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  Intentional Interim Pastor

Wading River Congregational Church

Wading River, NY

Category: Senior Pastor

Posted on: March 19, 2020

Job Description:

We are seeking an intentional interim pastor who can help us evaluate our past and present needs in order to create a vision for the future including:
Coming to terms with history reviewing the history of us as a church
Examining leadership and_noemailanizational needs
Strengthening denominational and external relationships
Discovering who we are as a church examining our identity
Looking to the future a_noemailmitment to new pastoral leadership and the future

Ineligible for settled pastor position

Term: 12 months beginning in May, 2020

Compensation_noemailmensurate with experience and present Pastors package
Compensation available for relocation and travel expenses  

About Wading River Congregational Church:

Single Pastor church in the midst of a suburban, small town on the eastern end of Long Island.

Affiliation: United Church of Christ/ Independent (Officially UCC, functionally independent)

Total Members: under 200
Average Weekly Attendance: 50-75
Average Sunday School Attendance: 5

The origin of Wading River Congregational Church dates back to the founding of Wading River in 1671. The church officially became The Wading River Congregational Church in 1785. The current building, built in 1837 with additions in early to mid-1900s, is a Riverhead Town landmark. Many of its families are deeply rooted in the community. The current Pastor, TJ Turner, ordained in the Conservative Congregational Christian Conference (CCCC), joined the church in 2012. We are congregational with a wide variety of firmly held views.

WRCC is made up of mostly well-educated, middle-class and upper-middle-class people. It is a Biblical, Gospel-centered church with a big-tent approach to theology.  


We expect you to have received training specifically directed toward leading a church in transition or similar relevant training.

We expect that you have already led one or more such transitions.

We expect you to lead us in Gospel based worship services and discipleship.

Position Information:

Job Title:
Intentional Interim Pastor
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Job Category:
Senior Pastor
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Church Size:
100 - 250

Contact Information:

Organization Name:
Wading River Congregational Church
Contact Name:
Finn Mauritzen
2057 North Country Road
Wading River
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