Lead Pastor, Full-Time

Howard-Miami Mennonite Church

Kokomo, Indiana




The congregants of Howard-Miami Mennonite Church are in search of a full-time lead pastor who can provide spiritual nourishment through dynamic preaching and compassionate but strong leadership. We are looking for someone who is grounded in, and has a deep understanding of, God’s word with a personal desire, calling, and history of fulfilling Jesus’ Great Commission.


Candidates must have a minimum of a bachelor’s degree with pastoral experience (three years preferred), and have some ideas for growing the church both numerically and interpersonally.


Our expectations of candidates include someone who is passionate about leading congregants in evangelism. Other expectations include:

  1. Knowledge of Biblical Anabaptist theology and familiarity with the Mennonite faith.

  2. A strong leader who models, equips, and inspires others to do the work of ministry (Ephesians 4).

  3. Ability to clearly outline a compelling vision of ministry that results in growth in numbers for the church.

  4. Ability to lead an intergenerational discipleship movement in the church that empowers and mobilizes the church to fulfil its calling as the body of Christ.

  5. Personally maintain a consistent devotional life of prayer and Bible study.

  6. Demonstrate the evidence of both the fruit and gifts of the Holy Spirit and be open to all the gifts that God has promised the church  (Galatians 5:22-23, 1 Corinthians 12:7-11).

  7. Have evidence of God's call on their life and meet the qualifications of an elder given in 1 Timothy 3:1-13, Titus 1:6-9 and 1 Peter 5:2-3.

  8. Demonstrate observable Christ-like behavior and humility with family, friends, and community.

  9. Knowledge of and ability to utilize technology and social media to spread God’s word and the works of the church.

  10. Agree with, commit to, and sign Evana Network's covenant.

  11. Willing to do pastoral care.


To find out more about Howard-Miami Mennonite Church, click here. Interested candidates should email a resume and cover letter to HowardMiamiMedia@gmail.com after completing the online form to the right.

Lead Pastor Position Online Application

After completing the online application, please send your resume and cover letter to HowardMiamiMedia@gmail.com.

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