Pastor Job Responsibilities:
Provide spiritual leadership to members, friends, and seasonal visitors.
Prepare weekly sermons, preaching and conducting worship services.
Interpret biblical scripture for the congregation.
Provide care and counseling to church members and assist them in crisis situations.
Officiate at special services, such as confirmations, baptisms, weddings, and funerals.
Collaborate with musicians to integrate music into church services.
Assisting in church financial matters.
Focus on growing the church and outreach to children.
Overseeing management of all areas of the congregation's ministry.
Support, oversee and evaluate congregation staff.
Work with the church council to oversee church operations.
Holding regular meetings with church committees such as missions and Deacons
Essential Knowledge and Skills:
Comprehensive knowledge of the Bible.
Strong religious conviction.
Flexible approach to working with lay leaders.
Good public speaking.
Compassion for struggles and concerns of others.
Ability to communicate clearly.
Creative approach to worship.
Sense of humor.