Rhodes Grove Camp and Conference Center (Chambersburg, Pa.) is seeking an Executive Director for the camp. RGC is in covenant with the Church of the United Brethren in Christ and has a long history of partnership and ministry with the denomination.

Those interested in the position can email the RGC Board at board@rhodesgrove.org.

To find out more about the camp, visit www.rhodesgrove.com. We will be receiving resumes through Monday, November 20, 2021.

Position Description

Reporting to the Board of Directors, the Executive Director will provide overall creative vision and empowering leadership for the operations, promotion, and fundraising of Rhodes Grove Camp and Conference Center. This position will lead a full-time, part-time, seasonal, and volunteer staff necessary to fulfill the mission of Rhodes Grove.

The Executive Director will empower and encourage the creation, development, and ongoing effectiveness of all programs and activities. All functions will be performed within the stated mission and core values of Rhodes Grove Camp and Conference Center.

Strategic Vision and Direction

  • Works with the Board to prepare a long-range vision and strategic plan for Rhodes Grove Camp and Conference Center. The strategic plan includes programming, human resources, facility, financial, and fundraising. Thus, the Executive Director serves as an ex-officio member of all Board committees.
  • Reports regularly to the Board the progress toward and measurement of organizational objectives, financial status of the organization, and other issues of concern.

Operational Leadership and Administration

  • Develops an annual operating plan consistent with the Rhodes Grove mission, strategic plan goals, objectives, and approved budget.
  • Provides fiscal responsibility of the camp stewardship.
  • Develops and fosters a cooperative and cohesive team environment.
  • Serves as an effective coach and mentor for the Ministry Director and the Operations Director.
  • Initiates and prepares the development of organizational policies for Board approval.
  • Oversees the overall staffing structures and processes having final authority in hiring and firing.
  • Provides written and verbal reports related to finances, facilities, programming, and so forth at scheduled Board meetings or as needed.

Promotion and Development

  • Serves as a key communicator of the mission of Rhodes Grove Camp and Conference Center to various constituencies and stakeholders including individuals, churches, local organizations, local government, and other organizations.
  • Serves as a liaison between Rhodes Grove Camp and Conference Center and all regulatory bodies and accrediting agencies.
  • Develops, modifies, and implements Rhodes Grove’s overall marketing and camper/conference retention plans consistent with approved policies and standards.
  • Takes leadership in developing and implementing Rhodes Grove’s annual fundraising plans by initiating and maintaining positive relations with donors and supportive community organizations and churches.

Position Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Camping and Recreation or related field preferred; or equivalent education and work experience.
  • Minimum of five years’ experience in a related organization working at the Director level. Must have supervisory experience along with programmatic and budgetary planning and control.
  • Experience in resource development and fundraising is preferred.
  • Must have advanced computer skills with working knowledge of Microsoft Office products.
  • Must possess strong interpersonal skills with the ability to interact professionally with staff members, Advisory Board members, regulatory agencies, donors, conference leaders, and campers of all ages.
  • Possess a passion for God’s Word and prayer.
  • Must be in agreement with Rhodes Grove’s mission, core values, and Christian beliefs.
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license.
  • Must pass and maintain Criminal Background Checks and Child Abuse Clearance.

Lake VIew UB church (Camden, Mich.) is looking for a person to serve in a part-time staff role as Children’s Ministry Coordinator.

Principle Function
To oversee the Children’s Ministry of Lake View Church with a special emphasis on nurturing and instructing children so that they will be equipped to go forward to live a purposeful life in Christ as everyday disciples who love God and love people.

Position Profile
The Children’s Ministry Coordinator will provide spiritual leadership, work with the staff and volunteer leadership team, recruit and develop leaders, and oversee the Children’s Ministry (generally age birth – 12 years old) of Lake View Church. This person will love children and enjoy interacting with adults, being available to connect with and visit with families understanding that parents and children are a vital part of their ministry.

This part time position will typically require 20-25 hours per week, with the understanding that special events (Ex: VBS) may require more time. Specific days/hours for work will be discussed and agreed upon after hiring.

The contact for this position opening is
Steve Smith, Senior Pastor
Lake View Church
4616 E. Territorial Road
Camden, MI 49232
517-567-8529
steve@lakeviewch.org

Fountain United Brethren in Christ Church is a rural congregation located in the Eastern Panhandle of West Virginia, approximately 20 miles south-west of Cumberland, MD. We are looking for a pastor who will experience our next season of fruitful ministry with us.

Our next pastor will possess a shepherd’s heart, be an active member of the community, and engage well with all generations. Excellent communication and people skills are essential. Experience in helping people relate their faith to their daily lives and develop their gifts for service and leadership 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 and participate in denominational activities.

Fountain United Brethren in Christ is a congregation of approximately 150 people. We are financially stable and have modern facilities which will enable growth. We are a welcoming church with friendly people who help make the church feel like home.

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.

Orrstown United Brethren in Christ Church is a rural congregation within close proximity to the I-81 corridor in south-central Pennsylvania. We are looking for a pastor who will encourage the congregation to evangelize the community and obey the Great Commission.

Our next pastor will possess a shepherd’s heart and be an effective leader/administrator. The ability to minister effectively with people experiencing conflict and crisis is essential. Wisdom and experience in drawing people to Christ 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.

Orrstown Church is a congregation of approximately 50 committed, long-term people who are loyal and always willing to help others in need. We are located in a rapidly growing region, are financially stable, and have facilities with plenty of room for growth.

