The winter that hasn't wanted to end is finally giving up the ghost!!! Hurrah! So, in honor of a little warmer weather I have some scoops just for you. TN: I want to begin today with a big congratulations to dear friends Steve Baggett (Walnut Street in Dickson) and Bill Watkins (Crieve Hall in Nashville) who have been added to the Board of Directors at Freed-Hardeman University. Both will be a blessing to FHU.
TN: Central in downtown Nashville has hired A.T. Pate to be their new preacher. He follows Gary Dodd who has been preaching there for a few years.
GA: Brandon Edwards will be moving to work with the Lewisville congregation in Texas as their Outreach Minister (yes, that's where Jeff is). This means the Buford congregation is looking for a new Youth Minsiter. Interested candidates should submit a resume by email to firstname.lastname@example.org or send it by physical mail to: Buford Church of Christ Youth Minister Search Committee Attn: John Burnette 1135 Chatham Rd. Buford, GA 30518
SC: Andy Brewster will be going to Charlotte Avenue in Rock Hill, SC to be their new preacher. He is leaving the associate/youth role at Augusta Road in Greenville, SC.
AL/TN: Tim Roland the preacher at the Childersburg church in Alabama scoops himself. He will be moving to Barlett, TN to preach for the Ellendale Church. He needed to move back to Tennessee and is leaving on good terms.
AL: Mike Ray has also contacted us. He is the deacon who will be their contact. Mike is also the outreach minister. They are a congregation with an average attendance of about 60 and have two elders and 5 deacons. They have recently had 6 baptisms and several families place membership. They feel like good growth is ahead for them. Send resumes or interest to: Childersburg, Church of Christ 419 Coosa Pines Dr. Childersburg, AL 35044, email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org. And the office number is: 256-378-6644.
TX: The Wheeler congregation of 140 in a town of about 4,000 is looking for a preacher. It's an Oil and Gas town also comprised of farmers and ranchers. They are looking for a younger preacher. There are four elders, five deacons, and several young families in the congregation. The contact is Stacy McCastland: email@example.com or 806-886-4000.
TN: The great historic but small Owen Chapel Church of Christ in Brentwood, TN (on the corner of Franklin Road and Concord Road) is looking for a part time guy. Chad Hedgepath has been with them helping out since the fall of last year. He loves the church there but needs to move on. They have asked him to help find his replacement: Historic congregation from the 1800s. Only meet Sunday mornings. 25-30 members. Older congregation. Looking for someone to teach class at 9 am and preach at 10 am. 3 elders. Several deacons. To find out move contact Chad: firstname.lastname@example.org.
TN: Ivy Point is looking for a preacher - Charles Spencer 615 876-8222. 498-6436 (cell) email@example.com.
TX: Residential Services Director Position Notice Are you ready to give broken children the better world they deserve? We invite the right person with a passion for serving others, a drive to help children excel, a knack for managing people, a history of successful outcomes and a desire to grow in their profession to connect with us. You will enjoy the opportunity to develop your strengths with additional job duties and enrich your experience as we expand our services and programs. You will receive a competitive benefits package and retirement plan, not to mention the wealth of practice helping children and families embrace a second chance for a normal life and a faith in God. Let’s chat about your background, abilities and dreams! Please contact Tom Hagan, LCCA, Central Texas Children’s Home Executive Director at 512.243.1386 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org to schedule a campus visit. We only hire folks who are members of the Church of Christ and this position does require a Master’s Degree in Social Work, or related field, with two years’ experience with children in crisis. Live in one of the most exciting areas of Texas! We can’t wait to meet you!
TN: I'm told that Kelly Campbell will begin working soon as the associate minister at the Highland Heights congregation in Smyrna, TN.
TN: Collegeside in Cookeville is looking for a new YM.
More coming soon.