Employment Opportunities

This page is for job openings related to RCA churches, ministries, and organizations. Postings are also open to United Church of Christ (UCC), Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA), and Christian Reformed Church (CRC) denominations.

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Senior Pastor

Church or Organization: West End Collegiate

New York, NY

Full-time

West End Collegiate Church in New York City is seeking a new Senior Minister to lead a diverse, open and welcoming congregation in a close and supportive neighborhood. WECC is one of the congregations of the Collegiate Church of New York, the oldest Protestant church with a continuing organization in America.

To view the full recruitment profile, click here.

Applicants, please send your resume and cover letter to Kevin@kevinchasesearch.com

Date Posted: Friday, February 16, 2018

Pastor

Church or Organization: First Reformed Church

Prairie City, IA

Full-time

First Reformed Church (FRC) of Prairie City, Iowa is looking for a pastor to lead our congregation. We are a compassionate congregation of about 130 people located in rural Iowa, which consists of senior members and families.

We are looking for a pastor to develop, empower, and expand the congregation's leadership base. Other pastoral duties will be to develop evangelistic outreach to people in our local community, cultivate and expand adult education, fellowship systems, and prayer ministries.

We strive to engage a pastor who is rich in faith, has compassion for strong traditions of the church while bringing a growth mindset and willingness to introduce opportunities for all generations to grow in Christ. This includes those mature in their faith to those who are yet to find Christ. We desire our next pastor to understand and embrace the ideals of transformational leadership within the church, helping us to begin, embrace, and transition from a maintenance church to a missional church.

Please email your cover letter and resume to frcpcfamily@gmail.com or mrotman@rca.org if you feel God is calling you in this direction.

 

Date Posted: Thursday, February 15, 2018
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Lead Pastor

Church or Organization: Calvary Christian Reformed Church

Edina, MN

Full-time

Calvary Christian Reformed Church (Edina, MN) awaits the arrival of a Lead Pastor (LP), a person responsible for preaching, shepherding, and leadership. As a preacher, the LP will prepare biblically relevant sermons, as well as planning and leading engaging worship services. As a shepherd, the LP will express love for the flock by providing spiritual direction and pastoral care while walking with people through significant seasons of life. As a leader, the LP will work alongside a dedicated group of individuals as a coach, mentor, first among equals, and leader among leaders. The ideal candidate for this exciting opportunity is a godly and humble Christ-follower who is a gifted communicator and leader, open‐minded and able to maintain healthy boundaries, comfortable relating to people, and who thrives in a metropolitan and suburban setting.

Calvary Church is a multigenerational congregation, founded in 1961 in Bloomington, MN. In 2002, Calvary moved five miles north to a much larger facility in Edina, a city on the southwest border of Minneapolis. Calvary recently engaged in a Mission and Ministry Renewal (MMR) process during which the congregation identified four objectives for the immediate future: local community engagement, relationship building, practicing hospitality, and impacting the neighborhoods where the congregants live and work. Calvary is affiliated with the Christian Reformed Church in North America and, like many congregations in this fellowship, values its partnership with the denomination and Christian day school education, such as that provided by Calvin Christian School.

Email info@chapter-next.com for more info on this exciting opportunity.
 

Date Posted: Tuesday, February 13, 2018
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Pastor

Church or Organization: First Presbyterian Church

Farmington, NM

Full-time

We are seeking a Solo pastor. Our Mission Information Form contains information about our congregation and our vision for ministry. Please email <a data-cke-saved-href="mailto:pnc@fpcfarmington" href="mailto:pnc@fpcfarmington" style="color: rgb(17, 85, 204); target=" _blank"="">pnc@fpcfarmington to apply. 

Date Posted: Tuesday, February 13, 2018
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Lead Pastor

Church or Organization: Corinth Reformed Church

Byron Center, MI

Full-time

Corinth Reformed Church is a dynamic and growing ministry of 1,700 weekly worshippers in beautiful West Michigan. We are searching for a Lead Pastor with a strong commitment to serving Jesus Christ, who has a growing and deepening relationship with Him marked by prayer and a clear sense of calling. The ideal candidate for this role will be marked by gifts of preaching, leadership, evangelism, and the ability to adapt to the evolving needs of our culture without compromising the importance of living and leading biblically. Candidates for the Lead Pastor position should have a Master of Divinity degree or similar level of education from an accredited seminary in the Reformed tradition.

Qualifications

A candidate for the Lead Pastor position should have a history of significant leadership responsibilities, preferably in a large church. This individual should have extensive pastoral and life experience, a thorough knowledge of the Bible, and a solid background in the areas of preaching, organizational leadership, delegation, and administration.

Candidates to be considered will:

  • Possess at minimum a Master of Divinity degree or similar level education from an accredited seminary.
  • Be an ordained minister of the gospel who acknowledges the authority of Scripture, the power of prayer, the Lordship of Jesus Christ, and broadly adheres to traditional Reformed theology.
  • Have at least ten or more years of ministry experience with at least five years of experience in a larger church.
  • Maintain a passionate prayer life.
  • Be a gifted preacher and teacher, with a deep love and understanding of God's Word.
  • Approach the surrounding community as a mission field.
  • General Responsibilities

Leadership of Corinth Church Ministries

  • Provide visionary and directional leadership of the consistory (elders and deacons), the executive committee, and the church staff.
  • Oversee and encourage the multiplication of leaders, ministries, and volunteers by developing and empowering the staff and lay leadership of the church through teaching, leadership, and vision development.

Preaching

  • Provide primary preaching at a majority of the Sunday worship services.
  • Establish a preaching schedule and provide content direction for the pastoral staff and guest preachers.
  • Work with the arts and programming teams to make sure worship services follow a consistent biblical theme.

Pastoral Care and Counseling

  • Make emergency or crisis calls in partnership with the Pastor of Care.
  • Provide pastoral care when appropriate.
  • Conduct weddings and funerals in conjunction with others on pastoral staff and at the direction of the consistory.

Evangelism Ministries

  • Ensure that the evangelistic temperature of the church remains high through regular preaching, teaching, training, and modeling a lifestyle of personal evangelism.
  • Be actively involved on the Outreach Influence Team and partnering with the Outreach Influence Team Leader to ensure that all church ministries have an evangelistic focus and that all ministry leaders are personally living out an evangelistic lifestyle and including outreach into their area of ministry.

Those who would like to prayerfully consider the position are encouraged to visit www.corinthreformed.org/LeadPastor where you can download a job description and application form along with a church profile. To apply, please email your resume, a cover letter, and the completed application form to search@corinthreformed.org.

Date Posted: Monday, February 12, 2018

Director of Student Ministries

Church or Organization: Beechwood Church

Holland, MI

Full-time

Job Summary
Lead students and families of all backgrounds into a growing relationship with Jesus.

Responsibilities and Duties
Leading middle and high school students in a growing relationship with Jesus is most important. While the strategy will be unique to the Director, it is expected to include:

  • overseeing regular student ministry gatherings that grow in number throughcollaborating with the Director of Beechwood Kids and Pastor of Discipleship & Outreach),
  • responding to crises that arise unexpectedly,
  • and handling administrative responsibilities and a budget.

Qualifications and Skills

  • Experience working with middle and/or high school students in a church -Bachelor's Degree
  • Track record of student ministry growth in size and spiritual depth

For a complete job description, additional application questions and to apply for this position, please visit our website, beechwoodchurch.org.

Date Posted: Monday, February 12, 2018

Director of Youth, Children, and Young Adults

Church or Organization: Faith Reformed Church

Lynden, WA

Part-time

We are seeking a Director of Youth, Children, and Young Adults. This is a 30 hour per week position. We are looking for a highly motivated and visionary person to lead our High School and Middle School youth groups, oversee our children's ministries, and develop our young adult ministries. This person will also work to intentionally build relationships with youth, children, and young adults in our community. Applicants must have a personal, active and growing relationship with Jesus, and should be able to connect with and get along with people of all ages and backgrounds.

Could this be you? If you are passionate about seeing younger generations grow in their relationship with Christ, please check out the full position description on our website at http://faithreformedlynden.com/director-of-youth-children-young-adults/. Instructions for how to apply are also on the website.

Date Posted: Monday, February 12, 2018

Minister of Preaching and Congregational Leadership

Church or Organization: Fellowship Reformed Church

Holland, MI

Full-time

Fellowship Reformed Church is seeking a lead pastor for the position of Minister of Preaching and Congregational Leadership. The position works in collaboration with two associate pastors of congregational care, discipleship, and missions, as well as our administrator of finance and operations. Together with these ministers and our capable staff, the lead pastor will work to expand our presence in Holland, MI as an accepting community centered in Christ by encouraging our congregation through preaching and the clear articulation of our vision. Fellowship is a vibrant and missional congregation of over 900 members located on the shores of Lake Michigan.

Interested applicants can submit a resume and cover letter to Kristin Garris, Search Chair at searchteam@fellowshipreformed.org. Our church profile is available through the Reformed Church of America. Additional information can be found at www.fellowshipreformed.org/jobs or by contacting Steve Braunius at sbraunius@fellowshipreformed.org.

 

Date Posted: Friday, February 9, 2018

Worship Leader

Church or Organization: First Reformed Church

Grand Haven, MI

Part-time

First Reformed Church in Grand Haven, MI is seeking a part time worship leader (approximately 20 hours / week). The goal of this position is to magnify the greatness of God through the power of the Holy Spirit by skillfully combining God’s Word with music, fostering a culture of genuine worship to further the message of the Gospel and help bring others into the presence of our Savior. At FRC, we value a blended worship style that connects with all generations of worshippers and reflects our Reformed theology.  We also value a humble character in all our leaders that is consistent with the person of Christ.

Job Description:

Work with the Lead Pastor, Worship Director, and others in designing the weekly worship service, including long-range planning and development strategies to foster spiritual growth within the congregation. Worship services should minister to all generations and should bear witness to believers and nonbelievers alike.

Coordinate music with musicians and singers for each week’s service, leading a mid-week practice, communicating with audio technicians, creating and assisting with video and music slides, and maintaining a service schedule for all those involved with leading worship.

Lead worship team and congregation with passion and excellence for Christ on Sunday mornings. The candidate should have an ability to balance preparation and organization with an ability to hear and follow the Holy Spirit in worship. Also, the ability to skillfully lead with piano or guitar as well as vocals is expected.

The desire and leadership ability to recruit, nurture, train, and lead musicians, vocalists, other volunteers. He/she should be an effective communicator and should be comfortable working in a team environment, supporting the direction of church leadership while contributing new ideas and providing resources to grow the worship experience.

Communicate with designated ministry leaders within the church to foster a culture of worship in the church and in the lives its members.

Working with the Worship Director to support in the planning and direction of special music groups, choirs, children’s musicals, or other special events or services.

Be actively involved in the life of FRC through attending events, small group, etc.

