October 28, 2014

High School Pastor -- Mt. Pleasant, SC

East Cooper Baptist Church
4361 Egypt Road
Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464

Job TitleHigh School Pastor

Job Description: The pastor leads the High School Ministry of ECBC. He will provide oversight for a leadership team of staff and volunteers. He will develop and implement ministry goals that are consistent with the mission and vision of ECBC. The High School Ministry at ECBC has a strong Bible teaching emphasis, a commitment to small groups, and seeks to equip High School students to pursue Jesus Christ passionately as they impact their culture.

Information about the Church: East Cooper Baptist Church exists to bring glory to God by “Equipping people to pursue Jesus Christ passionately as they impact the culture." ECBC is… Christian with a big “C". Baptist with a convinced “B". Calvinist with a small “c”. Reaching with an active “R”. We currently have 2100 people in 2 traditional and 2 contemporary services in two venues at one location. We place a high value on education. Over 700 adults are involved in small groups. We make a strong commitment of people resources and financial resources to local and global impact. We are next generation focused. Our Senior Pastor is a Gospel Coalition council member. Mt. Pleasant is located across the harbor from Charleston, SC.

Application/Contact Information: 

To apply, please find more information and instructions at http://www.eastcooperbaptist.com/about-us/who-we-are/employment/.

Andy Boyer, Equipping Pastor (andyb@eastcooperbaptist.com)Larkin Shaw, High School Ministry Associate (larkins@eastcooperbaptist.com)

Church Website: http://www.eastcooperbaptist.com/

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Pastor -- Freeport, ME

First Baptist Chuch
185 Main Street
Freeport, ME 04032

Job TitlePastor

Job Description: The pastor will be a devoted and joyful disciple of Jesus Christ. Fearing God, perfecting holiness out of reverence for God, and obeying all that Christ commanded are paramount. Loving God supremely and loving others as oneself includes—love for family, love for the people of the church and community, and love for the world that God has made. The pastor is responsible for proclaiming the Gospel of Christ and encouraging the local church body to do so, for guiding the spiritual development of the congregation, for providing pastoral care in meeting the needs of persons in the church and community and for providing overall leadership for the church. While the pastor is responsible for the whole job described herein, it is understood that individual tasks may be entrusted to others, consistent with the church bylaws and according to gifts, strengths and abilities.

The pastor will possess consistent spiritual and moral character and lifestyle, fulfilling the biblical qualifications of an elder described in 1 Timothy 3:1-13 and Titus 1:6-9.

We are seeking a pastor who will:

  • Lead, guide and assist the congregation with the development and fulfillment of church’s vision and mission, including the oversight of its various ministries, the oversight of church property and finances, the supervision of staff and volunteers, the resourcing of committees, recordkeeping, and any matters required for the efficient and orderly functioning of the church.
  • Preach and teach the Word of the living God, advance the Gospel of Jesus, teach sound doctrine, and obedience to all that Christ commanded. Uphold biblical, orthodox, evangelical, Baptist theology.
  • Preach the gospel of Jesus Christ personally and publicly, and make disciples by teaching people to obey all that Christ commanded. Cast a vision for making disciples of all nations, locally and globally.
  • Lead the congregation to view itself as and act as ministers with a calling and oversee the development and equipping of the congregation for the ministries and offices of the church in accordance with their gifts and abilities under the leading of the Holy Spirit.
  • Promote Christian personal and social ethics by teaching and example. Model and encourage personal spiritual formation and development.
  • Provide pastoral care and visitation for the diverse needs of the members and participants in the church. Provide counseling and/or referrals for those needing pastoral or psychological counseling—including but not limited to pre-marital preparation and marriage counseling, grief support, correction and reconciliation, etc.
  • Do good in the church and community as part of basic Christianity. The Pastor is free to serve the broader church as well as the world in works of service.
  • Promote and sustain cooperative relationships with other Baptist churches and the American Baptist Churches of Maine and ABC/USA, as well as with other Christian pastors, churches, and mission organizations.
  • Promote responsible Christian stewardship by teaching and example.
  • Plan and lead worship, supervise musicians, and instruct the people of God in God-glorifying worship. Other church members may be invited to provide leadership in worship according to their gifts and abilities.
  • Officiate at ordinances of the church including the Lord’s Supper, baptisms, baby dedications, weddings, and funerals.
  • Promote and protect the unity of the church of Jesus Christ in essentials, accept diversity in non-essentials, and love in all things.
  • Be accountable to God for keeping watch over the church. Periodic reviews of pastoral ministry may be requested by the Pastor, the Deacons, or the church. It is expected that the Pastor will abide by the Code of Ethics of the Ministers Council of the American Baptist Churches.
  • Pray, read and study, continue education and other opportunities for personal and professional growth 
The Pastor’s immediate family are expected to attend the worship services of the church and be supportive of its ministry and mission.

