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Employment – Church

  • FRANCONIA MENNONITE Church, a congregation of 450 active members in southeastern Pennsylvania, is looking for an individual to join our existing 3-person pastoral team. The role will have a focus on youth ministry, with additional responsibilities in outreach, discipleship, or other areas of gifting. Qualified applicants will be passionate about Jesus Christ, have a heart for students, and affirm the Confession of Faith in a Mennonite Perspective. To express interest or request further information, please contact Tasha Alderfer (Search Team Chair) at jtalderfer@gmail.com. (3-9)
  • BOULDER MENNONITE Church in Boulder, Colo., is searching for a full-time pastor. Send inquiries to Linford King,  linford@MountainStatesMC.org or Kurt Firnhaber, kfirnharber3@gmail.com. (8-10)
  • FIRST MENNONITE Church of Denver, Colo., is seeking a full-time Pastor of Preaching, Outreach and Spirituality to begin September 2017. We seek a pastor with a strong passion for preaching that is Christ-centered and scripturally focused, with emphasis upon today’s issues of social justice and peace. Additional core responsibilities include: adult education and spiritual formation, church outreach, and shared leadership in pursuing the church’s mission. Responsibilities of hired candidate will be negotiated in consideration of existing pastoral staff tasks and skills. Minimum qualifications: five years of experience and an M.Div. degree. Preferred qualifications: 10 years of experience and an M.Div. degree from an Anabaptist/Mennonite institution. We seek a pastor who can exhibit and develop love and care for the Mennonite tradition and way of congregational life, including an emphasis on community, simplicity, peace, and service. They shall also help create an atmosphere/setting that is welcoming, inclusive and open to the evolving diversity of the Mennonite tradition within an urban setting. Letters of interest, résumés and a list of references can be emailed to Eric Boschmann (eric.boschmann@gmail.com), Pastor Search Committee member. Review of applications will begin in early May. (8-9)
  • PEACE FELLOWSHIP Church, a nondenominational, multicultural church in Washington, D.C., is in the process of searching for a Senior Pastor. Started as a church plant by a Mennonite pastor in 2001, the church’s mission is to “develop disciples East of the River who love God and love their neighbor.” To find out more, please visit our website: http://peacefellowshipchurch.org/vocations/ or address questions to vocations@peacefellowshipchurch.org. (9)

Employment – School

  • THE GOSHEN COLLEGE Business Department is seeking an Associate Professor of Marketing who is passionate about creating effective learning experiences for college students at all levels and providing leadership that will increase enrollment in the marketing programs. Candidates for this position must have an MBA degree from an accredited college or university and significant and current industry experience in marketing. For further details (including course information) and to apply, see the job announcement at www.goshen.edu/employment. (8-9)
  • LEZHA ACADEMIC CENTER (LAC), an affiliate Mennonite school located in Lezhe, Albania, is seeking applicants for the principal of school. LAC is a Grade 1-12 school with 120 students. Desired candidate has a master’s degree or higher with educational experience. The candidate is expected to lead from an Anabaptist perspective. The position is salaried for a 12-month contract. Contact Don Steiner rddsteiner@gmail.com. (8-9)
  • LEZHA ACADEMIC CENTER (LAC), a growing affiliate Mennonite school located in Lezhe, Albania, seeks teachers in English (grades 9-12); math (algebra, geometry, pre-calculus); science (physics, chemistry, earth science and biology). Contact Don Steiner, rddsteiner@gmail.com. (8-9)
  • BLUFFTON UNIVERSITY invites applications for an International Student Recruiter and Adviser. Half time as a recruiter to facilitate all aspects of the recruiting and admissions process pertaining to undergraduate and graduate international students. Half time as a student development professional creating and administering educational programming and support services for graduate and undergraduate international students. A bachelor’s degree and college admissions experience is required. Previous college student development experience preferred. Review of applications begins immediately. For full position description and Equal Opportunity Employer statement visit www.bluffton.edu/employment. (9)
  • FRESNO PACIFIC University is seeking a Faculty Member in Business, with an emphasis in Economics/Finance. Professor reports to the Dean of the School of Business for undergraduate level business programs. Must be able to work at FPU Main Campus as well as the Regional Campuses (Bakersfield, Merced, North Fresno, and Visalia). Complete job description and requirements at www.fresno.edu/careers. (9-10)
  • FREEMAN ACADEMY (grades 1-12; enrollment 85) invites applications for 2017-18 for two full-time teaching positions: grades 4-6 in a multiage classroom and science 7-12. For details, see www.freemanacademy.org. To apply, submit a resume and letter of application to Allan Dueck, Principal, PO Box 1000, Freeman, SD  57029. Phone: 605-925-4237; email: adueck@freemanacademy.org. (9)

