Posted by Moody Career Services United States, Indiana, Logansport, 46947
Jul 23, 2019Full time
Associate Pastor Position Opening Shiloh Christian Church 1047 N. County Road 350 W. Logansport, IN 46947 Shiloh Christian Church is a non-denominational rural congregation just outside Logansport, IN. God has blessed our church in many ways. Our church, which is administratively governed by a board made up of members, has between 170 – 200 in attendance each Sunday. We have a beautiful facility which is less than 10 years old and a debt that is currently being paid off 10 years ahead of schedule. Shiloh draws from all of Cass County, which has an approximate population of 38,000 people. Cass County has many churches, but the population of the county is basically unchurched, so our fields are ripe for harvest. Our church has a strong missional view of the community, the country, and the world. Shiloh goes on church sponsored mission trips and currently supports in excess of 25 missions, missionaries, and projects. In 2018, approximately $50,000.00 was ear-marked for missions to spread the Gospel throughout the world. We are looking for a new Associate Pastor because our current Lead Pastor is retiring, and we are promoting from within to fill that vacancy. Shiloh has had a long term, loving relationship with its pastors and hopes to continue that tradition. The salary and compensation package shall be commensurate with training, experience and abilities. The ideal candidate for this position will have and maintain these personal attributes: A mature growing believer with Godly character consistent with the guidelines for an elder as outlined in Titus 1 and 1 Timothy 3 A practice of consistent time in the Word and prayer A high view of Scripture and able to communicate it effectively The desire to develop a heart for the community A vision of evangelism and church growth in Logansport & Cass County Willingness to commit long-term to the spiritual condition of our community and congregation Ability to handle conflict biblically and effectively Ability and gift to lead music ministry desirable, but not required Responsibilities for this position: The Associate Pastor will be engaged in the life of the entire congregation, with a focus on the youth of Shiloh and the community. Work with the youth of Shiloh to build a group who enjoys being together, growing spiritually, and learning about their Christian faith Challenge the youth of Shiloh to put their faith into action locally and on mission trips Be creative with ministry ideas which will challenge all levels of spiritual maturity to desire spiritual growth Participate in the leadership of Sunday morning worship, including preaching approximately once a month Visit members of the congregation especially at times of need, for example: hospitalization, surgery, grief Develop mentoring relationships within the church to bring up new leaders and spiritually capable people Perform weddings, baptisms, and funerals as requested in accordance with Shiloh’s Statement of Faith Serve as a non-voting member of the church board, attend board meetings to share input and ideas regarding the life of the church Participate in Shiloh’s ministries, committee functions, and activities including but not limited to Benevolence and VBS Prepare articles and updates for monthly newsletters Be an active part of the community by serving in an area which you are passionate about and have the skills and abilities These responsibilities will not reflect the whole of the ministry position, but a general description. Additional responsibilities could arise or be shared within the church as a need arises and dependent on the gifting and capabilities of the individual For more information visit our website: http://shilohchristianchurchlogansport.com/ Application: Please include a cover letter and resume with references emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org or mailed to the address above Include audio or video recordings of three sermons if available Upon review of applications, phone interviews and an in-person meeting may be requested with Shiloh Christian Church paying for travel expenses.