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.

You may find additional ministry postings on the website of our parent institution, Harding University.

8/28/2015 Full-time Minister

The Sunset Blvd. Church of Christ is looking to hire a full-time minister. Qualifications are listed here –  Full Time Minister Position Sunset Blvd.

8/25/2015 Pulpit Minister

The Church of Christ in Millington, Tennessee is looking for a pulpit minister.

Millington is located in West Tennessee, 20 miles north of Memphis. We are a diverse congregation with approximately 300+ awesome members, 6 elders, and 8 deacons dedicated to loving God and loving others. In our Outreach ministry we have on-going programs to give back to our community. We are looking for a minister whose wife is actively involved with him in his ministry.

Qualifications:

  • Enthusiasm for the Lord’s work
  • Desire & Commitment to work under the leadership of the Elders
  • People skills
  • Proven leadership ability

Education: BA in Bible preferred

Experience: full time pulpit minister preferred

Salary: $45,000 – $80,000 based on experience and education

Compensation Package: Continuing Education, Retirement

Start Date: TBD

Send cover letter, resume, and references to:  MillingtonSearch@gmail.com

 

8/21/2015 Pulpit Preacher

The Manchester, Connecticut church of Christ is seeking an experienced pulpit preacher available Nov./Dec./Jan.  The church is just to the northeast of Hartford with a weekly attendance of 240-280.  Candidates should have significant pulpit experience and a heart for developing relationships.  See our website at:  http://www.manchesterchurchofchrist.org/   E-mail inquiries or resumes to buckeyebrown1@gmail.com.

8/20/2015 Full time Minister

The Lebanon Valley Church of Christ (LVCOC) located in Lebanon, PA, is seeking a full-time minister to inspire our members to grow spiritually and to reach the lost.

Duties would include providing a sermon and a Bible study lesson for Sunday morning. Teaching Wednesday evening adult bible class and other duties typically associated with the work of a minister such as visiting the sick and “shut in” members of the congregation, provide counseling service for our members and working closely with our worship coordinator. Our preference would be a family man with a supportive spouse willing to actively participate in church programs. The minister must be able to speak and convey thoughts clearly in a positive and uplifting manner and must be financially responsible.

We are a small, non-instrumental congregation (around 50) in beautiful Central Pennsylvania looking to grow in the Love of Christ. We have dedicated families and a willingness to grow and serve in the Lord. Benefits include health insurance and a salary in the range of $45,000 – $55,000.

If you are looking for a challenging and rewarding position, then we’d love to hear from YOU! Please submit your resume and an audio or video media of two sermons. Please mail or e-mail this information to: dcavic@comcast.net or mail it to: LVCOC, 25 N. 4th St. Lebanon, PA 17046. You can visit our website at www.lvcoc.org to find out more about our church.

8/19/2015 Full time Minister
Chisholm Trail Church of Christ is seeking an experienced full time minster for our congregation of 200+ members. We have 5 elders and 4 deacons. We are a progressive congregation with a lot of potential. We want a minster who is willing to preach, teach, evangelize and equip our members to serve God. The candidate we are seeking should be a strong communicator with a passion for ministering to our members and evangelizing the community.
If you are interested in this position please submit your resume in one of the following ways;
Chisholm Trail Church of Christ
5833 E 37th N
Wichita, Kansas 67220
316-683-1313 / FAX: 316-683-1356
email- ldozier@chisholmtrailcofc.org
8/19/2015 Full time Pulpit Minister

The Ozark Arkansas Church of Christ is seeking a full-time pulpit minister to inspire our members to grow spiritually and to reach the lost.

Duties would include providing a sermon for both AM and PM services every Sunday. Teaching Sunday morning and Wednesday evening adult bible class and other duties typically associated with the work of a minister such as visiting the sick and “shut in” members of the congregation, participating in funeral services as requested, performing marriage ceremonies and counseling as requested and overseeing the publication of a weekly bulletin.

Our preference would be a family man with a supportive spouse willing to actively participate in church programs. The minister must be able to speak and convey thoughts clearly in a positive and uplifting manner and must be financially responsible.

The Ozark church is a non-instrumental congregation with an average attendance of 50 on Sunday mornings with seating capacity of 150.  There are two elders and three deacons.  The congregation conducts a well-attended VBS each summer, assists in supporting four mission activities and local benevolence.  Fellowship activities include potluck, men’s breakfast and ladies luncheon once a month.

