Job Description

Village Community Church is seeking a full-time Pastor to feed and lead the congregation and surrounding community through the ministries of preaching, teaching of God's Word, and community outreach and engagement.

Professional Qualifications:

  • Ordained minister with at least 3-5 years preaching experience
  • Graduate theological degree from an accredited seminary or divinity school or equivalent experience
  • Comprehensive knowledge of the Bible
  • Communicate effectively orally and in writing
  • Technology competence

Responsibilities:

  • Prepare weekly sermons that capture the essence of the biblical vision; preach and conduct worship services and to coordinate activities and responsibilities of the ministerial staff
  • Interpret biblical scripture for the congregation
  • Conduct personal and premarital counseling services
  • Provide spiritual, pastoral, outreach, administrative and servant leadership to the congregation
  • Work with the staff and Christian Education Superintendent to ensure that the Church is provided with opportunities to pray, to study the Bible (Thursday night Bible Study and combined adult Sunday School class).
  • Provide pastoral care and counseling to the congregation (e.g., visit the sick, bereaved, prospects, etc.)
  • Officiate at special services (e.g., baptisms, weddings, funerals, infant dedications, etc.)
  • Collaborate with church music leaders to integrate appropriate worship music into church services
  • Attend monthly ministerial and deacon meetings
  • Represent the congregation in denominational or community organizations and activities to learn new ways the church can support and engage with the surrounding area
  • Oversee all areas of the congregation’s ministry in consultation with the Deacons, Trustees, Church Council, and Committees.

Spiritual Formation:

  • Interpret biblical scripture for the congregation
  • Strong religious conviction
  • Ability to show impartiality
  • Ability to show compassion for struggles and concerns of others
  • Guide the spiritual formation of the congregation through teaching, preaching, and leading by example.
  • Work with the Stewardship, Budget, and Finance Committee to encourage the congregation to give time, talents, and resources in service to God.


Experience Required
1 – 5 years
Education Required
Bachelor’s degree
Job Type
Full-time

Location
Montgomery Village, Maryland
Denomination
Non-Denominational
Church Size
0-75