Pastor Openings

Below is a current listing of congregational pastorate openings arranged by conference. Scroll down or jump to a specific conference by clicking on its name:

Allegheny | Atlantic Coast | Central District | Central Plains | Eastern District | Franconia | Gulf States | Illinois | Indiana-Michigan | Lancaster | Mountain States | New York | North Central | Ohio | Pacific Northwest | Pacific Southwest | South Central | Southeast | Virginia | Western District | Other Ministry Opportunities

***Please contact the conference minister first if interested in a position***

Allegheny Mennonite Conference

Marvin Friesen marv@universitymennonite.org  

Congregation FTE Position(Open Date) Departing Pastor Intentional Interim Pastor

 

Atlantic Coast Conference

Executive Conference Minister: Merv Stoltzfus, mervs@atlanticcoastconference.net    717 394-8107 or 717 319-6554

Congregation FTE Position (Open Date) Departing Pastor Interim Pastor
Akron Mennonite Church, Akron, PA 1.0 FTE Lead Pastor (August 2017) Jim Amstutz
Akron Mennonite Church, Akron, PA 1.0 FTE Associate Pastor (August 2017) Michelle Dula
Community Mennonite Church, Lancaster, PA 1.0 FTE Associate Pastor of Children and Youth.
CrossWay Church, Ocean City, MD
http://www.crossway.cc
PT Pastor (immediate) Nathan Hyde
Forest Hills Mennonite Church, Leola, PA 1.0 FTE Assistant Pastor of Community Life (November 1) Cheryl Hollinger
Hopewell Mennonite Church, Reading, PA PT Pastor (May 2017) Frantz St Iago-Peretz  Leslie Homer-Cattell
Neffsville Mennonite Church, Lancaster, PA PT Director of Worship (20 hours a week)
Neffsville Mennonite Church, Lancaster, PA PT Director of Children’s Ministries (10-20 hours a week)
Neffsville Mennonite Church, Lancaster, PA PT Director of Lay Ministries
Neffsville Mennonite Church, Lancaster, PA PT Young Adult Pastor (10-20 hours a week)

 

Central District Conference

Conference Minister: Lois Johns Kaufmann; 574-534-1485; 800-662-2264

Administrator, Emma Hartman; 574-534-1485; 800-662-2264

Congregation FTE Position (Open Date) Departing Pastor Interim Pastor
Central District Conference  contact person: Carrie Mast  mastc@bluffton.edu Full-time Conference Minister (August 1, 2016) Lois Johns Kaufmann
Chicago Community  Mennonite, Chicago, IL Pastor, 1 FTE (fall 2016) Megan Ramer Tim Peebles
Covenant Mennonite Church, Sarasota, FL Pastor, .50 FTE (May 2016) Tara Hartman  Andrew Hudson
First Mennonite Church, Bluffton, OH Pastoral Associate, 1 FTE  (June 2016) for 12-18 months only
First Mennonite Church, Sugarcreek, OH Pastor, .50 FTE (immediate) Jayne Byler Michael Gehman
Hively Avenue Mennonite Church, Elkhart, IN Pastor, 1 FTE (January 2017) Charles Geiser
Maplewood Mennonite Church, Fort Wayne, IN Pastor  (early 2016) Barry Schmell Rhoda Schrag
Silverwood Mennonite Church, Goshen, IN Co-Pastor Worship and Pastoral Care, .6 FTE (Late Summer 2016) Rachel Nolt

 

Central Plains Mennonite Conference

Executive Conference Minister: David Boshart – 319-936-5904; Conference Minister for Ministerial Leadership: Tim Detweiler – 319-458-0224;Conference Minister for Christian Formation: Shana Peachey Boshart – 319-936-5905

Congregation FTE Position (Open Date) Departing Pastor Interim Pastor
First Mennonite Church, Iowa City IA 1.5 FTE Pastors to join pastoral team  Bob and Mag Richer Smith  Gordon Scoville
North Side Fellowship, Omaha NE Bi-vocational, church planting
Pleasant View Mennonite, Pleasant IA PT/Bi-Vocational Pastor (immediately) John Zimmerman
Salem-Zion Mennonite Church, Freeman, SD FT Pastor Eric Deckert
Zion Mennonite, Donnellson IA .75 FTE Pastor Marcia Yoder-Schrock

 

Eastern District Conference

Scott Roth Acting Conference Minister, 267-932-6050 ext 138 

Congregation FTE Position (Open Date) Departing Pastor Interim Pastor
Eastern District Conference  if interested, contact Rodger Schmell at deeprunwest@gmail.com 40 hours/month Lead Conference Minister (immediately) Handle the day to day operation, working closely with the Board, be main liaison with MCUSA and serve 3 churches  and be a resource to assist and help move them in their mission and vision. Warren Tyson
Zion Mennonite Church, Souderton, PA
http://www.zionmennonite.org
1.0 FTE Lead Pastor (March 2016) Hunter Hess Miriam Book & Jim Lapp

