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-MichiganMountain States | New York |  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

Interim Conference Minister: Dave Mishler, DaveM@alleghenymennoniteconference.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
Bethel Mennonite, Gettysburg, PA .5 FTE Pastor (Winter 2019/20) Nelson Yoder
Zion Mennonite, Birdsboro, PA 1.0 FTE (flexible) Pastor (beginning Spring 2020) Steve Musselman Verle Brubaker

 

Central District Conference

Conference Minister: Doug Luginbill,  confmin@mcusacdc.org, 574-534-1485 

Congregation FTE Position (Open Date) Departing Pastor Interim Pastor
Community Mennonite Church, Markham, Illinois .5 FTE Pastor, (immediately) Cyneatha Millsaps

 

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: TBN 319-936-5905

Congregation FTE Position (Open Date) Departing Pastor Interim Pastor
Central Plains Mennonite Conference  (For more information contact Tim Detweiler at timdetweiler@centralplainsmc.org or by phone 319-458-0224.) 1.0 FTE, Executive conference minister David Boshart
Bellwood Mennonite Church, Millford, NE 1.0 FTE Pastor (Spring 2019) David Miller Gordon Scoville
Bethesda Mennonite Church, Henderson, NE 1.0 FTE Pastor for worship and pastoral care James Voth
First Mennonite Church, Mountain Lake, MN .25 FTE Pastor Elaine Kauffman S. Roy Kaufman
Manson Mennonite, Manson, Iowa Pastor Aaron Carlson
Third Way Church, Saint Paul, MN 1.0 FTE Pastor for administration, missional outreach, discipleship, pastoral care Josias Hansen none
Washington Mennonite Church, Washington, IA 1.0 FTE, Pastor Amanda Bleichty Pamela Gerig Unruh
West Union Mennonite, Parnell, Iowa 1.0 FTE Pastor (solo or pastoral team) Corey Miller Firman Gingerich
White River Cheyenne Mennonite Church, Busby, MT Associate Pastor Scott Shreffler

 

Eastern District Conference

Acting Conference Minister: Scott Roth, office@easterndistrict.org  267-932-6050 ext 138 

Congregation FTE Position (Open Date) Departing Pastor Interim Pastor
 Upper Milford Mennonite Church, Old Zionsville, Pennsylvania .60 FTE (now)
West Swamp Mennonite Church, Quakertown, Pennsylvania 1 FTE Lead pastor (Spring 2019) Kathy Yoder none
Zion Mennonite Church, Souderton, Pennsylvania Full-time Associate Pastor of Faith Formation (now) Scott Benner

 

Franconia Mennonite Conference

Executive Minister: Stephen Kriss, skriss@franconiaconference.org  (California, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Vermont)

Congregation FTE Position (Open Date) Departing Pastor Interim Pastor
Alpha Mennonite Church, Alpha, New Jersey Part-time Pastor Krista Showalter Ehst
Franconia Mennonite Church, Franconia, PA (www.franconiamennonite.org)
.5 FTE Director for music and worship (Aug. 1) Larry Diener
Franconia Mennonite Church, Franconia, PA (www.franconiamennonite.org) .5 FTE Director of children’s ministry (new position, open immediately)
Nueva Vida Norristown New Life Mennonite Church, Norristown, Pennsylvania .4 FTE Associate Pastor (January 2018) Marta Castillo
Plains Mennonite Church, Lansdale, PA
Contact:  Emily Ralph Servant
(ERalphServant@FranconiaConference.org)
.5 to .75 FTE Associate Pastor: Young adults and community connections (immediately) Paula Hochstetler Stoltzfus
Towamencin Mennonite Church, PA
(Contact Randy Heacock at rheacock@franconiaconference.org
1.0 FTE Lead Pastor

 

Gulf States Mennonite Conference

Conference Moderator: Jeff Landis  jclandis3@bellsouth.net

Congregation FTE Position (Open Date) Departing Pastor Interim Pastor

 

Illinois Mennonite Conference

Interim Conference Minister: Steve Slagel, imcpastorsearch@gmail.com (574) 536-1461

Congregation FTE Position (Open Date) Departing Pastor Interim Pastor
Freeport Mennonite Church, Freeport, Illinois Full Time (Immediately) Gerry Krupp
Prairieview Mennonite Church, Gridley, Illinois .75 FTE Solo Pastor (Immediately) Doug Hicks
St. Louis Mennonite Fellowship, St. Louis, MO .75-1.0 FTE Pastor (Immediately) Gary Martin

 

Indiana-Michigan Mennonite Conference

Conference Pastor for Leadership Transitions: Sharon Yoder cplt@im.mennonite.net   Conference Pastor: Dan Miller, dan@im.mennonite.net, 574-534-4006

