Church Relations

Ministry Openings

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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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Church Name Church Location Category Hours
  • Community Christian Church Lanoka Harbor, New Jersey

    Address

    541 Liberty Way
    Lanoka Harbor, New Jersey 08734
    Weekly Attendance: 40
    Website: http://www.communitychristianchurchnj.org

    Contact Information

    Paul D. Klouse Phone: (609) 242-3740 Email: pdksr@comcast.net

    Position Description

    Job type: Part time ministry position with the plan to transition to a full time ministry position

    Community Christian Church, a small congregation located in Lanoka Harbor, NJ, is looking for a Christian man to be mentored by an experienced veteran of the ministry, with the goal of becoming the full time minister for the congregation.

    The requirements for this position are:
    1. A degree in Biblical studies from an accredited Bible college affiliated with the brotherhood of independent Christian Churches
    2. A commitment to a minimum of a one-year residency
    3. A willingness to work bivocationally to supplement salary from congregation while part time
    4. An ability to work closely with the bivocational senior minister, who will mentor the candidate, and with the elders of Community Christian Church

    Please express your interest by emailing to pdksr@comcast.net a resume’ that will include the following:
    1. Education background
    2. Previous work experience
    3. A sample sermon in video format
    4. Personal testimony of how you became a Christian and why you want to be in the ministry

  • Hazelwood Christian Church Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

    Address

    118 Glen Caladh St.
    Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15207
    Weekly Attendance: 30
    Website: http://

    Contact Information

    Ed Gratton Phone: (724) 640-4632 Email: edgratton52@gmail.com

    Position Description

    Minister for Children/Youth

    PITTSBURGH, PA – Hazelwood Christian Church, located 4 miles from downtown Pittsburgh seeks Minister for Children/Youth. HCC is one of Pittsburgh’s oldest Christian Churches, incorporated in 1868, and is in the process of upgrading our entire ministry. The Hazelwood section of the city is in the beginning stages of major renewal initiatives and our church is poised for tremendous opportunity and growth. The successful candidate, who will need to either raise support or be bi-vocational, will join our other two (bi-vocational) staff members and will be responsible for building the ministry from the ground floor. Please send resume and letter of interest to Ed Gratton at HCC1868@gmail.com.

  • South Side Christian Church Munster, Indiana

    Address

    1000 Broadmoor Street
    Munster, Indiana 46321
    Weekly Attendance: 150
    Website: http://ssccmunster.org

    Contact Information

    W. Jeffrey Hayden Phone: (219) 863-2110 Email: wjhayden216@gmail.com

    Position Description

    Position Description:

    Summary of Position

    The Associate Minister of Family and Youth is a fulltime position. He will be responsible for overseeing and resourcing the Youth ministries of the church, as well as encouraging, empowering, and equipping families to meet the spiritual needs of their children.

    Requirements:

    Applicants should:

    • Fully understand and support the doctrine of our church
    • Be able to research, plan, organize, and execute a comprehensive program for the youth of the church
    • Be able to effectively administer and adjust these programs to best meet the needs for spiritual growth of the youth in the church
    • Be able to facilitate a program to train and maintain the youth ministry volunteer workers
    • Be able to assume the responsibilities of the Senior Minister, in the event of his absence
    • Participate in local youth community worship, camp, and service activities
    • Display excellent communication skills
    • Be able to effectively work with the Senior Minister and the Board of Elders
    • Possess a Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant field of ministry
    • Be able to pass a full background, reference, and past employment checks
    • Be a baptized (immersion) believer who will, along with other baptized members of his family, become members of South Side Christian Church

    Please send your résumé with all education and certification, work experience, and your contact information; sample (one or two) of sermons you have preached (mp3, GIF, or 3GP); copies of and program materials you have developed; and any lessons (indicate grade level) you have developed and taught. Please also indicate the date you would be available to assume this position. Include at least four non-relative references, along with their contact information.

