Pastor Part time

@ Buffalo Presbyterian Church
  • Greensboro, North Carolina View on Map
  • Denomination: Presbyterian - EPC
  • Job Category: Pastor / Senior Pastor
  • Date Posted: 24 November 2021
  • Application closes: 28 February 2022
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    Job Description

    Job Description

    Our congregation is seeking a Pastor who:
    has beliefs rooted in Scripture and adheres to traditional teaching of the Bible

    ●exhibits a genuine love for the Lord

    is devoted to the service of Christ and the Church, feels truly called by God to Buffalo Presbyterian Church, and will faithfully give of self to the pastoral work

    preaches and teaches the Word of God and administers the sacraments regularly

    willingly visits and counsels members of the congregation

    strives to seek and communicate God’s vision for Buffalo Church to the congregation

    loves and practices making disciples

    participates in activities of the Evangelical Presbyterian Church and the Mid Atlantic
    Conference

    Administration
    While at present we have a small staff and a growing group of volunteers, the pastor’s
    administration responsibilities will include:
    overseeing the daily operations of the church with regular office hours

    training, developing, and growing our staff as needed

    ●hiring and dismissing staff after consultation with the session

    ●maintaining effective communication between staff , congregation, and session

    ●ensuring that the pastoral needs of the congregation are met and, in conjunction
    with the session, participate in hospital and home visitations

    Characteristics
    Strong Biblical foundation; knows and shares Scripture through study and personal application of God’s Truth

    Prayerful and wise; submits to God’s wisdom and guidance

    Persuasive, approachable, and bold; easy to talk to; able to convince people from the
    pulpit and through personal interactions to be transparent followers of Jesus Christ

    Relational, outgoing, and joyful; exhibits trust and contentment in Jesus Christ regardless of circumstances (1 Thessalonians 5: 16-18)

    Challenges
    Continue increasing our congregational number (We have welcomed 13 new members in the past quarter and believe more will be joining in the next few months)

    Connecting with and bringing into active membership younger members and families with children

    Qualifications
    Master of Divinity

    Commitment to Reformed Theology and a wholehearted embrace of EPC tenets and
    Confessional standards

    Currently employed leading a church

    Supports and adheres to a biblical view of marriage

    Accountability
    The primary responsibility of the pastor will be to Buffalo Church and the presbytery of EPC of which we are affiliated.

    In the future, and as the requirements of the organization evolve, the responsibilities may be
    refined as needed. This will be by mutual consent of the session and the pastor, and always within the provisions of the EPC standards or the terms of the call.

    Aspirations
    Buffalo Presbyterian Church is a community of believers who genuinely care about one another. We have no doubt that God is changing lives at our church. Over the past year, we have witnessed a growing desire for a church that offers biblical teaching based on the Reformed Faith in a traditional setting. Our vision is to grow our church membership and influence in Greensboro by demonstrating our love for Jesus and one another, growing as His disciples through regular study, prayer, and application of His Word, and joyfully serving our neighbors, our city, and our world in His name.

    Application closes: February 28, 2022

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