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.

Shoreline Church in Oak Harbor, Ohio (30 min southeast of Toledo), is a congregation which is growing spiritually and desires to make disciples who make disciples along the Lake Erie shoreline of Ottawa County. We are looking for a senior pastor who will encourage people to relate their faith to everyday life and lead from the center of congregational life.

Our next senior pastor will bring a giftedness in biblical preaching and a pastor’s heart. A strong commitment to making disciples and developing leaders is essential. Skill and experience with both community outreach and ministry among 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.

Shoreline Church is a congregation of approximately 70 people (over 100 before Covid). We are a tight-knit group, we care deeply about each other, and we have room to grow. We are financially stable, have modern facilities, and have vision to expand the facility to help reach youth in the community. We also desire to remain a praying church and continue the development of our discipleship mentoring process.

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.

There is an immediate job opening for the position of Administrative Assistant for the United Brethren Association for Church Development. The UB Association is based at Rhodes Grove Camp in Chambersburg, Pa.

The UB Association supports the ministries of the United Brethren in Christ by sponsoring events that draw UB people to Rhodes Grove Camp for training and spiritual enrichment and by offering a variety of insurance products for UB staff. The administrative assistant runs the daily office operations of the Association.

Download the Application and Job Description.

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.

These churches are currently in need of a senior pastor.

  • Orrstown UB (Orrstown, Pa.)
  • Sunfield UB church (Sunfield, Mich.)
  • Fountain UB church (Keyser, W. Va.)
  • Mt. Hermon UB church (Pomeroy, Ohio)
  • Salem UB church (Chambersburg, Pa.)
  • Corunna UB church (Corunna, Ind.).
  • The Heights UB church (East Liverpool, Ohio)
  • 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 May 6, 2021

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

Blue Rock United Brethren Church (Waynesboro, Pa.) is looking for a person that God is calling to fill an extremely important role with the children/youth of our community. We are a rural church located 2 miles outside of the town of Waynesboro, and we have a very good relationship with Mowery Elementary School and our Waynesboro Area School district.

This person will be expected to oversee the children’s ministry and direct the youth group. Our director will work in close partnership with a variety of children’s ministry volunteers and a youth Sunday school teacher. This position includes a part-time salary. Download the complete job description.

If you enjoy serving God by ministering to children and youth, then please contact us with a resume. A defined ministry description is available upon request. Those interested, should contact Pastor Greg Helman at bluerockchurchpg@gmail.com.