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Western Theological Seminary invites nominations and applications for the position of Academic Dean and Vice President of Academic Affairs.  Deadline December 7, 2015.  Full description here.

Open Staff Positions

None at this time.

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Open Ministry Positions (submitted by churches & organizations)

Open Ministry Positions

Updated August 11, 2015

To submit a listing of an opening from your church or organization, please contact Beth Smith at 616-392-8555, x131 or beths@westernsem.edu

Check out the latest positions listed on the Reformed Church in America website

Director of Youth Ministries--Beechwood Reformed Church in Holland, MI is seeking a full-time director. This person will direct and oversee the youth ministry (6th-12th grade). The position is responsible for providing the opportunity, education and encouragement to volunteers of youth ministry staff. For more information contact info@beechwoodchurch.org  (posted 8/11/15)

Pastor--Faith Community Christian Reformed Church in Colton, South Dakota is seeking a pastor (3/4s time). This person will lead worship, provide pastoral care, teach catechism, offer some leadership development and engage in outreach.  Please contact koopmangas@siouxvalley.net for more information. (posted 7/23/15) 

Worship Leader/Creative Arts Director--New Ground Church in Caledonia, MI is seeking a Worship Leader who can use creative arts to cultivate an environment where people can experience God's grace and be inspired to live daily for Him. For more information contact: jobs@newgroundchurch.org (posted 7/23/15)

Pastor--Niskayuna Reformed Church in Niskayuna, NY is seeking a full time pastor. Church profile is available upon request from tflehner@aol.com (posted 7/9/15)

Pastor--Christ Presbyterian Church in Daphne, Alabama is seeking a full time pastor. For more information contact: christchurchdaphne@gmail.com  Visit their website for more information.  (posted 7/9/15)

Pastor for Replant--Harvest Christian Fellowship in Hamilton, MI is seeking a fulltime pastor to replant and grow a ministry focused on outreach to those in the community who have left the traditional area churches or have never made a profession of faith. Contact pastormoerdyk@gmail.com for more information and full job description.  (posted 7/9/15)

Director of Children's & Family Ministry--United Church of Christ in Portage, MI is seeking a part-time (28-32 Hrs) Director to lead, organize and expand an active Sunday School program and family activities. Please send resume, cover letter and references to: positionopening@portageucc.org  (posted 7/9/15)

Worship Director--Immanuel Christian Reformed Church in Ripton, CA is seeking a fulltime Worship Director to help them implement the vision for worship. The director will plan and facilitate leadership of the convergent worship services, develop the gifts of others, and prepare worship liturgies, including creation of Media Shout scripts.  For more information contact ken@immanuelcrc.org or http://network.crcna.org/church-jobs/full-time-worship-director  (posted 7/3/15)

Harderwyk Ministries in Holland, MI is seeking to full two part-time positions: Assistant Coordinator for Children's Discipleship (Watershed Worshiping Communities) and Assistant Coordinator for Children's Discipleship (Celebration & Fusion Worshiping Communities). For information regarding these opening see: http://harderwyk.com/about/job-descriptions  (posted 7/3/15)

Pastor--Glen Lake Community Reformed Church in Glen Lake, MI is looking for a person to be their Senior Pastor. This person will lead the congregation in growing as disciples of Jesus who are, then, being used by Him to make other disciples.  Please contact schwaiger.stephen@gmail.com for more information.  (posted 6/24/15)

Youth Director--Reformed Church of the Tarrytowns in Tarrytown, NY is seeking a PT youth director to develop a Sunday School program, establish a middle school ministry and assume ministry for high school aged youth. For more information contact jeffgargano@gmail.com  (posted 6.24.15)

Pastor--Lakeview Community Church (RCA) in Rochester, NY is seeking a solo pastor.  For more information contact: lakeviewcommunity@frontiernet.net. (posted 6/23/15)

Worship Director--Woodhaven Reformed Church in Byron Center, MI is looking for a part-time (10-12 Hours a week) worship director.  More information about the church and this employment opportunity can be found at the church website. For a complete job description, contact office@woodhavenministries.com (posted 6/15/15)

Worship Director and Student Ministries Director--Hager Park Reformed Church in Jenison, MI is seeking to fill these two Part Time positions. For more information visit their website. (posted 6/12/15)

Youth Pastor and Director of Musical Worship--Mack Avenue Community Church in Detroit, MI is seeking to fill these two positions. For more information please contact zoey@mackave.com (posted 6/12/15)

Saturday Food Program Director--Eastern Avenue Christian Reformed Church in Grand Rapids, MI is seeking to fill this 20 hour position (varying depending on seasonal issues. This position is responsible for establishing and maintaining good, productive relationships with vendors and also recruiting, scheduling and establishing relationships with volunteers.  Please contact fred@eacrc.org for more information.  (posted 6/11/15)

