Ministry Job Opportunities

NOTE: Churches of Christ are welcome to submit ministry opportunities for this site. At the end of three months, if the position is still open, the church may resubmit for a second three-month posting. To post an opening, send job title, detailed job description, other pertinent information and contact information to hstadmissions@hst.edu or via fax to (901) 761-1358. Harding School of Theology reserves the right to edit any posting and we cannot include gender, marital status or age requirements in any posting.

4/17/2015 Minister/Evangelist

This position is defined as a man possessing the heart of a preacher to work with the Holmes Road Church of Christ congregation and to be an evangelist in the Lansing area. His messages should be consistent with sound doctrine. He should believe in and strive to give a compelling invitation. He must be a self-starter while demonstrating a commitment to continued spiritual growth and education. Responsibilities include teaching, preaching, evangelism, and working as a member of a team with other ministry leaders of the congregation. Primary responsibilities: 1. Prepare and deliver spiritually-based lessons to the congregation at specified assembly times. 2. Teach Bible classes on Sunday and/or Wednesday. 3. Provide Bible studies to individuals and provide mentorship to the men of the congregation 4. Visit members of the congregation, especially those in the hospital, nursing homes and homebound. 5. Contact current or former members who may not be in regular attendance and encourage their return to faithful service. 6. Respond to members request for spiritual guidance. 7. Participate in worship planning process. 8. Participate in special meetings, retreats and services as appropriate. 9. Participate in funeral planning and services as requested. 10. Perform marriage ceremonies and pre-marital counseling as requested. 11. Attend and participate in scheduled elders and ministry leaders meetings. 12. Contact visitors from community. 13. Responsible for other duties as determined by the elders. Experience/Education: Family-oriented individual possessing post-secondary education with an emphasis on Biblical studies and leadership training. Applicants with a degree are preferred. A minimum of five years full-time preaching experience is required. Compensation: Salary and benefits will be commensurate with experience, education, qualifications, and cost of living in the Greater Lansing area.

Application Instructions: Please send a cover letter, resume, two personal references, three professional references, and a recording (Audio or Visual) of two sermons to: Minister Search committee, Holmes Road Church of Christ, 321 East Holmes Road, Lansing, MI 48910, Or email to office@holmesroad.org. Application packages must be complete to be considered. Church phone number is (517) 882 8105.

4/15/2015 Minister/Evangelist

The South Germantown Road Church of Christ in Memphis, TN, is seeking an experienced minister/evangelist to help fulfill our mission of “Glorifying God as disciples of His Son: Anchoring, converting and teaching souls in our community and abroad.” We are a very loving congregation of 210, located in southeast Memphis. There’s much to be excited about at South Germantown Road, including the recent opening of our Activity Center building, designed to enhance our very active Outreach Ministry. We are an actively growing church, seeking a spiritual and dynamic leader to serve with our three elders, four deacons and five ministry leaders. Please access the SGRCoC Minister Application Packet for additional information, or contact Dedric Pearson at (901) 218-2094.

4/8/2015 Full time Minister

The Skagit Valley Church of Christ in Burlington, WA is seeking a full-time minister/preacher/teacher. This work includes regular preaching, teaching Bible classes, facilitating community outreach, and supporting the spiritual growth of the congregation. We are looking for a doctrinally sound man who is passionate for the work of the Lord, and able to connect with people of all ages and backgrounds.  Candidates with a two-year preaching degree, four-year bachelor degree from a Bible college, or Master of Divinity will be considered. Minimum of two years of ministry experience required.

The Skagit Valley Church of Christ is a body of believers committed to caring for one another and to sharing the Gospel in the Skagit Valley and beyond.  Located in Burlington since 1961, the family is made up of members from all over the surrounding area.  Mission support includes prison ministries at the Walla Walla State Penitentiary and work in India, Haiti, and locally.  The body averages 80 worshipers on Sundays and is interested in growing in number and in the spiritual maturity of all members.

Interested candidates should submit a resume and contact information for at least three references to: cadams@skagitvalleychurch.org.

4/8/2015 Campus Minister

Newark Church of christ
91 Salem church Road
Newark, DE 19711

We are a ministry at the University of Delaware with a full time campus minister since 2000.  It is a University recognized club who are the Blue Hens for Christ.  Enrollment is 21,000, with 3000 international student who attend the University or are enrolled in the English Language Institute.   Current Campus minister has accepted another opportunity and will be moving by the end of the month of June. Please feel free to contact Darrell Swanson (darrellkeith@verizon.net) for additional information.

