Date
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11/07/18
Interim/Transitional Pastor Position – Kitchell Memorial Presbyterian Church
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INTERIM/TRANSITIONAL PASTOR POSITION DESCRIPTION PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH OF

KITCHELL MEMORIAL PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH

 

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).

 

Duration:

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

 

Manse/Housing

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