Church Relations

Ministry Openings

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
  • Reidsville Christian Church REIDSVILLE, North Carolina

    Address

    2020 South Park Drive
    REIDSVILLE, North Carolina 27320
    Weekly Attendance: 425
    Website: http://www.reidsville.cc/

    Contact Information

    Shannon Newsome Phone: (336) 349-6616 Fax: (336) 349-3523 Email: shannon@reidsville.cc

    Position Description

    Reidsville Christian Church (Reidsville, NC) is currently seeking a full-time Student Minister whose primary responsibilities are with Middle & High School youth. Although all applicants will be considered, the ideal candidate has a ministry-related degree from a Christian Church/Restoration Movement university, is a good teacher and communicator, is self-motivated, and is able to relate well to teenagers while also having a heart for the entire church family. Reidsville Christian is currently averaging 425 in attendance and has an active youth program strengthened by our exiting Student Minister of 4+ years. We are an established (100+ years) multi-staff (Lead, Worship, Children) congregation in a facility just over ten years old, located near Greensboro, NC and Danville, VA. Interested candidates may complete an application and questionnaire online at http://reidsville.cc/#/ministry-opening.  The password to access the forms is RCCstudent (note capitalization). Direct inquiries may also be made to: Shannon Newsome c/o Reidsville Christian Church, 2020 South Park Drive, Reidsville, NC 27320 or studentministry@reidsville.cc.​

  • Tonganoxie Christian Church Tonganoxie , Kansas

    Address

    204 Washington st.
    Tonganoxie , Kansas 66086
    Weekly Attendance: 350
    Website: http://tongiecc.org/

    Contact Information

    Ross Frisbie Phone: (913) 845-2821 Fax: (913) 845-2540 Email: ross@tongiecc.org

    Position Description

    We are seeking someone who is passionate about Jesus Christ and is gifted to lead a congregation in weekly worship. This position will help to develop and implement the vision for worship ministry in collaboration with volunteers and staff. We are looking for someone who can use music and the arts of worship to lead in such a way that our congregation has the opportunity for an authentic encounter with God. Tonganoxie Christian Church has a great mixture of people from all walks of life, who work together to try and move the kingdom of God forward for his glory.

    If interested in the position please send a resume with cover letter, and an audio/video recording (if possible) to ross@tongiecc.org. Bachelor’s Degree from a Christian College is preferred but not required.

    Tonganoxie Christian Church exists to exalt Jesus Christ by reaching people, connecting and equipping them to love God and serve others. The church is located just 20 minutes west of Kansas City and 20 minutes north of Lawrence, Kansas. Our weekly attendance is between 300-375 and we currently have 3 worship services. Along with the church we also have a school called Genesis Christian Academy.

  • Tonganoxie Christian Church Tonganoxie , Kansas

    Address

    204 Washington St.
    Tonganoxie , Kansas 66086
    Weekly Attendance: 350
    Website: http://tongiecc.org/

    Contact Information

    Ross Frisbie Phone: (913) 845-2821 Fax: (913) 845-2540 Email: ross@tongiecc.org

    Position Description

    We are seeking someone who has a passion for children’s ministry, that loves teaching and working with kids. This person will be responsible for the development of the vision, elements, and strategic plan for all programs, activities, and educational aspects related to children’s ministry at TCC. Specifically they will be responsible for nursery through elementary school ages. This person will provide leadership to the children’s ministry team, and work in conjunction with the Christian growth team to select and implement curriculum. If interested in the position please send a resume with cover letter to ross@tongiecc.org.

     

    Tonganoxie Christian Church exists to exalt Jesus Christ by reaching people, connecting and equipping them to love God and serve others. TCC is 20 minutes west of Kansas City and 20 minutes north of Lawrence Kansas. Our weekly attendance is between 300-375, and we currently have 3 worship services. TCC has a great mixture of people from all walks of life, who are working together to move the kingdom of God forward for His glory.

