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Posted On: 10/30/2017

PASTOR JOB DESCRIPTION

MIDLAND CHRISTIAN CHURCH

Midland Christian Church is actively seeking a new Preaching/Teaching Minister.  We are a non-denominational Independent Church of Christ / Christian Church associated with the Restoration Movement.  MCC has an average attendance of 60 weekly. 

 The church is located in a semi-rural area of Midland on a major highway (M-20) between Midland and Mt. Pleasant.  For more information about MCC go to midlandchristianchurch.com. 

 Midland has a population of 40,000 and has great schools, hospitals, industries, cultural and sports events, etc.  See link to the City of Midland at midland-mi.org for more about Midland, Michigan.

  ***The primary responsibility of the Pastor is to give himself to the ministry of the Word and prayer, seeking to walk uprightly before the Lord in his personal life while seeking the mind of God on behalf of the congregation***

Vocational Qualifications:

      Required:

  • Must be a Baptized (immersed) Believer.
  • Fully understands and supports the scripture based doctrine of the Restoration Movement.
  • Fully believes and supports the entire Bible as God’s Word.
  • Minimum of a Degree from a Bible College or Seminary (Restoration Movement).
  • Passionately embody God’s Word in daily life, exhibiting a good moral character.
  • Should be energetic, friendly, sociable, and have the ability to work with all age groups.
  • Be able to provide 2-3 (non-family) references.

       Preferred:

  • 5 years of experience in Preaching/Teaching (Restoration Movement).
  • Degree in Bible/Theology or related field.

 Organizational Relationship:

      Required:

  • Must possess good written and oral communication skills.
  • Proficient in technology associated with teaching, preaching and outreach.
  • Have good interpersonal dynamics to coordinate with the office staff.

Responsibilities – Vision and Leadership:

      Required:

  • Able to work in conjunction with eldership to grow the Church spiritually.
  • Willing to take time to know everyone (approachable on a one-on-one basis)

 Responsibilities – Preaching/Teaching Pastoral Care:

      Required:          

  • Ability to perform general ministerial duties:
    • Preaching
    • Teaching
    • Counseling
    • Visitation
    • Weddings & Funerals

 Personal Growth and Renewal:

      Preferred:

  • Willingness to attend educational and professional conferences. 
  • Be aware of educational opportunities. 

 

Interested candidates please send a cover letter and resume to:

searchcommittee@midlandchristianchurch.com. Potential candidates will be asked to provide a video of a sermon.

 

For more information, contact:

Address:
1264 East Isabella Road
Midland, MI 48640

Full-Time Minister

Posted On: 11/15/2017

The Forest Grove Christian Church (located in the western end of Goochland County, Virginia – directly between Charlottesville, VA and Richmond, VA) is in the process of securing a full-time Preaching Minister (to begin after January 1st, 2018). This smaller (but active) congregation (averaging between 50-70 people on any given Sunday) is a wonderful opportunity to minister with a group of people who love the Lord, their community, and each other! If interested in such an opportunity, please submit a resume (with references) to the following address: Forest Grove Christian Church; 3881 Hadensville-Fife Road; Goochland, Virginia 23063.

For more information, contact:
genenelson324@gmail.com

Address:
3881 Hadensville-Fife Road
Goochland, VA 23063

Preaching Minister

Posted On: 01/17/2018

The East Northport Christian Church is seeking a full-time or part time Preacher. Candidate should be interested in the North East as a mission field and make a minimum of a two year commitment. We are located 40 miles from NYC in East Northport ,Long Island. The village of Northport is an old established community on the picturesque Long Island Sound.

We average around 25-30 in attendance on a Sunday morning. We are a mixture of Caucasian and Pilipino worshipers. We currently use iSingWorship for our contemporary praise music services and would love to add to the team. We also meet on Wednesday evenings with a small group study. 

The Church desires a Minister to preach and teach Sunday morning adult bible study. The ideal candidate would have an understanding of the Restoration Movement and have a minimum of a bachelor’s degree in Biblical Studies.

