Position Location Date Posted
Licensed Therapists
Catalyst Life Services (The Center/The Rehab Center), Mansfield, OH
July 30, 2015
Licensed Therapists
Catalyst Life Services (The Center/The Rehab Center), Mansfield, OH

Catalyst Life Services in Mansfield, Ohio, has immediate openings for licensed Therapists to work in the Child & Adolescent department and the Adult Mental Health/Crisis/AOD departments.  The positions include assessing, counseling and monitoring clients at the agency and other off-site locations in Mansfield/Richland county.  Must be able to communicate effectively in written and oral form.  Must be able to work flexible hours including some evenings.  Must recognize unusual or threatening situations, identify indicators of abuse, neglect and family dysfunction and determine appropriate treatment or referral.  Ohio licensure (LSW, PC, MFT) required with independent licensure (LISW, PCC, IMFT) preferred.  Must have current Ohio driver's license with acceptable driving record and current vehicle insurance.  An individual who poses a direct threat to the health and safety of himself/herself or others in the workplace will be deemed not qualified for the position.  Pre-employment drug screen and BCII required.

Catalyst Life Services provides a comprehensive benefit package which includes:

*   Paid Time Off package

*   Health, Dental and Vision insurances

*   Health Savings Account with employer contributions

*   403(b) retirement plan with employer contributions

*   Paid holidays

*   Paid Life insurance and Short-term and Long-term disability policies

*   Free CEU's available through online training system

Interested parties are invited to send their resume to Human Resources, 741 Scholl Rd, Mansfield OH 44907 or email to employment@catalystlifeservices.org for consideration.

Youth Pastor
Perrysville Baptist Church, Perrysville, OH
July 29, 2015
Youth Pastor
Perrysville Baptist Church, Perrysville, OH

Description of church and area:
• Small church, 80-100 people
• 12-15 youth, 7-12 Grade
• Mohican State Park and marinas in the area
• 25 Minutes from Ashland Seminary
• Church uses updated video and audio equipment 
To apply please contact Roland Cook:  rucookin@me.com
• Born again Christian
• Must be working on college degree or graduated
• Experience working with youth a plus
• Willing to undergo background check and drug test
• Provide three references
Job Requirements:
• Direct weekly youth meetings – held Sunday evenings
• Direct youth studies Sunday mornings
• Sign agreement to the Statement of Faith and teach the American Baptist Doctrine
• Work up schedule of upcoming youth activities
• Provide quarterly lesson plan
• Serve as back-up minister, if needed (additional compensation)
• Be willing to serve as youth outreach in community
• Base salary $800/month
• Two-story house with garage provided

Adjunct Instructor or Visiting Teacher for Jewish Ministry
Tikvat Yisrael Yeshiva,Lyndhurst, Ohio
July 22, 2015
Adjunct Instructor or Visiting Teacher for Jewish Ministry
Tikvat Yisrael Yeshiva,Lyndhurst, Ohio

Tikvat Yisrael Yeshiva, an educational ministry of Tikvat Yisrael Messianic Synagogue in Lyndhurst, Ohio is looking for individuals with a ministry background, having some knowledge of the Messianic movement and the Judaic-Christian perspective and a strong interest in teaching classes or weekend seminars for a lay ministry program that focuses on Jewish ministry.  Seminary or Christian College/University Master’s or doctoral degrees preferable, but we will also consider seminary students working on their Master’s or doctoral degrees.  For more information or to apply, contact Dr. Deborah Burd, Rosh Yeshiva at (330) 622-0481 or dburd4456@hotmail.com.

Group Facilitator / Male Mentor
Ashland Parenting Plus, Ashland, OH
July 20, 2015
Group Facilitator / Male Mentor
Ashland Parenting Plus, Ashland, OH

Ashland Parenting Plus, a non-profit agency in Ashland, OH is looking for someone who has a heart and passion to work with High-Risk Teens in a Group leader and mentoring role.  This is a part time position (20-25 hours per week) that we would like to fill immediately.  Applicant needs to enjoy working with adolescents and possess the ability to provide individual and / or group education with the intended purpose of instilling the idea of respecting others, reducing teen pregnancy and reducing court involvement of teens.  An excellent knowledge of adolescent development, group work and mentoring is essential.  Work experience with teens and a bachelor's degree in a social work/education or comparable field is required. 


