Solo Pastor/Head of Staff

Date Posted: June 7, 2024
Hours Per Week: 40
First Presbyterian Church of Columbia
Columbia, CA, USA
Job Type: Lead/Head/Senior Pastor,Solo Pastor
Other Details

Pastor Job Description–Functions listed in general order of priority:

Worship: Preach and Teach; Plan the Worship Service; Lead Worship; Administer the Sacraments; Participate in Fellowship Activities

Member Care: Visit the sick and homebound; Pray for the people and lead them to pray for one another; Visit new members, repeat visitors, and congregation; Guide the church toward growth; Provide counseling on request and referrals to social services as appropriate

Administration: Head of staff (Office Administrator, pianist, Tech team of 2); Moderate Session 4 hours per month; Attend Presbytery meetings and serve on committees or council; Assist and/or attend committee meetings if needed; Advise and teach the Deacon Board

Other Functions: Conduct weddings, baptisms, and memorial services on request; Participate in community activities.

Special Skills Desired: Computer, Christian education, organization/leadership, vocal/instrumental music, etc.

Statement of Faith and Agreement with ECO Essential Tenants: Required

Master of Divinity from an approved Theological Seminary: Desirable

Ordained (or immediately ordainable) as a Pastor in the Covenant Order of Evangelical Presbyterians or other Reformed denomination if approved by ECO

How To Apply

Send cover letter, resume, and statement of faith to:

Pastor Nominating Committee

First Presbyterian Church of Columbia

11155 Jackson St.

Columbia, CA 95310