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 | Franklin | Gulf States | Illinois | Indiana-Michigan | Lancaster | Mountain States | New York | North Central | 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

Donna Mast, Conference Minister – donnam@alleghenymennoniteconference.org  814 443-2007 (Delaware, Maryland, Pennsylvania, West Virginia )

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

 

Atlantic Coast Conference

Executive Conference Minister: Warren Tyson, 717 394-8107 or 717 538-5589 (Lancaster PA, Northwest PA, Boston MA, Baltimore MD, Greencastle PA regions); Conference Minister/Youth Ministry: Merv Stoltzfus, 717 394-8107 or 717 319-6554 (Morgantown, Reading, Chester County PA regions, DE and Eastern Shore MD, ); NYC Oversight Ministers: Sonni Carrion, 646 358-5185, and Sandra Perez, 718 300-9950 (Delaware, Maryland, Massachusetts, New York, Pennsylvania)

Congregation FTE Position (Open Date) Departing Pastor Interim Pastor
Akron Mennonite Church, Akron, PA 1.5-2.0 FTE Intentional Interim/Transitional Pastor(s) (August, 2015)
Akron Mennonite Church, Akron, PA 1.0 FTE Lead Pastor (August 2017) Jim Amstutz
Akron Mennonite Church, Akron, PA 1.0 FTE Associate Pastor (August 2017) Michelle Dula
Blossom Hill Mennonite Church, Lancaster, PA http://www.blossomhillmennonite.org/ 3/4-time Associate Pastor Doug Friesen
CrossWay Church, Ocean City, MD
http://www.crossway.cc
PT Pastor (immediate) Nathan Hyde
Hope Community Church, Fleetwood, PA  http://hopecomm.org 3/4-time (full time benefits)  Associate Pastor: worship, youth, pastoral leadership (immediately)
Hopewell Mennonite Church, Reading, PA PT Pastor (July 2015) Frantz St Iago-Peretz
Oley Valley Mennonite Church, Oley, PA 3/4 to Full-time Pastor (05/14) Jon Carlson  Ezra Tice

 

Central District Conference

Conference Minister: Lois Johns Kaufmann; 574-534-1485; 800-662-2264

Administrator, Emma Hartman; 574-534-1485; 800-662-2264

Congregation FTE Position (Open Date) Departing Pastor Interim Pastor
Eighth Street Mennonite Church, Goshen, IN Pastor, .75-1 FTE (immediate) Kevin Farmwald Tim Stair
First Mennonite Church, Bluffton, OH Lead Pastor, 1 FTE (summer or fall 2015)
First Mennonite Church, Sugarcreek, OH Pastor, .50 FTE (immediate) Jayne Byler
North Danvers, Danvers, IL Pastor, 1 FTE Rich Bucher Mark Vincent, Transitional Pastor

 

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
Bethel Mennonite, Wayland IA FT, Lead Pastor (Summer, 2010) Phil Slabaugh
Bethesda Mennonite Church, Henderson NE FT Pastor to join Pastoral Team (Preaching/Pastoral Care/Outreach)(2012) Weldon Martens
East Mennonite Church, Kalona, IA FT Pastor Jay Miiller Firman Gingerich
Emmanuel Mennonite Church, Minneapolis, MN FT Pastor Mathew Swora
Faith Mennonite Church, Minneapolis, MN .5 FTE Co-Pastor
First Mennonite Church, Lincoln NE FT Pastor (June 2014) David Orr
Kalona Mennonite Church, Kalona IA FT Associate Pastor (immediately) Mick Murray
North Side Fellowship, Omaha NE Bi-vocational, church planting
Pleasant View Mennonite, Pleasant IA PT/Bi-Vocational Pastor (immediately) John Zimmerman
Salem-Zion Mennonite Church, Freeman, SD FT Pastor Eric Deckert Luann & Robert Yutzy

 

