Job Opportunities

Open positions at Winebrenner Theological Seminary:

Currently, there are no open positions seeking candidates. 

The following positions have been submitted by churches and ministries: 

Pastor

St. John’s United Church of Christ in Tylersville, PA is seeking a full-time pastor. This congregation is nestled in the mountains within driving distance of several colleges and cities. St. John’s is seeking a minister who engages the congregation and wider community. If interested, please contact Betsy Bruaw at bbruaw@pccucc.org or stjohnsuccoftylersville@yahoo.com.

May 7, 2018

Protestant Contract Chaplain

Toledo Correctional is seeking a Protestant Contract Chaplain to fill various pastoral duties while Chaplain is on medical leave. The candidate for this position must be ordained/licensed, and in good standing through his/her congregation or denomination. Candidates must have completed one (1) unit of Clinical Pastoral Education. Candidates will be subject to a criminal background check and must assume the responsibility of working in a potentially hazardous environment. If interested, send resume to felicitas.jackson@odrc.state.oh.us.

May 7, 2018

Coordinator of Youth Ministry

St. Andrew's UMC in Findlay, OH, seeks a passionate, Christ-centered disciple to lead and coordinate the congregation's youth ministry. This person will develop, oversee and lead an engaging ministry for and with youth in an atmosphere of open, genuine Christian community; and recruit, nurture and develop a team of adult ministry servants who will help youth to deepen their faith with Christ by worshiping, learning, serving and sharing together. This is a part-time position (up to 30 hours weekly). For more information, visit our website at saumcfindlay.org.  Submit resumes to Rev. Jeff Motter at jmotter@saumcfindlay.org or mail to 120 W. Sandusky St., Findlay, OH 45840.

May 7, 2018

Senior Pastor

Grace Chapel in West Liberty, OH, an independent, evangelistic, and missions-oriented Bible Church, is seeking a Senior Pastor. The man we are searching for will serve as the lead shepherd, primary teacher, and equipper at our church. Requirements include a Master of Divinity (or equivalent), with 10 years of full-time pastoral ministry experience, and a demonstrated ability to preach and teach God’s word. More information about this ministry opportunity can be found at https://gracechapelwl.org/employmentAll interested applicants may send a resume and cover letter to pastoralsearch@gracechapelwl.org.

April 23, 2018

Assistant Pastor

High View Church, a member of the Eastern Regional Conference - Churches of God, is located in Lancaster County, PA in close proximity to the town of Strasburg. The church address is 2470 Leaman Road, Ronks, PA 17572.

A Pastoral Search Committee has been formed to pray and seek God’s will for hiring a full-time Assistant Pastor at High View Curch. The congregation at our church is comprised of God-gifted, multi‐talented people who love Jesus and have a desire to grow spiritually while sharing the gospel message with others. Further information about the High View ministry, including the Job Description for Assistant Pastor at High View, can be found on our website: www.hvcog.org.

The candidate seeking ministry here must be able to obtain licensure or ordination within the Eastern Regional Conference of the Churches of God. Interested candidates are requested to send a current resume, a cover letter stating why you feel called to High View, and a letter of testimony about your spiritual journey with the Lord. Please send your information to: Pastor Dave Anderson, Lancaster District Representative for ERC-COG Commission on Church & Pastor. Pastor Anderson’s email address is pastordjanderson@gmail.com. This posting is effective until April 30, 2018.

April 18, 2018

Director of Next Steps

CedarCreek Church is seeking a Director of Next Steps for their Findlay Campus. This position is a pastoral position and is responsible for directing and casting vision to ensure all adults have the opportunity to engage in taking their next steps in their spiritual journey. Primary responsibilities include recruiting, developing and equipping people to lead within their spiritual gifting. Pastoral responsibilities at the Campus include Groups, baptism, membership, GrowthTrack, hospital visits, funerals, wedding and other crisis situations. The ideal candidate will have a passion to help spiritually restless and unchurched people love Jesus, serve others, and tell the world about Christ. A pastoral degree in a related field is preferred but not required.

Interested candidates may submit their cover letter and resume to Chris Baney, Findlay Campus Pastor, at ChrisB@CedarCreek.tv.

April 9, 2018

Ministry Opportunity

A picturesque southern Wood County, Ohio church, is seeking an Associate Pastor to help ease the Senior Pastor into retirement. An interested person seeking to expand their call slowly into a preaching ministry, or a more seasoned pastor looking for a change of pace may find this an answer to prayer.

If interested, the church website will provide more information (www.rudolphchristianchurch.org), and Pastor Larry can be reached at lgarzony@woh.rr.com or by phone/text at 419.262.3099.

April 9, 2018

Director of Youth Ministry

Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Parish in Temperance, MI seeks a Director of Youth Ministry. The Director of Youth Ministry will lead with the assistance of a youth ministry team, a program founded in the Gospel of Jesus Christ that stirs up the gifts of the Holy Spirit in the hearts of the parish youth, with the goal of forming intentional disciples in the heart of the Church. There shall be a comprehensive approach to the development and implementation of the youth ministries at all levels at OLMC Parish. Basic qualifications include a bachelor’s degree in Pastoral Ministry, Theology or related field (preferred) with a minimum of two-year’ experience in youth ministry or as a catechist. Must possess knowledge of current trends in catechetical ministry.

