Welcome to the page of churches who are looking for gospel preachers.

This listing of churches who are looking for preachers is only for
churches of Christ who are non-institutional and non-instrumental.

The following applies:

  • This listing will be updated within 48 hours from the time that the form below is submitted. It is usually updated within a few hours.
  • The postings will remain on this page for 120 days.
  • If a church is still looking for a preacher after the 120 days, please submit an e-mail letting me know that you want to continue your listing for another 120 days. You may continue to do this for as long as you need to.
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  • When a preaching position has been filled, please send me an e-mail message letting me know so that the listing can be promptly removed.

  • ADDITIONAL NOTE: The listings for "Churches Looking for Preachers" and "Preachers Looking for Churches" that was being advertised on the Truth Magazine Website is now being advertised and maintained on this site.
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Butler church of Christ
Congregation's Website: None
Comments: We are a group of 25-30 + or - located in a small town about 35 miles east of Meridian, MS in Choctaw County, AL. Congregation is well established and has been in existence since the 1950's. We have been without a preacher for about 2 months. We would like a young/mature man or family to work with us in spreading the Gospel message to the congregation and the community. Our group ranges from school age to senior citizens. We have been able to fully support our ministers in the past. If you are interested in the position or have questions, please contact one of the persons below. 
Contact: Don Green  (205) 459-3393  rlgreen@tds.net
Contact: John Nickell  (205) 459-2642  jtn1052@tds.net
Correspondence Address: Butler church of Christ, P. O. Box 634, Butler, AL   36904
Date Submitted: January 15, 2020
Date Renewed: May 11, 2020

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King Street church of Christ
Congregation's Website: www.indiochurchofchrist.com
Comments: We are looking for a Preacher and feel free to send this information to any potential candidate or to any other individual or church who might be able to "send someone our way." The church of Christ that meets in the city of Indio, California (population over 80,000) in the beautiful Coachella Valley, is looking for a doctrinally sound, conservative, non-institutional, non-denominational, non-instrumental preacher -- full time (preferably). The church here is a small conservative work of 30-40 members of all ages. The congregation has several men able to teach and preach God's word. The members for the most part are good Bible students who regularly study and teach. We are looking for a person who can share a mindset of beginning a new work, rather than just coming to continue the existence of a congregation of God's people; however, our preference is a person with several years of preaching experience. This would take an energetic person who is ready to prepare and rally the troops/soldiers for Christ's work. Since we do not have elders, decisions concerning our congregation are made at the men's business meeting. The congregation has envisioned the preacher preparing lessons for Sunday morning and evening and teaching Bible class on Sunday morning or Wednesday evening. He would also hold individual Bible studies with prospective and/or new members with the assistance of our members. Being able to motivate the members and leading by example in personal work is an attribute the congregation feels is essential along with Bible-based lessons. If interested in this position, please send your resume along with the completed attached questionnaire (may be done by email correspondence to jburruss@dc.rr.com or phone (760) 898-2902). From those we wish to consider further, we will request at least two (2) audio recordings or videos of your most recent sermons or lessons. We intend to pay travel, food and lodging expenses of a potential preacher and his family if invited to come and "try out" (for lack of a better term). Financial compensation for the person hired is open for negotiation depending on agreed to hours, experience and abilities. We are currently able to pay about $1,000 per week plus authorize a substantial housing allowance for income tax purposes. Median income information that may be useful to you: The median household income in Indio is $49,551; Palm Desert is $52,053 a year; Palm Springs, CA in 2017 was $50,608. Housing is generally one of the major expenses in the cost of living; here is some brief current information (examples only) regarding housing possibilities: Small Indio condos (2Br/2Ba) 800-1200 sq. ft. $900-1300/mo. (2-4 miles from church building). Small Palm Desert condos (2Br/2Ba) 1000-1200 sq. ft. $1000-1300/mo. (10 miles from church building). Modest Palm Desert home (on golf course) (2Br/2Ba) 1200 sq. ft. $1400/mo. (10 miles from church building). Modest La Quinta home (3Br/2Ba) 1600 sq. ft. $1800-1900/mo. (6-8 miles from church building). Nice La Quinta home (3Br/2Ba) 1400-1600 sq. ft. $1400-1500/mo. (6-10 miles from church building). Newer Indio (3Br/2Ba) 1400-1800 sq. ft. $1800-1900/mo. (5 miles from church building).
Contact: Jim Burruss  (760) 898-2902  jimburruss@outlook.com
Correspondence Address: Indio church of Christ, 81377 Avenue 46, Indio, CA   92201 (760) 342-1859
Date Submitted: December 16, 2019
Date Renewed: April 15, 2020

