Emmanuel Baust United Church of Christ is in search of our next Pastor to lead, grow and nurture our congregation.

Emmanuel Baust United Church of Christ, a friendly church where all are welcomed into
the family of Christ, is in search of our next Pastor to lead, grow and nurture our
congregation.  Our pastor will share our core beliefs that no matter who you are or
where you are on life’s journey, you’re welcome here — to explore your faith, to meet
new people, and to strengthen your personal relationship with God.

Denomination: United Church of Christ
Location: Centrally located between Westminster, Taneytown; Union Bridge, MD. Easy
commute to Baltimore, MD and Washington, DC.
For additional information checkout our website: www.ebucc.com or find us on
Facebook.

If interested contact: Lynn Kallay
Lynn.kallay@gmail.com
(410) 241-5027

The South Granville Congregational church is currently seeking a part-time pastor.

The South Granville Congregational church is currently seeking a part-time pastor. Salary is negotiable based on education and experience. We would prefer a Seminary student, graduate,  and/or someone with considerable Pastoral experience. We would like to see a demonstrated commitment to the Christian faith and the principles of teaching from the Holy Bible.  

We are seeking someone with strong preaching and teaching skills. We want you to inspire us, educate us, and help us grow in our faith.  

We are looking for someone who has leadership experience in Pastoral ministry, including Pastoral care, worship planning, and community involvement.  

We would benefit greatly from someone with excellent interpersonal and communication skills. We want you to connect with us, as we are individuals and families of all ages, backgrounds and walks of  life.  

We would blossom with a Spiritual leader who has a heart for Pastoral care and a desire to walk alongside us and our families during both times of celebration and times of difficulty. 

We are an independent Congregational Church; we are not affiliated with the NACCC. The object of a  Congregational Church shall be to bind together the followers of Jesus Christ for the purpose of sharing the worship of God and in making his will dominant in the lives of men and women, individually and collectively, especially as that will is set forth in the life, teachings, death, and living presence of Jesus Christ. 

A Congregational Church acknowledges Jesus Christ as its head and finds in the Holy Scriptures, interpreted by the Divine Spirit through faith, conscience, and reason, its guidance in all matters of faith and practice. The government of the Church shall be vested in its members, who exercise the  right of control in all its affairs.”+  

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Job Description

*Lead and oversee all aspects of worship services, including the observation of ordinances and  proclamation of the immutable Word of God and loving Gospel of Jesus Christ.  *Provide pastoral care and support to meet the needs of the congregation and the community,  offering guidance, counsel, and prayer during times of joy, sorrow, and spiritual growth.  *Using a collaborative spirit, work effectively with staff, volunteers, and church leaders to achieve  shared goals and objectives. 

Responsibilities  

  1. Weekly Activities 

*Prepare for and conduct worship services, lead in the observance of the ordinances, and inspire the proclamation of the Gospel.  

*Collaborate with church leaders, committees, and volunteers to create and implement strategies for discipleship, spiritual growth, and community outreach.  

*Provide guidance for all aspects of church finances, including budgets and expenses.  *Facilitate/support the Adult Bible Study and youth programs (Light Club and VBS).  

  1. Additional Activities (as needed) 

*Provide home/hospital/hospice care and support (illness, communion, prayer, etc.).  *Conduct premarital/vocational/family/bereavement (etc.) counseling. 

*Perform wedding ceremonies, funeral/memorial services, baptisms. 

*Support the congregation in membership recruitment, including a possible visitation program for  inactive and/or prospect members.  

*Support the congregation in mission work (local, regional, national, and international).  *Serve as a representative of the church in civic matters, i.e. Mettowee Valley Ecumenical Council  meetings and activities, as scheduled. 

About Our Church and Area 

Nestled in the beautiful hills surrounding Granville stands a quintessential New England country  church. Originally founded in 1789, with a rich and full history, South Granville Congregational Church  (SGCC) today is a thriving church of about 45 strong believers who enjoy faith, fellowship, and service. We live and worship together serving God and our community. Listed in the National Registry of Historical Places, SGCC has been a beacon of love, hope, and spiritual guidance for over 200 years. Notable pastors include Lemuel Haynes (1822–1833), the first ordained Black, abolitionist  Pastor in the United States. As an independent Congregational Church, we believe that the Holy Bible  is the Inspired Word of God. You will find Biblical preaching during our services and Bible Studies. We also believe in the tenets of the Apostles’ Creed. We have the Adirondack Mountains to the west, the Green Mountains of Vermont to the east, and Lake George, Saratoga Springs, Lake Placid and many other lakes and state/local parks nearby. Not only are we surrounded by the four-season glory of nature, but we also have incredible hiking, boating, cycling, skiing, and other outdoor recreational  activities. As a bonus, this area is steeped in history and significant historical sites. 