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.

Mt. Hermon United Brethren Church is a rural congregation located on the Ohio River, approximately 20 miles southeast of Athens, Ohio. We are looking for a pastor who will help us strengthen relationships, be a positive influence in our community, and enable us to G.R.O.W. (Gospel Centered Daily Living; Reaching Out to Others; Obediently Following Christ; Worship God Together).

Our next pastor will possess a shepherd’s heart and be an effective communicator. The ability to work well with a team, build a sense of fellowship in the congregation, and help people develop their spiritual lives are essential. Skill and experience in ministering with youth 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.

Mt. Hermon is a congregation of approximately 100 people (pre-COVID-19). We are financially stable and have modern facilities which will enable growth.

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.

King Street Church in Chambersburg, Pa., is in search of our next Pastor of Middle School Student Ministries. This person will provide vision and leadership for a Christ-centered ministry in our middle school student community. KSC’s middle school student ministry is teeming with potential for growth. We are looking for a relational leader who loves Jesus and students, and is ready to hit the ground running!

King Street Church is located in downtown Chambersburg, but also ministers to students from numerous middle schools across several school districts in Franklin County. A successful candidate will come on board with a Pastor of Senior High Student Ministries and a core team of intergenerational volunteer leaders.

Download the complete job description.

Qualified applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and 3 references to Molly Shull, Administrative Assistant to the Senior Pastoral Staff.

Email: mshull@kschurch.org
Mailing Address: King Street Church, 56 N 2nd St, Chambersburg, PA 17201

Gaines Church of Caledonia, in western Michigan, is prayerfully seeking a Worship Director who will work closely with our pastor in cultivating worship services and worship teams that help lead our congregation into the worship of God. Fostering dynamic congregational worship is a key priority for our church. We are seeking an individual who is called and gifted by God for this position.

Job Responsibilities

  • Plans weekly services, both traditional and contemporary, that engage the congregation and support the reading and preaching of God’s Word.
  • Modeling and leading worship that encourages active participation in worship.
  • Recruiting, auditioning, teaching, and training musicians in the church to serve the congregation as a team.
  • Leading weekly rehearsals that serve a dual purpose: preparation for Sunday services, and cultivation of a Christ-centered community.
  • Leads the Worship Leadership team to develop a vision for where God might be calling our congregation and musicians to grow in worship.
  • Serve as a member of the ministry staff at Gaines Church, demonstrating a commitment to this congregation and its mission, with humility, patience, and kindness.

Hours
10-15 hours/week

Pay
Commensurate with experience

For more information and a detailed job description, please email office@gaineschurch.org

Mount Pleasant Church of the United Brethren in Christ (Chambersburg, Pa.) is offering the opportunity to contribute to our team and learn skills in pastoral ministry as our first Pastoral Intern. This limited, two-year position is designed to enable an individual to gain experience in all aspects of pastoral ministry, leading toward either launching a new church or becoming the pastor of an existing congregation.

The successful candidate will possess:

  • a vibrant relationship with God which demonstrates itself in his/her lifestyle, relationships, and conversations.
  • a definite calling from God to pastoral ministry.
  • a Bachelor degree in a ministry-related field.
  • a passion for making disciples.
  • skill and experience in online ministries.

Interested candidates should submit the following to Pastor Jim Bolich:

  • Cover letter.
  • Resume.
  • Written testimony and call to ministry.
  • Links to social media profiles.

Respond to Pastor Jim Bolich at: pastorjim@mtp-church.org

The Heights Church in East Liverpool, Ohio (40 miles west of Pittsburgh) is a congregation where everybody is somebody and Jesus is Lord. Once known as the ‘Pottery Capital of the World,’ East Liverpool is in the beginning stages of a revitalization which causes us to anticipate a new season of ministry in which The Heights is a center for people to find Christ, develop their Christian life, and experience Him in everyday living.

We are looking for a pastor who will lead the charge. Our next pastor will encourage people to relate their faith to daily life and enable them to assume and carry out leadership of ministry. Strong preaching and administrative skills are essential. Demonstrated experience in developing ministry for younger generations 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.

The Heights Church is a congregation of approximately 50-75 people. We are financially stable and have modern facilities which will facilitate significant growth. We are actively partnered with the local Christian school, community activities, and have recently added a Youth Leader to the staff.

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.

Posted January 27, 2021

Salem United Brethren in Christ Church in Chambersburg, Pa., is a congregation with a suburban feel within close proximity to the I-81 corridor in south-central Pennsylvania. We are looking for a senior pastor who will encourage and enhance the giftedness of our staff and God’s people in collaborative ministry to serve families and prepare them to live Christian lives for future decades. It is our desire to grow spiritually and stay spiritually alive in Christ.

Our next senior pastor will be a dynamic communicator who possesses a shepherd’s heart. The ability to partner with staff and volunteer leaders is essential. Skill and experience in building a sense of belonging with both congregation and community will be a benefit. Currently, we do not have many families with small children and we recognize this as a challenge. Thus, we anticipate our pastor engaging in community in such a way as to interact with young families. It is also expected that this individual will maintain professional ministerial credentials with the Church of the United Brethren in Christ, USA.

Salem Church is a congregation of more than 175 people (pre COVID). We have a solid youth ministry which enables us to reach younger generations. Our people are strongly committed to missions, are willing and ready workers, and we are in the process of modernizing our worship venue in order to expand online ministries and meet the needs of our rapidly-growing 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.

Updated January 27, 2021