 

Franconia Mennonite Conference

Stephen Kriss, Director of Leadership Cultivation and Congregational Resourcing- skriss@franconiaconference.org  (New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Vermont )

Congregation FTE Position (Open Date) Departing Pastor Interim Pastor
Bally Mennonite Church, Bally, PA Lead Pastor (January 2016) Klaudia Smucker  Duane Hershberger
Franconia Mennonite Church, Telford PA Lead Pastor Steve Landis  Gary Martin
Franconia Mennonite Church, Telford PA Youth Pastor Mike Ford
Indonesian Light Church, Philadelphia PA Part-time Pastor (immediate)  Emily Ralph Servant
Methacton Mennonite Church, Norristown PA Pastor Dawn Ruth Nelson  J. Fred Kaufman
Perkiomenville Mennonite Church, Perkiomenville PA Lead Pastor
Philadelphia Praise Center, Philadelphia PA Part-time Outreach Pastor (Spanish-speaking) (immediate)
Souderton Mennonite Church, Souderton PA Full-time Youth Pastor Mary Benner
Taftsville Chapel Mennonite Fellowship, Taftsville VT Pastor Randy Good Dorcas Miller Lehman
Vietnamese Gospel Mennonite Church, Allentown PA Pastor Hien Truong Nheng Nguyen

 

Gulf States Mennonite Conference

Jeff Landis, Conference Moderator  jclandis3@bellsouth.net

Congregation FTE Position (Open Date) Departing Pastor Interim Pastor

 

Illinois Mennonite Conference

Michael Danner, Executive Conference Minister: 309-992-8000michaeldanner@mennonite.net;  Kim Litwiller, Associate Conference Minister: 309-613-0174  kiml@mennonite.net; Holly Mason, Executive Assistant: 877-922-2111 • hmason@mennonite.net

Congregation FTE Position (Open Date) Departing Pastor Interim Pastor
 First Mennonite Church, Morton, IL Full-time Pastor of Family Lilfe (current) New Position

 

Indiana-Michigan Mennonite Conference

Daniel Z. Miller, Conference Pastor574 534-4006

Doug Kaufman,Conference Pastor for Leadership Transitions 574 534-4006

Congregation FTE Position (Open Date) Departing Pastor Interim Pastor
Cedar Grove Mennonite, Manistique, MI .2 FTE Pastor (could combine with Wildwood Mennonite Church role)(current) Jim Troyer
East Goshen Mennonite Church, Goshen, IN Pastor Steve Slagell Sherm Kauffman
First Mennonite Church, Indianapolis, IN Full-time co-pastor Ryan Ahlgrim Steve Thomas
Locust Grove Mennonite Church, Burr Oak, IN .5 FTE Youth Pastor (current) New Position
Waterford Mennonite Church, Goshen, IN .75-.85 FTE Pastor of Children, Youth, Young Adults Lyle Miller
Wildwood Mennonite Church, Engadine, MI .3 FTE Ministry team leader( could combine with Cedar Grove Mennonite Church role) (current)

 

Lancaster Mennonite Conference-Network Churches

Carol Oberholtzer  Acting Conference Minister – doberhol@ptd.net   

Congregation FTE Position (Open Date) Departing Pastor Interim Pastor
Habecker Mennonite Church, Lancaster PA   if interested contact Keith, kblank@lancasterconference.org Full time Lead Pastor (Fall 2016)  Karen Sensenig
 Hershey Mennonite Church, Kinzers PA  if interested contact Stephen, sweaver@lancasterconference.org .75 FTE Lead Pastor (January 2016)
Landisville Mennonite Church, Landisville PA   if interested contact Keith, kblank@lancasterconference.org  Full time Interim Lead Pastor (June 2016)  Jonathan Bowman
Sunnyside Mennonite Church, Lancaster PA   if interested contact Jason, jkuniholm@gmail.com Full time Lead Pastor (November 2016)

 

Mountain States Mennonite Conference

Annie Lengacher Browning, Acting Conference Minister annie@mountainstatesmc.org

Congregation FTE Position (Open Date) Departing Pastor Interim Pastor
Beth-El Mennonite Church, Colorado Spring CO 1 FTE Lead Pastor (January 2017) Mervin Birky
Sojourn Mennonite Church, Fort Collins, CO .25 FTE Pastor

 

New York Mennonite Conference

Gene Miller, Conference Minister (585)593-3287;  office@nymennonite.org

Congregation FTE Position (Open Date) Departing Pastor Interim Pastor
 Yorks Corners Mennonite Church, Wellsville NY  ¼ – FTE Associate Pastor (multi-year transition into becoming lead pastor when current pastor retires)  New Position

 

