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Employment – Church

  • ASSOCIATE PASTOR — Portland (Ore.) Mennonite Church is seeking a full-time Associate Pastor of Community Life to help us “seek the peace of the city.” The Associate Pastor will work to strengthen the life and ministry of the church, focusing particularly on congregational life and community outreach. For more information, contact Katherine Jameson Pitts, Executive Conference Minister of Pacific Northwest Mennonite Conference, at kjpitts@pnmc.org. (3-4)
  • PASTOR IN SEARCH of full-time lead pastor position. Looking for a church that has chosen to leave MC USA for EVANA or Fellowship of Evangelical Churches. Over 20 years of pastoral experience. Email me at healthychurches@juno.com. (3-4)
  • ASSOCIATE PASTOR (1.0 FTE) at Faith Mennonite Church, Newton, Kan. Focus on Christian formation for youth and young adults, and leadership in missional outreach. Information at mennowdc.org. Contact person Byron Ediger at bjediger@sbcglobal.net. (4-5)

Employment – General

  • THE NEST Children’s Home seeks a Mennonite couple to volunteer at two children’s home facilities near Nairobi, Kenya. The Nest will provide fully furnished housing, basic food, health insurance, accident insurance and use of a car. Responsibilities will include fund raising, soliciting of funds, and administration of maintaining the assets of the proj­ect. Previous experience of living and working in Africa is essential. This is a one-year term with a possibility of extending the time. Contact: thenesthome@googlemail.com. (2-4)
  • CHOICE BOOKS of Gulf States, Inc., Christian book distributor based in Mobile, Ala., is seeking full-time President. Responsible to lead four districts. Works closely with Board and management team. Qualifications include committed Christian, experience in business management or leadership roles through work, church, mission activity, or combination. Experience in financial and budget management, and managing people. Experience with missions and/or nonprofit organizations is a plus. Email to Annet Martin martina@gs.choicebooks.org, or fax 251-653-0620. (3-5)
  • EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR of Laurelville Mennonite Church Center. Located in the beautiful Laurel Highlands of southwestern Pennsylvania, Laurelville offers programs and retreats to over 13,000 people annually. The Executive Director directly supervises a leadership team and provides overall leadership to a ministry of Christ-like hospitality to all who come. Advanced degree and leadership experience required. The position will begin in May 2016. www.laurelville.org. Contact Larry Miller, Chair of Search Committee before March 1, at 574-238-3422 or Ldmiller11@comcast.net. (3-4)
  • PROJECT DIRECTOR needed to oversee all aspects of Shine: Living in God’s Light, a multicomponent Sunday school curriculum for ages 3 through grade 8. Must have strong vision, planning, and oversight skills. Responsibilities include editing and writing with theological depth, awareness of multicultural diversity, and commitment to inquiry-based learning. Strong understanding of Christian education and curriculum is required. Full-time, salaried position for the duration of the curriculum, projected to be four to five years. Contact searchcommittee@mennomedia.org. Application review begins in March. (4-5)

Travel

  • VISIT EUROPE the Mennonite Way! Faith-based Hotel Tours to Holland, Belgium, Germany, Switzerland, Poland and Ukraine, focusing on the Mennonite-Anabaptist heritage. More information: www.mennoniteheritagetours.eu. (22-13)

For Sale – Real Estate

  • SARASOTA, FLA., HOME for sale; 865 40th St. two bed, two bath, new hurricane windows, 1,200 square feet, $216,999, view online at Coldwell Banker, Catherine Seress, agent, 941-928-1187. (3-5)

Help Wanted

  • FOR WESTERN HARVEST 2016. May-November, Texas to Montana, CDL required. Non-alcoholic, non-smoking environment. Call Sid at 717-360-1590. (2-5)

Wanted

  • ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING INTERNSHIP: Junior Matthew Kauffman at Grove City College seeking 2016 summer internship. mattkauff@gmail.com. (3-4)

Coming Events

  • FRIENDS OF SHIRATI, a nonprofit supporting the medical work of Shirati KMT Hospital in Tanzania, will hold its annual banquet on Saturday, March 12, at 6 p.m. at the Gathering Place in Mount Joy, Pa. Proceeds from the banquet will fund solar, water, and medical projects at the Shirati Hospital and Shirati College of Health Science, ministries of the Tanzanian Mennonite Church. Special music provided by Victor Muhagachi of Tanzania. Reservations: banquet@friendsofshirati.org or 215-822-4037. No charge but donations accepted. All donations are tax deductible. (4-5)
  • CONNECTING FAMILIES-East Retreat May 20-22 at Laurelville Mennonite Church Center. Hear Stephanie Krehbiel present “Cultivating Hope: Tools for Holy Inclusion.” Stephanie recently completed her Ph.D. studies at University of Kansas. Connecting Families welcomes LGBT people and their families and allies to a weekend of sharing common thoughts regarding sexual minority concerns as they affect families, friends and churches. Email connectingfam@gmail.com to request registration materials. (4)

