Ministry Opportunities

These ministry opportunities have been submitted by churches and ministries that are associated with the Charis Fellowship. Any ministry engagement (paid or volunteer) that comes as a result of this announcement should be entered into with due diligence and legal review. The Charis Fellowship does not guarantee the accuracy of this information. Persons contacting these ministries are not recommended by the Charis Fellowship.

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Director of Grace Christian Academy

Director:  Grace Christian Academy, Waldorf, Maryland

 

Grace Christian Academy (GCA) of Maryland is a uniquie educational family of over 230 students from Pre-K through middle school (8th grade) located in beautiful Southern Maryland not far from the outskirts of Washington, D. C.  The mission of GCA is to provide excllence from a biblical perspective in order to develop servant leaders in all walks of life who live and love like Jesus Christ.

For more information on this position and a appication to apply, please send your request to Dennis Fay at Dennis.fay@gracewaldorf.org

Listing Expires: 08-Mar-22

Pastor of Family Life - Martinsburg, PA

 Martinsburg Grace Brethren Church

Martinsburg, Pennsylvania

Pastor of Family Life

 

About the Position:

Martinsburg Grace Brethren Church is actively seeking a full-time Pastor of Family Life.  The goal of the Pastor of Family Life is to bring the church alongside families to support them in the process of developing stronger – godlier family relationships.  The Pastor of Family Life will minister to parents, children, and grandparents.  When churches come along side families and families are fully integrated into the body of Christ they become durable and growing entities bringing glory to God.  The Pastor of Family Life will be the catalyst providing leadership, guidance and planning to impact families with the gospel of Jesus Christ.

 

The Pastor of Family Life at MGBC will:

·       Be called to shepherd the church of Jesus Christ

·       Match the qualifications found in 1 Timothy 3:1-7

·       Maintain an intimate and vibrant relationship with Jesus Christ.

·       Possess practical experience with Life/Small Group formation, development and implementation.

·       Possess marriage and family counseling experience.

·       Develop relationships with families that will lead to more effective assimilation and engagement into the church body.

 

About the Church:

Martinsburg Grace Brethren Church has been in existence for over 120 years.  God has blessed us with many young families, children and youth.   We also employ a full time Executive Pastor, Associate Pastor, Pastor of Worship and Discipleship and a Youth and Young Adults Pastor.  A more complete overview of the church can be found at our website at mgbconline.com.

About our Region:

Martinsburg, Pennsylvania is located in rural central Pennsylvania about 20 miles southeast of Altoona.  We are about a two hour drive east of Pittsburgh and 1 hour from State College home of Penn State University.  We maintain an excellent public school system. 

 

About the process:

If God is leading you to find out more about the Pastor of Family Life position at Martinsburg Grace Brethren Church, please forward us a cover letter and resume.  Please include names and contact information for references and mail it to:

 

Martinsburg Grace Brethren Church

300 South Mulberry Street

Martinsburg, Pennsylvania 16662

 Attention: Kevin Spiker, Chairman Search and Screen

EMAIL:  krspiker@comcast.net

Phone:  814-793-2513

mgbconline.com

Listing Expires: 01-Mar-22

Lead Pastor - Norwalk, CA

Norwalk Grace Brethren Church

To Apply for This Position

Download and complete this application. Email it, along with a resume to: norwalk@assistcx.org

Norwalk GBC is seeking an energetic, visionary leader as their new Pastor who will work with Assist Church Expansion through a revitalization process and into the future.

Norwalk GBC of Norwalk, CA has entered into a partnership with Assist Church Expansion for the purpose of identifying a new senior pastor and walking through a process for revitalization. The elders and congregation of this historic Grace Brethren church have embraced God’s leading to engage a process of revitalization to ensure a fruitful future in reaching its community with the gospel.


Characteristics of the Ideal Candidate

Qualifications

·      possess a God given passion for church renewal and community outreach

·      prior, proven ministry experience

·      minimum bachelor’s degree in Biblical or Theological studies; seminary or master’s preferred

·      willing and able to be ordained in the Charis Fellowship of Churches

Spiritual Maturity

·      has received and accepted a calling from God for this unique ministry 

·      is committed to Jesus Christ and to the authority of Scripture

·      is a man who believes in the power of prayer, has a strong personal prayer and devotional life

·      displays the Fruit of the Spirit and relies upon the Holy Spirit for every aspect of his life and ministry

·      pursues righteousness and a godly life

·      be theologically aligned with the Charis Commitment to Common Identity

Life on Mission

·      has a heartfelt burden for lost people and a desire to lead a church that is effectively reaching its community

·      models a lifestyle of evangelism through building relationships with people who are far from God

·      has a deep understanding of sound doctrine and its use in life and ministry

·      is committed to Christ-centered preaching and teaching, using God’s Word to inspire the local church for mission

Leadership

·      ability to identify, motivate and train individuals and teams

·      has excellent communication skills

·      adaptable and resilient when confronted with barriers and setbacks

·      able to accomplish tasks with limited resources

·      is a problem solver

·      ability to work well with others in leadership positions

 

About Norwalk GBC

Norwalk, CA is a city in Los Angeles County of approximately 105,000 residents. The church can date its history to tent meetings in the early 1900’s. In recent years, the church has averaged approximately 100 people in weekend worship services. Currently, the church is being served by an interim pastor.

