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Senior Minister

Pilgrim Congregational Church

Pomona, CA

Category: Senior Pastor

Posted on: October 09, 2018

Job Description:

The duties of the Minister are defined by the Bylaws of the church. It is stated that he or she shall have spiritual oversight of the church. He or she also shall be the administrative head of the church.

Spiritual Oversight:

Responsible for the spiritual leadership and welfare of the church and its members.
Responsible for the planning and implementation of faith development for the entire congregation. Plans and implements special programs and events, and manages their financial parameters.
Responsible for all stated worship services of the church, including baptisms, weddings, funerals, and other pastoral services. 
Oversee hospital and in-home visitation and provide pastoral counseling to the church membership.


He or she will be the administrative head of the church and direct the activities and allocate the responsibilities of the staff.
The Pastor shall be responsible to the Board of Trustees in all business administration matters.
Head of day to day operations, including oversight of office manager and all church staff.
Meets with various officers, boards, and committees to provide vision discernment, short-range and long-range planning, and execution. 

Community and Public Relations:

Give considerable time to community and civic affairs. These may include, but are not limited to, Pomona service clubs, Chamber of Commerce luncheons and events, local pastoral connection groups, etc.
Assist in the development and growth of church membership, including periodical membership classes.
Represent Pilgrim Congregational Church as necessary in the NACCC and CalWest communities.
Write articles for the Pilgrims Progress, Congregationalist, Advent and Lenten Devotionals, and other NACCC publications as requested.
Represent Pilgrim Congregational Church at community events when time and finances allow.

About Pilgrim Congregational Church:

Our motto says it most simply: "We don't think for you, we care for you." As members of the National Association of Congregational Christian Churches we cherish our heritage. We are the heirs of the Pilgrims who crossed the Atlantic in the Mayflower to come to the new world where they could know and worship God as they felt the Scriptures called them. We carry their legacy of faith, freedom, and fellowship which are richly entwined in our past and in our future.
Mission: Pilgrim Congregational Church is an independent community of Christian faith which glorifies God through worship and service to others, respects individual spiritual growth, and inspires compassionate fellowship.
Vision: Pilgrim is the spiritual home of our community where all people are welcomed, known, and loved. And perhaps our motto says it most simply: "We don't think for you, we care for you." 

Job Qualifications:

Masters Degree in Divinity from an accredited theological institution.
Prior Ministerial Experience. 

Position Information:

Job Title:
Senior Minister
Time Type:
Full Time
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Church Size:
100 - 250

Contact Information:

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Contact Name:
Steve Whyte
600 N Garey Ave.
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