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Employment — School

  • ASSISTANT/ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR of Special Education. Goshen College invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor of Special Education starting July 2015. Will direct special education program, coordinate special education student teaching, and teach some of the special education classes. Doctorate (or ABD) in special education preferred; master’s required. Knowledge of current instructional theory and practice in special education. Teaching experience at the college/university level preferred. For further details and to apply, see the job posting at (23-24)
  • EASTERN MENNONITE University is seeking applicants for a Head Women’s Volleyball Coach position. The head coach is responsible to coach, direct, recruit and administer the women’s volleyball program along with other duties as assigned by the Director of Athletics. He/she must be committed to the values and mission of the university and operate the program in adherence to the rules and regulations of the Old Dominion Athletic Conference and Division III of the NCAA. Bachelor’s degree required or an equivalent combination of knowledge, skills and experience that equates to a degree. The position is half-time with the option of additional responsibilities bringing it to a benefit-level position of three-quarter time. Submit application, cover letter, resume and three references to: For more information visit our website at resources. Persons who bring diversity are encouraged to apply. EOE. (24)
  • BLUFFTON UNIVERSITY invites applications for a full-time tenure-track position in Physics to begin fall 2015. PhD in experimental chemical-physics or experimental physics required. PhD in related discipline will be considered. For position description visit Review of applications begins Jan. 1 and continues until an appointment is made. Compensation is commensurate with education and experience within the university pay scale. Bluffton University welcomes applications from all academically qualified persons who respect the Anabaptist/Mennonite peace church position and endorse Christian higher education in a liberal arts environment. Members of underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply. EOE. (24)
  • BLUFFTON UNIVERSITY is seeking a Director of Financial Aid to be responsible for the overall operation and management of their financial aid department. Visit for more information and for instructions to apply. EOE. (24-26)
  • BLUFFTON UNIVERSITY is seeking a Director of Human Resources to provide strategic and tactical leadership to the University’s human resource programs and initiatives. Visit for more information and for instructions to apply.  EOE. (24-26)
  • VICE PRESIDENT for Academic Affairs — Bethel College (North Newton, Kan.) invites applications for the Vice President for Academic Affairs to begin July 1, 2015. The Vice President will lead and manage all aspects of academic and intellectual life in a way that is fully integrated with all offices and departments of the college. For qualifications, job description and application requirements see Review of applications will begin mid-December and will be accepted until position is filled. EOE/AA. (24-26)
  • ANABAPTIST MENNONITE Biblical Seminary, Elkhart, Ind., seeks a Director of Enrollment Management and Financial Aid. Responsibilities include implementing the enrollment strategic plan, establishing budgets and awarding aid. Qualifications include management skills, attention to detail, confidentiality, strategic planning, and enthusiasm for the AMBS mission. Send letter of application and resume with three references to View the job description at (24)

Employment — Church

  • ARE YOU GIFTED in sharing a relevant Anabaptist vision inspiring to the church today? Blooming Glen Mennonite Church ( is seeking a dynamic and dedicated lead pastor with strong preaching and leadership skills. We are people on a journey with Jesus committed to growing together in a nurturing community of believers. Our congregation is located in Pennsylvania, halfway between Philadelphia and Allentown. Our weekly attendance is approximately 330. If you are interested in exploring the possibilities at Blooming Glen Mennonite Church, please visit the church website for details and email the search committee at (22-24)
  • NORTH FRESNO Mennonite Brethren Church, Fresno, Calif., is seeking a passionate and gifted individual for the full-time role of Associate Pastor of Children and Family Ministries. Visit for details. (23-24)

