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. Harding School of Theology reserves the right to edit any posting. We cannot include gender, marital status or age requirements in any posting.
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11/29/2016 Youth Minister – Internship
Nederland Church of Christ in Nederland Texas is looking to fill a temporary position for a 12 week assignment. The candidate will work alongside full time minister to be the “summer youth minister” for our youth group. We have about 15 students in middle school/high school. We would prefer a ministry/bible major but would consider other candidates. Pay is $400 per week and lodging will be provided. Please contact Michael Williams at (409) 527-2560 or firstname.lastname@example.org to find out more details or set up an interview via skype.
Douglas church of Christ, in Douglas, Wyoming is searching for a fulltime Minister. If interested and for more information, please contact Chuck Mathews at (307) 235-8187.
11/29/2016 Pulpit Minister
Highlands Church of Christ in Lakeland, FL is searching for a Pulpit Minister and coordinator of adult education, member visitation and community outreach. Letters of introduction and resumes can be sent to Merle Farris (email@example.com) or Craig Smelser (firstname.lastname@example.org) or to email@example.com
11/21/2016 Youth Minister
Spring Road Church of Christ, Westerville, Ohio is searching for a full time Youth Minister. Our youth are critical and in need of a minister to help support and guide their efforts. Our mission is to Share Jesus and Serve others- the youth minister should be one who loves to support the mission. The role is to work in collaboration with the Elders and Ministry Staff in overseeing the ministry and outreach to middle school and high school students as well as our young adults. Additionally if the youth minster has strong worship leading/singing skills that would be a plus. Please contact J Haver. Elder, for more information- 6146206610 or firstname.lastname@example.org
11/18/2016 Summer Youth Minister
The Kenedy Church of Christ is taking applications for Summer Youth Minister for 2017. There are approximately 12 to 15 students from grades 6 through grade 12. We are looking for a Summer Youth Minister to spiritually strengthen and encourage our youth. For more information, youth-minister-job-description.
11/17/2016 Full time Preacher/Minister
The Bayfield Church of Christ, located in southwestern Colorado, is seeking a full-time preacher/minister to work with an established self-supporting congregation of approximately 75 members. Applicants must have solid Bible based preaching abilities appropriate for new converts and mature Christians. As a Church of Christ, we strive to be aware of the needs of the congregation and the community. A successful applicant should be willing to aid and support this effort. The applicant will also be expected to have a positive relationship with the young adults and children. Duties include: preaching, teaching, ministering, local evangelism and becoming an active member of the community. Benefits/salary are negotiable. Applicants should provide a resume and personal autobiography to the Bayfield Church of Christ. Following the initial contact, the Search Committee will express their interest by reviewing audio/video of pulpit sermons and Bible classes.
Please send your resume, personal autobiography, and four non-family work references to the Search Committee at Bayfield Church of Christ, P. O. Box 320, Bayfield, CO 81122. Questions can be sent to email@example.com or call 970-749-2734.
11/14/2016 Full time Pulpit Minister
Long Creek church of Christ in northeast Columbia, SC is seeking a full time pulpit minister. Primary role includes preaching and teaching, with secondary role of some visitation and counseling. Salary depends upon experience and resume. Parsonage is not offered, but cost of living is very reasonable. We have an assistant minister to allow for continuing education and vacation. Please view our website, www.longcreekchurchofChrist.communityspice.com Current minister is returning to Kentucky to be close to older parents. Congregation is 30 years old, situated in a growing community, with average attendance of about 180 souls per week. We are blessed with unity, diversity, and a joyous spirit. We have 4 elders, 4 deacons, numerous teachers and volunteers. Our facility is located on 15 beautiful acres, with sanctuary, large minister office, family life building, full size ball field, and surrounded by neighborhoods, schools, shopping. Five minutes to I-77,off Killian Road exit. We support numerous ministries: Fort Jackson weekly service, Palmetto Bible Camp, SE Children’s Home, Widows of Opportunity, Tanzania and Honduras missions. We contribute to the minister’s continuing education and retirement. We have a part time secretary. Columbia is the state’s capitol and offers many attractive amenities. It is 2 hours from beach and mountains. Initial letter of interest and resume should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org, Attn: Minister Search in subject line. We will attempt to answer initial requests within 72 hours. Upon follow-up please be prepared to send audio lesson files either online or on memory stick to Long Creek Church of Christ, 720 Longtown Road, Columbia, SC 29229. Church number 803-788-7997. We pray for God’s direction and blessings.
