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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).
Ministry opportunities are displayed for a maximum of three (3) months from the posting date.
For assistance with the following please contact Jeff Greene (606-474-3298):
- 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.
Church Name Church Location Position Type/Hours
Raceland Christian Church Raceland, Kentucky Preaching / Full Time
210 Caroline Rd. :: Raceland, Kentucky 41169
Average Weekly Attendance: 130
- Greg Denton
- Phone: 606-615-4211
- Fax: 606-836-1014
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Raceland Christian Church is seeking a Senior Minister with a strong work ethic and a desire to help the congregation grow both spiritually as well as numerically. RCC is located in Raceland, KY population 2,500 which is the northeastern area of the state. Raceland is 10 minutes from Ashland, KY (25,000)and Ironton, OH (11,000). RCC is located 1 mile from Raceland-Worthington High School, within 5 miles of Russell High School, and is 30 minutes from Kentucky Christian University. RCC is financially healthy, will have recently constructed Family Life Center paid off in 8 months. Recently hired a part-time youth director/worship leader who was a founding member of Audio Adrenaline. Salary/Benefit package totals in the range of 50,000 - 55,000 per year. Please send resumes to the above listed e-mail.
Antioch Christian Church Coal City, Indiana Preaching / Part Time
4376 Hochstetler St, :: Coal City, Indiana 47427
Average Weekly Attendance: 250
- Wyman Wells
- Phone: 317-294-5995
- Email: email@example.com
We are a small country church seeking a spirit led man to become our next pastor. While we are small in number we strive to be like the Church of Philedelphia. This is a part time position and would be a good opportunity for a bivocational minister.
Grace Community Christian Church(GC3) Frederick, Maryland Preaching / Full Time
2100 Rosemont Avenue :: Frederick, Maryland 21702
Average Weekly Attendance: 50
- Paula Ross
- Phone: 301-663-1240
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Grace Community Christian Church (GC3)(www.gracehappens.net) in Frederick, MD is seeking a pastor with a heart and passion for the lost, and believes in the power of the Gospel to transform lives. GC3, a congregation of 50-75, seeks to serve the continually changing need of families in the area. With the Bible as our doctrine and Christ’s love as our example, we are seeking a pastor to guide the church in engaging the unchurched and unknowing in the local community, developing leaders and elders and expanding the fellowship where together we can learn, serve and glorify God as He builds the body of Christ. Please direct interest in this position to email@example.com. A complete job description for this position can be obtained by communication through the same email address. Our mailing address is 2100 Rosemont Avenue, Frederick, MD 21702
Hemet Valley Christian Church Hemet, California Preaching / Full Time
330 S. Franklin St. :: Hemet, California 92543
Average Weekly Attendance: 25
- Nancy Spradling
- Phone: 951-925-7212
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Quality facility, debt free- Long time members committed to this local congregation
Community Christian Church East Moline, Illinois Preaching / Full Time
4330 12th Ave :: East Moline, Illinois 61244
Average Weekly Attendance: 60
- Keith Bailey
- Phone: 309-792-0778
- Email: email@example.com
Forty year old congregation seeking Senior Minister. The church is seeking growth and is mission minded. Applicant should be a Bible College graduate, be committed to a long term ministry, be strong in the Bible, evangelism, teaching and office management.
Please send resume, personal statement of faith, philosophy of ministry, references and a sermon audio to Keith Bailey, 4109 8th Avenue, East Moline, IL 61244 or email information to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Gap Creek Christian Church Elizabethton, Tennessee Preaching / Part Time
1840 Gap Creek Rd :: Elizabethton, Tennessee 37643
Average Weekly Attendance: 40
- Anthony Lyons
- Phone: 423-542-6166 or 423-416-4519
- Email: Lyons3946@yahoo.com
Small church seeking a part time minister who will preach on Sunday Morning, Sunday night, and Wed. night Bible Study.
Beattyville Christian Church Beattyville, Kentucky Preaching / Full Time
PO Box C :: Beattyville, Kentucky 41311
Average Weekly Attendance: 60
- Michael Newnam
- Phone: 606-464-9000
- Fax: 606-464-3027
- Email: email@example.com
Beattyville Christian Church is seeking a full time experienced, Ordained Minister that believes in the New Testament Restoration movement. Applicants must be a Christian Bible College graduate with a strong Christian Doctrine. Must have a strong desire to visit and do personal evangelism in the community. We are looking for a Minister who can provide the leadership to help us grow. Beattyville Christian Church is a small church located in Beattyville, Kentucky. We are about 70 miles southeast of Lexington, Kentucky.
Beattyville Christian Church is a conservative congregation with about 60 in attendance weekly. Package includes a parsonage with 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, garage and basement. Compensation will be determined based on candidates experience and qualifications.
Interested candidates are encouraged to send a letter of interest, resume’ and a sample sermon on a CD or DVD and your salary requirements to:
PO Box C
Beattyville, Kentucky 41311
West Hills Christian Church Bristol, Tennessee Preaching / Full Time
116 Elm Street :: Bristol, Tennessee 37620
Average Weekly Attendance: 120
- Bob Barron
- Phone: 276-494-9643
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
West Hills Christian Church of Bristol TN has an immediate opening for a Senior Minister. Current staff includes Youth Director, Children’s Director, Worship Leader, and Secretary. We are looking for an experienced effective preacher who is willing to work with the leadership in effecting growth.
Position: Senior Minister
Purpose: To serve the congregation as a preacher and to work with the elders and other leaders in the congregation to facilitate the membership to connect to God, connect with others, and to connect with the world.
Responsibilities include preaching Sunday morning and evening services and leading a Wednesday night bible study. To serve as a team leader to coordinate the work of the church secretary, youth minister, and children’s minister, holding regular meetings, at least bi-weekly. He will be expected to establish regular office hours. He will report only to the elders. He will be expected to attend the monthly meetings of the elders and the general board.
First Church of Christ Elkins, West Virginia Preaching / Full Time
300 Main Street :: Elkins, West Virginia 26241
Average Weekly Attendance: 75
- David H. Wilmoth
- Phone: 304-678-9425
- Email: email@example.com
A full time position for a man holding a degree from a Restoration Movement Bible College or Seminary. Successful applicant will work well across all age groups, interact with the congregation and the community at large, work with the Elders and Board of the local congregation, and possess the zeal and initiative needed to build relationships with others. Applicant should be well grounded in Biblical doctrine and able to convey to others through effective preaching and teaching.
Defiance Christian Church Defiance, Ohio Preaching / Full Time
955 Standley Rd :: Defiance, Ohio 43512
Average Weekly Attendance: 200
Looking for an assertive candidate to lead an established congregation located in the Northwest Ohio community of Defiance.
Facility was constructed in 2004 and has a 450 seat auditorium, a full size gym/fellowship hall, and various classrooms.
The building is presently rented during the weekdays by a privately owned child care facility utilizing most classrooms, gym and kitchen. In addition, the congregation is involved in several local outreach programs and supports several missions.
Present attendance runs around 175 to 225 each Sunday at a single service with a strong mid-week youth program.
Candidate must be a graduate of our Christian church brotherhood college or university and needs to have several years of leadership experience with strong preaching and teaching skills.
Candidate may place application through existing church e-mail address (firstname.lastname@example.org) or mail hard copies to church address (Defiance Christian Church, 955 Standley Rd, Defiance, Ohio 43512).
For more church related information, please check our website. www.defiancechristian.org
Fort Caroline Christian Church Jacksonville, Florida Preaching / Full Time
7535 Ft. Caroline Road :: Jacksonville, Florida 32277
Average Weekly Attendance: 275
- James Nicholson
- Phone: 904-641-2292
- Fax: 904-744-3422
- Email: email@example.com
Job Description at Fort Caroline Christian Church
Section 1: Purpose of FCCC Lead Minister.
(2 Timothy 4:1-2, 1 Timothy 1:3-5, Titus 1:5)
A. To serve as the primary preacher for the congregation.
B. To promote and develop Bible knowledge and obedience among individuals and the congregation.
C. To assist the elders by advising, teaching and working with them in leading the congregation to be a church after the New Testament order, and to help the elders maintain a broad view of the biblical mission of the church.
D. To help the congregation in fulfilling the Great Commission of our Lord through local evangelistic efforts and world evangelism/missions support.
Section 2: Philosophy of this Ministry
(Ephesians 4:11-12, 2 Timothy 4:5, 1 Timothy 4:14, 2 Timothy 1:6, Titus 2:14)
A. The Lead Minister will perform the same functions as the New Testament evangelist, with primary functions in the areas of Bible proclamation and equipping the church to perform ministry.
B. The Lead Minister is to challenge commitment and to encourage excitement for Jesus Christ among those who are members and those who are unsaved in our community.
C. The Lead Minister will help the other staff and Elders develop goals and plans by which the church will be effective in ministering to our area with the truths of New Testament Christianity.
D. There will be times when this minister will represent this congregation in broader meetings and functions.
E. The Lead Minister will combine strong study, consistent Biblical teaching and preaching, and personal contact to fulfill the overall scope of the ministry.
Section 3: Relationship with FCCC Leadership
A. The Lead Minister will be under the oversight of and answerable directly to the Eldership in all functions of the position as it relates to the overall church program.
B. The Lead Minister will serve as the overseeing coordinator of the ministers and staff to insure that all responsibilities are being met with quality and excellence and to insure that there will be minimal duplication and conflicts in schedules.
Section 4: Responsibilities of the FCCC Lead Minister
(1) Along with the Elders, he will plan a balanced approach to Bible preaching.
(2) He will be the primary preacher for the congregation and will work with the other staff members in planning the preaching schedule that will include them.
(3) He will lead the congregation in understanding the New Testament doctrine and Christian living.
(4) He will preach with the intention of persuading all to a complete commitment to Christ.
(5) To accomplish the vital task of Christian ministry, he will give quality effort and time in the study of God=s Word, preaching methods, and sermon planning.
(1) He will help plan worship services with the staff and worship leader to bring the worshipers to a spiritual communion with the Father, Son and Holy Spirit.
(2) Be aware of and promote the use of multi-media and other technology in worship/outreach and appeal to all generations.
(1) He will be one of the teachers of adults in the overall Christian Education program of the church.
(2) Being an equipper of the saints, he will help assist in developing other teaching programs as he, the Elders, Deacons, and other staff sees the need.
(3) He will help teach the truths and benefits of Biblical stewardship, which will also be done from the pulpit.
(4) He will consistently lead the congregation into understanding the responsibility of local and world evangelism.
D. Evangelism and Shepherding.
(1) Along with the Elders, Deacons, and staff, he will oversee the effective follow-up of all visitors to all functions of the church and will review the Prospect List so that each person in the category can be contacted concerning their relationship with Christ.
(2) He will assist the elders, deacons, and staff in making sure that the congregation is being shepherded, visited, encouraged, etc.
(3) He will oversee staff follow-up with those who have been absent from services and assist the Elders with shepherding the flock.
(4) Manage Conflict.
a. The Lead Minister shall work to facilitate peace among members, the staff and the congregation, when necessary.
b. He, along with the Elders, shall review any problems or concerns and work with them in determining solutions.
c. He will provide his vision to the Elders
E. Other Ministerial Functions.
(1) If asked, at his discretion, he may participate in weddings and funerals.
(2) As various needs arise and schedules permit, he along with the elders and other staff will determine other ministerial involvements.
(3) A minister shall not be required to perform such multiplicity of tasks that his time shall be taken from study, prayer, teaching, calling and such ministries as come naturally to his attention for the spiritual development of the Church.
(4) A minister shall have the same voting rights as any other member in the congregational meetings
Qualifications of Lead Minister
We know that we absolutely surrender to the will of God and fully rely on God to deliver the man he has prepared for us and prepared us for! Although we may not find a man who would completely fulfill all of the qualifications and qualities that we would compile in our profile of our next Pastor; we all affirm that we would seek to hire the man that fulfills Christ=s desire for the church. We identified that we were seeking a man to fill the Lead Minister=s position with the following qualifications:
KNOWLEDGE-EDUCATION: An educational history in the Restoration Movement (RM): graduated from an accredited Christian (RM) college with a Bachelor’s or Master=s degree preferred in theology from:
Florida Christian College
Atlanta Christian College
Kentucky Christian University
Cincinnati Christian University
Roanoke Bible College
For additional listing see the Christian Standard chart:
An experienced Lead Minister: currently serving in that capacity with 5+ years in a body of 400-500+
An experienced leader, & administrator-evidenced by the personal growth of:
Staff (strong in office skills) leading a multiple ministerial staff of 3-4+
Church members (strong in exhortation skills)
Small groups (strong in relational skills)
Ministries (strong in equipping skills)
Self (lifelong learner)
An experienced teacher and disciple
Disciplined in his biblical study and his personal prayer time
A solid communication of God=s Word in action through
Service to the congregation
An experienced evangelist evidenced by:
The steady deepening growth of the church membership
His message content
Organization and coordination of outreach and mission programs
Dynamic, in his
Personality—a people person
Mature in heart and spirit
PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS: by Scripture same as for an Elder with emphasis on:
A strong marriage relationship and
Family involved in ministry (if applicable)
A Godly man as discerned from his reputation, character and background and disciplined in his priorities
Family & family time
Life balanced in all things
Relaxation & refreshing (hobbies)
To request additional information or to send detailed resume with sermon exemplar links, email to:
Colfax Christian Church Colfax, Indiana Preaching / Full Time
314 S Clark Street :: Colfax, Indiana 46035
Average Weekly Attendance: 150
- Adam Neyhart
- Phone: 502-592-4405
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
We are a small town Church, doing amazing things through Gods leading. Being a church operated with Ministry Teams (over seen by elders), allows individuals to align their spiritual gifts to accomplish our mission, TO ENCOURAGE, EQUIP, EVANGELIZE, AND IN EVERYTHING EXALT JESUS. We are praying for a minister who can interact well across different ages, embraces small town demographics and who has social media experience. Candidate should have a BA from an accredited Christian College or University. For more information, we encourage you to visit our website: Colfaxchristainchurch.org/jobopenings, and our Facebook page, facebook.com/colfaxchristianchurch.
