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Silver Creek Reformed Church

Senior Pastor

Silver Creek Reformed Church
German Valley, Illinois, United States

Date Posted: 07/25/2014
Categories: Senior Pastor
Denominations: Reformed
Church Size: 151 to 250
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

The position of Senior Pastor conducts worship and performs other spiritual functions associated with beliefs and practices of Silver Creek Reformed Church. The Pastor provides spiritual and moral guidance and assistance to its members and the community.



Lead congregation in worship services 

Conduct wedding and funeral services 

Teach a weekly Sunday School class

Counsel those in spiritual need

Interpret doctrine of faith

Instruct people who seek conversion to faith

Visit sick and shut-ins 

Engage in interfaith, community, civic, educational, and recreational activities sponsored by or related to Silver Creek’s mission

Oversee and lead a church staff



Have a strong personal commitment and relationship with Jesus Christ

Provide Word-centered preaching and teaching

Support the congregation where the Spirit is leading

Advance the transition of Silver Creek from a traditional church to a progressive, disciple-building ministry

Provide relevant teaching and leadership

Engage congregation and community through inspirational and motivating messages and conversations

Lead, by word and example, effective engagement of the community

Train and develop ministry volunteers



excellent communication, both oral and written

active listening

creative thinking

social perceptiveness and relevance

service oriented

quality critical thinking and decision making

forward thinking