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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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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
  • Clarksburg Christian Church Vanceburg, Kentucky

    Address

    3218 Clarksburg Rd.
    Vanceburg, Kentucky 41179
    Weekly Attendance: 110
    Website: http://www.clarksburgchristian.com

    Contact Information

    Lyle Parker Phone: (606) 796-9432 Email: lyle@clarksburgchristian.com

    Position Description

    This is a part-time position (15 hours per week) for our children and youth ministries. We are a growing congregation (from 45 to 110 in the past year) with lots of younger families with kids. Interested parties should submit a resume’ and a picture either to the Lead Pastor’s email or through our Facebook page. A job description along with responsibilities can be found on our website.

  • Grace Baptist Church Ekron, Kentucky

    Address

    7691 Highway 60
    Ekron, Kentucky 40117
    Weekly Attendance: 35
    Website: http://gracebaptistchurchky.blogspot.com/

    Contact Information

    Phil Burris Phone: (270) 945-2261 Email: pkburr01@bbtel.com

    Position Description

    Whom It May Concern:

    I’m Phil Burris of Brandenburg KY, where I currently serve as the Senior Deacon of Grace Baptist Church in Ekron, KY. We have been without a pastor since last November and have the need for a Bi-vocational part-time Senior Pastor. The starting salary is commensurate with duties performed, not to exceed $33,800 per year. We are a KJV only church, meaning all preaching and teaching of scripture is from a KJV Bible, we don’t have an issue with the congregation using other versions, but for continuity sake we read from a KJV translation only. 2.) We are a fundamental Independent Baptist Church, believing in the death, burial and resurrection of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.  And I also must state that we believe that scripture prohibits a divorced man to remarried and enter into the ministry as a Pastor or Deacon.

    Please feel free to contact me if any additional information is needed.

    Have a Blessed Day!

  • YouthWorks Minneapolis, Minnesota

    Address

    5320 W. 23rd Street
    Minneapolis, Minnesota 55416

    Website: http://www.youthworks.com/summer-staff

    Contact Information

    Rhonda Fellows Phone: (877) 249-9904 Email: recruiting@youthworks.com

    Position Description

    GENERAL INFORMATION

    YouthWorks is a multi-denominational, nonprofit organization that exists to connect teenagers to God, each other and communities through life-changing, Christ-centered mission trips. As 30,000 people take part in service this summer at over 70 communities, we need over 300 college and post-college-age staff to be on the front lines leading this ministry. In the midst of leading around 65 students and adult leaders on a mission trip each week, our staff teams cultivate relationships, develop their leadership skills and deepen their faith. And they get paid to do it! Do something different this summer. Do Youthworks.

     

    JOB DESCRIPTIONS

    YouthWorks offers several types of summer staff positions/internships. Although each team member shares many of the same job responsibilities, unique areas of leadership define each position. All summer staff receive their community information and are trained at the beginning of the summer. For example, YouthWorks does not expect all Work Projects Coordinators to know how to teach every aspect of home painting prior to being hired. The main thing we ask is that you would be willing to learn.

     

    Staff work together to create a spiritually focused and servant-centered mission site. All staff participate in evening programming in a leadership capacity and interact with youth at every opportunity. Other responsibilities include building relationships with community members, coordinating one meal a day and having a weekly check-in time with your supervisor. Staff must be flexible, teachable and willing to grow in all areas.

     

    SITE DIRECTOR

    Facilitate ministry experiences while you experience authentic leadership. Mentor and supervise 3-4 Site Coordinators. Assist with daily service and ministry projects. Manage finances with integrity and maintain the overall spiritual focus of the mission site. Provide leadership for adult leaders and help them process their mission week as they experience it alongside their youth. Develop lifelong friendships with community members and be changed by their love.

     

    Qualifications:

    • College graduate or of post-college age
    • Actively pursuing a relationship with Christ
    • Desire to serve the Church
    • Able to relate to youth
    • Model servant leadership
    • Have a teachable spirit
    • Previous leadership experience
    • Ability to lead a team
    • Management experience/ability
    • Previous YW summer staff experience is helpful but not required

     

    Compensation:

    $4,250 + food/gas/housing

     

    Dates of Employment

    The dates for full-summer employment are May 22-August 9, 2017. Site Directors also have a required weekend training in Minneapolis in late spring.

     

    For more information or to apply please visit our website https://www.youthworks.com/summer-staff/.

