NOVEMBER 2022 POSTINGS
OREGON—Yoncalla (Ore.) Church of Christ is seeking a senior minister after the retirement of her previous minister, who served YCC for 14 years. Yoncalla is a small rural town (population 1,065) located approximately halfway between Eugene and Roseburg (populations 180,000 and 24,000, respectively). The town and church hold conservative views and embody all the benefits of small-town life. Hunting, fishing, hiking, and skiing are all within a 30- to 90-minute drive. The church is looking for a minister who truly wants to be involved in small-town life, loves God and loves people, a graduate of a Restoration college or university in ministry or a related field, with three or more years of experience, and who holds a high view of Scripture. The church will provide a three-bedroom parsonage including all utilities plus salary. The church’s worship is mostly contemporary accompanied by guitar. If interested, send a resume, three references, and a video link of a recent sermon to Bruce Russell, email@example.com. If you have questions and would like more information, call (541) 580-6666.
TENNESSEE—The School of Bible and Theology at Johnson University is inviting applications for the full-time position of Professor of New Testament to begin in the 2023-24 academic year. Johnson University educates students for Christian ministries and other strategic vocations. Johnson is affiliated with the Christian Churches/Churches of Christ of the Stone-Campbell Restoration Movement and operates campuses in Tennessee, Florida, and online. The position calls for teaching primarily undergraduate courses in New Testament and biblical Greek language, advising students, and other duties. The PhD in New Testament or a closely related field is expected. Past and ongoing involvement in and commitment to the Stone-Campbell Restoration Movement is a must. Prior experience in teaching and ministry is desired as well as a record of and ongoing commitment to research and publication. Rank and salary will be commensurate with experience. The proposed starting date is July 1, 2023, with a reporting date of Aug. 1. Send cover letter and c.v. consistent with above qualifications, and the names, email addresses and telephone numbers of two professional and two personal references to HResources@JohnsonU.edu . A complete job description is available at johnsonu.edu.
NEW ZEALAND—Mataura Christian Church in southern New Zealand and its affiliated preschool are both seeking godly servants for salaried positions. MCC seeks a family and community pastor to help the small congregation make a big impact on their community. The pastor will help to further develop projects the church is involved with in the community, while also working to connect people with God and the church family. MCC is an independent Christian church founded on the principles of the Restoration Movement. Hope Preschool—a ministry of the church—is looking for qualiﬁed early childhood teachers who would seek to become registered teachers in New Zealand to join the school’s staff. The preschool is a full-day education and care center with 66 children enrolled. The preschool seeks to educate and support the whole family. For more information and expressions of interest, contact Lisa Thomas at firstname.lastname@example.org.
PENNSYLVANIA—First Christian Church in Meadville, PA, is looking for their next student minister to work with 7th- through 12th-graders and college-age students. The ideal person for this position will build relationships, engage students in their lives, encourage students to build relationships with God, help them to develop a strong spiritual foundation, and share Jesus with the community. FCC is a Bible-believing, nondenominational church in northwest Pennsylvania. Meadville is about equally distant from Cleveland, Pittsburgh, and Buffalo. Those interested can send a cover letter, a resume, and at least three references to email@example.com. For a more detailed job description, and to ask questions, contact Robert McGuire at (234) 244-7578.
INDIANA—Redemption Christian Church, a 22-year-old church with three locations in southern Indiana averaging 1,700 in combined Sunday attendance, has two ministry openings it is hoping to fill:
• Redemption is searching for someone to serve as a children’s minister on their Jasper (Ind.) Campus, which has an average of 200-plus children each Sunday. The minister to kids ages birth to sixth grade would serve within the structure of the Family Ministries Team at the church. This means both working within the vision of the team while leading other staff members and key volunteers in executing it. A complete job description (and application portal) is available at RCC’s website.
• Redemption also is looking for someone with a heart for leading middle and high school students to serve as student minister at their Loogootee (Ind.) Campus. Loogootee averages 50 to 75 students in its ministry each Wednesday. The student minister is responsible for overseeing and implementing church goals on a campus level as well as a part of the overall Redemption team. A complete job description (and application portal) is available at RCC’s website.
