Congregational

Below you will find a listing of jobs available in congregational ministry. These listings are not screened prior to posting; please take care when inquiring.

Please contact employers before submitting application materials since the status of job openings can change rapidly.

High Point, NC: Youth Director

Posted March 17, 2017.

Emmanuel Lutheran Church seeks a part-time Youth Director. This is a part-time position generally requiring fifteen (15-20) hours per week or the time necessary to accomplish what is needed in the areas of preparation, planning and completion of youth programs, meetings events, and spirit- filled education with youth. For more information, see the full job description here.

To apply, send resume:
Emmanuel Lutheran Church
1401 Heathcliff Road
High Point, NC 27262
Or email: lutheran@northstate.net

Application Deadline: Open until filled.

 

Louisville, KY: Youth Discipleship Coordinator

Posted March 17, 2017.

Christ Church United Methodist seeks a full-time Youth Discipleship Coordinator to implement and manage the congregation’s overall strategic vision for youth discipleship. With over 1100 worshiping each Sunday, Christ Church’s mission for each member is to become living proof of God’s love, one person at a time.

Over 100 youth currently participate each week in a variety of ministries including music, outreach, study, fellowship, and multiple retreat offerings. The Youth Discipleship Coordinator serves as the general contractor for the youth ministry, managing the work flow and sequencing for all events. This person recruits, oversees and trains youth volunteers, develops youth mission and outreach opportunities, collaborates with other components of the youth ministry, and provides leadership for youth group and events throughout the year. The Youth Discipleship Coordinator reports to the Minister for Youth Discipleship and attends Faith Formation Team and other staff meetings.

The successful candidate will have a minimum of three years of experience in youth ministry, a college degree, and proven ability to build relationships with youth and adults. The Youth Discipleship Coordinator will be an advocate for Methodist theology and doctrine and have the ability to help create and execute a shared vision of the youth ministry.

To apply, submit a cover letter and resume by email to Kristina at kristinaz@ymarchitects.com.

Application Deadline: Open until filled.

Hamlet, NC: Senior Pastor

Posted March 12, 2017.

First Baptist Church of Hamlet, North Carolina is seeking a full-time senior pastor. The future pastor should be an eloquent speaker who lives through his/her faith and whose sermons are Biblically sound a theologically and historical accurate. They seek a pastor who has the gift of comforting those in need, of challenging the comfortable, not afraid to address the hard questions or embrace the diversity that defines God’s creation.

Find the full job description and how to apply for the position here.

Application Deadline: March 20, 2017.

 

Halifax, NS: Senior Pastor

Posted March 7, 2017.

First Baptist Church Halifax is seeking a full-time Senior Minister to lead, engage and guide them in discerning a shared sense of God’s purpose and direction, enabling them to discover, grow and focus their gifts in response to God’s call for meaningful action and Christian mission in our Congregation and beyond. 

For more information on this opportunity, please visit the First Baptist Church Halifax website, or contact Sheila Stanley at sheilastanley@fbchalifax.ca.

Application Deadline: Open until filled, but currently reviewing resumes.

Stokesdale, NC: Youth Minister.

Posted March 7, 2017.

Stokesdale Christian Church seeks a Youth Minister. The Youth Minister is responsible for:

  • “Time for Young Disciples” during each Sunday morning worship service. Holding weekly services for youth.  If the Youth Minister cannot attend, he or she must have made prior arrangements for a responsible adult to fill in so the youth will feel valued knowing a weekly time has been set apart for them.
  • Preparing a Bible lesson/study for each Sunday during Youth Experience (Children’s Church).  Movies are not permitted unless the Chair of the Christian Education Ministry Team has approved it.
  • Promoting interest in Educational Ministry (Sunday School) attendance among the youth and their parents/guardians.
  • Supporting the Christian Education Ministry Team by helping with Vacation Bible School.
  • Encouraging the youth to attend summer youth camps and any regional events.
  • Planning at least one musical or special program each calendar year (such as Christmas); planning at least six (6) special events for the youth (such as lock-ins, trips, etc.); recruiting someone who can read and play music to lead the youth in singing and/or playing special music for the congregation during worship.
  • Help the Christian Education Ministry Team in recognizing all “special events” for the youth (such as Promotion Sunday and graduations from elementary, middle, high school, and college).
  • Make sure the proper forms are filled out by parents or guardians and kept on file for each child authorizing any trip or activity in which they may be involved.
  • Notify all parents/guardians by email, phone, social media, church bulletin, and/or church newsletter of any upcoming youth activities and have a record of the correspondence.
  • Include the pastor and elders (who serve as the personnel committee) in communications with the youth, prior to said communications being distributed.  Be open to suggestions and input from parents and church members that have been relayed through the pastor.
  • Keep a record of hours worked each week (including lesson preparation time).
  • Attend staff (as needed) and monthly Official Board meetings.
  • Work in cooperation with the Minister and the Personnel Ministry Team.

