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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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.
12/16/2014 Full-time Minister
Aberdeen WA., Church of Christ is seeking a full time Minister who will help us grow spiritually and reach the lost of our area. We desire a married man, preferably with children. Mail resume and recent sermon to:
12/15/2014 Youth and Family Minister
12/15/2014 Associate Minister
The Fairview Heights Church of Christ, Fairview Heights, IL is seeking an associate minister to serve our congregation located in the metropolitan St. Louis area. We desire an experienced man to work with our youth, willing to occasionally preach, work with other age groups in addition to youth and be involved in congregational ministry efforts to reach our community for Christ. We are a church family of 225 with three elders and a senior minister. If you would like the opportunity to serve with a group of loving Christians seeking to share Christ with their community, please send us your resume, references and a brief philosophy of ministry to: email@example.com or Fairview Heights Church of Christ, 9955 Bunkum Road, Fairview Heights, IL 62208 (Attention: Associate Minister)
12/9/2014 full time Minister
The Church of Christ in Millington, Tennessee is accepting applications for a full-time pulpit minister who is committed to connecting with members of all ages. This loving and active church family of about 300 members is currently served by 6 elders and 10 deacons, and is located approximately 15 miles north of Memphis. Interested applicants should submit a resume and cover letter telling us about yourself and your interest in serving with us here.
Send to: JVego@MillingtonchurchofChrist.com
Millington Church of Christ
Attention Search Committee
7320 Raleigh-Millington Rd
Millington TN 38053
- Must hold strictly to Biblical authority
- Should be able to teach sound doctrine
- Should be able to preach and evangelize
- Should be a faithful example devoted to good works
- Must have a strong marriage, good family relationship and his wife should be willing to actively participate in church ministries
- Should be willing to visit the sick and shut-ins
- Must be willing to relocate to Millington
For additional information, visit the Millington Church of Christ website at www.millingtonchurchofchrist.com
Summerville Church of Christ
413 Old Trolley Road
Summerville, SC 29485
Contact Person: David Clayton, Sr. Senior Minister
Position Opens: January 1, 2015. Applications taken until filled.
Salary: Based on experience.
With our Youth Minister becoming our Worship Leader, we are searching for an additional minister to work with our Minister and Worship Leader. The Basic qualifications for this minister will be someone with a college degree in a ministry related field, 5+ years of experience, in the late 20s to mid 30s age group, good organization skills and friendly to all ages.
The Ministry description will be tailored to the strengths of the person selected. Ideally, the person selected will spend 50% of their time leading and teaching in the Youth Ministry, with the additional portion of their time managing the volunteers and various needs of our different groups within the congregation. If so gifted, this minister would have opportunities to be the substitute worship leader, and/or preach occasionally throughout the year. As mentioned earlier, the person may or may not possess all of the ideal descriptions in the previous sentence. Percentages of time management will fluctuate based on the minister’s strengths. The Summerville Church of Christ is located near Charleston, SC. and averages 413 on Sunday morning. We are large number of different age groups, with lots of kids, young adults, and a very active group of retired members.
11/24/2014 Youth Minister
Missouri Street Church of Christ is located in the growing community of Baytown, TX. Our membership includes an English speaking group of approximately 175 and a Spanish speaking group of 40. We are currently seeking a Godly man to serve the church as a Youth Minister . There exists a wonderful opportunity to both grow our youth group in size, and improve the level of participation of current members. Interested candidates should send a resume and any supporting documents to firstname.lastname@example.org.
11/20/2014 Full-time Associate Minister
The Woodland Hills Church of Christ is seeking an exemplary full-time Associate Minister. We are an ethnically diverse congregation of approximately 100 members in suburban Los Angeles. We seek one who desires a strong relationship with Christ and will equip the teens and young adults in our church, and in our community, for a Christian walk with God. See our website at: www.whchurch.net. For a full job description, WHCC Assoc Minister Job Description.
11/17/2014 Full-time Pulpit Minister
The Essex Village Church of Christ in Charleston, SC is looking for a minister who is committed to spreading the truth of God’s word to our community. He should be a dedicated family man with preaching experience and the ability to encourage and motivate the congregation. Also, he must be able to communicate well with people of all ages. Our congregation is well established with a current attendance of 120+. The church building is completely paid for and is located in the West Ashley area of Charleston. The church is served by 3 elders and 9 deacons. The members are actively involved in missionary work, local and abroad, a children’s home, feeding the homeless in a soup kitchen, VBS, a yearly state wide Bible Bowl, Ladies Day/Retreat programs and World Bible school and many other adult and youth activities.
