Saturday, December 7, 2019

To post a job opening or list a classified ad, please contact Connie Faber at editor@usmb.org

SERVICE: MCC

JOIN OUR RECORD-BREAKING, COMFORTER-MAKING EVENT

JANUARY 18, 2020

Join Mennonite Central Committee’s record-breaking comforter-making event on January 18, 2020 at multiple locations in the U.S. and Canada. Help us make thousands of stitches of hope and warmth and touch 6,500 lives. To get involved, go to mcc.org/warm-up, contact your nearest MCC office or call 1.888.563.4676.

EMPLOYMENT: Local Church

ASSOCIATE PASTOR: Perkiomenville Mennonite Church in rural southeast Pennsylvania is seeking an associate pastor for worship and connections. This full-time role includes overseeing worship and youth ministries and guiding connection ministries. For a full job description, contact Pastor Mike Spinelli 215-234-4011 or mike@perkmc.com.

YOUTH PASTOR: Hope Kingsburg, a Mennonite Brethren church in Kingsburg, Calif., is seeking a part-time youth pastor. The youth pastor will work with a team of established volunteers to lead the junior high and high school students at Hope. Our mid-week youth group has an average attendance of 15 junior high students and five high school students. The youth pastor will also work with our pastoral team, Lead Pastor Jordan Ringhofer and Pastor of Care Ministry Dennis Fast, to help our church pursue our mission of being a source of Hope in the Kingsburg community. Salary will be determined based on experience, qualification and quantity of work hours available (anticipated 10-20 hours a week). If interested, please contact the church office at 559-897-4162 or send resume by email to office@hopekingsburg.org or by mail to Hope Kingsburg, 1301 Stroud, Kingsburg, CA 93631.

CHILDREN’S MINISTRY DIRECTOR: Reedley (Calif.) Mennonite Brethren Church is a Christ-centered church in the heart of California’s Central Valley. This team member gives vision and leadership to all children’s ministries through volunteer management and oversight, training, and resourcing volunteers and parents. Responsibilities include all children’s ministries (birth-6thgrade). For a full job description and to apply, please go to http://www.reedleymbc.org/employment

PASTOR OF WORSHIP/FAMILY MINISTRIES: Shafter Mennonite Brethren Church is currently in the search process for a full-time pastor of worship and family ministries. The community of approximately 20,000 is located in the southern San Joaquin Valley of California, 10 miles northwest of Bakersfield. Responsibilities include overseeing and implementing blended worship services as well as family ministry programs. A full job description and additional information is available at www.shaftermb.org/pastoralposition

ASSOCIATE PASTOR—WORSHIP AND MUSIC: North Fresno MB Church is seeking a full-time pastor of worship and music for our contemporary service. The church is located in an urban area of the 500,000+ city of Fresno, California, and is very involved in the neighborhood. Responsibilities include pastoral leadership and oversight for our contemporary worship ministry. The qualified candidate would also provide leadership to another area depending on their gifting. The candidate should have a passion for Jesus,  the church, the city and demonstrated ability to lead worship in a contemporary setting. To apply please contact Shawna Stocks, search team chair, at sdthiessen@att.net. A full job announcement and job description is available at www.northfresnochurch.org.

EMPLOYMENT: University

Faculty: Fresno Pacific University is seeking a faculty in Critical Media & Film Studies. Complete job description and requirements at www.fresno.edu/careers.

Faculty: Fresno Pacific University is seeking a Faculty in Biblical & Theological Studies. Complete job description and requirements at www.fresno.edu/careers.

Faculty: Fresno Pacific University is seeking a Faculty in Business – Finance. Complete job description and requirements at www.fresno.edu/careers.

Faculty: Fresno Pacific University is seeking a faculty in Music: Director of Choral Activities. Complete job description and requirements at www.fresno.edu/careers.

EMPLOYMENT: Agency

Coordinator: MCC U.S. is looking for an Alumni Engagement Coordinator who will coordinate the alumni experience and support colleagues in strategic engagement of alumni.  The Coordinator will collaborate with MCC national, provincial and regional teams to establish best practices, common goals and templates to increase the value of the alumni experience.

The Coordinator will strengthen alumni engagement to leverage alumni story-telling and potential ambassadorship for MCC, encourage future engagement of alumni with MCC and ensure interested alumni are known to MCC.

The Alumni Engagement Coordinator position is a new position for MCC, for calendar year 2020 and expected to be assessed for long-term viability early in 2021. Until that assessment, this position is a limited duration with full-time status and robust benefits package.

A key focus in the initial months of the assignment will be on Centennial alumni interactions related to reunion planning. As time permits the Coordinator will begin to focus on tasks beyond reunion support, and the role will focus more fully on the wider networking tasks of the role as Centennial events are concluded. Apply online by November 18 at https://mcc.org/get-involved/serve/openings/alumni-engagement-coordinator. For more information contact Amber Falcón at 574-534-4133 or AmberFalcon@mcc.org.