Senior Pastor

Date Posted: October 11, 2022
Hours Per Week: 40+
First Presbyterian Church
Eden, NC, USA
Job Type: Lead/Head/Senior Pastor
Other Details

Senior Pastor  to be an active part of our body, teaching and equipping us in God’s word while graciously pastoring us through life.

Preaching & Teaching

  • Foster and nurture Spiritual growth toward maturity and wisdom within the church body
  • Lead Sunday services to provide services that give glory to God through authentic worship and biblical learning
  • Preach the Word through engaging Biblically based sermons
  • Facilitate periodic Bible studies, discussions, and meetings to go deeper into God’s word and build unity around what God is doing in the Church

Pastoral Care

  • Conduct weddings, funerals, and baptisms.
  • Actively participate in the delivery of pastoral care including pastoral counseling, hospital visitation, and conflict reconciliation.
  • Prioritize building personal connections with the members of the congregation.
  • Coordinate with elders and care ministry leads to ensure that all requests for pastoral, physical and relational care are responded to in a timely manner

Vision and Leadership

  • Moderate meetings of the Session and congregation with the EPC Book of Order.
  • Being accountable to the other elders, and through the direction of the Holy Spirit, live out and communicate our church purpose, character and plans as we strive to be faithful to God’s leading
  • Inspire and empower people to live out and share the Gospel and Christ’s love in their communities and beyond
  • Act as Head of Staff to supervise and build a sense of team and mutual accountability amongst staff


  • Ordained or ordainable in the EPC
  • 3+ years’ experience with exegetical preaching and pastoral care responsibilities preferred
  • Preaches Biblically based sermons that are authentic, clear, and makes the scripture come alive to the listener
  • Must take their own spiritual care seriously and make their time with God a priority
  • Desire to be an active attender of EPC Presbytery meetings and other denominational activities
  • Able to teach biblical truth, with grace and humility, to a diverse community of traditions and denominational backgrounds

How To Apply

For submission of your information (resume or CV, EPC PIF, Cover Letter, etc), send to: [email protected]