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 August 15, 2016. Vacancies are immediate unless otherwise noted.

 

Atlantic Northeast
East Cocalico, FT (Reamstown, Pa.)
Ephrata, FT (Ephrata, Pa.)
Florin (Mount Joy, Pa.)
Green Tree, FT (Oaks, Pa.)
Myerstown, FT (Myerstwon, Pa.)
Paxton, PT (Harrisburg, 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
Allison Prairie, PT (Lawrenceville, Ill.)
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.)
Camp Creek, FT Pastor and Ministry Leader (Etna Green, 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

No vacancies currently.

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
Bethany, FT (Farmington, Del.)
Flower Hill, PT (Gaithersburg, Md.)
Friendship, PT (Linthicum Heights)
Harmony, PT, available 1/1/17 (Myersville, 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)
Lakewood, PT (Millbury, Ohio)

e-mail Kris Hawk: krishawk@nohcob.org

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Southern Ohio
Emmanuel, PT (Huber Heights, Ohio)
Stony Creek, FT (Bellefontaine, Ohio)

e-mail David Shetler: dshetler@brethren.org

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Pacific Northwest (Previously Oregon & Washington)
Whitestone, PT, available 9/1/16 (Tonasket, Wash.)

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
Beech Run, PT (Mapleton Depot, Pa.)
Rockhill, FT (Rockhill Furnace, Pa.)
Woodbury, FT, Associate Pastor for Children and Youth (Woodbury, Pa.)

e-mail David Steele: dsteele@midpacob.org

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

e-mail William Waugh: bwaugh@brethren.org

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Western Pennsylvania
Bethel, FT, Yoked with Greenville, available 9/30/16 (DuBois, Pa.)
Brothersvalley, PT (Berlin, Pa.)
Center Hill, FT (Kittanning, Pa.)
Greenville, FT, Yoked with Bethel, available 9/30/16 (Grampian, Pa.)
Hooversville, PT (Hooversville, Pa)
Ligonier First, FT (Ligonier, Pa.)
Monroeville, FT (Monroeville, Pa.)
Pleasant Hill, PT Youth Pastor/Youth Leader (Johnstown, Pa.)
Somerset, FT (Somerset, Pa.)
Tire Hill, FT (Tire Hill, 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.)
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
No vacancies currently.

e-mail Deborah and Russell Payne: sedcob@centurylink.net

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Southern Plains
No vacancies currently.

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.)
Roanoke – Williamson Road, FT (Roanoke, Va.)
Topeco, FT (Floyd, 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
Elkins, FT (Elkins, W. Va.)
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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