Christian Church of Mid-America Seeks Transitional Regional Minister Team Member in the Northwest

The Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) of Mid-America
is seeking candidates for the position of

Transitional Regional Minister Team Member-Northwest



  • An ordained minister with standing in the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)
  • Enough congregational experience to relate/resonate with pastors and congregations
  • Adept at forming relationships quickly
  • A team player
  • Good communication skills
  • Good administration and organization skills
  • Experience in administrating the search and call system helpful, but not mandatory
  • Skilled in communications
  • Availability for travel

A successful candidate for this position is one who has knowledge and experience with regard to racial diversity, and/or willingness to grow in this area.

To apply:  please contact

 Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) of Mid-America
 Reverend Dr. G Mike Weinman
500 South Ave.
Springfield, MO 65806

Application deadline: 

            October 15, 2015


Job Description
Transitional Regional Minister Team Member

             Vision.        The Mid-America Region is envisioned as a continuously
                                 developing network of relationships that includes broader
                                 and deeper participation by congregations, ministers, and
                                 laity in congregational clusters, learning communities, and
                                 shared mission and ministries.

            Mission.      The Mid-America Region’s mission is to provide resources
                                and support for congregations, individually and collectively,
                                as they seek to be more faithful, effective, and sustainable
                                in the mission to which God calls us.

Values.         In keeping with Ephesians 4:11-12, Mid-America Disciples
                      affirm the core values of true community (mutual support)
                      and accountability), deep Christian spirituality, and passion
                      for justice.      

Geographical location:  St. Joseph/Cameron, MO – relates specifically to northwest part of Missouri

Accountable to:  CCMA personnel committee and governance board

Ministry duties:

  • Communicate and embody the Region’s vision, mission, and values
  • Administrate the search and call system
  • Provide pastoral care for the ordained and commissioned ministers and their families
  • Attend clergy cluster meetings and provide additional support for the clusters
  • Be available for Sunday preaching and other relationship building opportunities in the congregations
  • Conduct ordinations and installations of new ministers
  • Be available to congregations for conflict mediation
  • Participate fully in Regional Minister Team staff meetings
  • Attend Regional Board meetings and Regional Assemblies
  • Attend Commission on the Ministry meetings
  • Provide staff support for ministries assigned to portfolio (by negotiated agreement among the team)