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.

1/26/2015 Full-time Minister

The Westside Church of Christ is currently seeking a full-time Minister. The qualified applicant will provide spiritual leadership and guidance to the membership of the Westside Church of Christ. He will preach, teach, and give primary leadership in the ministries of Worship, Teaching, and Evangelism. For more information, Westside church of Christ

1/26/2015 Minister

The Newark Church of Christ is seeking a full-time minister to preach on Sunday mornings, assist members and ministry leaders in developing outreach programs/events, inspire members of the congregation to be evangelistic, provide counseling to individuals seeking advice, and work with members of the congregation to develop the next generation of church leaders. For more information, Newark Church of Christ

1/21/2015 Pulpit Minister

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 to 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 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 lessons to: Minister Search committee, Holmes Road Church of Christ, 321 East Holmes Road, Lansing, MI 48910, Or email to office@holmesroad.orgApplication packages must be complete to be considered. Church phone number is (517) 882 8105.

1/21/2015 Youth & Family Minister

The Royal Oak church of Christ, in Royal Oak, Michigan is praying for God to lead a man to us who passionately loves the Lord, delights in studying, teaching and living the Word and is deeply committed to the family of Christ.  This man will be a leader who can combine creativity and vision to inspire, instill, and equip our teens, young adults and young families to love and live in a deeper walk with the Father.  We require someone who is good at planning and implementing activities, can identify and lead other workers to be involved in the ministry and excels in serving as a team member. For details about this work, our church and the application process, please visit our webpage: royaloakcoc.org.

1/21/2015 Youth Minister

The West Broward church of Christ in Plantation, Florida (Fort Lauderdale area) is searching for a Youth Minister. The West Broward church is a multiracial family of Christians in the heart of South Florida. Sunday morning attendance is 400. Seven Elders, thirteen deacons and two ministers currently serve the church. Our youth are involved in Lads to Leaders, local congregational life, community service and area-wide events. Additionally, West Broward and her youth host an annual area-wide youth rally in April. Interested individuals should send a resume with references to office@wbcoc.com (Attention Youth Minister Search). Hard copies of resumes and references may be sent to West Broward church of Christ, 12550 West Broward Blvd., Plantation, Florida 33325. Church phone number is 954-475-7172.

1/21/2015 Full-time Pulpit Minister

The Nichols Street Church of Christ in Bay City, Texas is searching for a full-time pulpit minister.  We are looking for a family man that is outgoing and is motivated to spread God’s message within our 175-member congregation and throughout the growing town and region. The ideal candidate should have a strong foundation of the biblical truths with the ability to communicate those truths for the edification of the congregation and growth of the church. He should be willing to participate in the group bible studies, Vacation Bible School and other groups, and organization of worship services. Willingness and ability to provide counseling services, leading non-believers to Christ, and performing usual minister duties (weddings, funerals, etc.) are advantages. Salary and benefits are commensurate with qualifications. Please submit a resume and MP3 copy of a sermon to nicholsstreet@sbcglobal.net or mail to: Nichols Street Church of Christ, 1200 Nichols Avenue, Bay City, Texas 77414.

1/13/2015 Preacher

Preacher needed in Duncan, Arizona. Church is small 25-30 attending. Church will provide two bedroom home plus utilities also a small salary. Ideal for a retired preacher or one just starting. If interested please contact Gerrie Adams at geri46adams@gmail.com or she may be reached at 928-359-2810.