The position of Pastor requires:
  • A college degree. A seminary degree is preferred but not required.
  • Licensing, commissioning, or ordination through the American Baptist Churches
  • Personal conviction of calling to the pastoral ministry.
  • Commitment to biblical Christian principles and teachings both professionally and personally.
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience as pastor or equivalent preferred but not required.
  • Ability to speak, read and write English
  • Exceptional speaking skills and the ability to speak confidently before groups.
  • Quality leadership skills and effective administrative skills.
  • Ability to listen effectively and to communicate clearly, both orally and in written form.
  • Basic ability to use computer software, such as Word and Excel
  • Sufficient good health to discharge duties properly.
  • Upon request, submit to criminal, financial and sexual misconduct background checks.
Information about the Church: 
Because of our belief in the authority of the Scriptures, a strong emphasis is placed on bothteaching and obeying the Bible.

The church was founded in 1807 and belongs to the Bowdoinham Association of the American Baptist Churches of Maine which is one of thirty-five regions of the American Baptist Churches/USA. We are also affiliated with the National Association of Evangelicals, and connect with Vision New England and the Christian Civic League of Maine. The church is autonomous in governance but recognizes that we are part of the larger worldwide church of Jesus Christ.

Our congregation, including both members and non-members, numbers about 110—ranging in age from three to ninety-eight. The average age is around fifty. We are from varying walks of life: students, teachers, other vocations, and retirees—drawn together by our faith in Jesus Christ. Fifty percent of the congregation lives in communities surrounding Freeport. Attendance at Sunday morning worship averages between 75 and 90. Because of our location, many tourists and visitors attend the services. During the school year a number of Bowdoin College students also attend. We are known as a very friendly, Biblical, and evangelical church.

The main services include year roundSunday School, Sunday morning worship, and a smallSunday evening service, and a mid-week morning Bible study and evening prayer time. There are also small group Bible studies, fellowship groups, and occasional concerts. There is a strong emphasis on missions; we encourage and support both long-term and short-term missionaries.

The Sunday morning worship service is about one hour and fifteen minutes in length withsinging, Bible teaching, children’s sermon, and a greeting time. The music is presentlyaccompanied by piano with assistance from two or three vocalists and includes classic andcontemporary hymns, psalms, and songs.

Our church facilities (just north of Freeport village on Route One) include a 200 seatmeetinghouse (completed in 1952), a large Christian education building located next door(purchased in 1965), and a parsonage (built in 2003) presently used as rental property. TheChristian education building is used for some of our Sunday School classes. It has also been used by Head Start, Maine Classical School, and is currently used by a home school group.

Application/Contact Information: 

Pastoral Search Committee
First Baptist Church
185 Main Street
Freeport, Maine 04032

Please email inquiries to: pastorforfreeport@gmail.com

Church Website: http://firstbaptistchurchoffreeport.com/

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October 27, 2014

Worship Pastor -- Angola, IN

SonLight Community Church
455 N. Gerald Lett Ave.
Angola, IN 46703

Job TitleWorship Pastor

Job Description: 

The worship pastor reports to the lead pastor, executive pastor and elders of SonLight Community Church and is responsible to lead the congregation in worship. This role will serve to help build the Christ-centered identity of SonLight Community Church. The worship pastor is responsible for training and shepherding bands and overseeing the worship portion of services, including musical selection and arrangements. Additionally this position is responsible for the visual and musical aspects of the church service and oversees the key components for the overall feel, aesthetics, and health of the church. The lead pastor and executive pastor collaborates with the worship pastor to ensure consistent worship quality and theology.

• Fulfill the duties required of SonLight Community Church ministry partners as outlined in the ministry partner covenant.
• Fulfill the character qualifications of an elder as taught in the Scriptures.
• Ministry philosophical alignment with church leadership.
• Passionate about casting vision and developing leaders.
• Demonstrated musical skill and theological discernment. Bible College or Masters degree preferred.
• Proven track record in ministry and biblical discipleship of others in other ministry contexts.
• Strength in leadership for the church and bands.
• Possess pastoral influence, verbal communication skills, and cultural awareness.

• A strong gift for leadership and a proven track record of developing leaders of leaders.
• Love for Jesus and a desire to see lives and communities changed by the gospel.
• Entrepreneurial aptitude.

• Proven success at multi-tasking, time management, and prioritizing.
• Ability to handle sensitive issues and maintain confidentiality and trust regarding leader and member information.
• Proven ability to work with and maintain positive, loyal relationships with those inside and outside the church.

