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https://www.bethanybc.com/ 

Church Overview

Bethany Baptist Church is located strategically on the border of the City of Chicago in Harwood Heights, IL. We are a community of mature believers, complemented by multi-generational families dating back over 40 years. We are looking forward to building the next generation of believers, cross-sectionally, through all ages and demographics. We are growing a robust and at-risk youth program, have hosted AWANA for decades, maintain a vibrant senior program, and faithfully support domestic and world missions. Over the years, we have developed an excellent relationship with municipal officials, first responders, and our local schools. Our facility has an adaptable kitchen and gymnasium and is awaiting reimagining for today’s and tomorrow’s church. While attendance is in a decline from previous years, we look forward to growing as a congregation and thriving under new leadership. In the O’Hare airport area, over 30,000 middle-income people living in primarily small single-family and low-rise apartment homes are within a 2-mile radius of the church.

 

Job Overview

We seek a visionary Senior/Lead Pastor who is faithful to the Bible, stewarding the gospel through his preaching, with an eye toward growth and discipleship. The candidate must possess a strong vision for a healthy church and the ability to organize, encourage, participate and follow through in God’s exciting future for this body of believers. This man of God will live out his faith openly and with conviction. Like Joshua and Caleb, he is a firm believer that God has miraculous work to do right here in this area. While evangelistic, he is intent on strengthening the flock. He is energized by people, a team builder, and a team leader.

 

Qualifications

  • A man of God as demonstrated in 1 Timothy 3:1-7 and Titus 1:6-9.
  • A solid devotional and prayer life and a thorough understanding of Scripture.
  • Ambitious to prepare and preach weekly and teach regularly.
  • Possess wisdom, skill, and compassion in caring for people and the congregation.
  • Believe the Bible to be the true word from and of God, miraculously inspired and written over 1,500 years by many authors, some known and unknown, working independently to form a cohesive, accurate account.
  • Enthusiastic and passionate, with a heart for discipleship, a vision and a plan to bring Christians to biblical maturity.
  • Excellent organizational skills while focusing on the primary purpose of building and changing lives for Jesus Christ.
  • If married with children, then an example of excellent family leadership.
  • Excellent at creating an expectation of God’s imminent plan to change lives today.

 

Responsibilities

  • Full-time position
  • Preaching
  • Teaching
  • Discipleship
  • Team Building
  • Vision
  • Elder
  • Community Involvement
  • Visitation oversight with some involvement

 

Application Process

Interested applicants should apply by visiting https://www.convergeplacementnetwork.org/.  Please follow the online application process; no need to email a resume or cover letter. A video sermon sample is required. Please contact Kirsten at Converge MidAmerica with any questions. kirsten@convergemidamerica.org

 

 

About Us

Meadows Christian Fellowship (MCF) is located in Rolling Meadows, Illinois, in the northwest suburbs of Chicago. MCF began as a church in 1955 when Rolling Meadows was young, and the church grew up along with the suburb surrounding it. The church has Baptist roots from the very beginning and we are still associated with Converge. MCF has a long history of engagement in the community as well as in global missions, and we continue to have a fellowship of people who are passionate about our mission of glorifying God by Helping People to Know, Love, and Become Like Jesus Christ. We currently average about 100 in-person worshipers on Sunday mornings in one service, with several additional still watching by livestream. You can find out more about us on our website at meadowsfamily.org

Position Summary

The Senior Pastor at Meadows Christian Fellowship leads and serves the congregation along with our team of Elders by fulfilling his scriptural role as a pastor and shepherd (Acts 6:2-3, 1 Peter 5:1-5, 1 Tim. 2:1-7, 2 Tim. 4:1-5) The Senior Pastor keeps MCF focused and moving forward in our mission of Helping People to Know, Love, and Become Like Jesus Christ. To fulfill these roles, the Senior Pastor will engage the following areas of responsibility:

  • Preaching and Worship, Teaching, and Prayer
  • Vision for Mission and Multiplication
  • Leadership and Leader Development
  • Discipleship, Shepherding, and Care
  • Administration and Staff Oversight

These areas are more fully described in the Responsibilities section below. The Senior Pastor position is a full time position (40+ hrs.)

Qualifications

Meadows Christian Fellowship is seeking a man who is both called and qualified for the position of Senior Pastor. He must be committed to live in accordance with the standards set forth in the Bible (1 Timothy 3:1-13; Titus 1:5-9) and must meet the qualifications of membership at MCF. The Senior Pastor must be devoted to the Word, Prayer, Fellowship, Care, and Multiplication (Acts 2:42-47.) He must have the heart and skills required for leading, shepherding, and caring for the flock, a heart for the Great Commission (Matt. 28:18-20) and possess vision and gifting for building up and pouring into others to lead, shepherd, care, and minister (Eph. 4:11-12.) M.Div preferred and 7+ years of Pastoral experience is required.

Responsibilities

  • Preaching and Worship, Teaching, and Prayer
    • The Senior Pastor will fulfill the primary preaching role at He should devote significant time and energy to the study and preparation of God’s Word. He will seek the building up of the church through Christ-centered, gospel-driven, expository, pastoral preaching, and through Word-centered worship in collaboration with worship staff.
    • The Senior Pastor will provide oversight and direction to Christian Education at He will work collaboratively with Elders and other ministry leaders and teachers to help guide the planning and scheduling of curriculum and classes and to ensure that all content is aligned with MCF beliefs and mission.
    • The Senior Pastor will promote a culture of prayer at He will be committed to praying, both privately and corporately, with and for the people of MCF and for the mission and ministries of MCF.

 

  • Vision, Leadership, and Leader Development
    • The Senior Pastor will help develop and drive vision at He will serve alongside the Elders to set vision and direction for MCF to further our mission of Helping People to Know, Love, and Become Like Jesus Christ. This includes working with the Elders to shape ongoing vision and direction for multiplication through church growth, evangelism, and global missions.
    • The Senior Pastor will be a visible leader and crucial leadership link between the Elder and Staff teams. He will serve alongside the Elders to provide consistently visible leadership and spiritual nurturing of the He will lead the MCF Staff in implementation and administration of the mission and vision as set forth by himself and the Elders, and will maintain efficient and effective lines of communication between the MCF Staff and Elders.
    • The Senior Pastor will actively seek to develop and deploy leaders at He will work with the Elders to help develop and deploy leaders through ongoing Elder training (for qualified men to prepare for Eldership) and Elder development (for current Elders to grow in their role as Biblical leaders and shepherds) in addition to identifying, developing, and deploying leaders in various ministry roles throughout the church.

 

  • Discipleship, Shepherding, and Care
    • The Senior Pastor will promote a culture of discipleship at Through pastoral leadership and by example through direct involvement in discipleship, he will encourage the people of MCF to join groups and to engage in intentional relationships to pursue Knowing, Loving, and Becoming Like Jesus Christ together. He will collaborate with Elders and ministry leaders to provide oversight of small groups and discipleship groups, support for group leaders, and to promote group health and multiplication.
    • The Senior Pastor will serve the people of MCF by fulfilling his Biblical role as a He will shepherd the Fellowship through his ministry of preaching and prayer, through pastoral counseling, performing pre-marital counseling, weddings and funerals, and by extending care in times of sickness and death. Along with the Elders, he will ensure that the care needs of the church are being met through the MCF Care Team and in the group life of the church.