Eastern District Conference

Warren Tyson, Conference Minister, 267-932-6050 ext 138 or 717 538-5589 (Massachusetts, Pennsylvania )

Congregation FTE Position (Open Date) Departing Pastor Interim Pastor
Iglesia Menonita Ebenezer, Souderton, PA http://www.facebook.com/iglesiaevangelica.m.ebenezer Pastor, half-time (01/13) Nicolas Sandoval Arias
Zion Mennonite Church, Souderton, PA
http://www.zionmennonite.org
1.0 FTE Lead Pastor (March 2016) Hunter Hess Miriam Book & Jim Lapp

 

Franconia Mennonite Conference

Stephen Kriss, Conference Minister – skriss@franconiaconference.org  (Georgia, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Vermont )

Congregation FTE Position (Open Date) Departing Pastor Interim Pastor
Bally Mennonite Church, Bally, PA Lead Pastor (January 2016) Klaudia Smucker  Michael Howes
Blooming Glen Mennonite Church, Blooming Glen PA Lead Pastor (Summer 2015) Firman Gingerich  Phil Bergey
Finland Mennonite Church, Pennsburg PA Associate Pastor John Ehst
Franconia Mennonite Church, Telford PA Lead Pastor Steve Landis  Gary Martin
Franconia Mennonite Church, Telford PA Youth Pastor Mike Ford
Indonesian Light Church, Philadelphia PA Part-time Pastor (immediate)
Lakeview Mennonite Church, Susquehanna PA Pastor  Blaine & Connie Detwiler  Wally Morton
Methacton Mennonite Church, Norristown PA Pastor Dawn Ruth Nelson  J. Fred Kaufman
Philadelphia Praise Center, Philadelphia PA Part-time Outreach Pastor (Spanish-speaking) (immediate)
Souderton Mennonite Church, Souderton PA Lead Pastor Gerry Clemmer Alan Miller
Taftsville Chapel Mennonite Fellowship, Taftsville, VT Interim Pastor  Samantha Lioi

 

Franklin Mennonite Conference

Allen Lehman, Conference Minister – 717 375-4544;  alehman@franklinconference.org  (Maryland, Pennsylvania)

 

Congregation FTE Position (Open Date) Departing Pastor Interim Pastor

 

Gulf States Mennonite Conference

Mark Roth, Conference Moderator  markroth2011@att.net        (Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi) 

Congregation FTE Position (Open Date) Departing Pastor Interim Pastor

 

Illinois Mennonite Conference

Chuck Neufeld, Executive Conference Minister: 708-704-9827 • chuckneufeld@mennonite.net;  Kim Litwiller, Associate Conference Minister: 309-613-0174  kiml@mennonite.net; Holly Mason, Executive Assistant: 877-922-2111 • hmason@mennonite.net

Congregation FTE Position (Open Date) Departing Pastor Interim Pastor
 Illinois Mennonite Conference
if interested contact Cal Zehr 815-878-5487;  cczehr@juno.com; http://illinoismennonite.com/index.html
Part-Time Executive Conference Minister (July or August 2015) Chuck Neufeld
Christ Community Mennonite Church, Schaumburg, IL Half-time pastor (Immediate) Libby Conley

 

Indiana-Michigan Mennonite Conference

Daniel Z. Miller, Conference Pastor574 534-4006

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

Congregation FTE Position (Open Date) Departing Pastor Interim Pastor
Cedar Grove Mennonite, Manistique, MI Part-time Pastor (current) Jim Troyer
Emma Mennonite Church, Topeka, IN .5 FTE Youth Pastor (current) Derrick Ramer
Forks Mennonite, Middlebury, IN Part-time Pastor (current) Eldon Stoltzfus
Kern Road Mennonite Church, South Beth, IN .75 FTE Pastor of worship and formation (current) Matt Insley
Maple River Mennonite, Brutus, MI Part-time Pastor (current) Todd Thompson  Chris Rasper
Yellow Creek Mennonite Church, Goshen, IN .5 FTE Children’s Pastor (current)
Yellow Creek Mennonite Church, Goshen, IN .5 FTE Community Life Pastor (current)
Yellow Creek Mennonite Church, Goshen, IN .5 FTE Worship Pastor (current)
Wildwood Mennonite Church, Engadine, MI .3 FTE Ministry team leader (current)

 

Lancaster Mennonite Conference

Conference Minister – 717 293-5246 (Hawaii, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania)

Congregation FTE Position (Open Date) Departing Pastor Interim Pastor
Benders Mennonite Church, Pen Argyle, PA Pastor (July, 2015)
East Chestnut Street Mennonite Church, Lancaster, PA  if interested contact: jkuniholm@gmail.com Full-time Associate Pastor (Fall 2014) Sue Conrad
Erb Mennonite, Lititz, PA 1 FTE Lead Pastor (Spring 2016)
First Deaf Mennonite Church, Lancaster, PA  if interested contact:   jkuniholm@gmail.com .25-.5 FTE Lead Pastor (1/1/2014) Jeff Hoffer
Krall’s Mennonite Church, Lebanon, PA PT Lead Pastor (immediate)
Laurel Street Mennonite Church, Lancaster, PA  http://www.laurelstreetmennonite.com if interested contact: jkuniholm@gmail.com 3/4 to Full-time Lead Pastor (July 2015) Janet Breneman Linford King
Mountville Mennonite Church, Mountville, PA
If interested contact: samthomas1950@verizon.net
Full-time, Lead Psator (Fall 2015
New Church Plant, South New Jersey Church Planeter (immediate)
Parkesburg Mennonite Church, Parkesburg, PA Parkesburg, PA (2016)
Stumptown Mennonite Church, Bird in Hand, PA Associate Pastor/Youth Pastor (July 2015)

 

Mountain States Mennonite Conference

Herman Weaver, Jr, Conference Minister herm@mountainstatesmc.org(Colorado, New Mexico, Texas); Annie Lengacher Browning, Associate Conference Minister annie@mountainstatesmc.org

Congregation FTE Position (Open Date) Departing Pastor Interim Pastor
East Holbrook Mennonite Church, Cheraw CO 3/4 – time Pastor (Immediately)
Glenwood Mennonite Church, Spring CO 1/2 -time Pastor
Sojourn Mennonite Church, Fort Collins, CO .25 FTE Pastor

 

New York Mennonite Conference

Gene Miller, Conference Minister (585)593-3287;  office@nymennonite.org

Congregation FTE Position (Open Date) Departing Pastor Interim Pastor

 

North Central Conference of the Mennonite Church

Fred Kanagy, Conference Minister –  kanagyf@gondtc.com  (701) 583-2150 or (701) 771-8839 (cell) –  (Minnesota, Montana, N. Dakota, Wisconsin)

Congregation FTE Position (Open Date) Departing Pastor Interim Pastor
Coalridge Mennonite Church, Dagmar, MT Part-time Pastor
South Lawrence Mennonite Church, Glen Flora, WI Part-time Pastor
 White Chapel Mennonite Church, Glendive , MT  Part-time Pastor  Neville Peterson

 

Ohio Conference of Mennonite Church USA

Conference Minister: Tom Kauffman – 419 385-6865

Regional Pastors:  Ralph Reinford – 330-347-4791; Wanda Stopher 419-551-1079

Congregation FTE Position (Open Date) Departing Pastor Interim Pastor
Aurora Mennonite Church, Aurora OH Full-time Lead Pastor Tim Schultz Jim Sutton
Central Mennonite Church, Archbold, OH 2.5-3 FTE Pastoral Team Wanda Stopher
First Mennonite Church, Canton, OH Full-time Lead Pastor Dan Hooley George O’Reilly
Martins Mennonite Church, Orrville OH Full-time Lead Pastor Randy Murray Ernie Hershberger
Peace Mennonite Church, Elyria OH 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 AK Part-time Pastor (Summer 2015) John David Thacker
 Seattle Mennonite Church (http://www.seattlemennonite.org/)  Full-time Lead Pastor (January 2015)  Weldon Nisly  Gordon Scoville

