The pastor is responsible to the church to proclaim the gospel of Jesus Christ, to teach the Holy Bible, to engage in pastoral care ministries, to provide administrative leadership in all areas of church life, and to act as the chief administrator of the
paid staff. The Pastor shall be at liberty to preach the whole counsel of the Word of God as the Lord leads him.
Plan and conduct three worship services per week; prepare and deliver sermons; lead in observance of ordinances. The Pastor may designate other men of God to supply the pulpit whether because of his illness, vacation, other ministry, or any other reason.
Lead the church in and effective program of witnessing and in a caring ministry for people in the church and community.
Visit members and prospects.
Perform wedding ceremonies, conduct funerals, and provide family counseling as deemed appropriate by the Pastor.
Work with trustees to lead in planning, organizing, directing, coordinating and evaluating the total church program.
Work with trustees, church officers, and committees as they perform their assigned responsibilities; train and lead the trustees in their ministry.
Act as moderator of church business meetings.
Lead the church in maintaining compliance with Church Constitution and Bylaws, reviewing annually and amending as needed.
Serve as chief administrator of the paid church staff; supervise the work of the staff.
Work with the trustees to hire for other staff positions to aid him in carrying out his God-given responsibilities. Other staff members may be hired on the condition that they are a member of the Church, or that they shall become a member of the Church
upon assuming their duties.