If interested please send resumes to:

Ashland Parenting Plus, 1763 SR 60, Ashland OH,

Attention:  Catherine Swope, Director.


Director of Discipleship (part-time)
Green Valley UMC, Akron, OH
July 20, 2015
Director of Discipleship (part-time)
Green Valley UMC, Akron, OH

The Green Valley United Methodist church in Akron, OH is seeking a part-time (up to 25 hours per week) Director of Discipleship. This position will be responsible for helping people of all ages move through a clearly defined discipleship process and help the church live out it’s vision of Growing Deeper in Christ’s Love.  This will include evaluating existing, and creating new opportunities for growth through the recruitment of both leaders and participants. Applicants must show a deep commitment to Christian faith development, creativity, and the ability to work with various teams and other staff members.  
Please send cover letter and resume to gvumcspprc@gmail.com by August 20, 2015 for consideration.

Youth Program Leader
The City Mission, Cleveland, OH
July 9, 2015
Youth Program Leader
The City Mission, Cleveland, OH

Position Overview
Creates, organizes and supervises recreational youth programming, including physical and special interest activities.

Essential Job Functions
• Supports the core beliefs and vision of The City Mission.
• Develops programming that is culturally diverse, interesting and relevant to specific age groups.
• Continuously evaluates and improves program design, curriculum, and standards.
• Establishes program standards; measures results; makes necessary adjustments.
• Participates in the recruitment and training of unsalaried staff.
• Supports fundraising activities and other events; markets and promotes programs.
• Ensures compliance to established procedures, policies, and safety standards.
• Informs management by analyzing special reports; summarizing information; identifying trends.
• Must be available to work a flexible schedule - required to work some evenings and weekends.
• Able to relate well to youth of all ages.
• Maintains a clean, orderly and safe environment.
• Interacts, relates, and serves as a positive role model.
Professional Qualifications
• Relevant College Degree or 2-3 years’ experience in Evangelical Youth Ministry
• Strong work ethic
• Strong organizational skills
• Microsoft Office proficient
• Crisis intervention training preferred

Physical Requirements
• Stand or walk constantly (for up to an entire shift) on various surfaces (tile, concrete)
• Bend/twist at waist/knees/neck to perform various duties
• Constant use of eyes (correctable vision to normal level required) to observe, read, interact with clients, volunteers, and co-workers, includes hand/eye coordination
• Read, understand and clearly speak English; constantly use speech and hearing (correctable to normal level required) in communicating with clients, volunteers, and co-workers, giving and receiving instructions
• Constant use of both hands and arms in reaching/handling/grasping/fingering while 
• Subject to excessive noise
• Must possess effective written and oral communication and interpersonal skills with ability to deal with all levels of personnel and the general public in a professional and effective manner;
• Must be able to use initiative and independent judgment within established guidelines
• Must be able to communicate professionally via computer programs such as Microsoft Outlook
• Must be able to handle pressure of constantly working with individuals in crisis.

Spiritual Qualifications
• Professes Jesus as Lord and Savior
• Believes the Bible to be the inspired, infallible, & ultimate authoritative Word of God (II Timothy 3:16; II Peter 1:21)
• Patterns life after the example of Jesus and the commands and principles found in the Bible
• Desires to serve the Lord in the ministry of rescue
E-mail cover letter and resume to HumanResources@TheCityMission.org

Worship Leader
Carrollton First UMC, Carrollton, OH
July 7, 2015
Worship Leader
Carrollton First UMC, Carrollton, OH

The Carrollton First UMC (Carrollton, Ohio) is seeking to fill a part-time worship/music leader for its satellite campus The Bridge. The 10 am Sunday service is casual, contemporary and relevant with a goal of reaching the unchurched and de-churched in our area. Responsibilities include working with the pastor to coordinate music with the theme of the service, recruit and lead a worship band, hold rehearsals and lead worship on Sunday mornings and help with the ProPresenter slides for worship.

