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Employment — School

  • IOWA MENNONITE School is seeking a dynamic educational leader for the position of Principal/Chief Administrator in rural Kalona, Iowa, starting in the 2015-2016 school year. Iowa Mennonite School is a 9th through 12th grade high school that serves approximately 100 students. The successful candidate must have the following: 1) Master’s Degree in education or related field; 2) Have the ability to attain a valid Iowa Administrator and Evaluator License; 3) Serve as Christ-centered spiritual leader from an Anabaptist/Mennonite perspective; 4) Demonstrate success working with culturally and academically diverse students; 5) High expectations for all; 6) Effective interpersonal and communication skills. Iowa Mennonite School, in partnership with the family and the church, offers high school students an academically excellent, Christ-centered education rooted in an Anabaptist perspective. Within a caring community, IMS prepares students for lives of Christian discipleship, peacemaking and service. Candidates should complete an application found on the IMS website at: submit a letter of interest, resume, supporting documentation and three letters of recommendation to or contact Stacy Ropp Miller at 319-656-3470. (4-6)
  • PROGRAM DIRECTOR and Associate Professor of RN-to-BSN Program. Goshen College seeks applications for a full-time Program Director and Associate Professor of RN-to-BSN Program starting July 1, 2015. Responsibilities include directing the RN-to-BSN program, design of new initiatives for RN-to-BSN programming, course development, and teaching. Master’s degree in nursing required. Preference will be given to candidates who exhibit excellence in nursing education and clinical practice, online curriculum development, and management. For further details and to apply, see the job announcement at (5-6)
  • ASSISTANT OR ASSOCIATE Professor of Pediatric Nursing. Goshen Col­lege seeks applications for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor of Pediatric Nursing starting July 1, 2015. Responsibilities include teaching pediatric nursing content at the baccalaureate-level and graduate level plus additional classroom options as fitting with curriculum vitae. Master’s degree in nursing required. APRN certification and current clinical practice required. For further details and to apply, see the job announcement at (5-6)

Employment — General

  • WESTERN DISTRICT Conference (WDC) of Mennonite Church USA seeks a full time Conference Minister to provide leadership to the mission, ministry and well-being of WDC churches. M.Div. and pastoral ministry experience required. Individuals who bring diversity are encouraged to apply. Full job description appears at Please send cover letter and Ministerial Leadership Information form to Sondra B. Koontz, Search Chair, 820 E 7th, Newton, KS 67114 or Applications will be accepted until position is filled. (3-5)
  • CAMP FRIEDENSWALD seeks a part time Guest Host responsible for serving guests two weekends a month. Responsibilities include extending hospitality, welcoming guests, assisting guests with select activities, and actively responding to guests’ needs. The ideal candidate will be flexible, exhibit strong customer service and public relations skills, and be able to relate to people of a variety of ages and backgrounds. Sensitivity to the needs of Camp Friedenswald’s guests and constituents is expected. Benefits include housing and utilities, free meals when served, and use of camp facilities. (4-6)
  • NURSING HOME Administrator. Mennonite Village, a premiere not-for-profit Continuing Care Retirement Community in Oregon’s beautiful Mid-Willamette Valley, is seeking a Nursing Home Administrator to oversee our 95 skilled beds nursing facility. The Mennonite Village is a well-respected CCRC with a 60-plus year history. The position is responsible for regulatory compliance and budget oversight. Must have BA in health care administration, social services or related field; possess an Oregon Nursing Home Administrators License; and have two years’ experience in nursing home or long-term care management. Qualified candidates will understand and embrace the person center care philosophy. Drug test and criminal background check required. Send resume and application to: or mail to: Mennonite Village, 5353 Columbus St. SE, Albany, OR  97322, 541-928-7232. Application available online at (5)

For Sale

  • RARE MENNONITE ARTIFACTS: 1800s Russian Mennonite chest, 1738 Rogall hymnbook, Hutterite cradle, other songbooks, head shawl. Other items. For information contact: or 204-667-1419. (3-5)

For Sale – Books

  • MENNONITE ENCYCLOPEDIA: Four volumes, 1973, very good condition. $50 plus $10 postage. Order by check: Werner Will, 3604 Kingsbury Pl, Missoula, MT 59808 email (5-7)


  • NORTH NEWTON, Serenity Silo and Woodland Hideaway guest apartments, daily rentals. Email or call for brochures:, 316-283-5231. (4-16)
  • PHOENIX MENNO Guest House Bed and Breakfast welcomes families and business guests coming to the Phoenix area.  Call 623-847-0314 or email (5-14)