Employment — General

  • ANABAPTIST DISABILITIES Network (ADNet), a small nonprofit in Elkhart, Ind., seeks half-time Director. ADNet is dedicated to transforming faith communities when individuals with disabilities enjoy full inclusion in the Body of Christ. Director roles include donor development, overseeing office and staff, guiding organizational communications, relating to board of directors. Job description posted at Send resume to (24-26)
  • SOUDERTON MENNONITE Homes, a campus of Living Branches, is seeking a part-time pastor in our Souderton, Pa., location. Souderton Mennonite Homes is a caring and resident-focused continuing care retirement community that offers a range of living options such as Residential Living, Personal Care and Skilled Nursing. This position will start in February 2015. The Pastor position, under the direction of the Director of Pastoral Care, is responsible for the assessment and ongoing nurture of the spiritual needs of residents, their families and staff. The pastoral work is carried out through one-on-one visitations, group activities, worship services and Bible studies. The Pastor will work closely with Living Branches associates, home church pastors and the Franconia Conference. The ideal candidate should have a Bachelor’s Degree in Pastoral Care/Counseling preferred, along with pastoral experience in a local congregation/ministry setting working with older adults. Ability to be licensed/ credentialed by Franconia Mennonite Conference/another Mennonite Church USA related conference. We offer an environment of quality service and compassion and a mission of empowering older adults to live lives of purpose and joy. Interested candidates should visit the Opportunities section of our website at to apply. (24-26)
  • EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR. MHS Consulting, a national consulting practice that supports nonprofit organizations in their leadership and strategic direction, seeks an Executive Director to serve as a key leader in our mission to provide faith-grounded resources to Anabaptist and other Christian nonprofits. Responsibilities include leadership and development of the practice, as directed by the board and in alignment with the parent company MHS. Proven ability to lead a mission-driven team, build a business and work within an Anabaptist perspective. MBA or related graduate degree preferred. Position requires significant travel and active engagement in serving members and clients. Send cover letter and resume to or contact Rick Stiff­ney at (24-25)

Service Opportunities

  • THE INTERNATIONAL GUEST House in Washington, D.C., has a need for host volunteers beginning July 2015 for a one-year term. This ministry of hospitality, operated by Allegheny Mennonite Conference, provides a “home away from home” for international and U.S. visitors to D.C. Other long and short-term volunteers are also needed. All volunteers provided room and board; full year volunteers receive stipend and health insurance. Duties include welcoming guests, serving breakfast and tea, baking, housekeeping, maintenance. Enjoy sightseeing in free time. Contact: International Guest House 202-726-5808. (22-25)

For Rent

  • NORTH NEWTON, Serenity Silo and Woodland Hideaway guest apartments, daily rentals. Email or call for brochures:, 316-283-5231. (17-3)


  • PHOENIX MENNO Guest House Bed and Breakfast welcomes families and business guests coming to the Phoenix area. Call 623-847-0314 or email (20-3)
  • THE INTERNATIONAL GUEST House welcomes individuals and families traveling to Washington, D.C. Call 202-726-5808 or email (22-1)

For Sale – Books

  • CHRISTMAS GIFT BOOKS. Living Gift: John’s Jesus in Meditation, Poetry, Art, Song and Health, Healing, Church’s Mission. $30. Order (23-26)

For Sale – Real Estate

  • IT IS TIME TO THINK SARASOTA. Three properties ideal for seasonal or full-time residence; all three are in 55-plus communities with pools and activities. All in great convenient locations — immediate possession. 1) Two bedroom, two bath third floor garden apartment. Screened balcony area of Bobby Jones Golf Club. $69,900. 2) Forest Pines two bedroom, two bath villa. Enclosed Florida Room across from Der Dutchman, furniture optional. $115,000. 3) Oakhurst spacious two bedroom, two bath villa. Family room, Florida Room, inside laundry room, garage, greenbelt view. $159,000. For these and other Sarasota properties contact Eli J. Miller Realtor, 941-228-4201, Harry Robbins Assoc. Inc. (23-24)


  • VISIT EUROPE the Mennonite Way! Multiple Hotel Tours focusing on Mennonite-Anabaptist history in Holland, Belgium, Germany, Switzerland, Poland and Ukraine. Organized by Mennonite Her­itage Tours, (21-14)