Employment Opportunities


Internal Employment Opportunities

Want to serve the Missio student body? Below are the internal positions currently available at Missio Seminary. CLICK HERE to download an application form. Submit to careers@missio.edu.

Missio Seminary has a policy of providing equal opportunity to its employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, gender, age, disability, or national or ethnic origin.


Director of Library Services

Missio Seminary has an immediate opening for Director of Library Services. This is a full time position with benefits.

The Director of Library Services brings to the position professional training and expertise in library information science and a thorough knowledge of the distinctive kinds of library resources and services involved in theological education. It is the task of the Director to supervise the resources of Missio Seminary library and to interpret to the library’s clientele the library’s potential for supporting the various aspects of the seminary’s programs. The Director is responsible for formulating and administering library policies and services, all of which should foster the most extensive and meaningful use of the library, both by the immediate seminary community and by the broader academic and Christian communities. The Director, in conjunction and in consultation with the library committee (a faculty committee) represents the needs of the library and its services to the Academic Dean, the Faculty, and the broader seminary community. The Director of Library Services may also oversee student workers who work in the library and also ensures that the Library is operating on the evenings when the majority of students are on campus.

Qualifications:

  • Be a committed Christian who desires to help Missio Seminary achieve its mission of preparing leaders to follow Jesus into the world
  • Attentiveness to detail
  • Expertise in accessing information, knowledge bases, and scholarly resources
  • General knowledge of academic resources (digital and print) necessary for training missional leaders
  • Competent relational and communication skills
  • Preferably: Master’s level degrees in theology/ministerial training (e.g., MDiv) and library science (i.e., MLS) or demonstrable equivalents
  • Desire to shape creative and innovative solutions to information and resource retrieval and access in a technologically advanced age

For a full job description contact careers@missio.edu.


Applicants should mail, fax, or e-mail their resume and letter of interest to:

Missio Seminary
HR Office
200 N. Main Street, Hatfield, PA 19440
careers@missio.edu
fax: (215) 368-2301
phone: (215) 368-5000

Volunteer Opportunities

We are always looking for volunteers to serve at Missio Seminary.

Contact our HR Office directly if you are interesting in serving.


External Opportunities

Have a job opening you'd like to have posted here? Email a brief description of the opening and instructions for how to apply to careers@missio.edu. (Missio is not responsible for monitoring whether employment opportunities have been filled.)


Job Opportunities Posted in June 2019

(6/14/19) – Pennridge Academy seeks a competent Office Assistant to perform key administrative tasks to support the organization and daily operations of the center. The Office Assistant shall be employed part-time by the facility for 15-20 hours per week.

Qualifications include:

  • Professional office work and college experience preferred
  • A high school diploma or a GED certificate
  • FBI fingerprint, PA Child Abuse, and PA Criminal Record Clearances
  • Mandated Reporter
  • Excellent written and verbal communications
  • Computer literacy, working knowledge of office equipment and social media
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Proficient in MS Office (Word, Excel, Publisher, Powerpoint) Outlook
  • A person whose character and commitment aligns with the Mission Statement and vision set forth by the Board of Directors

To apply, send resumes to akim@pennridgechristian.academy.


(6/14/19) – Pennridge Christian Academy is seeking a Teacher who will be responsible for implementing the daily classroom activities under the guidance of the Director / Group Supervisor.

Requirements include:

  • A high school diploma or a GED / Certified Childcare Professional (CCP) / or a Child Development Associate (CDA) and 1-year experience
    • OR An AA in ECE from an accredited college
    • OR A BA in ECE or related field from an accredited college
  • Ability to communicate effectively (verbally and written); interpret policy, procedures and data; maintain emotional control under stress
  • Punctually follow through with attendance to assigned schedule
  • Lifting children of 50 pounds or more

To apply, send resumes to akim@pennridgechristian.academy.


(6/14/19) – Pennridge Academy seeks an Assistant Teacher to implement daily classroom activities under the guidance of the Teacher / Assistant Group Supervisor.

Qualifications include:

  • A high school diploma or a GED / Certified Childcare Professional (CCP) / or a Child Development Associate (CDA) and 1-year experience
    • OR An AA in ECE from an accredited college
    • OR A BA in ECE or related field from an accredited college
  • Ability to communicate effectively (verbally and written); interpret policy, procedures and data; maintain emotional control under stress
  • Punctually follow through with attendance to assigned schedule
  • Lifting children of 50 pounds or more

To apply, send resumes to akim@pennridgechristian.academy.

(6/14/19) – Located in Queens, New York, NCF is a non-denominational church predominately made up of 2nd generation Korean Americans, welcoming the opportunity of becoming a multi-ethnic/multi-cultural community.  We are a congregation of college students, urban professionals and young families. We are seeking a full time Assistant pastor who loves to be around people and thrives on building Gospel centered relationships. This applicant must be an ordained minister of Word and Sacrament in one of the denominations under NAPARC (PCA, KAPC, OPC) or is willing to transfer their current ordination credentials to a NAPAC denomination. If interested, please contact our search committee at apsearchnyncf@gmail.com. Our ideal candidate will be seeking a long-term commitment to serve together in our ministry. For more information please visit our website, Facebook (nyncf) and Instagram account (@nyncf).

(6/11/19) – Phillips Seminary seeks an Administrative Assistant to serve as the coordinator for the Office of Admissions and Student Services and provide organizational and administrative support to the Director of Admissions & Student Services and partner with the Director to enhance the seminary’s communication with, hospitality for, and services to the student body.

Responsibilities:

  • Offer administrative support to the Director of Admissions & Student Services (e.g. scheduling meetings, assisting with drafting and editing reports and materials, monitoring progress on projects and tasks as assigned, etc.)
  • Maintain current files and documents related to all student services resources, policies, procedures, and programs
  • Maintain Student Services Moodle site & Student Services section of SharePoint
  • Develop/publish weekly student newsletter (THE UPDATE)
  • Create weekly announcement PowerPoint presentation
  • Maintain all Student Services-related information on the website
  • Assist with the planning, organization, and implementation of major student services events throughout the academic year, and provide planning, catering arrangements, and hands-on service and hospitality for community meals and special student-related events
  • Coordinate the student scholarship thank you letter campaign in collaboration with the Business Office and Advancement Office
  • Care for the physical spaces affiliated with Student Services (chapel plants, kitchen, kitchen storage vault, Student Commons, bulletin boards, etc.)
  • Provide relief support for the seminary receptionist

Requirements:

  • Proficient use of Microsoft Office/Office 365 including but not limited to Word, Excel and PowerPoint, as well as other general office equipment
  • Familiarity with and ability to navigate databases, Student Information Systems, and Learning Management Systems
  • High comfort-level navigating a wide variety of technological tools and resources, along with the ability to assist students with their online learning needs
  • Excellent interpersonal/written communication skills
  • Capability to execute large mail-merge projects
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred but not required
  • 5+ years successful administrative assistant/office management experience (experience in an educational environment a plus) coordinating the internal day-to-day operations of an executive, professional setting with minimal supervision, using sound judgment, initiative, and discretion

To Apply:

Please email a cover letter expressing interest in the position, being as specific as you can, and detailing relevant professional experience, education, and training, along with a resume, including the names and contact information of at least three professional references to gwen.derrick@ptstulsa.edu.

(6/11/2019) – Emmanuel Chapel Youth Ministry exists to encourage and equip students in Jr. and Sr. High School, both from our church and our community, to find faith in Jesus Christ, to develop that faith as their own, to help them grow as followers of Christ by living that faith in their everyday lives, to help them engage in the life and ministry of the church, and to challenge them to take that faith outside of their usual circumstances to serve God in our community and our world.

The ideal candidate is an energetic individual with the ability to motivate others. This person has a sense of calling to youth ministry in a diverse urban setting. This person has a passionate, growing, personal relationship with Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior, with the ability to articulate that faith through evangelizing and teaching the Bible effectively to students. This person provides leadership, encourages and disciples, and equips volunteers. It is expected that the Director of Youth Ministry (10 hours per week, with possibility to expand) will work cooperatively with the pastors, elders, volunteers, students, and parents to accomplish the vision and ministry of the church.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree, plus some experience working with youth; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Willing to enter the realities of urban youth culture.
  • Commitment to a team concept of ministry, with effective skills for leading a team.
  • Effective writing and verbal skills for communicating with students, volunteers, and parents.
  • Organizational skills that are strong enough for self-management and youth ministry management.
  • Effective at wisely counseling and discipling students regarding their problems and challenges.
  • Musical ability (i.e. guitar, piano, voice, etc.) with experience and desire to utilize these skills.

