Job Opportunities

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

June 12, 2015
Church, Ministry
Senior Pastor
University Baptist Church
Full time
Baltimore, MD USA

GENERAL DESCRIPTION: The Senior Pastor provides spiritual, pastoral, outreach, administrative, and servant leadership to the congregation of University Baptist Church so the congregation might ful-fill 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  pastorsearch@ubcbaltimore.org AND via mail to University Baptist Church
Attention Pastor Search Committee 3501 N. Charles St, Baltimore, MD 21218.


Contact
Sharon Smith
Sls219@aol.com
410-467-2343

June 04, 2015
Church, Ministry
Pastor
Stowe Community Church
Full time
Stowe, VT USA
http://www.stowechurch.org

Stowe Community Church
137 Main Street
Stowe, Vermont, 05672 USA
www.stowechurch.org
Date posted: June 1, 2015
Position: Pastor
Denomination: Non-denominational, Protestant community church
Church Size: 100 - 150
Job Type: Full-time
Stowe Community Church, a congregation of around 145 members, is seeking its next Pastor to
shepherd our congregation. The current Pastor is retiring after serving over 28 years.
Stowe has a population of 4,300 and is located in the Green Mountains of northern Vermont,
about 43 miles from Burlington, VT. Stowe is known as the Ski Capital of the East and is a
major four season tourist destination. Our beautiful white steepled New England style church
building is the focus of community. The current church was organized in 1920 by the union of
three churches: Congregational, Methodists, and Universalist. Today, our congregation consists
of a diverse group of Protestant believers united in our understanding of personal salvation by
grace through faith in Jesus Christ, our risen Lord and Savior. We strive to welcome people
from all walks of life and introduce them to a loving God.
Our Purpose is:
• To experience the grace of Jesus Christ;
• To share, serve and grow in God’s love;
• To worship God and enjoy the fellowship of His community.
POSITION DESCRIPTION:
The Pastor serves as the spiritual leader of this local church and will provide vision, leadership
and strategic direction to reinvigorate and improve the effectiveness of this church in meeting its
purpose as well as our Christian outreach and ministry to the Stowe community and beyond.
Expectations:
• Demonstrates a passion for effectively preaching the Word, proclaiming the Gospel and for
leading the congregation in worship that is glorifying and pleasing to God.
• Shows care and compassion for the congregation through visitation, encouragement and
counseling.
- Makes pastoral calls on people in hospitals, nursing homes, those confined to home
and those in need.
- Ministers effectively to people in crisis situations.
- Builds relationships and gets to know the members of the congregation.
• Works regularly to bring in new members, to disciple them and to get them involved and
active in the life and work of the church.
- Puts a special focus on identifying, implementing and leading the changes necessary
to increase the membership, discipleship and participation of younger adults and
youth in our church.
• Helps people to grow and develop their spiritual life.
- Able to capably relate biblical themes to how we relate to the world around us.
- Encourages people to relate their faith to their daily lives.
- Encourages and equips members to develop and use their spiritual gifts.
• Is accepting of people with diverse backgrounds and works to build and maintain unity
among the congregation.
• Works effectively with the Board and various Committees to build a shared vision, to create
strategic plans, and to implement actions necessary to reinvigorate this church and ministry.
Education: M.Div or Th.M is preferred. At a minimum, a BA from an accredited Bible college
or seminary is required.
Experience: An ordained minister. Experience in pastoral ministry is preferred.
Qualifications:
• Must be personally committed to faith in Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior
• Must be called by God and committed to the ministry of the Gospel
• Must demonstrate a high degree of personal spiritual maturity, reflecting the character of
Christ in both his/her private and public life.
• He or she must be characterized by the qualities described in 1 Timothy 3:2-7 and Titus
1:6-9
• Must maintain a vital and growing personal relationship with the Lord through bible study,
prayer and meditation.
• Must be able to preach an interesting sermon “that clearly fires a biblical bullet at the life of
the listener”!
• Must be a caring shepherd with a passion to minister to those in need.
• Must be a servant leader, and able to lead both spiritually and organizationally.
• Must demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills with all age groups, and especially with
younger adults (20’s and 30’s).
• Should know how to manage change in an organization.


