Gaines United Brethren Church in Caledonia, Mich. (20 minutes southeast of Grand Rapids) is a congregation with a rich history. Our church is looking forward to writing our next chapter of ministry. We are looking for a senior pastor who will provide scriptural teaching and enable us to be a community of Christ followers who will influence and encourage people around us, one life at a time.

Our next senior pastor will bring a giftedness in biblical preaching/teaching and a pastor’s heart. A strong commitment to motivating people and promoting the ministries of the church in the community is essential. Skill and experience with both administration and helping people develop their spiritual life 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.

Gaines Church is a congregation of approximately 200 people. We are a committed group which is both financially stable and generationally balanced. We are located in a rapidly growing region (15% in the past decade) and have both the facilities and staff (part-time worship, kids, youth, and administration) which will enable growth. We also have plans to update and add to our existing facility while continuing to reach out to families in the 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.

Salem UB church (Chambersburg, Pa.) is searching for a new Director of Worship. This involves planning weekly traditional and contemporary worship services. During the contemporary worship service, the Director of Worship is to be a lead worshiper. He or she is also to direct a team of musicians who lead worship at Salem’s contemporary service and to oversee the worship ministry at Salem as a whole. Since Salem will be making improvements to its worship center in the near future, the director of worship is asked to be an advisor to the committee planning those changes.

This is a part-time position with no benefits. Number of hours is flexible, ranging from 15 to 25 per week depending on the employee’s desire and availability. Much work can be completed offsite. However, hours are to include regularly scheduled every-other-week meetings with the pastor, worship team rehearsals, and being the lead worshipper during the contemporary (11am) worship service on most Sundays. Compensation is negotiable.

Here is the complete job description.

Do you have a deep love for Jesus, and a desire to help people of every ethnicity, economic status and ability find and follow Jesus? Do you have a desire to serve a church with a leadership that shares that same heartbeat?

If that describes you, then you are going to want to check out this out.

Devonshire Church is a 54-year-old church of about 200 people on mission for Christ located in the Lower Paxton Township of Harrisburg, Pa. We are seeking a dynamic individual to fill a new position as Director of Music and Youth ministries.

For more information, download this complete job descriptio. Resumes will be accepted until March 30, 2020.

First Church of The United Brethren in Christ Bronx, Inc. is located in the northern section of The Bronx, New York. Formed with the initial intent of providing a place of worship for the growing number of United Brethren members from Jamaica who were living in the Tri-state area, the church has grown to become a melting pot of Caribbean, Nigerian, Ghanaian, and American Christians. We are seeking a senior pastor who will work faithfully with our congregation to evangelize the surrounding community and help our current congregation grow spiritually. We are a small church with the potential to grow both numerically and financially with the right leadership. We desire our lead pastor to guide our experienced team of volunteers in stepping into the next season of growth we believe God has in store for First UB.

We are seeking a pastor who has the ability to operate in a diverse multicultural urban inner-city community. He or she should be willing to take on the task of working alongside our team of dedicated ministers, evangelists, and deacons to help build The First Church of the United Brethren in Christ. Our next senior pastor must be a skilled communicator with a shepherd’s heart, a passion for outreach, vision-driven, and future focused. A servant leader that is skilled in conflict resolution and who operates with a solution-oriented mindset based on biblical teachings and also possesses the traits of resilience and faithfulness to the ministry that God has called him/her to. He/she should be able to undertake difficult situations with a positive outlook. The ability to encourage others to assume and carry out leadership and be an effective conflict manager are essential.

We need a leader who has a heart for young people and will work with our youth leaders to build our youth ministry. First Church of The United Brethren in Christ, Bronx, needs a leader that is a visionary and will be able to put in place programs that will help demonstrate God’s love through preaching and social outreach. It is also expected that this individual will maintain professional ministerial credentials with the Church of the United Brethren in Christ, USA.

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

College Park UB church (Huntington, Ind.) is accepting resumes for an opening in our pastoral staff as Pastor of Youth/Emerging Adults. Email resumes to office@cpubchurch.com.