 

  • Administration and Staff Oversight
    • The Senior Pastor will shape and develop the MCF Staff team. He will promote clear roles and efficient collaboration, oversee staff training and development, and initiate formal performance evaluations as well as ongoing informal performance feedback. In accordance with the church constitution and bylaws, and with appropriate approval from the Elders, he will have the authority to create, eliminate, or restructure staff positions, and to hire or dismiss staff.
    • The Senior Pastor will oversee and manage the MCF Staff He will facilitate weekly staff meetings and lead the MCF Staff team in their role of supporting and communicating the ministries, programs, and events of the church. He will oversee and execute the administration of the church to ensure effective functioning of the front office. He will be responsible for overseeing the efficiency and effectiveness of ministry, business, facility, and logistical support functions through MCF Staff and ministry teams. Along with the staff, he will oversee the development of and adherence to church policies and procedures.

 

Contact

If you have questions or to apply for this position, please email us at: pastoralsearch@meadowsfamily.org

 

Oscoda Baptist Church (OBC) Our vision and mission are simple, yet deep. We desire to be “Friends following Jesus” and we seek “To tell as many people as possible about Jesus Christ.”

Oscoda, Michigan is a rural community surrounded by the natural beauty of Lake Huron on the east, Huron National Forest to the west, and the Au Sable River cutting through it.  Oscoda is a tight knit community and resort town, with many seasonal visitors, and has a unique history of being home to a former US Air Force Base.

Oscoda Baptist Church has been a pillar in the community for 67 years and has a reputation of a church that is reaching out to families and children with the gospel.  OBC is seeking a lead pastor to exercise oversight of our local church and its ministries, as our current lead pastor is retiring in June after faithfully serving15 years at OBC.  As a church of over 100 regular attendees, we are seeking a man of God who can lead us to grow both quantitatively and qualitatively, as we seek to be a light in our community.

 

Job Overview

Oscoda Baptist Church is seeking a senior pastor to exercise general oversight of our local church, its ministry, and functions. Oscoda Baptist Church pastors are responsible for the spiritual ministration and rule of the church, for the implementation of church discipline, and for watching over the souls of the members. The primary duties are as follows:

Responsibilities

Preach and Teach

  • Devote himself to the ministry of the Word and prayer (Acts 6:4; 1 Timothy 3:2; 2 Timothy 4:2; Titus 1:9)
  • Preach the Word by admonishing, exhorting, convicting/reproving, and rebuking, with patience (1 Timothy 4:13; 1 Timothy 5:17; 2 Timothy 4:2; Titus 1:9)
  • Equip the saints doctrinally by teaching the Word (Ephesians 4:11-12; 1 Timothy 4:11, 13; 1 Timothy 5:17; 2 Timothy 4:2; Titus 1:9; Titus 2:11)
  • Teach by speaking and publicly reading Scripture (1 Timothy 4:11-13)
  • Lead by example (1 Timothy 4:11)
  • Make the Word of God fully known, proclaim, warn and teach everyone with all wisdom (Colossians 1:25-29)
  • Toil and struggle to encourage others, in love, to reach understanding, knowledge, wisdom, good order, and firmness of faith in Christ (Colossians 2:1-5)

 

Specific Job:

Lead corporate worship each Sunday. Preach Biblical, doctrinally sound sermons, preferably in an expositional manner. Act as lead Bible teacher for the congregation on Sundays, as well as other teaching opportunities. Administer the ordinances, communion, and baptism.

 

Pastoral Visitation and Care

  • Shepherd by focusing on the spiritual needs of the congregation (Acts 20:28; 1 Peter 5:1-3)
  • Devote himself to prayer (Acts 6:4)
  • Attend and pray over the sick (James 5:14-18)

 

Specific Job:

Shepherd the flock by pastoral visitation and lead others to do the same.

 

Shepherd and Exercise Oversight

  • Tend to, care for, and provide spiritual food to the flock (John 21:15-19)
  • Protect the church from false teachers (Acts 15:6, 22; Acts 20:17, 28-31; Titus 1:9)
  • Judge doctrinal issues (Acts 15:6)
  • Guard himself and his doctrinal teaching (1 Timothy 4:16)
  • Shepherd and oversee willingly by eagerly being an example (1 Peter 5:2-3; Hebrews 13:17)

 

Specific Job:

Lead the congregation in a practical Christian life and provide counseling as needed. Decide the direction and course of teaching, as well as ministry focus. Keep the church on a Biblical, Discipleship-driven focus.

 

Lead and Manage

  • Rule the church by giving instruction and admonishing (1 Thessalonians 5:12)
  • Manage the church as a father manages and cares for his household (1 Timothy 3:4-5; Titus 1:6)
  • Equip elders and the saints by entrusting and presenting them with sound doctrine (2 Timothy 1:13, 2:2)
  • Manage and care for his household and family (1 Timothy 3:4-5; 1 Timothy 5:17; Titus 1:6-7)

 

Specific Job:

Lead pastoral staff meetings and direct and lead others. Specifically, provide counsel and encouragement, to assist in the accomplishment of objectives for the church. All church members are responsible to the pastor(s). As elder, he will provide oversight of the deacons, giving guidance and direction on the business and practical affairs of the church.

 

Qualifications

  • The pastor must be the type of man depicted in 1 Timothy 3:1-7 and Titus 1:6-9.
  • He should demonstrate a strong devotional and prayer life and a thorough understanding of the Scripture, commitment to its authority as the Word of God, and insight into its interpretation. (Titus 1:9)
  • He should have a gift for preaching and demonstrate an ability to relate passages expositionally and the skill to lead worship and preach the gospel. (1 Timothy 3:2; Titus 1:9)
  • He should demonstrate an obvious love for Christ and the gospel and a mature personal faith in the Triune God. As well as evidence of spiritual fruit in life. (1 Timothy 3:6; Titus 1:9)
  • He should demonstrate understanding, skill, and compassion in caring for people and congregations. (1 Timothy 3:2; Titus 1:8)
  • He should demonstrate a thorough knowledge of, and commitment to, sound doctrine. (Titus 1:9)
  • He should be a strong encourager and lover of people.
  • He should display energy and passion in the ministry along with a heart for disciple making and a growing vision for how to effectively make disciples in our community.
  • He should demonstrate organizational skills to be able to keep all aspects of ministry clear and focused.
  • He should have a heart towards reconciliation in conflicted relationships both personal and corporate.
  • He should possess the creativity to envision new possibilities for the ministry of Oscoda Baptist Church.
  • He should have at least 5 years of experience as a pastor.

 

To Apply
Interested applicants should apply by visiting and creating an account with the Converge Placement Network.

No need to email a resume of cover letter.

Please contact Kirsten at Converge MidAmerica with any questions.

Kirsten@convergemidamerica.org

 

Meet Immanuel Church: 

Immanuel Church is a community of people that loves Jesus and loves people like crazy. The whole reason we exist is to love God, love people, and make disciples of Jesus Christ. That’s it – period. No more, no less.

We believe with all our hearts that:

  • The Bible is actually God’s inspired Word for our direction and source of truth.

  • God is Father, Son, and Spirit…one God, three persons.

  • People have rebelled against what God intended and need to be restored to Him.

  • The only way to be restored to God is through Jesus Christ who lived, was crucified, and resurrected to do just that.