Contact
Pastor Search Committee
stowechurch.careers@gmail.com
8027302198

May 28, 2015
Church, Ministry
Southern Baptist Pastor
Bethel Baptist Church
Full time
Hertford, NC USA

Bethel Baptist Church in Hertford, North Carolina is prayerfully seeking a full-time pastor to minister our church and the surrounding community. We are a small conservative Southern Baptist church with a drive to reach the lost for Christ. Worship service attendance is currently around 120 persons and around 30 persons for Wednesday evening Bible study. Applicants should have prior experience as a Senior Pastor and minimum Bachelors or equivalent. We are looking for a Pastor clearly called by God, who is biblically grounded, able to teach, compassionate and will strive to see each member grow in a closer relationship with Christ. Please click the link below or email pastorsearchts@bethelbaptistonline.com.


Contact
Richard Bass
crbass26@gmail.com

May 28, 2015
Church, Ministry
Children's Discipleship Coordinator
Assurance United Methodist Church, Connections Campus
Part time
Charlotte, NC USA
http://www.assuranceumc.org/#/find-usevents/job-postings

Title: Children’s Discipleship Coordinator
Location: Connections Campus of Assurance United Methodist Church
Responsible to: Pastor, Connections Campus
Ministry Group: Children, infant through 5th grade

Summary: Assurance United Methodist Church, a multisite church based in Huntersville, is looking for a Children’s Discipleship Coordinator for the Connections campus in West Charlotte near the Brookshire Blvd corridor. Anticipated time commitment would be 10 hours per week. This person would implement programming for children and would love God, children, and their families. Passion for multicultural ministry along with possessing a creative spirit to fully engage children in their education and faith formation is a must. Compensation commensurate with experience ($8,000 -$12,000).

Contact jobs@assuranceumc.org with a resume and cover letter expressing interest.   
 
Anticipated Time Commitments:
Hours Per Week: 10 hours per week with opportunity for growth
Monthly Meetings: Campus Council Meeting, Children’s Discipleship Team Meeting
Other: Participation in other essential meetings and all church events where children will be present
 
Responsibilities/Duties:
1.    Assist the Director of Children’s Discipleship in casting the vision for children’s ministry at Assurance.  
2.    Work with the pastoral staff, campus council, and the Director of Children’s Discipleship to develop and coordinate all children’s programming for the Assurance Connections Campus in concert with the church’s overall mission and vision.
3.    Participate in campus-wide meetings wherever and whenever decisions are made that may impact the ministry under your supervision.
4.    Use available tools and leverage relationships to recruit volunteer servants to support children’s ministry.
5.    Provide leadership and serve as shepherd to the children’s ministry team.
6.    Assist in organizing and or facilitating training sessions for children’s leaders/workers.
7.    Work with Safe Sanctuary Committee to facilitate campus safe sanctuary requirements.
8.    In cooperation with the budgeting process prepare and manage the children’s ministry budget.
9.    Develop and implement strategies to develop relationships with parents and guardians of the children in your care.
10.    Participate in training opportunities and continuing education.
11.    Responsible for coordinating the nursery and infant schedule.
12.    Manage campus communications between ministries that interact with children’s ministries.

Desired Experience and Skills:
1.    A minimum of 3-5 years of children’s ministry experience
2.    Experience developing and implementing children ministry programming
3.    Experience with creating attractive brochures / marketing collateral
4.    Preferred experience working with a multi-ethnic community
5.    A passion for the arts i.e, music / drama / art / painting etc.
6.    A passion for developing the gifts of others to further assist them in growing as leaders


Contact
Chris Westmoreland
jobs@assuranceumc.org
704-391-9567

May 19, 2015
Church, Ministry
Pastor
Sharon Baptist Church
Full time
Smithfield, NC USA
http://www.sharononline.org

Sharon Baptist Church is in search of a Senior Pastor to work in a collaborative church setting that values roles of both laity and staff  persons. The Pastor will be responsible for preaching, leading worship, and providing pastoral care and congregational support. Interested applicants should send a resume to Ron Whittington at rondo1@embarqmail.com.