Application Deadline: Open until filled.

Cary, NC: Minister/Director of Children and Youth Ministries

Posted February 23, 2017

Good Shepherd United Church of Christ is seeking a dynamic follower of Christ with a demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusion to join them in cultivating a space of welcome, belonging, and learning for children and youth at Good Shepherd United Church of Christ. They practice a vision for Christian faith formation where children and youth are an integral part of our congregation and ministry and are looking for a collaborative leader to help shepherd that vision.

See full job description here.

To apply, send cover letter and resume to Senior Pastor, Rev. Carla Gregg-Kearns at carlapgregg@gmail.com

Application Deadline: March 31, 2017

 

Seattle, WA: Minister with Women and Families

Posted February 23, 2017

Seattle First Baptist Church (SFBC) is an historic American Baptist congregation located in the vibrant heart of Seattle’s urban core. SFBC is a church community that seeks to follow the way of Jesus Christ, to be a people of God and to love and care for our neighbors. We are a welcoming and affirming congregation, and part of the Evergreen Baptist Association of churches. Our congregation celebrates its diversity in race, ability, gender orientation and expression, age, and religious background. We have growing nursery, Sunday school, youth group, and young adult programs as well as strong adult education and senior adult ministries. Here, you will find a dynamic faith community that has been a voice for social justice for more than a century. Here, it is safe to hold your Christian heritage unapologetically while also valuing opportunities to collaborate within our walls with people of all faiths on issues that we hold in common.

As an expression of our commitment to diversity, SFBC is searching for a woman to fill an Associate Pastor position to minister to our community, with special focus toward women and families. We find it vital to include women’s voices in the leadership of our church. The candidate must be ordained or eligible for ordination in the American Baptist Churches USA.

We are seeking a dynamic leader to engage our congregation as well as interact with the community at large.

Find the full job description and way to apply for the position here.

Application Deadline: March 31, 2017

 

Kansas City, MO: Pastor Of Families

Posted February 22, 2017

Holmeswood Baptist Church of Kansas City, Missouri is seeking a Pastor of Families. This position is responsible for providing leadership and oversight to ministry and spiritual development for families and their children from birth through twelfth grade in the church.

This position requires a ministerial Christian approach, ethical behavior, good attitude, and awareness of boundaries. The Pastor of Families should value diversity and understand and appreciate that Holmeswood members and our community are diverse. He/she will support the participation of all members in the various ministries of the church.
The Pastor of Families will have opportunities to serve in worship, which may include preaching and explore other areas of ministry as personally interested

>>>Complete Job Description

Inquiries should contact David McDaniel at David.McDaniel@holmeswood.org

Application Deadline: March 24, 2017
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Apex, NC: Director of Youth Ministries

Posted February 22, 2017

Apex United Methodist Church seeking a full-time Director of Youth Ministries who can lead our youth to experience a depth of faith in Jesus, as well as lead and equip a team of parents, volunteers, and paid staff to create an exciting and welcoming faith community.
The Director of Student Ministries is responsible for guiding all aspects of student ministry at the Apex campus, with additional responsibilities across the Apex UMC Family, to primarily include passionate care and nurturing of the faith formation of students; and partnering with the Discipleship team to shape an age-appropriate and consistent cradle-to-grave discipleship approach across the faith communities as well as equip parents to be the primary shepherds for the spiritual formation of their children. The Director of Youth Ministries will report to the Apex Campus Pastor and will supervise the part-time Coordinator of Student Ministries.

>>>Complete Job Description

Inquiries should contact Amanda Dean at obs@apexumcfamily.org

Application Deadline: Open until filled.

