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7 Oct 2019


The Lighthouse Church

This employer is not affiliated with LBC.

 Orwigsburg, Pennsylvania, United States
Type: Full-Time

Job Description

The Lighthouse Church, a small, inter-denominational congregation in southern Schuylkill County, PA, is seeking candidates for guest speaker(s) to minister at the Sunday morning services.

Also, is seeking candidates for the full-time position of minister. This individual will lead and serve the congregation as pastor in all aspects of ministry.

Required characteristics:

*ordained from an accredited seminary or 10 years minimum experience pastoring a church.

*possess a clear, personal love for Jesus.

*have a unique ability to understand and explain God’s word / be a clear communicator.

*be compassionate, with a servant’s heart.

General responsibilities:

*Pulpit—The Pastor will deliver weekly messages during the worship service which is based in the Protestant tradition. As scheduled, would be able to officiate in the sacraments–baptism, communion, marriage.

*Pastoral—The Pastor will be:

– responsible for visits to members hospitalized, homebound, or in care homes.

– on call for emergency assistance.

– acting as counselor for personal, interpersonal, and other spiritual concerns on a short term basis.

– able to make appropriate referrals.

– able to officiate funerals and memorial services.

– able to maintain regular contact with church members.

*Teaching–in cooperation with the appropriate committees, the pastor will advise, assist, and participate in the teaching ministry of the church. The pastor will encourage and coordinate special programs and series such as new-members class, small groups, liturgical events, bible study, and youth group. Pastor will aid spiritual growth of the congregation and community.

*Administration–The pastor will work with the various church committees to enhance the spiritual life of the church. The pastor will work closely with the office staff and music/choir director to accomplish the necessary tasks to create a meaningful worship experience. The pastor will help and guide the congregation in serving in mission projects.

*Wider Ministry–the pastor will represent the church for the local and expanded community of Churches and in other ecumenical bodies in the local community. The pastor will remain informed of need for Christian action in the larger society and serve as liaison between The Lighthouse Church and the community churches. The pastor, with the congregation, will seek to improve the church’s outreach to increase The Lighthouse Church family. The pastor will help and guide the congregation in serving in mission projects.

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Job Categories: Pastoral Ministry. Job Types: Full-Time.

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