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
  • Wellsburg Christian Church Wellsburg, West Virginia


    1001 Charles Street
    Wellsburg, West Virginia 26070
    Weekly Attendance: 65-80
    Website: http://

    Contact Information

    Larry Taylor Phone: (304) 215-2724 Email:

    Position Description

    Compensation includes a salary; parsonage with three bedrooms and a single car garage; vacation time; convention time and allowance.  The job expectations include:

    1.  Preach at morning worship services and assist in other worship services.

    2.  Teach Sunday School class and Sunday evening elective class as needs arise.

    3.  Share pastoral and evangelistic calling with the Elders, with an emphasis on members and the sick and shut-ins.

    4.  Teach an optional Wednesday evening Bible Study group.

    5.  Visit hospitals as needed each week.

    6.  Compose and submit an article for the newsletter each month and help to organize the newsletter.

    7.  Attendance at the North American Christian Convention will be considered optional.

    8.  The minister shall be considered an Elder of the church by virtue of his call to the pastorate.

    In addition to the general ministerial duties listed above, we hope any candidate for hire would participate in the activities of the community and our service camp at Elk Horn Valley.  Also, exhibit a willingness and desire to work to reach young adults and young families as well as a willingness and desire to work to grow the middle school and high school youth groups.

    The minister may continue his education, or attend educational seminars, upon discussion with, and approval from, the Elders.  He needs to hold a valid driver’s license and be willing to be subjected to a background check and a drug test.

    Wellsburg is a small town along the Ohio River about fifty miles from Pittsburgh.  The Wellsburg Christian Church is the first church established by Alexander Campbell during the Restoration Movement.  Interested individuals can submit a resume along with 3 personal and 3 professional references to the following: or Wellsburg Christian Church Pulpit Committee, 1001 Charles Street, Wellsburg, WV  26070.


  • Burlington Christian Church Burlington, North Carolina


    301 Trail four
    Burlington, North Carolina 27215
    Weekly Attendance: 90

    Contact Information

    john nappo Phone: (252) 675-7255 Email:

    Position Description

    Brief Description

    We have just hired a new Pastor with a vision for reaching families and young people – the area is ripe for growth and busy. The church is about 45 yrs old so not deeply set in the past but moving from a traditional/blended approach to a little more contemporary. Great leadership team and great people in the body here. Position will start part time and move into a full time ministry – so the person would need too be willing to come and have a side job to supplement income until the church grows into the 150 range. If you are at all interested, capable and willing to grow with us then this ministry is for you. call me and lets talk – cant hurt to see what the Lord is up to:)


    Grow the worship ministry in the church and community. Build a team that can effectively lead hearts to the throne of God. Raise up leaders and be available to disciple others. Help carry out the mission of Jesus here at BCC

  • Algonac Church of Christ Algonac, Michigan


    1601 St. Clair River Dr.
    Algonac, Michigan 48001
    Weekly Attendance: 125

    Contact Information

    Iain Avers Phone: (810) 794-3622 Email:

    Position Description

    The Algonac Church of Christ is currently seeking someone to serve as its Senior Minister beginning January 2017 (possibly sooner if an earlier date would help to accommodate the needs of the selected candidate.)

    The Algonac Church of Christ is an instrumental congregation grounded in biblically sound doctrine consistent with the tenets of the Restoration Movement. Located in southeast Michigan about an hour from Detroit along the banks of the beautiful Saint Clair River, The ACoC is a congregation of roughly 125 people. We are seeking a candidate who:

    is a spiritually mature Christian;

    lives an exemplary moral life consistent with biblical teaching;

    believes that the Bible is the inspired word of God and the authoritative standard of our lives;

    possesses thorough knowledge of the Bible as exhibited by the fact that he holds a degree from an accredited Bible College or Seminary or possesses ministry experience that would indicate his ability to adequately teach and disciple members of the congregation;

    is a gifted preacher/teacher who has the ability to effectively communicate God’s word and raise up, disciple, and work closely with other leaders;

    sincerely loves people and is willing to invest in building relationships within the congregation and community;

    has a heart for the lost and a desire to lead the church to effectively reach out to and share the gospel with people in the community;

    possesses the humility and desire to work closely with the church’s elders and other leaders to lead and minister to the church.

    Any additional talents, such as musical ability, etc., is certainly an added bonus.

    Salary, etc, is negotiable depending on candidate’s credentials and experience. If interested in applying please submit resume’ with brief cover letter to

  • Four Mile Run Christian Church Youngstown, Ohio


    701 N. Four Mile Run Rd.
    Youngstown, Ohio 44515
    Weekly Attendance: 200

    Contact Information

    Mike Smith Phone: (330) 799-7831 Fax: (330) 799-1929 Email:

    Position Description

    Working alongside of the Senior Minister, sharing the vision and responsibilities to manage and direct the implementation of the vision and ministry plan of FMRCC.  The worship aspect of this position will oversee and coordinate all the details that a service encompasses.  The discipleship aspect will be coordinating strategic and scenario planning for all ages, goal setting, and formulation of operational policies and procedures.

  • Holmesville Church of Christ Holmesville, Ohio


    P O Box 146
    Holmesville, Ohio 44633
    Weekly Attendance: 70
    Website: http://

    Contact Information

    Darryl Crawford Phone: (330) 279-3471 Email:

    Position Description

    Holmesville Church of Christ is looking for a full time preaching minister of a congregation of about 70.  We are located about half way between Cleveland and Columbus in a rural community.  We are looking for an enthusiastic gentleman to serve and grow with us.  Must relate to all age groups and love to bring others to Christ through preaching, teaching and visitation.  Must hold fast to Biblical truths and be motivated to serve – Must be willing to work with an established Board of Elders – This position would be expected to preach on Sunday – also work with the youth.  Must be willing to make pastoral calls especially hospital calls – Position comes with a parsonage (3 bedroom, 1 1/2 baths, full basement and attached garage).  Salary is negotiable based on experience – Compensation for travel and vacation is also provided – Submit resume and minimum of three references to the contact person in care of the church.

  • Bedford Acres Christian Church Paris, Kentucky


    5414 Lexington Rd
    Paris, Kentucky 40361
    Weekly Attendance: 400

    Contact Information

    Mitchell Evan McIntyre Phone: (859) 987-4591 Email:

    Position Description

    –To serve as minister of children, and or equip others to lead the church in planning, directing, and evaluating programs to develop the total child, from first through fifth grade. Also, to provide a safe, stable nurturing environment for babies through kindergarten and equip God’s people in the preschool ministry. With overall view of family minister in mind, and how the church can minister together.

    – Born again Christian who feels a call by God into ministry
    – Love for children and families
    –Agrees with Statement of Faith
    – Strong organizational and leadership skills
    – Ability to build and lead volunteer teams
    —Previous experience directing children’s ministry with volunteer team of 20+ volunteers.

    — To facilitate the development of the Children’s Ministry & Early Childhood budget, and control the budget.
    — To serve as leader of the Children’s Ministry and the Early Childhood Ministry.

    —To encourage families at the church with the idea that children’s ministry is not just ministry to children, but rather a wholistic approach to the family.
    —To work with staff on church wide projects. To help with overall mission and vision of the church.
    —To act as Staff Liaison & support for MOPS ( Mothers of Preschoolers)

    — The Children’s Minister will be ultimately accountable to the Board of Elders.
    — The Children’s Minister will proceed under the direction and supervision of the Sr. Minister.
    — Programs and/or proposals beyond the scope and responsibility of this specific ministry
    will be reviewed by the Sr. Minister and the Board of Elders.
    — An annual appraisal and evaluation will be conducted by the Sr. Minister for review an approval of the Board of Elders.

    — To seek a growing relationship with God through daily prayer and Bible study.
    — To work harmoniously, as a faithful team player, with staff and leadership.
    –  Provide care for children and families within the church including hospital visits and follow-up.
    — To provide spiritual and practical leadership to the Children’s Ministry & Early Childhood Ministry specifically and to the church as a whole generally.
    — To provide for the planning, preparation and coordination of Children’s Church.
    — To provide for planning, coordination and growth of quality Christian education for
    children. This includes children’s Sunday School and/or midweek
    courses, activities, or small groups, evangelistic efforts, the assimilation of new children, spiritual gifts assessment and teacher/leader training, and motivation.
    — To provide for the planning, preparation and coordination of the yearly VBS/Camp.
    — To oversee additional ministries to the children for growth, edification, and fellowship.
    –To plan, prepare, & coordinate the Early childhood Ministry for all scheduled, church-wide events.
    –To develop & supervise policies & procedures in the elementary/preschool/nursery (for check in & check out, safety, health, hygiene). If there are serious infraction of the policies they are to be documented & reported to the Elder Liaison or Sr. Minister.
    –To recruit, train, motivate,, schedule, provide teaching materials, supervise & support volunteer workers in the Elementary/Preschool/ Nursery Ministry.
    –To provide for monitoring and cleaning the area, toys, equipment, furniture, and supplies for the Early Childhood Ministry.
    –Provide for trained staff to administer CPR & First Aid if needed.

