Solo Pastor

Date Posted: April 10, 2024
Hours Per Week: 40
Lawrence Street PM Church
Lowell, MA, USA
Job Type: Adult Pastor,Worship Pastor
Other Details

Primary Ministry Responsibilities:

  • Worship: Prepare and conduct weekly lessons/sermons, lead worship and special services, and administer sacraments of Baptism and Communion
  • Evangelism/Church Building: Collaborate with church members to reach out to others for Christ, and increase church membership and participation
  • Discipleship: Collaborate with those in ministry positions to promote Christian education, preaching, teaching, and interpretation of Scripture
  • Pastoral Care: Be available to the congregation in times of rejoicing, illness, bereavement, and emergencies. Visit hospitals, nursing homes, shut-ins, and provide pre-marital counseling, officiate at weddings and funerals

Applicant Characteristics / Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree with a degree in Theology would be preferred.
  • Pastoral experience preferred.
  • A person mature in the Christian life, with a commitment to Christ and a call to serve in the ministry of the gospel.
  • Maintain a regular and disciplined personal worship, Bible study, and prayer life.
  • Commitment to fostering church growth and community relationships.
  • Ability to effectively preach the Word of God, with relatable and applicable messages that encourage and challenge people to know and grow in Christ.
  • In agreement with the doctrine of the Primitive Methodist Church in the United States.
  • Exemplify the scriptural qualifications of an Elder according to 1 Timothy 3:1-7, Titus 1:6-9, 1 Peter 5:1-4.
  • Ability to provide references and agree to a background check.

Salary / Benefits:

  • Parsonage located at 1199 Lawrence Street in Lowell, 4 bedrooms, 2-1/2 baths, office.
  • Salary range commensurate with education and experience. Includes base salary, car allowance, contribution to Self-Employment Tax, health benefit allowance, utility allowance, and use of parsonage.
  • Paid vacation.

How To Apply

Email Lawrence Street Church Joe Chevalier at [email protected].