Job Opportunities

To submit a position to be posted on this page, please email President Sleasman at brent.sleasman@winebrenner.edu. Please notify us when the position has been filled. The following positions have been submitted by churches and ministries:


The Mechanicsburg First Church of God, 28 E. Main St Mechanicsburg, PA in Cumberland County, is seeking a part-time pastor. With an average attendance of 35 to 50, the church seeks a pastor who will be available for Sunday morning services at 9 am, administer the ordinances of communion and feet washing and visit the sick/homebound. The pastor will perform baptisms, as necessary, and be willing to worship with a mixed service style (contemporary/traditional). The pastor must have the ability to teach and preach the word of God accurately and with clarity and have a strong and unwavering conviction for the major doctrines and theological teachings. Also, the pastor must be able to cast a Holy Spirit led vision for the church, motivate the body to follow that vision, and be able to discern and train spiritually gifted individuals. The prospective candidate should be licensed, willing to be licensed through the churches of God, ordained or be willing to be ordained through the churches of God. A candidate may be a seminary graduate but is not a requirement. Please submit a resume to Pastor Retta Murray at rmurr25@aol.com.


Associate Pastor of Youth and Worship at Praise Point Church (posted 9.26.2022)

Ministry PurposeTo lead and oversee middle and high school ministries by developing a balance of winning young people to Christ, teaching them the Scriptures, and training them in Christlikeness and foster the Transformation that Holy Spirit produces. Secondly, to shepherd the people of Praise Point by developing inspiring worship services that encourage corporate engagement.


  • To live a life of holiness that pursues Christ and Christlikeness (Ephesians 5:1, 1 Corinthians 11:1)
  • To be committed to a life of discipleship and discipling (1 John 2:3-6, Matthew 28:19-20)
  • To honor the duties of the elder. (Titus 1:5-9)
  • To acknowledge scripture as the divinely inspired word of God, inerrant in its original languages (2 Timothy 3:16)


  • Youth
    • Provide vision and direction for the youth ministry
    • To facilitate and encourage young people to embrace Jesus Christ as Savior and Lord
    • Build & equip students for life & ministry by helping identify gifts and talents
    • Facilitate student engagement with the church by using the above identified gifts/talents
    • Developing a positive & ongoing relationship with the youth and their families both in and out of the ministry context
    • Recruit, oversee, and train volunteers for youth ministries
    • Facilitate small group and 1 on 1 discipleship opportunities
  • Worship
    • Plan and lead creative corporate worship gatherings utilizing piano or guitar (guitar preferred)
    • Arrange and coordinate song selection to facilitate corporate engagement and teach biblical truth
    • Utilize the worship rubric alongside the developed standards in choosing the songs and elements of the worship gathering.
    • Lead and manage a team of 20+ volunteers while coordinating rotations and scheduling
    • Schedule and coordinate rehearsals for Sunday gatherings as well as special services
    • Facilitate the usage and upkeep of the audio, video, and lighting technology deployed by the church
    • Oversee copyright compliance
    • Facilitate the continued growth of skills and talents within the worship and tech teams
    • Develop relationships with worship team volunteers both within the ministry context and outside of it.


  • In consultation with the pastors and church leadership, capture a vision for and philosophy of youth ministry
  • Articulate and implement that vision and philosophy of ministry with and through other staff and volunteers who participate in leading said students
  • Develop a vision for what the artistic worship looks like within Praise Point.
  • Develop 3-5 year strategic plans for the youth, worship, and tech areas of ministry
  • Establish standards for worship gatherings and the elements that make them up.

Accountable to:

  • Directly accountable to and under the supervision of the Lead Pastor
  • Secondary accountability to Elders

Education & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in youth ministry, worship leadership, biblical studies, or other comparable studies (preferred but not necessary)
  • 3 years of experience in worship and youth leadership

 Must be able to pass a background check

Salary & Benefits:

  • Full Time Salary Package (Starting): $45K-$55K
  • Paid Vacation

Contact Information:

Brad Kittle

Praise Point Church

555 Decatur Rd.

Willshire, OH 45898

Office phone: 419-495-2074

Pastor Brad’s email: brad@praisepoint.net


Director of Youth Ministry and Small Groups – Newburg First Church of God (Newburg, PA)

The Newburg First Church of God is located in rural South-Central Pennsylvania just minutes from Shippensburg.  We are seeking a qualified person for the full-time position of Director of Youth Ministry and Small Groups to lead our vibrant youth and children’s ministry.  The primary responsibilities of this position will involve recruiting and training a team of volunteers, overseeing the coordination of the Christian education program and providing support for the various leaders of classes and groups, and participating in the development of small groups.