Additional information about our church can be found on our website sgcongregationalchurch.org.  For more information about this position, please email your interest to sgccpsc@gmail.com

We look forward to hearing from you!

The First Presbyterian Church and the Barnesville, Ohio Presbyterian Church are seeking a pastor.

The First Presbyterian Church in St. Clairsville, Ohio and the Barnesville, Ohio Presbyterian Church are seeking a Pastor to serve both Congregations. The Barnesville, Ohio church has a nance. We are hoping to find someone who will Pastor for several years. Both churches are over 100 years old.
The distance between church is approximately 20 minutes, mostly via Interstate 70.
Someone interested can call our Session Clerk, Nettie Bench at 740-9021-9168.

The Orient Congregational Church is seeking a pastor

The Orient Congregational Church is over 300 years old.  It has long been a part of the hamlet of Orient, once mainly an agricultural and fishing community  While some farms still thrive and local oystering is enjoying a revival, the natural beauty of its location on the Long Island Sound has drawn second family homeowners from New York City and thereabouts.  Given the many societal changes, the Church is actively reaching out to the broader community, partnering with local businesses and community groups, and sharing activities.

Following the teachings of Jesus, OCC is not only Open and Affirming but also a welcoming church to everyone who seeks spiritual support in their life’s journey and to deepen their relationship with God.  We believe the pursuit of social justice is implicit in the gospels.  Our goal: Expand our church membership to all spiritual seekers while bearing witness to the relevance of Jesus’ teachings in the modern world.

The pastor we seek should have a true spiritual calling evidenced by the qualities of compassion, empathy and of necessity, a sense of humor…able to minister to the needs of its core membership but also to reach beyond it to enable the church to thrive.

This a part-time  position, ideal for someone who is semi-retired or has a second income.  The church has a lovingly restored parsonage.  It is located next to an excellent school in an area known for its beaches and boating.  The location is prime to drive to New York City or take the ferry to New England.

More information can be accessed on the church website at https://www.orientcongregational.org

Or contacting Search Committee Co-chair, Sandra Sinclair at sansinc@optonline.net

Military Chaplains Association is looking for an Associate Pastor.

We would like to share an opportunity for our retired military Chaplain to come along side of a growing congregation as an Associate Pastor. The following is the Job description:

Associate Pastor
Church Overview:

Our Mission: We Desire to Know God, Grow Together in Faith, and Proclaim Christ.

Our Values: At Grace Community Church, our community loves Jesus and wants others to worship him with us. We gather regularly to glorify God through the following:

The Gospel
We believe there is salvation in no one else other than Jesus. Therefore, we desire to consistently proclaim the good news about a relationship with Jesus Christ and the life in his kingdom, both now and in eternity. We consider Jesus to be not only our savior but also our king. And as such, we submit ourselves to his rule and authority.
God’s Word
We believe the Bible to be the Word of God that provides knowledge for salvation and righteous living. Through the written Word of God, we know the revealed Word of God, Jesus. We value the work of the Holy Spirit in each believer to correctly handle the Word of truth.
Community
Salvation includes bringing individuals into a gospel-driven community. We grow when sharing our lives with others in our church family and by taking Jesus’ call to love our neighbors seriously and to bring blessings to our town so that God will be known and glorified.
Discipleship
We believe that a growing relationship with God means that we will grow to look more like Jesus through the power of the Holy Spirit, individually and communally. We value spiritual growth and desire to reproduce our lives by helping new believers become devoted followers of Jesus.

We Are An Elder–Led Church

Grace is an elder-led and elder-ruled church. Practically, this means the leadership of the elder board decides upon decisions that affect the entire body, and these decisions are based on the members’ feedback within the congregation. Members entrust the church’s spiritual leadership to the elders.

The elders are the lead pastors and shepherds of the body of believers at Grace. This means that the elders are to be involved in prayer, teaching the Word, member care, guidance, feeding the flock, and being present for members. We desire our elders to “smell like the sheep” they minister to. That means our elders are highly involved in the lives of the members at Grace.

