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Senior Pastor

Mount Pleasant Church of God

Assumption, IL

Category: Senior Pastor

Posted on: August 13, 2019

Job Description:

- Work in conjunction with Elders to oversee spiritual direction of the Church
- Provide Biblical teaching to lead spiritual growth of the congregation
- Christian Education work with other Pastors and Elders to direct Sunday School,
Bible Studies and Small Groups

- Encourage outreach to lead others to Christ
- Emphasis, but not limited to, younger families in the church
- Work with individuals in the church to reach their un-churched friends
- Engage new families into church life

- Provide counseling as needed for members

- Be willing to provide spiritual support for members who are hospitalized or shut-in
- Sr. Pastor, upon permission, should be at major surgeries and life changing
events as much as possible
- Regular visitation responsibilities can be shared with the Associate Pastor and Youth Pastor
- It is essential that the Sr. Pastor is involved with visiting, since it is the foundation
of building relationships with the congregation
- Be in touch with the members of the church
- Follow up with visitors

AM Service:
- Preaching should be
- Challenging
- Bible Based
- Uplifting
- Set aside adequate time for preparation
- Work with Worship Committee members to_noemailanize Sunday morning services, but
keeping in mind that the message is to be the center-point of the service

- B_noemaile involved with local Ministerial Alliance
- Demonstrate a willingness to connect with people in our_noemailmunities and love on those
they encounter

- Work forty hours per week
- Would be good to have fairly consistent daily hours at the office (example: 2 hours/day from 9:00am 11:00am)
- We understand emergencies will_noemaile up that can affect these hours
- Work well with the Associate Pastor, Youth Pastor and other staff to meet the day to day responsibilities and operation of the Church
- Coordinate administrative tasks with the other staff as necessary to free up time for pastoral duties

Traditional Duties:
- Premarital Counseling
- Weddings
- Funerals
- Baptism
- Child Dedication
- Communion

Church Government Functions:
- Prepare report for and attend Church Council Meetings
- Attend Elders meeting
- Prepare Annual Report for Midwest Region Conference

The ideal candidate is someone with an authentic and passionate Christ-centered walk. He will lead by word and example as he provides biblically based messages and guides the church to a_noemailplish its vision and mission.

- Ability to preach biblically rooted and life applicable messages, not afraid to preach on the tough topics
- Model a deep love for Jesus and people
- Evidence of being prayerful and led by the Spirit
- A demonstrated high level of integrity, guided by a sound set of ethical principles
- Character of humility, willingness to learn and authenticity
- Ability to lead in a way that earns the trust and support of the congregation, motivating the congregation around a_noemailmon vision
- Evidence of being able to utilize technology (PowerPoint, etc)
- Ability to ove_noemaile challenges and build consensus to navigate change
- Model a heart_noemailmitted to reaching the lost and encouraging those who are struggling and in need
- Models and encourages a spirit of discipleship and spiritual growth
- A strong_noemailmunicator, both written and verbal

Interested candidates please visit http://www.midwestregion_noemail/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/Mt-pleasant-application-2018-2.pdf for full description and application. 

About Mount Pleasant Church of God:

Here at Mt. Pleasant we are a family. We are a family of believers of all different ages and
backgrounds that are passionate about helping people of all ages grow in their faith and
knowledge of Jesus Christ. Our desire is to see people changed by the Gospel and to provide an
atmosphere that is safe and inviting. We know that life is hard. We live there too. There is no
safer or friendlier place than MPCOG. We offer a traditional worship service with a blend of
contemporary which incorporates music, special talents and a message from the Bible. Our goal
for our worship service is to worship God through as many means as possible.  

Position Information:

Job Title:
Senior Pastor
Time Type:
Full Time
Job Category:
Senior Pastor
Organization Type:
Church of God
Worship Style:
Church Size:
less than 100

Contact Information:

Organization Name:
Mount Pleasant Church of God
Contact Name:
Pastor Travis Bodden
1070 East 2100 North Road
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