(For a full description go to www.thebridgecarrolltonohio.com or www.yellowbrickchurch.org)  Interested persons may send resumes, cover letter, 3 references in Word/PDF format to office@yellowbrickchurch.org  no later than August 15, 2015.

Worship Leader (Part-time)
Weymouth Community Church, Medina, OH
June 30, 2015
Worship Leader (Part-time)
Weymouth Community Church, Medina, OH

Weymouth Community Church is a church of 150 people, in Medina, Ohio, and is praying for a part-time worship leader. This paid position would require 15 hours a week, including practice time and leading two worship services each Sunday morning. The worship leader would work with the Lead Pastor, to provide worship experiences that fit the church's purpose: Following Jesus One Step At A Time. We are looking for someone who loves God, loves music, and is willing to be flexible in humbly leading our people to God in worship each week.

For more information, please contact Greg Whiting: greg@weymouthchurch.com; 330.723.1750, ext. 102.

Executive Director of Ministry/Associate Pastor
New Community Bible Fellowship, Cleveland Heights, OH
June 30, 2015
Executive Director of Ministry/Associate Pastor
New Community Bible Fellowship, Cleveland Heights, OH Download Application

Growing 2600 member Bible teaching, non-denominational church in Cleveland, Ohio is seeking a full-time ministry executive who will function in an "Associate Pastor" role (actual title Minister or Elder) to oversee the entire ministry arm of the church. The role includes oversight of Christian Education/ Spiritual Formation, Family and membership care, Men’s and Women’s Ministry, Teens, Children and Young Adults ministries. The role reports directly to the Senior Pastor and has a seat on the church’s governance board. Reporting to this position is the Director of Family Ministries, Teen Coordinator, Young Adult Ministry, Children’s Ministry and Executive Level Administrative support. The ideal candidate will have an MDIV or Bachelor’s in Biblical Studies and a minimum of 5 years pastoral or other relevant clergy experience. Focus is assisting the senior pastor with strategic planning and oversight of day to day ministry including Spiritual Formation, ministry systems, direct report development, ministry innovation and church growth.

The role requires a person with proven experience, passion and giftedness in shepherding, discipleship and developing God’s people to grow into mature Christians. The person must be a sound teacher of the Bible and have a pastor’s heart, yet is very strong administratively with a keen understanding of ministry systems and spiritual formation. Strong Microsoft Office Skills a must. 

The role also includes general shepherding, oversight and counseling of church members and entails limited Sunday morning pulpit duties. He must have a true heart for God and God’s people. 
Interested and qualified individuals should send a cover letter, resume (Also CDs, DVDs, if available) along with a wage/salary history via mail, fax, or email to Minister Charles Domingue, New Community Bible Fellowship, 3557 Washington Boulevard, Cleveland Heights, OH 44118 or email HR@newcommunitybible.org. Faxes may be sent to Minister Charles’ attention at (216) 453-5779.

More information regarding the fellowship can be found at their website: www.newcommunitybible.org


Youth Leader (Part-time)
Burton Congregational Church, Burton, OH
June 29, 2015
Youth Leader (Part-time)
Burton Congregational Church, Burton, OH

Create a youth program in an elderly church but a thriving community. It is a paid position of $12,000 a year but could also be worked out to be an internship if it is so desired.  Anyone interested can send a resume to BurtonUCC@gmail.com.  Any phone inquiries:  Pastor Jay Carroll, 440.834.4495

Director of Christian Education
Pleasant Hills United Methodist Church, Middleburg Heights, OH
June 29, 2015
Director of Christian Education
Pleasant Hills United Methodist Church, Middleburg Heights, OH

I.                    CHURCH SCHOOL

A.      Executive and Administrative

  • Promote church school attendance and growth.
  • Meet with the Education Committee and other groups impacting the educational ministry.
  • Consult concerning educational budget needs and keep check on money spent.
  • Coordinate ordering and/or purchasing supplies.