To submit a resume and request an application, please email Pastor John Kenny jkenny@firstgrandhaven.org
 

Date Posted: Monday, February 5, 2018

Senior Pastor

Church or Organization: Madison Avenue Christian Reformed Church

Paterson, NJ

Full-time

Madison Avenue CRC, Paterson, NJ is seeking a senior pastor called to serve in a multiracial, multicultural congregation in an urban environment which is transforming the community through spiritual leadership, faith formation, discipleship, indigenous leadership and outreach ministries. Position Available Summer 2018. Please email tugmanaka@yahoo.com for additional information.

Date Posted: Thursday, February 1, 2018
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Senior Pastor

Church or Organization: Peace Reformed Church

Sioux City, IA

Full-time

Peace Reformed Church is seeking a Senior Pastor to lead us in inspired worship, guide creative outreach ministries, and equip us to "Share the Love and Peace of Jesus Christ"

Foundations Important to Us

The pastor of our church will be:

  • A Christian whose own relationship to Jesus Christ is deep and abiding, and who maintains it by regular and faithful prayer.
  • A Christian who immerses him/herself in the Word of God and reflects a sound Biblical understanding in his/her preaching, teaching, and daily living.
  • An individual who feels called by God to the role of pastor, and who accepts that call with joy and enthusiasm.
  • An individual who understands and holds to Reformed theology.
  • An individual who possesses the proper professional credentials for serving as a minister in the Reformed Church in America.

Attitudes Important to Us

The pastor of our church will be:

  • A person whose friendliness and kindness are immediately evident to all.
  • A person of the highest personal integrity, who deals with all in a respectful, open, and honest manner.
  • A person who welcomes diversity, and who enjoys working with people of all ages, races, and backgrounds.
  • A person who values the participation of a wide range of people and who encourages and equips the entire congregation for service in Christ’s kingdom.
  • An approachable individual who seeks to build strong relationships among the members of the congregation.
  • A person who influences the wider Sioux City community in a positive way and inspires others to put their faith into action.
  • An individual who broadens the congregation’s outlook and heightens their sense of Christian responsibility by raising awareness of both local and global missions.

Skills Important to Us

The pastor of our church will be:

  • A Spirit-filled preacher who can compose and deliver a positive, relevant, Biblically-based sermon that enriches the understanding and uplifts the soul of the listener.
  • A capable administrator, with an organized and timely approach to problem solving.
  • An excellent leader for large or small groups, whose thinking demonstrates creativity, flexibility, adaptability, and an openness to new ideas.
  • An able facilitator who can listen with sensitivity, offer sound advice, foster cooperation among others, and mediate when necessary.
  • An effective motivator, with the communication skills to encourage efforts in a wide variety of programs and the energy to frequently lead by example.

Responsibilities of the Position

The pastor of our church will:

  • Design and lead (with the assistance of a team) a worship service that is vibrant and blended, with a focus on making worship appealing and deeply meaningful.
  • Recognize that our youth need a slice of his/her time and attention, demonstrated through active involvement in their activities.
  • Make house/hospital visits as needed, with priority given to the sick, the bereaved, and the hurting; and train others to assist in this effort.
  • Provide limited counseling services, with an eye to referral to other appropriate professionals.
  • Lead a team to design and implement a dynamic outreach/evangelism program to further Christ’s kingdom and grow Peace Reformed Church.
  • Take good care of self and family, for our pastor’s health and happiness are very important to all of us at Peace Reformed Church.

Accountability:

  • Peace Reformed Church Consistory
  • West Sioux Classis according to the RCA Book of Church Order

Position available immediately.

Profile available upon request by contacting Marla Rotman at mrotman@rca.org.

For more information or to apply email prcsiouxcitysearch@peacereformed.org.

Date Posted: Thursday, February 1, 2018

Worship Director

Church or Organization: Cornerstone Community Church

Chowchilla, CA

Full-time

The Worship Director reports to, works with, and is accountable to the Lead Pastor. The Worship Director is responsible to lead the congregation in worship. The Worship Director is responsible for training and shepherding worship team members and overseeing the worship portion of services. Additionally, this position is responsible for the overall production of all worship services and aesthetics of the church.

QUALIFICATIONS

  1. Love for Jesus and a desire to see lives and communities changed by the gospel.
  2. Ability to lead from the stage on a performing instrument with excellence. 
  3. Preferred to have ability to read orchestration and/or choral music.
  4. A strong gift for leadership and ability to develop/coach others.
  5. Ability to develop teams, delegate and empower others on the mission. 
  6. Ability to work with and maintain positive relationships with those inside and outside the church.
  7. Ability to handle sensitive issues and maintain confidentiality.
  8. A love for the heritage of our hymns with a desire to make them feel relevant and modern today with a blend of current worship songs. 
  9. A passion to learn and develop Cornerstone’s unique, inter-generational worship style and promote participation in worship.
  10. Courage to take risks and push the boundaries, but also a willingness and humility to embrace the unique worship style of Cornerstone. 
  11. A learner, someone who is always looking for new ideas and strategies to improve our worship ministry. 

PURPOSE

To glorify God by leading the congregation through Gospel-centered singing, praising and worshipping our Savior. A faithful Worship Director sees himself not as the centerpiece of the worship experience, but as an example of giving oneself over in reverence to God and ushering those around him to join in the celebration.

EXPERIENCE
Worship Director experience in a medium size church; production experience. 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
1. Worship Services 

  • In corroboration with the Lead Pastor, select songs and arrangements for worship services that convey the gospel message. We currently have one service on Sunday morning, but would like to see additional services added. 
  • Promote an inter-generational worship atmosphere through music selection, a unique mix of hymns and current worship songs. 
  • Oversee all areas of production; including audio, lighting, presentation slides, service management, equipment maintenance and online presentation.

2. Worships Teams

  • Empower and encourage instrumentalists, vocalists and production team members.
  • Provide the music and song sheets each week in the online Planning Center.
  • Shepherd staff and volunteers serving with bands and production teams.
  • Coordinate song lyrics with the production team.

3. Additional duties and responsibilities

  • The Worship Director will also be responsible for another area of ministry, which could take 25-35% of their time. The second area of ministry will be determined by the gifts, abilities and passion of the person hired.
  • Work alongside the Lead Pastor in the long term planning of sermon series.
  • Attend regular meetings with leadership teams.
  • Lead worship for special services.
  • Will lead and/or oversee the choir.
  • Willingness to coach youth worship teams.

COMPENSATION
This is a full time position. Competitive salary and benefit specifics will be provided in the interview process. Salary will be based on experience and qualifications.  

MISSION OF CORNERSTONE COMMUNITY CHURCH
In everything, we will glorify God and build relationships connecting people with the person and work of Jesus Christ.

APPLICATION
Submit your resume through churchstaffing.com. Please provide a link to a sample of you leading worship. Provide a recent photo of yourself.

 

Date Posted: Wednesday, January 31, 2018
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Lead Pastor

Church or Organization: Rosewood Reformed Church

Jenison, MI

Full-time

Rosewood Reformed Church (Jenison, MI) awaits the arrival of a Lead Pastor (LP) with a heart for God, mind for truth, and good communication skills. A sense of humor is also appreciated. The LP will have the privilege of preparing and delivering biblical and relevant sermons to the gathered community, as well as planning and leading inspiring worship services. The LP will also have the honor of leading a group of dedicated volunteers (Consistory) and professionals (staff members) towards the realization of the vision of Rosewood Church. For more info, email info@chapter-next.com.

 

Date Posted: Wednesday, January 31, 2018
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Senior Pastor

Church or Organization: Bethany Reformed Church

Redlands, CA

Full-time

Bethany Reformed Church in Redlands, California is seeking a senior pastor to join with us in renewing our energy and in many ways building a new church based on the love and dedication of the past. Organized over seventy-five years ago, Bethany has a rich history of genuine worship and kind and loving people. Redlands is half way between Los Angeles and Palm Springs. Located near the base of the San Bernardino Mountains and a little over an hour to the beach, Redlands is a unique city in the Inland Empire. Settled in the early 1890's, Redlands was once called "The Athens of the West." Bethany is located on the main street of town, across from an elementary school. The University of Redlands, Redlands Bowl, and award-winning public schools are only part of the strong community ties we all feel.

Bethany Church has declined in membership in recent years, in part because our programs for children and youth lacked leadership. We are working to strengthen our worship service and become more involved in our community. We host a unique Christ drama program that is expanding our outreach to youth. We are searching for a pastor with dynamic Bible-based sermons who also has ideas and enthusiasm, and who is willing to work with us to rebuild and renew and share the love of Christ in Redlands.

or those interested in reviewing our church profile, please submit your request to Pastor Marla Rotman, Office of Ministry Services, RCA: mrotman@rca.org.

Those wishing to apply, please contact Mike Johns, Bethany Reformed Church Search Committee Chairperson: mvjohns@verizon.net.
 

Date Posted: Monday, January 29, 2018
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Pastor

Church or Organization: Riverview Reformed Church

Yankton, SD

Full-time

Riverview Reformed Church is seeking a full-time pastor to shepherd our congregation in the way our Lord would have us worship God and equip people so as to lead others to Him by spreading the Word of the Gospel.

We are a bonded group of believers looking to:

  • Spread the Word of our Lord and show the love of Jesus Christ to others
  • Offer dynamic Christian education
  • Reach out to the community
  • Provide facilities of ministry
  • Deliver excellent congregational care

Riverview Reformed Church is located in Yankton, SD, where 90-110 people worship each Sunday. Our large facility is used frequently by member and community groups to serve our surrounding area. We are looking to grow God’s church within the facility and the community. A diverse group of all ages looks for a shepherd to assist and guide us along our spiritual paths.

LIFE IN YANKTON, SD
Yankton is the seventh largest city in South Dakota, known as the Mother City of Dakota Territory, located on the Missouri River. Gavin’s Point Dam and Lewis & Clark Lake recreational area is a large draw to over 1 million visitors every year. Yankton has a strong manufacturing and agricultural presence along with a regional hospital and health care facility. It is home of the National Field Archery Association Foundation and the first of the Easton Foundations Archery Centers. Yankton boasts one of the highest rated K-12 school districts in the state and is home to the Regional Technical Education Center (RTEC) and Mount Marty College. The University of South Dakota is less than 30 miles away. The robust growth makes Yankton an ideal location to live, work and play and for evangelism and outreach.

APPLY TODAY
Are you someone who possesses the heart of a servant and is passionate about building relationships with people and sharing the Gospel? We prayerfully invite you to contact us and share our vision.

Send your resume and/or pastoral profile to Alan Egge at yanktonegge@gmail.com. Profile/resumes will be received until the position is filled.
 