Our web-site is enchristian.com and our email for resumes is encchristianchurch@gmail.com, our office phone # is 631-757-7177. Please provide an audio or video of a sermon

 

For more information, contact:
Rick Hannon
(631) 757-7177
encchristianchurch@gmail.com

Address:
130 Vernon Valley Road
East Northport, NY 11731

Minister

Posted On: 02/20/2018

 

We are looking for minister for Oak Grove Christian Church. The Church is located near Asheville, NC with an attendance of around 60. Our Goal is to restore the church Jesus built.  The ecumenically minded denominationalist thinks of unity in terms of cooperation among denominations. 

For more information, contact:
Hoyt Cox
(828) 687-8222
hcox@cast-works.com

Address:
5 Morris Road
Aden, NC 28704

Preaching Minister

Posted On: 03/01/2018

We are interested in partnering with a minister who has a passion for evangelism and a heart for the community. If you enjoy country living and working with a loving, giving friendly congregation, Lindside Christian Church may be just the place God has in mind for you! We are nestled within the beautiful mountains of Monroe County, West Virginia, a wonderful place to raise a family, and within a 30-minute drive to the nearest large town.

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Fulfill regular preaching and teaching responsibilities for Sunday morning, Sunday night and other teaching/ life group situations as mutually determined in concert with the church leadership team.

 

Organizational and coordinating skills are highly desirable to facilitate an effective working relationship with the Membership Development Ministry group, which would include such areas as educational programs, visitation efforts, youth programs, and worship service planning and design.

 

Maintain regular office hours, setting sufficient hours for study, and administrative work and working with staff and coordination of schedules. There would be flexibility on the days and times the Minister and support staff would be in the office. At the present time we have a half-time Secretary and a Custodian

 

Be available to conduct and coordinate funerals as needed.

 

Provide pre-marital counseling and perform weddings at his discretion, within Biblical guidelines and our church by-laws.

 

Attend regularly scheduled and called meetings of the Church Board of Elders and Deacons.

 

SALARY AND BENEFITS

 

Salary to be commensurate with experience.  Insurance and taxes will be the responsibility of the Minister

 

Initially, two weeks paid vacation and two days off per week will be provided

 

No parsonage is available at this time.

 

Contact information:

 

Lindside Christian Church

P. O. Box 133

Lindside, WV  24951

 pulpilcommitteelcc@gmail.com

For more information, contact:
pulpilcommitteelcc@gmail.com

Address:
P. O. Box 133
Lindside, WV 24951

Lead Minister

Posted On: 03/08/2018

    Beechwold Christian Church Vision: Pursuing God & Pursuing People

  • o     Reach those who are unchurched – who don’t know God
  •  
  • o     Awaken the spiritually restless/broken/dormant
  •  
  • Grow fully devoted followers/disciples of Christ

 

HISTORY

Beechwold Christian Church was planted in 1950 by a small group of Christians who wanted to sstart a Church of Christ on the north end of Columbus. The first sanctuary was built in 1963, and in 1998 we expanded our facility and built our present sanctuary.. On July 2, 1950, James E. Walker was called as Beechwold's first minister. The church has been led by only seven ministers in the intervening 68 years. The first sanctuary was built in 1963 and in 1998 we expanded and built our present sanctuary. Over the years Beechwold has been instrumental in planting three suburban churches.

 

LOCATION

Beechwold Christian Church is located in the neighborhood of Clintonville, 3.5 miles north of downtown Columbus and just north of The Ohio State University. The population of the Clintonville/Beechwold area is over 30,000. The Clintonville area has become a desirable area for everyone from young professionals to empty nesters, with a diverse immigrant population nearby.  The close proximity to quality dining, outdoor activities and the increasingly active downtown of Columbus has made this neighborhood one of the “trendiest in Ohio.” (attribute the source here) We see this urban community as the mission field God is calling us to reach.

 

CHURCH INFORMATION

Beechwold Christian Church has various ministries in which we experience life together through church-wide fellowship events, ministries for men, women, seniors, children, and and youth, and  lifeadult life groups.  We strive to be the hands and feet of Jesus in our community through our benevolence ministry, a weekly ESL class, MOPS, outreach to the YWCA, and partnerships with a local public elementary school and a Nepali church. We support 16 local, national and international missions and send groups on mission trips each year.