11/10/2016 Full time Preacher/Minister
The Saks Church of Christ is seeking an experienced preacher who is knowledgeable of the scriptures and has effective preaching, teaching and interpersonal skills. The preacher will be part of a congregation that will work together, under the oversight of the men, to spiritually strengthen a diverse 100-member congregation and bring the lost to Christ. The pulpit will be shared with the other minister and guest speakers. Other responsibilities will be assigned to the preacher/minister based on his experience, attributes, and interests. For more information, Saks Church of Christ.
11/4/2016 Full time Pulpit Minister
Exchange Church of Christ in Union City, TN has an immediate need for a mature Pulpit Minister beginning January 2017. Job information can be found at Exchange Church of Christ Minister Search.
11/1/2016 Full time Youth Minister
Arlington Heights Church of Christ in Corpus Christi, TX is searching for a full time Youth Minister. We believe that the youth are one of our greatest missions, and we believe a youth minister should be spirit-filled, passionate, and dedicated to serving the youth, both within the congregation and outside of it. Reaching the hearts of our youth for Christ – giving them spiritual direction and life support – is a vital function of the church. The role of the Youth Minister is to work in collaboration with the Elders and Ministry Staff in overseeing the ministry and outreach to middle school and high school students. The applicant will also work with the Children’s Ministry team to develop from the early years, the Youth Group of tomorrow. More information can be found at Arlington Heights Church of Christ.
10/31/2016 Summer 2017 Intern
The Lakewood Church of Christ, located in Baytown, Texas is looking for a student (at least a sophomore) who loves God, loves teens and is willing to work with us as a ministry intern. The intern will work under the direction of the preaching minister and eldership. LCOC has a membership of approximately 220 members. We are diverse in our age groups with several young families and new Christians. We also have an active youth group. LCOC has 4 elders, 7 deacons, 2 ministers, and 1 secretary. Baytown is located just a few minutes from downtown Houston. Our congregation is active in community outreach and missions. Term: Approximately 11 weeks. Housing: To be provided by the church.
You will get to preach, teach, and refine your study skills. Additionally, you will spend significant time going with ministers and elders on home/hospital visits, evangelism/discipleship studies, etc. We may be able to provide some basic counseling training and experience if desired by the applicant. Overall, you will learn the ins and outs of day-to-day ministry through hands on experience. If interested in this paid summer internship, send resume and ministry goals for after graduating Joshua Freeman. Phone: 281-424-9513. Email: email@example.com. Web: www.lakewoodcoc.com
10/31/2016 Pulpit Minister
The Alexander City Church of Christ is looking for an experienced Pulpit Minister to partner with our Eldership to spread the Gospel in our community. The applicant should have a minimum of 12 years of pulpit experience and a desire to minister to the local congregation and community. A degree in Bible is preferred but not required. We are an A Cappella congregation of 135 members with a desire to grow spiritually and in number.
10/31/2016 Full time Minister
The Idaho Falls Church of Christ is seeking a full-time minister to work with our congregation of about 75 souls. We are a small church committed to serving God, served by elders and deacons, with a 65 year history in eastern Idaho and a desire to grow. We need someone well educated in the Bible, preferably with a degree in Bible or ministry. (Candidates with equivalent education or training will be considered, and training in counseling would be a plus.) Candidates should have a focus on preaching, evangelism and working with families and children as well as seniors and singles. (We have a number of families with younger children.) For more information about us, see our web site at idahofallschurchofchrist.org or join our Facebook group “The Idaho Falls Church of Christ”.
If you are interested, please send your resume to Idaho Falls Church of Christ, 2650 Plommon St., Idaho Falls, ID 83402. If you prefer to correspond by email, send resumes to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please do not send sermons unless they are requested.
10/11/2016 Full time Youth Minister
Palmetto Church of Christ in Columbia, South Carolina is seeking a passionate full time youth minister to work with our teens and parents in developing the future leaders of the Church. Palmetto’s mission for our congregation is to Know, Follow, and Share Jesus Christ, and this mission extends to our youth group and everything we do is in accord with this mission. If you want to be part of an active, loving and passionate congregation and staff, then submit your resume now to Palmetto Church of Christ. We typically will have initial follow up with you the same day letting you know what our next steps will be. For information you may contact email@example.com.
