Richland Alliance Church; Richland, WA

Lead Pastor

Richland Alliance Church (RAC) in central Washington is a redeveloping church that is searching for a Lead Pastor. This is a great opportunity for a turnaround/revitalization pastor to lead the church toward a new future.  If you’re someone who has the desire and capacity to lead a church through change, we’d love to explore this possibility with you.  

Click here to learn more about RAC, the community, and this turnaround opportunity. To apply or learn more, contact Dennis Pust at dennis@alliancenw.org.

The Alliance; Colorado Springs, CO

Managing Editor

Full Time - 40 Hours

Onsite - Colorado Springs, CO

The Christian and Missionary Alliance (C&MA) is seeking an experienced managing editor. This is a full-time position located in Colorado Springs. This position is under the direction of the writing and editorial manager and is responsible for planning, writing, editing, and contributing to the graphic development of the Alliance Life Magazine and for the coordination of stories and news updates through other National Office media channels.

To learn more about this position or to apply click here.

The Alliance; Colorado Springs, CO

Administrative Assistant – Alliance Peacemaking Office

Full-time – 40 hours/week
Onsite – Colorado Springs

The Christian and Missionary Alliance (C&MA) is seeking an experienced administrative assistant. This is a full-time position located in Colorado Springs. This position is under the direction of the director for Alliance Peacemaking and is responsible for providing administrative support and meeting planning.

To learn more about this position or to apply, click here.

Salem Alliance Church; Salem, OR

Children's Host Pastor (K-2)

Salem Alliance Church has an opening in C1 for a Children’s Host Pastor and is seeking someone that desires to pastor children in kindergarten thru 2nd grade. The ideal candidate will be teachable, hospitable, enjoy teaching, and work well with teams. Duties that are essential to this position include teaching, volunteer management, hospitality, curriculum preparation and evaluation of classes. Experience in elementary education or children’s ministry is preferred as well as a four-year degree in ministry or related field.

This is a full time (40 hours per week) exempt position, and will include weekend work and some Wednesday nights. If interested, please submit a cover letter and resume by email to employment@salemalliance.org.

Reach Training Institute (North Sound); Marysville, WA

Director of RTI North Sound

Smokey Point Community Church is launching a new RTI (Reach Training Institute) site, called RTI North Sound. We are hiring a full-time Director to lead this unique college; training pastors and international workers to be debt-free and field ready. We are looking for someone with a passion to raise up and launch the next generation of leaders. A Master's Degree is required.   If interested, please submit a cover letter and résumé by email to carrie@spcc.tv.

Scope:

To help fulfill the purposes of RTI North Sound by giving leadership to academic and administrative priorities, while working closely with the pastoral staff at Smokey Point Community Church. This includes oversight of paid staff and volunteers. Full-time salary.

Accountability:

  • Reports to the Smokey Point Community Church Lead Pastor

  • Accountable to RTI Salem Dean’s Office for implementing terms and conditions of RTI/Crown Articulation Agreement (2016)

Qualifications:

  • Must live a life that demonstrates an intimate and growing relationship with Christ.

  • Must agree with the doctrine and policies of SPCC and the C&MA.

  • Must be committed to the vision and values of SPCC.

  • Must agree and support terms and conditions of RTI/Crown Articulation Agreement (2016).

  • Must meet regularly with an accountability partner.

  • Must demonstrate through experience and giftedness administrative skills.

  • Must demonstrate through experience and giftedness the ability to teach at a collegiate level.

Responsibilities:

Administration/Operations

Cohort Culture

  • Implement strategies to develop a “cohort culture”; a relational, family-like culture.

Academics

  • Academic Load: Teach on average one-two courses per semester

  • Curriculum

    • Adopt and implement RTI/Crown Scope & Sequence of courses and practicums

    • Maintain RTI reference library

  • Faculty

    • Recruit, train and evaluate faculty in coordination with RTI Salem

    • Maintain correspondence with faculty as needed

    • Provide on-going logistical support to faculty

  • Advising

    • Work with students on class scheduling and Crown handoff.