• Oversee leading worship for weekend and midweek services (includes leading worship weekly along with band development in collaboration with the lead pastor and executive pastor).
• Oversee all areas of production (audio, light, service management).
• Build bands within the church and train band leaders in collaboration with the lead pastor and executive pastor.
• Shepherd staff and volunteers serving with bands and production teams.
• Select songs and arrangements for weekend and midweek services as needed.
• Weekly service planning.
• Attend weekly meetings with church staff and bimonthly meetings with the elders.
• Collaborate with other ministry leaders to carry out the overall vision of corporate worship for SonLight Community Church.
• Lead worship for special events (Good Friday, Advent, weekday events, etc.).
• Recruit, train, organize, and shepherd music and production volunteers.
• Participate in songwriting, arranging, and recording.
• Participate in local and regional missions.
• Occasional pulpit supply.
• Other duties as assigned (possibilities could include Life Group Pastor, College and Career Pastor and/or Pastor of Assimilation and Outreach)

Schedule: Monday - Thursday, plus Sunday responsibilities
Hours: Full Time
Compensation: Salary commensurate with experience and qualifications
Vacation: 3 weeks Vacation and Holidays
Benefits: Medical, Retirement, and Life Insurance
Sabbatical: 3 month sabbatical after 7 years of service

Information about the Church: SonLight is a non-denominational church located in Angola, Indiana. Our goal is to reach out to people by presenting the truth of the Gospel in a relevant, yet challenging way. SonLight is a place that strives to break down the barriers of 'traditional' church. You won't find any pews or hymnals here. You won't find any perfect people here. At SonLight you will simply find a group of people looking to grow closer to God each day through a relationship with God’s only Son, Jesus Christ.

Application/Contact Information: 

Please Contact Jim Ingram

Church Website: http://www.sonlightcommunity.com/

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October 21, 2014

Associate Pastor of Worship & Connections -- Fairbanks, AK

Bethel Church
PO Box 83889
Fairbanks, AK 99708

Job TitleAssociate Pastor of Worship & Connections

Job Description: We are looking for an experienced worship leader and shepherd to join our Pastoral team. This person must possess musical skills, ability to lead and develop teams, and possess a shepherd’s heart. Bethel church is filled with young enthusiastic families eager to grow in their relationship with Christ. We are looking for a biblically qualified man with a spirit of adventure to join our growing church and well-established pastoral team. More information can be found at www.bethelchurchak.org/job-opportunities

Information about the Church: Bethel Church is a Conservative Baptist Church that has been gathering in interior Alaska for over50 years. We are a Bible teaching church; theologically conservative with a contemporary worship and ministry style. We maintain affiliations with the Conservative Baptist Association of Alaska as well as Conservative
Baptists Northwest and the Conservative Baptist Association of America. These are voluntary associations of churches that agree to live in covenant community. They may offer advice and recommendations, but do not have any authority or oversight of Bethel Church.
We also seek to cooperate with other churches of like faith and practice for the purposes of helping people to trust, follow, and serve Jesus Christ.

Application/Contact Information: 

Senior Pastor Eric Johns

Church Website: http://www.bethelchurchak.org/

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October 20, 2014

Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E) Manager -- Minnetonka, MN

Shelter For Life International (SFL)
10201 Wayzata Blvd., Suite 230

Minnetonka, MN 55305

Job Title: Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E) Manager

Job DescriptionSFL seeks an experienced professional for the position of Monitoring & Evaluation Manager – Senegal (M&E Manager). The position focuses on achieving high-quality qualitative and quantitative impact assessment for SFL’s rural road reconstruction project in Casamance, Senegal. 

Primary Responsibilities: The position ensures that a logframe-based M&E system, which complies with SFL’s M&E and internal-control policies, is developed and enforced. This position reports to the SFL-Senegal Country Director and to SFL-HQ Director of Operations.

1. Using program documents, establish a reliable and consistent set of outcome indicators for all program activities.
2. Develop a systematic method of capturing qualitative stories and project impact on beneficiary communities.
3. In collaboration with the Finance Department, develop a system to ensure that the program operation is aligned with the program log-frame and is in compliant with SFL’s internal control system.
4. Gather monthly progress report from each site operation team, conduct random and longitudinal evaluation and submit the reports to Senegal Country Director and SFL HQ.
5. Develop relevant material to train operations, finance and logistics staff on the interaction of the MEC Manager’s responsibilities with other staff members’ responsibilities and SFL’s internal control system.
6. Develop random and longitudinal impact stories from program beneficiary communities.

Education and Experience
1. Bachelor or graduate level degree in international development, economics or relevant field; project management certification preferred.
2. Experience in project management, performance monitoring and evaluation for international development programs, including data collection and analysis.
3. Project cycle knowledge, and strong understanding of quantitative and qualitative data collection and analysis.
4. Excellent English and French written and oral communications skills.

SFL offers a compensation package that includes the following:
1. Competitive base salary
2. Generous vacation and R&R package
3. A package of insurance that is relevant for field staff.

Application/Contact Information: If interested please email your cover letter, writing sample, and resume (English only) to: info@shelter.org

Website: http://www.shelter.org/

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October 17, 2014

Associate Pastor -- Cincinnati, OH

Kenwood Baptist Church
8341 Kenwood Road
Cincinnati, OH 45236

Job Title: Associate Pastor

Job Descriptionhttp://www.kenwoodbaptist.org/associate-pastor-search.html

Internships -- Plano, TX

East-West Ministries
2001 W. Plano Pkwy Suite 3000
Plano, TX 75075

Job Title: Internships

Job Description:

Are you passionate about making God known among every nation, every tribe, every tongue, and every people? Do you want to use your time, talents, and treasures to make an eternal difference? Are you excited about transforming millions of lives through a variety of creative and strategic projects? Do you want to provide the world with its greatest need – the life transforming message of the gospel?

