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Employment – Church

  • BELMONT MENNONITE Church, Elkhart, Ind., is seeking to fill a full-time pastoral position. The person hired will be a visionary leader who excels at preaching, teaching and relating to all ages. They will be firmly rooted in Anabaptist-Mennonite belief and practice, preferably holding an M.Div. or equivalent, and have training in two of the following areas: Mission, Faith Formation, Worship, or Community Life. BMC is a vibrant, multi-age congregation with an average attendance of 150. We are serious about worship, and yet we welcome new ideas. We are engaged in our community, but we wonder if there is more we could be doing. We are passionate about caring for each other, and we are always looking for new ways to create community. We are a member of Indiana-Michigan Conference. Contact Sharon Witmer Yoder, 574-304-9418/cplt@im.mennonite.net with inquiries. (2-4)
  • SHALOM MENNONITE Church, a vibrant, multicultural, urban Anabaptist church seeks a 0.5-0.75 FTE associate pastor to join our pastoral team. This congregation of over 100 is a member of Indiana-Michigan Conference. The focus for this position will be on spiritual development, counseling/pastoral care and peace/justice. El dominio del español sería una ventaja. This part-time position does include benefits, including health insurance. Indianapolis is a city with employment opportunities for a bivocational pastor and educational, cultural and social opportunities for adults and children. Email search@shalommennonite.com for more information. (2-4)
  • FULL-TIME LEAD PASTOR — active, vibrant, growing, progressive, urban, Mennonite congregation located 30 minutes from D.C. seeks to replace retiring pastor. We are looking for a candidate to help us grow and further develop the Anabaptist vision within our community. Skill in relating to young families advantageous. Salary package up to $80K. Flexible starting time. Please send resumes or inquiries to glen.denlinger@gmail.com. danielsrunpeacechurch.org. (3-5)
  • COVENANT MENNONITE Fellowship, a growing and vibrant congregation located in Sarasota, Fla., is seeking full-time pastoral leadership. Our mission is to follow the way of Jesus in the Anabaptist peace tradition. The ideal candidate(s) will bring strong communication skills evidenced by engaging sermons and purposeful interaction with dedicated year-round and seasonal congregants as well as visitors. To better accommodate our growing congregation, we recently relocated to our own church property with exciting opportunities for expansion. An M.Div. or similar advanced degree is preferred. We value our connections to the local community, Central District Conference, Mennonite Church USA and the world beyond. For more information about who we are, visit covenantmennonite.com or contact the chair of our Search Committee at debragingerich@yahoo.com. (3-8)
  • EMMANUEL MENNONITE Church in LaJunta, Colo., is seeking a part-time pastor to lead a rural congregation in their faith walk. We are located in Southeastern Colorado and belong to Mountain States Mennonite Conference. We are looking for a pastor with strong Anabaptist values to lead a diverse congregation with a small group of children, young adults, families and seniors. Not all of the congregation comes from a Mennonite background, which makes the congregation an actual church family that cares for each other. We are looking for a pastor that will lead us on Sunday mornings, be involved with the different church committees as well as visitations. We do have places that may have opportunities for additional part-time employment. Interested persons should contact Mike Shima at shimamayor@aol.com or Merv Birky, our Regional Conference Minister, at mervb@mountainstatesmc.org. (3-5)
  • NORMA MENNONITE Church is seeking a part-time pastor to lead a small but growing church in rural Pittsgrove, N.J. We are an ethnically diverse congregation that is part of Lancaster Mennonite Conference. We value living a Christ-centered life based on traditional values, growing our biblical knowledge, community outreach and fellowship. A pastoral candidate would bring his gifts and leadership abilities to help us grow in these areas. Responsibilities would include preaching, teaching and working with the church council. Start time would be flexible. In addition to salary, we offer health benefits and housing in a parsonage. Interested persons should contact NormaSearchTeam@gmail.com. (3-8)
  • SEEKING A FULL-TIME Associate Pastor. Community Mennonite Church, Harrisonburg, Va., lives generously in the name of Jesus as a peace church where everyone is welcome. We’re an active, growing downtown congregation of 350-plus. For details, see cmcva.org. (4-6)
  • GERMANTOWN MENNONITE Church, Philadelphia, Pa., seeks a co-pastor to join our vibrant, open and affirming community with a rich history of peacebuilding dating back to 1683. This pastoral position will be in partnership with one other pastor on staff and leadership tasks will be shared non-hierarchically based on the gifts and talents of each pastor. Hours flexible to suit the right candidate. Visit website: germantownmennonite.org or contact search.team@germantownmennonite.org. (4)
  • LEAD PASTOR — North Fresno Church: North Fresno MB Church is seeking our next lead pastor. We are located in the urban area of the 500,000-plus city of Fresno, Calif. We have a passion for our community as evidenced by our deep involvement in our local neighborhood. Sunday morning attendance is approximately 300 between two services, one classic and one contemporary. Last year we celebrated our 50th anniversary, which reinforced our deep commitment to strong ministry in our local community. For our next lead pastor we seek a visionary leader who excels at preaching, leadership, and who relates well to a diverse group of people. We desire to build upon our 50-year legacy while embracing changes for our next chapter as a congregation. A job description, church profile and instructions for interested candidates to apply are available at northfresnochurch.org. (4-5)