    • Work with Crown to ensure path to graduation.

  • Writing

    • Achieve proficiency with APA style guide (6th Edition)

    • Implement writing support system for students who need assistance

Admissions

  • Conduct paper screening of all applicants

  • Develop interview teams and lead all new student interviews

  • Participate in assessment post-interview and make recommendations to RTI leadership team

Calendars and Schedules

  • Review and revise RTI Master Calendar bi-annually

  • Set class schedules in consultation with Academic Dean term-by-term

Student Discipline

  • Communicate academic and behavioral goals and guidelines

  • Oversee disciplinary procedures when necessary

Ministry Practicums

  • Assign all freshmen and sophomores to Core practicum locations/supervisors

  • Participate in assessment process of all Core practicums

  • Review and approve Ministry Agreements for all Customized and Residencies

  • Assist RTI Practicum Faculty in communicating with supervisors regarding policies and procedures for practicums

  • Assist RTI Practicum Faculty in placement of all juniors and seniors in Pastoral Residencies

RTI Financials

  • Work with SPCC financial director in communicating policies and implementing procedures (billing, accounts receivable, payroll (adjunct faculty, RTI Salem, Crown), tuition refunds)

  • Submit financial report quarterly to Governing Board with recommendations

  • Initiate financial probation in cases where students violate policies and guidelines

Schoology

Oversight of Schoology LMS (Learning Management System)

  • Oversee course loading process term-by-term

  • Maintain all faculty and student folders (information), calendars, data base

  • Provide orientation and on-going training for faculty and students as needed

Marketing/Promotion

  • Develop and oversee promotion in coordination with RTI Salem and RTI/BIOS

  • Connect with local churches, high schools, church camps etc.

Communications With

  • RTI Salem Dean’s Office - Implementation of policies and procedures according to RTI Tool Box and coaching and training

  • ANW Field Office - Coordination with Licensing, Ordination and Consecration

  • Crown College - Coordinate site visits and correspondence with key individuals

  • Faculty - Invitations to Annual Faculty Orientation and Training event and to annual RTI graduations

  • Donors - Participate in planning and implementation of any approved fundraisers

Event Coordination

  • Freshmen Retreat

  • Orientation Week

  • Coordinate and lead Freshman mission trip

  • Graduation

Administration

Oversee administrative assistant and ensure that the following duties are carried out:

  • Purchase textbooks

  • Contact and track potential new students

  • Respond to inquiries from potential new students and track progress

  • Set up interviews with potential new students

  • Put together interview packets for admissions team (interviewers)

  • Send out notifications to all participants on admission status

  • Create student IDs for all new students

  • Prepare and submit transcripts to Crown Registrar’s office after each term

  • Oversee social media and website

  • Announcements and general notifications

  • Partner church participants: Attendance policy for partner subsidy

  • Responding and providing information to prospective students

  • Meeting notifications, agendas, minutes

  • Set schedule with RTI Staff, arrange meeting rooms at Field Forum

Missio Community; Portland, OR

Children’s Ministry Director

Missio Community is looking for Pastor/Director to lead Missio’s vision to minister to children of the church and the broader community.

The goal of this role is to create a vibrant and safe learning environment that allows children to develop and engage their personal faith in Jesus Christ, by inspiring and leading volunteers to invest their gifts and talents in the growth of children so that they become disciples of Jesus who make disciples in the world.

The ideal candidate has significant experience leading volunteers and ministering to children, as well as experience working with parents. This role requires a person who relates well with people of different ages and backgrounds.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Oversee all ministry for children from infancy through 5th grade throughout the church.

  • In consultation with Lead Pastor, develop a vision for the children’s ministry that contributes to the church’s overall vision. Develop a ministry plan to achieve that vision.

  • Recruit, develop, and deploy children’s ministry Team Leads and volunteers.

  • Provide relational discipleship, training, and care to Team Leads and volunteers.

  • In consultation with Lead Pastor and other children’s ministry leaders, develop an annual budget for the children’s ministry and operate within the constraints of that budget.

  • Identify and execute ministry and missions opportunities for children to participate in.

