Head Pastor Full Time

@ Lampstand Church
  • Decatur, Illinois View on Map
  • Denomination: Presbyterian - ECO
  • Job Category: Pastor / Senior Pastor
  • Salary Range: $50,000 - $77,000
  • Date Posted: 9 November 2019
  • Application Closed
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    Job Description

    v Theology: Covenant Order of Evangelical Presbyterians (ECO)
    v Weekly Attendance (Avg): 255
    v Neighborhood: Decatur, IL
    v The role: A Head Pastor who will lead in spiritual direction and will hold the responsibility as Head of Staff for our church. This individual will continue to develop Christian leadership and drive spiritual growth within our church community.

    Meet Lampstand Church:
    The mission of Lampstand Church is “To know Jesus as Savior and Lord and to make Him known.” We desire to cultivate an atmosphere where individuals can personally encounter Jesus as Savior and continue to grow in relationship with him as Lord of their lives. At Lampstand we want to steward this encounter in such a way that members and visitors alike can learn to know Jesus through the teaching of the word and our ministries we provide. We do all ministries and discipleship works in hopes that those we encounter collectively and individually may experience the fruit and hope that the Kingdom of God provides.

    Ministries and Programs:
    v Lost Bridge Great Banquet/Awakening
    v SOZO
    v Stephen Ministry
    v Under His Wings Healing Room
    v Bible Studies
    v Adult and Youth Mission Trips
    v Sunday School (Adult and Youth)
    v WVMBR Online Radio Station
    v Right Now Media v Food Pantry

    Programs for the Future
    v Fivefold ministry/culture of honor Ephesians 4:11
    v Teenage Youth programs and outreach

    Head Pastor Description:
    v Minimum of five years’ ministry experience as head/associate pastor
    v Master of Divinity from an accredited theological seminary in biblical or theological studies
    v Understand fully and support scripture based doctrine
    v Willing to pray, serve, and provide spiritual leadership to the congregation, staff, and governance of the church community
    v Strong gifting in biblical teaching
    v Supports the study and use of charismatic and spiritual gifts
    v Strong intrapersonal skills
    Spiritual Health

    v Oversee and nurture the spiritual health and maturity of Lampstand Church v Preach the Word of God through interpretation of scripture and exhortation v Plan and coordinate church services with worship and technology teams
    v Lead weekly Bible Study using the Old and New Testament
    v Administer the sacraments
    v Perform baptisms, confirmations, weddings, and funerals
    v Advocate, support, and serve as Head Spiritual Director for the Lost Bridge Great Banquet
    v Serve as Head of Staff: providing direction, support, and encouragement
    v Build committees within the church, appoint chairpersons, and provide direction
    v Provide counseling and crisis intervention for members of the congregation
    v Oversee hospital, nursing home, and shut in visitations
    v Oversee outreach to church visitors and potential members
    v Moderate Session and Congregational meetings
    v Support and continue to build the existing ministries of Lampstand
    v Strong leadership and leader development
    v Strong biblical teacher with life application focus
    v Energetic, empowering, and people oriented

    Compensation Package
    v Experience based salary with housing Allowance. Range: $50,000 to $77,000/year
    v Pension (10% gross effective salary) and social security offset
    v ECO Medical and Term Life/Disability Insurance
    v Auto/mileage expense allowances (minimum $4,000, vouchered) v Study Leave and professional development expense allowances v Annual Vacation and Study leave

    Application deadline closed.

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