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Lead Pastor

Westminster Presbyterian Church
Posted: 12/13/2021
Salary/Range: TBD
Location
Aurora, IL
Description:

Westminster Presbyterian Church (ECO) (Aurora, IL) – Senior Pastor

The Big Picture Westminster Presbyterian Church (wpc10.org) is seeking a Senior Pastor to preach the Word of God, lead the church in fulfilling our commitment to reach the community, and equip the congregation for the work of ministry.

The Church We have about 120 covenant partners with a median age of 70 years. Our church staff consists of two full time positions (pastor and music/worship director), and six part time staff members.

Part time staff positions include pastoral care, technical director, secretary/ receptionist, accountant, custodian, and youth ministry. Our Session consists of nine elders and the senior pastor who serves as moderator. We have thirteen deacon positions who help in serving the needs of the congregation and community. Our attendance pre-pandemic was ninety people. Our in-person attendance the past few months is about fifty-five to sixty people. During the pandemic we have added livestream services via Facebook and YouTube. We continue to make available live streams for those who prefer at-home viewing.

The Candidate Believes in Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior as the only way to eternal life. Holds the Bible as the inspired word of God. Exhibits Christlike characteristics such as humility, servant leadership, compassion, and integrity. Actively seeks to make new disciples and grow existing disciples. Seeks to be involved with other Pastors in the area and promote Christian community involvement.

The Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university and a Master of Divinity degree from an accredited theological seminary.
  • Experience as a Pastor or Associate Pastor with significant preaching and leadership responsibilities.
  • Ordained by ECO or a reformed denomination, and willing to be ordained by ECO.
  • Concurrence with ECO’s tenets and Confessions.

The Process Please look over this job description and the church website. Along with your resume please answer these questions:   Why do you believe that you might be a good fit as the Senior Pastor at Westminster Presbyterian Church?   Describe your experiences in ministry and how you may be qualified to serve as the Senior Pastor at Westminster Presbyterian Church?   In just a few sentences please give a summary of your theology and how that is in line with the Statement of Faith of Westminster Presbyterian Church and the ECO?

Please send your resume, the answers to these questions and a link to at least one online sermon to Jason@LancasterSearch.com

To Apply: Jason@no-feepastorsearch.com