 

Winston-Salem, NC: Youth and Family Ministry Coordinator

Posted February 22, 2017.

Lutheran Church of the Epiphany, a vibrant and active church in Winston-Salem, NC, is looking for a part-time Youth and Family Ministry Coordinator. General responsibilities include working with the Pastor and church members to provide leadership for and implementation of a comprehensive youth and family ministry including birth through high school youth and their families. Experience in Christian youth and/or family ministry is preferred.

Inquiries should contact Mickey Miller at  epiphanystaff@epiphanyws.org

Application Deadline: Open until filled.

Anticipated Start Date: March 20, 2017

Greensboro, NC: Associate Pastor in Missions and Community Ministry

Posted February 16, 2017.

First Baptist Church of Greensboro is currently seeking an Associate Pastor in Missions and Community Ministry. This position is full-time as part of a team of 8 pastors and 2 pastoral residents. While specializing in missions and community, they are seeking someone who is a pastor rather than a coordinator.

For a full position description, visit the church website here.

Application Deadline: Open until filled.

Clemmons, NC: Interim Director of Christian Education

Posted February 16, 2017.

Clemmons Presbyterian Church seeks an Interim Director of Christian Education. This is a part-time employee of the church, and their primary responsibility is to provide leadership, organization and planning for the Church and church education programs. The DCE will work with the Session and Christian Education Committee in Clemmons Presbyterian’s Christian Education programs.  The DCE shall provide leadership, including teaching and training in developing the Christian Spiritual life and Christian nurture of the congregation through a variety of programs including Sunday School, Vacation Bible School, Confirmation Classes, Wednesday Night Studies, Women’s, Men’s and Family ministries, worship education for children and families and other small groups.

For more information or to submit a resume contact the church at Clemmonspresbyterianhr@gmail.com.

Application Deadline: February 20

Williamsburg, KY: Associate Pastor

Posted February 9, 2017.

First Baptist Church, Williamsburg, Kentucky, is seeking a minister who will creatively visualize and incorporate the mission of the church and the love of Jesus Christ in ministry with children, youth, and their families. They are a dynamic and growing body of Christ seeking to be faithful witnesses together. Their mission is to be the presence of Christ in the world by celebrating worship of God, connecting people to people, and caring for others. Please send resumes to fbcwoffice@gmail.com.

Application Deadline: Open until filled.

Forest City, NC: Associate Pastor, Part-Time

Posted February 9, 2017.

Florence Baptist Church seeks a part-time Associate Pastor. The Associate Pastor will assist the Pastor in preaching, pastoral care and church administration. Responsibilities to include: Preaching as scheduled by the Pastor, assist in Pastoral Care, and Church Administration.

Qualifications:Committed to Christ, a deep love for the church, creative, energetic, organized, a motivator;

Four-year degree and experience preferred;

Seminary degree preferred;

IT skills; well versed in technology.

Interested persons can send resume to Crystal Smith at crystal@florencechurch.net
Application Deadline: Open until filled.
Naruna, VA: Senior Pastor
Posted February 9, 2017.
Ebenezer Baptist Church seeks a senior pastor. The pastor serves as spiritual leader and shall lead the church in carrying out the Great Commission.  He shall be in charge of the worship service and be responsible for other church services.  He shall be responsible for preaching, visiting the sick, and providing spiritual guidance and comfort to individuals in need.  The pastor shall be an ex-officio member of all committees.

If interested contact Paula Clark at pjclark2@hotmail.comContact phone number: 434-941-5831

Contact mailing address: 611 Ebenezer Road, Gladys, VA  24554

Application Deadline: Open until filled.

Greenville, NC: Senior Pastor

Posted February 9, 2017.

Immanuel Baptist Church, Greenville, NC, is seeking a Senior Pastor to lead as they begin their second 100 years. They are a diversified church that supports both CBF and SBC ministries, and they have a rich history of mission outreach to the Greenville community. The church is located within walking distance of a growing East Carolina University, with approximately 28,000 students, where they have a strong outreach ministry, including international students. Worship services include a blend of both contemporary and traditional music. They affirm both men and women in ministry and leadership roles. The successful candidate will possess a strong calling to the pastoral ministry, and hold a degree from an accredited seminary or divinity school.