Date Posted: Monday, January 29, 2018
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Lead Pastor

Church or Organization: Rehoboth Reformed Church

Lucas, MI

Full-time

Located in the beautiful northern Michigan community of Lucas, Rehoboth Reformed Church (www.rehoboth.church) is prayerfully seeking the pastor God has chosen to lead us as we pursue our mission-Winning People for Christ and Equipping Them to Serve. Our next pastor will be strong in Biblical preaching and will inspire us toward spiritual growth. Rehoboth is a welcoming, compassionate body of believers in a strong family community. We desire a pastor who will share of love of music and our blended worship style. We seek a leader who will tap into our passion and excitement to grow God's kingdom, as we invest in our youth groups, children's programs, outreach, and mission endeavors.

Please email your interest, including your resume, to act@theinastore.com by 4/1/18.

Date Posted: Friday, January 26, 2018
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Pastor

Church or Organization: Theresa Presbyterian Church

Theresa, NY

Part-time

We are looking for a 3/4 time pastor for our church who will preach 36 weeks a year. A manse will be included which is walking distance from the church. We are a small, resourceful congregation (approx. 40 people per week) located in Northern New York near the Thousands Islands and Fort Drum Military Base.

For more information or to apply, email lakeofthewoods18@gmail.com.

Date Posted: Thursday, January 25, 2018

Head of Staff

Church or Organization: First Presbyterian Church

Norwalk, OH

Full-time

Currently looking for a full-time Head of Staff to supervise one teaching elder and other staff.  First Presbyterian Church of Norwalk, Ohio is a vibrant and healthy (and fun) congregation with 140-180 in worship at two services. Norwalk is a small town of about 18,000 souls which lies an hour from Cleveland and Toledo and an hour and a half from Columbus. The shore of Lake Erie, the Lake Erie Islands and Cedar point are about twenty minutes

For more information or to apply contact Greg Graves by August 2, 2018 at firstpresbyterianpnc@gmail.com.

Date Posted: Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Director of Administration

Church or Organization: Back to God Ministries International

Grand Rapids, MI

Full-time

Back to God Ministries International, an agency of the Christian Reformed Church in North America has a full-time (40 hrs/wk) position opening for a Director of Administration in the Grand Rapids offices. The position will provide administrative leadership in the day-to-day functions of the agency, including finances, operations, and oversight of media ministries. The Director of Administration works closely with the Director and BTGMI staff to translate the ministry’s vision into a framework of plans and actions which helps the agency achieve its goals of using media in ministry.

Visit www.crcna.org/jobs to apply complete an on-line application, submitting a current cover letter and resume indicating your interest.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Represent agency finances in the denominational structure and in the governance structure
  2. Oversee internal accounting processes and procedures
  3. Oversee  external financial reporting and registrations
  4. Oversee the maintenance, upkeep and security of the assets of the organization
  5. Review financial reports from and provide financial input to the international ministry offices
  6. Oversee and lead the annual budget process with senior leadership
  7. Develop a capital budget for the agency
  8. Review financial information and adjust operational budgets as needed
  9. Manage agency partnerships with other ministries and vendors nationally and internationally
  10. Review and sign vendor contracts on behalf of the agency
  11. Ensure appropriate systems are in place for financial planning, monitoring and control of agency finances
  12. Assist the Director in managing and developing ministries and projects
  13. Assist the Director in developing annual and long-term strategic plans
  14. Manage the assessment cycle of departments and ministries
  15. Manage the onsite audio studio
  16. Work with central service departments to ensure staff work within overall policies and procedures of CRCNA
  17. Work to continuously improve agency systems in conjunction with central service departments
  18. Serve on the advancement team by providing general input in connecting advancement with the overall ministry
  19. Coordinate with Director to make decisions for operational activities and set strategic goals
  20. Evaluate regularly the efficiency of ministries according to organizational objectives and apply improvements
  21. Evaluate overall agency performance by gathering, analyzing and interpreting data and metrics
  22. Direct the agency in the director’s absence
  23. Other tasks as assigned by the Director
  24. Participate on the agency Leadership Team

SUPERVISION
The Director of Administration supervises the office coordinator and assists the Director in supervising the agency’s leadership staff.

QUALIFICATIONS:
The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills and/or abilities required

  1. Financial accounting and systems management skills for multiple reporting entities
  2. Practical general business-management knowledge
  3. Ability to effectively manage internal controls in a multi-faceted service environment
  4. Ability to communicate clearly and professionally
  5. Demonstrated commitment to diversity and anti-racism work
  6. Proficiency in computerized accounting and database software
  7. Willingness to travel, both within North America and internationally
  8. Membership in a Christian church and agreement with the doctrine of the CRC signified by signing the Covenant for Office-bearers in the CRC or a comparable document prepared by the CRCNA.
  9. Familiarity with the work and ministries of the Christian Reformed Church through its agencies and institutions a plus
  10. Commitment to the mission and values of the church and the agencies

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance, MBA preferred
  • Minimum of 5 years senior financial-management experience
  • Cross-cultural experience preferred

PHYSICAL DEMANDS
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

WORK ENVIRONMENT
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

  • The work takes place office of Back to God Ministries International in Grand Rapids, Michigan
  • Travel within the United States and Canada and international required on occasion
Date Posted: Tuesday, January 23, 2018
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Lead Pastor

Church or Organization: Mill Creek Community Church

Mill Creek, WA

Full-time

Mill Creek Community Church, in the fast-growing Seattle area, is seeking a lead pastor who is passionate about preaching, who cares about people, and who is eager to lead us into our mission of reflecting the renewing love of God in our community. Mill Creek is open to women and to men in all ministry positions. For more information check out: www.millcreekchurch.com.

Date Posted: Friday, January 19, 2018
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Audio Engineer/Audio Production Specialist

Church or Organization: Christian Reformed Church in North America

Grand Rapids, MI

Full-time

Back to God Ministries International, an agency of the Christian Reformed Church in North America, has a full-time (40 hrs/wk) position opening for an Audio Production Specialist in the Grand Rapids offices. The position will provide media production services and manage the production studio, including recording, editing, sound mixing, post-production and distribution of audio content of Back to God Ministries International.

To apply complete an on-line application, submitting a current cover letter and resume indicating your interest by Friday, February 9, 2018.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include but are not limited to the following:

  • Produce high quality audio programs for Back to God language ministries. This includes voice recording and the production and use of music and other effects for regular program production and special projects.
  • Assist producers in preparation of programs.
  • Record, mix, and edit programs for English, Spanish, Chinese and Russian language ministries. Enhance sound quality and add sound effects.
  • Resolve technical issues as they arise
  • Serve as technical producer, director for all productions
  • Maintain studio equipment to provide highest quality of recording
  • Recommend new equipment purchases, as necessary
  • Collaborate with producer to create content for social media
  • Responsible for posting, distribution, and duplication of all BTGMI program.
  • Serve as occasional voice talent for bumpers and tags
  • Performs other tasks as assigned.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES
None

QUALIFICATIONS
The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.

  • Able to support the mission, vision, and values of the CRCNA.
  • Thorough knowledge and demonstrated ability in areas of production and duplication.
  • Familiarity with digital audio equipment and audio production workflows.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of and skill in theatrical production and post-production; i.e. sound effects, foley, audio track enhancement, and other areas.
  • Experience with radio-station content distribution preferred
  • Facility with multiple languages preferred
  • Ability to plan and organize tasks and responsibilities
  • Demonstrated ability to take initiative to explore new possibilities
  • Ability to contribute productively alone or within a team context

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  1. Bachelor’s Degree in communication or related field with an emphasis on audio production
  2. At least three years experience in program production.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

WORK ENVIRONMENT
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.
 

Date Posted: Thursday, January 18, 2018
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Worship Director

Church or Organization: Sonlight Church

Lynden, WA

Full-time

Sonlight Church is seeking a full-time worship director. The gospel is the heartbeat of Sonlight Church. It is where we find our identity. It is what motivates us to love our neighbors. It is what frees us to glorify God and enjoy Him forever. Simply stated: We love the gospel. To apply or for more information please visit:
www.sonlightchurch.com/worship-director.

 

Date Posted: Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Youth Director

Church or Organization: RedArrow Ministries

Paw Paw, MI

Full-time

We are currently looking for a full time youth director. The successful candidate will have a heart for growing God's kingdom and working with youth. Our church is committed to building relationships and reaching out to people who do not yet know Jesus. For a full description and more about our church, please see our website: www.redarrowministries.org.

 

Date Posted: Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Senior Pastor

Church or Organization: Hope Christian Reformed Church

Houston, TX

Full-time

Hope Church has as its foundation in the Christian Reformed Church, a 150-year-old Protestant denomination that emphasizes the centrality of the Bible and the all-powerful care of God. Hope Church is a welcoming group of people who stimulate faith, build hope, and strengthen love through an increasing commitment to Jesus Christ, to God’s Word, to each other, and toChrist’s mission in our world so that people are rescued and God is glorified.

Hope Church is seeking a Senior Pastor to lead, equip, and grow a Scripture-driven church. The Senior Pastor will be responsible for leading the church, establishing a vision for outreach and discipleship, preaching Sunday worship services, directing the staff and church leaders, and encouraging the church body to grow more deeply in their faith.

Contact Kendal Drinkwine at kendal@vanderbloemen.com for more information or to apply.

 

Date Posted: Tuesday, January 16, 2018
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Web Applications Developer

Church or Organization: Reformed Church in America

Grand Rapids, MI

Full-time

The web applications developer is responsible for developing and supporting the web-based business applications of the Reformed Church in America. This person will help solve complex problems through automation and programming. The ideal candidate will have a passion for both technology and improving processes.

Responsibilities and Essential Duties:

  1. Design, develop and debug web applications used by the business.
  2. Maintain well-documented code that follows industry standards and best practices.
  3. Integrate systems between multiple platforms including Drupal, Salesforce, Wordpress and others.
  4. Work effectively with MySQL and Salesforce Database structures.
  5. Maintain deployed applications and keep content management systems up to date.
  6. Put together time and resource estimates for development projects.
  7. When necessary, work with outside resources to accomplish development projects.
  8. Maintain industry knowledge by attending appropriate educational workshops/classes and/or by participating in other industry related activities.
  9. Perform other duties as assigned.

Essential Qualifications:

  1. Working towards a Bachelor’s degree in computer science or computer information systems.
  2. At least two years’ experience in business application development.
  3. Willingness to travel up to 20 days per year.
  4. Passion for both technology and improving processes.
  5. Familiar with frameworks and languages, such as Bootstrap, PHP, HTML, CSS and Javascript.
  6. Ability to work in a team-oriented environment as well as independently.
  7. Willingness to have fun while solving complex problems.
  8. Ability to explain technical details to non-technical people.
  9. Strong customer service orientation.
  10. Committed to the mission of the Reformed Church in America.

Desired Qualifications:

  1. Bachelor’s degree in computer science or computer information systems.
  2. Salesforce Developer certification.

Please send your resume and letter of interest to jobs@rca.org no later than February 11, 2018.

