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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For assistance with the following please contact Jeff Greene (jgreene@kcu.edu or 606-474-3298):

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Church Name Church Location Category Hours
  • Poplar Springs Church of Christ King, North Carolina

    Address

    7120 N.C. 66 Highway S.
    King, North Carolina 27021
    Weekly Attendance: 450
    Website: http://www.poplarsprings.org

    Contact Information

    Don Wallace Fax: (336) 983-4348 Email: d.wallace@poplarsprings.org

    Position Description

    Poplar Springs Church of Christ is seeking to fill its position of Worship Minister.  Currently, two simultaneous services are offered-one traditional and the other contemporary.  The candidate for this position needs to be self motivated, creative and a team player.  A competitive salary and benefits package is offered.

  • Leonardville Church of Christ Deer Island, New Brunswick, Canada

    Address

    1813 Route 772
    Deer Island, New Brunswick, Canada
    Weekly Attendance: 55

    Contact Information

    Kelly Pendleton Phone: (506) 747-2247 Email: LeonardvilleChurchofChrist@gmail.com

    Position Description

    The Leonardville Church of Christ, located on Deer Island in New Brunswick Canada, is praying for a Preacher to move into our fishing community and work with us in continuing to build up the kingdom of God spiritually and numerically.

    The work here is approximately 130 years old. The number of regular worshippers for our Sunday Service is between 60 and 70 with an average attendance of 50-55. These numbers increase when we take into account our Sunday School children.

    Besides these ministries, we have a Junior Church Program, Youth Meetings and Small Groups. We also share in the ownership of Bayview Christian Camp on the Island which hosts four camps each summer.

    A candidate must hold a Bachelor’s Degree from a College affiliated with the Christian Church / Church of Christ.

    He must be passionate about relevant preaching, discipleship, community involvement, prayer and personal spiritual growth. Leadership skills with the ability to work well as a member of the team are a must.

    If you are convicted that God is calling you t this Island Ministry, please respond at LeonardvilleChurchofChrist@gmail.com

  • Woodford Community Christian Church Versailles, Kentucky

    Address

    320 Hope Lane
    Versailles, Kentucky 40383
    Weekly Attendance: 500
    Website: http://www.woodfordcommunity.org

    Contact Information

    Randy Nation Phone: (859) 873-7421 Fax: (859) 873-0566 Email: randy@woodfordcommunity.org

    Position Description

    Worship Minister
    Woodford Community Christian Church

    Job Overview

    The Worship Leader will be in charge of our entire Worship Ministry. He/She will be creative, passionate and motivated to connect with the congregation thru worship. They will also be gifted in creating dynamic services, produce imaginative video content, and lead all aspects of our adult worship services (music, volunteer recruitment and development, tech team, atmosphere and environment of the auditorium, stage design, etc)

    Job Responsibilities

    • Discipleship
    – Have a heart for discipleship, and specifically taking responsibility for discipling the volunteers in the worship ministry
    – A willing heart that longs not only to disciple others, but be discipled himself
    – More than anything, a hunger for a growing relationship with Jesus Christ that is evidenced in the chasing of God through spiritual disciplines.

    • Creativity
    – Brings a creative spirit to the planning of worship services, and is ultimately in charge of putting together, under Randy’s authority, the entire worship service each week.
    – Helps to brainstorm with creative team ways to use worship, drama, video, and other means to connect people to the message.
    – Helps to brainstorm with the Senior Minister and others the most impactful way to preach specific messages
    – Create, run, or oversee a team that produces videos that help our service flow and impact.
    • Worship
    – Create an engaging worship service each week, falling under the Senior Minister’s leadership. Our worship minister will be responsible for the selection of songs in both services each week as well as the overall flow and order of the service.
    – Recruit, train, and develop all volunteers in worship, sound, tech, and video areas.
    – Produce the worship service each week, or have oversight over a volunteer that produces the service each week.
    – Develop a culture of Worship in our church, raise up new musicians, perhaps even assisting with some of our Student Ministry worship initiatives and services.
    – Help develop a plan for upgrading the environment of our worship area
    – Help us become a church known for its authentic and evangelistic worship.

