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Quakertown United Methodist Church

Pastor of Equipping

Quakertown United Methodist Church
Lebanon, Pennsylvania, United States


Date Posted: 07/17/2010
Categories: Discipleship Pastor - Small Group Pastor
Denominations: United Methodist
Church Size: 501 to 750
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:
UM Church of the Good Shepherd is currently seeking a full-time, salaried pastor of Equipping who is capable of developing an effective and vibrant equipping ministry that helps people grow from their initial point of commitment to full maturity in Jesus Christ. The ideal candidate will not only possess a thorough and holistic understanding of spiritual formation, but will also be capable of spearheading new ministry initiatives-particularly in the area of leadership development. A proven track record in areas such as leadership, teaching, teamwork, and administration will be considered vital. The ability to equip and mobilize people for effective ministry along with a strong commitment to the vision, core values, and ministries at Good Shepherd will be considered essential. Candidate must demonstrate the ability to recognize and develop potential leaders and volunteers. Previous experience in equipping is desirable.

Application
We encourage anyone who fulfills the above qualifications and senses a calling to such an opportunity to submit an application for this position. In order to receive a more complete picture of your gifts and abilities, your application should include your resume, references, and philosophy of ministry. Applications can be emailed to: umcogs_reverend@comcast.net. Interested applicants may contact the church office at 717.272.7741 or email a request to receive a job description and application. Deadline for submission of application and credentials is September 20, 2010, however, a selection may be made prior to that deadline.