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Ministry Opportunities

Below are a few local search engine links that might be helpful to you when looking for a ministry opportunity:

In addition to the links above, you will find below some specific opportunities that have been sent to us for posting on the NTS website.  

Are you an employer that is interested in having your ministry opportunity listed on the NTS website? Please fill out the employment form here to have your opportunity listed.  For additional questions, email reception@nts.edu or call 800.831.3011, ext. 5422


Youth Ministry Intern

Position/Title: Emerging Leader (Youth Ministry Intern)

HOURS : Part-time (more than 20 hrs.)

WAGE TYPE *: Paid internship


JOB REQUIREMENTS : The Emerging Leaders Program is a 9-month paid ministry training and practice experience for college or graduate students. The program is a mix of learning and leading. Emerging Leaders will spend time in discipleship training, prayer/solitude, and being mentored, while also engaging in ministry programs, using their gifts, abilities and stories to train, mentor and equip K-12 students in our ministry.

Salary is $800/month, 20 hours/week. You will receive 2 weeks paid vacation. Required availability includes noon to 4pm on Mondays, 5:30pm to 9:30pm on Wednesdays, and 8am to noon on Sundays. Otherwise, your schedule is flexible. We will have a kickoff retreat for the team from August 13-17. You will also get the entire month of December off and will end the first week of June 2019.

COMPANY/EMPLOYER NAME : Lakeland Community Church

COMPANY/EMPLOYER ADDRESS : 913 NE Colbern Road|Lee’s Summit|MO|64086|US

CONTACT NAME : Adam Lipps CONTACT PHONE : (816) 590-9441

CONTACT EMAIL : adaml@lakelandcommunity.org

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION/COMMENTS : Please contact me with any questions. I enjoy meeting with people to discuss the program even if you are just interested to learn more!



Children Ministry Director 

PURPOSE   To provide leadership and coordination for five core ministries to children: Sunday school, children’s church, nursery, midweek program, and vacation Bible school (VBS). These ministries are in partnership with parents and assist parents in fulfilling their responsibilities to raise children in the Lord.


Hours: Total of 15 hours per week, to include:         

Wednesday staff meetings 4-5:00 p.m.

                        Wednesdays 6-8:30 p.m., midweek program

                        Sundays 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

                        Monthly: Children’s Ministry Team meeting

                        Flexible: 6-7 hours weekly for lesson planning, recruiting, and administrative tasks

Paid Time off: One week (15 hours) after six months; Two weeks annually

Other Benefits: None


  • ·         Have an active and growing faith in and relationship with Jesus Christ
  • ·        
  • ·         Exhibit strong leadership and communication skills
  • ·         Possess a passion for children and families and the capacity for sustained activity
  • ·         Five years’ experience working and/or volunteering in children’s ministry preferred

RESPONSIBILITIES The following duties will be accomplished personally, or in some cases by trained volunteers:

  • ·         Recruit, lead and cooperate with the Children’s Ministry Team
  • ·         Develop and maintain programs for Sunday school, children’s church, nursery, midweek, and VBS
  • ·         Research, select, and distribute curricula
  • ·         Recruit, train, and schedule volunteer staff
  • ·         Lead children’s church during the 10:30 service
  • ·         Conduct background checks on all children’s ministry volunteers and staff; maintain documentation
  • ·         Ensure a safe and clean environment for children in accordance with church policies
  • ·        
  • ·         Assist families with tools and resources for the spiritual development of their children
  • ·         Encourage and pray for volunteers/staff
  • ·         Submit a monthly time log and work summary
  • ·         Maintain personal spiritual growth through Bible study, prayer and Christian community

Please contact Mike Coglan at churchoffice@kearneycovenant.com if you are interested or call 816-628-6974


Director of Connectional Ministries

osition/Title: Director of Connectional Ministries

HOURS : Part-time (less than 20 hrs.)

WAGE TYPE *: Hourly


JOB REQUIREMENTS : Revolution (United Methodist Church) is seeking a part-time (10-15 hours/wk) Director of Connectional Ministries. The person filling this role will guide small group and discipleship development in this diverse and developing church in the Westport district of Kansas City. Primary duties will include:

  • Developing and maintaining relationships with small group and class leaders;
  • Identifying and developing resources for use in small groups;
  • Identifying and developing new group leaders from within the church community;
  • Developing and providing resources for the Hospitality Team;
  • Developing connections with church guests and new church participants; and
  • Actively participating in the church’s social media presence.

This is a great opportunity to be engaged in a young and developing church growing from an historic presence in Kansas City. Revolution is affiliated with the Reconciling Ministries Network and has a strong history of pursuing social justice for the development of the Kingdom of God.