    Send all materials to: wjhayden216@gmail.com or

    Attention: W. J. Hayden

    South Side Christian Church

    1000 Broadmoor Street

    Munster, IN 46321

  • owensville Church of Christ Owensville, Ohio

    Address

    2545 us highway 50
    Owensville, Ohio 45160
    Weekly Attendance: 120
    Website: http://owensvillecc.com

    Contact Information

    Greg Neftzer Phone: (513) 600-4096 Email: kiagreg123@gmail.com

    Position Description

    part time position call for more details

  • Open Arms Christian Ministries Switz City, Indiana

    Address

    PO Box 271
    Switz City, Indiana 47465

    Website: http://openarmschristian.com

    Contact Information

    Karen Kennedy Phone: (812) 659-2533 Fax: (812) 659-2477 Email: karen@openarmschristian.com

    Position Description

    Open Arms Family & Education Services is seeking applications for a case manager to work with foster care youth ages 0-18. Applicant must be able to perform duties in meeting the clinical needs of abused, neglected and troubled youth. Must be 21 and have valid driver’s license and reliable transportation. Must have four year degree in Human Services or related field. All qualified applicants must have good work ethics and be a team player. Some evenings and weekend work required.
    Contact Marcie Dierdorf at 812-659-2533 or marcie@openarmschristian.com

  • Glen Este Church of Christ Cincinnati, Ohio

    Address

    937 Cincinnati-Batavia Pike
    Cincinnati, Ohio 45245
    Weekly Attendance: 250
    Website: http://www.gecc.net

    Contact Information

    Terry L. Peer Phone: (513) 753-8223 Email: glenestechurch@yahoo.com

    Position Description

    The Glen Este Church of Christ is looking to call a full-time Youth Minister. The position will focus on teen ministry to join the present Preaching Minister, Associate Minister, and Children’s Minister. The Youth Minister is expected to be doctrinally sound, Restoration-Movement minded and eager to be a part of a faithful ministry team accountable to the church elders.

     

    Please send resume to Glen Este Church of Christ, 937 Cincinnati-Batavia Pike, Cincinnati, OH 45245 or email resume as an attachment to glenestechurch@yahoo.com

  • Journey Christian Church Jefferson, Louisiana

    Address

    3828 Leila Place
    Jefferson, Louisiana 70121
    Weekly Attendance: 80
    Website: http://journeyneworleans.org

    Contact Information

    Wimbai Mutonono Phone: (504) 831-1811 Email: wimbai@journeyneworleans.org

    Position Description

    Recommended For:
    Students desiring to be a Children’s Pastor , Early Childhood Director or Preschool Director

    General Summary
    The Children and Family Ministry Intern at Journey Christian Church will work with an existing team of volunteers to ensure ministry to children and their families. Key areas of focus for our Children and Family Ministry includes children’s worship and classroom instruction, special events for families, as well as administrative systems within the Children’s Ministry department.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities May Include:

    – Communication with and coordination of volunteer staff
    – Build and maintain calendar of events and programs
    – Visitor follow up for children and families
    – Assist administratively (marketing, room usage,classroom supplies and data base creation and maintenance) and in program development such as VBS or Kids camp.
    – Facilitate Volunteer Orientation and Training.
    – Communicate Journeytown Policies and Procedures
    – Serve as role model for Christ’s love to children, volunteers, and parents.
    – Develop strong relationships with children and parents.
    – Assist in evaluating programs and classroom operations.
    – Recruit, interview, and process applications and background checks for volunteers.
    – Develop and maintain a volunteer schedule.
    – Prepare classrooms for children’s services by checking for safety & cleanliness standards, setting up supplies, cleaning of nursery toys and linens laundered, etc.
    – Manage volunteers, welcome and assist visitors in finding classrooms and obtaining information during services.
    – Ensure usage of safety policies, classroom rules and discipline, diapering proocedures, allergy precautions and any other guidelines needed for proper supervision and care for the children that are in the volunteer handbook.
    – Assist with Baby and Family Dedication services.

