OCTOBER 2017 POSTINGS
CANADA—A camp manager is needed at DVM Bible Camp in North Okanagan, British Columbia. The remote camp encompasses 88 acres. Pay for the part-time position includes a stipend and housing. Contact director Lisa Stump at 250-547-9206 or email@example.com. The camp’s mailing address is DVM Bible Camp, 1962 Maple Street, Lumby, BC Canada V0E2G0.
ILLINOIS—Auburn (IL) Christian Church is seeking a full-time minister for a church that averages 70 in a village of 4,400. The church seeks a Bible/Christian college or seminary graduate. ACC is an independent Restoration Movement church. It desires a minister who will teach the whole truth of God’s Word in accordance with the church’s Restoration Movement heritage. The candidate must desire to help the church grow as individuals and as a congregation, a desire to lead the lost to Christ, and to lead Christians to a closer walk with Jesus. The candidate will guide the church to a better understanding of God’s Word so that the people may serve God in a world increasingly intolerant of Christians. The candidate must also be Spirit-filled, Bible-based, and energetic. Ministry responsibilities will include, but not be limited to, preaching weekly sermons, teaching Sunday school, evangelistic outreach, overseeing daily operations, pastoral visits, and helping coordinate committees, programs, and special events. A three-bedroom, two-bathroom parsonage with a two-car garage is available. Salary will be based on experience. Email resumes to firstname.lastname@example.org. (When emailing resume, include a link to a video with audio of one of your sermons.) Resumes may also be mailed to Auburn Christian Church, ATTN: Pastoral Search Committee, 118 S. Apache, Auburn, IL. 62615. (When applying by mail, please include a DVD or thumb drive with video and audio of one of your sermons.)
PENNSYLVANIA—Norwin Christian Church, North Huntingdon, PA, is seeking a minister of assimilation to work alongside church leadership and staff. The church of about 500 is located in a growing area that offers opportunities to share the love of Christ with those in the community. The church is blessed with modern facilities and technologies. Desired qualifications include: a four-year degree in ministry; three or more years of experience in ministry; experience overseeing multiple small groups and/or helping new or uninvolved church members to become active participants; demonstrated organizational skills in vocational ministry; and an outgoing and energetic personality. Primary responsibilities include: lead the development and growth of a strong small group ministry; oversee the development and growth of the church’s ministry teams; and provide pastoral care and counseling as needed. The church seeks a humble and motivated team player who desires to see people grow in their walk with God. If you are such an individual, send your resume, references, and contact information to Norwin Christian Church, Attn: Terry Erwin, 9610 Barnes Lake Road, North Huntingdon, PA 15462 or via email to email@example.com. The church website is www.norwinchristianchurch.com.
VIRGINIA—First Christian Church of Abingdon, VA, is searching for an associate minister. The associate minister must keep the mission and focus of FCC in mind at all times, be eager to serve in any capacity, and consistently lead by example as a missionary servant and by making disciples. The person must enlist, equip, encourage, empower, and evaluate those desiring to become involved and those currently involved in FCC leadership and teaching. The person should teach adults or students on an ongoing basis in Sunday school, youth group, or other activities. The associate minister also must work with the lead minister, children’s leader, and others to shape the discipleship process of First Christian Church. The person will preach for the senior minister, as needed. A list of additional responsibilities is available. The associate minister will fulfill the roles of shepherd, teacher, and representative of the congregation. The ideal candidate should have a background with Christian churches/churches of Christ (Restoration Movement), possess strong team building and leadership skills, have strong computer, digital, and social medial skills, and have an earned Bible college degree and experience leading youth. Send applications for the position and resumes to First Christian Church, 185 Old Jonesboro Road, Abingdon, VA 24210-4715 or to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Christ Reaching Asia Mission Worldwide (CRAM), a Restoration Movement ministry that shares the hope and message of Christ amid several countries in Asia, is seeking a director of development. Thousands have been impacted with the gospel of hope through this mission that reaches China, Vietnam, Cambodia, and adjacent countries. Cofounder C.Y. Kim is seeking the heart of God to raise up a director of development. If you know of an effective communicator with a passion for missions who could mobilize donors to stand with this work, contact and/or send a resume via e-mail to Julie Hirschauer at email@example.com. CRAM’s website is cramwinc.org.
INDIANA—East Union Christian Church, Atlanta, IN, is seeking a full-time senior minister to replace their retiring minister. The rural church, which averages 100 to 130, is located on a major highway within 15 minutes of large populations. The independent Christian church was founded on the principles of the Restoration Movement (preaching God’s Word,corporate prayer, partaking of the Lord’s Supper, and fellowship). Candidates for this position should have senior minister experience or about five years of associate minister/youth minister experience, and a minimum of a BA in preaching/ministry/BIble from an accredited Christian church college/university. Candidates should be passionate about preaching God’s Word, the ability to work with all ages, and be motivated and committed. In addition to general ministerial duties of preaching, teaching, counseling, and visitation, candidates should be wiling to share responsibilities and able to work with church staff and leadership to grow the church spiritually. Compensation consists of salary, housing allowance (parsonage available), vacation, and continuing education assistance. Interested persons may submit resumes in one of three ways: direct mail to East Union Christian Church, 1711 E. 296th St., Atlanta, IN 46031; e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org; or fax at (317) 758-5759. Include “ATTN: Pulpit Committee” in all communications. The church’s website is eastunioncc.org.
ILLINOIS—Countryside Christian Church of Vienna, IL, is seeking to hire a part-time minister by the end of this year. The congregation, which averages 40 to 45, is seeking an ordained minister who preaches the Word of God, teaches, and possibly can lead singing. Interested candidates should send a resume to Countryside Christian Church, ATTN: Steering Committee, 135 Dameron Lane, P.O. Box 1286, Vienna, IL 62995.