Date Posted: Friday, January 12, 2018
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Director of Youth Ministries

Church or Organization: Woodhaven Reformed Church

Byron Center, MI

Full-time

Woodhaven Reformed Church in Byron Center, Michigan is seeking a full time Youth Group Director. The person God is calling for this position will be responsible for both senior high and middle school youth groups, leading them in a personal relationship with Jesus. Must be energetic, outgoing, and have a love for students and Jesus.

Job description and church profile available upon request. All applications are strictly confidential. If interested in more information or to apply for the position, please email your cover letter and resume to
personnel@Woodhavenministries.com or mail to:
Woodhaven Reformed Church
Attn: Youth Search Team
3959 68th Street
Byron Center, MI  49315

 

Date Posted: Monday, January 8, 2018
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Administrative Associate

Church or Organization: Centerpoint Church

Kalamazoo, MI

Part-time

The Administrative Associate is responsible for a variety of office tasks, many of which require significant organizational skills and the need to maintain confidentiality. This position is for Centerpoint City Church, a multisite of Centerpoint Church.

For a complete job description and application information, please go to http://www.centerpointkzoo.org/employment.html
 

Date Posted: Monday, January 8, 2018

Director of Operations

Church or Organization: Words of Hope

Grand Rapids, MI

Full-time

Words of Hope is a global media ministry which exists to proclaim Jesus Christ as the world’s only Savior.

The Director of Operations propels Words of Hope’s mission by developing our North American-based team, overseeing our financial resources, and developing organizational processes that result in effective mission and a robust team culture.

Full job description and application information on our website: https://www.woh.org/about/employment.

Date Posted: Monday, January 8, 2018
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Donor Relations Associate

Church or Organization: Words of Hope

Grand Rapids, MI

Full-time

Words of Hope is a global media ministry which exists to proclaim Jesus Christ as the world’s only Savior. We encourage, empower, and equip indigenous Christian leaders and churches as they proclaim Christ using media in the heart languages of people in hard-to-reach places.

The Donor Relations Associate propels this mission by working with individuals, churches, and foundations as part of the overall advancement effort. The Donor Relations Associate is responsible for equipping and encouraging Words of Hope’s Board of Direction–volunteer representatives across the country.

For a complete job description and application information, please visit: https://www.woh.org/about/employment/.

Date Posted: Monday, January 8, 2018
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Regional Donor Relations Specialist

Church or Organization: Words of Hope

Northwest Iowa

Part-time

Words of Hope is a global media ministry which exists to proclaim Jesus Christ as the world’s only Savior. We encourage, empower, and equip indigenous Christian leaders and churches as they proclaim Christ using media in the heart languages of people in hard-to-reach places.

The Regional Donor Relations Specialist (RDRS) supports Words of Hope’s mission by working with individuals and churches in the Regional Synod of the Heartland, with emphasis in NW Iowa. The RDRS manages and expands a donor caseload that connects donors in meaningful ways with our work in the world, adding value to both the donor and the mission.

For a complete position description and application information, please visit: https://www.woh.org/about/employment/.

Date Posted: Monday, January 8, 2018
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Pastor

Church or Organization: North Blendon Reformed Church

Hudsonville, MI

Part-time

We are looking for a two-thirds pastor to lead our congregation. If interested or for more information, please contact nbrcsecretary@gmail.com.

 

Date Posted: Tuesday, January 2, 2018
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Minister of Faith Formation

Church or Organization: Calvin Christian Reformed Church

Grand Rapids, MI

Full-time

The Minister of Faith Formation will be responsible for leading the congregation in developing this culture throughout all of our ministries, and for leading our youth from middle school through post- high school. The Minister of Faith Formation will work as part of a collaborative team ministry with the Minister of Worship and Pastoral Care and the Minister of Visitation, calling all members and generations to our mutual responsibility and joy in growing our faith.

Further information about Calvin CRC and a complete job description can be found at the following link:
www.calvincrc.org

Other correspondence about this position can be sent to Nancy Triezenberg at the following email address:
gtriezen@comcast.net

Date Posted: Thursday, December 14, 2017
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Senior Pastor

Church or Organization: Fair Lawn Community Church

Fair Lawn, NJ

Full-time

Purpose

The Fair Lawn Community Church (FLCC) in Fair Lawn, NJ is seeking qualified applicants to fill the position of full-time Senior Pastor to plan, coordinate and implement a Christ-centered, comprehensive program that would minister to its congregation that includes multi-language (Taiwanese and Mandarin speaking) adults and retired seniors through worship, Christian education, fellowship, service, outreach and discipleship.  There is also an English ministry which conducts weekly Sunday service in the morning following the Taiwanese service.
 
Church Description
 
FLCC has been under the leadership of a Senior Pastor for the adult Taiwanese/Mandarin speaking ministry the past 7 years since 2010.  The Senior Pastor has since retired and the position is now vacated.  The church celebrated its 30 years as a congregation in northern NJ in 2014 and has a unique presence in the Taiwanese-American community.   In addition to the Taiwanese and Mandarin speaking adult congregation, there is also an English Ministry.  FLCC is financially sound, supports several missionaries and wants to continue to grow both ministries.  The church is a member of the Reformed Church in America (RCA) denomination.
 
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
 
Words and Sacraments
  • The Senior Pastor is a full-time pastoral position that has the responsibility of developing and supervising all ministries of the church, the goal of which is a Christ-centered ministry that builds up believers, trains disciples for the ministry, and equips the congregation to reach others. 
  • Preaching and teaching the Word of God, performing the Sunday service and administering the sacraments.
  • Agreement with the doctrine, aims, and purposes of the Reformed Church in America denomination including its Statement of Faith (see www.RCA.org for more information).
Outreach and Discipleship
  • Ability to inspire and challenge the congregation with the exposition of God’s word, to teach and to lead in the study of Scripture, to answer questions from non-believers, to disciple new believers, and to work alongside and encourage more mature believers to shepherd the congregation.
  • Partner with the congregation, church leaders and volunteers to seek opportunities to outreach to the Asian-American community.
  • Disciple and strengthen existing coworkers, and to recruit and develop new co-workers.
Fellowship
  • Will develop and oversee nurturing ministries.  Will have direct one-on-one ministry contact with all congregation members on an on-going basis.
  • Will work closely with the FLCC Consistory to organize programs to enhance fellowship between both the adult and English congregations.
Consistory Board and Administrative / Reporting Duties
  • The Senior Pastor will work with the FLCC Consistory and its various committees as they perform their assigned responsibilities and listen to their counsel to provide spiritual leadership.  Will attend and chair the monthly Consistory meetings; and will participate in the RCA regional classis committees, national conferences and related activities, provided such activities do not hinder his / her responsibilities to the congregation.
  • Will lead the church in planning, conducting and evaluating a comprehensive Christian Education program (i.e. Sunday School, Bible Study, etc.).  Will recruit, train and encourage lay leaders in planning and carrying out evangelism, discipleship and nurturing ministries.
  • Will be accountable to and evaluated by the Consistory Board holding a common goal of building church unity across all ministries.
Basic Qualifications:
  • Seminary graduate with Master of Divinity degree from an accredited school, college or university with coursework to include biblical and theological training.
  • Minimum of two years of pastoral experience.  Experience may include internship, mission work, or other full-time or part-time ministries.  Sensitivity to issues in a multicultural, multilingual, and multigenerational congregation is essential.
  • Ability to lead by example and is humble serving with effective interpersonal skills, capable of inspiring group leaders and members to work together.
  • Has developed appropriate administrative skills; particularly that of prioritizing in planning, organizing, executing and delegating staff and lay leaders in such a manner that develops a spirit of team ministry. 
  • Ability to preach to adult and senior congregation in Taiwanese or Mandarin and is able to converse in Taiwanese and English.
Salary and Benefits:
  • Pastoral salary and benefits will follow the RCA published guidelines commensurate with the candidate’s experience and qualifications.
How To Apply:
  • Candidates should submit a letter of application and introduction
  • Resume
  • List of two references
  • A copy of a preaching DVD or tape
Church and Contact Information:
 
Fair Lawn Community Church
Pastoral Search Committee 
Contact Person: Ray Chen
Email Address: FLCCEMSearch@gmail.com
 
Other Information
 
Church website: www.FLCCNJ.org
Denomination: Reformed Church in America
Denominational website: www.RCA.org
Posting updated: 15 January 2018

 

Date Posted: Tuesday, December 5, 2017
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Part time Pastor

Church or Organization: Clarksville Community Reformed Church

Clarksville, NY

Part-time

Clarksville Community Reformed Church is a small church situated in an historic and beautiful country setting with a view of the Helderberg Mountains. We are located 10 miles southwest of Albany NY close to the Hudson River, which provides recreational activities such as boating and fishing. The mountains provide opportunities for hiking, camping and skiing. There are many historic parks and museums in the area and local colleges provide venues for music, art and continuing education.

Access to New York City is available by car or a two-hour train ride from Rensselaer, NY. We are a fifteen-minute ride from the state capital of Albany and 30minutes from Albany International Airport.

The church property includes a church, a fellowship hall/community building and a parsonage next to the church.

We are seeking candidates who are retired, post-mission or seeking a part time ministry in conjunction with other work. Our profile is available upon request at for specific information regarding the church mission and purpose, the demographics of our congregation and the position requirements. Our church profile is also available through The Office of Ministry Services, mrotman@rca.org.

Contact Email:
kriley01@nycap.rr.com
 

Date Posted: Wednesday, November 29, 2017
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Pastor of Community and Discipleship

Church or Organization: Alger Park Christian Reformed Church

Grand Rapids, MI

Full-time

Alger Park CRC in Grand Rapids, MI, a growing and vibrant congregation is seeking a full-time pastor, with primary responsibilities including discipleship, pastoral care, and community development.  This individual will partner with our Pastor of Worship and Vision, along with an engaged and dynamic staff, as we together continue to grow deeper as a congregation in our relationships, in our community, and in the gospel of Christ.  For more information please see the job posting on our website or contact our search committee at searchcommittee@algerparkchurch.org.

Date Posted: Monday, November 27, 2017
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Senior Pastor

Church or Organization: First Congregational Church (UCC)

St. Joseph, MI

Full-time

First Congregational Church, United Church of Christ, Saint Joseph, Michigan is seeking a full-time, ordained Senior Pastor.  Exceptional preaching skills and ability to develop and support other worship components are fundamental to this position. A passion for the discipleship culture is desirable. The primary responsibility for administrative leadership of the church staff and committees will reside in this individual. We anticipate that the Senior Pastor will facilitate the spiritual development of our members while helping to build and support the sense of community and fellowship essential to being the body of Christ.