    Expectations

    • Must be willing to understand, support, and protect the overall vision for WCCC.
    • Must have a strong and growing relationship with Jesus.
    • Must be willing to work with other team members.
    • Must be willing to grow, develop, and bring value to the team.

  • Crocker Christian Church Crocker, Missouri

    Address

    P.O. Box 98
    Crocker, Missouri 65452
    Weekly Attendance: 180
    Website: crockerchristianchurch@windestream.net

    Contact Information

    Larry Richardson Phone: (573) 736-5121 Email: dadncj@hotmail.com

    Position Description

    Crocker Christian Church seeks an associate minister in the area of young adult

    and family ministry. This person will provide Bible studies, service & outreach opportunities, social activities and assist in preaching. This man should be a

    people person and possess a passion to change lives for Christ.

  • lynn street church of christ parkersburg, West Virginia

    Address

    1714 lynn street
    parkersburg, West Virginia 26101
    Weekly Attendance: 175
    Website: http://lynnstreetchurch.com/lynnstreet/Home.html

    Contact Information

    steve cunningham Phone: (304) 210-1461 Email: steve_cunningham_1@aol.com

    Position Description

    Contact us if you are ready to work along with a loving congregation of God’s family. Other contacts are Tom Powers at tpow@suddenlink.net and Mark Kincaid at markkincaid@simmonsinsurance.com

  • Englewood Christian Church Englewood, Tennessee

    Address

    308 Englewood Avenue
    Englewood, Tennessee 37329
    Weekly Attendance: 100
    Website: http://www.englewoodchristianchurch.org

    Contact Information

    Steve Self Email: englewoodministersearch@gmail.com

    Position Description

    The minister at Englewood Christian Church will be responsible for preaching the gospel of Jesus Christ according to the Bible, the inspired and authoritative word of God; providing spiritual leadership for the church; providing pastoral care for our membership; leading the community outreach and have a desire to reach the lost in our community; and providing vision and organizational direction, as well as support the spiritual and physical welfare of the church, in conjunction with the elders.  The minister must be willing to relocate to the area.

  • Hartford Christian Church Hartford, Kentucky

    Address

    122 West Walnut st.
    Hartford, Kentucky 42347
    Weekly Attendance: 200-250
    Website: http://www.hartfordchristianchurch.org

    Contact Information

    mikey sweeney Phone: (270) 298-7222 Email: mikey7711@msn.com

    Position Description

    -We are seeking a man that is a graduate of or working towards a degree from of a Restoration Movement Christian College or University.

    -This IS a full time position

    -Responsibilities would include but are not limited to: Jr./Sr. High School ministry (Wed and Sun night class as well as scheduled youth outings etc.) Helping make calls and visits. There will also be some preaching opportunities.

    -This is a good opportunity for a young man looking to learn and grow in the ministry. However, more seasoned ministers are also welcome and encouraged to apply for this position.

    -The church has a full sized gym a van and a bus. There is only one large Jr/Sr High School in the county.

    -Salary will be negotiable based on experience

    – A 3 bedroom Parsonage 4 blocks from the church is included in the compensation package.

    -If interested please send a resume to Sr. Minister Mikey Sweeney at mikey7711@msn.com or call the church office for more info (270-298-7222)

  • Centerville Christian Church Centerville, Indiana

    Address

    111 North Morton Ave
    Centerville, Indiana 47330
    Weekly Attendance: 550
    Website: http://centervillechurch.com

    Contact Information

    Wes Sewell Phone: (765) 855-5176 Email: wes@centervillechurch.com

    Position Description

    Centerville Christian Church is looking for someone who can and desires to be part of a cohesive team.  The position we are looking to fill is that of student minister.  The right candidate for this position will be chosen by the senior minister with a vetting process and input from elders and search team.  We are a staff led/elder oversight governance model.  We are looking for someone to lead/coordinate our student ministries. Position will work closely with our other family ministries as we have an “orange” model of ministry.  Preference given to those with previous experience and Bible college degree.  Good organizational skills a must. Other duties could be tailored to fit candidate’s skill set – ability to assist with adult discipleship a plus.  Candidate should also have good leadership skills including people skills and the ability to recruit and train volunteers.  Experience with a larger church is a must.  Church currently runs 550-600 in attendance. Candidate also needs to be a person of character that reflects the heart of Jesus.  Besides the senior minister, we currently have a full-time worship arts minister, full-time children’s director, full-time ministry assistant, part-time seniors/pastoral care minister, and 2 part-time ministry assistants.