Associate Pastor of Student Ministries--Wausau Alliance Church in Wausau, WI is seeking to fill this position. For more information contact greg@wausaualliance.org  (posted 6/3/15)

Director of Children's Ministries--Spring Valley Church in Allendale, MI is looking to fill with PT position. Will oversee the ministries for children who are infants through 5th grade. Primary programs include Sunday School, children’s Christmas Program, and some involvement with Vacation Bible School. Will be in charge of choosing classroom curriculum, recruiting & overseeing teachers, and communicating any appropriate information with the rest of the church. For more information contact: openings@springvalleychurch.info  (posted 5/28/15)

Publicist--Baker Academic & Brazos Press in Ada, MI is seeking to fill this full time position.  This position is responsible for developing and maintaining media relations in print, broadcast, and internet channels to benefit the academic and scholarly trade books.  Job description can be found at http://bakerpublishinggroup.com/careers/14 (posted 5/21/15)

Director of Partnership--KIDS HOPE USA is seeking a Director of Partnership.  This position will lead, manage, and keep accountable the KHUSA Partnership Team across the Country.  For more information please contact DPeirce@kidshopeusa.org  (posted 5/19/15)

Pastor--Grace Community Church of Healdsburg, CA is seeking a full time pastor (M.Div. or ThM degree desired). Please contact the church for full job description. (5/19/15)

Pastor of Congregational Life--Hudsonville Reformed Church in Hudsonville, MI is seeking a Congregational Life Pastor.  The person is responsible for the day-to-day leadership, organization, and operation of the congregation.  (posted 5/7/15)

Pastor of Student Ministries--Hampton Falls First Baptist Church in Hampton Falls, NH is seeking a full time pastor of student ministries.  The position description can be found at http://www.hffbc.org/index.php?page=employment-opportunities.  (posted 5/7/15)

Pastor--Yorkville Community Church in Richland, MI is seeking a leader for a classic worship service, to be a shepherd to the congregation, become involved in the community and to help bring new families to the church. http://yorkvillechurch.org/  For more information or to send a resume email: Yorkvillesearchcommittee@gmail.com (posted 4/6/15) 

Pastor of Children and Youth--First Church of New Knoxville in New Knoxville, OH is seeking a full time pastor for children and youth. Contact pastorbeth@nktelco.net for more information or visit the church website at http://www.firstchurchnk.org/ (posted 5/5/15)

Director of Youth and Young Adult Ministries--Village Community Presbyterian Church in Rancho Santa Fe, CA is seeking a full-time director, non-ordainable director to begin in July 2015. Job description can be found at http://www.villagechurch.org/resources/employment-opportunities (posted 5/5/15)

Worship Arts Director--Peace Church in Eagan, MN is accepting applications for a full-time director. Job description can be found at http://www.peace-eagan.org/#/about-us/employment or contact marla@peace-eagan.org  (posted 5/5/15)

Worship and Music Director--Park Community Church in Chicago, IL is seeking a full-time Director. The person will be responsible for leading, developing and facilitating engaging meaningful worship experiences.  This role will oversee three of the six Park Community Church campuses.  To apply, visit the post on Vanderbloemen Website http://vsearch.ws.1C6M7Au  (posted 5/5/15)

City Church in San Francisco (RCA) currently has a position available in Family Ministries: Director of Youth-Family. Job description can be found at: http://www.citychurchsf.org/Jobs (posted 4/29/15)

Pastor--Otley Reformed Church in Otley, IA is seeking a pastor who will lead the church to grow in faith and connect the community with Christ. Please contact asvl@iowatelecom.net for a church profile.  www.otleychurch.org  (posted 4/29/15)

Lead Pastor--New Life Community Church in Norton Shore, MI is seeking a Lead Pastor who is gifted in preaching, teaching, investing in leaders, equipping, encouraging and seeking new Christ followers.  For more information visit their website: http://www.newlifelakeshore.org/#/home/pastor-search (posted 4/29/15)

Pastor--New Hope Community Church in Wausau, WI is seeking a full time pastor that is energetic and passionate and will continue to inspire and motivate the congregation to live and spread God's word.  The congregation is a nice mix of urban and rural families.  For more information please contact dcprice46@charter.net or visit the church website http://www.newhopewausau.org/  (posted 4/17/15)

Lead Pastor--Alto Reformed Church in Waupun, WI is seeking a Lead Pastor. Full job description/church profile can be found at http://www.altoreformedchurch.org/  (posted 4/8/15)

Associate Pastor--Wausau Alliance Church in Wausau, WI is seeking an Associate Pastor for Student Ministries/Worship. This person will oversee the ministry to junior and senior highs. Also help lead the musical worship ministry at the church, including administrative responsibilities necessary to lead and organize the worship team.  For more information contact greg@wausaualliance.org  http://www.wausaualliance.org/ (posted 4/2/2015)