  • Teach in the church school and other educational opportunities as time permits.
  • Give special attention to programs for youth and college age.
  • Accountable to SPRC.


  • Work with the pastor to choose resources.


  • Promote and/or lead various weekday/night studies and activities.

II.                  SUMMER PROGRAMMING

  • Help plan and promote VBS
  • Help plan and promote Summer Programming, ie., Mission Trips

III.                YOUTH MINISTRY

  • Help plan and organize youth events, ie., retreats.


  • Assist in planning of special and seasonal church programs.
  • Work with Parent’s Day Out Committee.
  • Need to meet the needs of our existing active families to establish a base of attendance. Some discussion with each family should take place to see if they would support the activities planned and attend/bring children and youth to these activities.

Pleasant Hills United Methodist Church, 13200 E. Bagley Road, Middleburg Heights, Ohio 44130, is seeking a Director of Christian Education. This person would attend all events with children and youth in attendance at church, including: Sunday School, Sunday evening game/fun night/movie nights, etc. Sunday’s Events should be planned so that children and youth want to participate. This person would report to the pastor and Staff Parish Relations Committee. This person must be able to relate to children and youth and have the children want to relate to this person. Need high energy with a goal to help children learn more about God and Jesus and develop relationships with others, and be willing to make that happen. Methodist background would be helpful, but not necessary.  This is a part-time, salaried position.  Starts September 1, 2015. Submit resumes by August 1 to Carolyn Huber at  7442 Gerald Drive, Middleburg Heights, OH 44130.  The church web site is www.pleasanthills.org

Stephen Ministries - Program Staff
Saint Louis, MO
June 29, 2015
Stephen Ministries - Program Staff
Saint Louis, MO

Nature and Scope
• Contribute as a member of Stephen Ministries' program development and delivery team and grow into a leadership role within the organization.
• Work will be accomplished primarily at the Stephen Ministries Center in St. Louis, Missouri, with occasional travel to conferences and workshops.

Based on their gifts, strengths, and experience, program staff may:
• Serve on a team that writes and edits training presentations, books, manuals, publicity materials, correspondence, and other resources.
• Work on program development, customer service, market research, consultation, marketing, information technology, operations, or human resources.
• Manage one of the above departments or functional areas, coordinating the team's efforts and supervising one or more staff members.
• Direct two or more one-week training conferences that Stephen Ministries conducts in various U.S. cities each year. This involves teaching sessions, interacting with and assisting participants, supervising a conference team, and coordinating with hotel staff and other vendors supporting the event.
• Coordinate or serve in other areas related to the person's gifts and interests and the mission of the organization. 

• Minimum bachelor's degree (master's level degree a plus) and excellent academic record
• Skilled in using technology
• Demonstrated experience and strengths is one or more of these areas:
  1. Writing and editing
  2. Supervising staff
  3. Presenting and speaking skills
To apply, submit a resume and cover letter to 2045 Innerbelt Business Center Dr., St. Louis, MO 63114. You may also fax your resume to (314) 428-7888. Email submissions not accepted. Please include academic information, including grades and test scores at all levels.

Director of Christian Education
First Presbyterian Church, Barberton, OH
June 29, 2015
Director of Christian Education
First Presbyterian Church, Barberton, OH


First Presbyterian Church of Barberton is a 150-member congregation serving Barberton and surrounding communities.  Described by many as a church “with a big heart,” FPC hosts a twice-a-week soup kitchen for those in need.  In addition, many community groups find a home at FPC, including AA, Cub Scouts and Boy Scouts, and the Barberton Kiwanis Club. 

Over the past three years, FPC has begun an intentional outreach to children and youth in our community, some of whom live in very difficult circumstances.  Our Church bus has been utilized to pick up students all over our community to make it possible for them to experience the good news of Jesus Christ and the warm friendship and fellowship that we have to offer.  Most of the children who attend our programs do not have parents involved in the life of the congregation.  Our Director of Christian Education will offer meaningful support and counsel to the families who entrust their children/youth to our care and nurture.     

