Jerusalem Chapel is searching for a fulltime Youth Pastor to expand our youth program and inspire our youth to grow in their love of Christ through this position’s mentorship and guidance. The Youth Pastor will plan, coordinate, and supervise activities for both middle-school and high-school youth. These activities will lead our youth to discover our church’s mission and inspire our youth to grow spiritually while enjoying the fellowship of other youth from both within our congregation as well as youth in the surrounding community.

This is a fulltime, salaried (exempt) position paying $30,000 a year. The Youth pastor reports to the senior pastor.

Job Duties

  • Provide spiritual guidance and mentor youth while consulting/involving the Senior Pastor when needed to provide a strong pastoral support system.
  • Plan activities which focus on targeting our teens’ relationship with God, as well as encouraging them to discover their spiritual gifts and talents.
  • Promote outreach ministry to unchurched youth, or those searching for a church home.
  • Recruit volunteers to assist with activities both on- and off-site.
  • Maintain records for monthly reporting to the church.
  • Publicize and communicate youth sponsored events.
  • Schedule fundraising events that involve youth planning and participation.
  • Oversee collection and handling of all money regarding the youth program and submit those monies to the Church Treasurer for deposit and credit to the youth budget account.
  • Submit an annual budget request to the Finance Committee.
  • Attend weekly staff meetings with the Senior Pastor and attend monthly Administrative Board meetings.
  • Plan Youth-led services with the Senior Pastor, Worship Leader, and others as needed.

Employment Prerequisites

  • Must have a passion for Christ, and a dedication to a Christ-like life.
  • Willingness to follow the conditions set forth in the United Brethren in Christ Discipline.
  • College degree in religion and/or pastoral ministry preferred.
  • CPR and First Aid Certification preferred or willingness to attain.
  • Experience working with youth through Sunday school, Bible study, Vacation Bible School, and/or youth programs.
  • Must be able to relate well with the youth and their families, treating all with dignity and respect.
  • Must pass a background check for those who work with minors.

Email resumé to JChapelPRC@gmail.com

Calvary Community Church, in the Bridgeport neighborhood of Saginaw, Mich., is a congregation with a rural feel within close proximity to the I-75 corridor in central Michigan. We are looking for a pastor who will help freshen our vision and energize people for ministry as we emerge from the challenges of the pandemic.

Our next pastor will possess giftedness in biblical preaching and a pastor’s heart. A strong commitment to helping people develop their spiritual lives and the ability to equip them for ministry and leadership are essential. Skill and experience with administration and building fellowship in the congregation 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.

Calvary Community is a congregation of approximately 100 people. We are financially stable and have modern facilities which will enable growth. We are a welcoming church with friendly people and a flexible and unified leadership team.

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.

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.

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.

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.