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 email@example.com 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.
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).
The North Heights Church of Christ, Bixby, OK is currently seeking a full-time Minister.
Our minister for the past 25 years has retired so we are looking for a minister to work with us to evangelize our community and help our members grow and deepen their faith. The congregation consists of about 100 members and is located in one of the top growing communities in Oklahoma. He should have the following qualifications: Sound Doctrine, Proven leadership ability to grow a congregation, Enthusiasm for the Lord’s work, Commitment to work under the leadership of the elders, Minimum BA in Bible, Experience of 6+ years, minimum. Our address is 11710 S. Memorial Drive, Bixby, OK 74008. We have a website www.northheights.org Process: Send cover letter, resume, references and degree verification to: firstname.lastname@example.org
9/15/2014 Full-time Minister
The Pine Valley Church of Christ is currently seeking a full-time Minister. The qualified applicant will be sound in doctrine, effective in teaching the Word, passionate about leading souls to Christ and experienced in various ministries. Candidate must have preaching skills with sermons having a clear relevant application. Must have a genuine love for people with the desire and skills to evangelize. Must be willing to work with the leadership team (consisting of two elders) to create a cohesive message both to the congregation and to the community as a whole. For more information on this ministry opportunity, Pine Valley Church of Christ
9/11/2014 Full-time Associate Minister
The Spring Road Church of Christ in Westerville, OH, a congregation of about 200, is seeking a full-time associate minister whose primary duties will include evangelizing and ministering to families and singles in the 25-40 year old age group. The desired candidate will share preaching, teaching and other responsibilities with current ministers and other church leaders. Sound Bible knowledge and a degree in Bible/theology, ministry, preaching, family ministry or a related discipline is required. The ability to inspire and instruct from God’s Word to a diverse congregation is also a must. Qualified individuals should email a Word or PDF version of their resume to email@example.com or send a printed copy to Minister Search Committee, Spring Road Church of Christ, 74 South Spring Road, Westerville, OH 43081. Visit us on the web at www.springroadcoc.com .
9/8/2014 Youth Minister
The Murrieta Church of Christ is searching for a Youth minister to ignite a desire for a genuine relationship with Christ and to equip the youth, grades 6-12, for the spiritual battle they are in. To teach a Bible based curriculum and encourage a Biblical based lifestyle among the youth.
Applicants must have the following minimum qualifications:
- Be a baptized Christian with a maturing relationship with Christ
- Be a member of the Church of Christ and adhere to its doctrine
- Be a graduate of an accredited college or university with a degree in Theology, Christian Education, or Youth Ministry; or have obtained a certificate from a School of Biblical Studies
- Have at least one year of experience as a Youth Minister or similar position
Salary and benefits are competitive and are based on experience. To learn more about Murrieta Church of Christ, please visit our website at www.murrietacoc.org If you are interested and would like a copy of the full job summary, please send a resume to firstname.lastname@example.org . Alternatively, you may mail a hard copy to: Search Committee, Murrieta Church of Christ, 24750 Lincoln Ave, Murrieta, CA 92562.
9/8/2014 Full-time Pulpit Minister
The Sandpoint church of Christ is a congregation of about 35 people. We are seeking a full-time pulpit minister/evangelist to teach and preach sound biblical doctrine and to be co-laborers with us in outreach to the community. We are offering an annual salary of $45,000.
Sandpoint church of Christ
1331 Cedar Street
Sandpoint, ID 83864
Please contact Jake Primgaard at 208-263-0961 or send email to: contactus@
9/8/2014 Full-time Outreach Minister
Turlock Church of Christ is seeking a full-time Outreach Minister, with strong conviction to Biblical doctrine, minimum of 1 – 2 years’ experience in outreach. This person will provide vision and direction, to facilitate the spreading of the gospel to our community. Must be self-motivated, organized and provide leadership, and guidance for workers. This position requires working closely with the Elders, Deacons, Pulpit Minister, and office staff.
If interested please email your resume to Daniel Borras (Elder) at email@example.com with a subject of “Outreach Minister”. For media presentation and non-digital resumes, please mail to: “Turlock Church of Christ” Attention: Daniel Borras (Outreach)
• Be an active member of the body.
• Plan and coordinate outreach ministries for all age levels (focus 25-40 age groups).
• To challenge, motivate, and recruit others for involvement in outreach ministries.
• Encourage new ideas and ministries that will stimulate outreach into the community.
• Develop short and long-term goals for outreach into the community.
• Develop programs and activities to achieve short and long term goals.
• Recruit workers for outreach programs and activities.
• Work with leadership and other staff to coordinate and implement outreach programs.