 

Pacific Southwest Mennonite Conference

Clare Ann Ruth-Heffelbower, Conference Minister, 559-281-5664; clareann@pacificsouthwest.org

Congregation FTE Position (Open Date) Departing Pastor Interim Pastor
Pasadena Mennonite Church, Pasadena, CA Interim/Transitional Pastor (September 2014) Joe Roos

 

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
Argentine Mennonite Church, Kansas City, KS
If interested contact Kurthorst53@gmail.com; 620-217-0517
Part-time Pastor (July 2015) Mervin Hershberger Sandeep Thomas
Herold Mennonite Church, Cordell, OK
If interested contact darwinlhartman@yahoo.com
Full-time Pastor (January 2015)
Pleasant Valley Mennonite Church, Harper, KS
If interested contact JasWenger@aol.com
Full-time Pastor (July 2015)
Pleasant View Mennonite Church, Hydro, OK
If interested, contact jaswenger@aol.com
Lead Pastor Darwin Hartman Jeff Selzer

 

Southeast Mennonite Conference

Marco Guete, Conference Minister – marco@SMCmennonite.org  941-924-3993 (Florida, Georgia, South Carolina)

Congregation FTE Position (Open Date) Departing Pastor Interim Pastor

 

Virginia Mennonite Conference

Clyde Kratz, Conference Minister – 540 434-9727 (Kentucky, North Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, Washington DC, West Virginia)

 

 Congregation FTE Position (Open Date) Departing Pastor Interim Pastor
Harrisonburg Mennonite Church, Harrisonburg VA Half to Full-time Assistant Pastor for Worship and Care (currently)
Mountain View Mennonite Church, Hickory, NC .5 FTE Youth Leader
Powhatan Mennonite Church, Powhatan VA  Full-time Lead Pastor (February 2015)  Tim Kennell
Springdale Mennonite Church, Waynesboro, VA .5 FTE Associate Pastor
Zion Mennonite Church, Broadway, VA .75 FTE Associate Pastor

 

Western District Conference

Regional Conference Ministers: Clarence Rempel – 316-283-6300 (Kansas, Nebraska, Oklahoma); Howard Garver -941-330-3987  howardg@mennowdc.org  (Texas)

Congregation FTE Position (Open Date) Departing Pastor Interim Pastor
Beatrice Mennonite Church, Beatrice, NE Pastor Robert Beecher (deceased) Cindy Beecher
Buhler/Hoffnungsau/Inman Mennonite churches(Buhler and Inman, KS) Joint Youth Pastor Caleb Regehr
Eden Mennonite Church, Moundridge, KS Lead Pastor David Stevens  Lee Suderman
Grace Hill Mennonite Church, Whitewater, KS Pastor Peter Goerzen Randy Smith
Iglesia Menonita Casa del Alfarero, Pasadena, TX Pastor Alberto Parchmont
New Creation Fellowship Church, Newton, KS Pastor Renee Kanagy  Jennie Wintermote
Shalom Mennonite Church, Newton, KS Full-time Pastor  (Summer 2014) Eric Massanari Rob Burdette

 

Other Ministry Opportunities

Agency FTE Position (Open date) For Information Contact
 Conf of Northern German Mennonites Hamburg, Germany (Vereinigung der Deutschen Mennonitengemeinden VDM Information: http://www.mennonews.de/archiv/2014/09/05/ueberregionale-jugendarbeit-mit-der-mjn/  Youth Pastor .50 to 1 FTE (Immediate)  Andreas Quiringandreas@quiring-online.de