Minister SearchChurch Members can make can referrals to either one of the Elders or to a search committee member.  Jimmy Wallace, Craig Lynn, Roger Mason, and John Knox

Central Church of Christ has an open position of Pulpit / Senior Minister beginning in October 2022.  The church is located in Sparta, TN, a town nestled between the foothills of the Cumberland Plateau and Center Hill Lake. Central is a thriving church family that transforms broken lives by connecting people to Jesus.

  • By showing God’s love, we are meeting people where life happens to provide solace, healing, and guidance.
  • By telling God’s story, we are helping people find hope, purpose, and an abiding relationship with Jesus.         
  • By being God’s family, we are loving, supporting, and encouraging each other through fellowship, worship, and service together.

The candidate should have preaching experience with at least some time at the same location. He should have an appropriate baccalaureate degree from an accredited college, preferably church of Christ related, or a proven track record of ministry growth with a church.  He will work under the current Eldership consisting of four sincere and devoted men. He will join a ministry staff consisting of a part-time youth minister, technology coordinator, preschool director, and administrative assistant.  Salary package will be commensurate with education and experience.  

To apply for this position, please submit a letter of interest, resume with family photo, and a sample sermon or links to sermons online, as well as blogs or other published writings. 

Submissions may be done by email at:  or by mail at:  Central Church of Christ, c/o Search Committee, PO Box 443 Sparta, TN  38583