First Congregational is a 421 member church with approximate Sunday attendance of 165. The congregation is looking forward to strong pastoral leadership following the retirement of our long-term pastor. Strong lay leadership, well established organizational structure, and a skilled Interim Pastor are leading us through this transition period, successfully maintaining our many outstanding programs as well as leading us into a major capital improvement campaign.

We have an exceptional music program led by a full time music director and an outstanding choir director, lay participants in adult and children's choirs as well as two bell choirs and frequent participation of professional vocal and instrumental soloists. We encourage community ministry and have many members in leadership positions on a wide variety of community boards and charitable organizations. Organized in 1854, First Congregational is governed by a Church council as well as boards of Christian Education, Diaconate, Missions, and Trustees. Staff includes two full time and six part time employees.

Our wider area has a population of 75,000 people. Nestled on the eastern shore of Lake Michigan, St. Joseph and our neighbor Benton Harbor, trace our proud roots back to 1675 with the arrival of missionary Father Jacques Marquette. The area is the home of Whirlpool World Wide Headquarters and many small to mid-size firms. The area is a pleasant blend of sophisticated culture and relaxed small town life. Scenic orchards, farms, and vineyards, innumerable inland lakes, world-renowned Lake Michigan beaches, and unrivaled sunsets provide abundant opportunities for relaxation and recreation.

A lake tempered climate and rich soil combine to make Michigan the second largest fruit producing state in the country. Two junior colleges, the Mendel Performing Arts Center, Andrews University, the Howard Performing Arts Center, Krasl Art Center, Curious Kid's Museum, Twin City Players, Saint Joseph Municipal Band, and Southwest Regional Symphony Orchestra are some of our many cultural and educational assets. Many of our public school systems are consistently rated among the best in the state of Michigan.

The metropolitan amenities of Chicago lie ninety miles to the west while the wild beauty of Northern Michigan starts ninety miles to the north. Saint Joseph is perfectly situated to support whatever lifestyle blend one might choose.

Search Committee Co-Chairs: Dennis Thompson, 269.208.2875;  dfthompson51@gmail.com
Barbara Callendar, 269.487.6036; bicallendar@hotmail.com

CONTACT INFORMATION:  Email: office@FCCstjoseph.org; Website: FCCstjoseph.org

 

Date Posted: Monday, November 27, 2017
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Pastor

Church or Organization: Ebenezer Reformed Church

Oregon, IL

Full-time

Conduct worship services and provide other spiritual leadership in accordance  with the beliefs and practices of Ebenezer Reformed Church. The Pastor will provide spiritual and moral guidance to congregational members as well as members of the community.

Please visit www.ebenezerreformed.com to review our profile.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Leading the congregation in worship
  • Conducting wedding and funeral services
  • Counsel those in spiritual need
  • Interpret doctrine of faith
  •  Instructing those seeking to come to Christ
  • Visit the sick and shut-ins
  • Engage in activities sponsored by Ebenezer Reformed Church including recreational, educational, civic or interfaith activities held in the community
  • Provide leadership to church staff

EXPECTATIONS

  • A strong personal relationship and commitment to Jesus Christ
  • Provide Biblical teaching and preaching
  • Guide the congregation where the Spirit leads
  • Promote Christ centered relationships
  • Lead by word and example
  • Oversee youth ministry centered on loving, learning and living for Jesus Christ
  • Engage the congregation and community in developing a strong relationship

MINISTRY STRENGTHS AND ABILITIES

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Creative thinker
  • Active listener
  • Service oriented
  • Strong critical thinking and decision making

Thank you for your prayerful consideration,
Ebenezer Reformed Church Search Committee

 

Date Posted: Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Pastor

Church or Organization: Faith Reformed Church

Brookings, SD

Full-time

Faith Reformed Church is seeking a fulltime pastor to lead our congregation to “be the visible presence of Christ by worshipping God, leading people to Christ and equipping others to serve.”

Faith Church:

  • Is a congregation that respects our rich traditions while looking to embrace the future.
  • Is located in a growing community with many opportunities for outreach and spiritual growth.

Faith Reformed church is located in Brookings, SD where 85-100 people worship each Sunday.  We are a congregation that is proud of our heritage but also know that our traditions can evolve to glorify God. We are longing to grow God’s church both within our walls and in our community. Faith Church is
made up of active members of all ages who long for a shepherd to guide them on their spiritual paths.

Brookings is the fourth largest city in South Dakota and home of South Dakota State University, which is the largest institution of higher education in the state. Also found in Brookings are the South Dakota Art Museum, Children’s Museum of South Dakota, an excellent K-12 school system, and headquarters of a number of manufacturing companies and agricultural operations. Robust growth makes Brookings an ideal location for evangelism and outreach. Furthermore, Brookings has been able to retain a small-town feel that promotes the cultivation of deep and meaningful relationships.

We are in search of a pastor to help our congregation grow in faith, spiritual wellbeing, membership numbers, and as a visible presence in our community. Are you someone who possesses the heart of a servant and is passionate about building relationships with people and sharing the Gospel? We prayerfully invite you to contact Leon Wrage at wragelj@gmail.com for more information or a copy of our church profile.

Resume and/or pastoral profile may be directed to Leon Wrage at wragelj@gmail.com.  Profile/resumes will be received until the position is filled.
 

Date Posted: Tuesday, November 14, 2017
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Pastor

Church or Organization: American Reformed Church

Woodstock, MN

Full-time

The American Reformed Church of Woodstock, Minnesota is looking for an energetic Spirit filled full time Pastor to assist and help with leading our rural small town congregation in Biblical preaching, teaching and mentoring of and thru the word of God.

At Woodstock we have a small town feel and yet a nice representation of all age groups present from children to elderly along with a passion for outreach and Spirit filled missions, worship, fellowship and activities. We are looking for a Pastor who will work with us to help bring us deeper in the areas already mentioned as well as helping with youth programs and assisting with the needs of our elderly and shut in's.  

We are primarily geared toward the contemporary styles but are open to all forms of sound Biblical worship. If you feel led to check us out then feel free to inquire to our search committee email at alk@chandlerfeed.com or call 507-227-4421. Our search team at Woodstock ARC looks forward to hearing from you.

Date Posted: Tuesday, November 7, 2017
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Minister of Word and sacrament

Church or Organization: Zion Reformed Church

Sheffield, IA

Full-time

Zion Reformed Church of Sheffield, Iowa is seeking a full-time pastor of word and sacrament to shepherd our congregation. Zion is a rural church that embraces many surrounding communities and rural families. We are a people working together in harmony to spread the gospel message to those in our area and beyond. As a church, we are passionate about preparing all people to become children of God through teaching and preaching. Zion is searching for a pastor rooted in the Bible with the ability to minister to all generations and to share the love of Christ throughout our communities.

If you feel God is calling, you may find the profile for Zion Reformed Church through the Office of Ministry Services RCA at mrotman@rca.org or directly from Dennis Crom, Zion Reformed Church Search Chairman, at zrcsearch@gmail.com or for contact via USPS send inquiries to Zion Reformed Church Search Committee, 2029B Jonquil Avenue, Sheffield, Iowa 50475.

 

Date Posted: Wednesday, November 1, 2017
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Pastor

Church or Organization: First Reformed Church

Platte, SD

Full-time

First Reformed Church, located in a rural, tight-knit community just a few miles from the beautiful Missouri River, is seeking a full-time senior pastor who will provide spiritual leadership to our church and serve as the primary minister. We seek a relationally gifted individual to join our associate pastor in advancing our mission to be a nurturing family where we actively reflect Christ’s love and build trusting relationships. Our pastors coordinate their leadership skills, interests, and passions to lead our consistory, volunteers and church members to reach out to our community, nation, and world.

We are an established church with a wide age range and a growing number of young families. Over 200 individuals attend worship each week. Work is in motion to build an education wing with needed space for our children and youth programs. First Reformed Church partners with other local churches in several outreaches—including Wednesday night children and youth programs. The senior pastor we are praying for will be passionate about spiritually leading through preaching, equipping our members to reach out both in and out of the church, and community involvement.

A profile and description of the senior pastor position and our church is available on request by contacting Marla Rotman at mrotman@rca.org. You can mail your resume or pastoral profile to Heather VanDerWerff at 101 S Vermont Ave, Platte, SD  57369 or email to werff@midstatesd.net.
 

Date Posted: Thursday, October 19, 2017
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Pastor

Church or Organization: Doster Community Reformed Church

Otsego, MI

Full-time

Seeking a pastor for a medium sized congregation located in southwest Michigan. Congregation is debt free, active in local community, and seeking an approachable, inviting pastor with skills in worship leadership and outreach.

For more information or to apply, contact Dave Armstrong at davelynnarmstrong@gmail.com.

Date Posted: Thursday, October 19, 2017

Office administrator

Church or Organization: The Community

Ada, MI

Part-time

The business administrator provides professional, organized and efficient support for the staff and teams of The Community. The individual in this position is often the first contact for those within and outside of the church and must convey a welcoming and professional demeanor. The position includes the following functions: communications coordinator, bookkeeper, database manager, and receptionist. Expected time commitment is approximately 20-30 hours per week. Reports to the Pastors.

 

Date Posted: Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Manager of Digital Media

Church or Organization: Reformed Church in America

Grand Rapids, MI

Full-time

Under general direction, the manager of digital media is responsible for RCA websites and gives direction to other digital communication. Through digital strategy and marketing, development, and implementation, the manager of digital media will maximize user experience and build connection to the RCA.

Responsibilities and Essential Duties:

  1. Create, maintain, and upgrade Drupal and WordPress sites and templates that engage users, drive online giving, and clearly communicate the mission and vision of the RCA.
  2. Work with graphic designers and writers to design and code front-end web pages and templates that engage users and attract donors.
  3. Drive innovation and the adoption of new technologies that improve existing processes.
  4. Bring a passion to stay on top of tech trends, experiment with and learn new technologies, and participate in external technology communities.
  5. Maintain Google Analytics, Adwords, and other website monitoring and performance tools
  6. Use industry-standard best practices when coding and working with frameworks and content management systems.
  7. Research relevant and new technologies that can help achieve the goals of the organization.
  8. Maintain open communication and good working relationships with individuals from various departments, teams, and churches.
  9. Give direction to social media, RCA Today digital distribution, and other digital communication, in cooperation with the director of communication.
  10. Develop and post social media content.
  11. Coordinate the RCA’s mass email communication tasks through Salesforce and MailChimp applications.
  12. Work with a Transformed & Transforming ministry team or teams as a communication coach.
  13. Supervise the production associate/church website coordinator.
  14. Perform other duties as assigned.