10/3/2016 Full time Minister
Calling all servants! Wonderful congregation in need of a full-time minister/evangelist. The Lakeside church of Christ in Springfield, IL is in need of a humble servant to begin work with them sometime after Dec. 1st. I am the current minister and I have accepted a position in TX so that we can be closer to family. I have worked with the Lakeside family for almost three years and we have really enjoyed growing together. This is a very active congregation with a overwhelming spirit of love and very caring both for it’s members and the community. We average somewhere between 75 and 110 on any given Sunday. Many of the congregations in the area work well together and often support one another. There is a monthly preachers meeting about 45 minutes away. In the last year we have had a gospel meeting (Paul Sain) marriage workshop (Dr. Lovell Hayes) and Science vs. Evolution seminar (Dr. Jeff Miller AP.) Next month we will have our annual “Great Giveaway” in which we do a free clothing & garage sale item giveaway to those in need. We give away baskets at Thanksgiving and do a gift tree for the holidays to help those in need. We have a week long VBS each summer that last for 5 days and is supported and attended by many sister congregations. We help with the exhibit evangelism that takes place here in town at the State fair (www.exhibitevangelism.com) we both send kids to camp and I regularly help with some of the devotionals. The congregation has three wonderful elder and two deacons, and lots of active members. Please see our Face book page and website for more information. This is a very grounded congregation that simply wants to do what the Bible says and stay away from all the turmoil. To be considered for this opening please send resume, references and a link to your current sermons to firstname.lastname@example.org or any of the three elders, see links to their email on our website. You can learn more about us here http://www.
9/29/2016 Full time Minister
The Sheridan Church of Christ in Sheridan, Arkansas is searching for a full time Minister. Please send your resume to Richard Gillingham at SheridanArMinisterSearch@
9/20/2016 Lead Minister
Sanctuary Christian Fellowship is a non-denominational church in a suburb of Denver with strong Church of Christ roots. We are seeking a Lead Minister that will work alongside the Elders/Strategic Team to set the vision, and work together with staff and Strategic Team to lead SCF toward that vision. The Lead Minister will be charged primarily with preaching, teaching, pastoring, and evangelism. The Lead Minister will be responsible for leading Sunday morning worship services alongside the Worship Minister and other staff members as needed. The Lead Minister will have a team comprised of an administrative assistant and 3 ministers (Worship Minister, Children’s Minister [part time], and Student Minister) that will together be charged with (1) Introducing people to Jesus Christ and (2) Discipling those people into solid, grounded, passionate, and disciplined followers of Jesus. If you are interested in applying for the Lead Minister position at Sanctuary Christian Fellowship, please send your resume and a sample of your preaching (audio or video) to: SanctuarySearch@gmail.com. An introductory video of yourself will also be helpful.
9/20/2016 Pulpit Minister
Fellowship Church of Christ in Orange, Texas is searching for a Full time Pulpit Minister. We are an older congregation of thirty members seeking a minister to preach, teach and minister in our community. Prefer a minister with a biblical degree. Send resume to Wayne McCamey at email@example.com.
9/20/2016 Full time Pulpit Minister
Adrian Church of Christ in Adrian, Michigan is searching for a Full time Pulpit Minister. Please forward a cover letter, resume, and DVD of a sermon to Rhonda Powell at firstname.lastname@example.org and she will forward to the elders.