Interested applicants should forward s cover letter with resume to Fr. Don A. LaCuesta at: frlacuesta@bex.net or mail to 8330 Lewis Avenue, Temperance, MI.  48182.

March 19, 2018

Worship Director

Friendship Community Church in Dover, PA, is seeking someone who is called and led by the Holy Spirit to direct and lead our congregation in passionate worship. Friendship has a welcoming, contemporary, come-as-you-are atmosphere where you’ll instantly feel like part of our family. We seek to serve the local community and position people to say “YES” to God in their lives.

Interested applicants should email a resume along with a cover letter to logan@friendshipcommunity.org. Contact Pastor Logan Ames at 717-779-0400 for more information.

March 16, 2018

Pastor of Family Ministries

Trinity Church in Mentor, OH is seeking a Pastor of Family Ministries. This position will provide vision and oversight of elementary and children’s program, as well as shepherd families whose children are in these areas. Primary responsibilities will include cultivating and developing leaders and partners in ministry to develop and sustain a dynamic Sunday morning experience for children and families, including oversight of leadership teams responsible for ministry activities such as Summer Sports Camp, Moms2Tots, and other similar programs. The ideal candidate will be passionate about developing and leading people, and shepherding children and their families. A master’s degree in a related field is preferred but not required.

Interested candidates may submit their cover letter and resume’ in PDF format to Ty Waardenburg, Senior Associate Pastor, at tyw@trinitymentor.com.

March 8, 2018

Family Ministry Director

Ada First United Methodist in Ada, OH is seeking a Family Ministry Director who will be instrumental in the vision casting, planning and leading of children and youth ministries. He or she will advocate for and implement intergeneration ministry within the life of our church. The Family Ministry Director will help build and administer a Christ–centered, family driven, church supported ministry for children, youth and families. Focus will be given to reaching out to and building relationships with families in our community, nurturing spiritual growth and meaningful connections among all age groups, and empowering families to be the primary agents of spiritual formation in the lives of children and youth. The Family Ministry Director will collaborate with those who currently serve in our children and youth ministries to invite and empower servant leaders, create and implement Safe Sanctuary best practices, as well as helping our children, youth, families and volunteers to grow in their walk with Jesus and to become his disciples called to serve in the world.

Interested persons are encouraged to send resume and references to Rev. Brandi Rigsby at Ada First UMC, 301 N. Main St. Ada, OH 45810 or rigsby@adaumc.org.

March 8, 2018

Pastor

The Sugar Ridge Church of God in Convoy, OH and Olive Branch Church of God (between Rockford and Ohio City, OH) are seeking a full-time pastor to serve their circuit. The two churches are 17 miles apart in western Van Wert County. Following the retirement of a pastor who served 29 years, an intentional interim pastor is presently serving the circuit. The congregations have a good relationship and schedule seasonal events to share in worship and fellowship. The people in each church are friendly, caring, and supportive of one another. They seek a pastoral leader who is a good communicator effective at applying the Scriptures to everyday life; who understands and can relate to rural communities; who is motivated to help reach young families; and who will equip the church to do the work of ministry by developing the leadership potential in others.

Interested persons are encouraged to prayerfully consider taking the next step with a cover letter and resumè. For more information, contact Don Dennison at 419-348-6159 or dondenn48@gmail.com.

February 20, 2018

Children & Family Ministry Director

Hope Lutheran Church in Toledo, OH has a vibrant children’s ministry that includes Sunday morning faith formation, a Vacation Bible School provided free of charge and open to the community, and activities throughout the year such as an annual Harvest Festival. A strong component of Hope’s children’s ministry is that of servant love, one of Hope’s core values. In order to continue the growth of Hope’s children’s ministry we are accepting resumes for a half time Children & Family Ministry Director. This person will be primarily responsible for coordinating a team of volunteers to continue our existing opportunities for children from birth through 6th grade. Additionally, this person will have excitement in developing new opportunities for both the families and other members of Hope to grow in faith through intergenerational experiences. The ideal candidate will have at least 3 years successful experience developing programming for children in a religious educational setting or a Degree in Christian Education/Formation. Preference would be shown for a person who is on the ELCA Roster of Word and Service (Deacon). Resumes should be submitted to Hope Lutheran Church, 2201 Secor Rd., Toledo, OH 43606 or office@hopetoledo.net.

February 8, 2018

Minister

The Bradner Christian Community Church in Bradner, Ohio is seeking a minister interested in leading people to Christ. Our church is based on the Church of Christ beliefs in that we partake of communion every Sunday, use immersion for baptism, and are independent from any regional office.

We are looking for an individual who has a love of God and his son, Jesus Christ, and someone who can give a sermon every Sunday. The minister should have a four-year degree from a bible college or be a student who is actively pursuing a degree in religion. Compensation is $50 per week plus huge eternal reward! Please contact Hal Babcock at 419-575-0390 to set up an interview.

