Ministry Opportunities
Postings for the Ministry Opportunities page can be emailed to Jim Wilder at jwilder@winebrenner.edu and will be accessible for 90 days.

Part-Time Music and Worship Director

CrossPoint Community Church - Lima, OH

POSITION: CrossPoint Community Church is looking for a part-time Music and Worship Director who will work 5 - 10 hours per week to lead our weekly Sunday morning worship service in the area of music and worship.

WHO WE ARE: CrossPoint Community Church is a young church that started in February 2012 in the community of Lima, Ohio. Part of our emphasis is to be a healthy, multi-ethnic congregation that makes disciples to the glory of God. We have a desire to reach the city of Lima and make disciples in our context in a diverse setting. We belong to the denomination called the Evangelical Free Church of America (EFCA). For more information about our church, visit www.crosspointlima.com. For information about our denomination, visit http://www.efca.org/explore.

Qualifications:
*must be a follower of Jesus Christ who seeks to grow in their relationship with Him
*must be spiritually, relationally, and emotionally mature and live a life that shows the fruit of the Spirit (Gal. 5:22-23)
*must be in agreement with our statement of faith and show theological maturity. Please see www.crosspointlima.com and click on “About Us” to read our statement of faith
*must be a team player and willing to work with all kinds of people in the context of a local church
*the ideal candidate would be willing to try a variety of music styles to the glory of God
*the ideal candidate would be able to sing and lead with an instrument (such as piano or guitar)

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Area #1: Your Overall Health
--maintain a healthy devotional life characterized by prayer, Bible reading, and fellowship with other Christians
--meet monthly with the senior pastor or an elder to pray together, grow spiritually as a disciple, and to discuss ministry in the life of the church
--read various articles on worship, music, theology, and discipleship as assigned by the Senior Pastor
--participate in one of the small groups of the church for your own spiritual health and growth (if schedule permits)
--take one Sunday off every 2 months and allow someone else to lead the music portion of the worship service for your own rest and refreshment

Area #2: Leading Music and Worship
--oversee and provide leadership to the music, worship, sound, and technology aspects of our church
--set-up, tear down, and rearrange music equipment (as needed)
--lead the music portion of our worship service every Sunday (service starts at 10:30am)
--coordinate with the senior pastor to design the weekly worship service
--select songs for the Sunday service and distribute them to the senior pastor and music team by Friday morning each week
--practice with the music team on Sunday mornings before the worship service
--recruit, train, and disciple musicians for the weekly worship service
--make and distribute a schedule for the music and worship team (at least monthly)
--design the PowerPoint slides for the weekly worship service

BENEFITS: This is a paid position that offers a small monthly salary. Expected Hours: 5 - 10 hours per week (including Sunday morning). Our church offers a unique opportunity to develop a rich, diverse, and God-honoring worship culture.

All interested applicants should email a resume to Pastor Rick Schwartz:  rick@crosspointlima.com
Questions?  Call our church office at 567-371-1382.

July 23, 2014

Family Life and Youth Coordinator

Trinity Lutheran Church in Findlay, Ohio has begun a search for a full time Family Life and Youth Coordinator. Located in NW Ohio, Trinity is a midsize congregation with a new full sized gym, multiple youth rooms, and a rapidly growing number of young families in a small city setting. The ideal candidate will have previous youth and/or family life ministry in a congregational setting and/or completed degree work in an accredited university or seminary program. We will be receiving resumes for candidates through June 25. A full job description and details can be found at www.trinityfindlay.org. You can also email Senior Pastor Tom Lyberg at tlyberg@trinityfindlay.org.

June 5, 2014

Senior Pastor

Fairview Church of God - Yoder, IN

Fairview Church of God is a Churches of God, General Conference (Findlay, OH) congregation within the Midwest Region Conference (Columbia City, IN). Fairview COG is now accepting explorations of interest for the position of Senior Pastor.  The Senior Pastor position is full-time and salaried with options available for benefits based on need and life situation. Expected work week is 40-50 hours.

