Job Opportunities

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

May 12, 2015
St. Paul United Methodist Church
Part time
Durham, NC USA

St. Paul UMC in Durham is looking for a pianist for Wednesday Choir practice and Sunday morning church service. Please email if you would like to learn more.

Cindy Crabtree

May 12, 2015
Church, Ministry, Other
Contemporary Worship/Music Leader
Christ United Methodist Church
Part time
Chapel Hill, NC USA

Contemporary Worship/Music Leader needed for large, active church in Southern Village, south of Chapel Hill. Primary responsibility is to lead music for two weekly contemporary worship services, Sundays at 8:30 a.m. and 7 p.m., plus other special services throughout the year.

Qualifications: Education and/or experience in leading worship. Ability to play piano and/or guitar, and lead singing. Ability to gather and lead volunteer musicians.
1. Select music for worship – pre-worship gathering music, offering music, special music (e.g. Communion, Reflection), congregational hymns/songs, post-worship music.
2. Choose songs with an emphasis on theme each Sunday, in collaboration with the preacher.
3. Recruit and equip volunteers for the bands, and maintain regular communication with musicians.
4. Lead weekly rehearsals with bands.
5. Set-up prior to worship on Sundays.
6. Participate in worship planning with other staff and visioning teams.
6. Coordinate with sound and video volunteers for 8:30 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. services.
6. Coordinate substitute coverage when needed.
7. Find and learn new songs.
8. Pray for the band.

This position is 15 hours per week, including Sunday rehearsals and worship services, and weekday evening rehearsals. If you are interested in this position please send your resume to Thank you!

Katherine Kubel

May 12, 2015
RISE Harrisonburg: Seeking a Church Planting Resident
RISE Harrisonburg
Full time
Harrisonburg, VA USA

RISE Harrisonburg is looking to hire a Church Planting Resident beginning summer 2015.

Church Planting Resident:

At RISE, we are resolved to mend God's creation together. This is our mission, our vision, and our mantra. To do this, we need everyone. And at RISE everyone means everyone. This summer, we are excited to partner with Path I and the Virginia Annual Conference to offer a Church Planting Residency! We are looking for someone who is excited to mend creation through building relationships, developing ministries, leading others, and ultimately spreading unconditional love to all of Christ's children.

We seek a Church Planting Resident who will serve as a Green-Thumb for God. It's all about the plant! What does this mean? You will engage, you will lead, and you will definitely get your hands dirty through mission and ministry in the community.

The RISE Church Planting Resident position is not an internship. Rather, we ask for a minimum commitment of one-year, where you are fully invested in the ministry of RISE. The Resident will share significant leadership responsibilities with the Pastor and members of the leadership team. Additionally, you will receive weekly coaching from the Lead Pastor.

Want to know more? Check out the Church Planting Resident job description here.

Church Planting Resident Application Instructions:

• Applications should be sent directly to

• Application must include:

        1. A letter of interest including a short statement of personal faith;
        2. Vision for church planting;
        3. Résumé;
        4. A list of three references

• Screening of applications will begin immediately and will continue until a resident is hired.

• Interviews will begin late May into early July

Molly Boese

May 12, 2015 Youth Minister
Culver Academies
Full time, Part time
, Indiana USA

Culver Academies, a private secondary boarding school located in north central Indiana, is in the process of finding strong candidates for its Protestant Youth Minister position, which was established in 2010. Culver is a diverse school with students hailing from 41 states and 28 countries, and they bring their faith traditions with them. The Spiritual Life department mission is to support Culver’s mission by providing a variety of integrated programs, traditional religious services, and contemplative practices to help students develop their spirit, define their values, and demonstrate their character in relationship with the global community.

The Protestant Youth Minister’s main areas of focus are to:

*Lead the network of programs designed to minister to students, which includes Protestant Youth Group, Leadership training, Bible Study, Praise Band and Spring Break Mission trip.*

*Oversee the team of people involved as partners in ministry, which includes adults involved as youth group volunteers and/or community group leaders, and student representatives from each class that make up the C.P.Y.G. Council.

*Provide pastoral care for students entrusted in his/her care, with an emphasis on the ability to listen to, understand, empathize with, and give sound advice to students within a counseling context.

*Build support for ministry within the wider Academies’ community through thoughtful and effective outreach methods, programs and events.

The Protestant Youth Minister will also be expected to immerse him/herself in the boarding school experience, which encompasses academics, residential life and athletics.

Kathy Lintner

May 07, 2015
Church, Ministry
Pastor Vacancy
Greater Christian Chapel Church
Part time
Apex, North Carolina USA

Greater Christian Chapel Church
8013 Humie Olive Road
Apex, NC 27502
May 4, 2015
Subject: Pastor Vacancy Announcement
Greater Christian Chapel Church is seeking an ordained Pastor called by God to be the spiritual and administrative leader of the congregation.  The Pastor is responsible to God and the church to proclaim the gospel of Jesus Christ, to preach and teach the Bible, to provide Christian leadership, and to engage in pastoral care of the congregation.  The Pastor is accountable to God, biblical scriptures, and the church congregation.  

The Pastor’s responsibilities include preaching, teaching, pastoral counseling, performing weddings, funerals and baptisms, motivated to initiate and interact with youth ministry and activities, as well as planning and guiding the Church to grow and fulfill its purpose as set forth in Matthew 28:18-20.
If you are interested in this position, please submit a Pastor Application form, a current sermon on a CD or DVD, and a copy of all of your diplomas, degrees, certificates, and ministerial license.  Please visit our church website at for the full job description, responsibilities, qualifications, and the blank Pastor Application form.  If you have any questions please feel free to contact the Search Committee at (919)244-8282 or

*All completed applications must be postmarked and submitted by June 15, 2015 to:
Attn: Search Committee
Post Office Box 22
Apex, North Carolin

Search committe

May 07, 2015
Church, Administration, Church, Ministry, Ministry, Non-Church, Missions
Communications & Community Events Coordinator/Children & Youth Ministries Coordinator
Blackburn House
Full time
Todd, North Carolina USA

Position Title: Communications & Community Events Coordinator/Children & Youth Ministries Coordinator

Effective Date: We seek to fill this resident staff position by June 15, 2015 with an effective start date of July 1, 2015.