Position Posted: January 18, 2018

Part-Time Youth Leader

Mount Blanchard United Methodist Church in Mount Blanchard, OH (a 17-minute drive from Findlay) is seeking a part-time youth leader for 6-8 hours a week ($15 an hour). If interested, please send a letter of intent and resume to brett7kelly@gmail.com.

Position Posted: December 21, 2017

Pulpit Supply/Pastor Opening

The Tekonsha Area Church of God in Tekonsha, MI is currently seeking Pulpit Supply during a search for a Pastor who is a strong Biblical preacher who takes evangelism seriously. The church is located in Tekonsha, Michigan a town of 720 people whose town slogan matches the town attitude, “the little town with a big heart”. The church was established in the early 1980’s and in 1988 built a nice building on 13 acres of land on the north edge of town. The average Sunday morning attendance is 10-15 and the church has a great potential for growth. The church is a compassionate, caring church that is Biblically focused and has a strong prayer emphasis. Our mission statement is to be a church that displays the love of Christ. Vision: Connect with people of all walks of life through our reaching out to Tekonsha and surrounding communities, with discipleship, outreach and services. If you are interested in this ministry opportunity (supply or pastoral position), please send a resume or express your interest via email or mail to Rose Marie Waffle,  rmwaffle@yahoo.com, 10624 V Drive South, Burlington, MI 49029 or contact Great Lakes Conference Director Earl Mills, glcdirector@cggc.org.

Position Posted: December 5, 2017

Pastor

First Evangelical and Reformed Church in Lima, OH is seeking a full or part-time pastor for a small, traditional congregation with more than 150 years of history and rich heritage. If you have been called to spread the word of God, and believe in the Holy Bible as the true word of God, please send your profile to: First Evangelical and Reformed Church, Attention Search Committee, 320 W. Wayne St., Lima, Oh 45801 or email: 1stChurchPastor@gmail.com. We invite to our website at www.firstchurchlima.com to learn more about us.

Position Posted: November 16, 2017

Air National Guard Chaplains

The Air National Guard (ANG) is seeking individuals to join this ministry. ANG Chaplains serve 2-3 days a month. Qualifications include:

  • Possess a Bachelor’s degree (not less than 120 semester hours)
  • Possess an accredited Master’s degree of not less than 72 semester hours (36 semester hours must be in Theology)
  • Obtain a federally recognized ecclesiastical endorsement from your denomination or faith group.
  • Are less than 45 years of age if not prior service (less than 47 with prior service)
  • Be mentally and physically fit
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen only
  • Be able to obtain a secret security clearance

If you or someone you know is interested, please contact:

SSgt Nathan Cousino, 180th FW/HC, Chaplain Assistant, NCOIC Communications at nathan.a.cousino.mil@mail.mil

Position Posted: On-going

Cherry Street Mission Ministries - Toledo, Ohio

For 66 years, Cherry Street Mission Ministries has been rescuing the downtrodden, restoring hope to the hopeless and releasing God’s greatness into our community. Cherry Street’s services are available 24 hours a day, 365 days per year. We never close, we never turn anyone away.

Lose the adjective, and gain the human. Cherry Street has several key positions open for individuals who are called to look beyond the adjectives society puts on people, and see the human that God has created. Cherry Street offers a competitive wage and benefits package for hourly and salaried positions working 30+ hours per week. We are presently accepting resumes and applications (must submit both for consideration). Current open positions are listed at https://www.cherrystreetmission.org/about/employment

In order to be considered for any open position, qualified job candidates must submit - at a minimum - a completed job application, professional resume and cover letter.

Application for Employment

These are accepted anytime by email or in-person at the Life Revitalization Center, located at 1501 Monroe Street in Toledo, OH - during business hours, 8:30am to 4:30pm.

Position Posted: On-going

Recovery Program Instructors

The City Mission of Findlay (OH) is starting a Recovery Program providing educational training through formal courses. The Mission is seeking qualified instructors to volunteer to teach biblical studies sessions as well as life skills courses.  Sessions are provided throughout the day and evening. If interested, please contact Brandon Montague, Education Coordinator at brandonmontague@findlaymission.org.

Position Posted: On-going

Navy Chaplains

The US Navy currently has a need for chaplains. Right now there are thousands of uniformed service members serving in the Navy, Coast Guard, Merchant Marines and Marines without adequate chaplain support. These brave citizens are members of your congregations and organizations dotted all over America and have answered the call to advance the cause of freedom around the world. I hope this letter is the means God is using to open your eyes to a new and exciting ministry opportunity for you.

Qualifications for both Full-time Active Duty and Part-time Reserve Chaplains: 

  • Maximum age: 47
  • Education: the equivalent of a 72-semester hour Master of Divinity (must be 2/3 in residence)
  • Experience: Minimum of 2 years religious leadership experience
  • Physical: Meet US Navy height and weight requirements and physical fitness standards.  

If God is calling you to use your gifts and graces as an extension of your local church ministry, please contact Courtney K. Smrdel, USN, NC1 Cell: (440) 822-4848 Email: courtney.smrdel@navy.mil

Position Posted: On-going

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