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Northside church of Christ
Congregation's Website: None
Comments: We are a group of 25-30 members located in Mayo, Fl. Congregation is made up of mostly middle/senior aged . Mayo is a rural area located 60 miles west of Gainesville and 45 miles west of Lake City. We are a conservative, non-institutional, non-instrumental church of Christ. We are looking for a man mature in the faith that is capable of teaching/preaching God's word, teach Bible classes, preach the word edifying and building up the church, willing to do personal work/spread gospel in the community. We prefer a full time minister but will consider part time. The church can provide $500.00 / week support. The church does not have a preachers home.
Contact: Marc Land (386) 688-1390  mlandgoldenknight@gmail.com
Contact: Hal Lynch (386) 362-9243  lynchconstruction@windstream.net
Correspondence Address: Northside church of Christ, P. O. Box 187, Mayo, FL 32066
Date Submitted: June 7, 2020
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Blackfoot church of Christ
Congregation's Website: www.blackfootchurch.com
Comments:​The church in Blackfoot is searching for a preacher who: - Has a genuine fear of the Lord and also a genuine desire to serve Him in truth with all his heart (1 Samuel 12:24). - Is an individual who holds fast to the form of sound words in faith and love which is in Christ Jesus, coupled with care and patience (2 Timothy 1:13; Titus 1:13; 2:1-2). - Would be a man that carefully teaches in a systematic, sensible way that is understandable, so that his hearers would know what God's expectations are to all people in order to achieve the Lord's commendation that one is obedient and is living a life which is pleasing in the sight of the Lord (Colossians 1:9-10). - Must be willing to defend the truth no matter what the opposition he may be faced with (2 Timothy 4:1-5). We would appreciate inquiries from all individuals, including a single man, although we feel one who is (scripturally) married would be of greater benefit to us. The age of the individual is not necessarily a factor. The congregation here in Blackfoot has been able to pay support (this far to this date) to the preacher $700.00 per week. We feel that we could continue to do that. If the inquirer would need more than that he would have to obtain outside support elsewhere.
Contact: Thomas Mitchell  (208) 681-1552  tomitch50@gmail.com
Contact: David Porter  (208) 346-2258  dporter@porterhouseinc.com
Correspondence Address:  Blackfoot church of Christ, P. O. Box 158, Blackfoot, ID   83221
Date Submitted: May 27, 2020

Washington church of Christ
Congregation's Website: Washington church of Christ
Comments: Brother Don Potts has been working with the church here for the past 27 years. He will soon retire at 86 years of age. We are a small group, due to the deaths of many over the years. We have a suitable building in an excellent location. We have funds to assist a preacher. We are truly looking for someone to stand for the truth and help us keep the church going in the area. You may contact, Mike Filstrup at (309) 694-0477 or Bill Mantle Jr. at (309) 635-8988, or Rudy Heavern at (309) 635-0464.
Contact: Don Potts  (309) 745-3103   donpotts@peoplepc.com
Contact: Mike Filstrup (309) 694-0477
Correspondence Address:  church of Christ, 430 North Wilmor Road, Washington, IL  61571​
Date Submitted: May 16, 2020

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Des Moines church of Christ
Congregation's Website: www.dsmcoc.com
Comments: ​Small congregation of about 40 has been meeting in Des Moines for many years and is looking for a preacher who can help spread the gospel. The Des Moines metro area has a population of over 600,000 yet we are the only faithful church in the area so there is plenty of opportunity.
Contact: Mark Hetrick  (515) 865-8100  markallanhetrick@gmail.com
Correspondence Address: Des Moines church of Christ, 1310 NE 54th Avenue, Des Moines, IA   50313
Date Submitted: October 29, 2019
Date Renewed: March 19, 2020