Responsibilities and Expectations

  • Overall, help the youth engage with the Lord and the church.
  • Oversee the Jr. and Sr. High Sunday School classes and Youth Group meetings, including curriculum, recruiting and scheduling teachers, and teaching or serving as a substitute when needed.
  • Coordinate and plan youth ministry events to support the whole family as much as possible.
  • Encourage student involvement and leadership in other church ministries.
  • Spend time with students and their families outside of youth ministry programming, in order to better disciple and encourage them, including informal meetings and school/community events.
  • Attend the Sunday worship services of Emmanuel Chapel.
  • Actively communicate with students, parents, congregation, and church leadership on a regular basis through the most effective means (email, phone, mailings, bulletin, or social media).

This is a new position, aiming to start in September of 2019. This is a paid position. Time off can be arranged as needed, in coordination with the needs and the calendar of the youth ministry. An office will be provided. A criminal background check will be required before hire. To apply, contact:

Pastor John Julien | pastorjohn@emmanuelchapelphilly.org
Emmanuel Chapel
1127 S. Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19147
(215) 334-4244
www.emmanuelchapelphilly.org


Job Opportunities Posted in May 2019

(posted 5/30/19) – The Bible Fellowship Church (BFCN) is seeking a full-time Director of Worship and Music Ministry (DW&MM) with appropriate spiritual depth, passion, and ministry experience to oversee and elevate the corporate worship of God’s people. The DW&MM will 1) teach, shepherd and lead the congregation toward a deeper understanding of, and participation in, the true worship of God, and 2) utilize music to enhance worship that glorifies God and edifies people.

Qualifications and Position Requirements
A born-again believer who:

  • Agrees with the BFCN Articles of Faith and BFCN membership requirements
  • Exhibits a personal, growing relationship with God, a teachable spirit, and a healthy family life
  • Demonstrates ability and leadership experience in 1) elevating the congregation’s understanding of and response to a proper theology of worship, and 2) creating, coordinating and leading meaningful
    worship
  • Exhibits strong competence vocally and instrumentally (on guitar or keyboard — preferably both)
  • Demonstrates appreciation for “psalms, hymns and songs of worship” (Eph 5:19, Col 3:16), and other elements of worship, with an ability to also incorporate various musical styles and instrumentation that glorifies the Lord
  • Is a spiritually mature man who displays a depth of biblical understanding and who demonstrates potential for becoming a BFCN elder (1 Tim 3:1-7, Titus 1:5-9)
  • Demonstrates an ability to connect with all ages through a culture of spiritual engagement, and through a passion for shepherding and discipling of others
  • Demonstrates an ability to work with others, including other leaders, using sound Biblical counsel
  • Can create and execute a long-term vision for God-honoring and edifying worship
  • Preferably, has a degree in worship & music ministry, or related field

Position Duties and Responsibilities:
The DW&MM is a staff position that will work closely with the pastoral and full-time ministry staff as well as lay ministry leaders and volunteers. The DW&MM is responsible to:

  • Orchestrate and lead corporate worship in coordination with the Pastoral staff
  • Oversee and administer the BFCN Music Ministry
  • Lead and develop the volunteer Praise & Worship Team, and Special Music volunteers
  • Schedule weekly psalms, hymns, songs, readings, recordings (e.g., video) and prayers that are theologically sound, sing-able and stylistically appropriate
  • Plan worship and music portions of BFCN special services (e.g. Christmas Eve, Easter, denominational events, etc.), and/or special worship offerings (e.g., seasonal choir(s), praise & prayer nights, etc.)
  • Administer the varying weekly schedule of worship team vocalist and instrumentalist participation, along with the individual Special Music participants
  • Conduct auditions and provide guidance for those seeking Music Ministry participation
  • Disciple congregation in understanding of, participation in, and response to true worship
  • Disciple worship leaders in music ministry
  • Evolve and grow the music ministry in scope, depth and reach
  • Utilize the musical gifts and abilities the Lord provides to BFCN, including youth/young adults

Application Process:
If after prayerfully seeking God’s leading you feel led to be considered a candidate for the position of Director of Worship and Music Ministry, please do as follows:

  1. Cover letter. Provide a cover letter describing how God has equipped you through gifts and experience for the role outlined in this announcement (1-2 pages)
  2. Resume. Submit a current resume to include at a minimum your education and experience in music ministry.
  3. Statement of Belief. Provide your personal statement of faith (1 page)
  4. Statement of Ministry Vision. Provide a brief outline describing your vision and approach for fulfilling the ministry profile outlined in this announcement (1-2 pages)
  5. Worship Leading. Provide a recent video recording or selected video clips of you leading a service of worship
  6. Submissions. Email everything to dwmm.bfcn@gmail.com, or ship it to Bible Fellowship Church of Newark, DW&MM Search Committee, 808 Old Baltimore Pike, Newark, DE 19702, Attn: Ron Bove
  7. Questions. Please email questions to dwmm.bfcn@gmail.com or you may contact the church office at 302-366-8539.
  8. Deadline. All submissions are due by Friday, June 28, 2019.

(posted 5/28/19) – The Pastor is to provide Pastoral Care and Leadership for Oakwood Baptist Church (OBC).  This responsibility will be shared with other qualified Elders.  His role is to be the first among equals on the Elder Team. The Pastor is to Equip (Eph. 4:11-12) and Train the congregation to embody the kingdom of Jesus Christ. The Pastor must have the ability and passion to Preach and Teach God’s Word, and to oversee all worship services.  His approach must be Gospel-Centered and shaped by Sound Biblical Theology shaped by the Doctrines of Grace.

Responsibilities:

  • Leads the church under the authority of Jesus Christ
  • Develops, implement, and oversee the total ministry of the church
  • Plan and conduct all worship services
  • Works with deacons, elders and church teams as required
  • Oversees the church’s evangelism ministry
  • Provides direction for and oversight for the Oakwood Day School
  • Keeps regular office hours
  • Interacts with congregation
  • Handles administrative tasks and various situations as they arise

Qualifications:

    • Prefer five to ten years of ministerial experience in a local church in a pastoral role
    • Prefer one who has a college degree and seminary training
    • Spiritually mature and an evangelical Christian
  • Clear conviction that God has both called and gifted you for pastoral ministry
  • Highly committed to teach and preach the Word of God with clarity and conviction
  • Theologically conservative, firm in the Doctrines of Grace and the New Covenant
  • If married, have a solid marriage and well-ordered family
  • Be a self-starter in planning, scheduling, organizing, motivating others in ministry initiatives
  • Possess and demonstrate good communication and leadership skills
  • Have a servant’s heart

Benefits:

  • $40K to $50K subject to discussion
  • Moving expenses are negotiable

Please submit your resume to Iris Winston at: iwinston@oakbaptist.org

(posted 5/28/19) – First United Methodist Church seeks a part-time (20 hrs) Worship Leader to develop and lead meaningful and engaging worship experiences for our contemporary service working directly with the Lead Pastor, worship team and tech teams. The schedule will involve a regular evening rehearsal, Sunday and non-regular hours (some mutually agreeable weekly office hours will be included in the weekly schedule).

Key Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Lead worship at the 11:00 am contemporary worship service
  • Lead and train worship/tech teams
  • Oversee necessary stage changes during and between worship services (to include but not limited to: musical instruments, props, microphones and music stands)
  • Preparation of weekly tech sheets for the contemporary service, logistical planning for thesame, the schedule of technical support, the training of technical teams, the selection of worship music, the recruitment of volunteers and special worship participants
  • Working with the Lead Pastor facilitate and coordinate worship planning for holiday services
  • Oversight of technical requirements of worship (tech teams, sound system and related equipment, audio visual equipment, instrumentation, licensing, charts)
  • Work in conjunction with volunteers to schedule and prepare special music
  • Select music for Praise Team and meet weekly (and additionally as required) to prepare music for each Sunday morning.
  • Encourage and recruit individuals to use their God given talents for their own spiritual growth and for the development of corporate worship

Qualifications:

  • A maturing personal relationship with Jesus Christ
  • Ability to pursue and follow the leading of the Holy Spirit
  • Ability to relate with many different personality types; to work well within a team setting; to recruit, encourage and train volunteers; to maintain a schedule and complete items in a timely fashion
  • Instrumental and vocal skills – ability to use both in worship leadership
  • Working knowledge of technical ministries; willing and able to learn related skills.
  • High School diploma
  • Additional higher education with an emphasis in music/arts
  • Experience in music leadership and drama

Apply at http://bit.ly/EphrataUMC and please include a video of you leading worship, including some top 50 CCLI songs.

(5/17/2019) – Interserve is an international fellowship of Christ-following professionals using their skills to bring life and hope to the people of Asia and the Arab World. We are looking for a friendly, detailed-oriented Administrative Assistant to join the Interserve USA team. The incumbent will juggle multiple priorities from several stakeholders as we strive to serve our overseas Partners and their supporters and to foster a Christ-centered global vision among individuals and churches in the United States.

The Administrative Assistant position is an integral ministry position within the Interserve community. The Administrative Assistant performs administrative and office support duties for multiple supervisors. Responsibilities include fielding telephone calls, managing calendars, making travel, meeting, and event arrangements, preparing reports, communicating regularly with the Board of Trustees, receiving and directing visitors, word processing, and filing.