Send resume to:

Pastor Search Committee, Immanuel Baptist Church

1101 S. Elm Street
Greenville, NC, 27858
or electronically to pastorsearch@ibcg.org
Application Deadline: April 1, 2017 will begin reviewing resumes, but will continue until position is filled.
Atlanta, GA: Associate Pastor

Posted February 8, 2017.

Northside Drive Baptist Church is seeking an Associate Pastor. Working closely with, and in support of, the Senior Pastor, the Associate Pastor will be directly responsible for nurturing and supporting our church’s growing number of singles, young couples, and young families, with a passion for membership development and congregational outreach across all generations.

The Associate Pastor will lead the educational life of the church, overseeing church school classes, teachers, and educational materials. In doing this, the Associate Pastor will creatively imagine and implement the critical goals of faith development and spiritual formation for the church body.

The Associate Pastor will assist the Senior Pastor in pastoral duties and administrative tasks. Among various supervisory and liaison roles, the Associate Pastor will be actively engaged with the children’s ministry to help provide a thriving environment for our youngest parishioners.

The congregation is a progressive, inclusive and welcoming church located in the Buckhead area of Atlanta. With about 400 members coming from all over the greater Atlanta area, we are a church deeply rooted in liturgical traditions and have an average Sunday attendance of about 150. Northside Drive Baptist is a community of open minded, open hearted, and involved members. We celebrate inclusivity, inquiring minds and believe God calls us into Christian community with the challenge to discern and act upon the ongoing revelation of God in our time and place.

>>>Complete Job Description

Please email applications and resumes to info@northsidedrive.org.

Application Deadline: Open until filled.

Anticipated Start Date: June 1, 2017.

Oxford, NC: Pastor

Posted February 8, 2017.

Sharon Baptist Church is seeking a Pastor and spiritual leader who believes the Bible is the inerrant word of God. We are a small rural church located in northern Granville county. We are a mission minded Church who reaches out to the lost and needy in our community.

Inquiries should contact Teresa Williford at willifordtb@gmail.com.

Application Deadline: Open till filled.

 

Hickory, NC: Senior Pastor

Posted February 2, 2017.

Mountain Grove Baptist Church in Hickory, NC is prayerfully seeking a Senior Pastor called by God to uphold the Biblical doctrine of the Baptist faith while building relationships with the congregation and community. They are seeking a candidate to lead Sunday morning worship and Wednesday evening Bible Study, as well as oversee other ministries of the church.  The Senior Pastor will advise administrative leadership as well as instruct the congregation in the execution of the Great Command.

To submit an application, please visit their website here.

Application Deadline: Open until filled.

Charlotte, NC: Minister with Students and Their Families

Posted February 2, 2017.

Providence Baptist Church is seeking a Minister with Students and Their Families. PBC is proud to be known as a “big tent” church. Their congregation is diverse. They come from various backgrounds and many come to them from other denominations. They describe themselves as a moderate Baptist church, relating to the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship, and their members hold varied opinions on social and theological issues, while being centered on the life and teachings of Jesus Christ.

PBC church is looking for a person who is a spiritual leader, an excellent communicator and listener, and who possesses a warm and open personality. They want a person with a passion for student ministry, strong teaching and leadership skills, who can help guide our students on their faith journey.

Full Ministry Profile

Applicants should mail resumes to providencesmsearch@gmail.com.

Application Deadline: March, 1st, 2017

Greensboro, NC: Resident Director/Intern

Posted January 31, 2017

Starmount Presbyterian Church and UKirk Greensboro are seeking to fill a Two-Point Internship. Starmount Presbyterian Church, located in Greensboro, NC, is “called to worship, empowered to serve”. Being God’s hands and feet in the world, Starmount’s staff of 12 works with, for, and alongside its session and other members, called by God to carry out God’s work and mission in the community. UKirk Greensboro, a validated ministry of Salem Presbytery, is the PC(USA) campus ministry in Greensboro, primarily serving Greensboro College and UNC – Greensboro, along with other nearby colleges and universities. The executive director/chaplain and secondary chaplain attend to the pastoral care of the ministry’s students, including weekly programming and lunch while classes are in session. The internship is intended as a 40-hour a week position, lasting for 12 months (August to July). Starmount and UKirk will work with the intern’s sponsoring seminary to ensure that all of the learning goals and desired outcomes of the internship are successfully achieved, including preaching and worship leadership. We see this internship benefitting not only the seminary student who holds the internship each year, but also the people s/he ministers to.

