1. Preach the Word of God based solidly on scripture and boldly share the Gospel with confidence and courage. 2. Lead the church into a period of robust growth by seeking and attracting new members and the unchurched in our community. 3. Administer the sacraments of Baptism, the Lord’s Supper, and perform weddings and funerals. 4. Provide visitation to members in their homes, hospitals, and nursing homes as needed. 5. Coach and develop the staff and church leaders to develop a team ministry. 6. Communicate positively and clearly with staff, leadership, and members. 7. Work with and actively recruit lay members to empower church ministries for the expansion of the kingdom of God. 8. Serve as Head of Staff and administer the church. 9. Inspire the congregation to listen to God, grow, and share their love of God with others. 10. Lead the congregation into a deeper relationship with our Savior. 11. Exhibit integrity in all behavior
Description of characteristics and qualifications needed in a person who would fill this position:
1. Have a firm commitment to the authority and infallibility of scripture. 2. Have a strong biblical foundation – knowing and sharing scripture through academic study and personal application of God’s truth. 3. Be prayerful and wise – submitting to God’s wisdom and guidance in everything. 4. Be a visionary thinker, capable of shepherding us into God’s future plans. 5. Have a passion and desire for those of our community that are at present unchurched. 6. Be an ordained Reform Eco pastor, or be eligible for ordination in ECO; acceptance of the position will require ECO ordination.
Compensation and Housing:
Annual Salary: $110,000 – $120,000
Pension: $11,000 – $12,000 (10% of salary)
Annual Medical: $13,000 (adjustable as needed)
Continuing Education: $1,500
Auto/Professional Expenses: $2,000
Moving Expenses: Negotiable
Study Leave: 2 weeks/year. Vacation: 1 month/year
Equal Employment Opportunity
First Presbyterian Church of Monrovia will not discriminate based on race, ethnicity, age, gender, or marital status (married, single, widowed, or divorced).
Applications should be sent by email to Head of Pastor Nominating Team: Jim Mustain