Ministry Positions

Preaching Minister

Posted On: 03/12/14

First Christian Church

701 N. Sycamore St.

Villa Grove, IL 61956


Position: Senior Minister


Interested persons should contact Robert Thomas by phone at 217-494-2731 or


Job Description:  First Christian Church of Villa Grove, located in East Central Illinois is seeking a full-time senior minister to replace their retiring senior minister.  Candidates will have a minimum of a BA degree from an accredited Christian college or university.  Candidates will be committed to the mission of First Christian Church which is to Evangelize the lost, Edify the saved, Minister to the needy, and be the Conscience of the community.  Candidate will be responsible for preaching, staff leadership, evangelistic calling, calling on the sick, comforting the bereaved, and counseling as necessary.  The ideal candidate will have a passion for preaching God’s Word and for interacting with the church family and local community.  First Christian Church is located close to Lincoln Christian University and the University of Illinois.  

For more information, contact:
Robert Thomas
(217) 494-2731

701 N Sycamore St
Villa Grove, IL 61956

Senior Minister

Posted On: 03/24/14

Full time Senior Minister opening at East Northport Christian Church, East Northport, NY.  Current minister retiring in April 2014. Church is over 50 years old.  Recent attendance is below 50 people. Contact for more information Rick Hannon, elder, at or by phone, 631-864-2010. Church address is 130 Vernon Valley Road, East Northport, NY on Long Island. 

For more information, contact:
Rick Hannon
(631) 864-2010

130 Vernon Valley Rd
East Northport, NY


Posted On: 04/24/14

Bethany Christian Church in rural Pamlico County near New Bern is seeking an interim minister.  Interim minister would be a part time position.  Preaching on Sundaymorning with one additional day for availability in office and afternoon visitation as necessary.   On call for other special events such as maybe funerals or hospital calls.  Overnight accommodations are provided by the church.  Pay would be $2000 per month inclusive of travel expenses.  More information about the church can be found at

Bethany is also seeking a full time minister.  Bethany is a Disciple of Christ congregation and one applying would need to understand this historic relationship in the Stone/Campbell movement.   Bethany is seeking a person who loves God, loves the church, and loves the world as God loves the world.  We seek a person of passion for the things God is passionate about and who is able to lead the church in its transformational journey to become everything God wants his church to be.  If you are interested in exploring the possibility of serving God in this church, please contact us at 252 249-0266 or by email     More information about the church can be found at

For more information, contact:
(252) 249-0266

Arapahoe, NC

Senior Minister

Posted On: 05/21/14

Roachdale Christian Church (RCC), an independent Christian Church within the
Restoration Movement,  is seeking a senior minister to pastor
a congregation of 160-200 people.
   Roachdale Christian Church
   P.O. Box 287
   Roachdale, IN 46172
   church phone   765-522-1913
Roachdale, Indiana, is located approximately 35 miles west of Indianapolis, Indiana.
The town of Roachdale has a population of about 925 people, but the church draws
members from within a 20-mile radius of Roachdale.
This position would involve, but not be limited to, ministerial duties, preaching
duties, administrative duties, program planning, and self-improvement.
The ideal candidate will be a Bible College or Seminary graduate preferably with a
ministerial degree; have a minimum of five years experience (preferred) as a senior
minister at an indpendent Christian Church; have never been divorced; and be willing
to relocate to live within the Roachdale area in order to connect with the
congregation and the community.
Interested applicants should contact
      Keith Ford, chm. of the Search Committee
      8896 N.  U.S. Highway 231
      Roachdale, IN  46172        email
     765-522-2637                  home phone

For more information, contact:
Keith Ford
(765) 522-2637

P.O. Box 287
Roachdale, IN 46172

Full Time Minister

Posted On: 06/16/14

Sheva Church of Christ is a rural church of 150 – 175 people.  The church was founded in 1902 and has been a strong influence in the community and surrounding communities since that time.  Firmly grounded in Christian principles and Biblical doctrine, Sheva identifies with the churches of the Restoration Movement.

