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Femme Osage United Church of Christ


Femme Osage United Church of Christ
Augusta, Missouri, United States

Date Posted: 06/19/2017
Categories: Senior Pastor
Denominations: Not Applicable
Church Size: 151 to 250
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Femme Osage United Church of Christ is located in the historic village of Femme Osage, near Augusta, Missouri. Femme Osage UCC is proud of our heritage as the oldest German Evangelical church west of the Mississippi. Our church could be described as what you would see in a Country Life magazine, surrounded by growing fields and hills of beautiful trees. Femme Osage is a very small farming community and has been for generations. Everyone is friendly and always willing to lend a helping hand. Friends are family and families are friends.

Today the Femme Osage family is searching for a full time or part-time minister to lead our family into the future. Above all, we are looking for passion in ministry that will energize and empower us in our new spiritual leadership.


Mission Statement:

Members of Femme Osage Church recognize and embrace the call of God, through Jesus Christ. Sustained by the Holy Spirit, members of the Congregation dedicate themselves as co-workers with Christ in acts of faith that proclaim the Reign of God in our midst.


It shall be the purpose of Femme Osage Church to support and nurture a Christian community for worship and celebration of the sacraments; to promote Christian education in life; to cultivate Christian fellowship and to advance the mission of the Christian church with service to all humankind, striving for righteousness, justice and peace.


Job Description:

It shall be the duty of the Pastor to set a good example for the Congregation; to lead worship on Sundays, Festival days and such other days as the Congregation may desire; to direct the work of religious education; administer the Sacraments and Rites of the Church; visit the sick; comfort the distressed; and to perform all such duties as belong to the Pastor’s Office in Femme Osage United Church of Christ. The Pastor shall keep a record of all services performed and make an annual report of his/her work to the Congregation.




  • Strong personal management skills

  • Demonstrated growth and success as a worship leader

  • Proven pastoral experience with a track record of successfully being used by God to grow a ministry (preferably in a church setting)



  • Provide scriptures related to everyday life and current events

  • We want to leave church and know how to implement the readings and scriptures into our everyday lives

  • Provide passion in ministry that will energize and empower us

  • Effective speaker and communicator

  • Help and assist members develop their spiritual lives

  • Is effective in planning worship

  • Is effective with working with children and youth

  • Strong leader, motivated and passionate in spirit to motivate our congregation to become just as passionate about our faith



  • Responsible for leading all faith and service related programs, such as planning and leading worship

  • Visiting Shut-ins

  • Engage with the community and christian education at all levels

  • Lead and assist with faith and service related programs

  • Work side by side with the lay leaders of the congregation in the business and spiritual facets of our church family

  • Attend church related meetings within the local faith community and build relationships and partnership in the local community

  • Provide pastoral care through visitation, counseling, and prayer.

  • Works regularly to bringing new members into the church

  • Reaches out to inactive members and perform visitor follow-up

  • Encourages members to relate their faith to their daily lives

  • Officiate at special services such as weddings, funerals, nursing home services, etc.

  • Provide education and support for global mission outreach


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Provide links to sermon examples and at least 4 references.


Provide a 1 page or less concise statement of beliefs ~ please make sure to include beliefs on the Trinity, Bible, the role of baptism, etc.