How wonderful to see many friends of The Jenkins Institute at the Freed-Hardeman Lectures this week. Your many words of encouragement about our "offering" from the Institute were most encouraging. Please help us spread the word about this work.
In our "neck of the woods" - Gregg Elrod of the Northview congregation announced his resignation last Sunday, he plans to remain as the preacher there through at least June. I have not heard officially of the plans from there but you can find the website at http://northviewchurchofchrist.net/
Next up the Mobile Inner City ministry in Mobile, Alabama, which was planted in 1994 needs a youth minister. This is a first for the Inner City congregation. If you have a desire to serve in that role, then here are, according to the announcement they sent to me, some of the requirements for that position: 1. 21 or older. 2. Married. 3. Will acquire a class 'B' commercial drivers license, with a 'P' endorsement, and be eligible to drive a vehicle with air brakes **BEFORE** arriving at the Inner City church to serve in this role. That means, start studying for the test now. 4. Will need to raise own support and benefits package. 5. Has a proven track record of being one who is willing to go the extra mile; you will need to provide references that back that up. 6. Is grounded in the faith, and has a working knowledge of the Bible; is able to teach Bible lessons to youth. 7. Must be a solid man who has integrity and has references that can back that up. 8. Has a passion for serving the Lord and for working with youth. 9. Willing to be trained to work in a high maintenance, ministry rich environment and to learn and work with the inner city culture. 10. Some experience working with youth required; will need references that back that up. If you are interested contact Chuck Griffis, minister: (251) 583-0836, or by email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Lake Dallas congregation in Texas is looking. To learn more about them go to http://www.tcoc.net/
The Warner Robins congregation has hired Tim Childs. That the Hillcrest congregation in Baldwyn, Mississippi will be open when Tim leaves. To learn more about them and get contact info: http://www.thelordsway.com/hillcrestms/
The Greenmount Road Church of Christ in Belleville IL is seeking an associate minister. The job description includes youth & family, missions, benevolence, some preaching and leading some ministries. For more information, contact Chad Stafko at email@example.com call the church office, 618-234-5247. You may also look at the web site,www.greenmountroadcoc.org
The Fairfax church in Fairfax Virginia contacted us and asked that we post their info - http://fxcc.org/minister_search
The church in Stafford, VA is looking for a preacher. They are 80 - 100 in number. Contact Mike Faris at 500 Shelton Shop Road, Stafford, VA 22554 or email him at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The final scoop of the night goes to Wayne Hatcher. His cousin, Charles Isenberg preached for about 8 years for the Orangeburg church in South Carolina. He has moved to Louisiana. Here's the info we have: Orangeburg Church of Christ 2855 Columbia Road Orangeburg, SC 29118 * (803) 534-7926 http://www.orangeburgchurchofchrist.info/
That's what we have this time. Feel free to send us addresses of others who might like this info. Also be sure to let us know of any scoops we don't have.