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Inspiring ministerial excellence for the glory of Jesus Christ since 1935
. . . to equip the saints for the work of ministry, for building up the body of Christ, until all of us come to the unity of the faith and of the knowledge of the Son of God, to maturity, to the measure of the full stature of Christ.
—Ephesians 4:12-13

Program Administrator Job Posting

The national Ministers Council is on the search for a new Program Administrator as they release Rev. Michele Turek into service with the American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS). Please join us in prayer to find someone to step into this position as soon as possible. Perhaps this means considering it yourself or helping to spread the word. Either way, we are grateful for your aid!

Program Administrator Job Description

What is the Ministers Council?

We are an independent, non-profit organization of ordained, commission, licensed and lay Christian leaders. Seminarians are also eligible for membership and encouraged to join.

We are the only ABC organization dedicated solely to the well-being of ministers. We serve in increasingly diverse settings including the local church, specialized ministries of chaplaincy, counseling, coaching and spiritual direction, as well as administration, education and community organizing.  (read more/less)

Individuals are eligible for membership in this body if they are eligible for inclusion in the Leadership Status list maintained by the American Baptist Churches Information System (ABCIS) and if they pay national dues to this body.

What Do We Do?

We nurture, encourage, and strengthen more than 2000 clergy, counselors, seminarians, and lay leaders. We provide fellowshipping opportunities; spiritual enrichment; and educational programming to fuel the effectiveness of the men and women called of God to advance the Gospel of Jesus Christ.

What Do We Provide?

  • Support for regionally based Ministers Council chapters
  • Annual gatherings, workshops, retreats for respite, and spiritual and professional development
  • Models and best practice guidelines for creating clergy peer groups
  • Informative articles and writings for ministers
  • Discounts to value-added services through partnerships
  • A sense of community for clergy so that no one has to go it alone

How Can You Support the Ministers Council?

Give to our Together in Ministry Fund, which expands the program of clergy peer group learning.

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