>>>Complete Job Description

Inquiries should contact Rev. Kathryn Campbell at kathryn@starmountpres.org for more information.

Application Deadline: Open until filled.

Chapel Hill, NC: Senior Pastor

Posted January 31, 2017.

The United Church of Chapel Hill (UCCH) is seeking a Senior Pastor. UCCH is a United Church of Christ congregation located in the beautiful Research Triangle region of North Carolina, a thriving research, educational and cultural center with great schools and a mild 4-season climate. Our co-senior pastors are retiring in 2017 and we are seeking a new senior pastor to provide inspirational leadership in worship and outreach, oversee operations, and lead 17 staff and a congregation of 955 members. Our congregation is from diverse backgrounds and religious traditions, but all are attracted to our passion for biblical truth, social justice, and caring for God’s creation. We are an open and affirming congregation committed to extravagantly welcoming everyone to share in God’s abundant joy; our overarching creed is love. We are seeking a senior pastor with the skills and proven leadership to build on the strengths of our thriving community, and the insight to help us envision and create our future. We also are looking for a leader that can respond creatively to the unique opportunities and the challenges facing churches today. Our future pastor will be a prophetic voice, an inspirational advocate for justice, and a caring shepherd for our members and lay leaders. Below, we’ve provided links to a number of documents and webpages we thought would be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to browse these links and to search the entire UCCH website and familiarize yourself with the many activities, ministries, and programs here at UCCH.

If you have questions about the position, or you wish to apply, you can contact the UCCH Search Committee at searchcommittee@unitedchurch.org or view our official posting on the UCC website.

Application Deadline: Open until filled.

Winston-Salem, NC: Youth Intern

Posted January 31, 2017.

G3 church, a contemporary UMC church plant in  Winston-Salem is looking for a part time youth intern to work with our budding youth ministry under the supervision of the lead pastor.  It would require 5 hours a week and would include a  stipend.  If you are looking for local church experience and have a passion for youth ministry this might be a great opportunity for you.

Please contact Ron.garner@mttaborumc.org or 336-926-2297 for more information.

Application Deadline: Open until filled.

Shelby, NC: Associate Pastor of Worship/Minister of Music

Posted January 31, 2017.

Ross Grove Baptist Church is seeking an Associate Pastor of Worship/Minister of Music. This person (male or female) will coordinate with the Senior Pastor to design the weekly worship service and is the leader of the music ministry of the entire church. This person should be able to develop, coordinate, and administer Spirit-led worship through excellent music, while providing leadership and supervision of programs, musical and technical staff, and equipment.  Existing support staff will contribute significantly to several areas of responsibility, but will look to this person for direction in these areas.

For a full job description and further details please contact info@rossgrove.org.

Application Deadline: Open until filled.

Franklinton, NC: Senior Pastor

Posted January 11, 2017.

Kinches Chapel Christian Church is seeking a Senior Pastor with the following qualifications:
*Born-again baptized believer in Jesus Christ
*Licensed and ordained by a recognized religious body
*Five plus years as ordained minister
*Married (Traditional) or Single
*Religious Training from seminary, bible college, bible school preferred
*Driver’s license
*Means of communication and transportation
To apply, please submit a resume accompanied with a recently recorded sermon to:
Kinches Chapel Christian Church
PO Box 388
Franklinton, NC 27525
Attn: Pulpit Committee

Inquiries should contact Tiffany Holden at tholden0203@gmail.com.


Application Deadline: 
Open till filled.

Williamsburg, KY: Associate Pastor

Posted January 11, 2017.

First Baptist Church, Williamsburg, Kentucky, is seeking a minister who will creatively visualize and incorporate the mission of the church and the love of Jesus Christ in ministry with children, youth, and their families. We are a dynamic and growing body of Christ seeking to be faithful witnesses together. Our mission is to be the presence of Christ in the world by celebrating worship of God, connecting people to people, and caring for others.

Send inquiries and resumes to Virginia West at fbcwoffice@gmail.com.

Application Deadline: Open till filled.

Anticipated Start Date: May 1, 2017

Greensboro, NC: Director of Youth Ministry

Posted January 11, 2017.