 

To Apply for This Position

Download and complete this application. Email it, along with a resume to: norwalk@assistcx.org

 

 

https://assistcx.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/02/Candidate-Application-Form-2021-b.pdf

Listing Expires: 13-Feb-22

Sr. Pastor - Myerstown, PA

New Beginnings Charis Fellowship Church

To Apply for This Position

Download and complete this application. Email it, along with a resume to: myerstown@assistcx.org

https://assistcx.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/02/Candidate-Application-Form-2021-b.pdf

New Beginnings of Myerstown, PA has entered into a partnership with Assist Church Expansion for the purpose of identifying a new senior pastor and walking through a process for revitalization. After 25 years, the church’s long-time senior pastor will be retiring in 2021, leading to this opportunity. The elders and congregation have embraced God’s leading to engage a process of revitalization to ensure a fruitful future in reaching its community with the gospel.

New Beginnings Charis Fellowship is seeking a Revitalization Pastor willing to make a minimum 3-year commitment to work with Assist Church Expansion and to lead the church through the transition.

Characteristics of the Ideal Candidate

Qualifications

·      Possess a God given passion for church renewal and community outreach.

·      Prior, proven ministry experience.

·      Bachelor’s Degree – Bible College or Seminary Training

·      Willing to be ordained in the Charis Fellowship of Churches

Spiritual Maturity

·      has received and accepted a calling from God for this unique ministry 

·      is committed to Jesus Christ and to the authority of Scripture

·      is a man who believes in the power of prayer, has a strong personal prayer and devotional life

·      displays the Fruit of the Spirit and relies upon the Holy Spirit for every aspect of his life and ministry

·      pursues righteousness and a godly life

·      be theologically aligned with the Charis Commitment to Common Identity

Life on Mission

·      has a heartfelt burden for lost people and a desire to lead a church that is effectively reaching its community

·      models a lifestyle of evangelism through building relationships with people who are far from God

·      has a deep understanding of sound doctrine and its use in life and ministry

·      Has the skills and discernment to counsel and guide church members through life challenges using a biblical foundation

·      is committed to Christ-centered preaching and teaching, using God’s Word to inspire the local church for mission

Leadership

·      ability to identify, motivate and train individuals and teams

·      has excellent communication skills

·      adaptable and resilient when confronted with barriers and setbacks

·      able to accomplish tasks with limited resources

·      is a problem solver

·      ability to work well with others in leadership positions

About the Church

New Beginnings’ ministry history dates back to the late 1960’s in Myerstown. As a member of the Charis Fellowship of Churches, New Beginnings places high value on the participation in and commitment to relationships with other Fellowship churches.

The church has declined in attendance over the past ten years from approximately 400 in weekly attendance to an average of 90 weekly worshippers.

In accordance with its membership in the Charis Fellowship, New Beginnings holds to a pre-millennial, dispensational view of scripture. The ideal candidate will have a strong commitment to the doctrine of election, but not Lordship salvation.
 

To Apply for This Position

Download and complete this application. Email it, along with a resume to:

myerstown@assistcx.org

 

https://assistcx.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/02/Candidate-Application-Form-2021-b.pdf

 

Listing Expires: 13-Feb-22

Lead Pastor - Huber Heights, OH

Grace Community Church – Huber Heights, OH

To Apply for This Position

Download and complete this application. Email it, along with a resume to: huberheights@assistcx.org

https://assistcx.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/02/Candidate-Application-Form-2021-b.pdf

Grace Community Church of Huber Heights, OH has entered into a partnership with Assist Church Expansion for the purpose of identifying a new lead pastor and walking through a process for revitalization. After 28 years, the church’s long-time senior pastor will soon retire, leading to this opportunity. The elders and congregation have embraced God’s leading to engage a process of revitalization to ensure a fruitful future in reaching its community with the gospel.

Grace Community Church is seeking a Revitalization Pastor who will work with Assist Church Expansion through the revitalization process and into the future.