    Package currently includes health insurance, disability and life insurance policies, retirement benefits after one year, as well as other benefits and will be determined based on education and experience.  Applicants should send a resume that includes experience and education, cover letter, and any social networking info.

  • CrossView Christian Church Waynesville, Ohio

    Address

    4237 E. Social Row Road
    Waynesville, Ohio 45068
    Weekly Attendance: 800
    Website: http://www.crossviewchristian.org

    Contact Information

    Kevan Duke Phone: (937) 885-7402 Fax: (937) 885-2634 Email: kevan.duke@crossviewchristian.org

    Position Description

    OVERVIEW:

    CrossView is celebrating its 175th anniversary, but we have experienced a significant amount of growth over the past 15 years. Our children’s ministry has been a thriving part of our community over that time. Our Minister to Children served on staff for 20+ years, and is transitioning out in a very healthy way.

    DETAILS:

    This is a Full Time Position (40-50 hours/wk) that oversees ministry to children ages birth-5th grade. The ideal candidate would have 3-5 years of experience in Children/Youth/Family Ministry.

    We are searching for a candidate who has the expertise and skillset to sustain our ministry to children through the transition, and to multiply its effectiveness in the years ahead. The candidate should be strong in these 5 characteristics:

    • Committed to Family Centered Discipleship
    • Committed to Teaching the Scriptural Meta-Narrative (big story)
    • Driven toward Creating, Building, and Completing New Initiatives
    • Dynamic Personality
    • Highly Organized

    Go to crossview.cc/employment for more information on the job description and to download the Minister to Children Questionnaire.

  • University Church of Christ Las Cruces, New Mexico

    Address

    1555 E. University Ave
    Las Cruces, New Mexico 88001
    Weekly Attendance: 400
    Website: http://church4thecity.com

    Contact Information

    Sonya Harmon, Office Manager Phone: (575) 522-6707 Email: church@church4thecity.com

    Position Description

    University Church of Christ is seeking a full-time Worship Minister who will be responsible for organizing, planning and leading Sunday’s a cappella and instrumental worship services, weekly instrumental college worship for the Aggies for Christ campus ministry, and other related activities.

    More information including job description available on our website:

    www.church4thecity.com

    Interested applicants should send an email to:

    church@church4thecity.com

    Please include a cover letter, résumé, and links to available music samples (audio or video) that demonstrate your musical abilities.  Please do NOT send audio or video files as attachments.

     

  • Horizon Christian Church Valrico, Florida

    Address

    1720 S. St. Cloud Ave.
    Valrico, Florida 33594
    Weekly Attendance: 300
    Website: http://www.horizonchristianchurch.com

    Contact Information

    Dan Stoffer Phone: (813) 689-1457 Email: dan@horizonchristianchurch.com

    Position Description

    Horizon Christian Church (Valrico, Florida) is an exciting, growing, medium-sized church with a new Lead Pastor, new staff and new vision. If you are a hard-working, committed, motivated, caring, lover of the local church, this could be the perfect ministry assignment for you.

    Our mission is to help all people find and grow in their new beginning with Jesus. As such, Family Ministry is a priority. Our strategy for this mission is to equip and encourage people to gather in worship weekly, grow in community by joining a Life Group, or class, give generously of all of their resource, and go and serve the world – locally and globally.

