Pulpit Minister

First Christian Church

Job Description

First Christian Church located in the small, yet diverse, community of Beardstown, IL is actively seeking a Full-Time Pulpit Minister who is a believer and ordained minister of New Testament Christianity, of excellent character, and experienced in wide range of pastoral duties and types of interactions with their congregation. Our current pulpit minister has served with our church for 30 years and plans to retire in April 2023.                                           

The ideal candidate will have the ability and experience to prepare and present weekly sermons, demonstrate leadership skills in working with different groups of people (elders, church staff, congregation, and other community leaders), actively participate in our educational ministries, and bring energy and excitement towards our goal of growing our church body by bringing people to an ever-growing relationship with Jesus Christ.                                                      

Responsibilities will include pastoral duties, administrative guidance for the church office staff, partnering with the administrator of our affiliated school (Beardstown Christian Academy), and continuation of personal development aligning with Christ’s teachings.  

Detailed job descriptions will be provided to applicants upon receipt of resumes or also can be found on our website at www.fccbeardstown.org or our Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/fccbeardstown


Please submit a current resume and letter of interest via email to: [email protected] or by regular mail to: First Christian Church, Attn: Pulpit Minister Search Committee, 1421 Beard St., Beardstown, IL 62618.  

Experience Required
5-10 years


Education Required
Bachelor's Degree

Date Posted
11 months ago
Beardstown, Illinois


Church Size
200-300 people

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