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Chapel by the Sea
South Padre Island, Texas, United States
Date Posted: 04/23/2008
Church Size: 151 to 250
Job Type: Full-Time
CHAPEL BY THE SEA II
PO BOX 3654
SOUTH PADRE ISLAND, TEXAS 78597
Phone /FAX 956 761 1097
April 22, 2008
OCCUPANCY DATE: On or before December 1, 2008
LOCATION: CHAPEL BY THE SEA, SOUTH PADRE ISLAND, TEXAS
EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS: The applicant must have a College or University undergraduate degree and must have completed the requirements of a Theological Seminary that is widely recognized and or sponsored by such denominations as the Presbyterian, Baptist, Methodist or Disciples of Christ, etc., denominations.
EXPERIENCE: The applicant must be serving as or recently retired from the position of senior pastor.
SALARY AND BENEFITS: Chapel By The Sea is offering an initial salary of $1700 per month. The position includes a three bedroom, three bath apartment, air conditioned, all utilities including phone, maid service and a fully equipped office. The apartment has all appliances but is unfurnished otherwise. The Chaplain also receives income for conducting Christian weddings. The fee for this activity is $300 to $350 and the Chapel receives a fee of $250. The number of annual weddings is significant. The Chapel offers no insurance and expects the applicant to bare the burden of health and other insurance needs.
Moving expenses will be provided for coming to the Chapel but not for departure from the Chapel. The position offers vacation time and time for attendance of denominational meetings.
JOB REQUIREMENTS: The Chaplain is expected to offer sermons that meet the needs of a senior citizen congregation on a weekly basis. The schedule for sermons is once on Sunday for the months of April through November, twice on Sunday for the months of December and March, and three times on Sunday for January and February. The Chaplain is also responsible for notifying Board members of repair needs. The Chaplain will be responsible for the scheduling of all weddings and events. The Chaplain has no responsibility for financial activities of the Chapel except for asking for one offering to the Chapel during each service. The Chapel has no Sunday school education program and has no requirement for visitation.
CHAPEL ORGANIZATION: The Chapel is a non profit corporation with By Laws and is therefore not associated with any denomination. It is run by a Board of Directors. The day to day activities are administered by an Executive Committee which is composed of the President, Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer, and Immediate Past President. The Chapel prohibits the Chaplain from direct participation with political candidates and issues except for the right to vote.
FACILITIES: View at www.spadre.com/chapelbythesea.htm
RESUMES: Send resumes with a current photograph to : CHAPEL BY THE SEA, PO BOX 3654, SOUTH PADRE ISLAND, TEXAS 78597
CLOSING DATE: Resumes should be postmarked on or before July15, 2008.
Gene N. Washburn
Ch. Search Committee