The church provides a competitive salary and a three bedroom home.

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: ozarkarchurchofchrist@gmail.com or mail to Ozark Church of Christ P. O. Box 302, Ozark, AR 72949.

8/18/2015 Full-time Minister

The Kingston Church of Christ, Kingston, TN is seeking a full time minister position.

The man we are seeking will participate in the spiritual development of this family of Christians and help spread the gospel to our community. His duties would include regular preaching, teaching bible classes, facilitating community outreach and the overall administration of the church office. We average 150 (+/-) on Sunday and are led by 3 elders and served by 7 deacons. This is a church that is dedicated to loving and serving God and others.

Requirements: 10 years of ministerial experience, 5 of which within the same congregation. Married. A degree, preferably from a Church of Christ university or a school of preaching.

Qualifications: Will work as a member of a team and be personally involved in the spiritual  growth of our family and our outreach to the community. A dynamic personality with an ability to preach God’s word enthusiastically. Become a part of our congregation and an ability to interact with all age groups  no matter their stage of life. Be grounded in the Scriptures and exhibit the joy of preaching God’s word. Kingston is a beautiful town located 35 miles west of Knoxville and is on the shores of Watts Bar Lake.  “Lake Life” is abundant in many forms.To inquire about this position or for any questions please email Ken Beauchamp at kingstonchurchofchrist@gmail.com.

8/18/2015 Full-time Preaching Minister

Huntsville Church of Christ, 3737 SH30W, Huntsville, TX  77340
Office Phone:  936.295.3884

Website:  http://www.huntsvillecoc.com

Contact email address:  office@huntsvillecoc.com

A congregation with usual Sunday attendance of 300-350, has 6 shepherds, 20 deacons and ministry leaders, two other full-time ministry staff members (campus & youth), several small groups, and innumerable opportunities.

Duties of the Preaching Minister include, but are not limited to:

  • Preaching, teaching, and facilitating community outreach
  • Encourage a greater sense of faithfulness and personal spiritual growth, as well as encouraging a greater sense of fellowship and community within the congregation
  • Pastoral Duties such as hospital visitation, counseling, etc.
  • Work with the Shepherds to provide leadership with short and long-term planning and implementation
  • Administration–dealing with the day-to-day needs of the congregation

The Candidate for Preaching Minister should possess:

  • Vision and demonstrated ability to plan, develop, coordinate, manage, and implement ministry
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, conflict management skills, and computer skills
  • Proven ability to work effectively with congregations, diverse individuals, and teams
  • Dynamic personality and presence in the pulpit

Cover Letters and Resumes may be sent to Wes Altom, search committee chair, at wes.altom@me.com

8/18/2015 Full-time Pulpit Minister

The Victory Road Church of Christ in Henderson, Nevada is seeking a full-time, positive, Spirit-led minister.  The position includes preaching, teaching classes and facilitating outreach. We prefer a married man who is biblically grounded with ministry experience. A degree is preferred, but not required. We do not use musical instruments but prefer the beauty of a cappella singing only. Currently, we have a strong outreach ministry involving over 15 children from our community, and the Henderson/Las Vegas area is ripe with missional and evangelistic opportunities. We are seeking a minister with a hospitable nature that desires to be part of our family, and enjoys lots of potluck fellowship.

Henderson, Nevada borders Las Vegas, and we enjoy a mild desert climate and lots of sunshine.   The Victory Road church building was built in the 1950’s and some of the original members still worship here.  We have a wide range of ages and Sunday attendance averages 60. Salary is $38,000 and includes a 3-bedroom parsonage with paid utilities. The parsonage is located near the church building. If you are energetic, enthusiastic and interested in a good work with great potential, we invite you to submit your résumé along with supporting materials via email to: preachersearch@victoryroadcofc.org For further information please contact: Bob Ruby at (913) 775-3347

8/7/2015 Pulpit Minister

Waterford is a growing congregation that presently averages 325 attending Sunday morning worship.  We are served by 5 elders, 12 deacons, and 4 ministers.  We offer three a cappella worship services each Lord’s Day where you can expect to find a warm welcome and a safe haven from the world.  In addition, we have several small groups, a vibrant ‘Lads to Leaders’ program, and an active Bible school.  We host the Great Lakes School of Biblical Studies, a satellite of Sunset International Bible Institute.