  • Southern Illinois Christian Service Camp West Frankfort, Illinois


    PO Box 69
    West Frankfort, Illinois 62896


    Contact Information

    Joey Hawkins Phone: (618) 937-1939 Fax: (618) 932-6553 Email:

    Position Description

     The Southern Illinois Christian Service Camp (SICSC), located at West Frankfort Illinois, is accepting Resumes/Applications for staff and personnel positions for the upcoming summer camp season. These are paid positions and are listed below:


    • Secretary
    • Managers Assistant (mostly a grounds keeper/maintenance)
    • Dining Room Supervisor
    • Life Guard and Program Assistant (requires Red Cross Lifeguard training equivalent)
    • First Aid Supervisor (requires Red Cross First Aid training equivalent)


    The job descriptions can be seen on the SICSC web page ( Paid_Summer_Staff.html) and Resumes/Applications can be sent to the following address by January 10th, 2017:


    Southern Illinois Christian Service Camp

    PO. Box 69

    West Frankfort, IL 62896

  • Rochester Christian Church Rochester, Illinois


    325 S. Walnut St.
    Rochester, Illinois 62563
    Weekly Attendance: 500

    Contact Information

    Brad Ferris Phone: (217) 498-9264 Email:

    Position Description

    Rochester Christian Church is seeking a Discipleship Pastor who will have four main areas of responsibility: 1) participate in our weekly worship services as a member of our preaching/teaching team and by hosting worship services; 2) continue to expand our small group and SS ministries with excellence; 3) develop a pro-active approach to increase our volunteer recruitment and training for ministry, and; 4) partner with our Lead Pastor in assuming ownership to drive our strategic plan toward the fulfillment of our vision. If you’re interested in receiving more information about Rochester Christian Church and this position, please contact Brad Ferris at or by telephone at (217)498-9264. ————————————————————————————————

  • Kirklin Christian Church Kirklin, Indiana


    302 East Jefferson Street
    Kirklin, Indiana 46050
    Weekly Attendance: 100

    Contact Information

    Cindy Stowers Phone: (765) 279-8900 Email:

    Position Description

    Senior Pastor at Kirklin Christian Church


    Thank you for considering serving God alongside us at Kirklin Christian Church (KCC)!  Our church’s mission is:  Love God, love the church, love people. We are seeking a Senior Pastor who is passionate about preaching the Word, reaching the lost, making disciples and challenging us to do the same.  We are an active congregation with many small groups available.  We have several outreach ministries including: Preschool Program, weekly after school program and Summer Lunch Program for children.  


    KCC is an independent Christian Church located in the rural community of Kirklin, Indiana. The town of Kirklin has a population of approximately 800 people and is located 30 miles north of Indianapolis and 15 miles southeast of the Clinton County seat of Frankfort. Our weekly worship attendance averages 100 people.


    An eligible candidate will possess the following:

    • A strong Biblical mindset
    • A Bachelor’s Degree in ministry from an accredited Christian Church Bible College
    • Experience in senior pastor capacity
    • A life that reflects a desire to maintain high standards of Christian character
    • Leadership and administrative abilities
    • Willingness to work alongside elders as fellow co-shepherds to oversee congregation
    • The flexibility to take on other tasks as needed


    If you possess these characteristics, we invite you to send us your resume and Statement of Beliefs. We are a committed group of believers excited to meet the pastor God has chosen to grow with us.

    Position information:

    Job Title: Senior Pastor

    Organization type: Christian Church

    Denomination: Independent

    Worship style: Blended

    Church size: 135

    Compensation: Salary

    Church website:


    Please remit your resume to:


    Kirklin Christian Church

    Attention: C. Stowers

    302 E. Jefferson Street

    Kirklin, IN 46050

  • Montague Church of Christ Montague


    513 Main St
    Montague C0A1R0
    Weekly Attendance: 80

    Contact Information

    Luke Farnham Phone: (902) 838-4064 Email:

    Position Description

    Montague Church of Christ is an Independent Christian Church and is seeking an experienced Preaching Minister.  We are located in Montague, Prince Edward Island, Canada.  The town has a small population of about 5,000 people but services the rural community of approximately 20,000.  The local industries include farming, fishing and tourism and the town has all the important amenities.  The church body is approximately 80 people for a regular Sunday service but the sanctuary can hold up to 250 people.  Sunday morning services are live streamed and stored on Youtube thanks to our volunteer audio/visual team.  The church is also home to a Community Soup Kitchen where people from the area can come for fellowship and hear about the love of God.

    Candidates must hold a bachelor’s degree from a college affiliated with the Christian Church or Church of Christ; and have at least five years of experience in a preaching ministry.  Candidates must also be passionate about biblical and relevant preaching, prayer, discipleship, community outreach, pastoral care, and personal spiritual growth.  He must have strong leadership skills, works well with others, is organized and will lead the church in spiritual and numerical growth.

    We encourage you to pray about this position and if you feel God is leading you to Montague Church of Christ, please submit a resume, video sermon hyperlink and send any questions to or please call (902) 838-4064.

    Church Website:

    Town of Montague Website:

  • Freedom Christian Church Jamestown, Kentucky


    125 Freedom Church Rd.
    Jamestown, Kentucky 42629
    Weekly Attendance: 140
    Website: http://

    Contact Information

    Wendell Roberts Phone: (270) 566-0954 Email:

    Position Description

    Freedom Christian Church is a rural congregation located on beautiful Lake Cumberland in southern Kentucky. We are a congregation of 140 active members who are family oriented, focused on missions and who are seeking to teach and lead our youth to touch people with Jesus Christ. We offer a very competitive salary and a chance to work with a great group of Volunteers. For a full job description contact us at

  • Central Christian Church St. Joseph, Missouri


    1501 N. Leonard Rd.
    St. Joseph, Missouri 64506
    Weekly Attendance: 325

    Contact Information

    James Sones Phone: (816) 233-4144 Email:

    Position Description

    The Youth and Young Adults Pastor will be responsible for establishing, overseeing, and facilitating opportunities and environments for youth, young adults, and their families at Central Christian Church to come to know, love, and follow Jesus Christ as they love and serve the church, the community, and the world.

  • First Christian Church Mountain Grove, Missouri


    P. O. Box 677
    Mountain Grove, Missouri 65711
    Weekly Attendance: 175

    Contact Information

    Howard Hawkins Phone: (417) 926-3428 Email:

    Position Description

    Mountain Grove First Christian Church is in Mountain Grove, Mo. It is a small town, with a population of around 4,750. We are approx. 70 miles east of Springfield, Mo. We love “reaching out” to the community and have several events that help us do just that. We are a New Testament church striving to live and practice principles taught throughout the New Testament. Our example has come from the church in the book of Acts. We believe the Bible is the Word of God and has answers for life, which include: how a person comes into a relationship with Jesus, as well as the practices of the early church, which we continue also.

    The First Christian Church is seeking an individual who wants to follow Jesus and wants to lead young people to Jesus as well, to educate, mentor and guide our youth through their Christian walk. This person would minister toward the spiritual development of the youth. This person would be able to teach, organize events, work with existing youth sponsors and mentor members of the youth group, as well as being able to reach out to youth within the community. We want a youth minister who will breathe freshness into our active program. They will oversee junior church on Sundays and oversee our youth gatherings. Camps and special events are summer activities we encourage our youth to attend and require the youth minister to assist in making preparations toward those events.

    Salary will be discussed as well as days and hours upon request. The decision process will begin with a youth minister search team. After the appliciants are narrowed down, the names will be given to the elders for final consideration.

  • The Summit O'Fallon, Missouri


    927 E. Terra Ln
    O'Fallon, Missouri 63366
    Weekly Attendance: 700

    Contact Information

    Brian Agovino Phone: (636) 578-6855 Email:

    Position Description

    Our children’s ministry, Summit Kids, seeks to partner with parents to lead their children to live out this mission in their homes. Each Sunday morning there are approximately 150 children that are a part of Summit Kids, from babies to 5th graders.

    The Children’s Minister has the primary responsibility of care, development and administration of Summit Kids. The goal is to create an environment where boys and girls are discipled each Sunday to live in the gospel and for the gospel to the glory of God.

    Success in this position will be determined by:

    -Recruiting and developing volunteer teams to teach and disciple children.

    -Relational investment in the lives of Summit Kids’ deacons and teachers.

    -Execution of a thriving gospel-centered Sunday morning program for kids.

    -Being a team player with the Family Minister and Student Minister.

    -Possessing a strong skill set that includes problem solving, communicating, and organizationing.

    -A healthy vision and passion for how to disciple children so they mature in their Christian walk.

    The ideal candidate will possess a proven history of success as a staff member or a volunteer in children’s ministry. A bachelor’s degree in a related field is desired. To apply, please submit your resume to by Friday November 04.

  • Neapolis Church of Christ Neapolis, Ohio


    PO Box 460
    Neapolis, Ohio

    Contact Information


    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  P.O. Box  460 Neapolis, Ohio 43547

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