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
Akron Mennonite Church, Akron, PA

(Interested individuals should respond to amcsearchcommittee@gmail.com.)

1 FTE associate pastor (start date dependent upon availability of selected candidate)

 

Central District Conference

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

Congregation FTE Position (Open Date) Departing Pastor Interim Pastor

 

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
Bellwood Mennonite Church, Millford, NE 1.0 FTE Pastor (Spring 2019) David Miller Gordon Scoville
First Mennonite Church, Mountain Lake, MN .25 FTE Pastor Elaine Kauffman S. Roy Kaufman
Manson Mennonite, Manson, Iowa Pastor Aaron Carlson
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
Zion Mennonite, Donnellson, Iowa Pastor Marcia Yoder-Schrock  Pam Gerig Unruh

 

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 Full-time Pastor (now)
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
Nueva Vida Norristown New Life Mennonite Church, Norristown, Pennsylvania .4 FTE Associate Pastor (January 2018) Marta Castillo
Souderton Mennonite Church, Souderton, Pennsylvania Associate Pastor for Youth Josh Jefferson

 

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, pastor.slagel@gmail.com  (574) 536-1461

Congregation FTE Position (Open Date) Departing Pastor Interim Pastor
Lombard Mennonite Church, Lombard, Illinois Full-time FTE Lead Pastor (Fall 2018) Don and Jan Rheinheimer
Prairieview Mennonite Church, Gridley, Illinois .75 FTE Solo Pastor (Immediately)

 

Indiana-Michigan Mennonite Conference

Conference Pastor: Daniel Z. Miller, dan@im.mennonite.net, 574-534-4006

Congregation FTE Position (Open Date) Departing Pastor Interim Pastor
Berkey Avenue Mennonite Fellowship, Goshen, Indiana Full-time Pastoral Team Leader Marilyn Rudy-Froese Bob and Mag Richer Smith
Cedar Grove Mennonite, Manistique, Michigan .2 FTE Pastor Jim Troyer
Fairhaven Mennonite Church, Fort Wayne, Indiana .25 FTE Pastor (current) Keith Reynolds Marshall Anderson
Maple River Mennonite Church, Brutus, Michigan .33 FTE Pastor Todd Thompson Steve Slagel
Parkview Mennonite Church, Kokomo, Indiana .25-.33 FTE pastor (current) Kelly Bates Oglesby
Shalom Mennonite Church, Indianapolis, Indiana .5 FTE Pastoral team member Dagne Assefa Gary Martin
Sunnyside Mennonite Church, Elkhart, Indiana .75-1.0 FTE pastor (current) Terry Zehr Randall C. Miller

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
Bethel Mennonite Church, West Liberty, Ohio Full-time Lead Pastor (March 2017) Dave Mauer Duane Beck
Central Mennonite Church, Archbold, Ohio 1 FTE Pastor, focus in pastoral care (open now) Regina Wenger
Central Mennonite Church, Archbold, Ohio 1 FTE Pastor, focus in youth, young adults, and outreach (open now) Regina Wenger
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 1 FTE Lead Pastor (open immediately) Rob Burdette

 

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
Filer Mennonite Church, Filer, Idaho .75 FTE pastor (Current) Tim Gascho
Menno Mennonite Church, Ritzville, Washington Full-time Pastor (Current) Matthew Yoder Lyn and Jeanie Hershey
Salem Mennonite Church, Salem, Oregon Full-time Pastor Todd Lehman Craig Morton
Zion Mennonite Church, Hubbard, Oregon .5 FTE Pastor of Christian Faith (new position)

 

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

 

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
Hesston Mennonite Church, Hesston, Kansas  If interested contact clarencerempel13@gmail.com Full-time Pastor of Worship, Outreach, and Administration (Summer 2018) John C. Murray Gordon Scoville
Hesston Mennonite Church, Hesston, Kansas  If interested contact clarencerempel13@gmail.com Full-time Pastor of Congregational Life with a focus on relational groups, young children, pastoral care. Amy Nissley Stauffer

 

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
Mt. Clinton Mennonite Church, Rockingham, Virginia .5 FTE Lead Pastor Lee Martin Lonnie Yoder
Waynesboro Mennonite Church, Waynesboro, VA; Submit resume to pastorsearchwmc@gmail.com. 1 FTE Lead Pastor (Sept. 2018) Howard Miller Don Yoder

 

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
Bethel College Mennonite Church, North Newton, KS 1.0 FTE Associate Pastor for Faith Formation John Tyson Susan Jantzen
Mennonite Church of the Servant, Wichita, KS .5 FTE Pastor Jerry Truex
Peace Mennonite Church, Dallas, TX .6 FTE Pastor (Jan. 2019) Ryan Koch

 

Other Ministry Opportunities

Agency FTE Position (Open date) For Information Contact