Congregation FTE Position (Open Date) Departing Pastor Interim Pastor
Belmont Mennonite Church, Elkhart, IN 1.0 FTE Pastor (July 1, 2019) Larry Rohrer
Cedar Grove Mennonite, Manistique, Michigan .2 FTE Pastor Jim Troyer
Fairhaven Mennonite Church, Fort Wayne, Indiana .25 FTE Pastor (current) Keith Reynolds Marshall Anderson
Kalamazoo Mennonite Fellowship, Kalamazoo, MI 1.0 FTE Pastor (immediate) Will Fitzgerald
Maple River Mennonite Church, Brutus, Michigan .33 FTE Pastor Todd Thompson Steve Slagel
Prairie Street Mennonite Church, Elkhart, IN 1.0 FTE (either 1 FT or 2 PT pastors) (Fall 2019) Nelson Kraybill Steve Thomas
Shalom Mennonite Church, Indianapolis, Indiana .5 FTE Pastoral team member Dagne Assefa Gary Martin

Mountain States Mennonite Conference

Ministry Coordinator: Barry Bartel, barryb@mountainstatesmc.org.  Regional Conference Ministers:  Merv Birky,  mervb@mountainstatesmc.org;  Charlene Epp, charlenee@mountainstatesmc.org

Congregation FTE Position (Open Date) Departing Pastor Interim Pastor
Emmanuel Mennonite Church, La Junta CO (contact Merv Birky mervb@mountainstatesmc.org) .5 FTE Pastor (Jan. 2019) Merv Birky

 

New York Mennonite Conference

Conference Minister: Terry Zehr, 315-376-5514tzehr1@twcny.rr.com

Congregation FTE Position (Open Date) Departing Pastor Interim Pastor

 

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
Maple Grove Mennonite Church, Hartville, Ohio Full-time Lead Pastor (immediately) Verle Brubaker
Peace Mennonite Church, Elyria, Ohio 3/4-time Pastor Adam Houser
Sharon Mennonite Church, Plain City, Ohio .5 FTE Associate Pastor, focus on pastoral care and preaching/teaching (open immediately) Rick Stoner

 

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

 

Pacific Southwest Mennonite Conference

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

Congregation FTE Position (Open Date) Departing Pastor Interim Pastor
First Mennonite Church, Reedley, California .7 FTE Pastor for English service (congregation has English and Spanish services) Steve Penner
 LifeHouse Community Church, Surprise, Arizona .5 FTE Pastor
Pacific Southwest Conference  For more information, contact Art Montoya (searchcommittee@pacificsouthwest.org, 605-451-3054). .5 FTE Executive conference minister Clare Ann Ruth-Heffelbower

 

South Central Mennonite Conference

Regional Conference Ministers: Clarence Rempel, clarencerempel13@gmail.com, 316-650-0223  James Wenger, jaswenger@aol.com, 620-951-8057.

Congregation FTE Position (Open Date) Departing Pastor Interim Pastor
Herold Mennonite Church, Cordell, Oklahoma   If interested contact Jeff Selzer pvmc.jeff@gmail.com. Immediately
Inman Mennonite Church, Inman, KS
Contact clarencerempel13@gmail.com
1.0 FTE Lead pastor (open May 2019) Mike Hiebert
Whitestone Mennonite Church, Hesston, KS  Contact clarencerempel13@gmail.com 1.0 FTE Lead Pastor (open Sept. 2019) Kurt Horst

 

Southeast Mennonite Conference

Conference Administrator/District Minister: Lee Miller, leemiller@smcmennonite.org,  941-321-7132

Congregation FTE Position (Open Date) Departing Pastor Interim Pastor

 

Virginia Mennonite Conference

Conference Minister: Clyde Kratz, 540-434-9727 

 Congregation FTE Position (Open Date) Departing Pastor Interim Pastor
Durham Mennonite Church, Durham, North Carolina (send inquiries to Cheryl Van Horn, search committee chairperson, vanhornsc@nc.rr.com) .25 FTE Pastor Spencer Bradford
Harrisonburg Mennonite Church, Harrisonburg, VA .5 FTE, Associate Pastor of care and counseling (open immediately) Mark Keller
Ridgeway Mennonite Church, Harrisonburg, VA; Contact: pastorsearch@ridgewaymennonite.org Full-time Pastor (flexible) – beginning June 30, 2020 Ben Risser

 

Western District Conference

Conference Minister: Heidi Regier Kreider, 316-283-6300heidirk@mennowdc.org; Associate Conference Minister (Texas-Based): Byron Pellecer, 540-209-7515, byronp@mennowdc.org; Associate Conference Minister (Kansas-Based): Kathy Neufeld Dunn, kathynd@mennowdc.org

Congregation FTE Position (Open Date) Departing Pastor Interim Pastor
Alexanderwohl Mennonite Church, Goessel, KS 1.0 FTE, Associate pastor (October 2019) Linda Ewert Lois Harder
Faith Mennonite Church, Newton, KS 1.0 FTE Lead Pastor (July 2019) Rachel Siemens Randy Smith
Southern Hills Mennonite Church, Topeka, KS 1 FTE Pastor (Sept. 1, 2019) Roger and Cynthia Neufeld Smith Peter Emery (interim pastor); Kristine Regehr (transitional pastor)
Turpin Mennonite Church, Turpin, OK 1 FTE Lead Pastor (September 2019) Terry Rediger Mike and Karen Isaacs

 

Other Ministry Opportunities

Agency FTE Position (Open date) For Information Contact