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“First of all, I wish to thank you with all my heart. Through your site, we were able to find a perfect match for our posting for Senior Pastor of Emmanuel Lutheran Church in Rockford, Illinois. We are all truly grateful for your website. Thank you again so very much.” ~ Karen

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First Presbyterian Church Glen Ellyn, IL – Director of Student Ministries (1-21-23)

First Presbyterian Church Glen Ellyn is an externally focused community of unique and ordinary people seeking to prioritize the life of discipleship together as they celebrate a faith that is more than just Sundays.

The Director of Student Ministries will help develop and sustain student ministry programming designed to enhance students’ growth in Christ. The director will create a program that will inspire and launch discipleship for students, partner with parents, and equip a volunteer team to lead students to embrace a vibrant faith journey.

Qualifications for this position include a deep growing faith in Jesus, a Bachelor’s degree, and 2-3 years of youth ministry experience. This person will build a team of volunteers and work collaboratively with parents to encourage the faith journey of students. Resumes and inquiries should be directed to Laura Addis at laura.addis@ministryarchitects.com.

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Kenilworth Union Church, Kenilworth, IL – Full-time Youth, Young Adult, and Mission (1-21-23)

Kenilworth Union Church is an ecumenical church community of 900+ households that is independent of any particular denomination, located in Kenilworth, Illinois. Kenilworth Union has a history of leadership from the Presbyterian Church USA, the United Methodist Church, the United Church of Christ, and other mainline protestant denominations.
This senior staff member leads the congregation’s vibrant, active, and inclusive ministry with youth and young adults grades 7+, including confirmation class, the youth mission trip, and Wednesday evening and Sunday morning youth activities. They will supervise and mentor 1-2 staff who support the youth ministry.
This candidate will bring passion and energy to create a transformative and faith-forming environment. An undergraduate degree is required. Ordination, an M.Div., certification in youth ministry, or a master’s degree in a related field is preferred. The candidate will have experience leading and planning all aspects of a youth ministry consisting of 60-100 youth, and the ability to create activities that help people find God’s guidance and inspiration, as they are sent out to love and serve God and others.
Kenilworth Union will consider adapting the role and job description to fit a qualified candidate’s skills, interests, and talents.
The compensation package includes a competitive base salary and generous benefits.
Resumes and inquiries can be directed to Sara Bailey at sara.bailey@ministryarchitects.com

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First Presbyterian Church, Belleville, IL  –  Full-time Director of “Your Dream Job” in Ministry (1-19-23)

Looking for the perfect ministry position to use the gifts and passions that God has placed on your heart? How would you like to write your own job description?

First United Presbyterian Church (FUPC) of Belleville, IL is seeking a partner in ministry to join their team as they step out in faith and build systems to sustain them in a new era of being and doing church. FUPC is a grace-filled church with a flexible staff that believes in doing good ministry while taking good care of one another. As they invite a new member to join the team, all staff members are willing to rethink their own job descriptions and responsibilities in order to best serve this particular church and the community.

The ideal candidate will have a passion and sense of call for ministry, be willing to experiment with new ways of forming disciples, possess a spirit of creativity, innovation, imagination, and love, and be a collaborative and humble team player.
Interested, qualified applicants are invited to send a resume and cover letter to Caroline Sell acaroline.sell@ministryarchitects.com.

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Holy Covenant United Church of Christ, Charlotte – Full-time Settled Pastor  (1-19-23)

Holy Covenant United Church of Christ in Charlotte, NC seeks a full-time settled pastor. A member of the progressive and extravagantly welcoming United Church of Christ, Holy Covenant celebrates the diverse and inclusive household of God. We seek to be and become a transformed and transforming community, building on our common Christian tradition. We diverge widely in how we interpret that tradition for ourselves — and we think that’s a good thing. We are united in believing God calls us to speak and act for hope, for justice, for mercy, for peace, for love. We come to church to be part of a community of shared values, to deepen our understanding of God, to refresh our spirits for the work and week ahead. No matter who you are or where you are on life’s journey, you’re welcome here. Join us!

We are moving toward being an even more diverse and inclusive congregation in ways that support mission and justice while continuing to grow in faith. We seek pastoral leadership that inspires working together as a coalition or team to bring about a beloved community of diverse people who trust each other and work together toward our goals as a church. This will involve active participation in justice ministries for Charlotte, North Carolina, the United States, and the world. We look for leadership that supports, encourages, and helps us achieve that end as we partner with our denomination, conference, association, and as many of our connections, both secular and religious, as possible to make that happen.For more information, please contact Kathleen Smith, kathi@holycovenantucc.org.