Requirements: 5 years of pulpit, ministerial degree, married.

Other Requirements: In terms of qualifications, we seek a Godly man of deep faith and firm convictions who believes in the plenary inspiration of the Bible as the word of God. We want someone who is evangelistic and a lover of souls with the heart of a servant.  Applicants should be married with neither spouse having been divorced.  We seek someone who has been in pulpit ministry for at least 5 years for a congregation of at least 100 members.   Applicants should hold a ministerial degree or the equivalent from a college, school of preaching or other institution of higher learning.  A church of Christ-affiliated institution is strongly preferred.

A complete Job Description may be found on our church website (http://www.waterfordcoc.org).  Applications are being accepted from August 7, 2015 through October 16, 2015. To apply, visitwww.MinisterMatch.com/Waterford or send cover letter and resume to: Waterford@MinisterMatch.com and be sure to note the search for a Preaching Minister at the Waterford Church of Christ (Criminal Record & Background Check may be required).  The Church also requests you add an electronic copy of a sermon to your application packet. Contact Information: Don Viar 931-881-3930 or waterford@ministermatch.com.

8/6/2015 Associate Minister

Helen Street Church of Christ (Fayetteville, NC) is searching for an Associate Minister. Must have a BA Degree, or the equivalent, in a related field. • Must have five (5) years’ experience working as a Church of Christ Associate Minister/Minister. • The primary responsibilities would involve organization, involvement, and some preaching and teaching. • Must have vision and a demonstrated ability to plan, develop, coordinate, manage and implement ministry. • Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills, conflict management skills, and computer skills. • Must possess a proven ability to work effectively with congregations, diverse individuals, and teams. • Preferably married . • Must provide a minimum of three (3) personal and professional references. Contact:  hscocams@gmail.com.

8/6/2015 Evangelism & Involvement Minister

The Grand Central Church of Christ (Vienna, WV) is currently searching for an Evangelism and Involvement Minister to assist the congregation as it seeks to reach out and share the good news of Jesus Christ with our community.  Grand Central, a congregation with usual Sunday attendance of 300-350, has seven shepherds, more than thirty deacons and ministry leaders, two other full-time ministry staff members (pulpit & youth), and innumerable opportunities. Vienna, located on the Ohio River, is a part of a metro area (with Parkersburg, WV and Marietta, OH) of 100,000 with a diverse economic base and good schools that include WVU-Parkersburg, Marietta College, and Ohio Valley University (a Christian university supported by churches of Christ).

This position’s primary responsibilities are described as evangelism, ministry coordination, and oversight of the small groups’ ministry. Working with church and her leaders, this individual will be expected to be (1) personally involved in helping those who are lost come to faith in Jesus, (2) discipling others to do the same, and (3) helping to plan and coordinate opportunities (both programs and service activities) for members to invite friends and family. This individual will be a part of a team where all are working together and supporting one another as each person does his/her work.

Those interested can go to the front page of the church website (www.grandcentralchurch.com) and click on the “Minister Search” logo for a more detailed job description. Resumes and inquiries may be sent to the church at grandcentralchurch@gmail.com.

7/28/2015 Minister

Lynn Street Church of Christ, 1714 Lynn Street, Parkersburg, WV 26101
Office Phone:  304-428-5145
Website:  http://lynnstreetchurch.com/lynnstreet/Home.html
Contact email address:  tpow@suddenlink.net
Salary Range: Negotiable

We are searching for a man full of the spirit seeking to work full time with a body of believers to help us do God’s will. We are known as “A place to be loved”. We are looking for a man ready to roll up his sleeves and go to work with us in seeking the lost. This position will be open beginning 8/17/2015 but we will diligently seek the right person until the position is filled.

Other contacts are markkincaid@simmonsinsurance.com and steve_cunningham_1@aol.com

7/28/2015 Part Time Preacher

The Oakland Church of Christ in Oakland, TN is currently searching for a part-time preacher.  Oakland is a small, fast growing community, just outside of Memphis, TN.  We are seeking an energetic minister to work with us as we build the congregation spiritually and numerically.  We currently have approximately 50 members, a remodeled building, land for expansion, and a solid group of leaders and members poised to move to a new level.

