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Employment – Church

  • FRANCONIA MENNONITE Church, a congregation of 450 active members in southeastern Pennsylvania, is seeking a part-time Director of Music and Worship, who would provide overall leadership for the congregation’s various music and corporate worship ministries. Qualified applicants will be passionate about Jesus Christ, have a heart for ministry as well as administrative capabilities, and affirm the Confession of Faith in a Mennonite Perspective. A full job description can be found at franconiamennonite.org. To express interest or to request further information, please contact FranconiaSearchTeam@gmail.com. (17-22)
  • FRANCONIA MENNONITE Church, a congregation of 450 active members in southeastern Pennsylvania, is seeking a part-time Director of Children’s Ministry, who would provide overall leadership for all ministries involving children (infant – grade 5). Qualified applicants will be passionate about Jesus Christ, have a heart for ministry as well as administrative capabilities, and affirm the Confession of Faith in a Mennonite Perspective. A full job description can be found at franconiamennonite.org. To express interest in or to request further information, please contact FranconiaSearchTeam@gmail.com.  (17-22)
  • FREEPORT MENNONITE Church is seeking a pastor who is being called to serve in a rural church that is also connected to the larger world. We’re looking for a leader who will call us to greater service and spiritual growth through effective preaching, and walking with us as we reach out to bring others to Christ. We desire a pastor who is grounded deeply in the Confession of Faith in a Mennonite Perspective, and acknowledges the kingship of Jesus over every political agenda of the day. Are you the person God is calling to rural NW Illinois, to help us become the congregation God has called us to be? Visit our website at http://www.freeportmennonite.com/, contact us at FreeportMennoniteSearch@gmail.com or Illinois Conference at IMCpastorsearch@gmail.com. (17-22)
  • RIDGEWAY MENNONITE Church (Virginia Mennonite Conference), Harrisonburg, Va., seeks a lead pastor to support the ongoing ministry of the church. The pastor is a servant leader, shepherding, equipping, facilitating and coordinating individuals and groups in the congregation in order to carry out the mission of the church. This position is full-time (negotiable), beginning Summer 2020. M.Div. and pastoral experience preferred. For more information on Ridgeway, go to ridgewaymennonite.org. Resumes or inquiries may be sent to pastorsearch@ridgewaymennonite.org by Nov. 30, 2019. (19-21)
  • BOSSLER MENNONITE Church, a small congregation in Elizabethtown, Pa., is seeking a half-time pastor to lead the church along side a leadership team. The church, part of the Lancaster Mennonite Conference, is located in a rural community and can be best described as relational: first with Christ, then each other and the community. Bossler is looking for someone willing to lead as we grow in these areas. Currently the congregation is being led by an interim pastor serving until January of 2020. Interested persons should contact searchteam@bosslermennonite.org or Jared Garber at 717-435-0166. (20-22)
  • WHITESTONE MENNONITE CHURCH is seeking a full-time lead pastor to bring her/his gifts to our pastoral team. With a full-time pastor of youth and faith formation, as well as a part-time outreach pastor, we are equipped to make a significant impact in the community and beyond. Priorities for this position include teaching and preaching, as well as organizational leadership and communication. We are seeking a pastor who takes spiritual formation seriously and encourages it within the congregation and community. Our church of approximately 250 members is located in Hesston, Kan., which is a thriving small town of 4,000 that includes manufacturing organizations, quality education systems, retail, and active civic engagement. Contact the search committee via email to judylreimer03@gmail.com. (20-22)
  • PHILIPPI MENNONITE Church, located in Philippi, W.Va., is a 20-plus member house church seeking to fill a half-time position of Pastoral Care and Community Services Leader. We have a long history of community involvement: refugee resettlement, active involvement in local environmental issues, and through the ministry of Service Adventure, a Mennonite Missions Network program. We have been led internally by congregation members since 1984. For a few years in the late 1980s we did have a part-time pastor. We believe Jesus calls us to be a congregation with a commitment to reach out to the community, but now need someone with the energy to explore new areas of ministry in our neighborhood. Philippi Mennonite Church is looking for a person who is seeking the opportunity to offer Anabaptist perspectives in the congregational setting and also as a community liaison for local ministry. Position would require some worship coordination, limited preaching, and administrative/development of community service and outreach. For further information contact Minnette Hostetler: cmhostetler@yahoo.com. 304-457-4199. (21)
  • PLEASANT VIEW Mennonite Church, a congregation of 70 active members in Chambersburg, Pa., is seeking a pastor to provide effective preaching, a heart for evangelism, and administrative capabilities. Qualified applicants must affirm the Confession of Faith in a Mennonite Perspective. To express interest or to request further information please contact darylhorst@hotmail.com or visit our website at pv-mc.com. (21-23)