Grinnell church of Christ
Congregation's Website: www.grinnellcoc.com
Comments: ​We are just now beginning our search for a new preacher. We do not have elders but several dedicated, God fearing men who take care of this congregation. Please send your resume and references to grinnellcoc@netins.net before calling or texting.
Contact: Patrick Blythe  (641) 521-6485  plblythe@netins.net
Correspondence Address: Patrick Blythe, 105 3rd Street, Reasnor, IA  50232
Date Submitted: June 6, 2020

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Woodland church of Christ
Congregation's Website: woodlandchurchofchrist.org
Comments: We are a faithful group of 45-50 members. Mostly middle aged to elderly. Our current preacher has accepted another position closer to home. We are in search of a full time preacher. We have always been able to support a full time preacher and support other preachers at times. 
Contact: Ricky Reeves  (318) 465-4767
Contact: Lance Reeves  (318) 465-4767
Correspondence Address:  Woodland church of Christ, 4199 Hwy 2 Alt, Haynesville, LA   71038
Date Submitted: May 17, 2020   

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East Columbus church of Christ
Congregation's Website: www.eastcolumbuschurch.com
Comments: ​Non-institutional congregation of about 50-60 members looking for full time preacher. We are self self-supporting at this time. 
Contact: Ed Williams  (662) 323-9502  glenedwilliams@yahoo.com
Contact: Allen Jones  (662) 356-6363  AJCJSteens@bellsouth.net
Correspondence Address:  East Columbus church of Christ, P. O. Box 2253, Columbus, MS  39704
Date Submitted: March 12, 2020

Newman Road church of Christ
Congregation's Website: http://newmanroadchurchofchrist.blogspot.com/
Comments: The Newman Road Church of Christ in Joplin, Missouri, is seeking a full-time preacher/evangelist to work with us as we strive to grow in the faith and to spread the Gospel in our community. A small but long-established congregation that has met in the same location since 1977, we are a non-institutional, non-instrumental Church of Christ congregation and are the only such group meeting within a 60-mile radius. Our regular attendance ranges from 30-50 and many of our members live a considerable distance out of town. We are not currently blessed with elders but hope to develop such leaders in the future. Our building is located next door to a public four-year university with about 5,000 students.

Our ideal candidate would be:

A man mature in the faith, with a strong knowledge of the scriptures, and with a proven ability to teach and preach.

An effective communicator, both from the pulpit and in working with individuals. A zealous evangelist with a desire to work with us to boldly proclaim the Gospel to the lost.

A patient teacher willing to conduct classes for the congregation as well as do personal work with individuals and families.

A hard worker of good reputation who exemplifies living a Christian life.

A caring individual with a love for the saints who will encourage and exhort his fellow workers.

We are currently able to provide support in the range of $30,000-$40,000 per year, which will go a long way in this area thanks to Joplin’s low cost of living. Our area is one of the most affordable places to live in the country, with the median home price consistently between $100,000 and $120,000. Joplin is a city in Southwest Missouri with a population of about 50,000 and with 180,000 in the surrounding area. It is a transportation and commercial hub for the region where Missouri, Oklahoma, and Kansas meet. Tulsa, Northwest Arkansas, and Springfield/Branson are within easy driving distance, while the Joplin airport has multiple daily flights to DFW. 
Contact: Adam Stratton (417) 850-4532  admanstratton@hotmail.com
Correspondence Address: Newman Road church of Christ, 3520 E. Newman Road, Joplin, MO 64801
Date Submitted: July 4, 2018
Date Renewed: January 16, 2019
Date Renewed: May 30, 2019
Date Renewed: September 27, 2019
Date Renewed: February 1, 2020
Date Renewed: June 6, 2020

Warrenton church of Christ
Congregation's Website: None
Comments: We are a small congregation of 25 - 30, mostly middle age to elderly. We do not have elders. We can provide partial support. We are located 50 miles West of St. Louis on I - 70.
Contact: Bobby Breuer  Home: (636) 456-8723  Cell: (636) 297-5363  bobbybreuer@yahoo.com
Correspondence Address: Warrenton church of Christ, 514 McKinley Ave., Warrenton, MO  63383
Date Submitted: May 18, 2020​