Please mail or email a resume including your preaching experience and education along with references to the attention of the Preacher Search Committee.
Essex Village Church of Christ
736 Savage Rd
Charleston, SC 29407
Or email to email@example.com
11/13/2014 Preaching Minister
Montague Church of Christ, an Independent Christian Church, is seeking a Preaching Minister. We are in Montague, Prince Edward Island, Canada. A town with a population of 5000, servicing 20,000 about a five hour drive north of Maine. Farming, fishing and tourism are the main industries. Attendance is approximately 100 at our Sunday morning service. Our facility will seat 300. Candidate must hold a bachelor’s degree from a college affiliated with the Christian Church/Church of Christ and have at least five years’ experience in preaching ministry.
Candidate must be passionate about relevant preaching, discipleship, community outreach, prayer, and personal spiritual growth. He must have strong leadership skills, works well with others, is organized and will lead the church in spiritual and numerical growth. Additional staff includes a part-time youth minister, and secretary. If you feel God is leading you to our church, please send a video/audio sermon, your resume, and recent picture to:
11/12/2014 Full-time Minister
The Enon Church of Christ in Webb, AL is searching for a full time minister. We are seeking an individual who has a genuine love for the Lord, the church, and the lost. We desire someone with excellent people skills who can work with all ages and personalities and enjoys being around people. We are interested in a man with the desire to evangelize rather than just a ‘pulpit man. We seek a minister to go out in our community and seek lost souls to save; to work in our local area to build the church; serve this congregation and others in our community. We want a self-motivated minister who is eager, energetic with enthusiasm for the work.
The successful candidate:
- must hold strictly to Biblical authority
- should be able to teach sound biblical doctrine
- should be able to preach and evangelize
- should be a faithful example devoted to good works
- should be willing to visit the sick and shut-in
Our preference would be to find a married man with some experience as a full-time preacher, with a Biblical degree and a deep knowledge of the scriptures. We are a small aging congregation of about 50 dedicated people with a desire to work and grow. We hope for a minister who can attract young and old to the Lord’s church; keep them; help all to grow and mature in the brotherhood. This will be a big job, but the benefits will be great.
We offer a competitive salary for a church our size and a home for the minister will be included.
Brother Rob Taylor
Brother Jimmy Kilgore
Brother Robert Helms
11/12/2014 Youth Minister
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 to 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.
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 required.
Compensation: Salary and benefits will be commensurate with experience, education, qualifications, and cost of living in the Greater Lansing area.
How to Apply: Please send a cover letter, resume, two personal references, three professional references, and a recording (Audio or Visual)of two lessons to: Minister Search committee, Holmes Road Church of Christ, 321 East Holmes Road, Lansing, MI 48910, Or email to firstname.lastname@example.org Application packages must be complete to be considered.
11/7/2014 Youth Minister
Jefferson Avenue Church of Christ in Cookeville, Tennessee is seeking a youth minister for its youth ministry. The JA Youth Minister serves as the leader to students from 7-12th grade in Cookeville Area schools. Currently, there are 45-50 students in the ministry. The primary role of the minister is to build relationships with students in order to assist them as they become mature followers of Christ. Qualifications: Prefer married with involved wife. Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a degree in Bible. Degree in other fields will be considered with related teaching/ministry experience. 3-5 years or more of experience in youth ministry is preferred. Strong teaching, communication, and leadership skills are required. The Ministry Team at JACOC is served by 3 full time ministers, 2 part time ministers, and 2 secretaries.
11/6/2014 Preaching/Evangelism Minister
The Washington Avenue Church of Christ in Evansville, IN is looking for an Evangelistically minded Minister to work in a new congregation in a suburb east of Cincinnati, OH. It is a great location for families and also for outreach.This position is a full time work fully supported by the Washington Avenue congregation. Our goal is to build up a new congregation and to help the non-churched come to know Christ. This work will be dynamic and challenging. However, it will certainly be rewarding as we need more Christians and more congregations of the Lord’s people growing today.
11/3/2014 Youth & Family Minister
Work with our youth from 1 – 18 and their families. Also have a local college that need some attention. The job is to strategically plan a ministry program and to organize us to help you implement. Longer term our current minister is considering retirement or pulling back within four years and a pulpit position will be the next logical step for this position.