  • God’s Spirit lives inside of believers and empowers them to live a new life.

  • Jesus will come back someday and restore everything to God’s original purpose.

  • We have the privilege of working with God now to begin the restoration process.

About the Teaching Pastor: 

Understanding the scriptures teaching regarding the plurality of Elders within the church, the Teaching Pastor will join, encourage, and support a healthy team of both Staff and Lay Elders. Their primary role will be to faithfully preach and teach the Gospel to the whole congregation and serve as the resident theologian for Immanuel Church. 

The Teaching Pastor is one member of the Council of Elders and will submit themself under the authority of the team and will serve in conjunction with them.

The Teaching Pastor Responsibilities Include: 

Primary Responsibilities

  • Ensure that what is being taught in messages and all forms of worship across the entire church is theologically sound.

  • Preach and teach on Sunday mornings for about 35 weeks per year.

  • Prepare and teach for other significant church events.

  • Inspire the teaching team in sermon series and message preparation engaging the congregation in Biblical and Theological Study.

  • Collaborate with staff in preparing public communications through a variety of media outlets both within the church body and to the general public.

  • Support and promote the culture and mission of Immanuel Church to love God, love people, and make disciples of Jesus Christ.

  • Attend congregational gatherings and participate in the small group life of the church.

  • Pray regularly for Immanuel’s ministries, including the staff and volunteers who lead these ministries, as well as the congregation.

  • Support the ministry of Immanuel through regular giving.

  • Work in harmony with each Staff and Lay Elder as they lead the body of Christ.

  • Participate as a vital part of the overall vision casting for the church, mission planning of the church, and strategy within the church.

  • Serve on various teams and committees as needed to enhance the ministry and encourage other believers.

  • Motivate and inspire other elders by creating an intentional environment of pursuing excellence within the team, exercising encouragement, and practicing open and constructive feedback.

  • Exercise loving church discipline along with the other Elders as needed within the church family in accordance with the Immanuel Constitution, Immanuel Bylaws, and Biblical principles.

  • Plan and participate with the other Elders in various church events.

Personal Growth

  • Pursue a healthy, mature, growing personal relationship with Jesus Christ.

  • Create space for consistent personal study of the scriptures.

  • Allocate ample time for personal and pastoral prayer as the Lord works in and through their life.

  • Pursue continued professional growth opportunities and discipleship relationships within the ministry profession.

  • Practice the individual spiritual disciplines to include, but are not limited to, prayer, Bible study, solitude, spiritual friendship, service, and stewardship.

  • Cultivate a healthy relationship with their spouse (if married) and the family the Lord has given them. Keep a keen eye on their physical, emotional, and spiritual needs and seek to love them well as an example to the congregation.

What You Bring: 

Education & Experience

  • A Master’s Degree in Divinity (or equivalent) or higher from an accredited Seminary is strongly preferred.

  • A minimum of five years of teaching and preaching experience in church ministry is strongly preferred.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • The spiritual gift of Teaching and Preaching.

  • Proven experience in teaching and equipping the church body with passion and clarity using the Word of God in small and large group settings.

  • Collaborative and effective team player who has the ability to bring leaders together, bridge ministry areas, and advance the mission and vision of Immanuel.

  • Scholarly attitude to the Word of God, being able to rightly handle the Word of truth.

  • Skills and abilities to effectively manage a variety of administrative tasks associated with the position.

  • Spiritual, personal, and character qualifications of an elder in his personal and public life that are found in 1 Timothy 3:1–7 and Titus 1:6–9, and exhibit the fruits of the Spirit as found in Galatians 5:22.

  • Ability to fully engage the audience and share a genuine, transparent message.

Personal Characteristics & Qualifications

  • Loves the Word. 

  • Engaging presence.

  • Contagious love for Jesus.

  • Cares about everyone’s area of teaching.

  • Fun – gets along well with staff.

  • Team player with the ability to collaborate.

  • Personable/approachable in the lobby.

  • Shepherding heart.

  • Value their family and are intentional about keeping it healthy.

  • Wants to be here for a long time – excited to be here.

  • Gracious/forgiving spirit.

To apply please submit a resume here: https://www.vanderbloemen.com/job/immanuel-church-teaching-pastor

Other Ministry Positions

Position:                                           Administrative Assistant

Position Type:                                  Hourly

Hourly Rate                                      16.40

Weekly Hours                                  16

Weekly Regular Schedule             Monday-Thursday (10a-2p)

 

Reports to:                                       Pastor

 

General Description:                     

Under general supervision of the Executive Administrator and in accordance with established procedures and source documents, performs routine duties required to answer and forward calls to appropriate persons and provide administrative support to the Pastor and Executive Administrator. Serves as the Church’s first contact by telephone and in the office. Must demonstrate a knowledge of the Church’s purpose and business and must professionally assist the Pastor and those that call and visit our church.

 

 

Education & Knowledge:             

Position requires common sense, decision-making ability. Advanced use of office equipment required which includes personal computers and appropriate software. Proficiency in Microsoft Word (or an equivalent word processing software) required. Proficiency in Microsoft Office (PowerPoint, Excel, Publisher) a plus. Education equivalent to a high school education with additional administrative education training desired.

 

Experience: Minimum of three years secretarial and general office experience necessary.

 

Functions:

 

1.    Answer incoming calls; determine the nature of business, forward calls to appropriate person, taking messages when person is unavailable.

2.    Greet guests arriving at Grace Bible Church, lead them to appropriate person, make sure guests are comfortable while waiting for party.

3.    Manages all church mail, incoming and outgoing. Open, sort and distribute mail daily to appropriate persons. Responsible for mailing bills, packages, letters etc. This includes getting mail to Post Office as necessary and purchasing stamps.

4.    Office organization including but not limited to:

a.    Manage file organization which includes keeping paper copies of sermons, bulletins, correspondence, POs, invoices, projects/events, meetings, other documents as necessary. Archive files as they age and establish and maintain file log of all files.

b.    Maintain the cleanliness of the office and conference areas.

5.    Organize church magazines/newsletters/periodicals. Keep current issues and maintain files for past issues.

6.    Typing/Word Processing which includes letters, correspondence, reports, agendas/material for meetings, classes, bulletin, new member class list and letters, Bible Study/Connect Group material, ministry schedule and other documents as necessary.

7.    Maintains and orders general office supplies and materials as approved by ministry heads, deacons/elders and Pastor.

8.    Maintain all office equipment including but not limited to telephone, fax, copier, and computers. This includes service calls and general maintenance.

9.    Manage copy jobs/requests which includes copying letters, correspondence, reports, material for meetings, classes etc. Sort, staple and put together class material and assist others with copy jobs.

10. Send and receive email documents and distribute appropriately.

11. Maintain answering machine. Keep current greetings on mailboxes and distribute message to appropriate individuals.

12. Provide confidential administrative support to the Pastor and Elders as necessary.

13. Other identified activities

 

Competencies

1.    Must have a heart for the Church and be a follower of Christ.

2.    Ability to perform diversified duties

3.    Ability to communicate professionally

4.    Ability to work under general supervision, proceed alone on regular duties, referring questionable cases to supervisor as necessary

5.    Ability to work with confidential data.

6.    Ability to maintain a positive attitude and work atmosphere by behaving and communicating with internal and external contacts in a manner using considerable tact required to achieve results.