At East-West Ministries International, our interns are essential members of the East-West team. You will brainstorm with the Marketing Department, organize life-changing short-term trips, excite supporters through social media engagement, recruit workers to serve overseas, be exposed to field ministries, and much more. We want to provide you with an opportunity to explore career paths in the nonprofit sector. We want to help you develop your professional skills and grow in your faith while putting your time to good use. You will be significant. You will be valued. And you will impact lives with the gospel of Jesus Christ.

How will you let God use your one life?

  • Obtain professional experience in your field of interest
  • Meet with East-West leaders on an ongoing basis for career advice, coaching and guidance
  • Take part in staff meetings, Engage Seminars, and prayer gatherings
  • Participate in a short-term mission trip to gain hands-on experience into the heart of East-West Ministries
Since each intern is entrusted with a tremendous amount of responsibility, we take your application very seriously. We are looking for candidates who are passionate about the advancement of the gospel. Depending on the department, these internships can be part-time (up to 20 hours a week), or full time (up to 40 hours a week).

Interns may be placed in departments such as:

  • Mobilization
  • Short-Term Mission Trips (Plano, Houston and Michigan)
  • Marketing
  • Security
  • Human Resources
  • Financial Services
  • Field Ministries
  • Overseas Ministry
  • Applications for overseas internships are due January 1st
  • Applications for headquarters internships are due February 1st
  • Both internships are from May 25th until August 1st
LOCATIONEast-West’s headquarters is located at 2001 W. Plano Pkwy, Plano, TX 75075.

Information about the Organization: 
Jesus Christ left Christians with an extraordinary mission—to go and make disciples of every nation. This Great Commission is East-West’s driving force.

In pursuit of this great purpose, East-West has established its own vision and mission that reflect our specific calling to multiply the Kingdom of God.

VISION: The vision of East-West is to glorify God by multiplying followers of Jesus in the spiritually darkest areas of the world.

MISSION: East-West exists to mobilize the Body of Christ to evangelize the lost and equip local believers to multiply disciples and healthy churches among unreached peoples and/or in restricted access communities.

Application/Contact Information: 
Please fill out the corresponding application: https://www.eastwest.org/internship-application/ 

You must agree with, and feel comfortable accepting, East-West Ministries’ Statement of Faith.

Please direct all questions to Amanda at employment@eastwest.org

Website: http://www.eastwest.org/
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October 15, 2014

Associate Pastor For Discipleship and Youth -- York, NE

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Associate Pastor -- Olympia, WA

Littlerock Community Fellowship
11510 Littlerock Road Southwest
Olympia, WA 98512

Job TitleAssociate Pastor

Brief Overview of Job: 
The Associate Pastor will oversee the following areas of ministry: children and youth, small groups, Sunday morning discipleship courses, and welcome and membership. He will also share in counseling and visitation responsibilities with the Lead Pastor and preach during the Sunday morning service as needed.

Description of Responsibilities:
  1. Serve alongside the Lead Pastor as well as with the Council of Elders to shepherd the entire body of Littlerock Community Fellowship
  2. Oversee children and youth ministries: nursery, preschool, Children's Church, Awana, youth group, and other opportunities as they arise
    • Come alongside existing leaders and parents in these ministries to provide direction, encouragement, and training
    • Propose additional children's and youth ministries and raise up lay leaders for these ministries as the needs arise
  3. Oversee adult equipping ministries: home groups, discipleship hour courses, and other opportunities as they arise
    • Coordinate our home groups and provide direction, encouragement, and training for our current and future home group leaders
    • Lead a home group
    • Develop curriculum for and teach in the discipleship hour
  4. Oversee welcome and assimilation ministries
    • Develop strategies for identifying, welcoming, and assimilating newcomers to our fellowship
    • Develop a basic informational course about our church for newcomers and those who desire to become members of our fellowship
  5. Share in counseling and visitation responsibilities with the Lead Pastor
  6. Preach during the Sunday morning service as needed

  1. Character and Ability: Consideration will only be given to an individual who demonstrates the character qualities of an elder as described in 1 Timothy 3:1-7 and Titus 1:5-9. Additionally, consideration will only be given to an individual who is "able to teach" (1 Timothy 3:2) and "able to give instruction in sound doctrine and also rebuke those who contradict it" (Titus 1:9). Finally, consideration will only be given to an individual who is committed to and is currently faithfully shepherding his own wife and family (1 Timothy 3:4 and Titus 1:6).
  2. Compatibility: Consideration will be given to an individual who is theologically and philosophically compatible with the vision of the Council of Elders of LCF and in full agreement with our Declaration of Faith.
  3. Education: Preference will be given to an individual who has completed a Master of Divinity or equivalent from a conservative evangelical seminary.
  4. Experience: Preference will be given to an individual who has at least two to three years of formal or informal ministry experience within a local church.
  5. Leadership: Preference will be given to an individual who has demonstrated the ability to be a "self-starter", but who also works well with others in a team setting.
Information about the Church:

Our Setting: Littlerock Community Fellowship (LCF) is located in a rural area about 10 miles south of the Olympia/Lacey/Tumwater region of Washington State which is home to roughly 105,000 residents.

