The following ICCC congregations continue to engage in their search process for a new pastor:
– People’s Community Church, Detroit, MI is seeking a Senior Minister.
– Norris Religious Fellowship, Norris, TN is seeking a Senior Pastor.
– The Church at Litchfield Park, AZ is seeking an Associate Pastor.
Visit the ICCC Membership page for church contact information.  
 
The Bureau of Prisons Chaplaincy has vacancies.  Visit www.usajobs.gov for a listing.

Seeking a Pastor

Norris Religious Fellowship www.norrisrf.org in Norris, TN is seeking a full time pastor.  We are a suburban church located in East Tennessee.  We are an interdenominational church and a member of the International Council of Community Churches (ICCC), that not only accepts and tolerates differences but encourages diverse groups of people to come together. Our minister must be ordained as a graduate from an accredited divinity school, have ministerial experience, and must be comfortable with a moderate-to-liberal theology.  We seek an open-minded, non-judgmental spiritual leader, counselor and guide, with strong moral and religious commitments, demonstrated leadership skills, an ability to inspire and teach through engaging and relevant sermons, and a passion for counselling the ill and grieving.  

 

Our pastor will be responsible for weekly worship services, providing pastoral care, and counseling for the congregation.  Also, the pastor will have a leadership role in increasing and revitalizing both our membership and our religious education programs.   Our pastor will be responsible for managing the staff of the church. For consideration, applicants must be willing to relocate to Norris, TN.


Interested candidates should email nrfsearchcommittee@gmail.com to request a pastoral search profile for more information and an application.

SEEKING AN ASSOCIATE PASTOR OF COMMUNITY LIFE

THE CHURCH AT LITCHFIELD PARK

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:       Full Time Salaried   ~    Benefits – See Human Resources Policies Manual

JOB GOALS: To serve The Church at Litchfield Park in the total worship life of the congregation while demonstrating a Christ-like spirit, an attitude of cooperation, dependability and rapport with all members and staff.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Div. or equivalent from an accredited theological institution
  • Ordained in a recognized Christian denomination
  • Possess a genuine Christian faith
  • Be open and willing to minister to all people without discrimination
  • Possess an ability to work well in a multi-denominational/trans-generational Christian setting
  • A demonstrated ability to council and minister to those in need of spiritual support
  • Exceptional organizational written and oral communication skills 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provide pastoral care for the congregation, as well as the church community
    • Includes hospital, rehab, and home visits; counseling; weddings; and funerals as needed
  • Demonstrate Christ-like concern for each staff member
  • Preach 6-12 times in worship throughout the year or when called to do so
  • Oversee and provide support for our support ministry taskforce
    • Caregiver’s, Chronic Illness, Grief & Recovery Support Groups
    • Communion visitations in cooperation with Deacons
    • Spiritual gift discovery and implementation process
  • Oversee and provide support for our Life Group (small group) ministries taskforce
  • Oversee and provide support for our Fellowship ministries taskforce
    • Women’s, men’s & all-church
  • Oversee and provide support for our Missions taskforce
  • Participate in monthly Deacons, Council on Ministries (requires submitting a monthly report of activities) and Board of Directors’ meetings
  • Participate in weekly worship services, staff and pastors’ meetings
  • Perform other duties as directed by the Senior Pastor and/or Board of Directors 

DIRECT SUPERVISOR:  Senior Pastor 

WORKS COOPERATIVELY WITH:       Senior Pastor, Office Staff, Maintenance Staff, Board of Directors, Council on Ministries & Taskforces 

EVALUATION:  Prepared annually by the Senior Pastor

Seeking Senior Pastor
The Historic People’s Community Church (PCC) fosters a tradition of being a Singing, Praying, Tithing, Teaching, Serving and Loving Church, and is guided by one of its golden text ‘I am come that they might have life and that they may have it abundantly.’ – John 10:10
 
This Historic Church, a member of the International Council of Community Churches (ICCC) and located in the vibrant city of Detroit, Michigan is currently seeking an experienced Senior Minister to be the Spiritual Leader of its Congregation.  The Senior Minister is responsible for leading and moving the Congregation toward the fulfillment of God’s mission for PCC.  The Senior Minister will have an unwavering faith and a firm relationship with Jesus Christ and is dedicated to cultivating others in Christ.
 
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
The Senior Minister has accountability to the Congregation and to the governing boards (Board of Stewards and Board of Trustees).  The Senior Minister’s primary responsibility is to conduct the religious services of the Church and to perform all duties pertaining to his/her office.  The Senior Minister shall serve as the Chief Executive Officer and Spiritual Leader of the Church, and in cooperation with the governing boards, coordinate and administer the various Church ministries.   The Senior Minister is also responsible for leading, developing, and inspiring staff and volunteers in achieving high levels of performance and service to the Church and surrounding community.  Required to regularly visit members who are sick and shut-in or in institutions of care.  Also, responsible for conducting weekly Bible study classes that aid individuals in developing a better understanding of God’s word, which helps to foster a more meaningful and deeper commitment to the Church and service to others.  The Senior Minister is expected to maintain office hours that support the needs of the Church and Congregation.
 
QUALIFICATIONS  
  • He/She must be a graduate of a University and a graduate of a Theological Seminary with a divinity degree or its equivalent.
  • Must have actively pastored at least three (3) years over a Congregation that is recognized by the National Council of Churches.
  • Must have demonstrated preaching, pastoral, and Church administration experience.

CHARACTER AND QUALITIES  

  • Passionately embodies God’s word and exemplifies the gospel in his/her daily life; consistently demonstrating moral character and decision making internal and external to the Church.
  • Does not engage in any activity or behavior that creates or potentially creates a conflict of interest for the Church or in any way harms the reputation of the Church.
  • Excellent listener who enables members to increase their participation within the Church.   

DESIRED SKILLS  

  • Highly developed communication skills, including the ability to clearly outline and articulate the Vision, Mission, and Strategies that continually develops and advances the Church.
  • Must have excellent partnering and resolution skills, which fosters an environment that encourages member support of diverse opinions and ideas that enhance the Church’s mission; ability to effectively manage change and growth.
  • Highly developed interpersonal skills and integrity in providing confidential counseling to members and others; sensitive and compassionate to the needs of others.
 
TO APPLY
 
Please forward your resume to:
The Historic People’s Community Church
8601 Woodward Ave. Detroit, Michigan 48202
Attn: Paul Williams, Jr., Board of Stewards
or to:
Church email address
or contact the Church office (313) 871-4676
 
Note: The job description is not an all-inclusive list of duties and responsibilities, character and qualities, and desired skills. Compensation is commensurate with education and experience. This position will require a background check and drug screen for a candidate who receives a contingent offer.