  • Explore emerging practices and technologies that help engage more volunteers in the ministry of the church, and create a vibrant and effective children’s ministry.

  • Review all curriculum used by the children’s ministry and ensure they are consistent with the church’s doctrinal commitments.

  • Maintain established security systems that protect children in our church’s care.

  • Plan and oversee special events related to children and families.

  • Regularly report to the Lead Pastor and the community about the accomplishments of the children’s ministry.

  • Participate in general pastoral duties as needed (Child dedications, teach in the adult worship service, etc.).

REQUIREMENTS

  • A personal, growing faith in Jesus and the pursuit of becoming like him in character and competency.

  • A sense of calling toward pastoral ministry.

  • A bachelor’s degree (preferably in Education or Christian Ministry).

  • 2-3 years of experience in at least a part-time ministry context with children.

  • A desire to teach and disciple children in Biblical truth: the Words, Works, and Ways of Jesus.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Understanding of and willingness to serve within the doctrinal commitments of Missio.

  • A commitment to the mission, vision, and values of Missio.

  • Ability to pass a background check.

  • A lifestyle congruent with the biblical requirements for leaders (1 Tim. 3:1-13; 2 Tim. 2; Titus 1:5-9).

COMMITMENT

  • 2 Years Starting Fall 2018

  • 18-20 hours per week

  • Paid hourly depending on experience.

If interested, please submit a cover letter and résumé by email to dominic@missioportland.org

Alliance Northwest Field Office; Portland, OR

Finance and Administrative Assistant

Alliance Northwest wants to hire a part-time finance and administrative assistant to work out of the Portland Field Office – could you be who we're looking for? Read the description below and contact Julie for more information. Bonus points for those with experience in religious non-profit bookkeeping.

PURPOSE/SCOPE

This position exists to develop and maintain the integrity of Alliance Northwest’s business structure by assisting with the maintenance of daily bookkeeping.

GENERAL EXPECTATIONS

  • To live a life that models being a disciple of Jesus by:

    • Investing in your relationship with God the Father

    • Investing your life with other believers

    • Intentionally investing in relationships with those who don’t yet know Jesus

    • Living a balanced life with healthy rhythms of work and rest

    • Consistently and generously giving financially to your local church

  • Bringing a courageous and teachable/learning heart to your role on the team

  • Enthusiastically support the leadership staff and maintain beliefs and practices in unity with the leadership and Alliance Northwest’s vision and beliefs

OUTCOMES

Bookkeeping

  • Assist with depositing of tithes and support to insure accountability and accuracy

  • Assist with monthly payroll and monthly taxes

  • Assist with accurate and adequate financial records of income and

    expenses

  • Assist with Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable

  • Provide monthly receipts for supporters and annual receipts for all

    donations

  • Assist with the Quarterly and Year-End Tax statements

    Budget

  • Annually assist with compiling and developing the annual budget

Reporting

  • Assist with any financial reporting

Click here to download the job description PDF.

Salem Alliance Church; Salem, OR

Children’s Host Pastor (K–2nd)

Salem Alliance Church has an opening in C1 for a Children’s Host Pastor and is seeking someone that desires to pastor children in kindergarten thru 2nd grade.

The ideal candidate will be teachable, hospitable, enjoy teaching, and work well with teams. Duties that are essential to this position include teaching, volunteer management, hospitality, curriculum preparation and evaluation of classes.

Experience in elementary education or children’s ministry is preferred as well as a four-year degree in ministry or related field.

This is a full time (40 hours per week) exempt position, and will include weekend work and some Wednesday nights. 

If interested, please submit a cover letter and résumé by email to employment@salemalliance.org.

Woodinville Alliance Church; Woodinville, WA

Children's Ministry Director

Woodinville Alliance Church is seeking a full time Children's Ministry Director. The Director will be responsible for teaching, developing, and leading ministry to children, their families, and a team of volunteers and leaders in alignment with Woodinville Alliance values and vision.

Click here to learn more about this position and Woodinville Alliance.

For additional information or to submit a resume contact Aaron Cato at aaronc@wachurch.us.