Campus ministry is sponsored by the Newark Church of Christ (www.newarkcoc.org), and supported by the Delaware Christian Campus Ministry Foundation (www.dccmf.com).  We have campus house located almost on campus with operations sponsored by the Foundation.  Campus minister will also serve on the board of the Foundation and expect that he will join with the Campus for Christ organization. Detail information about the history of the campus ministry can be found at www.dccmf.com. Information about the Blue Hens for Christ can be found at http://www.bluehensforchrist.net.

We would appreciate a resume, a brief description of your pathway to faith, and 2 sermons you may have preached and other information that you feel pertinent to successful application. B.A. Bible, Masters preferable and some experience. Our present minister will be leaving at the end of June 2015, and we would like to have a campus minister by June 1, so that there would be opportunity to share information and meet student officers. Salary is comparable with education and experience. Contact:  Darrell Swanson at darrellkeith@verizon.net  telephone 302-453-8456.

4/8/2015 Senior  Minister

Westgate Church of Christ is actively seeking a Senior Minister.  Westgate is a medium-sized congregation in Dothan, Alabama (southeast Alabama).  Average Sunday attendance is 350-400 and total membership is around 450.   We are a welcoming church with a vibrant worship service and an active and committed core membership, particularly with regards to families with parents in the 30-50 year old range.

Westgate recently completed a building renovation and expansion project.  A major focus of our building project was improving the facilities for Westgate Christian School—a ministry which we have been involved in for over 30 years and which continues to be an important point of contact and outreach to our community.  In addition, we believe in the ministry of reconciliation and find that one of our most important roles in our community is to minister to those in prison and those emerging from the criminal justice system.  For more information, Westgate Minister Ad

4/7/2015 Full-time Minister

The Church of Christ that worships at Center Road in Saginaw, Michigan, greets you with the love of Christ.  The elders and deacons at Center Road have formed a Search Committee responsible for soliciting nominees interested in ministering full-time to our congregation. If you are interested in this position and believe you are qualified to meet the spiritual needs of our congregation, please send us your resume.  Please address any correspondence to the Center Road Church of Christ or contact COC Search Committee via Email: CenterRoadChurchofChrist@gmail.com or Phone: (989) 790-2707.

We thank you for your consideration and pray the Lord will truly bless your work for Christ.

We are seeking a full-time minister to teach, preach, evangelize, outreach, visit, fellowship, get involved with the community, and work cooperatively with congregational leadership of Elders and Deacons.  It is desirable that the candidate has at least 3-5 years minister experience and family oriented.  The successful applicant will have demonstrated leadership skills. He will have experience in growing congregations, leading programs like VBS, and implementing innovative ideas and initiatives.  Member visitation and restoration is very important to us.  In addition, the congregation needs lessons that are inspiring, encouraging, and sound.

Total compensation, including salary and money for medical insurance, is negotiable ($45,000-$55,000) based on the needs and experience of the applicant.  The final offer will be made by the leadership team, and presented in a formal written agreement that includes the job description.

Please send your resume as soon as possible.  An applicant packet will be sent to candidates meeting our requirements.

4/6/2015 Full-time Evangelist

The Raleigh Church of Christ in Raleigh, North Carolina seeks a full-time evangelist who genuinely loves the Lord and defines his ministry as preaching, teaching, and equipping others to serve Christ.  With an average Sunday morning attendance of 220, we are a diverse body of believers inspired by God to live by a spirit of humility while speaking the truth in love.  The congregation has an average attendance of 220, is led by six elders, and served by 20 deacons. If you desire to be considered for this position or would like to learn more about the RCOC, please go to the following link: www.rccapplication.com.

4/1/2015 Full time Minister

The Burlington church of Christ is searching for a Minister to work with a church in the Midwest serving Southeast Iowa for over 100 years. The Church of Christ in Burlington, IA is a smaller size congregation (70 – 80 Sunday AM attendance) with a huge heart.  The general qualifications of such a person are:

  • Spiritual and emotional maturity
  • A Bible degree or equivalent schooling
  • A strong interest in preaching, teaching, and visitation
  • Willing to work with a wide-range of ages

We are searching for a well-organized, energetic, minister who follows the Lord’s example of being loving and compassionate. Marital status: Preferred Married. He must also be able to effectively communicate the will of God to the church and the surrounding community. Salary will be commiserate with experience. Please send a resume with three references and a sermon (video). Contact: Mike Alberts at (319) 392-4587, email: mlalberts@mchsi.com Send these to:

Burlington Church of Christ
2120 S. Roosevelt Ave
Burlington, IA 52601
Email: mlalberts@mchsi.com
Office: (319) 754-5684
Home: (319) 392-4587

3/26/2015 Full-time Minister

The Smithville Church of Christ is seeking a full-time minister with a starting date of August 1, 2015 or later. Our minister has resigned to begin full-time in hospital chaplaincy. Smithville is a town of about 4,000 people, situated 45 miles southeast of Austin on one of the main highways between Austin and Houston.