TENNESSEE—Milligan College in northeast Tennessee invites applications for a full-time, tenure track faculty position to lead a new undergraduate program in musical theatre starting August 2018. Candidates should have a record of professional performing experience in musical theatre as well as extensive knowledge of musical theatre repertory and the professional theatre world. Candidates should also demonstrate successful teaching experience in classical voice and in coaching and directing musical theatre. Musical proficiency at the keyboard is preferred. Primary teaching responsibilities will include applied voice, musical theatre history and repertory, and direction or assistant direction of productions. Other teaching duties may include core music curriculum classes, coaching an a cappella vocal ensemble, vocal diction, and summer arts camp. There are also additional responsibilities. Applicants must have an MM, MFA, DMA, or PhD, with a specialization in Musical Theatre. A commitment to integrating faith and learning in a liberal arts environment is essential. Submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, a response to the college’s mission statement, and a link to a video of a sample performance (please avoid submitting actual video files) to email@example.com. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled.
GEORGIA—Galilee Christian Church (www.Galilee.org), Jefferson, GA, is searching for a gifted and experienced leader to serve as full-time worship minister. The church averages more than 600 for worship each week. The church is known for its strong, applicable, and Bible-based teaching, excellent children’s and student programming, and intentional focus on impacting the community through multiple outreach events and sports ministry. Jefferson is a growing, affordable, family-oriented, bedroom community of Atlanta. Galilee is seeking a person to pastor and shepherd a committed group of volunteers and serve on an excellent team of high-capacity leaders. The candidate should be able to recruit, train, pastor, and inspire volunteers. This leader will bring oversight, management, and visionary leadership to the worship services and to the musical and technical teams. Alignment with and adherence to the theology of the Restoration Movement is of utmost importance. To apply, submit (1) a simple paragraph or two of your current ministry status and what you sense the Lord leading you toward in the future (“What would be an ideal ministry role and culture for you?”); (2) a resume including your ministry experience and education; (3) link(s) to video of you leading worship (YouTube, Vimeo, Dropbox, etc.). E-mail all submissions to Andy Frank at firstname.lastname@example.org.
MISSOURI—Blue Springs (MO) Christian Church is looking for a middle school minister who is excited, energetic, and passionate. There currently are 60-70 students involved in the program, and there is good opportunity for growth. The church opened a 50,000-square-foot Children and Student building in 2010. The building includes breakout rooms for small groups, a large hangout area with snack bar, gaming stations, game tables, etc., a theater, and a worship venue that can seat 250-300. The church is located on the east side of Kansas City, MO. The church averages 1,100 on Sundays. The church offers a competitive salary and benefits. Individuals interested in the position should check out the job description and information available at www.bscc.org. To apply, submit: (1) a cover letter outlining your interest and reasons for applying, and (2) a resume that includes education, experience, and a minimum of three professional references to email@example.com or mail to: Blue Springs Christian Church, Attn: Mickey Carter, 7920 South 7 Highway, Blue Springs, MO 64014. Direct questions to Mickey Carter at (816) 229-7311, Ext. 223.
OREGON—Madras (OR) Christian Church is seeking a full-time minister for its congregation that averages 65–80. The independent Christian Church was founded on the principles of the Restoration Movement. The church believes in free will and that salvation is a free gift from God through his Son, Jesus Christ. The church believes it is the choice of a person to either accept this gift or reject it. (For more complete information about what the church believes, click on madras-church-listing.) Compensation consists of salary, vacation time, convention time and allowance, and continuing education expense assistance. These items are negotiable based on education, experience, and personal needs. In addition to the general ministerial duties of preaching, teaching, visitation, and church camp participation, the successful candidate will desire to work to reach youth, adults, families, and to grow the middle school to high school group. Interested individuals may submit a resume and a list of three professional/personal references to Harry231940@gmail.com or Ministry Search Committee, P.O. Box 834, Madras, OR 97741. Call (541) 419-6184 for more information.
VIRGINIA—Chilhowie (VA) Christian Church is searching for a full-time associate minister to work with the senior minister, elders, and other staff to lead, guide, and direct all aspects of the church. Church size is about 350. This person needs to be committed to loving lost people, serving the needy, and overseeing activities and programs of the church with skill and innovation. The candidate should have unwavering love for Jesus Christ and unconditional love for his people; a minimum of five years of full-time ministry experience that includes management of church programs, functions, and finances; and a high degree of self-discipline and self-motivation, team building and mentoring skills, and organizational and computer skills. The candidate should also have communications skills, creativity, humility, and a “can-do” attitude. This small-town church has a good facility that includes an oversize gym and up-to-date technology. If you love the mountains, people, children, outreach, hiking, mountain biking, and avoiding traffic lights, this could be a good fit. Contact senior minister Frank Branson at (276) 646-2378.
OREGON—Thurston Christian Church, Springfield, OR, is seeking a pastor who is a committed follower of Jesus Christ, believes the Bible is the inerrant Word of God, can show the fruit of the principles of God’s Word at work in his own life, and is gifted in teaching God’s truth, love, and grace to the church and community. The candidate should show passion in his commitment to serve God, be committed to discipleship, genuinely care for people, have natural leadership qualities tempered with humility and flexibility, and have administrative skills to manage the church effectively. TCC desires an energetic, creative, encouraging servant leader to help the church fulfill the Great Commission. Interested candidates should send resumes with references and any questions to firstname.lastname@example.org. Learn more about Thurston Christian Church at www.thurstonchristian.com.
WEST VIRGINIA—Tomahawk Christian Church, Hedgesville, WV, which averages 80 for worship, is seeking a full-time children’s/youth minister who holds to the principles of the Restoration Movement. TCC is located in one of the 50 fastest-growing counties in the country, which presents great potential for growth. The church is looking for someone with the desire and willingness to devote time and energy to grow the youth ministry. Duties include leading and coordinating the teaching and activities for children’s worship, teenage Sunday school, and youth group activities. Compensation will include salary, vacation time, convention time and allowance, and continuing education expense assistance; final package is negotiable based on education, experience, and personal needs. Interested individuals may send a cover letter, resume, and references to email@example.com (write “TCC CYM position” in the subject line).