Contact
Ron Whittington
rondo1@embarqmail.com
919-464-1117

May 07, 2015
Church, Ministry
Senior Pastor
University Baptist Church
Full time
Baltimore, MD US
http://www.ubcbaltimore.org/

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 jobs@ubcbaltimore.org AND via mail to University Baptist Church 3501 N Charles St, Baltimore, MD 21218


Contact
Stephanie Hulman
jobs@ubcbaltimore.org
410-467-2343

May 07, 2015
Missions
Executive Director, CrossRoads Ministry, Louisville, KY
CrossRoads Ministry
Full time
Louisville, KY United States
http://www.crossroadsministryretreats.org

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.


Contact
Dawn Dones
dawndones@hotmail.com
(502)638-0683

May 01, 2015
Church, Ministry
Pastor/Head of Staff
First Presbyterian Church
Full time
Middletown, OHIO USA

PASTOR/HEAD OF STAFF. First Presbyterian Church in Middletown, Ohio is an established growing church actively seeking more ways to live our mission statement:  “Share the Good News, Nurture the Spirit, Serve Members and Neighbors.”  This requires creative, inspiring and collaborative leadership that will guide elders, deacons and other lay leadership to coordinate and equip our congregation of 530 members to provide pastoral care and spiritual development. Assisted by two pastoral residents plus support staff, the experienced pastor will display energetic leadership of the congregation as it strengthens its historical mission. It is important that the Sunday worship be skillfully coordinated, so that it is enlightening and fulfilling both intellectually and spiritually. The pastor will need to lead the congregation, as it finds new ways to serve those in need in our community.

View MIF #06482.ADO. Submit PIF to fpcmpnc@gmail.com.


Contact
Dianne Gerber
dlwgerber@gmail.com
513-422-6681

May 01, 2015
Church, Ministry
Worship Leader
Epiphany UMC
Part time
Durham, NC USA

Worship Leader needed for Sunday evening service.  Epiphany Church is a new faith community of the United Methodist Church that gathers at Doyle's Vineyard in South Durham.  The vision for Epiphany is to gather people into communion with Jesus Christ by creating a home for spiritual discovery along the borders of of our world.  Epiphany helps people see the God that is in them and with them already by dusting off the rich traditions of the church including liturgy, symbols, rituals, and music to present them as a way to see God in the world.

Preferred Qualifications: Education and/or experience in leading worship.  Ability to think theologically about worship music.  Ability to gather and lead a team of musicians.  Organization and promptness highly valued.

Primary Role:  Help craft and lead worship weekly in partnership with pastoral staff.  

Primary Responsibilities:
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 volunteer musicians for the music team.
4. Lead weekly rehearsals with music team.
5. Set-up for 5 pm worship on Sundays.
6. Responsible for every Sunday and coordinating substitute coverage. Epiphany will provide pay for four Sundays of annual leave and provide stipend for substitute leader.
7. Willingness to embrace future possibilities of growing the worship team and worship opportunities at Epiphany.


Contact
Shay Hall
shayhall@nccumc.org
919-928-4495

March 31, 2015
Church, Ministry
Pastor
Balboa union church
Full time
Panama, Panama Panama

Do you have the 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 considering an unconventional and rewarding ministry position abroad?

Balboa Union Church (BUC) is a bilingual, interdenominational congregation, founded and built in the early 1900s to serve the spiritual needs of Panama Canal workers of all denominations.  We are looking for a progressive minister who will partner with our congregation to grow the church and expand our outreach into the community!

The city of Panama is the most vibrant and connected capital in the Americas, with a large expat community from throughout the world. The predominant religion in the country of Panama is Catholicism, and there is a strong evangelical community. As pastor of BUC, you will help provide a third option, leading what is currently the only progressive church in the nation.

Contact

To learn more, contact Joel Guerra, of the church’s Pastoral Search Committee.

http://balboaunionchurch.org/wpaccess/


Contact
Joel Guerra
pastoralsearch@balboaunionchurch.org

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