7.    Ability to pass criminal background check.

 

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Employees may be required to follow other job-related instructions and to perform other job-related duties as requested, subject to all applicable state and federal laws.

 

Send Resumes or Questions to Gbcfinance28@gmail.com

 

 

 
 

Position/Title

Associate Pastor of Youth & CE

Qualifications

    1. Spiritual – The person holding this position shall give evidence of Christian conversion and a growing spiritual maturity, be of unquestionable Christian character, loyal to the Word of God, dedicated and devoted to the Lord Jesus Christ and the to the spiritual and material welfare of the Church. He shall fully subscribe to the Constitution of the Algoma Baptist Church including the Articles of Faith and Church Covenant. He shall become a member of the congregation and be faithful in attendance and participation both in regular Sunday services and other meetings of the Church. If the person holding the position is married, it is expected that his wife will be fully supportive of his ministry here in this Church.

    2. Formal Education – Minimum of a four-year bachelor’s degree.

    3. Previous Experience – Minimum of two years’ experience in some form of Christian Education and youth ministries.

Accountability

This position is ultimately accountable to the Christian Education Board, but also accountable to the senior pastor for day-to-day responsibilities.

Duties & Responsibilities

  1. In Youth Ministries – Junior High & Senior High

      1. He shall develop and oversee the weekly youth group meetings for both Junior Senior High groups, including, but not limited to choosing or developing curriculum, teaching lessons, facilitating discussion time, and having time for games and/or social activities.
      2. He shall plan regular special events for both Junior and Senior High groups. These events may be at the church or elsewhere and may take the place of the weekly meeting or be in addition to it.
      3. He shall be dedicated to leading teens to personal salvation through the accepting of the Gospel and belief in Jesus Christ as their savior.
      4. He shall be dedicated to the discipleship of the church youth both during weekly meetings and on a personal basis. Discipleship may include casual conversation before or after church services, communication during the week, attendance at sports events or performances, counseling on spiritual matters, developing rapport and relationship with youth’s families, encouraging youth in outreach through inviting friends to church and sharing the Gospel, and reaching out to those who have been absent from meetings and events.
      5. He shall promote practicing spiritual disciplines such as Bible reading, Bible study, prayer, church attendance, church involvement, and sharing the Gospel with other.
      6. He shall keep up good communication about the youth ministries with the following people and/or groups: youth students, parents/guardians of youth students, the senior pastor, the CE board, and the congregation. Communication should include face-to-face conversation, phone conversation, text messages, posts in the youth group Facebook page, church announcements, and updates in church publications.
      7. He shall work with other adult youth leaders to train and equip them to effectively minister to the youth. This may be done through staff meetings, training sessions, seminars, etc.

    1. In Christian Education
      1. He shall serve as a member of the Christian Education board, and as a result, will work closely with the board and senior pastor in the total Christian Education of the Church. This will entail giving leadership to assessment and evaluation of curriculum, and the recruitment and training of all personnel. He shall consult with the CE board concerning items one through seven of section “A. In Youth Ministries – Junior High & Senior High” and submit his ministry program on a monthly basis before implementation. He shall also submit monthly bank statements at the regular CE board meeting.
      2. He shall be responsible for serving as the primary leader for the LAUGHS college small group. This leadership includes planning a meeting schedule, facilitating Biblical teaching and/or discussion, providing opportunities for prayer within the group, and developing personal relationships with group members.
      3. He shall work with the senior pastor and CE board toward the implementation of outreach events focused on children and families.
      4. He shall work with the Camp Coordinator as necessary to promote the ministry of and attendance at the Center Lake Bible Camp in Tustin, Michigan.
      5. He shall serve, as needed and able, in regular children’s ministries such as ABC Kids, Sunday School, and AWANA

    2. In Shepherding and Serving the Church
      1. He shall shepherd and serve the whole church through participation in the Sunday worship services according to his gifting. This could include Scripture reading, audio/video ministry, worship team, preaching in the absence of the senior pastor, etc.
      2. He shall shepherd and serve the church through participation in the online ministry as able and as requested by the senior pastor.
      3. He shall shepherd and serve the church by participating in church outreach events as requested by the senior pastor.
      4. He shall serve the support staff of the church by assisting them in their duties as needed, and as he is gifted.

    3. In Spiritual & Personal Growth
      1. He shall be committed to his own spiritual growth, and to the practice of spiritual disciplines.
      2. He shall be working towards professional growth in the areas of his ministry through reading, research, and, if appropriate, continuing formal education.
      3. If married, he shall be committed to the spiritual, emotional, and mental wellbeing of his whole family.

 

To Apply: 

Send a resume to algomabaptist@gmail.com

https://www.ourtabernacle.org/

The Tabernacle Church is a vibrant community of believers existing to equip and encourage more families to follow Jesus. They are prayerfully seeking someone to be the next Associate Pastor of Youth and Connection. They desire a leader whose passion is reaching and leading our youth towards spiritual maturity. The Associate Pastor will also assist the Lead Pastor in connecting adults in groups and equip them for service so they can grow spiritually.

The Tabernacle belongs to the Converge network of churches (formerly known as the General Baptist Conference). The Tabernacle is reformed in theology and contemporary in style. The Tabernacle is growing and ready to spread the gospel to our local community and beyond! This is a full-time position with benefits. 
 
What you’ll be doing:
 
Student Ministries 

● Effectively developing students who gather to worship, grow in the word, give to the work, and go to the world as witnesses of the gospel

● Helping students to influence their community which may include how to do evangelism, loving people, discovering how your work matters to God, etc.

● Casting vision, articulating direction, and providing spiritual encouragement to parents and volunteer staff in the ministry

● Serving as the primary Bible teacher for middle and high school students

 
Connection Ministries
● Develop and maintain “predictable pathways to connection” for people investigating the Tabernacle. You will champion methods that help people move from investigating the Tabernacle online (website, social media, and live online services) to visiting in-person; helping people move from attendance to connection; from connection to membership; from membership to service.
 
● Develop a strategy for our online presence – (i.e. social media platforms; connecting with online guests, etc).

 

What you need to have:

● A gospel-saturated life and worldview (reformed in theology)

● Experience in leadership development and team building

● Strong public communication skills (i.e. teaching & preaching)

● Demonstrated history of strong, positive interpersonal skills

● An ability and vision to develop online ministries; comfort and skill with social media platforms

● A positive have-fun, can-do attitude ready to collaborate on all issues of ministry

 

 

To Apply: Send Cover Letter and Resume to pastorsearch@ourtabernacle.org.

New Hope is a church where God is authoring our comeback stories. He has called us together to transform us from how the world has labeled us into who He intended us to be. Connect Youth Ministry is a safe community for middle- and high-schoolers to deepen their relationship with God, exploring the hard questions, while building lasting friendships, and we are searching for our next Director of Youth Ministries who will be responsible for shepherding this group.