Pastor of Formation for Mission--Pillar Church in Holland, MI is seeking a pastor to equip and empower the community of Pillar to be a "sign, instrument and foretaste of God's redeeming grace for the whole life of society."  http://pillarchurch.com/   Contact the church office for more information office@pillarchurch.com  (posted 3/27/15)

Pastor--Reformed Church of Canajoharie, located in New York's historic Mohawk Valley, is seeking a full time, missionary-minded pastor or ministry leadership team to walk beside them.  For further information about the church visit http://www.canjoreformed.org/site/ and click on the "Pastoral Search" menu.  (posted 3/27/15)

Youth Director--First Presbyterian Church in Holland, MI is seeking a PT Youth Director with previous youth ministry experience to engage the youth and their families in spiritual growth.  http://www.fpcholland.org/community/  For more information contact: jobs@fpcholland.org  (posted 3/26/15)

Associate Pastor for Children, Youth and Young Adults--Okemos Community Church in Okemos, MI is seeking to fill this full time position.  Oversee the 0 to 30 year old ministries. Strengthening youth and launching young adult/college/grad student ministries.  Full posting at http://bit.ly/OkemosAssocPastorPostionAvailable  (posted 3/25/15)

Children's Ministry Director--Sunset Church of San Francisco is seeking a vibrant, skillful and experienced Children's Ministry Director.  This is a full time position.  Full job description can be found at http://www.sunsetchurchsf.org/filerequest/5333   Send cover letter and resume to ceopenposition@sunsetchurchsf.org  (posted 3/25/15)

Youth Pastor Intern--The River of Life Church in Benton Harbor, MI--this person will work with the Lead Pastor to establish and build a healthy youth group. The Youth Pastor will guide younger citizens of the Ministry/Community by helping to build their faith through planned activities, spiritual support and counseling.  For more information contact marcusmartin1987@gmail.com  (posted 3/25/15)

Senior Pastor--East Valley Church in San Jose, CA is seeking a Senior Pastor.  A full job description can be found on their website:  http://eastvalleychurch.com/#/contact/senior-pastor-position  (posted 3/12/15)

Pastor--Heartland Community Church (RCA) in Lafayette, IN seeking a full time pastor.  For a full profile please contact the church office at: info@heartlandlafayette.org or visit their website: http://www.heartlandlafayette.org/index.html  (posted 3/10/15)

Associate (Youth) Pastor--The First Reformed Church in DeMotte, IN seeks an Associate Pastor to lead a thriving Youth and Children's Ministry, as well as a thriving Care and Development Ministry.  The Associate will preach several times throughout the year.  For more information contact: shamstra@chapter-next.com  or visit their website http://www.frcweb.org/#/about-us/seeking-associate-pastor  (posted 3/10/15)

Senior Pastor--First Congregational Church in Traverse City, MI is searching for a senior Pastor with at least 10 years of pastoral experience or equivalent, theologically evangelical, homiletically superior, a committed spiritual leader and a visionary with a servant's heart.  For a church profile, expectations and a application packet please contact: pastorsearch@fcctc.org  Visit their website: http://www.fcctc.org/  (posted 3/2/15)

Worship Leader/Minister--St. James Church in Louisville, KY is seeking to fill a part-time music ministry position. This person will guide and facilitate its music and worship ministry.  Please contact rev.mccarty@stjameslou.net for a complete job description and further information.  http://www.stjameslou.net/  (posted 2/27/15)

Senior Pastor--Christ Chapel, an interdenominational church located in central Cape Cod, Massachusetts is seeking a senior pastor.  Seeking a committed leader and strong visionary with a servant's heart to relationally lead a congregation of about 150 members with great potential for growth. Church profile and contact information can be found at christchapelcapecod.org or infor@christchapelcapecod.org (posted 2/23/15)

Director of Children's Ministries--Alger Park Christian Reformed Church in Grand Rapids, MI is seeking a part-time (20 hrs) director to be responsible for the education and spiritual formation for children (newborn to 6th grade) through oversight and coordination of all children's programs.  Contact personnel@algerparkchurch.org for more information. http://www.algerparkchurch.org/  (posted 2/20/15)

Pastor--Delton Community Church in Delton, MI. This person will offer leadership to and oversee the spiritual life and vision of the congregation.  http://www.deltoncommunitychurch.org/ For more information please contact: cer140@yahoo.com  (posted 2/20/15)

