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.

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 docferrell@yahoo.com

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.

Qualifications:

·        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.

E-mail resume to ngfamilyminsearch@gmail.com
See our web page at http://www.northgarlandchurch.org/
POC – Alan Lindsay 580-478-5676

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.

For more information about our church and a complete job description please contact: jperry@coronachurchofchrist.com Send resumes to: jperry@coronachurchofchrist.com

7/10/2014 Minister

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: plchurchofchrist@gmail.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, kococ@nwi.net

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 “searchteam@centerandpark.org”. 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
Website: overlandchurchofchrist.com
Contact Email Address: overlandcofc@gmail.com

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.

6/12/2014 Family Minister

The Church of Christ in Livonia, MI is a medium size church (about 160 Sunday AM attendance). We are looking for a second minister to work with students and families. The general qualifications we seek are:

· Spiritually and emotional maturity
· A Bible or ministry degree·
· Experience in student ministry
· An interest in doing some preaching
· Willing to work with the whole church in build intergenerational connections

Salary will be in line with experience and benefits will be provided. Please send a resume by email or hard copy with three references and a sermon (audio or video) if available to Larry Stephens at:

Livonia Church of Christ
15431 Merriman Road
Livonia, MI 48154
Email: stephenskenya@juno.com Church website: http://www.livoniachurch.net/
Office: 734-427-8743 / Home: 734-261-6272

6/12/2014 Pulpit Minister

The Bayside church of Christ, Elizabeth City, NC is seeking a full-time minister. For details, contact Steve Hansford at 252-331-1142.Cell: 252-619-9465

6/5/2014 Pulpit Minister

The Pine St Church of Christ of Arkadelphia, AR is currently seeking a pulpit minister who defines his ministry as preaching, teaching and equipping others to serve. We are a loving congregation of 75+ members that is seeking to grow. Arkadelphia has a population of a little over 10,000 and is home to two universities.

6/4/2014 Youth and Family minister

Pace Church of Christ is located in the Florida panhandle city of Pace, a community with a population of approximately 20,039 people according to the 2010 census. We have 170 members, one full time pulpit minister. We are a new and growing congregation. Pace is a moderate body. We are conservative but not traditionalist or fundamentalist. We want to follow Jesus and obey the scriptures not traditions. We are looking to build a great youth program through empowering families.

The primary goal of the Youth & Family Minister is to work under the oversight of the shepherds to develop and lead a ministry in which he works with the youth and their families. The goal is help families place God at the center of their lives, and for them to become and remain lifelong faithful Christians.

For more information, Pace Church of Christ or visit our web page pacechurchofchrist.org Phone # 850-995-8244

5/28/2014 Full-time Pulpit Minister

The Spencer Church of Christ located in Spencer, OK is currently seeking a full time pulpit minister who defines his ministry as preaching, teaching and equipping others to serve. We are a congregation of approximately 150 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 be sensitive to cross-cultural issues, relate well to young people and be effective in handling family and marriage issues. In collaboration with the men of the congregation, 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 of 1-2 pages that characterizes your current ministry efforts and style. Please mail this information to:

Spencer Church of Christ
Pulpit Minister Search Committee
P.O. Box 359
Spencer, OK 73084

If you have any questions, please contact the church secretary, Sister Charlie Daniels at 405-771-3081 and she will put you in contact with a member of the Search Committee.

5/28/2014 Campus Minister

The Hilltoppers for Christ (HFC), sponsored by Greenwood Park Church of Christ, has a 43 year heritage on the Western Kentucky University campus and in the community. Hilltoppers for Christ has built a strong foundation for campus ministry with involved and supportive alumni. The Hilltoppers for Christ have a very nice on-campus house with a campus minister’s office, common area and kitchen, study rooms, housing and parking for HFC students. The job decription can be found at Greenwood Park Church of Christ. For more information contact,  Jeff Johnson cell : 270-392-4686 and email is johnsonpharmd@gmail.com.

5/28/2014 Congregational Minister

King of Prussia Church of Christ in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania, a demographically diverse congregation of 140 in the suburban Philadelphia area, is seeking a passionate, doctrinally sound and biblically-driven congregational minister who is spiritually mature, Spirit-led and dedicated to equipping and encouraging the elders, deacons, ministry leaders, and church members to ministry, maturity, and missions; caring for the members of the church, leading the congregation in outreach to the community, and motivating participation in our missions efforts throughout the world.

If God is calling you to a ministry in the Northeastern US, please contact Andrew Cooper, Search Committee Chair, andrew.cooper01@comcast.net, 610.291.5957 cell.

5/28/2014 Full-time Pulpit Minister

The Vicksburg Church of Christ in Vicksburg, MS is seeking a full-time pulpit minister. We are dedicated to serving our community and spreading the Gospel of Christ. The congregation is served by three elders and six deacons. Please contact us and or send resume to: Vicksburg Church of Christ, Minister Search, 3333 N. Frontage Road, Vicksburg, MS 39183. Telephone: (601) 636-480 and email: vickcofc@gmail.com.

5/15/14  Pulpit Minister

The Boyd church of Christ located in Boyd, Texas is currently seeking a minister who defines his ministry as preaching, teaching and equipping others to serve. We are a congregation of 110+ families that is seeking to grow. We currently have three elders and five deacons. 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 the youth of the congregation, be approachable in handling family issues and active in church ministries.

If you would like to be considered for this position, you must submit the following requirements: current resume, DVD/CD of two sermons (not hyper-links), a concise statement (1-2 pages) that characterize your current ministry efforts and style, minimum salary requirements, and your current salary. Please mail all required information to: Boyd church of Christ, Minister Search Committee, PO Box 277, Boyd, Texas 76023. If you have any questions, please email search@boydchurchofchrist.com

5/14/2014 Full time Youth and Family Minister

Youth and Family Minister needed. Nichols Street Church of Christ, Bay City, Texas. Congregation size approx. 185. Location 1.5 hr southwest of Houston.

