First off we are looking for recommendations of places to send relief for folks affected by the hurricane in Florida. We, of course, know and encourage Disaster Relief but some like to send directly to a local congregation and we understand that too. Let us know of places you know of: TJI@TheJenkinsInstitute.com..
Next, a favor. Send us your elders email addresses. We like to send them stuff that will help them in dealing with you brother-to-brother. Send to TJI@TheJenkinsInstitute.com, include the congregations name if you will.
Tim Pate let us know about the death of Parker French, who used to preach in Nashville. He had two sone, John an elder in Memphis and David who is a missionary.
AL: Maywood Christian Camp is in search of a full-time man to coordinate our newly forming outdoor education and group building program. This person would oversee the operation of elements such as kayaking, ropes course and various other group building events. This person would also work in the general upkeep, promoting and marketing of the camp. This person would need to be a good communicator, teacher and promotor. Send a current resume` to Maywood Christian Camp, 700 Maywood Camp Road, Hamilton, Alabama 35570.
AL: The Ninth Avenue church in Haleyville continues searching for their next Pulpit Minister. Only six full-time preachers have occupied their pulpit over the past seventy-five years. The congregation has four elders. The criteria used by the eldership in the search process…”a Christ-like man who has dedicated himself to preaching truth in a loving way – to the glory of our Father.” Their current attendance is about 230. About 4,000 people live in Haleyville. They boast an excellent school system and low crime – a great place to raise a family. Send resume to Ninth Avenue Church of Christ, 2309 Ninth Avenue, Haleyville, AL 35565 or email@example.com. Learn more about the church at http://9thavenuecofc.com/. Videos and/or audios, if available, are most helpful to the eldership.
MI: The Lakeshore church, with an average Sunday attendance of about 65, conducts an excellent VBS. They average 50-60 unchurched children each night. They have had help for a number of years from congregations to make this most effective. They have developed a very good reputation around the church building of putting on a great VBS! They are seeking a congregation that could come in and help with a VBS next Summer - 2019. It is a great outreach. If you have interest or questions please contact Mike Scholten at firstname.lastname@example.org or cell 616 795-5225 and leave a message. Mike has been their only preacher and they just celebrated the 20th anniversary! Lakeshorechurchofchrist.net
AL: Mars Hill Bible School (MHBS), founded in 1947 in Florence is looking for it’s next President. MHBS is a private, co-educational school that encompasses TK-12th grades and a robust preschool program. The mission of MHBS is to encourage academic excellence and raise up committed, Christ-filled servant leaders who will make a difference in their own neighborhoods and around the world. MHBS operates with full accreditation from the Alabama State Department of Education and AdvancED. The successful Presidential candidate will assume development responsibilities and will oversee recruiting, public relations and financial operations. He or she will also be charged with developing their vision for the school and effectively communicating that vision to alumni, parents, stakeholders, and the community. Applicants should: demonstrate experience in fundraising and development; demonstrate administrative experience in an educational setting, including the oversight of school and auxiliary finances; and reflect Christianity in all facets of life. A master’s degree and Alabama state certification are strongly preferred. Submit application materials to email@example.com.
IL: The Mt. Vernon Church of Christ’s minister is leaving. Joshua Hartwigsen is to become the minister at the 151st Street Church in Olathe, Kansas at the end of the year. They have about 140 members with five elders and 5 deacons. The work includes a nice building on 13 acres and they are debt free. Their last three ministers have been there 19, 8, and now 10 years. They prefer long term ministers and would like a man with experience. Contact Gale Evans, elder, firstname.lastname@example.org or 618 246-6742.
??: “The Jerrie Barber Update” Brother Jerrie is scheduled to start preaching at River Road the second Sunday in November. He will be there 18 months or until they find their next preacher—whichever comes first.
AL: Matt Moore is leaving Broad Street in Scottsboro to work with the Meridianville church in Huntsville. Scottsboro is not doing a public search yet.
AZ: The Alma School Road Church of Christ in Chandler is seeking a full-time youth minister with a desire and ability to develop into an associate preacher. Send resume to: Sean Graham email@example.com and/or Keith Shepherd firstname.lastname@example.org.
MO: Shady Acres Church of Christ in Sikeston is looking for a full-time Youth and Family Minister. Their have an attendance of about 265 and have four elders. They want a man who is dedicated to improving the spiritual development of our youth and all of our families. They include: “This is a challenging position because the expectations are high.” You can find the complete job description at www.shadyacreschurch.com/job_opportunities. Submit resume to email@example.com.
KY: The Southside Church of Christ in Hopkinsville is looking for a Youth & Family Minister. They want a man who will work closely with our youth, their parents, deacons and others to build a youth program that “emphasizes Christian values and intergenerational relationships.” He will be responsible for developing a Scripture based curriculum, some teaching of the youth and family-focused adult classes, and delegating opportunities to others. He will preach with some regularity. Southside has six elders and twelve deacons and averages around 260 in attendance with roughly 25-30 young people. You can find out more about the congregation by visiting http://www.southsidehopkinsville.com. Please send resumes, references, and any recordings or links you have to firstname.lastname@example.org.
IN: The church of Christ in Newburgh is looking for a full-time pulpit minister. “We are looking for a preacher who is sound in the gospel, strong in scripture, presents challenging sermons, able to work with varying age differences within the congregation, promotes family values, and willing to be active in the congregation and community. He will be expected to preach Sunday mornings and participate in other congregational activities. Newburgh is a community of about 3,000 people.” They have three elders and three deacons with an average Sunday morning attendance of 40. They use technology in their worship services. They are active in the community. Interested? Submit resume including personal, family, education and work history. It should also include a photo, references, and a video/audio of a recent sermon to: Newburgh Church of Christ Att: Minister Search Committee 5111 S. Plaza Drive Newburgh, IN 47630 OR email@example.com. If you wish to speak with a contact person from our committee, call Glenn 248 217-5694.
TN: Blaine McKinney is the new intern at Mt. Juliet in their two year YM internship.
AL: The New Hope Church of Christ in Guin is looking for a new preacher. Contact Joe Plyler 2015 State Highway 44 Guin, AL 35563, 205 412-6820, or firstname.lastname@example.org.
That’s what we can tell for now. Let us know what we missed, got wrong, or need to update. We do appreciate both your help and your patience. We all make Scoops useful.