Job Title: Pastor, part-time
Employed by: Island Fellowship Church (IFC), St. Thomas, VI
Accountable to: The Board
Hours of Work: Part Time (16 hours per week), preach 48 Sundays per year
Length of Contract: One year, renewable (subject to 6-month probationary period)
Overall Purpose of the Post
We are looking for a solid 1 Timothy 3:1-13 man with a love for God and for extending His kingdom
-To help us be the church God wants us to be in the community of St. Thomas.
-To listen with us to hear what God is saying to us, to see what God is revealing to us about
the community around us, and to work with us to build God's kingdom on the island.
-To work with the church so that we all grow together in Christ and reach out to those to whom
God leads us.
REQUIRED SKILLS AND ATTRIBUTES:
-To have a committed personal faith in Jesus Christ.
-To be committed to growing in the grace and truths of the Christian faith through personal
Bible study and prayer.
-To personally model the Christian life in such a way that inspires others to do the same.
-To be passionate about seeing people come to faith in Jesus Christ and growing as disciples.
-To have demonstrable ability to understand and communicate Biblical teaching.
-To be able to operate with the Board and alongside the families of IFC.
-To have the ability to manage and encourage volunteers and work collaboratively with them.
-To be friendly and approachable.
-To be aware of the issues that Evangelicals do not always agree on, and to be able to
work/worship alongside those whose convictions on these issues may differ.
-To be able to keep going when things or people prove difficult.
-To be teachable.
-To be able to balance working under your own initiative and as a team player.
-To support members through pastoral care and counseling.
-To seek opportunities to unapologetically share the truths of the Gospel.
-To have the self-discipline and enthusiasm to initiate new approaches.
-To have good time management skills.
-To have a willingness to work flexible hours when appropriate.
-To be able to perform basic administrative tasks efficiently.
Qualifications and Training (essential):
-To be educated to Degree or Diploma level in an appropriate discipline.
-To be ordained as a pastor by a Christian church or denomination that is acceptable to the
-To have experience in church leadership.
-To be committed to continuing spiritual development.
Support and Development Opportunities
Our IFC pastor will receive:
-Support from the Board at Island Fellowship Church.
-Encouragement to associate with other pastors and churches on St. Thomas and nearby
-Church expenses will be reimbursed.
-Three weeks of paid leave.
If you wish to discuss this opportunity, send an inquiry to firstname.lastname@example.org
To learn more about IFC, go http://islandfellowshipchurch.com/ or find us on Facebook.
Currently, three members of our Board rotate preaching for the Sunday service. Our services last 1 ¼ - 1 ½ hours. The Church weekly giving was approximately $6,500 a month for 2022. For 2023, our annual budget is set at $78,000.
For more information visit our Facebook Page or YouTube Channel https://www.youtube.com/@user-ys4wg6or5i/videos