Ministry Opportunities with EFCA West Churches

A page where EFCA West churches can post open staff positions (part-time or full-time). Contact Paul Schliep if you have a staff position to post.

Worship Pastor

Yucca Valley EFC, Yucca Valley, CA

Guitar, Bass, or Keyboard player and strong singer required. Worship leader would work in conjunction with the Pastor and the church’s Creative Team to build the best possible services, enhancing both the teaching of God’s Word and the healthy spiritual growth of our fellowship. The hours for this position are as follows for the time being, subject to change as the church grows and possibly changes or adds service times and days: • Sunday morning worship service – Service lasts 1 hour including teaching, music, family business, etc., beginning at 10:30 am. • Sunday morning pre-worship service rehearsal – 1.5 hours. • Additional separate worship team rehearsal, day and time to be determined by new worship leader & team.

The stipend for this position is: $1000.00 per month.

Contact: or call 760 228-1747 10:00am – 2:00pm Monday - Thursday

Associate Pastor for Discipleship

Solano Community Church, Albany, CA

510 295 8621

Responsibilities include equipping leaders to serve the ministries of our five stage Discipleship Pathway and carrying out other pastoral duties such as preaching, counseling, performing weddings, etc. The Associate Pastor will join a staff of four others plus interns who function as a high-trust, collaborative, fast-paced team.

Send PDF resume to: Pastor Andrew Hoffman |

Lead Pastor

Beach Bible Church in Huntington Beach, CA
Date posted: March 22, 2017

God has graciously allowed Beach Bible Church to faithfully serve the city of Huntington Beach and its surrounding communities for over fifty years. We began as a home Bible study in 1963 and today in 2017 we are a family—a community of all ages—committed to following Jesus together. Our mission is “Together we glorify God as we love Him, love one another, and live to show the world the way of Jesus.” Beach Bible Church is a close, loving and compassionate family. The leadership is unified in its desire to continue its commitment to the Gospel and its rich multi-generational heritage, while seeking to remove any unnecessary obstacles that might deter a younger generation from involvement in our church. We are looking for a lead pastor who is a skilled Bible teacher who can lead a team of servant leaders to equip the body to grow our church. For the pastor that God is leading towards Beach Bible Church, we offer a congregation of empowered believers who serve the Lord, well developed ministries and an excellent debt-free facility situated in one of the most beautiful areas of Southern California. For more information, please contact us at the email above.


Student Ministry Pastor

The Bridge Church (EFC), Fresno, CA

The Bridge Church of Fresno, California is seeking a Student Ministry Pastor. This is an opportunity to join a great staff team that is on the cusp of a dynamic and vibrant future. The Student Ministry Pastor will play a key role in executing an exciting vision which includes being a multisite church for the whole central California valley. The focus of the position is to provide hands-on leadership of high school ministry while also overseeing a team of staff members who direct the Bridge’s ministry junior high and college students.

For more information or a full job description contact:

Debi Lusk
Student Ministry Pastor Search Team Administrator

1-559-226-4100 ext. 182


Senior Pastor

Southwest Church in Indian Wells, CA
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The Senior Pastor at Southwest Church will first and foremost be a highly gifted teacher. Communicating God’s Word in a compelling and relevant fashion, while maintaining integrity to the text is job number one. In doing so, he will strive to champion the mission of Southwest Church, while offering a strong foundation of leadership, strategic foresight, and a spiritual perspective to the future of the church. This individual will be skilled in leveraging the influence of the leadership, staff, and volunteer teams to further the mission so that every resident of the Valley will be a Jesus-follower.

The prospective candidate will have proven experience, either as a Senior Pastor or an executive level staff member in a large church. They will ideally have a history of leading healthy teams and growing churches. While gladly embracing the church’s connection to the Evangelical Free Church of America and lining up with the theology of the EFCA, the successful candidate for the position of Senior Pastor will carry a disposition of authenticity, which will be evidenced through their life, leadership, and teaching. A graduate degree will be required for this position.


Senior Pastor

Trinity Evangelical Free Church in Boise, Idaho
Contact: Dan Jones
Date posted: September 20, 2016

Trinity Evangelical Free Church is located in Boise, Idaho. We are currently seeking a Senior Pastor to lead our church and the approximately 70 dedicated believers. The Boise area is one of the fastest growing metropolitan areas of the country and we are looking for a candidate to help lead our ministry team during this time of opportunity to reach the local community for Christ. We are an established church with many dedicated believers and are reaching out for a Senior Pastor that is gifted in teaching and communicating the gospel. For more information please contact Dan Jones, Chairman of our search committee at the above address.


Minister of Children's Discipleship

Emmanuel Church (EFCA) Burbank, CA
Oversight of Nursery, Early Childhood and K-5 ministries on Sundays as well as mid-week; additional special events for children and families, including but not limited to Vacation Bible School, family camps, etc.; and oversight of childcare for church activities.
Date posted: September 8, 2016

The Minister of Children’s Discipleship at Emmanuel Church will develop and implement a vision for children’s ministry that supports and facilitates the mission and values of Emmanuel Church.* The Children’s Minister (CM) will provide spiritual and educational leadership and oversight. The CM will be expected to work with parents, volunteers and staff to facilitate the developmentally appropriate spiritual formation of children.


Youth Pastor

Evangelical Free Church of Los Banos in Los Banos, CA
Middle School (The Magnet) Through High School (The Crowd)
Date posted: July 26, 2016
We are currently looking for an energetic follower of Jesus who has a passion to reach, disciple, and equip the younger generations to grow in their relationship with Jesus Christ. Someone who can create an environment where students can come, be themselves, and feel safe while becoming mature disciples. The primary ministry focus will be to oversee areas of youth ministry which include a Jr. High group called “The Magnet” of approximately 15-20 and a Sr. High group called “The Crowd” of approximately 20-25. Candidates will be given the opportunity and encouragement to develop other ministerial skills from church leadership.

Students/Worship Director (non EFCA but closely aligned)

High Desert Church, Phelan, California
Contact: Brian Haney
Date posted: July 19, 2016

HDC is a multi-site church, extending our mission to four different regional communities (Victorville, Apple Valley, Hesperia and Phelan) through separate worship experiences and strategic opportunities for personal growth. This particular role is a part of HDC’s Phelan site. The most rural of those four local communities, Phelan is also HDC’s smallest site, with attendance generally ranging between 200 and 250 people. This is a full time position, 50% Youth ministries, 40% Worship, 10% Other duties.