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Employment – Church

  • PASTOR FOR Stephens City Mennonite Church. Part-time position, benefits, wages, paid hospital insurance, parsonage or housing furnished. Educational opportunities in area – EMU and Shenandoah University. Call 540-820-6554, email (7-9)
  • BETH-EL MENNONITE, Colorado Springs, seeks a full-time Lead Pastor who is relationship-oriented, comfortable with theological diversity and is experienced in preaching and living Anabaptist values. For information about our congregation and application procedures, please email Jerry Martin, (8-10)
  • LEAD PASTOR — Sunnyside Mennonite Church, Lancaster, Pa., seeks a full-time lead pastor. Candidates need to embrace Anabaptist theology and have strong interpersonal skills and a leadership style that develops and draws upon the diverse gifts of others in the congregation. Contact Chris Landes, Website: (9)

Employment – General

  • DIRECTOR OF SPIRITUAL CARE (FT): Menno Haven Retirement Communities, 2075 Scotland Ave., Chambersburg, PA 17201, is currently recruiting a full-time Director of Spiritual Care. The Director will coordinate and manage the work of staff chaplains in providing spiritual, religious and personal counseling or guidance to residents, employees and their family members to assure the highest degree of quality resident care. Candidates will have successfully graduated from a seminary with a major in pastoral ministry, preferably with ordination in an Anabaptist denomination, have a minimum of five years ministry experience and one or more units of Clinical Pastoral Education for the July 1, 2016, opening. Please submit resume to Rev. Bob Keener, 2075 Scotland Ave., Chambersburg, PA 17201 or apply online at EOE M/F. (7-9)
  • THE MENNONITE CHILDREN’S Choir of Lancaster seeks a qualified interim director to lead two of its community choirs beginning July 1. The auditioned Carol and Concert choirs serve singers in grades 2-5 and grades 6-8, respectively. The successful candidate will have a degree in music (music education preferred), a solid understanding of children’s voices, a genuine love of working with children at the elementary and middle school levels in a choral setting, and embrace Anabaptist Christian values. For more information please email by April 15. (8-10)
  • THE MENNONITE CHILDREN’S Choir of Lancaster, Lancaster, Pa., is seeking a dynamic, experienced part-time Executive Director to guide future growth and development beginning summer or fall 2016. The Executive Director will work alongside the Artistic Director, report to the Advisory Board, be responsible for the organization’s consistent achievement of its mission and financial objectives, and embrace Anabaptist Christian values. For more information please email (8-10)
  • JMX BRANDS, a Mennonite-owned company, is seeking a full-time Digital Marketing Specialist. This person will help create content (including blogs, email, social media, Web content, etc.) and distribute that content in order to expand JMX Brands’ digital footprint, awareness, leads and sales. This position is responsible for identifying and executing opportunities to improve our company’s and our content’s search rank for key terms in all phases of our sales funnel. Responsibilities include building and managing the company’s social media profiles and presence, including Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google+, Pinterest, Instagram, Houzz, Polyvore and potentially additional channels; driving consistent, relevant traffic and leads from our social presence; exploring new ways to engage and new social networks to reach our target buyers; coordinating other team members’ social media work; developing and implementing a vision for the blog that creates a community and usable/shareable content; writing or recruiting others to write various types of articles on a wide range of topics for the blog; writing captivating content for emails that inform customers about products and provides them with useful information that enhances their lives and much more! Ideal candidate will have proven success in content distribution and/or public relations; experience writing well-polished copy; experience in social media communications; understanding of SEO; bachelor’s degree in marketing or other related field preferred; ecommerce experience preferred; some experience with photo editing a plus. If interested, please email resume and cover letter to (8-9)


  • 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: (22-13)
  • HOLY LAND WITNESS TRIP. You are warmly invited to join us for a rich and meaningful trip to the Holy Land: worship with Palestinian Christians, visit the holy places, experience the realities of the Palestinian community living under Israeli occupation, meet with courageous Palestinian and Israeli peacemakers, and consider what is needed for a just peace. Led by Rev. Naim Ateek, founder of the Sabeel Center, with Kathy Bergen and Joy Lapp, May 10-22, 2016. (7-9)