  • The Neapolis Church of Christ Neapolis, Ohio

    Address

    C/O Marty Bolley
    Neapolis, Ohio 43547

    Website: http://

    Contact Information

    C/O Marty Bolley Email: mary.preston@promedica.org

    Position Description

    The Neapolis Church of Christ in Neapolis, Ohio is looking for a full-time Minister to fill the pulpit. Must have a Bachelor’s degree and be ordained.  Please send resume to: Neapolis Church of Christ C/O Marty Bolley PO Box 460  Neapolis Ohio 43547

  • New Castle Christian Church New Castle, Virginia

    Address

    282 Salem Avenue
    New Castle, Virginia 24127
    Weekly Attendance: 120
    Website: http://www.nc-cc.org/

    Contact Information

    Cody Rader Phone: (540) 864-5212 Email: cody@nc-cc.org

    Position Description

    We here at the New Castle Christian Church are current in the process of looking for a full-time Youth/Associate Minister, seeking a motivated, self-starting individual to work with our leadership team and our Senior Minister to lead our youth and to be a mentor to the young both within our church and our community. This position requires a love for Christ and his church, a strong relationship with youth and children, an understanding of the stresses and trials they face in their daily lives, and an ability to connect with them on a personal level as well as the ability and personal desire to lead them in their walk with Christ, helping them to know and understand His love and His purpose for their lives. A strong presence and a willingness to participate in community activities is a must. A love and ability for preaching is also necessary to be considered as an applicant for this position.

    For a full job description, please navigate to the following link: https://www.dropbox.com/s/57dyu0cz32k59c1/Youth-Associate%20Minister%20Job%20Description_NCCC.pdf?dl=0.

    ​A bachelors degree in youth ministry or a related field is necessary. Interested individuals should send their cover letter and resume to the contact email listed below.

    E-Mail Cody Rader, Senior Minister at cody@nc-cc.org.

  • Hartsville Church of Christ Columbus, Indiana

    Address

    6381 E. 800 N
    Columbus, Indiana 47203
    Weekly Attendance: 100

    Contact Information

    Marvin Mills Email: pmillsunity@aol.com

    Position Description

    The Hartsville Church of Christ is seeking an enthusiastic, energetic full-time minister, who is in agreement with the Restoration Movement.  We are a rural community, in south central Indiana.  We are approximately 50 miles south-east of Indianapolis.  The church has had around 100 members but currently is experiencing a decrease.  We have an older, recently remodeled sanctuary and an Outreach Center equipped with a gym, a kitchen, four bathrooms, six classrooms and an office.  We have a 3 bedroom, 2 car garage, ranch style parsonage with a huge back yard.  If interested, please send your resume to Marvin Mills (one of the church elders) at: pmillsunity@aol.com  If you must mail you resume, please send it to Marvin Mills at 6381 E. 800 N., Columbus, IN   47203.

  • Reedswood Christian Church Hayes, Virginia

    Address

    7694 Meredith Dr
    Hayes, Virginia 23061
    Weekly Attendance: 40
    Website: http://www.reedsoodchristian.com

    Contact Information

    John M Quick Phone: (804) 815-3286 Email: reedswoodpastorsearch@gmail.com

    Position Description

    Reedswood Christian Church in Gloucester, Virginia is actively
    seeking a full time senior minister who believes that the entire Word of
    God is useful for teaching and preaching to believers of all ages and
    experiences. We are an independent Christian Church (Church of Christ) that
    began in 1979 and moved to our current location in 1982. We are a rural –
    suburban church with a passion for Christ and our community. For more
    information about us, visit our website at:
    www.reedswoodchristian.com.  Please send resumes, cover letters, and any
    inquiries to: reedswoodpastorsearch@gmail.com. No phone calls, please.
    Application deadline is October 1, 2016.

  • Rowan Christian Church Salisbury, North Carolina

    Address

    PO Box 2235
    Salisbury, North Carolina 28145
    Weekly Attendance: 40-50
    Website: http://www.rcc.life

    Contact Information

    Tom Sherman Phone: (336) 479-2273 Email: rowanchristianchurch@yahoo.com

    Position Description

    Preacher

    The Preacher’s position will become available on November 1st, 2016. We are looking for an open, energetic and evangelist minded Preacher that has a calling for local community evangelism. RCC meets each Sunday morning for worship at 9am (traditional service averaging 10-20 souls) and at 11am (contemporary service averaging 40-50 souls including some that worship both services). We also meet on Thursday evenings for what we call “Thursday Night Live”. This is a round table type of atmosphere where we have open discussion about diverse biblical topics and their relation to todays Christian lives. “Thursday Night Live” averages between 25 and 40 in attendance.

    RCC has evolved into a very healthy, happy Church that has a better than average participation rate. Half or more of the congregation is actively involved in the affairs of the Church. RCC has been Elder lead since 2013. We have no Deacons at this time, however, Biblical Deacon Education Classes are set to begin on 9/21/2016. Twelve men have signed up to take the class.

    An ideal Preacher candidate would work full-time for the Church, however, because of the Church’s budget constraints we are happy to welcome bi-vocational Preachers to interview for the position.

    Employment Package:

    To help with the cost of relocation, the congregation is able to offer a $1,000.00 sign on bonus; $480.76 per week salary ($25,000/year) and a monthly incentive bonus that is based on the congregational offerings. The Preacher’s salary and duties will be negotiated and laid out in contract form, to be renegotiated on a yearly basis.

    Interested Preachers can contact Elder Tom Sherman at:

    Rowan Christian Church: Street Address: 2155 Bringle Ferry Rd, Salisbury, NC 28146.  Mailing Address: PO Box 2235 Salisbury, NC 28145.  Phone: 336-479-2273

    Email: rowanchristianchurch@yahoo.com    Website: http://www.rcc.life

     

  • First Christian Church Peru, Indiana

    Address

    53 WMain St
    Peru, Indiana 46970
    Weekly Attendance: 140
    Website: http://fccperu.org

    Contact Information

    James E Loft Phone: (765) 473-3105 Email: jloft@fccperu.org

    Position Description

    Are you the person who can move our youth programs to a whole new exciting level? First Christian Church seeks an outgoing individual to serve as Pastor to Youth and Young Families. We seek a leader who has passion for God, is an innovator, and has a collaborative spirit. The ideal candidate will enthusiastically design and lead programs that engage the spiritual needs of young people and their families. The candidate will participate in the planning and leadership of these spiritual programs in conjunction with the Christian Education Committee, as well as, assisting with church care duties when called upon. First Christian Church has a rich 180 year history serving in the Peru, Indiana community. We have a dedicated church family that truly wants to reach out with Christ’s love to all people. Our church is located in a rural community, excellent schools and a community college. A wonderful place to call home.

    We believe God has great things in store for our church and would love for you to be a part of it if you feel God’s call to serve here. You can learn more about us by visiting our website at fccperu.org. In order for us to learn more about you, please send your profile to jloft@fccperu.org.

  • Peaks View Christian Church Bedford, Virginia

    Address

    1604 Moneta Rd
    Bedford, Virginia 24523
    Weekly Attendance: 50
    Website: https://www.facebook.com/Peaks-View-Christian-Church-A-Church-Where-People-Matter-141263265906575/

    Contact Information

    Eric Masters Email: PeaksViewResumes@gmail.com

    Position Description

    Peaks View Christian Church is seeking a full time minister to lead our church in spreading the love and joy of knowing Jesus Christ. Our minister of the last 16 years was called to his heavenly home in June of this year.   Our congregation is known for being friendly and welcoming. Our Sunday morning service is informal. Our music is led by our praise team singing mostly contemporary Christian music with an occasional classic hymn blended in. We are a small rural church with a strong desire to grow our ministry. We are seeking a minister to lead this church in that growth, to connect the Word of God to everyday experiences, and lead the lost to know Jesus Christ. If you feel God is calling you to this ministry, please send your resume or any questions to PeaksViewResumes@gmail.com

  • International Disaster Emergency Service (IDES) Noblesville, Indiana

    Address

    355 Park 32 West Dr.
    Noblesville, Indiana 46062
    Weekly Attendance: n/a
    Website: https://www.ides.org

    Contact Information

    David Stine Phone: (317) 773-4111 Fax: (000) 000-0000 Email: dstine@ides.org

    Position Description

    IDES is currently searching for a Full-Time Volunteer Coordinator. The responsibilities of this position include recruiting volunteers for various service opportunities, scheduling volunteer events throughout the year, and working hand-in-hand with volunteer groups at our Noblesville, IN Headquarters.
    In order to apply, please download and review the full job description at the following link, and email your resume and 2-3 references to David Stine, Director of Operations @ IDES at dstine@ides.org with the job title as the subject line.
    www.ides.org/jobs.html
  • West Lafayette Christian Church West Lafayette, Indiana

    Address

    1980 Lindberg Road
    West Lafayette, Indiana 47906
    Weekly Attendance: 200
    Website: http://www.wlchristian.com

    Contact Information

    John Dittmer Phone: (765) 463-7995 Email: john@wlchristian.com

    Position Description

    West Lafayette Christian Church is currently seeking a Next Generation Minister (NGM) to join our ministry team.  The NGM will be responsible for the development of team members, plans, strategies and events to minister to the next generation in our church and community.  The NGM will oversee, develop and expand our next generation ministries to students (6-12 grades), college and small groups.