  • Central Christian Church Rockford, Illinois

    Address

    6595 Guilford Road
    Rockford, Illinois 61107
    Weekly Attendance: 280
    Website: http://cccrockford.org

    Contact Information

    Central Christian Church Phone: (815) 399-6767 Fax: (815) 393-6510 Email: snichols@cccrockford.org

    Position Description

    Central Christian Church of Rockford, Illinois is seeking a full-time worship minister.  We are working to be a church body that is intentionally reaching the next generation and making them into disciples who make disciples.  We are looking for a man of godly character to join us in this journey.

     

    The Worship Minister will lead the church to worship, with the freedom to creatively engage our community’s culture while promoting the vision of the church.  This is part of an overall determination to reach unchurched and de-churched people of our community.  This includes designing our 2nd worship hour as a weekly event to engage millennials and gen-X’ers – a contemporary worship service.  This staff member will be the developer and administrator of music and other worship components, including organization and the technical end of worship leading.

     

    If you are passionate about worship and missionally-minded to be a part of God’s work where it’s needed, you may be the person God has prepared for this ministry.

     

    More information about Central is available on our website: www.cccrockford.org.  Resumes and inquiries may be sent to Sherm Nichols at snichols@cccrockford.org.

  • Haverhill Christian Church Augusta, Kansas

    Address

    10275 SW Haverhill Rd.
    Augusta, Kansas 67010
    Weekly Attendance: 180
    Website: http://www.haverhillchristian.org/

    Contact Information

    Nathan Slaughter Phone: (316) 775-7024 Email: nathan@haverhillchristian.org

    Position Description

    The Haverhill Christian Church is looking for an Associate Minister to join its team. The Associate Ministry position will have a primary focus on the junior and senior high ministries of the church. It will also have responsibilities in another area of ministry based on the skills of the applicant and the needs of the church (such as outreach, worship, college age, young families, or missions, etc.) as God reveals through the process.

    The Associate will work in a team model under the leadership of the Senior Minister and ultimately accountable to the church’s Eldership. The applicant qualities being sought are:

    1. Bachelor’s degree in ministry from a Restoration college
    2. An ability to work with people of all ages, styles, backgrounds in order to draw everyone to Christ
    3. A desire for a ministry, not a job
    4. A passionate love for people, God, and the Gospel
    5. A willingness to get involved in the lives of the congregation’s students
    6. An ability to work under guidance and to work well in a team environment

    Haverhill Christian Church is a non-denominational Restoration church with a current attendance of 180. It is situated 20 miles east of Wichita, Kansas and serves a number of smaller, rural communities. It also serves two rural cities (Augusta and El Dorado) which have a combined population of 25,000. We consider ourselves a missional-minded church seeking to affect real change in the lives of those who do not know Jesus. If interested in the position, please send your resume to: nathan@haverhillchristian.org

  • Central Christian Church Battle Creek, Michigan

    Address

    713 Riverside Drive
    Battle Creek, Michigan 49015
    Weekly Attendance: 175
    Website: http://centralchristianbc.com

    Contact Information

    Chuck Asher (Search Team Chairman) Phone: (269) 963-9348 Email: cccministersearch@gmail.com

    Position Description

    Senior MinisterAvailability: September 1, 2017
    Job Type: Full Time
    Compensation: Competitive, To be determined

