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Macedonia Church of Pittsburgh

Teaching Pastor

Macedonia Church of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States

Date Posted: 09/06/2016
Categories: Teaching Pastor
Denominations: Baptist
Church Size: 2001 to 2500
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

The Teaching Pastor will serve as one of the primary teachers and preachers in the life of Macedonia

Church of Pittsburgh (MCOP). While the Senior Pastor will serve as the primary Sunday morning

preacher, the Teaching Pastor will have significant Sunday Morning teaching and leadership

responsibilities throughout the year.


Organizational Structure

The Teaching Pastor will report to the Senior Pastor, but could also be managed or directed on

certain projects by the Executive Pastor.


Employment Status

This description is for a full-time position. The employee will be expected to work 40 hours per week. 


Essential Functions

1. Serving as one of the primary teachers and preachers; you will preach/teach on a consistent

basis throughout each month in the life of the church, including, but not limited to:

a. Sunday mornings

b. Midweek worship studies

c. Men's or women's studies

d. Bible Institute

e. Funerals, etc.


2. Participate in crafting the teaching and preaching themes for different seasons in the life of the

church, as directed


3. Lead worship on Sunday Mornings in cooperation with the Executive Pastor, as directed


4. Provide spiritual direction and counsel for the church body, as directed


5. Co-labor with the pastoral team and ministry staff in the planning and execution of church-wide



6. Lead marriage courses for premarital and married couples, as directed


7. Provide pastoral care to certain demographics of the church body, as directed


8. Perform other related duties as assigned by the Senior Pastor



1. This position will be compensated commensurate with the employee’s education, training, and



2. If ordained, the employee will be eligible to receive a housing allowance (a portion of overall

salary for ministers that is not subject to federal income tax).  


3. If desired, the employee shall be eligible for health and hospitalization insurance, including

dental care.


4. The employee will be eligible for up to 2 weeks of paid vacation per year. 


Other Benefits

1. Given the nature of ministry, the employee will be able to create a flexible schedule in

consultation with Pastoral leadership.


2. Because of the flexible schedule, the employee may have the opportunity to pursue further

theological education, as approved by the Senior Pastor, provided it does not conflict with

ministry responsibilities.  (Educational costs are not covered)


3. Opportunity to attend selected conferences and leadership events as designated by the

Senior Pastor


Performance Reviews

The employee will be subject to periodic reviews by the Senior Pastor.  A comprehensive annual

review shall occur to evaluate the employee’s effectiveness and eligibility for merit compensation



To Apply:

Interested applicants should:

1. Submit a cover letter with your Christian testimony explaining your interest in working for MCOP.

2. Submit a resume.

3. Submit the name/address/phone numbers of three (3) professional references.


Send your resume, cover letter and Christian testimony and professional references to:

Shaunda Miles at


All applications must be submitted by Friday, September 30th, 2016.


No calls please. Finalists will be subject to appropriate background checks.


Resumes submitted without a letter of interest or description of your testimony of Christian faith and professional references will not be considered.

Subject Title for Submission Email: MCOP Teaching Pastor