Employment Opportunities

These are the current Open Positions with the district. To be considered, please forward your resume and any accompanying materials to the New England District office of the C&MA, attention:

​Shelley Moulton

Director, Development & Placement

Alliance New England

PO Box 288

South Easton, MA 02375

shelley@alliancenewengland.org

Please DO NOT contact the church directly.

Current Open Positions

Bethel, ME

YOUTH PASTOR

Bethel Alliance Church, in Bethel Maine, is seeking a Youth Pastor who wants to know our youth as people – spiritually, emotionally & socially. They should have a hunger for their salvation, their growth as Christ’s disciples and a desire to help them become disciple makers and active participants in the church body. Ideally, the candidate will also have worship experience and would be able to lead a Sunday worship team blending traditional hymns and contemporary worship music.

Responsibilities include planning and leading weekly youth group meetings; creating opportunities for youth discipleship in order to move attendees along the path to salvation and then to deepen their relationship with Christ; planning special youth group activities; and coordinating, training and regularly meeting with youth group volunteers.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Committed to our Lord Jesus Christ with a passion to know God more
  • Self-motivated to serve Jesus and share God’s inerrant Word and eager to lead others to a saving knowledge of Jesus Christ
  • View ministry as a lifestyle and not just a job
  • Possess a hunger to grow in knowledge and skill to be the best leader possible
  • Holds a degree in Bible/Ministry or related studies or has at least two years continuous experience working with and leading youth in a ministry context
  • Successful experience in administration, personal time management and leadership
  • Demonstrated ability to disciple students
  • Able to handle confidential matters and material with discretion
  • Must be in doctrinal agreement with the Christian & Missionary Alliance Statement of Faith and Bylaws.

Priority consideration will be given to applicants who also meet the following worship qualifications:

  • Experience leading worship in a church setting
  • Willingness to lead and develop a Worship Team
  • Demonstrated musical ability and knowledge

Bethel Alliance Church is located in Bethel, Maine, on the edge of the beautiful White Mountain National Forest. The area abounds in outdoor recreational activities and also caters to those interested in the arts.

To apply, please send a cover letter, resume and other materials to Shelley Moulton at the address listed above.

Manchester, CT

PASTOR OF DISCIPLESHIP & COUNSELING

New River Church in Manchester, CT, is a Christ-centered, discipleship-focused community and an accredited church with the Christian and Missionary Alliance. Our vision is to overflow with the life of Jesus, transforming our communities with His love. The four pillars of our mission are to enjoy Jesus, encourage people, equip disciple-makers, and engage culture. We seek to empower small groups to impact their local community through discipling relationships and meeting needs.  In addition to Sunday mornings, ministry takes place in living rooms, coffee shops and around the kitchen table. We desire to launch multi-purpose sites that will engage with the community all week long and be places to foster community, growth and healing.

We are seeking a Pastor of Discipleship & Counseling tol lead our Life Group ministry, which drives New River’s deep discipleship and community engagement. This includes developing a support model for sustainable growth of groups and ministry teams; identifying gifts and talents within the body; enlisting and equipping leaders; providing pastoral counseling and access to resources for leaders; investing in emerging leaders; and launching new life groups and ministry teams.  This role will also provide preaching at the direction of the Senior Pastor, oversee the process of welcoming guests and help them connect with New River.

This position requires a bachelor’s degree in Ministry, Pastoral Counseling or Biblical Studies. Candidates already licensed or ordained with the Christian & Missionary Alliance (C&MA) are preferred; but all candidates must be able to meet licensing and ordination requirements with the C&MA. We are seeking someone who has a demonstrated ability to make disciples, develop teams and create plans of action. Skills in counseling and accessing counseling resources are preferred, as are cultural competencies to connect with diverse communities.

Manchester, CT is a suburban community of about 60, 000 located just north east of Hartford, CT.  The town has a diverse population with many options for recreation, dining, arts and culture drawing younger professionals. The town is home to Connecticut’s largest community college and is within 15 minutes from the University of Connecticut.

To be considered for this position, please forward your resume and any accompanying materials to Shelley Moulton at the address above.

Milford, CT

SENIOR PASTOR

Calvary Church of the C&MA, located in coastal Milford, Connecticut, is seeking a Senior Pastor to provide spiritual and pastoral leadership to the congregation. Our mission is to obey the Great Commandment and the Great Commission – to love God, love people, and make disciples of Jesus Christ. We desire a collaborative leader gifted as shepherd and teacher, who leads in ministry and also develops, equips and coaches the people of the church for ministry. The Senior Pastor will provide Biblically-grounded preaching and teaching; lead the church in prayer; disciple and develop ministry leaders; keep a focus on C&MA global missions and local outreach; and provide spiritual counsel and care for those in the congregation.

This position requires a bachelor’s degree with training in Bible & Theology. Five years’ experience in pastoral ministry is preferred. Candidates already licensed or ordained with the Christian & Missionary Alliance (C&MA) are preferred; but all candidates must be able to meet licensing and ordination requirements with the C&MA.

Nestled on the beautiful Connecticut shoreline, Milford’s quaint town center belies its population of over 50,000. A great place for families to live, work and play, Milford offers over 17 miles of coastline and beaches, a great public school system, is home to corporate offices of large companies such as BIC, Subway and Schick, and is just 60 miles from Manhattan.