ARIZONA—The American Indian Christian Mission is looking for a mission-minded married couple who likes to work with children. AICM has a boarding school for Apache and Navajo children (3rd–8th grade) located in the White Mountains near Show Low, AZ. Houseparents take care of students in the dormitory during the week (off during school hours and weekends). Minimum qualifications: high school diploma, at least 21 years of age, and good Christian role models. AICM prefers that one or both persons have some type of childcare experience or a degree in youth ministry, counseling, etc.; CPR training; and be active in a Christian church congregation. Base salary is $16,000 per year, per couple. Package includes housing, utilities, and food (equivalent to a salary of around $32,000). Couples will have the opportunity to raise more support as missionaries, if needed. Also, the mission may have an additional part-time opening for the spouse. Go to www.aicm.org for an application (click on the “About AICM” tab and then “Employment”). Print out and fill out the application and send it to Attention: Leslie Solliday, 924 Mission Lane, Show Low, AZ 85901. AICM wants to fill the position for the next school year starting in August, but arrangements can be made if the couple is unable to come until September. For a job description or to ask questions, contact Leslie Solliday, executive director, at (928) 537-5912, (928) 207-6764, or firstname.lastname@example.org.
INDIANA—North Highlands Church of Christ, Fort Wayne, IN, is seeking a full-time minister. NHCC is a nondenominational, Restoration Movement church seeking a minister with strong scriptural knowledge. He should be energetic; effective at preaching and teaching; good interpersonal skills; and be able to spiritually strengthen the congregation. He should support community involvement in the large unchurched neighborhood, be able to help the church grow in membership, and work with the church board and other positions of the congregation. North Highlands Church is a caring, prayer-based congregation with strong biblical faith. Average attendance is 60 on Sunday. The church has a strong worship service with a mixture of traditional and contemporary music. Sunday school classes, nursery through adult, are available. The predominately older congregation is eager to pass leadership onto the next generation. The church board is ready to serve alongside the minister. The church has a debt-free building. Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume, and audio or video of a sermon to email@example.com.
MISSOURI—Washington Christian Church, an independent Christian church in Lebanon, MO, is seeking a full-time preaching minister. Sunday morning attendance runs 50 to 70. The church is looking for a minister who is called to preach God’s Word and has the desire and ability to help them grow spiritually and numerically for the glorification of God’s kingdom. He should be able to help equip others for leadership and help them grow in their outreach and service. Duties will include preaching Sunday mornings and Sunday nights and conducting Wednesday evening Bible studies. Other duties include shepherding the congregation, visiting the sick, calling on prospects, and helping members grow in God’s Word. The church offers a three-bedroom parsonage across the street from the church. Send resume and statement of belief to firstname.lastname@example.org or mail to David Weaver, 20642 Highway C, Lebanon, MO 65536.
TENNESSEE—Long-tenured minister seeks younger associate to assist him in all areas of congregational ministry, eventually becoming the primary preaching minister. Church is small, conservative, and traditional. Must have a grasp of Restoration Movement principles and be committed to expository preaching. Bible college degree required. Send resume (including family and church background information), DVD (or link) of a sermon or lesson, salary requirements, ministry philosophy, and references to John Alva, P.O. Box 777, Milligan College, TN 37682 or e-mail to email@example.com.
ILLINOIS—Beardstown Christian Academy, a ministry of First Christian Church of Beardstown, IL, is seeking to fill the school administrator position. The school’s average enrollment is about 130 children from pre-3 through 10th grade, with plans to add the 11th and 12th grades by 2018. The primary responsibilities for the person in this position is to lead the school to accomplish its mission and supervise/oversee school personnel and activities. Applicants must have a bachelor’s degree in education or education administration and three years of postgraduate experience in education, administration, or a related field. Salary and benefits will be based upon education and experience. Interested applicants should e-mail their resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
MARYLAND—Boulevard Christian Church, Essex, MD, has an immediate opening for a senior minister. The Essex/Middle River Community (located on the Chesapeake Bay) is a growing suburb of Baltimore—about 45 minutes from the nation’s capital. It is a great place to live, worship, work, and raise a family. The church averages 75 in attendance and has excellent growth potential, both spiritually and numerically. The ideal senior minister will be gifted in preaching and public speaking, have a college degree in ministry from a Restoration Movement institution, exhibit strong use of his communication skills, and be able to share the message of the grace of God in a compelling way. This person will be committed to New Testament church principles and able to teach the Bible clearly, equipping the church body to grow in knowing and serving God. He will be a people person with strong outreach skills who relates well to all ages. Experience in a growing church environment is desirable. He will be committed to doing ministry as a team and be passionate in serving God and his church. Interested candidates should send resumes with references and any questions. Provide sample sermons as an attachment to an e-mail at email@example.com, as a link, a CD, or a DVD. To learn more about the church, go to www.boulevardchristian.org.
MARYLAND—Fork Christian Church (FCC), Kingsville, MD, is seeking an experienced, full-time children’s pastor. FCC is a well-established and growing Restoration Movement church located outside of Baltimore. FCC has plans to build 17,000 square feet of children’s ministry space within the next 24 months. The church is seeking an individual with kid ministry experience, including the ability to lead a sizeable volunteer team. The children’s pastor will be responsible for leading the preschool and elementary-age children’s ministry, while collaborating with the ministry staff to meet the needs of the community. Primary duties will include: lead a team of volunteers to accomplish the ministry, oversight of all programming and ministry for children from birth through fifth grade, and coordinate a strategy to reach and connect new children and their families into the life of the church. If you are seeking a new opportunity in a suburban setting with lots of opportunity for fun and growth, consider contacting FCC to learn more. More details about FCC and the position can be found at www.forkchristian.org or www.nextgenstaffsolutions.com. For a full job description or to submit your resume, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
COLORADO—Sunnyside Christian Church, Colorado Springs, CO, is accepting applications for student pastor. SCC is an established, thriving church at the base of Pikes Peak in the Rocky Mountains. Average weekend attendance is 750. Worship is contemporary and seeks to honor God and engage worshippers. This is a full-time position ministering to middle school and high school students. Responsibilities include: oversee the student ministry department; teach and disciple youth using prepared curriculum or creating new, Bible-based lessons as needed; engage with parents, schools, and organizations relevant to the youth; plan and lead dynamic youth group activities; direct and coordinate student participation in periodic service events and mission trips; recruit, train, and supervise youth coaches and other volunteers; and integrate student ministry efforts with all other ministries at Sunnyside. Preferred candidates will be Bible college graduates with three to five years of leadership experience in student ministry. Salary consideration is commensurate with experience. E-mail resume to email@example.com or mail to Sunnyside Christian Church, Attn.: Student Pastor Search Committee, 2025 N. Murray Blvd., Colorado Springs, CO 80915. Visit www.sunnysidechristian.com for more information.