The church has been active in the community since 1933 and now consists of about 70 members. We are active in short term missions trips for our teens, Leadership Training for Christ, hold weekly worship services at the nursing home, host a community garden, provide VBS, and bring children from the community to our Bible classes and worship on both Sunday morning and Wednesday evening. We also have a weekly Ladies Bible class along with a Ladies ministry that focuses on service projects.

We are searching for a well-organized, energetic, community minded minister who follows the Lord’s example of love, compassion, and service. He must also be able to effectively communicate the will of God to the church and the surrounding community.

We provide a salary, along with housing and other allowances as negotiated. Applicants should send: 1) a letter of introduction; 2) a resume; 3) a recording (audio/video, CD, electronic link, etc.) of at least two sermons.

Send to:
Search Team
Smithville Church of Christ
1415 NE 8th Street
Smithville, TX 78957
E-mail: smithvilletxchurch@gmail.com
Phone: 512-360-2550

3/25/2015 Associate Minister

The Billings Church of Christ (Billings, Montana) is seeking a full time associate minister.  The main ministry focus areas include evangelism, community presence, and new member integration.  Ideal candidates will exemplify giftedness in the key areas listed above.  Furthermore, candidates should be well grounded in Scripture as seen in a transformed Chirst-like lifestyle.

The congregation has been at its current location since 1956.  One minister, five elders and eight deacons serve at the church.  Our Sunday morning worship averages about 160 people.  We are an intergenerational congregation that has people between newborn to 90’s.  We have active groups in most of the different generations represented

For more information please see our detailed job posting at http://www.billingschurchofchrist.org/about-us/associate-minister

3/23/2015 Full time Minister

The church of Christ in Carlisle, Pennsylvania is seeking to fill our full-time minister position. This work includes regular preaching, teaching Bible classes, facilitating community outreach, and supporting the spiritual growth of the congregation. We are looking for a doctrinally sound man who is passionate for the work of the Lord, and able to connect with people of all ages and backgrounds.  Candidates with experience in successful evangelism activities will be given the most consideration.

Carlisle has a population of approximately 38,000 and is located 20 miles southwest of Harrisburg (the state capitol).  Carlisle is home to the Army War College, a major military school for officers, as well as Dickinson College.  Sunday attendance averages around 140 members and as a congregation, we have a large number of willing workers who desire involvement in outreach in the community and fellowship with one another.

If you are interested in working with a congregation that is full of potential for growth, we invite you to email a cover letter, your resume, and any other documentation you feel may be pertinent to the hiring process to our congregation for consideration to search@carlislecoc.org or mail them to Carlisle church of Christ c/o Preacher Search Committee 971 Walnut Bottom Rd, Carlisle, PA 17015

3/23/2015 Full time Pulpit Minister

The Auburn Hills church of Christ in Auburn Hills, Michigan is seeking applications for a qualified full-time pulpit minister  with a minimum of 5-7 years of pulpit experience and a true love for the Lord and his people. The right person will desire to be involved in the community, active with the members of the congregation, work well under the spiritual oversight of the eldership, and help us together fulfil the biblical challenge of building each other up and provoking each other toward good works.

The Auburn Hills congregation has a 35 year history of mission’s work, a deep love for the Lord and a desire to grow both spiritually and numerically. The congregation is a warm, welcoming group that seeks to serve the Lord in everything we do. We have 2 elders and 3 deacons, with an average Sunday morning attendance of 85 in 2014.

The compensation package includes an adjoining residence for your use, a competitive experience-based salary, housing allowance, and paid time off. We are looking for an individual that is a self-starter, possessing good collaboration skills, able to work closely with the elders, and able to maintain standard office hours to help serve the congregation.

Please see the submission instructions at www. ahmicoc.org.

3/19/2015 Full-time Pulpit Minister

The 2nd & Wallace St. Church of Christ in San Saba, TX, is seeking a full-time pulpit minister.  Duties would include teaching adult classes, managing the church office, and overseeing the publication of a weekly bulletin.  Please send resume or contact elders at 2nd & Wallace St. Church of Christ, 201 W. Wallace, San Saba, TX 76877.  Ph/325-372-5584.  Requests for additional information should be directed to the above address or phone number. Our new website is www.secondandwallacechurchofchrist@wordpress.com 

3/9/2015 Minister

Missoula church of Christ located in Missoula Montana is currently seeking a minister who defines his ministry as preaching, teaching and equipping others to serve. We are a congregation of approximately 75 members that is seeking to grow.

The ideal candidate should have an in-depth knowledge of God’s Word, hold fast to Biblical truths and be able to effectively communicate those truths for the edification of the congregation and growth of the church. Additionally, he should relate well to young people and be effective in handling family and marriage issues. Under the oversight of our elders, he (and his family) should be active in church ministries and in the lives of individual members of the congregation.

If you would like to be considered for this position, please submit your resume, audio or video media of two sermons and a concise statement (1-2 pages) that characterizes your current ministry efforts and style. Please mail or e-mail this information to:

Missoula church of Christ
Minister Search
1528 S Higgins Ave.
Missoula, MT 59801
mslacoc@gmail.com

If you have any questions, please contact one of our elders:
Cody Witt
Cell Phone: 406-370-1111
dynamark@mortgagemt.com

Bob Johnston
Cell Phone:  406-544-7849
bobjohnston@bresnan.net

3/6/2015 Full-time University Minister

Sunset Church of Christ seeks a minister to coordinate and head a thriving university ministry that serves Texas Tech University, Lubbock Christian University, South Plains College, and other university age students in the immediate vicinity of Lubbock, Texas. Lubbock is home to over 50,000 collegiate students. All ministers at Sunset are part of a ministry team that works together for the betterment of the Sunset family. This position would serve to oversee the entirety of the University Ministry and be an integral part of the Ministry Team at Sunset while empowering volunteers from the Sunset family to assist in this ministry. For job description, Sunset University Minister

3/3/2015 Full-time Youth Minister

Riggs is looking for a qualified young man to work with our youth and families.  Riggs Church of Christ is located in Chapel Hill, TN, and we are a congregation with 5 elders and about 180 average attendance on Sunday morning. We are looking for a baptized believer who has a degree in Bible or Bible related field. We would prefer that the candidate be married/engaged. We are looking for a person that can teach and preach when needed, and has experience organizing a youth program. Having youth ministry experience through a previous congregation or experience through internships would be great.

If you are interested please send us a resume. Include with your resume: A purpose of ministry statement, a picture, and a statement as to why you would like to work with the congregation. If you would like to submit an example bible class lesson (PFD format preferred), you may. If you have a recording you would like for us to see feel free to submit that via dropbox or link if you have it uploaded to YouTube or Soundcloud. Please do not send anything via Postal Mail.

Please email resumes and direct any questions you might have to Russell Wyatt – russjwyatt@gmail.com

2/26/2015 Full-time Minister

 The Church of Christ in Wildwood is looking for a minister who is willing to teach God’s inspired Word. We are looking for someone who can become part of the church as well as the community. We would expect the candidate’s wife to be supportive of his efforts and to be active within the congregation and community as well. We have an average attendance of about 50. The mindset of the church is growth. If you wish to be considered for this position please submit your resume or if you have any questions, send an email to churchofchristwildwood@gmail.com

2/18/2015 Full-time Youth Minister

The Walled Lake Church of Christ is seeking to fill a full time youth minister position. Potential candidates looking to work with youth ages 3-18 should review the job description which can be found at our website walledlakecoc.com.  Salary is commensurate with experience.

2/18/2015 Youth Minister

The North Ridge Church of Christ is looking for a new Youth Minister. We are located in Mt. Pleasant, TX. You can look us up online at www.northridgecoc.com. We average about 300 on Sunday mornings and have about 400 members on file. Our youth group has roughly 40 teens (grades 7th – 12th grades) with a good group of young kids coming up in the next several years.

Our youth group is very diverse with personalities, backgrounds, family life, race, etc. We are looking for someone who has a special place in his heart for teenagers with a troubled family life and are spiritually unaccounted for. We are also looking for someone who loves working with kids and teenagers of all types, as well as their families, and has a passion for making disciples of Jesus.

Qualifications: A male who has a Bible or Ministry degree, preferably is either married or engaged to be married, and has experience working with teenagers and experience working with a church. The first two are just preferred, not a deal breaker. However, the experience is important!

To acquire more information you can contact Jody Garner (Preacher and Former Youth Minister). Church Office # 903-572-3202. Jody’s email address:jgarner1@harding.edu. If you wish to apply, please attach your Resume, salary expectations if you have any, and references if not included in Resume.