The ideal candidate:

  • will be have earned or be pursuing a graduate degree;

have a history of ministry in a professional or lay context;

  • be able to relate to people of all ages, races, sexualities and economic positions;
  • be flexible and self-directed; and
  • have a genuine passion for service in God’s name.

Interested parties should contact Rev. Steve Jones at PastorSteveMo@gmail.com.

Revolution is creating Christlike culture in Kansas City, where Grace comes first and ordinary people are transformed by Christ to transform the world. It does so by welcoming all, standing with the marginalized and learning together about God’s love in the world.

COMPANY/EMPLOYER NAME : Revolution United Methodist Church

COMPANY/EMPLOYER ADDRESS : 500 W. 40th St.|Kansas City|MO|64111|US

CONTACT NAME : Steven Jones

CONTACT PHONE : (816) 665-5573

CONTACT EMAIL : pastorstevemo@gmail.com


Worship Leader/Pastor


Worship Leader/Pastor

Part Time Position


  • ·         Active and growing personal relationship with Jesus Christ, evidenced by action, attitude and behavior
  • ·         A passionate love for Jesus and for bringing the family of God at Water’s Edge into a time of worship and praise for what Jesus Christ has done for each of us and for who He is
  • ·         A developing leader with a teachable spirit, ability to inspire, recruit, and cultivate a Christ-centered team/community
  • ·         Ability give leadership to our vision to design and develop those who help lead our body in worship
  • ·         Effective communication skills (written, verbal and interpersonal)
  • ·         Commitment to the vision, mission and worship philosophy of Water’s Edge


  • ·         Instrumental, vocal and teaching skills in music, but especially how music is used in worship
  • ·         A heart for spiritual formation of those in the church family and for those on the worship team
  • Skilled in organization, administration, and interpersonal relationships
  • Skilled in the use of technology in worship and in the use of sound, lighting, computers, Power Point, and video projection
  • A team player with a positive attitude


  • ·         Maintain an authentic and growing walk with Jesus Christ through the ongoing spiritual disciplines of Bible reading, prayer, personal worship, fasting, confession, and fellowship
  • ·         Provide worship for Sunday Gatherings
  • ·         Select music and plan the corporate worship services in consultation with the Lead Pastor with prayer, conceptual forethought, theological accuracy, and musical appropriateness
  • ·         Develop and maintain schedule for musicians (vocalists and instrumentalists)
  • ·         Communicate weekly with worship team about practice schedule, set list, song maps
  • ·         Lead weekly rehearsal session (an evening during the week – Sunday rehearsal should be minimal)
  • ·         Provide Lead Pastor with set list to be included in worship order
  • ·         To lead the worship team in some form of spiritual formation at every rehearsal
  • ·         Develop budget for worship ministry
  • ·         Work with media and sound teams for needs in worship; equipment needs and maintenance
  • Build the necessary teams to carry out the worship

REMUNERATION: Paid position based on experience and knowledge


  • ·         15 hours which would include:
    • o   One evening for rehearsal
    • o   Sunday morning 8:30 – 11:30
    • o   Time to prepare music set for services
    • ·         Additional time may be required for special services for Easter/Christmas



  • ·         2 weeks (2 Sundays) paid


  • ·         1 week (2 Sunday) paid

If interested, please contact Rev. Eunice Brubaker:



10000 NW Prairie View Road

KCMO 64153


Cantonese Pastor

Position/Title: Cantonese Pastor

HOURS : Full-time

WAGE TYPE *: Salary


JOB REQUIREMENTS : 1. Bilingual in Cantonese and English;

  1. Graduate of seminary or Bible College in US/Canada or place of origin;
  2. 5 years of pastoral experience in the US/Canada or 5 years of pastoral experience in place of origin plus 3 years of residency in US/Canada;
  3. Understand US Chinese culture, in particular Chinese young families. Ability to serve the Chinese elderly population;
  4. Accept Wesleyan and Nazarene Theology and willing to preach Nazarene Holiness and doctrine;
  5. Ordained in the Church of the Nazarene or willing to seek ordination with the denomination.

COMPANY/EMPLOYER NAME : First Church of the Nazarene of Pasadena

COMPANY/EMPLOYER ADDRESS : 3700 E Sierra Madre Blvd.,|Pasadena|CA|91107|US

CONTACT NAME : Melody Bundy

CONTACT PHONE : (626) 351-2425

CONTACT EMAIL : mbundy@paznaz.org 


  1. To work under the senior pastor of PazNaz
  2. To lead the Cantonese Congregation of PazNaz as chair of the associate board, and in preaching, teaching, pastoral care, outreach, and fellowship
  3. To serve as a member of the greater pastoral team of PazNaz by attending staff meetings, collaborating in church-wide projects and events, and participating in congregational care.