Our Church: LCF is a conservative, evangelical, non-denominational fellowship of believers committed to the exposition and application of God's Word. Our church was established in 1991 as a small "country church" in the heart of the unincorporated town of Littlerock, WA. Over the past twenty years, our church has seen slow but steady growth, both in terms of people and, more importantly, in terms of Christian maturity.

In 2011 our current church building was completed along a major road that runs parallel to the freeway. This has accelerated our numerical growth and we have seen our attendance almost double within the past four years. We have also seen a growing number of families and individuals commit to our church who are from different parts of the region, with some traveling more than 30 minutes to attend our Sunday service. We are currently averaging about 170 in weekly attendance during our Sunday service.

Application/Contact Information: 

To submit résumés:Please email to gregginn@littlerockcf.org

Or mail to:
Pastor Gregory Ginn
P.O. Box 221
Littlerock, WA 98556
Church Website: http://littlerockcf.org/

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October 13, 2014

Major Gifts Officer -- Plano, TX

East-West Ministries
2001 W. Plano Pkwy Suite 3000
Plano, TX 75075

Job Title: Major Gifts Officer

Job Description:
East-West Ministries is seeking a Major Gifts Officer who will work closely with the Vice President – Major Gifts to develop and implement strategy for individual major donor relationship management. This is a critical position that requires one hundred percent (100%) external focus and the individual’s effectiveness is measured by the achievement of monetary gift goals. This will be accomplished by developing and executing an integrated strategy for raising ministry funds through an external focus by cultivating authentic relationships with major donors. This individual will faithfully steward an extensive caseload in order to increase revenues, as well as utilize other creative means to increase awareness, with the goal of raising significant funds annually. The Major Gifts Officer will utilize innovative and pioneering approaches to fundraising, based on sound, Biblical fundraising principles and best practices that fit the culture and philosophy of East-West.

Education and Experience
  • College degree is required
  • Nonprofit development experience is preferred
  • Major gift program experience is preferred
  • Familiarity with MPX Orange Leap database is preferred
  • Prior missions experience is preferred
We are open to dialoging with all types of individuals who are passionate about soliciting others to financially support the work of East-West Ministries.

Information about the Organization: East-West is a non-profit organization that exists to mobilize the Body of Christ to evangelize the lost and equip local believers to multiply disciples and healthy churches among unreached peoples and/or in restricted access communities.

Application/Contact Information: To apply for this position please complete the corresponding application at https://www.eastwest.org/operations-employment-application/. If you have any questions, please contact Amanda at ATrocola@eastwest.org.

Website: http://www.eastwest.org/
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October 7, 2014

Food Service Director -- Louisville, KY

Crossings Ministries
13420 Eastpointe Centre Drive
Louisville, KY 40223

Job TitleFood Service Director

Job Description: 

Title: Food Service Director Reports to: Property Director or Associate Director
Job Classification: Exempt Status
Time Committed: Through January 1st, 2015

Position Summary
Provide leadership that creates a culture to develop relationships both with our staff and our guests that leads to a greater understanding of the gospel and seeks to display a level of excellence that anticipates, meets and exceeds our guests’ needs. The Food Service Director will be responsible for everything that happens in the Dining Hall, including meal preparation and food service staff management. This will be a full time position with appropriate benefits and housing. This position will be salaried and hours will be determined by the season of the year.


  • Gospel displayed as:
    • Commit to a daily walk with Christ that includes reading his word, praying and regular fellowship with believers.
    • Commit to a consistent attendance in a local body of believers.
    • Commit to regularly sharing your faith.
  • Relationships displayed as:
    • Commit to seeking out opportunities to build relationships with our staff.
    • Commit to resolving conflict in a way that honors Christ and His word.
    • Commit to seeking out opportunities to build relationships with our guests prior to their arrival and while on property.
  • Excellence displayed as:
    • Commit to seeking to do everything that we do as unto the Lord.
    • Commit to help hold accountable each person on our staff to this same level of excellence.
Key areas of responsibility
  • Meal Preparation
  • Maintaining cleanliness/organization of Dining Hall
  • Food Service staff management
  • Core competencies required
  • Ability to communicate effectively with both staff and guests
  • Basic skills in using a word processor and/or spreadsheet, ie. Microsoft Office
  • Knowledge of food service equipment pertaining to use and cleaning
  • Ability to implement effective organization of product
  • Ability to create and/or implement concise recipe guides for food service staff
  • Our guests make significant spiritual decisions while at camp ie. Salvation, Call to Ministry etc.
  • You seek to maintain relationships both with those that you work with and those that you serve. These are measured in a yearly 360 degree evaluation and then on a weekly basis through retreat and camp evaluations.
  • You seek to maintain excellence in your work. This is measured through the timely, error free completion of your work. Food Service evaluations should also average an 8 out of 10 or higher.