The Administrative Assistant position requires strong computer and internet research skills, flexibility, excellent interpersonal skills, project coordination experience, and the ability to work well with all levels of internal staff, as well as outside clients and vendors.

The Administrative Assistant reports to the Executive Director. This is a full-time, salaried position. For a full position description and instructions on how to apply, visit interserveusa.org/service-opportunities/US-office

(5/17/19) – Norwood United Methodist Church is looking for an experienced youth leader who will minister to our youth to passionately know, love, and serve Jesus Christ, equipping them to boldly impact their world. We are looking for a leader who will be able to relate well with 6th to 12th grade youth and their families, as well as someone who has confidence in understanding and applying the Scriptures. The leader will work as a part-time (10 hours per week) in cooperation with the church staff and volunteers to involve the youth in the entire life and ministry of the congregation. Please submit resumes to norwoodumc@gmail.com.

Pat Beckett, Admin Assistant
Norwood United Methodist Church
315 Chester Pike
Norwood, PA  19074-1401
610-532-0982
www.norwoodumc.org

(5/13/19) – Good Shepherd Evangelical Church (of Geronimo, TX) is a small rural church in South Central Texas 30 miles east of San Antonio. Our church members reside in the most rapidly growing tri-county area of the nation that includes parts of Guadalupe, Comal and Hays Counties. Our church is seeking a Pastor for a congregation of 34 with great potential for growth. We are a non-denominational evangelical protestant church which also holds an annual membership with the Evangelical Association of Reformed and Congregational Christian Churches. We have regular worship service and an adult Bible class on Sunday mornings. We also have an active men’s and women’s fellowship and Bible study groups as well as an active participation in the Sunday order of worship, choir and music ministry. The church is dedicated to missions on a local and global level; 30% of our weekly offerings go to support five selected mission organizations.

Upon receipt of your resume, we will send more detailed information regarding our congregation and community. Please send your resume to: goodshepherd@gsecseguin.org or:

Good Shepherd Evangelical Church
attn: Sherman Schlichting
902 Timmermann Rd.
Seguin, Texas 78155

(5/10/2019) – Chelten, a Church of Hope, seeks a Senior Pastor of Worship to join the Pastoral Leadership Team (PLT), which includes three pastors who have equal authority and work collaboratively to lead the day-to-day operations of the church. This structure provides for mutual accountability among team members. Responsibility for oversight of church ministries is divided among the three members in a way that best matches their gifts and passions. The PLT collaborates on all significant matters affecting the vision and direction of the church. The PLT is subject to the authority of the Board of Elders of which the senior pastors are members.

Job Overview

PLT Responsibilities

  1. Meet, pray, plan regularly with those serving on the PLT
  2. Articulate the vision of the church for the practice of worship in all areas of life and ministry
  3. Lead, direct and/or attend and participate in the Pastor and Ministry Directors’ meetings

Senior Pastor of Worship Responsibilities

  1. Schedule and plan regular and special worship services
  2. Be responsible for the primary preaching in Sunday morning services (50% or greater)
  3. Lead and shepherd the Worship Team in conjunction with the Worship & Arts director and/or Worship Coordinator (Music Ministry, Audio-Visual Services) so that they inculcate and inflame a passion for Christ among God’s people
  4. Supervise, shepherd and disciple the staff leaders of Children’s Ministries and Student Ministries
  5. Assess the short and long-term shepherding needs of the church and community to ensure that the preaching ministry meets those needs, especially with a regular outreach emphasis
  6. In addition to responsibilities with the Worship Team, oversee the Heritage and Prayer ministries and Resource Room

General Pastoral Responsibilities

  1. Recruit, hire, equip and train church staff and lay leadership
  2. Counsel members and attendees, making referrals for additional care when appropriate
  3. Regularly pray for the congregation and ministries of Chelten
  4. Pastors serve on the Board of Elders; in that capacity, they will actively participate and collaborate with the Board for the purpose of providing leadership, visioning, planning and ministry development; additionally, they will participate as a member of various committees as directed by the Board of Elders
  5. Carry out additional pastoral duties as directed by the Board of Elders in keeping with the church Constitution and congregational needs

Qualifications

  1. Meet the qualifications of an Elder and a Pastoral Team Leader as described in Chelten’s By-Laws and be in personal agreement with the church’s Constitution and By-Laws
  2. Have been ordained to the Christian ministry
  3. Have earned at least a Master of Divinity degree from an accredited evangelical seminary
  4. 5+ years of pastoral experience
  5. Subscribe to and be in complete harmony with statement of faith and church covenant
  6. Be committed to ongoing education through formal and informal means

Learn more about Chelten, a Church of Hope, at www.chelten.org. Contact Karen Shine (ksserving@aol.com) for more information or to apply.

(5/8/2019) – First Baptist Church of Norristown is a church on a mission of shepherding broken and messy people on life’s journey with our Savior and Healer. We are an established suburban and growing American Baptist fellowship with average attendance of 80 people of all ages.

Currently our all-volunteer teams offer Sunday School and Junior Church weekly, as well as a junior youth group dubbed Kids’ Journey that meets twice a month. They also sponsor seasonal outreach events such as the Easter EGGstravaganza and Breakfast with Saint Nick. Our Christian Education subgroup also coordinates a fantastic Vacation Bible School with average attendance nearing 100.

Recognizing that God situated us across the street from the local high school and seeing our number of children in elementary and middle school increase, the LORD has made clear He is preparing to call a minister of children and youth.

We are praying for a gifted individual with a love for Jesus who is anxious to join us by taking the lead in shepherding our children and youth to Christ.

Please email with updated resume and interests to lisafbc445@gmail.com.

(5/3/2019) – Towamencin Mennonite Church, a vibrant, growing church, located in southeastern PA with an average attendance of 185, is looking for a Bible believing Lead Pastor. We are an Anabaptist Mennonite church in Franconia Conference. We adhere to the Mennonite Confession of Faith. We are blessed with many young children under age of 12. For more information, please contact Randy Heacock at rheacock@franconiaconference.org.

(5/2/2019) – The Bradford Woods Community Church, a small, inter-denominational congregation in the Wexford area of the North Hills is seeking candidates for the position of Minister.  This individual will lead and serve the congregation as pastor in all aspects of ministry.

Requirements include ordained from an accredited seminary; possess a clear, personal love for Jesus; have a unique ability to understand and explain God’s word; be a clear communicator; be compassionate; demonstrate a personal desire to grow spiritually

Responsibilities include weekly messages during the worship service which is based in the Protestant tradition; visits to members hospitalized, homebound, or in care homes; advise, assist, and participate in the teaching ministry of the church; work with the various church committees to enhance the spiritual life of the church; represent the church for the International Council of Community Churches and in other ecumenical bodies in the local community.

Expectations/compensation:

  • The minister will be responsible for 40 sermons on an annual basis.
  • Current compensation for duties is $40,000.00 per year
  • Two weeks paid vacation is included in compensation
  • Congregation is accepting if pastor maintains a separate part time position that complements pastoral responsibilities.
  • Office/study space provided within the church building.

To be considered for this position please forward cover letter and resume to bwcc@consolidated.net or:

Bradford Woods Community Church
4836 Wexford Run Road
Bradford Woods, PA  15015


Job Opportunities Posted in April 2019

(4/29/2019) – The full-time Director of Children’s Ministries (CM) of Open Door Presbyterian Church (ODPC) Christian Education (CE) department shall, in partnership with the English‐speaking Congregation (EC) Pastors and Korean‐speaking Congregation (KC) Pastors of ODPC, provide provides leadership, training, support and oversight for the entire CM and AWANA ministry (CM&A) and Pastors/Directors who are ministering to the young children (Infants through 6th grade) of the entire ODPC family in harmony and pursue the mission and vision of ODPC. The Director is responsible for setting a vision for the CM&A staff and leading and advocating for them to fulfill it. ODPC offers full children’s programing for two services on Sunday mornings, currently averaging 600 children. The AWANA programs primarily operates on Friday evenings with around 200 participants. The Director must work on weekends (Friday through Sunday) to oversee the preparation and execution of the Sunday School program as well as assume the role of Commander of ODPC’s AWANA ministry on Friday evenings. The Director will also support the EC & KC pastoral staff and CE staff in congregation‐wide and CE‐wide events.

Requirements: Demonstrated ability to understand & relate to children and their families and a passion to see families grow in faith together; ability to recruit, develop and lead/nurture volunteer teams/members; broad understanding of Children’s Ministry curricula; pastoral preaching primarily for Sunday Schools on periodic basis; born‐again ChrisƟan who feels a call by God into vocational ministry; commitment to the authority of Scripture and Commitment to living out Jesus’ Great Commission; competency with basic computer software (Excel, Word, etc.); 3+ year commitment to the position.

