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St. Luke’s United Methodist Church, Indianapolis, IN – Full-Time Director of Student Ministries (5-31-23)

At St. Luke’s United Methodist Church, we are an open community of Christians helping people find and give hope through Jesus Christ. We are committed to our community on the northside of Indianapolis and have seen our reach grow regionally and beyond through our digital presence. With a membership of over 6,000 we are the largest United Methodist Church (UMC) in Indiana and one of the largest in the U.S. People are attracted to St. Luke’s for our values: Our commitment to live the mission of the UMC, “To make disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world” and living the Christian faith in a way that is open to everyone – regardless of their gender, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, nationality, disability, or socioeconomic background. 

The Director of Student Ministries gets to make God real for students by connecting faith to the
questions we’re asking in the most formative years of our lives. Our ministry spans 5th through 12th grade and is extended by our support of college students while they are away. We have a vision for growth, launching a second campus 6 months ago and believing that opportunities exist for us with the upcoming divide in the UMC (we’ll stay UMC – no question), and for online ministry. 

For full job description, qualifications, application process, etc. click here. 



Westminster Presbyterian Church, Nashville, TN – Associate Pastor of Community Life (5-31-23)

Westminster Presbyterian Church, located in Nashville, TN, is seeking a full-time Associate Pastor for Community Life. As a church with more than 1500 members, WPC fosters a diverse and deeply spiritual community that nurtures lives of faith, hope, and love. The ideal candidate will have 2-5 years of experience in a similar role and be a compassionate leader who enjoys innovation and collaboration.


  • Develop and strengthen the church’s small-group ministry program by recruiting, training, and maintaining small-group leaders.
  • Provide support and outreach to young adults and young families within the congregation, and develop additional ways to connect with existing members and young adults/families outside the church.
  • Explore and develop opportunities for alternative worship services to better connect with the congregation and others outside the church community.
  • Collaborate with other church staff and congregants to creatively expand new ways to live out the Christian faith.
  • Connect with those in the congregation and the community at large.


  • Engaging and passionate about relationship building.
  • Energetic and action/goal oriented with a strong work ethic.
  • Demonstrated excellence in the education and development of small-group leaders.
  • Creative and able to work collaboratively with other church staff and congregants.
  • Deep understanding of scripture and theology, and the ability to communicate that understanding to a wide variety of people with a range of knowledge base.
  • The ability to leverage technology and social media to engage the congregation and further develop relationships.
  • Strong listening and communication skills. 

To be considered for this position, candidates must hold a statement of faith and meet the training/certificate requirements set by the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). In addition, the ideal candidate will have a vision for ministry that aligns with the mission and values of WPC. This is an excellent opportunity for a pastor who is passionate about community building and making a meaningful impact on the lives of others.

For more info or to submit your resume, please use this link


Woodmont Christian Church, Nashville, TN – Full-Time Middle School Youth Director and Full-Time High School Youth Director (5-31-23)

Woodmont Christian Church is a vibrant and rapidly growing congregation located in Nashville, Tennessee. The church features a beautiful sanctuary with stained-glass windows and offers a range of programs and ministries for people of all ages. With a strong commitment to faith, fellowship, and service, Woodmont Christian Church provides a welcoming and inclusive community for all who seek to grow in their faith.

The ideal candidate for the Middle School Youth Director position at Woodmont Christian Church should have a mature, grounded, and growing Christian faith and be comfortable building relationships with students, their parents, and volunteers. They should be able to manage multiple systems of ministry simultaneously and have a collaborative, learning stance toward building a thriving youth ministry. Experience in ministry and/or working with teenagers and proven experience managing complexity are required. A deep appreciation of the Disciples of Christ tradition is necessary, and experience working on a large church staff or in a similar role is desirable.

The ideal candidate for the High School Youth Director position at Woodmont Christian Church should have a mature, grounded, and growing Christian faith and be comfortable building relationships with students, their parents, and volunteers. They should be able to manage multiple systems of ministry simultaneously and have a collaborative, learning stance toward building a thriving youth ministry. Experience in ministry and/or working with teenagers and proven experience managing complexity are required. A deep appreciation of the Disciples of Christ tradition is necessary, and experience working on a large church staff or in a similar role is desirable.

Key Responsibilities
Design and implement initiatives to increase middle school youth participation.
Foster relationships with all middle school youth and families, including non-participants.
Ensure essential systems of effective ministry are in place and updated.
Collaborate with other staff to connect youth to the church.
Design and implement a student leadership program.

Mature, grounded, and growing Christian faith.
Ability to manage multiple systems of ministry simultaneously.
Collaborative, learning stance toward building a thriving youth ministry.
Experience in ministry and/or working with teenagers.
Proven experience managing complexity.

For more info or to submit your resume use this link for Middle School Director:

and this link for High School Director:


First Congregational Church of Webster Groves, MO – Coordinator Of Faith Formation (5-16-23)

The First Congregational Church of Webster Groves, United Church of Christ – a growingly diverse, Open and Affirming Congregation of 200 adult members near St. Louis, Missouri – announces the opening of a part-time staff position: Coordinator Of Faith Formation(CFF). This is a salaried, 24-hour-per-week position, designing and implementing programming for the religious education, faith formation, and spiritual development of young children and youth. The CFF works in partnership with the Pastor support staff, and lay volunteers designing coherent, educational programming, experiences, and outcomes rooted strongly in the values and direction of Progressive Christianity. Applicants should have a strong background in religious education in a progressive theological setting, preferably including collaborative partnerships and team building. Competitive compensation and vacation. 

Click here for the full job description and details, or go to website.  Interested individuals are invited to submit résumés (as MS Word or PDF attachments) to with the SUBJECT: CFF Recruitment. Please, include an email introductory message detailing why your candidacy should be of particular interest to our Christian Education Ministry. Telephone inquiries will not be accepted. The deadline for submissions is 11:59 PM, Wednesday, June 7.


Saint Michael and All Angels, Dallas, TX – Full-time Director of Children and Family Ministry (5-10-23)

Saint Michael and All Angels, a resource-sized Episcopal parish in the heart of Dallas, TX, is seeking a veteran leader and committed follower of Jesus Christ to provide adaptive leadership and departmental oversight to the Children and Family Ministry (birth–5th Grade). The primary goal of the ministry is to build faith, form disciples of Jesus Christ, and equip parents to disciple their children. With a team of dedicated staff and volunteers, the Director of Children and Family Ministry will be responsible for supporting and empowering volunteers, equipping parents as faith builders at home, and serving as advocates for children in church life. A particular emphasis on ministry for parents in their own faith formation and that of their children will be important. If you are seeking a next-level leadership role within the Episcopal Church that also values relational and connective ministry, this position might be for you. Click here to see full details.


Cedar Ridge Community Church, Spencerville, MD – Pastor Position (5-4-23)

 Located in Maryland, close to the DC metro area, we welcome inquiries from anyone who feels passionate about our vision and church culture, and who could bring skill and experience to our ministry areas and/or our daily operations.  We are a diverse, progressive, open and affirming community, passionate about following Jesus and committed to living out our faith in an authentic way in the world. We seek to be a community of hope and transformation with the conviction that by following Jesus, we can all become more kind, loving, life-giving people, working together to build a more just, equitable and inclusive world. We share Jesus’ vision for our world; what he called the Kingdom of God. We dare to dream of this heaven on earth, life before death, and hope for everyone, and are actively working to bring healing and reconciliation wherever we can. 

We are looking for someone who shares this vision, is passionate about following Jesus and wants to help others do the same. 

We are looking for someone who will bring creative, relational leadership, excitement about problem solving, and the ability to persevere through challenges. 

Our staff culture is teamwork, so we are seeking someone who is excited about working collaboratively within a flat authority structure, where we all pitch in and no task is beneath us, where we all listen and support one another, rather than forcing our own way. 

We are looking for someone who doesn’t feel they have life all worked out, who regards faith as a journey of progressive enlightenment over time, and who embraces others as fellow pilgrims from whom we learn and grow. 

We are looking to become a more diverse staff, so we welcome inquiries and applications from everyone. Pastoral experience is preferable but not essential, but a proven track record of servant leadership in any field is required. 

We are in a period of transition of pastoral responsibilities, so the exact definition of this role is currently fluid and will be determined together with the successful candidate. Leadership of ministry areas could include small groups, congregational care, worship, youth, and our work in Guatemala. Operational oversight could include areas like our property and facilities, communications, and finance. Management of other staff is expected, and we hope the candidate will also be able to contribute to speaking and teaching in our Sunday services. 

To learn more about our vision, areas of ministry, and church life in general, please visit our website: To inquire further or to apply please contact Matthew Dyer (Lead Pastor) at with a cover letter and resume. 


First Presbyterian Church, Spokane, WA – Full-Time Directory High School Ministry (5-1-23)


  • Are you an innovative ministry leader, energized by building relational discipleship environments for students as well as connecting with their parents?
  • Are you compelled to reach a wide range of students inside and outside the church?
  • Do you thrive leading and empowering volunteer teams?
  • Are you a team player who understands the value of collaborating with others to achieve an aligned NextGen vision?

If this resonates, we invite you to consider applying to become the full-time director of high school ministry at First Presbyterian Church of Spokane, located in the beautiful outdoor haven of Spokane, Washington. This is an active, multi-generational PCUSA church, with a rich tradition of engaging students in Christ-centered transformation and missional engagement.

The director will be responsible for focused ministry to high school students, while collaborating with staff family ministry team members, serving infants through young adults. See full job description here.

We’re looking for candidates with a Bachelor’s degree and two years of demonstrated success in leading a youth ministry. The salary is $54,000 – 56,000 per year with full benefits.

Interested? Apply here.


Creighton University, Omaha, NB – Protestant Chaplain and Retreat Coordinator (4-22-23)

The Protestant Chaplain provides pastoral support and formation to our Protestant students, who come from multiple traditions, on campus by overseeing a weekly worship service, providing pastoral care, outreaching, and offering spiritual companionship. Additionally, this person will oversee and coordinate 2-3 retreats each year, regularly take shifts on the Campus Ministry On Call (CMOC) phone to provide pastoral care to students, and serve as a consultant on creating inclusive space for students of different Christian faith traditions. This is an 11-month position.

Essential Functions:

  • Pastoral ministry and outreach to undergraduate students
  • Administrative work including budget management, assessment, organizing and promotion of programs, and coordinating of retreats
  • Facilitating worship for student population
  • Collaborates as an integral member of the Campus Ministry Department, the Division of Mission and Ministry, and multiple other campus partners on various projects, programs, and events.

Education & Experience:

  • Masters degree in divinity, theology, pastoral studies, ministry, or related field required (those currently enrolled in a program may be considered)
  • Ordination and/or certification from a mainline Protestant denomination with preference given to those from a liturgical/sacramentally oriented tradition. 
  • 2-4 year’s ministerial experience with managerial/leadership experience preferred (at least some in active ministry)
  • Experience working collaboratively with diverse groups
  • Experience leading groups of people in worship
  • Knowledge of other Protestant traditions and their worship patterns 
  • Deeply developed pastoral ministry skills 
  • Strong desire to pastorally support students from a wide range of ecumenical traditions 
  • Understanding and appreciation of the Jesuit mission 

Click here for full description and to apply.


The Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd, Lexington, Kentucky – Full-time Minister for Youth and Young Adult (4-12-23)

Job Description – Good Shepherd is a vibrant, growing, Episcopal parish in the Episcopal Diocese of Lexington. We are committed to spreading the love of God in word and deed. Our parish theme is Love is all, and our aim is to live out the love ethic of Jesus as presented in the Sermon on the Mount. We have meaningful, traditional worship, a deep contemplative prayer life, an enthusiastic community, beautiful music, active outreach programs, and robust formation offerings for all ages. Our Average Sunday Attendance is about 350 per week. We have 800+ members and we are located near downtown Lexington on Main Street. Our staff team is hard-working, highly collaborative, and committed to equipping, empowering, and enabling our members to carry out the mission of the church.

We are seeking a loving, energetic, curious, faithful person to lead our youth and young adult ministries. You will be highly involved and active with our youth groups consisting of middle and high school youth. You will also connect with and engage in ministry with our growing young adults group. You will work closely with the rector and the rest of our team to lead and nurture our growing parish, including participation in parish events and contributing to planning outreach offerings.

Primary responsibilities: – Youth Ministry (6th-12th grades)
●  Lead our youth in a spiritual rhythm of Play, Learn, Pray, and Serve as we all follow Jesus together.
●  Vision for the future of youth ministry alongside youth, parents, volunteers, and other church members.
●  Engage a leadership team of adults and youth to help steward the vision.
●  Plan and lead weekly youth group.
●  Provide support for the Sunday Servants morning offering.
●  Recruit, train, and equip volunteers.
●  Provide pastoral care to youth and families, in collaboration with clergy.
●  Support the Confirmation program.
Young Adult Ministry
●  Build a leadership team of engaged young adults to help vision and guide the establishment of a robust, sustainable young adult ministry.
●  Shepherd the implementation of programs, events, and offerings identified as important to the young adult ministry alongside volunteers.
●  Meet individually or in small groups with young adults seeking spiritual guidance.</span
●  Connect young adults to existing church ministries to support their journey to live out their faith in the community.
●  Establish and implement a consistent, clear, and regular communications plan with youth, families, and young adults.
●  Maintain database records with accurate information for youth and families.
●  Create and maintain a database of young adults.
●  Partner with church staff to include youth and young adult ministry updates in parish-wide communications.
●  Manage compliance with “Safe Church, Safe Communities” requirements as required by the Diocese of Lexington.

●  A Bachelor’s degree ●  Experience in youth and/or young adult ministry preferred ●  A deep personal faith supported by intentional spiritual practices ●  Background of worshiping, serving, and/or working in The Episcopal Church. ●  Experience in recruiting, training, and equipping volunteers. ●  Strong communication skills.
The position is open to lay or ordained candidates. The compensation package will vary according to the candidate’s experience, education, and ordination status, consistent with The Episcopal Church and diocesan policies. The anticipated salary range is $50,000-70,000 plus benefits, including but not limited to insurance coverage, pension contributions, two days off per week, and paid vacation time.
Qualified applicants are invited to send a resume and cover letter to Martha Whitesides at


West Side Community United Methodist Church, Ann Arbor, MI – Spiritual Formation & Community Life Coordinator (2-6-23)

West Side Church is seeking a full-time Spiritual Formation & Community Life Coordinator. West Side Church endeavors to be an intentionally diverse community of faith that embraces and celebrates all people as loved children of God. Our vision is to connect people to the life and love of Jesus Christ, supporting current generations and building future generations of Christians. We share our ministry with people of all faith histories, ages, races, gender identities and expressions, economic status, mental abilities, physical abilities, sexual orientations, marital status, and nationalities.

The Coordinator shall possess good communication skills, be a strong motivator and celebrator of others, and have experience in Christian formation. A preferred candidate would possess an advanced certificate/ degree in an area of ministry as well as history working within diverse populations. The candidate would also be willing to work non-traditional hours (weekend, evening as needed).Job responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:
30% job responsibility for Youth Spiritual Formation (grades: 6 – 12)
30% job responsibility for Children’s Spiritual Formation (ages: infant–5th grade)
20% job responsibility for Adult Spiritual Formation
20% job responsibility for Community Life
Job Type: Full-Time (40 hours) with benefits: medical insurance, 3% retirement contribution, 3 weeks paid vacation, & professional development as approved by the Church Board. Please send resume and inquiries to:Pastor Adam Bissell,, 734-663-4164. For more information:
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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


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


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,


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:


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
Click here for full details of position responsibilities and requirements


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.

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


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:


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


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: