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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.

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Church Name Church Location Category Hours
  • Traders Point Christian Church Whitestown, Indiana

    Address

    6590 S. Indianapolis Rd
    Whitestown, Indiana 46075

    Website: https://www.tpcc.org/

    Contact Information

    Sara Kehrer Phone: (317) 769-5557 Email: skehrer@tpcc.org

    Position Description

    At Traders Point, we believe the churches of today should be developing more and better-equipped leaders for the churches of tomorrow. One of our values is to become a place where we are developing future leaders to make a global impact for the gospel. It is because of this that we created our Leadership Residency Program.
    We believe a Leadership Residency can provide vital experience in which students discover their calling and are better prepared for their vocation. It is our goal to provide our Leadership Residents with practical training and intentional mentoring to more fully prepare them for their career/ministry. We currently have multiple openings available for Leadership Residents in the following ministry areas: Care, Connection, Pastoral, Discipleship, Outreach, Facilities, Communications, Creative Video, Kids Ministry, IT, Production, Student Ministry, Special needs and Worship.
    Leadership Residents will serve for twelve months beginning June 4, 2018. As a leadership resident, participants are expected to complete projects, read select materials, accompany pastors on hospital and pastoral visits, participate in roundtable discussions, interviews, and staff meetings; and attend weekend services at one of our campuses. Leadership Residents are full time and receive an hourly wage.
    We are searching for spiritually mature candidates who are passionate about their calling with a desire to develop their leadership skills in one of the above ministries. Eligible students will be at least in their senior year of college.
    The deadline to submit the online application is February 9, 2018. Included in the application is a link for reference feedback. (https://tpcc.formstack.com/forms/leadres_ref) Applicants will email this link to the three references listed on their application. All reference forms must also be received by February 23rd.

  • AdventureServe Ministries Wilmore, Kentucky

    Address

    50 Campground Ln
    Wilmore, Kentucky 40390

    Website: http://adventureserve.org

    Contact Information

    Andy Bathje Phone: (859) 858-0140 Email: bathje@adventureserve.org

    Position Description

    Job Posting:  AmeriCorps Member Position

     

    AdventureServe Ministries is accepting applications for AmeriCorps members. This is a temporary position beginning as early as January 1 and ending August 31, 2018 (6-9 month / 900 hours). Ideal candidates should have strong skills in communication, volunteer management and cultural sensitivity. AdventureServe Ministries is a Christian organization based in Wilmore, Kentucky that coordinates missions and wilderness experiences. There are two positions open, both focused toward the 2018 summer programs. Candidates could work part-time from Jan thru May and then full time in the summer or work full time from March to August (flexible as long as 900 hours are met). The work schedule could be adjusted for a college or graduate student and aligned with an academic internship if applicable.

     

    Home Repair Position (Site Manager):

    • *Candidates considered for Home Repair service would need basic construction skills.
    • Identify residents in need by reviewing applications, meeting with homeowners and assessing problems.
    • Creating plans for projects, organizing logistics, guiding volunteers and visiting work sites.

     

    Mystery Trip Position (Manager/Coordinator):

    • Coordinate with partner social agencies to provide volunteer teams.
    • Train summer staff in volunteer guidance and needs of agencies.
    • Communicate with youth leaders and coordinate all service trip logistics.

     

    Additional Responsibilities of both positions:

    • Assist with logistics or leadership of our other service programs and training of summer staff.
    • Assist with volunteer recruitment, fundraising events and organizational activities.
    • Full participation in AmeriCorps member requirements such as meetings and trainings.

     

    The member will hold a position within AdventureServe Ministries similar to other staff members. However, the member will be employed through the federal AmeriCorps program which is coordinated through the Homeless and Housing Coalition of Kentucky, specifically within the Homes for All program.

     

    Compensation & Benefits

    The member would receive $6,315 as well as healthcare, dental insurance, student loan deferment, and childcare benefits, if eligible. The member would receive an additional $2,907 educational award toward existing student loans or future education (Total financial compensation of $9,222 or $10.25/hour). There may be basic lodging provided, laundry facilities, access to internet services, company vehicle for work purposes, personal office station and summer meals. The member will receive ongoing supervision and training that intentionally promote vocational and personal growth.

     

    Contact: To learn about the host site, AdventureServe Ministries, go to adventureserve.org. Andy Bathje is coordinating the selection process (bathje@adventureserve.org or 859-858-0410). To learn more about the AmeriCorps program, go to hhck.org and review the Homes-For-All AmeriCorps program.

  • Campbellsville Christian Church Campbellsville, Kentucky

    Address

    302 Lebanon Avenue
    Campbellsville, Kentucky 42718
    Weekly Attendance: 360
    Website: http://www.campbellsvillechristianchurch.com

    Contact Information

    Rodney Booe Phone: (270) 465-5571 Fax: (270) 465-5577 Email: rodney@campbellsvillechristianchurch.com

    Position Description

    The Campbellsville Christian Church (Campbellsville, Kentucky) is seeking a full-time Student Minister to show Christ’s love to students grades 6-12 and their families.  A quality candidate will be a Godly individual who is teachable, team-minded, passionate about reaching and discipling teens for Christ, and, most importantly, faithfully leading their own walk with Christ well.  Preference will be given to candidates who have graduated with a degree from a Bible college and have previous experience in church ministry.  Campbellsville Christian is a church with an average worship attendance of 360 located in a college-town community of ~11,000 people.   Compensation package commensurate with experience/ability. All interested applicants are asked to email their resume to:

     

    Rodney Booe – Lead Minister

    Campbellsville Christian Church

    Rodney@campbellsvillechristianchurch.com

    or

    302 Lebanon Avenue

    Campbellsville, KY 42718

  • Forest Grove Christian Church Goochland, Virginia

    Address

    3881 Hadensville-Fife Road
    Goochland, Virginia 23063
    Weekly Attendance: 60-75
    Website: http://www.fgccva.com

    Contact Information

    Gene Nelson Phone: (540) 872-1322 Email: genenelson324@gmail.com

    Position Description

    The Forest Grove Christian Church (located in the western end of Goochland County, Virginia – directly between Charlottesville, VA and Richmond, VA) is in the process of securing a full-time Preaching Minister (to begin after January 1st, 2018). This smaller (but active) congregation (averaging between 50-70 people on any given Sunday) is a wonderful opportunity to minister with a group of people who love the Lord, their community, and each other! If interested in such an opportunity, please submit a resume (with references) to the following address: Forest Grove Christian Church; 3881 Hadensville-Fife Road; Goochland, Virginia 23063

  • Cornerstone Christian Church Brownsburg, Indiana

    Address

    8930 North State Road 267
    Brownsburg, Indiana 46112
    Weekly Attendance: 400
    Website: http://www.cornerstonerock.org

    Contact Information

    Ben Radant Phone: (317) 852-2411 Email: ben@cornerstonerock.org

    Position Description

    Children’s Ministry Internship. You’ll get the opportunity to work with pre-teen and children’s worship, planning and leading lessons, preparing and participating with VBS, working with our community soccer program, and a whole lot more.

  • Cornerstone Christian Church Brownsburg, Indiana

    Address

    8930 North State Road 267
    Brownsburg, Indiana 46112
    Weekly Attendance: 400
    Website: http://www.cornerstonerock.org

    Contact Information

    Collin Moneymaker Phone: (317) 852-2411 Email: collin@cornerstonerock.org

    Position Description

    Looking for a worship ministry intern for Summer or Fall 2018

    1. Be involved with the planning and creation of Sunday morning worship services
    2. Learn from and minister to an amazing group of volunteers
    3. See how to build a healthy team
    4. Learn about staff dynamic from a very cohesive staff.
    5. Get experience with commonly used worship ministry tools such as Pro Presenter and Planning Center Online.
    6. Have other great experiences such as working with a youth band and leading worship at VBS
  • McDonough Christian Churc h McDonough, Georgia

    Address

    2000 Jonesboro Road
    McDonough, Georgia 30253
    Weekly Attendance: 500+
    Website: http://mccreach.org

    Contact Information

    Jay Hodges Phone: (770) 954-9332 Fax: (077) 954-0940 Email: jay.hodges@mccreach.org

    Position Description

                                               

     

    WORSHIP ARTS MINISTER POSITION

    McDonough Christian Church is seeking a full time Worship Minister. This person will lead in all aspects of Sunday Morning worship as well as special events as needed.  The position requires an individual with knowledge in leading and directing musical groups (vocal and instrumental) and directing drama teams.  The person filling this position will be expected to agree with and support the church’s mission statement which is as follows:

    McDonough Christian Church exists to develop devoted followers of Jesus Christ who love, imitate and duplicate him in their surrendered lives.

    To that end, this person must be able to effectively lead a community (small) group in a growing relationship with Jesus.

    Expressions of interest should be forwarded to Jay Hodges via email at jay.hodges@mccreach.org.  Said expression of interest should include a brief description of qualifications and contact information.

    McDonough Christian Church is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

     

  • Ligonier Church of Christ Ligonier, Indiana

    Address

    9025N 860W
    Ligonier, Indiana 46767
    Weekly Attendance: 60
    Website: http://www.ligoniercoc.org

    Contact Information

    Shawn Cox Phone: (260) 215-1761 Email: lcoc@ligtel.com

    Position Description

    Open Ministry posting:

     

    Ligonier Church of Christ (LCOC) is actively seeking a new Preaching/Teaching Minister. We are a non-denominational Independent Church of Christ / Christian Church associated with the Restoration Movement. LCOC has an average attendance of 60 weekly. We are located in Northeast IN.

     

    Our preference is for someone with at least 5 years full-time experience as Preaching/Teaching Minister in a Restoration Movement Church congregation. We are a loving church that Seeks to Follow Jesus, and Fulfill His Mission. We are an instrumental church that uses blended (traditional/contemporary) music in our style of worship. We have a Worship Team in place that would enjoy any additional support a new minister might bring.

     

    We are prayerfully seeking God’s direction for the right minister to help lead us in growing closer to our Lord in our daily walk with Him. The ideal candidate should hold a minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree from a Bible College or Seminary associated with the Restoration Movement. He must have an active personal relationship with Jesus Christ. He must view his ministry as a calling and his service to God and not as just a job. He should maintain relational, spiritual and professional trust with the elders and church membership. He should convey authenticity, wisdom, and humility in his preaching and daily walk with God. His preaching and teaching should be so ‘all’ can understand the truths of God’s Word and apply those truths to life.

     

    Our community has a large Latino population. A candidate who has the ability to relate to the Latino culture and speak at least some Spanish will have an advantage in reaching our community for Christ.

     

    If interested, please send a cover letter introducing yourself, a resume’, a CD/DVD of a current message or two, and three references to:

     

    Search Committee

    Ligonier Church of Christ

    9025 N 860 W

    Ligonier, IN 46767

     

    Or email to: lcoc@ligtel.com

     

    If you have questions, please contact: Shawn Cox at scox@ligonier-in.gov

     

  • Restoration House Ministries & Manchester Christian Church Manchester, New Hampshire

    Address

    1300 Wellington Road
    Manchester, New Hampshire 03104
    Weekly Attendance: 3000
    Website: http://www.manchesterchristian.com

    Contact Information

    Eric Lee Phone: (603) 668-8808 Email: eric@rhmnewengland.org

    Position Description

    JOB SUMMARY

    The ministry leadership residency is a partnership between Manchester Christian Church and Restoration House Ministries in Manchester, NH. This will be an 11 month residency where you will get hands on experience in the most unchurched area of the US as well as access to some incredible leaders at one of the largest churches in New England. During your time here you will choose the top two areas you want to focus on. This could be areas such as children’s or student ministries, groups, outreach, worship, production etc… Housing will be provided and residents will also be given a $250 per week stipend.

    APPLICANT REQUIREMENTS

    We are looking for Bible College graduates that have a heart for the unchurched who want to grow their ministry leadership skills. Apply online at https://rhmne.wufoo.com/forms/rhm-residency-application/

  • Washington Christian Church Lebanon, Missouri

    Address

    17792 Ostrich Dr
    Lebanon, Missouri 65536
    Weekly Attendance: 60
    Website: http://

    Contact Information

    David Weaver Phone: (417) 588-1233 Email: dweaver@centurylink.net

    Position Description

    Washington Christian Church is an independent Christian Church holding to the restoration principles. We are seeking a full time preaching minister that holds to these principles. Our Sunday morning attendance runs between 50 to 70. We are a rural church located about 6 miles south of Lebanon, MO in the south central part of Missouri. We offer a 3 bedroom parsonage across the street from the church.

    We are seeking God’s guidance as we look for a minister that is called to preach God’s word, has the desire and ability to help us grow both spiritual and numerically for the glorification of  God’s kingdom. He should be able to help us equip others for leadership, and help us grow in our outreach and service for God’s kingdom.

    Duties of the minister will include preaching Sunday morning and Sunday night and a Wednesday evening bible study. Some of the other duties would include shepherding the congregation, visiting the sick, calling on prospects, helping members grow in the knowledge of God’s word.

    Please send resume and statement of faith to  dweaver@centurylink.net  or mail it to David Weaver 20642 Highway C Lebanon, MO 65536

  • Watertown Community Church Watertown, Wisconsin

    Address

    106 E Madison St.
    Watertown, Wisconsin 53094
    Weekly Attendance: 70
    Website: http://www.watertowncommunitychurch.com

    Contact Information

    Search Committee Phone: (920) 206-0599 Email: wcc.pastorsearch@gmail.com

    Position Description

    Watertown Community Church is a conservative, non-denominational, independent Bible church located in the heart of the city of Watertown, midway between Milwaukee and Madison in southeastern Wisconsin. We are prayerfully seeking a full-time Pastor who will passionately lead and teach the congregation through expository preaching and faithfully shepherd a flock of about 60-70 people.

    The ideal candidate will be called by God to pastoral ministry and will have demonstrated a commitment to defending solid biblical doctrine. He will fulfill his pastoral responsibilities through the ministry objectives of praying, teaching, reaching, and caring. He must adhere to the biblical standard described in 1 Timothy 3:1-7, 1 Peter 5:1-4, Titus 1 and Ephesians 4:11-12. We desire a Pastor who will protect our church body from false doctrine through sound teaching from God’s Word. He will be responsible for general oversight of the spiritual welfare
    of the church body and participate on the board of elders to assure that the ministry objectives are met.

    Preferred Qualifications:
    • Seminary or Bible College training
    • Experience in pastoral leadership
    • Strong administrative skills including fiscal responsibility
    • A demonstrated heart for the lost and the broken
    • A passion for discipleship

    Interested parties should send a resume to wcc.pastorsearch@gmail.com by December 31, 2017 .

  • CANEYVILLE CHRISTIAN CHURCH CANEYVILLE, Kentucky

    Address

    218 SOUTH MAIN ST
    CANEYVILLE, Kentucky 42721
    Weekly Attendance: 50
    Website: http://caneyvillechristian.com

    Contact Information

    SCOTT MAJORS Phone: (270) 589-9622 Fax: (270) 879-3141 Email: smajors@sdbweb.com

    Position Description

    Caneyville Christian Church in Caneyville, Grayson County, Kentucky is seeking a full-time minister, with a degree, or pursuing a degree, from a Christian college or university. Candidates should have the ability and desire to preach, teach and build relationships with the congregation and the community. Caneyville Christian is a 106 year-old, non-denominational, Restoration movement, independent Christian congregation actively seeking to serve and evangelize its community. Church website is www.caneyvillechristian.com. Interested candidates can submit resumes to Caneyville Christian Church, P.O. Box 187, Caneyville, KY 42721 or to Scott Majors by email at smajors@sdbweb.com.

  • Ames Christian Church Ames, Oklahoma

    Address

    P.O. Box 586
    Ames, Oklahoma 73718
    Weekly Attendance: 60-75
    Website: http://

    Contact Information

    Steve or LuAnne Detrick Phone: (580) 541-3585 x5807534671 Fax: (580) 753-4671 Email: sldetrick@pldi.net

    Position Description

     

    Ames Christian Church is prayerfully seeking a servant-leader to lead our church family in our mission to Love God, Love People and Make Disciples.  We are an independent Christian Church associated with the Restoration Movement. We are a growing, healthy congregation which has experienced spiritual and numerical growth over the previous two years and believe we have the potential to make an even bigger impact on our community and the surrounding area. Our weekly attendance fluctuates between 60-75 people but could see well over 100 on any given Sunday.

    Ames, Oklahoma is a rural, agricultural community with a population around 250 people; however the church draws from the surrounding area as well.  Although the community is small, Enid (pop. 50,000), is only 30 minutes away. The right candidate would have an appreciation for country life and small town hospitality.

