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.

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

3/3/2015 Full-time Youth Minister

Riggs is looking for a qualified young man to work with our youth and families.  Riggs Church of Christ is located in Chapel Hill, TN, and we are a congregation with 5 elders and about 180 average attendance on Sunday morning. We are looking for a baptized believer who has a degree in Bible or Bible related field. We would prefer that the candidate be married/engaged. We are looking for a person that can teach and preach when needed, and has experience organizing a youth program. Having youth ministry experience through a previous congregation or experience through internships would be great.

If you are interested please send us a resume. Include with your resume: A purpose of ministry statement, a picture, and a statement as to why you would like to work with the congregation. If you would like to submit an example bible class lesson (PFD format preferred), you may. If you have a recording you would like for us to see feel free to submit that via dropbox or link if you have it uploaded to YouTube or Soundcloud. Please do not send anything via Postal Mail.

Please email resumes and direct any questions you might have to Russell Wyatt - russjwyatt@gmail.com

2/26/2015 Full-time Minister

 The Church of Christ in Wildwood is looking for a minister who is willing to teach God’s inspired 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 50. The mindset of the church is growth. If you wish to be considered for this position please submit your resume or if you have any questions, send an email to churchofchristwildwood@gmail.com

2/18/2015 Full-time Youth Minister

The Walled Lake Church of Christ is seeking to fill a full time youth minister position. Potential candidates looking to work with youth ages 3-18 should review the job description which can be found at our website walledlakecoc.com.  Salary is commensurate with experience.

2/18/2015 Youth Minister

The North Ridge Church of Christ is looking for a new Youth Minister. We are located in Mt. Pleasant, TX. You can look us up online at www.northridgecoc.com. We average about 300 on Sunday mornings and have about 400 members on file. Our youth group has roughly 40 teens (grades 7th – 12th grades) with a good group of young kids coming up in the next several years.

Our youth group is very diverse with personalities, backgrounds, family life, race, etc. We are looking for someone who has a special place in his heart for teenagers with a troubled family life and are spiritually unaccounted for. We are also looking for someone who loves working with kids and teenagers of all types, as well as their families, and has a passion for making disciples of Jesus.

Qualifications: A male who has a Bible or Ministry degree, preferably is either married or engaged to be married, and has experience working with teenagers and experience working with a church. The first two are just preferred, not a deal breaker. However, the experience is important!

To acquire more information you can contact Jody Garner (Preacher and Former Youth Minister). Church Office # 903-572-3202. Jody’s email address:jgarner1@harding.edu. If you wish to apply, please attach your Resume, salary expectations if you have any, and references if not included in Resume.

2/9/2015 Full time Preacher

The non-instrumental Urbana church of Christ in Ohio seeks a qualified full-time preacher who is outreach focused and who inspires members to be the same. We are a congregation with a Sunday morning attendance of 30 to 35. The building, built in 2000, has seating for 150 and sits on 3 acres with room to expand. The congregation maintains good relationships between members and sister congregations, and enjoys fellowships. It provides a Wednesday School program (preschool training) for 4 and 5 year-olds from the community. See job description at Urbana Church of Christ.

2/9/2015 Full-time Pulpit Minister

The brethren at the Goodwood Church of Christ in Baton Rouge, Louisiana are searching for a full time Pulpit Minister.

The responsibilities of the minister will include:

Providing a sermon for both AM and PM services every Sunday. Teaching a Wednesday evening adult bible class, as well as other classes as needed. Conducting personal bible studies (on an AS NEEDED basis). Visiting the sick (physically and spiritually) as well as the “shut in” members of our congregation. Visiting those in the hospital. Working with the office staff. Producing one article per week for the church bulletin. Supporting and working with those in charge of church sponsored programs including, Mother’s Day Out, VBS and Bible Bowl. Working with the Eldership as well as the deacons.

Personal Qualifications:

Must be in a solid loving marriage with a supportive believing spouse that is willing to support and actively participate in church programs. Children of age need to demonstrate good moral judgment and character. Must be a solid productive member of society with an untarnished record. Must be of a conservative biblically based Christian belief. Must be able to speak and convey thoughts clearly. Must be able to convey thoughts in a positive and uplifting manner. Must be able to work under the Eldership. Must be financially responsible. Must be able to work independently. Must be a self-starter with a good work ethic. Contact preachersearch@goodwoodchurch.org

2/4/2015 Youth & Family Minister

The Summerville Church of Christ, in Summerville, S.C. is seeking a Youth and Family Minister to begin working with us in 2015.  For a detailed job description please visit the homepage of our church website- summervillechurchofchrist.comResumes may be sent to : djclaysr@gmail.com  in care of David Clayton, Sr.

