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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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Seminary of the Wild – Part-time Organizational Coordinator (7-21-21)

Seminary of the Wild is growing and we need some help!

We are looking for a smart, organized, intuitive, self-starting, efficient human who can invest part time into the work of supporting the new and growing organization of Seminary of the Wild.  There are many admin projects needing the attention of someone with the skills and energy and heart to not only attend to several routine daily and weekly tasks but also to envision and create new systems for the flow of the business behind the walls of the programs.  15 hours/week.

Interested? Check out the Job Description and connect with us at Guides@SeminaryoftheWild.com.

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Impact Church – 2 Openings: Pastor and Youth Pastor(6-30-21)

Impact Church is seeking a full-time pastor to oversee and support all discipleship opportunities for children, youth, young adults, and their families. The responsibilities of this role center on casting vision and clarifying mission for all NxT-G Ministries, assuring alignment with the overarching mission and vision of Impact Church. This position is expected to lead and is crucial to the growth, stability, and maintenance of NxT-G as it pertains to all persons from birth through college-aged young adulthood and the overall church.

NxT-G Ministries at Impact Church encompasses all children, students, young adults, and their families. The NxT-G Pastor knows, understands, plans, and executes as a part of a strategic team that includes the Youth Pastor, Children’s Pastor, and an Executive Team of leaders. Impact Church is a fast-paced setting with an evolving daily environment that requires its leaders to be flexible and inventive.
Primary responsibilities for the position include:
* Equipping the NxT-G Children’s Pastor and the NxT-G Youth Pastor as they build teams of staff and volunteers to reach and disciple children and youth
* Providing pastoral care and guidance to the families engaged with NxT-G Ministries
* Creating, innovating, and holding accountable the systems and processes necessary for onboarding and sustaining volunteer ministry teams
* Guiding the overarching scope and sequence from birth into young adulthood
* Structuring a ministry for college-aged young adults
* Creating partnerships with community agencies, schools, and fellow ministry affiliates
* Developing educational, connectional, and spiritual opportunities for parents/guardians
* Writing & stewarding the NxT-G budget along with other administrative responsibilities
Qualifications for this position are: 
* Post-high school education and/or experience serving with youth, young adults, and teams, specifically in ministry or a related field of study
* Proficient understanding and grounding in family systems and team dynamics
* Resourceful, readily demonstrating expertise in a variety of concepts, practices, procedures, styles, and approaches to ministry and sustainable systems
* Comfortable utilizing technology, including proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, Google Drive Applications, and social media platforms
* Must exhibit spiritual maturity, self-awareness, and cultural competence across many dimensions of diversity
* Ability to communicate effectively and professionally to a variety of stakeholders
Qualified candidates should send their resume along with a cover letter to renee.wilson@ministryarchitects.com.

Impact Church is seeking a full-time youth pastor to lead the discipleship opportunities for young persons from 6th-12th grades. Impact Church is a fast-paced setting with an evolving daily environment that requires its leaders to be flexible and inventive. The responsibilities of this role center on encouraging the care of and Christian growth for middle school and high school students. This position is expected to lead and is crucial to the growth, stability, and maintenance of NxT-G as it pertains to ages 12-18 and the overall church.

NxT-G Ministries at Impact Church encompasses all children, students, young adults, and their families. The youth pastor knows, understands, plans, and executes as a part of a strategic team that includes the NxT-G Pastor and the Children’s Pastor.
Primary responsibilities for the position include:
* Committing heart, soul, effort, and focus to the youth program and its development
* Leading with innovation and creativity from singular program plans to overarching scope, sequence, and structure of the ministry
* Developing positive relationships with youth and their parents
* Recruiting, training, and scheduling staff and volunteers effectively
* Fostering relationships with partner schools, their staff, and their students
* Assisting with and maintaining the NxT-G budget as well as organizing other administrative responsibilities
Qualifications for this position are: 
* Post-high school education and/or experience serving with youth, young adults, and teams, specifically in ministry or a related field of study
* Proficient understanding and grounding in pre-adolescent, adolescent, and early adulthood stages of life (from 12-18 years of age)
* Resourceful, readily demonstrating expertise in a variety of youth ministry concepts, practices, procedures, styles, and approaches
* Comfortable utilizing technology, including proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, Google Drive Applications, and social media platforms
* Must exhibit spiritual maturity, self-awareness, and cultural competence across many dimensions of diversity
* Ability to communicate effectively and professionally to a variety of stakeholders
* Demonstrated leadership skills with a strong, independent work ethic
Qualified candidates should send their resume along with a cover letter to renee.wilson@ministryarchitects.com.

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St. Luke’s United Methodist Church, Houston, TX  – Associate Director of Student Ministry (6-30-21)

St. Luke’s UMC is a vibrant, growing church and student ministry located in the heart of Houston, TX is searching for an Associate Director of Student Ministry. We are looking for a passionate, Christ-loving leader to join our large student ministry team, who desires to partner with parents to foster lifelong faith while also reaching out to students currently outside of the church. The Associate Director is responsible for implementing and participating in Student Ministry programs while providing Christian guidance to students. This is a full-time position that reports to the Director of Student Ministries.

Requirements & Attributes 

  • Bachelor’s Degree

  • Prior experience, as either a leader or participant, in Christian youth-centered programs

  • Solid oral communication skills and the ability to foster effective interpersonal relationships

  • Tact, diplomacy and sensitivity in dealing with middle schoolers, their parents and volunteers

  • Ability to plan, organize and facilitate events

  • Proficiency in MS Office, use of the internet and social media

  • Ability to be a model for incarnational and relational ministry during Student Ministry programs

Candidates considered for an offer of employment will be required to pass a background check. Interested candidates can submit their resume to stlukesstudentministrysearch@gmail.com.

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The River Church Community, San Jose, CA – Full-time Youth Pastor(6-21-21)

The River Church Community, a relevant, diverse ECC (Evangelical Covenant Church) congregation near downtown San Jose, CA, is seeking an authentic full-time Youth Pastor who is able to lead and equip a strong volunteer team to embrace the next generation of disciples. The youth pastor’s responsibilities are three-fold:
● Provide long-term vision and infrastructure for a sustainable youth ministry that develops youth into lifelong disciples of Jesus.
● Lead and equip a team of youth staff, volunteers, and students who share ownership of the ministry.
● Shape content and programs that give youth the knowledge, skills, and experiences they need.
Qualifications for this position include understanding of adolescent development, experience working in a multicultural, multi economic, and multiracial environment, ability to engage in tough issues with students, parents, and volunteers, strong relational and organizational skills, excellent communication skills, and proven ability to effectively lead 50-80 students on a regular basis. Interested candidates should have a Bachelor’s degree (Master’s degree or enrollment in a graduate program preferred) and related experience with youth. Resumes, along with a cover letter, can be sent to Elaine Pendergrass (elaine.pendergrass@ministryarchitects.com).

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Westminster Presbyterian Church, Wilmington, DE – Director of Christian Education and Youth Ministries (6-10-21)

Do you thrive on innovating creative ways to engage children, youth, and families in spiritual formation? Do you enjoy forming environments for students and children to explore their faith in relation to our current cultural moment? Does being part of a church family with deep roots in the community and a desire to empower strong intergenerational connection sound life-giving?

Then you want to consider becoming Westminster Presbyterian Church’s next Director of Christian Education and Youth Ministries. Located in Wilmington, Delaware, this vibrant, progressive, and welcoming PC (USA) church has a rich history of experiencing lives transformed by God’s boundless love within the congregation and the community.

In this full-time role, eighty percent of your time will be devoted to building a captivating youth and children’s ministry, supervising a team that includes a nursery director, a preschool director, and an associate youth pastor. The remaining twenty percent of your time will be given to supporting adult leaders in generating transformative spiritual environments for adults.

If you are a passionate team builder, have at least a Bachelor’s degree in theology or education, demonstrated experience working in Christian spiritual formation and education, embrace progressive theology, and are energized by the challenge of innovating relevant ministry in our rapidly changing culture, we’d love to hear from you! Resumes, cover letters, and inquiries can be sent to melinda.kinsman@ministryarchitects.com.

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North United Methodist Church, Indianapolis, IN  – Minister of Youth and Young Adults (6-10-21)

The Minister of Youth and Young Adults will serve North United Methodist Church by developing and coordinating effective and comprehensive ministries to and with youth and young adults, and providing leadership and supervision of staff members, lay leaders, and volunteers involved in this ministry area. Approximately ¾ time will be devoted to youth (grades six through twelve) and ¼ time will be devoted to young adults (age 18-30).

Eligibility for this position requires that the person have already demonstrated the following:
* Strong support of North Church’s ministry and mission
* Passion for youth and young adult ministries
* Demonstrated skill in maintaining confidentiality
* Entrepreneurial spirit and creativity for developing new ministries
* Self-motivation to accomplish goals in an intelligent, compassionate, and trusting work environment
* Excellent communication skills
* Ability to constructively handle stress and pressure
* A strong team-orientation that relates comfortably and confidently to church leadership, peers, and subordinates, cultivating strong, quality relationships for the church and its leaders
Education/Experience
* Bachelor degree with substantial youth ministry experience required
* Preference for Master of Arts in Youth Ministries or Master of Divinity degree

Click here for full job description/details.   Send resume and cover letter, including experience to: North United Methodist Church, Amy Sell, asell@northchurchindy.com with subject: “Minister of Youth and Young Adults Application”

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Christ Lutheran Church, Hellertown, PA – Director of Children and Youth Ministry (6-4-21)

Christ Lutheran Church, Hellertown, PA, a progressive/emergent church, is seeking a full-time Director of Children and Youth Ministries.  This individual will help develop youth and faith formation programs, for our church, Learning center and the Hellertown community.  The ideal person for this role will be an innovative, detail-oriented, hands-on person, 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. clcht.org

Primary responsibilities for the position include:
Creating a Youth and Young family ministry.

* Actively engage with children, youth, and families, both inside and outside the church walls
* Create social, educational, and Christian service, youth activities
* Recruit, train, coordinate, and support teams of volunteer leaders
* Create pathways for children and youth to serve with other ministry teams and
regularly participate in intergenerational opportunities
* Provide supportive resources for parents
* Organize the infrastructure of the ministry, guiding processes, implementing systems, and managing child protective policies
* Communicate regularly with key ministry stakeholders, both inside the church and those who are a part of the community
* Steward the budget and maintain the financial accountability of the ministry

Qualifications for this position are:
* A person of Christian faith that accepts our Faith Statement
* Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university preferred
* Musical talent is a strong plus
* Experience in youth ministry
* Ability to organize and keep accurate and detailed records
* Strong competence and comfort with technology, including effectively utilizing platforms of digital communications, social media.
* Ability to work as part of a team
* Demonstrated leadership skills and strong work ethic
* Passion for helping children, youth, and their parents know and love Jesus

Qualified candidates should send their resume along with a cover letter to Pastor Phil, pspohn@clcht.org

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St. Mark United Methodist Church, Seneca, SC – Minister of Family Outreach(6-4-21)

St. Mark United Methodist Church, a well-established United Methodist congregation, is seeking an energetic and creative full-time Minister of Family Outreach to serve in Seneca, SC, located in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains. The minister’s responsibilities are two-fold:

  • Lead teams and individuals to design biblically focused ministries to enrich the lives of young people within the church and the broader community
  • Recruit, train, supervise, and support all volunteer and paid staff in Children, Youth, and Family Ministries

Qualifications for this position include strong relational and organizational skills, excellent communication skills, and the desire and ability to plan for the future of family ministry through visioning, innovation, and enrollment progression. Interested candidates should have a Bachelor’s degree (Master’s degree preferred) and related experience with youth. Resumes, along with a cover letter, can be sent to Elaine Pendergrass (elaine.pendergrass@ministryarchitects.com).

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St. Francis House Student Center, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI – Episcopal Chaplain (6-4-21)

St. Francis House Student Center is seeking a full-time Episcopal chaplain to reboot a dormant ministry and reach hundreds of students at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. This individual sets the course and tone for St. Francis House, a spiritual home away from home that aims to be an oasis for young adults in an anxious world. Ideal for this role is a visionary focused on student care and community transformation. A connectional, detail-oriented, magnetic leader who has a passion for young adult faith formation and understands the intricate dynamics of serving in an academic environment. This position currently reports directly to the Bishop, is supported by the St. Francis House Board, and supervises a part-time administrative assistant.

Primary responsibilities for the position include:

  • Fostering an open, welcoming, and affirming community of Christian fellowship and discipleship that is culturally aware, inclusive, and radically welcoming to all.
  • Developing and executing an annual calendar of events and opportunities that builds momentum and allows students to engage with faith-strengthening and community-building experiences.
  • Engaging and effectively involving volunteers as an integral part of the ministries.
  • Employing strategies for building and enhancing the reputation of St. Francis House on campus, in the community, and throughout the diocese.
  • Managing the physical environment and daily upkeep of St. Francis House.
  • Presenting and demonstrating a passion for the Gospel in ways that others find compelling, enabling them to live out the Gospel in their own lives.

Qualifications for this position are:

  • Must be in good standing with the Episcopal Church and hold a working knowledge of the culture, structure, and expressions of the Anglican tradition.
  • A Bachelor’s degree is required; a Master’s degree is desired, preferably in divinity or a related theological field.
  • A passion for faith formation and a theology that celebrates and values all people.
  • Must exhibit spiritual maturity, self-awareness, and cultural competence across many dimensions of diversity.
  • Ability to communicate effectively and professionally to a variety of stakeholders
  • Demonstrated leadership skills with a strong, independent work ethic

Qualified candidates should send their resume along with a cover letter to renee.wilson@ministryarchitects.com.

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St. Luke’s UMC, Indianapolis, IN – Has two openings. (5-13-21)

Director of Contemporary Worship and the Arts

At St. Luke’s 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 a membership of over 6,ooo. People are attracted to St. Luke’s for our values – regardless of their gender, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, nationality, disability, or socioeconomic background.
Position Overview
The Director of Contemporary Music and the Arts (Exempt, Salaried, Full-time ) will be responsible for the ongoing development, implementation, and growth of contemporary worship services at St. Luke’s. Responsibilities include leadership of vocal and instrumental teams, all additional creative expressions for worship and thematic support (i.e. dance, drama, art, video) and collaborating on the production of all additional worship elements for the contemporary service; logistics for communion and other special events).
Qualifications
• Demonstrate passion about the Christian faith, actively seek to grow in personal relationship with God, and be committed to the mission and purpose of St. Luke’s.
• Knowledge of current, popular Christian music in a diversity of styles from what is played on K-Love to Gospel, R&B and world music.
• Experience arranging songs for vocalists and musicians in a worship setting
• A minimum of 3 years’ experience leading congregations in worship
• Bachelor’s Degree -preferably in music or a related field
• Background in a mainline denomination is preferred
In addition to submitting a resume and cover letter, please include a video of yourself leading worship AND a video of you and your primary instrument (piano or guitar) singing a song – send to hr@stlukesumc.com or visit their website here.

Small Group Coordinator for Adult Discipleship

Position Overview
The Small Group Coordinator for Adult Discipleship will work as part of the Adult Discipleship Team and be specifically focused on maintaining and growing the small group ministry while providing departmental support and leading other ministry projects as needed. This position requires occasional Sunday and evening work. Candidate will Demonstrate passion about the Christian faith, actively seek to grow in personal relationship with God, and be committed to the mission and purpose of St. Luke’s.

Bachelor’s Degree, strong communication, leadership, organization, planning, creativity, and volunteer development skills. Skilled at idea implementation and follow through. Proficiency in Microsoft Office and Zoom; willingness to learn other programs as needed. Currently involved or willing to become involved in the St. Luke’s worshipping community.

This is a part-time position (25 hours) per week. Click here to visit our website for a complete job description and to learn more about St. Luke’s.
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Wellspring Community Church, Des Moines, IA – Interim Minister (4/28/21)

Wellspring Community Church is Affiliated with American Baptist Churches of Metro Chicago Region. We are a church without walls seeking a half-time to three quarter time Interim minister who values inclusive language and creative/interactive worship experiences.  Willing to guide the Community over a visioning process over the next 6-12 months.

Be part of a small church with a big ministry and very active shared leadership with:  talented lay music ministry, lay education ministers, and faithful members that serve on various committees for the church. Wellspring Community Church is a welcoming and affirming Christian faith community grounded in progressive theology.

Salary based on 20-30 hours per week with flexibility.  For a full job description and questions about this unique opportunity, please contact Tammy Guild at guildftammy@gmail.com.  Applications will be accepted until May 16, 2021. Please visit our website www.Wellspringdsm.org for more information about our community.

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Granby U.C.C., a collaboration between First and South Churches, Granby, CT – Director of Young Adult Ministry (4/20/21)

We are seeking an energetic Director of Young Adult Ministry to spearhead a renewed culture of vitality and Christian life among its youth while reaching out to other youth in Granby. There are currently 12-15 active youth group members. Granby UCC hopes that a joint Director of Young Adult Ministry will successfully grow the program to impact many more local youth.

The purpose of this ministry is to create a safe community in which youth can:
*learn to trust their gifts and judgement,
*explore the spiritual and ethical questions of being human, and
*make an impact on the world through service to God and others.

We are Open and Affirming congregations. We welcome all individuals and families who desire to share in our community of faith. We affirm the dignity and worth of every person, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, race, mental or physical ability or sexual orientation.

The primary qualification is to be a person of living faith who is passionate about teens and their faith journey. The ideal candidate will have experience guiding teens and must be able to lead by example.

The responsibilities of this 20-hour per week /10-month position are anticipated to grow and change over time as the program evolves and the state of our world (COVID-19) unfolds. The candidate will also assist with/participate in worship services as needed at each congregation. Salary range: $25,000-$32,000 Annually (Salary commensurate with experience). Click here for full job description and details for qualifications. Candidates are directed to forward resume and cover letter to Heather Dobbert, First Church Member, at heatherdobbert@gmail.com/860-819-1528.

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The People’s Church, Long Beach, NY – Pastor Position (4/19/21)

Seeking a pastor for a single pastor congregation. He/she will be our under-shepherd according to 1 Peter 5 1-4, preach at least weekly, counsel and visit those in need, and perform the sacraments. The pastor will oversee the planning of outreach activities in the surrounding neighborhoods and teach Adult Bible school/Bible study.The Pastor may also lead prayer groups, attend committee meetings and represent the church at interfaith events at his or her discretion.
About Us: We are a 100-year-old Protestant Church in a New York coastal city that has always been affirming and welcoming to all. The church is led by a Board of Trustees & the congregation, similar to a Congregationalist church in structure. The church was founded and still functions to represent the common beliefs of the traditional Protestant faiths. We say the Lord’s Prayer and the Apostle’s Creed. Some members practice infant baptism and some only adult. We are united in our diversity.
The parsonage is currently under reconstruction, but housing is a possibility.
The right candidate will have a Divinity degree and be a person of integrity. Bi-vocational ministry is fine.
Please send your resume and any other information you feel would be helpful for us in evaluating your candidacy to thepeopleschurchlb@yahoo.com.

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Tippecanoe Presbyterian Church, Milwaukee, WI – Pastor Position (4-14-21)

Tippecanoe Presbyterian Church is located in Milwaukee near the spectacular
shoreline of Lake Michigan.
Believing in a spacious Christianity through which grace cultivates hope, healing and
purpose, Tippe Church is open and affirming, where everybody is welcome and can
grow, ask questions, have doubts and walk with others. We lovingly refer to ourselves
as “Soulful Misfits”.
As Pastor, you will receive support of a community of believers, doubters, thinking
doers and pray-ers who are changing lives in visible ways.
For example:
Living Waters Contemplative Life Center provides spiritual expansion through classes,
retreats and healing arts practitioners.
Divine Intervention Ministry now supports people without homes with nine connected
ministries throughout the year.
Arts Science Literacy Camp provides educational ministry for disadvantaged children
through innovative ‘camp’ formats.
Another Tippe annual project is “Tippe Gardens” which includes 38 raised garden beds
as well as a rooftop garden. Collectively, the gardens provide more than 3500 pounds
of vegetables annually. These veggies are given to an organization that distributes
them to families in need.
As a member of PCUSA, Tippecanoe Presbyterian Church is a welcoming, affirming
congregation blessing all in life…in marriage and in singleness and in leadership.
If all of this sounds exciting to you, please prayerfully ponder your spiritual career
path toward us.
For more information, visit http://www.tippechurch.org/pastoral-transition.html
To apply, send resume, with a cover letter and/or PIF to pnctippechurch@gmail.com

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The New York Avenue Presbyterian Church (NYAPC) – Senior Pastor and Head of Staff. (1/25/21)

Our senior pastor will be a gifted preacher, who can draw on theological scholarship and provide us with practical suggestions for living our faith. We seek a leader who is also committed to social justice, racial equality, and inclusivity. We seek an administrative leader who can oversee a dedicated staff and a committed lay leadership. We seek a pastor who can help us grow spiritually. We seek a pastor who can help provide pastoral care for all congregants. We seek a servant leader as we live our Christian faith in a broken world.

NYAPC, a congregation of the Presbyterian Church (USA),  is a historic community of faith in downtown  Washington DC. We seek to further God’s transforming work, challenge the powerful, stand with the oppressed, lift the broken-hearted, and make God’s love and justice visible by welcoming and loving all people. Click here for PDF with full details or visit https://pnc.nyapc.org/

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Countryside Community Church – Two interim ministers: Minister of Worship and Congregational Care and Minister of Engagement and Formation (1-15-21)

Countryside has the unprecedented opportunity to hire two interim ministers: Minister of Worship and Congregational Care and Minister of Engagement and Formation. Job descriptions may be found on the Countryside website at countrysideucc.org/about-us/openpositions. Both interim ministers will be eligible to become the next settled ministers for their respective positions. If you or one of your colleagues feels called to one of these interim positions, please send your profile and two or three videos to tlc@countrysideucc.comWe encourage you to share this information with other qualified candidates who might be interested. If you have additional questions, please direct them to tlc@countrysideucc.com. 

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