Please send a resume to Tom Laws. Email is great we would love to have you out for a few days or longer to check us out.
11/3/2014 Preaching Minister
The West Erwin Church of Christ in Tyler, Texas is accepting applications for the preaching minister position.
This church has been in existence for 129 years, established in 1885. We are located in the heart of downtown Tyler, the “Rose Capitol of the World.” Located in heart of East Texas, Tyler has a population of about 100,000 people, while drawing in people from outlying towns for employment as well as for our church family.
West Erwin averages about 450 in our Sunday morning worship assembly. We are a financially stable church, and have modern facilities, relevant to our ministries, that we utilize as a home base for reaching out. We are a church that is focused on missions, both foreign and domestic. Our benevolence ministry utilizes a lot of our membership and makes up a substantial portion of our footprint in the downtown area.
We are a church family that looks to avoid extremes, led by the scriptures. We are a church made up of a variety of ages, with a group of active young families all the way through our Young at Heart group. We currently have a full-time ministry team of three (Family Life, Youth, Benevolence) that the preaching minister would work with in unison, helping set goals and being a resource for our church.
Some of the expectations for our preaching minister include:
- Serve as preacher for Worship Assemblies
- Work within Ministry Team
- Active in Pastoral Care
- Involved in the life of the church
BELIEVE in God
CONNECT to God’s People
Our mission is: Matthew 28:18-20 18 Then Jesus came to them and said, “All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me. 19 Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, 20 and teaching them to obey everything I have commanded you. And surely I am with you always, to the very end of the age.”
Please direct resumes or questions about the opening to email@example.com or you can send them via regular postage mail to one of our shepherds here at West Erwin
10/31/2014 Full-time Youth Minister
We are a congregation of 225 members located in Magnolia, Texas northwest of Houston. We are currently seeking a full time Youth Minister to work with our youth group to help them embrace a life with Christ and support our parents in their role of developing their teen’s spiritual growth. Our youth group has approximately 20 kids with the potential to expand. Our close proximity to the Houston area provides a wealth of activities for our youth to develop long lasting friendships that will encourage them throughout their Christian walk. If you think you would be a perfect fit for our congregation, we want to hear from you.
Attributes / Requirements include:
- The Youth Minister should love the Lord, His church, and have a special place in his heart for the youth.
- He must have a desire to help bring the entire congregation closer to God.
- It is not essential that the youth minister be married but if he is, we look forward to having his wife participate and work with the church and the youth however she can. A Godly wife who loves The Lord and supports her husband’s efforts is a beautiful lesson to the youth.
- Some of the activities that we support and are part of the youth program are summer camp, Bible Bowl and VBS. The youth minister would be expected to lead all of these activities.
Those interested in applying should email Lance Leonard at firstname.lastname@example.org or mail their resume to:
Magnolia church of Christ
Attention: Lance Leonard
823 S. Magnolia Parkway
Magnolia, Texas 77355
10/27/2014 Pulpit Minister
Tony Stafford has accepted the work at the Pahrump Church of Christ in NV. This leaves open the pulpit position at the Mid Valley congregation in Sandy UT. They have about 40 members and worship in an Odd Fellows hall but have some savings toward the purchase of a building or property. The Mid Valley group is a sound and strongly united congregation and they prefer a mature man in his 40’s or 50’s. Visit our website at: www.saltlakecitychurchofchrist.org and contact Tony at email@example.com or 801-793-9523.
10/20/2014 Full-time Youth Minister
Northeast Church of Christ, located in the suburbs of Cincinnati, is actively seeking a full-time Youth Minister to work with our teenagers by educating, disciplining, encouraging, and equipping our census of nearly 75 young people for God’s service. Two plus years in youth ministry desired, including the ability to build influential personal relationships with teenagers and their families, and a demonstrated desire to share Christ, setting an example that inspires teens to become disciples of Christ growing into adulthood and beyond. A Bachelor’s Degree in ministry or equivalent education or work experience is preferred.
10/16/2014 Evangelist / Minister
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 Minister Application Packet for additional information, or contact Dedric Pearson at (901) 218-2094.
10/14/2014 Full time Preacher
The Heritage Addition Church of Christ is located in Booneville, Arkansas, serving most of South Logan County, including the nearby town of Magazine. Average Sunday morning attendance thru Sept., 2014 was 97, ranging in age from infant to 90+, average weekly contribution for the first three quarters of 2014 was $1,495. Our facilities are located on Highway 10, debt free and adequate for growth in numbers. We currently have two elders and four deacons. There are no major areas of contention to disturb the peace within the congregation. Our present minister is leaving under good terms, having been hired by a larger congregation in Dallas, TX.