  • First Christian Church of Dodge City Dodge City, Kansas

    Address

    711 5th Ave
    Dodge City, Kansas 67801
    Weekly Attendance: 350-450
    Website: http://www.fccdc.com/

    Contact Information

    Richard Crockett Phone: (620) 227-8686 Fax: (620) 227-5015 Email: office@fccdc.com

    Position Description

    We are seeking an individual who is effective in teaching and preaching biblical truth, models evangelism, demonstrates leadership, and has a strong character with the ability to maintain joy during trials such as unwarranted criticism. He must demonstrate healthy leadership and be a team player who is able to humbly motivate effective change through positive communication.Thank you for taking interest in First Christian Church. If you would like more information about FCC, please visit our webpage at www.fccdc.com or find us on Facebook under First Christian Church of Dodge City. For more information about Dodge City and the surrounding area, you can visit www.dodgecity.org or contact us and we would be more than willing to provide you some additional information about our community.
  • Elkhart East Christian Church Bristol, Indiana

    Address

    21851 County Road 4
    Bristol, Indiana 46507
    Weekly Attendance: 140
    Website: http://elkharteastchristianchurch.com

    Contact Information

    Thomas Short Phone: (574) 850-1327 Email: thomasjshort@comcast.net

    Position Description

    Elkhart East Christian Church is a steadily growing congregation in north-central Indiana with a current Sunday AM worship attendance of about 140 and the intention to initiate a building expansion in the near future.  Elkhart East is looking for a full-time Youth Minster to succeed the current Youth Minister who is pursuing graduate education.  Candidates must be well grounded in the Faith & well acquainted with and committed to the inspired Word of God and to passing on that Biblical Faith to the Youth within Elkhart East’s sphere of influence.  Some past experience in working with Youth, even as a volunteer, would be expected.  Sunday AM preaching would also be expected from time-to-time, in support of the Preaching Minister.  Some experience in musical worship and/or audio/visual would be a plus.

    A detailed job description is available upon request.

    Salary package for the successful candidate will be based upon education & experience.

    Candidates should send their resume & a brief bio, focused particularly on the development of their Christian faith, to ThomasJShort@comcast.net or to Elkhart East Christian Church; 21851 County Road 4; Bristol, Indiana 46507.

  • Double Creek Church of Christ Dobson, North Carolina

    Address

    674 Double Creek Rd.
    Dobson, North Carolina 27017
    Weekly Attendance: 60 - 75
    Website: http://

    Contact Information

    Ted Stanley Phone: (336) 374-5657 Email: testanley@surry.net

    Position Description

    Double Creek Church of Christ in Dobson, North Carolina is looking for a full time minister to serve a congregation of 60 to 75 people.  We are located in a rural community in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains near Mt. Airy, Pilot Mountain and approximately 35 miles from Winston Salem.  We have a modern facility with auditorium seating for 125, 11 classrooms and a fellowship hall.

     

    The congregation was first organized in 1897 and today is led by a board made up of 4 elders and 4 deacons and the serving minister.  A normal Sunday morning service consists of Bible School at 10:00 AM with singing, scripture meditation, prayer and bible classes, Nursery through Adult.  This is followed by Morning Worship patterned after that of the early church with singing, prayer, the Lords Supper and a sermon delivered by the minister.   Our goal is to seek and save the lost and help the congregation grow by fostering relationships with God through His Son and our Savior Jesus Christ.

     

    Special services include:

    • Church outings at a local park, spring and fall
    • Family day which is a homecoming type service
    • Periodic Sunday Evening singings in which a local group or individual is invited to perform
    • Annual prayer service for all students returning to school
    • Other events as occasions arise

     

    Our present minister, who has been with us since 2003, is planning to retire at the end of December, 2016.  The minister prior to him served the congregation 20 plus years.  The ideal candidate to fill this position will be someone with high moral character and has practical experience in ministry and teaching, a degree from a Christian College or University and able to favorably interact with people of all ages.

     

    Interested candidates should  send their resume to:

    Double Creek Church of Christ

    674 Double Creek Road

    Dobson, NC 27017

    Or you may email to: testanley@surry.net

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