    Title of Position: Family Minister

    The Family Minister is the advocate for the generations of the church and will oversee the structures and atmosphere of Children’s and Youth Ministries to ensure that the family of God is working together to make disciples of the next generation. He / she is first an advocate for the young (children, youth and young adults). He / she is next an advocate for the parent(s) of these young people because they are in the greatest position to influence the young. He / she is concerned for other mature adults because they have an important role in the discipleship and mentoring of parents and young people, alike.

    Areas of responsibility 

    The Family Minister will oversee the discipleship systems from cradle to college and to their parents. The Minister will create systems that ensure that parents are prepared to lead their children and that young people have spiritual mentors when their parent cannot be the model.

    Church-Based Ministries 

    • Oversee relational, engaging ministries to children and youth.
    • Ensure that the curriculum used at each level of spiritual develop connects to the next.
    • Recruit, train and equip quality and committed volunteers for Children’s and Youth Ministries.
    • Ensure that ministry leaders and curriculum resources connect regularly to the homes, so parents experience a clear partnership in the discipleship of their children.

    Intergenerational Connections 

    • Encourage intergenerational gatherings to help the young and all generations to recognize how God is working in the whole family of God.
    • Work with the Lead Pastor and other ministry teams to ensure that there are opportunities for all generations to worship, learn and serve together.

    Equipping and Encouraging Parents 

    • Develop channels of resources that allow the parents to lead in their home in such a way that corporate unity is maintained.

    Primary Strengths and Skills

    – Must have a strong and constantly developing relationship with Jesus Christ
.
    – Must have a passion and plan to glorify God, reflect Him, and reach the community for Jesus Christ through Family Ministries.
    – Must have a passion and love for the purpose of the local church
.
    – Must have proven leadership, administration, recruitment and discipleship skills.
    – Must have strong relational skills with people of all ages.

    Reports to: Lead Pastor
    Relates closely with: Staff, ministry volunteers, parents and congregation.
    Education: We prefer a four-year Bachelor’s Degree in Ministry from an accredited Christian College or University, or equivalent experience.
    Experience: We prefer the candidate have at least four years of experience in Children’s, Youth, or Family Ministries.
    Salary Range: Based on experience and education.

    Time Required: Full-time.
    To apply for this position, please send your resume to dan@horizonchristianchurch.com
    Job Category: Family Minister

    Denomination: Christian Church (Independent / Non-denominational)

    Worship Style: Contemporary (Praise and worship)

  • PULASKI CHRISTIAN CHURCH PULASKI, Illinois

    Address

    ROSE HILL
    PULASKI, Illinois 62976
    Weekly Attendance: 50

    Contact Information

    TODD THURSTON Email: TTHURSTON@SIEC.ORG

    Position Description

    WE ARE A TRADITIONAL NON-DENOMINATIONAL CHRISTIAN CHURCH IN A RURAL AGRICULTURAL AREA.  WE ARE PRAYERFULLY SEEKING SOMEONE WHO CAN RELATE AND WORK WITH YOUNG ADULT COUPLES AND FAMILIES, OUTGOING, AND WILLING TO GET INVOLVED IN THE COMMUNITY.  WE ARE 20 MILES NORTH OF THE SOUTHERN TIP OF ILLINOIS AND WITHIN 30 TO 45 MINUTES OF LARGER TOWNS IN IL, MO, AND KY.

  • Lafontaine Christian Church LaFontaine, Indiana

    Address

    202 Bruner Pike
    LaFontaine, Indiana 46940
    Weekly Attendance: 250-275
    Website: http://www.lafontainechristian.com

    Contact Information

    Brad Wright Phone: (765) 981-2101 Email: brad@lafontainechristian.com

    Position Description

    The Worship and Connections Minister serves to develop and implement Sunday morning worship services, as well as manage the overall flow, direction and theme of the worship service. The Worship and Connections Minister will also share responsibility in the Connections component with the Senior Minister as they help connect Church people together for the glory of God’s Kingdom.

    A detailed  job description available upon request.

