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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, Church Leadership Assistant, at efehr@emconference.ca or 204-326-6401.

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

Additional EMC Openings

Often there are more churches looking for senior, associate, youth, and interim pastors than are identified on this page. For information on additional openings, contact Conference Pastor Layton Friesen (lfriesen@emconference.ca) and Director of Youth and Discipleship Gerald D. Reimer (greimer@emconference.ca). The national office phone number is 204-326-6401. Speak with Erica Fehr, Church leadership assistant to the BLO, to request a cell number for a particular person.

EMC Positions

The EMC national office is seeking an individual with a passion for Christ, the church and missions to fill the position of Executive Director, starting in summer 2022.

The role of the Executive Director (ED) is to champion the vision of the EMC in the constituency and to lead the executive team to support and enhance all ministries and boards of the EMC. The ED will have a specific focus on the ministry of the General Board and the Board of Trustees, relating also to all EMC boards in areas of strategic planning and goal setting.

Qualifications include a degree in theology, missiology or Christian ministry; senior leadership and administrative experience in a church or mission agency; strong interpersonal, communication and financial management skills.

This position requires Canadian and international travel. It offers equitable pay and benefits with opportunity for professional development.

Applications will be accepted at applications@emconference.ca until March 21, 2022, or until the position is filled.


The ConneXion is seeking a pastor with a love for Jesus, emotional intelligence, spiritual discernment, and able to capture and carry out the vision of our church. The ConneXion is a diverse group of people that are seeking to make Jesus the center of all we do. We lean into the BELLS acronym discussed by Michael Frost in his book Exiles. Please reach out to 1-204-250-5534 or email at theconnexion@hotmail.com  if interested.


Other Positions

Come work with MCC Manitoba!  

The Constituency Relations Coordinator thrives on connecting with people and building meaningful relationships. 

In this position, your role is to deepen engagement and broaden awareness of MCC’s relief, development and peace work with church communities. Within this role, you also act as a liaison to individuals, groups and communities who are connected primarily to the food security work of MCC.  

 The position is halftime, salaried with benefits, offering a flexible home office base within Manitoba. For more information and to apply, please visit mccmb.ca/openings.


Beauty Out of Ashes is a mission agency serving abused and abandoned girls in Haiti. We are looking for a couple, one or both with teacher training. Instruction will be done in English.
Besides teaching, the couple would work in providing supervision and oversight of the home in areas such as shopping, administrative duties, and supervision as needed. Candidates must have a deep commitment to serving Christ, be members in good standing and with the recommendation of their local church. Strong relational skills are required. Basic accommodations are provided however additional financial support would be raised by the candidates.
Visit boahaiti.org for an overview of the ministry. Heartland Community Church is helping to sponsor this ministry. For more information contact lfbarkman@gmail.com or mkubanek@mymts.net.


Mitchell Gospel Church (Manitoba) is looking for a full time lead pastor. We need someone to help reach our community, care for our members, and disciple us. Our potential for growth in Mitchell is very exciting considering the number of young families in the area. Specifically, we want to grow our Sunday School, senior and junior youth program. We are interested in someone with a clear personal calling to leading and feeding the body of Christ in his church at Mitchell. He will encourage and cast fresh vision to our deacons as well as our congregation members. This man will have a healthy family life and a growing relationship with God. If you would like to know more about the position, please contact mitchellgospelchurch@gmail.com.


At Inner City Youth Alive (ICYA) our mission is to bring hope through Christ, and we’re seeking to fill ministry positions serving kids, youth and families in Winnipeg’s inner city neighbourhood. Available positions include ministry and administrative roles. Our diverse team members are both local leaders and from outside our neighbourhood. As a faith-based ministry we hold all staff to our lifestyle and morality commitments, and core values. ICYA and our staff are supported by generous individuals and churches from across Canada. To view full job descriptions, visit: http://www.icya.ca/careers or message Karen Jolly, director of programs, at karen@icya.ca.


Community Fellowship Church (Newton, MB) invites applications for the fulltime position of Associate Pastor. We are an intergenerational Mennonite Brethren congregation. We are looking for someone capable of developing and implementing an integrated ministry plan which supports youth in the overall vision and mission of the church. Previous experience in youth work is essential. Send resume to cfcnewton.pastor.search@gmail.com.


Manitou Christian Fellowship, a multi-generational, rural church in south-central Manitoba, seeks to glorify God by helping people find and follow Jesus. We are looking for a full-time lead pastor who is a gifted teacher and has a heart for evangelism and discipleship. It is important for us to be biblically centred in all we do. We welcome people from all backgrounds to join us in learning and growing together in our faith in the Lord Jesus Christ. Recognizing that our work extends beyond the walls of our building, we aim to have a positive impact on people’s lives and advance the cause of Christ. Our people are generally involved in local community events and in developing relationships outside of the church family. In the last year, we have focused on loving our neighbours and doing community outreach, while also discipling those around us. This is currently an open position and we wish to hire ASAP. For more information and to apply, please contact Traci Johnston at 204-876-4617 or by e-mail at 24johnston@gmail.com. See our website at http://www.manitouchristianfellowship.com.

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