We are conducting a major minister’s salary survey. Nearly 800 have taken the survey. We still need 111 Youth Minister/Workers for that survey to reach statistical confidence level. Please share the link for the survey with every minister you know. We’ll, of course, share our findings. http://bit.ly/MinSalSur.
OK, let’s crank it up. As ever, Scoops are the Yellow Pages, we are not recommending these churches, just reporting the news as best we can. Vet it all on your own, and share what you know if you will. Let’s help each other out.
AL/TN: This week’s lead self-scoop to Eddie Boggess. He is the new minister at Woodbury. This means Cedar Grove in Andalusia will be open. We will have more details on CG later.
OK/GA: Nathan Diller is moving from Broken Bow, OK to Columbus to work with the Rose Hill Church. The Broken Bow Church of Christ in OK is searching for a full-time minister. They average about 90-100 in attendance and do not have elders right now but hope to in the near future. They can offer a reasonable salary and the former ministers have left on positive terms. If interested send your resume, references, and (if possible) sermon samples to firstname.lastname@example.org.
CA: The Yucaipa Church of Christ in southern California is looking for a Community Evangelist. They are a church of about 100 people. Here is how they describe the role: “We need someone who is knowledgeable, outgoing, personable, and who easily interacts with others. We need an evangelists who will get up Monday through Friday and read their Bible in the local coffee shops. This is typically an 8-5 job. We want to get Bible studies started anywhere they can be found. We want to go to the local Bible studies of other faith’s and get involved in helping teach them the restored gospel.” Sound interesting? Contact Bobby Duncan: email@example.com, 213 324-6057. Or mail resumes and references to Yucaipa Church of Christ, Att: Bobby Duncan 33981 Yucaipa Blvd Yucaipa, CA 92399.
NM: The church in Deming is looking for a preacher. The role includes a home with 3 bedroom and 2 bathrooms. The house is on the same block as the church building. About 15K people live in Deming and the church has about fifty attendees. They want to grow both spiritually as well as numerically. They encourage the men in the congregation to sometimes deliver lessons and/or teach classes. “Qualifications: Must have a maturing relationship in Christ. Graduate of Christian College or preacher school, although extensive experience may be a substitute. Must be able to preach and/or teach, clearly and logically, rightly handling the word of God. Must be a person that can work productively with minimal supervision, while having a passion for and the ability to follow through with all goals set before him. Must have the ability to communicate well, while keeping families of the church informed and involved. Must be able to assist in organizing and leading special events (VBS, Annual meetings, etc.). Strong believer in personal evangelism. Desired Attributes: One who is always eager to seek and save the lost. Married man would be preferred.” To apply send resume, letter of interest including education, references and contact information to firstname.lastname@example.org for more information call Jim Warczinski 575 224-6688.
TN: The Westvue church In Lewisburg has hired Bobby Wayne Lee as their new Youth Minister. He’ll be leaving Florence church in Murfreesboro.
TN. The Gilroy church in Antioch (suburb of Nashville) averages 90-100 primarily older members is looking for a full-time minister. They don’t have elders or a youth minister. Drew Suttles, the current preacher accepted the position at the Quitman congregation and is moving there to be closer to family, he is leaving on good terms.Congregation is loving, hard working, and financially supportive. Send resumes to GLSOLEJR@bellsouth.net.
AL/TN: Matthew Balentine is moving to 9th Avenue in Haleyville to be their new preacher. He is leaving the Main Street church in Kingston. More to come later on that opening.
GA: The Oak Hill congregation in Covington is looking for a full-time minister. They average 90 and want to keep growing. They “have big plans centered around spiritual and numerical growth and we need the right man to help us achieve these plans.” If you are interested in learning more about Oak Grove go to www.oakhillcofc.org. If you want to speak to someone directly, feel free to contact Scott at email@example.com.
TN: The River Road church is actively seeking “our next Servant-minded Minister who will help this family increase in all aspects of our individual Christian Lives.” They are located in the rapidly expanding western side of Nashville. They have a membership of about 85 and a rich history of over 100 years of service to the community. Visit their website Riverroadcc.org for more information. Inquiries and resumes should be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
IL: The church in Sterling is searching for a “scripturally sound full time preacher to assist in growing our congregation spiritually and in numbers. The elders expect the preacher to assist them in serving the congregation, leading by example in terms of a godly family life, participation in all church activities, and visiting those unable to attend services or otherwise in need of encouragement. Daily office hours are expected as well as the ability to assist the elders in providing counsel to members as needed. The church provides a competitive compensation package including a health care subsidy and housing in our nearby parsonage.” Send questions and/or resume and a video or audio sample of a recent sermon presentation to Andrew Moore email@example.com. “We promise a prompt reply to all inquiries.”
MS: Jonah Dawes has begun working with the young people at Goodman Oaks in Southhaven, MS.
TN: The Pomona church in Dickson about three miles off I-40 is looking for a preacher. Attendance around 100. They have about half dozen teenagers and in a few years will have a larger youth group. They “are making a steady climb.” Contact David Banes 931 209-4622 or firstname.lastname@example.org. They want someone young early to mid thirties to mid forties but are very open minded regarding age.
GA: The Grace Chapel church in Cummings is looking for a new connections minister. The current involvement/administrative minister will become their executive minister. Their attendance is approaching 600 and they anticipate adding 6 elders in November. The connection minister will be somewhat similar to an involvement minister and our salary range will be between $55K and $65K. To learn more click HERE.
MO: Ralph McClurg has asked us to let you know that some new congregations in southwest Honduras would like some communion sets and offering trays, and they would use/reuse glass communion cups. If you have some to donate, please contact Ralph McClurg email@example.com.
That’s what we have this time. As always let us know what we missed or need to correct. Thanks much.