We extend our sympathy to the families of Charles Balcom, Brian Staron, and Veronica Conley who have all passed away recently.
WA: The church in Walla Walla is a small congregation in the southeast corner of the state of Washington. They are replacing their retiring minister of over 40 years. If you are interested in applying for the position or know of someone who would be, please contact the elders at email@example.com
GA: Devin Morris is moving to work with the Westgate Church as their High School Youth Minister. This is leaving an opening for a youth ministry vacancy at West Metro in Hiram. West Metro has four Shepherds and sixteen Deacons with an average attendance of 240. They have about 40 teens in the Youth Group. To find out more about West Metro at westmetrochurch.org. For more information please contact Reagan Holland @ firstname.lastname@example.org.
IL: Curtis Moore, the deacon over worship at the Greenmount Road church in Belleville tells us they are looking for a new full-time pulpit preacher with minimum 10 years full-time pulpit preaching experience. Go to the link to find out more and see an ad that explains what they are looking for. You can submit the information requested in the advertisement via email or send to the mailing address:
MI: The Swartz Creek church is looking for two ministers. They are looking for a Youth and College Minister AND, additionally a Family Minister.
Information on the Youth and College Minister, here is some of what they are looking for (subject to change) * Create a vision for the youth group * Teach Bible classes * College trips / devotionals / Bible studies / service projects * Lads to Leaders / Vacation Bible School * Regularly attend deacons meetings and elders meetings and provide updates to each group * Create opportunities for parental involvement and growth for parents and teenagers together * Community activities * Preach occasionally and fill in when pulpit minister is gone upon elders' request * Grow personal relationships * Attend and plan youth rallies/events with youth * Plan and coordinate “fun” activities * Keep good communication with all elders and youth committee
Information for Family Minister: Create a vision for the younger youth group (elementary age), Young Professionals and families (families in their 20s and 30s) * Teaching Bible class * Family devotionals / Bible Studies / service projects * Lads to Leaders / Vacation Bible School * Regularly attend deacons meetings and elders meetings and provide updates to each group * Create opportunities for parents and family involvement * Community activities * Preach occasionally and fill in when pulpit minister is gone upon elders' request * Grow personal relationships * Attend and plan church activities * Keep good communication with all elders and the congregation
Please submit resumes to email@example.com
DE: The Laurel church is seeking a full-time evangelist who can embrace the congregation and help in their service to God. He must have a passion for the lost and an outgoing personality. We would prefer some further education but is not required. Contact David Hudson, elder at firstname.lastname@example.org or 302-846-9830.
CT: From David Tarbet, email@example.com. A soul-winning preacher needed in by the church in New Milford to start a congregation in Pittsfield, Massachusetts (Berkshire County). They believe there is great potential for outreach, Bible studies and building up the kingdom of God there. The church needs to be re-planted due to the fact that the only congregation in Berkshire County decided to add instrumental music and women leaders in worship. 130,000 souls live in the county. The New Milford church will help raise support for the preacher. The Lord's church is growing in the New England states. This will be a challenging and rewarding work for the right man and his family. Contact: David Target, Church of Christ, P.O. Box 544, New Milford, CT 06776, 214 926-2747, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
GA: The church at Quitman near Valdosta is looking for a preacher. They hired not long ago but the man they hired ended up taking a job with the military in a ministry role he had wanted — they wish him the best. They would like applicants to be married and possibly have a family that plans to live in or near Quitman. They are looking for a minister in his middle 20’s up to possibly his middle 50’s. Quitman has elders and about 90-110 members. The chosen candidate will need to be able to relate to all age groups. Quitman has just done a remodel and two additions to the building in the past 4 years. “General expectations: fulfill the pulpit duties full time, teach at least one class on a regular basis, prepare the bulletin, keep scheduled office hours, make visits, etc.” Contact: Paul Copeland, email@example.com.
WA: The Spokane Valley churches is seeking a full time minister. To learn more about the position go to https://valleycofc.org/preacher-search/. Send resumes and questions to firstname.lastname@example.org. And they ask all on this list to “please pray for our little congregation.”