  • Central Christian Church Carmel, Indiana

    Address

    1242 W 136th St
    Carmel, Indiana 46032
    Weekly Attendance: 250
    Website: http://www.ccccarmel.org/

    Contact Information

    Scott Daily Phone: (317) 846-1230 Email: sdaily@ccccarmel.org

    Position Description

    Central Christian Church in Carmel, Indiana is seeking a full time youth ministry intern for 12-15 months. Intern will work with and report to current youth minister. Position is paid and would include accommodations.

    Ideal Candidate would:

    • Be recent college graduate or finishing degree.
    • Have a strong desire to pursue youth ministry professionally.
    • Work well on a team.

    If interested please send resume to Scott Daily sdaily@ccccarmel.org

  • Good News Gathering Hillsboro, Ohio

    Address

    6250 US 62 South
    Hillsboro, Ohio 45133
    Weekly Attendance: 600
    Website: http://www.goodnewsgathering.org/

    Contact Information

    Lynette K. Turner Email: jeff@goodnewsgathering.org

    Position Description

    MINISTRY NETWORK SPECIALIST

    1. QUALIFICATIONS

    – The Four Cs

    1. Character
    2. Competence
    3. Commitment To GNG’s Corporate Philosophy

    – PVVF and Statement of Faith

    1. Chemistry
    2. SHAPE

    Spiritual Gifts

    – Administration and Leadership – capable of managing multiple projects

    concurrently.

    Heart

    1. A passion to extend GNG’s impact through wide ranging and creative

    ministry

    1. Highly self motivated
    2. Willing to work a non-standard work week.

    Abilities

    1. Team Building Skill
    2. Strong people skills that enable the applicant to work with a wide

    variety of people

    1. Able to identify, recruit, train and evaluate volunteers for the

    purpose of developing independent ministry teams

    1. Technical skill – A general knowledge of and aptitude for:
    2. Website design, construction and maintenance
    3. Graphic design
    4. Video editing and production
    5. Able to maximize GNG’s presence on social media platforms e. Insure branding of all media and marketing both internally and externally

    Troubleshoot and insure the proper use, maintenance and repair

    of computer/internet based equipment

    1. Strong desire to keep GNG on the cutting edge of new software

    and programs

    1. Other duties as assigned by the Administrator

    Personality

    1. People oriented
    2. Fast paced

    Experiences

    • Experience working with technical programs and media in a team-based,

    collaborative manner is preferred.

     

  • First Christian Church Perry, Georgia

    Address

    2100 Macon Rd
    Perry, Georgia 31069
    Weekly Attendance: 185
    Website: http://www.firstchristian.net/

    Contact Information

    Lee Dunbar Phone: (478) 244-4921 Email: lldunbar@comsouth.net

    Position Description

    1. Lead, develop, and encourage spiritual growth in youth K – 12.

    2. Developing relationships with our students.

    3. Lead and organize youth activities throughout the school year.

    4. Identify and train all youth sponsors for all age groups.

    5.  Lead, recruit, and train all youth Sunday school  and junior church teachers.

    6.  Position reports to senior minister

     

  • Westridge Christian Church Raytown, Missouri

    Address

    7903 Westridge Road
    Raytown, Missouri 64138
    Weekly Attendance: 160
    Website: http://www.westridgeonline.com/

    Contact Information

    Victor Stevens Phone: (816) 356-6631 Email: Victor.Stevens@WestridgeOnline.com

    Position Description

    Westridge Christian Church is a vibrant multi-generational congregation founded on Scriptural principles and practice. Westridge is theologically associated with the American Restoration Movement. Our church is located in the suburbs of Kansas City, Missouri. Westridge averages 158 in attendance on Sunday mornings. The church has an established student and children’s program with a network of volunteers that are trained and engaged in the student ministries.

    The salary range for this position is $30,000 – $35,000 depending on experience. We prefer the applicant to possess 3-5 years in a similar position. Although, recent college or seminary graduates may feel free to apply, all resumes will be considered. A benefits package to include a housing allowance, medical benefits package, a cell phone stipend and ten days paid vacation.

