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
  • Assumption Christian Church Assumption, Illinois

    Address

    115 N Walnut St.
    Assumption, Illinois 62510
    Weekly Attendance: 100
    Website: http://

    Contact Information

    Jim Howse Phone: (217) 226-3620 Email: jhowse@consolidated.net

    Position Description

    Preaching Minister

  • Avalon Church of Christ Virginia Beach, Virginia

    Address

    844 Woodstock Road
    Virginia Beach, Virginia 23464
    Weekly Attendance: 350-400
    Website: http://www.avalonchurch.com

    Contact Information

    Spenser Haskett Email: spenser@avalonchurch.com

    Position Description

    Avalon Church of Christ is seeking a full-time Student Minister who is passionate about developing fully devoted followers of Jesus Christ. The ideal candidate will have a ministry-related degree from a Restoration Movement University, be creative, self-motivated, organized, and able to develop relationships with students quickly. The candidate must have the ability to recruit, train, and implement youth volunteers, while working with students from the 6th-12th grades. Avalon is an active congregation of 350-400, located in an urban area with a great potential for growth. If interested, please submit your resume or questions via email to vince@avalonchurch.com.

  • Church of Christ at the Colonies Amarillo, Texas

    Address

    4501 Wesley
    Amarillo, Texas 79119
    Weekly Attendance: 450
    Website: http://www.thecolonies.org

    Contact Information

    Roy Cahill Phone: (806) 584-2188 Email: elders@thecolonies.org

    Position Description

    Looking for a person with a degree in music or equivalent experience to lead our music ministry. Applicants must display their ability to train and inspire church members to sing  and participate in worship services. They must have the ability to train both adults and children in the basics of music. The elders will ask this minister to seek out ways to reach out to the community to bring other to Christ

  • New Hope Christian Church Crawfordsville, Indiana

    Address

    2746 US Highway 231
    Crawfordsville, Indiana 47933
    Weekly Attendance: 300
    Website: http://newhopefortoday.org

    Contact Information

    Dave McCormick Phone: (765) 376-4001 Email: newhopeccsearch@gmail.com

    Position Description

    The New Hope Christian Church is an Independent, Non-denominational, Instrumental, Restoration Movement congregation with an average worship attendance of 300. We are a Bible-based congregation whose mission is to lead people to be growing disciples of Jesus Christ. Our congregation was established in 1977 and has a strong presence in the local community and internationally through our Faith Promise Missions Ministry.

    The Senior Minister and the Elders are responsible for the oversight and spiritual welfare of the Church, staff, and all related ministries. When fully staffed, the church staff consists of four full-time ministerial positions, one full-time financial administrator, one part-time administrative assistant, and one part-time counselor.

    New Hope’s worship style is contemporary having vocalists and a praise band who lead. We offer two Sunday morning services separated by our Sunday School Hour. Ministry to children and youth takes place during the second worship hour and on Sunday evenings. There are several adult small groups that meet in members’ homes throughout the week. Additionally, New Hope operates a preschool program and after-school care.

    Education:
    Graduate of a Restoration Movement Christian Bible College or University with
    a Master’s Degree preferred.

    Experience:
    A minister for 5 or more years, experienced in supervising, or working with, multiple staff, and having served a congregation of preferably 300 or more.

    Qualifications:
    The Senior Minister needs to possess the following Holy Spirit given gifts and
    related talents and abilities (which follow them in parenthesis).
    • Serving, Rom. 12:7
    • Teaching, Rom. 12:7 (Preaching, Evangelism, Missions minded)
    • Encouraging, Rom. 12:8 (Shepherding, Promote Unity)
    • Leadership, Rom. 12:8 (Administration, Self-Starter/self-motivated, Visionary Development of future church leaders)
    • Mercy, Rom. 12:8
    • Hospitality

    The Senior Minister shall:
    • Demonstrate commitment and dedication to the congregation through thorough preparation and delivery of spiritually informative, challenging, and encouraging material during Sunday morning services.
    • Maintain awareness of congregation attendance and personal issues – developing an approach for encouraging member participation.
    • Support all church activities and functions (through attendance and participation as is opportune – consistent with the participation we desire from congregation members and church leadership).
    • Participate in other activities that promote broader body unity and spiritual growth.
    • Keep and maintain scheduled office hours

    In addition to obligatory responsibilities, the Minister is encouraged to participate in activities (family or hobby), other church activities, and community activities. Involvement in “non-work” activities reflects an important balance; promotes credibility in establishing a foundation for relationships and opportunities within the community. New Hope Christian Church encourages involvement within the community recognizing the importance of personal evangelism and ministry outside the church building.

