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.

You may find additional ministry postings on the website of our parent institution, Harding University.

6/29/2015 Full-time Pulpit Minister

The South Fork Church of Christ located in Winston-Salem, North Carolina is accepting applications for a full time Pulpit Minister. For information about this position, South Fork Church of Christ.

6/29/2015 Youth Minister

The College Church of Christ in Fresno, California is seeking to fill a Youth Minister. For information on this position, Youth Minister Job Description.

6/22/2015 Preacher/Evangelist

The Honesdale Church of Christ is seeking a pulpit minister and evangelist. We are a small congregation in Northeastern PA. A qualified applicant is one who is grounded in the scriptures, who enjoys preaching the word and has a plan for outreach to the community. Interested applicants can contact Rod Crane at rodcrane143@gmail.com. I will be glad to answer any of your questions. The Honesdale Church of Christ meets at the firehouse at 1200 Bridge Ave in Seelyville, PA about 2 miles from downtown Honesdale.

6/17/2015 Youth & Family Minister

We are advertising for a Youth & Family Minister position opening (Job description attached) at  The University City Church of Christ in Gainesville, FL are accepting inquiries for a Youth & Family Minister. The job description can found at University City church of Christ.  Email resumes to ucccyouthminister@gmail.com or mail to C/o Donny Dillon, Youth & Family Minister Search Committee Chair, 4626 NW 8 th Avenue, Gainesville, FL 32605.  Office Phone #352-372-4911.

6/15/2015 Preaching Minister

The West Orange Church of Christ, Winter Garden, Florida is seeking a Preaching Minister.  Please visit www.cocwo.com  for more information on our church family.  If interested, please send your resume, along with links of your sermons to Allen Mann at amann@cocwo.com .

We currently have about 300 members and are positioned for growth in an area of Orlando where the population is booming!  We have Shepherds, Deacons, an Equipping Minister, a Youth Minister and a part time Children’s Minister.

The Candidate for Preaching Minister should possess:

  • A dynamic personality and presence in the pulpit
  • A degree from a University or Preaching School
  • Experience managing change
  • Experience working with a team
  • At least 3-5 years preaching experience

Duties of the Preaching Minister include but are not limited to:

  • Preaching
  • Teaching on Sundays, Wednesdays and at other times such as in Life Groups
  • Working with our Education Director to provide teaching support to our Bible Communities
  • Pastoral Duties such as hospital visitation, counseling, etc.
  • Work with the Shepherds to provide leadership with short and long term planning and implementation
6/15/2015 Preacher/Evangelist

Fairfax Church of Christ is a congregation of 70 members in a growing rural/suburban community 15 miles east of Lexington. The primary responsibilities for this position include evangelizing the Winchester area; preaching two sermons per week; teaching two Bible classes per week; assisting in a growing Lads to Leaders program; and organizing an annual Vacation Bible School and summer lectureship series. Qualifications: Heart for personal evangelism and local missions. Salary Range: negotiable

The essential job functions of this position are as follows:

Evangelize: this position requires a candidate who can develop and administer an effective outreach program in the community. The candidate will be expected to identify and seek opportunities to teach the gospel to non-Christians throughout the community.
Empower: identify and develop members of the congregation who can be trained to carry out evangelistic efforts within the community. Other duties will include training members to increase their faith and become more effective servants in the church.
Edify: encourage a greater sense of faithfulness and personal spiritual growth, as well as encouraging a greater sense of fellowship and community within the congregation.
Preach: deliver two Biblically based sermons per week that serve to enhance spiritual growth within the members of the congregation.
Counsel: provide effective spiritual guidance to members struggling with life problems.
Administration: dealing with the day-to-day needs of the congregation.

Cover Letters and Resumes may be sent to fairfaxcofc@gmail.com
Fairfax Church of Christ
Winchester, KY 40391
Office Phone: 859-744-8850
Contact: Ron Rigney (859-771-4754); Lane Mynk (859-582-8423)

6/11/2015 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

5/29/2015 Pulpit Minister

The church of Christ in Wheeler, Texas is searching for a pulpit minister. We are a congregation of the Lord’s church, with a desire to worship and serve Him in a very Biblical way. We stress the power of God’s grace and encourage the continued growth in active faith among all members of the Lord’s body. We seek to do the entire will of the Father as manifested in the Scriptures and deeply respect the silence thereof. We are non-instrumental and believe firmly in essentiality of repentance and baptism for eternal salvation. We are looking for a pulpit minister with these same values and a desire to embrace our small community with a zeal for evangelism.

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. Our 125 member congregation is diverse in background and age. We have many young families, who will be a major focus of our mutual efforts. We have two elders, Buck Dollar and myself.

Please consider our pulpit position. If you know of a minister who would be a good match for us other than yourself, please put him in contact with us. We know the Lord will be active in our search; and may He richly bless your endeavors as well. For questions or more information, call Stacy McCasland at 806 886-4000 or email mccas@me.com

5/29/2015 Full-time Minister

The Raleigh Church of Christ 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.

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.

5/26/2015 Part Time Youth Minister

The Memphis Korean Church of Christ in Collierville, TN is seeking a part time youth minister, paid hourly. We are seeking for someone to teach the bible, help students grow spiritually, and lead special activities for our youth grades 6th – 7th. We are looking to a person who is passionate in serving the Lord and not only enjoys but is talented in working with children. If you are interested in this position, please send your resume and cover letter to okshelter@hotmail.com.

