Winnetka Congregational Church

Associate Pastor - Pastoral Care

Winnetka Congregational Church
Winnetka, Illinois, United States

Date Posted: 07/20/2017
Categories: Associate Pastor
Denominations: Not Applicable
Church Size: Not Applicable
Job Type: Part-Time

Job Description:

Pastor/Chaplain Position – Part-Time

Winnetka Congregational Church

Winnetka, Illinois



Winnetka Congregational Church is seeking a part-time pastor to focus primarily on pastoral care.



This position will require approximately 15 to 20 hours per week.


Primary responsibilities:

•    Pastoral care for the congregation, to include: visitation to homes, retirement and managed-care venues, and hospitals; office appointments; written correspondence and telephone contact.

•    Maintaining and disseminating weekly prayer list.


Additional responsibilities:

•    Serve as staff liaison for lay ministry committees, as appropriate (such as the lay Care & Calling committee, which helps to coordinate and provide care to the congregation).

•    Participating in church-life activities and church governance meetings, as appropriate.

•    Help with memorials, as needed.

•    The core of this position is pastoral care.  However, based on the candidate’s interest and skill-sets,
we are open to discussing opportunities for:

•    Leading adult-enrichment opportunities.



M. Div. or comparable degree.  Two units of Clinical Pastoral Education desired.



1 to 3 years of pastoral care or chaplaincy preferred.



Ability to communicate effectively, minister caringly to those in need, and work collaboratively with staff and congregants.



Please submit your resume with current contact information to Steve Huels and Janet Van Zuiden via





Winnetka Congregational Church

A House of Worship for All People”

Our mission is to change lives by following the life and teaching

Of Jesus Christ with peace and courage, and to weave

The grace of God into the fabric of our relationships and the world.

Apply Now

To apply for this job opening, please first post your resume.