Job Opportunities

Open positions at Winebrenner Theological Seminary:

Vice-President for Academic Advancement/Academic Dean

Winebrenner Theological Seminary is seeking to fill the position of Vice-President for Academic Advancement/Academic Dean (to begin on August 1, 2018).  As Chief Academic Officer, this person has oversight of the seminary’s academic program, is a member of the President’s executive team, answers directly to the President, and works closely with the President for the advancement of the seminary. The VPAA/Dean leads the faculty in curriculum development and initiating new programs, schedules courses, fosters faculty development, and is responsible for faculty review. This office supervises the registration process and is responsible for approving transfer of credits and certifying that students have completed the academic requirements for graduation. The VPAA/Dean oversees academic records through the Registrar and performs other duties appropriate for a CAO. He or she will have the opportunity to teach on a limited basis and to continue professional development.

Applicants should normally hold a Ph.D. in a relevant discipline, be committed to the seminary’s statement of faith and mission, and have both administrative and teaching experience. Candidates should submit a CV to Dr. Brent C. Sleasman, President, brent.sleasman@winebrenner.edu. Review of qualified applicants will begin immediately; applications will be accepted through December 31, 2017.

October 17, 2017

Full-time Faculty Position

Winebrenner Theological Seminary seeks a full-time assistant/associate professor in Old Testament. Candidates should have a Ph.D. in Old Testament with an emphasis on a theological framework, classroom and online competencies, and the ability to support the school’s evangelical mission, vision, core values and basic beliefs. To view a detailed description: Old Testament Faculty Position. If interested, please submit curriculum vitae to: academicdept@winebrenner.edu with subject line: Old Testament Faculty Position. Inquiries will be received until the position is filled. Start date for the position is September 1, 2018.

September 15, 2017

The following positions have been submitted by churches and ministries: 

Senior Pastor

The Plainfield First Church of God, Plainfield, Pennsylvania, is seeking a Senior Pastor to shepherd the Lord’s Church overseeing weekly Sunday school, Bible studies, worship services and multiple church staff. The Senior Pastor will administer the ordinances of communion, feet washing and baptism. Other duties include overseeing visitation, child dedications, weddings, and funerals. A Bible College degree, Seminary degree, or completion of the Winebrenner Pastoral Training Institute with Ordination Certification or the equivalent is preferred.

The Plainfield First Church of God was established in 1836 and is a member of the Eastern Regional Conference, Churches of God General Conference, Findlay, Ohio. 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 December 8, 2017.

October 13, 2017

Minister of Pastoral Care

St. Andrew's United Methodist Church in Findlay, OH seeks a motivated, resourceful and compassionate individual to lead the congregation in pastoral and membership care with an emphasis on seniors. This individual will take the lead in handling hospital calls, visiting nursing home residents and shut-ins, and participate in worship at local care facilities. This position, which reports to the Senior Pastor, will also provide leadership for or assist in the leadership, organization, recruitment and training of existing lay calling groups and will determine training needs and opportunities for this ministry area. Part-time with negotiable compensation. Experience/training in pastoral care, counseling, theological/religious studies preferred. Please send resume with three references to St. Andrew's UMC, 120 W. Sandusky St., Findlay, OH 45840.

October 4, 2017

Associate Pastor

The Greenvillage Church of God, located in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania, is seeking a full time Associate Pastor. Duties and responsibilities include: to assist the Senior Pastor; to assist in creating a discipleship culture; to oversee ministries to youth, young adults and young couples; and to develop strategies to minister to the unchurched, new attendees and visitors. Interested applicants should submit a resume and a one paragraph philosophy of ministry to cogsecretary@embarqmail.com. Any questions can be directed to Pastor Matt Tosten at 717-387-0710. Resumes should be submitted by October 31, 2017.

September 18, 2017

Worship Pastor
Christ Community Church in Beatrice, NE is looking for a full-time Worship Pastor. Position Description: This person will serve as primary leader of the worship and creative arts ministry of the church. The purposes of the position are to lead and facilitate an atmosphere in which God is worshipped and glorified and the building up of the body of Christ. Instruments Preferred: Guitar & efficient in piano. Skills Preferred: Responsible for all areas of worship including the worship center. Would want an expert in communicating a message in an excellent way that draws people into worship. Will need to be able to arrange music. Read and play music on a piano to lead the choir in practice. We use Proclaim for our presentation software. Years of Experience: 5+ of full time worship ministry experience required. Reports to: Responsible to the Senior Pastor. Practice and support the constitution of the church. Practice and support the policies and procedures of the church. See FULL CHURCH PROFILE - http://frootgroup.com/cc1240807171. *Candidates MUST apply through Froot Group and fill out the online form at frootgroup.com/leaders.
September 18, 2017
Senior Pastor 

The Newburg First Church of God, Newburg, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, is seeking a senior pastor.  Newburg First seeks a pastor who will be available for Sunday morning services, plan and execute mid-week and special services or be an advisor to those who would lead those services, administer the ordinances of communion and feet washing, and visit the sick/homebound. The pastor will hold membership classes and perform baptisms, child dedications, weddings, and funerals. As senior pastor, the duties include oversight of staff personnel. 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 Newburg First Church meaningful. 

