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Employment – Church

  • BETHESDA MENNONITE Church, located in Henderson, Neb., is seeking a Pastor of Pastoral Care and Worship. The full-time minister is part of a multi-pastoral team and through a shared ministry approach, will play an active role with Bethesda’s congregation. The candidate should have a strong commitment to Anabaptist values and theology, a strong passion for congregational care, strong communications skills and the ability to connect with multiple generations.  An M.Div. degree with pastoral experience is desired, but not required. The Bethesda congregation, located in south-central Nebraska, is a member of the Central Plains Conference and Mennonite Church USA. Interested persons should contact Central Plains Conference Minister Tim Detweiler, 319-458-0224, timdetweiler@centralplainsmc.org prior to July 1, 2019, and Susan Janzen, 319-610-1007, sejanzen@msn.com after July 1, 2019. (12-17)
  • DIRECTOR OF MUSIC. Zion Mennonite Church, Souderton, Pa., seeks part-time Director of Music to direct adult and youth choirs, bell choir, and to lead congregational singing for Sunday morning worship and seasonal services. Qualifications include strong Christian faith commitment, ability to work with children and adults, ability to work collaboratively with pastors, organist and other musicians. 15 hours/week. Contact Pastor Sonya Stauffer Kurtz at sonya@zionmennonite.org. (16-17)
  • 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. (17-19)
  • SOUTHERN HILLS Mennonite Church, Topeka, Kan., seeks full-time pastor to lead urban congregation forward in relationship with God through Jesus and in relationship with others in our community and world. Pastoral gifts of preaching and administration will support a congregation already committed to mercy and justice ministries. We aspire to create a safe and welcoming space that attracts a diverse congregation, including young adults and families. Email dougpenn@sbcglobal.net, search committee chair, website: https://southernhillsmc.org/. (17-18)

For Sale – Real Estate

  • UNIQUE INVESTMENT Opportunity with Multiple Possibilities for Land: Northern New York, 380 acres located on Doug Smith Road, Dickinson, N.Y., 12930 currently, divided into six different tax parcels. Established sugar bush with 4,500 taps. Wholesale income of $193,618 over eight years, room for expansion with maximum tap capacity approximately 15,000. Private graveled access roads throughout the property. Built new in 2012 with 200-amp electric service. Wood-fed evaporator with electric features that could be operated with a generator. Reverse osmosis filtration. 600- and 800-gallon stainless steel tanks, 3,000-gallon stainless steel storage tank at sugar house. Two sap-collection buildings with 1,500-gallon stainless steel tank in each. Drilled well. Salvageable two-story large farmhouse, dirt cellar with stone foundation, electric wiring, no plumbing. Large cement pad from old barn could be utilized for your new barn raising. Electric fenced-in pastures with cedar posts for 20 Angus beef cows included. New hay-storage building. Man-dug pond. Excellent hunting, berries and wild apple trees. Several great spots to cultivate for corn fields and huge vegetable gardens. Excellent location for a chicken farm. Asking price is $834,900 or best offer. Please call Ed at 518-483-1170 or 518-651-5296. Email: garlandlaurie@ymail.com. (16-18)

Travel

  • JOIN THE “POTENTIAL 10 MORE” waitlist to the world-famous Oberammer­gau Passion Play in Bavaria, Germany, Aug. 15-25, 2020. Join tour host Pastor Weldon Martens to Switzerland, France and Germany. Tour itinerary and waitlist registration at www.travelwithweldon.com. Email weldon.martens@gmail.com or call 402-202-9276. (11-17)

Employment – General

  • EPHRATA REUZIT STORE. The Ephrata ReUzit Board seeks an executive director to lead a vibrant organization poised to build on current strengths, expand its volunteer base and grow retail sales with the goal of increased contributions to Mennonite Central Committee (MCC). The executive director leads a management team which oversees the three newly merged divisions of Ephrata ReUzit Store. Candidates must possess strong communication skills, an ability to engage a wide range of constituencies, and demonstrate an Anabaptist faith commitment. Candidates should provide a letter of interest that includes their vision for the Ephrata ReUzit store and a full rés­umé. A job description and application will be sent to qualified candidates. Submit materials to agm@reuzit.org. The search committee will review applications until the position is filled. (16-17)
  • MCC CONNECTIONS Thrift Shop, in Kidron, Ohio, seeks applicants for Assistant Director – Retail Coordinator. This individual is responsible to manage the retail operation of the Thrift Shop. This is a full-time hourly paid position (40 hours/week, including rotating Saturdays) plus benefits. The applicant should have computer skills, attention to detail, flexibility, strong interpersonal skills, retail experience and support the mission of MCC. Applications will be accepted through September 30. Complete an online application at https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfjPDQSfmS8byVoK4FrpPYGqMRafm7B7JFQqN_x9ROEuDpJqA/viewform. For more information send an email to Michael Amstutz, Michael@MCCConnections.com. (16-18)
  • MENNONITE CHURCH USA is seeking a full time Communications Production Coordinator to manage the production process of its communications department. The communications production coordinator will assist the Chief Communications Officer, responding to internal and external customer inquiries and monitoring social media posts and presence. Experience with project management software is ideal. The ideal candidate will highly organized and passionate about God’s reconciling mission to the world and committed to Jesus Christ. We are committed to diversity among staff and welcome people of diverse backgrounds and abilities to apply. To request a job description and application form, contact HR@MennoniteUSA.org or call 316-281-4257. (17)
  • MENNONITE CHURCH USA is seeking a full time Multimedia News and Information Editor to provide leadership to our editorial news and marketing and communications outreach internally and externally. The editor will generate, curate and edit media releases and feature stories that report on and promote the work and ministry of MC USA Executive Board and staff. Working collaboratively with the Communications Team, this person will help develop multimedia communication strategies on a variety of platforms. Previous supervisory experience as well as experience with 501(c)(3) agencies is ideal. The ideal candidate will be passionate about God’s reconciling mission to the world and committed to Jesus Christ. We are committed to diversity among staff and welcome people of diverse backgrounds and abilities to apply. To request a job description and application form, contact HR@MennoniteUSA.org or call 316-281-4257. (17)

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. (7-20)