• Recruit, train, and encourage new leaders for outreach and other areas within the body.
• Oversee and participate in the execution of outreach activities.
• Participate in the planning, organizing, and implementation other activities and events.
• Be able to fill the pulpit when asked or scheduled to do so. (Pulpit duties will not be on a regular basis, only as fill in).
• Be available to teach Sunday and Wednesday classes, as part of the teacher rotation pool.
• Hold regular weekly office hours.
9/5/2014 Full-time Pulpit Minister
The Williamsburg Church of Christ has been established in the community for over 85 years. We are a very strong, stable and welcoming congregation; with a Sunday morning attendance of approximately 150 and host to 10 to 60 “tourist” visitors, and we are a very diverse congregation – racially, economic, age, work backgrounds and military. We have 4 Elders and 18 Deacons. We seek a motivated man and faithful Christian to join our membership as a full time minister and to work actively arm in arm with the elders and the congregation. We are looking for a man that desires to plant some roots for his family and grow with us. Our minister retired after being with us for 17 years.
The minister will have four key responsibilities in the local work of this congregation:
1) Preach the word in sound doctrine - Sunday morning & evening sermons as well as weekly classes,
2) Evangelism – Be a catalyst alongside the elders in planning and executing evangelism efforts,
3) Counseling and ministering – Work closely with the elders to meet the counseling needs of the congregation and to serve as a resource for the ministries of the congregation, and
4) Administration – Be the central point of contact for updates to the congregation.
Required: Five years or more pulpit experience and previous experience in successful evangelism efforts of the Gospel. Visit our website for more information and application, wcocministersearch.org, or contact Johnnie Madison, firstname.lastname@example.org, (757) 846-7069
9/5/2014 Full-time Preaching Minister
The Church of Christ in Dos Palos, California is now accepting applications for a full-time preaching minister.
9/1/2014 Youth Minister
Capital City Church of Christ
PO Box 2708 Sacramento California 95812
The Capital City Church of Christ is a church plant for northern and west Sacramento communities. The congregation is planted in an urban community recently purchasing a beautiful 250 seat facility. The new facility is located next to the historic Grant High School. The vision for this new work is centered on evangelizing to diverse populations within pre teen and high school age ranges. The desired candidate will work closely with the Minister to develop a work plan for reaching the youth in the community. The Church is currently at 60 members on the cusp of exploding in spiritual and numerical growth.
The right fit for Capital City will be determined by the applicant’s ministerial style, work ethic, and personality to reach the diverse target audience in the Del Paso Heights and West Sacramento communities. The Capital City Church Youth Minister will assist with developing congregational initiatives and ensure the youth are a central hallmark of the total mission. The Youth Minister will be relied upon to encourage and exhort not only the youth but the entire congregation. The ideal candidate should be able to teach and relay biblical truths to the youth with a passion for evangelism and all people. The Capital City Church of Christ is looking to bring on this role as soon as possible. Applicants should send their resumes or letters of interest to email@example.com or PO Box 2708 Sacramento, CA 95812 ATTN: Minister Ken Johnson Youth Minister Search
Glen Rock Church of Christ is searching for a full time Minister. For more information, Minister-Evangelist
8/21/2014 Pulpit Minister
The Ocean Springs Church of Christ in Ocean Springs, Mississippi is accepting resumes for the position of pulpit minister. We are a family of just over a hundred people of Christians who are committed to serving Jesus. We are located on the Mississippi Gulf Coast. We offer an active youth program with a very dedicated and competent youth and family minister, an eldership, and a membership made up of all types of Christians. Various ministries are in place, but we welcome new and fresh ideas and approaches. Web page: oceanspringschurchofchrist.com.
We are looking for a young family that wants to grow with us. Position is open now August, 2014. If you think the Lord is calling you to be that man, please email your resume to: firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com.
8/11/2014 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 three elders, Buck Dollar, Bob Frankenbery, 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. Please contact:
8/5/2014 Associate Minister
The Warrenton Church of Christ, located in the beautiful hills of Northern Virginia, is searching for an associate minister to work with the diverse needs of our 150+ member church. It is our desire as a church family to grow spiritually through the interaction with Christ and His teachings by building interpersonal relationships and by reaching out to those in need.
