Ministry Opportunities

 
 
  Is your church searching for a new Pastor?
 

 The National Minister is available to assist Pastoral Search Committees in the search process to find a biblically grounded, evangelical pastor.  For more information, contact the national office at 314-347-9994 or natmin@evangelicalassociation.org.
 
 
 
 

 


INDIANATrinity Church in Mount Vernon, IN (15 miles west of Evansville) is seeking an experienced, full-time pastor to help revitalize our roots in Reformation theology. We were founded in 1853 by German immigrants to our region. While we are currently part of the UCC, we recently joined the Evangelical Association (https://evangelicalassociation.org ) to align ourselves more closely with biblical teaching that informs our traditional values and desire for community. We envision our future as one that stands for Jesus Christ in an increasingly secular age. We seek a minister who believes in the absolute truth of the Bible as God’s Word, lives this truth in his/her personal life, and seeks to assist brothers- and sisters-in-the-faith on their own journeys. Serious candidates should hold at least a Bachelor’s degree in theology, divinity, religious studies, or a related field. For further consideration, potential candidates should submit a written summary of education, experience, and other qualifications to  trinitymvpastoralsearch@gmail.com. Thank you!


MASSACHUSETTSMiddleton Congregational Church, 66 Maple St., Middleton, MA 01949 (http://middleton.org ) is prayerfully seeking an experienced, energetic, evangelical Senior Pastor to lead our church.  We are a conservative but unaffiliated Congregational Church with a rich history of serving our community by proclaiming the Gospel message in word and deed.  The Pastor we seek should meet the following qualifications…

•Master of Divinity degree from an accredited, conservative seminary.

•Five years of ministry experience.

•Flexible with Infant and Adult baptism and baby dedication.

•An ability to instruct people with biblical insight, compassion, and practical application.

•A heart for outreach and discipleship.

If you are interested in applying for this position, please send us the following…

•Cover letter

•Personal statement of faith, to include your positions on:  baptism, ecumenism, eschatology, and the charismatic movement.

•Resume that includes your denominational affiliation, academic training, membership in civic/social organizations, secular and ministry work experience, web or blog-site, musical ability, publications.

•3 references

•Reason(s) for leaving your current ministry

•Any special family considerations

•Sample sermon (manuscript or web-link)

…by mail (ATTN: Pastoral Search Committee)              

    or email to  admin@middleton.org

 

NORTH CAROLINA – Shiloh Community Church is currently seeking to fill the position of permanent full-time pastor.  We are a rural, non-denominational church with a very caring congregation located in Northern Alamance County, NC.  Shiloh Community Church has recently affiliated with the Evangelical Association and holds fast to the traditional beliefs of conservative Protestantism.  Preferred candidate will provide strong spiritual leadership, hold a ministerial degree, have at least five years experience, and be comfortable leading a traditional worship service.  Our Statement of Faith, along with the job description for ministerial needs, may be viewed on our website https://shilohccn87.com    To apply, send resume to:   Shilohccpprc@outlook.com  (Please provide sermon video link if available.)  You may also send by mail to:   Shiloh Community Church,  PO Box 214, Altamahaw, NC 27202 ATTN: PPRC
NORTH CAROLINA – Grace Lower Stone Reformed Church (recently affiliated with the Evangelical Association) is located near Rockwell, NC, approximately thirty miles Northeast of Charlotte. It is one of the oldest churches in North Carolina, organized around 1750 as a Reformed congregation. As such, we are looking for a pastor who appreciates our Reformed theology and traditions.  The pastor we are seeking should have a Master of Divinity degree and will be a person of prayer who is a strong spiritual leader proclaiming the Bible as the true Word of our one and only God.  The pastor should be someone who can both effectively minister to the sick, aged, and youth while also having a strong sense of direction for the church’s needs. Grace Lower Stone Reformed Church is financially stable with no debt, and offers a comprehensive salary/benefits package. The candidate can be assured that their resume will be prayerfully and confidentially reviewed and discussed as we follow God’s hand in our search for our next spiritual leader. A church profile and other information is available upon request. Thank you in advance for your consideration.  For more information call: (704) 279-4176 (church office). Email:  gracelowerstone@charlotte.twcbc.com  Attention:  Pastor Search Committee.  Our website is:  http://gracelowerstonechurch.org 