It is our expectation that our next Director of Christian Education will continue the outreach that we have already started. 

Personal Requirements 

The successful candidate for this position must have a vital and maturing Christian faith in accord with Presbyterian/Reformed theology, and demonstrate a Christian lifestyle and commitment. 

She (he) must have knowledge of childhood and adolescent development and a demonstrated ability to relate well, listen to, and respond to the needs of young persons.  She (he) should possess organizational skills in order to establish goals and programs, including budgeting and supervision of volunteers. 

A college degree is preferred, but those who have a demonstrated ability in these areas will also receive consideration.  


The Director of Christian Education is hired by the Session (governing council) with the approval of the pastor.  She (he) will be under the supervision of the Pastor and the Christian Education committee. 


Hours and Wages 

This position is 25-hours per week.  The Director of Christian Education will be expected to attend Sunday School and Worship each week (with the exception of approved vacation dates) and the Sunday hours are included in, not in addition to, the 25-hours per week. 

Salary will vary depending upon educational qualifications and experience.


Specific Program Responsibilities 

  1. Provide direction for Sunday School by selecting curriculum, teaching, leading activities, and recruiting and assisting teachers/leaders and childcare volunteers.
  2. Coordinate and lead Monday Youth Vortex and Wednesday Kid’s Club programs, Vacation Bible School, and other activities for children and youth.
  3. Encourage participation in Summer Christian Camps.
  4. Work with Pastor in planning and teaching the Confirmation Class.
  5. Be available to communicate with and offer spiritual guidance to Middle School and High School youth during the week by phone and text messages.
  6. Plan and lead at least one youth Retreat during the School year.
  7. Offer a Children’s Sermon during worship at the request of the Pastor.
  8. Attend the Monthly committee night (first Monday of each month) to discuss hopes, plans, and challenges with CE committee.
  9. Maintain supportive relationship with children and families.
  10. Complete background checks on new volunteers through Shepherd’s Watch.
  11. Maintain appropriate discipline in all areas of activity.
  12. Complete other duties as assigned.


The Pastor and Personnel ministry, in consultation with the CE committee, will review goals and accomplishments.  The first job review will come after six months and then annually thereafter.

Family Life Counseling, Mansfield, OH, Shelby, OH, Crawford County, OH
June 17, 2015
Family Life Counseling, Mansfield, OH, Shelby, OH, Crawford County, OH

  Family Life Counseling continues to grow; we now have TWO offices in Mansfield as well as offices in Shelby, Millersburg and Danville.  We are currently in the process of establishing an office in Galion.

We are currently seeking 2 counselors for the Mansfield/Shelby offices; these openings are for in-home counselors. There are also counselors are needed for the new Crawford County Intensive Home-Based (IHBT) team

      Qualifications:  Must be Ohio licensed (LSW, LISW, LISW-S, PC, PCC, PCC-S)

     Will consider CT in master’s program


     Email your resume to cpurviance@flcps.com or fax to 419-756-5642

Director of Youth and Young Adult Ministries
Commerce United Methodist Church, Commerce, MI
June 16, 2015
Director of Youth and Young Adult Ministries
Commerce United Methodist Church, Commerce, MI

Commerce United Methodist Church is seeking to fill the ¾ time position of Director of Youth/Young Adult Ministries.  CUMC is seeking an energized, motivated individual with a strong Christian faith and ability to communicate their faith to others and be seen as an example to the youth at CUMC.   Reporting directly to the Pastor, your responsibilities will include:

  • Direct and oversee the Christian based youth and young adult programs. This includes but is not limited to: providing bible study and spiritual growth opportunities, planning mission projects and trips, and other fellowship opportunities deemed beneficial for the youth and young adults.
  • Work to identify opportunities to grow youth and young adult membership and participation in the Church.  This includes: developing and managing follow ups with those visiting our church, (specifically ones with interest in youth and young adult programming), exploring opportunities This includes developing and managing follow ups with families visiting our church in the community at-large, and within the church community network.
  • Recruit and train volunteers to assist with youth leadership.  This person will work to develop volunteers to be able to mentor the youth at CUMC.  The Director of Youth Ministries will coordinate and monitor volunteers pertaining to youth activities
  • Other tasks assigned by the Pastor and Staff Parrish Relations Committee (SPRC)


