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Ephrata United Zion Church

Lead Pastor

Ephrata United Zion Church
Ephrata, Pennsylvania, United States

Date Posted: 10/09/2016
Categories: Executive Pastor - Other Pastor - Senior Pastor
Denominations: Not Applicable
Church Size: 151 to 250
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Ephrata United Zion Church is located in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. Our congregation is
comprised of a wide range of ages, and includes families, singles and couples. Average
attendance ranges from 150 to 200. Our church building sits on an 8-acre property on the eastern
edge of the borough of Ephrata.

We are seeking a full-time Lead Pastor to honor God by helping people of all ages connect with
Jesus and facilitate their becoming a part of a Christ-like family of purpose-driven believers.


Essential Requirements:
* Meets the Biblical requirements of an elder as documented in 1 Tim 3:1-7 and Titus 1:6-9
* Agrees with Ephrata United Zion Church confession of faith and core values
* Conducts himself in all matters with integrity, being beyond reproach
* Proficient communicator with a servant's heart
* Committed to preaching faithfully from the Word of God
* A vision-caster who is transparent, and forthright
* Has a passion for evangelism and advancing God’s Kingdom
* Able to model and guide others in personal and congregational spiritual growth
* Able to relate to and engage people from all walks of life
* Financially responsible both professionally and personally


Desired Experience and Gifts:
* Minimum three years previous experience as a Pastor
* Minimum two-year Ministry Degree or equivalent training
* Organized self-starter with effective management skills


The target start date for this position is March 2017. We are able to be flexible within reason on
the start date to facilitate a smooth transition with the successful candidate.

For a full church profile and job description, please access the job information packet at:


To apply for this position, please email a cover letter, resume and brief philosophy of ministry in
a single electronic file (Pdf or Microsoft Word Compatible Format) to: