Western Theological Seminary

Open Positions

Open Faculty Positions

Western Theological Seminary invites nominations and applications for the position of Academic Dean and Vice President of Academic Affairs.  Deadline December 7, 2015.  Full description here.

Open Staff Positions

None at this time.

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To apply for any position listed here, fill out our application and send a cover letter and resume to:

Rayetta Perez, Human Resources
Western Theological Seminary
101 E. 13th St
Holland, MI 49423
We also invite you to fill out our Voluntary Self-Identification form.
Open Student Employment Positions
Summer Maintenance Crew  
Western Theological Seminary is accepting applications for its summer maintenance crew. Crew members will work full time from May through August on a variety of indoor and outdoor tasks to improve, maintain and update seminary facilities.
For more information, please review the job description and letter from the supervisor, David Becker.
To apply, submit a completed Employment Application and Student Maintenance Crew Questionnaire to Rayetta Perez by Friday February 12.  
We also invite you to complete our Voluntary Self-Identification Form.
Rayetta Perez, Human Resources
Western Theological Seminary
101 E. 13th St
Holland, MI 49423
Open Ministry Positions (submitted by churches & organizations)

Open Ministry Positions

Updated February 8, 2016

To submit a listing of an opening from your church or organization, please contact Beth Smith at 616-392-8555, x131 or beths@westernsem.edu

Check out the latest positions listed on the Reformed Church in America website

Minister of Discipleship and Missions--Fellowship Reformed Church in Holland, MI is seeking to fill this full time position.  This person will create opportunities for spiritual formation, provide leadership to mall group and gift-based ministries, and equip people to discern God's call to mission engagement in and for the world.  For more information contact info@fellowshipreformed.org (posted 2/8/16) 

Pastor--Goldfield United Presbyterian Church in Goldfield, IA is seeking a pastor. Job description can be found on the PCUSA site. (posted 2/4/16)

Pleasant Prairie Classis Shepherd--The Classis of Pleasant Prairie (RCA) is seeking a shepherd who can effectively discover resources to meet the expressed or discerned needs of the consistories, ministers, and ministries of the classis. This is a part time position. Please contact rev@wctatel.net for more information. (posted 2/4/16)

The Branch in Grand Rapids, MI is seeking to fill two part time positions: Administrative Assistant and BranchKids Director.  The BranchKids Director will be working with children birth to 6th grade. For more information contact chris@thebranchonline.org (posted 2/4/16)

Part Time Paid Worship Leader / Creative Arts Director - New Ground Church in Caledonia, MI is looking to fill this part time position. A full job description can be found at newgroundchurch.org/jobs (posted 2/3/16)

Catalyst Leader, Home Missions--Christian Reformed Home Missions an agency of the Christian Reformed Church in North America has a full time opening for a Catalyst Leader: Starting and Strengthening Churches. A detailed description is available online. For consideration complete the online application by February 12. (posted 1/29/16)

Director of Youth & Outreach Ministries--Park Ridge Presbyterian Church in Park Ridge, IL is looking to fill this full time position. A full job description can be found on the church's website. (posted 1/29/16)

Director of Youth & Worship--Rejoice Community Church in LeMars, IA is seeking to fill this full-time position. This person will administer, supervise and evaluate a comprehensive middle and high school student ministry. Please contact rejoicec@hotmail.com for more information. (posted 1/26/16)

Worship Director – Woodhaven Reformed Church in Byron Center, MI is seeking a part-time worship director.  For a job description or further information please contact pastorsteve@woodhavenministries.com (posted 1/26/16)

Director of Worship--New Community Fourth Reformed in Holland, MI is seeking a PT Director of Worship. A full job description can be found on the church's website. (posted 1/26/16)

Worship Leader--Hamilton Christian Reformed Church in Hamilton, MI is seeking to fill this part time position. The Worship Leader will provide leadership to enhance the worship experience. Contact pastorjake80@gmail.com for more information. (posted 1/22/16)