The church worships in a building dedicated to God’s glory in 1999.  Additional land of approximately ten acres was purchased only three years ago and the church anticipates a future Family Life Center to occupy a portion of that acreage.  Currently plans are being developed to enlarge the existing fellowship hall to better accommodate the membership and guests for various functions.

Leadership is dedicated to providing ministries to the whole church, having various programs are in place to ensure this happens.  The leadership continuously seeks opportunities that will guaranteed that ministries are of quality and effectiveness.  Approximately 1/3 of the church is in the 30 – 40 year old range.  It is our desire to target this group and promote, encourage, and nurture their commitment to the Lord’s work.

We are currently seeking a full-time preaching minister who is energetic, friendly to all groups of people, uncompromising in his stand in Biblical doctrine, and open to guidance, suggestions, and assistance from seasoned leaders.

Qualified candidates should send a cover letter and resume which includes references to:

Sheva Church of Christ                                                                                  Electronically to:

4920 Chalk Level Road                                    OR                                         

Chatham, VA 24531                                                                               


ATT: Search Committee                                

For more information, contact:
Search Committee

4920 Chalk Level Road
Chatham, VA 24531

Senior Minister

Posted On: 06/25/14

Maple View Church of Christ in Bluefield, West Virginia is seeking a full-time senior minister.  The well-established 40 year old congregation of nearly 300 has good growth potential because of location. The church is worshipping in a new worship center that seats 700. 


Church is seeking a man with the following qualifications:  Preferred Age Range: 30-50/ Education: Ministry Degree from Church of Christ/Christian Related College/ Experience: 5-10 years successful experience faithful to the authority and sufficiency of God’s Word and committed to Restoration Movement Ideals/   Skills:  Strong preaching/teaching skills.  Strong administration/leadership skills.  Able to delegate.  Heart of a servant as well as a shepherd.  Worship planner able to coordinate/work with other staff.  Currently employed.


Send resume, recent photograph, audio or video of sermon, and at least four references to: Search Committee c/o  Gene Leedy, Chairman of Board, 194 Robins Rest Rd.,  Bluefield, WV  24701 or by email to

The search committee will collect, contact and evaluate the requests received between June 23 and July 31, 2014.  You may contact Maple View by phone at 304-325-8520.

For more information, contact:
Gene Leedy
(304) 325-8520

194 Robins Rest Rd
Bluefield, WV 24701


Posted On: 08/13/14

Greetings from Newland Church of Christ in Warsaw, Virginia.


Newland is in the beginning stages of seeking a new minister.  Our current minister has advised us of his intention to retire, but prayerfully with enough notice to find a new minister before his actual leaving. 


Newland is a small New Testament congregation in a rural part of Virginia.  There is a potential for growth with the proper leadership.  We are seeking someone who foremost is willing to preach the gospel and serve the Lord.   He should also be interested in calling, visiting and working with young people. 


We have a parsonage for housing, and salary and other benefits are open for discussion.


If you have any recent graduates who may be interested in this ministry, or know of any minister looking to serve a congregation, we would appreciate your assistance in helping us get in touch with them.   You may pass this information on to them, or give us their information, and we will be glad to contact them. 


Contact with Newland may be made to either of the following:


  Mark France                           Bristow Balderson                      Myers France

  1771 Sandy Lane                   6283 Newland Road                   1515 Waterview Road

  Warsaw, VA  22572              Warsaw, VA  22572                   Warsaw, VA  22572                            

  (804) 333-4906 (H)               (804) 333-4724 (H)                     (804) 333-4914

  (804) 313-5064 (C)               (804) 313-5017 (C)


Thank you in advance and may God continue to bless the work at Mid Atlantic.


In Christ,



Newland Church of Christ

Search Committee

For more information, contact:
Mark France
(804) 333-4906

Warsaw, VA 22572