Fairview Church of God is comprised of rural, small town, and suburban parishioners from Yoder, Ossian, Zanesville, Roanoke, Markle, Uniondale, Bluffton, Huntington, and Ft. Waye. A variety of age groups are present in the around fifty (50) attendees on Sunday mornings.  Services are held in the historic 1881 chapel/sanctuary. The building has additions for restrooms, classrooms, offices, and a full basement with kitchen for lunches, dinners, recreation, and gatherings. The grounds include a newly built covered pavilion for picnics, family gatherings, and outdoor music, as well as a playground for elementary aged youth. The Pavilion is open by schedule to anyone (within and outside the church) free of charge. Additionally, a 1960’s ranch-style house with three (3) bedrooms and one and a half (1.5) baths is available and has been used as both a parsonage and a mission house. Yoder Road is used as thoroughfare for cyclists; thus, the church grounds are used as a rest stop for bathroom breaks, lunches, meeting points, etc. by the cycling community.

Fairview is a friendly and welcoming congregation. The congregation has been historically committed to giving 10% of the general fund to missions both local and international. Growth has occurred and relationships have been deepened most often through work and through service to others. The congregation is accepting and supportive of each other. A senior pastor will be successful if he or she is excellent in encouragement, spiritual direction, and promoting ownership by the parishioners through the use of their gifts and talents.

Interested applicants can e-mail Scott Kling for a detailed job description and application at: fairviewchurch@juno.com. 

June 4, 2014

Pastor

Tekonsha Church of God - Tekonsha, MI

The Tekonsha Area Church of God is currently seeking 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 30-35 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.  If you are interested in this ministry opportunity or have questions, please send a resume or express your interest by August 1.  Email or mail to Rose Marie Waffle,  rmwaffle@yahoo.com, 10624 V Drive South, Burlington, MI 49029 or contact Great Lakes Conference Director Earl Mills, glcdirector@cggc.org.

May 30, 2014

Youth Leader

Ridgeway First Church of God - Mansfield, OH

Ridgeway First Church of God is accepting applications for a Youth Leader.  Interested applicants can obtain a job description by emailing the church office at ridgewaycog@aol.com and should be willing to abide by the Church of God teachings and doctrine, be able to pass a background check, and submit a resume and two reference letters by June 1st.

May 21, 2014

Senior Pastor

Shippensburg First Church of God - Shippensburg, PA

The Shippensburg First Church of God, Shippensburg, Pennsylvania, is seeking a Senior Pastor to shepherd the Lord’s Church.  The Shippensburg First Church of God was established in 1834 and is a member of the Eastern Regional Conference, Churches of God General Conference, Findlay, Ohio

With an average worship attendance totaling 315, the church is seeking a Senior Pastor to lead a church with multiple vibrant services and multiple church staff personnel.  The church is seeking a Senior Pastor who has a deep love for Jesus Christ, is a student and teacher of the Word of God, is devoted to prayer and who through word and deed demonstrates a godly example.  The chosen candidate must also have a heart for God and His people.  The Pastor must be a creative communicator of God’s Word.

The church also seeks a candidate who is an encourager, enabler, evangelizer and who will allow the Spirit of God to guide them in the development and growth of the congregation and mission for the advancement of God’s kingdom.

The qualifications are preferred, but not limited to: a Bible College degree, Seminary degree, or the equivalent thereof.  The prospective candidate must have at least 5 years pastoral experience and meet biblical qualifications.

A comprehensive job description is available.  Interested candidates should send an electronic copy of a cover letter and resume, including at least three pastoral related references, to James Henneman at: cvcandp@embarqmail.com (717.422.6205) or Robert Myers at: remyers@kuhncom.net (717.261.6365).  Please do not contact the church directly.  Resumes should be received by June 25, 2014.

