COMMUNITY CHURCH OF EAST WILLISTON, LI, NY
Join us as we prepare to meet the challenges of our second century. Established in 1925, the historic Community Church of East Williston is a Mainline, Interdenominational Protestant Church serving the needs of persons from all backgrounds. We have a faithful, hardworking congregational core and seek a Senior Minister who, through Christian love and action, will help us turn those with occasional attendance into members with faithful commitment. The position requires an experienced, ordained Protestant minister with youthful enthusiasm to reestablish CCEW as a Light in the Community. We offer a competitive salary and a beautiful manse in a verdant suburb with a highly ranked school district (top 10% in NY), 45 minutes from Manhattan via railroad.
Our ideal candidate:
Is an ordained minister and graduate of an accredited Protestant Seminary (CCEW will facilitate ordination if necessary)
Maintains a cheerful and enthusiastic outlook
Preaches interesting, thoughtful, and provocative sermons relating Scripture to everyday lives.
Fosters relationships with youth and young families
Collaborates with lay leadership and church staff to coordinate and conduct the ministries of the church
Counsels congregants and committees
Uses social media to further the goals of the church
Considers high quality and diverse music to be a vital part of worship
Demonstrates team building and conflict resolution skills
Visits congregants in need
Works to expand the influence of the church in the community
Provides wedding support including rehearsals
Has experience in pastoral ministry
The Pastoral Search Committee is accepting packages containing (but not limited to) your resume and online samples of your sermons. Wed like to hear about your call to ministry, your beliefs, and style of ministry.