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Sr. Minister

Church of Christ in St. Joseph

St. Joseph, IL

Category: Senior Pastor

Posted on: March 17, 2012

Job Description:

Job Description for the Senior Minister at Church of Christ in St. Joseph
(Deadline for applicants is May 15, 2012)

Preaching and Teaching Responsibilities
To plan, prepare, and preach weekly messages from the Bible.
To work with the Worship Minister in planning and coordinating weekend worship services to impact maturing believers and to reach new people.
To preach funerals and memorial services (as requested).
To officiate at weddings (as requested), provide premarital counseling to those being married in our church.
To provide personal and group counseling, or make counseling referrals (as needed), in the appropriate setting.

Staff Responsibilities
To provide direction to the entire church staff, including other ministerial staff, secretaries, and custodian.
To be a mentor and resource for the other ministerial staff to help them in their growth and development.
To conduct weekly or bi-weekly staff meetings to promote staff unity and to insure the staff's awareness of church plans, activities, and work schedules.
To evaluate (on a semi-annual basis) each staff member and the effectiveness of their ministry in coordination with the Elders. At the same time seeking evaluation from each staff member.
Partner with, report to and to be held accountable by the Elders.

Leadership Responsibilities
To work together with the Elders and other staff in leading the church's ministry. Meeting together with them once a month for business, study, and prayer. To present,_noemailmunicate and carry out the vision of the church to congregation and staff.
To work with the Elders and other staff in shepherding the flock, which includes hospital and nursing home calls, home visitation, personal contacts, etc.
To help equip the members of the congregation, along with the Elders and the other staff, to serve in our ministry assisting them to identify and use their spiritual gifts.
To constantly challenge members to grow their relationship with Jesus and grow their faith.
To assist our ministry teams and_noemailmittees in their planning and programming (as needed).
o Sunday School Classes
o Small groups
o Children and youth programs, Vacation Bible School
o Senior programs
o To mentor and coach new leaders and teachers.
To oversee the church's benevolence.
To work together with the Finance Committee, Elders, and other staff in challenging our congregation toward a growing stewardship.

Evangelistic Responsibilities
To work with the Connection Team to follow-up on recent guests.
To be involved in_noemailmunity_noemailanizations and events.
To perform the duties of the great_noemailmission as found in Matthew 28:19-20.

Other Responsibilities
To work with the Missions Committee, Elders, and other staff in planning and directing our missions outreach, including missions trips.
To write an article as well as other news items for our church's news

Position Information:

Job Title:
Sr. Minister
Time Type:
Full Time
Job Category:
Senior Pastor
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Worship Style:
Church Size:
100 - 250

Contact Information:

Organization Name:
Church of Christ in St. Joseph
Contact Name:
Jimmy Paden
226 Sherman St
St. Joseph
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