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: 


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

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

February 8, 2018


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

Youth Director

Delphos Trinity United Methodist Church in Delphos, OH is seeking a Christ-centered leader to join our ministry team. The youth ministry director is primarily responsible for connecting youth in grades 6-12 to Christ and the church. This person will disciple youth to be witnesses for Christ in the community and to connect to the larger Body of Christ through the ministries of the local church. Our youth ministry mission statement is “Guiding Youth into a God-centered life, nurturing their relationship with Christ, and inspiring them to share God’s love with others.”

A full job description can be found on our website at This is a part-time position but could be combined with other responsibilities for full-time employment. Interested parties must submit a letter of interest, a resume, and three references by February 19, 2018 to: Delphos Trinity UMC, 211 E. Third Street, Delphos, OH 45833 or email to:

Position Posted: January 18, 2018

Praise Team Leader

Delphos Trinity United Methodist Church in Delphos, OH is seeking a gifted musician who is passionate about worship and can lead others in praising the Lord. This person is primarily responsible for planning and leading the 10:30am Contemporary Service in conjunction with the senior pastor. They must be a team builder who can draw upon the skills of others to create a praise team.

A full job description can be found on our website at This is a part-time position but could be combined with other responsibilities for full-time employment. Interested parties must submit a letter of interest, a resume, and three references by February 19, 2018 to:  Delphos Trinity UMC, 211 E. Third Street, Delphos, OH 45833 or email to:

Position Posted: January 18, 2018

UPWARDS Sports Director

Delphos Trinity United Methodist Church in Delphos, OH is seeking a godly man or woman to lead our sports ministry. Currently, this means organizing and promoting the Upwards basketball and cheerleading programs from October until March. The church has been blessed to have contact with over 160 children and their families every year in this program. We desire to not only invest in their skill development, but also their spiritual development.

A full job description can be found on our website at  This is a part-time, seasonal position but could be combined with other responsibilities for full-time employment. Interested parties must submit a letter of interest, a resume, and three references by February 19, 2018 to:  Delphos Trinity UMC, 211 E. Third Street, Delphos, OH 45833 or email to:

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

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,, 10624 V Drive South, Burlington, MI 49029 or contact Great Lakes Conference Director Earl Mills,

Position Posted: December 5, 2017

Part-time Ministry Opportunity

Rudolph Christian Church in Rudolph, OH is seeking a person open to beginning ministry in a good learning environment (intern with expense stipend); a young couple looking to begin pastoral ministry with fast-track growth potential; or a more experienced team looking for a chance to serve the Lord in a more challenging environment. Pastor Larry and Polly Garzony are eager to assist those called of the Lord in meeting their ministry goals. Remuneration will be a function of experience and skill level.

If interested, the church website will provide more information (, and Pastor Larry can be reached at and by phone or text at 419.262.3099.

Position Posted: December 1, 2017

Pulpit Supply

Deshler Parkside Christian Fellowship in Deshler, OH is in need of pulpit supply beginning December 10, 2017. At present we are looking for temporary supply with a view for permanent. Deshler is a small tight knit community with many unchurched people. Our church is small with few in attendance. The harvest is great the laborers few. If interested, please contact Tom Frania 419-278-0976 or Ruth Bloor 419-278-8911

Position Posted: December 1, 2017


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: We invite to our website at to learn more about us.

Position Posted: November 16, 2017

Youth Pastor/Director

Souderton Mennonite Church in Souderton, PA is seeking a full-time Youth Pastor/Director to minister to the needs of middle school and high school youth (primarily in the congregation but also to youth in the community), establish relationships that will lead them to a personal relationship with Jesus Christ, have an understanding of where they are spiritually, and help them develop disciplines that will result in spiritual growth. Help youth develop as leaders and develop gifts to serve in every area of the church and in mission.

If interested, please send an email describing your call to ministry and why you would be right for this role along with your resume, three reference contacts, copies of child clearances, and a short video (two minutes or less), in which you introduce yourself to: Please put “Attn Youth Pastor Search” in the subject line.

Position Posted: October 23, 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

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

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

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:

Position Posted: On-going

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