Information about the organization: Crossings is a group-based camp ministry that is first and foremost about proclaiming the gospel of Jesus Christ. Crossings has seen consistent double digit percentage growth each year and has seen 1000s of students decide to trust Jesus as Lord of their lives and commit to full-time vocational ministry. This growth demands a disciplined environment of continual innovation and seeking after a standard of excellence that is constantly elevated. Ultimately, we seek to be the very best group based camp ministry in the world, not so that we can be the best, but so that the Gospel can be proclaimed in a way that honors the authority and authenticity of the scriptures, in a way that is relevant to those that are hearing the Gospel message and in an environment that is free of distractions to the Gospel message being proclaimed.

Application/Contact Information: There are two open positions for the Food Service Director in two locations-Hardin, KY and Bagdad, KY. Please submit cover letter and resume to hr@gocrossings.org.

Website: http://www.gocrossings.org/

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Accounting and Human Resource Assistant -- Minneapolis, MN

Bethlehem College & Seminary
720 13th Ave S
Minneapolis, MN 55415

Job TitleAccounting and Human Resource Assistant 

Job Summary: Provide accounting and human resource assistance to the Vice President of Administration.

  • Verify that all accounting activities are consistent with the vision and values of the institution
  • Provide counsel, information, and analysis for making decisions
  • Provide weekly, monthly, and annual accounting services
  • Process bi-weekly payroll
  • Work with the Vice President of Administration on accounting and financial matters
  • Produce monthly financial reports
  • Assist in development of the annual budget
  • Prepare for and participate in annual audits
  • Assist with Human Resource functions as necessary
  • Implement efficient processes
  • Assist with development, maintenance, and enforcement of financial policies, internal controls, !and human resource policies

Required Skills: Proficiency with Microsoft Excel and other software that is used throughout the administrative offices. Experience with general ledger and mainstream accounting software preferred. Experience with Blackbaud’s Financial Edge a plus.

Required Education: A minimum of Bachelor's degree (4-year) or equivalent, preferably in the field of accounting

School Website: www.bethlehemcollegeandseminary.org

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October 1, 2014

Lead Pastor -- Libertyville, IL

Trinity Community Church
1190 West Winchester Road
Libertyville, IL

Job TitleLead Pastor

Job Description: The primary responsibility of the Lead Pastor will be teaching God’s word, developing and articulating vision, and working with the staff in ministry execution. The pastor is an elder, working with the other elders giving spiritual oversight to the church. The elders and staff serve to equip the people of the church to be fruitful and vibrant in their life in Christ and witness for Christ.

Information about the Church: Trinity is a body of about 200 believers with roots in the Vineyard movement and influenced by Reformed evangelicalism. We value a gracious, gospel-centered approach to ministry. We often articulate three key values: “Word-Driven,” “Spirit-Led” and “Mission-focused.” Word-driven means letting the Biblical text speak for itself through the preaching that is thoughtful, heart-felt and Christ-centered. Spirit-led means relying on the Holy Spirit and allowing openness to all the spiritual gifts. Mission-focused means the church exists to spreading the knowledge of God everywhere; personal evangelism and world missions are central to our calling. We align with the Gospel Coalition in their foundational documents.

Application/Contact Information: To apply, please send your resume to pastoralsearch@trinitylink.com. If you have additional questions please contact David Niblack, david@trinitylink.com.

Church Website: http://www.trinitylink.com/

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English Pastor -- Anaheim, CA

Chinese Baptist Church of Orange County
412 E. Broadway Street
Anaheim, CA 92805

Job TitleEnglish Pastor

Job Description: A multigenerational, multicultural, English- and Chinese-speaking Southern Baptist church in Orange County, California seeks a full-time English pastor to preach and shepherd its approximately 100-person English-speaking congregation. Inquiries should be directed to cbcocpsc@gmail.com."

Church Website: CBCOC.org

Senior Pastor -- Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada

Fort William Baptist Church
1800 Moodie Street East
Thunder Bay, Ontario, P7E 4Z2

Job Title: Senior Pastor

Job Description
Fort William Baptist Church is seeking a Senior Pastor who has been gripped by the Gospel, is in love with Christ, and is submissive to God's infallible and inerrant Word. We desire someone whose joy and satisfaction lies in seeing God's glory proclaimed through teaching and preaching as well as demonstrating God's calling as a shepherd through leading and caring for the church family. 