The Blackburn House is a ministry program of the Blackburns’ Chapel campus of Boone United Methodist Church. The program focuses on intentional community, church revitalization, leadership & community development. Resident staff of Blackburn House commit to live in intentional community together in the church’s parsonage and demonstrate their leadership in the church and community. Through commitment to prayer, friendship, and service in Todd, NC resident staff practice hospitality and reconciliation in ways that are both ordinary and spectacular. Blackburn House offers a unique opportunity for resident staff to demonstrate and develop their leadership, grow in their sense of vocation, deepen their prayer lives, spirituality and relationship with Jesus, within the context of the church and in connection to the wider community.

Blackburn House resident staff positions are dual in nature, community-focused and church-focused. Blackburn House is currently recruiting for Communications & Community Events Coordinator/Children & Youth Ministries Coordinator:

Coordinator of Communications and Community Events
Position Summary: The Communications and Community Events Coordinator is responsible for regular communications between the Blackburn House and the community of Todd. This position is responsible for planning creative and strategic social events to bring neighbors together and help folks feel and stay connected in the Todd community, with an eye for addressing social issues (poverty, hunger, division, etc.). This position is also responsible for the Blackburn House newsletter, blog and social media outlets, and all forms of advertising and communications in order to extend BBH’s and Blackburns’ Chapel’s reach and increase supporters.

Children and Youth Ministries Coordinator
Position Summary: Responsible for developing and leading formation ministries to children and youth. This includes mid-week children and youth programs and bible-studies, special Holiday events, summer educational programs (VBS, etc.), missions opportunities, and Sunday morning ministries (Youth Sunday School, Children’s Church, etc.). This position also oversees fundraising activities, volunteer recruitment and finances; communicates regularly with children, youth, parents and entire congregation; follows the Church’s Safe Sanctuary Policy; collaborates with the pastor, resident staff, parents and laity to involve children and youth in Church life.

The Blackburn House program is funded by a generous grant from The Duke Endowment, from which resident staff positions are paid and housing provided.


Applicants should possess the following –

Strong work history, highly committed, networker and connector/bridge-builder, cross-cultural awareness, flexibility, planner, patience, relatable, team player, self-starter, creativity, budgeting, ability to supervise, passion for spiritual formation of children and youth

We desire diversity and strongly welcome people who consider themselves minorities. Applicants should be 21 or older and have a strong desire for a lifestyle of simplicity and to grow in Christ both personally and through living in intentional community.


Experience in OR gifts/passions for missions/service and event planning.

Experience in OR gifts/passions for networking, marketing and advertising, website design, Wordpress, Facebook, Twitter and other social media.

Experience in OR gifts/passions for children and youth ministry.

Brandon Wrencher

May 07, 2015
Nursery Attendant
Summerfield United Methodist Church
Part time
Summerfield, NC USA

We are looking for a part-time Nursery Attendant. Hours would include Sunday mornings from 9:45am-12:30pm and occasional evenings as need. Prior experience is preferred.

Beth Duncan

May 07, 2015
Church, Ministry
Youth and Children's Minister
Bethlehem Christian Church
Part time
Suffolk, VA USA

Bethlehem Christian Church in Suffolk, VA,  is seeking a part-time Youth and Children’s minister.  The minister will work with the Pastor to oversee the youth and children’s ministry which includes teen ministry, creative arts ministry, and children’s ministry.  The minister will model the love of Jesus Christ in all relationships and will encourage, build, and nurture the faith of these students and their families.  Bethlehem Christian is a non-denominational church, and more information can be found at our Web site,  Any interested individual may email his/her resume to

Matt Winters

May 07, 2015
Executive Director, CrossRoads Ministry, Louisville, KY
CrossRoads Ministry
Full time
Louisville, KY United States

CrossRoads Ministry is a social justice retreat center located in Louisville, KY.  Rooted in Catholic Social Teaching and in the message of gospel justice, CrossRoads offers retreatants the opportunity to be transformed through forming relationships with marginalized people in Louisville.  The Executive Director is responsible for overseeing all aspects of CrossRoads' operations, including development and fundraising, finances, coordination of retreats, management of staff, interns & volunteers, occasional retreat facilitation, and active participation at St. William Catholic Church, of which CrossRoads is an outreach ministry.

Dawn Dones

May 07, 2015
Church, Ministry
Senior Pastor
University Baptist Church
Full time
Baltimore, MD US

The Senior Pastor provides spiritual, pastoral, outreach, administrative, and servant leadership to the congregation of University Baptist Church so the congregation might fulfill its mission as a light of Christ in the City of Baltimore.  The Senior Pastor relates to and connects with multiple generations and a diverse congregation within an urban environment.  In addition, the pastor represents the congregation in denominational or community organizations and activities to learn new ways that the church can support and engage with the surrounding area.  Recognizing the importance of spiritual health and one’s personal relationship with God, the Senior Pastor takes time for regular prayer, Bible study, rest, and recreation.  Lastly, the Senior Pastor extends God’s grace to others and leads by example as one who is relational, authentic, transparent, and humble.

Applications (Resume and Cover Letter) must be submitted both via email to AND via mail to University Baptist Church 3501 N Charles St, Baltimore, MD 21218

Stephanie Hulman