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, 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, Pennsylvania 1.0 FTE Lead Pastor (Immediate) Jim Amstutz & Michelle Dula
CrossWay Church, Ocean City, Maryland
http://www.crossway.cc
PT Pastor (immediate) Nathan Hyde
Forest Hills Mennonite Church, Leola, Pennsylvania 1.0 FTE Assistant Pastor of Community Life (November 1) Cheryl Hollinger
Hopewell Mennonite Church, Reading, Pennsylvania PT Pastor (May 2017) Frantz St Iago-Peretz  Leslie Homer-Cattell
Neffsville Mennonite Church, Lancaster, Pennsylvania PT Director of Children’s Ministries (10-20 hours a week)
Neffsville Mennonite Church, Lancaster, Pennsylvania PT Director of Lay Ministries
Neffsville Mennonite Church, Lancaster, Pennsylvania PT Young Adult Pastor (10-20 hours a week)

 

Central District Conference

Conference Minister: Doug Luginbill,  confmin@mcusacdc.org, 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
Silverwood Mennonite Church, Goshen, Indiana Co-Pastor Worship and Pastoral Care, .6 FTE (Late Summer 2016) Rachel Nolt

 

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
Pleasant View Mennonite, Pleasant Iowa Part-time/Bi-Vocational Pastor (immediately) John Zimmerman
Salem-Zion Mennonite Church, Freeman, South Dakota Full-time Pastor Eric Deckert
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 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
Zion Mennonite Church, Souderton, Pennsylvania
http://www.zionmennonite.org
1.0 FTE Lead Pastor (March 2016) Hunter Hess Miriam Book & Jim Lapp

 

Franconia Mennonite Conference

Director of Leadership Cultivation and Congregational Resourcing: Stephen Kriss, skriss@franconiaconference.org  (New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Vermont )

Congregation FTE Position (Open Date) Departing Pastor Interim Pastor
Franconia Mennonite Conference  If interested, contact search@franconiaconference.org Full-time Conference Minister (January 2017)  This person supervises and controls all pastoral and business aspects of the work of conference staff and works closely with the conference board for strategic planning purposes. For complete job description, contact bfischer@franoniaconference.org Ertell Whigham
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
Salford Mennonite Church, Harleysville, Pennsylvania 1/2-time Associate Pastor for Family Faith Formation Maribeth Longacre Benner
Souderton Mennonite Church, Souderton, Pennsylvania Associate Pastor for Pastoral Care Sandy Drescher-Lehman  Mim Book
Souderton Mennonite Church, Souderton, Pennsylvania Associate Pastor for Formation and Mission Jim Laverty
Souderton Mennonite Church, Souderton, Pennsylvania Part-time Children’s Ministry Director Jessica Hedrick
Swamp Mennonite Church, Quakertown, Pennsylvania Part-time Associate Pastor
Taftsville Chapel Mennonite Fellowship, Taftsville, Vermont Pastor Randy Good Dorcas Miller Lehman
Vietnamese Gospel Mennonite Church, Allentown, Pennsylvania Pastor Hien Truong Nheng Nguyen

 

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; Associate Conference Minister: Kim Litwiller, 309-613-0174  kiml@mennonite.net; Executive Assistant:Holly Mason,   877-922-2111 • hmason@mennonite.net

Congregation FTE Position (Open Date) Departing Pastor Interim Pastor
Carlock Mennonite Church, Carlock, Illinois Full-time Solo Pastor
 First Mennonite Church, Morton, Illinois Full-time Pastor of Family Lilfe (current) New Position
Metamora Mennonite Church, Metamora, Illinois (if interested contact kiml@mennonite.net) 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
Cedar Grove Mennonite, Manistique, Michigan .2 FTE Pastor (could combine with Wildwood Mennonite Church role)(current) Jim Troyer
First Mennonite Church, Indianapolis, Indiana Full-time co-pastor Ryan Ahlgrim Steve Thomas
Locust Grove Mennonite Church, Burr Oak, Michigan .5 FTE Youth Pastor (current) New Position
Waterford Mennonite Church, Goshen, Indiana .75-.85 FTE Pastor of Children, Youth, Young Adults Lyle Miller
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,  doberhol@ptd.net   

Congregation FTE Position (Open Date) Departing Pastor Interim Pastor
Habecker Mennonite Church, Lancaster, Pennsylvania   if interested contact Keith, kblank@lancasterconference.org Full time Lead Pastor (Fall 2016)  Karen Sensenig
Hershey Mennonite Church, Kinzers, Pennsylvania  if interested contact Stephen, sweaver@lancasterconference.org .75 FTE Lead Pastor (January 2016)
Vision Columbia, Columbia, Pennsylvania    if interested contact Keith, kblank@lancasterconference.org  Church Planter (September 2016)

 

Mountain States Mennonite Conference

Acting Conference Minister: Annie Lengacher Browning, annie@mountainstatesmc.org

Congregation FTE Position (Open Date) Departing Pastor Interim Pastor
Beth-El Mennonite Church, Colorado Springs, Colorado 1 FTE Lead Pastor (January 2017) Mervin Birky

 

New York Mennonite Conference

Conference Minister: Gene Miller, 585-593-3287office@nymennonite.org

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 ralphreinford@gmail.com    Regional Pastor: Cliff Brubaker, cliffbru7@gmail.com

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, 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, Alaska  https://pnmc.org/employment/ .5 FTE Pastor (Summer 2015) John David Thacker

 

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
 Trinity Mennonite Church, Glendale, Arizona  .5 FTE Director of Children’s Ministry (immediately)

 

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 JasWenger@aol.com Part-time Pastor Dale Ivy Peter Hartman
Herold Mennonite Church, Cordell, Oklahoma
If interested contact JasWenger@aol.com
Pastor (January 2015)
Inman Mennonite Church, Inman, Kansas    If interested contact JasWenger@aol.com Full-time Pastor Eric Buller

 

Southeast Mennonite Conference

Conference Minister: Marco Guete, marco@SMCmennonite.org,  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 Donal Yoder
Huntington Mennonite Church, Newport News, Virginia 1 FTE Senior Pastor (now)
Mountain View Mennonite Church, Hickory, North Carolina Lead Pastor (June 2016) Chuck Hostetter
Mountain View Mennonite Church, Hickory, North Carolina .5 FTE Youth Leader
Park View Mennonite Church, Harrisonburg, Virginia 1 FTE Associate Pastor for Children, Youth, and Families (January 2016)
Raleigh Mennonite Church, Raleigh, North Carolina Full-time Lead Pastor (2016) Duane Beck
Weavers Mennonite Church, Harrisonburg, Virginia .5 FTE Associate Pastor of Faith Development for Youth and Young Adults
Zion Mennonite Church, Broadway, Virginia .75 FTE Associate Pastor

 

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
Alexanderwohl Mennonite Church, Goessel, Kansas Lead Pastor Steve Schmidt Peter Emery
Eden Mennonite Church, Moundridge, Kansas Associate Pastor Derek King
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