Date Posted: November 21, 2023
Hours Per Week: 40
Dover Bible Church
Dover, IL, United States
Job Type: Lead/Head/Senior Pastor
Other Details

Dover Bible Church (Dover, IL) Pastor

The Big Picture

Dover Bible Church (doverbiblechurch.org) is seeking a full-time Pastor to preach the Word of God and shepherd the people of God.


Dover Bible Church in Dover, Illinois is seeking a pastor. Located in a small, rural town in central Illinois, we have a membership of approximately 30 people.  Dover Bible Church is an affiliate of the Christian & Missionary Alliance.  We are an elder-led group and we seek a lead shepherd/pastor who can work with the current elder board of three men in fostering spiritual growth and church family development. Our desire is for a man called to preach the Gospel as well as develop relationships within the Dover community and Bureau County, IL on a larger scale.  We would like our pastor to be active in preaching, setting a vision for future church plans, visitation and personal interaction, and perhaps providing content for short, online postings of the truth of Jesus Christ. As part of the Christian & Missionary Alliance any candidates will be interviewed and accredited by the C & MA denomination for service within the denomination. 


Parsonage plus $61,200.00, broken down as follows: Salary – $48,000.00; Health Acct. 12,000.00; Pastors expense account 1,200.00. The 2024 budget will increase the salary by $3,000.00.

How To Apply

The Process

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

  • Why do you believe that you might be a good fit as the Pastor at Dover Bible Church?
  • Describe your experiences in ministry and how you may be qualified to serve as the Pastor of Dover Bible Church?
  • In just a few sentences please give a summary of your theology and how that is in line with the doctrine of Dover Bible Church and the C & MA?

Please send your resume, the answers to these questions and a link to at least one online sermon to [email protected].