Gaines Church of Caledonia, in western Michigan, is prayerfully seeking a Worship Director who will work closely with our pastor in cultivating worship services and worship teams that help lead our congregation into the worship of God. Fostering dynamic congregational worship is a key priority for our church. We are seeking an individual who is called and gifted by God for this position.

Job Responsibilities

  • Plans weekly services, both traditional and contemporary, that engage the congregation and support the reading and preaching of God’s Word.
  • Modeling and leading worship that encourages active participation in worship.
  • Recruiting, auditioning, teaching, and training musicians in the church to serve the congregation as a team.
  • Leading weekly rehearsals that serve a dual purpose: preparation for Sunday services, and cultivation of a Christ-centered community.
  • Leads the Worship Leadership team to develop a vision for where God might be calling our congregation and musicians to grow in worship.
  • Serve as a member of the ministry staff at Gaines Church, demonstrating a commitment to this congregation and its mission, with humility, patience, and kindness.

Hours
10-15 hours/week

Pay
Commensurate with experience

For more information and a detailed job description, please email office@gaineschurch.org

Mount Pleasant Church of the United Brethren in Christ (Chambersburg, Pa.) is offering the opportunity to contribute to our team and learn skills in pastoral ministry as our first Pastoral Intern. This limited, two-year position is designed to enable an individual to gain experience in all aspects of pastoral ministry, leading toward either launching a new church or becoming the pastor of an existing congregation.

The successful candidate will possess:

  • a vibrant relationship with God which demonstrates itself in his/her lifestyle, relationships, and conversations.
  • a definite calling from God to pastoral ministry.
  • a Bachelor degree in a ministry-related field.
  • a passion for making disciples.
  • skill and experience in online ministries.

Interested candidates should submit the following to Pastor Jim Bolich:

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

Respond to Pastor Jim Bolich at: pastorjim@mtp-church.org

The Heights Church in East Liverpool, Ohio (40 miles west of Pittsburgh) is a congregation where everybody is somebody and Jesus is Lord. Once known as the ‘Pottery Capital of the World,’ East Liverpool is in the beginning stages of a revitalization which causes us to anticipate a new season of ministry in which The Heights is a center for people to find Christ, develop their Christian life, and experience Him in everyday living.

We are looking for a pastor who will lead the charge. Our next pastor will encourage people to relate their faith to daily life and enable them to assume and carry out leadership of ministry. Strong preaching and administrative skills are essential. Demonstrated experience in developing ministry for 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.

The Heights Church is a congregation of approximately 50-75 people. We are financially stable and have modern facilities which will facilitate significant growth. We are actively partnered with the local Christian school, community activities, and have recently added a Youth Leader to the staff.

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.

Posted January 27, 2021

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 encourage and enhance the giftedness of our staff and God’s people in collaborative ministry to serve families and prepare them to live Christian lives for future decades. It is our desire to grow spiritually and stay spiritually alive in Christ.

Our next senior pastor will be a dynamic communicator who possesses a shepherd’s heart. The ability to partner 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 challenge. Thus, we anticipate our pastor engaging in community in such a way as to interact with 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 (pre COVID). 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 are in the process of modernizing our worship venue in order to expand online ministries and 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.

Updated January 27, 2021

Sunfield United Brethren in Christ Church in Sunfield, Mich. (25 miles west of Lansing), a congregation with a rich heritage, is looking forward to writing our next chapter of ministry. Over the past two 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 adapt to and 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 congregation of approximately 115 people (pre-COVID). Since reopening, we continue to grow, although not all have yet returned. We are known as a community that is loving, caring and friendly, with strong emphasis on missions and prayer. We are also financially strong and have the facilities, property, and staff 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.

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)

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.

First Church of The United Brethren in Christ Bronx, Inc. is located in the northern section of The Bronx, New York. Formed with the initial intent of providing a place of worship for the growing number of United Brethren members from Jamaica who were living in the Tri-state area, the church has grown to become a melting pot of Caribbean, Nigerian, Ghanaian, and American Christians. We are seeking a senior pastor who will work faithfully with our congregation to evangelize the surrounding community and help our current congregation grow spiritually. We are a small church with the potential to grow both numerically and financially with the right leadership. We desire our lead pastor to guide our experienced team of volunteers in stepping into the next season of growth we believe God has in store for First UB.

We are seeking a pastor who has the ability to operate in a diverse multicultural urban inner-city community. He or she should be willing to take on the task of working alongside our team of dedicated ministers, evangelists, and deacons to help build The First Church of the United Brethren in Christ. Our next senior pastor must be a skilled communicator with a shepherd’s heart, a passion for outreach, vision-driven, and future focused. A servant leader that is skilled in conflict resolution and who operates with a solution-oriented mindset based on biblical teachings and also possesses the traits of resilience and faithfulness to the ministry that God has called him/her to. He/she should be able to undertake difficult situations with a positive outlook. The ability to encourage others to assume and carry out leadership and be an effective conflict manager are essential.

We need a leader who has a heart for young people and will work with our youth leaders to build our youth ministry. First Church of The United Brethren in Christ, Bronx, needs a leader that is a visionary and will be able to put in place programs that will help demonstrate God’s love through preaching and social outreach. It is also expected that this individual will maintain professional ministerial credentials with the Church of the United Brethren in Christ, USA.

If this sounds like something for which God has been preparing you, please send a copy of your resume and a cover letter to Bishop Todd Fetters at bishop@ub.org.