Pastor Full Time

@ First Presbyterian Church of Monte Vista
  • Monte Vista, Colorado View on Map
  • Denomination: Presbyterian - ECO
  • Job Category: Pastor / Senior Pastor
  • Date Posted: 14 March 2023
  • Application closes: 30 June 2023
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    Job Description

    Our current need is for a full-time pastor, who will develop a vision for our congregation and community. We hope for a pastor who will lead by example and who will guide us in our vision and mission.

    Increase local mission work with youth and our communities.

    Organize events where we are visible in the community and can draw members to the Lord through His church.

    Annual Budget for 2022
    Income: $78,000

    Leadership Structure
    The Session
    The Session is composed of nine active and committed elders. The elders’ assignments include Building/Grounds, Finance, Mission, Christian Education, Outreach and Worship.

    The Deacon Board is composed of 6 members who minister to those in need, to the sick and to anyone who may be in distress.

    We are currently staffed with a part-time, transitional pastor. The church has a part-time bookkeeper, pianist/organist and custodian.

    Adult Bible Studies  Sunday morning Sunday School  Thursday evening Women’s Bible Study  Saturday morning Men’s Bible Study
    Children’s Ministries  Children’s Sunday School  Vacation Bible School

    Compensation and Housing
    Annual Salary/Housing: Negotiable based on experience and education (in accordance with ECO policy). Next to the church we have a beautiful manse, which has been utilized by many pastors and their families.

    Benefits: Retirement, Health Insurance as per ECO requirements, Professional expenses

    We are seeking a candidate with a (Master) of Divinity Degree with the ability to efficiently Preach/Teach, Lead/Administer, provide pastoral care in the ECO denomination OR willingness to be ordained in and to affirm the Essential Tenets of ECO.

    Interested applicants should submit the following via email
     A cover letter explaining your interest in the position
     A resume that includes a record of your academic and professional experience, including sermon samples or links.
     A brief statement of faith and overview of your spiritual journey.

    Pastor Nominating Chairperson Clerk of Session
    Lottie Whitmer Lottie Whitmer
    305 Morris St. 305 Morris St.
    Monte Vista, CO 81144 Monte Vista, CO 81144

    Application closes: June 30, 2023

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