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The Church Relations Office is grateful for the opportunity to serve churches, organizations and job seekers as they search for a minister/ ministry.
Below is a list of the ministry openings that have been submitted to the Church Relations Office. The openings are provided by the church or organization seeking a candidate and are in no way affiliated with or endorsed by Kentucky Christian University. Job candidates should contact the church or organization listed for further information regarding the position(s).
If you would like to submit a Ministry Opening you can fill out a form. Ministry opportunities are displayed for a maximum of three (3) months from the posting date.
For assistance with the following:
- To request that an opening be removed if filled sooner than three months.
- Your opening is not filled within three months and you wish it to continue to be available (3 month extension).
- You need to edit the information provided in an opening.
Please contact Jeff Greene (606-474-3298).
Church Name Church Location Position Type/Hours
American Indian Christian Mission (2 positions open) Show Low, Arizona Miscellaneous / Full Time
924 Mission Lane :: Show Low, Arizona 85901
- Leslie Solliday
- Phone: 928-537-5912
- Fax: 928-537-5620
- Email: email@example.com
The American Indian Christian Mission is looking for someone who is mission minded and likes to work with children. AICM has a boarding school for Apache and Navajo children (will be 3rd- 6th grade for the 2013-2014 school year). It is located near Show Low Arizona in the beautiful White Mountains. We are looking for someone to teach 3rd & 4th grades (combined class: around 10 to 12 children). Need to be on campus by Aug. 7th 2013. Summers may be used for some vacation, ministry on the mission, and/or raising support. Minimum qualifications: a bachelors degree and must be at least 21 years of age. Teaching experience or a teaching certificate is preferred, and we would like someone who is active in a Christian Church or Church of Christ congregation. We would also like a commitment of at least 2 years or more. Base salary is $16,000. Package includes housing, utilities, and food (equivalent to a salary of around $33,000). Individuals will have the opportunity to raise more support as a missionary if needed. If you are married and your spouse wants a part time position, we may have some opening in other areas. See AICM website at www.aicm.org for an application (click on the “How Can You Help” box). Please indicate on the front page that you are applying for the Classroom Teachers position. If you have any questions call or email Leslie Solliday, Executive Director, at (928) 537-5912 / email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Apache Christian Connection - Bus Ministry Position
The American Indian Christian Mission is looking for a couple who is mission minded, is able to drive a school bus and would like to work with Native American children. This couple will drive a converted school bus to several locations on the Fort Apache Reservation to provide Biblical teaching for children through stories, songs, and crafts. The kids also play games around the bus after the lessons. The bus goes out year round. During the summer, churches from around the country send ministry teams to AICM to help, and most teams go on the bus to do VBS like programs with the kids. Our mission is located near Show Low Arizona in the beautiful White Mountains. Minimum qualifications include: high school diploma & be at least 21 years of age. Prefer individuals who have bus or truck driving experience (but we are willing to train), has had some ministry / missions experience or has a degree from a Bible college and is active in a Christian Church or Church of Christ congregation. Base salary is $18,000 to $20,000 per year (depending on the couple’s experience). Package includes housing, utilities, and food (equivalent to a salary of around $34,000). Will have the opportunity to raise more support as missionaries if needed. We also have part time positions available with morning hours (the bus usually goes out around 2:30pm). Would increases pay for additional responsibilities. Please see AICM website at www.aicm.org for an application (click on the “How Can You Help” box). If you have any questions call or email Leslie Solliday, Executive Director, at (928) 537-5912 / email: email@example.com.
Bethany Baptist Church Winston-Salem,, North Carolina Worship / Part Time
600 Old Hollow Road :: Winston-Salem,, North Carolina 27105
Average Weekly Attendance: 300
- Becky Anderson
- Phone: 336-767-0760
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
To provide direction and leadership in the worship of the congregation that is consistent with the mission of the church. The primary emphasis will be to take responsibility for creating an atmosphere of worship through music and the creative arts. He or she shall oversee and coordinate the music ministry of Bethany Baptist church, encouraging as many people as possible to use their musical skills and gifts for God’s glory. Please visit the church website at www.bethanybaptistws.com for a complete listing of responsibilities.