Essential Qualifications:

  1. Commitment to the mission of the RCA.
  2. Bachelor's degree in computer science or related field, or equivalent experience.
  3. Demonstrated knowledge of PHP, CSS, HTML and Javascript.
  4. Understanding of Google Analytics, Adwords, SEO, and other web performance metric tools.
  5. Experience with current content management systems including Drupal and WordPress.
  6. Experience with Adobe Experience Manager and/or working with Android and Apple app stores is a plus.
  7. Demonstrated competence in understanding various internet publishing technologies and the benefits and resource costs of each.
  8. Excellent organizational skills that include attention to detail.
  9. Skill at preparing and presenting internet concepts.
  10. Demonstrated ability to understand editorial, design, and production processes and the flow of projects between these functions.
  11. Ability to travel up to 12 days per year. 

Please email cover letter and resume to jobs@rca.org no later than Monday, November 13, 2017.

Date Posted: Friday, October 13, 2017
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Choir Director

Church or Organization: Wallkill Reformed Church

Wallkill, NY

Part-time

Seeking a director to lead choral group to complement and enhance worship services. Candidate should have general knowledge of directing choral music. Also, a basic knowledge of church liturgy and the lectionary is helpful. Must be able to select appropriate music for general worship, and seasonal events in the church calendar. Position is generally active – one practice and one worship service per week – during the months of September through May. This position is available as of January 1, 2018. Please email a cover letter and resume to: davehaldeman48@gmail.com or mail to:
Wallkill Reformed Church
Attn: Dave Haldeman/Worship Committee
PO Box 54
Wallkill, NY 12589

Date Posted: Monday, October 2, 2017
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Director of Worship Ministries

Church or Organization: Second Reformed Church

Fulton, IL

Full-time

Fulton’s Second Reformed Church is seeking a Director of Worship Ministries for a vibrant, multi-generational, family-friendly church in a beautiful town located in Northern Illinois. Our congregation has a rich 100-year tradition in an area with a culturally unique heritage as a Mississippi river town.

Church leadership aims to be forward thinking and grounded in scripture. We strive to find creative and innovative methods to present the gospel and worship God in meaningful ways that change lives. It's more than just contemporary music; it's about purpose over preference and substance over style...all for the glory of God.

The purpose of arts and music at Second is to draw the worshiper to God. The Director of Arts and Music Ministry works with the Senior Pastor to craft worship services through music, visual and the arts. Currently we worship in a semi-blended fashion with the accent on contemporary worship (ccli top 20). We expect to continue to evolve in our use of contemporary worship, recognizing that some of the very best contemporary worship is giving traditional hymns a contemporary sound. The Worship Director is a key member of the Church Staff. Staff members each have assigned duties for which they are uniquely responsible as well as working collectively as a team for the overall ministry. The Worship Director will participate fully in the ministry of Second Reformed Church.The incumbent’s skill set will influence additional ministry responsibilities.
 

Date Posted: Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Director of Worship

Church or Organization: First Reformed Church of Sioux Center

Sioux Center, IA

Full-time

Working closely with other ministry staff, the Director of Worship is responsible for the overall development, cultivation, and implementation of congregational worship at First Reformed Church. The primary emphasis for this position is leadership development through equipping and empowering
others to lead and/or engage in intergenerational, authentic, and creative Christian worship in a multi-site church environment. This person will also be responsible for facilitating discovery and implementation of a vision for our worshiping future.

For a full list of job duties and our vision for worship, please visit our website at http://www.frcsc.org/job-openings.

Date Posted: Thursday, August 31, 2017
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Director of Music and Worship

Church or Organization: Bentheim Reformed Church

Hamilton, MI

Part-time

Bentheim Reformed Church is seeking a part-time Director of Music and Worship. This is a new position that will lead the BRC Worship Arts Ministry into its next season of ministry. The ideal candidate will possess (1) a heart that loves God, loves His people, and is willing to meet the church where they are; (2) biblical, theological, and musical skills to lead BRC into gospel-driven, Christ-centered, Bible-saturated worship; and (3) leadership skills to plan, coordinate, communicate, recruit, and resolve conflict among a team of staff and volunteer leaders.

Salary based upon 15-20 hours per week, $15-20 per hour. Pay commensurate upon education and experience. For more information about Bentheim Reformed Church and our Worship Arts Ministry, see the following links:

In partnership with the Lead Pastor, the Director of Music & Worship plans, coordinates, and directs worship services; identifies and equips other worship leaders; and cultivates a healthy worship team culture marked by humble excellence, relational connection, and personal
discipleship.

Applicants please send information to BRCapplicants@gmail.com. Please include: (1) resume, (2) audio/video sample (if possible), and (3) response to the question below.

In one paragraph: What is your vision for worship in the local church?

Accountability: The Director of Music & Worship reports directly to the Lead Pastor, who himself reports to the Consistory. All staff are evaluated and reviewed by the Executive Committee of Consistory. The Worship Arts Ministry is overseen by the Worship Committee.

Qualifications:

  1. Have a growing relationship with Jesus Christ and agree with the BRC statement of faith
  2. Actively support the mission and vision of BRC
  3. Passionate about building and functioning within a team
  4. Possess strong organization and communication skills
  5. Possess strong computing skills: word-processing, email, Google Drive, basic office so\ware
  6. Able to maintain confidentiality
  7. Passionate about experiencing personal and corporate worship based upon the definition of worship provided above
  8. Possess a love for an intergenerational church and the best of the Church’s music, including old and new, traditional and contemporary
  9. Has a teachable spirit and is willing to train and equip others for their own development as worship ministry volunteers
  10. Proficient in at least one leading musical instrument (guitar/piano), and able to lead congregational singing
  11. Understand or can be trained to use industry standard so\ware such as Planning Center Online, ProPresenter, Powerpoint
  12. Understand and able to interact with other leaders regarding A/V equipment such as soundboards, monitors, and video projection technology
  13. Education: Possess training and competence in music and theological understanding. College-level training in Bible, theology, or music desirable, but not required.

Responsibilies:
A. Worship Service Planning and Directing
Includes such items as:

  1. In partnership with the Lead Pastor, plan Sunday AM and occasional special worship services; create weekly order of worship
  2. In partnership with the Lead Pastor, plan, lead, or participate in the Sunday PM service upon request
  3. Oversee schedule of music teams and leaders for weekly worship, communicating effectively through email and/or other forms of communication on a weekly basis
  4. Supply music, schedule rehearsal, and lead rehearsal for all weekly music teams, involving both praise band and organ/piano team members
  5. In partnership with the Lead Pastor, provide on-stage leadership for worship services
  6. Ensure effective communication with all who will take part in worship services

B. Worship Arts Ministry Team Development
Includes such items as:

  1. In partnership with the Lead Pastor, provide encouragement, vision, and direction to worship ministry volunteers
  2. In partnership with the Lead Pastor, cultivate a worship ministry marked by technical proficiency, musical excellence, artistic sensitivity, and spiritual vitality
  3. In partnership with the Lead Pastor, lead the Worship Committee
  4. Lead times of biblical reflection and prayer during worship rehearsals
  5. Identify, recruit, and develop other worship volunteers
  6. In consultation with the Lead Pastor and Worship Committee, provide periodic training for musicians and technical volunteers
  7. In partnership with the Lead Pastor and Worship Committee, establish yearly goals for Worship Arts Ministry

C. Professional Expectations
Includes such items as:

  1. Participate in the life of Bentheim Reformed Church
  2. Participate as a team member in the BRC Staff, attending staff meetings and participating in staff projects

D. Personal Growth

  1. Establish yearly personal goals
  2. Opportunities for growth through conferences and training sessions are available
  3. Opportunity for growth via coaching from a seasoned local Worship Director is available

Worship is the heart’s response to truth about God, particularly who He is and what He has done. All worship leaders at BRC seek to equip the mind with truth about God, and enable the heart to respond to God in worship.

BRC is a church deeply committed to the gospel of Jesus, the Word of God, and the mission to make disciples. BRC is a growing church, largely comprised of young families, and has an average Sunday attendance of 250-300. Bentheim is a rural part of the larger community of Hamilton, located southwest of Grand Rapids, MI, and about 15 minutes southeast of Holland, MI.

Date Posted: Friday, August 25, 2017

Pastor

Church or Organization: Readington Reformed Church

Readington, NJ

Full-time

The Readington Reformed Church located in central/western New Jersey is seeking a dynamic pastor to lead a multi-generational congregation in worship by preaching on relevant topics to help us grow our faith. Key areas of focus for the pastor are membership growth, youth ministry, and ministry to families. We feel there is tremendous potential for spreading God’s Word beyond our doors and we aspire to have a pastor who will enable us to share the Word by becoming more involved with the communities surrounding our church. We are approaching our 300th anniversary in 2019, are very proud of our heritage, and seek a pastor to assist us continue to grow, adapt, and share the Good News to live our mission. Interested candidates should apply to the RCA, or directly to rrcsearch2017@gmail.com or to Readington Reformed Church Search Committee, P.O. Box 1, Readington, NJ 08870. Our church profile is available through the Reformed Church in America by contacting Marla Rotman at mrotman@rca.org.

 

Date Posted: Wednesday, August 23, 2017
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Organist/Choir Director

Church or Organization: Altamont Reformed Church

New York, NY

Part-time

The Organist/Choir Director is responsible for all musical aspects of worship at ARC, including playing the pipe organ or piano, directing the Chancel Choir, and assisting in worship service planning. Job description: http://altamontreformed.org/Graphics/MusicJobDescriptionSept2017.pdf

Date Posted: Wednesday, August 16, 2017
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Senior Pastor

Pompton Lakes, NJ

Full-time

Historic, stable and forward-thinking congregation in a beautiful, close-knit and diverse community seeks a visionary Senior Pastor to lead us in faithfully living out the following statements, which we believe, express the Lord’s desire for Pompton Reformed Church.

We have discerned that we are being led to glorify God by introducing people to Jesus Christ and developing all believers into devoted followers of Jesus; calling people to deeper levels of spiritual growth, outreach and service; knowing Christ and sharing His Love with the world.

Additionally, our vision is a world where all experience and share the love and grace of Jesus Christ.

Please prayerfully consider contacting us by sending your profile to search@pomptonreformed.org.
 

Date Posted: Thursday, August 10, 2017

Pastor

Church or Organization: Reformed Protestant Dutch Church

Brooklyn, NY

Full-time

The Reformed Protestant Dutch Church of Flatbush in Brooklyn, NY is seeking a full time Pastor who is an energetic individual with the desire, commitment, and creativity to help us grow as a congregation, and continue to attract new members.

Our church has been serving the Flatbush community for 363 years of continuous ministry.

We are located in an urban setting, about 30 minutes from Manhattan with the subway 5 blocks away. Most of our members live in the neighborhood.  We are an energetic congregation with good leadership in the consistory, and a deep desire to serve our community.  We are looking for a pastor with strong leadership skills to lead us in continuing our missions and deepening our faith. Also, our hope is to find a pastor whose is not only a preacher but who values pastoral counseling and visiting our sick and shut-in members and who enjoys working with people of all ages.  We want to work together being supportive of each other and thankful for the opportunity to carry out our church’s ministry.

