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Elmcreek Community Church

Senior Pastor

Elmcreek Community Church
Maple Grove, Minnesota, United States

Date Posted: 07/18/2014
Categories: Senior Pastor
Denominations: Baptist
Church Size: 50 to 100
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

PASTOR Principal Function:


The pastor is responsible for effectively communicating bible centered preaching/teaching of the Gospel of Christ; guiding the spiritual development of the congregation;  giving visionary leadership; providing pastoral care in meeting the needs of persons in the church and community; providing administrative leadership for the church.


Job Classification:


This position is salaried and full time position

Recommended/required hours per week: 40




• Lead or delegate the leadership of the congregational services


• Provide visionary guidance for planning, organizing, directing, coordinating, and evaluating the total church program


• Preach at all worship services that include preaching or arrange for someone else to perform this function


• Serve as an example and lead the congregation in seeking the salvation of the lost and nurturing of the saved


• Lead the church in a caring ministry for persons in the church and the community


• Be present at all church business meetings


• Serve as church administrator


• Plan for and provide leadership in the observance of the church ordinances of Communion and Baptism


• Conduct counseling sessions as appropriate


• Conduct funeral services and wedding ceremonies


• Work with elders, church officers, and committees as they perform their assigned

responsibilities; train and lead the elders


• Cooperate with North American Baptist Conference Code of Ministerial Ethics and in matters of mutual interest and concern; keep the church informed of NAB association development


• Serve as ex-officio member of all church committees and as staff advisor for church committees as needed


• Comply with all established church Constitution, Bylaws and Procedures as well as all applicable federal and state laws


• Be reasonably available nights and weekends for emergency pastoral care, delegating these responsibilities to elders and other lay leaders as appropriate