Interim/Transitional Pastor Position – Kitchell Memorial Presbyterian Church
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Responsibilities of Transitional Pastor Position Description:

The full time Interim/Transitional pastor will fulfill the following specific responsibilities:

  • Plan, lead and deliver a sermon and a children’s message during worship services each week. Additional services are required during Lent, Thanksgiving, and Advent seasons.
  • Administer the sacraments. This includes pre-baptismal counseling meetings.
  • Officiate at weddings and funerals. This includes pre-wedding counseling and meeting with family members making funeral arrangements.
  • Support the church’s program: school, youth group, Presbyterian women, men’s group and choirs as time permits. Assist with the Confirmation Class by being a resource person, which may include occasional attendance at confirmation classes or service activity.
  • Visit hospitalized members and shut-ins and administer the Sacrament of Communion as requested.
  • Provide pastoral care for the congregation and for all who seek comfort and guidance through the church.
  • Serve as Moderator of the Session.
  • Serve as Head of Staff.
  • Assist boards and committees of the church in their ministry as scheduled. Initially meet with every committee and then as needed or scheduled.
  • Attend Presbytery meetings and keep Committee on Ministry (COM) informed on the health of the congregation.
  • Train newly elected officers and work with boards and committees to set yearly goals.
  • Lead a Bible Study or Workshops for the faith development of members and new members.
  • Be available at church/office, by phone and/or email during the week.
  • Work to promote reconciliation within the congregation.
  • Lead the Congregation through a Discernment Study, following the process approved by the Missional Ministry Team, which will lead to election of the Pastor Nominating Committee and the Mission Information Form (MIF).



The position will initially be for 12 months and can be extended with mutual agreement.



The interim pastor may use the manse or be provided with a housing allowance.


If you are interested please send your PIF to Rev. Jeanne Radak, Presbytery Leader, [email protected]


Interim Pastor – Kitchell Memorial -Nov 2018