9/13/2016 Full time Youth & Family Minister
Henrietta church of Christ in Henrietta Texas is looking for Youth and Family minister to work with our families in the church and community. Great opportunity to impact community. Average attendance on Sunday Morning 100, Currently about 12 active kids in grades 6-12 class on Sunday morning. City of Henrietta population is 3500, county population is 11,000. Small town located on Hwy 287, 2 hours NW of Dallas/Ft. Worth area. Wichita Falls Texas as 20 minutes to West on 287. Henrietta ISD is a 3A school and provides opportunities in academic, band and athletics. Great place to start career in Youth Ministry, strong leadership support and active families. Church is very loving and supportive congregation. Church employs a full time Preaching Minister that is a wonderful mentor. Interest in preaching and song leading a plus. Leadership contains 3 Elders and 6 Deacons. Contact Brad Yurcho at email@example.com. Church website: www.henriettachurchofchrist.com
9/12/2016 Full time Children’s Minister
Southeastern church of Christ in Indianapolis, Indiana is searching for a Children’s minister. In general, this minister on staff will be asked to lead our ministry to children in their spiritual development by example, teaching, and coordination of activities designed to aid in that development. This person will be a resource person and encourager of parents in fulfilling their responsibilities as spiritual guides to their children. In addition, he or she will be asked to work in tandem with our leadership and other ministries of the church as together we work to stimulate individual and corporate spiritual growth within the body and effective service and evangelism in the Indianapolis metropolitan area. If interested, please see Job-description-SECC-Childrens-Ministry.docx. If you wish to apply, please submit a resume with references, as well as a philosophy of ministry. If you would like additional information, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
9/12/2016 Full time Youth Minister
Garriott Road Church of Christ in Enid, Oklahoma is a 200+ congregation searching for a scripturally sound youth minister to continue the work of building up our young members. Send Cover Letter, Resume, and Philosophy of Ministry to Rick Goben at email@example.com
9/8/2016 Full time Youth Minister
The Kings Crossing Church of Christ in Corpus Christi, TX is looking for a full time Youth Minister to direct our Youth program with the goal of helping young people grow spiritually, so as to be faithful Christians, now and into adulthood. To learn more about our church, go to our website or our Facebook page: www.kingscrossingcoc.com; www.facebook.com/kingscrossingcoc. If you are interested in applying for the position, or would like a fuller job description, please contact our Preaching Minister, Mark Adams: firstname.lastname@example.org
9/8/2016 Youth Minister
The Central Church of Christ in Cleveland, TN is looking for an energetic, encouraging and progressive full-time youth minister. The applicant should be well organized and able to plan various youth activities throughout the year. Also be sound in the Faith, have a love for youth and a strong desire to work alongside our parents to help their children grow closer to God and each other. The applicant must be able to work well under the guidance of our shepherds, Minister, Associate Minister, Youth Deacon and office staff. Our youth are currently involved in Lads to Leaders, area-wide youth events, community service projects, mission work, CYC, Impact, and other church related activities. Compensation package negotiable depending on qualifications and experience. There is also an option of housing being provided by the church. You may find out more about Central and our youth on our website, www.centralcocfamily.com. Applicants can send resumes with photo by email or by mail or contact Bryan Morrow email@example.com.
9/8/2016 Full time Preacher
Waldron church of Christ in Waldron, Arkansas is looking for a motivated preacher who wants to help a small congregation grow. Contact Howard Robinson for more information at firstname.lastname@example.org or (479) 928-5659. Job will be open as of September 18.
9/5/2016 Full time Minister
Lake Norman church of Christ in Huntersville, NC is looking for a full-time minister to work with an active, suburban congregation. Please see Lake Norman Minister Search for details on our congregation, the minister position, and the application process.
9/5/2016 Youth/Family Minister and College/Associate Minister
The Glendale Road Church of Christ is searching to fill the following minister positions: YOUTH/FAMILY MINISTER and COLLEGE/ASSOCIATE MINISTER. We prefer each candidate to have previous experience in church ministry and possess the creativity and vision to inspire and equip our congregation to love and live in a deeper spiritual walk with God. Each minister will be expected to teach in a class setting as well as occasionally preach. These positions are available now. Resumes will be accepted until both positions are filled. If you are interested and desire to serve God in either of these positions, please send your resume to:
Glendale Road Church of Christ
1101 Glendale Road
Murray, KY 42071
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9/5/2016 Full time Preacher
Muscatine Church of Christ in Muscatine, Iowa is looking for a preacher. We are a self supporting congregation of between 120 to 175 members. A typical Sunday will have about 120 in attendance at worship. Information about the church and the job description can be found at Minister Job Description.
9/5/2016 Full time Preacher
Westside Church of Christ in Elgin, Illinois are looking for a preacher to share our vision to evangelize our diverse community. We desire a preacher who loves to fellowship with the saints, work side by side, and develop relationships allowing us to serve each other with joy. The preacher we seek will be able to deliver Biblical lessons appropriate for new converts and mature Christians. Our congregation of 73 actively supports a children’s home, missionaries, and operates a local food pantry. Benefits include a 3 bedroom parsonage adjoining the church property. Primary duties include Sunday morning and evening sermons and 1 adult class. Please send a introductory letter, resume, 2 sermons (cd/electronic), and 3 references to the elders at: Westside Elders, PO Box 6687, Elgin, IL 60121.