Bi-Vocational Pastor – Job Description

First Church of God

Job Description

FIRST CHURCH OF GOD – CASSOPOLIS, MI

Bi-Vocational Pastor – Job Description

The Big Picture –  

The Cassopolis church is a small fellowship of dedicated believers seeking a lead pastor that is energetic, has a passion for and will help and guide its people in reaching the lost in the community we serve.  His or her focus will center on preaching, leadership, pastoral care and personal witness.

 

The Church –

The Cass church is a welcoming one – that seeks to glorify God and live out the love of Christ through worship, fellowship, discipleship and sharing the good news. Our church is proud of its many years of history and undeniable desire to serve those in need in the community. The people of this church are aware of the challenges of a bi-vocational pastor and understand that a person has limitations.  The lead pastor and leadership team will work together to set priorities, assignments, boundaries & team support.

 

The Community –

Cassopolis is located along the Michigan state line 20 miles north of South Bend, IN. In recent years the downtown community and Stone Lake area has been revitalized by The Imagine Cass Project which sought to transform the entire community. While serving as the county seat, this quaint village has a historic atmosphere and is a great place to establish strong family values. In addition, a major new industrial park is currently in process just outside of town. The village, farm country and large Diamond Lake offers some unique opportunities and challenges.

 

Requirements/Qualifications –

·        Personal call to pastoral ministry

·        Qualified to minister in the church as required in 1 Timothy 3:1-7, Titus 1:5-9

·        Committed to living and serving consistent with scripture and the Church of God

·        Licensed and ordained in the Church of God, Anderson, IN or be in the process of licensing and ordination.

·        The ability to communicate through the preaching ministry and lead people to life changing experiences.

·        Possess strong leadership and communication skills, necessary to identify, seek out and build relationships in the community, as needed, to enhance outreach efforts, partnerships and ministries.

 

 

Duties and Responsibilities –  

·        To proclaim the gospel of Christ and to teach the Bible in a way that communicates well.

·        To provide leadership and cast vision joining together with the people of the church to develop plans and programs for forward growth. 

·        Work and serve with the Leadership team in future endeavors and choosing of additional members of Adult/Youth Ministries.

·        To facilitate regular contact/visitation of church families.

·        To officiate at weddings, funerals, and any other significant church events as well as serving as a representative of the church at significant community events.   

 

 

Position Summary –

 

We seek an energetic and enthusiastic lead pastor who feels a divine call to pastoral ministry upon his or her life. The lead pastor needs to have a heart for serving and a passion to share the good news of the gospel in order to see lives transformed. We expect that the person accepting this position would feel God’s call to our congregation.

 

 

The Compensation –  

 

This is a part-time position. Salary and benefits will be determined based on experience and education of the successful candidate and in line with the current recommendations contained in the budget.

 

Please send resume to (Dennis Wooden) [email protected] and (Mike Grice) [email protected]

 

For any questions or more information please contact Dennis Wooden at 517-937-5568

About First Church of God

The Church –

The Cass church is a welcoming one – that seeks to glorify God and live out the love of Christ through worship, fellowship, discipleship and sharing the good news. Our church is proud of its many years of history and undeniable desire to serve those in need in the community. The people of this church are aware of the challenges of a bi-vocational pastor and understand that a person has limitations.  The lead pastor and leadership team will work together to set priorities, assignments, boundaries & team support.

Experience Required
1-5 years

Type
Part-time

Education Required
Some College

Date Posted
1 month ago
Location
Cassopolis, Michigan

Denomination
Non-Denominational

Church Size
0-100