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.


Missio Seminary is seeking a Director of Development for our Development office. This individual will direct the day-to-day activity of the development department, supervising the campaign director, development officer, and database manager. The primary focus will be on leading Missio’s efforts to reach our annual giving (unrestricted gifts) and campaign goals. The director of development will also provide leadership for the seminary’s broad-based solicitation strategies in order to strengthen our relationship with donors and expand our base of financial and prayer support.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • A maturing Christian committed to helping Missio Seminary achieve its mission
  • Experience in fundraising or related fields
  • Self-motivated and able to solve problems while also a team player who values constructive direction
  • Handles all work with professionalism and confidentiality
  • Able to complete several projects simultaneously to meet required deadlines
  • Good interpersonal skills, including the flexibility to provide support where needed
  • Extensive computer skills, particularly with Microsoft Office products, Jenzabar (the seminary donor management software) and standard office equipment. Willing and able to learn new software as needed
  • Able to communicate well orally and in written forms

This is a full-time position with benefits. Contact careers@missio.edu for a full job description.

We are seeking to fill two faculty positions, both part-time, in part to afford our educational community differing perspectives and exposure to a wide variety of backgrounds and “styles of ministry” and to include such variety of representation on our faculty in the area of practical theology. We also want to afford the faculty members filling these positions the ability to complement and partner with the pastorate or missional ministry in which the candidate may already be engaged.

For each position, we are seeking someone who aligns with our mission and vision and convictions, who is able to articulate and compel a distinctly missional approach to practical theological subject matters (discipleship, leadership, preaching, church planting, etc.), and who:

  1. Has a passion for and experience in urban ministry
  2. Is well-networked within the region, particularly the metropolitan centers of the northeast corridor
  3. Has demonstrable experience as an effective teacher
  4. Has contagious love for Christ, his people, and his mission and will be a godly influence as a colleague on the Missio faculty
  5. Holds a DMin degree (or equivalent)

One of the two positions also will have administrative responsibilities, assisting in implementation of a grant-funded Program for Urban Leaders and Pastors in Transition (PULPIT). Demonstrable experience in managing people, developing curricula, and directing cohort-based peer learning groups is desirable for this position.

Candidates should send a letter of interest and résumé/CV to facultysearch@missio.edu.

Full job descriptions:

Missio Seminary has an immediate opening for Director of Admissions. Reporting to the president of Missio, the director of admissions will be a maturing Christian with the skills, experience, and drive necessary to lead the seminary’s student advancement department which includes admissions, financial aid, and marketing programs.

Qualifications:

  • Understand and articulate the seminary’s mission and vision
  • Commitment to the core values of Missio Seminary
  • Excellent writing and oral communication skills
  • Understand best practices in enrollment, marketing, data-driven decision making, and demonstrated success in an enrollment management role at an institution that is tuition driven
  • Understand principles of net tuition revenue, strategic pricing, and discounting
  • Expert knowledge of the current higher education admissions landscape including proven expertise in enrollment goal setting, predictive modeling, and international student recruiting
  • Possess a demonstrable record of meeting and exceeding enrollment goals and increasing net tuition revenue
  • Evidence strong-system and process thinking-the ability to optimize, streamline, and improve the prospective student experience
  • Display superior and analytical skills and interpersonal style that is collaborative and collegial

This is a full-time position with benefits. Salary negotiable. For a full position description contact careers@missio.edu.

Missio Seminary is in search of a highly organized, self-directed and experienced Business Manager to oversee financial and accounting activities. The successful candidate will be responsible for budget management, financial analysis, payroll, forecasting, accounts payable, accounts receivable and financial reporting. We’re looking for a pro-active individual who feels comfortable delegating tasks and who can make changes to improve our office’s efficiency and productivity metrics.

Qualifications include:

  • A committed Christian who desires to help Missio Seminary achieve its mission of preparing leaders for the church
  • (Preferred) Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Accounting, Finance or related discipline
  • Strong knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles
  • Possess administrative and supervisory skills, including the ability to organize and prioritize projects, manage projects, and oversee staff
  • Impeccable analytical and organizational skills
  • Committed to high standards of discretion and confidentiality
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills, team-oriented
  • Good computer skills, preferably with Microsoft Office products, Excel and Xero

This is a full-time position with benefits. Contact careers@missio.edu for more information and a full job description.


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

Missio Seminary
HR Office
421 N. 7th Street, Philadelphia, 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 April 2020

(posted 4/2/20) – City Line Church is looking to fill multiple part-time positions – including two youth ministry positions, a church internship position, and a preaching position – that could be combined into one full-time Assistant Pastor position.  The job descriptions can be found here.

There’s a lot of flexibility in how we can adapt these open positions to the right candidate. But what we are most looking for is maturity in Christ, love for people, dependability, and servant leadership.  If you know anyone who might be a good fit, please have them get in touch with our search committee at staffing@citylinechurch.net.

(posted 4/2/20) – Oreland Evangelical Presbyterian Church has an opening for a Communications Specialist. This is a full time position that  is responsible for all aspects of the church’s communications.

