Mt. Victory United Brethren Church is a rural congregation located near Decatur, Ind., and within close proximity to several other communities along the Indiana-Ohio border. We are looking for a bivocational pastor who will enable us to lead people to Christ, helping them follow him while serving in the church and work place–all for God’s glory.

Our next pastor will be an effective communicator who possesses strong and visionary leadership gifts. The ability to work as a team and encourage/enable others to carry out leadership is essential. Skill and experience in ministering with young adults and children will be a benefit.

Mt. Victory is a congregation of approximately 50 people. Though small, we are financially stable and have the facilities and desire to experience significant growth over the next 3-5 years.

If this sounds like something for which God has been preparing you, please send a copy of your resume, a cover letter, and a current photo to bishop@ub.org.

First United Brethren Church in New Castle, Pa., is looking for the individual who will lead us into our next season of ministry following the retirement of our long-tenured pastor (25+ years). We are a spiritually, generationally, and financially healthy congregation.

Our next pastor will be committed to biblically-sound preaching, and have both a vision for growth and the organizational skills needed to maximize the talents and capabilities of God’s people. A heart for youth and community engagement will be a benefit.

First UB is a congregation of approximately 150 people. We are a close-knit church which is also welcoming to guests. We have the facilities/parking to grow well beyond 300 people, and the fellowship/recreational space to rebuild a thriving youth ministry. We are located approximately 50 miles north of Pittsburgh, Pa., and are excited to be part of the revitalization which is taking place throughout the region.

If this sounds like something for which God has been preparing you, please send a copy of your resume, a cover letter, and a current photo to bishop@ub.org.

These churches are currently in need of a senior pastor.

  • Corunna UB church (Corunna, Ind.).
  • Living Grace (Fort Wayne, Ind.).
  • Philomath UB church (Philomath, Oregon).
  • Mt. Morris UB church (Mt. Morris, Mich.).

These churches will have a senior pastor opening as of July 31, 2018:

  • First UB church (New Castle, Pa.).
  • Mt. Zion UB church (Wayne, Ohio).

If you are interested in any of these positions, please complete a Minister’s Profile form and submit it to:

Todd Fetters, bishop
United Brethren National Office
302 Lake Street
Huntington, IN 46750

Updated May 29, 2018

Mt. Zion United Brethren in Christ Church in Wayne, Ohio, is a congregation with a rich history positioned to step into a dynamic future. We are looking for a pastor who will help us experience the fruitfulness in ministry we are anticipating God bringing to our caring community with an emphasis on prayer.

Our next pastor will bring a giftedness in biblical preaching and a pastor’s heart. Strong administrative skills and the ability to enable people to relate their faith to everyday life are essential. Skill and experience with debt reduction and missional engagement will be a benefit.

Mt. Zion is a congregation of approximately 175 people. We are located in a rural community in which many individuals commute to Bowling Green, Ohio, for work. Though our congregation currently trends toward senior adults, our thoroughly modern facilities will enable us to connect well with the growing population moving from town into our community.

If this sounds like something for which God has been preparing you, please send a copy of your resume, a cover letter, and a current photo to bishop@ub.org.

College Park Church (Huntington, Ind.) is seeking a Youth/Next-Gen Pastor who will be responsible for overseeing our church’s ministry to middle school, high school, and young adults.

Youth Ministry
This fulltime pastoral position will give primary leadership of the ministry strategy to 6th to 12th grade students and their parents.

He/she will be responsible for designing, coordinating and overseeing a dynamic youth ministry focused on building devoted followers of Christ.

Because we believe that parents are meant to be the primary youth leaders in every student’s life, we desire to create a ministry strategy that works in cooperation with the parents of teens.

Next Generation Ministry
This person will also give leadership to theNext-Gen ministry. This includes creating a strategy that will provide community, discipleship, and care for college-age and young adults through a team of people willing to engage theNext-Gen relationally.

College Park Church
College Park Church located in Huntington, Ind., and is adjacent to Huntington University, a Christian liberal arts university of 1200 students.

College Park Church is a part of the United Brethren in Christ Church and has an average worship attendance of 475 people.

Click on this link to access the complete job description.

Philomath Community Church (Philomath, Oregon) is seeking to hire a senior pastor. We are a United Brethren church in the beautiful Northwest, located in a small city right next to Corvallis and the Oregon State campus. We are a church of 60-70 people.

We want a pastor who is wiling to pray and work closely with the other churches and pastors in our city. We are looking for a good communicator in preaching and teaching the Word. We would like someone who can work with youth and build our programs and outreach to all ages. We also want to continue our missions work in Sierra Leone (we started and support three churches, four schools, and an orphanage in Sierra Leone).

Send your resume to rick@philomathcommunitychurch.com or mail to PO Box 1567, Philomath,OR 97370. The church phone is 541-929-3545.

