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Open Ministry Positions (submitted by churches & organizations)

Open Ministry Positions

Updated March 26, 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 Family and Children Ministries--Cedar Hills Community Church (RCA) in Cedar Rapids, IA is seeking a director to oversee the ministry to families with children birth through 5th grade.  Full job description can be found at http://chccrca.org/about/job-openings/  Contact kent@chccrca.org for more information.  Applications will be accepted through May 1. (posted 3/26/15)

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. ALSO seeking a PT Administrative Assistant to help maintain an office that serves as a Communication Center for the church.  http://www.fpcholland.org/community/  For more information contact: jobs@fpcholland.org  (posted 4/26/15)

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)

Associate Pastor of Youth and Worship--First Reformed Church of Mitchell, SD is seeking an ordained individual to serve as Associate Pastor for Youth and Worship.  Job description is available at www.firstreformed.com  Please send profiles/resumes via email to: info@firstreformed.com (posted 2/20/15)

Acquisitions Assistant (PT)--Baker Publishing in Ada, MI.  This position will provide administrative support and coordination for the Baker Academic & Brazos Press editorial department throughout the various stages of acquiring, processing and publishing books.  Send cover letter and resume to jobopenings@BakerPublishingGroup.com including the words "Academic Acquisitions Assistant" in the subject line. (posted 2/20/15)

Textbook Specialist (FT)--Baker Publishing in Ada, MI.  This position is responsible for the development and distribution of supplemental resources and pedagogoical aids for key academic textbooks.  For more information visit their website: http://bakerpublishinggroup.com/careers  Send cover letter and resume as email attachments to jobopenings@BakerPublishingGroup.com including words "Textbook Specialists" in the subject line.  (posted 2/20/15)  

Pastor--Christ Presbyterian Church in Daphne, Alabama is seeking a full time pastor. For more information contact: christchurchdaphne@gmail.com  Visit their website: http://cpcdaphne.com/#/home  (posted 2/16/15)

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)

Youth Ministry Associate--Fellowship Reformed Church in Holland, MI is seeking to fill this part-time position.  This Associate will serve alongside the Minister of Youth and Young Adults, providing missional leadership to ministries with Middle School and High School Youth.  Application can be completed online at http://goo.gl/w2WvRM by February 28 or send resume to rkrueger@fellowshipreformed.org  More information can be found at www.fellowshipreformed.org  (posted 2/9/15)

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)

Youth Director--First Presbyterian Church of Holland, MI is seeking to fill this 16-18 hours per week position. The Youth Director will be committed to guiding youth in spiritual formation and their relationship with God.  Please email jobs@fpcholland.org for more information. http://www.fpcholland.org/community/ (Posted 2/4/15)

Senior Pastor--Davis Memorial Pentecostal Ministries in Grand Rapids, MI is accepting resumes for a spirit-lead and spirit-filled Senior Pastor to lead a predominately African-American inter-generational congregation with diverse age population.  Please submit a cover letter with resume to pastorsearch2015@yahoo.com by March 6 to be considered.  (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)

Children's Ministry Director--Open Hearts Community Church in Wyoming, MI is seeking a 5-8 hr. per week director.  Contact markmilkamp@gmail.com for more information. (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)

Adult Ministries Director--Georgetown United Methodist Church in Georgetown, MI is seeking a Director of Adult Ministries to establish and maintain programs for life-stage appropriate spiritual development, education, and fellowship opportunities.  This is a part time position.  A complete job description can be found at http://gumonline.org/employment/ (posted 1/20/15)

Director of Outreach and Worship--Grandville United Methodist Church in Grandville, MI is seeking a part time Director to lead a team of lay disciples in networking with young adults and developing and launching a worship service designed to connect with them.  Contact tpfitz5169@sbcglobal.net for more information.   http://www.grandvilleumc.com/  (posted 1/20/15)

Director of Worship and Arts--Encounter Church in Kentwood, MI is seeking a full time Director of Worship and Youth.  Interested applicants are invited to send a resume, cover letter, as well as a short video demonstrating musical and worship abilities to Curious@EncounterChurch.org   More information can be found at http://encounterchurch.org/#/connect/open-position  (posted 1/8/15)

Worship and Arts Director--First Christian Reformed Church in Crown Point, IN is seeking a director to provide leadership for all aspects of music and arts ministry of the church.  The is a 30-40 hours a week position.  Contact jsheeres@gmail.com for more information or www.cpcrc.org  (posted 1/8/15)