May 12, 2014

Lead Pastor

Apex Church - Marion, OH

Position:  Pastor,  APEX Church, 162 W. Center Street, Marion, Ohio  43302
Salary range:  negotiable
Benefits:  Housing allowance & insurance
Job Category:  Senior Pastor
Job Status:  Full-time
Denomination:  Non-denominational
Worship Style - Contemporary
Contact:  APEX, 162 W. Center, Marion, OH 43301
Email: apexlife.org      # 1-740-396-8338

QUALIFICATIONS:
*  Must be qualified according to 1 Timothy 3:1-13 and TItus 1:6-9
*  Minimum - College degree combined with ministry experience 

DESCRIPTION/RESPONSIBILITIES

*  The Senior Pastor will be an excellent communicator of God's Word, articulating the timeless truths of Scripture and a clear application how we can live passionately for Christ each day.
*  Provide teaching, leadership, and direction in all areas of ministry to fulfill the purpose and vision of APEX Church
*  The candidate will have a vision for reaching those who are far from God and who do not yet know the grace and truth of Jesus Christ, coupled with a Christ-like love for the church, which will ensure that APEX is shepherded with true love and care.
*  The successful candidate will have a philosophy of ministry that is consistent with the beliefs, vision, and mission of APEX.
*  The Senior Pastor will exhibit a shepherd's heart for all who are part of APEX and a passion for what makes APEX unique in our community.
*  A team player with a heart to serve
*  The ability to flex with a fast-paced environment
*  Self-starter and self-motivator

April 29, 2014

Pastor

Mercersburg First Church of God - Mercersburg, PA

The Mercersburg First Church of God, Mercersburg, PA, is seeking a part-time pastor.  Established in 1947, the Mercersburg First Church of God is a member of the Eastern Regional Conference, Churches of God General Conference, Findlay, Ohio.

The church seeks a pastor who will be available for Sunday morning and evening services, plan and execute special services, administer the ordinances of communion and footwashing quarterly, and visit the sick/homebound.  The pastor will perform baptisms, baby dedications, weddings, and funerals.  The candidate should have strong Biblical knowledge and be able and willing to counsel and reach into the community to make the presence of the Mercersburg Church meaningful.

The prospective candidate must have ministerial experience and have initiated ministry opportunities.  A Bible College degree, Seminary degree, or completion of the Winebrenner Pastoral Training Institute with Ordination Certification, or the equivalent is required.

Interested candidates should send an electronic copy of a cover letter and resume, including at least three pastoral related references, to James Henneman at cvcandp@embarqmail.com (717-422-6205), or Robert Myers at remyers@kuhncom.net (717-261-6365).  Please do not contact the church directly.  Resumes should be received by July 7, 2014.

May 30, 2014

Pastor

Newberrytown Church of God – Etters, PA

The Newberrytown Church of God, a small traditional church, is seeking a full-time minister. We seek a leader who will proclaim the Word of God and help us use our strengths to create a vision for our church. Our future leader must have a clear testimony of faith in Jesus Christ and a vital alive and growing personal relationship with Him. Please submit resumes indicating interest in this position to Krista Greene at KristaAGreene@gmail.com or mail to Pastor Bill Smith at Newberrytown Church of God, 2290 Old Trail Road, Etters, PA 17319. Please submit your resume by May 31st.

April 9, 2014

Director of Children's Ministries

Trinity United Methodist Church - Bluffton, OH

Bluffton Trinity United Methodist Church is seeking a paid, part-time Director of Children's Ministry. The Children's Director will be a compassionate servant leader who is a teacher, a mentor, and a team builder.  Responsibilities mostly include: planning and implementing Sunday children's church and Sunday evening education. This leader is a member of our staff and will contribute to an environment of openness, trust, teamwork, accountability, and have a passion for the call to serve Christ. You are expected to put your family first and maintain your heart for God's work in an environment that is dedicated to team-based, collaborative ministry. Practical child development and/or children's ministry experience is a plus. Call/text 567-674-5711 or email wademelton@gmail.com to discuss this ministry opportunity.

March 7, 2014

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