Mount Pleasant Church in Chambersburg, Pa., is looking for a senior pastor who will encourage and enhance the giftedness of the staff and God’s people in collaborative ministry. Mount Pleasant is a thriving congregation in a growing community which is well-positioned to step into our next season of being a light to our community by making disciples who make a difference. We are looking for a senior pastor who will encourage and enhance the giftedness of our staff and God’s people in collaborative ministry.

Our next senior pastor will bring both a passion for biblical preaching and a shepherd’s heart. Strong people skills, giftedness in administration, and the ability to enable people to relate their faith to everyday lives are essential. A commitment to evangelism and skill in leading an experienced team of staff and volunteers will be a benefit. It is also expected that this individual will maintain professional ministerial credentials with the Church of the United Brethren in Christ, USA.

Mount Pleasant Church is a congregation of about 350 people. We are strongly committed to and have a rich tradition of investment in missions and family ministries. We have an excellent staff of six full- and part-time staff. Our modern facilities are located along the I-81 corridor, surrounded by new housing developments. Our growing sense of confidence and involvement in lay ministry leaves us excited about the future.

If this sounds like something for which God has been preparing you, please send a copy of your resume, a cover letter, and a current photo to bishop@ub.org.

Camp Living Waters is now accepting applications for the position of Executive Camp Director. This is a fulltime, on-site, year-round position. Starting date is negotiable.

Camp Living Waters (CLW) is a year-round Christian Camp on 100 wooded acres in Luther, Mich. CLW is a ministry focused on the truth of God’s Word. CLW is a self-supported Christian ministry, serving men, women, and families in year-round retreats and summer youth camps. By providing a natural setting, where people can be still in God’s creation, CLW is a place where people can break away from the busyness of the world, slow down, and unplug. Our desire is that everyone will have an opportunity to meet Jesus Christ for the first time or to grow closer to Him.

The ideal candidate will:

  • Have a deep, passionate love for God, family and God’s ministry
  • Be committed to live the mission of Camp Living Waters: “Serving and loving people so that they may know and grow in Christ.”
  • Possess leadership, marketing, finance, fundraising, and management skills.
  • Be energetic, self-motivated, able to work independently as well as part of a team.
  • Have relevant ministry experience.
  • Utilize excellent communication and interaction skills-able to relate people of all ages and backgrounds.

How to Respond
Please email Kristi McConnell at camplivingwaters.kristim@gmail.com for obtain a detailed job description. Interested candidates should submit resume and cover letter to Kristi McConnell at camplivingwaters.kristim@gmail.com.

King Street UB church (Chambersburg, Pa.) is currently searching for a fulltime Worship Associate.

Purpose. Provide leadership, planning, and artist development for a contemporary worship context in partnership with the Pastor of Contemporary Worship and the Pastor of Worship and Care. Provide leadership and oversight for student worship teams that support worship experiences for the church’s elementary (grades 1-5) and student (grades 6-12) ministries.

Accountability. The Worship Associate will report to the Pastor of Contemporary Worship and be accountable to the KSC Board of Administration.

Duties/Responsibilities

  • Provide leadership for one contemporary worship service
  • Recruit, develop, schedule, and lead multiple teams of musicians and vocalists for contemporary worship services under the leadership of the Pastor of Contemporary Worship
  • Assist in planning and organizing of special events and concerts
  • Serve as a substitute worship leader for other services as needed
  • Provide leadership for worship experiences in elementary and student ministries by:
  • Recruit and develop teams (biblically and musically) of student worship leaders
  • Partner with the Student ministry teams to plan and provide meaningful worship experiences for programs and events
  • Work with the Elementary Coordinator in planning worship experiences in the Children’s Ministry Center on Sunday mornings and for Quarterly Family Worship
  • Serve as a bridge for students to participate in the Worship Ministry of the church
  • Oversee and maintain A/V equipment needs for children and student worship experiences
  • Coordinate worship leadership for Celebrate Recovery

Qualifications

  • A strong, vibrant relationship with Jesus Christ as Savior and Lord
  • Undergraduate degree preferred with preference given to degree in worship ministry
  • 3 years experience as a worship leader, with student ministry leadership experience preferred
  • Excellent vocal, musical ability in guitar and/or piano and worship leadership skills
  • Strong relationship skills, especially with middle and high school students
  • Views worship leading as an opportunity to reach lost & hurting people with the Gospel
  • A track record of recruiting and developing worship teams and volunteers
  • Have a broad knowledge of contemporary Christian music
  • Proven organizational skills with attention to detail
  • Experience preferred in Ableton Live, Propresenter and PlanningCenterOnline
  • Licensed in the United Brethren denomination or willing to work toward licensing
  • In agreement with and will adhere to the governing documents of the United Brethren in Christ denomination

If interested, send cover letter, resume, and three references to administrative assistant Jeanne Amick at: jamick@kschurch.org. (Download position announcement)