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Christ the Word Church

Wake Forest, North Carolina, United States

Date Posted:
Senior Pastor
Church Size:
under 50
Job Type:
Christ the Word Church
Job Description:



Christ the Word Church


Interim Part-time Pastor



Supervisory Responsibilities:



Committee(s) providing direction:

Strategic Planning Committee

Version #

Date Created/Updated

Labor Classification


October 2013

Part time



This position is primarily responsible for preaching   the Word, administering the Sacraments, and, in conjunction with the   Strategic Planning Committee (SPC), coordinates and prepare for launching a   Presbyterian church plant in the Wake Forest/Rolesville NC area. It includes   providing effective communication with the members of the SPC and key members   within the denomination of ECO: A Covenant Order of Evangelical Presbyterians. It also   calls for building strong on-going relationships with church members by   displaying strong faith and spiritual leadership, being openly missional and a   team player, and encouraging feedback.


Education and Experience required for this   position

  • Bachelor’s   degree from an accredited college in a related field required
  • Theological   education and training, no less than three years
  • Proven   leadership skills.
  • Demonstrated   ability to work collaboratively with people from diversified educations and   backgrounds (volunteers, staff, leadership, congregation members, and parents).
  • Demonstrated   effectiveness in interpersonal communications, organizational skills, and   writing skills.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Must   be available for one evening meeting per week and worship on Sunday

Duties and Responsibilities

Acts 20:28,   1 Tim 5:7, 1 Peter 5:1-4


  • Plan   and conduct worship services
  • Develop   and deliver Scripturally based sermons
  • Lead   and administer the Sacraments
  • Lead   the congregation in developing effective ministries to fulfill the Great   Commission with vision, purpose, and priority.  
  • Lead   and demonstrate effective ways to witness and win the loss to salvation   through Jesus Christ
  • Serve   to recommend and advise committees and teams as an ex-officio member.
  • Work   with Church officers and other key leadership to carry out the mission and   purpose of CTWC.
  • Grow   the faith of church members
  • Communicate   with congregation through announcements, written and spoken, using church   bulletins, worship services, and electronic means such as web updates and email.
  • Give   full support to the Tenants of Faith, the mission and vision of CTWC (http://www.christthewordchurch.org/#!essential-tenets/c1yrv).
  • Adhere   to CTWC Bylaws and Policies and Procedures adopted by the church.
  • Maintain   a vital and wholesome personal relationship with the Lord through daily Bible   study and prayer.
  • Maintain   proper priorities in all family and personal relationships.




  • Identify   operational areas for improvement.
  • Maintain   and complete required personnel forms and reports
  • Attend   and participate in all Strategic planning meetings
  • Follow   up with any action items assigned to this position

Functional Requirements


  • Must   be able to travel to, enter and function in a variety of settings appropriate   to the need.
  • Must   have sensory abilities to complete communication and documentation   requirements of the job.
  • This   position may require lifting up to 30 pounds.

Environmental Factors


  • Knowledge   of common safety hazards and precautions to establish a safe work   environment.
  • This   position requires exposure to office machines with varying hazards, noise.
  • This   position requires frequent, repetitive hand movements and long-term eye   exposure to a monitor when operating a computer. 



Email applications    and inquiries to info@christthewordchurch.org

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About the Church

Christ the Word Church

We are a start up church in the Wake Forest area affliated with ECO: A Covenant Order of Evangical Presbyterians of 20 members who have a clear vision of what God is callng us to do as a community of believers. Part of that call includes standing firm in God's Word through grace and love. We are searching for someone who will respect and support our theology, our vision, and our mission.