Discovery Christian Church Moreno Valley, California Youth / Full Time
27555 Alessandro Blvd :: Moreno Valley, California 92555
Average Weekly Attendance: 800
- Joe Anderson
- Email: email@example.com
Discovery Christian Church is looking for a person to add to our full time pastoral staff as Pastor of Student Ministries. This person will be responsible for the oversight and direction of both our middle school and our high school ministry. The ideal candidate will have experience in youth ministry both as a participant and as a leader (as a volunteer, intern, or staff member). We are looking for someone with a Bachelors Degree from an accredited college or university who has a passion for youth ministry and is committed to both reaching young people as well nurturing them in their faith. We believe a crucial and critical aspect of a Youth Pastor’s work is the recruiting, training, and nurturing of volunteers who share in youth ministry. Discovery is a church that averages between 700 and 800 in three morning worship celebrations. Discovery Christian Church is located in Moreno Valley California and currently has eight full time and five part time staff members. To learn more about Discovery Christian Church and her ministries visit our web site at discoverthelife.org. Interested individuals should submit a cover letter and resume to Joe Anderson, Executive Pastor (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Heber Springs Christian Church Heber Springs, Arkansas Preaching / Full Time
1101 North Broadway St :: Heber Springs, Arkansas 72543
Average Weekly Attendance: 60
- Don McFatrich
- Phone: 479-200-6744
- Email: email@example.com
Seeking a full time senior minister. HSCC is a well-established congregation located in the foothills of the Ozarks on the scenic and recreational Greer's Ferry Lake. Available activities include fishing, swimming, camping, boating and hiking in one of the fastest growing towns in Arkansas. Heber Springs has a low crime rate, great schools and a stable economy. Pastoral duties will include preaching, teaching and various other responsibilities associated with the position. The successful candidate must be a good communicator, motivator and organizer and must be able to work in harmony with the Elders and Deacons. Additionally, the candidate must be a seminary or Bible College graduate, preferably with a ministerial degree. Preaching experience is preferred but all candidates will be considered.3
Community Christian Church Richmond, Kentucky Preaching / Full Time
P.O. Box 1990 :: Richmond, Kentucky 40475
Average Weekly Attendance: 105
- Bobby Pigg
- Phone: 859-623-7969
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Community Christian Church is a dynamic, growing congregation of 100+ located in Richmond, Kentucky, and is opening a search for a new Pastor/Senior Minister.
Richmond is a vibrant town of 40,000, serving as the gateway to the mountains and also the home to Eastern Kentucky University. The Madison county population is around 75,000 and is also the location of Berea College, making this area rich in educational and cultural opportunities. Richmond has an award-wining park system, excellent public and private schools, a diverse housing market and is only 15 minutes south of Lexington, KY – making this a very attractive place to raise a family.
CCC is a group of diverse people from many various backgrounds, who aim to love the Lord with all their heart, soul, mind and strength, while learning to love one another. We have a commitment to missions, both locally and globally, and have a passion for helping those who are in need and oppressed while being Good’s instrument to bring justice and healing in the world. This New Testament congregation is rooted in the ideals of the early Church: Biblical authority, local autonomy, elder leaders and a desire to see unity among all who call themselves Christians. The position will require weekly preaching and teaching, volunteer recruitment and member integration, visitation, pastoral care, ministry oversight and shared vision casting and leadership with the elders.
As such, the qualifications of the man we are looking for, would include: Bible College or seminary education, experience in a preaching ministry and a calling from God to ministry. Additionally, we are seeking a man gifted by the Holy Spirit in preaching/teaching, leadership, service and mercy – a man with a passion for the kingdom of God and a strong commitment to both live out of and model the kingdom life, and lead others into it.
Interested applicants should send a cover letter, resume, at least 3 personal references and sermon samples in either audio or video form. Links to sermons online would be preferred, if they are available. Please respond by email to: email@example.com or by mail to
Community Christian Church
Pulpit Search Committee
PO Box 1990
Richmond KY 40475
Forks of Elkhorn Baptist Church Midway, Kentucky Miscellaneous / Full Time
495 Duckers Road :: Midway, Kentucky 40347
Average Weekly Attendance: 950
- Jessica Switzer
- Phone: 859-873-1967
- Fax: 866-521-7464
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Recreational / Outreach Minister – Forks of Elkhorn Baptist Church
A growing Central Kentucky area Baptist Church is currently seeking a full-time Recreational / Outreach Minister for its new 63,000 square foot state of the art Christian Life Center set to open in December of 2013. This position is responsible for insuring that all sports and recreational programs are developed, maintained and operated in a manner that fulfills the mission of the church. All programs will be administered in a manner which is consistent with the goals and policies of the church. Areas of accountability include; effectiveness in ministry, program quality, customer satisfaction and fiscal management.
• A lifestyle that reflects a commitment to and a passion for Jesus Christ.
• A desire to work as a member of a dynamic team with a teachable spirit and positive attitude.
• Undergraduate degree in Exercise / Sports Management / Recreation with ACSM certification is preferred.
• Previous experience in a related field is preferred.
• Must have a general understanding of budget accountability.
• Must possess excellent organizational skills, a working knowledge of multiple program areas, strong interpersonal skills and the ability to prioritize multiple tasks.
• The ability to supervise both volunteers and paid staff in various capacities.
• Experience in the recruitment of volunteers and administrator related activity for the purpose of staffing.
• Achieve annual objectives as they may relate to ministry, budget and program registration.
• Must incorporate the church mission into the day to day operations.
• Work with the Pastoral staff / Finance Committee to develop and monitor the budget for recreational ministries.
• Oversee appropriate Maintenance & Operations of the facility.
• Work collaboratively with community organizations
• Ensure Safety and risk management
Salary is commensurate with education and experience.
Please forward your resume and salary history to the following:
Forks of Elkhorn Baptist Church
495 Duckers Road
Midway, Kentucky 40347
ATTN: Personnel Committee
FAX: (866) 521-7464
Christian Church Sedgwick, Kansas Preaching / Full Time
514 N Franklin :: Sedgwick, Kansas 67135
Average Weekly Attendance: 165
- Shelia Agee
- Phone: 316-772-0211
- Email: email@example.com
Senior Pastor – First Christian Church, Sedgwick, KS
First Christian Church in Sedgwick Kansas is seeking a senior pastor to shepherd our congregation while providing leadership to help accomplish our goals to evangelize Sedgwick and disciple our members. First Christian is a non-denominational, independent Christian Church. Although we are an independent congregation of believers, we are part of the fellowship of churches historically aligned with the Restoration Movement. Sedgwick is located on the Sedgwick – Harvey Co. line approximately 15 minutes north of the greater Wichita, Kansas metropolitan area. First Christian has the largest congregation in a community of approximately 1500 with average Sunday attendance of 165. We worship together in a blended service including a praise band and praise team. We have a very active congregation with a full offering of programs for the whole family and a constant commitment to preaching and teaching the Word of God. First Christian offers modern worship and activity facilities including a new youth and multipurpose building. The man we are seeking to fill this role will be ‘young at heart’ and able to minister to young families and senior saints as well. The church has had only 3 pastors over the past 80 years and is searching for the individual that is being called to serve a church and community in a manner that generates results for the Lord, not only in our generation but generations to come, through an emphasis on young members and families while still ministering and meeting needs of all ages. Responsibilities include preaching, teaching, coaching and mentoring of paid and volunteer staff. Our current staff consists of 4 part time positions: secretary, children’s ministry lead, pre-school director and teacher, and many more volunteer roles. If you believe you are being led by the Lord to Sedgwick, please send your resume to the attention of the pastor search committee at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Calvary Christian Church 15 Redwing Drive, Kentucky Children's / Full Time
15 Redwing Drive :: 15 Redwing Drive, Kentucky 40391
Average Weekly Attendance: 1189
- Nealy Walton
- Phone: 8597440817
- Email: email@example.com
We are a rapidly growing church, looking for a leader for our ministry to Children & Families. Please visit our homepage and click on "Help Wanted" to download a full position description and instructions on how to apply.
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org with questions.
Algonac Church of Christ Algonac, Michigan Preaching / Full Time
1601 St. Clair River Dr. :: Algonac, Michigan 48001
Average Weekly Attendance: 112
- Iain Avers
- Phone: 810-794-3622
- Email: email@example.com
The Algonac Church of Christ moved to it’s current location in 1949. At that time we operated under the name of St Clair River Drive Church of Christ. We pattern ourselves after the 1st century churches outlined in the New Testament. We accept the Holy Bible as our guide, the Word of God as truth, and the lessons of the Apostles to be as real today as they were when first spoken.
We are located on the beautiful St Clair River just one hour northeast of Detroit, Mi. We have 200+ members with an average Sunday attendance of 112. ACOC serves an area with a population in excess of 12,000.
We are seeking:
An experienced minister with varied backgrounds. One that would be responsible for strong Bible curriculum for all ages and also help our volunteer staff present the Gospel to our community. The qualifications should be those specified in 1 Timothy 4:6-13, 1 Timothy 6:11-14 and 2 Timothy 2:21-26, also adhering to the New Testament plan of the first century church…….To Hear, to Believe, to Repent,to Confess, and Baptism by immersion followed by a faithful life of service to the Lord’s Kingdom.
Our Minister Should:
Be comfortable speaking with both young and old. He should be prepared for weddings as well as funerals. This position would require the capacity to relate to all age groups and developing relationships as a Spiritual Leader in the community.
