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.

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 Associate Minister

Burleson Church of Christ is a church of 1,200 members.  We are located in the suburb of Burleson just 15 minutes south of Ft. Worth, TX.  Our church has existed for over 75 years. We are a church that has grown from very humble beginnings into the large, thriving church we are today.  Our church is a community church as the majority of our members live in Burleson or a neighboring town.  We have 5 full-time ministers on staff currently.  Our goal is to partner with God in His redeeming work in Burleson and around the world.

Church Website: www.burlesoncoc.com

We are looking for an Associate Minister to join our staff.  This position is intended to assist us in the areas of Preaching/Teaching, pastoral care, and the oversight of our small group ministry.  You can find a full job description attached below.  The deadline for resume submission is June 1st.  All interested candidates should send a resume to kevin@burlesoncoc.com. The job description can be found at: Associate Minister Position Description 2015

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.

5/4/2015 Youth Minister

The Oldham Lane Church of Christ in Abilene, TX is searching for a Biblically sound gentleman who can connect with our youth. We are a congregation of 600 with approximately 80 youth 6th-grade through 12th-grade. We are looking for a man who is married and is able to accurately teach the word of God. We are seeking a man who can help facilitate spiritual growth and influence young people to live godly lives. He will be required to teach Bible classes, help organize youth activities, and work with the minister team to aid in the overall vitality of the church.

If you are interested in this position, please send a resume with a cover letter explaining your philosophy of ministry. Also, if you have a recording of a sermon you have preached or a class you have taught, please send a copy of it as well. You can send this information to:

Oldham Lane Church of Christ
Youth Minister Search
5049 Oldham Lane
Abilene, TX 79602

Or, you can e-mail the information to: cmccurley@oldhamlanechurch.com or jsledge@oldhamlanechurch.com. To learn more about the Oldham Lane Church of Christ go to www.oldhamlanechurch.com.

4/30/2015 Children’s Minister

Westgate Church of Christ is actively seeking an enthusiastic man or woman to fill the position of Children’s 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.  We have over 80 children involved in our children’s ministry with an average attendance of 60-80 per week and a weekly volunteer roster of 20-25.

Westgate recently completed a building renovation and expansion project.  The 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.   The Children’s Ministry and Westgate Christian School jointly use the Children’s Wing.

Dothan and the surrounding community have a healthy economy that is primarily built around health care (we are a regional medical center with two major hospitals), Ft. Rucker (the primary helicopter training base for the U.S. Army), agriculture and some light manufacturing.  Our community is large enough to have most all amenities needed for daily life but small enough to avoid most of the hassles.  Recreation opportunities abound with an active city Parks and Recreation department, Lake Eufaula an hour to the north and the beaches of Panama City and Destin two hours to the south (unfortunately this does make for thin crowds on holiday weekends).   Summers are warm, but winter lasts for about 6 weeks.  Dothan is an ideal place to raise a family.

A detailed description of the duties and desired characteristics of this position may be found on our website at: http://westgatecofc.net/ministries/childrens-ministry. Please submit resumes and questions to westgatechildren@gmail.com, Attention: Children’s Minister Search Committee.    Resumes accepted through May 13, 2015.

4/29/2015 Full time Preacher

Coffeeville Church of Christ in North MS is searching for a full time preacher.  We furnish a 3 bedroom, 2 bath house adjacent to the church building and adequate salary.  If interested contact:

John W. Purdy
1662 CR 211
Coffeeville, MS 38922

662-675-2681

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 Puilpit Minister

The Gunnison church of Christ is currently looking for a full or part time pulpit minister.  These duties would include Sunday Morning class and preaching along with Wed evening class.  Occasionally the members here will take the duties of class and preaching for our continued spiritual growth.  Part time office hours would also be encouraged.  We are a long time established congregation with a membership of 50-60 with the summer tourist attendance often over 100.  Though working in that direction, we currently do not have an eldership.  We have a very diverse membership that strives to seek unity through love.  Compensation package is between 35k-40k, with a newly remodeled home and utilities included in that package.  The applicant will be allowed and encouraged to seek outside work for additional income if needed.  Gunnison Colorado is a well-known four season recreational area with fishing, hunting, rafting and skiing.  The area also has well established cattle ranching along with a 4 year university within walking distance of the church building.

Please contact David Brown at 970-641-0690; or Ryan Pringle at info@waunita.com  or 970-641-8741 for more information or to send a resume

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.

4/8/2015 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