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Intentional Pastor

Date Posted: January 15, 2024
Hours Per Week: 32-40
Emanuel Lutheran Church
Lodi, CA, USA
Job Type: Adult Pastor,Associate Pastor
Other Details

The Pastor for Emanuel Lutheran Church must be in clear alignment with the Emanuel teaching statement (EmanuelLodi.com/our beliefs), Lutheran Theology and doctrine as described at https://lcmc.net/statement-of-faith/231.

The Pastor will:

  • Preach the Word in truth and purity.
  • Administer the Sacraments according to the Word.
  • Conduct public worship.
  • Provide pastoral care for and pray for all members.
  • Offer instruction in the Christian faith.
  • Confirm.
  • Marry.
  • Bury the dead.
  • Oversee schools and organizations of this Congregation
  • Install regularly elected members of the Church Council
  • Seek out and encourage qualified persons to prepare for full-time Christian ministry.
  • Strive to extend the Kingdom of God in the community, the nation and the world.
  • Endeavor to increase the support given by the members of this congregation for sharing the Gospel around the world.

Education:  The pastor must have a Master of Divinity or Theology from an accredited seminary and be LCMC certified and strong computer skills are desired.

Worship:  Preach, teach and equip the congregation in Bible-based preaching, in accordance with Lutheran theology and lead bible studies. The pastor shall have a genuine passion for the active Gospel of Jesus the Christ with a desire to engage all ages in worship and have a good sense of humor with the ability to lead both traditional and contemporary services.

Community:  Have the ability and desire to work with pastors in the community and actively seek out and engage with the congregation in community activities.

Leadership:  Be able to counsel, work effectively with others, ability to show others how to be involved and live more abundant lives as disciples of Christ.  Have strong organizational skills and a vision for Biblically based growth.

How To Apply

If interested,  please submit resume to [email protected].