Killbuck First Church of Christ Killbuck, Ohio Preaching / Full Time
P.O. Box 404 :: Killbuck, Ohio 44637
Average Weekly Attendance: 80
- Gary Guthrie
- Phone: 330 231 3306
- Email: email@example.com
Prefer a married man with pastoral experience but youthful and energetic enough to work with all age groups. Also to work actively with the Elders and congregation and provide leadership and guidance to all members of the congregation.
The church has good growth potential and a positive attitude. Must be a graduate of a Christian/Church of Christ Bible College. A beautiful modern parsonage in a quiet neighborhood is provided. Average attendance 80-100 per Sunday. Salary is negotiable - based on experience and church growth. Send resume and sermon tape and contact the pulpit committee. Killbuck First Church of Christ, PO Box 404, Killbuck, OH 44637
Mudfork Church of Christ Bluefield, Virginia Preaching / Full Time
6142 Mudfork Road :: Bluefield, Virginia 24605
Average Weekly Attendance: 80
- Eddie Dickenson
- Phone: (276) 988-5211
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
We are prayerfully seeking a full-time minister following the death of our minister of forty-four years, Johnnie Elmore. We are located in a rural community in Tazewell County in southwestern Virginia. If you have questions or for more information, please call Eddie Dickenson at (276) 988-5211. A resume may be sent to Eddie Dickenson, 164 Dickenson Lane, North Tazewell,VA 24630. Thank you for taking time to consider our need. Please keep our congregation in your prayers. May God bless and guide you always.
Jeromesville Christian Church Jeromesville, Ohio Preaching / Part Time
75 North High Street :: Jeromesville, Ohio 44840
Average Weekly Attendance: 75
- Phil Young
- Phone: 419-651-4554
- Email: email@example.com
Minister’s Professional Responsibilities:
• Recommended Hours Per Week: ~20 hours
• Preaching and Teaching
Preach sermons at Sunday morning and Revolution evening services. Provide support for teachers and/or teach weekly Sunday School Classes and Bible Studies in order to provide continuing education of God’s Word. Provide support for additional functions of the church as requested by the Elders.
• Pastoral Care
Visit people monthly (suggested) who are homebound and cannot attend weekly services. Provide support by visiting or calling people in the hospital. Coordinate monthly (suggested) visitations with the people of the church as possible. Comfort mourning families of lost loved ones. Provide additional pastoral care as requested by the Elders.
Provide support for Vacation Bible School. Attend extra-curricular church and community events as much as possible. Attend the Hillsdale CARES meetings as possible. Provide support for additional community efforts as requested by the Elders.
Provide weekly media releases for Sunday morning and evening services. Attend weekly Elder meetings and Church Board meetings as possible. Attend annual Church meeting and present Minister’s report. Perform additional administrative duties as requested by the Elders.
It is expected that the minister will exemplify Christian values and principles and refrain from any conduct or lifestyle that would reflect discredit on or cause scandal to the church or be in contradiction to the Bible or Christian ethics and morals in both his personal life (i.e. social media/communication) and his professional life.
Minister’s Compensation Package:
• Salary: Negotiable based on experience, education and longevity.
• Travel: Travel will be reimbursed at the Federal Rate per mile following the IRS guidelines up to $1,000 per year for hospitalization and $2,000 per year for visitation. For emergency situations the travel mileage begins from the current location whereas all other travel mileage begins from the minister’s home in accordance with the IRS guidelines. A monthly mileage report will be turned in to the elders the last Sunday of each month for their review. A mileage check will be given the first Sunday of the following month.
• Cell Phone: A cell-phone to be available for emergencies and day-to-day minister duties. Approximately $750 per year.
• Paid Time Off: Paid time off must be used in a calendar year and there is no cash value for unused paid time off. There is no paid time off carry-over to the next year.