    For this position we are seeking an individual that desires to participate in a ministry team, composed of Elders, pastoral staff and congregational members. We desire a self-motivated, energetic, creative and flexible Bible teacher, who has the capacity to delegate responsibility and lead not only students but adult volunteers as well. This staff member will oversee the volunteer staff of all the student ministries, including nursery. Applicants for this position should philosophically agree that ministry is not a job, it is a holistic lifestyle.

  • Pinehurst Christian Church Marietta, Ohio

    Address

    20307 S.R. 550
    Marietta, Ohio 45750
    Weekly Attendance: 100-120
    Website: www.pinehurstchristianchurch.com

    Contact Information

    Charles Whalen Elder Phone: (740) 373-0821 Email: penny17@suddenlink.net

    Position Description

    We are seeking a leader who is compassionate about preaching and teaching the great commission,seeking to evangelize the lost, Disiple the saved, serve together in fellowship and love .   our vision is to present Christ in a caring, creative contemporary, and Biblical way in an environment where all people in the community can grow to their full potential in Christ. We are a conservative congregation who is truely family oriented. We are in a rural setting just two miles from city of Marietta, OH. Salary is negotiable based on experience.

  • Lakeside Christian Church Lakeside Park, Kentucky

    Address

    195 Buttermilk Pike
    Lakeside Park, Kentucky 41092
    Weekly Attendance: 2300
    Website: http://www.lakeside.org/

    Contact Information

    Robin Poland Phone: (859) 341-1160 x140 Email: careers@lakeside.org

    Position Description

    Ministry Area: Ministry Team (Central) Time Commitment: Full-time Position Title: Serve Minister Accountable to: Executive Pastor, Ministries Gift Set: Leadership, Pastor’s Heart, Missional Minded

    Date: March 12, 2015 Ministry Role: Creating and giving leadership to a strategic system of missional partnerships that activates Lakeside to be and share good news locally and globally.

    Specific Responsibilities:
    1. Point Person for Global and Local (Glocal) Service
    a. Serves Lakeside as a Central contact for anyone inquiring about “glocal” service opportunities.
    b. Evaluation of our partnerships and their alignment with our mission, vision, and strategy
    c. Organize Calendar of Events
    i. Global mission trips as well as community involvement opportunities
    1. Organize strategic opportunities to serve our communities across campuses
    ii. Coordinates event promotions iii. Achieves alignment with other ministry events and programs
    d. Oversee the budget for our local and global partnerships and efforts
    e. Integrate “glocal” service as a part of the fabric of Lakeside’s culture f. Inspire, Recruit and Equip people to participate and lead successful “glocal” mission efforts

    2. Global Mission Networking
    a. Maintain healthy relationships with missional partners
    i. Consistently communicate with our global Pastors and Missionary partners
    ii. Regular visits to partners mission field
    iii. Utilize volunteers to serve as liaisons between Lakeside leadership and missionary partners.           Prayerfully supporting, encouraging and communicating through phone, email or social media
    b. Receive regular updates or reports about their mission field and work.
    i. Stories of progress and life change as well as measurements of helpful metrics
    ii. Provide accountability for sound doctrine and vision alignment
    c. Engage new relationships with missionaries and sending organizations
    i. Increases awareness of other strategies and perspectives ii. Cultivates opportunities to partner with new or fresh mission work d. Unreached People Group i. Identify an unreached people
    ii. Develop strategy to connect and develop a missional relationship with this people group
    iii. Lead Lakeside’s effort to reveal the gospel to these people.