NORTH DAKOTA – St. John Church is seeking a full time pastor to lead a church with a rich heritage.  St. John is a church in Hebron ND, formerly a member of the Evangelical and Reformed denomination, now affiliated with the United Church of Christ and the Evangelical Association.  We are a 250 member church located in rural North Dakota with 130+year tenure serving a largely agricultural community.  The church building is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

We are a conservative church within the UCC having recently voted to affiliate with the Evangelical Association of Reformed and Congregational Christian Churches ( https://evangelicalassociation.org ).  We uphold key reformational beliefs such as the inspiration and authority of the Bible and salvation by grace through faith in Jesus Christ.  We observe two sacraments – Baptism (which we believe is to be administered to both infants and adults) and Holy Communion.  We are a family church with inter-generational worship, stream our services weekly on You-Tube, and we have an active adult Bible Study.

We are a small congregation of mostly older members looking to embrace service and growth.  We need someone to lead, teach and help us grow.  The potential candidate must be comfortable with home and hospital visitation, a traditional worship service, and join us in taking an active part in our community.  We are seeking a pastor who will work with us to revitalize our membership.

St. John Church is financially stable and offers a comprehensive salary/benefits package.  We can’t wait to meet you!  Our future pastor should be willing to seek standing or recognition of standing with the UCC and the Evangelical Association.

If you believe God may be calling you for this position, please email for our church profile and to send your resume.  For further information or clarification, contact the Pastoral Search committee at stjohnhebronnd@gmail.com


OHIO – Ruslin Hills Church, 839 Ruslin Hills Road NW, Dover, Ohio 44622 is prayerfully seeking an experienced, energetic, evangelical full-time or bi-vocational pastor to lead our congregation.  We are a conservative, nondenominational, congregational church with a 175 year history of commitment, adherence   and application to the inspired and infallible word of God.  Ruslin Hills Church is housed in a well maintained 5,500 sq foot facility with a new multi-purpose addition.  The congregation enjoys traditional/praise music, is debt free, has approximately 70 active members and averages approximately 50 in weekly attendance.  We are affiliated with the Evangelical Association of Reformed and Congregational Churches.

We seek a Pastor with the following general qualifications…

·         A clear testimony of faith in Jesus Christ and a vital growing personal relationship with Him.

·         Some Form of pastoral training or education (seminary or bible college a plus).

·         Prior ministry experience preferred.

·         Willing to trust an active congregation to lead in ministries, programs and events.

·         An ability to instruct people with biblical insight, compassion, and practical application.

·         A heart for missions, discipleship, and fellowship.

·         A commitment to meet with those members confined to their home, the hospital or long-term care facilities.

·         A calling to be a pastor to our community through leading our congregation in an intentional outward focus on the lost, the hurting and the unchurched.

If you are interested in applying for this position, please send a cover letter and your resume (including your denominational affiliation, academic training, secular and ministry work experience, web or blog site (if applicable) to Ruslin Hills Church, ATTN: Pastoral Search Committee, 5839 Ruslin Hills Road NW, Dover, Ohio 44622 or email to ruslinhills316@gmail.com


 

OHIOEmanuel’s Christian Church, located in the rural community outside the village of New Bavaria, Ohio, is seeking a part-time pastor, called by God to serve as the spiritual leader/shepherd of the congregation.  Emanuel’s is affiliated with the Evangelical Association (EA). The pastor is responsible to God and the church to proclaim the Gospel of Jesus Christ, to teach the Bible, to provide Christian leadership in all areas of the church and to engage in the pastoral care of the congregation.  Interested applicants should email questions, cover letters, and resumes to  emanuelsccsearchcomm@gmail.com 