Lead Pastor--The Mountain View Church of Glenwood in Glenwood Springs, CO is seeking to fill the position of Lead Pastor. Full job description can be found on their website. (1/22/16)

Worship Leader--Harderwyk Ministries in Holland, MI is seeking a part-time Interim Worship Leader. This person will work 12-15 hours a week and is for the duration of a Search Team process. If you are interested in this opportunity please contact johnb@harderwyk.com (posted 1/22/16)

Pastor--The Helderberg Reformed Church in Guilderland Center, NY is seeking a full time pastor. For more information please contact Johealey@aol.com (posted 1/22/16)

Director of Music and Worship--All Souls Church of Boulder, CO is seeking to hire a part-time Director of Music and Worship. Please visit website for more information. (posted 1/8/16)

Senior Pastor--Byfield Parish Church in Georgetown, MA is seeking a Senior Pastor. Information regarding this position can be found on the church website. Applications will be accepted through February 29. (posted 1/6/16)

Executive Director--MACC Development in Detroit, MI is seeking to fill this full time position. The Executive Director is responsible for managing the entire organization, including staff, programming and general administration. Deadline for submitting application is February 1. For more information contact jdemers@mackave.com. (posted 1/6/16) 

MACC Interns--Mack Avenue Community Church (MACC) is seeking interns to be involved in a variety of specific responsibilities, all of which will fall under two larger categories: discipleship and development. For information visit maccdevelopment.com/careers (posted 1/22/16)

Senior Minister--Emmanuel Church (Anglican) in New York City is seeking a senior minister. The church is a recent church plant from the parish ministry of Christ Church New York City.  Send inquiries and applications to: emmanuelsteeringcommittee@gmail.com (posted 1/6/16)

Pastor--River Rock Community Church in Sheboygan, WI is seeking a full time pastor. River Rock is a current church plant in the Wisconsin Classis (RCA). They are seeking a pastor with the gift to build upon the foundation and develop and execute a vision for the future. For more information please contact: lylezumdahl@gmail.com or submit profile to riverrockcommunitychurch@gamil.com  (posted 12/18/15)

Pastor--The historic Herkimer Reformed Church, in upstate New York, is seeking a full time pastor/spiritual leader.  Please contact lfuller@ntcnet.com for more information (12/16/15)

Senior Pastor--American Reformed Church in Worthington, MN is seeking a senior pastor. This person will be responsible for envision where God is leading the church, spiritual growth of the congregation, teaching the truth of God's word, pastoral care, providing outreach and management leadership. For more information contact arc_maggie@hotmail.com (posted 12/10/12) 

Senior Pastor--Clatskanie Baptist Church in Clatskanie, OR (between Portland and the Oregon Coast) is looking for a senior pastor. If you are interested in participating in this search please go to http;//convergep3.com/Register. All interested parties will need to go through the P3 process. Or for more information please contact cbcgayle@clatskanie.com (posted 12/10/15)

Director of Youth Ministry--Mayflower Congregational Church in Grand Rapids, MI is seeking to fill this full time position. This person will coordinate, plan and lead the senior and middle school youth ministry program along with 3/4/5th grade youth group. For more detailed information please contact search@mayflowerchurch.org  (posted 12/8/15)

Pastor of Worship and Preaching -- Thornapple Community Church in Grand Rapids, MI is seeking a full-time pastor to join our ministry team.  Our church profile, a job description for this position, and contact information can be found at http://www.tccrca.org/contact/job.cfm. (posted 12/2/15)

President--Words of Hope--Words of Hope, an international media ministry headquarted in Grand Rapids, MI is seeking an outstanding leader to serve as its president. For more information, visit their website. Consideration of applications will begin January 15, 2016.  (posted 11/25/16)

Worship and Music Coordinator--Graafschap Christian Reformed Church in Holland, MI is seeking to fill this 30 hour per week position. Interested candidates can contact graafschapworship@gmail.com for more information or to submit resume. (posted 11/25/15)