1/12/2015 Youth Minister/Family Life Minister

Landmark church of Christ is a 250 member congregation in Kaufman Texas located about 30 minutes southeast of Dallas Texas. We are looking for an experienced and enthusiastic youth minister/family life minister to work with our youth and congregation. The minister candidate should be doctrinally sound in The Faith, willing to work in the community, teach in home bible lessons and work closely with church leadership as well as the youth of the congregation. Landmark church of Christ is an established congregation with elders, deacons and one full time minister. Please send resume and sermon sample to landmarkchurchofchrist@gmail.com or

Evangelist Search Committee
PO Box 430
Kaufman TX 75142

1/5/2015 Full-time Minister

The Burlington church of Christ was established in 1967. Our mission is to make God the center of our lives, glorifying Him by following the example of His Son, Jesus, through the power of the Holy Spirit.  We are seeking a full-time minister who will help us continue to grow spiritually and reach the lost of our area.  Mail resume and a recent sermon to:

Burlington church of Christ
344 Cambridge Street
Burlington, Massachusetts 01803

For further information contact:
Diane Douglas, Secretary
(781)272-6430
secdouglas@aol.com

1/5/2015  Minister Needed

The Ypsilanti church of Christ, located in Ypsilanti, Michigan, is seeking to fill our vacant minister position. This position includes pulpit, bible class, outreach, and other evangelistic duties. We are a diverse congregation with a current average Sunday a.m. attendance of 130 members. We offering an appropriate salary and a home located on church property. Relocation assistance is negotiable. If you desire to be considered for this position, please submit resume, salary expectations, and  2-3 sermon samples to ypsicofc@gmail.com or call Bob Bowen (elder) at (734) 482-6213.

12/30/2014 Full-time Preacher

The Minden Church of Christ in the small town of Minden Louisiana is in the process of looking for a full-time preacher, we are a very small church of only 85 members, but we are very interested in someone fulfilling the position to help us grow and to bring in more young people and to help the men in the congregation to grow. We need someone energtic with some new ideas to help a dying church come to life in this small town again.  If interested, please send a resume to Minden Church of Christ, 200 College St. Minden, LA 71055 or contact Brad Smith (318) 470-4765 to set up an appointment.

12/16/2014 Full-time Minister

Aberdeen WA., Church of Christ is seeking a full time Minister who will help us grow spiritually and reach the lost of our area. We desire a married man, preferably with children. Mail resume and recent sermon to:

Aberdeen Church of Christ
5121 Olympic Highway
Aberdeen, WA 98520
For further information contact:
Roger Brumfield at 360-580-6331 or rogerwb@comcast.net

12/15/2014 Youth and Family Minister
The Sallisaw church of Christ located in Sallisaw, OK is now accepting applications for the position of Youth & Family Minister.  We are located in Eastern Oklahoma, an hour from Tulsa and 30 minutes from Ft. Smith, AR.  We are seeking a spiritual and motivated young man to develop our youth program.  Our congregation of around 150 is served by 4 elders, 5 deacons and full time minister.  A degree from an accredited Christian school and a minimum of three years experience is preferred.
Our goal is to develop a family-based youth ministry.  This ministry will support parents in their responsibility of bringing up children “in the nurture and admonition of the Lord” Eph.6:4. The primary responsibility of the Youth & Family Minister will be to work with the elders, deacons and parents to plan and implement programs and activities for our youth and their families that will further this vision. One a secondary basis, as time permits, the Youth & Family Minister will also assist in other areas of ministry such as evangelism, worship, visitation, etc., as directed by the elders. For a full job description, interested applicants should forward their resumes to:  kentackett@mac.com
12/15/2014 Associate Minister

The Fairview Heights Church of Christ, Fairview Heights, IL is seeking an associate minister to serve our congregation located in the metropolitan St. Louis area.   We desire an experienced man to work with our youth, willing to occasionally preach, work with other age groups in addition to youth and be involved in congregational ministry efforts to reach our community for Christ.   We are a church family of 225 with three elders and a senior minister.  If you would like the opportunity to serve with a group of loving Christians seeking to share Christ with their community, please send us your resume, references and a brief philosophy of ministry to:   joe@fairviewheightschurch.org or Fairview Heights Church of Christ, 9955 Bunkum Road, Fairview Heights, IL  62208   (Attention:  Associate Minister)

12/9/2014 full time Minister

The Church of Christ in Millington, Tennessee is accepting applications for a full-time pulpit minister who is committed to connecting with members of all ages. This loving and active church family of about 300 members is currently served by 6 elders and 10 deacons, and is located approximately 15 miles north of Memphis. Interested applicants should submit a resume and cover letter telling us about yourself and your interest in serving with us here.

