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Senior Pastor

Erie Christian
Erie, Illinois, United States

Date Posted: 08/13/2017
Categories: Senior Pastor
Denominations: Christian Church
Church Size: 151 to 250
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Who we are:

Erie is located in northwest Illinois, 30 minutes from the Quad Cities.  We are a rural community with 1,700 people.  Erie has an excellent school district (  Erie Christian Church is actively involved with the Erie Ministerial Association to make a positive impact in our community.  We have a youth minister with a growing youth program and a long standing pre-school program.  Erie Christian Church is focused on Bible based teaching and missions with the goal of winning the lost and nurturing the saved. 

As a senior minister we ask that you be a Bible College graduate with a BA or above with a minimum of 4 years experience .

Job Desciption:

The Senior Minister shall work with the team of Elders to provide vision and mission for the Church. The Senior Minister together with the rest of the staff will build a sense of team-work as they seek God’s direction for the Church.  Erie Christian Church is seeking a full-time Senior Minister who has a heart for God, passionate about making disciples, and reaching the lost by regularly preaching messages that will challenge Erie Christian Church members to grow as followers of Jesus Christ.   


Work together and maintain a positive and supportive working relationship at all times with other staff, leadership, congregation and community.

Pastoral Responsibilities:

To provide pastoral care along with the Elders through visitation, counseling, and prayer.


To equip the membership for personal evangelism and outreach.

Working Condition:

The position of Senior Minister requires great flexibility in hours available for work, including evenings and weekends.  The Senior Minister should be in the office a sufficient amount of time for accessibility to members of the congregation and for regular communication with members of the church staff.


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