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Interim Pastor

United Christian Parish of Reston

Reston, VA

Category: Senior Pastor

Posted on: September 13, 2014

Job Description:

The United Christian Parish in Reston, Virginia, an intentionally ecumenical parish including the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), the Presbyterian Church (USA), the United Church of Christ, and the United Methodist Church, is seeking a full-time interim pastor to lead us through the process of calling a new pastor to lead us into the future.

This interim would lead a ministerial team which now includes a Co-pastor (CC,DOC), a certified Christian Educator (PCUSA), and an interim, part-time Minister for Congregational Care(UCC).

Major Responsibilities will include:
-Leading us in the interim tasks to prepare the congregation to call a new pastor
--working with all four denominations as we proceed.
-Preaching and leading us in worship. This interim will be the primary preacher.
-Administrative oversight—including supervision of administrative staff and musicians
-Helping us think through our current staffing patterns
-Helping us implement changes in our by-laws and constitution
and_noemailmunicating those changes to the congregation and to our four judicatories
-Working with our stewardship team to help the congregation
better understand the fiscal needs of the church
Candidates must have at least 5 years of ministerial experience and have_noemailpleted interim ministry training.

We are looking for someone with ecclesiastical standing in any of our four denominations who is available to begin as soon as possible, ideally by October 1, 2014. We are unable to provide re-location costs for this position, so we are limiting our search to the DC Metro area.

Interested Candidates should email their resume, an audio or video file of one or two sermons, and any other examples of work that the candidate might want the interview team to consider to Steve Webb at StevenBwebb1@gmail_noemail.

Position Information:

Job Title:
Interim Pastor
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Job Category:
Senior Pastor
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Church Size:
250 - 500

Contact Information:

Organization Name:
United Christian Parish of Reston
Contact Name:
Steven Webb
11508 North Shore Drive
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