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  • Open Ministry Positions (submitted by churches & organizations)

    Open Ministry Positions

    Updated July 24, 2014

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

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

    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 or contact  (posted 7/24/14)

    Season of Life Pastor--Haven Reformed Church in Kalamazoo, MI is looking for an individual who has a vital relationship with Christ and is rooted in the Word of God to minister to the needs of its Creative Options People (55+).  For a copy of the job description please visit or contact (posted 7/24/14)

    Children's Ministry Director--Covenant Community Church in Hudsonville, MI is seeking to fill this part-time position.  A full job description can be found at or contact for more information.  Please submit letter of interest and resume by August 15.  (posted 7/23/14)

    Director of Youth and Music Worship--Trinity Community Church in Brown Deer, WI is seeking to fill this full time position.  A full job description can be found at:   (posted 7/18/14)

    Resident Director--Trinity Christian College in Palos Heights, IL is looking for a Resident Director of a mixed-gender dorm for this coming academic year.  For information go to:   (posted 7/16/14)

    Children and Youth Ministry Director--Intersection Ministries in Holland, MI is seeking an entrepreneurial, mission-minded director who will join their team.  This is a full time position with benefits.  To learn more about Intersection Ministries go to:  or more information regarding the job description contact:  (posted 7/16/14)

    Director of Youth and Family Discipleship--Trinity Christian Reformed Church in Rock Valley, IA is seeking a full time, non-ordained Director of Youth and Family Discipleship.  The main areas of focus are leading the Junior High and High School youth ministries.  In addition this person will help develop and implement a young adult ministry in the church.  Please contact for more information.   (posted 7/11/14)

    Director of Youth & Children's Ministries--First Presbyterian Church in Snohomish, WA is seeking to fill this full time position.  The purpose of the director is to lead Jr. and Sr. High youth and college students toward authentic personal faith, and to give encouragement and oversight to programs that nurture faith in children. In each aim, developing capable teams of lay volunteers.  Applications will be taken until July 31. Contact the church office for more information: (posted 7/11/14)

    Pastor of Bi-lingual (Spanish/English) Service and Saturday Food Program Chaplain (PT)--Eastern Avenue Christian Reformed Church in Grand Rapids, MI is seeking to fill this position.  The position involves preaching and pastoral care of the bi-lingual worshiping community, evangelism, the leading of a Bible study on Saturday morning,s and assisting with relationship development within the population served by the Saturday Food Program.  Description can be found at can be sent to  (posted 7/9/14)

    Associate Pastor--Alto Reformed Church in Waupun, WI is seeking a friendly, passionate, spirit-filled individual to join their team as an associate pastor. The focus will be to provide leadership in the area of worship and music and to develop ministry programs to help young adults.  Please visit their website or contact for more information  (posted 7/1/14)

    Music Coordinator--Christ Community Church in Grand Rapids, MI is seeking a part time Music Coordinator.  Please contact the church for more information (posted 7/1/14)

    Director of Discipleship and Outreach--Dearborn Christian Fellowship (a Christian Reformed Church) in Dearborn, MI is looking for a full-time person to join their staff and assist in catalyzing the congregation in the areas of spiritual growth and evangelism.   For more information contact  (posted 6/24/14)

    Children's Pastor--Meredith Drive Reformed Church in Des Moines, IA is seeking a full time Children's Pastor.  This person will oversee the spiritual growth and development of children birth through grade 6 and their families in a diverse multi-site congregation.   Submit resume to  (posted 6/16/14)

    Youth Ministry Director--Hope Church in Holland, MI is seeking to fill this part time position. This position combines pastoral leadership, relational connection, and administrative oversight for the Hope Church youth program.  Full job description can be found at or contact for more information. (posted 6/13/14)

    Youth Director--Hamilton Christian Reformed Church in Hamilton, MI is seeking to fill this part time position.  The youth director will be responsible for overseeing and developing the youth (preK-High School senior) ministries at the church.  Send resume to:  (posted 6/13/14)

    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  (posted 6/13/14)