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 preferred.

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 October 31, 2017.

September 8, 2017

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. Please contact Hal Babcock at 419-575-0390 to schedule an interview.

August 30, 2017

Worship Director

Praise Point United Brethren Church in Willshire, OH is seeking a Worship Director to shepherd the people of PPC by developing inspiring worship services that encourages both corporate and private worship for believers. This involves oversight and execution of musical aspects of the corporate worship, praise events, outreach and private worship. If interested in this opportunity, please email Brad Kittle, Lead Pastor at Brad@Praisepoint.net.

August 18, 2017

Worship & Creative Arts Pastor

Living Water Community Church in Harrisburg, PA is seeking a Worship & Creative Arts Pastor. For additional details and contact information, please open the following link: https://www.vanderbloemen.com/jobs/living-water-community-church-worship-and-creative-arts-pastor.

August 17, 2017

Children/Family Ministry Coordinator

West Independence United Methodist Church (Fostoria, OH) is seeking a part-time Children/Family Ministry Coordinator. The position works directly with the Senior Pastor having responsibility for children’s Sunday School; Kids’ Club activities, Vacation Bible School; Junior Church and Children’s Moments. In addition, the coordinator works with other ministerial staff and volunteers to minister to children and family through worship services, outreach and social events. 

West Independence is a Bible-based church located in the country mid-way between Findlay, Fostoria and Tiffin. The church has an active Sunday School program for children, youth and adults. The position is a salaried position with compensation and benefits based on skills and experience. Experience working with children required. 

Please send a resume of interest to West Independence United Methodist Church;  ATTN: Pastor; 22876 US Highway 224; Fostoria, OH  44830 or email to pastormark@mywiumc.org

August 14, 2017

Pulpit Supply

DESCRIPTION: Florence Congregational Church, Berlin Heights, OH, is seeking a pulpit supply preacher to serve twice per month as an interim measure during our search for a full-time pastor. We are a motivated group of people, excited to see where God may be leading us during this time of new discovery and renewal. 

QUALIFICATIONS: Someone who possesses the gift of teaching and is able to deliver relevant messages with clear and inspiring take-aways. Advanced degree in Christian ministry (working on or already obtained).

TO APPLY: Interested parties are invited to apply by emailing resume and cover letter to council@theflorencechurch.com.

Pastor

DESCRIPTION: Florence Congregational Church, Berlin Heights, OH, is seeking a full-time pastor. We are a small country church of approximately 50 members. We dream of a church that attracts visitors, as well as one that reaches out to serve the community. We want to be known as a welcoming, vibrant and relevant community where people of all ages can encounter God and take the next step in their journey of faith.  

QUALIFICATIONS: Someone who possesses the gift of teaching and is able to deliver relevant messages with clear and inspiring take-aways. Someone who possesses the gift of leadership and is able to cast vision while engaging and enlisting volunteers to help make the vision a reality. Advanced degree in Christian ministry.

TO APPLY: If you are a visionary leader who is passionate about church renewal, please email cover letter and resume to council@theflorencechurch.com for more information.

August 14, 2017

Worship and Technology Director and Family Pastor

Ontario Christian Fellowship in Mansfield, OH, is an awesome, thriving, community church in search of candidates for the following opportunities:

WORSHIP AND TECHNOLOGY DIRECTOR (Full-time). Candidate will be a driven, Christ-loving worshipper that is a musically-gifted tech guru. The WTD is a pro at drawing people into worship. Main responsibilities include: recruiting/training/discipling volunteer musicians, vocalists, design team and sound booth squad; planning and coordinating Sunday morning worship services; maintaining informative church website and steady social media presence; and enfolding new attendees.

FAMILY PASTOR (Full-time). Looking for a high-energy, devoted follower of Christ, passionate about reaching and discipling children and teens. FP will invest in the lives of kids and teens by: leading ministry teams, overseeing Sunday and Wednesday programming, and planning events for kids and youth.

OCF is a GREAT place to be employed—purposeful work, ample time off, abundant encouragement, and flexible hours are some of the reasons that OCF is phenomenal! Send resumes to John Risner: jrisner@ocfchurch.org.

July 14, 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

Date: 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.

Date: 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.

Date: 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

Date: On-going

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