Ministry Positions

Ministry positions within congregations of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in the Northern Lights Region are posted on disciples.org and are accessible to Disciples ministers with standing through the Search and Call portal. Positions will be posted on disciples.org when congregations are actively receiving and considering profiles.


Jobs with the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in the Northern Lights Region

None at this time.


Other Job Opportunities (shared on request)

Division of Overseas Ministries

The Division of Overseas Ministries (DOM) is in search of a creative, dynamic, compassionate leader to serve as our next president and co-executive of Global Ministries. Global Ministries is a common missional witness of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) and the United Church of Christ, which works with approximately 290 faith-based international partners in close to 90 countries. The next president will be a visionary leader who will guide this historic ministry into a new future as we continue to accompany our global ministry partners in sharing God’s love to the ends of the earth.

Major Responsibilities

    • Provide visionary leadership and executive administration
    • Oversee and manage executive level, administrative, and support staff functions
    • Represent and interpret DOM in denominational, ecumenical, and global church settings
    • Manage DOM finances
    • Oversee program development
    • Plan and supervise overall organizational productivity
    • Work closely and effectively with United Church of Christ executive leadership
    • Report to the Board of Directors of DOM

Essential Qualities

    • Ordained minister with standing in the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)
    • Graduate level degree
    • Theological and biblical understanding of mission
    • Knowledge of DOM history and context
    • Fundraising skills
    • Budgeting and financial knowledge
    • Collaborative leadership skills
    • Management skills
    • Effective communication skills

Send Letter of Interest to Cyndy Twedell at twedell@uwmail.com. Deadline for completed search and call applications is April 30, 2021.

Inquiries regarding the search and call process should be directed to Warren Lynn, Executive Minister for Christian Vocation wlynn@dhm.disciples.org or 317-713-2652 through the office of Search and Call at Disciples Home Missions.

Find the complete job description at: https://www.globalministries.org/job-description-president-of-the-division-of-overseas-ministries/

Read the mission and vision of DOM/Global Ministries at globalministries.org/aboutus

National Benevolent Association- NBA

The Director of the Mental Health and Wellness Initiative for the National Benevolent Association is primarily responsible for designing, implementing, and evaluating programs that promote an integrated vision of holistic wellness across all NBA programs. This work will enhance and strengthen the programs and capacity of the organization and its partners related to mental health and wellness policies, processes, and practice. The Director also works with other staff as they design, implement and evaluate programs with specific attention given to aspects of mental health and wellness. The Director provides leadership in developing a clear strategic vision for this ongoing program area in line with NBA’s mission, vision, and values. The Director is adept in building collaborative partnerships, has a strong team orientation, a high tolerance for ambiguity, the ability to adapt quickly to change, and effectively works with persons from diverse cultural, social, and ethnic backgrounds.

The Mental Health and Wellness Initiative (MHWI) is a unique and strategic focus area with the leadership and organizational development work of NBA, as well as intersects with goals and programmatic initiatives of the NBA Community Engagement such as peer groups and justice and advocacy. The MHWI concentrates its work in three programmatic areas: (1) Leadership Wellness and Corporate Health, (2) Mental Health Justice/Wellness Equity, and (3) Crisis and Trauma Care & Support. This work also includes supporting the work of social entrepreneurship and young adult leadership proactively connecting with mental health and wellness components across those areas. The MHWI Director will work effectively within NBA’s stated commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion. This position is part of the program team of the NBA and reports directly to the Vice President of Organizational & Leadership Development.