Send applications to:

  • Fax: 703-657-0342
  • Email: jobsCM@odpcec.org (Subject Line: Director of Children’s Ministries)
  • Mail: Open Door Presbyterian Church, 2999 Centreville Road, Herndon, Virginia 20171

(4/29/2019) – Open Door Presbyterian Church’s (ODPC) vision is to be an open door to a life changing grace. ODPC is an independent church, Presbyterian in polity, in Herndon, Virginia, consisting of two interdependent congregations: the English-speaking Congregation (EC) and the Korean-speaking Congregation (KC). Each of EC and KC is governed by its own board of elders, with issues affecting both EC and KC addressed jointly by both boards of elders. On Sundays, approximately 450 adults attend EC services while approximately 2,000 adults attend KC services. In addition, there are about 300 Youth Group students as well as about 600 children in our Children’s Ministry.

The full-time Youth Pastor will be part of a youth ministry team with a focus on fellowship, welcoming, and worship aspects of the youth group. The candidate will especially direct his/her time to caring for adult volunteer teachers/small group leaders, as well as fostering a community and fellowship among both the adult/student volunteers. This will be a role where one will have to work in tandem with the youth pastor who is currently serving and assisting as needed.

Responsibilities include preaching on a rotational basis; developing and implementing a system of shepherding new and current volunteer staff; helping lead Friday night events; improving social media presence; getting to know youth and families; planning/preparing summer and winter retreats; overseeing fellowship and outreach events.

Qualifications include clear testimony of faith in Jesus Christ; a deep-seated heart for youth ministry; graduate of an accredited seminary; 3-5+ years of experience of youth ministry is preferred; proficient in computer and smartphone usage; administrative skills and working knowledge of MS Office Suite/Google Drive, etc.; ability to communicate clearly and effectively through verbal and written means.

To apply, please submit all materials listed below via email to JobsYG@odpcec.org:

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume (including at least 2 references)
  • Youth ministry experience and philosophy (1-2 pages)
  • 2 sermons, video preferred but audio acceptable

Korean United Church of Philadelphia (KUCP) is looking for a Sunday Worship Preacher to preach at weekly Sunday 10:30am Worship Service for the English Ministry (EM). KUCP is an evangelical reformed Presbyterian church, located on the nexus of Philadelphia city. Our church is a member of the Philadelphia Presbytery of the Presbyterian Church of America (PCA). The average worship attendance of the Korean-speaking congregation is around 500 and of the English Ministry is around 10-20.

Position Qualifications: IN BRIEF, A LOVER OF THE LORD, THE WORD, AND PEOPLE. CHARACTER Must trust in Jesus deeply and find his identity in Jesus. Observably exemplary lifestyle as set forth in 1 Timothy 3 and Titus 1. Must be able to work well with people of different cultural and spiritual backgrounds. Strong marriage. EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE trained in the Presbyterian Church in America or a theologically congruent denomination. Evident gifts and experience in preaching, gathering/relationship building, discipleship and evangelism.

Application instructions: To apply (email-only), please e-mail your brief biography to wonchulsuh@msn.com

Organization’s Address: 1200 W. Cheltenham Avenue, Philadelphia

(4/3/2019) – Central Schwenkfelder Church is seeking to fill a part-time Maintenance position. Candidates should be able to lift moderately heavy items such as 8 foot tables, a keen attention to detail as well as good people skills.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, daily maintenance & cleaning of the church, office and community center as well as set ups and tear downs. Also included are monitoring events in addition to Audio Visual set ups, if needed.

If you are interested in this position, please call the church office at 610-584-4480, check out our website (www.cscfamily.org) or Facebook page to fill out an application and submit with your resume, if you have one, to Leslie Reyburn-Shisler at lreyburn@cscfamily.org.

(4/4/2019) – Korean United Church of Philadelphia (KUCP) is looking for a full-time Pastor to build and lead the English Ministry (EM). KUCP is an evangelical, reformed Presbyterian church that exists for the glory of God and the good of Philadelphia metropolitan area, located on the nexus of the city and the northern suburbs. While the church is historically and ethnically Korean-American, the church since its inception has been a member of the Philadelphia Presbytery of the Presbyterian Church of America (PCA). The average worship attendance of the Korean-speaking congregation is around 600 and of the English Ministry is around 20 during school year and 35 during summer due to college members. We are gospel driven, Christ-centered and positively Reformed with a strong emphasis on discipleship and service.

Requirements:

Ordained in the Presbyterian Church in America or a theologically congruent denomination. Must have at least two years (four or more is preferable) of pastoral experience leading an English adult and/or education ministry. Evident gifts and experience in preaching, gathering/relationship building, discipleship and evangelism. It is also desirable for the candidate to have had some experience in a cross-cultural setting especially Korean or Asian culture. (A working knowledge of the Korean language is preferred but not required.) Supportive of the philosophy and vision of KUCP. Aligned with the Westminster Standards (Confession of Faith, the Larger and Shorter Catechisms).

Responsibilities:

  • Plan and conduct Sunday worship services for EM.
  • Provide pastoral care to the EM congregants and staff.
  • Develop and lead effective programs towards spiritual growth for the EM congregation and Education department. Work with the senior pastor, staff pastors and elders in its strategic planning initiatives and programs.
  • Train and develop servant leaders. To be able to lead EM’s community group(s).
  • Initiate and conduct evangelistic outreach.
  • Work closely with the elders and deacons and report to the Senior Pastor of KUCP.

To apply (email-only), please e-mail the listed documents to wonchulsuh@msn.com (KUCP EM elder Won-chul Suh’s CP: 1-302-650-1453):

  • CV/resume with cover letter
  • Family photo
  • Two sermons preached in the past six to twelve months (in mp3 format attached or link to download)
  • References will be requested after initial contact. For those ordained in the PCA, feel free to send your Ministerial Data Form.

Also, please provide a brief answer to the following questions:

  1. Why are you are interested in this position?
  2. What is your vision of a healthy church?
  3. What are your strengths?
  4. What are your weaknesses?

We hope to be able to fill the position as soon as possible. Salary range for the job is $62,750-$65,750/year (salary includes health care subsidy) depending the experience of a candidate.

(4/4/2019) – Gracepoint Church (PCA) seeks a Senior Pastor that can clearly preach and teach the whole of Scripture in a way that glorifies the Triune God. Effective teaching will naturally exhort our members to practically apply Scriptures for their spiritual development thus carrying out the Great Commission in our communities, workplaces, and homes. Together with the Session, the senior pastor will provide leadership, oversight, and support to the leaders, staff, and church body. Gracepoint seeks a shepherding leader that can mobilize our congregation as disciples of Christ that will go out to reach and share the gospel with our communities and the world beyond our borders.

PRINCIPLE RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Collaborate with leaders and staff to oversee Gracepoint’s two Sunday worship services
  • Together with the Session, collaborate and oversee the education ministry of the church
  • Provide discipleship and nurturing over leaders and staff
  • Facilitate monthly leadership meetings. Committee leaders, staff, Session, and diaconal representatives will provide their respective updates during meetings.
  • Along with the Session, provide biblical counseling to members, as needed.
  • Oversee and hold membership classes, work towards integrating all members and attendees into the body of Christ and growth groups.
  • Model and exhort members towards a deeper prayer life. Partake in the monthly morning prayer meetings.
  • Participate regularly in Gracepoint’s Inreach and Outreach events
  • Explore and pray for the possibility of Gracepoint’s next church plant in the future.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 5+ years or active pastoral ministry in a PCA or like-minded church
  • Masters of Divinity from an accredited seminary
  • Ordained in the PCA or eligible to be transferred into the PCA
  • Experienced preaching and teaching skills
  • Must be comfortable ministering to individuals from a variety of backgrounds
  • Administrative and leadership skills for the development and oversight of committees, staff, lay leaders, programs, and services
  • Scripture-centered, proactive, communicative, down-to-earth, and willing to serve

HOW TO APPLY:

Please send a cover letter, resume, three recorded sermons (one Old Testament, one Gospels, one Epistles), contact information for four references (two from previous ministry positions, two personal references) to: GPCSearchCommittee@gmail.com

(4/2/2019) – Hope Evangelical Free Church in Matamoras, PA is currently seeking a part-time youth leader.

Hope Church is a growing church located along the Delaware River where PA, NY and NJ meet. Our hope is to hire a born again believer who has had training in youth ministry and has a heart for making youth disciples who will have a heart to make disciples.

If you are an interested candidate and would like to know more about Hope Church and this ministry opportunity, please send an email to the Senior Pastor, Leonard Gilpin, at hopematamoras@gmail.com with the subject line “Youth Leader Application” along with the following attachments:

  1. Your resume
  2. A brief Christian Bio
  3. A recent photo of you (and your family if you wish)
  4. A statement, no longer than one page, on your philosophy of youth ministry.
  5. A link to your preaching (preferably video, but audio is acceptable if no       video is available)
  6. Provide 3 letters of recommendation, one being from your pastor.
  7. Background check will be required at a later date.

(4/1/2019) – Greenfield Baptist Church is looking for a Youth Director/Pastoral Assistant. They are seeking a person with an intimate relationship with Jesus Christ and a desire to share that with young people. This person should be able to recognize potential leaders and provide opportunities for their training and growth. They will lead the Youth Ministry Team, Children’s Ministry Team and possibly a program for our Young Adults. They will also need a desire to lead others to make decisions for Jesus Christ. There is a need in our congregation for some music leadership, this would be helpful but not required.

For more information or to apply, contact Pastor Dan Cass (814-725-4160) or:
9028 Williams Road
North East, PA 16428


Job Opportunities Posted in March 2019

(3/28/2019) – New Life Bible Fellowship Church is actively looking for a Senior Pastor who will be responsible for promoting and maintaining the mission of New Life Bible Fellowship Church (NLBFC), which is to Glorify God, Introduce People to New Life in Christ, and Grow Together toward Maturity in Him. In this capacity, he must be a humble leader that creates a collaborative team environment among the church’s ministry leaders and staff. He is the primary shepherd of the congregation and staff, whose focus is deepening discipleship through the expository teaching of the Word, pastoral counseling, and working with the elders and pastoral staff to set the direction for all aspects of the church.

We are a Bible Fellowship church with an average attendance of 425+ located in Oley, Pennsylvania approximately 55 miles from Philadelphia, in southeastern Pennsylvania. Our staff also includes an Executive Pastor, Youth Pastor, Director of Children’s Ministry, Director of Worship Arts, and five other full and part-time staff members.

If you are New Life’s next Senior Pastor, you will have and MDiv or related Bachelors with equivalent experience; at least five years of church experience, ideally as an expository teaching pastor, or in an executive/associate role; ordination and credentials in the Bible Fellowship Church, or the ability to obtain them. You will also be in agreement with the Faith and Order of the Bible Fellowship Church.

If this makes your heart beat a little faster, you just might be a good fit for us. Please visit our website for more information as well as the application process.

(posted 3/22/2019) – Oreland Evangelical Presbyterian Church seeks a part-time Facilities Manager to oversee the day-to-day operations of the facilities and their systems.

Responsibilities include facility repair and maintenance, and contractor administration and oversight.

Qualifications include:

  • Basic knowledge of building operation and maintenance requirements
  • Experience with HVAC systems, security and fire alarm systems
  • Limited experience with plumbing, electrical, painting, and carpentry
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and email.

Interested candidates should email their resume to personnel@orelandpres.org.

(3/20/2019) – Jarrettown United Methodist Church seeks a Worship Director (20 hours per week) to shepherd and develop the artists by providing musical worship leadership at the worship service by:

  1. Creating an inviting, worshipful atmosphere, a space in which people can meet with God
  2. Leading the congregation and the members of the worship ministry in growing their own relationships with the Lord through worship
  3. Establishing a God-honoring culture of worship among the congregation
  4. Mentoring a team of worship leaders who rotate in giving leadership

Responsibilities

  1. Lead and train others to lead the musical worship for the worship service
  2. Lead the Worship Team
  3. Work in a team relationship with the AV (Audio Visual) Team
  4. Communicate with the Pastor on a regular basis to discuss worship themes and maintain a trust-based working relationship
  5. Cooperate with the Church Board, and Staff to enrich the worship ministry of church and promote cooperative relationships among its many people in ministry
  6. Participate in staff meetings and training as well as Denominational training events.
  7. Establish a creative planning team to design worship services and special creative elements, i.e. drama, faith stories, spotlighting announcements, etc.

Qualifications

  1. A trusting relationship with Jesus Christ that is clearly exhibited in the leader’s life – you just get the sense that they know God intimately
  2. Seeks after and follows the leading of the Holy Spirit, does not walk in the fear of man, and walks in authority
  3. Skilled Instrumentalist [preferably guitar and/or piano] – a true musician
  4. Lead quality vocalist – a strong, listenable voice to be easily followed
  5. Ability to bring the out the best in team members
  6. Prior experience in church or para-church worship ministry is required
  7. Basic knowledge of sound, video, lighting, audio recording and editing is helpful

For more information or to apply, contact Dave Helmuth.

(3/20/2019) – Oxford Presbyterian Church is seeking a Transitional Director of Spiritual Formation (full-time, 6-month renewable term). Located in downtown Oxford, PA, the congregation views its neighborhood as its primary venue for ministry. The worshiping body averages about 170 people each Sunday, representing a diverse array of viewpoints, ages, and life circumstances. As the spiritual home to a number of young families and located just steps away from a large retirement community, OPC desires to better facilitate the discipleship and spiritual formation of all ages.

Qualifications:

  • A passionate and contagious faith in Jesus Christ.
  • A familiarity and general agreement with Presbyterian polity, Reformed theology, and the denominational identity of the Presbyterian Church (USA).
  • A bachelors degree (Masters preferred) with an emphasis in Christian Education,Children’s education, or a related field.
  • Christian Educator certification, ordination, or certification of readiness to receive a call in the PC(USA) is preferred
  • 3+ years of professional experience in program coordination for children, youth, and families

Duties:

  • Collaborate with the Pastor/Head of Staff, Christian Education and Worship Committees, and other volunteers on a strategic plan for the spiritual formation of persons of all ages.
  • Serve as primary coordinator of the youth group ministry.
  • Identify and develop opportunities for the participation of children and youth in worship in coordination with the Pastor/Head of Staff.
  • Develop a communication strategy for keeping program participants, their families, and the congregation informed and engaged in the congregation’s ministries of spiritual formation.
  • Aid in ensuring all required clearances are filed, trainings completed, and security and safety protocol are enacted.

Cover Letters and Resumes (or PIFs) may be sent to: staffingOPC@gmail.com. CLICK HERE for the full job posting.

(posted 3/14/2019) – Plymouth Christian Church is in the process of obtaining a minister. We have been in existence for 193 years, and we follow the guidelines of the Disciples of Christ. Our congregation is small in numbers but dedicated to one another in community and world outreach.

Anyone who has any interest please contact the Church Search Committee at PlymouthChristianChurch@gmail.com.

(3/7/2019) – LCPC is looking for a Senior (Lead) Pastor to inspire our journey through biblically grounded teaching, supporting and raising up lay leaders, setting a tone of caring for each other, and overseeing the work of those who manage the administrative elements of our congregation.

Expectations

The Senior (Lead) Pastor is the “Captain of the ship” and is accountable to the Administrative Committee of the Session to ensure all aspects of the ministry are healthy and properly aligned to accomplish the mission and vision of LCPC.

  • Teaching
    • Prepare weekly worship experiences for the traditional and contemporary venues that includes an accurate, culturally relevant presentation of the gospel in a spiritually and intellectually compelling manner to future, new, and mature believers.
    • Inspire and support Bible studies and other programs directed at stimulating spiritual growth and the practices of spiritual disciplines.
  • Leading
    • Consistently communicate to the congregation a Kingdom mindset and a visible vision (tangible and attainable). Accomplish this by mobilizing staff, committees, and volunteers at all levels, to create catalytic events and programs that stimulate church growth and expand LCPC’s outreach into the community.
    • Oversee the development and implementation of a session-approved three-year strategic action plan.
    • Supervise the consistent recruitment, training, and replication of lay leaders, including Session members.
  • Nurturing
    • Model and replicate a sense of genuine fellowship (koinonia) within the congregation, staff, and leadership.
    • Equip the body to anticipate and lovingly meet the needs of each other whether pastoral, spiritual, material, or emotional.
    • Radiate a loving attitude to and for our local communities.
  • Managing
    • Encourage and ensure the proper supervision and development of all staff.
    • Monitor the financial and physical health of the church property and systems with the support of appropriate staff and teams.

Qualifications

  • A master’s degree or higher with an emphasis in biblical and/or theological studies from an accredited academic institution
  • Commitment to the ECO Essential Tenets & Confessional Standards
  • At least five years of experience leading in a similarly sized church preferred
  • Pursue excellence and effectiveness in the following areas through personal leadership, involvement, and delegation

How to Apply

To apply, please email the following to Esther at  searchteam@centerconsulting.org:

    1. Your resume and other work history
    2. At least two (2) teaching samples (audio or video)
    3. At least four (4) professional references

DO NOT contact the Liberty Corner Presbyterian office directly.


Job Opportunities Posted in February 2019

(posted 2/14/2019) – We are seeking a fervent Christ-follower who is called to youth ministry and ready to give leadership to a growing youth ministry that includes middle and high school aged youth and possible ministry with young adults. We want to see our youth experience and know Jesus, develop a strong foundation in God’s word and become strong in Christ-like character equipped to share his love with others in ways that are relevant to changing society; equipped to be agents of change, transformation and reconciliation in the world.

Qualifications:

  • Passionate commitment to Jesus Christ, exemplary in character and calling, energetic and enthusiastic.
  • Training and experience in youth ministry.
  • Able to teach the Bible in a way that engages youth and helps them grow.
  • Able to teach Anabaptist theology and values.
  • Devoted to personal time with God and intercessory prayer

Essential duties:

  • Plan and implement youth ministry relevant to today’s youth.
  • Teach engaging Bible lessons.
  • Recruit, train, and give oversight to youth advisers and volunteers.
  • Develop strong relationships with the youth.
  • Help youth develop as leaders.
  • Outreach to youth outside the church.
  • Help organize fun activities and adventures for youth!
  • Oversee administrative and organizational needs of the youth ministry.
  • Assist in worship services as needed and as gifting applies (preaching, worship leading)
  • Possible oversight of Vocation as Mission (VAM) a summer intern program for young adults.

To apply:

Please send an email describing your call to ministry and why you feel that you would be right for this role along with your resume and a short video (two minutes or less) in which you introduce yourself to: churchoffice@soudertonmennonite.org. Please put “Attn Youth Pastor Search” in the subject line.

(posted 2/13/19) – Grace Presbyterian Church is seeking a Director of Ministry to Children and Families (DCM). The purpose of this position is to provide spiritual and organizational leadership to Grace Presbyterian Church’s ministry to children and families, birth through Grade 5. The DCM will be supervised by the Associate Pastor and will be accountable to the Session through its Personnel Committee. The DCM will meet monthly with the Children’s Education Team. This is a 20 hour/week position, including Sunday morning. Some of the work with volunteers will take place outside the traditional workday.

Responsibilities include:

  1. Work with the Children’s Education team to develop and implement a vision and annual goals for the church’s children’s ministry.
  2. Provide direction and coordination for the Sunday School program.
  3. Provide direction and coordination for Vacation Bible School.
  4. Work with the Children’s Education Team to recruit, train, supervise, and encourage leaders, teachers, and helpers in the church’s ministry to children.
  5. Provide encouragement and administrative support for ministry to children beyond Sunday School and VBS (including existing programs such as the Advent Workshop and children’s musical and new programs).
  6. Recruit, hire, train, and supervise Sunday morning nursery attendants, in communication with the Personnel Committee.
  7. Maintain adequate and organized supplies needed by all children’s ministry programs.
  8. Develop or oversee the development of timely and effective communications to promote congregational and community awareness, interest, and involvement in Grace Presbyterian Church’s ministry to children.
  9. Oversee and ensure compliance of all children’s ministries with the church’s Child Protection Policy.
  10. Work with the Children’s Education Team to develop and propose an annual budget and to review and manage that budget throughout the year.
  11. Serve as liaison with the directors of the children’s choirs.
  12. Develop and implement quarterly events for children, parents, and/or families.
  13. Develop and implement programming for children surrounding the Grace Fellowship dinners.

Qualifications include:

  1. Experience working with children and their families and organizing volunteers in Christian ministry is required. Working knowledge of Sunday school curricula and structure is preferred. Related college or graduate study is helpful.
  2. Growing faith in Jesus Christ and a firm working knowledge of the Bible
  3. Love for children and their families
  4. Strong administrative skills and ability to mobilize volunteers
  5. Ability to communicate with children, their families, and volunteers

For more information or to apply, contact Stephanie Templin Ashford at stemplinashford@gracejenkintown.org

(posted 2/11/2019) – MANNA CHRISTIAN FELLOWSHIP (Manna) is a dynamic and vibrant evangelical, inter-denominational chaplaincy at Princeton University focused on thoughtfully engaging the pluralistic university community with a coherent worldview grounded in the Christian gospel. Manna seeks a qualified individual to be the Executive Director (ED) for this thriving organization of approximately 80-100 students and 500+ alumni. Under the auspices of Manna’s Board of Trustees, the ED will be responsible for creatively casting and strategically implementing Manna’s mission to “develop and engage a gospel worldview.” The ED will supervise a staff consisting of a full-time Campus Director (CD), full-time Development Manager (DM), as well as other full-time Ministry Fellows (those conducting year-long internships with Manna). The ED is the staff liaison to the Board and the primary means through which the Board ensures that Manna is fulfilling its organizational mission.

Responsibilities

The responsibilities of the ED fall into two categories: Ministry Oversight and Organizational Growth. It is anticipated that the ED’s time will be divided equally between these two responsibilities.

1. Ministry Oversight: The ED will ensure the spiritual and organizational health and growth of the undergraduate ministry at Princeton. The CD currently handles most of the ministry administration on a day-to-day basis, but the ED will oversee and work with the CD to maximize effectiveness and growth. The scope of Manna’s ministry is described below:

  • Large Group Teaching
  • Small Group Ministries
  • Retreats
  • Discipleship
  • Counseling
  • Public Lecture Series
  • Cross Fellowship Unity
  • Finances
  • Board Liaison
  • Staff Oversight

2. Organizational Growth: In addition to providing oversight to Manna’s current ministries as described above, the ED will work with the Board and staff to vision-cast for the Strategic Plan and spearhead its implementation. Manna’s main objectives over the next 3-5 years will be in the areas of development, alumni, and leadership.

Qualifications

Candidates should have at least 5 years of experience, with at least 2 years of experience in campus or church ministry. Other experience can be in nonprofit, government, or business contexts.

Ideal candidates should be self-starters, have an entrepreneurial spirit, are comfortable leading and equipping staff and student leaders, and be eager to combine ministry backgrounds with development and organizational growth. Candidates must also model excellence in their personal and vocational lives, with demonstrated gifts in spiritual leadership and mentoring.

Manna values its community orientation, and the ED should be able to foster a grace-centered community through active involvement in the lives of students.

Other necessary qualities include: ability to learn quickly, excellent written and oral communication skills, developed management skills, proactive communication habits, passion for the university and students, and intellectual grasp of the strategic role of the university in our culture. Candidates should be spiritually mature Christians with a devotion to Scripture and prayer.

Bachelor’s degree required. Master’s-level degree in theology or ministry also required, with a firm grasp of and appreciation for Reformed theology. Ordination or licensure in a recognized Reformed Protestant denomination is preferred but not required.

Compensation will be competitive and commensurate with experience and training. Position is located in Princeton, NJ. Preferred start date is July 2019.

Interested applicants should send a cover letter and resume to Andrew Protain, the Chair of the Manna Board (mannaboard@gmail.com).

(posted 2/6/2019)The pastor shall serve the Lord by serving the congregation of Grace Fellowship of Steelton in shared ministry with the other elders of Grace Fellowship. His primary responsibilities shall be to provide leadership to the congregation through the preaching and teaching of the Word of God, and, along with the other elders of the church, oversee the pastoral care and discipleship of the congregation, and lead the body of Christ through a shared vision as a local representation of the Kingdom of God. This is a part-time position with the expectation of 25-30 hours per week being spent in pastoral ministry.

Requirements include:

  • College and Seminary graduate preferred
  • Prior pastoral/ministry experience
  • Reformed in theology, subscribing fully to the Bible Fellowship Church Articles of Faith and academically credentialed in a manner consistent with the theological standards required by the denomination
  • Be aligned, not only with our doctrinal beliefs, but also our denominational practices
  • Possess Bible Fellowship Church credentials (or be willing to pursue credentials, with reasonable expectation that credentials will be obtained)
  • Stable congregational life and ministry history

For more information or to apply, contact the church at gracesteelton@gmail.com or 717-982-6779.


Job Opportunities Posted in January 2019

(1/22/2019) – Are you called to work in Christian urban missions with homeless women and children? The Sunday Breakfast Rescue Mission exists to minister in the name of Jesus Christ to the spiritual and practical needs of the  disadvantaged in the Philadelphia area.

Wayne Hall is seeking a House Manager/Case Manager, which is a full-time position. Homemaking, leadership, and administrative skills required.

Position involves Cooking, Case Management, Bible teaching, and Christian discipleship. Driver’s license required. Minimal education requirement of HS diploma. Benefits included. This is not a live-in position.

For more information, contact Rita Whitaker at 267-982-7792 (NO TEXT SERVICE).

(updated 1/22/19) – Park Road Presbyterian Church is in an extremely unique season of ministry. Founded in 1814 as First Presbyterian Church of Reading, we’re preparing for a brand new season of activity as we move into a new building in a more suburban area of the region. Our move brings an opportunity to engage young families and students with the gospel of Jesus Christ, and we are eager to see our church family revitalized through this endeavor.

The Assistant Pastor for Student and Family Outreach is charged with providing leadership in ministry to Middle School and High School students directly, and their families by extension, further developing Park Road’s reach into the community.

The right candidate will have at least a bachelor’s degree in Christian ministry or other related field, and is preferably seminary trained; previous experience is also preferred. The position requires strong organizational, communication, and relational skills.

The Assistant Pastor will work closely with the Senior Pastor, developing and implementing a unified vision for outreach and ministry to students and their families. Other duties may be included in the job description as gifting and capacity allow, such as preaching, counseling, and specific ministry oversight, including missions, discipleship, and outreach.

Detailed Job Description:

Cultivate Personal Relationships with Students and Parents

  • Spend time each week with students outside of weekly programming
  • Regularly attend school lunches and school events
  • Be proactive in discipling key students
  • Share in equipping parents to disciple their students
  • Build relationships with adult leaders
  • Train and equip adult leaders

Create Consistent Strategic Programming

  • Plan and implement a variety of regular outreach initiatives designed to initiate contact with unchurched students and their families
  • Plan and implement a variety of regular discipleship initiatives designed to help unchurched and churched students grow in their relationship with Christ
  • Plan and implement large events, retreats, and mission trips Contribute to church-wide outreach events
  • Give insight and input into how church-wide events may be structured to engage students and their families
  • Help execute church-events
  • Do effective follow-up with students and their families after church-wide events

Qualifications:

The right candidate must be a fit for this position in four key areas:

  • Character – The right candidate will know and love Jesus, and will be
    committed to growing in Christlikeness. The right candidate will be
    committed to physical, emotional, intellectual, and spiritual health, and
    will exhibit the characteristics of spiritual leadership as found in 1
    Timothy 3:1-12 and Titus 2:1-13.
  • Competency – The right candidate will have a proven track record of
    faithfulness to a local church, and have some degree of relevant ministry
    experience. The right candidate will have at least a bachelor’s degree in
    Christian ministry or other related field, and is preferably seminary
    trained. The right candidate will be internally motivated and will pursue
    excellence in all facets of the job.
  • Chemistry – The right candidate will display the ability to work well with
    the existing staff, as well as existing volunteers. The right candidate will
    also display relational intelligence, showing they can interact with students
    and adults alike.
  • Culture – The right candidate will understand and agree with both the
    philosophical and theological identity of Park Road, including our commitment to Reformed theology, the centrality of God’s grace in salvation and sanctification, and our desire to help all people worship fully, learn humbly, and love extravagantly.

Accountability:

This position is for an Assistant Pastor of Student and Family Outreach, meaning the candidate is accountable to the Session and to the Senior Pastor as Head of Staff.

Compensation:

Salaried compensation will fall within a range of $38,000-$45,000 depending on education and experience. This is a full-time position and includes health benefits. Interested applicants should email info@fpcreading.org with the following:

  • Cover letter
  • Resume
  • Answers to the following four questions:
    1. Please briefly share the story of your conversion and maturation in faith.
    2. Describe your approach to connecting with unchurched students and families, and share examples of how you’ve done that in your present ministry context.
    3. Describe your approach to forming relationships with church students and families, and share examples of how you’ve done that in your present ministry context.
    4. Describe your personality, your strengths, and any areas of desired growth.

(posted 1/22/2019) – Grace Baptist Church is seeking a new Pastor. Grace Baptist Church is an independent, Bible-believing church situated 1/4 mile north of Mr. Pleasant Mills, Pennsylvania. Mt. Pleasant Mills is approximately 45 miles northwest of Harrisburg. We are located in rural Snyder County, which by the 2000 census report has a population of 37,564 people with 9,981 families. Our congregation is an agrarian group of people whose income comes largely from farming and lumbering.

The church had its beginning in Paxtonville, another small community in Snyder County, in the 1950s. It was relocated to its present location in the early 1960s; the structure having been built by the Pastor and men of the assembly. In the 1980s, another building was built which was used for a school, but it is now being utilized as a fellowship building and as classrooms for our children and teen classes.

At the present time, we have a Sunday morning service with an attendance of 40 to 50 people with the majority returning for Sunday evening and Wednesday evening services. This group includes 9 children and 13 teens. We have no Sunday School but do have a children’s class and teen program on Wednesday evening.

We function with eldership rule. We take a strong position on divorce and remarriage, versions, and contemporary Christian music. We are not sympathetic to Reformed Doctrine.

Our entire budget for 2018 is $36,780, with a pastoral salary at $24,000. The church has no parsonage but will help look for reasonable housing.

For more information or to apply, contact the church at churchoffice@gracebaptistpmp.org, or 570-539-4131.

(posted 1/22/2019) – Line Lexington Mennonite Church, a multi‐generational congregation, is searching for a full‐time Senior Pastor with a clear calling from God to lead our church well into the future. We are seeking a dynamic leader and skilled bible communicator with the energy, enthusiasm and passion to preach the word of God in purity, power, and relevance for our every‐day lives.

Purpose of Ministry Position:

To provide overall leadership for the ministry leadership team; to be the primary vision shaper and communicator of God’s word in collaboration with the Elder team and volunteer leadership team.

Key Attributes:

  • Gifted in preaching and teaching the word of God
  • Passionate faith and possesses a loving heart to shepherd God’s people
  • Able to build and disciple new team leaders to fulfill Christ’s great commission
  • A visionary that will help develop and implement the Church’s strategic plan for growth
  • Equipped to build trusted relationships within the church and in the community
  • Keen understanding of effective worship styles and contemporary media tools
  • Possess a passion for children’s ministry and connecting with young families in the community
  • He is responsible with and takes responsibility for his own personal finances

Qualifications and Responsibilities:

  • A calling to be a Pastor
  • Meet the biblical requirements laid out in 1 Timothy 3: 1‐7, Titus 1: 6‐9, and 1 Peter 5: 1‐3
  • Clear testimony of personal salvation and commitment to the Lord Jesus Christ
  • In full agreement and supportive of our congregation’s statement of faith, doctrine, and purpose (made available for attachment upon request), and has a comfortable understanding and agreement with Anabaptist theology
  • Demonstrate ability to lead the ministry leadership team in shaping the spiritual direction of the church
  • A friendly personality and aptitude to teach and inspire others to follow Christ faithfully and to grow in their faith continually
  • Committed to the ministry of compassionate, personal care for his flock – providing biblical counseling, comfort and restoration in times of specific spiritual need
  • Believes and practices the power of prayer and is passionate about creating a congregational culture of prayer
  • A passion for evangelism and with gifts and skills necessary for evangelizing and equipping others to follow Jesus
  • Has successfully completed an undergraduate degree with subsequent accredited biblical training and a proven record of pastoral experience of at least 3 years.

Specific Job Responsibilities:

  • Prepare and preach weekly sermons
  • Provide oversight to worship services
  • Responsible for the preaching schedule, this includes vetting and securing guest preachers
  • Interpret biblical scripture for the congregation
  • Identify and develop potential leaders in the church
  • Officiate at special services, such as dedications, baptisms, weddings, and funerals
  • Provide spiritual leadership to church members through prayer, advisement, counseling, and visitation
  • Provide administrative leadership, including the supervision of paid and volunteer staff members
  • Provide care and counseling to church members and assist them in life decisions and crisis situations
  • Must be flexible – job hours are a bit irregular to effectively conduct worship services, attend special events at the church facilities, and complete administrative duties
  • Regularly report to the Board of Elders and leadership council
  • Oversee management of all areas of the congregation’s ministry
  • Training, supporting, and evaluating all staff members in collaboration with the Elder team
  • Holding regular staff meetings to coordinate ministries
  • He respects and manages church funds responsibly and appropriately
  • He will have an effective working relationship with existing church staff

Resume Requirements:

  1. Has successfully completed an undergraduate degree with subsequent accredited biblical training
  2. A proven record of pastoral experience of at least 3 yrs
  3. Teaching samples (audio or video)
  4. Four (4) references

Send resume and attachments to Betsy at searchteam@centerconsulting.org. DO NOT contact the Line Lexington Mennonite Church office directly.

(posted 1/22/19) – The Pastor of Community Outreach is a member-elected, full-time (paid), staff Elder position, who, through a spirit of teamwork, serves alongside any other staff Elder and the elected, volunteer Elders. The individual filling the role must meet the qualifications described in the Elder Job description. In addition, the Pastor of Community Outreach must meet the qualifications and will be accountable to the specific responsibilities detailed within this profile.

Responsibilities:

  • Preaching – The Pastor of Community Outreach will coordinate with other staff and/or volunteer Elders, in the teaching and preaching of God’s Word at services administered by Grace Chapel. This will be approximately 50% of the shared teaching/preaching responsibility.
  • Small Groups – The Pastor of Community Outreach will lead the coordination, formation, and maintenance of small groups within the church.
  • Community Outreach – The Pastor of Community Outreach will take the lead in establishing positive connections with local church and municipal leaders.
  • Counseling – The Pastor of Community Outreach will be available for and engage in biblical counseling for the Grace Chapel and local communities, according to availability in conjunction with all other responsibilities.

Guiding Principles:

  • Intergenerational Ministries – The Pastor of Community Outreach will, in coordination with any other appropriate staff or volunteer Elder, plan, interact, and encourage an intergenerational model of ministries.
  • Equipping – The Pastor of Community Outreach will, in coordination with any other appropriate staff or volunteer Elder, equip, empower, and release the church body to fulfill ministries.

