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Employment – Church

  • PASTORAL TEAM Leader of Worship and Outreach. Hesston (Kan.) Mennonite Church is looking for a full-time, passionate follower of Christ who can confidently lead our worship and outreach ministries. The qualified candidate will have experience in blended worship formats. Responsibilities include: preaching and teaching, the guiding and development of short term and long term worship plans with the pastoral team, development and carrying out of plans to provide outreach ministry that meets the mission and vision of the church, participating as a part of the three-person pastoral team in other congregational leadership responsibilities and pastoral care. MLI required. Send cover letter and resumé to: Myron Klassen, 309 S. Main Street, Hesston, KS 67062 or email resumé to: (1-5)
  • ZION MENNONITE Church (Archbold, Ohio) invites candidates for its Collaborative Ministry Team to join in equipping the congregation for missional discipleship. Preference given to those with pastoral leadership gifts of Shepherd and/or Prophet (Eph. 4:11-13). Up to full-time compensation and benefits available. More information: provide cover letter and resume to (3-5)
  • 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 (3-9)
  • DILLER MENNONITE Church, Newville, Pa., seeks a half-time lead pastor. Diller is a vital rural congregation of 55 members. Send inquiries to (4)

Employment – School

  • MENNONITE COLLEGIATE Institute, located in Gretna, Man., is searching for a principal to start in August 2017. Our mission is to educate young people in an Anabaptist-Christian context, seeking to develop each student’s God-given potential, providing a practice ground for maturing faith in Jesus Christ, in thought, love and action. Our principal must be passionate about our mission, provide effective leadership, promote a vision for Christian education and build community — both within the school and its supporting constituency. We are seeking a person with a strong calling to serve within this dynamic context. MCI continues to build upon a strong heritage of Christian education, which began in 1889. Our school includes students from grades 9-12. Approximately one-half live on campus in the school’s residence. To find out more about this exciting position or to submit a resume, please contact the search committee at Applications close March 31, 2017. (3-4)
  • HESSTON COLLEGE seeks applicants for Director of Human Resources. This full-time benefits-eligible position is a new role for Hesston College. Desired candidate has a background in human resources and/or employment law, experience in higher education, strong technology and organizational skills, relevant leadership experience and a commitment to Christian higher education and the mission and values of Hesston College. Bachelor’s degree required, master’s degree preferred. For more information, go to (4-5)
  • CENTRAL CHRISTIAN School in Kid­ron, Ohio, is seeking an energetic and visionary leader to serve as Superintendent beginning July 2017. The ideal candidate for this position will demonstrate a clear commitment to Anabaptist faith and practice; serve as spokesperson for the school; and advance the mission and vision as set by the Board of Trustees. For more information about this position, please visit: (4)

Employment – General

  • LEADERSHIP OPPORTUNITIES in Housing and Senior Services due to population and organizational growth in Oregon’s Willamette Valley. Mennonite Services Northwest and its affiliated providers are dynamic and respected organizations. Contact Ron Litwiller, CEO in confidence at (4-5)

For Sale

  • ONE-QUARTER ACRE building lot in the Sunnybreeze community, 11369 SW Pine Ave., Arcadia, FL 34269; seven miles from Interstate 75, 10 miles from Gulf of Mexico, 50 miles south of Sarasota. Sunnybreeze offers swimming pool, shuffleboard, golf, easy access to Peace River, Christian worship services and a variety of social activities. $6,500. Call 574-536-2134. (3-5)
  • 57.38 ACRES FARMLAND for sale in Cass Township, Richland County, Ohio. Two parcels adjacent to each other, sold as a whole. Parcel 1 is 19.07 acres, all tillable; Parcel 2 is 38.31 acres, 33.27 tillable with 5.04 acres wooded. Fence rows are cleared, a shared fence row is ground back. Has improved drainage. Call 419-564-2783. (4)

For Sale – Books

  • On the Banks of Clearfork Creek, book for sale commemorating 150 years of story at Sycamore Grove Mennonite Church, Cass County, Mo. Available for $25. Contact Duane Zook at 816-773-6120 or (3-4)

Service Opportunities

  • VOLUNTEERS NEEDED! Menno-Hof in Shipshewana, Ind., needs volunteers in agreement with Anabaptist values and beliefs to serve as host and hostess for a minimum of one month June-July 2017. Responsibilities include conducting tours and some light housekeeping. Menno-Hof offers visitors information about the faith and life of the Amish and Mennonites. A furnished apartment is available on-site. For more information: 260-768-4117 or (3-4)


  • TRAVEL ITALY — Nov. 8-18, 2017. Sites include Venice, Pisa, Florence, Tuscan Countryside, Almalfi Coast, Pompeii, Rome (Colosseum, Sistine Chapel, St. Peter’s Cathedral, Roman Forum, etc.). Only $3,079 — including round-trip airfare from D.C., first class hotels, most meals, professional tour escort. Contact — full details on — call 540-438-8304. (3-4)

Coming Events

  • CONNECTING FAMILIES-East Retreat May 19-21 at Laurelville Mennonite Church Center. Hear Amy Yoder McGloughlin present “Healing Along the Way: Church at Its Best.” Amy pastors Germantown Mennonite Church. Connecting Families welcomes LGBT people and their families and allies to a weekend of sharing common thoughts regarding sexual minority concerns as they affect families, friends, and churches. Email to request registration materials. (4, 6)
  • CAMP MENNO HAVEN, Tiskilwa Ill., Homecoming weekend for all former staff, June 30-July 2, 2017. See website for information, registration, or call 815-646-4344. (4-6)


  • NORTH NEWTON Guest Housing — Serenity Silo, Barnview Cottage, Woodland Hideaway. Email or call for brochures:, 316-283-5231. (4-16)