WCOC is currently served by three shepherds, a senior minister and a director of our children’s ministry. We are looking to fill the new position of associate minister who will be largely in charge of worship planning duties, song leading, working with our youth, and fulfilling other needs as they arise. There are many aspects of this new position to explore and cultivate to your own. The right man will have a bachelor’s degree and will have the skills and enthusiasm to relate Biblical teachings to current life situations, the desire to work with our youth, and the ability to work well with all ages of our congregation in their current stages of growth. We in turn offer a loving church family with varied interests and passions. Please visit our website, www.mywcoc.org. Please send your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
8/5/2014 Youth Minister
The Oxford church of Christ (OCOC) is seeking a full time youth minister to develop and carry out a plan for building an effective youth program. The Oxford Church of Christ is located in Oxford, MS about 80 miles southeast of Memphis, TN. The University of Mississippi in Oxford and the Harding Graduate School in Memphis provide advanced study / professional development opportunities to the OCOC ministerial staff. This position serves under the authority of the OCOC elders, a group of men known for their caring, supportive and wise leadership. For more information, OCOC Youth Minister.
8/4/2014 Pulpit Minister
The Southside Church of Christ in Hydro, Oklahoma seeks a full time minister. Hydro is a smaller western Oklahoma town of approximately 1100 people located 65 miles west of Oklahoma City. The loving diverse congregation has approximately 50 members and is growing. We have all ages, but are generally would be considered a younger vibrant congregation. We are working toward an Eldership at this time. We seek a minister with an outgoing personality and strong, scriptural background. Bilingual in English and Spanish a plus but not a prerequisite. Competitive salary and benefits provided. If interested please send a resume to email@example.com or call 405-822-8008.
8/4/2014 Full time Youth and Family Minister
Bonner Springs church of Christ is seeking a full-time Youth and Family Minister to lead and develop a ministry for our youth and young adults. Bonner Springs, KS is a suburb of the Kansas City Metropolitan area. We have a church family of 120 members. The Youth and Family Minister would be responsible for planning Bible class lessons, activities for teens (grades 6th-12th) and young adults, share preaching responsibilities with pulpit minister, submit a weekly article for church bulletin, and maintain office hours. The salary range is $30,000-$35,000 depending on qualifications. A three bedroom ranch home, next door to the church is included. Applicants need to have degree in Youth and Family Ministry, Bible or obtain a certificate from a school of Biblical Studies. Interested applicants should submit cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Nebraska City church of Christ in Nebraska City, Nebraska 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 well 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 1995 and we have a regular attendance of 65 to 70 on Sunday mornings. The congregation has been shepherded by 2 elders since 2005. Our total compensation package includes a competitive salary, paid vacation and professional growth time. The position will be open December 1, 2014 (or earlier if needed). Please email the search committee for further information about the position at:
7/28/2014 Full time Gospel Preacher
The Ligonier church of Christ is seeking a full time Gospel Preacher. The congregation consists of 85 members and is working towards an eldership. Ligonier, Pennsylvania is about 50 miles east of Pittsburgh. We are looking for a candidate with formal training in Biblical studies and one who will hold individual Bible studies with prospective and/or new members with the assistance of our members. Being able to motivate the members and leading by example in personal work is an attribute the men feel is essential along with Bible based lessons. Being able to reach out to, and communicate with the young people in our community is a definite attribute we are seeking in our preacher. The candidate needs to be enthusiastic and self-disciplined. For more information, contact Stephen Harr 724-396-0255 or email email@example.com. (Please include “Ligonier Preacher Search” in the subject line) or send your resume along with your references and a recent audio sermon to:
Ligonier Church of Christ
P.O. Box 186
Ligonier, PA 15658
7/21/2014 Full Time Minister
The Hennessey Church of Christ in Hennessey, Oklahoma seeks a full time minister. Hennessey is a country town of approximately 2100 people located 65 miles northwest of Oklahoma City. The congregation is currently approximately 45 members and is growing steadily. We seek a minister with an outgoing personality and strong, conservative spiritual background. Bilingual in English and Spanish a plus but not a prerequisite. Competitive salary and benefits provided. Interested candidates should send a resume to (405)853-2996 or firstname.lastname@example.org
7/16/2014 Youth & Family Minister
General Summary This is a ministry position to serve the Lord with a passion and sincere love for God in the area of Youth / Youth & Family ministry. This ministry is to promote growth in relationship with the Lord, relationships with one another and outreach to the lost. The purpose is to glorify God in word, worship and daily lives.
Scope of Responsibility The Minister will work within the vision and mission of the North Garland church, under the direction of the Elders and through coordination with a ministry team (deacon(s), Youth/Y&F committee, volunteer adults, parents and teens). He will be accountable to the Elders and will be responsible for planning and coordinating activities, functions and events the congregation, families and youth are participating in (all ages). He is expected to be the leader and to provide the guidance necessary to get the most and best results from the program. He will coordinate ministry planning and facilitation with ministry leaders, deacons, parents and adult volunteers and keep the Elders advised. His life must be a model that demonstrates he is a faithful Christian, husband and/or father. He must set a proper example of Christian behavior at all times.