Areas of responsibilities include:

  • Communications / Publicity – Develop and coordinate OEPC’s publicity, message and branding for the church and its ministry. Prepare press releases and submit to print, websites, online, cable and radio platforms.
  • Worship – Produce weekly worship service bulletins and prayer booklets.  Prepare worship PowerPoint slides.  Works with Proclaim worship software.
  • Graphic Design – Design publications, invitations, flyers, songbooks, nametags, and other print pieces for OEPC ministries and events.
  • Newsletters / E-news – Responsible for the weekly OEPC e-news through Campaign Monitor. OEPC Monthly News-in-Brief newsletter editor. 
  • Webmaster Editor – Responsible for designing and administrating the Church’s and Preschool’s websites.
  • Social Media – Oversee all of OEPC’s Social Media communications and policies.
  • Welcoming Visitors and Members – Welcome and serve members, preschool parents and children, vendors and the general public.
  • General – Demonstrated commitment to the Christian Faith.  Able to affirm and support Oreland Evangelical Presbyterian Church’s “Statement of Faith and Statement of Mission.”

Qualifications:

  • Non-exempt position. 35-40 hour work week, Monday through Friday.
  • Bachelor Degree or minimum of 2 years of relevant experience in communications/marketing.
  • Strong Microsoft Office Skills: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher, Adobe Photoshop & Illustrator.
  • Experience with Website administration, technology and maintenance.
  • Experience with Graphic Design.
  • Familiar with CloverSites website, Proclaim worship software, Campaign Monitor and Church Windows database is a plus.

See the job description for more information.  www.orelandpres.org/job-postings. Resumes may be submitted to personnel@orelandpres.org or Personnel Committee, Oreland EPC, 1119 Church Road, Oreland, PA  19075.


Job Opportunities Posted in March 2020

(3/26/20) – Under the general direction of the supervisory chaplain, the incumbent is responsible for the organization, supervision, and administration of religious programs as well as other religious activities that may be designated by proper authority. The incumbent’s duties are determined and influenced by a conscientious adherence to the basic principles and theology of the employee’s faith tradition. These duties include complete services of care, worship, and instruction called for by the rights, privileges, and obligations of the incumbent’s ordination (or its equivalent), and accommodation of religious practices in support of the Constitution’s First Amendment right to the free exercise of religion.

Along with all other correctional institution employees, incumbent is charged with responsibility for maintaining security of the institution. The staff correctional responsibilities precede all others required by this position and are performed on a regular and recurring basis.

Requirements:

  • All applicants must possess a Bachelor’s Degree (any discipline) from an accredited college, and a Master of Divinity degree consisting of 80 hours or equivalent education from an accredited residential seminary or school of theology.
  • At least two years, or 4,174 hours, of pastoral/spiritual leadership experience in a congregational or specialized ministry setting within the endorsing body after formal ministerial preparation. Clinical Pastoral Education, a valuable training experience for chaplains, may satisfy up to one year, or 2,087 hours, of the requirement of pastoral/spiritual experience.
  • An Ecclesiastical Endorsement attests to: the applicant’s suitability for correctional ministry, support for his or her candidacy, a clear assurance statement that the applicant has no present or past legal or moral barrier to congregational ministry, and an affirmation that the applicant will facilitate inmates of all faiths opportunities to pursue individual religious beliefs and practices. The applicant’s relationship to the endorsing body must reflect a minimum two-year association before endorsement.

For more information and to apply: www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/563722100

(3/25/20) – The Director of Student Ministries must be convinced of his call to vocational ministry. The Director is responsible for the overall growth and development of the student ministry and oversight of the children’s ministries. The Director will work with Pastoral Staff and Elders to cast vision and develop strategies to effectively come alongside parents to raise their children to know Christ and grow in Him. The Director will also oversee ministry health in accord with Faith BFC’s mission and vision to God’s glory.

This is a part-time, hourly position with a maximum of 20 hours per week. An expense account would be provided to cover mileage expenses, professional development and conferences, contacts, subscriptions, dues, books and resources.

Minimum Requirements:

  •  In agreement with the BFC Faith & Order, and in alignment with FBFC philosophy of ministry and discipleship.
  • Preferred minimum of 3-5 years of ministry experience.
  • Minimum of a high school diploma and at least 3-years of theological training or its equivalent.

For more information or to apply, contact pastor Andrew Crossgrove (acrossgrove@faithbfc.org | 215-256-6026)

Faith Bible Fellowship Church
140 Harleysville Pike
Harleysville, PA 19438
www.faithbfc.org

(3/17/2020) – First Baptist Church in Afton, NY seeks Music/Youth Pastor to teach and shepherd people to love God and others, grow as Christ-followers devoted to serving one another, and multiply disciples, specifically in the areas of music and youth ministry. The music/youth pastor will be the “producer” of each worship service and special programs. He will work in accordance with the other pastors (and elders) in terms of setting the theme and the overall direction, but he will work specifically in overseeing and coordinating all the details that a service encompasses. He will seek to multiply young disciples and grow them as Christ-followers. Since this position is a pastoral one, he is therefore required to serve not solely as a musical or youth director but also as a shepherd to the people who serve in these ministries.