The Director of Youth Ministry’s primary responsibilities include organizing youth events or retreats that encourage community building, investing in the youth leaders to equip them to lead our youth well, teaching during large group time, and discipling our youth while following our safety and security guidelines.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Run middle and high school weekly youth group meetings
  • Recruit, train, and personally invest in the youth leadership team of volunteers
  • Teach large group lessons at least twice per month, choosing or creating an annual curriculum that addresses the needs of teens and tweens, and equipping guest speakers and leaders to teach during weeks that you are not teaching.
  • Develop and maintain effective relationships with parents and other ministry leaders
  • Schedule, coordinate communicate, and execute special events, including at least one retreat, two off-campus events, and youth takeover Sunday
  • Maintain accurate youth database with contact information for both youth and parents
  • Track and maintain youth ministry budget
  • Complete all background checks, mandatory reporter, and required human resources training and certifications for self and youth leadership team
  • Organize small groups for youth during the summer
  • Provide surface level counseling to youth and get them connected to additional services as needed
  • Coordinate and lead missions and service projects within the youth ministry, which may include local, out of state, and/or international missions.
  • Maintain a youth group check in protocol and ensuring it is completed at every event
  • Identify and invest time in potential youth ministry student leaders through growth opportunities using methods such as outside bible study, training on how to share your testimony, teaching a large group lesson at youth ministry, speaking at youth takeover Sunday, etc.
  • Participate in weekly staff meetings

    Skills and Qualifications
  • Actively pursuing relationship with Jesus Christ with a passion for helping students in their personal walk with Jesus
  • Ability to relate to young people by earning their respect and trust
  • Excellent organization and supervision skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills accompanied by a positive attitude with young students in the church
  • Effective communicator who is able to interact with both students and adults
  • Personal walk with Jesus is reflected in the way they lead themselves, their families, and their ministry
  • Interested in building a robust youth ministry over the next five years
  • Able to organize a schedule, coordinate an event, and structure a retreat
  • Spiritual gifting in leadership, evangelism, teaching, discernment, and/or shepherding
  • Possesses or pursuing a degree in biblical studies or related field


How to Apply: Submit your resume to gary@newhoperoundlake.com

Reports to:                      Lead Pastor and Director of Ministries

Classification:                 Full Time Employee (salary and benefits) 

Website:                         www.rivervalleycommunity.org

PURPOSE: To produce God glorifying, engaging and nourishing worship in all RVCC worship environments by leading worship and mentoring and empowering worship leaders that serve RVCC and the wider church. To provide administrative support for the church working for the Director of Ministries. The person will split their time about 50/50 between worship and administrative duties.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Oversee all aspects of the Music and Worship Arts ministry within RVCC and spiritually shepherd the volunteers who serve in this ministry
  • Recruit, mentor, schedule and support worship leaders, musicians and tech volunteers
  • Plan worship services in collaboration with the senior pastor and designated RVCC staff members
  • Lead worship in rotation with volunteer worship leaders
  • Deliver a worship experience that advances RVCC’s value of multiculturalism
  • Lead and coach vocalists and instrumentalists
  • Purchase music and organize department systems
  • Assist worship leaders with band rehearsals
  • Oversee and staff with volunteers all aspects of our livestream operations
  • Assist tech ministry with band setup and strike
  • Perform specific administrative duties/operations of RVCC as directed by Director of Ministry
    • Open/close office daily 
    • Communicate through phone/email
    • Maintain files
    • Order and Maintain supplies for the church and its ministries 
    • Use Constant Contact for prayer requests, weekly newsletter, etc.
    • Maintain office/church calendar (includes tracking the building usage by other church members and/or outside contracted agreements)
    • Maintain cleanliness of church/office, especially after Sunday Worship Service and between Preschool days 
    • Maintain alarm system/codes
    • Maintain website content
    • Participates in staff meetings
    • Participates/help plans church events
    • Observes, analyzes and recommends ways to improve the church’s efforts to fulfill its mission
    • Upload worship service information from Planning Center to ProPresenter

 

SPIRITUAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Confess Jesus Christ as Savior and Lord
  • Able to share with others a clear testimony of Christian faith
  • Has consistent discipline in their devotional life in worship, prayer, bible study and reflection
  • Obeys the scriptural directives for growth and development of an individual Christian life, demonstrating the fruit of the Spirit and attitudes and actions of servant-leadership as indicated in the life of Jesus and throughout Scripture
  • Embraces scriptural standards for behavior and attitudes in both physical and digital spaces
  • Pursues a vibrant relationship with the triune God through engagement with Scripture, prayer, and worship, both individually and in community.
  • Develops self-leadership: growing in self-awareness, self-management, relational integrity, and healthy practices, including rest.
  • Agrees substantially with the Articles of Faith and Constitution and By-laws of RVCC

 

CHARACTER

  • Relationally warm, respectful and helpful towards others, treating people courteously and diplomatically
  • Humble. Has a teachable attitude and a desire to grow spiritually and personally
  • Has a deep sense of responsibility for and commitment to the RVCC mission, vision and values

 

RELATIONSHIPS

  • Reports to the Lead Pastor and Director of Ministries
  • Works alongside all other ministry staff

 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor’s degree required.
  • 2 years full-time worship director experience preferred, but not required or the equivalent time as a volunteer worship leader.

 

ABOUT RIVER VALLEY COMMUNITY CHURCH

River Valley Community Church (RVCC) was planted 17 years ago with a heart for the City of Aurora.  We are a diverse body both economically and ethnically.  We are an independent, evangelical church rooted in the Word of God that seeks excellence in all that we do as a reflection of the excellence of God.

RVCC was built on the basis of community. Our primary desire is to minister to the City of Aurora by sending people into the community. We are a church that exists to glorify God and see people transformed, through the work of the Holy Spirit, into fully developing followers of Jesus.  Our vision is to be a people who truly worship God, connect in communities that cultivate Christ-like character, and equip people to use their gifts to change the world for Christ. 

We offer a relaxed, welcoming atmosphere with thought-provoking exegetical teaching. We take our faith seriously, but our environment is casual.  “Come as you are” for coffee, conversation, music, prayer and Biblical teaching all in a casual café setting. Live worship music, intentional Bible teaching for children six months to 5th grade, and friendly people who hang out and chat are just some of the aspects we provide at RVCC.   

 

How to apply: Send resume and video sample of you leading worship to Pastor Lloyd Biddle at: lloyd@rivervalleycommunity.org 

 

 

Position:                                            Executive Administrator

Position Type:                                   Salaried

Annual Base Salary:                        18,355

Weekly Hours:                                  16

Weekly Regular Schedule:              Monday-Thursday (10a-2p) Sunday as needed

 

Reports to:                                       Pastor

General Description:                    

Under general supervision and in conjunction with the Pastor and Executive Pastor works to establish processes and procedures that will result in the effective and efficient operation of Grace Bible Church. Is the primary office administrator and will coordinate work of other administrative office staff, volunteers and conduct the general activities of the church and the Pastor’s assignments effectively and efficiently.

Education & Knowledge:            

Position requires, the performance of office duties directly related to the management or general business operations of Grace Bible Church and its primary duties include the exercise of discretion and judgment with respect to matters of significance. Advanced use of office equipment is required which including: personal computers and applicable software, currently Microsoft Word (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Publisher) and ability to manage church management software (currently Easytithe Plus).

Required: Bachelor’s Degree or acceptable equivalent

Experience: Minimum of three years management and organization experience necessary. Specific knowledge of office procedures, operations, staffing, volunteer and event coordination a plus.

