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
  • RiverTree Christian Church Uniontown, Ohio

    Address

    2201 Lake Center Street NW
    Uniontown, Ohio 44685
    Weekly Attendance: 550
    Website: http://rivertreelake.com

    Contact Information

    Leah Pursley Email: pursleyl@rivertreechristian.com

    Position Description

    POSITION SUMMARY:

    Lead the TreeHouse Kidz (THK) ministry at the Lake Campus through vision casting, partnering with families, equipping others. Manage the nursery, preschool and elementary areas during Weekend Gatherings.

     

    POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES and ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

    Responsibilities and essential job functions include but are not limited to the following:

    • Oversee and lead THK Team at the Lake Campus
    • Oversee budget for THK under Pastor’s guidelines
    • Oversee Nursery, Preschool and Elementary curriculum
    • Oversee operation of weekend services in THK; training new volunteers, managing the schedule for weekend services; supporting and equipping classroom volunteers
    • Follow through with all TreeHouse Kidz Policies and Procedures
    • Managing safety and security protocol to provide a safe environment
    • Equip parents to be the primary discipler of their kids
    • Be intentional in developing relationships with parents, children and volunteer team
    • Meet with Team Leader 1/month for Spiritual Care/Team building/Leadership coaching
    • Identify and develop Leaders
    • Oversee recruitment of new leaders in THK & equip these leaders
    • Monitor overall and spiritual health of the team
    • Continuing education in areas of leadership, children and families
    • Continue working on Self Spiritual Growth

     

     

     

    KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS and ABILITIES REQUIRED:

    • Spiritual Gifts: Leadership, administration, shepherding, encouragement
    • Builds Relationships: Uses appropriate interpersonal skills to work effectively with others in the church and in the community; interacts with others in a personable, honest, genuine, and collaborative manner; builds coalitions and partnerships to enhance effectiveness.
    • Communication: Clearly conveys and receives information and ideas through a variety of media to individuals or groups in a manner that engages the listener, helps them understand and retain the message, and invites response and feedback. Keeps others informed as appropriate. Demonstrates good written, oral, and listening skills
    • Building Effective Teams: Blends people into teams when needed; creates strong morale and spirit in his/her team; shares wins and successes; fosters open dialogue; lets people finish and be responsible for their work; defines success in terms of the whole team; creates a feeling of belonging in the team.
    • Planning and Organizing: Establishes appropriate procedures to complete work efficiently and effectively.
    • Education & Leader Development: Know the foundations of Christian education pertaining to teaching children. Shows competency in developing lay leaders and staff.

     

    WORKING CONDITIONS AND PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

    • Must be able to move around a rather large building. Sometimes needing to carry supplies or push carts.
    • Position requires a lot of bending, sitting on the floor, carrying small children.
    • Must be able to work weekends.

     

     

     

     

    This job description is a summary and is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the Team Member.

     

    If you would like to apply for this position or have questions, please email Leah Pursley at pursleyl@rivertreechristian.com. All applicants must submit a resume to be considered for this position.

  • Central Church of Christ Findlay, Ohio

    Address

    307 E. Hardin St.
    Findlay, Ohio 45840
    Weekly Attendance: 58
    Website: https://www.findlayccc.org

    Contact Information

    Linda Wilkinson Phone: (419) 422-3306 Email: centralcoc3@yahoo.com

    Position Description

    Evangelism/Outreach:

    • Foster attitude of evangelistic outreach in church ministries & facilitate evangelistic training.
    • Develop creative ways to engage church in reaching out to & loving community.
    • Develop vision & direction for congregation’s ministry outreach to community.
    • Partner with local outreach ministries.
    • Engage with visitors & fringe attenders to build relationships for purpose of discipleship & evangelism.
    • Teach ways to invite & welcome visitors to build relationships that lead people to Christ.
    • Heart for missions (foreign/domestic).

     

    Qualities/Qualifications:

    • Called by God into the Ministry.
    • Member of the Christian Church or Church of Christ congregation.
    • Earned a minimum of a BA/BS degree or equivalent from an approved Bible College/Christian University of the Restoration Movement, or is in agreement with teaching & beliefs of Christian Church or Church of Christ movement.
    • Passionate about making relationships & helping people to grow in their walk with Jesus.
    • Ability to organize & execute strategic plans.

