Orrstown United Brethren Church, located in the beautiful rural community of Orrstown, Pennsylvania, is searching for their next senior pastor who will lead them in their mission “to walk with God and make disciples for Christ.” This person will be a compassionate leader who desires to connect with members of the church and the local community. They will be an effective communicator, always encouraging people to relate their faith to their daily lives.

Orrstown UB is a church of 75 members and an average worship service attendance of approximately 35 people. Situated in a town of 2,400 people, there is room to grow and great potential to do so. There is a strong core of lay leadership at Orrstown UB who are engaged in leading worship services, Sunday school classes, and hospitality ministries. They have cultivated a friendly environment and they are ready to welcome their next pastor.

The senior pastor role is a full time position at Orrstown. If you are interested in exploring this opportunity further, please send a copy of your resume, a cover letter, and a recent photo to bishop@ub.org.

Idaville Church of the United Brethren in Christ is a rural congregation located in south central Pennsylvania and is searching for their next senior pastor. This person will be an effective communicator who is committed to evangelism. They will be responsible for helping to create vision, building a sense of fellowship in the congregation and helping people develop their spiritual life.

Idaville is a church of approximately 100 people and is poised for growth. While the children and youth activities have seen a dip in attendance in recent years, there are a number of young families who are beginning to attend. It is a church characterized by its prayerful people, its focus on mission, and the way the people care for one another. These strengths, among others, have laid a solid foundation for the growth they seek.

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.

Countryside United Brethren Church is a rural congregation located in Breckenridge, MI and is currently searching for their next lead pastor who shares their vision; to know God and to make God known. This is facilitated in multiple ways by the lead pastor:

  • Loving God and enjoying Him forever
  • Delivering God’s message to the congregation and community
  • Leading others to become disciples of Christ
  • Providing counseling built upon God’s word to those in need

The next pastor will strive to follow Christ’s example by giving all glory to God, loving and serving others, and striving to develop the spiritual lives of His body. A commitment to seeking and following God’s will for His church is essential. Engaging with the families within the congregation and community is highly desired. This pastor will be expected to maintain professional ministerial credentials with the Church of the United Brethren in Christ, USA.

Countryside Church is a congregation of approximately 90 people. They are financially strong. The facility is well-kept with room to grow. In addition to the ministries they have in place, Countryside supports missions in the community and around the world.

The compensation package includes salary, housing allowance, health insurance, retirement, education/text funds, mileage, disability insurance, and vacation.

If you feel led by God for a position like the description above, please send a copy of your resume and cover letter to bishop@ub.org.

Greencastle Otterbein UB Church in Greencastle, PA is a congregation located in Franklin County in south-central Pennsylvania. We are looking for a Youth Pastor who will be responsible for leading and nurturing the spiritual growth of the OUB Church youth (grades 7-12). This role includes developing and overseeing youth programs, fostering a safe community, and guiding youth in their faith journey.

Our next youth pastor will be an effective communicator who shares the gospel as the unerring Word of God and possesses a heart for youth and helping them through the challenges they face today. The ability to encourage young people, to demonstrate a personal commitment to Christ, to work closely with the senior sastor, youth commission, volunteers and parents is essential. Also essential will be the ability to plan, coordinate, and lead the OUB Church youth program (including but not limited to mid-week youth activities, social events, Sunday school, retreats, conferences, VBS, outreach and mission trips, etc.). It is also expected that this individual will maintain professional ministerial credentials with the Church of the United Brethren in Christ, USA and subscribe to its doctrinal values.

The town of Greencastle itself has a population of 4,000+ and a population of nearly 16,000 in the surrounding Antrim township with an ever growing student enrollment in the local school district. Otterbein UB Church is a church family of about 250 people, built on faith and led by the Holy Spirit to worship and to be witnesses of our Lord Jesus Christ. There are as many as 25+ students in various parts of the program along with many adult volunteers. Our staff includes the senior pastor and part-time administrative staff.

If this sounds like something for which God has been preparing and calling you, please send a copy of your resume and a cover letter to Office@greencastleub.org in care of Barry Stottlemyer, Personnel Relations Commission chairperson.

The United Brethren National Office is seeking a Finance Assistant to join our team in Huntington, Indiana. The person we are looking for must have bookkeeping experience and be proficient with Microsoft Excel.

The Finance Assistant works with the Director of Finance in many areas including but not limited to data entry in the accounting software, UB Global donations, and retirement plan contributions. This person also cooperates with other office staff to administrate telephone, reception, and mail activities.

This is a fulltime position with benefits including health insurance, vacation, and retirement plan.

If you are interested in this position, or if you know somebody who might be interested, please contact our Director of Finance, Marci Hammel, at marci@ub.org, or call 260-356-2312, ext. 308. The full job description is available upon request.

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. 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.

Sunfield United Brethren in Christ Church in Sunfield, MI (25 miles west of Lansing) is a congregation with a rich heritage who is looking forward to writing our next chapter of ministry. Over the past 2 years of working through a revitalization process, we have gained a new sense of unity of purpose in the church. Spiritual foundations and maturity are being deepened in our people. Outreach is becoming part of our DNA, resulting in new people and families becoming part of the congregation.

We are looking for a pastor who will continue to assist us in the revitalization process. Our next pastor will have a servant-leader mentality, love and serve the church, and lead the church through biblical teaching. A strong commitment to transparency and Spirit-led ministry is essential. Demonstrated experience in helping churches move forward with biblical purpose 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.

Sunfield Church is a loving, caring, and friendly congregation of approximately 130 people who value community and place a strong emphasis on missions and prayer. We are financially healthy, and we have the staff, property, and facilities necessary to support continued 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.

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.

Jerusalem Chapel United Brethren in Christ Church in Churchville, Va., is a rural congregation with a regional reach, approximately 20 minutes west of Staunton, Va. We are 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 will be a skilled communicator with a shepherd’s heart. A deep commitment to prayer and the Word is essential. The ability to balance the administrative and people-skill aspects of ministry is important. 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 approximately 300 people. We are financially strong, have modern facilities which have room for growth, and are considering an expansion project to invest in youth, family, and community ministries. Our staff of eight full- and part-time individuals work well together, and our congregation is known in the community as being loving, 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.

King Street Church in Chambersburg, PA has a mission of engaging and blessing the community with the Gospel. They are looking for a Senior Pastor to join their team. This position will encompass the primary teaching role which not only includes preaching and teaching, but also mentoring and coaching other staff members who have teaching gifts.

WHAT YOU’LL BE DOING:

  • Casting and communicating a clear vision for the church
  • Preparing and presenting expository sermons for at least 75% of all worship services annually: creating PowerPoint; creating notes for group study; and preparing the sermon schedule 3-6 months in advance
  • Overseeing implementation of Core Values and objectives through the Pastoral Team and Commissions
  • Overseeing mentoring, coaching, encouraging, and the training of the ministerial staff as well as current and potential key lay leaders

SKILLS YOU NEED TO HAVE:

  • Relational and servant leader
  • Ability to understand and explain scripture
  • Strong communication skills and work ethic
  • Working toward having a Master of Divinity degree

THE AREA:
The Cumberland Valley offers a wide variety of business, shopping experiences and recreational activities that make it an optimal place to live, work and play. The beautiful landscape is home to a place where activity, diversity and history combine in harmony.

Does this sound like an environment where you would like to serve? Apply here.