 

Philadelphia Eritrean Church; Seattle, WA

Children's Minister

Philadelphia Eritrean Church, an evangelical church in the Shoreline district of Seattle, WA, is looking for two Children's Ministers who have a passion to serve kids and help them grow in the knowledge and wisdom of Jesus Christ.  Email resumes or inquiries to kebreab.yimesgen@gmail.com.

Position Overview

The Children's Minister is a ministry position that is responsible to carry out the church's vision of  raising Godly children. The worker will serve children in the church to have a "learning, interactive and fun environment" so they may love to come to the house of the Lord and develop Christian values as they interact with one another. The position requires the commitment of at least ten hours a week to effectively function.

Essential Job Functions

  • Develop a lesson plan for each Sunday based on the children's age and the church's choice of curriculum

  • Prepare teaching aids and activities that are in line with the weekly lesson plans

  • Encourage children to develop their talents through different projects and activities

  • Recruit, organize and assign volunteers to engage in the ministry

  • Organize picnics, games and other outdoor activities periodically that would help children interact freely but responsibly with one another

  • Make sure that snacks and other resources are available for the children during sessions

  • Make all efforts necessary to stay connected with parents so they become part of what is going on in their children's life at church

  • Work with elders in preparing the budget, and managing the ministry's budget

Requirements

  • Be a role model to the children of the church, setting an example of Christian life in words and deeds

  • Demonstrate a genuine love for children and the sense of calling in serving children

  • Demonstrate competence to speak with the children "in their languages" to earn the children's trust and respect

The Living Room; Central Point, OR

Church Planter Resident

The Living Room, a church plant in Southern Oregon, has developed a Residency Program (R.P.) in connection with The Alliance's Greenhouse program and is seeking a part/full time Church Planter Resident interested in gaining training and hands-on ministry experience in preparation for church planting.

This three year process is designed to prepare individuals to plant Greenhouse churches (church-planting churches).  The R.P. provides recruitment, assessment, training, deployment and planting experience.   

Email resumes or inquiries to office@thelivingroom.today

Resident Expectations:

  • Fully enter into the life of The Living Room (TLR).
    Specifically:
    • Be a Living Room Core Team Member for the term of the Residency.
    • Be a Christian who exhibits and upholds the Mission, Vision, and Core Values of TLR.
    • Raise both prayer & financial support (often, this will involve individual supporters, churches and additional part-time employment).
    • Continue character development & theological training, through Bible school, online programs, Alliance Ministerial Studies program, or other approved avenue.

Projects, Responsibilities, & Goals:

The Resident will serve in a role similar to that of an executive pastor for The Living Room. By partnering directly with the Lead Planter and being part of the TLR pastoral team, the Resident will learn the components of attractional, missional, and spiritual health ministries, and the details of coordinating the leadership and activities of each area. This broad range of experience will help them to develop and prepare for their future role of being a lead pastor in a church plant. A more detailed role description will be provided upon hiring.

Requirements:

  • Be an effective and professional communicator, both in written and verbal forms.
  • Have moderate level computer skills.
  • Demonstrate a working knowledge of the Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Takes appropriate initiative to problem solve within proper parameters.
  • Able to pass a Criminal History check.
  • Maintain a consistent personal devotional life.
  • Model relational health and balance.
  • Additional requirements may be added as the specific responsibilities of the R.P. are defined.

Pathway:

Year One

  • Look at All Aspects of Ministry.
    Each resident will be exposed to the various ministries of The Living Room, including outreach, discipleship, preaching, board leadership, worship, pastoral care, children, youth, finances, etc. Part of this exposure is to give them a realistic view of ministry and to help them learn from both positive and negative situations.
    • Discovering personal mission.
    • What is my calling? Am I called to planting?
  • Learn Personal Ministry.
    As a Resident is exposed to all the ministries of the church, they will discover and develop their particular areas of giftedness. They will also learn service, character, conflict resolution, and more.
    • Equipping around spiritual gifts.
    • What is my role in a church plant?