The ideal candidate will be a fully devoted follower of Jesus who possesses a strong knowledge of biblical truth.  This will be a person of godly character and integrity who has a heart for Christian service both within and outside the church.  We are looking for a man or woman with an energetic, outgoing personality who is flexible and able to adapt to change, with a strong connection to young people.  This person will need to be able to organize, plan, and execute projects.  He or she must be able to delegate responsibilities to team members.  And we are looking for someone one who is tech savvy.  If you have an interest or you need further information, please contact Pastor Jim Moss, Jr. at 717-439-1872 or email jimmossjr@outlook.com.


Senior Pastor at Mt. Carmel Church of God (posted 8.18.2022)

Located at 2493 Carmel Rd., Celina, Ohio, Mt. Carmel is looking for a dedicated, full-time pastor who will focus on discipleship and mission.

More information is available by clicking here: Mt Carmel

If interested in becoming a part of our church family, please contact:

Dr. Earl Mills: glcdirector@cggc.org

Brad Baucher: Brad4725@yahoo.com


Overflow Ministries of Tiffin, 126 S. Washington Street, Tiffin, Ohio 44883 – Pastor (posted 5.26.2022)

This is a part-time position with a desire for the position to develop into full-time.

A cover letter and resume should be emailed to overflowtiffin@gmail.com

See the following attachment for more information: OVERFLOWPASTORJOB DESCRIPTION


Associate for Family Ministries at Shreve United Methodist Church (posted 7.20.2022)

(hereafter referred to as SUMC)

PURPOSE: Love the Lord. Love One Another. Make Disciples.

VISION: Share. Support. Serve. Send.

Job Overview

The Associate for Family Ministries will support the God-given Purposes and Vision of SUMC by providing oversight and leadership to family discipleship ministries with a particular emphasis upon children, youth, and adults. Within our model of ministry, the pastors equip God’s people to do the work of the ministry (see Ephesians 4:11-16).  We are seeking an energetic equipping individual who can recruit, empower, and support ministry leaders and teams for all our multigenerational family ministries.


  • Develop a strategic and tactical plan for multigenerational and family ministry in keeping with the overall vision and mission of SUMC
  • Recruit, train, encourage, and coordinate teams of volunteer leaders, empowering parents and youth leaders to be key partners in the discipleship of children and youth
    • Champion the use of technology / software in ministry
    • Plan specific opportunities for targeted discipleship growth
    • Participate in the Triway Christian Education program.
    • Work with the Lead Pastor to ensure that there are opportunities for all generations to worship, learn, and serve together

Job Description


 Must pass drug testing and background check.

 Experience in church leadership including preaching, teaching, and equipping for ministry

 Strong and growing in faith with theological depth and a passion for family discipleship ministry

 Aligned with SUMC Statement of Faith, Vision, Mission and Values

 Teachable, self-motivated, dependable, relational

 Teamwork, collaboration, punctuality, confidentiality

 Scheduling, organization, time management, verbal/written communication skills, problem solving

 5+ years of prior ministry experience is preferred

 Occasional travel required

 Ability to take an idea, then initiate, execute, and maintain the assignment

 Must be willing to work evenings as needed


o Attend staff meetings

o Administrate SUMC Child Safety/Safe Sanctuary policy

o Stay abreast of and evaluate trends affecting youth in the church and community

o Communicate family issues and perspectives with confidentially to lead pastor

o Perform other duties as assigned

How to Apply

If interested, please send cover letter and resume to Staff Parish Relations Committee Chairperson Scott Boothby at s.boothby426@gmail.com


Air Force Chaplain (posted 6.2021)

Do today’s challenges leave you re-evaluating your ministry options? If you find yourself needing more financial support you can obtain it while expanding your personal ministry at the same time! We would like to invite you to consider the Air Force as an option for ministry expansion part-time as a reserve or a full-time active duty chaplain.  Both paths earn you outstanding healthcare options, added income, and an opportunity to serve your country. Basic requirements for both the reserve and active duty paths are a 72 hour graduate degree, ecclesiastical endorsement, and passing a health review. Contact our office where an Air Force Chaplain Corps recruiter is waiting to engage you about the Air Force ministry. Email us for more information at afrs.chaplains@us.af.mil.


Navy Chaplains (ongoing)

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