Jerusalem Chapel United Brethren in Christ Church in Churchville, Va., is a rural congregation with a regional reach. It is located about 20 minutes west of Staunton, Va. Our church is well positioned and prepared to step into our next season of making reproducing disciples of Jesus Christ. We are looking for a senior pastor who will lead us in vision and community engagement, while encouraging and enhancing the giftedness of our staff and people.

Our next senior pastor needs to be a skilled communicator with a shepherd’s heart. A deep commitment to prayer and the Word are essential. The ability to balance the administrative and people-skill aspects of ministry is important. Skill and experience in leading a team and engaging with families will be a benefit. It is also expected that this individual will maintain professional ministerial credentials with and be highly committed to the Church of the United Brethren in Christ, USA.

Jerusalem Chapel is a congregation of about 300 people (with Covid-19 restrictions, attendance averages 150-175). We are financially strong, have modern facilities which have room for growth, and are considering an expansion project to invest in youth/family ministries. Our staff of eight full-time and part-time individuals works well together, and our congregation is known in the community as being loving, caring, friendly, and welcoming.

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.

Mount Pleasant United Brethren Church (Chambersburg, Pa.) is seeking a part-time Director of Children’s Ministries (15-20 hours/week). The successful candidate will possess:

  • a vibrant relationship with God which demonstrates itself in his/her lifestyle, relationships and conversations.
  • a passion for both enabling children to begin and grow a relationship with Jesus, and equipping parents to be the primary spiritual influence in their child’s life.
  • skill and experience in both team building and the administrative tasks of ministry.

Interested candidates should submit the following to Pastor Jim Bolich:

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

Download the complete job description here.

(Posted October 2, 2020)

Prince Street Church of the United Brethren in Christ in Shippensburg, Pa., is an intergenerational congregation in a state university town on the I-81 corridor in south-central Pennsylvania. We are looking for a senior pastor who will encourage and support the congregation in producing healthy, growing, reproducing disciples of Jesus Christ.

Our next senior pastor will lead with a servant’s heart, build relationships within the congregation and community, and enable people to work together to solve problems. Effective preaching/communication skills and the ability to help people relate faith to everyday life are essential. Experience in developing collaborative vision 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.

Prince Street Church is a congregation of approximately 200 people. Our youth ministry and updated facilities position us to reach younger families. Our people are willing and ready workers who are committed to outreach locally, regionally, and globally. We are financially stable and have the facilities necessary to engage 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.

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 enable us to serve families and prepare them to live Christian lives for future decades. We are looking for someone who will help us grow spiritually and help us stay spiritually alive in Christ.

Our next senior pastor will be a dynamic communicator who possesses a shepherd’s heart. The ability to collaborate 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 problem. We are looking for a pastor who will help address this need and reach out to 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. 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 have the financial stability necessary to modernize our facility in order to meet the needs of a 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.

New Hope UB Church in Camden, Mich., is a rural congregation in southern Michigan, near the intersection of the Indiana and Ohio borders. We are looking for a pastor who will lead us in changing lives, encouraging families, and strengthening our community through the power and love of Jesus Christ.

Our next pastor will be an effective communicator who possesses a shepherd’s heart. A commitment to prayer is essential. Skill and experience in building both congregational fellowship and spiritual lives 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 which tends toward the Boomer/Builders, which has recently experienced growth in younger generations. Our people are committed to prayer and enjoy a great working relationship with the public school adjacent to our property. We are financially stable, and have the facilities to enable significant 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.

Salem United Brethren in Christ Church in Chambersburg, Pa., is a congregation with a suburban feel along the I-81 corridor in south-central Pennsylvania. We are looking for a pastor who will enable us to serve families and prepare them to live Christian lives for future decades. We are seeking someone who will help us grow spiritually and help us stay spiritually alive in Christ.

Our next senior pastor will be a dynamic communicator with a shepherd’s heart. The ability to collaborate with staff and volunteer leaders is essential. Skill and experience in building a sense of belonging with both congregation and community is essential. 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 which tends toward the Boomer/Builder generations, but with a solid youth ministry which enables us to reach younger generations. We are strongly committed to missions, are willing and ready workers, and have the financial stability necessary to modernize our facility in order to 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.

These churches are currently in need of a senior pastor.

  • Salem UB church (Chambersburg, Pa.)
  • 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 June 22, 2020

Shoreline UB church is looking for a fulltime Director of Student Ministries (grade 6 through college).

Responsibilities include:

  1. Be responsible for the development and leadership of a commit, grow, go, youth ministry.
  2. Recruit, train, pray for, and involve youth coaches.
  3. Create and effectively manage the ministry’s budget.
  4. Maintain the ministry’s section on the website.
  5. Communicate consistently with parents and provide the tools they need for spiritual leadership.
  6. Make monthly reports to the lead pastor, who will in turn submit the report to the Administrative Board.

You can download two PDF documents about the position:

If you have questions or would like to apply for this position, email Pastor Bill at bill@theshorelinechurch.net.

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.