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United Church of Sumner – Pastor

101 East 2nd Ave
Sumner,
NE,
68878
USA

Position Type

Pastor

Denomination

Non-Denominational

Ministry Area

Preaching/Teaching

Avg. Weekly Attendance

65

Job Description

The Pastor’s job is to Feed, Lead, and Care for United Church so that the Body can fulfill its mission to make disciples and glorify God.

Feed
• Like Ezra, he should set his heart to study the Word of the Lord and to practice it, and to teach it. (Ezra 10:7)
• Like Timothy, he should preach the word; be ready in season and out of season; reprove, rebuke, exhort with great patience and instruction. (2 Tim. 4:2)
• He must instruct against teaching strange doctrines and realize that some will not endure sound doctrine but want to have their ears tickled as they accumulate teachers that give them what they want. (2 Tim. 4:3)

Lead
• Pursue the Church’s mission.
• Develop and implement a strategy for (1) Evangelism (2) Growth/Discipleship.
• Develop and implement the church’s strategy both the short term (1 year) and the long term (5 years or more).
• Identify and train emerging leaders and workers.
• Mentor Deacons, Trustees and Teachers.

Care
• Provide pastoral care for the congregation.
• Visitation
• Bereavement, Funerals, Weddings, Baptisms, Dedications, etc.