Year Two

  • Lead an Established Ministry.
    Each Resident must use and develop their leadership gifts. If they cannot lead in a local church context, they will not be able to lead in a planting situation. Leadership includes casting vision, delegation, completing group objectives, resolving conflict and more.
    • Leadership development and capacity.
    • How do I develop my leadership skills?
  • Launch a New Ministry.
    Each Resident with perceived apostolic gifts will start a church ministry from scratch. They must discover a God-given vision, build a team, and launch a ministry with the goal of adding value to the church while learning launch skills in a coached environment.
    • Ministry vision, strategy, and implementation.
    • Can I start a ministry? Can I mobilize people around a vision?

Year Three

  • Sharpen your call through a four-day Assessment with your spouse answering the questions:
    • Is God calling me to plant a church?
    • What is God’s timing?
    • Am I and my family ready now?
    • What must I develop?
    • Have I completed the Alliance Northwest's LOC process? (Licensing, Ordination or Consecration)
  • Leave The Living Room with a team to plant. The Living Room will assist in thinking through structure, team, funding, location, timeline, etc. for the new church.
    • Phase One - Conception: Vision, Values, Strategy, Structure for plant. Do I have a viable planting plan that others will support?
    • Phase Two - Preparation: Team development implementation. Am I ready to launch a church plant?
    • Phase Three - LAUNCH!

The plant will ideally include Residents who are in the "Lead and Launch" phases of their residency, making the new church a Greenhouse, a church that will also plant new churches.

Email resumes or inquiries to office@thelivingroom.today

The Vietnamese Alliance Church of Lynnwood; Lynnwood, WA

Youth Pastor

The Vietnamese Alliance Church of Lynnwood (VACL), located about 20 miles north of Seattle, is seeking a pastoral leader who can oversee the disciple-making process in Youth Ministry. This is a part time position with potential of being full time. Monthly salary compensation TBD based on experience. 

Qualifications:

  • A believer in Jesus Christ as personal Savior and Lord.
  • Live a life of holiness unto the Lord. Set an example to all believers. (1 Timothy 3:2-7)
  • Eligible to be licensed by The Alliance
  • Agreement with The Alliance Statement of Faith 

Duties:

  • Willingness to pursue ordination with The Alliance. 
  • Bilingual in English and Vietnamese is preferred but not required. 
  • Work in collaboration with the Senior Pastor to structure and deliver a ministry model that provides pastoral care, evangelizes and disciples youth in our community. 
  • Lead and organize effective youth programs implementing fellowship, worship, biblical teaching, discipleship, and evangelism, as well as ministry and missions opportunities. 
  • Oversee the transitions of youth from elementary to middle school, middle school to high school, and high school to young adult. 
  • Oversee worship ministry in youth groups. 
  • Develop youth leadership team and help with youth ministry budget. 
  • Attend worship services, prayer service, and special meetings 
  • Represent VACL at the Annual District Conference and other functions as assigned. 
  • Formally be evaluated and held accountable by the Board every two years in accordance to VACL Constitution and denomination practices. 
  • Be accountable to the Senior Pastor. 

If after prayerful consideration you'd like to be considered for this position, please call or forward your resume and any accompanying materials to our church, attention: 

Tung Thanh Nguyen, Senior Pastor:
(425) 219-8795; ms.tungnguyen@yahoo.com

Andrew Le, Church Treasurer:
(425) 328-9721; lehuuhoat@yahoo.com 

Vietnamese Alliance Church of Lynnwood
19425 36th Ave. W.
Lynnwood, WA 98036 

A full job description of the position will be available upon request. 

 

Clover Pass Community Church; Ketchikan, AK

Lead Pastor

Clover Pass Community Church in Ketchikan, Alaska is searching for a lead pastor.  CPCC is a redeveloping church, currently being led by an interim pastor.  This is a great opportunity for a turnaround pastor to lead the church toward a new future.  If you’re someone excited by the idea of the unique challenges and benefits of Alaska life and you have the capacity to lead a church through change, we’d love to explore this possibility with you.  

To learn more about this turnaround opportunity, email dennis@alliancenw.org.