Below is a summary of the position.

Job title: Youth/Emerging Adults Pastor
Reports to: Senior Pastor
Position Status: fulltime or part-time.

About College Park
College Park is affiliated with the United Brethren in Christ denomination. The church is in a small, Midwestern town in Indiana and is located next to Huntington University. Church attendance is around 400, and the youth group has about 25 youth. About 4-7 adult volunteers work regularly with the youth ministry.

Purpose
The Youth/Emerging Adults Pastor is responsible for giving primary leadership of the ministry strategy to students in grades 6-12 and their parents/guardians. He or she will be responsible for designing, coordinating, and overseeing a dynamic youth ministry focused on building devoted followers of Christ.

The pastor will also give leadership to the Emerging Adults ministry. Leadership includes creating a strategy that will provide community, discipleship, and care for emerging adults through a team of people willing to engage those in the church who are early in their careers and attending college.

A full job description is available here.

Corunna United Brethren in Christ Church is a small-town congregation located just beyond the northern suburbs of Fort Wayne, Ind. We are looking for a co-vocational pastor who will help us reach our full potential in spiritual growth and ministry to others.

Our next pastor will be a person who balances effective preaching with pastoral care. The ability to encourage, equip and enable God’s people to do the work of ministry is essential. Skill and experience with discipleship will be a benefit. It is also anticipated that this individual will maintain professional ministerial credentials with the Church of the United Brethren in Christ, USA.

Corunna UB is a congregation of approximately 40 people who are consistent in both attendance and financial support. We are a biblically and missionally minded congregation with a wide range of generations and talents and a welcoming, family-feel atmosphere.

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.

  • Gaines UB church (Caledonia, Mich.)
  • Corunna UB church (Corunna, Ind.).
  • First Church, Bronx (Bronx, N. Y.)
  • Mount Hope (Carson City, Mich.)

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 November 14, 2018

Praise Point United Brethren church (Willshire, Ohio) is searching for a person who shares our passion for teaching through leading worship. It’s our current “low hole in the barrel.” As one worship leaders has described the role, “He preaches his sermon through leading the congregation in many voices, then the pastor preaches his sermon.”

We are looking for a person who is musically talented and can develop others to lead the congregation with excellence. Our ideal candidate will also possess media/tech skills to enhance our weekend services and make the most of every minute our congregation is assembled. Our ideal candidate will also understand the value of using doctrinally sound worship to enhance the topic of the day’s lesson. We are ready to invest into someone to develop them even beyond their current skills and abilities as they invest into the Kingdom through the local church.

Here are a few important details:

Status: Part-Time with the possibility to go FT as the congregation grows.
Salary & Benefits: Negotiable based on experience, abilities, etc.
Chemistry, Character, Competency: Chemistry with our congregation and our staff matters. We are a rural church and the right candidate will embrace the benefits and strengths that come from our geographical location. Character to model a life of worship and godliness matters. Competency with the Scriptures and music matters.

For more information or to apply: Please contact lead pastor, Brad Kittle via email at Brad@PraisePoint.net. Please include your name, contact info, and how you heard about the opening. This opportunity will be posted until filled.

Praise Point is the result of two smaller churches sharing vision for more effective ministry. These two churches combined in 2006 to address the needs of both the congregations and the region. Located in the rural village of Willshire, OH, a town of only 400 people, Praise Point has people who will travel for over 40 minutes just to be a part of what God is doing here.

Today, the church has grown to about 200 (bumping to just under 300 on special holidays) and impacts our region in practical and tangible ways. The growth potential here is exciting. Our slogan is “Teach. Train. Transform.” We diligently teach the Scriptures, Train in righteousness and watch God Transform hearts and lives. We are a teaching church. We desire to be known as a church that holds the Scriptures high as our authority for life and godliness. It’s been a joy and an honor to see so many lives transformed by the power of God.

We are a member church of the United Brethren in Christ, the first American-born denomination. Famous UBers such as Francis Scott Key and the Wright brothers are a part of our history. For more information, check us out on Facebook or our website.