VIRGINIA—Piedmont Christian School, a ministry of Bethany Christian Church, Bumpass, VA, is seeking an administrator/principal. PCS is a K3–12th grade Christian school. Responsibilities include strategic and daily operations of PCS. E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org for a job description.
VIRGINIA—Glen Lyn (VA) Church of Christ has an opening for a senior minister. A BA Bible college degree is required. Worship attendance averages 103. GLCOC has an eldership, deacons, youth minister, worship leader, and secretary. The church has a family life center, puppet ministry outreach, and several other outreach ministries. Resumes may be sent to Danny L. Meadows (an elder with GLCOC), 53 Beasley Lane, Peterstown, WV 24963 or to email@example.com. For more information, call (304) 753-4743.
TEXAS—Devine (TX) Christian Church is prayerfully awaiting the next man God has called to be her pastor. The right person will be passionate about relationships, not only in the church but also within the larger community. Because there is minimal oversight from church leaders, this person will need to be self-driven. The new pastor should love God and love people. The church offers a three-bedroom and two-bath parsonage. Devine is a “bedroom community” located about 35 miles from San Antonio. The school district is excellent. The Texas coast is a few hours away. If you have a passion for watching people grow spiritually and reaching a small and diverse community for Christ, send a resume and a summary of doctrinal beliefs to Mark Bowen at firstname.lastname@example.org. You may also contact Bowen with questions about the position.
NORTH CAROLINA—Mid-Atlantic Christian University, Elizabeth City, NC, is searching for a new president. To apply, or to recommend a candidate, contact Gregory D. Hand, chairman of the MACU board of trustees, at 715 N. Poindexter St., Elizabeth City, NC 27909 or email@example.com. All recommendations will be handled with confidentiality. A position description for the president of MACU, complete with application instructions, is available at macuniversity.edu. Current President Dr. D. Clay Perkins will conclude his service in that role on June 30. John W. Maurice, vice president for institutional advancement, will serve as interim president starting July 1.
OKLAHOMA—Town and Country Christian Church, Okmulgee, OK, is seeking a full-time minister. Candidates of all experience levels, and who can relate to people of all ages, are invited to apply. The church is seeking a man to lead the congregation in expanding God’s kingdom within the community. The successful candidate will preach, teach classes, and represent the community and congregation. The congregation will provide a salary and a parsonage. Okmulgee, a town of 12,000 in the northeastern part of the state, is home of Oklahoma State University Institute of Technology. The congregation is willing to work with the minister to deliver the message of Christ to the community. The diverse weekly membership of approximately 50 active members includes people of many interests and all educational levels. Interested persons may submit a resume with cover letter, references, and video or audio recording of a recent sermon. E-mail submissions to firstname.lastname@example.org or mail them to Town and Country Christian Church, Attn: Pulpit Committee, P.O. Box 1016, Okmulgee, OK 74447. More information about the church is available at www.tcccokmulgee.com.
MICHIGAN—Buchanan (MI) Christian Church (BCC) is seeking a full-time children’s minister to serve as a partner in raising up children to love and serve Jesus Christ. Primary responsibilities: leadership and development of all ministries to children birth through fifth grade, and leadership and development of BCC’s Happiness Train preschool ministry. BCC is a congregation of 150 to 200 whose mission is to be and to make disciples of Jesus who serve God by serving others. The church’s core values are the authority of the Word of God, the work of the Holy Spirit, dependence upon God in prayer, intergenerational ministry, excellence in everything, and practical Christian unity. Requirements: bachelor’s degree in children’s ministry or early childhood education (willing to consider recent college graduates), genuine and growing love for God and others, high level of personal spirituality and integrity, genuine passion and vision for ministry to children, a self-starter with an excellent work ethic, good interpersonal skills, successful experience in recruiting and training ministry volunteers, and strong organization and administration skills, among others. To apply, send a resume with cover letter and references to Nathan Babcock at email@example.com.
ILLINOIS—Oblong Children’s Christian Home in Oblong, IL, is seeking an executive director who is a mature Christian with a heart for abused, at-risk, and troubled youth and their families. Duties include leading a team of eight houseparents, a promotions director, office manager, and school teacher/administrator, as well as assisting in promotion of the home in churches in Illinois and Indiana. God has blessed the ministry with excellent facilities including three group homes, a campus high school, and an indoor riding arena. Construction will be completed this year on a new office building. The campus includes a relief home and a nice 4-bedroom, 2.5-bath residence, which could be used as a residence for the executive director. The ministry is debt-free. Salary, family health insurance, and retirement funds are provided. A master’s degree in a social services field or ministry is required. Prior experience in a children’s home setting is strongly preferred. For a complete list of qualifications, duties, and compensation, contact Arvin Moden at (618) 592-3633. Beginning date will be in 2018, with the exact starting date being flexible. Qualified candidates should submit a resume and five references to Oblong Children’s Christian Home, 4094 E. 1050 Ave., Oblong, IL 62449.
INDIANA—Kirklin (IN) Christian Church is seeking a senior pastor who is passionate about preaching the Word, reaching the lost, making disciples, and challenging them to do the same. KCC, an independent Christian church with a weekly worship attendance of about 100 people, is located in a town of about 800 people. The active congregation has many small groups. Outreach ministries include a preschool program, weekly after-school program, and summer lunch program for children. An eligible candidate will possess the following: strong biblical mind-set, bachelor’s degree in ministry from an accredited Christian church Bible college, experience in senior pastor capacity, leadership and administrative abilities, willingness to work alongside elders as fellow co-shepherds to oversee congregation, and flexibility to take on other tasks as needed. If you possess these characteristics, send your resume and statement of beliefs to firstname.lastname@example.org, or to Kirklin Christian Church, Attn: C. Stowers, 302 E. Jefferson St., Kirklin, IN 46050.
INDIANA—Alfordsville (IN) Christian Church is seeking an experienced preacher. The small congregation is located in southwest Indiana. Competent local leadership is committed to Restoration principles. Attendance averages 12 to 20. Parsonage available. Send resumes to 6473 S. Main St., Loogootee, IN 47553. Phone inquiries may be made to Roger Blake (812) 486-7254.
