Tuesday, February 19, 2019

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

EMPLOYMENT: Local Church

LEAD PASTOR: Enid MB Church, Enid, Oklahoma, is prayerfully seeking a man for the Lead Pastor position. This person will be the teaching elder, leading in conjunction with the elder board. He will be the primary teacher and administrator for our congregation. We are seeking a pastor who is enthusiastic and committed to the vision and value of the church through expositional biblical preaching and teaching and oversight. For more information, please visit our website at www.enidmb.com or email to embsearchteam@gmail.com

YOUTH PASTOR: North Oak Community Church in Hays, Kansas, is seeking an experienced servant leader to join our pastoral team as a Youth Pastor. Qualified candidates will be ordained for ministry or qualified for ordination or licensure by the United States Conference of Mennonite Brethren Churches. The position reports directly to and primary responsibility for oversight and leadership of the church’s youth ministry. The position is part of a collaborative, dynamic team-based approach to ministry and will provide critical leadership as the congregation advances the North Oak vision of “Growing in Christ, Living Connected and Taking Jesus to Others.” A job description is posted on our website: youthpastor.northoak.net. Qualified candidates need to fill out the form on the website (Youth Pastor Applicant Questionnaire) and send a cover letter and resume tonocc@northoak.net. Applications will be accepted through February 28, 2019.

ASSOCIATE PASTOR OF COMMUNITY LIFE: Ross Road Community Church, Abbotsford, British Colombia, is seeking a permanent full-time Associate Pastor of Community Life. We seek a mature, born again Christian, qualified to be credentialed by the Mennonite Brethren Conference. This person will discern a vision for adult ministries cohesive with the church’s mission and vision, focus on care group development, pastoral care and community outreach. The successful candidate offers wise biblical responses to cultural and spiritual issues, as well as provides adult, marriage and/or family guidance. He or she is experienced in ministry, a servant leader, in agreement with the church’s Statement of Faith, loves the work of the church and supports others through crisis. This person has proven excellent communication skills and will serve as the secondary preaching pastor.

Those interested should submit a resume and cover letter to the Chair of the Search Team, Al Stobbe at akstobbe@gmail.com on or before March 31, 2019. For more information, email or call Al Stobbe at 604-217-5439.  See https://www.rossroadcc.ca /news/were-hiring–43 for the complete Job Description and more info about our church.

SENIOR PASTOR: Line Lexington Mennonite Church, Hatfield, Pennsylvania, a multi‐generational congregation of 150-200, is searching for a full‐ time Senior Pastor with a clear calling from God to lead our church well into the future. We are seeking a dynamic leader and skilled Bible communicator with the energy, enthusiasm and passion to preach the word of God in purity, power and relevance for our everyday lives. The senior pastor will provide overall leadership for the ministry leadership team and be the primary vision shaper and communicator of God’s Word in collaboration with the Elder team and volunteer leadership team. Resume Requirements: 1. Has successfully completed an undergraduate degree with subsequent accredited biblical training 2. A proven record of pastoral experience of at least 3 yrs. 3. Teaching samples (audio or video)
4. Four (4) references Send resume and attachments to Betsy at searchteam@centerconsulting.org  DO NOT contact the Line Lexington Mennonite Church office directly.

YOUTH PASTOR: Westwood Church, Prince George, British Columbia, is looking for a full-time Youth Pastor who is a vibrant, passionate and obedient follower of Christ Jesus who feels called to minister to youth. The Westwood Church youth program is well established and currently has about 30 junior youth in grades 6-8, and about 30 senior youth in grades 9-12 who meet regularly once per week. Westwood Church has a beautiful and versatile Youth Room that is dedicated for serving our youth each week. The ideal candidate has a proven ability to lead and disciple young people ages 12-18, as well as organize the youth leaders who are currently in place and recruit others to ensure a vibrant and inviting youth program. Please visit our website for more information and for application requirements: https://www.westwoodchurch.bc.ca/home/about/employment/pastor-of-youth-ministries/

YOUTH PASTOR: Garden Valley MB Church, Garden City, Kan., is seeking applicants for a full-time youth pastor with a passion for the spiritual development of youth as disciples of Christ. A full job description is available at www.gardenvalleychurch.com. To apply, please send resume to gvchurch@gmail.com.