To be considered for this position, please forward your resume and any accompanying materials to Shelley Moulton at the address above.

Sunderland, MA

SENIOR PASTOR

Maple Ridge Church in Sunderland, MA is a multi-cultural and multi-generational church of about 100 in western Massachusetts.  We are seeking a Lead Pastor who has a passion for Jesus and is committed to sound Bible teaching and preaching. They should have a heart for making disciples and a genuine desire to connect relationally with people. Godly character and discernment of God’s leading is essential. A deep passion to reach the lost and marginalized people of the world should be evident.  They should be gifted in speaking and moving people to action. Among other things, the incoming Lead Pastor will continue to cultivate a culture and lifestyle of prayer among the body, as together we discern God’s direction for the church. They will teach others how to disciple well and in the process, develop and raise up new leaders, recast vision and stir up commitment to small group community life.

Maple Ridge Church is located in our own Community Center, created to offer a truly multi-purpose space for the benefit of the community. Every week, more than 400 individuals use the community center for a variety of educational, recreational, and community purposes, as well as worship services and other church activities.  The Lead Pastor will be involved with maximizing the ministry potential of the community center and managing some of the administrative and facility-related aspects of the center.

This position requires a bachelor’s degree in Bible, Pastoral Ministry, other ministry-related field, or the equivalent. Prior experience in a pastoral position or five or more years’ experience in the highest levels of church lay leadership (i.e. Elder) is required. Candidates already licensed with the Christian & Missionary Alliance (C&MA) are preferred; but all candidates must be able to meet licensing and ordination requirements with the C&MA.

Maple Ridge Church is located in Sunderland, MA, a small town of 3,700 situated in central Massachusetts, an area referred to as the Pioneer Valley. This valley is known for its scenery of rolling hills, bluffs, meadows and forest that surround New England’s longest and largest river, the Connecticut River, which flows through the region and just west of Sunderland.

Sunderland is bordered by Amherst, MA to its south.  Amherst is a quintessential New England college town and is home to Amherst College, Hampshire College, and the University of Massachusetts.  It’s residential population of almost 38,000 swells by an additional 30,000 during the academic year.  Amherst has a variety of rich cultural offerings, including museums, diverse restaurants & coffee shops, art galleries and bookstores. It’s a town proud to be known for its bookishness, artsy-ness, local food obsession and beauty.

To be considered for this position, please forward your resume and any accompanying materials to Shelley Moulton at the address above.

Madison, CT

SENIOR PASTOR

Christ Chapel, in Madison, CT is seeking a Senior Pastor who can lead this body in envisioning its next season of ministry and growth. We believe this will require strong Biblical teaching, discipleship and missional outreach, all supported by a culture of prayer. The Senior Pastor’s primary roles will be teaching the Bible with passion, conviction and contagious enthusiasm; leading and developing staff and ministry leaders; working with leaders to set vision and develop strategy for the church body; and working toward church growth through evangelism and discipleship.

This position requires a bachelor’s degree in Bible, Pastoral Ministry or other ministry-related field; an advanced degree in Biblical studies is preferred. Five years’ experience in regular pulpit preaching strongly preferred.  Candidates already licensed with the Christian & Missionary Alliance (C&MA) are preferred; but all candidates must be able to meet licensing and ordination requirements with the C&MA.

Christ Chapel is a multi-staff church with a regional draw of about 250, located in Madison, CT.  Madison is located on the Connecticut shoreline of Long Island Sound, halfway between Boston and New York City.  Although known most for its beautiful beaches and quaint, quintessential New England town center, it is truly a year-round community with much to offer families throughout the year, including a highly rated public school system.

To be considered for this position, please forward your resume and accompanying materials to Shelley Moulton as listed above.

Greenfield, MA

WORSHIP & YOUTH PASTOR

Greenfield Alliance Church is a growing, vibrant church in western Massachusetts with a weekly attendance of about 175.  We are currently seeking a Worship & Youth Pastor to join our staff, someone who can lead and develop our worship team and our ministry to youth in grades 7-12.

Reporting to the Sr. Pastor, this role will plan and lead worship in all of our services, including handling team scheduling, rehearsals, song selection and arrangements, audio/visual needs, and recruiting and auditioning additional musicians, vocalists or A/V volunteers as needed.  Our youth ministry meets weekly and this position will plan and lead the weekly gatherings and other special functions or trips throughout the year. This will require connecting relationally with the youth to establish discipling relationships, leading our youth ministry volunteers, and maintaining regular communication with parents.  Lastly, this role will assist the Sr. Pastor in other areas including preaching 3+ times per year.

A Bachelor’s degree in Bible, ministry or worship is required, and experience leading worship teams in a corporate setting is highly desired. Must work well in a team environment, be able to lead and develop others with wisdom and grace, and have a desire to disciple teens. Experience with audio/visual equipment is preferred.  Greenfield Alliance Church is a part of the Christian & Missionary Alliance, as such, all candidates must be eligible for licensure with the C&MA.

To be considered for this position, please forward your resume and accompanying materials to Shelley Moulton as listed above.