First Presbyterian Church, Greensboro is a large, vibrant congregation located on the edge of downtown and the historic Fisher Park neighborhood. The church is an active influence in the city with dynamic worship, a variety of outreach ministries and also host to a half day preschool for 100 children. The congregation has a long tradition of excellence in youth ministry and has recently restructured our staffing model to focus on deepening our relational ministry as well strengthening our foundation and infrastructure for ministry.

The director of youth ministry provides oversight, vision, and leadership to the total youth ministry program, which includes the spiritual growth and development of middle school and high school students at FPC Greensboro, as well as FPC college students. The director will work collaboratively with the Youth Ministry Intern(s), youth committee, Director of Music, Christian Formation staff, and other church staff and volunteers.

>>Complete Job Description

Full-time position
Minimum salary: $40,000
Please submit your resume and faith statement by email at cestaffing@fpcgreensboro.org

Application Deadline: Open until filled.

New Bern, NC: Minister of Children Education

Posted December 12, 2016

Inquiries and interested candidates should contact and/or submit a resume to the Pastor Search Committee at fbcedusearch@gmail.com.

First Baptist Church of New Bern, NC is seeking a Full-time Associate Pastor of Christian Education. FBC has a strong Christian heritage, a loving congregation with a heart for missions and is associated with the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship. This pastor would join alongside the Senior Pastor, the Associate Pastor of Music and Worship and the Associate Pastor of Youth and Family Life. As an ordained minister, the Associate Pastor will share in pastoral responsibilities such as coordination of a comprehensive plan for educational ministries for all ages, counseling, hospital visitation and delivery of sermons as coordinated with the Senior Pastor. A Masters degree from an accredited school of divinity is required.

Application Deadline: March 15, 2017

Lexington, NC: Youth Director

Posted December 6, 2016.

Good Hope UMC is seeking a Christ-centered individual to lead its youth ministries (middle through high school age). Good Hope is a mission-focused 400 member church located just south of Winston-Salem desiring to expand its offerings with young people. The church has a strong presence of young families and offers both contemporary and traditional worship services. Good Hope already has strong, committed volunteers who are excited about expansion and looking for a leader to guide them. Opportunities for worship leadership available as desired. The position will be part time with potential for growth.

>>Complete Job Description

Inquiries should contact Pastor Joseph Fulk at ghumcpastor@gmail.com.

Application Deadline: Open till filled.

 

Raleigh, NC: Part-Time Minister of Music

Posted December 5, 2016

Tabernacle Baptist Church of Raleigh seeks a part-time Minister of Music to direct choir programs, special seasonal music, and congregational singing.

Inquiries should be sent to Dane Hadley at Dane@tabernacle-raleigh.org.

Application Deadline: Open until filled

Kansas City, MO: Associate for Outreach and Young Adults

Posted December 5, 2016

The Associate for Outreach and Young Adult Ministry at Grace and Holy Trinity Episcopal Cathedral is called by the Dean to participate in the worship and prayer life of the Cathedral, to help form and equip the baptizing community, to care for its members pastorally, and to take part in the councils of the church.

>> Complete Job Description

Inquiries should be sent to Peter DeVeau at pdeveau@kccathedral.org.

Application Deadline: Open until filled

Atlanta, GA: Associate Minister

Posted December 5, 2016

Peachtree Christian Church is seeking a highly qualified candidate to fill the role of Associate Minister.  The job description will be tailored to the gifts of a highly qualified candidate.  However there are some essential needs, such as: the ability to teach/preach, the ability to organize groups/classes, and they must be interested in church mission work.

Inquiries should be sent to Jarrod Longbons at slansdowne@peachtree.org.

Application Deadline: Open until filled

Avon Lake, OH: Associate Minister

Posted December 5, 2016

Avon Lake United Church of Christ is located in a suburb of Cleveland, Ohio.  We are looking for an Associate Minister to join our collaborative staff.  Opportunities for general ministry experiences (pastoral care, preaching and worship leadership), pursuing your own passions, and oversight and direction of our ministries with children and families.  If you are eligible for ordination in any denomination, please contact us!

Inquiries should be sent to Kelly Brill at pastor@avonlakeucc.org.

Application Deadline: Open until filled