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Connections Pastor

Collingswood United Methodist Church

West Deptford, NJ

Category: Associate Pastor

Posted on: November 08, 2017

Job Description:

First United Methodist Church Collingswood, NJ
Ministry Description
Ministry Title: Connections Pastor
Reports To: Senior Pastor

General Purpose: To promote spiritual growth through relationships and ministries of the church.
To equip others to grow as disciples of Jesus Christ who in turn make disciples for Jesus Christ.

Key Tasks and Responsibilities
Coordinate assimilation of guests, new members and members into the life of the church.
Help foster an attitude of acceptance and understanding regarding new people by the present
membership and attenders.
Conduct hospital, assisted living and shut-in visits.
Provide pastoral counseling to those directed by the senior pastor.
Develop and offer connection opportunities for the faith community.
Provide leadership for the administration of quality care and support initiatives.
Lead and empower pastoral care volunteers as they provide pastoral care, visitation and
Oversee entry points for visitors and attenders to interact with the congregation.
Other duties as assigned by the Senior Pastor.
Education and Training
Minimum undergraduate (bachelor's level) degree preferably in Bible, Christian leadership or

Knowledge and Experience
Minimum 3 years pastoral care experience in a church setting.
Strong biblical knowledge required.
Demonstrated leadership ability.
Demonstrated passion for making and growing disciples for Jesus Christ.

Core Competencies
Strong administrative and organizational skills.
Excellent communication, inter-personal and problem solving skills.
Passion for helping people discover their spiritual gifts and use them in ministry.

Must be able to clearly articulate his or her personal faith statement.
Must be able to affirm the core beliefs as expressed in the "What We Believe" section of the Collingswood FUMC website.

Position Specifics
This position is 20 hours per week at $25.00 per hour.

Position Information:

Job Title:
Connections Pastor
Time Type:
Part Time
Job Category:
20,000 - 30,000
Organization Type:
Worship Style:
Church Size:
250 - 500

Contact Information:

Contact Name:
Leon Fraley
645 Kings Highway
West Deptford
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