KENTUCKY—Westside Christian Church, Richmond, KY, is seeking a motivated senior minister to lead a congregation of approximately 100 members. The church’s goal is to make disciples and see God’s kingdom grow. The tight-knit congregation has strong ties to the community. Richmond is home of Eastern Kentucky University; the city of 30,000 is experiencing strong growth and economic development. Westside has an excellent facility just outside of downtown and has the capacity to grow. Requirements: Christian church/church of Christ background; bachelor’s degree from a Christian/church of Christ-affiliated college/university; senior ministry or comparable leadership experience; and a heart for outreach, evangelism, and discipleship. Desired traits, skills, and abilities include: musical background, leadership and mentoring skills, administration skills, a passion for preaching, and be a visionary and a self-starter. Westside is a committed congregation that wishes to grow in faith and fulfill the Lord’s commission for his church. Send resume with a cover letter describing your interest to email@example.com.
MICHIGAN—Central Christian Church, Battle Creek, MI, is looking for a full-time senior minister, beginning Sept. 1. CCC is an independent Christian church/church of Christ congregation of 175, with elders, deacons, a worship and creative arts coordinator, and a next generation minister (coordinating youth and family activities). The church has a well-developed ministry team approach supporting the mission of the church. The current senior minister is retiring after 20 years. The church is seeking a godly man with excellent teaching, preaching, communication, and people skills who will reach the community with the message of Christ’s love. The congregation is family-focused, blessed with passionate worship, new and mature Christians, and a long history of mission support. The church is debt-free with a 10-acre campus, multipurpose worship center, chapel, fellowship area, and classrooms. The church offers a competitive salary and the opportunity to grow both spiritually and professionally with people who desire to serve Jesus. The foundation is ready for an expanded ministry, and the church is praying for a preacher with discerning leadership to help carry out that mission. A bachelor’s degree is required; an MDiv or higher is preferred. Qualified candidates should have at least five years of experience as a senior minister; however, others with experience in other ministerial roles will be considered. To apply, submit a resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. Learn more about Central at centralchristianbc.com.
ILLINOIS—First Christian Church, Kewanee, IL, has an opening for a student/college-age minister in a church of 250–300 in a community of 13,000. The church is seeking a minister who has a heart to see young people come to know Jesus, who desires to help struggling youth navigate the storms of life, and who has godly character that reflects Christ to others. This full-time position will oversee the seventh grade through college-age youth ministry. The minister will have the opportunity to connect with youth and young adults and help them to take steps on their journey with Jesus. Pay package will be based on qualifications and experience. For qualifications and a list of responsibilities, visit www.kewaneefirstchristian.org.
NEW YORK— The Nesconset Christian Church, Long Island, NY, a nondenominational independent Christian church associated with the Restoration Movement, is seeking a full-time senior pastor. The loving church worships God enthusiastically (Psalm 42). The healthy, multicultural, and diverse congregation has approximately 235 members. Responsibilities: oversee the spiritual needs of the church, preach weekly sermons, coordinate Sunday services with worship ministry director, teach Bible studies, provide oversight of church staff, train new leaders, and oversee pastoral care responsibilities. Qualifications: bachelor’s degree from a Bible college or seminary associated with the Restoration Movement; have prior experience pastoring a similar-sized or larger church; meet elder qualifications of 1 Timothy 3 and Titus 1; be a strong leader who inspires others through God-honoring excellence; maintain relational, spiritual, and professional trust with other elders and staff; recruit, manage, and lead pastoral and administrative staff and ministry leaders; and communicate effectively and connect to all generations. More information about the position and NCC is available at nesconsetchurch.org. If qualified and interested, forward a cover page and resume to email@example.com.
PENNSYLVANIA—Hazelwood Christian Church, Pittsburgh, PA, is seeking a minister for children/youth. HCC is located four miles from downtown Pittsburgh. It is one of Pittsburgh’s oldest Christian churches, incorporated in 1868, and is in the process of upgrading its entire ministry. The Hazelwood section of the city is in the beginning stages of major renewal initiatives, and the church is poised for tremendous opportunity and growth. The successful candidate, who will need to either raise support or be bivocational, will join two other (bivocational) staff members and will be responsible for building the ministry from the ground floor. Send resume and letter of interest to Ed Gratton at HCC1868@gmail.com.
GEORGIA—Central Christian Church, Atlanta, GA, is seeking a minister. A degree from one of our Christian Bible colleges is preferred. The applicant must have a good command of the Holy Scriptures. Central Christian is a small congregation. The building is paid for and in a great location, in terms of visibility and access. The church is a loving group of people who need some infusion of youth and vitality. To apply, send resume and cover letter to the Central Christian Church pulpit committee at firstname.lastname@example.org.
MISSOURI—Glendale Christian Church, Springfield, MO, is looking to hire a full-time elementary minister/director. The individual who fills this position will be responsible for overseeing all ministries for children from kindergarten through fifth grade. Applicant must be a fully devoted follower of Jesus Christ who is creative and innovative in developing and resourcing leaders to transmit the gospel to children and their families. The applicant should be detail-oriented and able to work in a multiproject, fast-paced environment. Applications may be mailed to the church (Glendale Christian Church, 2110 S. Blackman Road, Springfield MO 65809) or e-mailed to email@example.com. For more information, call the church at (417) 881-7614.
WEST VIRGINIA—Farmdale Church of Christ in Barboursville, WV, is looking for a full-time preaching minister, as the current minister is retiring. The combined tenure of the past two past two preaching ministers is 44 years. Farmdale is a New Testament church that will be celebrating her 60th anniversary in September. The weekly average attendance is 125–150. The church prefers a Bible college graduate with a minimum of 5 years of ministering in the New Testament church. Send resumes to firstname.lastname@example.org.
NORTH CAROLINA—Bridges Church in Winston-Salem, NC, is looking for a part-time children’s ministry team leader. The church’s goal is to find someone to lead an effective team to create an environment where children can become disciples of Jesus Christ who love him, trust their lives to him, and develop a lifestyle that reflects his character. The children’s ministry team will partner with parents in this endeavor. For more information or to submit a resume, e-mail email@example.com.
