The Butteville Community church located in beautiful Butteville is prayerfully seeking a Senior Pastor to lead our congregation and work with our leadership team to enrich our community outreach by spreading the gospel.
We are a conservative, evangelical church with a solid core group of dedicated worshippers. We envision our Senior Pastor to be the spiritual leader of our church. He will be responsible to Jesus and the church body to proclaim the gospel and enthusiastically share the teachings of the Bible. He will also engage in pastoral care and nurturing of the congregation. This person will be the primary leader, teacher, and visionary and will have responsibility for the spiritual welfare, growth, and life of the church.
The pastor will work to ensure the health and stability of the church and provide organizational direction and administrative oversight to the church while working with the board, staff, and ministry leaders.
- Meets the Biblical qualifications for an elder: 1 Timothy 3:1-7
- Associated with the EFCA or willingness to pursue EFCA credentialing
- Agrees with the EFCA statement of faith and church constitution
- A passionate teacher of God’s word with the ability to relate to all ages
- A collaborative leader who will work with the other leaders of the church to enlist and train believers to evangelize and make disciples
- Previous pastoral experience
Butteville, Oregon is an unincorporated community in Marion County, Oregon, and has around 320 residents. Butteville is located in the North Marion Valley close to Aurora, Oregon and is half way between Salem, Oregon (capital) and Portland, Oregon. Commute time to either Salem or Portland is about 30 minutes. The area is a rich farming community as well as nurseries. The North Marion business community is growing with additions of Amazon, Wilco and Do It Best distribution centers. Residential housing is also growing in local areas like Donald, Woodburn, Wilsonville and Hubbard. The nearest large communities are Woodburn (10 miles) and Canby (7 miles). The Woodburn Premium Outlet has stores such as Nike, Columbia Sportwear, and Gap as well as many other stores.
Butteville Community Church:
Our church was established in 1852. Although the church has had many church affiliations in its long history, we are now aligned with the Evangelical Free Church denomination and in November 2006 dedicated a new Sanctuary and Fellowship Hall while converting the historic church building to a youth center.
Sunday services average 50 attendees not including those who watch on the internet streaming via Facebook. We have approximately 60 people who call Butteville Community Church their church home.