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The following churches are known to be pursuing searches for new pastoral staff (more recent submissions first):
San Juan, Puerto Rico — Union Church of San Juan is seeking a senior pastor. Church profile and “pastor profile” of the ideal candidate can be found on our site here or directly on the congregation’s own website at "shepherd wanted".
(Listed here 2015 August 21.)
Continental Europe — Interim Assignments — English-speaking congregations (Methodist) in Continental Europe are seeking short-term involvement of retired pastors for summer supply or interim service. Forward your statement of credentials in an ecumenically active denomination, your record of service, and the name of two judicatory officials who would vouch for you (If you are in a Methodist connection, your Conference Membership, your record of service, and the name of a bishop and a superintendent.) Contact EuropeInterim@ChurchesAbroad.info.
(Listed here 2015 August 11.)
Singapore — Orchard Road Presbyterian Church (ORPC) is seeking a Senior Minister (Senior Pastor) for its Englishspeaking congregation. Check out their position description here.
(Listed here 2015 August 10.)
Nicosia, Cyprus — Nicosia Community Church is seeking a pastor who comes with a suppoet package. Check out their position description here.
(Listed here 2015 July 28.)
Surrey, United Kingdom — The International Community Church of Surrey is seeking a person for two related functions in church and school. Click for more information: one-third time Schools Relational Support Worker and two-thirds time Family Life Ministry Director.Job particulars can be found hereor at the church's website.
(Listed here 2015 July 28, replacing an earlier listing.)
The Hague, Netherlands —American Protestant Church of the Hague, Netherlands, is seeking a Senior Pastor for its international, interdenominational, English speaking congregation. For details see: www.APCH.nl.
(Listed here July 18, 2015; application deadline, September 30, 2015.)
Paris, France — Amercian Church of Paris is seeking an associate pastor. Information is available here or at the congregation's website.
(Listed here on July 18, 2015; dealine for applications, September 15, 2015.)
San Pedro Sula, Honduras — International Christian Fellowship (ICF), San Pedro Sula, is looking for a pastor or interim to begin as soon as possible. The application deadline is October 30, 2015. See the announcement details here. (Updated here on July 18, 2015.)
Moshi, Tanzania, on the slopes of Mount Kilimanjaro – St. Margaret's Anglican Church is seeking a pastor. (Click the link for a description and contact information.)(Listed 2015 May 18)
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates — Evangelical Community Church is seeking a Senior Pastor. An opportunity profile and contact information can be found at www.eccad.org.
Cairo, Egypt — Heliopolis Community Church is seeking a pastor. Click above for their website or here for a brief position description.
(Positions of senior pastor and youth pastor listed as open as of July 18, 2015)
Karachi, Pakistan — International Church of Karachi (ICK) is searching for a pastor. A position description and contact information are available here.
Bali, Indonesia — Bali Protestant Christian Church — Short-term volunteer pastors needed in international congregations. Immediate openings available. Contact email@example.com
Lavington, Kenya (East Africa) — The Lavington Vineyard Church, a newly formed international congregation, is seeking a full-time (or part-time) self-funded Senior Pastor. See this anouncement and terms of reference / job description. Send all required documentation to:firstname.lastname@example.org
(Search reamins open as of July 20, 2015!)
Searches closed or positions filled:
- Tblisi, Georgia — The International Christian Fellowship, lead pastor
- West Leederville, Western Australia — Henderson Memorial Presbyterian Church, multi-lingual pastor
- Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam — the WELL — International Church of Saigon, pastor
- São Paulo Brazil — Fellowship Community Church
- Bangkok, Thailand — The International Church of Bangkok
- London, UK — American International Church
- Beijing — Church of the Good Shepherd
- Surrey, UK — International Community Church
- Evangelical Community Church in Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
- Advent-St. Nicholas Church, Quito, Ecuador
- International Baptist Church-Jurbise, Belgium
- International Church of Karachi, Pakistan
- International Church of Bishkek (ICB), Kyrgystan
- Santiago (Chile) Community Church
- APCH — American Protestant Church of the Hague
- Ferney Voltaire, France — Crossroads Evangelical Church
- Geneva, Swieterland — The Evangelical Lutheran Church of Geneva
- Dhaka, Bangladesh — Dhaka International Christian Church
- Lima, Peru — Union Church of Lima
- Prague, Czech Republic — International Church of Prague (summer 2013)
- Tokyo, Japan -- Tokyo Union Church (early 2013)
- Manila, Philippines -- Union Church of Manila Youth Director (early 2012)
- Hong Kong, China — Island ECC (Evangelical Community Church) (6 October 2012)
- Vilnius, Lithuania — The International Church of Vilnius — pastor (13 July 2012).
- Tokyo, Japan — Tokyo Union Church Senior Pastor (23 May 2012)
- Prague, Czech Republic — International Church of Prague interim pastor and youth pastors (12 April 2012)
- Caracas, Venezuela — United Christian Church in Caracas (11 April 2012)
- Paris, France -- The American Church of Paris, Full-Time Associate Pastor (2011).
- Tokyo, Japan -- St. Paul International Lutheran Church, senior pastor (2011)
- Auckland Chinese Presbyterian Church (New Zealand), English-language assistant pastor (2011).
- Vienna Community Church (Austria), Senior Pastor (2011)
- La Paz Community Church (Bolivia), Senior Pastor (2011.)
- Union Church Hong Kong, China, Executive Director (2011)
- St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, pastor (2011)
- Tokyo Union Church (TUC), interim pastor (2011)
- Union Christian Church in Honduras, pastor (2011)
- International Evangelical Church in Finland, second pastor (2011)
- Taipei International Church, interim pastor (2011)
- The English-speaking Congregation of Church of the Good Shepherd (Taipei,Taiwan) (2011).
- The International Protestant Church (IPC) of Zurich (2011).
- Advent-St. Nicholas Church (ASN) in Quito, Ecuador (2011).
- The International Church of Stavanger, Norway (2010).
- The International Church of Karachi (ICK) (2010).
- United Church of Bogota (Colombia) — Search for a Senior Pastor (2010)
- Community Church Hong Kong — Senior Pastor (2009)
- The Congregation of the Good Shepherd (COGS), Beijing, China (2010).
- The La Paz (Bolivia) Community Church (LPCC) (2010)
- St. Paul International Lutherna Church, Tokyo, Japan (2010)
- Kobe Union Church, Japan (2009).
- Kathmandu International Christian Congregation (KICC), Nepal (2009)
- International Church of Lucerne, Luzern, Switzerland (2009)
- Cambodian Christian Fellowship, Phnom Penh, Cambodia (2009)
- St. Anne's Lutheran Church, London, England, UK (2009).
- American Protestant Church, Bonn, Germany (2009)
- Union Church, Lima Peru (2010).