     

    Homework Central

    • Develop opportunities to partner with HWC & families represented by HWC.
    • Work in partnership with HWC Director to develop a bridge between program, church, & families of students.
    • Be on HWC board.

     

    Discipleship/Small Groups:

    • Facilitate small groups, Bible Studies, & other training opportunities & events.
    • Develop a Discipleship Culture through classes, preaching, & teaching.
    • Provide leadership training to future Elders and current Small Group Leaders.
    • Connect Church Body to Small Group opportunities.

     

    Pastoral /Community:

    • Help facilitate the meeting of Spiritual needs of congregation through pastoral care, visitation, & discipleship.
    • Provide basic crisis, marriage, pre-marital, & general counseling.
    • Help perform weddings, funerals, & ordinations.

     

    Preaching /Teaching:

    • Work with Preaching Minister to provide insight into potential sermon series.
    • Preach a minimum of once a month.
    • Plan & teach a New Member Class.
  • South Rock Christian Church Derby, Kansas

    Address

    900 S Rock Rd
    Derby, Kansas 67037
    Weekly Attendance: 1300
    Website: http://southrockchristian.com

    Contact Information

    Karen Iverson Phone: (316) 788-5503 Fax: (316) 788-5551 Email: kareni@southrockchristian.com

    Position Description

    South Rock Christian Church in Derby, Kansas is seeking a full-time Senior Adults/Pastoral minister. We are a young church with an average weekend attendance of 1300 with a growing senior adult population. We have one Saturday night service and two Sunday morning services. Responsibilities would include teaching, leading, special events for senior adults as well as leading the Pastoral Care ministry of the church. For complete job description, email Karen at: kareni@southrockchristian.com. We’re looking for a team player to work with a great staff.

    Salary package includes health insurance as well as retirement benefits.

    Derby is a growing suburb of Wichita, Kansas. The population of Derby is around 25,000 and is located in a county with a population of 522,000.

    Interested persons should email their resume and any other information to: Kareni@southrockchristian.com — or mail information to: South Rock Christian Church — PO Box 246 — Derby, KS 67037   Attention: Karen Iverson

     

     

    Rick Wheeler, Lead Pastor

    South Rock Christian Church

    Derby, KS – 316-788-550

  • Englewood Christian Church Jacksonville, Florida

    Address

    4316 Barnes Road
    Jacksonville, Florida 32207
    Weekly Attendance: 240
    Website: http://eccjax.com

    Contact Information

    Pete Ramsey Phone: (904) 733-2356 Email: pete-ecc@att.net

    Position Description

     

    Englewood Christian Church is looking to hire a full time worship minister.  This is a full time position with a compensation package that includes benefit assistance and more. We are a church with a strong heritage ready to move forward in our desires to expand the Kingdom through our ministry.  This position serves as an associate minister position with some additional duties that can be determined by the candidate. It would consist of primarily worship ministry responsibilities (80%) with the remaining ministry commitment open for discussion (i.e., small groups, Christian Ed, Senior saints, etc.).  We have recently transitioned to new senior leadership and staff and are in the process of launching a new vision and purpose for the church.  Our primary goal is to find a capable leader in the area of worship ministry who fits well with our leadership team and fully appreciates the heritage from which our congregation is rooted in but not constricted by. For more information, contact our Senior Minister, Pete Ramsey, at the church office , 904.733.2356 or via email – pete-ecc@att.net.  All resumes should be sent to  eccjaxresumes@att.net

     

  • First Christian Church Of Oblong Oblong, Illinois

    Address

    P. O. Box 129
    Oblong, Illinois 62449
    Weekly Attendance: 225
    Website: http://fccobl.org

    Contact Information

    David "Dee" Wolfe Phone: (618) 592-4031 Email: fccobl@fairpoint.net

    Position Description

    Full time minister for Jr. High and High School youth. Senior Minister David “Dee” Wolfe. Children’s minister Julie Schmidt. Undergraduate degree in preaching, youth, Biblical studies, etc. is preferred. Congregation has well established Sunday and Wednesday night youth programs. Leading and organizational skills for events, trips, conventions, missions, etc. required. Experience is a plus but not required. Starting salary is negotiable and subject to specific training or experience.