TEXAS— Northpark Christian Church, Kingwood, TX, is seeking a senior minister due to the upcoming retirement of her minister in July. There is opportunity for growth and expansion in this church located 20 miles north of Houston. This family of faith desires to expand the gospel in their community and city. The church seeks a person with a BA or BS from an accredited college or university; pastoral experience in a church of similar or larger size; strong organizational, management, and communication skills; and passion and calling for ministry. The church is also seeking a person who has an intimate relationship with God and consistency of character; leads collaboratively and has humility in relationships; a passion for discipleship; and has solid biblical preaching marked by life example. Responsibilities include providing leadership for all ministry activities within the context of the worship services; set and drive ministry objectives and goals; equip the church staff and congregation to perform ministry work; help mentor and build a new generation of leaders within the church; be a visionary for where the church needs to go and have the leadership skills required to make that happen. Apply by sending a cover letter, resume with 3 references, 1- to 4-page summary of your theological views on core doctrines, 1 to 2 pages outlining how you came to faith in Jesus Christ, 1 to 3 pages summarizing your philosophy and practice of pastoral ministry, and 2 sermon outlines and a video or audio recording (a link to a host site if the files are too large) to Northpark Christian Church, Attn: Ministry Search Committee, 1599 Northpark Drive, Kingwood, TX 77339: If you have questions, contact firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information about the church, go to www.northparkchristianchurch.com.
NORTH CAROLINA—Open Door Christian Ministries Children’s Home, Creswell, NC, is seeking a committed married couple passionate about ministering to children to serve as houseparents. Houseparents provide direct care for up to 12 youth, ages newborn to 16 years old. Houseparents are responsible for all aspects of raising the children in a caring manner based on biblical principles, as well as the day-to-day operations and maintenance of the home, its structures and grounds. E-mail your resume with references to Frank Mobley, Chairman of the Board, at email@example.com. Or call (252) 797-4602.
OHIO—Columbia Church of Christ, Edon, OH, is looking for a full- or part-time youth minister coordinator who will provide opportunities and education to develop those 18 and younger into Christ followers. Requirements: an immersed believer with a bachelor’s degree, preferably from a Christian church/church of Christ-affiliated college; ordained (or plans to be) by a Christian church/church of Christ eldership; possess the abilities and training necessary to fulfill the expectations of the position. Responsibilities: work under the direction of the senior minister and elders; oversee and direct Sunday morning youth education,midweek youth groups, and special youth events (VBS, service projects, etc.); organize and train members to engage in ministry to the youth; develop and lead opportunities to build relationships with the families of youth; and participate in summer camp at Lake James Christian Camp. Send resumes to columbiachurchofchrist.org or call (419) 459-4846 for more information.
GEORGIA—Whistleville Christian Church in Winder, GA, is looking for a full-time music minister, a male who is of the Christian church and skilled in voice and instrument. The minister should be capable of incorporating other instrumentalists into worship, teaching and training young talent, and blending both hymns and new worship songs. For more details, contact Ray K. Fumea at (770) 867-5746, (770) 601-8625, or firstname.lastname@example.org.
OREGON—Trent Church of Christ in Dexter, OR, is seeking a children’s and youth minister to serve full-time with a growing, rural church. Responsibilities include leading the community’s children and youth to Christ through teaching, disciplining, and training while equipping them to serve in the kingdom of God. A dedicated team of volunteers supports this position. A bachelor’s degree in children’s/youth ministry is preferred, along with some practical experience in a congregational setting. To apply, send a resume with a cover letter outlining your ministry philosophy. For more information, contact Jeremy Dotson at email@example.com.
KENTUCKY—Athens Christian Church, Lexington, KY, is seeking a full-time senior pastor as the current minister has accepted a teaching position at Great Lakes Christian College. ACC is a Restoration Movement church consisting of a multigenerational congregation with an average attendance of 85. The church has a good witness in the community as the congregation allows their facilities to be used by a variety of groups for different purposes. God has blessed the church with a sound financial base to provide resources for local and global missionaries and ministries. Minister requirements: bachelor’s degree (minimum), with master’s degree preferred; deliver biblically based, relevant sermons; preaching experience; relate to multiple generations; musical ability a plus. Job expectations: community, hospital, and home-bound visitations; weekly preaching; Wednesday night and Sunday night lessons; and oversight of secretary, youth minister, and worship service. ACC offers a competitive salary commensurate with experience. Four-bedroom, two-bathroom parsonage is provided. The congregation is praying for a pastor with the call of God upon his life to preach the Word, a love in his heart to shepherd the flock, and a passion in his soul to lead and disciple the body of Christ as they work together to see God’s kingdom come. Send resumes to firstname.lastname@example.org. Audio recordings of sermons are also encouraged.
MISSOURI—First Christian Church of Cassville, MO, is searching for a full-time senior minister. FCC is an independent Christian church located in southwest Missouri. The church’s average weekly attendance is 50–60 and she is looking to grow. The church sponsors a licensed daycare within her facility and currently has a very active children’s ministry. For more information regarding a job description and the application process, contact Mark Smith at email@example.com or call (417) 847-7700.
INDIANA—Redemption Christian Church is searching for a campus children’s minister for her Jasper, IN, campus. The church has two locations averaging 1,800 in Sunday attendance. This person will minister to kids ages birth to 5th grade and serve within the structure of the family ministries team at the church, while leading other staff members and key volunteers in executing it. The children’s ministry serves more than 300 kids on a weekly basis at the Jasper campus. Candidates must possess the minimum requirements of: aptitude of biblical truth and Restoration Movement theology; help collaborate to set the vision for the children’s ministry; competently and responsibly lead and guide kids and their parents; competently and responsibly lead other staff members; skillfully teach and facilitate programs to elementary and preteen kids; creatively organize and implement outreach, discipleship, and worship programs, projects, and events; successfully prepare volunteers for service; and efficiently and effectively serve as a ministry administrator. Minimum requirements include a bachelorʼs degree from a college or university and prior experience in a children’s ministry context. Include your resume and cover letter when applying. For more information and a complete job description, go to ccjasper.com/jobs/.