We sing a cappella, conduct bible classes for children on Sunday morning and Wednesday night. We support foreign mission efforts as funds are available, as well as Southern Christian Home for children. Various bible translations are used in our teaching and preaching efforts. We regard the bible as the authority in all matters of religious belief, but do not blindly follow traditional understandings just because they seem comfortable. Desirable qualities for a preacher include competence in the pulpit and a passion for lost souls, including a willingness to provide leadership and encouragement in evangelistic efforts. The ability to form positive relationships in the congregation and community would be viewed as positive qualities. There is a special opportunity to relate to, and encourage, our younger families. Detailed job description available on request.
We offer a three bedroom, two bath house, including an additional room suitable for a study or other use, and a two car garage. The house is in good condition, having been remodeled about a year and a half ago. Salary will be discussed after a serious mutual interest is established.
Booneville is in west central Arkansas, approx. 35 miles from Ft. Smith. Population in Booneville is approx. 4,000, Magazine population is approx. 800, and there is a significant rural population outside the city limits of either town. There is a relatively new hospital in Booneville served by local physicians and various specialists who conduct outpatient clinics. There are two large hospitals in Ft. Smith providing a wide range of advanced services. Both Booneville and Magazine have good educational systems. University of Arkansas in Fort Smith provides opportunities for higher education. Other information about the area can be found atwww.southlogan.com
Church Web Site www.heritageadditionchurchofchrist.com
Please send resume to:
Heritage Addition Church of Christ
P. O. Box 155
Booneville, AR 72927
10/14/2014 Full-time Minister
The Pleasant View church of Christ in Skullbone, TN is looking for a full-time minister to join us in spreading God’s word and building up His church. We average 85 people in attendance for Sunday morning worship and we have 3 elders and 4 deacons who serve and lead. This is a caring church family who love to serve God and our community. We offer a nice 3 bedroom, 1 bathroom home on church property as part of compensation. If you are interested in being part of this ministry, please send a resume and other relevant material to:
Pleasant View church of Christ
6 Skullbone Rd
Bradford, TN 38316
10/14/2014 Full-time Evangelist / Minister
The Church of Christ located in Dexter, Michigan, is searching for a full time evangelist/minister. We are seeking an individual who has a genuine love for the Lord, the church, and the lost. We desire someone with excellent people skills who can work with all ages and personalities and enjoys being around people. We want to emphasize we are interested in a man with the desire to evangelize rather than just a ‘pulpit man’. Our congregation was established in 2004 and we have a regular attendance of 75 to 90 on Sunday mornings. The congregation is shepherded by 4 elders. Our total compensation package includes a competitive salary, residence and paid vacation. The position will be open January 1, 2015. Please email Bob Conn at rconn firstname.lastname@example.org for further information about the position.
10/13/2014 Full-time Minister
Laurel, Maryland. Fast-growing evangelistic congregation of approximately 300 members located between Washington, DC and Baltimore, MD is seeking qualified minister candidate to be an integral part of a dynamic three-man minister team to work closely with 6 elders and 12 deacons. Together this united group of godly men will provide the scriptural and loving leadership and equipping needed for the congregation to thrive. The successful candidate will be Christ-like, mission-driven, prayerful, evangelistic, a humble team player, who can boldly and freshly present the Word of God on Sundays and throughout the week.
The successful candidate:
- must hold strictly to Biblical authority
- should be able to teach sound doctrine as exhorted in I Timothy 4:16
- should be able to preach and evangelize (II Timothy 4:2-5)
- should be a faithful example devoted to good works (I Tim 4:12)
- must have a strong marriage, good family relationship and his wife should be willing to actively participate in church ministries
Bachelor Degree from a regional accredited higher educational institution is required. Degree in Bible from school/college of preaching at a Church of Christ affiliated university is strongly preferred.
