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We are searching for a new, full time pastor. Our current pastor will be leaving to accept a position out of state, and we are prayerful and confident that God will provide a replacement to lead our congregation. 

We are seeking a spirit-filled individual, saved by the grace of Jesus Christ, who has been called to preach. Below are our job requirements. Please also review our statement of faith. If you are interested in this position please send a resume and cover letter to jobs@maplegrovebible.org 

Please contact us if you have any questions regarding our prayerful and diligent search for a pastor.   

JOB DESCRIPTION:  Senior Pastor to serve as the spiritual leader for a small congregation in Sterling Heights, Michigan, with a vision for growth and a commitment to community outreach.  

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Be the spiritual leader
  • Preach for worship services every Sunday morning / Interpret biblical scriptures 
  • Teach every Wednesday night for Bible study
  • Lead communion and baptisms
  • Officiate at special services to include weddings and funerals
  • Assist with and attend events and board meetings, support missions and community initiatives
  • Support, provide care and counsel to church members, the elderly, shut-ins, or those in a crisis or in the hospital
  • Oversee management of the congregation’s ministry and missions
  • Collaborate with praise team on music for services
  • Contribute to a welcoming and inviting environment
  • Maintain flexibility in schedule to meet church requirements and commitments

JOB SKILLS:

  • Comprehensive knowledge of the Bible with strong religious conviction 
  • Must be ordained by a church or accredited body
  • Strong organizational / public speaking skills, character and impartiality
  • Ability to communicate clearly 
  • Compassion for struggles and concerns of others 
  • Vision and skillset to contribute to growth in the congregation

 EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:

  • A bachelor's degree in divinity, theology or religion
  • A graduate degree in divinity from an accredited seminary school
  • Experience of 5 – 7 years as a pastor would be considered in lieu of a degree  

SALARY:  $35,000 annually.  Note:  A parsonage in Sterling Heights, Michigan will be provided.  

If use of the parsonage is not a requirement, salary may be increased proportionally.

 

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