Qualified candidates should send a letter of interest and their minister profile to reformed1654@aol.com.

Date Posted: Tuesday, July 25, 2017
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Youth pastor

Church or Organization: Calvary Reformed Church

Ripon, CA

Full-time

Candidate will be considered when we have:

  • A cover letter of introduction 
  • Resume
  • Link(s) to view 3 sermons or other teachings 
  • Completed questions

(Please submit your brief responses to the following questions)

  1. If a member of our search team were to poll your congregation or work place internally, what would they say is your greatest strength? What would they say you need to work on?
  2. What is the one thing that is so core to who you are and what you feel God has called you to do, that no matter where you go would be a major part of your ministry?
  3. What principles and processes do you use to identify and lead towards change? How do you monitor and manage the change process?

Email or send all materials to: office@calvaryripon.org

or:    

Calvary Reformed Church in Ripon, CA
Attn: Search Team
741 2nd Street
Ripon, CA 95366

Date Posted: Monday, July 24, 2017
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Children and Youth Ministry Director

Church or Organization: New Life Community Church

Coralville, IA

Part-time

This is a wonderful opportunity for someone with a heart for Jesus and passion for leading children and young people to know Him. The Director will oversee our children and youth ministries for kids from birth through high school. Currently there are approximately 50-60 such children across the ministries of nursery, Sunday school, and junior/senior high youth group. We have recently moved to a new facility and are praying for the continued growth of our church. A primary responsibility will be setting and leading curriculum and programs and working with families to point children and young people towards Christ and help them grow as His disciples. This is in addition to coordinating and leading the many volunteers that serve in those ministries. The Director will partner with other New Life staff and leaders to pursue our mission to grow as one body in Christ through worship, discipleship, and outreach.

Date Posted: Thursday, July 13, 2017
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Children's Ministry Leader

Church or Organization: Laketon Bethel Reformed Church

Muskegon, MI

Full-time

The Children & Youth Pastor provides vision, strategies, direction and oversight for the entire Children & Youth Ministry at Laketon Bethel Church (preschool – 12 grade). Provides leadership, direction, and development for staff and volunteer teams.

Contact: laketonbethel.org “Employment Opportunity”

Reports to: Senior Pastor

Church Size: 900

Children’s Ministry Mission Statement

To provide a spiritual foundation for children so that by the time they reach high school they will:

  • Know the story of Jesus from his birth to his resurrection.
  • Know the teachings of Jesus.
  • Know how to connect with Jesus through prayer.

These objectives spring from the mission statement and core values of Laketon Bethel Mission Statement:  To Know Christ and Make Him Known

The Core Values:

  • ACCEPTANCE: Everyone, regardless of who they are, what they have done, or what they are doing, will be accepted here. Laketon Bethel will be a safe place to explore your relationship with Jesus.
  • BIBLE: The Bible is the final authority for faith and practice. We will study it with open minds and the best scholarship available.
  • CONNECTION: We invite people to connect with Jesus and with each other in all that we do.

Qualifications

  • Has a personal, active and growing relationship with Jesus.
  • Energetic, warm and able to share the love of Jesus to children and their families.
  • BA or BS degree required; divinity degree desirable
  • Previous experience directing a children’s/youth ministry, including leadership of ministry staff and volunteer teams.
  • Alignment with Laketon Bethel’s Children’s Ministry Mission Statement and Core Values.

Responsibilities

  • Oversee all programming and ministries for Children ages preschool to 5th grade and for Youth 6th  grade through 12th grade.
  • Choose and prepare curriculum for each program and age level.
  • Create environments, activities and programming for each age group that will facilitate learning and encourage spiritual growth.
  • Provide leadership, direction and training for all Children and Youth ministry staff. Recruit, train, and place volunteers.
  • Maintain a strategy for reaching and assimilating new children and families. Develop and maintain safe and clean learning environment.
  • Responsible for check-in procedures and tracking weekly attendance.
  • Manage the process for volunteer background checks and Child-Abuse prevention training.
  • Plan and oversee special events such as VBS, community outreach, winter and summer activities, youth camps, etc.
  • Provide, organize, and ensure effective communications among, between, and to parents, congregation, and local schools.
  • Network with local schools and set up congregation volunteer involvement. Plan and promote special outreach events targeted at families and children.
  • Participate as needed during Sunday morning services, assisting with leadership, and periodic teaching.
  • Meets weekly with Senior Pastor to discuss ministry strategies and effectiveness.

Competencies

Leading Others- Actively participating to build the quality and depth of our Children’s Ministry staff and volunteers teams.

  • Listens, acknowledges others and acts with integrity.
  • Attracts, selects and builds a staff and volunteer team of talented high performing, diverse individuals.
  • Develops staff and volunteers by providing feedback, coaching and utilizing developmental plans.
  • Supports and holds the team to achieve high performance. Aligns and shares information with team.

Leading Self- Demonstrating an awareness of one’s own strengths and development needs as well as the impact of their own behavior on others.

  • Increases capacity to learn by mentoring others.
  • Adapts style and approach for different situations and levels.
  • Demonstrates reliability, honesty and confidence in one’s character.
  • Takes responsibility for self-development.
  • Quickly modifies behavior to deal effectively with change.

Leading Results- Achieving Children Ministry objectives while upholding our commitment to our core values.

  • Sets and communicates performance goals and expectations.
  • Observes and evaluates performance.
  • Ensures implementation and follow through.
  • Delegates and empowers others.
  • Thinks through contingencies and alternatives to develop a plan.

Leading Service- making children and their needs a primary focus of one’s actions.

  • Coaches children focused behaviors. Greets every child and parent.
  • Makes time and interacts with every child and volunteer. Thanks and shows appreciation.
  • Treats all children and volunteers with dignity and respect. Drives change by helping volunteers overcome resistance.
  • Communicates positively both verbally and non-verbally (tone, body language, facial expression, etc.).
  • Strives to exceed programs expectations. Displays a sense of urgency.
  • Responds to all feedback.

Leading Innovation- Identifying the changing needs of our children’s ministry and programs to develop new ideas and innovations that improve that program.

  • Establishes an environment in which creativity flourishes.
  • Encourages volunteer and staff to take risks and come up with innovative solutions. Strategizes, evaluates future direction and risk, and implements change.
  • Views situations from multiple perspectives.
  • Keeps an open mind to ideas and solutions from others. Anticipates changing needs of the ministry.
  • Generates new ideas, solutions or approaches when problem solving. Collaborates with others to reach creative solutions.
  • Identifies approaches that are more effective or efficient. Suggests new and creative ways to improve the program.
Date Posted: Thursday, July 13, 2017
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Pastor

Church or Organization: Bethel Reformed Church

Leota, MN

Full-time

Bethel Reformed Church seeks a pastor for our 100-member congregation located in the southwest corner of Minnesota. Leota is a community of about 250 nestled between Sioux Falls, SD, Worthington, MN, and Marshall, MN. We are a rural community with access to many bigger-city amenities. Our congregation is excited to welcome a new pastor who is anxious to be part of a community, not just a congregation.

Bethel Reformed Church is a warm, welcoming place where we genuinely care for one another with the love of Christ. We have a blossoming community youth program that is breathing new life into the young people in our area. Our church desires to continue to be a vibrant and vital part of the spiritual community with the help of an energetic and Spirit-filled pastor to lead us and teach us by example.

For more information on Bethel Reformed Church, our profile can be obtained through Pastor Marla Rotman, Office of Ministry Service, RCA at mrotman@rca.org, by visiting our website at bethelreformedleota.org. Inquiries can be directed to our Search Committee Chair, Bill Sandbulte at bdntj@hotmail.com, (507) 227-0029, or 503 3rd Ave N, Edgerton MN 56128.

Date Posted: Tuesday, July 11, 2017
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Children’s Ministries Director

Church or Organization: Pillar Church

Holland, MI

Full-time

Purpose: To empower the congregation of Pillar Church in its mission to raise up leaders by developing, nurturing and supporting the children’s ministries of the church (ages 0 to grade 5) in such a way that children grow up in “the truth of God’s word and in the way of salvation through Jesus Christ, are prayed for, are taught to pray and experience the strong support of the church in worship and in service.”  The three main areas of focus for the children’s ministries at Pillar are creating spaces for belonging, creating opportunities for discipleship and creating experiences to grow in mission.

Responsibilities:

1. Develop:
a. changing congregational dynamics in a changing cultural climate require the church always to be innovative in the way that it seeks to raise up its children “in the truth of God’s word and in the way of salvation through Jesus Christ.” For this reason, Pillar must always be willing to develop new opportunities for our children and seek to engage children from our community with the gospel of Christ.

2. Nurture:
a. In order to nurture our children in the Christian faith it is necessary for Pillar to provide opportunities to teach Bible lessons and faith lessons with regularity and excellence. This may be accomplished through:

  • infant and toddler nursery
  • little lambs
  • children and worship
  • Sunday School
  • Baby blessings
  • Date night
  • 4th and 5th grade girls/boys small group
  • Young Disciples Class
  • other new opportunities

b. In order to nurture parents as they seek to raise their children in the Christian faith it is   necessary for Pillar to provide opportunities for families to gather together. This may be accomplished through:

  • church picnic
  • advent workshop
  • Christmas pageant
  • Ash Wednesday service
  • stations of the cross event
  • summer family picnics
  • other new opportunities

3. Support:
a. The number of children in our care and our desire to engage and welcome more and more young families require that the children's ministries director equip and empower congregational members to carry out many of the specific opportunities and events. This may be accomplished through:

  • Sunday School teacher training
  • Children and Worship leader training
  • teacher/leader follow up
  • new teacher/leader orientation
  • other new opportunities

4. Other:

a. The Children’s ministries of Pillar Church are meant to be done collaboratively with other ministries and ministry leaders. For this reason participation as a full member of the staff team is necessary.

Accountability: The Children’s Ministries Director is directly responsible to the Worship Arts and Discipleship Pastor and generally responsible to the Lead Pastor and the Pillar Church Council.
 

Date Posted: Monday, June 26, 2017
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Pastor of Youth and Worship

Church or Organization: American Reformed Church

DeMotte, IN

Full-time

To provide leadership to the Youth Ministries and Worship of American Reformed Church

Dear Prospective Candidate,

Welcome to our family. You may not know us, but you obviously know the Lord. He knows you by name, and we are part of His family. We, the Search Team of American Reformed Church, are excited about our transition and momentum as we look to you, our potential candidate for Pastor of Youth and Worship. 

The open position is perfect for someone who has a passion for Christ expressed in energetic and creative ways to both youth and our congregation. Our kids are ready and excited to have a new face join them on their journey. Our Worship Team is ready to take the next steps in providing quality and meaningful worship. 

The job posting is a new twist on something familiar, and we plan to have it filled by early fall. Please feel free to request our church profile that describes our past, present, and goals for the future. We hope this picture of us invites you to listen carefully to the Holy Spirit on the leading and calling for your life. 