PENNSLVANIA –  historic Host Church (dating back to 1727) and currently located at 80 Host Church Road, Bernville, PA in Western Berks County, is seeking a shepherd who can provide prayerful and spiritual leadership in our mission to reach out in our rural community, helping us grow our church and the kingdom of God.   We are an Evangelical Association church with a small congregation of predominantly active senior citizens, seeking a pastor who is able to teach the Bible as God’s Word.  This individual should model this in his or her personal life and be able to disciple others (no matter what age) in their Christian growth and faith. It is our hope that this person will help us reach out and build a congregation which more thoroughly involves all age groups. Upon request we would be glad to share our Statement of Faith.  Please send resume to – hostchurch@outlook.com


PENNSYLVANIA – St. Thomas Church, a conservative, evangelical, congregational, non-denominational church in Bernville, PA, formerly UCC but currently associated with the Evangelical Association of Reformed and Congregational Churches, is seeking an experienced, seminary trained Senior Pastor who is an effective preacher and speaker, compassionate and caring, and will care for the spiritual needs of the congregation.  We are looking for a person who will encourage people to relate their faith to their daily lives and have a strong commitment and loyalty to their faith.  The candidate must be effective in planning and leading worship, possess a sense of direction for their ministry, and work to build a sense of fellowship among people with whom they work.  St. Thomas Church is a group of Christian believers who worship in an 800 seat architecturally pleasing sanctuary (1897) and a 400+ seat multipurpose addition (2002).  We are located in a beautiful, rural setting that is only 10 miles away from major shopping areas.  In addition, the area boasts a wealth of recreational and cultural attractions.  We welcome any pastoral candidate who agrees with our core values and ministries.  If you are interested in joining our dynamic congregation that seeks to share God’s love, you may request a church profile and pastor questionnaire by contacting us at stthomaschurchsearch@gmail.com or downloading from our website https://stthomasbernville.org  under the Pastor Search tab.  After reviewing our church profile, you may submit your resume via email to stthomaschurchsearch@gmail.com along with a completed questionnaire.


PENNSYLVANIASt. John’s United Evangelical Protestant “Burry’s” Church seeks a part time youth director in Rochester, PA (http://burryschurch.org ).   Do you believe the Bible is the inspired and inerrant word of God?  Do you trust in Jesus Christ as your one and only savior?  Are you looking for a way to spread the gospel to others? Do you want to share the good news in new ways? St. John’s United Evangelical Protestant “Burry’s” Church is looking for a leader to ignite our youth program.  For a complete job description, contact us at:   secretary@burryschurch.org



PENNSYLVANIA –  St. John’s Morgan Hill in Easton, PA is looking for a full time Senior Pastor. We trace our beginnings at this location to 1842. Formerly a member of the Evangelical and Reformed Church, then the United Church of Christ, we became an independent congregation and joined the EA in 2006.  

We are seeking a pastor who will demonstrate a deep personal relationship with Jesus Christ, have earned a Master of Divinity degree from an accredited seminary, affirm historic confessions of the Reformed tradition including the Apostles Creed, the Nicene Creed, and the Heidelberg Catechism, be an Evangelical in dedication to reaching people in our community and the world with the Good News and saving grace of Jesus Christ, and be in agreement with the “Statement of Faith”, “Core Values”, and “Issues and Core Beliefs” of the EA. St. John’s Church primarily practices infant baptism and affirms the role of women in ministry.  

Candidates who wish to explore this opportunity should email 1) a cover letter that includes a personal testimony with a description of sense of calling and how this position would fulfill that calling, 2) a resume, and 3) sample sermons, preferably video links for two or three sermons, to the Pastoral Search Committee at 18042forChrist@GMail.com.

Candidate review has begun and will continue until the successful candidate is chosen.

