Bi-vocational Pastor

Date Posted: October 14, 2023
Hours Per Week: 40
Castanea Community Church
Stanley, NC, USA
Job Type: Bi-vocational,Lead/Head/Senior Pastor
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Castanea Community Church (Stanley, NC) Bi-vocational Pastor

The Big Picture

Castanea Community Church (https://www.facebook.com/p/Castanea-Community-Church-100076925192959/) is seeking a bi-vocational Pastor.

The Overview

Castanea Community Church is prayerfully seeking a Bi-vocational Pastor who will patiently and enthusiastically lead our congregation to become active leaders and worshippers. We are entrusting God to bring us a pastor of His choice to guide us in a new and positive direction within our congregation and in the community.

Additionally, we are seeking a pastor who will:

  • Be an effective preacher, teacher and speaker of God’s word to believers and non-believers.
  • A person of God with integrity and well-grounded in the faith who ministers to both the young and old and prays with them.
  • Make pastoral calls to those in hospitals, nursing homes or confined to their homes (shut-ins), as well as a willingness to make routine visits to members of the congregation when appropriate.
  • Ministers effectively to persons in crisis situations.
  • Work to bring new people into the church, encourage existing members to do likewise, and re-engaging inactive members.
  • Helps people develop their spiritual life and enrich their relationship with God.
  • Build a sense of fellowship among the church and community.
  • Is willing to work with the leadership and congregation in reaching out to the community.
  • Is devoted to the reverent worship of God.
  • Works closely with the deacons.
  • Have a strong commitment to the educational ministry of the church.
  • Attend church functions.
  • Is willing to preach Sunday morning worship and Sunday night or Wednesday night worship or bible study.
  • Possess a pleasant personality and sense of humor.
  • Officiate weddings and funerals.

The Compensation

  • We are a small church with 40-50 members. We average 30 in attendance.
  • We are looking for a part-time or bi-vocational pastor.
  • Salary: $35,000
  • Vacation: 2 weeks paid
  • Parsonage (if needed)
  • Other reimbursable items (books, travel expenses) as approved by the deacons.

How To Apply

The Process

Please look over the job description and the church website. Along with your resume please answer these four questions:

  • Why do you believe that you might be a good fit as the pastor for Castanea Community Church?
  • Describe your experiences in ministry and how you may be qualified to serve as the Pastor at Castanea Community Church?
  • In just a few sentences please give a summary of your theology and how that is in line with Castanea Community Church.
  • What is your bi-vocational plan?

Please send your resume and the answers to these questions to [email protected].