We faithfully pray for God to choose the right candidate through us as a team and for the right person to hear the calling from Him. Your point of contact will be Sue Steinke at suesteinke01@gmail.com or the church office. 

In Christ,

American Reformed Church Search Team

I.  YOUTH MINISTRY RESPONSIBILITIES including but not limited to:

  • Oversee and lead the High School & Middle School Ministries in a Christ-honoring and youth-appealing way that helps them grow as disciples of Christ.
  • Plan, organize and facilitate regular group meetings, service opportunities and occasional fundraising and social events. Publicize events effectively to parents, youth, the church and community.
  • Organize participation of the middle school youth in CIY Believe, clearly communicating all information for youth and families, and organizing travel to and from the conference.
  • Plan and organize a week-long high school youth summer mission/service trip or camp experience.
  • Oversee annual Youth Sunday service.
  • Arrange and promote opportunities for youth to participate in the worship services.
  • Recruit and train (as needed) volunteers to assist with youth group meetings and events.
  • Meet with youth individually and attend their life events as appropriate.
  • At least once per year, discuss with the whole group the significance to making profession of faith, and encourage those who have not yet done so to give serious thought to taking this step.

II. WORSHIP RESPONSIBILITIES Including but not limited to:

  • Plan Sunday and special worship services which will resonate across generations and artistic styles.
  • Communicate with the Pastor, Worship Team and staff in planning worship services. Ensure Sunday logistics and details are fully prepared (order of service, production notes, audiovisual elements, audio and tech support and all other parts and participants in the service).
  • Oversee the Praise Team, Organists, Pianists, Musicians, Sound Team, Video Team and Worship Team.  Recruit, retain and develop volunteer worship team members to fill the needs within American Reformed Church music ministry.
  • Provide regular opportunities for training and workshops for musicians and other key participants in worship, equipping them to lead worship effectively.
  • Cast vision for worship at American Reformed Church. Promote a sense of team responsibility for ministry goals and completion of tasks. Lead regular and timely rehearsals, communicate with musicians and organize the groups.

III.  QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS Required personal and professional characteristics

  • Have a personal commitment to Jesus Christ as Savior and Master of his or her life
  • Be committed to and promote the mission, vision and core values of American Reformed Church
  • Be an ordained* Pastor in RCA* (or formula of agreement church)
  • Be a regular attender and actively involved in the life and ministry of American Reformed Church
  • Possess a love for pre-teen and teenagers and a passion for discipling them in the way of Jesus Christ.
  • Be able to communicate clearly and effectively, and be comfortable leading Bible studies and small group discussions with youth.
  • Have a love for the worship of God and a delight to help the body of Christ worship corporately.
  • Be proficient in singing and playing piano or guitar with the ability to lead while playing.
  • Be committed to ongoing personal and vocational growth.
  • Have strong organizational skills, creative thinking, and problem-solving abilities.  Be self-motivated.
  • Be able to work well with people

IV.     ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Meet monthly with consistory.
  • Meet with executive committee as requested.
  • Completed criminal background check upon hiring and annually
  • Preach approximately once a month.

V.  REPORTING RELATIONSHIP

  • The Pastor Of Youth and Worship will be hired by and accountable to the consistory. He/she shall be directly supervised and annually evaluated by the Personnel Committee. Evaluations will take place twice yearly.

VI. POSITION COMPENSATION

  • Salary and housing will be in accordance with Mid-America Regional synod guidelines.

Mission: “To Glorify God by bearing fruit”
Vision: “Connecting our Community to Christ and his Church”

For questions or inquiries please contact suesteinke01@gmail.com. For church profile, please contact Marla Rotman, mrotman@rca.org or Sue Steinke, suesteinke01@gmail.com.

Date Posted: Monday, June 26, 2017
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Pastor

Church or Organization: American Reformed Church

Primghar, IA

Full-time

The American Reformed Church is located in northwest Iowa and is seeking a full-time pastor to minister to and with its congregation of approximately 140 parishioners. Originally given this name to encourage the community to think of us as something other than the “Dutch” church, today we are enriched by members that come from a variety of denominations and backgrounds. We try to meet the needs of believers which have not been met in other churches.

We are a welcoming and caring church that is supportive and encouraging of our pastors and willing to try new things. We get along well together, enjoying fellowship and laughter with each other.

For more information on American Reformed Church, our profile can be obtained through Pastor Marla Rotman, Office of Ministry Service, RCA at mrotman@rca.org. or from David Vander Broek at dmvanbroek@tcaexpress.net. Inquiries can be directed to Ivan Wiersema, Search Chairman, at ivdarwiersema@gmail.com or calling 712-225-4039(home), 712-229-5173(cell) or via USPS at 1885 Hwy 3, Cherokee, IA  51012.

Date Posted: Thursday, June 8, 2017
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Executive Pastor

Church or Organization: Calvary Reformed Church

Ripon, CA

Full-time

The Executive Pastor will have responsibility for day-to-day operations of Calvary Church as delegated by the Lead Pastor. He will serve as the primary connection between the Senior Pastor and the core ministries of Calvary Church. The Executive Pastor will oversee procedures, policies of the church, as well as providing leadership training and teaching for the church. This leadership will come from:

  • A personal commitment to the Lordship of Jesus Christ.
  • A mature faith and steadfast character.
  • A reliance on the authority of Scripture and prayer.
  • A sense of calling to an “equipping of the saints.”

Responsibilities

  • Support the Lead Pastor in the accomplishment of the church’s mission through ministry effectiveness, evaluation, discernment, decision making, planning, and overall direction of church staff.
  • Lead, support, and empower the staff in the establishment and ongoing direction of ministries that effectively reach the community, insuring the accomplishment of the church’s mission. 
  • Champion the development of infrastructure and systems by all ministry and support areas that supports healthy, long-term growth of the church and can be clearly understood by staff.
  • With the Lead Pastor facilitate strategic planning processes including evaluation of ministry performance, review of mission, vision and core values, and development of key short and long term objectives and tactics.
  • Participation in the leadership of Calvary Church by serving on key teams such as the Ministry Elders and Calvary Leadership Team.
  • Ability to serve as a member of the pastoral staff preaching 6-8 times a year, visiting with members of the congregation to provide guidance and support as needed and officiating wedding and funerals as assigned. 
  • Other duties as assigned and developed in the life of the church.

Requirements

  • Gives evidence of a personal and growing relationship with Jesus Christ; demonstrating the biblical qualities of I Timothy 3:1-7, Titus 1:5-9 and I Peter 5:1-5 with integrity, humility, responsibility, teachability and servanthood as a gracious and loving pastor
  • Commitment to Reformed theology
  • Believes, accepts and supports Calvary’s Mission
  • Demonstrated executive level experience leading a growing organization/ staff. 
  • M-DIV/ Commissioned Pastor or Marketplace Minister with equivalent theological education or calling

You will be accountable to the:

  • Calvary Leadership Team of Calvary Church  
  • Lead Pastor
  • Central California Classis 

Compensation

  • Compensation  includes  salary,  housing  allowance,  family  medical  insurance,  retirement  annuity contributions, Governing Board approved study leave and ministry-related expenses
  • Four weeks of Vacation
  • The Executive Pastor’s salary is commensurate with experience and the surrounding community. 
  • Relocation package provided

Candidate will be considered when we have

  • A cover letter of introduction 
  • Resume
  • Link(s) to view 3 sermons or other teachings 
  • Completed questions

(Please submit your brief responses to the following questions)

  1. If a member of our search team were to poll your congregation or work place internally, what would they say is your greatest strength? What would they say you need to work on?
  2. What is the one thing that is so core to who you are and what you feel God has called you to do, that no matter where you go would be a major part of your ministry?
  3. What principles and processes do you use to identify and lead towards change? How do you monitor and manage the change process?

Email or send all materials to: office@calvaryripon.org

or:    

Calvary Reformed Church
Attn: Search Team
741 2nd Street
Ripon, CA 95366

For more on who we are connect with us on the web: www.calvaryripon.org

We will confirm receipt and contact candidates to determine next steps.

Date Posted: Tuesday, June 6, 2017
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Pastor

Church or Organization: Fairview Reformed Church

Fairview, IL

Full-time

The Fairview Reformed Church is seeking a full-time pastor to become a part of the fabric of our congregation and village by ministering to the total life of this community by preaching, teaching, witnessing and proclaiming the Gospel of our Lord, Jesus Christ. We are a friendly church with members of all ages who care about each other and are passionate about reaching the unchurched while growing in our own spiritual relationship with our Lord and Savior.

Together with the leading, teaching and guiding of our pastor we are eager and willing to work as a team to continue and improve the programs and youth ministries we already have in place. We look forward to welcoming a pastor who will inspire us through spirit-filled messages from the pulpit and who will create new opportunities for growth and fellowship so we can continue to serve our awesome God for another 180 years!

Fairview is located in the heart of Illinois, thirty miles east of Peoria. Our historic church has been conducting services continually since being organized in 1837 and is the oldest Reformed Church west of the Allegheny Mountains. Worship is still conducted in the beautifully restored, original two-story building completed in 1841. Sharing the shady one block area where the church stands is a modern Fellowship Hall with pastor's office. A lovely four bedroom parsonage, built in 1999, is across the street.

If you desire a peaceful, rural setting in which to reside and minister to others, Fairview may be the answer to your prayers and ours!

For a copy of our church profile please contact Pastor Marla Rotman, Office of Ministry Services, RCA, at mrotman@rca.org.

You may contact us directly at fairviewreformedchurch@hotmail.com or by contacting our search committee chairman, Bob Vohland at vfi33324@yahoo.com or 309-245-2833.

Date Posted: Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Youth Ministry Coordinator

Church or Organization: First Reformed Church

Sheboygan Falls, WI

Part-time

The ministry focus for this position will include: lead CrossCenter high school ministry; provide staff support for Believe middle school ministry, Promiseland (grades 1-5), Sunday School, VBS; encourage and equip youth ministry leadership teams; establish summer ministry opportunities for students. This will be a part-time position (20 hours/week). To submit a resume, or to request a detailed position description, send an email to pastorbrad@1streformed.org. Application deadline is Friday, April 21.

Date Posted: Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Administrative Assistant

Church or Organization: Centerpoint Church

Kalamazoo, MI

Full-time

This role is responsible for all of the details and communications related to worship services, provides administrative assistance to the Worship Arts Ministry, and various general office responsibilities for all Centerpoint Church sites.

A complete job description and application information can be found online at http://centerpointkzoo.org/employment.html

Please submit your cover letter, resume and application to Jaime Marsman
Email: jmarsman@centerpointkzoo.org
Or mail: 2345 North 10th Street, Kalamazoo, MI 49009

Date Posted: Thursday, March 9, 2017

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