Sound biblical preaching and teaching skills, together with strong communication and leadership abilities are a must.  Duties will primarily be Sunday morning and evening preaching and morning class. Our ideal candidate will be a family man who is currently pursuing advanced education (PhD or Masters), and could be here for 3 to 5 years, or longer.

Others candidates could include a college professor, or someone who is bi-vocational, or someone who is early retired or a mid-life career changer. Our current compensation package is in the mid-twenties.

Interested men should contact Dan Medley at djmedley1@bellsouth.net or Tim Stanz at timothystanz@bellsouth.net.

7/28/2015 Full Time Pulpit Minister

Oceana church of Christ, located in Virginia Beach VA is looking for a Minister.  We need a dedicated Christian man who will be willing to serve as an Evangelist who Preaches and Teaches. Oceana church of Christ is a small, scriptural and warm church in need of a Minister who can help us grow both spiritually and in size.

Duties include:

  • Minister to the congregation, members, guests and their families.
  • Plan and execute evangelistic ativities to grow our church.
  • Preaching at least 44 and not more than 50 Sunday services.
  • Teaching classes of all age groups.
  • Help the men of the church, as one of them, to guide the congregation.

Please go to our website at www.oceanachurchofchrist.org to read more about our opening and to download an application.  You may email a resume or any questions you may have to: employment@oceanachurchofchrist.org

7/23/2015  Children’s Minister

The Northside Church of Christ, located in Spokane, Washington, with 220 members and average attendance of roughly 170, is a body of believers who have been called to become like Jesus and who help others become like Jesus. We are a grace-centered, forward-thinking community of faith with a heart for following God and being with Him. We have two elders and one full-time preaching minister.

The Children’s Minister has overall accountability for all aspects of the development, implementation, and continuous improvement of an effective Children’s Ministry designed to help meet the spiritual needs of children through age appropriate learning and activities. Through children-focused activities, we strive to equip our young children to grow into strong men and women of faith.

Please contact Shawn Moore (nsidepreacher@hotmail.com) for a full job description – Northside’s Children’s Minister job description  You may also contact him at (509)325-2456.

7/22/2015 Youth Minister / Song Leader

The Church of Christ Deer Park, located southeast of Houston is searching for a full time Youth Minister/Song Leader. Applicants should have a degree in Bible from a university, Bible Institute or minimum of 2 years experience as a Youth Minister. He must be mature and tested in his faith. The ideal candidate for the position will be a married man, with a passion for the spiritual growth and development of our youth, ministering to our children of all ages. The Youth Minister should be fully accessible to the youth and their parents and be willing to reach out to non-Christian youth and adults as a means to grow our youth program. The Candidate must be able to lead singing and have a willingness to grow into developing and coordinating worship service activities. Interested applicants should e-mail your resume with references and salary requirements to dpchurch.office@sbcglobal.net.

7/20/2015 Minister

Rugby Avenue Church of Christ in Charlottesville, VA, is seeking a full-time preaching minister. Duties are focused on preaching, teaching, and visitation. Salary is dependent on experience, with automatic annual cost of living increases, and merit pay raises based on an annual performance evaluation. Attendance is 100-110 each Sunday morning and are looking to work with a minister to enhance our outreach in the community. Charlottesville is a beautiful university town that is consistently rated as one of the best places to live in America. Please forward your resume toclark.coleman@att.net. Taped sermons are appreciated if available. Contact: Clark Coleman (434)284-3002 or clark.coleman@att.net

7/20/2015 Youth Minister

The Court Drive Church of Christ in Palestine, TX is a seeking a Youth Minister. For job description, Court Drive Church of Christ Youth Minister – Palestine. For information about the church visit the website at www.courtdrivechurch.org.

7/13/2015 Full time Pulpit Minister

Overland Church of Christ, 8875 Lackland Road, Overland, MO  63114
Office Phone:  314-427-4412
Website:  overlandchurchofchrist.com
Contact email address:  overlandcofc@gmail.com
Salary Range: Negotiable

The Overland Church of Christ is seeking a full-time pulpit minister to work with our elders and deacons in ministering to the needs of the Christians in this congregation as well as helping us to reach out to our community.

