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Senior Pastor

Deep Run East Mennonite Church
Posted: 07/21/2022
Salary/Range: Depends on qualifications and experience
Location
Perkasie, PA 18944
Description:

Deep Run East Mennonite Church in Perkasie, Pennsylvania is seeking a Senior Pastor to lead our multi-staff ministry.  We are an historic rural / suburban church with a resident membership of 242 and a post-pandemic attendance of 120 in an area blessed with numerous Anabaptist churches, schools, retirement homes, and  ancillary institutions.  This is a diverse Bucks County community within commuting distance of Philadelphia, Allentown, and Princeton, NJ.  We are looking for applicants with a love for people, gifts in administration and preaching, and who can affirm the Confession of Faith in a Mennonite Perspective.  More information about our church and a job description can be found at Deepruneast.org. If interested contact our Mosaic Conference Minister, Josh Meyer, at fmc.joshmeyer@gmail.com

Lead Pastor Position Job Description

 

Responsibility: Pastor is responsible for:

  1. Overseeing the spiritual health of the congregation and church ministries,
  2. Equipping and discipling the congregation in the use of their gifts in ministry,
  3. Partnering with Leadership Board in tending the vision and mission of the congregation.

Specific Tasks:

  1. Worship
    1. Primary preaching role (about 32-35 times per year)
    2. Partner with Worship Commission and Associate Pastor to plan worship
    3. Encourage the development of the prayer life of the congregation
    4. Partner with the leadership team in leading ceremonies and celebrations
  2. Pastoral Care
    1. Be a resource to the Pastoral Care Team, and PC Team Coordinator
    2. Crisis care and visitation
    3. Pastoral and premarital counseling as requested
  3. Mission & Service
    1. Encourage and equip members to share their faith
    2. Be a pastoral resource to Mission Commission
    3. Identify community needs and opportunities for missional initiatives
    4. Oversee guest and new attendee follow-up
  4. Christian Education
    1. Partner with Associate Pastor and Christian Education Commission to coordinate curriculum for faith formation
    2. In conjunction with Associate Pastor, coordinate Faith and Membership Exploration classes
  5. Administrative
    1. Coordinate the work of the Associate Pastor and other staff
    2. Assist in setting the agenda and follow-up of congregational and commission meetings
    3. Attend Mosaic Conference, MC-USA church-wide, and community meetings
    4. Attend Leadership Board and Elders meetings
To Apply: Josh Meyer at fmc.joshmeyer@gmail.com