Memphis Korean Church of Christ
Youth Minister Search
10615 Collierville Rd
Collierville, TN  38017

5/18/2015 Youth & Family Minister

The Kennewick Church of Christ in Kennewick WA is seeking to fill a full time youth & family minister / teacher position. This work includes teaching Bible classes, facilitating community outreach with the youth and supporting the spiritual growth of our youth ages 3-18. We are looking for a doctrinally sound man who is passionate for the work of the Lord, and able to connect with our youth and their parents as well as the rest of the body. Salary is commensurate with experience & qualifications.

Please send your resume to the elders:

Clarence Bottts: ccbotts@hotmail.com
Jim Money: fivebucks@charter.net
Keith Toombs: keithtoombs@yahoo.com

5/11/2015 Campus Minister

The Blacksburg church of Christ is looking for a campus minister to lead the campus evangelistic efforts at Virginia Tech and other local colleges.  The applicant must be relatable to college age students and be able to work effectively in the campus environment In order to encourage growth in the Kingdom of God.  The chosen applicant will work closely with the leadership of the Blacksburg church to ensure the students feel important, appreciated and can therefore reach their full potential while pursuing their education.

Campus Ministry Search committee
Curt Seright – Ouitreach minister
bcoccampus@gmail.com
850-496-9880

Blacksburg Church of Christ
315 SE Eakin St.
Blacksburg, VA 24060
Blacksburgchurchofchrist.net

5/7/2015 Youth Minister

The North Heights Church of Christ in Batesville Arkansas is searching for a Youth Minister. Please contact Tony McNabb – Search Committee Chairman at 870-376-6025, or email: secretary@swbell.net to discuss more about the Youth Ministers position, salary, and benefits.
North Height is located at:
200 Warrior Road   Batesville, AR   72501
Attendance : 350    8 elders, 14 deacons

5/6/2015 Pulpit Minister

The Millington Church of Christ in Millington, Tennessee is looking for a pulpit minister.  Millington is located in West Tennessee, 20 miles north of Memphis. We are a diverse congregation with approximately 300+ awesome members, 5 elders, and 9 deacons dedicated to loving God and loving others.  In our Outreach ministry we have on-going programs to give back to our community.

We are looking for a minister whose wife is actively involved with him in his ministry.

Position: Pulpit Minister

Qualifications:

  • Enthusiasm for the Lord’s work
  • Desire & Commitment to work under the leadership of the Elders
  • People skills
  • Proven leadership ability

Education: minimum BA in Bible or related field; Master’s Degree preferred

Experience:  Minimum 5 years. Preferred 5+ years at the current congregation

Salary: Competitive

Start Date: TBD

Process: Send cover letter, resume, and references:

Jvego@millingtonchurchofchrist.com

5/4/2015 Full-time Pulpit Preacher

The Waukesha Church of Christ in Waukesha, Wisconsin is a small congregation with attendance around 60 each Sunday morning.  We are looking for a pulpit preacher who is willing to be active in the church and community. We have the opportunity for growth and looking for a sound spirit lead preacher to help.  We have a good mix of ages with lots of small children. We will consider a younger preacher but must be biblically sound and not vary form God’s word. To learn more about the Waukesha Church of Christ, visit us at waukeshachurch.org.

To apply,  please send resume and any links to sermons taught to: Wade Leverett at WLeverett@repete.com or call (303)709-3971.

4/28/2015 Family Life Minister

The 250 member Blue River church of Christ in Lee’s Summit, MO (suburb of Kansas City) is searching for a Family Life Minister to work with various age groups (especially younger families) and to help us organize our ministries and small groups. Salary is negotiable. The congregation is currently served by two elders, seven deacons, and a pulpit minister. We are looking for someone with a college degree who has experience working with a local church. This is a new position with some flexibility of duties based on your abilities and interests, so there is a tremendous opportunity for you to use your talents to help us grow. See our website at www.BlueRiverCofC.org. Please email resume to Office@BlueRiverCofC.org.

Blue River Church of Christ
221 NE Woods Chapel Road
Lee’s Summit, MO 64064

4/24/2015 Ful time Preaching Minister

The Church of Christ in Dos Palos, California is now accepting applications for a full-time preaching minister.  See The Church of Christ in Dos Palos for additional information.

4/21/2015 Minister

The Minden Church of Christ in Minden La, 200 College Street, is looking for a minister who is willing to teach God’s inspired and complete 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 75. The mindset of the church is growth in spirt and in numbers. If you wish to be considered for this position please submit your resume or if you have any questions, call or send an email to: Kevin Chandler, kchandler@fwmmech.com ,Tim Shows, tshows@me.com  318-505-8876, Terry Finley 318-780-2405

4/21/2015 Summer Youth Intern

The Elders and staff of the North Woodlands Church of Christ in Magnolia, TX seek to hire one intern (a college student who has at least finished freshmen year), to work with our Youth and Family Ministry this summer. Please see North Woodlands Area Church of Christ Youth Intern Position for details and compensation.

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.

4/7/2015 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.