SEPTEMBER 2022 POSTINGS
MISSOURI—Wildwood (Mo.) Christian Church, an established church of about 120 members in western St. Louis County, is seeking a senior pastor. WCC wishes to hire an inspiring leader, gifted communicator, team builder, and good administrator who is willing to make a long-term commitment. The independent Christian church supports missions both locally and abroad and seeks to connect a distracted world to Jesus Christ. Resumes may be submitted to firstname.lastname@example.org or to Wildwood Christian Church, 16717 Manchester Road, Wildwood, MO 63040.
PENNSYLVANIA—Lycoming Christian Church in Linden, Pa., is seeking a full-time minister of children, youth, and young adults. The individual needs a Christian college degree and will work in cooperation with the leadership team to encourage spiritual growth in the church family, most especially their area of focus. The individual will create activities and develop programs for teens to promote fun, fellowship, and spiritual development as well as planning, developing, coordinating, and implementing programs for younger children. Send your request for an application and information packet to email@example.com or to Lycoming Christian Church Attn: Bonnie Williams, 20 Chapel Hill Road, Linden, PA 17744 The application deadline is Nov. 14.
OHIO—Beechwold Christian Church in Columbus, OH, is searching for a student minister who is a creative, passionate, and educated leader. The candidate should be someone who wants to grow relationally, spiritually, and professionally. BCC is seeking a person to invest in, build, and grow the church’s middle school and high school students. There is a solid core of students who, with solid investment, will produce great fruit in building their own faith and sharing the gospel. This position reports directly to the lead minister. Salary is commensurate with age and experience (and will include health, retirement, housing allowance, and expense account). Become a candidate by sending a resume via email to Rick.Shonkwiler@myccl.org. Use “Beechwold” in the subject line. Text “Beechwold” to 859.653.0692 for a job description and more information. Leave your name and email address.
INDIANA—Rising Sun (IN) Church of Christ is seeking a new lead minister. The church is confident God will continue to do great things in the Rising Sun community and is eager to follow his lead to find a godly, loving man to help reach the lost. Main responsibilities will be to love God and his people. The church’s prayer is to have a lead minister who demonstrates a palpable love for people. All other qualities fall into place when the starting point is love. Salary is commensurate with age and experience (and will include health, retirement, housing allowance, and expense account). Become a candidate by sending a resume via email to Rick.Shonkwiler@myccl.org. Use “Rising Sun” in the subject line. Text “Rising Sun” to 859.653.0692 for a job description and more information. Leave your name and email address.
JULY 2022 POSTINGS
KENTUCKY—First Christian Church in Mount Vernon, Ky., is accepting resumes for a full-time preaching minister until Oct. 1. The nondenominational Christian Church’s average worship attendance is 60 to 80. The church’s mailing address is P.O. Box 1305, Mount Vernon, KY 40456. For more information, contact Richard Bryant at Mailman924@gmail.com.
PENNSYLVANIA—Norwin Christian Church in North Huntingdon, Pa., is seeking to hire a director of small groups and outreach. The person in this full-time position will be responsible for leading the church’s small groups ministry, and NCC Ministries, along with the church’s growing outreach ministry. NCC is seeking to build new outreach opportunities in the local community. The church is seeking a team player who will work with the other NCC staff members, and also work closely with the executive minister who currently oversees these areas of ministry. The ideal applicant will have a strong vision for spiritual growth, next steps, and a ministry structure that encourages involvement. Applicants should have a strong relationship with God, relevant experience or education, strong organizational and relational leadership skills, and a passion to reach the lost. A complete job description, along with relevant skills needed and responsibilities, is posted at the church’s website. Those who believe God is calling them to serve at NCC should send their resume and contact information to firstname.lastname@example.org.
MAY 2022 POSTINGS
COLORADO—Norwood (Colo.) Christian Church is seeking a full-time minister to replace the church’s retiring minister. The rural southwestern Colorado church is located in a community of 1000-plus. The church’s average attendance is 30 to 50. Those interested are asked to email their resume to Search Committee, c/o Davis Watson—Elder, Norwood Christian Church; the email address is email@example.com.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. 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 email@example.com 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.
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.
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