    3. Local Community Involvement
    a. Leading Lakeside to meet practical needs of our communities
    b. Organize community efforts that establish a good news reputation in Northern Kentucky
    c. Partner with successful local ministries instead of pioneering similar efforts
    d. Visit each local ministry partnership two times each year

    http://www.lakeside.org/connect/join-the-team/

  • Freedom Christian Church Jamestown, Kentucky ,

    Address

    125 Freedom Church Rd.
    Jamestown, Kentucky 42629
    Weekly Attendance: 120-150

    Contact Information

    Wendell W. Roberts Phone: (270) 566-0954 Email: free@duo-county.com

    Position Description

    Youth/Children’s Minister to build young disciples for Christ by developing and implementing a comprehensive approach  to youth ministry (in the areas of group building, worship, discipleship, missions, and outreach) while serving as a spiritual leader and role model. A complete job description is available upon request.

  • Compass Christian Church - Kenmore Akron , Ohio

    Address

    1900 East Avenue
    Akron , Ohio 44314
    Weekly Attendance: 0-20

    Contact Information

    Charles L. Hahlen Phone: (330) 571-1566 Email: kenmoreoffice@att.net

    Position Description

    Are you up for a challenge?  Can you think creatively and outside the box?  This could be an opportunity for you.

    We are planting a new church in the Kenmore area of Akron, Ohio.  This community is not fully urban, nor is it fully suburban.  It is an area that is primarily made up of working poor and lower middle class families.  Many of these families are single parent.

    The church will be one that is outwardly focused seeking to impact the community through meeting community needs.  Launch team members will be raising their own support and/or working bi-vocationally.   It will be hard work, but will have the potential for eternal rewards and great satisfaction at making a difference.

    Please contact us if you want to know more.  We also welcome resume submissions.

  • The Premier Partners Pompano Beach, Florida

    Address


    Pompano Beach, Florida

    Contact Information

    Leslie Collision Email: jluffman-pitts@thepremierpartners.com

    Position Description

    Spiritual Life Director

    Pompano Beach, FL

    The Premier Partners is proud to assist our client, a leader in the life-care retirement community space, in their search for a Spiritual Life Director. The individual in this role will have the opportunity to impact the lives of elders’ at one of the largest Continuing Care Retirement Communities in Florida. Our client is known for their commitment to the highest quality care, exceptional array of recreational activities and their tropical, lush grounds. The community is located against the backdrop of beautiful Pompano Beach, FL. The Spiritual Life Director will be part of an overarching Wellness team that supports residents’ physical, emotional and spiritual needs.

    A non-profit organization with 650 employees and over 900 residents, this community has many exciting new projects in the works, including a state-of-the-art “Greenhouse” building scheduled to open in mid-2016. The Greenhouse model is highly progressive within the industry and focuses on resident’s quality of life and satisfaction. It seeks to promote a sense of belonging and home amongst its residents. This is an outstanding opportunity to join an innovative, growing organization and follow your calling to provide spiritual guidance and care to elders.

    Responsibilities will include conducting worship services, organizing and leading Bible studies and religious classes, counseling residents and families, visiting hospitalized residents, and conducting memorial services.

    Candidates must possess at least 10 years of pastoral experience and must be ordained ministers. Training and experience working with the senior population is required.

    Please visit the following link to for immediate consideration:

    https://careers-thepremierpartners.icims.com/jobs/1031/spiritual-life-director/job

     

  • Countryside Christian Church Port Byron, Illinois

    Address

    3817 - 230th Street North
    Port Byron, Illinois 61275
    Weekly Attendance: 45
    Website: http://www.countrysidecc.org/

    Contact Information

    Roger Curry Phone: (309) 523-2504 Email: countrysideresume@gmail.com

    Position Description

    Countryside Christian Church is looking for a full-time Minister/Pastor.  We are a small congregation in rural Port Byron, Illinois looking to grow.  We would like the applicant to have experience as a Pastor (but not required).  The Pastor would need to help with the education here at CCC.  Applicant needs to be able to deliver Bible based messages.  Pastor would also work closely with our Elders, Deacons and other leadership within the Church to care for the congregation as well as continue the growth and mission of Countryside.  Potential candidates should be energetic and excited about growth and taking God’s word to the unsaved.