The successful candidate 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 and 3 deacons.  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.

6/29/2015 Full-time Pulpit Minister

The South Fork Church of Christ located in Winston-Salem, North Carolina is accepting applications for a full time Pulpit Minister. For information about this position, South Fork Church of Christ.

6/29/2015 Youth Minister

The College Church of Christ in Fresno, California is seeking to fill a Youth Minister. For information on this position, Youth Minister Job Description. Please contact Tannon Pafford by email:  tjpafford@gmail.com or phone:  (559) 970-1816

6/22/2015 Preacher/Evangelist

The Honesdale Church of Christ is seeking a pulpit minister and evangelist. We are a small congregation in Northeastern PA. A qualified applicant is one who is grounded in the scriptures, who enjoys preaching the word and has a plan for outreach to the community. Interested applicants can contact Rod Crane at rodcrane143@gmail.com. I will be glad to answer any of your questions. The Honesdale Church of Christ meets at the firehouse at 1200 Bridge Ave in Seelyville, PA about 2 miles from downtown Honesdale.

6/17/2015 Youth & Family Minister

We are advertising for a Youth & Family Minister position opening (Job description attached) at  The University City Church of Christ in Gainesville, FL are accepting inquiries for a Youth & Family Minister. The job description can found at University City church of Christ.  Email resumes to ucccyouthminister@gmail.com or mail to C/o Donny Dillon, Youth & Family Minister Search Committee Chair, 4626 NW 8 th Avenue, Gainesville, FL 32605.  Office Phone #352-372-4911.

6/15/2015 Preaching Minister

The West Orange Church of Christ, Winter Garden, Florida is seeking a Preaching Minister.  Please visit www.cocwo.com  for more information on our church family.  If interested, please send your resume, along with links of your sermons to Allen Mann at amann@cocwo.com .

We currently have about 300 members and are positioned for growth in an area of Orlando where the population is booming!  We have Shepherds, Deacons, an Equipping Minister, a Youth Minister and a part time Children’s Minister.

The Candidate for Preaching Minister should possess:

  • A dynamic personality and presence in the pulpit
  • A degree from a University or Preaching School
  • Experience managing change
  • Experience working with a team
  • At least 3-5 years preaching experience

Duties of the Preaching Minister include but are not limited to:

  • Preaching
  • Teaching on Sundays, Wednesdays and at other times such as in Life Groups
  • Working with our Education Director to provide teaching support to our Bible Communities
  • Pastoral Duties such as hospital visitation, counseling, etc.
  • Work with the Shepherds to provide leadership with short and long term planning and implementation
6/15/2015 Preacher/Evangelist

Fairfax Church of Christ is a congregation of 70 members in a growing rural/suburban community 15 miles east of Lexington. The primary responsibilities for this position include evangelizing the Winchester area; preaching two sermons per week; teaching two Bible classes per week; assisting in a growing Lads to Leaders program; and organizing an annual Vacation Bible School and summer lectureship series. Qualifications: Heart for personal evangelism and local missions. Salary Range: negotiable

The essential job functions of this position are as follows:

Evangelize: this position requires a candidate who can develop and administer an effective outreach program in the community. The candidate will be expected to identify and seek opportunities to teach the gospel to non-Christians throughout the community.
Empower: identify and develop members of the congregation who can be trained to carry out evangelistic efforts within the community. Other duties will include training members to increase their faith and become more effective servants in the church.
Edify: encourage a greater sense of faithfulness and personal spiritual growth, as well as encouraging a greater sense of fellowship and community within the congregation.
Preach: deliver two Biblically based sermons per week that serve to enhance spiritual growth within the members of the congregation.
Counsel: provide effective spiritual guidance to members struggling with life problems.
Administration: dealing with the day-to-day needs of the congregation.

Cover Letters and Resumes may be sent to fairfaxcofc@gmail.com
Fairfax Church of Christ
Winchester, KY 40391
Office Phone: 859-744-8850
Contact: Ron Rigney (859-771-4754); Lane Mynk (859-582-8423)

6/11/2015 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

5/29/2015 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 full-time 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 two elders, Buck Dollar 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. For questions or more information, call Stacy McCasland at 806 886-4000 or email mccas@me.com