Congregational vacancies

If you are the church board/leadership team chair of a Church of the Brethren congregation that is entering a time of pastoral transition, please contact your district executive/minister, who will assist you in the process of seeking and calling a new pastor. This process includes the selection of a search committee, filling out a congregational profile, entering it into the placement system, making contact with pastoral candidates, interviewing, and calling your new pastor.

If you are a Church of the Brethren pastor with an interest in serving a congregation on this list, please be in touch with your own district executive/minister, who will assist you in the process of pastoral placement in the Church of the Brethren. This process includes filling out a profile, entering it into the placement system, and making contact with another district office.

If you are not a ministerial leader in the Church of the Brethren and have an interest in serving the denomination, please e-mail the Office of Ministry.

Updated December 5, 2016. Vacancies are immediate unless otherwise noted.

 

Atlantic Northeast
East Cocalico, FT (Reamstown, Pa.)
Florin (Mount Joy, Pa.)
Green Tree, FT (Oaks, Pa.)
Mechanic Grove, FT, available 5/1/17 (Quarryville, Pa.)
Myerstown, FT (Myerstown, Pa.)
Quakertown, PT (Quakertown, Pa.)

e-mail Craig Smith: csmith@ane-cob.org

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Atlantic Southeast
Miami First, FT (Miami, Fla.)
Osceola, PT – New church project (Gotha, Fla.)

e-mail Terry Grove: asede@brethren.org

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Idaho
Fruitland, PT (Fruitland, Idaho)
Mountain View, PT (Boise, Idaho)

e-mail Bruce Holderreed: bholderreed@brethren.org

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Illinois/Wisconsin
Virden, FT (Virden, Ill.)

e-mail Kevin Kessler: kevink.iwdcob@sbcglobal.net

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Northern Indiana
Blue River, FT Associate Pastor for Youth and Young Adults (Columbia City, Ind.)
Union, PT (Plymouth, Ind.)
Wawaka, PT, available 11/30/16 (Wawaka, Ind.)

e-mail Torin Eikler: torin.nidcob@gmail.com

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South/Central Indiana

Union Grove, PT (Muncie, Ind.)

e-mail Beth Sollenberger: bsollenberger@brethren.org

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Michigan
Lakeview, PT (Brethren, Mich.)
Lansing First, FT, (Lansing, Mich.)
Skyridge, PT (Kalamazoo, Mich.)

e-mail Nathan Polzin: nathanpolzin@gmail.com

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Mid-Atlantic
Easton, FT (Easton, Md.)
Flower Hill, PT (Gaithersburg, Md.)
Friendship, PT (Linthicum Heights)
Harmony, PT, available 1/1/17 (Myersville, Md.)
Ridgely, PT (Ridgely, Md.)
Welty, FT (Smithsburg, Md.)
Woodbridge, FT (Woodbridge, Va.)

e-mail Gene Hagenberger: demad@brethren.org

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Missouri/Arkansas
No vacancies currently.

e-mail Cindy Sanders: moark.district23@gmail.com

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Northern Plains
Ottumwa, PT (Ottumwa, Iowa)
Panora, PT, (Panora, Iowa)

e-mail Tim Button-Harrison: de@nplains.org

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Northern Ohio
Bethel, PT (New Middletown, Ohio)
Dupont, Youth Pastor/Associate, FT (Dupont, Ohio)
Lakewood, PT (Millbury, Ohio)
Pleasant View, PT (Elida, Ohio)

e-mail Kris Hawk: krishawk@nohcob.org

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Southern Ohio
Salem, FT (Englewood, Ohio)
Stony Creek, FT (Bellefontaine, Ohio)
Trinity, PT, available 1/1/17 (Sidney, Ohio)

e-mail David Shetler: dshetler@brethren.org

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Pacific Northwest
Olympic View Community, FT (Seattle, Wash.)
Whitestone, PT

e-mail Colleen Michael: pnwdcob@nwi.net

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Pacific Southwest
Bakersfield, FT, available 3/1/17 (Bakersfield, Calif.)
Glendale, FT (Glendale, Calif.)
Pomona Fellowship, FT, available 1/2017 at the earliest (Pomona, Calif.)

e-mail Russ Matteson: de@pswdcob.org

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Middle Pennsylvania
Altoona 28th Street, FT, available 1/1/17 (Altoona, Pa.)
Beech Run, PT (Mapleton Depot, Pa.)
Everett, FT (Everett, Pa.)
Roaring Spring, FT (Roaring Spring, Pa.)
Rockhill, FT (Rockhill Furnace, Pa.)
Woodbury, FT, Associate Pastor for Children and Youth (Woodbury, Pa.)

e-mail Mark Liller: de@midpacob.org

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Southern Pennsylvania
Huntsdale, FT (Carlisle, Pa.)
Ridge, FT (Shippensburg, Pa.)
York First, FT (York, Pa.)

e-mail William Waugh: bwaugh@brethren.org

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Western Pennsylvania
Beachdale (Berlin, Pa.)
Bethel, FT, Yoked with Greenville (DuBois, Pa.)
Greenville, FT, Yoked with Bethel (Grampian, Pa.)
Hostetler, PT (Meyersdale, Pa.)
Ligonier First, FT (Ligonier, Pa.)
Pleasant Hill, PT Youth Pastor/Youth Leader (Johnstown, Pa.)
Somerset, FT (Somerset, Pa.)
Uniontown, FT, (Uniontown, Pa.)

e-mail Ron Beachley: rbeachley@brethren.org

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Shenandoah
Blue Ridge Chapel, FT (Waynesboro, Va.)
Cedar Grove – Mount Jackson, PT (New Market, Va.)
Cedar Run, PT (Broadway, Va.)
Elk Run, PT (Churchville, Va.)
Greenmount, FT (Harrisonburg, Va.)
Luray, FT (Luray, Va.)
Mill Creek, FT (Port Republic, Va.)
Mount Vernon, PT (Waynesboro, Va.)

e-mail John Jantzi: jnjantzi@shencob.org

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Southeastern
Trinity, PT (Blountville, Tenn.)

e-mail Scott Kinnick: sedcob@outlook.com

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Southern Plains
Antelope Valley, FT (Billings, Okla.)

e-mail Elsie Koehn: ekoehn9112@att.net

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Virlina
Antioch, FT (Rocky Mount, Va.)
Bassett, FT (Bassett, Va.)
Hopewell, PT, (Hopewell, Va.)
Jones Chapel, FT (Martinsville, Va)
New Bethel, PT, (Chatham, Va.)
Red Oak Grove, PT (Floyd, Va.)
Roanoke, Hollins Road, FT (Roanoke, Va.)
Trinity, PT (Trinity, Va.)

e-mail David Shumate: virlina@aol.com

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Western Plains
Koinonia, PT (Grand Junction, Colo.)
Osage, FT (McCune, Kan.)
Topeka, PT (Topeka, Kan.)

e-mail Sonja Griffith: wpdcb@sbcglobal.net

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West Marva
Gortner Union, PT (Oakland, Md.)
Keyser, PT (Keyser, W. Va.)
Petersburg Memorial, FT (Petersburg, W. Va.)
Wiley Ford, FT (Wiley Ford, W. Va.)

e-mail Kendal Elmore: kwelmore@brethren.org

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Puerto Rico
No vacancies currently.

e-mail Jose Calleja Otero: EjecutivoDistritoPR@mail.com

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