  • A strong Christian faith and ability to communicate that to others
  • Supportive of the United Methodist Discipline and Wesleyan Theology
  • Believe in the authority of scripture
  • Approachable and easy to work with
  • Previous work with youth/young adult Ministries.  Minimum volunteer experience, previous paid experience preferred.
  • Minimum Bachelor Degree required.  Bible College/Seminary degree or experience preferred.

CUMC  is offering a generous salary for the position as well as a matching church pension program after one year of service and vacation time.  All qualified candidates interested in applying for the position should send a resume and cover letter to either Pastor Deane Wyllys, Pastor, at dwyllys@sbcglobal.net or Matthew Kennedy, chair of the Staff Parrish Relations Committee, at matthew.a.kennedy3290@gmail.com or send their information to the church office at 1155 Commerce Rd, Commerce MI 48382.

New London United Methodist Church, New London, OH
June 11, 2015
New London United Methodist Church, New London, OH

The New London United Methodist Church is looking for an organist for our  
Sunday morning 9:00 a.m. service.
If interested in this position please contact  Ken Long 419-929-1401.

Emergency Services Therapist
The Counseling Center of Wayne & Holmes County, OH
June 10, 2015
Emergency Services Therapist
The Counseling Center of Wayne & Holmes County, OH

Social worker or counselor to provide emergency mental health services in a two county area. Join a team of professionals providing assessment; pre-hospital screening, follow-up services, brief counseling and consultation with professionals, agencies and families. Competitive salary and benefits, including health/dental/vision insurance, retirement, generous time off, continuing education reimbursement and supplemental income opportunities. Master's degree in a relevant mental health area and a valid Ohio license required.
Master's degree in relevant mental health field and current Ohio license (LSW/LPC/LISW/LPCC)
Current resume and letter of interest may be Emailed to: kberry@ccwhc.org or mailed to Karen Berry, Psy.D., President/Chief Executive Officer, The Counseling Center of Wayne & Holmes Counties, 2285 Benden Drive, Wooster, Ohio, 44691 (EOE)

Home-Based Therapist
The Counseling Center of Wayne & Holmes County, OH
June 10, 2015
Home-Based Therapist
The Counseling Center of Wayne & Holmes County, OH

Provide intensive in-home family intervention in order to prevent the out-of-home placement of children or adolescents who are experiencing mental health problems or facilitate the successful adjustment of those returning from such placements.
Masters's Degree in relevant mental health field and valid Ohio license (LSW/LPC/LPCC/LISW)
Resume, Cover Letter, Licensure information (LSW/LPC/LPCC/LISW) send to Karen Berry:  kberry@ccwhc.org

Assistant Pastor (Full-time)
Maple Grove Church of the Brethren, Ashland, OH
June 4, 2015
Assistant Pastor (Full-time)
Maple Grove Church of the Brethren, Ashland, OH

Mission Statement

The mission of Maple Grove Church of the Brethren is to welcome all people, to involve them in various activities of the church, to teach them to the principles of the Christian Faith as embodied by our denomination, to lead them to a personal relationship with Jesus Christ, and to prepare them to use their gifts in the home, the church, and the world

Job Description

     Working with the Senior Pastor as needed with focus on


  • On call for Pastor’s Sabbath and vacation, pulpit supply
  • Lead Worship/Deliver Sermon as needed
  • Visitations - Emergency response/crisis care; Hospitalized and shut-ins; Ongoing pastoral care
  • Provide leadership and guidance with Youth.
  • Scheduling and Communication of Special Events
  • Fundraising
  • Mentoring
  • Outreach

Other Responsibilities

    • Meet with Senior Pastor weekly
    • Report to Ministerial Board Monthly and to Church Board 3 times a year
    • Freedom to fulfill outside ministry opportunities that do not conflict with the ministry of Maple Grove Church of the Brethren

Job Requirements

    • Willingness to eventually become a member of Maple Grove
    • Confirmation of “Call” to ministry
    • Willingness to grow spiritually
    • Working knowledge of the Bible
    • Consistent in your Christian life, walk with the Lord, and with the Church of the Brethren beliefs and practices


A fellow Christian and believer in Jesus Christ.