Candidates are requested to e-mail a resume and three references to email@example.com . If these are online sermons available, please provide a link. To find out more about Laurel Church of Christ visit our website at www.Laurelchurch.net
10/6/2014 Pulpit Minister
The Church of Christ in Lake Dallas, Texas is accepting applications for a full-time pulpit minister who is committed to connecting to members of all ages. This loving and active church family of about 150 members is currently served by 5 elders and 10 deacons, and is located approximately 30 miles north of Dallas.The annual salary is set at $60,000. Interested applicants should submit a resume and cover letter telling us about yourself and your interest in serving with us here. Submit applications to: Employment@LakeDallasChurchofChrist.org For additional information, visit the Lake Dallas Church of Christ website at www.lakedallaschurchofchrist.org
Church of Christ
Third & Cherokee
P.O. Box 736
Jay, Oklahoma 74346
(918) 801-6838, (918) 323-1456, (918) 323-1455
We are a small Church of Christ that has existed in Jay, Oklahoma since near statehood. Jay is located in northeastern Oklahoma and is surrounded by an abundance of recreational opportunities. Both Grand Lake of the Cherokees and Lake Eucha are within ten minutes of Jay. Jay’s current population is around 3,000, but has recently shown signs of growth by the construction of new housing units within the city.
Jay is also located within an hour of the following educational institutions: University of Arkansas in Fayetteville, Arkansas, Northeastern State University in Tahlequah, Oklahoma, and Missouri Southern University in Joplin, Missouri.
Most importantly our Church is a Christ loving group of Christian men, women and children. Like many Churches of our faith, we are in need of a qualified and able person to serve as our minister. We are looking for a person that would be at least an experienced Elder; with a heart and desire to preach the gospel and work to bring others to Christ. We are a group of Christian men devoted to keeping our church strong and reaching out to others to come join us in Christ. Perhaps a retired or semi-retired person would be interested in contacting us concerning our opening. We would be able to pay a salary that would supplement a person receiving some other source of income. We ask for your prayers that there is someone that would be available to meet our needs and to further serve the Lord. Any inquiries should be directed to one of the above listed phone numbers.
9/24/2014 Youth and Family Minister
Northwest Houston Church of Christ is seeking a Youth and Family Minister. This Youth and Family Minister will work with JR and SR High. The congregation has 500 active members with a great balance of ages and volunteers. Lots of community involvement. Qualifications: 1. Bachelor’s degree from a church of Christ based Christian college, 2. Previous, successful experience in the church of Christ Youth and Family Ministry. 3. Preferably married to a woman who is a baptized current and active member of the church of Christ. To apply, please forward your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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, 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. For additional information, Missoula COC Minister Ad
9/22/2014 Full-time Youth Minister
The Bayside Church of Christ is a welcoming and loving church family of approximately 300 members, located in beautiful Virginia Beach. We are looking for candidates with a four-year degree in youth or family ministry, Bible, or other related studies, and prefer candidates with prior youth ministry experience of at least 3 years. Salary and benefits are commensurate with education and experience. Please submit a resume, cover letter, a brief statement of why you want to be a youth minister, and references. For additional information on the job responsibilities, Bayside Church of Christ Youth Minister Job Announcement.
9/22/2014 Youth and Family Minister
Westside Church of Christ is prayerfully seeking a man who is Christ-centered, with an emphasis in youth/family ministry, and a willingness to lead in the development of spiritual opportunities for teens and families. For a complete job description, Westside Youth and Family Minister
9/22/2014 Youth and Family Minister
Jenks Avenue has a family-based, discipleship-oriented youth ministry whose primary purpose is to empower and support parents in their God-given responsibility to raise their children in the training and instruction of the Lord. We are looking for a minister who will nurture our young peoples’ relationships with God, their families, and the church. Jenks Avenue is a growing congregation with a love for the Lord and our community. We have been blessed with and are strongly committed to our unity. Our congregation is family-oriented with a broad range of ages and diversity. We are overseen by 5 elders and 26 deacons and have a membership of over 400. Our county, situated on the Gulf of Mexico, has population of about 180k. Panama City enjoys a mild climate and attracts a large number of tourists. For more information, please visit our website, call or email.
Jenks Avenue church of Christ
Panama City, FL
9/16/2014 Pulpit Minister
Searching for a Pulpit Minister to work with a church in the Midwest serving the Detroit Metropolitan area for 89 years. The Church of Christ in Lincoln Park, MI is a moderate size church (about 170 Sunday AM attendance) looking for a minister to work with students and families. The general qualifications of such a person are:
- Spiritual and emotional maturity
- A Bible degree or equivalent schooling
- In a strong healthy marriage relationship
- A strong interest in preaching, teaching, personal evangelism and visitation
- Willing to work with the whole church in ministering to all ages
Salary will be commiserate with experience and benefits will be provided. Please send a resume with three references and a sermon (video).