Seasonal Lakeside Pastor

Big Moose Community Chapel

Eagle Bay, NY 13331

Denomination: Non-Denominational

Category: Other Ministry & Christian

Posted on: August 26, 2021

Time Type: Full Time

Job Description:

Beginning July 2023 (option 2024).
Non-denominational Christian worship community since 1893.
125 weekly attendees of 350; sound financials.
Current pastor retiring after 20+ summers. Prior pastor served 20+ summers.
No direct reports, no administrative duties, no fund-raising.
Primary responsibilities are preaching and pastoring July 4th weekend through Labor Day weekend; option for additional Sundays in June and September.
Exclusive use of lakefront home - 6 bdrm, 2 bath, study, kitchen, laundry, covered porch, dock, boathouse, utilities, internet, phone and backup power generator included. 1099 compensation tbd.
Local forests and lakes are great to hike, bike, swim, fish, kayak, waterski, sail, and much more.
Visit www.BigMooseChapel.org for position description, chapel profile, Sunday bulletin, recorded messages and music, newsletter, events, governance, and more.
Send questions and/or completed "packet" to BMCCPastorSearch@gmail.com
No phone calls.
MARCH 1 APPLICATION DEADLINE
WOMEN AND MEN WELCOME TO APPLY

BMCC seeks a Summer minister who anticipates finding fulfillment, for many years to come, in providing spiritual leadership and pastoral care to a religiously diverse congregation of visitors and long-time seasonal residents of a vacation region in the western Adirondack Mountains of New York State.

REQUIREMENTS
Masters of Divinity
Ordination
5 years preaching
5 years pastoring
Ability to leave "day job" for 10, or more, weeks each summer

BENEFITS
No direct reports, no administrative duties, no fund-raising.
Exclusive use of lakefront home - 6 bdrm, 2 bath, study, kitchen, laundry, covered porch, dock, boathouse, utilities, internet, phone and backup power generator included.
1099 compensation tbd.
Local forests and lakes are great to hike, bike, swim, fish, kayak, waterski, sail, golf, and much more.

HOW TO APPLY
Submit an initial candidate packet online to BMCCPastorSearch@gmail.com. A complete packet should contain:
1) A cover letter that communicates why you are interested in this position. Please also describe your ability to serve a 10-week summer schedule (July 4th weekend through Labor Day weekend) around your professional and personal obligations.
2) †A current resume or curriculum vitae that includes a summary of relevant ministry, professional and educational experiences
3) †Copies of any ministerial licenses you hold
4) †Copies of seminary diplomas
5) †Two (2) sermon videos via web links
6) †Three (3) letters of recommendation (clergy, layperson and personal)
7) †Brief video introduction of yourself (via web link). Please feel free to share 
aspects of your life outside your church ministry.
8) †Contact information: mailing address, email address, preferred phone number 
and social media accounts.

To watch a message from the current Pastor Rev. Richard McCaughey, to read the full job description, and to view the chapel profile, visit the Pastoral Search tab on the chapel homepage at https://www.bigmoosechapel.org/
 

About Big Moose Community Chapel:

To those who pass by,
To the citizen and the stranger,
To the young and the old,
To those who love Him,
And those who need Him,
This church offers,
In all its services,
AN OPEN DOOR 

Job Qualifications:

Masters of Divinity; 5 years of preaching; 5 years of pastoring; ordination; ability to leave "day job" for ten, or more, weeks each summer. See full Position Description at www.bigmoosechapel.org 

Position Information:

Job Title:
Seasonal Lakeside Pastor
Time Type:
Full Time
Salary:
Not specified
Organization Type:
Church
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Church Size:
100 - 250

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Address1:
BIG MOOSE LAKE
Address2:
1544 Big Moose Road
City:
Eagle Bay
State or Province:
ZIP Code:
13331
Country:
United States
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