Employment – School

  • PROFESSOR OF PASTORAL Care and Director of Contextual Education open. Anabaptist Mennonite Biblical Seminary, Elkhart, Ind., is hiring a full-time professor to start July 1, 2020. Preferred qualifications: Ph.D. or equivalent; expertise in pastoral care, strong organizational, interpersonal, intercultural, and communication skills; preparedness to oversee ministry placements and chaplaincy requirements, and the ability to inspire students in face-to-face and online learning environments. See a full job description at ambs.edu/jobs. (21)
  • HESSTON COLLEGE seeks applicants for a full-time Development Officer. This position maintains relationships with alumni, churches and friends of the college within their assigned territory. Responsibilities include advocating for and representing Hesston College at gatherings and events, working within a team to develop and maintain a pool of major donors and gifts within territory, working to achieve annual fundraising goals and strategic priorities, and record management within the donor prospect management system. Qualifications include relational skills, integrity, significant attention to detail, strong writing skills, the ability to work independently, business acumen and a passion for the mission of Hesston College. Preferred background includes a bachelor’s degree or higher, five-plus years of professional experience, exceptional relational skills, alumni connections, and successful fundraising experience with demonstrated success in meeting goals. Minimum qualifications for this position include an associate’s degree and related experience. This position will include two weeks travel per month on average within Kansas and assigned region. Applicants must demonstrate a commitment to Christian higher education and the mission and values of Hesston College. To apply, send a letter of interest, application, and resume to joinus@hesston.edu. Review of applicants begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled. EOE. (21-22)

For Rent

  • FOR RENT in North Newton, Kan.: Furnished one-bedroom apartment or short-term guest housing. dkreider@cox.net. (19-21)

For Sale – Real Estate

  • HOME IN NORTH NEWTON, Kan., near Bethel College. Two bedrooms, two baths, 19 Regal Crescent, $135,500. Call 316-283-8252. (20-22)

Employment – General

  • PACIFIC SOUTHWEST Mennonite Conference is seeking our next conference minister. The new Executive Conference Minister for Pacific Southwest Mennonite Conference will lead us in setting fresh vision for our diverse community of congregations, in prayerfully fostering Spirit-filled unity in our different expressions of being church, and in strengthening the leadership and mission of our congregations in our distinct cultural contexts. More information at pacificsouthwest.org. To apply contact: searchcommittee@pacificsouthwest.org. (19-21)
  • OFFENDER/VICTIM Ministries in Newton, Kan., seeks full-time Executive Director. See details at offendervictimministries.org. (19-21)
  • CENTRAL PLAINS Mennonite Conference is seeking an Executive Conference Minister (ECM) with particular strengths in collaborative leadership, communication, vision setting and implementation. The ECM’s leadership will guide our congregations and conference leadership groups to help us fulfill our mission. The ECM will lead and supervise our conference ministry staff offering guidance and support. The ECM helps Central Plains Mennonite Conference participate in the mission and vision of MC USA by participating in church-wide experiences like CLC and Mennonite Mission Network. For a more detailed description of the ECM role go to centralplainsmc.org. Please contact conference moderator Shawn Nolt (slnolt7@gmail.com, 402-364-3493) or interim executive conference minister Marcia Yoder-Schrock (myoderschrock@gmail.com, 319-371-7333) to explore further or to share your interest in this position.  (20-21)
  • SPRUCE LAKE DIRECTOR (full time, year round) to join the team at Spruce Lake, a thriving retreat, conference and youth ministry center in the Pocono Mountains dedicated to pointing people toward Christ through hospitality and guest service. The Director will serve in maintaining the spiritual emphasis according to the mission statement of Spruce Lake. He/she will direct all phases of daily operation of the Retreat Center in promoting the core purpose and goals of Spruce Lake. This individual will develop and maintain good guest relations, both internally and externally, support programming and the Guest Group hosting team. Be the Spruce Lake Visionary. Provide leadership in systematizing and automating the process of Spruce Lake. Apply online at sprucelake.org. Contact Executive Director Mark Swartley, Spruce Lake, 5389 Route 447, Canadensis, PA 18325; 570-595-5705; Fax 570-595-0328. (20-21)

Available

  • GOESSEL, KAN., guest housing —  Menno Haus — 10 miles from Newton. Email or call for brochures, jtoews62@gmail.com or 620-367-8257. (15-1)
  • NORTH NEWTON Guest Housing — Serenity Silo, Barnview Cottage, Woodland Hideaway. 316-283-5231; www.vadasnider.com. (21-7)
  • GUEST HOUSING — Unique straw bale house in Dodge City, Kan. Inquiries: rpstein@gmail.com. (19-21)