Huntington University has an opening for Associate Campus Pastor. The associate campus pastor is responsible for fostering the spiritual formation of students. Under the direction and leadership of the campus pastor, the associate campus pastor will oversee day-to-day ministry programs and outreach experiences including worship, student discipleship, prayer initiatives, chapel programming and small groups.

Qualifications

  • Must have a strong personal Christian commitment and faith in Jesus Christ and a desire to serve others.
  • Growing Christian with a track record of discipleship and accountability relationships.
  • Experience developing and leading women’s ministries.
  • A ministry/theological graduate degree or its equivalent.
  • Evangelical in theological orientation, in general accord with the Church of the United Brethren in Christ’s Confession of Faith.
  • Licensed or ordained UB minister preferred. If not licensed/ordained through the UB denomination, willing to consider transfer license/ordination to the UBIC.
  • A minimum of three to five years of successful fulltime pastoral leadership in a university ministry or church setting.
  • A deeply held sense of calling to ministry with college-age students.
  • Gifted in spiritual counseling, preaching, creative worship, discipleship, and small group ministries.
  • Must be committed to the mission of Huntington University as a comprehensive Christian college dedicated to educating men and women to impact our world for Christ.
  • Understanding of and commitment to the goals and character of Huntington University.
  • Faithful attendance to a Christ-centered, Bible-believing church in the evangelical tradition. (Church of the United Brethren in Christ preferred but not required.)
  • Positive interpersonal skills and a team player.
  • Excellent communications skills.
  • Demonstrated administrative and supervisory skills.
  • Commitment to continuous process improvement.

How to Respond if Interested
This is a fulltime, 10-month exempt position. To apply, visit this link.

Morocco Church is a country congregation located in southeastern Michigan, approximately 10 miles west of Lake Erie and 20 miles north of Toledo, Ohio. We are looking for a pastor who will work with the church and board to help us grow into our next season of ministry.

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 bring new members into the church are essential. Skill and experience in connecting with young people 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.

Morocco Church is a small church. We are financially stable and have a location and 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.

Prince Street UB church in Shippensburg, Pa., is looking to hire a part-time (24 hours) Ministry Assistant. This person will provide administrative support for the ministry staff and church leadership of Prince Street Church.

Click here for the full job description.

If interested in applying, please send a resume and cover letter via email to Jim Staver, prc@princestreetchurch.com or mail/drop off to the church office (17 N. Penn St. Shippensburg, PA, 17257).

Application deadline is May 15, 2023.

The Well, a United Brethren church in Huntington, Ind., is seeking a person to serve as Children’s and Ministry Coordinator. This position consists of roughly 25-30 hours weekly of Children’s Ministry and 10-15 hours weekly as Ministry Coordinator.

You can download the full job description here.

If interested, feel free to contact Senior Pastor Josh Kesler directly:

Email: josh@thewell.church
Phone: 260-355-9608

Staff Opening: Associate Pastor of Youth and Worship (Wilshire, Ohio)

Praise Point UB church in Wilshire, Ohio, is looking to hire a fulltime Associate Pastor of Youth and Worship.

Ministry Purpose: To lead and oversee middle and high school ministries by developing a balance of winning young people to Christ, teaching them the Scriptures, and training them in Christlikeness and foster the Transformation that Holy Spirit produces. Secondly, to shepherd the people of Praise Point by developing inspiring worship services that encourage corporate engagement.

Expectations

  • To live a life of holiness that pursues Christ and Christlikeness (Ephesians 5:1, 1 Corinthians 11:1)
  • To be committed to a life of discipleship and discipling (1 John 2:3-6, Matthew 28:19-20)
  • To honor the duties of the elder (Titus 1:5-9)
  • To acknowledge scripture as the divinely inspired word of God, inerrant in its original languages (2 Timothy 3:16)

Responsibilities

Youth

  • Provide vision and direction for the youth ministry
  • Facilitate and encourage young people to embrace Jesus Christ as Savior and Lord
  • Build & equip students for life & ministry by helping identify gifts and talents
  • Facilitate student engagement with the church by using the above identified gifts/talents
  • Develop a positive & ongoing relationship with the youth and their families both in and out of the ministry context
  • Recruit, oversee, and train volunteers for youth ministries
  • Facilitate small group and 1 on 1 discipleship opportunities

Worship

  • Plan and lead creative corporate worship gatherings utilizing piano or guitar (guitar preferred)
  • Arrange and coordinate song selection to facilitate corporate engagement and teach biblical truth
  • Utilize the worship rubric alongside the developed standards in choosing the songs and elements of the worship gathering.
  • Lead and manage a team of 20+ volunteers while coordinating rotations and scheduling
  • Schedule and coordinate rehearsals for Sunday gatherings as well as special services
  • Facilitate the usage and upkeep of the audio, video, and lighting technology deployed by the church
  • Oversee copyright compliance
  • Facilitate the continued growth of skills and talents within the worship and tech teams
  • Develop relationships with worship team volunteers both within the ministry context and outside of it.

