Job Opportunities

Below are specific job listings, including positions at Duke Divinity School, that have been submitted to the school.

June 08, 2015
Student U Middle School Teacher
Student U
Full time
Durham , North Carolina United States

Student U is a year-long commitment. Student U teachers work full-time in the summer, creating lesson plans, teaching their own classes, and working collaboratively with other teachers to engage and inspire students to gain academic skills and take ownership over their own education. During the academic school year, we ask Student U teachers to commit to tutoring once a week in our daily after-school program.  Teachers are compensated for their work, and they're also partnered with mentor teachers who provide them with plenty of support throughout the summer. The final deadline to apply to be a Middle School Summer Teacher is January 30, 2015. Applications are available on our website.

Jessica Cagle

January 31, 2015
Church, Ministry
Resident Minister
First Presbyterian Church
Full time
Ann Arbor, Michigan USA

First Presbyterian Church of Ann Arbor, Michigan is seeking exceptional candidates for our Resident Ministry Program.   We invite you to suggest outstanding prospective applicants or to connect us with seminary seniors who have demonstrated strong potential for ministry.  We are seeking candidates who are strongly motivated, innately curious, perceptive, determined, and deeply engaged in a life of ministry, service and leadership.

The Parish Ministry Residency Program at First Presbyterian gives outstanding seminary graduates the opportunity to make the transition from seminary to a lifetime of effective leadership and ministry in congregations. First Presbyterian Church of Ann Arbor, Michigan is one of the vital, growing churches in the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). The Church was one of the first to receive support from Lilly Endowment, Inc. to sponsor this innovative Parish Ministry Residency Program and has claimed this teaching ministry as a significant part of its mission.

The Residency Program seeks to refine the academic preparation of seminary graduates and ground them in the practice of ministry.  This two-year residency encourages newly-ordained ministers to develop patterns of work that maximize their pastoral leadership gifts and skills. It enables residents to connect their theological and biblical studies with the day-to-day life of a congregation. The residency seeks to encourage full participation in congregational ministry and provides the opportunity for ongoing theological reflection on the practice of ministry.

Resident ministers serve two years at First Presbyterian Church in Ann Arbor in validated ministry positions. Their ministry is compensated at appropriate levels and includes full participation in the Board of Pensions benefits program. After two years in residence, they are better prepared to respond to calls to parish ministry in a variety of settings.

The application period for this Resident Ministry Program is currently open; all application materials are due by January 31, 2015.  A packet of Resident Ministry Application Materials is enclosed for you to distribute to potential candidates, and all application materials can also be found at .

Rev. Jay Sanderford
734 662-4466

January 29, 2015
Church, Ministry
Senior Minister
Balboa Union Church
Full time
Panama, Republic of Panama

Do you have a passion to lead an international, ecumenical community?
Do you speak Spanish?
Are you ordained and/or theologically trained at a seminary or divinity school?
Are you open to consider an unconventional and rewarding ministry position abroad?

Balboa Union Church (BUC) is a bilingual, inter-denominational congregation. We are looking fot a progressive minister who will partner with our congregation to:
- Grow the church
- Expand our outreach into the community

The Balboa Union Church was founded and built in the early 1900's for Panama Canal workers of all denominations.

If you are interested contact:

Joel Guerra

January 28, 2015
Church, Ministry
Campus Pastor
CrossPoint Church
Full time
Harrisburg, PA USA

CrossPoint Church: A United Methodist Community is seeking a full time campus pastor (non-ordained) @ South Hanover campus. We are a growing multi-site church in the suburbs of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania and the South Hanover campus is located in a church run coffee shop.

Duties consist of reaching out to the South Hanover community, plug in attenders and new members into small groups, equipping the lay leadership to find their ministry. Must have excellent communication skills.

In responding to this ad, include your cover letter and resume with three current references and contact information for each. If interested in reviewing a more detailed job description, these will be available by calling the church office at 717-545-1911 or emailing
Please check out our website at Deadline for application is February 20, 2015.

