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Job Openings at Bethany

Bethany Community Church is a body of individuals working to share God's unconditional love for all people with our community and our world. Our faith in Jesus is at the heart of all we do, and it shapes our commitment and fellowship as an interconnected team of pastors, staff, and volunteers. We are so glad you are interested in joining our dynamic team!

Pastor of Family Ministries, Bethany Green Lake

Full-time, 40+ hours per week

The Pastor of Family Ministries inspires and leads the congregation in the Christian faith formation of children, youth, and parents. Please review the job description and send your cover letter and resume to Emily Jones

Senior Associate Pastor, Bethany North

Full-time, 40+ hours per week

The Senior Associate Pastor will work closely with the Lead Pastor to shepherd, extend pastoral care, develop leadership amongst lay people, build administrative systems, and nurture community as part of Bethany North’s location. Please review the job description and send your cover letter and resume to Mary Maulding

College Ministry Intern, Bethany Green Lake

Full or Part-time, 50 hours per week or 25 hours per week respectively

The College Ministry Intern will serve Bethany Community Church by ministering to both individuals and groups within the College ministry as they are invited to a deeper and more knowledgeable relationship with Jesus, as well as gain a fuller understanding of ministry within the context of church life while being exposed to five particular aspects of ministry including administration, leadership development, spiritual formation, relational ministry, and teaching. Please review the job description and send your cover letter, resume, and completed application to Olivia Clements. Applicants will be reviewed upon receipt. 

Executive Coordinator

Full-time, 40 hours per week

The Executive Coordinator provides administrative support and coordination for Senior Leadership Teams including the Church Council, Executive Director, and Executive Pastor/Head of Staff, and manages two direct reports. Please review the job description and send a resume and cover letter to Aly Quatier.

Central Services Administrative Assistant

Full-time, 40 hours per week

The Central Services Administrative Assistant provides vital behind the scenes support for Bethany-wide functions, providing support for the Central Services Executive Coordinator, other Central Services departments as needed and appropriate. Please review the job description and send a resume and cover letter to Aly Quatier.

Administrative Assistant, Bethany Green Lake

Part-time, 15-25 hours per week

The Green Lake Administrative Assistant provides vital behind the scenes support for various Bethany Green Lake ministries. View the job description, and send a cover letter and resume to Emily Jones.

Groups Associate, Bethany Green Lake

Part-time, 15-25 hours per week

The Groups Associate coordinates Small Group and Community Group ministries. Please review the full job description, and email resume and cover letter to Emily Jones.

Director of Family Ministries and Community Life, Bethany West Seattle

Part-time, 21+ hours per week

The Director of Family Ministries and Community Life inspires and leads the congregation in the Christian faith formation of children, youth, and families, and creates opportunities to build deeper connections with each other and the greater community. Review the job description and send a cover letter and resume to Madeleine Lenz by January 12. 

Pastoral Residencies at Bethany 

Applications are now being reviewed

As a multi-location, non-denominational church, our mission is to invite people to God, community, and wholeness, and our Pastoral Residency program is geared towards that mission. We believe the church has a call to invest in the next generation of pastoral leaders as a contributing effort to build future, healthy churches. We hope that employing pastors early on in his/her career in residency positions will give him/her the opportunity to form healthy life patterns of life and ministry while doing important pastoral work in the context of a local church with the resources of experienced pastors and staff members. Pastoral Residents will be mentored and equipped as they develop the ability and skills necessary to be a healthy pastor within the context of the local church. Similiar to a medical residency at a teaching hospital, Pastoral Residents hold a unique position in the church, being both a pastor as well as a pastor-in-training, assuming responsibilities from both rolls while developing individual gifts and unique callings. 

We are no longer accepting applications for the 2017-18 Pastoral Residency program. Current application are now being reviewed.  Please contact Megan Dobrasz, Pastor of College and Career, for questions about the residency program. 

Internships at Bethany 

Each intern will serve Bethany Community Church as a whole and share many common experiences while individually have varying responsibilities depending on the area of ministry which he or she is serving. 

While the day-to-day of the intern experience will look different for each individual, there are also collective experiences that the interns share. These include participating in the staff’s weekly theology meeting in which issues relevant to Bethany are discussed at the theological level. Also, the intern team meets weekly to discuss their ministry experiences and to reflect on the nature of God’s call to serve in vocational ministry. Additionally, all interns meet one-on-one with their ministry lead, attend intern retreats, and  can expect to be given responsibilities in five areas that Bethany has deemed critical to discerning gifts and call—spiritual formation, leadership development, teaching, administration, and relational ministry.

We are no longer accepting applications for 2017-2018.

Part Time Internships

Submissions for 2017–18  are closed.

The part-time internship is a twelve-to twenty-hour per week volunteer position that is intended to provide individuals with opportunities to explore their gifts within a church setting. Part-time interns are undergrad students, grad students, and people working in the marketplace while serving within the church.

Each intern will gain experience in five key areas of vocational ministry—administration, teaching, leadership development, relational ministry, and spiritual formation. Depending on an intern’s ministry area, the percentages of these responsibilities will differ. 

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Full-Time Internships

Submissions for 2017–18 are closed.

These are full-time paid positions, intended to help individuals discern a potential call to vocational ministry as they explore their gifts in a supportive church environment. Interns will be given opportunities to use their gifts in ministry while operating as members of the staff. We offer full-time internship positions that allow our interns to serve Bethany as a whole, with a focus on a particular ministry designated to each intern based upon her/his application.

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