Marriage & Family Pastor

Lakes Area Vineyard Church

Detroit Lakes, MN 56501

Denomination: Vineyard

Category: Family Pastor

Church Size: 750 - 1000

Salary: $70,000 -80,000

Posted on: January 10, 2024

Time Type: Full Time

Job Description:

Provides pastoral care, spiritual direction, and counseling to the church body, with a specific focus on strengthening marital bonds and nurturing families.

Pastoral Care and Counseling
-Provide pastoral counseling including, but not limited to, premarital, crisis, grief, spiritual formation, marriage, and family

Marriage & Family Ministry
-Responsible for oversight of the wedding process (premarital counseling, communication with couples, etc.)
-Lead and facilitate marriage enrichment workshops and classes
-Offer guidance on parenting and family dynamics
-Regular accountability, leadership development, and support for the Vineyard Kids Director and Vineyard Youth Director

Funeral Ministry
-Conduct funerals with compassion and sensitivity
-Offer comfort, hope, and spiritual support to grieving individuals and families.
-Collaborate with the bereaved to plan and personalize funeral services
-Assist in coordinating logistics for funeral services, including liaising with funeral homes and coordinating with the church staff.

Spiritual Leadership and Teaching
-Preach and teach during church services and special events.
-Lead, oversee, train and recruit members for the Prayer Ministry team

-Maintain strict confidentiality in all counseling sessions
-Manage scheduling and appointments for counseling sessions.
-Assist in budget planning for marriage and family ministry initiatives

Perform all other duties as assigned or apparent

-Competitive salary based on experience and qualifications.
-Retirement plan with a generous company match.
-Flexible work arrangements
-Generous PTO policy
-Paid parental leave
-The chance to contribute to the growth and impact of a vibrant church community.
-Positive and collaborative work environment within a dedicated team.

About Lakes Area Vineyard Church:

The mission of Lakes Area Vineyard Church is to make disciples that experience God, grow in love for Him and others, and generously give that love away. We want to welcome everyone into a church that is healthy, growing, and multiplying, and we hope to plant other churches with the same mission. 

Job Qualifications:

-A strong personal relationship with Jesus Christ.
-Be open to the power and presence of the Holy Spirit.
-Ability to preach and teach
-Demonstrated experience in providing counseling and pastoral care, particularly in marriage and family ministry.
-Dependable, detailed, organized, and a good time-manager
-Strong interpersonal, relational, verbal, and written communication skills
-Ability to work collaboratively with church staff and team members. 

Position Information:

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Marriage & Family Pastor
Time Type:
Full Time
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$70,000 -80,000
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750 - 1000

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Zachary Wilson
950 Longview Dr
Detroit Lakes
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