    As Christians, management of our personal time reflects our personal priorities and commitment. As the spiritual leaders of the congregation, the elders and the Senior Minister must be committed to “protect” or “guard our testimony” as the Apostle Paul states. Our behaviors must support our roles as spiritual leaders and we must mutually hold one another accountable.

    Interested candidates should send a resume detailing education and qualifications along with references to: NewHopeCCSearch@gmail.com

  • Mount Olivet Christian Church Wiliamstown, Kentucky

    Address

    2175 Heekin Lawrenceville Road
    Wiliamstown, Kentucky 41097
    Weekly Attendance: 300
    Website: http://www.mountolivetchristian.org

    Contact Information

    David Cahoon Phone: (859) 824-4093 Fax: (859) 824-0046 Email: dave@mountolivetchristian.org

    Position Description

    Mount Olivet is a church on the move. Having out grown our current facility we are meeting in the Grant County High School while our new facility is being completed. Completion is expected this fall depending on weather. In the last two years the congregation has doubled, and we expect to continue growing as we move onto our new property. We own 26 acres located next to the “Ark Encounter Park” being built by Answers ,in Genesis.

    We are a staff-led, elder-supported ministry. The elders oversee everything within our church family but understand that the daily ministry affairs need to be carried out by the paid staff. The staff is led by the lead pastor with all personnel answering to the elders.

    Our worship is modern, led by a volunteer band committed to leading people into God’s presence regularly. Our vision is large, understanding God wants His Church to grow. Our focus is outward, reaching out to the lost in a relevant way.

    We are looking for someone committed to growing with us. Longevity in ministry is a priority — because we feel christianity is less about religion and more about an intimate relationship with Christ and with one another.

    Please check out our website: www.moutolivetchristian.org and visit us on FaceBook.

  • Clifton Christian Church Clifton, Colorado

    Address

    3241 F 1/4 Road
    Clifton, Colorado 81520
    Weekly Attendance: 675-700
    Website: http://www.cliftonchristianchurch.com

    Contact Information

    Terry Leathermon Phone: (970) 434-7392 Email: tjleathermon@gmail.com

    Position Description

  • Southpoint Community Christian Church Trenton, Michigan

    Address

    5699 Fort
    Trenton, Michigan 48183
    Weekly Attendance: 1600 +
    Website: http://www.southpointccc.com

    Contact Information

    Mark Essick Phone: (734) 675-7575 Email: messick@southpointccc.com

    Position Description

    Southpoint Church is looking for the right person to lead our Student Ministry into the next season of growth through a team of committed volunteers and staff. Our mission is to Win Downriver (the region south of Detroit with 350,000 people) to Christ by creating committed, connected, and contributing Christians. Southpoint is a non-denominational (Christian Churches) multi-site church with 2 campuses and a 3rd launching in November, 2015.

    We’re looking for:

    •   A committed leader who can turn the vision of Southpoint into a strategy and workable plan for all 3 of our campuses.
    •   A team builder who works well with and through others, and excels at developing leaders around them.
    •   An energetic, creative communicator who has a heart for and experience with 6th-12th graders.
    •   A devoted disciple who is worth following, and desires to find followers; who loves students, understands their culture, and loves to learn.

    The Student Minister will be part of Southpoint’s NextGen Ministries, which is committed to partnering with families and activating the next generation to passionately pursue Christ. The Student Minister will report directly to the NextGen Minister and will be responsible to lead and implement the vision for our Middle & High School Ministries (grades 6-12).

    Currently our Student Ministry reaches around 100 students in our large group environments. We value and provide small group environments for both middle & high school students. We also desire to raise up a generation of servants/contributors.

    The Student Minister will have a part time Creative Arts Minister that will be on his/her staff and will report directly to the Student Minister. Salary will be competitive and include health, dental, vision, paid vacation, and retirement benefits.

    Bible college bachelors degree is preferred.

    Please submit resumes to Mark Essick (Next Gen Minister) messick@southpointccc.com

    www.southpointccc.com

     

  • Huntington Christian Church Huntington, West Virginia

    Address

    3209 Auburn Road
    Huntington, West Virginia 25704
    Weekly Attendance: 70
    Website: http://Huntingtonchristianchurch

    Contact Information

    Earl Childers Phone: (304) 972-5851 Email: earlchilders1949@yahoo.com

    Position Description

    Huntington Christian Church is seeking a full-time Senior Minister

    Position: Applicant must be an Ordained Minister who has a close personal

    Relationship with Christ. He must be excited and motivated about teaching

    the Gospel & be passionate toward all age groups. His duties include conducting

    the Sunday morning worship services, Sunday evening services and Wednesday

    evening Bible Study. Visitation, home or hospital of members and potential

    members. Maintain weekly schedule of office hours at church. Teach bible classes

    when needed. Active involvement in evangelism effort with congregation. Take

    active part in establishing programs to strengthen congregation and development

    of the church.

    Benefits: Salary, Health Insurance allowance, Cell Phone allowance, Parsonage with utilities paid.

    About HCC: Our attendance ranges from 60 to 80 for Sunday morning service.

    Our Sunday morning service in a mixture of Traditional and Contemporary and is

    led by a Worship leader and small praise team. We support Mission programs

    both locally and around the world. We have a growing youth ministry

    with a part-time youth minister. Our church is debt free.

    About Huntington: Huntington is nestled along the banks of the Ohio River and

    the foothills of the Appalachian Region. We are located in the Tri-State region

    which includes West Virginia, Kentucky and Ohio. This metropolitan area has

    a population of 365,400. Huntington WV, Ashland KY and Ironton OH have

    numerous colleges and universities with the largest being Marshall University

    (Thundering Herd) in Huntington. We also have two large regional Hospitals in

    Huntington, Cabell Huntington Hospital and Saint Mary’s Medical Center.

    The Regional VA Hospital in located in the Spring Valley section of Huntington.

    The area has a large variety of restaurants and shopping facilities. Huntington

    is located three hours or less from Columbus OH, Cincinnati OH, Lexington KY,

    and Louisville KY.

    How to apply: Contact Earl Childers via E-mail at earlchilders1949@yahoo.com.

    An application package will be sent to you with items (information) needed for

    consideration.

  • FIRST CHRISTIAN CHURCH OF PULASKI PULASKI , Illinois

    Address

    ROSE HILL
    PULASKI , Illinois 62976
    Weekly Attendance: 50

    Contact Information

    TODD THURSTON Phone: (618) 534-7910 Email: TTHURSTON@SIEC.ORG

    Position Description

    We are looking for a minister who can relate to and work with young people (20’s – 30″s).  We are located in a rural agricultural  area about 20 miles north of southern tip of Illinios.  We are about 30 to 45 minutes from 4 larger towns in Illinois, Missouri, and Kentucky.  We have had a part time minister in the past, but might consider full time. Our Sunday morning worship attendance is around 50. For more information please feel free to contact us at TTHURSTON@SIEC.ORG

    THANK YOU

  • WESTON CHURCH OF CHRIST WESTON, Ohio

    Address

    13355 CENTER STREET
    WESTON, Ohio 43569
    Weekly Attendance: 65-70
    Website: http://westonchurchofchrist.org

    Contact Information

    WESTON CHURCH OF CHRIST Phone: (419) 669-3895 Fax: (419) 669-0047 Email: church@westonchurchofchrist.org

    Position Description

    ELDERS ED TOLLES & JOHN MCKENZIE

  • The Carpenter's Christian Church Harrodsburg, Kentucky

    Address

    1340 US 127 Bypass
    Harrodsburg, Kentucky 40330
    Weekly Attendance: 500
    Website: http://carpenterschristian.com

    Contact Information

    Greg Warren Phone: (859) 325-1696 Email: hburgpreacher@yahoo.com

    Position Description

    Full job description available upon request.  Duties include:

    Oversee visitation / shepherding program, fill the pulpit in Senior Minister’s absence (periodically throughout year), oversee discipleship and ministry involvement of church body, and various administrative duties as assigned.

  • Frankton Christian Church Frankton, Indiana

    Address

    206 Church Street
    Frankton, Indiana 46044
    Weekly Attendance: 120
    Website: http://www.franktonchristianchurch.com

    Contact Information

    Frankton Christian Church Pulpit Committee Email: franktonccresumes@gmail.com

    Position Description

    Frankton Christian Church is seeking a full-time Senior Minister with a Restoration Movement background.  The candidate should possess a degree that is affirming a doctrine, belief and lifestyle consistent with the movement.  We are looking for a man who relates well to people of all ages and will be able to work with the Elders, church staff and church leadership.  The ideal candidate should be gifted at preaching, teaching and growing in his personal walk as well as growing the church.  He should desire to become a part of the community, building relationships and offering leadership.

    Frankton, Indiana is a small town of about 1800 people located about 40 miles north of Indianapolis.  The Frankton Christian Church is a congregation of about 120 that was established in 1839.  Along with the church, there is a separate debt-free building, the Family Life Center, that consists of a full size gym, fellowship room and an extra-large kitchen.  The building is used to extend our ministry to the community and houses the community food pantry.  On the adjacent property is a shelter house which is used for outdoor fellowship.