Jennifer Williams

January 26, 2015
Church, Ministry
Associate Pastor of Children, Youth, and Ministries
First Baptist Church of Butner
Full time
Butner , NC USA

The First Baptist Church of Butner, NC, is seeking an Associate Pastor of Children, Youth and Ministries. This person will be responsible for planning, coordinating, directing and evaluating the activities of the children and youth of the church. The associate will also be asked to preach at least once every two months in addition to when the pastor is away. This person will maintain a regular schedule for actually being in the office at certain times, including the pastor’s scheduled time off. This person will be a professing Christian, having already made a public commitment to full-time Christian service. A Christian that has chosen the Baptist denomination, and one who will fit within the theological ideologies (1963 BF&M, CBF) of the membership and the pastor, is required. To apply for, or to request a copy of the full job description, email to the Personnel Committee at First Baptist Church at .

If applying, please send a complete resumé by email or mail to First Baptist Church, P.O. Box 44, Butner, NC 27509. Resumés must be received by 4:00 p.m. February 18, 2015.

Pastor Charlie Bryan

January 21, 2015
Church, Administration
Business Administrator
Mt. Sylvan United Methodist Church
Part time
Durham, NC USA

An 850 member United Methodist Church in Durham, NC seeks a part-time (20 hrs/wk) Business Administrator. Responsibilities will include paying bills as directed by church Treasurer,  reconciling bank accounts, maintaining all church financial records, producing and presenting monthly reports, and inputting payroll information. Will work with the church staff and church committees and members.  Proficiency in Microsoft Office, Quickbooks, and a demonstrated understanding of state and federal employment tax regulations is necessary. A working knowledge of  Church Windows software will be helpful.

Send resume to by February 15.

Larry Bowden

January 21, 2015
Church, Ministry
Senior Pastor
International Church of Bangkok
Full time
Bangkok, Bangkok Thailand

INTERNATIONAL CHURCH OF BANGKOK, THAILAND – is seeking a full-time Senior Pastor. The International Church of Bangkok (ICB) is truly international with 200+ active members from over 30 different nations and many different denominations from all walks of life. ICB is an 82-year-old English-speaking congregation located in the heart of Bangkok, the capital and largest city in Thailand, and one of the most vibrant cities in the world.

-    Ordained Pastor with Master of Divinity degree from an accredited Protestant seminary or school of theology.
-    Minimum of 5 years of experience in pastoral ministry and church leadership.

International experience or domestic experience in multicultural, diverse setting would be an advantage.

Interested candidates, please submit resume and cover letter to Pastor Search Committee at . Resumes must be received electronically by February 28, 2015. For more information about ICB, view

Margaret K. McMillion

January 20, 2015
Ministry, Non-Church
Vacation Church School Director
First Presbyterian Church
Part time
Durham, NC United States

Director For Multi-Church Vacation Church School in Durham/Chapel Hill area
The VCS Director is responsible for coordinating and overseeing the entire planning process for the week-long, half-day Vacation Church School, leading monthly meetings with area youth and children directors for the purpose of planning, delegating jobs with-in the committee, leading the week-long camp, and wrapping up concluding details in preparation for next year's camp. The VCS director will be supported by a team of 6-7 members who have significant experience with the camp and will contribute time, support, and direction in planning and pulling off the camp.

The following is a general outline of the planning calendar:
January: Begin meeting and generating ideas.
•    Choose scripture, theme, and begin thinking about artwork for t-shirts
•    Establish a schedule of registration due dates and advertizing publications as well as assigning responsibility for these tasks.
February: Expanding on the theme
•    Determine and assign responsibilities pertaining to curriculum, t-shirts, crafts, car-pool
•    Think of an organization or charity that fits with the theme to give the offering.
March: Leadership recruitment
•    Recruit both youth and adult volunteers
•    Determine and assign responsibility pertaining to the creation of leader packets, and parent information packets
April:  Filling in the gaps
•    Plan/organize the leadership meetings for youth and adults
•    Fill in any gaps in volunteer leadership
May/June: Print and pack
•    Determine and assign responsibility for ordering t-shirts
•    Print all curriculum and packets to be distributed
•    Organize, pack, and double check all camp essentials including first aid and water inflatables
•    Print “family group” banners and pack crates
July: Bills
•    Settle any bills
•    Create a review document for the next director describing recommendations for next year based on the year's experience and pass on this information in the fall.
Please send a resume and cover letter to by February 9th.