Worship Director--Bethany Christian Reformed Church in Holland, MI is seeking a person capable of planning and leading worship.  Sensitive to all generations.  Good with children and enthusiastic to recognize, recruit, and develop gifts and lead teams of all ages.  Please submit inquiries to: bethany@bethanycrc.com  Church website: http://www.bethanycrc.com/  (posted 2/16/15)

Director of Worship & Arts--Christ Community Church in Lemont, IL is seeking a part time (25 Hours) Director of Music & Arts.  This person will lead corporate worship, disciplining musicians and directing music ministries with children.  Email office@ccconbell.com for more information.  http://ccconbell.com/  (posted 2/6/15)

Senior Pastor--Silver Creek Reformed Church in German Valley, IL is in search of a pastor who is inspired by and passionate about preaching the Word of God and making it relevant to our daily lives.  A full job description can be found at www.silvercreekrca.org or contact scrcpastor@aeroinc.net  (posted 2/4/15)

Lead Pastor--Community Church of Douglas, MI is seeking a Lead Pastor.  The candidate must demonstrate a history of giftedness in preaching, congregational vision development and problem solving.  An Apostles' Creed, biblically based non-denominational church with 20 full and part-time staff.  A congregation of approximately 1,000 includes a range from Christ seekers to mature Christians.  For information contact nancy.nauta@ccofdouglas.org    http://www.ccofdouglas.org/ (posted 1/28/15)

Worship Coordinator--Westwood Christian Reformed Church in Kalamazoo, MI is seeking a half time Worship Coordinator to help plan and lead both traditional and contemporary worship.  Applicants must have worship leading experience.  Contact ranjodejong@att.net for more information. http://www.westwoodcrc.org/  (posted 1/28/15)

Missionary Opportunity--Long term missionary help needed at the City of Hope Orphanage in Honduras, Central America. Please contact mkstone2r1@gmail.com if you are interested, or the orphanage director, aliciahonduras@msn.com  (posted 1/28/15)

Associate Pastor of Youth and Children--The Bridge Church in Portage, MI is seeking a Full Time Associate Pastor to provide leadership for the youth and children's ministry areas. For more information contact jeff@thebridgeportage.org or visit their website at http://www.thebridgeportage.org/ (posted 1/20/15)

Pastor--Clarkstown Reformed Church in Nyack, NY is seeking a PT Pastor who is gifted in leading worship programs of spiritual depth and a Biblical foundation, connecting with diverse groups, providing pastoral care, and helping people to develop and use their spiritual gifts.  Visit their website at Clarkstownreformedchurch.org or their Facebook page at Facebook.com/Clarkstown.  Email Anastasia@clarkstownreformedchurch.org for more information. (Posted 12/3/14)

Lead Pastor--Grace Fellowship Church in Lakewood, CO seeks to fill this full time position.  Full job description can be found at www.gfol.org/lead-pastor/lead-pastor-job-description.html  (posted 10/29/14)

Senior Pastor--McGraft Memorial Congregational Church in Muskegon is seeking a full time senior pastor.  Visit their website for more information http://www.mcgraftchurch.org/site/  (posted 9/25/14)

Senior Pastor--Sonlight Community Church (CRC) located in Lynden, WA is seeking a Senior Pastor who is gifted in preaching but also attentive to the administrative and pastoral needs of the congregation.  For more information about the church and position go to www.sonlightchurch.com or email sonlightsrpastor@gmail.com  (posted 9/23/14)

Pastor--Hillside Community Church in Porterville, CA is seeking a full time pastor.  Please visit their website for full job description. http://www.hccporterville.org/pastoral-search  (posted 9/22/14)

Pastor--Jerusalem Reformed Church in Feura Bush, NY is seeking a PT pastor.  Please contact bkane1023@aol.com for more information.   www.jerusalemreformedchurch.com/   (posted 9/3/14)

Pastor--Pascack Reformed Church in suburban Park Ridge, NJ is seeking a full time pastor who will continue to advance the mission of "putting God's love in human hearts."  This person must be able to be an effective leader who will posses strong pastoral and communication skills.  Please contact rcberenbroick@gmail.com for more information or visit the church website at www.pascackreformedchurch.org  (posted 8/5/14) 

Pastor--Cranesville Reformed Church near Amsterdam, NY is searching for a part time pastor.  They are searching for someone to fill their basic pastoral need.  The working hours and salary are negotiable.  If you are interested in finding our more information about this church please contact mfryc@nycap.rr.com  (posted 4/14/14)

Navy Chaplain--Interested in hearing more information on becoming a part of the United States Navy Chaplain Corps please contact Lt. Zamar Gooden at zamar.gooden@navy.mil  Navy chaplains are both men and women, who feel the call within a call to wear the cloth of our nation and serve the men and women of the sea services.  (posted 3/25/14)

An updated placement listing can be found in the Student Support Services office or on the Reformed Church in America  website, job opportunities page.


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