Employment (Churches)

Senior Pastor

Faith Evangelical Free Church, Freehold, New Jersey

Edify, exhort, nurture and disciple the church body.

Ministry description

The primary function of this role is to edify, exhort, nurture and disciple the church body.

Responsibilities

  • Lead the congregation in effective programs with vision, purpose and priority, to fulfill the Great Commission.
  • Develop sermons, spending appropriate time in preparation.
  • Administrate a weekly worship plan including the worship service order, bulletin preparation and distribution.
  • Work with the music coordinator in planning and conducting worship services that are honoring to the Lord.
  • Work to assimilate new attendees into the church family and create an inviting and welcoming environment in the church.
  • Visit and minister to members and prospective members in homes, nursing care facilities and hospitals.
  • Regularly lead the church in the Lord's Supper.
  • Conduct baptisms.
  • Teach baptism and membership classes.
  • Participate in outreach programs of the church.
  • Perform wedding ceremonies and conduct funeral services.
  • Provide short-term counseling sessions as needed.
  • Lead and demonstrate effective ways to witness and win the lost to salvation through Jesus Christ.
  • Work with the elders and other key leadership to carry out the mission and purpose of the church.
  • Maintain a vital and wholesome personal relationship with the Lord through daily Bible study and prayer.

Qualifications

  • We are looking for a visional pastor who loves the Lord, is a serious student of God’s Word and is passionate about his faith.
  • We seek a pastor who loves people, is skilled in declaring the Word of God and models godly character; one who is energetic, is able to lead, shows compassion for the lost and is connected to the community.
  • This individual must be a “shepherd” to the sheep and one who is confident of God's call upon his life.
  • Emphasis on training another generation of leaders for Christ's church is essential.
  • The ideal candidate will have a MDiv and will have been an ordained minister for five or more years.
  • Significant experience may be a substitute for the degree.

How to apply

Applicants can go to the employment tab at www.faithfreehold.org. Full instructions and forms are located there.

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