 

BCC is blessed to be DEBT FREE!!! Our building sits on 4 acres of property within a residential neighborhood. We have a contemporary style service in our 600-seat worship area. The sanctuary has a large stage featuring a baptistry and a state-of-the-art sound system that was installed in 2017. Our building contains a large gym Thecontains a large gym with an attached full-service kitchen and a secondary meeting/ministry space with kitchen and sound system that is used for smaller events. The church owns a 25-passenger bus thatwhich is regularly used for group events, including student camp transportation and senior activities.

 

  PREREQUISITES

A degree from a seminary or Master’s degree in a related religious field is required.

 

The candidate needs a minimum of five plus years leading in a pastoral church ministry and practical ministry experience within an organized church of the independent Christian Church tradition (Restoration Movement).

In addition, the lead minister will possess the key spiritual gifts of shepherding, teaching, leadership, encouragement and evangelism. He must have excellent communication and people skills, as well as organizational and leadership skills, with proven team building ability. He will possess experience in recruiting, creating, developing, and deploying volunteer teams, as well as the ability to identify and encourage the growth and utilization of gifts in others, empowering members of the body so that God’s gifts can be used. The candidate should be one who thrives on providing the necessary support for others to succeed. He shouldmust also have a demonstrated lifestyle of PURSUING PEOPLE, with a history of introducing others to Jesus.

 

The lead minister should be a strong communicator who listens well and is comfortable and effective at all levels of the organization. Additionally, he should be conversant with engaging teaching that intertwines biblical truths with the understanding of living in contemporary culture. He must compassionately but uncompromisingly guide and correct members of the flock whose actions are not in line with God’s will.

 

He will also be  abe a responsible, self-starter who completes tasks with excellence and within the boundaries of autonomy provided by the elders. and also has the ability to independently  Effective time managementmanage time, based on job priorities and deadlines, is essential[1] 

 

 

PERSONAL QUALIFICATIONS

The church body of Beechwold is to be led by a man who is a growing and devoted follower of Jesus Christ. He will possess He must have a demonstrated record of walking with Christ and God-inspired growth through trials, emphasizing that this before others growth has come through the grace of Christ, not himself. He must PURSUE GOD through a lifestyle of prayer and a thorough study and knowledge of scripture, teaching and living by what the Word says.

He needsmust to display a God-reinforced strength of character and a mastery over his own nature, displaying an awareness of his sin and weakness, as well as his gifts. He must be dedicated to his family, loving his wife sacrificially as Christ loved the church. He must receive constructive feedback and seek others’ opinions with humility.

He must humbly walk with God, acting in submission to God’s will, instead of concentrating on man-ordained “results,” trusting that God will get the results He desires through the obedience of the church. He needs tomust lead by working alongside the body, serving and sacrificing in the same manner that he asks the congregation to do. He must should possess the heart of a servant, appreciating the worth of others and demonstrating respect and compassion for those whom he serves.

 

 JOB DESCRIPTION

Beechwold Christian Church seeks a lead minister who will champion the church's mission and core values of PURSUING GOD and PURSUING PEOPLE and has a clear vision, is unashamed about pursuing it, and has the energy to drive it to execution. This will require working with the Elders, staff, and members of the church to shape, develop, coordinate, and communicate the vision of the church.

There are 3 primary areas of focus for the lead minister.

  • Evangelism:

●       The lead minister will understand deeply and communicate well and often BCC’s vision to Pursue People.

●       He will equip members to effectively share their faith and challenge them to live out the Gospel.

●       He will develop a growing community presence by building relationships with leaders of local churches and ministries, schools, and community service organizations to find opportunities to partner and advance the gospel.

●       He will seek out opportunities and implement strategies to engage the next generation of believers.

●       He will lead evangelistic events and activities in our surrounding community.

●       He will implement a program to connect visitors and new attendees with the church community by helping to plugging them into life groups, service opportunities, and other events, so that they become active and integral members of the body.

  • Discipleship/Leadership:

●       He will personally have a passion for leading and developing disciples for Christ and will implement a discipleship program to effectively train mature Christians to disciple new believers;  and evaluating and regularly reporting to the Elderse the effectiveness of this program on a regular basis.