TENNESSEE—Milligan College in northeast Tennessee invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track faculty position in mathematics to begin August 2017. Milligan College is a Christian liberal arts college with 1,200 undergraduate and graduate students. Applicants should have a PhD in mathematics, although candidates who are ABD and nearing completion may also be considered. The anticipated load includes courses in the calculus sequence, a variety of upper-level math courses, and general education math electives. Applicants who thrive in small class environments and are committed to helping grow the mathematics program will be given priority. A commitment to integrating faith and learning in a liberal arts environment is essential. The successful candidate must demonstrate a strong Christian faith, commitment to the college mission, and a lifestyle consistent with the college’s goals. Milligan is an EEO employer and encourages female and minority applicants. Applicants should submit PDF versions of the following materials to firstname.lastname@example.org: letter of application, curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching effectiveness, contact information for three professional references, and a response to our mission statement. Review of applications will begin at once and will continue until position is filled.
SOUTH CAROLINA—A very small congregation in Walterboro, SC, is seeking a minister. The new minister will need to supplement his income. Average attendance is 15 to 20 on Sunday mornings. Contact current minister Lou Vellia at (843) 898-3461 or email@example.com for more details.
POLAND—Graceland Ministries, a Restoration Movement mission, is seeking teachers. A Graceland church plant has been serving the Kraków community for 10 years. Graceland Ministries is looking for creative, committed followers of Christ to teach English to and help meet the needs of more than 100 enrolled students. In addition to teaching English, Graceland Ministries’ workers engage students in discussions of faith springing from the Bible-based materials used in the English classroom. For more information on cost of living and accommodations, contact Jay Bowyer at firstname.lastname@example.org and/or go the website, www.gracelandministries.com.
VIRGINIA—Union Christian Church, a nondenominational congregation in Pennington Gap, VA, is seeking a full-time minister due to the retirement of her pastor. The membership’s age range is diverse, and there is potential for growth, especially in the young married age group. The minister will be responsible for leading, preaching, and teaching a congregation now averaging about 45. Activities will include community involvement, visitation, weddings, funerals, and working with the board of deacons and elders to grow the church spiritually and numerically. The salary is negotiable. Send resumes to Union Christian Church, Attn: Hank Ross, 497 Nanaws Drive, Pennington Gap, VA 24277. Additional information is available by contacting Ross at email@example.com or (276) 275-1873.
ILLINOIS—Onarga (IL) Christian Church, located in a small farming community with a population of 1,400, is seeking a full-time pastor. The church offers one worship service and is striving to find a balance between the traditional and contemporary styles. The church seeks a pastor who will appreciate this balance and who will prayerfully strive to increase the numbers (average attendance is 60). OCC has a Sunday school program for all ages. The church joins forces with other area independent Christian churches and churches of Christ to operate the Prairie States Christian Service Camp. These churches hold monthly men’s meetings to discuss the camp, the churches, to fellowship, and to support each other. OCC holds a faith promise rally, and approximately 10 percent of the church’s budget is allotted for supporting missions far and near. OCC is housed in a new facility. A large parsonage is available. Inquiries may be made to the committee through chairman Ken Hanford at 219 N. Weber, Roberts, IL 60962, or firstname.lastname@example.org, or by phone at (815) 383-6538.
FLORIDA—South Lake Christian Church, Groveland, FL, is seeking a full-time senior minister. SLCC is an independent church of 200-plus. The church takes a strong stand on the inspiration and authority of the Bible and the autonomy of his church. The church is located 45 minutes from Orlando in an area that is experiencing population growth. SLCC is seeking a high-energy senior minister to lead the congregation in growing with the area. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of seven years of experience and a college degree with emphasis on ministry/preaching. He will have strong interpersonal and communication skills and be able to supervise a church staff. If interested, e-mail your letter of introduction, sample sermon or web link to a sermon, and your resume to email@example.com.
OKLAHOMA—Town and Country Christian Church, Yukon, OK, is seeking a senior minister. Yukon, a city of more than 30,000, is located on Oklahoma City’s western border. TCCC is an established church with an average attendance of about 200. Church leadership is seeking a minister who will tend the spiritual needs of her members and also be willing to reach out to the community. If interested, submit a resume no later than Feb. 28 to Town and Country Christian Church, Attn: Minister Search Team, 2200 S. Cornwell Drive, Yukon, OK 73099; or by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. Contact the church office at (405) 354-7749 for more information.
GEORGIA—Bethany Christian Church in Dallas, GA, is actively seeking a senior pastor. BCC, a Restoration Movement church located in a fast-growing and still surprisingly unchurched area of northwest metro Atlanta, is a fully contemporary and instrumental church with an average attendance of 400 on Sunday mornings. BCC has good physical facilities, great location, and a solid leadership team of elders, deacons, staff, and congregation who work together as a team. The church is outward focused and does her best to reach the lost in the community (e.g., Celebrate Recovery program, Boy Scout troop, Girl Scout troop, school lunch program). BCC is excited about trying new and innovative things to strengthen the body and reach the lost for Christ. The church is positioned for an extended period of sustained growth and is prayerfully seeking God’s direction for the right pastor to help lead. Experience as a senior pastor is preferred, but the right man with other experience might be considered. Salary and benefits are competitive and commensurate with experience. The church is located in a great place to live and raise a family. Interested persons who feel they meet at least most of these guidelines are encouraged to respond with a resume and sermon videos. A brief personal introductory video would be appreciated as well, if possible. For more information or to send your information, contact email@example.com. The church plans to collect resumes through the end of February and make a decision soon after that. The church’s website is www.bccdallas.com.
OKLAHOMA—Driftwood Christian Church, Cherokee, OK, is seeking a motivated individual to work with the senior minister and leadership in leading youth in their walk with Christ. The successful candidate will build strong relationships with the youth and help them know and understand God’s love and purpose for their lives. The candidate must be able to connect with young people on a personal level and be willing to participate in community activities. Responsibilities include developing, coordinating, directing, and participating in the youth program of the church. Duties include, but are not limited to: overseeing and promoting all areas of youth programming and involvement; leading, recruiting, and training youth leaders in all areas of youth ministry; coordinating, participating in, and promoting involvement in service-oriented projects and traveling activities (including mission trips, student retreats, and travel/local events); creating new enrichment programs for all youth areas; and counseling and mentoring the youth of the church. A competitive salary and parsonage are available. Send resumes to Driftwood Christian Church, ATTN: Youth Minister Search Team, 32516 State Highway 8, Cherokee, OK 73728, or to firstname.lastname@example.org.
