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-Michigan | Lancaster | Mountain 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,  

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


Atlantic Coast Conference

Executive Conference Minister: Merv Stoltzfus,      717-394-8107 or 717-319-6554

Congregation FTE Position (Open Date) Departing Pastor Interim Pastor
Hopewell Mennonite Church, Reading, Pennsylvania PT Pastor (May 2017) Frantz St Iago-Peretz  Leslie Homer-Cattell
Manhattan Mennonite Fellowship, New York, New York Marginal Pastor (April 2017) Sylvia Shirk
Neffsville Mennonite Church, Lancaster, Pennsylvania PT Director of Children’s Ministries (10-20 hours a week)


Central District Conference

Conference Minister: Doug Luginbill,, 574-534-1485 

Congregation FTE Position (Open Date) Departing Pastor Interim Pastor
Chicago Community  Mennonite, Chicago, Illinois Pastor, 1 FTE (fall 2016) Megan Ramer Tim Peebles
Covenant Mennonite Church, Sarasota, Florida Pastor, .50 FTE (May 2016) Tara Hartman  Andrew Hudson
Hively Avenue Mennonite Church, Elkhart, Indiana Pastor, 1 FTE (January 2017) Charles Geiser
Shalom Mennonite Church, Harrisonburg, Virginia Associate Pastor of Youth and Children’s Ministries, .5 FTE (Fall 2016) Emily Hodges Nyce
Silverwood Mennonite Church, Goshen, Indiana Pastor of Discipling and Youth (January/February 2017) Eric Martin


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
First Mennonite Church, Iowa City Iowa 1.5 FTE Pastors to join pastoral team  Bob and Mag Richer Smith  Gordon Scoville
North Side Fellowship, Omaha NE Bi-vocational, church planting
Templo Alabanza Menonita, Moline Illinois Full-time Pastor Alberto Parchmont
Zion Mennonite, Donnellson, Iowa .75 FTE Pastor Marcia Yoder-Schrock


Eastern District Conference

Acting Conference Minister: Scott Roth, 267-932-6050 ext 138 

Congregation FTE Position (Open Date) Departing Pastor Interim Pastor
Eastern District Conference  if interested, contact Rodger Schmell at 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


Franconia Mennonite Conference

Director of Leadership Cultivation and Congregational Resourcing: Stephen Kriss,  (New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Vermont )

Congregation FTE Position (Open Date) Departing Pastor Interim Pastor
Bally Mennonite Church, Bally, Pennsylvania Lead Pastor Klaudia Smucker  Duane Hershberger
Franconia Mennonite Church, Telford, Pennsylvania Associate Pastors (2) to join pastoral team
Indonesian Light Church, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Part-time Pastor (immediate)  Emily Ralph Servant
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 Pastoral Care Sandy Drescher-Lehman  Mim Book
Taftsville Chapel Mennonite Fellowship, Taftsville, Vermont Pastor Randy Good Dorcas Miller Lehman
Vietnamese Gospel Mennonite Church, Allentown, Pennsylvania Pastor Hien Truong Nheng Nguyen
Vincent Mennonite Church, Spring City, Pennsylvania Pastor Tim Moyer Wes Boyer


Gulf States Mennonite Conference

Conference Moderator: Jeff Landis

Congregation FTE Position (Open Date) Departing Pastor Interim Pastor


Illinois Mennonite Conference

Executive Conference Minister: Michael Danner,; Associate Conference Minister: Kim Litwiller, 309-613-0174; Executive Assistant:Holly Mason,   877-922-2111 •

Congregation FTE Position (Open Date) Departing Pastor Interim Pastor
 First Mennonite Church, Morton, Illinois Full-time Pastor of Family Lilfe (current) New Position
Metamora Mennonite Church, Metamora, Illinois (if interested contact Full-time Lead Pastor (December 2016) Michael Danner Randy Miller
Prairieview Mennonite Church, Gridley, Illinois Full-time Solo Pastor


