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    Communications Assistant (aka Storyteller)

    Assist in achieving the mission of Western Theological Seminary to “prepare Christians called by God to lead the church in mission” by serving as the seminary “story teller”, seeking out stories and news to be told via the website, social media and in print.  The Communications Assistant will update and maintain the website, gearing its content to reach Western’s various audiences in the most effective way. Full description here.  Application deadline May 1.

    Submit resume including two professional references.

    Western Theological Seminary
    Attn:  Rayetta Perez  rayetta@westernsem.edu
    101 East 13th Street
    Holland MI 49423

    Racial/ethnic minority persons encouraged to apply.

  • Open Ministry Positions (submitted by churches & organizations)

    Open Ministry Positions

    Updated April 24, 2014

    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 lastest positions listed on the Reformed Church in America website

    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 sondra.tenclay@gmail.com

    Administrative Assistant--Second Reformed Church in Zeeland, MI is seeking a part time administrative assistant.  Hours will be between 18/24 hr/wk and are somewhat flexiable.  He or she must have good organization skills and show a willingness to take initiative with new projects and tasks.  Send resume, cover letter and names of references to karsten@srczeeland.org  (posted 4/17/14)

    Director of Women's Discipleship and Assimilation--Rolling Hills Covenant Church in Rolling Hills Estates, CA www.rollinghillscovenant.com/  This person will shepherd the many generation of women within the church by providing transformational ministry opportunities.  For more information contact nkutlesa@rhcc.net (posted 4/17/14)

    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 mfryc@nycap.rr.com  (posted 4/14/14)

    Pastor of Senior Adult Ministry & Care--Trinity Reformed Church in Holland, MI is seeking a pastor of senior adult ministry and care who will develop a wide range of programs that will enhance the life of neighborhood seniors and those of our congregation.  A complete job description for this limited hours position can be found on the church website:  www.trinityrc.org.  Please submit resume and letter of application no later than May 16 to trinityoffice712@yahoo.com   (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.nehttp://www.sheldonfirstreformed.com/  (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 mike@liberti.org     http://libertichurch.org/#main   (posted 4/3/14)

    Campus Pastor--Madison Square Church (CRC) in Grand Rapids, MI is a multi-ethnic multi-site CRC church. They are looking for a Campus Pastor for their main site. This campus pastor will provide primary pastoral leadership in worship, discipleship and pastoral care ministry for the Madison at the Square congregation. To learn more about the position, please visit our website: www.madisonsquarechurch.org/jobs. (posted 4/2/14)

    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 kkohlohoff@hillsidech.org    www.hillsidech.org  (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 mike@fellowshipmuskegon.org for more information.  http://www.fellowshipmuskegon.org/#/home  (posted 3/25/14)

    Navy Chaplain--Interested in hearing more information on becoming a part of the United States Navy Chaplain Corps please contact NCCS (SS) Ian Lucas at Ian.lucas@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)

    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 vefpastor@gmail.com for more information. http://english.victorychurch.org.tw/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=353&Itemid=120 (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 CECYouthPastorSearch@gmail.com for more information.  www.cechurch.org/index.html  (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 http://www.frcoh.org/  or contact office@frcoh.org  (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.  http://www.riverterrace.org/    Send letters of interest to youthdirectorsearch@riverterrace.org  (posted 3/19/14)

    Middle School Director--Westminster Chapel in Bellevue, WA is seeking a person to be responsible for leadership, growth and discipleship in the Middle School Ministries.  Job description can be found at http://www.westminster.org/about/employment-opportunities/  or contact sondrab@westminster.org (posted 3/19/14)

    Worship Leader--Watershed Ministries in Holland, MI is seeking a part time worship leader.  Full job description can be found at http://www.harderwyk.com/filerequest/2258  Deadline for application is April 21. (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 genebomgaars@gmail.com or http://www.bethelsheldon.org/home.html  (posted 3/5/2014)

    Worship Leader--LifeQuest in Holland, MI is seeking a worship leader (20 hrs. per week) that will be responsible for the overall worship environment by selecting and preparing music that coincides with the weekly message as well as developing a team to carr out the various tasks. Please contact tobygrup@gmail.com for more information. www.lifequestholland.org/  (posted 3/2/14)

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

    Senior Pastor--First Reformed Church in DeMotte, IN is seeking a senior pastor. This person will be responsible for leading the congregation into a future which includes a dynamic witness for Christ in the community; provide leadership for preaching and pastoral.  Contact: frcod@frcweb.org for more information.  http://www.frcweb.org/#/home (posted 2/26/2014)

    Youth Pastors--International Youth Ministry in Phnom Penh, Cambodia is looking to appoint two youth pastors.  One would be employed by The International Christian Fellowship and one by The International Christian Assembly.  If you are interested in finding out more information please contact youthpastorsearchphnompenh@gmail.com  (posted 2/20/14)

    Associate Pastor for Families--Sardis Presbyterian Church in Charlotte, NC is seeking a full time Associate Pastor.  The person will lead a critical effort to connect young families with the church and each other in their relationship with Chirst. Contact ministry@sardis.org for full job description.  www.sardis.org  (posted 2/18/14)