GA: Barry Grider has moved to begin working with the Riverbend congregation in Dalton.
MI: The elders and deacons at Center Road have formed a Search Committee responsible for soliciting nominees interested in ministering full-time to the congregation. He will teach, preach, evangelize, outreach, visit, fellowship, get involved with the community, and work cooperatively with congregational leadership of Elders and Deacons. The most ideal candidate (but not required) has at least 3-5 years minister experience, is married, and has school-aged children. The successful applicant will have demonstrated leadership skills. He will have experience in growing congregations, leading programs like VBS, and implementing innovative ideas and initiatives. Member visitation and restoration is very important to the church there. In addition, the congregation needs lessons that are inspiring, encouraging, and sound. His wife should be willing to be an involved worker in her husband’s ministry. If brothers are interested in this position and would like to help meet the spiritual needs of the congregation, please send resumes: Contact: COC Search Committee CenterRoadChurchofChrist@gmail.com, (989) 790-2707.
NC: The Raleigh Church of Christ (RCC) is searching for a mature Christian man to serve as the congregation’s Youth Minister. The mission of RCC is to “Reflect Jesus and His love.” He will work with teenagers from 6th-12th grades. Qualifications: Interpersonal skills that aid in leading Bible classes, Bible studies, and developing relationships with teenagers across diverse backgrounds. Ability to communicate with and involve teenagers and parents across multiple platforms, including social media. Strong organizational skills in coordination and communication of ideas and activities. Must be a self-starter with strong discipline and motivation. If married, have a wife willing to support the youth ministry at RCC. Interested and qualified candidates should email their resume, cover letter, and description of their youth ministry approach to RCCsearchcommittee@gmail.com.
SC: Southeastern Children’s Home
Title: Director of Development
Primary Responsibility: Director of Development is responsible for planning, implementing, and administering a comprehensive fund development program and is personally active in face-to-face cultivation and engagement of prospects and donors.
Lead Development Team (including board members) in creating annual development plan
Manage and supervise the Development Associate
Manage all development operations processes including data entry
Oversee all development related communications (print and electronic)
Plan and manage donor cultivation and relationship building
Actively manage key relationships (involving other team members in the process)
Plan and supervise the direct mail process
Establish and enhance a business giving program (emphasis on local prospects)
Establish and enhance a major gifts program.
Organize and implement a planned giving program.
Supervise grant making process (research, writing, administration, evaluation)
Manage and participate (including speaking) in the Church Relations Program
Manage and participate in a local community relations program
Represent agency to staff, community and other agencies in professional manner.
Maintain current knowledge in development issues, trends and developments
Participate in the implementation of, and the ongoing best practice activities, as they
relate to accreditation.
Stay abreast of and implement best practice in fund development
Skills: Strong self-motivation * Strong strategic thinker * Excellent management and supervisory skills * Excellent organization skills * Excellent interpersonal skills * Excellent planning skills * Excellent skills in church relations * Excellent public speaking skills * Excellent in face-to-face solicitation * Excellent writing skills
Person of integrity and enthusiasm with a BS or BA degree or 3-5 years experience in fund development
Certified Fundraising Profession or willing to achieve certification
Commitment to spiritually-based mission of SECH
Desire to grow professionally and personally
Basic computer skills in word processing, spreadsheets, and data base
Working knowledge of donor tracking software
Demonstrated commitment and competency in web based communications including social networking
Demonstrated commitment and competency in web-based prospect research
Basic understanding of bookkeeping principles
Strong understanding of marketing concepts
Should have no criminal record and never been substantiated as the perpetrator in an abuse or neglect case. Must hold a valid driver’s license, and should have auto insurance with limits as suggested by agency policy
Degree of Travel: Frequent, both locally and out-of-town
Degree of Disruption to Routine: Frequent
To apply or to request more information, please contact: Robert Kimberly Executive Director 864-439-0259 Rkimberly@SECH.org Southeastern Children’s Home 115 Children’s Way PO Box 339
Duncan, SC 29334
That’s all we have this time. Let us know what we missed or got wrong. Blessings to you all.