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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
Chandler Christian Church Chandler, Arizona Internship / Full Time
1825 S. Alma School Road :: Chandler, Arizona 85286
Average Weekly Attendance: 3000
Are you looking for a great church where students are its primary focus and mission? Do you get excited about serving with a contemporary, leading-edge, and outsider-focused church that places a high emphasis on relationships and innovative thinking? This might just be the opportunity you’ve been dreaming of!
Chandler Christian Church is a purpose driven, non-denominational, family friendly church of 3,000 located southeast of Phoenix, AZ. We are looking for a Student Ministries Intern to assist in leading a growing, dynamic student ministry. This person will help coordinate all weekly programming and activities for students 7-12th grade. This is a paid internship opportunity.
Mission Statement - The mission of Chandler Christian Church is to help everyone find an ever-deepening relationship with Christ.
•This individual needs to be a devoted follower of Jesus with an ever-deepening relationship with Him.
• As a leader in Christ’s church, this individual is expected to be of the highest moral and ethical character according to the Biblical standard as well as the CCC staff guidelines.
• This person will report directly to the leader of Student Ministries and appropriate pastor(s).
• This person must be able to complete tasks on time, attend scheduled meetings on time, and inform mentor of any concerns or conflicts.
• It is expected that this individual be committed to upholding the values of CCC, and be loyal to the Senior Pastor, Executive Pastor, Student Ministry Staff, Church Staff and Eldership of Chandler Christian Church.
• To allow the intern to grow in their ability to learn from, love, and serve Students.
• To provide a safe place for the intern’s professional, theological, and spiritual development.
• To provide opportunities for the intern to develop skills necessary to lead a student ministry.
• To provide an opportunity for the intern to be part of administering the Gospel of Jesus with creative and effective methods.
• Work in the Student Ministries in a variety of capacities.
- (A.) To assist and observe in planning, executing, and evaluating weekend worship services
(B.) To assist and observe in developing calendars, curriculum, and events throughout the year
(C.) To assist and observe in providing leadership training for students
(D.) To assist and observe in planning, executing, and evaluating community outreach events for students
•Time expectations for Interns is the same as our pastoral staff:
- (A.) In full coordination with the mentoring pastor, the intern will receive one full day off each week plus part of Saturday.
(B.) The intern will be at the church for all main services, including student services: 5-6 pm Saturdays and 8 am - 12:15 pm and 5-7 pm on Sundays.
(C.) The weekly office expectation is a minimum of 30 hours as scheduled in conjunction with the mentoring pastor.
(D.) 45 hours is a standard work week. Additional days off will be granted, especially after a busy season of ministry.
(E.) The intern will be available to help coordinate and conduct programs/events as directed (flexibility is imperative)
STUDENT MINISTRY STAFF RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Weekly meetings with mentor.
• Exposure to the full scope of ministry (budget, recruiting/development of volunteers, staff meetings, counseling appointments)
• Continuing the education of professional youth workers with staff.
• Prayer for our interns.
• Constant encouraging of our interns.
Bethany Christian Church Bumpass, Virginia Youth / Full Time
2402 Bethany Church Road :: Bumpass, Virginia 23024
Average Weekly Attendance: 175
- Bethany Christian Church
- Phone: 5408723707
- Fax: 5408723936
- Email: email@example.com
Bethany Christian Church of Bumpass, VA (www.bccpcs.com) is a congregation seeking to become all that Christ is calling her to be within the Body and within the community. We are currently searching for a Minister of Youth to join us in this calling. The Minister of Youth should possess the ability to relate to, encourage, and spiritually challenge a wide variety of young people in the congregation and those who would visit with us. His chief qualification is to be a man after God’s own heart that shows itself in his relationships with believers, concern for non-believers and in his ministry endeavors. He should be a man rooted in Scripture and firmly committed to sharing a passion for learning and living by it. The MOY must be actively involved in the family development of those to whom he ministers. The area of responsibility for the MOY is over the ages of Birth-12th Grade. In the area of Birth-5th Grade, his responsibilities are primarily ones of administration and oversight, while in the area of 6th-12th Grade his responsibilities expand to directing discipleship and teaching. The MOY must be a college graduate of a recognized Christian Church/Church of Christ college and/or be ordained by a Christian Church/Church of Christ in good standing. The MOY must be a man of proven experience in this area of ministry. The MOY must also communicate a commitment to and shared belief in the Statement of Faith of Bethany Christian Church. Due to the teaching and leading responsibility associated with position, the MOY must be a man. The MOY, while answerable to the Elders, is accountable to the Senior Minister on a day-to-day basis and under his direction and supervision. Interested parties may request a full job description by sending an email request to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please no resumes with initial request.
Sherman Church of Christ Dry Ridge, Kentucky Children's / Part Time
1055 Sherman Mt. Zion Rd :: Dry Ridge, Kentucky 41035
Average Weekly Attendance: 300
- Tim Seevers
- Phone: 859-428-1661
- Fax: 859-428-1441
- Email: email@example.com
The children's ministry position is a part-time position looking to become a full time position within a year. The children's minister will be responsible for children (toddler through middle school) age.
First Christian Church Martins Ferry, Ohio Miscellaneous / Full Time
710 S Zane Hwy :: Martins Ferry, Ohio 43935-2073
- Rod Kasler
- Phone: 740-633-3615
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
The elders of the First Christian Church of Martins Ferry, Ohio, are asking for a young man or a young couple, interested in a Missionary Ministry, to pray about the possibility of their going to Arad, Romania, to serve the only known Christian Church/Church of Christ in the entire country. This Church is in need of a spiritual leader with an energetic vision for the Lord’s work there. The Church is already established in a large city of 198,000 people. This mission is almost fully funded and is in need of a leader as soon as possible. The Church building is clear of any debt and also has a van to service the church. There is a translator and song leader already in place.
A newly, built house located in Ghioroc, Romania, belongs to this mission as well. It will serve as your home while in Romania. It is located about 25 minutes from the Church, in a town of 4,065 people. Because of its size, it has many opportunities for ministry. This house is almost free of debt as well. With the house comes another vehicle for you to use as you see fit. The house is ready for occupancy.
Isaiah 6:8 says: “Then I heard the voice of the Lord saying, Whom shall I send? And who
will go for us?” And I said, “Here am I, Send me!”
If you hear the Lord calling and have questions, please e-mail Rod Kasler @ email@example.com or Call 1-740-633-3615 and ask for Rod Kasler.
Colonial Heights Christian Church Kingsport, Tennessee Children's / Full Time
105 Meadow Lane :: Kingsport, Tennessee 37663
Average Weekly Attendance: 425
- Phil Roberts
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
We're seeking an amazing Children's Minister at Colonial Heights Christian Church in Kingsport, Tennessee (the Tri-Cities area in northeast Tennessee) who is qualified and ready to be a great fit on a great leadership team that will shepherd, love and lead our children and children's ministry volunteers. Anyone interested should a) check out the job description below, b) send in a brief cover letter and a great-looking resume, c) await timely confirmation that we've received it, and d) allow us a little time to look over your material and decide based on what we see if we'd like to pursue a longer conversation with you.
Here's the job description:
Children’s Minister Job Description
Colonial Heights Christian Church—(April 10, 2013)
To connect the children, children’s ministry volunteers and families of Colonial Heights Christian Church—and the unchurched—with Christ, His Word, His Family.
The candidate must possess:
• a bachelor’s degree or the equivalent from an accredited college;
• a commitment to Restoration movement principles and the Christian church’s doctrine and practices
• recent experience and/or education in children’s ministry;
• giftedness and enthusiasm in working with children and their families and children’s volunteers;
• desire/ability to shepherd children into salvation, spiritual maturity and a lifetime of ministry
• the ability to communicate well and maturely via social media, e-mail, phone and in person;
• integrity, and an ongoing commitment to personal spiritual growth
• a positive spirit and team mentality;
• an obvious love for the Lord, His Word, and people.
Reports directly to the senior minister, with input and mentoring from the elders.
Duties and Responsibilities
- Goals/Programs: Work with church leaders and volunteers to a) establish outcome goals for individuals and the children’s ministry, and then b) design weekly programming to achieve those outcomes (nursery, classes/worship, Wednesday evening), and c) execute the plan with excellence
- Special Events: Coordinate and execute special events, retreats, camps and mission trips that introduce children to salvation, spiritual maturity and/or a lifetime of Christian service/missions
- Leadership Development: Identify, recruit, train and utilize a) members of the church to be children’s ministry volunteers/leaders and b) older children/youth to be student leaders, building a strong sense of community, service/mission, and leadership as the culture of our children’s ministry
- Outreach & Ministry: Develop outreach strategies and events that connect unchurched children and families to CHCC, and which allow children in the ministry to invite others
- Relationships: Build strong and appropriate personal relationships with children and volunteers in both the church and community, shepherding children through decisions for Christ and crises, and providing or outsourcing Christian counseling as needed
- Administration: Demonstrate organization, preparation, communication and accountability in the areas of planning, budget, curriculum, communication/advertising, monthly reports and newsletter articles
- Staff roles: Fulfill as-needed duties of a ministerial staff member, in and out of the children’s ministry, such as: preaching and teaching opportunities, weddings or funerals, hospital visitation, evangelistic visitation, church camp/VBS, community events, Bible Bowl
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 staff, church leaders, church members, guests and the community as a whole.
Subjective issues will be evaluated by answering the following question: Are the children and volunteers of CHCC growing in numbers, decisions, spiritual maturity, and commitment to ministry?
FIRST CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH CEREDO, West Virginia Preaching / Part Time
600 C STREET :: CEREDO, West Virginia 25507
Average Weekly Attendance: 25
- KATHY SUE SPENCE
- Phone: 304-429-4169
- Email: email@example.com
Our congregation is seeking a part-time pastor who will be responsible for leading the Sunday morning worship service and special worship hours (such as Christmas Eve, Maunday Thursday, etc.) He will also be responsible for visiting church members who are inpatients in the local hospitals, contacting prospective members to encourage church growth, visiting members who reside in nursing homes or are homebound(at least quarterly), perform weddings and funerals of church members if requested, and meet quarterly with the Official Board of the church.
Please E-mail resume's to firstname.lastname@example.org
Central Christian Church Rockford, Illinois Youth / Full Time
6595 Guilfoed Road :: Rockford, Illinois 61107
Average Weekly Attendance: 360
- Tom Bailey
- Phone: 815-522-4447
- Email: email@example.com
The Youth/Family Minister is responsible for all aspects of the youth/family ministries related to 5th, 6th, Junior High, Senior High, and College age students. He will work to help the youth grow into a saving faith in Jesus Christ and on into spiritual maturity and at the same time, strengthen families and equip parents to be more effective in their work. We believe a truly Biblical model of ministry is inter-generational. He must be able to recruit and train adults to help accomplish this ministry, and humbly work with the elders and other ministers in building up the body of Christ as a whole.
Valley Christian Church Bullhead City, Arizona Youth / Full Time
1706 North Oatman Road :: Bullhead City, Arizona 86442
Average Weekly Attendance: 150
- Malcam Moberly
- Phone: 928-758-2699
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
We are seeking a motivated Christian man, who is willing to learn from us, to serve as a minister to youth/music, with the main focus on youth.
First Christian Church Meadville, Pennsylvania Preaching / Full Time
503 N. Main St. Extension :: Meadville, Pennsylvania 16335
Average Weekly Attendance: 260
- Terry Clark
- Phone: 814-336-3540
- Fax: 814-333-3773
- Email: email@example.com
First Christian Church of Meadville PA seeks a Senior Minister. The congregation is also served by a f/t Youth/Worship Minister, a p/t associate minister, and a p/t children's minister. Congregation averages 260 in two AM services. We seek a servant with a degree from a RM college/university and at least five years' experience in ministry. For more info, see the church website (fcc1.org). Please include contact info for at least three references in resume. Salary commensurate with experience. Health insurance provided. No phone inquiries please.
Capital City Christian Church Tallahassee, Florida Youth / Full Time
6115 Mahan Drive :: Tallahassee, Florida 32308
Average Weekly Attendance: 260
- Allen Gonzalez
- Phone: 850-877-7315
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Full time Student Minister position will be directly responsible for both middle school and high school student ministries. This student minister position will also oversee an part time children's director position. please email resume with references to the above email contact. detailed job description available upon request. Salary package is competitive and will be available upon interview. please visit our website at www.capitalcitychristianchurch.org to learn more about us.
Bethany Church of Christ Kettering, Ohio Youth / Part Time
2755 East Stroop Road :: Kettering, Ohio 45440
Average Weekly Attendance: 100
- Damon Reid
- Phone: 937-299-1730
- Fax: 937-293-9842
- Email: email@example.com
We desire to add a student minister to the ministry team at Bethany Church of Christ. This is a part time position. We are looking for a committed disciple of Jesus, with a servant’s heart and a Christ-like spirit who is able to work with teens and increase their desire for God. Individuals trained for ministry but currently employed in another field will be considered. Resumes may be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.
First Christian Church Canton, Ohio Youth / Full Time
6900 Market Ave. N :: Canton, Ohio 44721
Average Weekly Attendance: 1000
- Dan Stoffer
- Phone: 3304562600
- Email: email@example.com
First Christian Church Student Pastor/Director Position Profile
First Christian Church (Canton, Ohio) is a church of approximately 1000, whose focus is to love and lead people of all ages into a life-changing relationship with Jesus Christ. As such, the Student Ministry of First Christian Church must gather in larger groups to experience community and huddle in smaller groups for discipleship and life on mission.
