Seeking a Pastor for First Congregational Church in New Haven, MI. We are a small community of faith primed and eager to grow.

Character traits

People Oriented, not Task Oriented: Prioritizes people over programs

Effective ministry organizer. Candidate Familiarity with Natural Church Development model is preferred. We need help with Effective Structures.

Fits Biblical Description of an Elder from the 1 Timothy and Titus


Must share our theological views as enshrined in our church constitution

FCC is a historical, Evangelical, church. We believe in the inerrancy of the Bible. Our church heritage has both Calvinist and  Wesleyan influences as part of its theologically rich history. We live and minister in an ethnically diverse area.



3 years professional ministry experience

Minimum 4 Year Bible College


Job Description


Part-time or Bi Vocational Ministry position. The Position can grow as the church grows!

Compensation will be based, in part, on the experience and educational qualifications of the candidate. Use of a parsonage will also be a part of the compensation package.


Candidate should be gifted and trained for Strong Preaching.

Topical Expository sermons preferred


Candidate will create  a culture of discipleship. Candidate shall develop a program for assimilating new attenders, making them members and deploying them in service

Has experience in equipping others as disciples for ministry. Candidate will be expected to recruit, train, empower and deploy disciples for ministry with the assistance of the leadership team.


Practices Need Based Evangelism, and fostering a culture of prayer and worship through Small Groups.


Must be a member of or willing to pursue licensing and ordination through the Conservative Congregational Christian Conference (CCCC).

Primarily Weekly/Monthly tasks


  1. Sermon crafting, and leadership for worship team

  2. Community Outreach

  3. Office Hours

  4. Midweek Bible Study

  5. Sick and Hospital Visitation

  6. Meetings of the Church

  7. Leadership Development

  8. Shut-In Visitation.

  9. Other responsibilities as negotiated with the Church


Secondary Skills and traits

Knowledge of sound systems a plus

Familiarity with computers, and application in use of worship

Able to continue to fulfill responsibilities without direct oversight



Congregation Size: 
Under 100

Employment Type:

Job Type:

Contact Name: 
Michael McDonald
58801 Main Street
New Haven



Base Salary:

Other Information: 
A Parsonage will be provided as well as the Salary. Utilities are included. Ministry mileage and reimbursement for books and conferences are also covered.
How to Apply: 
Send a resume and a brief doctrinal statement to the email address. Feel free to include links to sermons which you have online.