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 | Franklin | 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

Donna Mast, Conference Minister – donnam@alleghenymennoniteconference.org  814 443-2007 (Delaware, Maryland, Pennsylvania, West Virginia )

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

 

Atlantic Coast Conference

Executive Conference Minister: Warren Tyson, 717 394-8107 or 717 538-5589 (Lancaster PA, Northwest PA, Boston MA, Baltimore MD, Greencastle PA regions); Conference Minister/Youth Ministry: Merv Stoltzfus, 717 394-8107 or 717 319-6554 (Morgantown, Reading, Chester County PA regions, DE and Eastern Shore MD, ); NYC Oversight Ministers: Sonni Carrion, 646 358-5185, and Sandra Perez, 718 300-9950 (Delaware, Maryland, Massachusetts, New York, Pennsylvania)

Congregation FTE Position (Open Date) Departing Pastor Interim Pastor
Blossom Hill Mennonite Church, Lancaster, PA http://www.blossomhillmennonite.org/ 3/4 to Full-time Lead Pastor (01/15) Jane Hoober Peifer Mim Book, Intentional Begins Oct 1, 2013
Blossom Hill Mennonite Church, Lancaster, PA http://www.blossomhillmennonite.org/ Associate Pastor Michelle Armster Jim Lapp Begins Oct 1, 2013
Hope Community Church, Fleetwood, PA  http://hopecomm.org 3/4-time (full time benefits)  Associate Pastor: worship, youth, pastoral leadership (immediately)
Neffsville Mennonite Church, Lancaster, PA http://www.neffmc.org/ 1/2 to 3/4-time Associate Pastor (09/14) Beth Jarrett
Oley Valley Mennonite Church, Oley, PA 3/4 to Full-time Pastor (05/14) Jon Carlson  Ezra Tice

 

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
Eighth Street Mennonite Church, Goshen, IN Pastor, .75-1 FTE (immediate) Kevin Farmwald Tim Stair
First Mennonite Church, Sugarcreek, OH Pastor, .50 FTE (immediate) Jayne Byler
North Danvers, Danvers, IL Pastor, 1 FTE Rich Bucher Mark Vincent, Transitional Pastor
Silverwood Mennonite Church, Goshen, IN Co-pastor, .60 FTE (March 2015) Ron Guengerich

 

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
Ashland Christian Fellowship, Ashland MT FT Pastor (July 2014) Doug Bishop
Bethel Mennonite, Wayland IA FT, Lead Pastor (Summer, 2010) Phil Slabaugh
Bethesda Mennonite Church, Henderson NE FT Pastor to join Pastoral Team (Preaching/Pastoral Care/Outreach)(2012) Weldon Martens Sherm Kauffman
East Mennonite Church, Kalona, IA FT Pastor Jay Miiller Firman Gingerich
First Mennonite Church, Lincoln NE FT Pastor (June 2014) David Orr
Julesburg Mennonite Church, Julesburg CO FT Pastor (immediately) Arthur Roth
Kalona Mennonite Church, Kalona IA FT Associate Pastor (immediately) Mick Murray Jeff Miller
North Side Fellowship, Omaha NE Bi-vocational, church planting
Pleasant View Mennonite, Pleasant IA PT/Bi-Vocational Pastor (immediately) John Zimmerman
Sugar Creek Mennonite Church, Wayland IA PT Pastor of Mission & Faith Formation (June 2014) New Position

 

Eastern District Conference

Warren Tyson, Conference Minister, 267-932-6050 ext 138 or 717 538-5589 (Massachusetts, Pennsylvania )

Congregation FTE Position (Open Date) Departing Pastor Interim Pastor
Iglesia Menonita Ebenezer, Souderton, PA http://www.facebook.com/iglesiaevangelica.m.ebenezer Pastor, half-time (01/13) Nicolas Sandoval Arias

 

Franconia Mennonite Conference

Stephen Kriss, Conference Minister – skriss@franconiaconference.org  (Georgia, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Vermont )