For more information and how to apply:  http://www.maplegrovecob.org/about-us/employment-full-time-assistant-pastor

Director of Youth Ministry (Part-time)
First United Church of Christ, Galion, OH
May 15, 2015
Director of Youth Ministry (Part-time)
First United Church of Christ, Galion, OH


The Director of Youth Ministries is responsible for providing the youth of First UCC with opportunities for spiritual growth, fellowship, worship, and mission.


  1. Plan all programming and mission opportunities for youth grades 6-12.
  2. Recruit, train, and lead youth advisors.
  3. Support youth in crisis and times of need.
  4. Attend monthly Consistory meetings.
  5. Work with Christian Education Team as needed.
  6. Lead worship with youth as assigned by Senior Pastor.
  7. Manage youth ministry budget; fundraise when necessary.
  8. Participate in Continuing Education opportunities.
  9. Manage permission forms for youth and background checks for adult volunteers.
  10. Teach Youth Sunday School on Sunday morning at 9:30am for Middle and High School students.
  11. Assist with confirmation class as needed.
  12. Regularly lead youth moments for second service and arrange lay people to lead them as well. 


  1. Encouraged to attend extracurricular activities of youth: one game/activity/concert per youth/per season.
  2. Preach/lead worship as assigned by Senior Pastor.


  1. Solid Christian principles and character
  2. Theological training and skills. Bachelor’s Degree preferred.
  3. Strong communication skills
  4. Strong organizational skills
  5. Strong interpersonal skills necessary to deal tactfully and effectively with persons at all levels of the church.

Salary ………………………….. $8,900/year (payable twice a month)
Paid Time Off ………………… 10 Days

All interested candidates please contact pastor@uccgalion.orgwith cover letter and resume included to be considered for the position. You may also contact the Sr. Pastor Darrin Harvey at 937-776-6206 if there are any questions.

First United Church of Christ in Galion has a long history in the community of meeting people’s spiritual needs as well as a strong commitment to mission both near and far. We are in the process of transitioning into the future God has for us and are excited to be able to expand our staff.

You are welcome to check out our website at www.uccgalion.org for more information about us and/or find us on Facebook.

This position is a newly created paid position that will continue a program that has already been established for a few years.

The candidate we are looking for is someone that is self-motivated, creative and energetic. Experience working with youth is desirable but not necessary. This position would be ideal for someone in seminary looking for ministry experience that would fulfill contextual education requirements although all candidates will be considered.

Galion, Ohio is a medium size community in North Central Ohio. It’s young people represent three different area school systems. 

Director of Children's Ministry and Christian Education
Broadway United Methodist Church, New Philadelphia, OH
February 4, 2015
Director of Children's Ministry and Christian Education
Broadway United Methodist Church, New Philadelphia, OH

Job Type: Twenty hours per week, including Sunday mornings. 

Job Description:

This is a key staff position because Broadway Church has a growing population of children and a calling from God to help children know Jesus and grow in faith.  Our director will oversee and coordinate the Christian Education program for children from birth through fifth grade, recruit teachers for Sunday morning classes and volunteers to care for children in the nursery, supervise the Vacation Bible School, and coordinate other events for children during the year.  The leader will relate well with all ages, train and encourage teachers, be comfortable in a leadership role, be able to share a genuine faith, and work with the staff team to provide experiences for children to grow in fellowship and faith.


