Senior Pastor

Congregational Church of the Chimes
Sherman Oaks, California, United States

Date Posted: 05/10/2018
Categories: Senior Pastor
Denominations: Congregational
Church Size: 151 to 250
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

The Senior Pastor will work with Deacons for the spiritual welfare of our church & be in charge of all public worship services including funerals, weddings, baptisms, & ecumenical services.  He/she will be an advisory member to all boards & committees & should participate in activities planned for the church & community.

Goals for the church:  

1. To increase attendance of members & newcomers by means of dynamic preaching of the Word & relating it to daily life 

2. To revitalize the membership to become more united as a family of believers through fellowship & ministry for one another & in service to our members & the community

3. To provide more opportunities for Bible study & discussion led by the Senior Pastor

4. To develop & begin confirmation classes in cooperation with the CE Director

5. To strengthen the relationship between the Senior Pastor & the staff of Assoc. Pastor, CE Director, Office Manager, Music Director, & Preschool Director & teachers to become a vital & supportive team to one another & to the members & community

6. To improve the frequency of contact with shut-ins & reaching out to inactive members

7. To continue our participation in regional & national events for the NACCC

8. To improve our financial planning & record keeping through more efficient & successful stewardship programs & communications with all members

We are looking for a Senior Pastor who will be enthusiastic & excited to help us accomplish these goals.  He/she should be willing to be a servant to all; to be outgoing, friendly, & motivated to be immersed into our family of faith; to have a strong personal sense of the Holy Spirit & be able to share that; to be prayerful personally & with all boards & committees & individual members; & to be prepared to stay with us for a long term of ministry

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