General Responsibilities include:

  • Spend time developing relationships with lost people to be personally effective in pursuing the Great Commission and helping the church to do the same.
  • Develop a youth ministry that aligns with the mission of our church.
  • Build the necessary teams to carry out the music and youth ministries of FBC Afton.
  • Coordinate the corporate worship services of FBC Afton with prayer, conceptual forethought, theological accuracy, and musical appropriateness.
  • Ensure that all the musical and technical aspects of the service advance the current theme.
  • Oversee song and choral selection, media preparation and presentation, sound and lighting enhancements, and coordination of all instrumentalists, vocalists, and dramatists.
  • Create set lists and transition outlines.
  • Strategize youth ministry to be unified with the overarching vision of our church.
  • Provide pastoral care and teaching for music teams, youth workers, and youth.
  • Oversee the music and teen volunteers, organization, and, along with the treasurer, the budget.
  • Serve as an elder, providing oversight in at least one specific organizational method.
  • Set annual goals for the music and teen ministry then evaluate how those goals were attained or modified during the year.

The Music/Youth Pastor will be compensated with an annual base salary (30-35K) and a housing and utilities package set by the Trustees and voted on by the congregation. For more details or information visit our website at www.fbcafton.org, or contact Pastor Josh Clink at jclink91@gmail.com.

(3/17/2020) – Tenth Preschool is looking for Teachers for the 2020-2021 school year to join our amazing and dedicated staff. Located in the heart of Center City, this Christian preschool provides quality education for children while building community among families. Experienced teachers are encouraged to apply. All positions are part-time from late August to June. If interested, please send a cover letter and resume to Pam Nothacker at pnothacker@tenth.org.  Visit tenth.org/careers for more details.

(3/17/2020) – Currently in the midst of an unprecedented season of revitalization, Park Road Presbyterian Church is eagerly seeking an Assistant Pastor with the appropriate calling and gifting to join our pastoral team as we continue in a new season of mission and ministry.

Following our relocation to a new building on Easter Sunday 2019, Park Road has nearly doubled in worship service attendance and seen 24 covenant partners officially join our church family. We’ve also started 6 new small groups, seen hundreds attend our outreach events, and released volunteers to serve in school, homeless shelters, & women’s shelters. The Assistant Pastor will work closely with the Senior Pastor and Session, helping equip volunteers and provide leadership in at least the following areas:

  • Student ministry (Grades 6-12)
  • Spiritual formation (small groups and Sunday school)
  • Community outreach

As gifting and capacity allow, the assistant pastor will also assist in pastoral care, counseling, preaching, and leadership development. The right candidate is a seminary graduate or actively pursuing seminary training. The position requires strong organizational, communication, and relational skills.

This is a full time position with health benefits; salary is commensurate with education and experience. Park Road currently has a Senior Pastor, a business manager, a part-time children’s ministry director, and a part-time worship leader. Park Road’s current Assistant Pastor has received a call to serve with the Church of Scotland.

For more information or to apply, please contact Senior Pastor Christopher DiVietro at Chris@parkroadchurch.com or 610-375-3389.

(3/17/2020) – Immanuel Leidy’s Church is seeking a full-time ordained minister for the position of Senior Pastor to serve our congregation. We are a reformed, non-denominational church, affirming that the Bible is the inerrant Word of God. We are a 400+ member church located in the Philadelphia suburbs, with 150+ year tenure serving the local community and the world.

The ideal candidate must demonstrate a deep personal relationship with Jesus Christ which is evidenced in daily life and exhibited through the character qualities as described in 1 Timothy 3:1-7.

The ideal candidate should be experienced in Biblically based, expositional preaching that will both feed and challenge the flock in their spiritual growth. This position requires strong administrative skills that will lead and help develop 9+ staff and the elder board. We desire someone gifted in teaching the Word to a variety of ages and abilities of understanding and to arrange for learning opportunities across a spectrum of biblical themes. The candidate must be able to aid in developing the lay leadership both in their spiritual walk and their leadership qualities.

Compensation package will include salary and benefits.

Interested parties should read the full Job Description and follow the steps to apply at www.leidyschurch.org/jobs.

(3/4/20) – First Baptist Church of Woodsown, NJ seeks a Youth Pastor/Leader. The position is for 25-30 hours per week; the salary package includes housing and a reimbursable expense account.

Background Requirements:

  • A committed and maturing follower of Jesus Christ.
  • A love for youth and a passion for evangelism and outreach.
  • Experience as an engaging teacher with a strong Biblical and theological background.
  • An undergraduate degree and/or ministry experience.
  • Self-motivated, as well as a team player.
  • Strong organizational and communication skills.
  • Ability to recruit, train, and supervise volunteers.
  • High energy, reliable, and compassionate.
  • Demonstrate the ability to effectively work through challenging issues and struggles that teenagers face, while offering them biblical solutions and counsel.
  • Pastoral experience is not required, but a pastoral heart is.
  • CPR/First Aid (training will be provided by the church, if needed, within the first 90 days).

Ministry Responsibilities:

  • Initiate and oversee the youth programs implementing biblical training, worship, discipleship, leadership teams (Youth and Adult), outreach, and fellowship.
  • Cultivate relationships with the youth.
  • Facilitating weekly programming, activities, missions and events; coordinating the details needed to maintain a robust youth ministry.
  • Reach out to the unchurched youth of the local community and become actively involved in community matters.
  • Work cooperatively with and enlist the involvement and assistance of parents.
  • Attend worship services, church events, and the Board of Christian Education meetings.
  • Communicate activities of the youth to the community and church membership, and write a monthly youth related article for the Church Crier and other relevant bulletin/media communications.
  • Serve under the day-to-day supervision of the Lead Pastor.
  • Be directly responsible to the Church through the Board of Deacons.
  • Provide a written annual report to the congregation and participate in a yearly performance review.

For more information or two apply, contact Rev. Tim Joyce at 856-769-0214 or tim@fbcwoodstown.org

(3/3/20) – Good Works, Inc. has an opening for a Summer Internship scheduled for June 7 to August 8th, 2020 in Athens, Ohio. This will be the 23rd year of this internship experience where we create space for God to work through us as we love and serve adults and children who struggle with rural poverty and homelessness.

This opportunity is ideal for people who love Jesus and who have a growing love for adults and children who struggle with poverty. Our summer ministry is especially focused on discipleship and ministry with children/teens and adults struggling with poverty especially widows. Interns serve alongside the full-time Good Works staff as we reach out to widows at their homes, host an every-day kids discovery club and lunch and care for adult and children experiencing homelessness. Interns also provide leadership to our week-long short-term mission teams (we call them Work Retreats) who come to serve alongside us.  Interns learn more about what it means to be the kind of worshippers that the Father seeks.

lnterns are encouraged to explore and discover the natural and spiritual gifts, and explore they’re calling, and vocation in ministry.  Interns live in Christian community at The Good Works Hannah House and grow in their understanding and experience of leadership development.  This is our 9-week, paid internship. Room and board are provided in addition to a stipend.

People who want to learn more should visit good-works.net/internships/summer-service-internship. To request an application or more information, contact email@good-works.net


Job Opportunities Posted in February 2020

(2/27/20) – Embrace Church in Conshohocken is currently seeking a part-time pastor to lead our children’s ministry.

Responsibilities include:

  • Leading an hour-long worship on Sunday morning
  • Briefly working with youth volunteers each week
  • Attend monthly meetings with ministry leaders
  • Attend monthly meetings with ministry pastors
  • Leading a Children’s program for our annual retreat.

Please contact Joseph Chung (josephchung76@gmail.com) for more information.

(2/25/20) – United States Penitentiary Big Sandy in Inez, KY has a need for a Staff Chaplain. Applicants must have an MDiv, be ordained/endorsed and have at least two years of verifiable ministerial experience. Working for the federal government includes some great benefits like 14 paid federal holidays, health, dental vision, a pension and retirement fund matching!

The Staff Chaplain’s position for this location begins at $76,721.00 annually, with annual increases of around $2500 for years thereafter. The maximum entry age is 37, with some waivers being available for military veterans.

For more information or to apply, contact Jason S. Cassell (Jcassell@bop.gov), Supervisory Chaplain, USP Big Sandy.

(2/24/20) – The Mission Church in Townsend, DE is creating an Associate Pastor position to work alongside our Ministry Team. This is a new position with flexibility in crafting the position to a candidate’s spiritual gifting and calling, although priority will be given to Youth & Family Ministry experience. Candidates must meet the following qualifications:

  • Male and in agreement with Bible Fellowship Church Articles of Faith.
  • Able to clearly articulate why you love Jesus.
  • Able to give tangible examples of how you love & serve people.
  • Self-motivated, entrepreneurial, team player.
  • Strong interpersonal skills who sees a primary work of the church to make disciples of Jesus Christ.

The position will be tailored to the unique gifting & calling of the qualified man, and will include elements of the following:

  • Disciple-Making: exposure to Disciple-Making Movement principles, prayer, and Discovery Bible Study.
  • Church Governance: Sunday coordination, volunteer recruitment & training, and Digital Media (website, social media, etc.)
  • Unique Gifting & Calling, which might include Preaching & Teaching, Mercy Ministry, Youth,Music, Evangelism, to give a few examples.
  • Bi-Vocational Opportunity: candidates have flexibility to work bi-vocationally, finish school, or prepare for ordination.

Qualified Candidates should submit their resume and introductory cover letter to Pastor Ron Smith:

PO Box 1252, Middletown, DE 19709
themissionbfc@gmail.com
www.themissionbfc.org

(2/20/20) – The Esperanza Health Center Volunteer Chaplaincy is a group of committed, born-again Christian men and women confidentially serving the spiritual needs of Esperanza patients. The Volunteer Chaplains serve patients by praying for their life needs; listening to and speaking with them about their spiritual lives; presenting them with the Good News of salvation through Christ; connecting them with local churches; cooperating with other Esperanza staff in caring for patients’ lives; and serving under supervision by the Esperanza staff Chaplains.

Volunteer Chaplains agree to serve an average of 6 hours per month for at least one year. This ministry takes place primarily during regular clinical hours (Monday-Friday, 9AM-5PM, Saturday, 9AM-12noon). There is also the possibility of doing Chaplaincy visitation with Esperanza patients who are hospitalized at Temple University Hospital.

Each candidate should have a clear testimony of having accepted Jesus Christ as their Lord and Savior, depend on God’s grace for forgiveness of sin and daily empowerment, participate actively in a local, Bible-believing church and is submitted to spiritual oversight by its leadership, hunger for people who do not know Christ to come into a saved relationship with Him, demonstrate compassion and love for people hurting in any aspect of their lives, be willing to pray kindly and boldly for others, not mind speaking of spiritual matters with total strangers, speak English and Spanish (this is not an absolute requirement), be able to share Biblical passages with others as is appropriate to their needs, be able to work with Christians of a great variety of denominational and spiritual tendencies, appreciate the need for spiritual supervision, and be at least 18 years of age.

Once someone has submitted his/her application for the Volunteer Chaplaincy and is accepted, they will participate in Volunteer Chaplaincy Training, coordinated by the staff Chaplains: Rev. Andrés Fajardo and Rev. Miguel A. Díaz. This training consists of six sessions of two hours each (12 hours total). At the end of this training will be a supervised practicum involving interacting with patients at one of the Esperanza clinics. The training will take place Wednesday, March 11th, 2020: 9AM-1:30PM (includes lunch!); Thursday, March 12th, 2020: 1:30PM-5:30PM (snacks); Friday, March 13th, 2020: 9AM-1:30PM (lunch) – all sessions held at our Hunting Park clinic at 4417 North 6th Street.

Contact Rev. Miguel A. Díaz at 267-879-5949 or miguel.diaz@esperanzahealth.com or Rev. Andrés Fajardo at 215-302-3600×315 or andres.fajardo@esperanzahealth.com. If no one is available, please leave a message!

(2/18/20) – Trinity Presbyterian Church seeks a part-time Youth Ministry Director to lead our ministry programming for middle & high school students, and assist with the ministry to 4th & 5th graders for Trinity Presbyterian Church.

Responsibilities include:

  • Plan and promote ministries to middle & high school students (and their families), including regular youth group meetings, fellowship events, retreats, etc.
  • Attend and lead weekly high school and middle school youth groups
  • Develop and lead a team of volunteers who assist in the youth ministry.
  • Plan, purchase, distribute, and review curriculum for the middle & high school Sunday School classes (Sunday classes from 9:00-9:45am on Sundays).
  • Work with Sunday School volunteers to make sure that teachers know the curriculum they are to teach and have the tools and training to teach the students effectively.
  • Regularly meet with high school students for discipleship and fellowship.
  • Maintain youth and family contact information in the church database. This database is to be used for recording attendance, and contacting teachers, volunteers, students, and parents.
  • Maintain budgets and budget reports.

Education & Experience

  • The Youth Ministry Director should have experience in effective leadership in ministry with students.
  • The Youth Ministry Director should possess at least a bachelor’s degree,and additional studies (especially in ministry or education) is, while not required, a plus.
  • The Youth Ministry Director needs a proven track record of effective ministry and sound character.
  • The Youth Ministry Director will be required to be a member (or associate member) of Trinity Church.

For more information or to apply, contact Dr. Craig R. Higgins, Senior Pastor (craighiggins@trinitychurch.cc)
Trinity Presbyterian Church
526 Anderson Hill Rd
Purchase, NY 10577
914.967.6247

(2/18/20) – The First Evangelical Free Church (FEFC) seeks a Lead Pastor. This is a full-time ministry position whose responsibility is the spiritual growth of the FEFC community, primarily through preaching, teaching, and spiritual leadership. The Lead Pastor is the primary representative of the FEFC community. Principal areas of oversight are preaching and teaching the Bible, pastoral care, church growth, community outreach, evangelism, pastoral and ministry staff development, visitor and first-time attender follow-up, and visitation. The Lead Pastor is also responsible to present periodic oral and written reports; conduct personnel reviews; serve on the Personnel Review Committee; oversee the Nominations Committee; and periodically facilitate a Membership Class. A full job description is available upon request.

Qualifications include:

  • Minimum of five (5) years of lead or senior pastor experience
  • Master’s degree in divinity, theology, Christian leadership, or equivalent
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Scriptural qualifications for Elder/Shepherd according to 1 Timothy 3:1-7 and Titus 1:5-9
  • Evangelical Free Church of America (EFCA) background preferred
  • Agreement with the doctrinal positions of the EFCA and FEFC
  • Ordination in EFCA or willingness to pursue EFCA ordination
  • Spiritual gifting pursuant to church pastoral leadership
  • History of effective prior ministry as demonstrated by God’s affirming blessing
  • Strong leadership and management skills to effectively lead ministry teams
  • Passion for both reaching unbelievers and making disciples
  • Self-motivated, creative, and strategic

Benefits:
Salary commensurate with experience and qualifications, health, life, disability, and liability insurance, cell phone allowance, book allowance, housing allowance, generous vacation time, and more.

No phone calls please. Interested candidates are asked to submit their resume with a cover letter to:
Infinity Concepts
5331 Triangle Lane
Export, PA 15632
FEFC@InfinityConcepts.net

(2/18/20)The Block Church seeks a Director to be the main leader and line of communication for all The Block Kids Location Coordinators. Main responsibilities include but are not limited to: continuous oversight and training of coordinators (this includes regular meetings), consistent communication of pertinent information with coordinators/teams, ensuring healthy volunteer rotations and schedules, vision casting for how to best reach children, and leading the planning and organizing of any children events or family events.

Qualifications and responsibilities include:

  • Candidate will have a proven track record of working in a ministry environment, experience with children and families, and developing/training other leaders.
  • Candidate must be a strong, proactive leader with a blend of charisma & organizational skills, a solid work ethic, and excellent communication patterns.
  • Candidate must have a passion for children and family ministry, teaching children about the Lord, and developing children spiritually as well as connecting with parents.
  • Candidate must be able to work as a team and communicate with honor—communication is of vital importance.
  • Participate in the Central Leadership Team, add pertinent and creative contribution as a main leader in the church.
  • Assist in, participate in initial, and develop basic family counseling. Mainly, help direct families to appropriate professional counseling.
  • Develop & meet regularly with your leadership team while creating a healthy volunteer culture.
  • Make children’s ministries fun, interactive, Gospel-centered, and purposeful.
  • Lead, oversee, and develop family-centered events and outreaches.

Specific expectations, compensation, & conversation to follow qualified resumes and references. Please email resumes and references to jobs@theblockchurch.org.

(2/15/20) – Bible Fellowship Church of Newark (Delaware) seeks a gifted Lead Pastor equipped and chosen by God to co-labor with our leadership to fulfill God’s kingdom building mission for our congregation. We seek a servant leader with a shepherd’s heart. Please CLICK HERE to read the full job description.

Bible Fellowship Church of Newark (BFCN) is an independently governed member of the Bible Fellowship Church denomination, a fellowship of 63 congregations in seven states and in Mexico. Founded in 1858, the BFC denomination is committed to reaching the lost through the transforming power of the Gospel. BFC embraces reformed theology, an evangelical mission, and immersive baptism of the believer as the visible testimony to the work of regeneration. CLICK HERE for BFC’s complete statement of belief.

BFCN is a vibrant church, with 370 members and an average combined attendance of 550 in its two Sunday morning services. Our very active congregation advances God’s kingdom through more than a dozen children and adult ministries. As a body, we are deeply committed to missions, both in our community and around the world.

Qualifications – Education and Experience:

  • Relevant education at a theologically sound, evangelical seminary; Masters or Doctorate of Theology preferred.
  • Currently ordained BFC pastor or willing to become ordained in the BFC.
  • Experience in impactful preaching, teaching and individual counseling in a pastoral role; at least five years of experience preferred.

Applying for the Position

Timeline: To conduct a thorough, prayerful search process, the leadership of BFCN has set aside six months subsequent to the closing date for receiving applications to identify God’s chosen man for lead pastor, subject to the Lord’s own timing. The BFCN Search Committee will make every effort to communicate with candidates at each stage of the search process.

Required Submission Documents. Prospective candidates should address their application package to the BFCN Search Committee at lp.bfcn@gmail.com. Their package should include the following as a single PDF and in this order:

  • Cover letter explaining why he is applying for the position
  • Resume (including education; list of ministry experience, describing the nature, context and length of each assignment; other leadership or special appointments held; any publications, conference presentations, or broadcasts; and other information the candidate feels relevant for the search committee to know)
  • URLs to two recorded sermons on a separate page marked “Sermons”
  • A signed statement indicating that he has read the BFC Articles of Faith and either (1) endorses and embraces the Articles of Faith in their entirety as his own or (2) indicates those articles of faith his conscience does not permit him to endorse and why
  • A statement articulating his vision of Christian church ministry in today’s world (2-3 pages).

(2/12/20) – St. Paul’s Reformed Church of Clear Spring, MD is seeking a Pastor to provide spiritual leadership for a Bible believing congregation. The ideal candidate will be an effective preacher with caring pastoral skills, inspire us with their sermons, encourage people to relate their faith to their daily lives, and be an effective communicator who can inspire our congregation to grow, especially the youth members. The candidate should be credentialed and ordained or willing to be credentialed and ordained with recognition through the Evangelical Association of Reformed and Congregational Christian Churches or other affiliated body. For a detailed job description of the position, please send a request to StPaulsReformedChurch@gmail.com.

(2/6/20) – A Youth Ministry Director position is opening for Emmanuel Presbyterian Church (PCA), a multi-ethnic church in Arlington, VA. The Director of Youth Ministry will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of ministry to middle and high school youth, such that youth are growing in their love of Jesus Christ and understanding of the gospel, their commitment to serving others in and beyond the church, and their ability to navigate the increasing complexities and pressures they face in a world in need of the gospel. If interested in the position, please send a resume and cover letter to youthministry@emmanuelarlington.org. 

For a complete job description please visit www.emmanuelarlington.org/jobs.


Job Opportunities Posted in January 2020

(1/29/20) – Westminster Presbyterian Church is seeking a Women’s Ministry Director who will work alongside the Pastoral Staff to train, mentor and equip the women of the church to multiply disciples of Jesus Christ. This is a full-time salaried position with benefits. Learn more and apply at www.westpca.com/job-opportunities

Email Contact: york@westpca.com
Subject Line: RE: Women’s Ministry Director
Attention: Dr. Tucker York
Address: 2151 Oregon Pike, Lancaster, PA 17601
(1/23/2020) – AlphaCare, a nonprofit agency providing free health and social services to pregnant women, is seeking to fill two positions in our West Philadelphia location. These positions are full time with benefits.
  1. The Operations Coordinator supports the work of the Executive Director in human resource, finance and property care. This staff member coordinates volunteers, arranges meetings and prepares professional correspondence. The role requires meticulous attention to detail and high organizational skills with initiative to anticipate potential administrative problems and design innovative solutions. This position reports directly to the Executive Director and serves as lead contact to the contract bookkeeper and volunteer property manager. A complete job description can be found here:  friendsofalphacare.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/Operations-Cordinator-AlphaCare-Employment-Profile-1.pdf
  2. The Receptionist represents AlphaCare to the public with a courteous and welcoming demeanor. Responsible for extending hospitality and warm reception to clients, volunteers, vendors and visitors, This staff member opens the office daily, keeping the reception areas and meeting rooms ready for guests. They take charge of unpredictable situations gracefully, problem-solves quickly andmeets expressed, anticipated and observed needs efficiently. The Receptionist reports to the Program Director and serves as the main contact for client’s initial appointment inquiries and scheduling. A complete job description can be found here: friendsofalphacare.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/Receptionist-AlphaCare-Employment-Profile-1.pdf
Interested applicants, please email resume and cover letter to AlphaCare at office@alphacarephilly.org. To learn more about AlphaCare, please visit our website at friendsofalphacare.or

(1/22/20) – Iron Works Church was planted in 2017 to follow the way of Jesus for the good of West Chester. We are seeking a Family Ministry Director who will prayerfully, humbly, skillfully, and joyfully serve our families; who personally demonstrates a personal and vibrant walk with Jesus.

Iron Works functions as a neighborhood church (locally-minded) during a time that Chester County attracts newcomers every day. Family is a vital part of life in West Chester, and we are seeking someone in this director-level position who has a pastoral appreciation for children, youth, and families — and — a conviction that, ultimately, the family is the best place for discipleship, so the church comes alongside to resource families in their own discipleship.

Full position description and profile here: ironworkswestchester.org/blog/were-hiring-family-ministry-director

You can obtain an application by emailing robbie@ironworkschurch.org.

(1/21/20) – We are an independent, evangelistic, missions-oriented church in rural west-central Ohio and we are seeking a Senior Pastor.

The man we are searching for will serve as the lead shepherd, primary teacher, and equipper at our church. Requirements include a Master of Divinity (or equivalent), with substantial full-time pastoral ministry experience, and a demonstrated ability to preach and teach God’s word. Senior Pastor or Lead Pastor experience is preferred. If you meet these qualifications and believe that you may be called to worship Jesus Christ and serve Him with us, please consider applying for this position.

For more information, please download our Pastoral Search Information Packet.

To submit your resume and cover letter, please email pastoralsearch@gracechapelwl.org.

(posted 1/13/20) – We are an independent, evangelistic, missions-oriented church in rural west-central Ohio and we are seeking a Senior Pastor.

The man we are searching for will serve as the lead shepherd, primary teacher, and equipper at our church. Requirements include a Master of Divinity (or equivalent), with substantial full-time pastoral ministry experience, and a demonstrated ability to preach and teach God’s word. Senior Pastor or Lead Pastor experience is preferred. If you meet these qualifications and believe that you may be called to worship Jesus Christ and serve Him with us, please consider applying for this position.

For more information, please download our Pastoral Search Information Packet.

To submit your resume and cover letter, please email pastoralsearch@gracechapelwl.org.

(posted 1/10/20) – Currently in the midst of an unprecedented season of revitalization, Park Road Presbyterian Church is seeking a Student Ministry pastor with the appropriate calling and gifting to join our pastoral team as we continue in our new season of mission and ministry. Following our relocation to a new building on Easter Sunday 2019, Park Road has nearly doubled in worship service attendance and seen 20 covenant partners officially join our church family. We’ve also started 5 new small groups, seen hundreds attend our outreach events, and released volunteers to serve in a local middle school. An important part of this grow this the continued development of a youth ministry, which now averages 12 students. The Student Ministry pastor is charged with providing leadership in ministry to Middle School & High School students and their families, fostering community within Park Road, and 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 preferred. The position requires strong organizational, communication, and relational skills. The Student Ministry pastor will work closely with the Senior Pastor to develop and implement a unified vision for outreach and ministry to students and their families. Other duties maybe included in the job description over time as gifting and capacity allow, such as preaching, counseling, and specific ministry oversight-including missions, discipleship, and outreach.

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. Please submit the following items to​Chris@parkroadchurch.com:

  • Cover letter
  • Resume
  • Audio or video sample of preaching or teaching
  • Answers to the following four questions:
    • Please briefly share the story of your conversion and maturation in faith
    • Describe your approach to connecting with unchurched students and families, and share examples of how you’ve done that in your present ministry context
    • 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
    • Describe your personality, your strengths, and any areas of desired growth

(posted 1/10/20) – The Boston Chinese Evangelical Church (BCEC) began over 55 years ago to minister to Boston’s Chinese. Today, we hope to reach “more Chinese and more than Chinese.” We cherish our church’s Chinese heritage and desire to reach more Chinese. We also desire to equip our members to minister to all peoples—“more than Chinese.” We seek someone to shepherd, equip, love, and oversee our college-aged folks and our young adults Ministry.

