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Employment — School

  • HINKLETOWN MENNONITE School, Ephrata, Pa., is seeking a part-time Director of Advancement to lead the school’s fundraising strategy and connection with donors in the community. Applicants must be committed to Christian education. At least three years experience working in a nonprofit preferred. Hinkletown Mennonite School is a private school in northern Lancaster County, Pa., providing faith-based education from an Anabaptist perspective to about 190 students in pre-K through grade eight. Send cover letter, resume and application to Dawn Landes, Administrator, at (14-16)
  • HESSTON COLLEGE seeks a half-time Logistics Facilitator to be part of its Advancement Team. The logistics facilitator will be responsible for contacting alumni and donors to coordinate development officers’ travel and appointment schedules; and assisting event planning and implementation as needed. Qualifications include: excellent organizational, phone and relational skills; strong computer skills and proficiency in Microsoft Office; ability to work independently while managing multiple schedules and tasks at one time. Preferred background in: customer service, sales, or office management. Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience required. Applicant must demonstrate a commitment to Christian higher education and the mission and values of Hesston College. Reports to VP of Advancement. Flexible schedule and access to benefits. To apply, submit resume and cover letter to Sheri Esau, Advancement Assistant, Box 3000, Hesston, KS 67062 or email Position open until filled. EOE. (15-16)
  • HESSTON COLLEGE seeks a Development Officer to join the team responsible for fundraising for annual fund, capital campaigns and endowment. Qualifications include relational skills, integrity, marketing mentality, ability to work independently, passion for the mission of Hesston College, and knowledge of Mennonite Church USA. Preferred background in successful fundraising and/or marketing/sales with demonstrated success in meeting goals. Bachelor’s degree in relevant field required. Applicant must demonstrate a commitment to Christian higher education and the mission and values of Hesston College. Reports to the VP of Advancement. Send resume and letter of interest to Sheri Esau, Advancement Assistant, Hesston College, Box 3000, Hesston, KS 67062, or email Position open until filled. EOE. (15-16)
  • BLUFFTON UNIVERSITY is seeking a development associate to join their advancement team. Responsibilities include building relationships with and soliciting gifts from constituents of Bluffton University including alumni, friends and business and corporate partners. The associate will work with members of the development team to plan and implement a variety of strategies to secure and grow annual and major gifts, planned gifts and estate commitments. Candidates must possess a bachelor’s degree, excellent communication skills, and the willingness to travel. Experience and proven success in constituent relations and/or fund raising is preferred. Visit for more information and instructions to apply. EOE. (15-16)

Employment — Church

  • ARE YOU the one God has been preparing for us? Fairview Mennonite Church is seeking a full-time lead pastor. Located in rural northern Michigan, with weekly attendance around 100, the heart of FMC’s vision is to build relationships in the community that meet people’s needs. If you are interested in exploring possibilities at Fairview Mennonite Church, email the search committee at or call Don Haskin at 989-335-3153. (13-15)
  • LANDISVILLE MENNONITE Church, Landisville, Pa., is seeking a full-time associate pastor of youth and young adults. For more information, please contact the search committee at (14-17)
  • FRANCONIA MENNONITE Church is seeking a full-time youth pastor to work with the senior high youth of our congregation (grades 9-12) as well as our junior high youth (grades 6-8). We are looking for someone with energy and enthusiasm who exhibits strong Christian character that demonstrates a close relationship with Christ. Responsibilities include teaching Sunday school and Bible studies, leading and organizing service trips and working with a team of sponsors to plan and organize events to challenge youth to commit their lives to Christ. Send resume to Franconia Mennonite Church, Attn: Monique Kratz, 613 Harleysville Pike, Telford, PA 18969 or (14-15)