Send to: JVego@MillingtonchurchofChrist.com
or
Millington Church of Christ
Attention Search Committee
7320 Raleigh-Millington Rd
Millington TN 38053

Qualifications
Successful candidate:

  • Must hold strictly to Biblical authority
  • Should be able to teach sound doctrine
  • Should be able to preach and evangelize
  • Should be a faithful example devoted to good works
  • Must have a strong marriage, good family relationship and his wife should be willing to actively participate in church ministries
  • Should be willing to visit the sick and shut-ins
  • Must be willing to relocate to Millington

For additional information, visit the Millington Church of Christ website at www.millingtonchurchofchrist.com

12/2/2014 Minister

Summerville Church of Christ
413 Old Trolley Road
Summerville, SC 29485
843-873-1517

Contact Person:  David Clayton, Sr.  Senior Minister
www. summervillechurchofchrist.com
Position Opens: January 1, 2015. Applications taken until filled.
Salary: Based on experience.

With our Youth Minister becoming our Worship Leader, we are searching for an additional  minister to work with our Minister and Worship Leader.  The Basic qualifications for this minister will be someone with a college degree in a ministry related field, 5+ years of experience, in the late 20s to mid 30s age group, good organization skills and friendly to all ages.
The Ministry description will be tailored to the strengths of the person selected.  Ideally, the person selected will spend 50% of their time leading and teaching in the Youth Ministry, with the additional portion of their time managing the volunteers and various needs of our different groups within the congregation. If so gifted, this minister would have opportunities to be the substitute worship leader, and/or preach occasionally throughout the year.  As mentioned earlier, the person may or may not possess all of the ideal descriptions in the previous sentence.  Percentages of time management will fluctuate based on the minister’s strengths. The Summerville Church of Christ is located near Charleston, SC. and averages 413 on Sunday morning.  We are large number of different age groups, with lots of kids, young adults, and a very active group of retired members.

11/24/2014 Youth Minister

Missouri Street Church of Christ is located in the growing community of Baytown, TX. Our membership includes an English speaking group of approximately 175 and a Spanish speaking group of 40. We are currently seeking a Godly man to serve the church as a Youth Minister . There exists a wonderful opportunity to both grow our youth group in size, and improve the level of participation of current members. Interested candidates should send a resume and any supporting documents to mostcofc@gmail.org.

11/20/2014 Full-time Associate Minister

The Woodland Hills Church of Christ is seeking an exemplary full-time Associate Minister. We are an ethnically diverse congregation of approximately 100 members in suburban Los Angeles. We seek one who desires a strong relationship with Christ and will equip the teens and young adults in our church, and in our community, for a Christian walk with God.  See our website at:  www.whchurch.net. For a full job description, WHCC Assoc Minister Job Description.

11/17/2014 Full-time Pulpit Minister

The Essex Village Church of Christ in Charleston, SC is looking for a minister who is committed to spreading the truth of God’s word to our community.  He should be a dedicated family man with preaching experience and the ability to encourage and motivate the congregation.  Also, he must be able to communicate well with people of all ages. Our congregation is well established with a current attendance of 120+.  The church building is completely paid for and is located in the West Ashley area of Charleston.  The church is served by 3 elders and 9 deacons.  The members are actively involved in missionary work, local and abroad, a children’s home, feeding the homeless in a soup kitchen, VBS, a yearly state wide Bible Bowl, Ladies Day/Retreat programs and World Bible school and many other adult and youth activities.

Please mail or email a resume including your preaching experience and education along with references to the attention of the Preacher Search Committee.