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 criminology. Complete job description and requirements at www.fresno.edu/careers.

Faculty: Fresno Pacific University is seeking Clinical Faculty and Program Director for Teacher Education in Merced, California. Complete job description and requirements at www.fresno.edu/careers.

Faculty: Fresno Pacific University is seeking faculty in Liberal Studies in the School of Humanities, Religion, and Social Sciences. Complete job description and requirements at www.fresno.edu/careers.

Faculty: Fresno Pacific University is seeking faculty in Business and MA, Organizational & Leadership Studies Program Director. Complete job description and requirements at www.fresno.edu/careers.

Faculty: Fresno Pacific University is seeking faculty in Nursing. Complete job description and requirements at www.fresno.edu/careers.

EMPLOYMENT: Ministry

VP-Business Development: MB Foundation has provided a wide range of services to meet its partners’ capital needs and charitable objectives for over 120 years (www.mbfoundation.com). To continue to do so and to provide a sustainable revenue base, they seek an individual to serve as VP-Business Development with responsibility for developing and implementing a comprehensive marketing/business development program for the Foundation. The successful  candidate will be entrepreneurial and have experience successfully building programs to expand and develop a client base.  For more information please go to http://bit.ly/MB_VPBusinessDevelopment_OP

Coordinator: MCC U.S. is seeking a Summer Service Program National Coordinator. The Mennonite Central Committee Summer Service Program National Coordinator is responsible for the overall oversight and administration of the Summer Service Program, a short-term program in the United States that supports young people of color in their development of leadership skills through working with their local churches or communities.

The ideal candidate will demonstrate a commitment to working at anti-oppression and possess familiarity and previous engagement with Mennonite, Brethren in Christ or other Anabaptist churches. A Bachelor’s degree or related experience in youth ministry and/or social work is required along with experience working with culturally diverse groups and urban settings and experience working with urban and poverty issues. Bilingual English/Spanish fluency preferred. The National Coordinator builds and maintains relationships and works closely with Summer Service Coordinators in each of the U.S. regional offices.

To apply, please visit the MCC website: https://mcc.org/get-involved/serve/openings/summer-service-program-national-coordinator

Associate Executive Director-Interim: Mennonite Central Committee U.S. is seeking an Associate Executive Director-Interim. This position will exist for two or three years leading up to and during Mennonite Central Committee’s Centennial. The Associate Executive Director-Interim is responsible for the overall leadership of the day to day operations of the relief, development and peace building work of MCC in the United States. An advanced degree or related experience is required. The ideal candidate has successfully administered leadership in a church-related mission/development organization. To apply, please visit the MCC website: https://mcc.org/get-involved/serve/openings/mcc-us-associate-executive-director-interim

MCC Training and Development Coordinator: The Mennonite Central Committee Training and Development Coordinator coordinates MCC’s training and development initiatives. Post-secondary education or equivalent work experience in HR, English proficiency/bi-lingual in English and Spanish is preferred. Must be an excellent communicator with strong interpersonal skills, able to educate, persuade and share information. To apply, please visit the MCC website: https://mcc.org/get-involved/serve/openings/training-development-coordinator

Mennonite Disaster Service: We are building our team and searching for qualified, motivatted individuals who have a knowledge of and passion for the MDS mission, vision and values and a commitment to the Anabaptist church. Current position openings include: Communications Manager, Lititz, Penn.; Regional Operations Coordinator, Region 4, U.S. Western Region states; Volunteer Training Specialist, home based, U.S. residents only; and Leadership Volunteer Interviewer, home based, U.S. residents only. Candidates will embrace the diverse and fast-paced work environments where MDS operates and be ready to work with people from various backgrounds. For more information, visit mds.mennonite.net/who-we-are/employment

SERVICE OPPORTUNITIES

SALT APPLICATIONS ARE OPEN!  Serve the world and change your life! Serving and Learning Together (SALT) is a year-long, cross cultural service experience for young adults age 18-30. Through MCC’s SALT program, Christian young adults from Canada and the U.S. serve internationally in a wide variety of positions in fields like education, agriculture, health care, information technology, peacebuilding and more! To learn more and apply, visit mcc.org/salt.