Employment — General

  • MENNO HAVEN Camp & Retreat Center, Tiskilwa, Ill., seeks a full time Facilities Director to be responsible for maintaining and improving all facilities, grounds, systems and equipment for our 230 acre/220 bed year-round ministry. General skills in the areas of carpentry, electrical, plumbing, mechanics and groundskeeping are needed. Candidate must have a heart for service and a deep commitment to the organization’s mission; possess strong organizational, planning, interpersonal and leadership skills. Available fall 2014. Salary, housing and benefits. Submit letter of interest and resume to Doc Johnson, (14-16)
  • EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR: Mennonite Women USA seeks a strong, visionary leader and fundraiser to direct the overall mission and vision of empowering women and women’s groups within the Mennonite Church. The Executive Director supervises dispersed staff and coordinates and develops the various ministries, programs, publications and promotional material. This full-time position requires working independently, but also part of a team; excellent verbal and written skills, including public speaking; and ability to build relationships with persons of diverse backgrounds. Involves travel. See full description at Send inquiries or resume to Kathy Bilderback at by Sept. 30. (14, 16)
  • EMPLOYMENT – CARE GIVER. Virginia Mennonite Conference couple seeks live-in care giver for wife with semi-advanced Alzheimers in Chesapeake, Va. Duties include monitoring, feeding and bathing her, (she is mobile and a handful but very sweet) light cleaning, washing. $300 per week salary plus two furnished rooms with bath, run of the house, use of car, 40 hour week. Character and demeanor more important than experience. Call Alan Keffer 757-482-0171 or email (14-17)
  • CHOICE BOOKS, a Christian book distribution ministry that services book displays across the continental United States, Hawaii and Puerto Rico (, is looking for an Account Processing Database Manager for its Central Office in Harrisonburg, Va. Responsibilities: Managing the national account payment process and centralized database, assisting with various accounting functions, and assisting in the development and support of a centralized data management system serving multiple locations. Qualifications: Accounting, computer systems and database experience. Education: Accounting and/or computer information systems degree preferred. Please submit resume or contact John Bomberger, Choice Books, 2387 Grace Chapel Road, Harrisonburg, VA  22801; Fax 540-434-9894; email (15-16)

For Sale-Real Estate

  • SARASOTA, FLA., PROPERTIES for sale located close to Sarasota churches, restaurants and Pinecraft: 1) Tamaron four bedroom, three bath, pool, home includes newer guest quarters with private entry. Home has more than 2,200 square feet of living area, skylights, fireplace and entertainment area at caged pool overlooking peaceful wooded backyard. Seller moving out of state. $329,900. 2) Oakhurst villa, two bedrooms, two bath, Florida room, furniture optional, two car garage. Oakhurst is a well-maintained 55-plus community with large heated caged pool and active clubhouse. $164,900. 3) Forest Pines villa, move-in condition, two bedrooms, two baths, Florida room, furniture optional. Forest Pines is a 55-plus pool-clubhouse and is located across from Der Dutchman Restaurant. $128,000. Contact Eli Miller Realtor, 941-228-4201, Harry Robbins Assoc. Inc. (14-15)

For Rent

  • NORTH NEWTON, Serenity Silo and Woodland Hideaway guest apartments, daily rentals. Email or call for brochures:, 316-283-5231. (4-16)
  • VENICE, FLA. Monthly rentals, furnished two bath/two bedroom house close to beach and Sarasota. Contact, 610-310-4604. (13-16)

For Sale-Books

  •  MENNONITE BIBLE scholar and mathematician has discovered incredible connections between science and the Bible. Atheists cannot argue with this evidence: Jesus Christ is the Creator of our universe! The majestic glory of Almighty God is found in DNA, Amino Acids, Music, Historical Dates and much more! Send $16.00 for book to Charles D. Landis, P.O. Box 10756, Lancaster, PA 17605. (14-16)


  • EXPLORE GOD’S LOVE with the new Shine Sunday school curriculum! Shine: Living in God’s Light has engaging stories and activities that will teach children the Bible, to understand that they are known and loved by God, and learn what it means to follow Jesus. Find sample sessions, Bible outlines, and more at (10-19)

Coming Events

  • ASSEMBLY MENNONITE 40th Anniversary Coffee House: Assembly Mennonite has turned 40! Please join us in celebrating our history since 1974 with music, storytelling and a book launch on 7 p.m. Sept. 27 at 1201 S. 11th, Goshen, IN (AMC meetinghouse). To find out more go to: or Assembly Mennonite Church 40th Anniversary on Facebook. (15-16)