Title of Position: Student Pastor/Director.
Purpose of Position: To lead, implement, and manage The Student Ministry at First Christian Church.
Reports to: Spiritual Formation Pastor.
Relates closely with: Pastoral Staff, Ministry Volunteers, Parents, and Students.
Responsible for: Providing leadership, implementation, and oversight to Student Ministry.
Primary Strengths and Skills:
● Must have a good and constantly developing understanding of the Bible and Gospel message
● Must have a passion and plan for student evangelism and discipleship
● Must have proven leadership, teaching, and communication skills with students and adults
● Must have strong relational skills with students, parents and volunteers
● Must have a passion and plan to support and implement FCC’s Spiritual Formation vision: “To unite church and home” (equip parents to be the primary disciplers in the lives of their children)
● Must be driven, self-motivated and organized
● Ability and drive to recruit, train, lead, and supervise volunteers
● Must have a proven track record of a growing ministry
Spiritual Gifts: Applicants for this position should possess strong gifts of leadership, teaching, and administration.
Education: Minimum of a Applicant must have at minimum, a four-year Bachelor’s Degree in Student Ministry from an accredited college or university or equivalent experience.
Experience: Applicant must have at least three years of Student Ministry in a mid-sized or larger church setting.
Salary Range: Based on experience and education.
Health Benefits: Staff and family coverage.
Time Required: 40-50 hours per week (salaried).
To apply for this position, please send your resume and preaching links to firstname.lastname@example.org
Hazelwood Christian Church Clayton, Indiana Children's / Full Time
9947 South CR 0 :: Clayton, Indiana 46118
Average Weekly Attendance: 750
- Keith Parker
- Phone: 317-539-6157
- Fax: 317-539-5076
- Email: email@example.com
A healthy, growing congregation of about 750 in rural Indiana is seeking a full-time Children's Minister to oversee the ministry to children up through 5th grade. Hazelwood is located in a small town about 20 minutes west of Indianapolis, Indiana, and has a strong, active, established ministry in the community. The Children's Minister would join a team that includes a Senior Minister, Discipleship Minister, Youth Minister, and Worship Minister. The Children's Minister should have a strong biblical background, a clear vision for ministering to children of all ages, a dynamic personality, and strong administrative skills. Those interested can apply by sending a resume and a philosophy of ministry to firstname.lastname@example.org.
West Kalamazoo Christian Church 454 S. Drake Road, Michigan Worship / Full Time
454 S. Drake Road :: 454 S. Drake Road, Michigan 49009
Average Weekly Attendance: 150
- Jason Sleight
- Phone: 269-375-2202
- Fax: 269-492-6675
- Email: Jason.email@example.com
Seeking applicant who loves Jesus and has a passion for ministry. Responsibilities include: preparation and execution of Sunday morning worship services that are biblically accurate and culturally relevant; recruitment and training of personnel needed to operate and expand the ministry; develop Media components and their creative, effective use in worship, including sound, lighting, PowerPoint and video. If interested in the position, please provide us with a resume and audio/visual sample (or web link). Salary is negotiable and includes health insurance.
Woodruff Road Christian Church Greenville, South Carolina Youth / Full Time
20 Bell Rd. :: Greenville, South Carolina 29607
Average Weekly Attendance: 150
- Nathan Lawson
- Phone: 864-288-1543
- Email: Search@lifechangingchurch.com
Associate Minister of Youth & Children
Woodruff Road Christian Church in Greenville, SC is seeking a full time Associate Minister of Youth and Children. Our youth and children ministries is an intergenerational ministry that focuses on developing a mature faith. We are currently using the Orange model of ministry and have a willing group of sponsors and volunteers. Our Sunday attendance is in the 150 to 180 range.
We seek a candidate who has a passion for ministry, organizational skills, a commitment to the Word of God, and one who has prepared themselves with a degree from a Christian College. The candidate will be able to work on a ministry team and be able to recruit and coordinate volunteers.
We are located in a growing region of the country with a metro population of 410,000. We offer a congregation with a heart for the New Testament Church, great facilities for children’s ministries, and a competitive salary. Please apply via email and include a resume, audio/video of a recent lesson or sermon (digital only please), and links to any blogs if applicable. Applications should be received by July 1, 2013.
Applications should be sent via email, but if you have any additional questions please contact:
Nathan Lawson, Senior Minister
Woodruff Road Christian Church
Greenville, SC 29607