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.
 
 
 

 


INDIANA- Salem United Church of Christ in Huntingburg, Indiana is searching for a full-time energetic, and inspiring pastoral leader who is approachable and able to foster caring relationships across all age groups. We seek an experienced leader who participates with us and encourages member involvement in community activities and service.  Our ideal candidate will encourage and inspire servant leadership by strengthening existing ministries/missions and developing new ministries/missions while respecting our evangelical traditions of 175 years.

Salem is a conservative church that recently affiliated with the Evangelical Association (https://evangelicalassociation.org ) to align ourselves more closely with Biblical teachings and our beliefs and traditions. Being blessed with a beautiful historic sanctuary, we practice both traditional and blended/contemporary worship following the liturgical calendar as we welcome followers of all age groups. We seek to grow our youth, young adult, and young family ministries while continuing to serve our aging members. We practice infant and adult baptism and affirm the role of women in leadership and ministry. Our beliefs include: the Bible as the inspired and authoritative Word of God, the Apostle’s Creed, and the Evangelical Association Statement of Faith.

We have long been known as one of the “leaders and largest” U.C.C. churches outside of Evansville, Indiana. We are a member of the Evangelical Association, the Indiana-Kentucky Conference of UCC, and Lincolnland Association. Our core values include: Spirit-Inspired WorshipCaring Relationships, and Servant Leadership. We are financially stable and offer a strong compensation and benefits package.

Interested candidates may view our profile, references, and community links at: https://salemucc.org  (Click on the Pastor Search tab).  Applicants should send a resume, written summary of their experience and qualifications, and sermon video links to gjschurz@gmail.com


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 CAROLINABecks Reformed Church is seeking a full-time Senior Pastor.  Becks Reformed Church is a 235 year old non-denominational church located in Lexington, NC and belonging to the Evangelical Association of Reformed & Congregational Christian Churches.  While we are independent of any denominational ties, we believe that it is our Biblical responsibility to stay connected with the Body of Christ, and we do so through our association  connection.  We exist to know God, and to make God’s Word known. To love Christ, and to love others as Christ loves us. And To be led by the Spirit into lives of service.    We believe Justification before God is by grace aloneon the basis of Christ alone , through the means of faith alone, to the end that all things lead ultimately to the glory of God alone ; as taught with final and decisive authority in the Scriptures alone
 
Becks is seeking leadership that will Biblically direct and assist the congregation as it continues to build its vision to be a spring of living water flowing from the heart of Davidson County to the world.  Our focus is on spiritual growth for our membership and evangelism of our community. The church staff includes a full time Youth-Director, part-time Music Director, part-time nursery director and a secretary.  Becks provides a blended service, while offering scheduled programs for all ages – children through senior citizen.  For more information and an application, go to  www.beckschurch.com or contact the church secretary at 336-357-2369.
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 

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 


 

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.)
 
 

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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