Employment – School

  • GOSHEN COLLEGE invites applications for a full-time Department Chair of Nursing at the Associate or Full Professor level to provide leadership to our four Nursing programs and teach in the area of expertise. For further details and to apply go to goshen.edu/employment. (2-5)
  • GOSHEN COLLEGE invites applications for a full-time Assistant or Associate Professor of Theater. For further details and to apply go to goshen.edu/employment. (3-6)
  • GOSHEN COLLEGE invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track, Assistant or Associate Professor of Social Work. For further details and to apply go to goshen.edu/employment. (3-6)
  • BLUFFTON UNIVERSITY invites applications for a Faculty Member and Director of Adult Completion Programs in Business; full-time, non-tenure track position to begin in fall semester 2020. MBA or Doctorate in business-related field. Review of applications begins March 3. For full position description and Equal Opportunity Employer statement visit bluffton.edu/employment. EOE. (4-5)
  • FRESNO PACIFIC University is seeking a Faculty and Program Director for Academic Language Proficiency Services. Complete job description and requirements at fresno.edu/careers. (4)
  • GOSHEN COLLEGE invites applications for a full-time Director of Facilities. For further details and to apply go to goshen.edu/employment. (4-5)

Employment – General

  • POSITION OPEN: Director of Community Engagement. Eastern District & Franconia Conference, a historic and growing network of almost 80 Mennonite communities stretching from California to Vermont, seeks a creative, committed and collaborative person to serve in a leadership position focused on strengthening connections and relationships across the Conference community. The position is based in Metro Philadelphia; candidates are expected to have a commitment to Anabaptist Christian faith and a willingness to participate in the Conference community, with a priority of intercultural transformation. Previous nonprofit leadership experience is required. For more information, visit MennoniteConferenceX.org/community-engagement. To apply, send a resume and email intro to info@FranconiaConference.org. (4-5)

Service Opportunities

  • THE INTERNATIONAL GUEST House in historic Washington, D.C., is a special place where Christian volunteers have provided comfortable lodging and hospitality to travelers for over 50 years. Openings for short-term volunteers of 1 to 3 months available beginning June 2020. Room and board, flexible work schedules with two days off weekly, and opportunities to engage meaningfully with other people. Current need for a couple interested in serving 6 to 12 months as hosts. (Hosts receive stipends, health insurance and have a room with private bath.) Connect at igh-dc.com, call 202-726-5808, email sarafretzgoering@gmail.com, or contact SOOP. (3-4)

For Sale – Books

  • DAVID ESHLEMAN released: Fierce Love: Balancing God’s Love and Justice, 198 pages, email: jdavideshleman@gmail.com or 717-581-3884. (3-5)

For Sale – Real Estate

  • HOME IN NORTH NEWTON, Kan., near Bethel College. Two bedrooms, two baths, 19 Regal Crescent, $143,500. Call 316-283-8252. (3-5)

Help Wanted

  • ORGANIC FAMILY FARM in Pennsylvania seeks help for their upcoming growing season. Seeking like-minded folks with Anabaptist and community values. See savagemountainfarm.com for contact details! (26-4)

Coming Events

  • CONNECTING FAMILIES-East Weekend May 15-17 at Laurelville, a retreat center in the Laurel Highlands of Pennsylvania. Ron Adams presenting “Becoming the Whole Church: Moving Beyond Inclusion.” Ron serves as Lead Pastor at Landisville Mennonite Church. The retreat aims to create a space of mutual support for families, friends, and those in the lgbtqi community with the opportunity to meet, share, and worship together. Email connectingfam@gmail.com or call 717-203-1170 to request registration materials. (2, 4)
  • FRIENDS OF SHIRATI, which supports medical and educational work in Tanzania, will hold its annual banquet on Saturday, March 14, at 5:30 p.m. at the Gathering Place in Mount Joy, Pa. In 2020 Friends of Shirati celebrates 15 years as a nonprofit serving Shirati Hospital, a ministry of the Tanzania Mennonite Church. Friends of Shirati offers North Americans the opportunity to support exciting ventures including sustainable development projects; upgrades to medical facilities; public health initiatives including cervical cancer screenings for women and programs for children living with HIV/AIDS; and educational scholarships. Reservations by March 1: 717-344-2231 or banquet@friendsofshirati.org. No charge, but donations accepted. (2-4)

Lodging

  • GOESSEL, KAN., guest housing —  Menno Haus — 10 miles from Newton. Email or call for brochures, jtoews62@gmail.com or 620-367-8257. (2-13)
  • NORTH NEWTON Guest Housing — Serenity Silo, Barnview Cottage, Woodland Hideaway. 316-283-5231; www.vadasnider.com. (21-7)