Vicksburg Grace Brethren Church located in central Pennsylvania (Hollidaysburg, PA) is actively seeking a full time Senior Pastor. Vicksburg is a small congregation of approximately 50 regular attendees and has a rich history of a being a warm, friendly, and welcoming church. We have been the church “up on the hill” at the end of Brooks Boulevard for a long, long time. We began in 1886 as the Mountain Home Brethren Church and have been an important part of the lives of many people throughout this area. We are looking for a pastor who will lead and provide fresh vision, direction, and leadership.
The ideal candidate will:
- Have, maintain, and exhibit a passionate, intimate, and right relationship with Jesus Christ and glorify God whether in public or in private.
- Fulfill the scriptural qualifications found in I Timothy 3:1-7 and Titus 1:5-9.
- Have a seminary degree.
- Be in agreement with and committed to the Grace Brethren Statement of Faith.
- Be seeking a church where he can stay for a lifelong ministry.
- Shepherd, guard, have and exhibit a deep love for the people of our church and be able to care for them by knowing their hurts and needs and seek to show God’s love, grace, and compassion which includes periodic visitation and outreach.
- Will commit himself to much time in prayer and study of God’s Word.
- Be an excellent communicator of God’s Word through sound Bible teaching and preaching and do so with clarity and application to daily life.
- