Ministry Opportunities
Postings for the Ministry Opportunities page can be emailed to Jim Wilder at jwilder@winebrenner.edu and will be accessible for 90 days.

Pastor

Blue Mountain Church of God - Smithsburg, MD

The Blue Mountain Church of God, Smithsburg, Maryland, is seeking a part-time (25-30 hours a week) pastor. Established in 1909, the Blue Mountain Church of God is a member of the Eastern Regional Conference, Churches of God General Conference, Findlay, Ohio.

With an average attendance of 30, the church seeks a pastor who will be available for Sunday morning and Wednesday evening services, plan and execute special services, administer the ordinances of communion and footwashing quarterly, and visit the sick/homebound. The pastor will perform baptisms, baby dedications, weddings, and funerals. The candidate should have strong Biblical knowledge and be able and willing to counsel and reach into the community to make the presence of the Blue Mountain Church meaningful. Because Smithsburg’s early development was directly influenced by migrant workers, and many remain in the community today, someone with a second language of Spanish would give an additional advantage to the position, but this is not required.

The prospective candidate should have ministerial experience and have initiated ministry opportunities. A Bible College degree, Seminary degree, or completion of the Winebrenner Pastoral Training Institute with Ordination Certification, or the equivalent is required.

Interested candidates should send an electronic copy of a cover letter and resume, including at least three pastoral related references, to James Henneman at cvcandp@embarqmail.com (717-422-6205). Please do not contact the church directly. Resumes should be received by January 30, 2015.

December 15, 2014

Minister of Worship and Music

Cridersville United Methodist Church - Cridersville, OH

Click here to review the position description.

December 3, 2014

Organist

Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church - Toledo, OH

Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church 1203 Girard Street, Toledo Ohio, is seeking an Organist for our Church. The times are Saturday noon till 2pm, and Sunday 11am to 1pm no later than 130pm. Must be able to play Praise and Worship, traditional, and contemporary, we are a predominantly African American Congregation this position is for someone who is excited about serving in ministry, not just money, if interested contact Pastor Reed at 708-566-0081, the pay is $150.00 per week, and any other services will pay extra.

December 3, 2014

Worship Leader

Taylor Place Assisted Living - Findlay, OH

Taylor Place Assisted Living, located in Findlay Ohio is seeking a volunteer to lead worship each Sunday afternoon for residents who are unable to attend local churches.  Please contact Joy Varney, 419-420-0790, if you are able to make a regular or occasional commitment.

Executive Director

Churches of God, General Conference - Findlay, OH

The Churches of God, General Conference, based in Findlay, Ohio is now receiving applications for the position of Executive Director of the denomination. Bill Reist, CGGC president is serving as the chairperson of the transition team along with eight others from across the Church.

An application, position description and desired attributes of the Executive Director are available on the Churches of God website, www.cggc.org and by contacting wreist@collegefirst.org or revrockey@gmail.com.  Applications received by December 15, 2014 will be given priority, with a decision to be made, Lord willing, by March 31, 2015.

For more information regarding values, beliefs and history of the CGGC you may visit http://www.cggc.org/about/ online. Please direct all inquiries pertaining to the Executive Director position to the e-mail addresses above and not to the CGGC offices.

October 16, 2014

Youth Pastor

Liberty Chapel is looking for a full-time Youth Pastor. Primary responsibilities would be ministries with Junior High and Senior High Youth along with coordination of ministries at the Rock youth center. Interested persons should send their resume to the church: 9474 County Road V, Liberty Center, OH 43532, 419-533-2881. Attention: Pastor Brad Martin.

The Youth Pastor’s main goal is to lead students through teaching scripture, developing youth ministries, and public relations with the congregation and community. He or she will provide regular short-term small group studies for youth to attend. The primary responsibility of this person is with the Junior High and Senior High Teams, but he or she will also provide resources for Children and Middle School Teams. The Youth Pastor will provide leadership in summer extension of Junior High and Senior High Youth Ministries which generally includes a mission trip among other activities. He or she will also coordinate ministries at the Rock Youth Center.

Liberty Chapel United Methodist Church is a rural congregation near Liberty Center, Ohio. About 200 persons join together for worship and praise each Sunday. There is a good age-spread of children, youth, youth adults, and older adults. The church has a strong evangelical heritage, classic and contemporary worship services, a tradition of youth ministry, a youth outreach center in Liberty Center with after school programming and lots of dreams, and a Wednesday night student ministry with youth and children.

Youth Director

St. Paul's Lutheran Church - Maumee, OH

St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Maumee Ohio (a suburb of Toledo) is looking for a Youth Director who will join our leadership team. We are seeking a motivated leader who will: gather our students into a loving community; plug them into the love of Jesus; and inspire them to share that love with the world.

We are looking for a follower of Jesus with:

  • The Character of Christ; ministry CompetencyCommitment to our vision and mission; and the Capacity to perform as an effective leader who builds-up our youth, leaders and the ministry.
  • Relational mentor; Reliable at all times; Responsive to our leadership teams.
  • The agility to adapt to the ever evolving needs of our teenagers with age appropriate approaches.
  • Experience leading youth, and leaders of youth, in a growing relational community on mission.
  • Experience building teams who mentor the youth.
  • The ability to create a space so our youth can meet with God and do life with one another.
  • Some musical ability is an added plus for leading the youth in worship.
Please see http://stpaulslive.com/openings (CLICK "RESOURCES FOR YOU") for a detailed Job Description, and our Youth and Church Profile 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelors in Ministry or (related) required; MDiv; MATS; or ThM desirable.
  • Believe in Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior and be above reproach as a Christian worker, demonstrating a faith that brings honor to God.
  • Three years of youth work in a congregation with over 150 in weekly attendance preferred.

COMPENSATION

  • Salary negotiable based on experience
  • Package includes medical/dental; vacation; 403B; PTO
  • Relocation Expense Negotiable

HOW TO APPLY 

St. Paul’s will be accepting resumes until the position is filled. Please send your inquiry to youthinfo@stpaulslive.com. The search team leader will contact you within 3-5 business days after submission to acknowledge your inquiry.

To learn more about the Youth Director position and St. Paul's Lutheran Maumee, visit us at http://stpaulslive.com/openings

August 1, 2014

Part-Time Music and Worship Director

CrossPoint Community Church - Lima, OH

POSITION: CrossPoint Community Church is looking for a part-time Music and Worship Director who will work 5 - 10 hours per week to lead our weekly Sunday morning worship service in the area of music and worship.

WHO WE ARE: CrossPoint Community Church is a young church that started in February 2012 in the community of Lima, Ohio. Part of our emphasis is to be a healthy, multi-ethnic congregation that makes disciples to the glory of God. We have a desire to reach the city of Lima and make disciples in our context in a diverse setting. We belong to the denomination called the Evangelical Free Church of America (EFCA). For more information about our church, visit www.crosspointlima.com. For information about our denomination, visit http://www.efca.org/explore.

Qualifications:
*must be a follower of Jesus Christ who seeks to grow in their relationship with Him
*must be spiritually, relationally, and emotionally mature and live a life that shows the fruit of the Spirit (Gal. 5:22-23)
*must be in agreement with our statement of faith and show theological maturity. Please see www.crosspointlima.com and click on “About Us” to read our statement of faith
*must be a team player and willing to work with all kinds of people in the context of a local church
*the ideal candidate would be willing to try a variety of music styles to the glory of God
*the ideal candidate would be able to sing and lead with an instrument (such as piano or guitar)

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Area #1: Your Overall Health
--maintain a healthy devotional life characterized by prayer, Bible reading, and fellowship with other Christians
--meet monthly with the senior pastor or an elder to pray together, grow spiritually as a disciple, and to discuss ministry in the life of the church
--read various articles on worship, music, theology, and discipleship as assigned by the Senior Pastor
--participate in one of the small groups of the church for your own spiritual health and growth (if schedule permits)
--take one Sunday off every 2 months and allow someone else to lead the music portion of the worship service for your own rest and refreshment

Area #2: Leading Music and Worship
--oversee and provide leadership to the music, worship, sound, and technology aspects of our church
--set-up, tear down, and rearrange music equipment (as needed)
--lead the music portion of our worship service every Sunday (service starts at 10:30am)
--coordinate with the senior pastor to design the weekly worship service
--select songs for the Sunday service and distribute them to the senior pastor and music team by Friday morning each week
--practice with the music team on Sunday mornings before the worship service
--recruit, train, and disciple musicians for the weekly worship service
--make and distribute a schedule for the music and worship team (at least monthly)
--design the PowerPoint slides for the weekly worship service

BENEFITS: This is a paid position that offers a small monthly salary. Expected Hours: 5 - 10 hours per week (including Sunday morning). Our church offers a unique opportunity to develop a rich, diverse, and God-honoring worship culture.

All interested applicants should email a resume to Pastor Rick Schwartz:  rick@crosspointlima.com
Questions?  Call our church office at 567-371-1382.

July 23, 2014



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