: experience managing a growing children’s ministry in a multiservice church averaging 500 or more; a track record of helping Christian parents pastor their children, while also pastoring children who do not have parents who follow Jesus; excellent skills in building teams and in recruiting, training, and managing a team of 50 volunteers; and experience developing a children’s program that draws families to faith in Jesus and growth in the congregation. To express interest, send your resume to Lisa Cross at lcross@impactpittsburgh.com or to her attention at Impact Christian Church, 330 Hookstown Grade Road, Moon Township, PA 15108.

AUGUST 2021 POSTINGS

FLORIDA — Adventure Christian Church, Tavares, Fla., is looking for a senior minister to lead the congregation. The church averages 100 to 110 weekly. If you feel God calling you to ACC, submit a resume and a cover letter to info@adventurechristian.com. For more information, contact Morry Osborn at (352) 343-9020 or at info@adventurechristian.com.

OKLAHOMA – Wellston (Okla.) Christian Church is seeking a full-time minister to serve with the small, but active congregation. The church is located on Route 66, halfway between Tulsa and Oklahoma City. A parsonage is provided as part of the benefits package. Applicants are encouraged to email Robert Ward, elder and chair of the search committee, at wardfam@pldi.net for the church’s profile, minister profile, and applicant questionnaire.

MISSOURI — Harvester Christian Church in St. Charles, MO., a suburb of St. Louis, seeks to hire a full-time outreach pastor. The right person for this pastoral position will demonstrate a passion for evangelism, have experience in working with people in need, and desire to cultivate relationships with community leaders. The experiences of developing and leading volunteer teams and working with all people groups are also key for this position. A Bible college degree is preferred or a willingness to complete the Merold Institute of Ministry coursework at Harvester. Learn more and apply at the “Job Opportunities” page on the church’s website.

JUNE 2021 POSTINGS

OHIO—Lynchburg (Ohio) First Church of Christ is seeking a youth/student minister to provide spiritual leadership, guidance, and shepherding for elementary, middle school, and high school students. The person in this position will develop the youth ministry team and volunteers and oversee the creation and implementation of a plan to evangelize and disciple children and students. This ministry leader will play an administrative role in curriculum, programming, facility, budgets, and planning processes. This is a part-time/20-hours-per-week position with an opportunity to grow the ministry. More information about this position is available by contacting minister David Myers at davidmyers911@gmail.com. Send a resume to Myers to apply for the position.

MAY 2021 POSTINGS

ARIZONA—The American Indian Christian Mission in Show Low, Ariz., is seeking a full-time executive director. AICM is a boarding school for Native American students in grades 3-8 who are primarily from the White Mountain Apache Tribe. Job responsibilities include day-to-day mission operations, directing a 20-member staff, overseeing the budget, communication with supporters, overseeing a bus ministry to the Apache reservations, and (when school is not in session from May to August) overseeing summer ministry teams. Housing and most meals are provided. A college degree in Christian ministry and business management is preferred but not required. Background in finances and human resource is essential. Visit aicm.org for a mission overview. Submit resumes to ron@schlattersinc.com.

INDIANA—University Christian Church in Muncie, Ind., is in search of a full-time youth minister/associate minister to serve the growing congregation. The successful candidate will work with the youth ministry team to develop and implement ministries and events that will lead non-Christian young people to a saving relationship with Christ and that will lead Christian young people toward continued growth in Christ. The successful candidate will also serve as an associate to the lead minister, with specific duties to be determined after taking into consideration the interests and expertise of the individual being hired. At UCC, the successful candidate will find: a competitive salary and benefit package; a strong team of servant-leaders with a clear vision for the church; a unified congregation; an excellent location; an atmosphere of growth and a missional focus; a financially sound congregation; a strong commitment to youth and children; and an excellent building facility. A complete job listing is available at the church’s website. If interested, send resume to Search Team, University Christian Church, 2400 N. Nebo Road, Muncie, IN 47304 or to steve@universitychristianchurch.com.

PENNSYLVANIA—Deep Valley Christian Service Camp, Slippery Rock, Pa., is seeking an individual or married couple to manage the upkeep and maintenance of the camp facilities. Typical duties include lawn care, building maintenance, coordination of volunteer work, and providing assistance relative to facility use and logistics to groups that use the camp. The camp’s directors are seeking a strong Christian individual or married couple possessing a skill set that includes a demonstrated hands-on ability for this type of work. Candidates should be motivated and inspired to work independently, yet able to take direction from the board, as needed. Additional qualities preferred for this position include the ability to communicate clearly, a record of leadership working in a position similar to this, and education/training specifically targeting camp mission work. Compensation for the position includes paid onsite housing, including utilities and meals from the camp kitchen, when in use. Monetary salary is not available at present. To be considered, send a letter of interest listing your qualifications to:

INDIANA—Eastview Christian Church in Martinsville, Ind., seeks to hire a person for a dual director position that focuses on the ministry areas of children’s/youth leadership and creative outreach. Requirements include a bachelor’s degree from a Restoration Bible college (preferably) or equivalent experience, a heart and passion for young people, a creative mind-set for evangelism and outreach, and the ability to communicate well with volunteers and church members. Responsibilities of the student director position include (but are not limited to) lead and coordinate the children/youth ministry team, maintain communication and build involvement with parents of children/youth, lead youth activities, and coordinate volunteers. Responsibilities of the outreach director include (but are not limited to) develop, lead, and execute local outreach visions at Eastview; create and implement a communication strategy for becoming more visible in the community; develop ways to creatively communicate successes at Eastview; and serve as primary content owner for the creative and marketing needs of the church body. Send resume to associate minister Nathan Crowe at nathan@eastviewchristianchurch.org.

PENNSYLVANIA—Scottdale (Pa.) Church of Christ is searching for their next preaching pastor. The church is looking for a preacher who provides spiritual and pastoral leadership to the members and serves as the spiritual leader of the church to fulfill its mission and purpose as taught in the Bible. Scottdale looks to bring a young minister in to help him grow in his preaching or a leader who is more established who can help them grow in their outreach to the community. Salary is negotiable and parsonage is available. Become a candidate by sending a resume via email to Rick.Shonkwiler@myccl.org. Use “Scottdale” in the subject line. Text 859.653.0692 for a job description and more information. Leave your name and email address.

APRIL 2021 POSTINGS

KANSAS—Hays (Kan.) Christian Church—a small church of 35-40 members—is seeking to hire a part-time or full-time minister with an appropriate educational and experiential background and a strong commitment to outreach. The minister’s personal beliefs and practices should be consistent with those historically associated with independent Christian churches. HCC has an active women’s group, Wednesday evening youth program, two adult Bible school classes, children’s church, VBS, and a weekly newsletter. Hays is the largest city in northwest Kansas and serves as the economic and cultural center of the region. The independent Christian church has been a part of the community since the 1960s. To apply, send the following to jstraight1950@gmail.com: a resume or vitae; contact information, including phone numbers for three references; a cover letter detailing why you are pursuing the position; and a sample sermon (either a video or printed manuscript). Submit all print documents in PDF format. To request more information regarding the position, the community, etc., contact Jennie Straight at jstraight1950@gmail.com.

INDIANA—The International Conference On Missions has an immediate opening for an administrative assistant. This role is a full-time, entry-level position in the ICOM office in Clayton, Indiana. It involves many aspects of ICOM’s daily operations and missions conference preparation. The position requires travel with the ICOM team once or twice a year. The ideal candidate would be a steadfast Christian, a quick and happy learner, friendly, enjoy working with people, be well organized, a self-starter, flexible, team player, and someone with advanced computer skills (Google Suite, Word, Excel, etc.) and social media experience. For more information, email David Empson (david@theicom.org) and include a resume and references.

MICHIGAN—The Charlotte (Mich.) Church of Christ is in search of a new full-time minister after the church’s minister of 20 years announced his retirement. To apply, submit a cover letter and resume to the church, Attn: Dave Walton, 64 Vansickle Drive, Charlotte, MI 48813; or send that information to elders@charlottechurch.org. The church is a small congregation located in Charlotte, Mich., 15 miles southwest of Lansing. The church averaged about 120 pre-COVID-19 and about 70 afterward. The church is an older congregation that was established in 1956. The demographics are middle-aged to senior citizens with a few younger couples.

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