Executive Director--LAMB is a Christian project dedicated to providing healthcare in the Dinajpur area of Bangladesh.  The project includes a 150 bed hospital, 28 clinics, as well as research, training, and community development initiatives.  LAMB is looking for a director to provide strategic leadership.  For additional information see: www.lambproject.org or email the search committee at lambedsearch@gmail.com  www.lambproject.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/12/LAMB_ED_Job_Advert.pdf  (posted 1/6/15)

Director of Outreach & Worship--Grandville United Methodist Church in Grandville, MI is seeking a part time Director (20-25 hrs.wk).  The Director will lead a team of lay disciples in networking with young adults and developing and launching a worship service desgined to connect with them.  Please contact tpfitz5169@sbcglobal.net for more information.  (posted 12/17/14)

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)

Worship and Arts Director--First Christian Reformed Church in Crown Point, IN is seeking a person to provide leadership for all aspects of the music and arts ministry of the church and to develop a creative, visual, seamless, blended worship style.  For more information contact jsheeres@gmail.com or visit their website:  www.cpcrc.org (posted 11/18/14)

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)

New Ground Church in Caledonia, MI is seeking to fill two part-time positions:  Administrative Assistance and Worship Leader.  New Ground is a young and growing church plant launched in March of 2013.  If you would like more information please contact jobs@newgroundchurch.org  or visit their website www.newgroundchurch.org/  (posted 10/29/14)

Pastor of Discipleship and Mission--First Reformed Church in Bryon Center, MI is seeking a person to fill this 25 hour/week position.  Contact petervanelderen@frcbc.com for more information. http://www.frcbc.com/#/home  (posted 10/1/14)

Lead Pastor--First Reformed Church in Sanborn, IA is in search of a pastor.  The congregation is prayerfully seeking an individual who loves serving God through passionate preaching, community outreach, and caring for them by engaging people of all ages.  Contact grootersfeedlot@gmail.com for more information.  Church profile is available though the RCA. www.sanbornfrc.com (posted 9/25/14)

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)

Director of Campus Ministry--Geneva Campus Ministry located on the campus of The University of Iowa in Iowa City is seeking a new Director.  A full job description can be found at genevaui.wix.com/newgcm#!  or contact cary-covington@uiowa.edu for more information.  (posted 9/12/14)

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) 

Senior Director of Worship and Arts--Calvary Reformed Church in Orland Park, IL.  This gifted artist will provide leadership for the worship and arts ministries of the congregation.  If you are interested in learning more about this opportunity contact info@chapter-net.com.  http://calvaryop.publishpath.com/  (posted 6/13/14)

Church Mission Catalyst--CrossRoads Christian Reformed Church in San Marcos, CA  The congregations mission is to become "bold Jesus proclaimers and active world changers." And in order to move intentionally in that direction, they are praying for a "Church Mission Catalyst" to help lead us in this.  http://crossroadscrc.com/    (posted 5/30/14)

Director of Youth Discipleship or Youth Pastor--Massapequa Reformed Church in Massapequa, NY is seeking a person to fill this position that is passionate about youth and will motivate the youth in their journey of faith and discipleship.   To apply, email a cover letter and resume, or a video resume, or for full job description contact pastorjoshua@massreformedchurch.org   http://massreformedchurch.org/   (posted 5/30/14)

Director of Discipleship and Mission--Westview Church in Waukee, IA is seeking to fill this full time position. Their desire is that all who call Westview home would be equipped and empowered to be transformed in Christ (discipleship) and participate in the transforming power of Christ (mission). Full job description can be found at www.westview.org.  This position is up to ordained or non-ordained candidates. Contact pastorjvl@gmail.com for more information. (posted 5/21/14)

Pastor--Kasilof Community Church in Kasilof, Alaska is seeking a pastor.  http://kasilofchurch.weebly.com/  Write for more information to shields@alaska.net  (posted 4/29/14)

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)

Pastor--Kiskatom Reformed Church in Catskill, NY is seeking a part-time pastor.  There are several churches in this Classis who are also searching for pastors, so it may be feasible for a candidate to take on two churches to achieve a full time call. For more information contact bonniecaro@gmail.com  (posted 3/24/14)

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