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With any applications for EMC church pastoral positions, candidates are expected to also register a Ministry Information Profile with the EMC Board of Leadership and Outreach, which can be obtained through Erica Fehr, BLO Administrative Assistant, at efehr@emconf.ca or 204-326-6401.

Please send all position ads, including pastoral search ads, to messenger@emconf.ca. All ads are to be 150 words or less. All ads can be edited. Please advise us when it is no longer needed.

EMC Positions

Crestview Fellowship (www.crestviewfellowship.ca), an EMC church located in the St. James-Assiniboia area of Winnipeg, Man., is prayerfully seeking applications for a half-time (approx. 20 hours/week) Youth Pastor or Director. Our current mix of youth are two-thirds from the community with little or no church background and one-third from the church.  If you have questions about the position, please call Pastor Darrel Guenther at 204-837-9490 or Scott Groen at 204-885-0233, or send your questions and/or resume electronically to darrel@crestviewfellowship.ca. Those nearing graduation and new graduates are welcome to apply.


Mennville EMC, a rural congregation with an attendance of about 90, located in Manitoba’s Interlake region, seeks a full-or part-time pastor. The pastor will work within a ministerial team as the church seeks to renew and grow. College or seminary training and pastoral experience are definite assets. Starting date is flexible and salary will reflect EMC guidelines. A candidate should be a collaborative leader (team player), comfortable in the pulpit and in pastoral care, familiar with the EMC Statement of Faith, and respectful of various cultures and rural living. Contact minister Terry Dueck at frontier104@hotmail.com.


Picture Butte Mennonite Church, a Low German and English-speaking church in southern Alberta with 220 people attending dual Sunday morning services, is seeking an experienced, full-time senior pastor. The ideal candidate should be characterized by an attitude of servant leadership and personal integrity in a close walk with Jesus. This candidate needs to have an openness and sensitivity to the diverse cultural differences within our Mennonite church.

This position would focus on discipleship training, mentoring, teaching and coaching leaders within the church. This position would also include preaching, teaching and strengthening individual personal commitment to faith in Christ, challenging each one to grow in their personal relationship with Jesus. This candidate needs to be a team player as he will be working alongside the existing leadership team. Contact Willy Neudorf, 403-894-7615, wjneudorf@gmail.com or  Isaac Thiessen, 403-308-5093, isaact@genicadev.com.

Other Positions

Morweena Christian School (MCS) is a rural K-12 school 90 minutes north of Winnipeg, Man. MCS serves about 150 students. It is looking for classroom teachers for Grades 6-7, Grade 8, and various Grades 9-12 math and science courses.

Candidates need to be certifiable in the Province of Manitoba, embrace the EMC Statement of Faith, and be active in congregational life. Please send resume to or get more information from: Tim Reimer, Principal, timr@morweenaschool.org


Mid-Way Christian Leadership seeks a full-time caring team member to support the small group of believers in Grand Rapids, Man., under the leadership of Fred and Stella Neff. It is a paid position moving into a raised support funding model. The individual will support Christians as they grow into the Christian leaders of the north in Manitoba. Helping lead Sunday School, preaching, and leading Bible studies are some of the more formal “programs” that exist today, but, most importantly, people either need to accept Jesus or follow Him in victory. We are building a team passionate about following God by discipling people into mature Christians and ultimately replacing our leadership positions from those we work with. Please email us at generaldirector.mcl@gmail.com for a full job description or inquiries.


An international school in a creative access country in Central Asia is looking for qualified teachers: Secondary English, Secondary Maths, Secondary Science, Principal. Our school is dedicated to transforming the lives of our students, the communities we’re part of, the country we serve.

You’ll be able to apply your skills in an exciting and challenging environment that will transform you as you transform others! You’ll be supported by a friendly, vibrant team of committed colleagues. Parents are involved in many aspects of the school, giving it a unique family feel. You are welcome to serve for a year or longer.

For information and an application, contact tdyck@emconference.ca.


A long-term pastor is sought for the church in Hacienda Verde, Bolivia, a small but vibrant congregation with about 70 to 80 people attending.

Requirements: Speak and write Low German and Spanish, good Bible knowledge, some pastoral experience, and good references from congregation and wider community.

For information, please contact Bill Kehler, Bolivia field director, bill@gomission.ca; Abe Giesbrecht, missions facilitator, abe@gomission.ca; 204.253.7929.


Winnipeg Logos Church is a one-year-old evangelical Chinese church being planted in the Fort Richmond area of Winnipeg. In partnership with the Fort Garry EMC, it is seeking to reach out to the new Chinese immigrants in southwest Winnipeg. We are diligently praying for a pastor. Bible college or seminary education is required. The applicant must be fluent in Mandarin. For more information or to submit a resume, contact Helen Wang (204-509-2628 or wang90@hotmail.com).


Youth for Christ (YFC) Winnipeg, a non-denominational evangelical organization located in Winnipeg, Man., seeks to fill many positions: a youth centre director (Stonewall, Man.), climbing wall/wilderness adventure director; fitness centre director; counselling ministry director; youth centre program coordinator (Arborg, Selkirk, and Carman, Man.); soccer program coordinator; skateboard ministry program coordinator. YFC is dedicated to communicating the life-changing gospel of Jesus Christ to young people. For more information about YFC Winnipeg, or these opportunities, please visit us at yfcwinnipeg.ca. Your work will have deep significance. You will be paid a competitive salary and be eligible for YFC’s group insurance program, which includes life insurance, long-term disability, dental, and health insurance, plus later eligibility for YFC’s pension plan. For more information about YFC Winnipeg, or these opportunities, please visit us at yfcwinnipeg.ca.

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