Primary Responsibilities 
The Senior Pastor must be a man who prayerfully and graciously seeks to:
  • Preach and Lead at Services
    • prepare and present weekly Sunday morning sermons (two services: 9:00 and 10:45am).
    • provide oversight of the Sunday morning services working together with the Worship Coordinator.
  • Teach and Mentor
    • encourage and further develop our Grace Groups ministry
    • be involved in small group ministry
    • encourage internships and meet with those involved in internships or preparing for vocational ministry
    • mentor lay persons who exhibit potential leadership gifts/ambitions
  • Oversee and Mentor Staff
    • partner with, mentor and oversee additional pastoral staff on an ongoing basis (at this point, one individual who is the Pastor of Student Ministries)
    • oversee Worship Coordinator and encourage a theologically consistent, Scripture-saturated, Christ-focused worship ministry (the Worship Coordinator is currently serving in a part time position)
    • oversee secretarial/administrative staff particularly in communication with congregation (bulletins, emails, webpage, etc.)
  • Lead Ministries
    • Elders
      • work with the elders to shape the short and long term visions of the church.
      • oversee with the elders the teaching ministry and doctrinal content of church's ministries (e.g. Parent and Children's, Missions, Grace Group, Men's and Women's)
    • Deacons
      • meet with deacons and be a resource to them
    • Other
      • meet with leadership ministry team to develop and harmonize church mission
      • meet regularly with ministry team leaders
      • meet with Facilities Development Team and coordinator
      • provide spiritual direction/devotion/counsel to congregational meetings
      • encourage and engage congregation in prayer (with Prayer Coordinator)
  • Care for Church Family
    • be available for pastoral counseling and visitation along with other staff and volunteers
    • oversee marriage preparation/counseling
    • provide care for those in crisis, minister to grieving families and be available for funeral ministry
    • visit shut-ins and those in hospital
    • represent church to wider association of churches serving as part of executive and supporting local association of Baptist ministers and Baptist services
  • possess saving faith in Jesus Christ as witnessed through public confession and believer's baptism by immersion
  • has a deep and growing relationship with Jesus Christ
  • has a love for the Body of Christ, His Church, and a heart for the local congregation
  • possess obvious skills in working with groups and individuals to develop and sustain ministries within and beyond our congregation
  • sincerely understands how to foster a team approach
  • must show an ability understand, articulate, and embrace the Fort William Baptist Church Vision Statement and vision
  • must agree with the Elder's Statement of Faith at Fort William Baptist Church, believe in the sovereignty of God over all things and embrace the Doctrines of Grace
  • must have a prove record of faithful, unifying, and gracious commitment to the Body of Christ in local church  ministry
  • be assured of his call to the ministry and to the Senior Pastorate
  • meet the biblical qualifications of an elder
  • believe in the Bible as the inspired, inerrant Word of God sufficient for all belief and practice
  • agree to Baptist Distinctives (see Elders' Statement of Faith)
  • have formal theological and pastoral training
    • Master of Divinity strongly preferred
  • significant experience in pastoral ministry desired
  • the capacity to be licensed and ordained
  • agree with The Lifestyle and Morality Standards and Policy of For William Baptist Church
Information about the Church: Fort William Baptist Church is a medium-sized, intergenerational evangelical church family in the city of Thunder Bay. By God’s grace we have enjoyed a sustained period of gospel-centered ministry over the past quarter century. While linked within the network of churches associated with The Gospel Coalition our philosophy of ministry has been significantly shaped through the influence of Desiring God Ministries. God has given us a heart to share the joy of knowing His glory. 
Our Church Vision Statement declares that our God-given ambition is to spread a passion to prize God supremely, to praise God wholeheartedly, and to proclaim God universally. As we transition to a new Senior Pastor, we prayerfully desire to build bridges to the next generation, to our community and to the nations. With God’s help we want to share in new and exciting ministries that further our passion for God’s glory.

(For more information see ‘Pastoral Candidates Information’ on our website. These resources include our Church Profile and Recent Historical Timeline.)

Application/Contact Information: Please email your resume (including references) and cover letter to the attention of Pastoral Search Committee 

Please use the following guidelines to submit your application:
A) Document Name Format: name_FWBC_Senior Pastor_resume.docx
B) Please:

  • Include a Cover Letter which interacts with our website documents
  • Attach the Cover Letter to your resume documentation
  • Include a Formal Resume

If further information is required, please contact:
Bill Petteplace


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September 24, 2014

Pastor of Student Ministries -- Beavercreek, OH

Patterson Park Church
3655 East Patterson Park Road
Beavercreek, OH 45430

Job TitlePastor of Student Ministries

Job Description: Responsible for shepherding and caring for the 6th through 12th grade students and families of Patterson Park Church as they are encouraged to glorify God by knowing Christ, growing in Him and going in service to Him. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:
  1. Oversee and plan for the weekly scheduled events such asSunday school, Sunday nights, and monthly service activities.
  2. Cast a vision for the student ministry that correlates with the mission of Patterson Park Church
  3. Recruit, train, lead, and equip the volunteer youth staff. Most of this staff is composed of small group leaders who are responsible for shepherding 5-10 students on a weekly basis through the Rush Sunday night ministry.
  4. Implement a curriculum for all ministries that reach the students of PPC
  5. Provide planning for all program related events such as winter and summer camps, monthly events, service opportunities—both community and global
  6. Be involved in the local schools as a part of building relationships with the students of the community
  7. Invest in students through one on one mentoring and discipleship.
  8. Provide pastoral oversight to the college/young adult ministry, both to the leaders and the students.