Characteristics of the Ideal Candidate

 

Qualifications

·      possess a God given passion for church renewal and community outreach

·      prior, proven ministry experience

·      minimum of bachelor’s degree in Biblical Studies. MDiv or ThM is preferred

·      willing and able to be ordained in the Charis Fellowship of Churches

 

Spiritual Maturity

·      has received and accepted a calling from God for this unique ministry 

·      is committed to Jesus Christ and to the authority of Scripture

·      is a man who believes in the power of prayer, has a strong personal prayer and devotional life

·      displays the Fruit of the Spirit and relies upon the Holy Spirit for every aspect of his life and ministry

·      pursues righteousness and a godly life

·      be theologically aligned with the Charis Commitment to Common Identity

 

Life on Mission

·      has a heartfelt burden for lost people and a desire to lead a church that is effectively reaching its community

·      models a lifestyle of evangelism through building relationships with people who are far from God

·      has a deep understanding of sound doctrine and its use in life and ministry

·      is committed to Christ-centered preaching and teaching, using God’s Word to inspire the local church for mission

 

Leadership

·      ability to identify, motivate and train individuals and teams

·      has excellent communication skills

·      adaptable and resilient when confronted with barriers and setbacks

·      able to accomplish tasks with limited resources

·      is a problem solver

·      ability to work well with others in leadership positions

 

About Grace Community Church

Located northeast of Dayton, Huber Heights is a suburban community of approximately 40,000 residents. Grace Community Church was established in 1959. It has been meeting in its current location since the early 1960’s. At its peak in the early 2000’s, the church was approximately 250 in weekend attendance. Today, the church averages approximately 130 in Sunday worship.

 

To Apply for This Position

Download and complete this application. Email it, along with a resume to: huberheights@assistcx.org

https://assistcx.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/02/Candidate-Application-Form-2021-b.pdf

Listing Expires: 13-Feb-22

Senior Pastor: Calvary GBC

 INTRODUCTION: The Calvary Grace Brethren Church is prayerfully seeking its next Senior Pastor. We desire this man to have a passion for church replanting/revitalization and the preaching of God’s Word. Qualified and interested applicants are encouraged to submit the following items to ej12977@yahoo.com by 03/31/2022:

  • Resume
  • At Least 2 Videos of Yourself Preaching (links or files)
  • Candidate Application & Questionnaire (application will be automatically sent upon completion) Click Here

THE OPPORTUNITY IN A SENTENCE:

The Senior Pastor will provide biblical leadership for Calvary Grace Brethren Church (GBC) through focusing on the preaching of God’s Word, discipleship, equipping, and empowering the church body for ministry (2 Timothy 4:1-2, I Peter 5:1-4, Ephesians 4:11-12).

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Meets the qualifications of elder/overseer found in 1 Timothy 3:1-7 and Titus 1:5-9.
  • Wholeheartedly agrees with Calvary’s statement of faith.
  • Ordained in the Charis Fellowship (or willing to pursue).
  • MDiv (or equivalent), or Commensurate Experience.
  • Excellent Communicator.
  • Passion for Discipleship, Equipping, & Empowering.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Fulfill the responsibilities of an elder/overseer as outlined in the Scriptures (Acts 20:28-31, Titus 1:9, 1 Peter 5:1-4, Hebrews 13:7, 17; James 5:14). The Senior Pastor is “first among equals,” and is responsible for setting the pace for the Council and other church leaders to follow.
  • Provide visionary leadership by preaching the Word of God each Sunday through a comprehensive, expositional, and applicable study of the Scriptures – 2 Timothy 2:15; 3:16-4:5.
  • Lead ministry leaders in developing, clarifying, refining, and implementing a Christ-Centered vision of ministry for Calvary.
  • Equip the saints to do the work of ministry and to edify the Body of Christ (Ephesians 4:11).
  • Administrate and meet regularly with the church staff.
  • Plan the weekly Sunday worship service(s) in coordination with appropriate ministry leaders.
  • Coordinate and prayerfully develop/plan other ministry programming in coordination with the appropriate ministry leaders.
  • Shepherd the church to love and care for one another as well as minister to the sick and needy.
  • Serve as an ex-officio member of all Ministry Teams, Boards, and Commissions.
  • Develop a community presence through participation in community events, organizations, etc. with the specific purpose of representing Christ and the church in community life.
  • Be actively involved with the Charis Fellowship and Mid-Atlantic District Network.

SECONDARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Officiate weddings/funerals as needed and as schedule allows.
  • Provide counseling as appropriate to abilities/skills/experience.
  • Carry out the ordinances of the church (Three-fold Communion & Triune Immersion) in cooperation with the Deacons.
  • Work with the Council and Deacons to handle church discipline and conflict in the church, seeking to reconcile relationships and promote unity within the church.

Additional Resources: 

  • Click Here for a PDF document that includes a brief overview of Calvary GBC and Hagerstown, MD
  • Click Here for a printable version of the above Ministry Description.
  • The Mid-Atlanct District has been working closely with Calvary over the last several months with regarding this pastoral search. Feel free to find and contact any Mid-Atlantic District leaders at Access 2021 to inquire more about Calvary and this opportunity (Dan Pritchett, Dan Thornton, Davey Ermold, Timothy Clothier).
Listing Expires: 31-Mar-22