Sarah Finbow

January 20, 2015
Church, Ministry
Pastoral Resident for Congregational Ministry
White Memorial Presbyterian Church
Full time
Raleigh, North Carolina United States

The Pastoral Residency is a two-year ordained pastoral position.  The Pastoral Resident for Congregational Ministry will share pastoral duties with the larger pastoral staff (worship leadership, preaching, and pastoral care visits) while focusing on leading the church’s Young Adults ministry.

Please contact White Memorial for more information.

Blake Daniel

January 16, 2015
Church, Ministry
Coordinator of Faith Development, Associate Pastor
First United Methodist Church
Full time
Roswell, New Mexico USA

The Coordinator of Faith Development will consistently model and interpret to the congregation and larger community the following:
1. the goals established by the Administrative Council;
2. the vision of the congregation, specifically the challenge to grow in faith.

The Coordinator of Faith Development has primary responsibility for recruiting, training, and supporting those who implement church programs for children and youth, those who provide child care, and those who teach/facilitate most adult courses.
The Coordinator will establish and work with members of a Faith Development Ministry Team as guides and evaluators of programs.
The Coordinator will support the primary directors of nursery, children, and youth programs, equipping each to implement programs of spiritual development for those to whom they minister in the process of making disciples of Jesus Christ.

REPORTS TO: Senior Pastor

Direct Youth, Children, and Nursery Personnel
Coordinates with Pastor, Staff, Administrative Board, teachers, leaders, and volunteers

Detailed Duties
Leadership and Administrative
1. Provide training annually, concerning Safe Sanctuaries policy for all paid and volunteer staff who work with Youth and Vulnerable Adults.
2. Work with Coordinator of Operations to run background checks of all new hire staff members.
3. Supervise program staff and facilitate the development of annual goals and provide evaluation of each.
4. Be staff representative to and attend meetings of the appropriate committees with interests in the ministry area.
5. Attend weekly staff meeting.
6. Attend Administrative Council meetings.
7. Prepare, maintain and work within an annual budget for all Ministries under your supervision.
8. Study and understand spiritual and other developmental needs of all age levels.
9. Participate in worship services at FUMC and encourage children and youth to participate in worship.
10. Promote and attend conference and district events.
11. Participate in continuing education for professional and personal growth.
12. Provide a schedule for on-site hours and for scheduled off-site events.
13. Display high standards in attitude, outlook and morals with awareness of the importance of leading by example.
14. Practice excellent attendance and punctuality.
15. Understand and exercise appropriate confidentiality of church related business and personal matters, and exercise good judgment in performance of duties.
16. Perform related duties as assigned.


Bachelor’s Degree. Understanding of, and commitments to, the organization, theology and beliefs of the United Methodist Church, is preferred.
Prior experience in leadership position in Christian education and all levels of Children’s Ministries preferred. Proficient use of Microsoft Office, current Internet media, and other communication tools are necessary.
Pass required background clearance. Maintain valid NM driver’s license and evidence of insurability as driver.
Climb stairs and move about the facility. Occasionally lift up to 35 pounds. Stand for extended time. Participate in activities of the youth including occasional retreats, overnights, and camping activities.
Work within a climate controlled and smoke-free environment and outdoors.

FUMC reserves the right to make changes in this position description or to reassign tasks as required for church needs.

Contact: Rev. W. Douglas Mills, PhD
First United Methodist Church
200 N. Pennsylvania Ave.
Roswell, NM 88201
(575) 622-1881 (office)
(575) 626-0453 (cell)

Rev. W. Douglas Mills
(575) 622-1881 (office)