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
Ridgeview Mennonite Church, Gordonville, Pennsylvania 1 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
Assembly Mennonite Church, Goshen, Indiana .56 FTE Pastor of Worship and Pastoral Care Dawn Yoder Harms Tom Kauffman
Assembly Mennonite Church, Goshen, Indiana .56 FTE Pastor of Community Life and Hospitality partially new position Tom Kauffman
Silverwood Mennonite Church, Goshen, Indiana .5 FTE Pastor for Community Life and Young Adults (immediately) Tracy Buller

 

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
Central Plains Mennonite Conference    (If interested, contact David Boshart at davidboshart@centralplainsmc.org. MLI required.) .5 FTE Conference Minister for Christian Formation Shana Peachey Boshart
Christ Community Church, Des Moines, IA 1.0 FTE Pastor Kent McDougal
Manson Mennonite, Manson, Iowa Pastor Aaron Carlson
West Union Mennonite, Parnell, Iowa 1.0 FTE Pastor (solo or pastoral team) Corey Miller Firman Gingerich
White River Cheyenne Mennonite Church, Busby, MT Associate Pastor Scott Shreffler
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
 Upper Milford Mennonite Church, Old Zionsville, Pennsylvania Full-time Pastor (now)
Zion Mennonite Church, Souderton, Pennsylvania Full-time Associate Pastor of Faith Formation (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, dan@im.mennonite.net, 574-534-4006

Congregation FTE Position (Open Date) Departing Pastor Interim Pastor
Berkey Avenue Mennonite Fellowship, Goshen, Indiana Full-time Pastoral Team Leader Marilyn Rudy-Froese Bob and Mag Richer Smith
Bonneyville Mennonite Church, Bristol, Indiana .5-.75 FTE pastor (current) Marcella Hershberger Philip and Julie Bender
Cedar Grove Mennonite, Manistique, Michigan .2 FTE Pastor Jim Troyer
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
Parkview Mennonite Church, Kokomo, Indiana .25-.33 FTE pastor (current) Kelly Bates Oglesby
Shalom Mennonite Church, Indianapolis, Indiana .5 FTE Pastoral team member Dagne Assefa Gary Martin
Sunnyside Mennonite Church, Elkhart, Indiana .75-1.0 FTE pastor (current) Terry Zehr Randall C. Miller

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

 

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

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, Paula Snyder Belousek, Search Committee Chair at pastor@salemmennonite.com by June 30, 2018  MLI required.

Full time

Fall 2018

Full-time Conference Minister, (November 1, 2018) ready to take up the challenge of leading a conference with a vision of the church in mission, made up of 55 congregations spanning Michigan, Ohio and Pennsylvania, primarily in small town and rural communities.  For a full job description see: http://bit.ly/OHConferenceMinister
Bethel Mennonite Church, West Liberty, Ohio Full-time Lead Pastor (March 2017) Dave Mauer Duane Beck
Peace Mennonite Church, Elyria, Ohio 3/4-time Pastor Adam Houser
West Clinton Mennonite, Wauseon, Ohio up to full-time co-pastor Naomi Engle

 

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
First Mennonite Church, Reedley, California .7 FTE Pastor for English service (congregation has English and Spanish services) Steve Penner
 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 Pastor of Worship, Outreach, and Administration (Summer 2018) 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 

 Congregation FTE Position (Open Date) Departing Pastor Interim Pastor
Huntington Mennonite Church, Newport News, Virginia 1 FTE Senior Pastor (now)
Mt. Clinton Mennonite Church, Rockingham, Virginia .5 FTE Lead Pastor Lee Martin Lonnie Yoder
Washington Community Fellowship, Washington DC 1 FTE Senior Pastor (February 2018) Del Glick

 

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, Hillsboro, Kansas  1 FTE Lead Pastor (or part-time)  Susan Jantzen

 

Other Ministry Opportunities

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