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Job Openings

This is a half-time position (50% FTE), but could be combined with the Director of Church Leadership and Human Resources role to create one full-time position.

Salary and benefits are commensurate with education, experience and ministerial salary guidelines.

Travel expenses are reimbursed and a fund is available to provide reimbursement for professional development opportunities.

To apply, please submit a letter of interest and a resume to Matt Hamsher, the Executive Director of Evana at [email protected] before March 15.

Anticipated start date for this position is May 1, 2020.

Candidates should have experience in Christian ministry and public relations or communications.

Candidates with a Master’s or other graduate degree are preferred.

Candidates must be willing to sign and support Evana’s personal covenant.

Responsibilities (in order of priority) include:

1. Developing and implementing a strategy for communicating the mission and values of the Evana Network through social and traditional media.  This includes responsibility for regularly maintaining, updating, and posting to Evana’s website and other social media platforms.

2. Providing oversight to a talented Communications Coordinator who produces a monthly newsletter and occasional press releases.

3. Participation in a weekly online Evana Network staff meeting.

4. Active participation at Evana Network events including Flourishing, the annual Evana pastors’ retreat, and ReGen, the biennial Evana national convention.

5. Recruiting authors, editing, and marketing digital and print resources for Spirit-led evangelical Anabaptist pastors and congregations.  These resources could include small group and Sunday School class Bible studies from an evangelical Anabaptist perspective, worship planning, and devotional materials.

This is a half-time position (50% FTE), but could be combined with the Director of Communications role to create one full-time position.

Salary and benefits are commensurate with education, experience and ministerial salary guidelines. 

Travel expenses are reimbursed and a fund is available to provide reimbursement for professional development opportunities.

To apply, please submit a letter of interest and a resume to Matt Hamsher, the Executive Director of Evana at [email protected] before March 15.

Anticipated start date for this position is May 1, 2020.

Candidates must have at least ten years of experience in congregational or denominational leadership.

Candidates with a Master’s or other graduate degree are preferred.

Candidates must be willing to sign and support Evana’s personal covenant.

Responsibilities (in order of priority) include:

1. Providing apostolic leadership to Spirit-led evangelical Anabaptist congregations, faith communities, and church plants.  This includes availability to walk with congregations during times of conflict and pastoral transition and praying regularly for pastors and congregations.

2. Overseeing a network of regional pastors that provide oversight and support to these congregations through group conference calls with regional pastors twice a month and personal conversations and visits with regional pastors as needed.

3. Participation in a weekly online Evana Network staff meeting.

4. Active participation at Evana Network events including Flourishing, the annual Evana pastors’ retreat, and ReGen, the biennial Evana national convention.

5. Availability to visit Evana partner congregations at least one Sunday a month.

6. Developing an annual curriculum for use in huddles for pastors and facilitating a virtual huddle and emerging leaders huddle online.

7. Developing and writing network policy and best practices for pastors and congregations in:

-pastoral transitions,

-congregational structure and governance,

-child safety policies,

-care and support for congregational staff and volunteers,

-compliance with legal and ethical expectations for churches regarding personnel and finances,

-and ministerial credentialing and theological education.