COLORADO—Northglenn Christian Church is seeking a full-time student pastor. NCC, located just north of Denver, CO, is a multigenerational community of Jesus followers who seek to display it daily in their lives as they love God and love people. The church is committed to serving her neighbors in truth and action (1 John 3:16-18). Average attendance is 325. NCC is looking for a student pastor who can equip, disciple, and mentor the next generation of Christ followers, overseeing all areas of ministry for students grade 6 through college. Send resume and cover letter to David Troutman at email@example.com. The church’s website is www.northglenn.cc.
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FLORIDA—Salt Springs (FL) Christian Church is seeking a semi-retired, experienced minister/pastor. The small congregation is located in Ocala National Forest. Competent local leadership is committed to New Testament principles. Attendance averages: summer, 85; winter, 130. Parsonage available. Send resumes to: Salt Springs Christian Church, Attn: Max Timbrook, 24571 NE Highway 316, Salt Springs, FL 32134. Phone inquiries may be made to Thom Reamsnyder, (352) 685-6003.
VIRGINIA—West Park Church of Christ, Portsmouth, VA, is seeking a minister to children and young families. West Park is a group of believers who seek to be a truly Christ-centered, genuinely undenominational, loving, spiritual family. The average weekly attendance is 300 to 325. The church seeks to be a leader in creating a family-based children’s ministry. The church believes parents are God’s original and most effective ministers, and that the church—as an extended family—should support parents in their responsibility to bring children up “in the nurture and admonition of the Lord” (Ephesians 6:4). West Park wants to be known as a congregation where all ages are cherished and where opportunities are created for mutual service and love between the generations. If interested in this position (after prayerful consideration), submit your resume to Mike Hawkins at firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit the church online at westparkonline.org or on Facebook.
ILLINOIS—First Christian Church, Aurora, IL, a diverse, independent church, is searching for a flextime youth/worship minister. This key ministry position will be responsible for the continued development of the youth and worship ministries. The minister will also be responsible for recruiting and training volunteers to fill ministry team positions. The right candidate will be a graduate of a Christian church/church of Christ school, adhere to the Restoration Movement doctrine, and have at least one year of experience with music and youth ministry. For consideration, send resume and cover letter/supporting videos to Josh Matson at email@example.com.
GEORGIA—Tucker Christian Church, a diverse congregation located in a suburb of Atlanta, GA, is seeking an experienced, full-time senior minister. The church has no debt and currently averages about 65 each Sunday. The church desires growth and has potential for growth. Candidates must be a graduate of a Christian church/church of Christ Bible college, seminary, or university, and adhere to Restoration Movement doctrines. Submit resumes via e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. All resumes received will be handled confidentially and acknowledged as soon as practical.
TENNESSEE—Applications are being sought for the position of theological librarian and assistant director of library services at the Emmanuel Christian Seminary at Milligan Library. A detailed description, along with responsibilities and qualifications, can be found at www.milligan.edu/employment/#employment. Send letter of interest, curriculum vitae, response to the college’s mission and vision statement articulating your awareness of the library’s role in emerging trends in theological education, and contact information for three professional references to email@example.com. Deadline for application submission is Dec. 16. Review of applications will begin immediately. Desired position start date is Aug. 1, 2017. Milligan College offers competitive salary and benefits. Visit www.milligan.edu for information about the college and seminary.
CANADA—Montague Church of Christ in Montague, PEI, Canada, an independent Christian church, is seeking an experienced preaching minister. The town of about 5,000 people services the rural community of approximately 20,000. Local industries include farming, fishing, and tourism. The church averages about 80 people for regular Sunday services, but the sanctuary holds 250. Sunday morning services are live-streamed and stored on YouTube. The church has a community soup kitchen where people can come for fellowship and to hear about the love of God. Candidates must hold a bachelor’s degree from a college affiliated with the Christian church or church of Christ and have at least five years of experience in a preaching ministry. Candidates must be passionate about biblical and relevant preaching, prayer, discipleship, community outreach, pastoral care, and personal spiritual growth. He must have strong leadership skills, work well with others, and be organized to lead the church in spiritual and numerical growth. If you feel God is leading you to Montague Church of Christ, submit a resume, video sermon hyperlink, and/or any questions to firstname.lastname@example.org, or call (902) 838-4064. The church’s website is https://montaguechurchofchrist.org/. The town’s website is www.townofmontaguepei.com/.
GEORGIA—Bethany Christian Church in Dallas, GA—a contemporary, vibrant Restoration Movement Christian church—is seeking a senior pastor. Average worship attendance is 350–400. The church has a footprint in the community, but has barely scratched the surface; there is huge growth potential with a great congregation, staff, facilities, and leadership team in place. The ideal senior minister candidate must be in love with Jesus, must lead his family well (and the family must support his ministry), and must prioritize in this order: Jesus, family, church. Some of the qualities and abilities of the senior pastor being sought include: solidly based in Scripture with Restoration Movement background preferred; view this as a ministry and a calling, not just a job; be exceptionally gifted and engaging from the pulpit; agree with our “live, love and serve” philosophy; have a solid background; love and relate to everyone regardless of their personal or professional status; be real and genuine; have a heart for youth and the other ministries within the church; be high energy, humorous, charismatic, and outgoing; have a genuine concern and interest for the community; able to work with an active, committed eldership and staff; and be able to lead, delegate, mentor, and provide vision. If you meet at least most of these characteristics and would like to be considered for the position, send your resume and any supporting audio/video files of sermons to email@example.com.
INDIANA—St. Joe (IN) Church of Christ is seeking an associate minister of youth and children’s ministry. This is a growing church in a rural small town in northeastern Indiana. A ministry/Bible degree is suggested but not essential. Some experience preferred but not essential. This person will work with children ages 4 through high school. A detailed description of this job, along with the duties and qualifications, can be found at www.churchatjoes.org/uploads/6/0/1/4/60142779/associate_minister_of_youth.pdf. E-mail your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org or call (260) 337-0442. The church’s website is churchatjoes.org.