  • Integrity, Christian faith and character, and a heart to serve.
  • Training and experience to lead and inspire teachers, volunteers, and children.
  • A committed, personal relationship to the Lord Jesus Christ, a love for children, and a deep commitment to the spiritual growth of children.
  • Skilled at working with others, recruiting volunteers, and developing leaders in their gifts. Able to train teachers, leaders, and workers with children.
  • Organized and responsible in planning, delegating, and developing ministries and events.
  • Ability to maintain the confidentiality of information received as such. Computer skills including Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, email, and the Internet.
  • Flexibility to perform additional duties in the area of Christian Education as assigned by the Pastor or Staff Parish Relations Committee (SPRC). 


  • The position will close when a suitable candidate has been selected.
  • The church web page www.broadway-umc.org  will be useful to interested candidates wanting to know more about our congregation.


Submit Resumes To:

Pastor Bob Kuntz

Broadway United Methodist Church

120 Church Ave. SE.

New Philadelphia, Ohio 44663

Electronic submissions are acceptable at: kuntzbob@ohio.net

Children's Church Musician
New Hope Church, Wayne, MI
November 5, 2014
Children's Church Musician
New Hope Church, Wayne, MI

New Hope Church, Wayne. MI is committed to providing children with a true Sunday worship experience. Music is a mode of teaching and transmitting the joy of the Good News of Jesus Christ.

Goal of Children's Music Program:

The goal of New Hope Church, Wayne MI is to offer weekly opportunities for faith development and enrichment through Sunday worship that includes music and singing, as well as a message.

The Children’s Church Musician will have primary responsibility to develop a high-quality, spirited, inviting Sunday Worship Services via music and song for young children within congregation. Significant support and assistance will be available from the Senior Pastor and the Director of Music.


The musician must see this position as a ministry to and with the people of New Hope Church, Wayne, MI. Commitment comes from an understanding of God's love for us and God's desire for us to communicate in all our efforts the Good News of Jesus Christ. A willingness to grow in faith and in this position as the Children's Church Musician is a requirement.

Specific experience will include demonstrated musical ability, preferably basic keyboard proficiency and directing abilities. The Director must understand the nuances of working with a large group of young children and possess the spirit and demeanor to create an inviting, loving, celebratory, directed environment for our goals to be achieved. The Children’s Church Musician must be able to work well with other music staff to develop an exciting, engaging worship experience for young children.

Description of Responsibilities:

General Responsibilities:

1. Work with the Senior Pastor to develop a dynamic, inviting weekly young children's worship experience, which will teach and proclaim the Good News of Jesus Christ to all young children.

2. Attend regular planning and development meetings with other music staff and pastoral staff representative.

3. Direct children in presenting musical offerings in Sunday worship and special services on a regular basis.

4. Work with other music staff and children's ministry personnel to achieve intergenerational music opportunities for young children. This may include, but is not limited to a Christmas/Easter music program, mass choir anthems and other opportunities as directed.

5. Choose, rehearse and present an annual children's musical for the community. This may be done in cooperation with other music staff and ensembles.



The Children's Church Musician will be responsible to the Senior Pastor and the Music Ministry Director. Opportunity for evaluation will take place each spring with an evaluation interview conducted by the Senior Pastor and the Music Ministry Director.


Work Relationships:

The Children's Church Musician will:

1. Emphasize and be part of the team spirit with Children’s Church volunteers and recognize the importance and role of each volunteer in the total worship experience of Children’s Church.

2. Foster a spirit of joy and loyalty with fellow volunteers and staff members.

3. Work closely with the Children’s Church Pastor in developing a dynamic, inviting weekly worship experience for young children.

4. Work closely with the Senior Pastor, Music Ministry Director and Children’s Church Pastor to provide spiritually engaging music during Children’s Church worship.

Position open until filled. 

Please direct inquiries to:

Velicia Humes @ 734.546.9611


Submit an Opportunity

To submit an opportunity, please send an email to Susan Icenhour with the following information:

  • Position Title
  • Opportunity Location
  • Brief Summary of Position
  • How to Apply
  • Link to Website

Note that all positions will be posted for 60 days unless notified that they have been filled.

Email Susan

Who to Contact

Susan Icenhour sicenhou@ashland.edu 419-289-5023