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St. Michael and All Angels Episcopal Church, Dallas, TX – Director of Youth Ministry (1-19-23)

Saint Michael and All Angels Church is seeking a leader and committed follower of Jesus Christ to provide adaptive leadership and oversight to the Youth Ministry (6th-12th Grade) to build faith, form disciples of Jesus Christ, make a difference in the world and equip parents to disciple their children. If you would like to be a part of a dynamic church with a vision and heart to grow, live in one of America’s fastest-growing and culturally rich cities, work in an environment of a commitment to reach families with youth, and be resourced to expand the youth ministry, contribute to designing the youth ministry space to facilitate your vision and finally, make a great Kingdom impact, Saint Michael Youth Ministry may be the place for you! All resumes and inquiries can be directed to martha.whitesides@ministryarchitects.com  – Click here for full details/description/qualifications.

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Emmanuel Episcopal Church, Alexandria, VA – Full-time Director of Youth and Children’s Ministry (1-19-23)

Emmanuel Episcopal Church (Alexandria, VA) is seeking a full time Director of Children and Youth Ministries to harness the enthusiasm of their young families and guide the parish in establishing thriving formation ministries. Casting a vision with dedicated members, the Director will partner with clergy, staff, and volunteers to empower children and youth to grow in their faith, embracing their role in the parish and greater community while grounded in the traditions of the Episcopal Church. There will be a significant emphasis on outreach and community involvement for children, youth, and their families. The church is open to lay or ordained candidates with three years of ministry or translatable experience. Interested candidates should have a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent, an ability to collaborate with a variety of others to achieve ministry goals, and well-grounded faith that can be shared effectively with young people. Resumes and inquiries can be sent to: katie.dunn-rankin@ministryarchitects.com

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Christ Church Episcopal, Macon, GA – Full-time Director of Youth and Children’s Ministry (1-19-23)

A vibrant Episcopal congregation committed to faith and invested in the future, Christ Church Episcopal, Macon GA is seeking a Director of Youth and Children’s Ministry. An ideal candidate is one who is energetic and relational, as well as administrative and strategic. Children and youth are an integral part of Christ Church and the parish seeks a leader who can implement a ministry to reach its vision.. This person, who ideally has at least three years of full-time ministry experience, will partner with clergy, staff, and volunteers to empower children and youth to grow in their faith, embracing their role in the parish and greater community while grounded in the traditions of the Episcopal Church. Interested candidates should have a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent, an ability to collaborate with a variety of others to achieve ministry goals, and well-grounded faith that can be shared effectively with young people. Resumes and inquiries can be sent to: adam.johnson@ministryarchitects.com

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Cedar Ridge Community Church, Spencerville, MD – Director of Communication and Administration (12-14-22)

Cedar Ridge Community Church is a diverse, open, and affirming community of followers of Jesus, sharing God’s love with everyone and working to make the world a better place for all. We are a multi-denominational congregation of about 400 members. Our beautiful 63-acre property is located in Spencerville, Maryland. Cedar Ridge is looking to hire a full-time Director of Communication and Administration to create, develop and maintain communications and administrative support systems that invite and empower our community to live out our vision.

Responsibilities include: • Management of communications • Coordination of programming for Sunday morning and special worship services • Provision of organizational support for church-wide events • Oversight of facilities management.
The qualified candidate will have proven expertise in video editing, website maintenance, and general communications, in addition to superior organizational and interpersonal skills.
Click here for full details of position responsibilities and requirements

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West End Community Church, Nashville, TN – Junior High Director of Boys (12-14-22)

This Full-time position works with the Junior High Director of Girls, under the oversight of the Youth Directors, planning, coordinating and executing all aspects of junior high ministry. This position works closely with entire Youth Ministry staff aiding in the oversight, coaching and encouragement of the entire Youth Ministry
Teaching and Development
Aid in the developing, organizing and leading of Sunday School ministry to junior high students, including regular large group teaching
Aid in the developing, organizing and leading of small group discipleship ministry to bring junior high students to maturity in Christ, personally leading one small group of students
Relational Ministry
Meet regularly with students fostering relationship, while encouraging and directing them toward a committed relationship with Jesus (1v1, school lunches, games/plays, etc.)
Aid in shepherding and growing a community of volunteers to invest in the lives of students and lead in the various programs of the youth ministry (fellowship, coaching, care, accountability, etc.)
Meet regularly with parents developing intentional relationships
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The Episcopal Diocese of IndianapolisDiocesan Youth Minister (11-30-22)

The Diocese of Indianapolis spans 200 miles and two time zones in central and southern Indiana. There are 47 churches organized into six neighborhoods. Waycross Camp and Conference Center are among the additional ministries of the diocese.

The Diocesan Youth Minister is called to unabashedly promote and celebrate the faith formation of young people in this diocese. Core to this work will be to equip and encourage parish-level youth ministry leaders, both paid and volunteer. Building connections and community among leaders and young people, as well as providing individualized support to congregations, will be key responsibilities of this role. The Diocesan Youth Minister will manage the implementation of diocesan youth ministry initiatives, tending to the diverse needs of these ministries with care for congregations that have a few young people, and for those that have many.

Click here for full details of position responsibilities and requirements.  

Qualified applicants are invited to share a resume and cover letter with Martha Whitesides martha.whitesides@ministryarchitects.com. Other inquiries about the position are also welcome.

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Christ Lutheran Church, Hellertown, PADirector for Youth and Family Ministry (11-16-22)

Christ Lutheran Church, Hellertown, PA, a progressive/emergent Lutheran church, is seeking a full-time Director for Youth and Family Ministries.  This individual will help develop youth and faith formation programs, for our church, Learning center and the Hellertown community.  The Future is wide open and we seek to reinvent the way our church ministers to our youth and families.  The ideal person for this role will be an innovative, creative, detail-oriented, hands-on person, extrovert, with an entrepreneurial spirit.  Playing a musical instrument for group activities would be an extra special benefit.  This position reports to the Pastor.  This position is funded for a minimum 3 year term.  Agreement with Christ Lutheran Church’s faith Statement is essential. www.clcht.org.

  • Full time position $40,000-$45,000
  • Please Email Pastor Phil, pspohn@clcht.org with resume and cover letter.
  • Visit their website here.

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Heartland Community Church, Medina, Ohio – Kids Community Director (11-04-22)

Purpose: To bring visionary and organizational leadership to the children’s ministry and create great Sunday experiences for children in 3rd grade and under.
Essential Responsibilities:
1.Lead and develop the Kids’ Community Program – 40%
2. Volunteer Leadership Development – 20%
3. Relational Ministry Duties – 25%
4. Serve on the Ministry Leadership Team – 10%
5. Missions Duties – 5%
Position Expectations: 70% Internal/30% External
Minimum Qualifications:
* Bachelor’s Degree required or at minimum 5 years leading in Kids Ministry outside of Heartland Community Church.
* 3 years Kids Ministry experience required.
* 1 year supervisory experience required or at minimum 3 years leading a team at Heartland Community Church.
Click here for PDF of full job description and duties. Send your resume to: careers@heartlandcommunity.org

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MissionGathering Bellevue, Bellevue, WA – Music/Creative Lead (10-14-22)

Missiongathering is a Progressive, Inclusive, and Anti-Racist Christian Church. Our vision is to be a space for healing, authentic relationships, and service to our local community. Our approach to faith and spirituality is less about doctrine or dogma, and more about living life fully and abundantly, which we believe to be modeled in the way of Jesus.
We are currently in a hybrid meeting schedule, with two in-person worship services a month, and events on the other weeks such as “Church of the Wild” (outdoor church), “Church at The Table” (dinner parties) or Pub Theology (Brewery meetups).
Music/Creative Lead is Part-Time: Approximately 15 hours/wk/Pay:$20/hr
Qualifications: 2-3 years experience preferred in leading music.
* The Music/Creative Lead will help with service planning and lead music for twice-monthly worship services.
* Coordinate volunteer musicians, lead music practices, and plan services through Planning Center Online.
* The Music/Creative Lead will collaborate with the Lead Pastor, helping with the logistics for various events and ministries of the church, and engaging with the community by attending events where they may not be leading music.
There is an opportunity for additional hours and an expanded role as a social-media coordinator and communications lead:
* As an expanded role, Music/Creative Lead will oversee weekly communications such as: social media posts, weekly emails, and video/audio production for streaming services.
* Create digital content and graphics using Canva for social media and website.
Position Requirements:
-strong vocal talent and ability to lead from an instrument.
-self-motivated and able to deliver on weekly projects while partially working remotely.
-experience with sound equipment, audio/video editing, and social media a plus.
-an alignment with progressive/inclusive theology and values which includes full affirmation of the LGBTQIA+ Community and a commitment to anti-racism & gender equality.
-familiarity with music and video editing software preferred.
-ability to lift/carry up to 50 pounds.
Please provide a video link to your performing and vocal abilities, your resume with references, and a cover letter that includes a response to this prompt: “Why are you passionate about being a part of a progressive & inclusive faith community?” To apply, send resume, cover letter and video links to devin@missiongathering.com

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Emmanuel Episcopal Church, Alexandria, VA –  Director of Children and Youth Ministries(9-9-22)

A vibrant and connected Episcopal congregation with an eager community of families of all ages and stages is seeking a full-time Director of Children and Youth Ministries. Emmanuel Episcopal Church in Alexandria, VA is committed to its children and youth and seeks a leader who can implement a ministry to reach its vision. Ideally, this person has at least three years of ministry or education experience and will partner with clergy, staff, and volunteers to empower children and youth to grow in their faith, embracing their role in the parish and greater community while grounded in the traditions of the Episcopal Church. Interested candidates should have a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent, an ability to collaborate with a variety of others to achieve ministry goals, and well-grounded faith that can be shared effectively with young people.

Resumes and inquiries can be sent to: katie.dunn-rankin@ministryarchitects.com

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