I haven't counted them all but here are some for today: The Beltline church in Decatur, AL announced this morning that they have hired Steve Smith who has been preaching in Mission Viejo, CA. http://www.beltlinechurchofchrist.org/
The Hardin congregation in Hardin, KY announced this morning that they have hired Blake Jenkins to be their new preacher. Yes, another Jenkins in another state. Blake is one of my sister's son's and I'm proud of him. http://www.hardincoc.com/
Dewayne Butler has been hired by Blackwater Macedonia in Jasper, AL. Dewayne has been in Lebanon, TN.
Paul Franks will be leaving the Boulevard Congregation in Lake Charles to work with his dad Al at the Magnolia Messenger. Here is info on Boulevard: "Preacher wanted: Enterprise Boulevard Church of Christ is searching for a full time pulpit minister beginning January 2013. EBCC is a well established church having recently celebrated it’s 75th Anniversary. The church is located in Lake Charles, LA at 2801 Enterprise Boulevard. Website: http://www.blvdchurchofchrist.org EBCC has 4 elders, 7 deacons, 4 ministers with an average attendance of around 282. Lake Charles is an economically sound area with unemployment below the national average of 6.8%." Send resumes to: Enterprise Boulevard Church of Christ 2801 Enterprise Blvd. Lake Charles, LA 70601 or email: email@example.com
The Woodson Chapel congregation in Nashville has announced that Mike McPherson will be joining their staff. He worked at the youth minister there for a number of years and is returning in a new role. He will be leaving Paragon Mills where he has preached the last several years. The contact I have for PM is 4828 Aster Drive Nashville, TN 37211 (615) 832-6385.
This scoop from David Rogers. Holly Hill in Frankfort, Kentucky is looking to fill an Associate Minister position. There attendance is about 215. They have 2 elders, 10 deacons, and a preacher. The role will allow for some preaching in addition to teaching, and community involvement. The primary focus will be on ministering to families and youth. Email your resume with cover letter, references, sermon link, a recent photograph, and "a meaningful statement describing your view on ministry" to: firstname.lastname@example.org Or snail mail: Holly Hill Church of Christ Attention: Associate Minister Search 1020 Holly Hill Dr Frankfort, KY 40601.
This one is a little different: The Concord Road church in the Nashville area is looking for a youth ministry intern for the summer. Concord Road is a congregation of about 500 with a youth group (grades 6-12) about 65 students strong. They have three full time ministers: Dan Chambers is the pulpit minister, Jerry Weldon is the minister of evangelism, and Paddy Flanagan is the youth minister. If you are interested or know of guys who might be contact Paddy for a copy of the job description and/or to apply: Patrick@God-Answers.org or call 615.829-4276.
We mentioned a good while back that Will Grice will be leaving the Central congregation in Athens, AL to do mission work in Nairobi, Kenya. Here is their job description:
"The Central Church of Christ in Athens, Alabama, is seeking a full-time Youth Minister with a focus on adolescents (generally seventh grade through twelfth grade ages). This congregation has an average attendance of over 400 and is currently served by a senior minister, a current youth minister who will be departing, a part-time children’s minister, a part-time secretary, and will soon be adding an Associate Minister. Seven men currently serve as shepherds at Central. The church website address is: www.central-churchofchrist.com. The starting salary range is negotiable based on experience levels, skills, and other qualifications. Benefits include health insurance and retirement allocations, moving expenses, merit and cost of living raises, professional development, paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays, plus sabbatical leave. Interested candidates should send a resume, references, salary requirements, recording (video preferred) of a recent sermon or Bible lesson, and an essay conveying the candidate’s philosophy of ministry to email@example.com or Central Church of Christ Attn: Youth Minister Search Committee 320 Highway 31 North Athens, AL 35611. All inquiries and information received will remain confidential."
Let me know of any I left off or out.