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 .5 FTE Pastor with faith formation emphasis (current) New Position
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
Walnut Hill Mennonite Church, Goshen, Indiana .4 FTE (negotiable)  Associate Pastor (current) Brent Siegrist Team
Wildwood Mennonite Church, Engadine, Michigan .3 FTE Ministry team leader( could combine with Cedar Grove Mennonite Church role) (current)


Lancaster Mennonite Conference-Network Churches

Acting Conference Minister: Carol Oberholtzer,   

Congregation FTE Position (Open Date) Departing Pastor Interim Pastor
Hershey Mennonite Church, Kinzers, Pennsylvania  if interested contact Stephen, .75 FTE Lead Pastor (January 2016)
Vision Columbia, Columbia, Pennsylvania    if interested contact Keith,  Church Planter (September 2016)


Mountain States Mennonite Conference

Transition Conference Ministers: Linford King, and Mary Etta King,

Congregation FTE Position (Open Date) Departing Pastor Interim Pastor


New York Mennonite Conference

Conference Minister: Gene Miller,

Congregation FTE Position (Open Date) Departing Pastor Interim Pastor
 Yorks Corners Mennonite Church, Wellsville, New York  ¼ – FTE Associate Pastor (multi-year transition into becoming lead pastor when current pastor retires)  New Position


Ohio Conference of Mennonite Church USA

Regional Pastor: Ralph Reinford, 330-347-4791    Regional Pastor: Cliff Brubaker,

Congregation FTE Position (Open Date) Departing Pastor Interim Pastor
Beech Mennonite Church, Louisville, Ohio Full-time Pastor (January 2017) Dan King
Friendship Mennonite Church, Bedford Hts, Ohio Full-time Pastor (January 2017) Kevin and Nan Kanagy Daniel Hooley
Midway Mennonite Church, Columbiana, Ohio Full-time Pastor (September 2016) Jesse Johnson
Millersburg Mennonite Church, Millersburg, Ohio Full-time Pastor (January 2017) Patrick Nafziger and Christine Nafziger Ernie Hershberger
Peace Mennonite Church, Elyria, Ohio 3/4-time Pastor Adam Houser


Pacific Northwest Mennonite Conference

Conference Minister: Katherine Jameson Pitts,, 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
Prince of Peace Mennonite Church, Anchorage, Alaska .5 FTE Pastor (Summer 2015) John David Thacker


Pacific Southwest Mennonite Conference

Conference Minister: Clare Ann Ruth-Heffelbower, 559-281-5664,

Congregation FTE Position (Open Date) Departing Pastor Interim Pastor
 LifeHouse Community Church, Surprise, Arizona  .5 FTE Pastor


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


Southeast Mennonite Conference

Conference Minister: Marco Guete,,  941-924-3993

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
Christiansburg Mennonite Fellowship, Christiansburg, Virginia .75-1 FTE Lead Pastor (now) David Flowers Donald Yoder
Huntington Mennonite Church, Newport News, Virginia 1 FTE Senior Pastor (now)


Western District Conference

Conference Minister: Heidi Regier Kreider,; Associate Conference Minister (Texas-Based): Byron Pellecer, 540-209-7515,; Associate Conference Minister (Kansas-Based): Kathy Neufeld Dunn,

Congregation FTE Position (Open Date) Departing Pastor Interim Pastor
Faith Mennonite Church, Newton, Kansas Associate Pastor
First Mennonite Church, Halstead, Kansas Lead Pastor Brian Harmon Robert Yutzy
Hoffnungsau Mennonite Church, Inman, Kansas Lead Pastor Cleo Koop Luann Yutzy
Iglesia Menonita Aposento Alto, Wichita, Kansas Church Planter Byron Pellecer
Shalom Mennonite Church, Newton, Kansas Full-time Associate Pastor Sara Dick


Other Ministry Opportunities

Agency FTE Position (Open date) For Information Contact