As an Educator:
The senior minister would be responsible for preaching the Lord’s Word
each Sunday and teaching weekly Bible classes as necessary. He would also
oversee our teaching staff as they prepare lessons, reviewing materials
appropriate to the different age groups.
As an Administrator:
This position would require regular reports to the Church Board in relation
to church programs, church events and the overall condition of the church.
A regular office schedule will be posted as well as visitation calls. This
schedule is meant for general information not to restrict the minister in
other necessary duties that may arise such as hospital calls.
The senior minister is responsible for all of the regular office staff,
scheduling weekly meetings and communicating as necessary.
As an Evangelist:
The senior minister will promote the Gospel within the community in word and
deed. A minister should become part of the local community, representing the
Lord’s church. He should be available on occasion to address social groups
or participate in special services within the area if asked to do so.
ACOC offers a competitive compensation package which includes complete
utility coverage and a 2200+ sq. ft. 4 bedroom parsonage with detached garage
just a few steps from the church building.
Qualified candidates should send an updated resume to:
Algonac Church of Christ
1601 St. Clair River Drive
Algonac, Mi. 48001
Or email a digital copy to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Christ Community Church Olive Hill, Kentucky Preaching / Full Time
Smokey Valley :: Olive Hill, Kentucky 41164
Average Weekly Attendance: 35
- Larry Hignite
- Phone: 606-207-9867
- Email: email@example.com
Please contact Larry Hignite, 606-207-9867, for more information.
New Life Christian St Robert, Missouri Preaching / Part Time
P.O. Box 11550 :: St Robert, Missouri 65584
Average Weekly Attendance: 40
- Doug Wheeler
- Phone: 573-528-9136
- Email: Wheels52@embarqmail.com
Growing two year old church looking for a student or graduate from a Restoration Movement College to serve as part time minister. Average attendance between 35-50 each week with youth program
Bainbridge Christian Church - Independant Bainbridge, Indiana Preaching / Full Time
402 S Washington St :: Bainbridge, Indiana 46105
Average Weekly Attendance: 80
- Mark Hoke
- Phone: 765-522-3200
- Fax: n/a
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Bainbridge Christian Church is located in a small, western Indiana town of around 750 residents. BCC strives to follow God’s word by going beyond its walls into the community, county, and world to reach those who are unchurched. We are an elder-led congregation with committed volunteers leading different ministries. We are looking for a minister with a strong commitment to letting the Holy Spirit guide the teaching of the Scriptures, who can educate and assist the congregation in becoming better equipped biblically and spiritually. Our main expectations of a minister: working with the worship team to plan a spirit-filled service; working with the congregation to develop a rich worship life; effective preaching shown through spiritual development/discipling of members; administrative leadership; work well with people to equip, delegate, and mentor, yet be a strong leader – able to delegate when appropriate, and encourage shared leadership, especially among the Elders; developing programs to meet educational needs of the congregation and encouraging and equipping the body to carry out these programs. Personal and professional qualifications: be spirit-filled, enthusiastic, and truly called to this congregation; possess strong people skills and demonstrate professionalism; be able to enjoy and appreciate rural life and culture; provide positive but thought-provoking sermons from a full range of teaching from God’s Word; possess a true compassion for all ages. Each interested applicant should submit a resume, a letter defining their qualifications, ministry style, goals and understanding of God’s plan of salvation, and a list of references with telephone numbers and e-mail addresses. E-mail submissions are preferred, but hard copies can be sent to the above address. Please feel free to check out our website at www.bainbridgechristianchurch.org
Hill N Dale Christian Church Lexington, Kentucky Children's / Full Time
371 Hill N Dale Rd :: Lexington, Kentucky 40503
Average Weekly Attendance: 300
- Mitch Cannon
- Phone: 859- 278-0313
- Email: email@example.com
Hill-N-Dale Christian Church seeks a full-time Children’s Minister.
The candidate must possess the following:
• bachelor’s degree or the equivalent from an accredited Christian college or seminary (any exception to this would be considered by the elders on a case-by-case basis)
• recent experience and/or education in this particular area of ministry
• the desire and ability to recruit, train, shepherd and motivate adult leaders
• the ability to communicate well via e-mail, phone and in person
• positive spirit and team mentality
• obvious love for the Lord, His Word and children
The position is to be filled no later than September 1, 2013. Please send cover letter and resume. Electronic copies should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Hard copies should be sent to:
Hill-N-Dale Christian Church
ATTN: MITCH CANNON
371 Hill N Dale Rd
Lexington, Kentucky 40503
Check us out on http://hillndale.com/ or Facebook
Hill-n-Dale Christian Church
Children’s Minister Job Description
To equip, shepherd and engage children and their families so that they learn to glorify God in all their relationships as they draw people to Jesus.
