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Cumberland Community Methodist Church

Interim Pastor

Cumberland Community Methodist Church
Cumberland, Rhode Island, United States

Date Posted: 04/23/2016
Categories: Interim Pastor
Denominations: Primitive Methodist
Church Size: under 50
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:



Cumberland Community Methodist Church of Cumberland, Rhode Island is seeking an Interim Pastor.  We are of the Primitive Methodist Denomination ( with less than 100 members and have been in Cumberland, RI for the past 129 years.  We prayerfully are looking forward to seeing whom God will send to lead us for our next season of ministry.


What we believe:

  • God loves every individual personally
  • Because of sin, we are separated from God
  • God showed His love for us by sending His Son, Jesus Christ, to die for our sins
  • Whoever receives Jesus Christ as their Lord and Savior receives eternal life and this is a free gift from God
  • He desires for us to know Him through worship, fellowship and the reading of His Word and to tell others of this great message of salvation
  • Our beliefs are not based on our own thoughts, but on the authority of His Word, the Bible


Job Requirements:

  • Personal relationship with Jesus Christ and have a rich devotional life
  • Ordained pastor
  • Preach scripture based messages believing  that Christ was crucified and rose from the dead as a propitiation for our sins
  • Exhibits strong leadership skills to shepherd the church congregation
  • Person of exemplary Christian character and strong moral convictions
  • Strong communicator who listens well and provides emotional support to those in times of routine life, difficult situations, sicknesses, joy and transitions in life.
  • Passionate about leading souls to Christ


Job Duties (include but not limited to):

  • Regular, consistent, Bible-based preaching at Sunday morning service
  • Lead Bible study-weekday or Sunday service
  • Consultant for the Search Committee
  • Help identify the church’s strengths and weaknesses
  • Counselor to the Congregational needs, and visit the sick and shut-ins
  • Advisor/mentor for all church committees


If you feel the Lord calling you to apply, please send your resume, statement of faith and testimony of salvation to:


Cumberland Community Methodist Church

c/o Susan Livesey, Search Committee

52 Rolling Acres Drive

Cumberland, RI 02864

Electronic copies can be emailed to:


For more information about our church, please visit our website,