  • Haverhill Christian Church Augusta, Kansas

    Address

    10275 SW Haverhill Rd.
    Augusta, Kansas 67010
    Weekly Attendance: 150
    Website: http://www.haverhillchristian.org

    Contact Information

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

    Position Description

    The Youth and College Age Pastor is called to facilitate the strengthening of God’s Kingdom in Butler County.  There are two primary realms of focus to this position:  Youth Ministry, and College Age Ministry.  This pastor will work to foster an atmosphere of friendliness, openness and invitation to non-Christians and Christians alike.  Many of the youth of our church are from non-Christian homes so the focus of the student ministry includes the outreach into their homes and schools.  The church has a college age base in attendance and a local community college so we desire to reach to those students.

     

    Specific Responsibilities:

     

    Student Ministry – The pastor will:

    a.            Be responsible for the organization of Sunday School for the high school and middle school age.

    b.            Work with the Lead Pastor and Children’s Director to maintain the Wednesday Night ministry (focusing on the middle and high school)

    c.             Organize training, service, or mission events for middle and high school students, including community and interchurch events

    d.            Reach into the lives of the parents of middle and high school students

    e.            Be supportive of student extra-curricular activities through attendance as available

    f.             Show an ability and willingness to counsel students and families as needed

    g.            Participate in leadership at Prairie View Christian Camp and be involved with at least one week of camp in the summers

     

    College Age Ministry – The pastor will:

    a.            Be responsible for the organization of discipleship opportunities for the college age.

    b.            Plan and execute involvement activities to foster relationships

    c.             Reach out to college age students at the local community college

  • Durango Christian Church Durango, Colorado

    Address

    255 E 11th Street
    Durango, Colorado 81301
    Weekly Attendance: 50
    Website: http://www.durangochristian.com

    Contact Information

    Jon Alsdorf Phone: (970) 247-1929 Email: jon@durangochristian.com

    Position Description

    Durango Christian Church

    Job Description for: Student Ministry Director

    Position Type: Full-Time, 40 hours per week, including various weeknights, weekends, and holidays.

    Wage: $15 per hour, no benefits

    Apply online at www.durangochristian.com/employment-application.html. Position open until filled.

    Durango Christian Church is looking for a full-time director of student ministry to create, lead, and oversee the ministry and outreach to children and youth in and around Durango, Colorado.  This position carries responsibilities for overseeing ministry spanning nursery to graduation, with a substantial emphasis on Children’s Ministry. A successful applicant will need to be able to demonstrate an ability to pioneer a new ministry, evangelize effectively, and manage time well.

    Principal Function: The student ministry director is responsible to the pastor for assisting the church in achieving its mission by planning, coordinating, and promoting the children’s and youth programs of the church: weekly meetings, outreach programs, special projects, assignments, and events.

    Responsibilities:

    • Work with the ministerial staff, appropriate committees, and program leaders in planning, evaluating, and coordinating all student ministries of the church.
    • Recruit volunteers to help with all student ministry programs.
    • Conduct special training projects for volunteers.
    • Advise in the use of program materials, equipment, supplies, and space by student ministry groups in all church program organizations.
    • Plan and direct children’s ministry.
    • Plan and direct student ministry fellowships, retreats, and mission trips.
    • Plan and direct parenting seminars and workshops.
    • Counsel students and parents as needed.
    • Lead in a weekly visitation program.
    • Conduct, organize, and facilitate weekly Bible studies.
    • Develop relationships with local school officials and be available to volunteer and/or visit in the schools.
    • Remain informed of current trends in student ministry education programs.
    • Be prepared to evangelize the lost and assist both workers, parents, and students in reaching the unreached. 
    • Be an advocate for children and youth through educating parents and adults about the needs of children and opportunities that exist to help them be better disciples.
    • Collaborate with the church leadership as a whole to improve the ministry with an emphasis on ministry to children and youth.
    • Ability to self-manage. Ability to communicate professionally with adults and teens.

    Qualifications:

    • 4 year degree (B.A./B.S.) in Children’s Ministry, Student Ministry or related field of study. (Or equivalent life experience.)
    • 2 years of practical ministry experience, either paid or volunteer.
    • Experience in developing new programs/outreach strategies targeted at children and youth.
    • Experience evangelizing & discipling children.

    This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as established to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.

  • New Heights Christian Church Connersville, Indiana

    Address

    2752 IN-44
    Connersville, Indiana 47331
    Weekly Attendance: 120
    Website: http://www.newheightsconnersville.com

    Contact Information

    Ryan Phelps Phone: (765) 825-9132 Email: newheightschristian@gmail.com

    Position Description

    Who We Are & Who We’re Looking For:

    New Heights is a vibrant congregation of approximately 100-120 regular worshipers that seeks to be a presence in and a blessing to the community of Connersville Indiana, situated an hour from both Indianapolis, Indiana and Cincinnati, Ohio. At New Heights we desire to seek more of Christ (go deeper) and to make Christ known more (reach wider).

    NHCC is looking for an individual with a love for children/youth and a passion for the Word of God and person of Jesus Christ. The right candidate for this position must display a teachable spirit, demonstrate competent leadership, have an infectious personality, be a team player, and easily relate to all generations as naturally as they would to children and teenagers.

    Basic responsibilities of this position include full oversight of the children’s and youth ministries. The primary focus of this position is focused on children and teenagers and we are looking for someone who is just as comfortable working with one age as they are the other.

    Equally important is finding someone who can relate with, encourage and equip parents to be the primary disciplers of their children, while partnering with the Family (NextGen) Minister and the church body.

    Additional Qualities & Preferences:

    *1-2 years experience in children’s, youth or NextGen ministry.

    *Community-minded and a willingness to embed themselves into the life and the culture of Connersville.

    *A familiarity and alignment with the Orange philosophy of ministry.

    *Previous experience with and a willingness to be a part of the teaching/preaching team.

    *High capacity administrative abilities and natural communication gifts and skills.

    *A strong knowledge of and interaction with social media and a wide range of technology.

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    We would love to talk with you about an amazing opportunity at a growing and mission-minded church. For more information about New Heights, or to dig a little deeper, feel free to visit us at our website www.newheightsconnersville.com.

    All interested individuals can direct questions, send resumes and include an online link of you teaching or preaching (if applicable) by emailing newheightschristian@gmail.com.

  • New Heights Christian Church Connersville, Indiana

    Address

    2752 IN-44
    Connersville, Indiana 47331
    Weekly Attendance: 120
    Website: http://www.newheightsconnersville.com

    Contact Information

    Ryan Phelps Phone: (765) 825-9132 Email: newheightschristian@gmail.com

    Position Description

    Who We Are & Who We’re Looking For:

    New Heights is a vibrant congregation of approximately 100-120 regular worshipers that seeks to be a presence in and a blessing to the community of Connersville Indiana, situated an hour from both Indianapolis, Indiana and Cincinnati, Ohio. At New Heights we desire to seek more of Christ (go deeper) and to make Christ known more (reach wider).

    NHCC is looking for an individual with a love for children/youth and a passion for the Word of God and person of Jesus Christ. The right candidate for this position must display a teachable spirit, demonstrate competent leadership, have an infectious personality, be a team player, and easily relate to all generations as naturally as they would to children and teenagers.

    Basic responsibilities of this position include full oversight of the children’s and youth ministries. The primary focus of this position is focused on children and teenagers and we are looking for someone who is just as comfortable working with one age as they are the other.

    Equally important is finding someone who can relate with, encourage and equip parents to be the primary disciplers of their children, while partnering with the Family (NextGen) Minister and the church body.

    Additional Qualities & Preferences:

    *1-2 years experience in children’s, youth or NextGen ministry.

    *Community-minded and a willingness to embed themselves into the life and the culture of Connersville.

    *A familiarity and alignment with the Orange philosophy of ministry.

    *Previous experience with and a willingness to be a part of the teaching/preaching team.

    *High capacity administrative abilities and natural communication gifts and skills.

    *A strong knowledge of and interaction with social media and a wide range of technology.

    _______________________

    We would love to talk with you about an amazing opportunity at a growing and mission-minded church. For more information about New Heights, or to dig a little deeper, feel free to visit us at our website www.newheightsconnersville.com.

    All interested individuals can direct questions, send resumes and include an online link of you teaching or preaching (if applicable) by emailing newheightschristian@gmail.com.

  • New Heights Christian Church Connersville, Indiana

    Address

    2752 IN-44
    Connersville, Indiana 47331
    Weekly Attendance: 120
    Website: http://www.newheightsconnersville.com

    Contact Information

    Ryan Phelps Phone: (765) 825-9132 Email: newheightschristian@gmail.com

    Position Description

    Who We Are & Who We’re Looking For:

    New Heights is a vibrant congregation of approximately 100-120 regular worshipers that seeks to be a presence in and a blessing to the community of Connersville Indiana, situated an hour from both Indianapolis, Indiana and Cincinnati, Ohio. At New Heights we desire to seek more of Christ (go deeper) and to make Christ known more (reach wider).

    NHCC is looking for an individual with a love for children/youth and a passion for the Word of God and person of Jesus Christ. The right candidate for this position must display a teachable spirit, demonstrate competent leadership, have an infectious personality, be a team player, and easily relate to all generations as naturally as they would to children and teenagers.

    Basic responsibilities of this position include full oversight of the children’s and youth ministries. The primary focus of this position is focused on children and teenagers and we are looking for someone who is just as comfortable working with one age as they are the other.

    Equally important is finding someone who can relate with, encourage and equip parents to be the primary disciplers of their children, while partnering with the Family (NextGen) Minister and the church body.

    Additional Qualities & Preferences:

    *1-2 years experience in children’s, youth or NextGen ministry.

    *Community-minded and a willingness to embed themselves into the life and the culture of Connersville.

    *A familiarity and alignment with the Orange philosophy of ministry.

    *Previous experience with and a willingness to be a part of the teaching/preaching team.

    *High capacity administrative abilities and natural communication gifts and skills.

    *A strong knowledge of and interaction with social media and a wide range of technology.

    _______________________

    We would love to talk with you about an amazing opportunity at a growing and mission-minded church. For more information about New Heights, or to dig a little deeper, feel free to visit us at our website www.newheightsconnersville.com.

    All interested individuals can direct questions, send resumes and include an online link of you teaching or preaching (if applicable) by emailing newheightschristian@gmail.com.

  • Walnut Street Church of Christ Belpre, Ohio

    Address

    401 Walnut St
    Belpre, Ohio 45714
    Weekly Attendance: 60
    Website: http://www.walnutstreetchurchofchrist.com

    Contact Information

    Elder Larry Keffer Phone: (304) 488-1122 Email: magnum1@suddenlink.net

    Position Description

    Walnut Street Church of Christ has an exciting opportunity for a Lead Minister who is motivated and energetic about leading our congregation to the next level. We have recently experienced a cultural shift that has brought down our median age. We have established a base of involved, young families, and are seeking someone to lead us in continued growth. Our leadership consists of a committed team of three elders and six deacons.  While remaining true to our restoration movement doctrine, we are progressively-minded in our methodology. We are constantly looking for new ways to reach out to our community. We have implemented small groups as a key component to integrate newcomers and build relationships. Our contemporary worship includes a praise band with a casual environment. We are family-oriented with an active children’s program. For more information, see walnutstreetchurchofchrist.com.

    Primary responsibilities: prepare/deliver sermons and studies; guide small group program; lead, oversee and direct ministries leaders, Deacons, and volunteers under the oversight of the Elders; attend church events; drive evangelism; and partner with Elders for pastoral care, visitations, and overall vision.  Evaluate ministry effectiveness and guide leadership in strategic planning.

    You may be a good fit for this position if you: have or are working toward a bachelor’s degree in Biblical studies; exemplify Christian living; are temperate, self-controlled, hospitable, gentle, and have a good reputation; possess strong organizational skills; are passionate about kingdom growth; connect well with youth; have experience in a growing church environment; consider yourself a “people person” and relate well with a blue-collar, fun-loving, welcoming, and supportive congregation.

