Head Pastor

Date Posted: April 24, 2023
Hours Per Week: 40
Toccoa Presbyterian Church
Toccoa, GA, USA
Job Type: Adult Pastor
Other Details

Pastoral Job Description:  Toccoa Presbyterian Church

105 E. Tugalo St., Toccoa, GA




Full Time or Transitional pastor to an average of 35-45 active members and attenders, 90 miles northeast of Atlanta, GA. Congregation is a member of ECO denomination (a Covenant Order of Evangelical Presbyterians).

Desired Characteristics:

  • Stable, mature, and authentic Christian whose life is modeled after Jesus as evidenced by fruits of the Spirit.
  • Effective communicator and Biblically-based teacher of the Word of God.
  • Has a shepherding heart to include but not limited to the following:
    • Attends church events.
    • Listens well.
    • Lives in our community.
    • Is friendly and has a servant attitude.
    • Has high empathetic capacity.
    • Always considers others’ points of view.
    • Rooted in prayer and obedient to scripture.
  • Encourages children and youth ministries as well as local and global missions.
  • Shares our vision as a leader in our church and community of believers.


  • Provide engaging, biblically grounded sermons that inspire, challenge and encourage.
  • Use spiritual gifts in the areas of apostleship, prophecy, evangelism, shepherding, and teaching (as stated in the ECO Constitution, 2.04).
  • Nurture the spiritual health and maturity of the body of Christ in order to equip us to partner with God in His redemptive work (Also from the Constitution, 2.04).
  • Adhere to the polity of the ECO Constitution as it relates to the session’s responsibilities.
  • Shepherd the congregation through visitation, accessibility, posted office hours, counseling, and attending church functions.
  • Work collegially and collaboratively with the staff and congregation.
  • Communicate upcoming plans to staff in a timely manner, seeking consensus.


  • A bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) and ordinarily a master’s degree from an accredited theological seminary in biblical or theological studies (as stated in the ECO Constitution, 2.04).
  • Already ordained in, or able to be ordained in, the ECO denomination.

Experience: Prefer to have some experience as associate or lead pastor, but not required.

Salary range: 45-55k with a total package including benefits to be + or – 75k.

Contact:  Email a cover letter, a resume, at least three recorded sermons via web links or attached files, and three or more references to: [email protected].

To learn more about Toccoa, Georgia, please visit these links:



How To Apply

See link to church CIF and job description details: http://www.toccoapresbyterian hutch.org.