Ministry Responsibilities:

  • College Ministry of BCEC Chinatown Campus, English-speaking. This includes leading a team of volunteer staff and students to oversee our Sunday ministry to college-aged (Trellis), multiple campus small groups, retreats, discipleship, outreach, and leadership development.
  • Youth Adult Ministry of BCEC Chinatown Campus, English-speaking. Partnering with our Congregational Pastor, this involves leading a team of volunteer staff to help oversee our Adult Small Groups, adult large group gatherings (such as “The Table”), Sunday school classes, conferences, discipleship, outreach and leadership development.
  • Serve with other ministries assigned by supervising pastor, including various programs at the congregational level, English Ministry level, and churchwide level.Ideal Candidate

Qualifications:

  • Appropriate Christian character, reputation, and maturity
  • Compatible evangelical theology with BCEC
  • Able to work within vision of BCEC, on a multi-staff team
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong time management skills and ability to manage concurrent task efficiently
  • Strong computer skills: MS Office, Google, Slack, etc.
  • Proven experience in recruiting & developing leaders
  • Proficient in English; conversant in Cantonese and/or Mandarin desirable.
  • Competency in cross-cultural setting. Experience in working in multi-cultural and multi-lingual setting strongly preferred. Candidates of all ethnic & cultural backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

Application Process:


Job Opportunities Posted in December 2019

(posted 12/17/19) – Grace Covenant is seeking a person with the gifts and heart to rebuild the Youth Ministry of Grace Covenant. Your call will involve youth ministry revitalization, strategic development of programs and volunteer coordination. We are seeking someone who possesses that perfect blend of great rapport with youth as well as the skills to involve others in the ministry strategy.

If you have a passion for Youth Ministry, refer to our job description or email Doug Trimble.

(posted 12/16/19) – Church Extension Ministries is searching for men to plant churches. We have church planting openings in: Elverson, PA, DELMARVA, Woolwich Township, NJ, Topton/Alburtis, PA and other places the candidate may have in mind to plant. We provide assessment, coaching and mentoring, denominational resources, team support and accountability, assistance from our established churches and help with raising support. This position can be full-time or bi-vocational. Salary is negotiable. Church Extension Ministries is the church planting Mission of the Bible Fellowship Church denomination.

Contact: Director David Gundrum | 610-554-1464
davgun@dejazzd.com | office@churchplantingbfc.org

(posted 12/16/19) – Korean United Church of Philadelphia, PCA (www.KUCP.org), located in Cheltenham, PA is seeking a part-time Youth Pastor and a part-time Pastor for Junior and Primary group (children’s ministry). Duties would include program leadership, preaching, planning, working mostly on the weekends and special occasions.

Qualifications for these positions include being a christian college or seminary graduate, or a current seminary student; preferably ministry experience with youth and children.

Apply between now and January 15, 2020

Send your resume or questions to pastor Daniel Park djkpark@gmail.com.

(posted 12/5/19) – Golden’s Point Church is an independent congregation in a rural setting near Hamilton, IL.  We are seeking to fill a solo pastor position with one who effectively communicates God’s Word, loves us, and loves our community.  Undergraduate degree accepted, seminary degree preferred.  Briefly, the job entails:

  • Preaching and Teaching
  • Counsel and Care
  • Leadership and Planning
  • Community Involvement

Learn about GPC at www.goldenspoint.com or on Facebook.

Send your resume or request for more information to dtlsr@hotmail.com.  Including a doctrinal statement and audio/video of sermon(s) is preferred if applying.

(posted 12/3/19) – Bible Fellowship Church (BFC) of Newark (Delaware) seeks a gifted Lead Pastor equipped and chosen by God to co-labor with our leadership to fulfill God’s kingdom building mission for our congregation.  We seek a servant leader with a shepherd’s heart.

Education and Experience:

  • Relevant education at a theologically sound, evangelical seminary; Masters or Doctorate of Theology or Divinity preferred.
  • Currently ordained BFC pastor or willing to become ordained in the BFC.
  • Experience in impactful preaching, teaching and individual counseling in a pastoral role; at least five years of experience preferred.

CLICK HERE for full position description and application instructions. Application deadline: 01/17/2020. Contact Beth Weber at lp.bfcn@gmail.com.

(posted 12/2/19) – Interfaith Philadelphia seeks a dynamic Director of Institutional Advancement to join our team! This will include growing our existing foundation portfolio; managing relationships with individual and prospective donors; managing various fundraising events, including sporting events and our annual Dare to Understand Award fundraiser; and providing assistance to the Executive Director in all aspects of development and fundraising.

The Director of Institutional Advancement is responsible for developing and implementing a multi-pronged Development Plan, to achieve a FY2020 Budget of $703,000, and supervising key development and program staff to accomplish organizational goals. The Director of Institutional Advancement is also responsible for developing and implementing an organization-wide evaluation plan, including evaluation tasks, data collection, and the interpretation of evaluation through reports and communications with internal and external partners. Finally, the Director of Institutional Advancement will manage all finance and budget responsibilities, including Finance and Development Committees, budget processes, and providing ongoing updates to the Board of Directors, Treasurer, and appropriate staff.

Please submit resume and cover letter via email to Stephanie Peddicord: peddicord.consulting@gmail.com