Information about the Church: Patterson Park Church is a non-denominational church located in the Dayton, Ohio suburb of Beavercreek. The elder-led congregation is served by five non-vocational elders and five vocational pastors. Attendance in two Sunday morning worship services is approximately 800.

Application/Contact Information: Joe Godwin jgodwin@pattersonpark.org

Church Website: http://www.pattersonpark.org/

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Associate Pastor of Music Ministries -- Colorado Springs, CO

Austin Bluffs Evangelical Free Church
3435 Maizeland Road
Colorado Springs, CO 80909

Job TitleAssociate Pastor of Music Ministries

Job Description: 

  1. Purpose: This pastor serves the church as a staff member and is responsible for the oversight of the music ministries as well as other ministry responsibilities which are mutually agreed upon.
  2. Qualifications: He must meet the biblical requirements for an elder listed in I Tim. 3:1-7 and Titus 1:6-9. He will have a personal intimate relationship with Jesus Christ, will be one who is a consistent witness for Jesus Christ by displaying a Christlike attitude in dealing with people, and he will maintain an active prayer life. He will be in full agreement with the church’s statement of faith and will adhere to its bylaws.
  3. Education/Experience: Bachelors degree in a music or ministry related field required. 3-5 years of music ministry experience required. Piano or guitar proficiency preferred.
  4. Position: He is directly responsible to lead and oversee all aspects of the church’s music ministry. He is directly accountable to the Senior Pastor and may serve in the position of an elder in accord with the bylaws.
  5. Primary Responsibilities: Oversee all aspects of music ministry including leading the congregation in weekly corporate worship. Develop and implement a biblical philosophy of music ministry in cooperation with the Sr. Pastor. Recruit, train, and lead the music ministries team. For more specifics, see number eight, “Specifics Duties” below.
  6. Other Responsibilities: While the majority of time spent will be directly related to the music ministry, some time will be given each week to other ministry responsibilities corresponding to the church’s needs and the individual’s gifting.
  7. Lines of Communication:
    • With the Pastor: weekly for ministry coordination, input, and personal accountability.
    • With the Music Ministry Team members: regularly to reinforce the purposes of the music ministry, give direction, equip them for ministry, communicate information about upcoming events, and to enlist support and build relationships.
    • With the Elders: regularly to provide updates, share concerns, and communicate goals.
  8. Specific Duties:
    • Develop a biblical philosophy of music ministry
      • It will be consistent with our church’s overall philosophy of ministry
      • It will be developed in close cooperation with the Sr. Pastor and approved by the elders
      • It will be communicated to music participants and the entire church body
      • It will be consistently implemented
    • Enlist, train, and oversee ministry team members
      • Direct and develop worship bands, choir, orchestra, etc.
      • Oversee Tech Team (sound, lighting, video, etc.)
      • Oversee the ushers and administration of the service
      • Shepherd all ministry team members
    • Set specific goals and direction
      • Goals regarding staff: recruitment, development, morale, etc.
      • Goals regarding the ministry: direction, instruction, budget, resources, etc.
      • Goals regarding participants: heart for God, character, spiritual disciplines, maturity, servant’s attitude, musical skill, etc.
    • Plan all corporate services along with the Senior Pastor and conduct effective rehearsals
    • Develop and plan for a variety of musical groups and events. Assist in developing and providing musical support for the various ministries of the church (student ministries, women’s ministries, etc.)
    • Support church-related activities and encourage that same support from team members and all participants

Information about the Church: Austin Bluffs Evangelical Free Church is located in Colorado Springs, Colorado. We are a theologically conservative church committed to the glory of God, the centrality of the Scriptures and expository preaching. Our mission is to glorify God through biblical ministry that exalts Christ, equips the believer for service, and extends the gospel to the world. We have an average attendance of around 500 in our two Sunday morning services. We currently have three staff pastors and our Senior Pastor has served at ABEFC since 1997. Our music is blended in content (theologically and lyrically rich hymns and choruses) and "conservatively current" in style, led by a praise band consisting of acoustic guitar, electric guitar, bass, keyboard, and drums. We also currently have a once-a-month choir and a once-a-month small orchestra. Much more can be learned about our church at www.abefc.org. Resumes may be sent to searchteam@abefc.org

Application/Contact Information: Send resumes to searchteam@abefc.org