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 March 23, 2015. Vacancies are immediate unless otherwise noted.

 

Atlantic Northeast
Annville, FT, available 7/1/15 (Annville, Pa.)
Lititz, FT, available 9/1/15 (Lititz, Pa.)
Mount Wilson, FT, available 4/1/15 (Lebanon, Pa.)
Mount Zion Road, FT, available 4/15/15 (Lebanon, Pa.)
Quakertown, FT (Quakertown, Pa.)
Swatara Hill, PT (Middletown, Pa.)

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

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Atlantic Southeast
Miami First, FT (Miami, Fla.)
Venice, PT (Venice, Fla.)

e-mail John Mueller: asede@brethren.org

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Idaho
No vacancies currently.

e-mail Bruce Holderreed: brucehol@yahoo.com

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Illinois/Wisconsin
Allison Prairie, PT (Lawrenceville, Ill.)
Highland Avenue, FT, available 6/1/15 (Elgin, 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.)

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

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South/Central Indiana
Burnettsville, PT (Burnettsville, Ind.)

e-mail Beth Sollenberger: bsollenberger@brethren.org

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Michigan
Lansing First, PT, available 8/1/15 (Lansing, Mich.)
Sugar Ridge, PT (Custer, Mich.)

e-mail Nathan Polzin: nathanpolzin@gmail.com

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Mid-Atlantic
Bethany, FT (Farmington, Del.)
Dranesville, FT (Herndon, Va.)
Flower Hill, PT (Gaithersburg, Md.)
Nokesville, FT (Nokesville, Va.)
Oakton, FT (Vienna, Va.)

e-mail Gene Hagenberger: demad@brethren.org

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Missouri/Arkansas
Cabool, PT, available 4/6/15, (Cabool, Mo.)

e-mail Carolyn Schrock: moark@centurytel.net

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Northern Plains
Worthington, PT (Reading, Minn.)

e-mail Tim Button-Harrison: nplainscob@gmail.com

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Northern Ohio
Akron Eastwood, FT, available 6/1/15 (Akron, Ohio)
Ashland First, PT (Ashland, Ohio)
Painesville, PT (Painesville, Ohio)

e-mail John Ballinger: jballnohcob@frontier.com

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Southern Ohio
Beaver Creek, PT (Beavercreek, Ohio)

e-mail David Shetler: dshetler@brethren.org

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Pacific Northwest (Previously Oregon & Washington)
No vacancies currently.

e-mail Colleen Michael: pnwdcob@nwi.net

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Pacific Southwest
No vacancies currently.

e-mail Russ Matteson: de@pswdcob.org

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Middle Pennsylvania
Altoona 28th Street, FT (Altoona, Pa.)
Beech Run, PT (Mapleton Depot, Pa.)
Everett, FT (Everett, Pa.)
Rockhill, FT (Rockhill Furnace, Pa.)
Spring Mount, PT (Warrior’s Mark, Pa.)
Williamsburg, PT (Williamsburg, Pa.)
Woodbury, FT (Woodbury, Pa)

e-mail David Steele: dsteele@midpacob.org

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Southern Pennsylvania
Buffalo Valley, FT Associate Pastor for Youth and Young Adults (Mifflinburg, Pa.)
Bunkertown, FT (McAlisterville, Pa.)
Huntsdale, FT (Carlisle, Pa.)
Lakeview Christian Fellowship, PT (East Berlin, Pa.)
West Shore, PT, (Enola, Pa.)

e-mail William Waugh: bwaugh@brethren.org

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Western Pennsylvania
Brothersvalley, PT (Berlin, Pa.)
Center Hill, FT (Kittanning, Pa.)
Greensburg, FT (Greensburg, Pa.)
Hooversville, PT (Hooversville, Pa)
Montgomery, PT (Commodore, Pa.)
Pleasant Hill, PT Youth Pastor/Youth Leader (Johnstown, Pa.)
Purchase Line, FT, available 6/1/15 (Clymer, Pa.)
Salisbury, PT (Salisbury, Pa.) 

e-mail Ron Beachley: rbeachley@brethren.org

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Shenandoah
Emmanuel, FT (Mount Solon, Va.)
Fairview – Endless Caverns, PT (Timberville, Va.)
Linville Creek, FT (Broadway, Va.)
Montezuma, FT Pastor for Youth and Young Families (Dayton, Va.)
Mountain Grove, PT Associate (Fulks Run, Va.)
Pleasant Valley, FT (Weyers Cave, Va.)

e-mail John Jantzi: jnjantzi@shencob.org

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Southeastern
Brummetts Creek, PT (Green Mountain, N. C.)

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
Bethany, PT, available 5/1/15 (Callaway, Va.)
Blue Ridge, PT (Blue Ridge, Va.)
Green Hill, FT (Salem, Va.)
Hopewell, PT, (Hopewell, Va.)
Jones Chapel, FT (Martinsville, Va)
Roanoke, Central, available 4/13/15 (Roanoke, Va.)
Peace Covenant, PT (Durham, N.C.)
Virginia Beach, Christian Church Uniting, PT (Virginia Beach, Va.)

e-mail David Shumate: virlina@aol.com

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Western Plains
Mont Ida, PT (Welda, Kan.)

e-mail Sonja Griffith: wpdcb@sbcglobal.net

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West Marva
Oak Grove, FT/PT (McHenry, Md.)
Shiloh, PT (Moatsville, W. Va.)

e-mail Kendal Elmore: kwelmore@brethren.org

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