Essex Village Church of Christ
736 Savage Rd
Charleston, SC 29407
Or email to howardstreets@yahoo.com

11/13/2014 Preaching Minister

Montague Church of Christ, an Independent Christian Church, is seeking a Preaching Minister.  We are in Montague, Prince Edward Island, Canada. A town with a population of 5000, servicing 20,000 about a five hour drive north of Maine. Farming, fishing and tourism are the main industries. Attendance is approximately 100 at our Sunday morning service. Our facility will seat 300. Candidate must hold a bachelor’s degree from a college affiliated with the Christian Church/Church of Christ and have at least five years’ experience in preaching ministry.

Candidate must be passionate about relevant preaching, discipleship, community outreach, prayer, and personal spiritual growth. He must have strong leadership skills, works well with others, is organized and will lead the church in spiritual and numerical growth. Additional staff includes a part-time youth minister, and secretary. If you feel God is leading you to our church, please send a video/audio sermon, your resume, and recent picture to:

Robbie Jenkins
P.O. Box 74 Souris, PE. Canada c0a2b0
Phone: 902-687-2690
E-mail: robbieandcynthia@eastlink.ca

11/12/2014 Full-time Minister

The Enon Church of Christ in Webb, AL is searching for a full time 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 with all ages and personalities and enjoys being around people. We are interested in a man with the desire to evangelize rather than just a ‘pulpit man.  We seek a minister to go out in our community and seek lost souls to save; to work in our local area to build the church; serve this congregation and others in our community.  We want a self-motivated minister who is eager, energetic with enthusiasm for the work.

The successful candidate:

  • must hold strictly to Biblical authority
  • should be able to teach sound biblical doctrine
  • should be able to preach and evangelize
  • should be a faithful example devoted to good works
  • should be willing to visit the sick and shut-in

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.  We are a small aging congregation of about 50 dedicated people with a desire to work and grow. We hope for a minister who can attract young and old to the Lord’s church; keep them; help all to grow and mature in the brotherhood. This will be a big job, but the benefits will be great.

We offer a competitive salary for a church our size and a home for the minister will be included.

Please contact:
Brother Rob Taylor
1-334-899-5454
Fishingrob7530@yahoo.com
Brother Jimmy Kilgore
1-334-899-4248
1-334-704-7414
Jimmykilgore48@gmail.com
Brother Robert Helms
1-334-828-1269
robertatazars@aol.com

11/7/2014 Youth Minister

Jefferson Avenue Church of Christ in Cookeville, Tennessee is seeking a youth minister for its youth ministry. The JA Youth Minister serves as the leader to students from 7-12th grade in Cookeville Area schools. Currently, there are 45-50 students in the ministry. The primary role of the minister is to build relationships with students in order to assist them as they become mature followers of Christ. Qualifications: Prefer married with involved wife. Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a degree in Bible. Degree in other fields will be considered with related teaching/ministry experience. 3-5 years or more of experience in youth ministry is preferred. Strong teaching, communication, and leadership skills are required. The Ministry Team at JACOC is served by 3 full time ministers, 2 part time ministers, and 2 secretaries.

Please send resumes to john@jacoc.org.  For more information contact John Nichols at 931-239-0715.

11/6/2014 Preaching/Evangelism Minister

The Washington Avenue Church of Christ in Evansville, IN is looking for an Evangelistically minded Minister to work in a new congregation in a suburb east of Cincinnati, OH. It is a great location for families and also for outreach.This position is a full time work fully supported by the Washington Avenue congregation. Our goal is to build up a new congregation and to help the non-churched come to know Christ. This work will be dynamic and challenging. However, it will certainly be rewarding as we need more Christians and more congregations of the Lord’s people growing today.

We are accepting resumes and (2) audio sermon samples. Look forward to hearing from you soon. For more information contact David D Rogers at cocoffice@sigecom.net or call (502) 472-5799.