Senior Pastor--Emmanuel Reformed Church in Waupun, MI is seeking to fill this position. Vision Statement: Everyday Christians growing in Christ through uplifting worship, loving relationships, community connections, and gift-based ministry. For more information contact: ercwaupun@sbcglobal.net (posted 11/18/15)

Senior Pastor--Shalom CRC of Sioux Falls, SD is seeking a senior pastor to lead their congregation. Shalom is an active and engaged church in a rapidly growing city with many opportunities to make an impact. View church profile on their website. Contact dan.harmelink@woodsfuller.com for more information or to submit a profile. (posted 11/13/15)

Executive Pastor--Community Church of Douglas in Douglas, MI is to fill this full time position. Contact nancy.nauta@ccofdouglas.org for more information. This person will assist the lead pastor and board implementing the vision of the church, to preach, shepherd and lead the congregation. (posted 11/9/15)

Pastor of Student Ministries--Valley Fourth Church in Spokane Valley, WA is seeking to fill this full-time position. Visit website for more information. (posted 11/9/15) 

Pastor--Community Presbyterian Church in West Fargo, ND is seeking a solo pastor. More information can be found on the church website or contact pnc@cpcwf.org. (posted 11/9/15)

Pastor--Hawthorne Reformed Church in Hawthorne, NY is seeking a part-time pastor eager to work with the congregation to help them grow spiritually and in numbers and guide them as they begin a new chapel in their history. Contact hrc1818@optonline.net for more information. (posted 11/9/15)

Pastor--Fairlawn (CRC) in Whitinsville, MA is seeking a pastor to shepherd their congregation. For more information please contact searchcommittee@fairlawncrc.org (posted 10/13/15)

Senior Pastor--Fourth Reformed Church in Grand Rapids, MI is seeking a full time Senior Pastor. For more information contact mikeb@fourthchurch.com (posted 10/13/15)

Lead/Senior Pastor--Hillside Community Church in Porterville, CA please visit their website for more information (posted 10/13/15)

Community Baptist Church of San Jose, CA is seeking an English Assistant/Associate Pastor who will be responsible for the English Ministry. The church is also seeking a Youth Pastor. Please visit their website for more information or email william_yung@comcast.net  (posted 9/29/15)

Pastor--First Congregational Church in Roscommon, MI is looking for a full time pastor. For a full job description please contact julie2sing@gmail.com (posted 9/18/15)

Pastor/Coordinator of Youth Discipleship--Harderwyk Ministries in Holland, MI is seeking seeks an innovative team player to lead its multi-faceted youth ministry and equip its three worshiping communities in discipling young people. See website for more information http://harderwyk.com/about/job-descriptions  (posted 9/17/15)

Family Pastor--Rehoboth Reformed Church in McBain, MI is seeking a Family Pastor. This person should be a team building and know how to connect with the next generation (infant-college). For more information contact: mystory@rehoboth.church (posted 9/10/15)

Lead Pastor--The Mountain View Church of Glenwood, in Glenwood Springs, CO is seeking a full time lead pastor of teaching and vision. Application for the position will only be accepted through Coverge Worldwide Pastor Placement Process. http://converge3.com/Register  (posted 9/10/15)

Worship Leader/Intern--Standale Reformed Church in Standale, MI is seeking a very part-time Worship Leader that will help the congregation grow in and express their love for God through the morning worship service.  To apply or for more information contact: mel@standalerc.org (posted 9/10/15)

Music Director--Eastern Avenue Christian Reformed Church in Grand Rapids, MI is seeking a PT music director. If you are interested, please submit a resume and contact information to eacrc@eacrc.org with Music Coordinator Position in the subject line. (9/10/15)