    Pastor--Lakeside Church in Ludington, MI is seeling a full time pastor. Their vision is to offer "church" to those for whom church may not have worked in the past.  Visit their website at: http://www.lakesidechurchludington.org/index.html  or contact the search team at brendajmassie@gmail.com for more information. (posted 2/18/14)

    Classis Leader--Zeeland Classis of the RCA (a group of 26 congregations in West Michigan) is seeking a Classis Leader. For more information about the Zeeland Classis please visit:  www.zchurches.org  Submit letter of interest and resume to app.hireology.com/s/15377  (posted 2/14/14)

    Central Reformed Church in Grand Rapids, MI is looking to fill the following positions:  Minister or Director of LifeLong Learning (FT); Director of Adult Discipleship (PT); Director of Youth Discipleship (PT); and Director of Children's Learning (PT).  For more information visit the church website at  www.centralreformedchurch.org  or contact crcgr.search@gmail.com if you have questions. (posted 2/7/14)

    Kid's Life Bible Clubs is seeking to fill two open positions:  Chapter Program Coordinator (8 hr. per week--Holland, MI) and Program and Training Director (16 hrs per week--Kentwood, MI office).  Email klbc2110@sbcglobal.net for a more detailed job descriptions. www.Kidslifebibleclubs.org  (posted 2/5/14)

    Dean of Spiritual Life/Campus Pastor--Whitworth University in Spokane, WA is seeking to fill this position.  This person will provide leadership for campus ministry including worship and evangelism, pastoral care, and service and community building. Visit website for full job description: http://www.whitworth.edu/Administration/HumanResources/jobs.aspx?typeid=7  (posted 1/31/14)

    Associate Pastor--Westminster Presbyterian Church in Grand Rapids, MI is seeking an associate pastor.  Areas of responsibility include: pastoral care, mission and worship.  For more information see website http://westminstergr.org/about/employment   (posted 1/17/14)

    Part-time Pastor--Jerusalem Reformed Church in Feura Bush, NY is seeking a part-time pastor. Visit church website for more information or contact bkane1023@aol.com  www.jerusalemreformedchurch.com/  (posted 1/3/14)

    Pastor--Reformed Dutch Church of Claverack, NY is seeking a pastor--three fourths time with flexibility and strong potentional for full time. Searching for a servant leader who is passionate about sharing and preaching God's word.  This person is committed to spiritual growth and intergenerational engagement within an atmosphere of love, and has a desire to be involved in the life of the church and community.  For more information contact claveracksearch2013@gmail.com    www.claverackreformedchurch.org/ (posted 12/19/13)

    Pastor--Lynnwood Reformed Church in Guilderland, NY (Schenectady area) is seeking a full time pastor.  www.lynnwoodreformed.org/  Interestered candidates please submit RCA minister profile with a letter or statement of interest to sklundstedt13@verizon.net

    Pastor--Atlanta Chinese Christian Church North English Ministry in Johns Creek, GA is seeking a full time pastor for this vibrant and growing church with a Christ-centered congreation. Please visit their website for a full job description. http://www.acccn.org/english/  (posted 12/2/13) 

    Pastor--West Copake Reformed Church in Copake, NY is seeking a pastor who will teach them God's word, lead them in genuine worship and praise, and encourage them in their walk with the Lord.  Please contact K Wheeler at oxbow1231@fairpoint.net for further information. http://west-copake.rcachurches.org/ (posted 11/17/13

    Pastor-Located in north central Iowa amid a beautiful agricultural setting Wellsburg Reformed Church in Wellsburg, IA is seeking a pastor to join their loving and supportive church family.  This congregation has a rich tradition of Christ centered worship, the study of Biblical truths, and Christian service in the community and beyond. The church seeks a pastor who possesses a passion for teaching His word, a warmth in reaching out to people of all ages, and a desire to join and lead them in their walk with the Lord. Email bbeving@wildblue.net for more information.

    Pastor of Discipleship and Mission--North & Southhampton Reformed Church in Southhampton, PA is seeking to fill this part time position.  This person will be charged with developing and implementing a discipleship plan for the church community with emphasis on adult members.  Contact jobs@nsrc1710.org for more information www.nsrc1710.org/index.php

    Senior Pastor--Calvary Church at Village Green in Moorhead, Minnesota is seeking a senior pastor.  Applicants should forward their resumea nd other pertinent information via email to the Senior Pastor Search Committee at CalvaryChurchVG@me.com   See church website for more information www.calvarychurchvg.org

    Pastor--Woodgrove Community Church (RCA) located in Lanzville, B.C. is seeking a full time pastor.  Profile available upon request:  dbhenx@telus.net    www.woodgrovechurch.ca/

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

     

Working at Western

Western Theological Seminary is rooted in the historic Christian faith and seeks to be Reformed, evangelical, and ecumenical in its focus. With a full time faculty of 22, it offers four degree programs: the M.Div. in both residential and distance-learning formats, an M.A., a Th.M., and a D.Min.  In addition, it offers a graduate certificate program and a dual-track M.Div./MSW program, as well as a variety of continuing education initiatives.

 

Western Theological Seminary is intentionally committed to a diverse faculty. Women and members of racial-ethnic minority groups are encouraged to apply.

 

To apply for any position listed here, send a cover letter and resume to:

Rayetta Perez, Human Resources

Western Theological Seminary

101 E. 13th St

Holland, MI 49423

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