Functions:

1.    Preparation and/or revision of Grace Bible Church‘s Official Documents:

a.    Coordination of Sunday foyer volunteers and visitor table

b.    Sermon notes, selected Manuscript (last five years)

c.     New member information

d.    Conference Agendas and Material

e.    Pastor/Elder Documents

f.      Official minutes of church/staff meetings

2.    Management and coordination of:

a.    Office and network files

b.    GBC email account

c.     Easytithe Plus

d.    Staff/Personnel Information

e.    Criminal background checks for employees, volunteer staff, and contactors.

f.       Recruiting and coordinating volunteer support

g.    Church credit cards

h.    Custody and inventory of building keys and issues keys as directed by Senior Pastor or an Executive

i.      Visitors to the office including contractors, deliveries and guests.

3.    Managing and coordination:

a.    Conference Planning

b.      Equipment & property inventories

c.     Updating calendar of events

d.    Event Coordination for

i.     Baptisms

ii.     Parent/Baby Dedication

e.    Referral of the following to respective event coordinator:

i.     Funerals

ii.     Weddings

iii.     Facility Rental Requests

 

4.    Manages the following activities:

a.    Travel arrangements: book, organize and prepare

b.    Guest speaker communication (internal/external) and related needs

c.     Update preaching schedule

d.    Staff Meetings

i.     Create and distribute agenda

ii.     Provide coffee/tea

iii.     Order lunch when necessary

e.    Senior Pastor Schedule

i.     Schedule meetings

ii.     Send invites and reminders for scheduled meetings

iii.     Setup video conference meetings

iv.     Manage Sr. Pastor’s credit card logs to include obtaining receipts and preparing purchase orders in a timely manner

v.     Submitting correspondence on behalf of the Sr Pastor as needed

vi.     Assist with social media

f.      Other identified activities

 

 

Competencies

1.    Must have a heart for the Church and be a mature follower of Christ.

2.    Maintain flexibility and technical capacity

3.    Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills.

4.    Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.

5.    Strong administrative skills

6.    Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

7.    Ability to work independently and with a team.

8.    Ability to work with confidential data.

9.    Ability to effectively delegate tasks and projects.

10. Work well under pressure/stress management/composure

11. Must pass criminal background check

 

 Send Resumes or Questions to GBCFinance28@gmail.com

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Employees may be required to follow other job-related instructions and to perform other job-related duties as requested, subject to all applicable state and federal laws. 

God has blessed Shores Community Church with significant growth over the past few years. As the next step in our growth we are looking for an organized, experienced Executive Pastor to help manage growth, oversee our church’s operations and lead and direct our staff. The Executive Pastor will be the organizational leader of the church, working in cooperation with the Lead Pastor, who is the spiritual leader of the church. The Executive Pastor will set goals for staff to accomplish the church’s mission and vision set forth by the Board of Elders. He will support, coach, and assess staff, implement processes to optimize operational capabilities, strive to expand and unify the church, and manage resources effectively. He will ensure members of different ages and from diverse backgrounds are served effectively. He will also be called on to preach and teach when the need arises.

To ensure success in this role he will need to perform a wide range of duties in a manner that reflects his spiritual condition and beliefs. Ideal applicants are experienced capable leaders, demonstrate a loving heart for their flock, are spiritually mature, and organized.

Executive Pastor Responsibilities:

  • Overseeing church operations.
  • Leading, overseeing, developing and having regular meetings with staff.
  • Mentoring staff, including the Lead Pastor
  • Guiding and developing volunteer ministry leaders.
  • Collaborating with the Lead Pastor and elders on the implementation of the mission and vision of the church.
  • Overseeing human resources operations, and collaborating with the Lead Pastor and Elders to hire, reposition, transition, and dismiss staff.
  • Overseeing strategic planning.
  • Working with the Deacon of Finance to create an annual budget.
  • Overseeing financial, budget, and fundraising operations.
  • Assisting staff to manage ministry budgets.
  • Managing marketing, social media accounts and other communications.
  • Reviewing, creating, and implementing policies and procedures to ensure the effective operation of the church.

 

Executive Pastor Requirements:

  • Evident relationship with Jesus Christ.
  • Spiritually mature.
  • Demonstrated leadership skills.
  • Masters of Divinity degree (preferred).
  • 10+ years of relevant ministry experience, particularly at a growing church
  • Proficient with Planning Center Online, QuickBooks, MS Office Suites, and social media (preferred).
  • Outstanding organizational skills.
  • Strong people skills.
  • Team player.
  • Proficient multi-tasking skills.

 

Biblical Requirements:

  • Spirit-filled (Acts 6:3)
  • Demonstrate Biblical wisdom (Ephesians 1:16-17, Proverbs 8:14-16)
  • Conversations are full of grace and truth (Ephesians 4:15)
  • Skilled at a rebuke and reproof (2 Timothy 4:2)
  • A person of prayer (Colossians 4:2)
  • Team building (1 Corinthians 12:17-20, Hebrews 10:24-25)
  • Forgiving and kind (Ephesians 4:32)
  • Shepherd to God’s flock (1 Peter 5:2-4)
  • Good at handling criticism (Proverbs 15:31-33)
  • Demonstrate professionalism and poise (Titus 1:6-9)

 

To learn more about this position and to apply, please visit: https://shorescommunitychurch.org/scc-executive-pastor-job-posting/

 

About Us

Shiloh Community Church is a multi-generational church that is a part of the Converge MidAmerica network of churches. Our desire is to see individuals, families, our community and our world transformed by the Gospel of Jesus Christ. It is our mission to help people come to Christ, grow in Christ, and serve for Christ. Our ministry center is located in the rural community of Orleans, MI. Our average weekend attendance is around 300 with people coming from just down the road as well as people from the neighboring cities of Ionia, Belding, Greenville, and beyond.

The Position

The Family Ministries Pastor is a new, full-time position to oversee the ministries to children, teens, young adults & their families. This is a unique opportunity to cast vision and lead changes through strong ministry teams.

Responsibilities

  • Lead and develop the Family Ministries of Shiloh Community Church consisting of Shiloh Kids (Nursery, Preschool & Elementary) and Shiloh Students (Middle School, High School & Young Adult):
  • Develop and implement an age appropriate discipleship pathway for the various age groups represented in Shiloh Kids and Shiloh Students
  • Establish ministry goals and objectives related to the vision, mission, and values of the church, prioritize related ministries accordingly, and manage the use of facilities in coordination with the entire staff
  • Equip and empower staff and volunteers to help children and teens become followers of Jesus and discover how they are designed to help carry out the mission of the church
  • Ensure that safety protocols are in place and followed by all volunteers, adults, and minors at Shiloh Community Church campuses, events, groups, and programs
  • Ensure that all Shiloh Kids and Shiloh Students programs, groups and events are adequately staffed by trained volunteers
  • Recruit, perform background checks, and train new leaders and volunteers 
  • Develop relationships with the parents and families of the children and teens who attend Shiloh Community Church
  • Encourage and support the families of Shiloh Community Church 
  • Partner in creating ways for the families of children and teens to engage in the Outreach, Evangelism, and Compassion ministries and events of Shiloh Community Church
  • Meet with the Senior Pastor in person or via phone or video conference weekly for planning
  • Continue to develop and grow as a disciple of Jesus Christ and servant leader in His Church

 

Minimum Job Requirements

  • 4-year degree and experience in Children’s and/or Student Ministries 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work productively without direct supervision
  • Experience leading ministry teams
  • Ability to work well and collaborate with team members, volunteers and other staff
  • Taking the job seriously without taking yourself too seriously

 

To apply send cover letter, resume, and references to office@shilohcc.org.