We Are A Small Town Community

Greenville is a town of about 30,000 people 45 miles east of Dallas, TX. Our community is rapidly growing, and as a church, we desire to train future leaders within our family who can be a blessing and revitalize local churches. We want to grow, not by becoming more extensive, but by building the church of Christ within our community. We are in the early stages of implementing this area and looking for the right leader to help us reach these goals.

Job Description

Primary Responsibilities: Discipleship Coordination of Church Leaders/Life Group Leaders/Deacons, Member Care and Biblical Counsel, Teaching, Coordination of Outreach Ministries, Safety/Security Protocols, and Occasional Preaching.

Specifically, this position will help care for the church by:

Discipleship/Leadership Development:
The senior pastor desires a co-pastor who can work with him to develop lay members into disciple-makers. We want Grace to be a church that trains leaders to send them out to other churches for revitalization and growth.
The associate pastor will help to develop and train life group leaders and establish new life groups within the church as the congregation grows.
Ideally, the associate would be involved in developing and teaching our in-house curriculum.

Counseling/Visitation:
Sharing the pastoral load of counseling, member care, hospital visitations, etc. We desire our pastoral staff to meet with members and visitors regularly to know them well and to be known by them. This role would include both performing these duties, but also training others to do them as well.
This role will grow to include working with deacons to participate in ongoing Christian education for counseling. In time, Grace’s counseling ministry will fall under the Deacon’s supervision, and the associate will be involved in this educational process.

Service & Outreach Ministry Oversight:
Discipleship, creating, and implementing safety protocols and guidelines for mercy ministries, other outreach ministries, etc. This position aims to help our deacons be discipled and trained to be more effective ministry leaders.
Working with the deacons to establish new evangelism and outreach ministries. Grace desires our deacons to be the primary hands and feet of the church. The associate will provide spiritual oversight to make these ministries more effective.
Help manage fire safety protocol, shooter/intruder, background checks, CPR training, abuse training for the care of minors, coordinating with the city when needed for inspections, etc.

Additional Responsibilities:

Additionally, this position will assist the broader ministries of the church by:

Occasional preaching during the year. This would include a willingness to fill the pulpit on an emergency basis. This position is NOT a primary preaching role.
Community and City Involvement in Greenville: Greenville Minister’s Association, For the City, Fish (local benevolence ministry).
Attending regular corporate gatherings of GCC and addressing congregational needs as required.
Attending elder, deacon, and staff meetings. As well as other necessary gatherings of the staff.
Participating in a GCC Life Group.

Requirements:

Education/Experience: Theological Masters Level degree preferred. Previous pastoral and/or counseling experience with a lower theological degree may be substituted for a master’s.

Additional Job Details

Position: Full-Time

Salary/Benefits: $60,000 + Benefits Package (Negotiable based upon experience and education)

Elder: This position would become an elder position after a waiting period.

Location: Greenville, TX

Website: Grace Community Church

Sermon Podcasts: Search for Grace Community Church Greenville, TX Apple Google Spotify

Bethel Baptist Church is actively looking for a new lead pastor

We are committed as a Church to continue to pray for the leading of the Holy Spirit as we navigate the process of selecting candidates for the Pastor position.

He will be a man who follows God’s Word and serves as outlined in Timothy 3:2-7; Titus 1:6-9; Acts 6:4; Acts 20:28-30; 1 Peter 5:2-4; and Ephesians 4:11-16. In addition to the man that is willing to follow the above verses, we prefer a candidate that has the following:

EDUCATION

We prefer someone with a seminary degree. 

MINISTRY FOCUS 

➔ The ability to prepare and preach sermons that are easy to understand and will hold the congregation’s attention. 

➔ The ability to teach most subjects using not only Biblical knowledge, but also real-life examples. 

➔ The desire and passion to disciple and mentor new believers. 

➔ A commitment to go out into the community and evangelize, talk freely about Jesus. Help prepare and hold outreach events small and large. 

➔ Evidence of good people skills. 

LEADERSHIP STYLE

 A strong, compassionate team-building leader. Willingness to work amicably with deacons and staff. 

DESIRED UNIQUE SKILLS SET

 Committed to preaching and teaching. The ability to work with people. Participates in personal prayer and Bible study. The ability to plan and have a vision for the church. Evangelism and counseling competency. Possesses an administrative ability and willingness to keep accurate records and give a report at meetings. 

DOCTRINE AND AFFILIATION All

 candidates must agree to and abide by our Church’s covenant and constitution

Interested parties may contact the church office via email at:

bethelbaptistjamestown@gmail.com

or by phone at 716-484-9221

Website:https://www.betheljtn.org/