FT Youth & Family Minister desired to develop a vital ministry serving the families in our congregation and community that is in accordance with the Nichols Street Church of Christ’s vision of “Discipling one another, the community, and the world to Christ by living the Great Commandments of loving God and one another.” We prefer a servant with 4-5 years of proven ministry experience. A college degree is preferred, preferably from a Christian based college, not required. Candidate must be a man of God with a passion for developing youth and families into people who honor God. He must be able to work with parents to develop true discipling avenues and strategies for their children. He must be biblically sound in faith and the Word of God. Qualified candidates will be adept at including current ministry volunteers and recruiting others who are gifted and willing to serve. He must be able to partner with the Children’s Minister in developing love for God and His Word in our children and youth. Must be a team player, innovative, creative, able to connect with youth and parents. Leading singing is a plus. Occasionally the candidate would have the opportunity to preach. A complete job description is available. Salary and Benefits are negotiable and will be based on experience and education. All candidates must submit a resume which includes at least the following: Education and experience working with Youth and Families, Marital Status and children’s ages (if applicable), Employment record (including dates) and contact person(s), Statement of Faith and/or Philosophy of Youth & Family Ministry, Four personal references and contact information, and your contact information. All documentation may be emailed (.pdf, .txt, or .doc files) to nicholsstreet.org or via postal mail to Nichols Street Church of Christ. 1200 Nichols St., Bay City, Texas 77414 – attn.: Youth/Family Minister Search Committee. If you have any further questions contact, Nickie Willis at gabennickie@hotmail.com or 850-502-1561

 5/14/2014 Full time Student Minister

The Northwest Tampa Church of Christ in Tampa, FL is seeking a nurturing and dedicated Student Minister to lead it 6th-12thgraders. The person who takes this position will be asked to work directly with parents to help families foster and grow a spiritual strength and relationship with both Christ and the Church. The Student Ministry is made up of an active and diverse group of students and families from various stages of life. The ideal candidate should himself have a strong personal relationship with Christ and be equipped with the spiritual discipline to contend with issues confronting modern youth and their families. We are seeking an individual who embodies and models the search for communion with Christ and who can kindle a similar passion among our youth. As well, this individual will emphasize the importance of the NW Tampa mission and vision to help people find Christ and to make disciples who love one another and are willing to serve others before self. NW currently has 6 elders, 11 deacons, and 4 ministers working as a team to build and enhance the ministry in the Tampa area. If you are interested in becoming part of the NW Tampa ministry mission and vision please see www.tampachurch.org for more information. Resumes and any applicable material may be emailed to Richard O’Connor at youthsearch@tampachurch.org or call 813.886.3946

5/12/2014 Youth Minister

We are accepting applications for a Youth Minister at the Missouri Street Church of Christ in Baytown, TX. Interested applicants should send resumes to mostcofc@gmail.com. For more information –  MoSt Youth Minister

5/12/2014 Minister

The Williamsburg Church of Christ current minister is retiring in June 2014 after 17 years of service. Our church 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 weekly. 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 work actively arm in arm with the elders and congregation. We are looking for a man that desires to plant some roots for his family and grow with us. Our desire is to have our new minister in position by summer of 2014. All qualified applicants are requested to go to our website for information and application. We are accepting applications until July 31, 2013. Please visit our application website at wcocministersearch.org

5/1/2014 Youth Minister

The Oxford church of Christ (OCOC) is seeking a youth minister to develop and carry out a plan for building an effective youth program. For more information OCOC Youth Minister.

4/30/2014 Youth Minister or Summer Youth Ministry Internship

The congregation at St. Clairsville OH is seeking an individual who would be interested in a youth minister position or summer youth ministry internship. The church in St. Clairsville is a growing congregation of 215+ members, that seeks to missionally engage it’s small town and larger regional area. The youth group, approximately 20-25 teens, is strong group with some serious disciples. The congregation is served by a solid group of deacons (including wise & spiritual youth deacons), a seasoned group of shepherds, and a young preaching minister. The youth minister’s responsibilities will be to work along side the preaching minister, the shepherds, the deacons, and especially the families to pursue the discipleship of the teens. The youth minister will teach classes, lead devotionals, work church camp, and visiting ministry.

4/30/2014 Full time Pulpit Minister

The Northern Hills Church of Christ in Spearfish, South Dakota, is seeking a Full time Pulpit Minister.

4/30/2014 Youth Minister

The Westside Church of Christ in Texarkana, TX is looking for a youth minister. We would like a married individual who is devoted to the Lord and His family. We are a congregation of about 160 in attendance on Sunday mornings and have all ages. We are excited about getting the message into our community. Please contact Lance Mays at 501-691-9099 or email us at lancemays@yahoo.com.

4/30/2014 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 fulltime 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 Stacy McCasland, 806 886-4000, or mccas@me.com

4/25/2014 Full time Minister

The Meade Church of Christ is seeking a full time minister. We are a loving congregation of about 55 members in southwest Kansas. We are looking for someone who is well grounded in the scriptures and will be committed in helping our congregation grow spiritually and numerically. If you are interested, please contact Tom Elliott at 620-417-0590 or email tommarshallelliott@gmail.com.

4/22/2014 Minister

The Holmes Road church of Christ, Lansing, MI is searching for a Minister.  A family-oriented individual possessing post-secondary education with an emphasis on Biblical studies and leadership training. Applicants with a degree are preferred. A minimum of five years full-time preaching experience required. For information about the Holmes Road Church of Christ visit,  http://www.holmesroadcoc.org/