Qualifications:

  • Required – 3-5 years in pastoral ministry or equivalent
  • Preferred – Biblically-oriented degree, Seminary

Reporting Structure:

  • The Pastor of Community Outreach is responsible to, and will serve in collaboration with the volunteer members of the Board of Elders.

To apply, visit www.gracechapelpa.org/employment

(posted 1/14/2019) – Bridge Community Church (BCC) of Easton is looking for candidates interested in applying to serve as LEAD LEADER & PASTOR. Mike Hollenbach, the original church planter since 2010, will be stepping down no later than January 2020, possibly sooner depending on this search process and the calling of a new lead leader/pastor. Besides a much fuller SEARCH PORTFOLIO which the BCC leaders have put together and which will be sent/emailed to you upon request, here are a few quick ‘bullets’ to help fill in the calling and context.

  • BCC is very DIVERSE group of churched, unchurched, de-churched and non-followers of Jesus. Our diversity is not only ethnic, but socio-economicageeducation, etc. Our current size is about 60-70 adults and children.
  • BCC is LOCATED in Easton PA, the County Seat of Northampton County and the smallest of the three cities which makeup the Lehigh Valley. Though surrounded by and even drawing from varying levels of affluence, BCC has chosen to meet formally and focus much of its ministry in the West Ward of Easton, allowing for many opportunities of not only word ministry, but also deed ministry.
  • BCC’s VISION & PHILOSOPHY of MINISTRY is to be a Christ/Gospel-Centered Church which is expressed in our growing in 1) our communion with Jesus… 2) our community as we one-another… and 3) our co-mission as we try and bless the world around us! We tend to be reformed in our theology, missional in our thinking, and PCA in denominational affiliation.
  • FINANCIALLY, this position will require support raising that will be supplemented by BCC’s tithes and offerings.

If you have further interest please email Maria Wenner (maria.wenner@basf.com) and cc Mike Hollenbach (mhollenbach.bridge@gmail.com). If you have not seen BCC’s ‘search portfolio’, the documents will be mailed to you.

To apply for the position, we are asking all candidates to SUBMIT

  • Resume (w/ references)
  • 2 Sermons
  • Philosophy of your Mission/Ministry (a 1 page summary)

Our SEARCH PORTFOLIO includes the following 3 documents…

  • BCC’s DNA.Identity.Vision.Model
  • Financial Package Summary.LEAD PASTOR
  • Ministry Description

(posted 1/7/19) – Gracepoint North Church is seeking to call a Part-Time Pastoral Intern, with a focus on youth ministry. The initial call will be part-time staff, with a view toward converting the call as the Lord provides. We are looking for an intern who is willing to learn and be mentored in church planting ministry. They will be given many opportunities for hands on experiences in various different ministries, along side opportunities to preach and teach. Alongside this mentored ministry, we have the current need to focus on building a youth ministry. The youth ministry is in its very early stages with only a few students. However, our continually growing children’s ministries will eventually need further specialized staff for this ministry.

Responsibilities/Learning Experiences:

  • A. Youth Ministry
    1. Pastoral Care, Discipleship
    2. Weekly Bible Studies/Discipleship Training
    3. Confirmation Class (Material will be provided)
    4. Other Programs: Retreats, etc.
  • B. Main Worship Service
    • Preach (depending on experience and improvement)
    • Preside (call to worship, announcements, etc)
    • Sunday Teams (Media/Sound team, Welcoming)
  • C. Pastoral Care/Discipleship
    1. Collaborate with Lead Pastor in Officers’ and Members’ Training,
      Discipleship Training, Pastoral Visitations
  • D. Meetings to Attend:
    • Monthly Prayer Meeting (1st Saturday of the Month; 8:30am)
    • Pastoral Meetings once every other week
    • Monthly Leadership Meeting (1st Tuesday of the Month: 8:00pm)
  • E. Opportunities to serve along side other leaders and their ministries:
    1. Gain experience in different ministries by serving alongside other
      ministry leaders (Inreach, Outreach, Welcoming, Children, Praise, etc)

Requirements:

  1. Qualification
    • Masters of Divinity from an accredited seminary (or attending)
  2. Required Abilities/Skills
    • Open mind/Teachable Heart!
    • Ability to communicate (preach, teach, and counsel) clearly,
      articulately, and pastorally
    • Ability to engage and interact with people of diverse backgrounds both in and outside of the congregation
    • Ability to organize and lead groups of people
    • Ability to organize and plan programs, events, etc
    • Willing to learn the spiritual gifts to build the local church
  3. Preferred Abilities/Skills
    • Displays leadership capacity compatible with Gracepoint North.
    • Self-initiating, independent, self-motivated, proactive
    • Can set own schedule & deadlines. Due to the high autonomy of this job a well disciplined work life is a necessity
    • Sensitive and adaptable to Gracepoint North culture
    • Team player and able to work with other staff members
    • Must be proactive in making relationships with church members, and have an open-door policy for helping those in need or seeking spiritual council

Description of the Church:

Gracepoint North is a church plant from Gracepoint Church. In a time when more churches are closing than opening, our church finds its calling to plant a new church to serve the northeastern part of Montgomery County in North Wales. By planting churches, we believe we will reach more people with the transforming gospel of Jesus Christ to fulfill the Great Commission.

The mission of Gracepoint North is to build a multiplying Gospel-centered community that is faithful to the Great Commandments (Matthew 22:36-40) and the Great Commission (Matthew 28:18-20).

Contact:
Paul Kim (Lead Pastor)
Phone: 215-602-1933
Email: pkim18@gmail.com

(posted 1/2/2019)Sacred Sector Fellowship empowers seminarians to explore their sacred calling in the faith-based nonprofit sector. Each Sacred Sector Fellow will receive a $5,000 stipend for their participation in the ten-week program. The fellowship begins with a five-day immersive learning experience to explore important topics that uniquely impact faith-based nonprofits. From there, Sacred Sector will partner each fellow with a faith-based nonprofit in Grand Rapids, Michigan where they will serve with as a strategic consultant over a period of nine weeks. This will allow participants to gain hands-on experience in developing and applying the skills and knowledge they have acquired.

More information and application links available here: www.sacredsector.org/fellowship

(posted 1/2/2019) – The Christian Study Center (CSC) in Gainesville, Florida is seeking an Associate Director for Educational Programming with a calling to bring together students, faculty, and community members to explore the intellectual and cultural resources of the Christian tradition in order to address enduring human questions and respond to challenges created by contemporary culture.

The ideal candidate will have relevant education and experience and thrive in an environment that seeks to be the embodiment of a Christian understanding of work, relationships, culture, and all of life. The ideal candidate will value collaboration and support among members of the CSC and the general community.

Responsibilities

The Associate Director for Educational Programming (ADEP) is responsible to shape, oversee, and administer the Christian Study Center’s educational program. This includes in-person large and small group gatherings, written materials, and online content. This person will develop, administer, and promote the CSC’s educational programming to general audiences and to the University community in accordance with the CSC’s vision and mission statements under the supervision of the Executive Director (ED).

The person in this role will also help shape the vision and strategy for the CSC  educational program. He or she will develop an annual program of public  lectures, seminars, and small groups in concert with the Executive Director. The regular responsibilities of this position include oversight of graduate student formation, undergraduate student formation, and clergy and campus minister programs. While the ADEP will be expected to teach, in many cases he or she will not be teaching or leading discussion, but instead must be adept at drawing in good local leadership for these programs from among clergy, laypeople, faculty, and graduate students.

Along with local programs, the ADEP will promote the Study Center’s work through print and online publications. The Center’s scholarly publication Reconsiderations will be his or her responsibility (with input from the ED) and the newsletter Under Consideration will also benefit from the ADEP’s involvement (in collaboration with the Director of Development). The ADEP will also help the Center to disseminate programs online (in text and audio format) for alumni and a broader audience.

Finally, he or she will oversee the administration of the Christian Study Center’s key extension of hospitality to our neighborhood, Pascal’s Coffeehouse (supervising its full-time manager). This includes programming for The Barista Society, a spiritual formation program focused on serving the employees of Pascal’s. The ADEP will also be engaged in regular collaboration as a staff member of the CSC (attendance at staff meetings, assistance with miscellaneous duties, etc.).

Minimum Qualifications

The ADEP must have at least a Master’s degree in a field that would prepare them to lead discussions related to ideas, texts, and culture, and to help build and sustain programs that continue to generate such conversations. The ADEP must be committed to a Christian understanding of life and culture, affirming the historic creeds and engaged in the life of the local church. The ADEP must be a gifted teacher. Employment with the CSC is also contingent upon background check.

Required Application Materials

Persons interested in applying for this position should send application via email to info@christianstudycenter.org. The required application materials include: Cover letter with a description of your qualifications and vision for the position, evidence of teaching effectiveness, philosophy of education, résumé/CV, and contact information for at least three references. Any questions should be directed to the Search Committee Chair Nick Dunn (nicholas.w.dunn@gmail.com).

Application Deadline

To ensure full consideration, all materials should be submitted no later than
January 31, 2019.