    Compensation will be determined based on candidates experience and qualifications.  Interested candidates are encouraged to send a letter of interest, resume, and a sermon video if possible.  Materials should be sent to the Pulpit Committee via e-mail at franktonccresumes@gmail.com.

  • Pathway Christian Church Riverside, California

    Address

    6755 Victoria Ave.
    Riverside, California 92506

    Website: http://www.pathwaychurch.org

    Contact Information

    Chris Mason Phone: (951) 781-8465 Email: chris@pathwaychurch.org

    Position Description

    Full-Time Children’s Minister/Director
    Are you looking for a job babysitting children, while living the dream in Southern California? Then this position is NOT for you! However, if you are looking to set an anchor of hope in the hearts of children living in Southern California…then this position may be for you! We are looking for…
    – Someone who loves helping children grow in their faith.
    – Someone who is creative in teaching God’s Word.
    – Someone who is able to recruit and train volunteers.
    – Someone who likes to have fun, but understands the importance of what we do.
    – Someone who wants to be a team player.
    – Someone who is willing to take some risks for the Kingdom.
    Pathway’s Children’s Ministry has grown over 300% in the past year and a half! We are committing to children and young families not just with our words, but with our resources. Our first step is finding the right Children’s Ministry Leader! If you are interested in this position, please send a resume, 3 references and your philosophy of Children’s Ministry to: chris@pathwaychurch.org

  • Indian Creek Christian Church Cynthiana, Kentucky

    Address

    51 Waits Rd
    Cynthiana, Kentucky 41031
    Weekly Attendance: 360
    Website: http://indiancreekchristian.com/

    Contact Information

    Chad Broaddus Phone: (856) 234-5223 Email: chad@indiancreekchristian.com

    Position Description

    Indian Creek Christian Church (Cynthiana, Ky) is seeking a full-time Worship Minister. The position is an associate ministry role that would have direct oversight of our worship ministry. Over the past 7 years, ICCC has had a 70% increase in Sunday morning attendance. We averaging over 360 a Sunday and recently built a 2.5 million dollar Life Center. We are looking for someone who has a passion for helping people encounter God through worship and has a degree from a Christian Church/Church of Christ college. ICCC is a solid church that exists to advance the mission of Christ. Our vision statement is as follows: “ICCC exists to cultivate new life in Christ by helping people encounter God, connect to His Word, and serve the mission of Jesus daily.” ICCC offers a competitive salary/benefit packages. We are located 40 minutes from Lexington, 20 minutes from Georgetown, and an hour and 15 minutes from Cincinnati.

  • Algonac Church of Christ Algonac, Michigan

    Address

    1601 St. Clair River Dr.
    Algonac, Michigan 48001
    Weekly Attendance: 125
    Website: http://www.algonacchurchofchrist.org

    Contact Information

    Kindred Howard Phone: (404) 202-2969 Fax: (000) 000-0000 Email: kindred@algonacchurchofchrist.org

    Position Description

    Responsible for teaching, disciplining, and mentoring the church’s Middle and High Schoolers and overseeing the overall youth program K-12.

    The Algonac Church of Christ in Algonac, Michigan, is seeking to hire a full-time youth minister as soon as possible. We are an independent, instrumental Church of Christ, led locally by a board of elders and loosely affiliated with other churches of Christ and Christian Churches.
    The ideal candidate will have or be in the process of pursuing an undergraduate and/or graduate degree in biblical studies from a Church of Christ or Christian Church affiliated institution. He must believe that the entire Bible is God-inspired and the authoritative standard by which we are to live our lives and teach. He must also subscribe to doctrinal beliefs consistent with Restoration Movement theology regarding such matters as baptism, salvation, etc.
    Most importantly, the candidate must be a devoted disciple of Jesus Christ who walks closely with God and lives a life we would want our young people to imitate. This walk should be evidenced by a strong daily prayer life, daily Bible study, consistent evangelism, and living a life above reproach. The youth minister candidate must have a biblical understanding of authority and welcome being mentored by, answering to, and obeying and following the direction of the senior pastor and elders of the church.
    The interested candidate must pass a standard background check and have a valid drivers license and automobile. He must also be excellent at building and fostering relationships both with and among young people. Athletic ability and/or musical abilities are a huge plus. Both married and unmarried candidates are welcome to apply.
    If interested please send resume and brief cover letter introducing yourself to kindred@algonacchurchofchrist.org.

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