    Required skills: confidence in speaking, extensive Bible knowledge, effective verbal and written communication, and success in relationship management. Experience in preaching is required.

    We offer a competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. A housing allowance and a budget for attending one conference per year is included.

    Please send resume to Elder Larry Keffer at magnum1@suddenlink.net, PO Box 486, Belpre, OH 45714. Also, we request sample sermons on DVD or transmitted via web link. For questions, confirmation of receipt, or additional information, you can reach Elder Don Starr at 740-373-4934, Elder Wayland Williams at 740-350-2091, or Elder Larry Keffer (304) 488-1122.

  • Roanoke Christian Church Falmouth, Kentucky

    Address

    3205 Gum Lick Road
    Falmouth, Kentucky 41040
    Weekly Attendance: 25-30
    Website: http://

    Contact Information

    Steve Jenkins Phone: (859) 322-0244 Email: sjenkins56@juno.com

    Position Description

    Small church in rural Pendleton Co Ky featuring traditional worship service. We are looking for someone who can relate to people of all ages. Would prefer someone with some college. Minister is responsible for preaching Sunday A.M. and P.M. and leading the adult Sunday School class. Also the successful candidate would be from a Christian Church/Church of Christ (Restoration Movement) background. Salary is negotiable and the successful candidate would need to be bi-vocational or be able to supplement his salary. There is no housing furnished. Please submit resume to Steve Jenkins at sjenkins56@juno.com Phone # is 859-322-0244.

  • First Christian Church Keswick, Virginia

    Address

    3285 Keswick Rd
    Keswick, Virginia 22947
    Weekly Attendance: 125
    Website: http://www.firstchristiancharlottesville.com

    Contact Information

    William Deane Phone: (434) 970-2276 Email: pastorsearch@firstchristiancharlottesville.com

    Position Description

    First Christian Church

    Position Description

     

    Job Title:                     Pastor

     

    Reports To:                 The Elders

     

    Position Status:         Full‐Time

     

    Purpose:

    The role of the Pastor is to assist the Elders in overseeing the life and direction of the church. The Pastor will have a firm grasp on the purpose, values and strategy of the church and the ability to align ordained and lay staff and key leadership teams with its mission. The Pastor will offer pastoral leadership to the congregation alongside clergy and lay ministers. The Pastor will ensure that the systems, practices, and policies of the church responsibly and effectively support its ministry activities, in keeping with established church doctrine and governance.

     

    To successfully meet the needs of our congregation, First Christian Church is seeking a man who is accessible and able to engage with people.  He should have a desire to build upon the current level of spiritual activism and desire to focus on the needs of the community that we serve—locally and globally.  The Pastor should be attuned to the needs of the congregation, such that he is able to adjust programs and practices when needed and develop new ways of increasing Christian maturity within the body, as the Spirit leads.

     

    Key Responsibilities and Duties:

     

    1. Preaching and teaching: The Pastor will be the primary preacher for worship services, with attendance currently averaging about 125. The Pastor also will provide leadership in planning and executing the Adult Education programs and other programs in discipleship and ministry training, in coordination with other ordained and lay
    2. Strategic leadership and planning: The Pastor is responsible for strategic planning and staff coordination in the execution of the church’s The Pastor will define strategic goals and vision as a key leader among staff and elders and implement the plan by:
      1. Coordinating/leading weekly staff meetings and other activities to clarify and execute goals and objectives.
      2. Monitoring the spiritual pulse of the congregation through review and
      3. Ensuring staffing, facilities and programs are effectively aligned to meet strategic
    3. Staff supervision and development: The Pastor serves as director to ordained and lay staff and lay volunteers, and leads, evaluates, and mentors existing staff in their respective areas of ministry by:
      1. Overseeing staff training and
      2. Hiring and dismissing staff and prioritizing staff additions after consultation and guidance from the
      3. Providing leadership to the pastoral staff in the design and implementation of all church ministries.
      4. Working with the Elders to implement salary reviews and
      5. Maintaining efficient and effective lines of communication between the staff and
      6. Serving as HR manager – oversee the negotiation of insurance and other benefits, conduct performance evaluations, and provide ongoing informal performance

     

    1. Administration: The Pastor oversees and executes the administration of the church through appropriate staff and lay leadership teams, and ensures the completion of ministry, business, facility, and logistical support functions through staff and lay volunteers. He must:
      1. Oversee the pastoral care needs of the congregation and, as necessary, share with other ordained and lay ministers in hospital visitation, home visits, counseling, marriages and funerals.
      2. Supervise the Office Manager and provide direction, as needed, for the effective functioning of the front office support
      3. Oversee development of and adherence to church policies and

     

    Evaluation and compensation: The Pastor will file monthly reports to the Elders on ministry accomplishments and activities. The Personnel Team will conduct annually a performance evaluation and review of the compensation package.  Initial compensation will be determined based on candidate’s education and experience.

  • Summit Christian Church Akron, Ohio

    Address

    133 S Hawkins Ave
    Akron, Ohio 44313
    Weekly Attendance: 60
    Website: http://SummitChristian.org

    Contact Information

    Philip Campbell Phone: (330) 836-2211 Email: Philip.Campbell@SummitChristian.org

    Position Description

    PURPOSE OF POSITION
    To lead in growing the congregation toward “a community connected church where spiritual growth and fellowship go hand-in-hand with bringing people to Jesus.”

    KEY GOALS
    1. The church is known for its Bible (Jesus) centered message exemplified by true Christian behavior of the members.
    2. Worship is upbeat and exciting in a tasteful contemporary motif using the technology we have to fully enhance the worship experience.
    3. Fellowship is close and embraces all members.
    4. Lay ministry is alive and well.
    5. “Come and see evangelism” is a reality within the congregation as demonstrated by effectively reaching young families outside the congregation producing steady growth.
    6. The members have adopted the vision as their own.
    7. Purpose Driven governance is in place and functioning.
    8. The troubled in the congregation receive effective counseling.
    a. The minister helps where he can
    b. Where the problem is beyond the minister he recommends competent professional counseling.

    RESPONSIBILITY
    1. Organize the church’s ministry / program with the counsel and approval of the elders to effectively move toward the key goals.
    2. Recommend budget priorities that will best apply resources to achieving the key goals.
    3. Establish objective yearly goals for incrementally achieving the key goals.

  • Shively Christian Church Louisville, Kentucky

    Address

    1822 Kendall Ln
    Louisville, Kentucky 40216
    Weekly Attendance: 236
    Website: http://shivelychristian.com

    Contact Information

    David Skirvin Phone: (502) 447-3336 Email: sccsearchteam@gmail.com

    Position Description

    The candidate should possess a degree from a Christian College/Bible College from a Restoration Movement background, and have 3+ years of ministry experience.
    The candidate needs to have a deep desire to win students to Christ and teach students to be devoted followers of Christ.  The candidate needs to be able to actively involve themselves in the lives of their students and families.

     

    The candidate must have the following characteristics:  Recruiter, Teacher, Outgoing, Excellent People Skills, Self-Starter, Visionary, Motivator, Organized, Evangelistic, Good Communicator, and a Team Player.

    Basic Description: Plan, administer, coordinate, supervise & evaluate a comprehensive and active student ministry at Shively Christian Church.  Maintain a program that will lead Students to love, live and proclaim the truth of the Gospel message in every facet of their lives.  We deeply value our students at Shively Christian Church and want to see them develop a rock-solid faith in Jesus Christ. Preach 8-10 sermons a year and be available to fill in for Lead Minister if needed. Help with visitation, weddings and funerals, if needed.

     

    All approved applicants will be asked to complete a full multi-state background check.

    Check us out at www.shivelychristian.com.
    Please send your contact information, a cover letter & resume to sccsearchteam@gmail.com

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“The Christ-centered vision of KCU both connected me with people whose influence has shaped me to thisday and gave me a foundation in ministry-effectiveness for which I am extremely thankful.”

Kyle Davies, Class of 2013 & 2015

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