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Hope Community Church Senior/Solo Pastor

Hope Community Church
West Salem, Wisconsin, United States

Date Posted: 03/20/2018
Categories: Senior Pastor
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Senior/Solo Pastor Position Description for Hope Community Church


Hope Community Church - EFCA

West Salem, Wisconsin, United States


Denomination: EFCA

Church Size: 85-100

Classification: Full-time


Job Title: Senior/Solo Pastor

Reports to: Elder board (the pastor is considered an elder, first among equals)



The pastor will assist Hope Community Church in fulfilling its mission by providing,

together with the elders, overall spiritual direction to the church through sound, biblical teaching and administrative leadership.



The pastor will exhibit the qualifications and attributes set forth in 1 Tim. 3, Titus 1, and 1 Peter 5.


Skills and aptitudes:

  • Expository, biblical preaching and teaching

  • Vision planning for church growth

  • Mentoring and training

  • Communication skills

  • Self-starter

  • Interpersonal relational skills

  • Demonstrated ability to recruit & train volunteers



  • The pastor must demonstrate a stable, growing, godly Christian life.
  • Preaching at regular Sunday worship services and other services of the church
  • Maintain program of personal study
  • Plan and conduct meaningful worship services
  • Oversee the general administration of the church
  • Pastoral care and visitation of those sick or elderly
  • Lead in the observing of the ordinances; baptism & communion
  • Provide and promote spiritual leadership to the board, ministry leaders, staff and congregation
  • Conduct pastoral, premarital, vocational, family, and bereavement counseling as needed
  • Officiate at weddings and funerals as needed
  • Perform other tasks as mutually agreed upon with the elder board

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