    Job Description: SENIOR MINISTER sought by the Central Christian Church of Battle Creek, Michigan. We are a congregation of 175 with Elders, Deacons, a Worship & Creative Arts Coordinator, and a NextGen Minister (coordinating youth and family activities). We have a well-developed Ministry Team approach supporting the Mission of the church. Our current Senior Minister is retiring after over 20 years. As his successor we are seeking a godly man with excellent teaching, preaching, communication and people skills that will join us in reaching our community with the message of Christ’s love. Our congregation is family-focused, blessed with passionate worship, new and mature Christians, and a long, strong history of mission support. We are debt-free with a 10 acre campus including a Multipurpose Worship Center, Chapel, Fellowship Area and classrooms. Very visible to the community, we are located in a vibrant neighborhood across from an elementary school with a large park, accessible to outlying areas and a little over an hour from Lake Michigan.We are offering a competitive salary and the opportunity to grow both spiritually and professionally with people who desire to serve Jesus. We believe our church is poised to enter a season of growth by reaching those who need the message of Christ. The foundation is ready for an expanded ministry and we are praying for a preacher with discerning leadership to help us carry out our mission. A Bachelor’s degree is required. A Master’s of Divinity degree or higher is preferred. Qualified candidates should have at least 5 years of experience as a Senior Minister, however we will consider experience gained in other ministerial roles.To apply submit a resume via e-mail to: cccministersearch@gmail.comOrganization: Central Christian Church / Senior Minister Search TeamOrganization Location: 713 Riverside Dr. Battle Creek, MI 49015 Email: cccministersearch@gmail.comWebsite: centralchristianbc.comQualified Candidates will be contacted for additional information

  • Chesapeake Christian Church Chesapeake, Ohio

    Address

    210 Second Avenue
    Chesapeake, Ohio 45619
    Weekly Attendance: 15 to 20

    Contact Information

    Larry Endsley, elder Phone: (740) 886-7873 Email: larrye41@gmail.com

    Position Description

    Sunday service 11 a.m. to 12 noon.

  • Goshen Christian Church Goshen, Indiana

    Address

    2133 Berkey Ave
    Goshen, Indiana 46526

    Website: http://www.goshenchristianchurch.org

    Contact Information

    Kim Huffman Phone: (574) 536-2110 Email: preach70@goshenchristianchurch.org

    Position Description

       Goshen Christian Church, an independent Christian Church, located in north central Indiana, is seeking a senior minister. Goshen Christian Church has served our community since 1979. Our current senior minister of almost 14 years will be retiring. He will be staying in the church and will help mentor the new minister through a transition period. The church has an average attendance of just over 100. Plans are in the works for a building addition for children’s ministry. If you are interested in serving with us please send your resume to: preach70@goshenchristianchurch.org

  • Christ Family Worship Assembly West Palm Beach, Florida

    Address

    901 Northpoint Parkway STE 118
    West Palm Beach, Florida 33407
    Weekly Attendance: 60
    Website: https://www.facebook.com Christ Family Worship Assembly

    Contact Information

    Eugene Savage Phone: (772) 318-9438 Fax: (800) 624-7576 Email: e.savage.cf.worship@gmail.com

    Position Description

    Pastoral Candidate Profile

    Christ Family Worship Assembly, Inc. (CFWA), of West Palm Beach, Florida, is seeking a full-time spirit-filled Pastor.  Primary responsibilities will include, but are not limited to: preaching the Gospel of Jesus Christ, conducting and/or presiding over weekly Bible Study; Spiritual Advisor to all church Ministries, Boards, and Committees; conducting meetings; day to day leadership in the operation of the church; Baptisms; Weddings; Funerals; and other such duties and responsibilities as outlined, requested, and agreed upon by the Church.

    Church Background

    CFWA is a young African-American, non-denominational church that was established December 2015. Its origin is Church of Christ.

    QUALIFICATIONS

    • Age – Minimum, 30 years-old
    • Marital Status – Married preferred
    • Education – Minimum, Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited College/University
    • Pastoral/Preaching Experience – Five (5) or more years preaching and/or Pastoring preferred                                                
    • Ordination – Ordained by a licensed Pastor

    PREREQUISITES

    • Integrity – Good character, including honesty and convictions is a must. There must be confident knowledge of a call from God to preach and pastor as well as discerning God’s will and doing it. Must lead by example.
    • Communication – Must have the ability to know and understand people and a willingness to listen. Must understand the importance of clear, concise communication with all.
    • Approachability – Must be comfortable with speaking with any/all members and encouraging members.

    OFFER

    • Salary – $30,000 – $40,000 (Including Benefits)
    • Contract – 24 Months

    INFORMATION REQUIRED

    • Cover letter addressed to the Board of Trustees
    • Resume with photo
    • Three references – two professional and one personal

    This information must be submitted by April 9, 2017.  Please send package to the following address:

    Christ Family Worship Assembly, Inc.

    Board of Trustees

    901 Northpoint Parkway

    Ste. 118

    West Palm Beach, Florida  33407

    You may also email your package to the following: e.savage.cf.worship@gmail.com

  • Central Church of Christ Henderson, Kentucky

    Address


    Henderson, Kentucky
    Weekly Attendance: 40
    Website: http://centralchurchchrist.com/

    Contact Information

    Hiring Committee Email: hiringcommittee@centralchurchchrist.com

    Position Description

    We are a small church with a desire to love God and be about his work. We are looking for an energetic minister with a strong focus on outreach and effective communications. Please visit http://centralchurchchrist.com/preachersearch/ for a more detailed information about the position and view other pages on our sight to learn more about our congregation. For questions or to submit a Resume’, send an email to hiringcommittee@centralchurchchrist.com and we will get back with you.

  • Crossroads Christian Church Newburgh, Indiana

    Address

    10800 Lincoln Ave
    Newburgh, Indiana 47630
    Weekly Attendance: 3,500
    Website: http://cccgo.com/employment

    Contact Information

    Email: jaliotta@cccgo.com

    Position Description

    JOB DESCRIPTION

    Title:                           IT Specialist

    Department:             Support Services

    Reports To:                IT Director

    Pay Status:                Hourly

    Exemption Status:   Non-Exempt

    Applicants must apply online at cccgo.com/employment

    General Summary and Objective: To serve Crossroads Christian Church by providing IT support to all ministry areas.

     

    Essential Functions:

    Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    • Primary help desk contact, troubleshooting hardware and software issues
    • Install, configure and upgrade system and application software
    • Help develop, create content for, and lead training sessions
    • Provide support for network and desktop printers, landline and IP phone systems, and iOS devices
    • Perform hardware repairs, upgrades and migrations
    • Provide IT support for additional sites
    • Follow up with staff when an issue or project is completed or update staff on current status of assignment
    • Work in concert with the Communications Department in training staff in usage of technology and social media for the gospel
    • Assists staff in a consistently pleasant and patient manner

     

    Additional Responsibilities:

    • Assists in research and procurement of computer accessories and supplies
    • Continually learn and share the latest technology with staff
    • Perform other duties as assigned

     

    Requirements (knowledge, skills, abilities, education, etc.)

    • Fully devoted follower of Christ
    • Champion of vision, values, and culture of Crossroads Christian Church
    • Exceptional model of personal integrity
    • Strong interpersonal skills and conflict resolution management including the ability to work in harmony with other staff members
    • Demonstrated capacity to lead and administrate
    • Exceptional model of personal integrity
    • Proven experience in IT support, preferably a minimum of two years
    • Expertise with Apple OS, IOS systems, and Windows OS
    • Must be detail oriented and committed to resolving issues in a timely manner
    • Up-to-date on computer technology and trend

     

    Work Environment

    This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.

     

    Physical Demands

    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand, walk, use hands and fingers to handle or feel, reach with hands and arms; and lift up to 50 lbs.

     

    Position Type/Expected Hours of Work

    This position is 40 hours per week. A typical work week is Monday to Friday 8 am-5 pm with on-call weekend responsibilities as assigned.

     

    Travel

    Travel will be required in for training, retreats, etc. as needed.

     

    March 15, 2017

     

    The statements listed are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees, and are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties and requirements.  This does not establish a contract for employment and is subject to change at the discretion of the employer.

     

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