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

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
Covenant Mennonite Church, Sarasota, FL 1.0 FTE Pastor, available June 1, 2020 Mary Etta and Linford King NA
Paoli Mennonite Fellowship, Indiana 1.0 FTE Pastor Rebecca Kauffman Tom Kauffman

 

Central Plains Mennonite Conference

Conference Minister for Ministerial Leadership: Susan Janzen, susanjanzen@centralplainsmc.org, 319-610-1007

Congregation FTE Position (Open Date) Departing Pastor Interim Pastor
Bellwood Mennonite Church, Millford, NE 1.0 FTE Pastor (Spring 2019) David Miller Gene Miller
Bethesda Mennonite Church, Henderson, NE 1.0 FTE Pastor for worship and pastoral care James Voth Eugene Thieszen
Cedar Falls Mennonite Church, Cedar Falls, IA .5 to .85 FTE Pastor Susan Janzen Scott Roser
Eicher Emmanuel Mennonite Church, Wayland, IA 1.0 FTE Pastor Dave Schooley no interim
First Mennonite Church, Mountain Lake, MN up to .5 FTE Pastor Elaine Kauffman S. Roy Kaufman
Shalom Mennonite Church, Eau Claire, WE up to .5 FTE Pastor Adam Harder Nussbaum no interim
West Union Mennonite, Parnell, Iowa 1.0 FTE Pastor (solo or pastoral team) Corey Miller David Heusinkveld
White River Cheyenne Mennonite Church, Busby, MT Associate Pastor Scott Shreffler

 Eastern District and 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
Ambler Mennonite Church, Ambler, PA (Contact Emily Ralph Servant, eralphservant@franconiaconference.org)
.75-1.0 FTE Lead Pastor (January 2020) Donna Merow Dorcas Lehman
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
 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

 

Gulf States Mennonite Conference

Conference Moderator: Jeff Landis  jclandis3@bellsouth.net

Congregation FTE Position (Open Date) Departing Pastor Interim Pastor

 

Illinois Mennonite Conference

Conference Minister: David Miller, dbmiller@ambs.edu

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
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
Shalom Mennonite Church, Indianapolis, Indiana .5 FTE Pastoral team member Dagne Assefa Gary Martin
North Goshen Mennonite Church, Goshen, Indiana 1.0 FTE (Summer 2020) Mark Schloneger Steve Slagel
Walnut Hill Mennonite Church, Goshen, Indiana .5 FTE co-pastor or associate pastor (Jan 2020) Jane Stoltzfus Buller

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

Conference Minister: Dick Barrett, 937-935-2549, ohioconferenceminister@gmail.com  Regional Pastor: Ralph Reinford, 330-347-4791 ralphreinford@gmail.com    Regional Pastor:Tony Doehrmann 419-551-1107   ocrpwest@gmail.com.

Congregation FTE Position (Open Date) Departing Pastor Interim Pastor
Maple Grove Mennonite Church, Hartville, Ohio Full-time Lead Pastor (immediately) Verle Brubaker
Oak Grove Mennonite Church, West Liberty, Ohio Full-time Lead Pastor (immediately) Dick Barrett Andy Stoner
Peace Mennonite Church, Elyria, Ohio .75 Pastor Adam Houser
Salem Mennonite Church, Waldron, MI up to .75 FTE Lead Pastor, focus on preaching, outreach, crisis care (Feb. 1, 2020) Dee Custar
West Clinton Mennonite Church, Wauseon, Ohio up to .75 FTE Associate Pastor, focus on youth, young adults, Christian formation and outreach

 

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
Zion Mennonite Church, Hubbard OR 1.0 FTE Lead Pastor (April 2020) Mathew Swora Bill Blank

 

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

 

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
Whitestone Mennonite Church, Hesston, KS  Contact clarencerempel13@gmail.com 1.0 FTE Lead Pastor (open Sept. 2019) Kurt Horst

 

Virginia Mennonite Conference

Conference Minister: Clyde Kratz, 540-434-9727 

 Congregation FTE Position (Open Date) Departing Pastor Interim Pastor

Asheville Mennonite Church, Asheville, NC;

Contact: Leroy Kaufman(congregational Chair) kauffman.leroy@gmail.com , http://www.ashevillemennonite.org/

.33 FTE Pastor (available Fall 2020) Sanford Yoder
Concord Mennonite Church, Knoxville, TN; Contact (Chuck Hostetter, District Minister) Chuckhostetter@charter.net, 704-462-4760 tent making ministry (available immediately) Willis Hunsberger

Daniels Run Peace Church, Fairfax, VA

danielsrunpeacechurch.org; Glendenlinger@gmail.com

1.0 FTE Lead Solo Pastor Earl Zimmerman
Durham Mennonite Church, Durham, NC
(send inquiries to Cheryl Van Horn, search committee chairperson, vanhornsc@nc.rr.com)
.25 FTE Pastor Spencer Bradford

Eastside Church, Harrisonburg, VA

See: https://www.eastsideharrisonburg.org/opportunities

 

.5 FTE Director of Worship Ministry and .25 FTE Director of Children’s Ministry.
Greensboro Mennonite Fellowship, Greensboro, NC;Contact: John Bender, gmfgreensboronc@gmail.comhttps://www.facebook.com/pages/category/Mennonite-Church/Greensboro-Mennonite-Fellowship-495978044140032/ .25 FTE Pastor (available immediately)
Harrisonburg Mennonite Church, Harrisonburg, VA .5 FTE, Associate Pastor of care and counseling (open immediately) Mark Keller
Lindale Mennonite Church, Linville, VA 1.0 FTE Lead Pastor Duane Yoder Owen Burkholder
Mountain View Mennonite Church, Hickory, NC; Chuck Hostetter(search Committee Chair), chuckhostetter@charter.net, 704-462-4760,  www.MVMChurch.weebly.com 1.0 FTE pastor (immediately) Randy Smith
Ridgeway Mennonite Church, Harrisonburg, VA; Contact: pastorsearch@ridgewaymennonite.org 1.0 FTE  Pastor (flexible) – beginning June 30, 2020 Ben Risser

 

Western District Conference

Conference Minister: Heidi Regier Kreider, 316-283-6300heidirk@mennowdc.org; Associate Conference Minister (Kansas-Based): Kathy Neufeld Dunn, kathynd@mennowdc.org

Congregation FTE Position (Open Date) Departing Pastor Interim Pastor
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