For more information on that, you can view their full church profile at   https://drive.google.com/file/d/168AaPG-M4fNrRq78GkGc4hfUZlUtAysa/view 



PENNSYLVANIAPeace and St. Peter’s UCC Churches are seeking a full-time pastor. Known together as the Lykens Valley Charge, our churches are less than 5 miles apart and have a 50+ year history of sharing a pastor and working cooperatively to support each other. We are in rural Pennsylvania, just north of Harrisburg, yet we have a Wal-Mart within 5 miles of the churches. We have fishing on the river, golfing, walking trails, a wildlife park, and other fun things to do locally. Because larger cities are nearby, within a 45-minute drive, you will find universities, museums, sports venues, hospitals, state parks, and amusement parks. We are also within a 3-hour drive to New York City, Philadelphia, and Baltimore. Both churches are excited to begin a new journey with a pastor who will value our traditions, yet bring energy and new ideas to our congregations as we plan to grow our youth and young adult ministries by adding more contemporary components to our worship. If you value UCC Faithful and Welcoming Principles (http://faithfulandwelcoming.org a conservative fellowship in the UCC), singing praises to our Lord, and have a desire to partner with us to grow our ministry, we pray that the Spirit will move you to learn more about us. We can’t wait to meet you! Our future pastor should be willing seek ordination or recognition of ordination with the UCC. The Penn Central Conference of the UCC, of which we are a part, values and supports the diversity of both liberal and conservative churches in the conference. To obtain a full profile or obtain more information, please contact: Sherri Keiter-Reed, Search Committee Chairperson at sreed@epix.net .   Peace Church Website:  https://sites.google.com/site/peaceucc0316/home   Please note that these churches  are in  the United Church of Christ denomination and  are not part  of the Evangelical Association.  They have indicated an interest in expanding their search beyond their denomination into the EA.  It will be up to the candidate and the search committee to determine if the candidate is a good theological fit for the congregation.)

TEXAS – First Protestant Church of New Braunfels, Texas, is seeking a senior pastor who will continue our 177-year tradition of Bible-based preaching, spiritual leadership, and service to our community. We are the founding church of the Evangelical Association of Reformed and Congregational Christian Churches.  Functions of the position include but are not limited to:  Develop the ministry vision which sets the directions for church programs and missions; schedule, plan and conduct worship services, holiday observances and celebration of the sacraments; provide the primary preaching presence in both a traditional and contemporary worship service; act as chief administrator of the church and staff; conduct/review annual staff evaluations of all paid staff members. Other duties include officiating weddings and funerals, assisting with pastoral care and visitation and advisement of First Protestant School.  Minimum requirements and qualifications include but are not limited to:  A visionary perspective for the church with an appreciation and respect for our church’s heritage; ordained with a Master of Divinity or equivalent graduate degree in a related field; able to support our relationship with the Evangelical Association; significant experience as a minister with preaching responsibility. We seek a pastor with a passion for clear, Bible-based expository preaching to lead us in our mission to seek God, share His love and serve others.

For more information about this opportunity, please visit https://firstprotestant.com/pastorinfo/    Please submit a resumé with cover letter to search@firstprotestant.com


WISCONSIN – Calvary Memorial Church in Racine, WI  is looking for a full time Senior Pastor.  The Senior Pastor’s job description is to be the shepherd of the Church. Taking heed to the Biblical qualifications and the need for personal spiritual development, he leads the Church in worship of God, building of believers and reaching the world with the message of Jesus Christ.  Candidates who wish to explore this opportunity should review the description of our church at https://cmcracine.org   and complete an application contained within that web site.  Once completed, please submit the application, resume and cover letter to pastoralsearch@cmcracine.org
 
WYOMINGZion Congregational Church in Cheyenne, WY is looking  for an experienced pastor for our independent, evangelical, Bible-centered church. We are a small congregation of mostly older people looking to begin fresh service and growth. We need someone to lead, teach, and help us grow. The potential candidate must be comfortable with infant baptism and the confirmation process, home and hospital visitation, a traditional worship service, and working with church leadership to facilitate growth initiatives. Masters degree and agreement with our statement of faith required. We would be open to a part-time, full-time, or interim Pastor based on your availability.
To Apply: send resume to zioncongchurch@aol.com

 

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