11/3/2014 Youth & Family Minister

Work with our youth from 1 – 18 and their families.  Also have a local college that need some attention. The job is to strategically plan a ministry program and to organize us to help you implement. Longer term our current minister is considering retirement or pulling back within four years and a pulpit position will be the next logical step for this position.

Please send a resume to Tom Laws.  Email is great we would love to have you out for a few days or longer to check us out.

Silver City Church of Christ
909 N Hudson St
Silver City, New Mexico 88061
575-388-1951
tom@laws-co.com

11/3/2014 Preaching Minister

The West Erwin Church of Christ in Tyler, Texas is accepting applications for the preaching minister position.

This church has been in existence for 129 years, established in 1885.  We are located in the heart of downtown Tyler, the “Rose Capitol of the World.”  Located in heart of East Texas, Tyler has a population of about 100,000 people, while drawing in people from outlying towns for employment as well as for our church family.

West Erwin averages about 450 in our Sunday morning worship assembly.  We are a financially stable church, and have modern facilities, relevant to our ministries, that we utilize as a home base for reaching out.  We are a church that is focused on missions, both foreign and domestic. Our benevolence ministry utilizes a lot of our membership and makes up a substantial portion of our footprint in the downtown area.

We are a church family that looks to avoid extremes, led by the scriptures.  We are a church made up of a variety of ages, with a group of active young families all the way through our Young at Heart group.  We currently have a full-time ministry team of three (Family Life, Youth, Benevolence) that the preaching minister would work with in unison, helping set goals and being a resource for our church.

Some of the expectations for our preaching minister include:

  • Serve as preacher for Worship Assemblies
  • Work within Ministry Team
  • Active in Pastoral Care
  • Involved in the life of the church

Mission Statement
BELIEVE in God
CONNECT to God’s People
SERVE others
Our mission is:  Matthew 28:18-20  18 Then Jesus came to them and said, “All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me. 19 Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, 20 and teaching them to obey everything I have commanded you. And surely I am with you always, to the very end of the age.”

Please direct resumes or questions about the opening to ministersearch@westerwin.org or you can send them via regular postage mail to one of our shepherds here at West Erwin

10/31/2014 Full-time Youth Minister

We are a congregation of 225 members located in Magnolia, Texas northwest of Houston. We are currently seeking a full time Youth Minister to work with our youth group to help them embrace a life with Christ and support our parents in their role of developing their teen’s spiritual growth. Our youth group has approximately 20 kids with the potential to expand. Our close proximity to the Houston area provides a wealth of activities for our youth to develop long lasting friendships that will encourage them throughout their Christian walk. If you think you would be a perfect fit for our congregation, we want to hear from you.

Attributes / Requirements include:

  • The Youth Minister should love the Lord, His church, and have a special place in his heart for the youth.
  • He must have a desire to help bring the entire congregation closer to God.
  • It is not essential that the youth minister be married but if he is, we look forward to having his wife participate and work with the church and the youth however she can. A Godly wife who loves The Lord and supports her husband’s efforts is a beautiful lesson to the youth.
  • Some of the activities that we support and are part of the youth program are summer camp, Bible Bowl and VBS. The youth minister would be expected to lead all of these activities.

Those interested in applying should email Lance Leonard at mleonard09@comcast.net or mail their resume to:

Magnolia church of Christ
Attention: Lance Leonard
823 S. Magnolia Parkway
Magnolia, Texas 77355

10/27/2014 Pulpit Minister

Tony Stafford has accepted the work at the Pahrump Church of Christ in NV.  This leaves open the pulpit position at the Mid Valley congregation in Sandy UT.  They have about 40 members and worship in an Odd Fellows hall but have some savings toward the purchase of a building or property.  The Mid Valley group is a sound and strongly united congregation and they prefer a mature man in his 40’s or 50’s.  Visit our website at: www.saltlakecitychurchofchrist.org and contact Tony at staffordtony@yahoo.com or 801-793-9523.