· Strong faith and commitment to the calling of serving the Lord as a youth and family minister.
· Continual growth in knowledge of God’s world for both professional and personal development.
· Excellent interpersonal skills as well as a demonstrated ability to lead Bible study, organize activities, communicate ideas and use time effectively.
· Bachelor’s degree as a youth minister or youth & family minister or Bible major.
· May consider strong applicants who have youth ministry or youth & family ministry experience but hold a different degree.
7/10/2014 Youth & Family Minister
The Corona Church of Christ, located in sunny southern California, has and opening for a Youth/ Family Minister. The ideal candidate should be an energetic spiritual leader and able to interact personally with our children, youth and families. A firm knowledge of scripture is expected and a passion for the spiritual growth and development of our youth/families. Should be knowledgeable about contemporary issues and challenges faced by our young people and be able to work with the families in guiding our young people through these challenges. The candidate will have the opportunity to preach on occasions. A degree in Bible/Religion, Youth and Family Ministry or equivalent is preferred. Salary will be based on experience and education.
The Church of Christ at Youngsport is looking for a minister who can help us grow spiritually and in numbers. We are located in central Texas about sixty miles north of Austin and within forty miles of three major lakes. We are a conservative, scripture-based congregation of ninety members with an average weekly attendance of sixty. Principal responsibilities include preaching Sunday morning sermons, teaching, and visitations when necessary. Interested candidates should send resume with references to Corbett Lawler, 26268 FM 2670, Killeen, Texas 76549 or call (254) 634-1776. For more information, visit our website: www.churchofchristyoungsport.org.
7/9/2014 Pulpit Minister
The Ellijay Church of Christ, located in Ellijay Georgia is looking for a full-time pulpit minister. We average a Sunday morning attendance around 200. We have a very active Lads to Leaders program with approximately 33 kids from Kindergarten to grade 12 participating. We also have a full time Evangelism and Outreach minister with 40+ years experience on staff. Applicants should have several years of preaching experience, a degree in Bible or preaching, and be committed to Christ-likeness, holiness, and Biblical authority. We prefer a family man who is an engaging speaker and can relate to people of all ages. Please visit our church website at www.ellijaychurchofchrist.com for more information about the church. Qualified applicants are requested to send a resume, along with a CD/DVD with sermons and 3 letters of reference to:
Ellijay Church of Christ
c/o Minister Search Committee
351 North Main Street
Ellijay, GA 30540
7/2/2014 Full-time Pulpit Minister
The Midway Church of Christ is seeking a full-time pulpit minister defining his ministry as preaching, teaching and equipping others to serve. The Midway congregation is a body of mixed Christians numbering from 60 to 80 local and seasonal members. The ideal candidate should have extensive knowledge of God’s word, holding fast and being able to communicate biblical truths for edification and growth of the congregation. He should be caring, spiritually mature, doctrinally sound, and biblically driven. The congregation seeks a mature, married man with 12 to 15 years of pulpit experience. However, based on references and previous work history, the years of experience may be reduced. Some bible based college or equivalent preaching school experience is desired. For Position Responsibilities and Application Process, Midway Church of Christ
6/30/2014 Outreach Minister
The Port Lavaca Church of Christ (TX) is seeking a Local Outreach Minister to work with us on a part-time basis. We offer the usage of a three bedroom, two bath, two car garage house adjacent to the church building and up to $1,200 per month for the ideal candidate. We would expect him to take the lead on our local outreach, conduct home Bible studies, teach in our Bible School program on Sundays and Wednesday on a rotational basis, and fill the pulpit on occasion. Additional duties include helping with other congregational activities such as Vacation Bible School and Gospel Meetings. Our Sunday attendance is about 130. More information can be found on our webpage: plchurch.com Letters of interest, questions and resumes should be sent to: email@example.com. Our local full-time minister is Shan Jackson.
6/30/2014 Full time Minister
Kings Orchard Church of Christ (Wenatchee, WA} is seeking a Spirit led man for our full time minister. We are looking for a minister who will deliver dynamic, inspiring, biblically based sermons that are relevant and appropriate for the members and visitors. The lessons must effectively communicate God’s revealed truth as well as offer practical application to the lives of those in attendance.
