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 | Gulf States | Illinois | Indiana-MichiganMountain States | New York |  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

Conference Minister: Dave Mishler,  

Congregation FTE Position(Open Date) Departing Pastor  Interim Pastor
Community Mennonite Church (Harrisonburg, VA) For more information: 1 FTE Associate Pastor (immediate) Byron Peachey


Atlantic Coast Conference

Executive Conference Minister: Merv Stoltzfus,      717-394-8107 or 717-319-6554

Congregation FTE Position (Open Date) Departing Pastor Interim Pastor
Bethel Mennonite, Gettysburg, PA .5 FTE Pastor (Winter 2019/20) Nelson Yoder
Pilgrims Mennonite Church, Akron, PA (Contact Joanne Dietzel with interest:, 717-330-0902) .5 FTE Pastor (Fall 2020) Barry Kreider
Zion Mennonite, Birdsboro, PA 1.0 FTE (flexible) Pastor (beginning Spring 2020) Steve Musselman Verle Brubaker


Central District Conference

Conference Minister: Doug Luginbill,, 574-534-1485 

Congregation FTE Position (Open Date) Departing Pastor Interim Pastor
Covenant Mennonite Church, Sarasota, FL 1.0 FTE Pastor, available June 1, 2020 Mary Etta and Linford King NA
Paoli Mennonite Fellowship, Indiana 1.0 FTE Pastor Rebecca Kauffman Tom Kauffman


Central Plains Mennonite Conference

Conference Minister for Ministerial Leadership: Susan Janzen,, 319-610-1007

Congregation FTE Position (Open Date) Departing Pastor Interim Pastor
Bethesda Mennonite Church, Henderson, NE 1.0 FTE Pastor for worship and pastoral care James Voth Eugene Thieszen
Cedar Falls Mennonite Church, Cedar Falls, IA .5 to .85 FTE Pastor Susan Janzen Scott Roser
Eicher Emmanuel Mennonite Church, Wayland, IA 1.0 FTE Pastor Dave Schooley no interim
Faith Mennonite Church, Minneapolis, MN  (Contact Karla Hovde, 1.0 FTE Interim Pastor (June 1, 2020) Ry Siggelkow
First Mennonite Church, Mountain Lake, MN up to .5 FTE Pastor Elaine Kauffman S. Roy Kaufman
Shalom Mennonite Church, Eau Claire, WE up to .5 FTE Pastor Adam Harder Nussbaum no interim
West Union Mennonite, Parnell, Iowa 1.0 FTE Pastor (solo or pastoral team) Corey Miller David Heusinkveld
White River Cheyenne Mennonite Church, Busby, MT Associate Pastor Scott Shreffler

 Eastern District and Franconia Mennonite Conference

Executive Minister: Stephen Kriss,  (California, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Vermont)

Congregation FTE Position (Open Date) Departing Pastor Interim Pastor
Alpha Mennonite Church, Alpha, New Jersey Part-time Pastor Krista Showalter Ehst
Franconia Mennonite Church, Franconia, PA (
.5 FTE Director for music and worship (Aug. 1) Larry Diener
Nueva Vida Norristown New Life Mennonite Church, Norristown, Pennsylvania .4 FTE Associate Pastor (January 2018) Marta Castillo
Plains Mennonite Church, Lansdale, PA
Contact:  Emily Ralph Servant
.5 to .75 FTE Associate Pastor: Young adults and community connections (immediately) Paula Hochstetler Stoltzfus
Salford Mennonite Church 1 FTE Lead Pastor Joe Hackman
 Upper Milford Mennonite Church, Old Zionsville, Pennsylvania 1 FTE Pastor (now) Duane Hershberger


Gulf States Mennonite Conference

Conference Moderator: Jeff Landis

Congregation FTE Position (Open Date) Departing Pastor Interim Pastor


Illinois Mennonite Conference

Conference Minister: David Miller,

Congregation FTE Position (Open Date) Departing Pastor Interim Pastor
Lombard Mennonite Church, Illinois .5 FTE Pastor of Christian Formation (Immediately) Hilary Watson
Prairieview Mennonite Church, Gridley, Illinois .75 FTE Solo Pastor (Immediately) Doug Hicks
St. Louis Mennonite Fellowship, St. Louis, MO .75-1.0 FTE Pastor (Immediately) Gary Martin


Indiana-Michigan Mennonite Conference

Conference Pastor for Leadership Transitions: Sharon Yoder   Conference Pastor: Dan Miller,, 574-534-4006

Congregation FTE Position (Open Date) Departing Pastor Interim Pastor
Belmont Mennonite Church, Elkhart, IN 1.0 FTE Pastor (July 1, 2019) Larry Rohrer
Fairhaven Mennonite Church, Fort Wayne, Indiana .25 FTE Pastor (current) Keith Reynolds Marshall Anderson
First Mennonite Church, Indianapolis, Indiana 1.0 FTE Pastoral team member (Aug. 2020) Shannon Dycus, Robert Brown Gary Martin, Bob and Mag Richer Smith
Maple River Mennonite Church, Brutus, Michigan .33 FTE Pastor Todd Thompson Steve Slagel
Shalom Mennonite Church, Indianapolis, Indiana .5 – .75 FTE Pastoral team member (current) Dagne Assefa Gary Martin
North Goshen Mennonite Church, Goshen, Indiana 1.0 FTE (Summer 2020) Mark Schloneger Steve Slagel
Walnut Hill Mennonite Church, Goshen, Indiana .5 FTE co-pastor or associate pastor (Summer 2020) Jane Stoltzfus Buller Jane Miller

