Mills Grove Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)

Mills Grove Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) is an enthusiastic congregation of less than 250 members located for 39 years in the East Oakland community of College Court/Maxwell Park. For the past five years the Annual Budget has been stable at $200,000. The core group of active youth ranges between 8 - 15. The median age of the membership is approximately 55. The attendance at Worship Services is about 55 per Sunday. There are six paid staff which include the Senior Minister-Pastor, Church Office Administrator, Custodian, Musician/Director of the Chancel Choir, Musician/Director Inspirational Choir and Musician of the CYF/Children's Choir. The designated Mentor for the Seminarian will be the Senior Minister-Pastor, Reverend Clarence L. Johnson. A schedule of weekly, monthly and yearly activities and events together with a detailed history will be available upon request.

The Seminarian would assist with the work of the Common Ground/Community Garden project; help coordinate "ALL" Youth Activities (with appropriate Youth Leaders including preparation and leading Bible Study Classes with "age-specific" groups from Toddlers to High School and Young Adults); planning field trips; bowling outings; working with the Christian Education Department to increase attendance; fundraising efforts such as car wash days & others; recruiting Bible Class/Sunday School Teachers from the Congregation; interviews with youth, their parents and/or guardians; planning programs which provide academic support to those who would benefit from interaction with a tutor; participate in weekly (1-hour) sessions with Mentor; and make three written and/or verbal reports to the Board of Directors.

Car Required?: No
Monthly Stipend: 0

5410 Fleming Avenue
Oakland, CA 94619


Rev. Clarence L. Johnson, Senior Minister-Pastor
510-534-4722 (o)