Service Opportunities

  • WOODCREST RETREAT, a Christian Summer Camp and Retreat in Lancaster County, Pa., seeks a campground host couple for 6-12 weeks this summer. (June-September) Variety of duties include cleaning, light maintenance, office duties, camp store, staffing waterslide, etc. Weekend work with flexible mid-week schedule. Housing: Bring your R/V, or we will provide a camper.  Contact Cliff Martin @ 717-738-2233 or Cliff@WoodcrestRetreat.org. (4, 6, 8)

Available

  • NORTH NEWTON Guest Housing — Serenity Silo, Barnview Cottage, Woodland Hideaway. Email or call for brochures: vadasnider@cox.net, 316-283-5231. (3-16)

Employment – School

  • HESSTON COLLEGE seeks Associate Director of International Admissions beginning summer of 2016. This full-time role will assist in international relationship building and the recruitment of international students to Hesston College. Bachelor’s degree required, advanced degree preferred. Applicant must demonstrate a commitment to Christian higher education and the mission and values of Hesston College. Send resume, letter of interest and application to Rachel Swartzendruber Miller, Vice President of Admissions, Hesston College, 301 S. Main St., Hesston KS 67062, or email rachelsm@hesston.edu. Position open until filled. EOE. (3-4)
  • HESSTON COLLEGE seeks a Director of Marketing and Communications to serve as the primary steward of how the Hesston College brand is communicated to external and internal audiences and work to continuously improve the college’s ability to tell its story across media platforms. Bachelor’s degree required, master’s in communication, journalism or related field preferred. Applicant must demonstrate a commitment to Christian higher education and the mission and values of Hesston College. Send letter of interest, resume, portfolio and application at http://www.hesston.edu/wp-content/uploads/2014/01/employment_application.pdf to Sheri Esau, Administrative Assistant in Advancement, Hesston College, 301 S. Main St., Hesston, KS 67062 or email sheri.esau@hesston.edu. Position available immediately and will remain open until filled. EOE. (3-4)
  • HESSTON COLLEGE seeks applicants for the position of Admissions Counselor. Qualifications: communication and organizational skills, public speaking and relational skills, familiarity with youth culture and social media, interest in working within Christian higher education and the ability to support Hesston College mission, vision and values. The counselor will develop and implement a recruitment plan, build relationships with top prospects and applicants, telemarket, travel and represent Hesston College at churches, high schools and recruitment events. Bachelor’s degree is required and prior attendance at Hesston College is strongly preferred. Position available July 2016. To apply, send resume, references and application at http://www.hesston.edu/wp-content/uploads/2014/01/employment_application.pdf to Rachel Swartzendruber Miller, vice president of Admissions, Hesston College, 301 S. Main St., Hesston, KS 67062. For more information email rachelsm@hesston.edu or call 800-995-2757. Review of applicants begins in February and continues until the position is filled. EOE. (4-5)
  • ANABAPTIST MENNONITE Biblical Seminary, Elkhart, Ind., is seeking a full-time development officer to work in Indiana and surrounding states. Position to start June 1, 2016. Job description and application information are available at www.ambs.edu/employment, or contact Missy Kauffman Schrock, director of development, at mkschrock@ambs.edu, or 574-296-6223. (4)
  • MENNONITE COLLEGIATE Institute, located in Gretna, Man., is searching for a principal to start in August 2016. Our mission is to educate young people in an Anabaptist-Christian context, seeking to develop each student’s God-given potential, providing a practice ground for maturing faith in Jesus Christ, in thought, love and action. Our principal must be passionate about our mission, provide effective leadership, promote a vision for Christian education and build community — both within the school and its supporting constituency. We are seeking a person with a strong calling to serve within this dynamic context. MCI continues to build upon a strong heritage of Christian education, which began in 1889. Our current enrollment includes 127 students in Grades 7-12. Approximately one-half live on campus in the school’s residence. To find out more about this exciting position or to submit a resume, please contact the search committee at searchteam@mciblues.net. Applications close March 31, 2016. (4-5)