Immanuel is passionate about the discipleship of students. This is a great opportunity for a self-starter that thinks big and enjoys a collaborative approach to ministry.

Immanuel Church is part of the Converge movement of churches, “working to help people meet, know and follow Jesus.” A strong emphasis on evangelism and reaching the community is a key part of the church’s identity. Immanuel is poised for a new season of momentum and growth.

Position Description

The High School Director gives leadership and direction to the overall ministry which includes a large group Sunday evening gathering and midweek small group meetings.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide overall leadership & vision for high school students.
  • Plan weekly programs & special events.
  • Develop an effective partnership between the church & parents.
  • Lead the strategic planning and budgeting process.
  • Champion the overall vision and mission of the church.
  • Foster relationships with local schools to influence & attract the unchurched.
  • Serve as an excellent teacher/communicator.
  • Build, motivate, equip and lead a team of high-capacity volunteers.

 

What a Strong Candidate Would Look Like:

  • A self-starter with personal initiative and drive.
  • Strong teaching and communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and run a ministry program.
  • Someone brave enough to try new things.
  • A high level of collaboration and ability to work on a team.

 

To Apply, please visit: https://slingshotgroup1.recruitee.com/o/immanuel-church-high-school-director/c/new

PURPOSE OF POSITION: To provide oversight and direction to the Fellowship Kids Ministry

REPORTS TO: The Lead Pastor

WORKS CLOSELY WITH: The Kids’ Ministry Coordinator & Staff Team

RESPONSIBILITIES:

1. Oversight of Fellowship Kids Ministry – Serve as the point person for Fellowship Kids – Set vision & implement ministry strategy – Oversee & collaborate with the Kids Ministry Coordinator

2. Curriculum Evaluation & Implementation – Evaluate and choose age-appropriate, gospel-centered curriculum – Adapt and implement curriculum for each age group

3. Recruit, Train, & Support Volunteers – Help the Kids Ministry Coordinator with the recruitment of volunteers – Implement a volunteer training process – Equip and support volunteers for their Sunday morning responsibilities

4. Support Parents & Family Discipleship – Regularly provide resources for parents in the discipleship of their children – Serve as a “pastoral presence” for Fellowship parents and kids

5. Evaluate & Set Policies & Procedures – Evaluate all Kids Ministry policies and procedures annually – Adjust policies and procedures as necessary and administrate compliance 

6. Miscellaneous Expectations – Regularly attend all Staff Team meetings – Rotate with the Kid’s Ministry Coordinator to administrate Sunday morning Kids check-in and volunteer management – Assist with church-wide events as a team player with the rest of the staff – Help to plan and implement a yearly community outreach (e.g. Fall Festival)  

QUALIFICATIONS:

Education, Experience & Skills

– Must possess strong biblical knowledge and be in theological alignment with Fellowship Nashville – Excellent interpersonal and communication skills – Creative and innovative – A degree in Christian education is preferred – Previous ministry experience, preferably in a local church context, is preferred

Character & Chemistry

– A deep love for children and families – Connects well with the culture / ethos of Fellowship Nashville – Ministers out of the overflow of a healthy walk with God – An emotionally mature team-player that seeks to accomplish the greater mission with and through others – Quick to listen and slow to speak – Demonstrates a commitment to community and cultural engagement – Teachable and humble – Has a compassionate and servant-hearted attitude – Possesses a good work ethic – Personable and approachable

How to Apply: Visit http://fellowshipnashville.church/jobs

 
JOB DESCRIPTION:

Children’s Christian Learning Center, in partnership with Trinity Gospel Church, believes that children are God’s precious creation, each unique in personality yet all endowed with an unlimited capacity to grow, love and learn. We strive to guide our students in reaching their full potential by providing an atmosphere of love, trust, and acceptance that caters to the developing intellectual, emotional, social, physical, and spiritual aspects of their being. 

JOB SUMMARY: 
As a lead teacher you take the primary responsibility for the safety, learning, and parent communication of your age grouping.  Following Center and DCFS guidelines and regulations, you design the learning environment; design and implement lessons plans and activities; set, communicate, and enforce classroom expectations; and regularly communicate with parents regarding student growth. 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • At least 19 years in age
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Completion of 60 semester credit hours from an accredited college or university with 6 semester hours in courses related directly to child care and/or child development from birth to age 6 

    -OR-

 

  • One year of child development in a nursery school, kindergarten or licensed day care center and 30 semester credit hours from an accredited college or university with 6 semester hours in courses related directly to child care and/or child development from birth to age 6
  • Be able to demonstrate the skill and competence necessary to contribute to each child’s physical, intellectual, personal, emotional, and social development. 
  • Factors contributing to the attainment of this standard include:

    – Emotional maturity when working with children;
    – Cooperation with the purposes and services of the program;
    – Respect for children and adults;
    – Flexibility, understanding and patience;
    – Physical and mental health that do not interfere with child care responsibilities;
    – Good personal hygiene;
    – Frequent interaction with children;
    – Listening skills, availability and responsiveness to children;
    – Sensitivity to children’s socioeconomic, cultural, ethnic and religious backgrounds, and individual needs and capabilities;
    – Use of positive discipline and guidance techniques;
    – Ability to provide an environment in which children can feel comfortable, relaxed, happy and involved in play, recreation and other activities.

 

  • Demonstrate skill and competence necessary to assume direct responsibility for child care including:

    – Skills to help children meet their developmental and emotional needs; and
    – Skills in planning, directing, and conducting programs that meet the children’s basic needs.

    JOB DETAILS:

    Age grouping: Toddlers, Twos, and Early Preschool 
    Proven ability to effectively lead classrooms of 5-12 students. 
    Available for shifts up to 8 hours (School hours are 7 AM – 6:30 PM M-F).
    Full Time Positions only.

    EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS: 

    Associate’s in Early Education, or Child Development Associate Credential 

    OR

    Currently enrolled in Early ED or Elementary ED program with an accredited institution
 
TO APPLY:
Please email your resume to elaine@childrenchristian.com

 

Village Point Church is a small church in the Northwest suburbs of Chicago with a big vision to reach Elk Grove and the surrounding communities with the life-changing gospel of Jesus Christ. We have a long history (established in the late 1950s) and a rich inheritance. We would love for you to become part of our story! We praise God for His love and provision through the years and look forward to what He has in store for us in the months and years to come.

We are looking for a passionate, hard-working, relational leader who will build bridges to our community through intentional missional outreach. This person will have a natural gift for evangelism through networking and will be responsible for building and maintaining fruitful relationships with local civic, school, and business leaders in order to assess and address the physical and spiritual needs of our community. Reporting to our Lead Pastor, the Pastor of Outreach and Community Engagement will be expected to assist and build on our efforts toward reaching and raising disciples in order to create a community on mission outside the four walls of our church.

Qualifications
• Passionate follower of Jesus
• Strong desire to share and prioritize the gospel
• Servant leader
• Has a heart for engaging and cultivating community
• Builds dynamic volunteer teams
• Innovative
• Takes risks
• Tackles a challenge
• Creative
• Catalyst
• Problem solver
• Natural ability to connect with people

If any of these characteristics describe you, then we’d love to connect with you.