Director of Youth Ministries--Beechwood Reformed Church in Holland, MI is seeking a full-time director. This person will direct and oversee the youth ministry (6th-12th grade). The position is responsible for providing the opportunity, education and encouragement to volunteers of youth ministry staff. For more information contact info@beechwoodchurch.org  (posted 8/11/15)

Pastor--Faith Community Christian Reformed Church in Colton, South Dakota is seeking a pastor (3/4s time). This person will lead worship, provide pastoral care, teach catechism, offer some leadership development and engage in outreach.  Please contact koopmangas@siouxvalley.net for more information. (posted 7/23/15) 

Pastor--Niskayuna Reformed Church in Niskayuna, NY is seeking a full time pastor. Church profile is available upon request from tflehner@aol.com (posted 7/9/15)

Pastor--Christ Presbyterian Church in Daphne, Alabama is seeking a full time pastor. For more information contact: christchurchdaphne@gmail.com  Visit their website for more information.  (posted 7/9/15)

Pastor for Replant--Harvest Christian Fellowship in Hamilton, MI is seeking a full time pastor to replant and grow a ministry focused on outreach to those in the community who have left the traditional area churches or have never made a profession of faith. Contact pastormoerdyk@gmail.com for more information and full job description.  (posted 7/9/15)

Pastor--Lakeview Community Church (RCA) in Rochester, NY is seeking a solo pastor.  For more information contact: lakeviewcommunity@frontiernet.net. (posted 6/23/15)

Pastor--Grace Community Church of Healdsburg, CA is seeking a full time pastor (M.Div. or ThM degree desired). Please contact the church for full job description. (5/19/15)

Pastor of Congregational Life--Hudsonville Reformed Church in Hudsonville, MI is seeking a Congregational Life Pastor.  The person is responsible for the day-to-day leadership, organization, and operation of the congregation.  (posted 5/7/15)

Pastor--Yorkville Community Church in Richland, MI is seeking a leader for a classic worship service, to be a shepherd to the congregation, become involved in the community and to help bring new families to the church. http://yorkvillechurch.org/  For more information or to send a resume email: Yorkvillesearchcommittee@gmail.com (posted 4/6/15) 

Pastor--Otley Reformed Church in Otley, IA is seeking a pastor who will lead the church to grow in faith and connect the community with Christ. Please contact asvl@iowatelecom.net for a church profile.  www.otleychurch.org  (posted 4/29/15)

Lead Pastor--New Life Community Church in Norton Shore, MI is seeking a Lead Pastor who is gifted in preaching, teaching, investing in leaders, equipping, encouraging and seeking new Christ followers.  For more information visit their website: http://www.newlifelakeshore.org/#/home/pastor-search (posted 4/29/15)

Lead Pastor--Alto Reformed Church in Waupun, WI is seeking a Lead Pastor. Full job description/church profile can be found at http://www.altoreformedchurch.org/  (posted 4/8/15)

Associate Pastor--Wausau Alliance Church in Wausau, WI is seeking an Associate Pastor for Student Ministries/Worship. This person will oversee the ministry to junior and senior highs. Also help lead the musical worship ministry at the church, including administrative responsibilities necessary to lead and organize the worship team.  For more information contact greg@wausaualliance.org  http://www.wausaualliance.org/ (posted 4/2/2015)

Pastor--Reformed Church of Canajoharie, located in New York's historic Mohawk Valley, is seeking a full time, missionary-minded pastor or ministry leadership team to walk beside them.  For further information about the church visit http://www.canjoreformed.org/site/ and click on the "Pastoral Search" menu.  (posted 3/27/15)

Navy Chaplain--Interested in hearing more information on becoming a part of the United States Navy Chaplain Corps please contact Lt. Zamar Gooden at zamar.gooden@navy.mil  Navy chaplains are both men and women, who feel the call within a call to wear the cloth of our nation and serve the men and women of the sea services.  (posted 3/25/14)

An updated placement listing can be found in the Student Support Services office or on the Reformed Church in America  website, job opportunities page.


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