Employment – Church

  • FRANCONIA MENNONITE Church, Telford, Pa., is seeking a full-time Lead Pastor for a congregation with 450 active members. We are looking for someone who has experience in providing leadership in developing, promoting and implementing a congregational vision and direction that is an expression of the biblical vision and is led by the Holy Spirit. Please send resume to Franconia Mennonite Church, 613 Harleysville Pike, Telford, PA 18969 or email to Contact can be made with the search committee chairperson, Wayne L. Derstine, at 215-588-5787. A complete job description will be made available upon request. (3-5)
  • SHALOM MENNONITE Church in Newton, Kan., seeks a full-time lead pastor. The ideal candidate will be strongly committed to Anabaptist theology and values and be experienced in planning and leading worship, carrying administrative leadership responsibilities and guiding ministry formation. Shalom Mennonite Church is a vibrant, progressive congregation that embraces diversity. For more information and to apply visit (5-7)
  • SOUDERTON MENNONITE Church seeks a lead pastor with strong Anabaptist theology and preaching skills, as well as a seminary degree. Ideally, this person will have direct experience in leading a talented, multi-member pastoral team and will be comfortable in a multi-dimensional congregational setting. Additionally, the candidate will have demonstrated success in community outreach, as well as a passion for both inspiring and connecting with membership to enable them to effectively draw the unchurched to Christ. For further information, please contact Search Committee Chair, Ed Brubaker ( Additional details about SMC and the job posting can be found on our website at (5-7)
  • SEEKING A PART-TIME bivocational Pastor for a small congregation in a Northern Lower Michigan resort community. Contact: Maple River Mennonite Church: Stan Kauffman, 231-330-1661, or Heidi Burkhart, (5-7)
  • PRINCE OF PEACE Mennonite Church, Anchorage, Alaska, is seeking a 50 percent part-time pastor to minister to a small but vibrant congregation. Responsibilities include preaching, spiritual nurturing, and guidance on growth and community outreach, as part of our Anabaptist faith. For more information contact Scott Bushee at (5-8)

Realty Services

  • MOVING TO or from metro Phoenix? Active Adult 55-plus offering: three bedroom/two bath, den, 1,877 square feet in Sun City, $119,000. Buyer broker representation for new home purchases. Call or text F. Jay Shetler, Realtor 602-527-9632, Century 21 Northwest. (4-7)
  • FOR YOUR Real Estate needs in Goshen, Ind., contact Vance of Weaver Realty, 574-533-1124 or (4-16)

Service Opportunities

  • PHOENIX GUEST HOUSE HOST volunteer position opening September 2015. Meet interesting people in a dynamic community setting as well as opportunities to discover the spectacular sights of Arizona and the southwest. Responsibilities include managing the 10 bedroom center and giving leadership to the SOOP program during fall and winter months.  Minimum one year assignment; two years preferred. Visit our website at Contact: Marlin Hersh­berger at 602-820-7379 or (5-7)

Coming Events

  • PAX EVENT. The Mahatma Gandhi Center for Global Non-Violence will host a ceremony at James Madison University to present the Gandhi Community Award to PAX. All former volunteers and related service personnel are especially invited to attend Sunday afternoon, April 26, 2015, in the Festival Highlands Room. Unite with friends and former colleagues in honoring a significant past contribution made in the name of peace and service. Please inform your PAX colleagues of this event. Time and space available for reunions and conversation. More details to be provided. Facebook: PAX. (3-5)
  • FRIENDS OF SHIRATI, a nonprofit supporting the medical work of Shirati Hospital in Tanzania, will hold its 10th anniversary banquet on Saturday, March 14, at 6 p.m. at the Gathering Place in Mount Joy, Pa. The banquet focal project is the children’s ward expansion and other projects include solar energy and sustainable water supply. Special music provided by Daryl Snider. Reservations: 215-822-4037 or No charge but donations accepted. (5)


  • 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)
  • IMPERIAL CHINA, Oct. 7-21, 2015. Join a tour with Mennonite Partners in China (MPC). Beijing, Great Wall, Forbidden City, Xian, Sichuan Province, Chengdu, Yangtze River Cruise, Three Gorges Dam, Shanghai, contact with churches, pastors, friends of MPC and much more. Led by Myrrl Byler, Director of MPC, and Ed Bontrager. Excellent price — $4,898 (double occupancy from Washington, D.C. — $4,758 from San Francisco. All flights, air taxes, all meals, lodging, in-country flights, river cruise included. For itinerary Contact Ed at or call 540-438-8304. (5-6)