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Washburn Memorial United Church of Christ

Sherman, Maine, United States

Date Posted:
09/09/2015
Categories:
Other Pastor
Denomination:
Congregational
Church Size:
50 to 100
Job Type:
Part-Time
Washburn Memorial United Church of Christ
Job Description:

Washburn Memorial Church seeks a 1/3 time (14 hours/week) settled pastor for our small, friendly rural church located 40 miles south of Houlton. Sherman is a farming community of about 3,000 people.  Our 150 year-old church treasures our founding ecumenical and Congregational tradition while supporting the UCC and its ministries. Our congregation, with many retired seniors, has a cross-section of economic groups and professions. We seek an outgoing pastor who is a good preacher, educator, counselor and spiritual leader to join us in fellowship and congregational renewal.

Our congregation includes a small but excellent choir and our lay leaders dedicate themselves to the life of this church and to the community. Because our congregation is mostly adult, we do not currently have a Sunday school or Youth Group but we do have an adult Bible Study during fall/spring.

While our congregation is aging, we have a caring spirit for the community evidenced by our Upper Room Food and Clothing Pantry. Our biggest outreach is Sherman Old Home Days: an annual, three day event that fosters community, fellowship and raises funds for church activities.  

If you would like the opportunity to serve this faithful congregation, we would like to hear from you. Theological education and small church experience is preferred, as well as participation in the local UCC Association and our Church Council. We know God already has the right person in mind for us. We look forward to our meeting and welcoming you to Washburn Memorial Church.

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Washburn Memorial United Church of Christ

?Washburn Memorial United Church of Christ PO Box 101 Sherman, ME 04776 Church Contact: Dana J. Rioux Phone: 207-456-6228 Who We Are: Washburn Memorial Church of Sherman was established in 1861, the very first Congregational Church in Maine. Washburn is Sherman’s only church, and its 150-year ecumenical history is an important part of Sherman life today. We are a small community church with approximately 57 members and attendees whose ages range from 16 to 95 years. Our average Sunday attendance varies from 25 to 60 people, More...