Mountain States Mennonite Conference

Ministry Coordinator: Barry Bartel,  Regional Conference Ministers:  Merv Birky,;  Charlene Epp,

Congregation FTE Position (Open Date) Departing Pastor Interim Pastor
Emmanuel Mennonite Church, La Junta CO (contact Merv Birky .5 FTE Pastor (Jan. 2019) Merv Birky
Mountain State Mennonite Conference (Contact Ryan Koch .75 FTE (Oct. 2020)


New York Mennonite Conference

Conference Minister: Terry Zehr,

Congregation FTE Position (Open Date) Departing Pastor Interim Pastor


Ohio Conference of Mennonite Church USA

Conference Minister: Dick Barrett, 937-935-2549,  Regional Pastor: Ralph Reinford, 330-347-4791    Regional Pastor:Tony Doehrmann 419-551-1107

Congregation FTE Position (Open Date) Departing Pastor Interim Pastor
Maple Grove Mennonite Church, Hartville, Ohio Full-time Lead Pastor (immediately) Verle Brubaker
Peace Mennonite Church, Elyria, Ohio .75 Pastor Adam Houser
Salem Mennonite Church, Kidron, Ohio 1.0 FTE Associate (Family life) Pastor (immediately)
Salem Mennonite Church, Waldron, MI up to .75 FTE Lead Pastor, focus on preaching, outreach, crisis care (Feb. 1, 2020) Dee Custar
West Clinton Mennonite Church, Wauseon, Ohio up to .75 FTE Associate Pastor, focus on youth, young adults, Christian formation and outreach


Pacific Northwest Mennonite Conference

Conference Minister: Katherine Jameson Pitts,, 503-349-5420  Contact her for congregational openings

Congregation FTE Position (Open Date) Departing Pastor Interim Pastor
Zion Mennonite Church, Hubbard OR 1.0 FTE Lead Pastor (April 2020) Mathew Swora Bill Blank


Pacific Southwest Mennonite Conference

Conference Minister: Clare Ann Ruth-Heffelbower, 559-281-5664,

Congregation FTE Position (Open Date) Departing Pastor Interim Pastor


South Central Mennonite Conference

Regional Conference Ministers: Clarence Rempel,, 316-650-0223  James Wenger,, 620-951-8057.

Congregation FTE Position (Open Date) Departing Pastor Interim Pastor
Herold Mennonite Church, Cordell, Oklahoma   If interested contact Jeff Selzer Immediately
Journey@McPherson, Kansas 1.0 FTE Campus pastor (Summer 2020) Jim Ostlund (continuing w/new role at Journey)
Journey@South Hutchinson, Kansas 1.0 FTE Campus pastor (Summer 2020)  Eric Miller (continuing w/new role at Journey)
Journey@Yoder, Kansas 0.5-0.75 FTE Campus pastor (Summer 2020) Dale Kauffman Joel Schroeder
Whitestone Mennonite Church, Hesston, KS  Contact 1.0 FTE Lead Pastor (open Sept. 2019) Kurt Horst Steve Schmidt


Virginia Mennonite Conference

Conference Minister: Clyde Kratz, 540-434-9727 

 Congregation FTE Position (Open Date) Departing Pastor Interim Pastor
Asheville Mennonite Church, Asheville, NC; Contact: Leroy Kaufman(congregational Chair) , .33 FTE Pastor (available Fall 2020) Sanford Yoder
Concord Mennonite Church, Knoxville, TN; Contact (Chuck Hostetter, District Minister), 704-462-4760 tent making ministry (available immediately) Willis Hunsberger
Daniels Run Peace Church, Fairfax, VA; For information:; 1.0 FTE Lead Solo Pastor Earl Zimmerman
Durham Mennonite Church, Durham, NC
(send inquiries to Cheryl Van Horn, search committee chairperson,
.25 FTE Pastor Spencer Bradford
Eastside Church, Harrisonburg, VA; See: .5 FTE Director of Worship Ministry and .25 FTE Director of Children’s Ministry.
Greensboro Mennonite Fellowship, Greensboro, NC; Contact: John Bender, gmfgreensboronc@gmail.com .25 FTE Pastor (available immediately)
Harrisonburg Mennonite Church, Harrisonburg, VA .5 FTE, Associate Pastor of care and counseling (open immediately) Mark Keller
Lindale Mennonite Church, Linville, VA; Contact: Aldine Musser, District Minister at; or Dana Sommers, Chair of Search Committee at 1.0 FTE Lead Pastor (immediately) Duane Yoder Owen Burkholder
Mountain View Mennonite Church, Hickory, NC; Chuck Hostetter (search Committee Chair),, 704-462-4760, 1.0 FTE pastor (immediately) Randy Smith
Weavers Mennonite Church, Harrisonburg, VA
Contact: Isaac Driver at
1 FTE Lead Pastor Phil Kanagy (retiring)


Western District Conference

Conference Minister: Heidi Regier Kreider,; Associate Conference Minister (Kansas-Based): Kathy Neufeld Dunn,

Congregation FTE Position (Open Date) Departing Pastor Interim Pastor
Southern Hills Mennonite Church, Topeka, KS 1 FTE Pastor (Sept. 1, 2019) Roger and Cynthia Neufeld Smith Peter Emery (interim pastor); Kristine Regehr (transitional pastor)
Turpin Mennonite Church, Turpin, OK 1 FTE Lead Pastor (September 2019) Terry Rediger Mike and Karen Isaacs
Western District Conference 1 FTE Associate Conference Minister, Texas-based Byron Pellecer Lee Lever


Other Ministry Opportunities

Agency FTE Position (Open date) For Information Contact