The candidate must possess: a bachelor’s degree or the equivalent from an accredited Christian college or seminary (any exception to this would be considered by the elders on a case-by-case basis); recent experience and/or education in this particular area of ministry; the desire and ability to recruit, train, shepherd and motivate adult leaders; the ability to communicate well via e-mail, phone and in person; a positive spirit and team mentality; an obvious love for the Lord, His Word and children.
Reports directly to the Lead Minister; responsible also to the Elders.
Duties and Responsibilities
1. Develop a vibrant, Biblical vision for children’s ministry. Examples of current Children’s Ministry activities include Sunday School, The Garden/God’s Greenhouse (Children’s Church) and REAL Life (mid-week program).
2. Recruit, train, shepherd, encourage and motivate adult leaders who will execute that vision. Examples include monthly leadership meeting/trainings, one-on-one or small group lunches, etc…
3. Communicate Children’s Ministry vision and values to leadership, families and the entire congregation. Examples include web site, worship service announcements, & email updates.
4. Develop strong discipling relationships with children and their parents. Examples include baptism instruction/counseling, meeting kids at their schools and discipleship groups.
5. Continually asses the spiritual growth of children in our congregation and engage them in “leading” appropriate ministry activities.
6. Plan and promote strong large and small scale children’s events. Current examples include VBS, church camp, retreats, Harvest Party & Parents’ Nights Out.
7. Oversee Children’s Ministry budget, curriculum and facilities with a team mentality.
8. Perform other tasks or ministerial roles asked of you that would benefit the overall health and well-being of the church. For example you may be asked to assist with the performance of shepherding duties (hospital visitation, funerals, weddings, counseling, etc.).
9. Take a proactive role in your own spiritual health growing alongside the Hill-n-Dale community and communicating with leadership your own spiritual growth needs in a timely manner.
Criteria for Performance Evaluation
Performance will be measured by an annual review which evaluates: the manner in which yearly goals were achieved; the fulfillment of the duties and responsibilities listed in this job description; the quality of relationships with children, families, church members, church leadership and other staff members.
Subjective issues will be evaluated by answering the following question: Is the Children’s Ministry perceived to be growing in enthusiasm, leadership, quality and depth?
Compensation & Benefits
Full time compensation and benefits are provided for this position. The specifics of compensation will be based upon experience and educational background.
Mount Auburn Christian Church Cape Girardeau, Missouri Preaching / Full Time
930 North Mount Auburn Road :: Cape Girardeau, Missouri 63701
Average Weekly Attendance: 120
- Ronald Nall
- Phone: 5733359264
Mount Auburn Christian Church in Cape Girardeau, MO is seeking a full time minister who will also serve as a leader for our student ministries. A candidate should have a Restoration background, have preaching experience, and hold at least a Bachelor’s degree. The minister will be responsible for leading the congregation with scriptural preaching and teaching, as well as perform the normal duties of a minister. He will work closely with the elders, while also recognizing their Biblical authority. Salary will be commensurate with education and experience.
Mount Auburn Christian Church was established in Cape Girardeau in 1969. Over the past 27 years, we have had three ministers. We are an independent Christian Church, holding to the traditions of the Restoration Movement. Our worship service is a musically blended presentation, leaning towards contemporary. Our average attendance is 120. Our staff consists of a part time administrative assistant, a part time worship leader, a part time custodian, and two unpaid staff who serve as directors for the preschool and children’s programs.
Those interested in this position are encouraged to view our website at www.mtauburncc.org for information about the church, and also to familiarize themselves with the Cape Girardeau area.
Resumes and inquiries may be mailed to the church at the following address:
Mount Auburn Christian Church
Attn: Ronald Nall, Elder
930 North Mount Auburn Road
Cape Girardeau, MO 63701
- A sample sermon, CD or reference to a website should accompany an application.
Highland Church of Christ Robinson, Illinois Youth / Full Time
500 W. Highland Av. :: Robinson, Illinois 62454
Average Weekly Attendance: 650
- Search Team
- Email: email@example.com
Highland Church of Christ is an independent Christian church of 650 located in the southeastern Illinois city of Robinson. Highland is a contemporary church in a rural area that has a track record of growth and outreach to both the surrounding county and the world. We are currently searching for a Student Minister to lead our ministry to 6th grade - college students.
Interested? Go to hccrobinson.com and click on "student minister search" under the "resources" tab. Take a look at the material, and if you're the kind of person we're looking for, submit your resume and a cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org.