  • Valley Mills Christian Church Indianapolis, Indiana

    Address

    5555 Kentucky Ave
    Indianapolis, Indiana 46221
    Weekly Attendance: 450

    Contact Information

    Matt Dilley Phone: (317) 856-3766 Email: mattdilley@valleymillscc.org

    Position Description

    Valley Mills Worship Internship
    Objective

    To partner with colleges in providing internship positions as a part of the student’s degree requirements.
    To provide an opportunity for non-college student the ability to learn hands-on ministry training through Valley Mills.
    To enable Valley Mills to benefit from the help given by the intern in a growing church.

    Goals of Internship

    Nurture Personal Spirituality: The inner life of the intern must be developing during the internship experience. Spiritual formation is foundational for ministry
    Developing Relational Skills: The experiential learning provided by the internship will enhance the opportunities for the student to develop his/her relational skill with guidance from a mentor.
    Reflecting Theology: The intern will be assisted in theological reflection upon the ministry events which he/she experiences in the ministry setting.
    Learning Through Relationships: Personal relationships will provide learning experiences as well as support for the intern.
    Learning Worship Ministry Through Preparation, planning & implementing of Worship services: Participation in the researching, planning, implementation, and evaluation phases of worship services will provide opportunities for integration of classroom learning and ministry. This learning will take place in Administration, Music, Technology, and Visual Arts.

    Job Description

    Staff Relationship & Responsibilities

    The intern’s principle function is to assist the Worship Department.

    A: Preparation, Planning & Implementing
    Assist in implementing Worship services through preparation & planning, in the office, at rehearsals, at meetings, and as necessary, at off-site offices.
    Assist with weekend Worship services through participating in various positions of the Worship department, as their talents & gifts are compatible.
    Take on further responsibilities as required and/or as skills and talents necessitate.
    Research—learn to use the tools of the websites used to enhance Worship ministry.

    B: Administration
    Assist Office personnel with mailings & communication & organization of Worship department.
    Attend bi-monthly calendar meetings.
    Attend bi-monthly creative planning brainstorming meetings.
    Attend weekly All-staff meetings.
    Attend other meetings as deemed necessary
    Assist with special activities (such as conferences, banquets, trainings, etc.)

    C: Shepherding
    Develop relationships with worship volunteers.
    As assigned or as needed, contact volunteers with prayer requests, encouragement cards, etc.

    Time Required: 25-30 Hours Per Week

    Length of Service: Varies Based Off Summer Vacation or Semester
    -Length For This Internship:

    Housing may be able to be provided and can be discussed on a case by case basis. This is a paid internship.

  • Bethany Christian Church Washington, Indiana

    Address

    1139 S.State Rd. 57
    Washington, Indiana 47501
    Weekly Attendance: 700+
    Website: bethanycc.net

    Contact Information

    Matt Merold Phone: (812) 610-1700 Email: resume@bethanycc.net

    Position Description

    Bethany Christian Church is located in Washington, Indiana (12,500 population) and has an average Sunday morning worship attendance of 715.  Bethany relocated to its current location in January 2013 and is in the process of adding on additional ministry space.

    Bethany keeps ministry current and conservative in its approach to worship, evangelism, making disciples, and serving Christ, His church and its community.

    Bethany is a fast growing congregation with more than 1,600 people in the community who call Bethany their “home” church.  Because of this, Bethany is quickly becoming the spiritual hospital of their county (33,000 population) and are in great need of more energetic, passionate, qualified ministers.

    General description of responsibilities and authority:

    Ministering to the congregation through creative arts, music, and other elements which are designed to lead the congregation to worship and honor God.

    Pastor teams by meeting needs and leading others to a deeper relationship with God through Jesus.  Recruit, schedule and organize teams such as vocal, instrumental, drama, and production teams.

    Minister and pastor the congregation at large as a team player with the help of staff and leadership.

    Applicants may submit a Cover Letter and Resume to resume@bethanycc.net

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