Congregation FTE Position (Open Date) Departing Pastor Interim Pastor
Bally Mennonite Church, Bally, PA Lead Pastor (January 2016) Klaudia Smucker  Michael Howes
Blooming Glen Mennonite Church, Blooming Glen PA Lead Pastor (Summer 2015) Firman Gingerich  Phil Bergey
Deep Run Mennonite Church East, Perkasie PA Half-time Director of Children & Family Ministry New position
Finland Mennonite Church, Pennsburg PA Associate Pastor John Ehst
Franconia Mennonite Church, Telford PA Lead Pastor Steve Landis
Franconia Mennonite Church, Telford PA Youth Pastor Mike Ford
Indonesian Light Church, Philadelphia PA Part-time Pastor (immediate)
Lakeview Mennonite Church, Susquehanna PA Pastor  Blaine & Connie Detwiler  Wally Morton
Methacton Mennonite Church, Norristown PA Pastor Dawn Ruth Nelson  J. Fred Kaufman
Philadelphia Praise Center, Philadelphia PA Part-time Outreach Pastor (Spanish-speaking) (immediate)
Salford Mennonite Church, Harleysville PA 1/4 Youth Ministry Coordinator Ben Wideman
Souderton Mennonite Church, Souderton PA Lead Pastor Gerry Clemmer Alan Miller
Taftsville Chapel Mennonite Fellowship, Taftsville, VT Interim Pastor Randy Good

 

Franklin Mennonite Conference

Allen Lehman, Conference Minister – 717 375-4544;  alehman@franklinconference.org  (Maryland, Pennsylvania)

 

Congregation FTE Position (Open Date) Departing Pastor Interim Pastor
Pleasantview Mennonite Church, Chambersburg, PA Full-time Pastor (Open immediately) Allen Lehman  Harold Yeager

 

Gulf States Mennonite Conference

Mark Roth, Conference Moderator  markroth2011@att.net        (Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi) 

Congregation FTE Position (Open Date) Departing Pastor Interim Pastor
Nanih Waiya Indian Mennonite Church, Preston, MS; Contact Glenn Myers at gemyers61@bellsouth.net about this pastor opening. Part-time Lead Pastor (January, 2013)  Harvey Yoder

 

Illinois Mennonite Conference

Chuck Neufeld, Executive Conference Minister: 708-704-9827 • chuckneufeld@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
 Illinois Mennonite Conference  if interested contact Cal Zehr 815-878-5487;  cczehr@juno.com; http://illinoismennonite.com/index.html Part-Time Executive Conference Minister (July or August 2015) Chuck Neufeld
 Christ Community Mennonite Church, Schaumburg, IL Half-time pastor (Immediate) Libby Conley

 

Indiana-Michigan Mennonite Conference

Daniel Z. Miller, Conference Pastor574 534-4006 or 800 288-8486

Doug Kaufman,Conference Pastor for Leadership Transitions 574 534-4006 or 800 288-8486

Congregation FTE Position (Open Date) Departing Pastor Interim Pastor
Cedar Grove Mennonite, Manistique, MI Part-time Pastor (current) Jim Troyer
Emma Mennonite Church, Topeka, IN .5 FTE Youth Pastor (current) Derrick Ramer
Forks Mennonite, Middlebury, IN Part-time Pastor (current) Eldon Stoltzfus
Maple River Mennonite, Brutus, MI Part-time Pastor (current) Todd Thompson  Chris Rasper
Parkview Mennonite, Kokomo, IN Half-time Pastor (current) Jacob & Lillian Elias Frank Kandel

 

Lancaster Mennonite Conference

Conference Minister – 717 293-5246 (Hawaii, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania)

Congregation FTE Position (Open Date) Departing Pastor Interim Pastor
East Chestnut Street Mennonite Church, Lancaster, PA  if interested contact: jkuniholm@gmail.com Full-time Associate Pastor (Fall 2014) Sue Conrad
First Deaf Mennonite Church, Lancaster, PA  if interested contact:   jkuniholm@gmail.com .25-.5 FTE Lead Pastor (1/1/2014) Jeff Hoffer
Laurel Street Mennonite Church, Lancaster, PA  http://www.laurelstreetmennonite.com if interested contact: jkuniholm@gmail.com 3/4 to Full-time Lead Pastor (July 2015) Janet Breneman Linford King
Mellinger Mennonite Church, Lancaster, PA  if interested contact: jkuniholm@gmail.com Full-time Associate Pastor/youth focus Debbisue Hoover

 

Mountain States Mennonite Conference

Herman Weaver, Jr, Conference Minister herm@mountainstatesmc.org(Colorado, New Mexico, Texas); Annie Lengacher Browning, Associate Conference Minister annie@mountainstatesmc.org

Congregation FTE Position (Open Date) Departing Pastor Interim Pastor
East Holbrook Mennonite Church, Cheraw CO 3/4 – time Pastor (Immediately)
Glenwood Mennonite Church, Spring CO 1/2 -time Pastor

 

New York Mennonite Conference

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

Congregation FTE Position (Open Date) Departing Pastor Interim Pastor

 