For a more detailed job description or to schedule an informal conversation about the role, please email your resume and cover letter to leandro@villagepoint.church.

About Faith Community Church

Located in Itasca, Illinois, Faith Community Church is a young and growing multicultural and multigenerational church.

Job description
SUMMARY

Faith Community Church is seeking a part-time (20-30 hours per week) Worship Director. The Worship Director provides pastoral and administrative leadership to the worship ministries of the church by designing, implementing, overseeing, and assessing every aspect of the church’s musical and worship initiatives under the oversight of the senior pastor.

Faith’s worship ministry has a distinctive team-based approach, currently led by a musician, and we desire to grow together in spiritual community, musical skills, and expression of biblical worship.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Meet regularly (currently bi-monthly) with the worship planning team to discuss music, planning, goals, and to provide support to one another as a community of fellow leaders and team members.
  • Strategize for and nurture a church-wide emphasis on worship.
  • Work with the pastoral team to plan all worship services (regularly scheduled and special events).
  • Facilitate the musical portion of worship services.
  • Facilitate all music ministries in the church.
  • Develop a process to regularly identify and deploy new volunteers in the church’s worship ministry.
  • Shepherd, train, manage, develop, and care for the volunteer worship teams.
  • Develop and oversee an annual worship ministry budget and be able to work within that budget.
  • Ensure adequate and efficient communication within worship ministries of the church.
  • Look for ways to inspire non-musical worship experiences for the church body.
  • Oversee the church’s worship tech ministry including Pro Presenter and soundboard.
  • Attend weekly staff meeting (currently evening Tuesday), rehearsals (currently Tuesday evening), Sunday morning services, and retreats.
  • Work with youth and children’s ministry leaders to find worship leaders for age-graded worship experiences within the church.
  • Oversee the maintenance of all musical instruments and related supplies owned by the church.
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE
  • Two years of experience leading worship in a similar church setting.
  • Demonstrable skill as a vocalist and/or instrumentalist.
  • Broad knowledge of Christian worship music across multiple cultural styles and generational preferences.
  • Proficient in reading music.
  • Experience leading and managing teams.
  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree with some formal training in music (and specifically church music) is preferred.
  • A lifestyle congruent with local church leadership (1 Tim. 3:1-13; 2 Tim. 2; Titus 1:5-9).
  • Clear calling to this ministry.
  • Working knowledge of digital soundboards and Pro Presenter preferred.
 
Apply

For more information or to express interest, please email admin@faithcommunitycc.org

Worship Pastor Job Opportunity

Faithbridge Church exists to boldly lead people to a transformed life in Christ. With this calling as a church, we strive to be a sending church who reaches people with the gospel of Jesus Christ and equips them to live on mission for him. Our worship ministry serves as an integral part of this mission by helping others cultivate their personal relationship with Jesus, praise him together with their church family, and honor him through their everyday lives. We are looking for a Worship Pastor with a heart to invest fully in our church and community as we enter the next season at Faithbridge. Coming out of the pandemic, our church is ready for a Worship Pastor who will serve under the leadership of the Senior Pastor as they work together in creating a gospel-centered worship ministry.

Qualifications:

  1. Maturing follower of Jesus Christ, actively pursuing spiritual growth, who has submitted to believer’s baptism by immersion.
  2. Gifted musician who is proficient in one or more instruments (guitar preferred) with strong vocals and stage presence.
  3. Master of Divinity from an accredited seminary or comparable degree in a related field (MA in Worship Ministry, etc.).
  4. Affirms the Baptist Faith & Message 2000 and Danvers Statement on Biblical Manhood and Womanhood.
  5. Capable teacher who communicates God’s Word in an engaging manner.
  6. Possesses an outgoing personality, genuine love for people, and the ability to inspire them in their walk with Jesus.
  7. Passionate and skilled in personal evangelism, regularly seeking to lead people to faith in Christ.
  8. Reputation for being a person of godliness who is biblically grounded.

Responsibilities:

  1. Provide leadership and direction for all aspects of the worship ministry, including the creative use of music and the arts, audiovisual components, and talent development.
  2. Plan, coordinate, and lead gospel-centered worship experiences designed to engage the congregation, complement the preaching of God’s Word, and exalt the name of Jesus.
  3. Recruit volunteers, including musicians and vocalists, to serve within specific ministries and train them to do ministry effectively.
  4. Oversee the development and support of worship teams for other ministries in the church, including children, students, and outreach.
  5. Foster a sending culture across all ministries that challenges and equips church members to live on mission and leverage their lives for the sake of the gospel.
  6. Plan and execute all regular programming for young adults, as well as special events like retreats, conferences, etc.
  7. Focus on building relationships with ministry participants and leaders outside of church programs for ongoing ministry and discipleship.

To Apply: Please send resume and cover letter to searchteam@wearefaithbridge.com.

Pathway Community Church was started 15 years ago with the vision to reach every lost person in the region with the gospel, to redeem the culture in practical ways and to reproduce disciples and churches.

God is at work in Pathway. Over the years unchurched and religiously lost people have come to know Jesus and many are growing in him. Pathway is a family where everyone is loved and valued. We are made up of singles, empty nesters, college students, and established families. Now that we have our own building we are excited to see what God has in store for us.

We are looking to hire a part-time worship pastor will be responsible for creating, planning and overseeing all aspects of our weekly Sunday morning worship gathering in order to lead people into the presence of God.

Specific expectations:
• Work with the Lead Pastor each week to prayerfully plan, develop, implement, the worship set for the Sunday worship gathering.
• Serve as the primary worship leader for the worship gathering.
• Usher the church family into the presence of God by planning, developing, implementing, and directing weekly worship gatherings that minister to people from a variety of different ethnic, socioeconomic, and cultural backgrounds.
• Recruit, train and ensure all vocalists, instrumentalists are prepared for the worship gathering.
• Lead/oversee weekly rehearsals to make sure everyone is prepared spiritually and musically.
• Oversee Pro-presenter so it is ready to project the words to the songs each Sunday morning.
• Organize and maintain a systematic database of worship music and songs.
• Introduce new worship songs to help us best express our praise to God.

Qualifications:
1. A growing disciple of Jesus Christ whose life clearly manifests the fruit of a vital relationship with God and a love for the Gospel.
2. A vibrant prayer life, a sincere love for all of God’s people, generous with one’s possessions and talents, and a teachable spirit.
3. Possess the spiritual gifts and/or abilities of pastor/shepherd, encouragement, leadership, and administration.
4. Possess skills of organization, consistency, and structure – a demonstrated self-starter, who is goal-oriented, creative, and has a very strong work ethic.
5. Must be a team player and team builder who focuses on the good of the corporate whole and can inspire others to work together to achieve excellence.
6. Ability to recognize, recruit, and shepherd vocalists, instrumentalists, etc.
7. Must become a member of Pathway Community Church and endorse and work in accordance with the values, mission, vision and statement of faith of the church.

Relationships:
1. Reports to Lead Pastor.
2. Responsible for recruiting and training all instrumentalists, vocalists, sound and tech support for the Worship Ministry

Type: Paid part-time position.

To Apply:
If you would like to apply for this position, please email your resume to pathwaychurch@gmail.com.

 

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