We desire someone who has successfully grown a church in the past through community outreach and has a vision and plan to help us reawaken our own older congregation at Kings Orchard. This individual will be responsible for delivering the majority of the messages during the Sunday morning worship assembly and will also be teaching at least one adult class per week. Our minister will work with the elders, deacons, and staff members to effectively engage our membership in activities that benefit the community and provide outreach opportunities. He will be expected to help organize various activities throughout the year that will foster congregation-wide involvement, assimilation of new and peripheral members, and church unity. The ideal candidate must be more concerned with the function of the church, rather than its form.
The new minister will also participate in planning adult education, member and guest visitation, and perform weddings and funerals as requested. Applicants will have either a Biblical studies degree from a Christian college or School of Preaching and at least five years of preaching experience. Because our community reflects a population that is near 40% Hispanic, a candidate that is fluent in Spanish is desirable but it is not a prerequisite for the position.
Applications accepted via e-mail: Attention Mike Hill, firstname.lastname@example.org
6/26/2014 Full time Pulpit Minister
The Friendship Church of Christ located in Olive Branch, MS is currently seeking a full time pulpit minister. We are a loving congregation with an average weekly attendance of approximately 170 and a healthy balance of people across all age groups. We are praying for the one person God has called to minister to this church body that will join our vision of “Reaching Up, Reaching In and Reaching Out”. The candidate must have strong preaching skills with a depth of understanding and insight into the Word. He will work alongside our current leadership to enable us to reach out into the community and fulfill God’s purpose. The minister will be responsible for leading the church into a deeper spiritual walk in conjunction with the Shepherds, staff and volunteers. This effort will include, but is not limited to:
· Building up the body of Christ weekly, both from the Pulpit and in regular adult Bible classes
· Work closely with the Worship Ministry Team to aid in planning inspirational and edifying worship services
· Build personal relationships with the members of the congregation, while also reaching out to visitors and the community
· Assist the elders with vision and planning for the growth of the congregation
· Along with the Shepherds, visitation of the sick, homebound, and members who have fallen away from regular church activity or have special spiritual needs.
· Be available to conduct weddings, funerals, and other special events as necessary
· Counseling of those in need of particular spiritual guidance (difficult issues of faith/scripture, premarital/marital, etc.)
· Draft articles for church bulletin, newsletter, website, or other publications on a regular basis
The minister will serve as administrative supervisor to all other church staff with the goal of creating a peaceful, productive, Spirit-filled work and service environment as well as to create a collaborative team aligned to our strategic vision. If you would like to be considered for this position, please email us at FCOCMinisterSearch@icloud.com.
6/26/2014 Full time Pulpit Minister
The Center Road Church of Christ (CRCOC) is seeking a full time Pulpit Minister, to begin work starting in September-October 2014. We are a stable church located in Kokomo, Indiana (40 miles north of Indianapolis) for over 50 years. We are a welcoming congregation with a Sunday morning attendance of approximately 200, including 10-20 visitors. We have 3 Elders and 13 Deacons providing leadership and guidance to the congregation. We seek a Godly and motivated man to join our membership as a full time Pulpit Minister and work actively arm in arm with our Elders and congregation, actively engaging all age groups. Candidates are requested to go to our website at http://www.centerandpark.org for more information. We are accepting applications until approximately August 15th, 2014. To apply for this position, please send a detailed resume and any other documentation you desire the search committee to review to the following email address “email@example.com”. Questions and comments are welcome as well.
6/19/2014 Pulpit Minister
Position: Pulpit Minister (Full Time)
Marital Status: Married
Salary Range: Negotiable
Overland church of Christ, 8875 Lackland Road, Overland, MO 63114
Office Phone: 314-427-4412
Contact Email Address: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Overland church of Christ is seeking a full-time pulpit minister to work with our elders, deacons, and youth minister in ministering to the needs of the Christians in this congregation as well as helping us to reach out to our community. The candidate we seek will bring enthusiasm for teaching the Gospel to the lost in this area as well as teaching and equipping the membership of this congregation to grow in their knowledge of the scriptures and their devotion to God.
We prefer an applicant with proven capabilities to be a leader in the congregation, who has sound biblical knowledge, and is able to effectively preach and teach the scripture. The ideal candidate will be a graduate of one of the Christian (Church of Christ) colleges/universities and possess over 10 years of pulpit preaching experience. We prefer a family man who will be interested in being an active member of our congregation and capable of interacting with members at all stages of life, including retired individuals, families with children, and adult singles.
The Overland church of Christ is a long established congregation that has 3 elders, 3 deacons, and a youth minister. We have an average attendance of 100+ every Sunday. In addition, the congregation operates a highly regarded preschool as a method of serving and reaching out to our community.
If you would like to be considered for the position, please submit your resume and at least 2 recorded sermons via email to the elders at the above listed email address.