North Central Conference of the Mennonite Church

Fred Kanagy, Conference Minister –  kanagyf@gondtc.com  (701) 583-2150 or (701) 771-8839 (cell)

Congregation FTE Position (Open Date) Departing Pastor Interim Pastor
Coalridge Mennonite Church, Dagmar, MT Part-time Pastor
South Lawrence Mennonite Church, Glen Flora, WI Part-time Pastor
 White Chapel Mennonite Church, Glendive , MT  Part-time Pastor  Neville Peterson

 

Ohio Conference of Mennonite Church USA

Regional Pastor: Ralph Reinford – (330) 347-4791 ralphreinford@gmail.com    Regional Pastor:  Cliff Brubaker – cliffbru7@gmail.com

Congregation FTE Position (Open Date) Departing Pastor Interim Pastor
First Mennonite Church, Canton, OH Full-time Lead Pastor Dan Hooley
Lockport Mennonite Church, West Unity, OH Half-time Pastor Gloria Beck
Peace Mennonite Church, Elyria OH 3/4-time Pastor Adam Houser

 

Pacific Northwest Mennonite Conference

Conference Minister: Katherine Jameson Pitts, KJPitts@pnmc.org, 503-349-5420  Contact her for congregational openings

Congregation FTE Position (Open Date) Departing Pastor Interim Pastor
First Mennonite Church, Aberdeen ID 3/4 to Full-time Pastor (September 2015) Jerry Kaiser Lynn Hershey
Portland Mennonite Church, Portland OR 1 FTE Associate Pastor of Community Life Rachel Ringenberg Miller Brie Kruger
Prince of Peace Mennonite Church, Anchorage AK  https://pnmc.org/employment/ .5 FTE Pastor (Summer 2015) John David Thacker

 

Pacific Southwest Mennonite Conference

Clare Ann Ruth-Heffelbower, Conference Minister, 559-281-5664; clareann@pacificsouthwest.org

Congregation FTE Position (Open Date) Departing Pastor Interim Pastor
 Trinity Mennonite Church, Glendale AZ  .5 FTE Director of Children’s Ministry (immediately)

 

South Central Mennonite Conference

Regional Conference Ministers: Marion Bontrager (Moderator) 620-327-8291; James Wenger 620-951-8057.

Congregation FTE Position (Open Date) Departing Pastor Interim Pastor
Calico Rock Mennonite Fellowship, Calico Rock, AR   If interested contact JasWenger@aol.com Part-time Pastor Dale Ivy Peter Hartman
Herold Mennonite Church, Cordell, OK
If interested contact JasWenger@aol.com
Pastor (January 2015)
Pleasant View Mennonite Church, Hydro, OK
If interested, contact jaswenger@aol.com
Full-time Associate Pastor (responsibility would include working with youth)

 

Southeast Mennonite Conference

Marco Guete, Conference Minister – marco@SMCmennonite.org  941-924-3993

Congregation FTE Position (Open Date) Departing Pastor Interim Pastor

 

Virginia Mennonite Conference

Clyde Kratz, Conference Minister – 540 434-9727

 Congregation FTE Position (Open Date) Departing Pastor Interim Pastor
Mountain View Mennonite Church, Hickory, NC Lead Pastor (June 2016) Chuck Hostetter
Mountain View Mennonite Church, Hickory, NC .5 FTE Youth Leader
Park View Mennonite Church, Harrisonburg, VA 1 FTE Associate Pastor for Children, Youth, and Families (January 2016)
Raleigh Mennonite Church, Raleigh, NC Full-time Lead Pastor (2016) Duane Beck
Weavers Mennonite Church, Harrisonburg, VA .5 FTE Associate Pastor of Faith Development for Youth and Young Adults
Zion Mennonite Church, Broadway, VA .75 FTE Associate Pastor

 

Western District Conference

Conference Minister, Heidi Regier Kreider 316-283-6300heidirk@mennowdc.org

Congregation FTE Position (Open Date) Departing Pastor Interim Pastor
Alexanderwohl Mennonite Church, Goessel, KS Lead Pastor Steve Schmidt Peter Emery
Bethel College Mennonite Church, North Newton KS Lead Pastor Heidi Regier Kreider Dorothy Nickel Friesen
Eden Mennonite Church, Moundridge, KS Lead Pastor David Stevens  Lee Suderman
Faith Mennonite Church, Newton, KS Associate Pastor
Hoffnungsau Mennonite Church, Inman, KS Lead Pastor Cleo Koop Luann Yutzy
Iglesia Menonita Casa del Alfarero, Pasadena, TX Pastor Alberto Parchmont
New Creation Fellowship Church, Newton KS 1/2-3/4-time Lead Pastor Renee Kanagy Jennie Wintermote
San Antonio Mennonite Church, San Antonio TX .5 FTE Pastor Rachel Epp Miller

 

Other Ministry Opportunities

Agency FTE Position (Open date) For Information Contact