2/3/2015  Youth Minister

Alvarado Church of Christ Position: Full Time Youth Minister Salary: $28,000-$32,000 D.O.E. Job Description: We are a congregation that averages between 150-200 on most Sundays, located in Alvarado, TX, just south of the DFW metroplex. We are currently seeking a full time Youth Minister to work with our youth group of approximately 20 teens.

Attributes / Requirements include:

- Must uphold the beliefs and teachings of the Church of Christ and be a baptized believer.
- While a degree in biblical studies is desired, experience and verifiable references will be considered.
- While it is not essential that the youth minister be married, if he is, we look forward to having his wife participate and work with the church however she can.
- Would be required to participate and help in and during the organization of VBS as well as prepare for and teach Sunday morning and Wednesday evening classes.
- Would be required to participate as well as plan activities such as summer camp, youth rallies, etc…
- Keep parents informed of activities and print and post a monthly calendar of activities.
- Would be required to fill-in pulpit preaching duties as the need arises.
- Must strive to develop a healthy, loving working relationship with the Elders, Deacons, other church staff, and, of course, the members of the congregation.
- Must be willing to take on other duties as assigned by the Elders.

Resumes should be sent in .pdf format no later than February 28, 2015 to: Alvaradoyouthministersearch@gmail.com All applicants are subject to a background check and drug testing

2/2/2015  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 mail their resumes to Lance Leonard at:

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

Email Resumes to:  Lance Leonard mleonard09@comcast.net

1/28/2015 Full time Pulpit Minister

The Richland church of Christ, Richland, Washington is currently seeking a full-time Pulpit Minister. Primary responsibilities include weekly preaching, adult Bible studies, community outreach, and overseeing/administering the small group program. The qualified applicant will be sound in doctrine, effective in teaching the Word, passionate about leading souls to Christ and experienced in various ministries. He must be prepared to lead the congregation to impact the world for Christ through example. Must be able to challenge the leadership team (consisting of three elders) with insight; yet work closely with them to create a cohesive message both to the congregation and to the community as a whole. Submit resumes along with any links to sermons that you may have to:  cofctransitionteam@gmail.com

QUALIFICATIONS: Must have at least five years of ministry experience, prefer previous pulpit ministry experience. It is preferable that the man have formal training that has led to a bachelor’s degree in ministry or personal work and formal training as a minister. We are looking for an individual that is seasoned and passionate for Christ! We are looking for enthusiasm with direction.

It is preferable that the individual would be married. His wife would be supportive of his role as a minister and willing to become a faithful participant in the congregation. We believe that a minister cannot be fully effective if he does not have the support and involvement of his family. We would expect that his children (if he has children) would be believing and faithful if still living at home and of age. We would expect that the individual would set a positive example in his home life for others to emulate.

If interested, you may go to our website @ richlandchurchofchrist.org and review additional info in the “I want to” section under minister open position. My contact information is: Rod Webring, rmwebring@charter.net, 509-544-8922

1/28/2015 Pulpit Minister

The Oak Hill Church of Christ in Rome, Georgia is looking for a pulpit minister.  Rome is nestled in the rolling foothills of the Appalachian Mountains with miles of scenic beauty, stately forests, lakes, three rivers that meet in the heart of the city, hiking & bike trails, four universities, and two excellent public school systems. Our community takes great pride in the many historic landmarks.

All roads in Rome lead to the Oak Hill Church of Christ.  The church roots spring from the Central Church of Christ and the West Rome Church of Christ as the two congregations merged in March, 1991 to become Oak Hill Church of Christ. We are a diverse congregation with approximately 225+ awesome members, 5 Elders, and 11 deacons dedicated to loving God and loving others.  We are a mission-minded congregation.  In our Outreach ministry we have on-going programs to give back to our community. Oak Hill members are very active in both national and international missions to take the gospel of Jesus Christ not only to our community but into all the world.

We are searching for a Pulpit Minister who is enthusiasm for the Lord’s work, has a sound doctrine, a desire and commitment to work under the leadership of the Elders. He should have good people skills and proven leadership ability. Education: minimum BA in Bible or related field; Master’s Degree preferred. Experience:  5+ years  -  preferred. Salary: Competitive. Start Date: TBD. As a church family, we want you to know that we have a place for you here at the Oak Hill Church of Christ.  Application accepted January 26, 2015 through February 13, 2015.  Send cover letter, resume, references, and degree verification to: churchofchristoakhill@gmail.com (Criminal Record & Background Check required, if selected).

1/28/2015 Full-time Youth Minister

Upstate Church of Christ – Anderson, SC. See job description at upstatechurch.com/employment Contact info: info@upstatechurch.com

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.