●       He will provide leadership, training, and accountability to life group leaders and evaluate and report the effectiveness of life groups on a regular basis.

●       He will identify, raise up, and empower strong leaders who can help carry out ministry objectives and will provide ongoing leadership development to those leaders.

●       He will lead the staff, while partnering with the Elders, to think strategically in regard to the vision of the church, as well as to provide leadership development, spiritual and position growth opportunities, and evaluation of ministry effectiveness. This will require building a strong team that fosters trust, fairness, and open communication among staff and volunteers, with and a common focus on excellence in all areas.

  • Preaching:

The lead minister will understand deeply and communicate well and often BCC’s vision to Pursue God and Pursue People.  He will be a skilled preacher and teacher of the Word of God and able to reach across generations to powerfully communicate truth, while effectively calling people to action in their personal live

 

email cover letter and resume to: searchteam@beechwoldchristian.org


Maybe "must" in line one instead of "will"?

For more information, contact:
(614) 888-1734
www.beechwoldchristian.org

Address:
280 Morse Road
Columbus, OH 43214

Minister

Posted On: 03/26/2018

Central Christian Church of Atlanta, GA is seeking a minister. A degree from one of our Christian Bible Colleges is preferred. The applicant must have a good command of the Holy Scriptures.

We are a small congregation. The building is paid for and in a great location, in terms of visibility and access. The church is a loving group of people who are in need of some infusion of youth and vitality.

To apply, resume and cover letter may be sent to the Central Christian Church Pulpit Committee at thepulpitccc@gmail.com.

For more information, contact:
(404) 344-4114

Address:
Atlanta, GA

Senior Minister

Posted On: 04/09/2018

The Jarvisburg Church of Christ is a loving, rural church family located in northeastern North Carolina. We are in search of a senior minister who has already had experience in working with an active and growing congregation. A strong belief in God’s Word and the Restoration movement, as well as a deep love and compassion for all people, are essential. For additional information, serious inquiries should contact our Search Committee at jccpulpitsearch@gmail.com.

For more information, contact:
(252) 491-8412
jccpulpitsearch@gmail.com

Address:
121 Forbes Road
Jarvisburg, NC 27947

Full-time Preaching Minister

Posted On: 04/09/2018

Erie Christian Church in Erie, Illinois is seeking a full time preaching minister.  We have 150  in attendance.  We have a youth program and a preschool program.   We are focused on Bible-based teaching and missions with the goal of winning the lost and nurturing the saved.
Erie, Illinois is a rural community of under 1700 people.  Erie is located in NW Illinois, 30 miles from the Quad Cities, and has an excellent school district ecusd.info.

Erie Christian Church is seeking a full time minister who has a heart for God, is passionate about making disciples and reaching the lost by regularly preaching messages that will challenge ECC members to grow as followers of Jesus Christ.  We ask that candidates be a graduate of one of our Christian Bible colleges with at least 4 years ministry experience.  
A full job description may be found at eriechristianchurch.com.  Resumes may be sent to churcheriechristian@gmail.com.  Contact person is Dave Habben.  His email is davehabben@gmail.com.

For more information, contact:
Dave Habben
(309) 659-2561
churcheriechristian@gmail.com
eriechristianchurch.com

Address:
715 6th Avenue
Erie, IL 61250

Minister

Posted On: 04/23/2018

We are searching for a minister for the Cornerstone Church of Christ in Chambersburg, PA. The church currently has an average of 80 in attendance.  It is a healthy church situation.  

 Candidates would need to be able to serve fulltime in the following areas:

  1. Preaching
  2. Teaching
  3. Serve as an elder with fellow elders to shepherd the flock

Candidates should be doctrinally sound and enjoy working with people.

Congregation was planted in 1991 and moved into their own building in 2000.  

 Contact is Jerry Timbrook

Phone: 717-709-9595 or 717-860-5620

Email: jtimbrook@hotmail.com

For more information, contact:
Jerry Timbrook
(717) 709-9595
jtimbrook@hotmail.com

Address:
1350 Tallow Hill Rd
Chambersburg, PA 17202