Job Title : Solo Pastor
Company/Org Name : First Presbyterian Church of Santa Monica
$80000 - $85000 Per Year
Category : Church/Ministry
Job Type : Full Time
Minimum Education : Masters
Career Level :
Minimum Experience : 6-10+ Years
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Start Date : 02-11-19
Expertise Required :
1. Leading the Sunday service.
2. Preaching the Word with clarity and sensitivity to relevant issues in the lives of the congregants.
3. Administering the Lord's Supper the first Sunday of the month.
4. Baptizing adults and children; counseling parents.
5. Performing marriage ceremonies and counseling couples.
6. Presiding over new-member education and their service of reception.
7. Educating newly elected elders and deacons and performing their ordinations/installations.
8. Presiding over memorial and committal services.
9. Leading a Bible study at least once weekly.
10. Moderating monthly session meetings and attending team meetings.
11. Participating as an active member of the Presbytery of the Pacific.
12. Offering administrative oversight of church operations, programs, preschool (First Pres Nursery School) and an electronic/internet presence.
13. Providing administrative oversight of the congregationís $1 million-plus budget with finance team and Session. Must understand spreadsheets and have basic knowledge of accounting.
14. Providing energetic, consistent and wise counsel to the leaders of the First Pres giving and capital campaigns.
15. Supervising a staff of 10, their work, performance evaluations and recommendations to Session regarding staffing, compensation, disciplinary issues and office policies. Presiding over weekly staff meetings.
16. Providing pastoral care, including communion when requested, for those confined to home, hospital or a residential facility.