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
Manhattan Mennonite Fellowship, New York, New York Marginal Pastor (April 2017) Sylvia Shirk  John Rempel
Ridgeview Mennonite Church, Gordonville, Pennsylvania .5-.75 FTE Associate Pastor

 

Central District Conference

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

Congregation FTE Position (Open Date) Departing Pastor Interim Pastor
Emmaus Road Mennonite Fellowship, Berne, Indiana .5 FTE Pastor (January 2018) Anita Rediger
Florence Church of the Brethren/Mennonite, Florence, Michigan .5 FTE Pastor (December 2017) Nina Lanctot
First Mennonite Church, Bluffton, Ohio 1 FTE Pastor of Connections (Associate Pastor) (Summer 2017) Steve Yoder George O’Reilly
 Paoli Mennonite Fellowship, Paoli, Indiana  .25 FTE Pastor of Youth Formation (Immediately)  Evie Shellenberger
Shalom Community Church, Ann Arbor, Michigan 1 FTE Pastor (January 2018) Paul Versluis Steve Thomas

 

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
Des Moines Mennonite, Des Moines, Iowa Pastor Karen Dalke
Manson Mennonite, Manson, Iowa Pastor Aaron Carlson
North Side Fellowship, Omaha, Nebraska Bi-vocational, church planting
West Union Mennonite, Parnell, Iowa Pastor Corey Miller Firman Gingerich
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
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 Mennonite Church USA, serve three churches  and be a resource to assist and help move them in their mission and vision. Warren Tyson
 Upper Milford Mennonite Church, Old Zionsville, Pennsylvania Full-time Pastor (now)
Zion Mennonite Church, Souderton, Pennsylvania Full-time Associate Pastor for Youth, Young Adults and Family Life Ministry (now) Scott Benner

 

Franconia Mennonite Conference

Executive Minister: Stephen Kriss, skriss@franconiaconference.org  (New Jersey, 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, Telford, Pennsylvania Associate Pastor for Youth  Mike Ford
Indonesian Light Church, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Part-time Pastor (immediate)  Emily Ralph Servant
Nueva Vida Norristown New Life Mennonite Church, Norristown, Pennsylvania .4 FTE Associate Pastor (January 2018)
Philadelphia Praise Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Part-time Outreach Pastor (Spanish-speaking) (immediate)
Providence Mennonite Church, Collegeville, Pennsylvania 1/4-time Pastor Gary Lloyd  Tim Moyer
Souderton Mennonite Church, Souderton, Pennsylvania Associate Pastor for Youth (May  2018) 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

Executive Conference Minister: Michael Danner, 309-992-8000michaeldanner@mennonite.net

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

Congregation FTE Position (Open Date) Departing Pastor Interim Pastor
Berkey Avenue Mennonite Fellowship, Goshen, Indiana Full-time Pastor Marilyn Rudy-Froese Bob and Mag Richer Smith
Cedar Grove Mennonite, Manistique, Michigan .2 FTE Pastor (could combine with Wildwood Mennonite Church role)(current) Jim Troyer
Fairhaven Mennonite Church, Fort Wayne, Indiana .25 FTE Pastor (current) Keith Reynolds Marshall Anderson
First Mennonite Church, Middlebury, Indiana .5 FTE Pastor of Youth and Faith Formation (current) Derrick Ramer
Kern Road Mennonite Church, South Bend, Indiana .5 FTE Associate Pastor (immediately) Lane Miller
Maple River Mennonite Church, Brutus, Michigan .33 FTE Pastor Todd Thompson Steve Slagel
Wildwood Mennonite Church, Engadine, Michigan .3 FTE Ministry team leader( could combine with Cedar Grove Mennonite Church role) (current)

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
Boulder Mennonite Church, Boulder, Colorado.  Contact Charlene Epp Full-time Pastor (May 2017)
Glennon Heights Mennonite Church, Lakewood, Colorado. Contact Merv Birky Full-time Pastor (April 2018) Betsy McCrae

 

New York Mennonite Conference

Conference Minister: Terry Zehr, 585-593-3287tzehr1@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

Ohio Conference of Mennonite Church USA

If interested contact John Rohrer, Search Committee chair at rohrer.john@gmail.com by November 30, 2017.  MLI required.

.5 FTE Conference Minister (March 2018)  with a vision of the church in mission to lead a conference made up of 51 congregations spanning Michigan, Ohio and Pennsylvania, primarily in small town and rural communities.  For a full job description consult: http://bit.ly/OHConferenceMinister
Bethel Mennonite Church, West Liberty, Ohio Full-time Lead Pastor (March 2017) Dave Mauer Duane Beck
Friendship Mennonite Church, Bedford Hts, Ohio (greater Cleveland area) Full-time Pastor (January 2017) Kevin and Nan Kanagy Daniel Hooley
Peace Mennonite Church, Elyria, Ohio 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
Albany Mennonite Church, Albany, Oregon Full-time Pastor (January 2017) Meghan Good Gary Jewell
Eugene Mennonite Church, Eugene, Oregon .5 FTE Pastor (May 2018)  Rose Marie Zook Barber
Evergreen Mennonite Church, Kirkland, Washington .8 FTE Pastor (Current) Meg Lumsdaine Jessica Wright
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

 

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
 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
Calico Rock Mennonite Fellowship, Calico Rock, Arkansas   If interested contact JasWenger@aol.com Part-time Pastor Dale Ivy Peter Hartman
Herold Mennonite Church, Cordell, Oklahoma If interested contact JasWenger@aol.com Pastor (January 2015)
Hesston Mennonite Church, Hesston, Kansas  If interested contact clarencerempel13@gmail.com Full-time Pastoral Team Member John C. Murray Gordon Scoville

 

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  Interim Conference Minister (10/17-12/17) Gordon Zook, gordon.zook@vmconf.org.

 Congregation FTE Position (Open Date) Departing Pastor Interim Pastor
Huntington Mennonite Church, Newport News, Virginia 1 FTE Senior Pastor (now)
Washington Community Fellowship, Washington DC 1 FTE Senior Pastor (February 2018) Del Glick
Waynesboro Mennonite Church, Waynesboro, Virginia 1/3 FTE Middle School Youth Minister (now)

 

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
 First Mennonite Church, McPherson, Kansas  1 FTE Pastor  Kathy Neufeld Dunn  Randy Smith

 

Other Ministry Opportunities

Agency FTE Position (Open date) For Information Contact