    We are excited to partner with the man God has called and equipped to lead us. He will be passionate about preaching the Word of God, reaching the lost and making disciples.  With the support of the elders, he will provide vision, coordination and leadership in all aspects of the ministry.  The pastor must have a shepherds heart for those under his care and be willing to provide pastoral care for people of all ages and from all-walks of life.  We need a strong leader who is faith-filled and Spirit-led.

    The ideal candidate will possess a degree, or in the process of obtaining one, from a Restoration Movement school. ACC offers a competitive salary package, a beautiful 4 bedroom/3 bath parsonage across from the church and a loving, generous congregation willing to do the work for God’s Kingdom.

    If you believe God is calling you to Ames, Oklahoma please send a resume, references, a statement of belief and link to recent sermons to Steve and LuAnne Detrick at sldetrick@pldi.net.

     

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  • Walnut Street Church of Christ Belpre, Ohio

    Address

    401 Walnut Street
    Belpre, Ohio 45714
    Weekly Attendance: 75
    Website: http://www.walnutstreetchurchofchrist.com

    Contact Information

    Don Starr Phone: (740) 373-4934 Email: dstarr.buckeyesupply@hotmail.com

    Position Description

    Walnut Street Church of Christ has an exciting opportunity for a Lead Minister who is motivated and energetic about leading our congregation to the next level. We have recently experienced a cultural shift that has brought down our median age. We have established a base of involved, young families, and are seeking someone to lead us in continued growth. Our leadership consists of a committed team of three elders and six deacons.  While remaining true to our restoration movement doctrine, we are progressively-minded in our methodology. We are constantly looking for new ways to reach out to our community. We have implemented small groups as a key component to integrate newcomers and build relationships. Our contemporary worship includes a praise band with a casual environment. We are family-oriented with an active children’s program. For more information, see walnutstreetchurchofchrist.com.

    Primary responsibilities: prepare/deliver sermons and studies; guide small group program; lead, oversee and direct ministries leaders, Deacons, and volunteers under the oversight of the Elders; attend church events; drive evangelism; and partner with Elders for pastoral care, visitations, and overall vision.  Evaluate ministry effectiveness and guide leadership in strategic planning.

    You may be a good fit for this position if you: have or are working toward a bachelor’s degree in Biblical studies; exemplify Christian living; are temperate, self-controlled, hospitable, gentle, and have a good reputation; possess strong organizational skills; are passionate about kingdom growth; connect well with youth; have experience in a growing church environment; consider yourself a “people person” and relate well with a blue-collar, fun-loving, welcoming, and supportive congregation.

    Required skills: confidence in speaking, extensive Bible knowledge, effective verbal and written communication, and success in relationship management. Experience in preaching is required.

    We offer a competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. A housing allowance and a budget for attending one conference per year is included.

    Please send resume to Elder Larry Keffer at magnum1@suddenlink.net, PO Box 486, Belpre, OH 45714.  Also, we request sample sermons on DVD or transmitted via the web link. For questions, confirmation of receipt, or additional information, you can reach Elder Don Starr at 740-373-4934, Elder Wayland Williams at 740-350-2091, or Elder Larry Keffer (304) 488-1122.

  • WellSpring Chrisitan Church Spring Hill, Tennessee

    Address

    1001 Chapman's Crossing
    Spring Hill, Tennessee 37174
    Weekly Attendance: 900
    Website: http://wellspringchristian.org

    Contact Information

    Phone: (615) 302-0721 Email: kidmin@wellspringchristian.org

    Position Description

    WellSpring Christian Church, a growing church of nearly 900, is seeking an innovative, organized, energetic and spiritually mature person to be our next Children’s Minister.  The ideal candidate is someone with a passion for equipping parents to be the spiritual leaders in their kid’s lives.  You get bonus points if you love camps and summer programs.

    WellSpring is in Spring Hill, TN which is 35 miles south of downtown Nashville.  Spring Hill is an extremely fast-growing community of 40,000 with nationally-recognized schools and a high-quality of life.

    The salary package is competitive and is commensurate with education and experience.  Our staff is also a close-knit family.  So if you are interested, please check out our website: wellspringchristian.org for more information about the church and the ministry description.  And if interested in applying, please send your resume to kidmin@wellspringchristian.org.

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