North Central Conference of the Mennonite Church

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

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

Conference Minister: Tom Kauffman – 419 385-6865

Regional Pastors:  Ralph Reinford – 330-347-4791; Wanda Stopher 419-551-1079

Congregation FTE Position (Open Date) Departing Pastor Interim Pastor
Aurora Mennonite Church, Aurora OH Full-time Lead Pastor Tim Schultz Jim Sutton
Central Mennonite Church, Archbold, OH 2.5-3 FTE Pastoral Team Wanda Stopher Rod Miller, Interim
Central Mennonite Church, Archbold, OH 2.5-3 FTE Pastoral Team Jeff Smith Gary Martin, Transitional Pastor
First Mennonite Church, Canton, OH Full-time Lead Pastor Dan Hooley George O’Reilly
Martins Mennonite Church, Orrville OH Full-time Lead Pastor Randy Murray Ernie Hershberger
Peace Mennonite Church, Elyria OH 3/4-time Pastor Adam Houser
Pike Mennonite Church, Elida OH 2/3-time Lead Pastor Glenn Rader

 

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
Prince of Peace Mennonite Church, Anchorage AK Part-time Pastor (Summer 2015) John David Thacker
 Seattle Mennonite Church (http://www.seattlemennonite.org/)  Full-time Lead Pastor (January 2015)  Weldon Nisly  Gordon Scoville

 

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
Pasadena Mennonite Church, Pasadena, CA Interim/Transitional Pastor (September 2014) Joe Roos
Sunnyslope Mennonite Church, Phoenix, AZ Full-time Lead Pastor (January 2014) Steve Good

 

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
Argentine Mennonite Church, Kansas City KS  If interested contact Kurthorst53@gmail.com; 620-217-0517 Part-time Pastor (July 2015) Mervin Hershberger Sandeep Thomas
Herold Mennonite Church, Cordell OK  If interested contact darwinlhartman@yahoo.com Full-time Pastor (January 2015)
Pleasant Valley Mennonite Church, Harper KS  If interested contact JasWenger@aol.com Full-time Pastor (July 2015)

 

Southeast Mennonite Conference

Marco Guete, Conference Minister – marco@SMCmennonite.org  941-924-3993 (Florida, Georgia, South Carolina)

Congregation FTE Position (Open Date) Departing Pastor Interim Pastor
Pine Creek Chapel, Arcadia FL Full-time Pastor

 

Virginia Mennonite Conference

Clyde Kratz, Conference Minister – 540 434-9727 (Kentucky, North Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, Washington DC, West Virginia)

 

 Congregation FTE Position (Open Date) Departing Pastor Interim Pastor
Harrisonburg Mennonite Church, Harrisonburg VA Half to Full-time Assistant Pastor for Worship and Care (currently)
Powhatan Mennonite Church, Powhatan VA  Full-time Lead Pastor (February 2015)  Tim Kennell

 

Western District Conference

Regional Conference Ministers: Clarence Rempel – 316-283-6300 (Kansas, Nebraska, Oklahoma); Howard Garver -941-330-3987  howardg@mennowdc.org  (Texas)

Congregation FTE Position (Open Date) Departing Pastor Interim Pastor
Western District Conference If interested contact Sondra at skoontz@bethelks.edu Full time Conference Minister  Clarence Rempel
Beatrice Mennonite Church, Beatrice, NE Pastor Robert Beecher (deceased) Cindy Beecher
Buhler/Hoffnungsau/Inman Mennonite churches(Buhler and Inman, KS) Joint Youth Pastor Caleb Regehr
Eden Mennonite Church, Moundridge, KS Lead Pastor David Stevens  Lee Suderman
Grace Hill Mennonite Church, Whitewater, KS Pastor Peter Goerzen Randy Smith
Iglesia Menonita Casa del Alfarero, Pasadena, TX Pastor Alberto Parchmont
New Creation Fellowship Church, Newton, KS Pastor Renee Kanagy
Shalom Mennonite Church, Newton, KS Full-time Pastor  (Summer 2014) Eric Massanari Rob Burdette

 

Other Ministry Opportunities

Agency FTE Position (Open date) For Information Contact
 Conf of Northern German Mennonites Hamburg, Germany (Vereinigung der Deutschen Mennonitengemeinden VDM Information: http://www.mennonews.de/archiv/2014/09/05/ueberregionale-jugendarbeit-mit-der-mjn/  Youth Pastor ,50 to 1 FTE (Immediate)  Andreas Quiringandreas@quiring-online.de