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: 

Worship Associate

Burke Community Church located in Burke, VA, just 12 miles outside of Washington, D.C., is seeking a dynamic Worship Associate with strong leadership skills, an engaging personality, and is an experienced vocalist/instrumentalist proficient in music technology. Attendance currently runs around 2,300 each week. Currently, the church offers three Sunday services, 8:00am, 9:30am and 11:00am, all of which are identical. For more information, visit the full church profile at To apply, email your resume to Meggan at

August 3, 2018

NextGen Ministry Director

St. Mark’s Lutheran Church (ELCA) in Bowling Green, OH is seeking a NextGen Ministry Director to develop, implement, direct, and promote ministries that are relevant to the next generation (12-30 years old) of St. Mark’s and our community. The NextGen Ministry Director is strategically minded, administratively skilled, aggressive with recruiting and team development, has a serving heart, and values relational ministry. This is a new full-time position and presents an exciting opportunity for creativity in expanding ministries at St. Mark’s. If interested in this position, please contact Robin Small at 419-353-9305 or

July 26, 2018

Worship Leader (Part-time)

RiverPoint Ministries United Methodist Church in Point Place, OH is seeking applicants for its part-time Worship Leader position. This person will help direct the planning, promoting and execution of worship services for its diverse congregation of different ages and backgrounds. RPM UMC cherishes its blended worship style that includes a variety of different types of music to promote God’s Kingdom on earth. Interested applicants should send resumes and cover letter to Riverpoint Ministries United Methodist Church, Attn: Pastor Amy Kuhlman, 2862 131st Street, Toledo, Ohio 43611.

July 17, 2018

Chaplains (Per Diem)

ProMedica Toledo Hospital is recruiting for per diem Chaplains to join their team. Our per diem Chaplains serve as pastoral caregivers to the patients, families and staff in emergency and urgent situations. They are providing spiritual support in crisis and emergency situations. The per diem Chaplains at ProMedica are fully trained and scheduled for on-call shifts. They are also scheduled to cover vacations. The per diem Chaplain pays $19/hr. This is a great opportunity to work with a team of professional chaplains and provide spiritual care to the ProMedica patients, families and employees. Qualified applicants must have 1 unit of Clinical Pastoral Education to be considered.

Please apply online at:

June 20, 2018

Director of Students

CedarCreek Church in Perrysburg, OH is seeking a full-time Director of Students at both Perrysburg and West Toledo Campuses. The Director of Students is responsible for casting vision and providing leadership for Student Ministries on a church-wide scale and executing Student events and initiatives on a Central Support level, while equipping, supporting, advising and empowering Campus Pastors in the execution of Student events and initiatives at the Campus level. Interested candidates in the position may submit their cover letter, resume to

June 14, 2018

Pastor of College Ministries

Hopewell Church of God in Tiffin, OH is seeking a Pastor of College Ministries as part of the ministry staff of Hopewell Church of God. The primary focus of the position is ministry to and with university students in the Tiffin area attending Heidelberg University, Tiffin University, Owens Community College, and Terra State Community College. The Pastor of College Ministries must be ordained or possess an annual license and making satisfactory progress toward ordination by a conference within the Churches of God, General Conference, and be or become a member of Hopewell Church of God. If interested, please contact Byron Denman at or 419-306-1648.

June 14, 2018


First Christian Church in Sylvania, OH is seeking a part-time pastor. First Christian (Disciples of Christ) is seeking someone to serve 20-30 hours per week. First Christian is a great community (average attendance of 45) serving and treating others the way Jesus taught. If interested in this opening, please contact Dan Stager, Pulpit Search Committee Chairperson at 419-280-3290 or

June 13, 2018


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 or

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

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  Submit resumes to Rev. Jeff Motter at 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 interested applicants may send a resume and cover letter to

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:

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 This posting is effective until April 30, 2018.

April 18, 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: 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 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

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

March 8, 2018


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

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

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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