    Pastor--American Reformed Church in Orange City, IA seeks an inspiring and relational preacher, teacher, leader and shepherd to be their next pastor.  Consideration of candidates will begin on July 1.  More information, including church profile and be requested from (posted 6/11/14)

    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.    (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   (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  This position is up to ordained or non-ordained candidates. Contact for more information. (posted 5/21/14)

    Pastor--Plainview Reformed Church in Plainview, NY is seeking a full time pastor. Contact for more information.  (posted 5/6/14)

    Lead Pastor--Rejoice! Community Church (RCA) in Le Mars, IA is seeking a lead pastor.  This church says "come as you are" and they do not leave people there.  They are making a difference in and out of the building. Check out the church at  Contact for more information  (posted 4/29/14)

    Pastor--Kasilof Community Church in Kasilof, Alaska is seeking a pastor.  Write for more information to  (posted 4/29/14)

    Executive Director--Love INC chapter of Southeast Ottawa County/Hudsonville/Grandville, MI is seeking an executive director. Experience in outreach, supervision and involvement in working with church and local communities is preferred.  Seek a person possessing a Bachelor's degree in management, social work, organizational leadership, ministry, community development or equivalent experience.  Please contact

    Pastor--Cransville 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  (posted 4/14/14)

    Senior Pastor--First Reformed Church in Sheldon, IA is seeking a pastor who will consistently preach from scripture, be an inspirational spiritual leader to the aging members as well as the numerous young couples and families.  The church also has a a strong desire for outreach and mission.  Church profile is available upon request.  kuiper@nethtc.ne  (posted 4/9/14)

    Youth Director--Liberti Church in Philadelphia, PA is seeking a part time youth director to develop a youth ministry for the main line liberti campus.  They would like someone with a little experience and knowledge (2-5 years) and perhaps experience with collaboratives between church and para-church ministries.  For more information contact   (posted 4/3/14)

    Middle School Youth Director--Hillside Community Church (Christian Reformed Church) in Grand Rapids, MI is seeking to fill this full time position.  The church is looking for a strong leader who can oversee this ministry of over 50 students and can help equip parents and other adults to be mentors and leaderst to the students.  To apply contact  (posted 3/28/14)

    Director of Worship--Fellowship Reformed Church in Muskegon, MI is seeking a part time Director of Worship.  This person will lead worship through music and other artistic expression, plus work with staff and volunteers in developing new opportunities and ministries as well. Please contact for more information.  (posted 3/25/14)

    Navy Chaplain--Interested in hearing more information on becoming a part of the United States Navy Chaplain Corps please contact Lt. Zamar Gooden at  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  (posted 3/24/14)

    Associate Pastor (Discipleship Pastor)--Victory Lutheran Church: Victory English Fellowship in Hsinchu City, Taiwan in seeking a full time English pastor to work alongside the current English pastor.  The main role of the associate pastor will be in discipleship.  Please contact for more information. (posted 3/24/14)

    Youth Pastor/Director--Chinese Evangelical Church (CEC) of Portland, Oregon is seeking a full time director.  This person will inspire and lead students of 6th to 12th grade as they grow in their relationship with God.  Contact for more information.  (posted 3/21/14)

    Music & Worship Director--First Reformed Church in Oak Harbor, WA is seeking to fill this full time position. A full job description can be found at  or contact  (posted 3/19/14)

    Director of Youth and Family Ministry--River Terrace Church in East Lansing, MI is looking to hire a director who will facilitate the growth of students to be formed in Christ and maintain their faith and church involvement into adulthood.  This is a full time position.    Send letters of interest to  (posted 3/19/14)

    Senior Pastor--Bethel Reformed Church in Sheldon, IA is searching for a senior pastor who is passionate about preaching the word of God.  Bethel Church desires to build loving relationships within their congregation and community and they seek a pastor to join them in this endeavor.  Please send profiles or request more information by email to or  (posted 3/5/2014)

    Pastor--Faith Reformed Church in Kankakee, IL is in the search process for a pastor.  Contact search committee chair at  for full church profile. (posted 2/27/2014)

    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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