Realty Services

  • MOVING TO PHOENIX, Ariz.? Buyer broker representation for new or existing home purchases. Call or text F. Jay Shetler, Realtor, 602-527-9632, Century 21 Northwest. (3, 5, 7, 9, 11, 13)

Coming Events

  • YOU ARE INVITED! 150th anniversary celebration of Sycamore Grove Mennonite Church, Garden City, Mo., June 11-12, 2016. Information:; 816-773-6120; 816-223-1859. (8-11)


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

Employment – School

  • HESSTON COLLEGE seeks candidates for President. The ideal candidate for Hesston College’s next president will be an Anabaptist Christian committed to joining a local Mennonite Church USA congregation upon appointment. He/she will also hold a terminal degree (Ph.D.; Ed.D.; J.D.; D.Min.; etc.) and have leadership experience at a higher education institution. Strengths: The president must be an imaginative innovator in higher education who seeks solutions from unusual places and voices, positioning Hesston as an attractive option for prospective students and potential faculty and staff. The president must be a collaborative leader who supports, inspires and empowers administrators, faculty and staff through thoughtful decision-making processes. The president must possess an astute financial mindset, generating resources including fundraising for Hesston’s fiscal future while making tough decisions within the complex economic terrain of higher education. Fit: The president must authentically engage a diverse body of communities with skillful, culturally-aware communication, increasing financial support, developing new partnerships and discovering new opportunities for campus engagement. The president must come to understand the challenges faced by a Midwestern Christian two-year college in order to guide Hesston through difficult economic, social and political terrain. The president must be an accessible “pastoral presence” as a committed Anabaptist Christian for students, faculty and staff. Motivation: The president feels called by God and a sense of purpose to fulfill this position. The president is energized by the relational, Christ-centered community of Hesston College and is inspired to further its mission and values. The president prioritizes student learning and development, nurturing interpersonal relationships in order to strengthen the Hesston College experience. Search process nominations and/or letters of application with CV or resume may be submitted to Hesston College Presidential Search Committee at; or through postal mail to: Hesston College Presidential Search Committee, Mennonite Education Agency, 3145 Benham Ave., Suite #2, Elkhart, IN 46517. Candidates from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. Hesston College is an equal opportunity employer. For additional details, vis­it (8-10)
  • 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 _application.pdf to Rachel Swartzendruber Miller, vice president of Admissions, Hesston College, 301 S. Main St., Hesston, KS 67062. For more information email or call 800-995-2757. Review of applicants began in February and continues until the position is filled. EOE. (8-9)
  • RESIDENT DIRECTORS. Hesston College seeks female and male resident directors. As a member of the Student Development team, the resident director lives in an apartment in the dorms and provides leadership and oversight for operation of Hesston College dormitories. The resident director role is a full-time position during the school year. As a role model and mentor for students, resident directors select, train and supervise student staff and assist in enforcement of campus community standards. Qualifications include strong Christian faith, commitment to Christian higher education and to the mission of Hesston College, leadership ability and listening and relational skills. Bachelor’s degree or higher preferred. Please send resume and application at _application.pdf to Juli Winter, Director of Campus Life, 301 S. Main St., Hesston, KS 67062 or by email For information call 620-327-8236 or email Review of applicants begins immediately and continues until the positions are filled. EOE. (9-10)
  • BETHEL COLLEGE, North Newton, Kan., seeks a director of alumni relations. Responsibilities include coordinating social events and communications with college’s alumni. Qualifications: interpersonal, public presentation, organizational management, and technology and database skills tracking alumni milestones; goal oriented; ability to travel; familiarity with Bethel constituency; bachelor’s degree required. Submit resume, cover letter and three professional references to Pam Tieszen, Vice President for Advancement, See full job description at AA/EOE. (9-10)
  • CHRISTOPHER DOCK Mennonite High School/PVCS has an immediate opening for a full-time Director of Finance and Operations.  Applicants should submit their letter of introduction, resume and application at to Dr. Conrad J. Swartzentruber, Superintendent, 1000 Forty Foot Road, Lansdale, PA 19446 or (9-11)