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Shippensburg church of Christ
Congregation's Website: www.shippensburgchurchofchrist.org
Comments: ​We are actively seeking a motivated man who would assist our preacher with personal work, sermons, lessons and other associated duties as a "Timothy" who aspires to be a full time evangelist. We are a small congregation in south-central PA where average attendance is in the mid to upper 40's. We are not able to provide support, however, we might be able to help with room and board for the right candidate. Some work is available in area as help wanted signs are visible at local business's. If you are the one interested and want to know more, call or write us and we will go from there. Thank you for your consideration.
Contact: Don Shearer  (717) 532-6356  hd_shearer3@yahoo.com
Contact: Dennis Adams (Evangelist)  (717) 532-5599  dadams4@hotmail.com
Correspondence Address: Shippensburg church of Christ, 412 E. King St., Shippensburg, PA  17257
Date Submitted: February 12, 2020
Date Renewed: June 6, 2020

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6th and Meredith church of Christ
Congregation's Website: dumaschristians.com
Comments: ​The 6th & Meredith church of Christ, in Dumas, Texas, is looking for a preacher. This local congregation was established in 1919. It is the only English speaking non-institutional congregation in Moore County. Attendance is currently about 50 with several young singles, married couples and young children. There is a Spanish speaking congregation with a full-time preacher, Javier Palomares, that meets in our building. We have established a 2-year preacher training program under the direction of David M. Bonner to train a young preacher in Bible study, sermon preparation and presentation, personal evangelism, public speaking, teaching of Bible classes, and in discussion of religious issues. In addition to the opportunities to preach and teach here there will be opportunities to preach for a congregation in a neighboring county. Adding to the preacher's salary the church has a nice brick 3 bedroom, 2 bath, 2 car garage home in an excellent neighborhood with exceptional schools. Dumas is a friendly growing community in the Texas Panhandle about 45 miles north of Amarillo. Two major U.S. Highways, 87/287, come through Dumas and connect us to within 1 to 3 hours from New Mexico and Colorado. Dumas is very economically and ethnically diverse with farming & ranching, oil & gas, a Valero refinery, a Continental Carbon Black plant, JBS plant, an excellent healthcare system, and a very diverse mixture of smaller industries.
Contact: David M. Bonner  (806) 679-3311  drdavidbonner@gmail.com
Correspondence Address: Dr. David M. Bonner, 1204 Melinda Lane, Dumas, TX  79029
Date Submitted: June 6, 2020

West Groves church of Christ
Congregation's Website: None
Comments: We are a conservative group of about 40-45 mostly middle to senior aged members, that have been in this location since the 1950's. We have scriptural elders and deacons. We are looking for a man, to work with us, who is mature in the faith, and is capable of teaching/preaching God's word, edifying and building up the church, and also willing to do personal work and spread the word on a full-time basis. We are located on the Gulf coast in the Beaumont, Texas area, about 95 miles southeast of Houston, Texas.
Contact: David M. Cross (409) 962-5431  david.m.cross46@gmail.com
Correspondence Address:  David Cross, 5429 West Groves Circle, Groves, TX 77619
Date Submitted: January 28, 2020
Date Renewed: June 10, 2020

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Concord church of Christ
Congregation's Website: None
Comments: ​We are looking for a great gospel preacher, who is very conservative, and willing to work hard for our Lord, and has some financial support, as we could only provide about $200 per month.  He would need to be willing to move to a very rural area (farm country, we do not lock our doors).
Contact: Wayne Butler  work: (276) 694-3530  home: (276) 694-2738  reltub@centurylink.net
Correspondence Address: Wayne Butler, 2561 Dobyns Road, Stuart, VA   24171
Date Submitted: March 25, 2020

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Oakwood Road church of Christ
Congregation's Website: www.orcoc.org
Comments: We are a small congregation of about 30 members seeking an evangelist to work with us on a full time basis. We are able to provide significant support, but it may not be the entire amount needed. 
Contact: Tim Cook   (423) 341-8216  timcook213@yahoo.com
Correspondence Address: Oakwood Road church of Christ, 873 Oakwood Road, Charleston, WV  25314
Date Submitted: October 31, 2019
Date Renewed: March 19, 2020

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Churches Looking for Preachers

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