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Pastor for Congregational Care

First Church Butler, PA, Pennsylvania, United States



1 year - 3 years



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Other Pastor

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Thu Feb 23, 2023
Posted Date


Tue Jan 24, 2023

Job Denomination

:   United Methodist Church

Job Summary

Job Description

Pastor for Congregational Care

Fill out the application at and submit a resume and cover letter to [email protected].

Review of Work: Senior Pastor

Education: Masters of Divinity

Experience: At least two years of experience in ministry

Position Summary: Develop and facilitate the congregational care ministries of Butler FUMC to reach, serve and grow the hearts of the congregation and community of Butler as well as support of the Senior Pastor in worship and other pastoral activities such as weddings, baptisms and funerals.

Essential Functions:

1. Ensure the effective development, implementation and management of Congregational Care activities

a. Develop and implement care teams to branch out through the church identifying and serving needs

b. Manage hospital, nursing home, shut in care using teams of people gifted for such activity

c. Embrace new ministry opportunities for expansion of the program

d. Ensure the collection and analysis of evaluation information that measures the successn of the care program efforts, refine or change programs in response to this information as needed

2. Establish, maintain and advance congregational relations

a. Assure Congregational Care is consistently presented with a strong, positive image

b. Develop and maintain ministry opportunities for congregation members to engage in within Congregational Care

3. Ensure the effective management of Congregational Care programming according to established policies and procedures

a. Develop and maintain an appropriate volunteer structure that ensures programmatic objectives are supported through the use of trained individuals

b. Ensure a positive, healthy and safe work environment

4. Be an active member of the First Church staff and church leadership

a. Participate in staff meetings as wells as Ministry Conferences

b. Participate in development of missional directions, programs and social witness opportunities

c. Other duties as assigned to advance the mission of First United Methodist Church

5. Preaching duties as assigned by the Senior Pastor

a. Funerals, Weddings as needed.

Special Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:

• Adaptability – demonstrate a willingness to be flexible, versatile and tolerant in a changing work environment while maintaining effectiveness and efficiency

• Relationship Building – ability to establish and maintain positive working relationships with others, both internally and externally

• Effective Communication – Speak, listen and write in a clear, thorough and timely manner using appropriate tools and techniques

• Creativity/Innovation – ability to develop unique and new ways to improve operations of the Care programs and create new opportunities


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