Pastor

Overview: We are seeking a pastor to lead our independent, fundamental Christ-centered church with a focus on teaching and missions in the charming community of Chelseajust west of Ann Arbor, Michigan. We are seeking a candidate who is a graduate of an accredited seminary, ordained, with a minimum of 5 years related experience in the areas of church leadership, preaching, teaching, counseling, evangelism or missions. An ideal candidate practices expository preaching and demonstrates a commitment to and love for the Word of God and meets the standards set by the Word of God (1 Timothy 3:1-7, 1 Peter 5:1-4, Acts 20:17-20, 2 Timothy 2:24, 1 Timothy 5:17). The pastor will also be in complete agreement with theArticles of Faithof Immanuel Bible Church (IBC). (Articles of Faith: http://ibcchelsea.com/about-2/articles-of-faith/)

Priorities:

  1. Preaching/teaching.The Pastor functions as our primary teacher through the pulpit and is expected to take on or direct additional teaching for the instruction of the members of the congregation (Sunday school, small groups, seminars, Bible study etc.).

  2. Leadership.He serves on the elder board as a first among equals and acts as ex-officio member of all boards and committees.As a leader of the church the Pastor meets regularly with the elders, deacons and program directors to support and ensure that our church continues to move in the overall vision and direction set by the elder board.

  3. Shepherding.The Pastor is expected to guide individuals through counseling, mentoring and discipleship all of which support the church’s goals:

    1. To live lives pleasing to the Lord according to the principles of Scripture

    2. To give priority to faithfully worshipping together

    3. To seek, discover and use our spiritual gifts

    4. To faithfully pray for the local church

    5. To demonstrate the fruits of the Spirit

    6. To witness to the lost

    7. To love others as Christ loved us

  4. Administration.The Pastor directs the activity of the other staff which currently includes the Associate Pastor and the church secretary.

  5. Missions.It is the duty of the Pastor and the church board to promote and encourage a vital Church-wide missionary interest.

  6. Other duties.The Pastor performs duties usually incumbent upon his office including Baptisms, communion, dedication, marriages, funerals. The Pastor participates in church discipline in conjunction with the elder board when it is required.

Qualified individuals please send resume to ibcchelsea.psc@gmail.com.

Denomination:

Congregation Size: 
100 - 250
Phone: 
734-475-8936

Employment Type:

Job Type:

Contact Name: 
Deb Postiff
Street: 
145 E. Summit St.
City: 
Chelsea

State:

Zip: 
48118
Email Address: 
How to Apply: 
Qualified individuals please send resume to ibcchelsea.psc@gmail.com.