Employment – General

  • CAMP HEBRON, a Mennonite Camp in Halifax, Pa., is currently seeking an Executive Director to provide leadership and direction for a camping ministry for all ages and for hosting groups. Responsibilities include working with the Board of Directors, providing oversight and leadership for staff and program activities, fund raising, and serving as the spokesperson for the camp. Qualifications include a strong and mature relationship to Christ, a bachelor’s degree, effective communication and interpersonal skills, business and leadership experience. For more information about the camp see www.camphebron.org. Send a cover letter and resume to John W. Eby, 1001 E. Oregon Road, Lititz, PA 17543 or to Jandjeby14@aol.com.  (6-9)
  • MENNONITE DISASTER Service (MDS) is seeking a full-time Volunteer Manager. Duties include, but are not limited to, leading the volunteer staff team in recruiting, training and placing volunteers at MDS projects. This position also provides vision and strategy to grow the volunteer base within MDS. Applicants must be active in an Anabaptist church and committed to the Anabaptist faith and peace position. See the full job description at https://mds.mennonite.net/who-we-are/employment/#jobs. Res­umes may be sent to jobs@mds.mennonite.net or MDS, Attn: Human Resources, 583 Airport Rd., Lititz, PA 17543. Review of resumes begins immediately. Recruitment continues until the position is filled. (9)

Service Opportunities

  • WANTED: VOLUNTEERS needed to assist and help lead faith-based nonprofit. Interest in and experience with rural initiatives including children/youth, nutrition, housing, literacy, hospitality and disaster relief. We provide a Christian, all-inclusive environment. Summer 2017 or longer. For more info, text: 662-361-0383. (8-9)
  • GRADUATE STUDENTS in Healthcare Professions: Mennonite Healthcare Fellowship (MHF) offers educational grant funding for Anabaptist students to learn and serve in cross-cultural mission/service settings in developing countries. Deadline for 2017-18 academic year is May 15, 2017. For details and application form see http://mennohealth.org/programs/student_term/, email tmjohnson@mennohealth.org or call 1-888-406-3643. (8-9)
  • VOLUNTEER STAFF needed at The International Guest House in Washington, D.C., three months to a full year (currently scheduling 2018-19) for the ministry of Christian hospitality. The Guest House (a ministry of Allegheny Conference) serves both international and U.S. travelers. Volunteers are provided full room and board in the Guest House and a monthly stipend of $140. Health insurance is paid for full year volunteers if needed. Rotating hospitality duties include cleaning, laundry, maintenance, baking, gardening, and hosting breakfast and the evening tea. The service emphasis is on hospitality to guests and being a community to one another. The house is located in an established neighborhood with access to buses for exploring this historic city. For inquiries and an application contact: Sara Fretz-Goering (sarafretzgoering@gmail.com) or current staff at the International Guest House (igh.dc.us@gmail.com) (202-726-5808). (9)

Travel

  • EXPLORE CUBA in an up close and personal people-to-people experience. Become acquainted with the people of this fascinating country that’s been closed to many Americans for more than 50 years. Sponsored by the MEDA Sarasota Chapter, this unique affordable adventure will focus on the arts and culture of Cuba. Dates are Nov. 11-18, and Dec. 2-9, 2017. For further information contact JB Miller at MEDA.Sarasota.Cuba@gmail.com or 574-849-2751. (7-10)

Available

  • NORTH NEWTON Guest Housing — Serenity Silo, Barnview Cottage, Woodland Hideaway. Email or call for brochures: vadasnider@cox.net, 316-283-5231. (4-16)
  • STAUFFER IN THE PINES, two classic log cabins in the mountains near Pike’s Peak. Open May-September. Fully furnished, great views, fireplaces, grills, microwaves and televisions. Three-day minimum, no smoking, pets or credit cards. 719-684-9360, www.staufferpines.com. (9-11)