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Community Church of East Williston

East Williston, New York, United States

Date Posted:
Senior Pastor
Church Size:
101 to 150
Job Type:
Community Church of East Williston
Job Description:

Permanent Senior Pastor Vacancy, the Community Church of East Williston, New York


Looking for a challenge? Join us in turning the tide from surviving to thriving in 2016 and beyond. The historic Community Church of E. Williston is a mainline protestant church serving the needs of all persons from all backgrounds.  We have a faithful hardworking congregational core and seek a Senior Minister who, through Christian love and action, will help us turn those with occasional attendance into persons with faithful commitment.  The position requires an experienced ordained Protestant minister with youthful enthusiasm to reestablish CCEW as the “Light in the Community”.  The ideal candidate will love preaching with the same intensity as ministry to the suffering and managerial challenges.  We offer a competitive salary and a beautiful manse in a great school district.


Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to:  CCEW@optonline.net

or mail a hard copy to:

CCEW, Minister Search

45 East Williston Avenue

East Williston NY 11596



1.  The candidate must be ordained by a duly recognized Protestant Christian body or denomination.

2.  Be cheerful and have an enthusiastic personality.

3.  Have the ability to relate the Scriptures and teachings of God to the everyday lives of the congregation.

4.  Have experience in working with youth and young families.

5.  Supervision of church staff including Director of Christian Education, Director of Music, secretary and


6.  Contact in person or by telephone Church Members who are shut-ins, hospitalized or others who need

         special time with the pastor.

7.  A preferred minimum of 5 years' experience as a senior pastor in a Protestant or an

          Inter-Denominational Church.

8.  Ideally, our candidate could foresee a commitment to our Church for at least 7-10 years.


          Previous applicants, please do not re-apply.  


The Pastoral Search Committee is accepting packages containing (but not limited to) your resume, your calling (share your call to ministry), style of ministry (explain your beliefs),  a DVD, CD, or web site with a sample sermon, and any other information you feel is relevant.


All applications will be acknowledged with our intent for further communication regarding personal

interview(s).  Kindly mail application to:


                  Mitch Williams

                  Chairman of Pastoral Search Committee

                  Community Church of East Williston

                  45 East Williston Ave.

                  East Williston, New York 11596


                 Tel:  516-742-9690    e-mail: ccew@optonline.net   website:  www.ccew.org


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About the Church

Community Church of East Williston

Permanent Pastor Vacancy, the Community Church of East Williston, NY about 35 minutes east of Manhattan via the Long Island RR. CCEW is currently accepting applications for the position of Senior Pastor. We are seeking an experienced church leader who is able to meet the challenge of growing a congregation that consists of various Christian denonminations. We are offering a competitive compensation package which includes housing. Our church is a member of the International Council of Community Churches and we seek a strong l More...