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Interim Full-Time Senior Pastor

The United Churches of Olympia


Category: Senior Pastor

Posted on: January 14, 2015

Job Description:

The United Churches of Olympia (TUCO) is seeking an interim pastor to serve approximately six to nine months, starting in April 2015.

The church is located in the capital city of Washington, across the street from the Capitol Campus. This is not a neighborhood church, but draws members from the greater county. The Congregation is social-justice oriented and is made up of independent thinkers. The Congregation is unique in the solid contributions and significant representation of the many members who live at Panorama City, a local retirement_noemailmunity. In addition, the Congregation has a large number of retired pastors as active members. The Congregation is a Federated body, representing two denominations. The Congregation's recent growth has been from UCC members, but the Congregation as a whole does not draw lines, and one cannot tell a Presbyterian from a UCC member on the vast majority of issues. Open and affirming is a strong value for a predominant portion of the congregation and the rainbow flag has hung on the outside of our church. Open and affirming has_noemaile to be a key value and the reason many people, regardless of sexual orientation,_noemaile to and stay at this church.

In general, this church is u_noemailfortable sitting still and is looking for an interim that will help us move forward as we seek and call our permanent pastor.

To learn about our Pastoral transition and see a_noemailplete job description, visit http://www.theunitedchurches_noemail/pastoral-transition/.

The position is full-time and supervises a staff of four. Ideal candidates should have_noemailpleted professional training as an Interim, possess strong skills handling transition issues, and have experience with change management. Interested candidates should forward their information to Andrea Ballard at andrea@to_noemailwork_noemail no later than February 28, 2015.

Position Information:

Job Title:
Interim Full-Time Senior Pastor
Time Type:
Job Category:
Senior Pastor
70,000 -80,000
Organization Type:
Presbyterian - PCUSA
Worship Style:
Church Size:
250 - 500

Contact Information:

Organization Name:
The United Churches of Olympia
Contact Name:
Andrea Ballard
110 11th Avenue Southeast
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