Leadership

  • In consultation with the pastors and church leadership, capture a vision for and philosophy of youth ministry
  • Articulate and implement that vision and philosophy of ministry with and through other staff and volunteers who participate in leading said students
  • Develop a vision for what the artistic worship looks like within Praise Point.
  • Develop 3-5 year strategic plans for the youth, worship, and tech areas of ministry
  • Establish standards for worship gatherings and the elements that make them up.

Accountable to

Directly accountable to and under the supervision of the Lead Pastor
Secondary accountability to Elders

Education & Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in youth ministry, worship leadership, biblical studies, or other comparable studies (preferred but not necessary)
  • 3 years of experience in worship and youth leadership
  • Must be able to pass a background check

Salary & Benefits

  • Full Time Salary Package (Starting): $45K-$55K
  • Paid Vacation

Contact Information

℅ Brad Kittle
Praise Point Church
555 Decatur Rd.
Willshire, OH 45898

Office phone: 419-495-2074

Pastor Brad’s email: brad@praisepoint.net

These churches are currently in need of a senior pastor.

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 Sept 20, 2022

Prince Street Church (Shippensburg, PA) is searching for our next Pastor of Student Ministries. This person will provide leadership and oversee the church’s student ministry (grades 6-12).

This person would communicate a compelling vision for the student ministry, build relationships with students and their families, oversee the implementation of programs and ministry, and oversee the process of developing and equipping a team of volunteers who can reach and disciple teenagers toward spiritual maturity.

If you are interested in applying for this fulltime position, please send a cover letter, resume, and three references to Dan Watkins at prc@princestreetchurch.com.

Purpose

Colwood Church (Caro, Mich.) is presenting an opportunity for a dual-role in leading in both Worship Arts and Student Ministry to grades 6-12. We are seeking to hire someone full-time with a passion for making disciple-makers in a rural area of Michigan and loving people towards a Christ-first life.

Competencies and Expectations

  • Displays a growing relationship with Jesus Christ as evidenced in action, attitude and behavior.
  • Displays a passion for leading people in worship and discipling students.
  • Embraces the Mission Principles of Colwood Church.
  • Is a reliable, trustworthy professional self-starter and has excellent follow-through.
  • Is a problem-solver through innovation, creativity, and adaptation.
  • Employs top-notch leadership skills that work well within a team and seeks to develop others.
  • Possesses strong interpersonal skills with the ability to maintain healthy relationships with others.
  • Exhibits a heart for personal growth and coachability.
  • Is willing to work towards licensing in the United Brethren in Christ Church.

Responsibilities

Worship Arts

  • Coordinating and leading Colwood’s Worship Team for weekend worship gatherings.
  • Scheduling and developing vocalists and musicians.
  • Developing weekly service order, including song selection and order of worship elements.
  • Coordinating the tech team for weekend worship gatherings and special events.
  • Directing weekend online church and livestream.
  • Communicating and collaborating worship themes and graphics with appropriate leaders.

Student Ministry

  • Coordinating and leading weekly student ministry programming.
  • Developing and leading the student worship team.
  • Recruiting and discipling both adult and student volunteer leaders.
  • -Communicating with volunteers, parents, and congregation personally and with media.
  • Planning and organizing special events.
  • Having an active community presence.
  • Maintaining the student center and technology.
  • Maintaining partnership with local area churches and Youth For Christ (encouraged).
  • Developing, empowering, and equipping student leadership through a disciple-making model.

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in a ministry related field preferred.
  • Experience preferred.

Interested candidates can send their resume to: randy@colwood.org and kelly@colwood.org

Hopewell United Brethren church in Auburn, Ind., is looking to hire a worship leader. This is a full-time position, that has the option of living in the church parsonage with all housing expenses paid.

You can download the full job description here.

Hopewell is a 150+ year-old rural church that has more than doubled in weekly attendance in the past three years, currently averaging 120 in attendance. We have also grown cross-generationally, having a large young adult group, kids’ ministry, and many newlyweds. There is unity in the congregation and trust in the leadership.

The preferred starting date is August/September 2022. If interested, contact senior apstor Ryan Koch at: ryan.koch@hopewellub.org.

New Hope United Brethren Church in Huntington, Ind. (25 miles southwest of Fort Wayne) is a congregation with a rich history who is looking forward to writing our next chapter of ministry. We are looking for a pastor who will train us for outreach so that we may be proactive in reaching our neighborhood.

Our next pastor will be skilled in communication and organization and possess a pastor’s heart for God and people. The ability to work on a team and encourage others to carry out leadership is essential. Demonstrated experience in helping people develop their spiritual life and ministering effectively to people in crisis 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.

New Hope Church is a congregation of approximately 75 people. Though our current congregation trends toward senior adults, our modern facilities are large enough to accommodate much growth. We are financially stable, located near housing developments, welcoming to new people, hard-working, and missions minded.

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.