  • Crestview Christian Church Manhattan, Kansas

    Address

    4761 Tuttle Creek Blvd.
    Manhattan, Kansas 66502
    Weekly Attendance: 450
    Website: http://www.crestviewchristian.org

    Contact Information

    Devin Wendt Phone: (785) 776-3798 Email: office@crestviewchristian.org

    Position Description

    Crestview Christian Church
    Worship Pastor Description of open position
    Crestview Christian Church is seeking a person who will lead our church family in worship and will join our pastoral team as a full-time Worship Pastor.
    We are looking for a candidate with the following qualifications:
    • Ability to create an atmosphere of worship for congregation (even beyond the service)
    • Ability to lead corporate worship both energetically, engaging the congregation
    • Incorporates creative approaches to facilitate worship
    • Possesses the skill and ability to lead worship both vocally and instrumentally (guitar or keys)
    • Capable of coaching and directing a team of volunteer musicians and vocalists
    • Capable of managing several worship related volunteer teams (music, media, sound, lights, etc.)
    • Familiarization with ProPresenter, Planning Center Online, and various sound equipment
    • Creative arts skills in video production/editing, graphic design
    • Strong work ethic
    • Trustworthiness, reliability
    Responsibilities will include:
    •All aspects of Music Oversight for three Sunday morning worship services as well as other events as needed.
    •Planning and execution of song service for three Sunday worship services.
    •Coordination of vocalists and band including scheduling, rehearsing, etc.
    •Play an active role in planning the structure of worship services.
    •Eventual oversight of multiple Ministry Teams within the church
    •Willingness to take on additional responsibilities such as (but not limited to):
    •Occasional preaching opportunities
    •Occasional Counseling
    •Wedding & Funeral Services
    •Odd jobs around the church facility
    We value the following:
    •Extra mile mentality
    •Sense-of-humor
    •Servant’s heart
    •Personable, friendly, warm and approachable
    •Character matters!
    Please email your resume (including education, experience, references) and a video sample of you leading worship to Crestview Christian Church at worshipposition@crestviewchristian.org
    Check us out online at http://www.crestviewchristian.org
    Crestview Christian Church is a located in Manhattan, KS, which is one of the fastest growing cities in the state.
    For the last 13 years we have been on a healthy growth pattern and have consistently meet and exceeded our own goals and expectations. In 2010 we purchased 17 acres of
    property in the fasted growing area of our community and expect to begin building phase one of our campus within the next year. Presently the church is averaging 450 on any given Sunday. We have three worship services each Sunday and create additional opportunities for our people through ministry teams and small groups.
    Job Description/Requirements:
    Crestview Christian Church, a growing church located in Manhattan, KS, seeks a full time Worship Pastor with a desire to draw people closer to the Lord through worship. This person will provide creative approaches to promote an atmosphere of worship for our congregation and possess an energetic stage presence. Primary responsibilities will include development and execution of weekly worship services, song selection, coordination (scheduling, rehearsing, etc.) of volunteer vocalists/band, auditioning potential volunteer team candidates, discipling team members, etc. Creative art skills in video production/editing, graphic design, and/or
    Photoshop are a plus. In addition, this person will become part of our pastoral team. That means they will be given oversight responsibilities of some other ministries as well as be given opportunities to preach on occasion, assist with counseling, assist with performing weddings, and other responsibilities as opportunities arise.
    Character matters! Preferably, this person will be personable, approachable, have a sense of humor, an extra mile mentality and the ability to work well with both volunteers and staff.
    Application Requirements: Please email your resume (including education, experience, references) and a video sample of you leading worship to Crestview Christian Church at worshipposition@crestviewchristian.org.
  • Faith Christian Camp Annville, Kentucky

    Address

    808 Camp Road
    Annville, Kentucky 40402
    Weekly Attendance: ~300 for camp season
    Website: http://www.faithchristiancamp.org

    Contact Information

    Chip Dowell Phone: (606) 224-1295 Email: chip@ky-net.com

    Position Description

    We are looking to hire a full-time Camp Manager for Faith Christian Camp in Annville, Ky.  The camp is located about 15 minutes for London, Ky.  The salary would be between $25-35k per year and housing is included.  To submit a resume please visit

    www.faithchristiancamp.com/manager

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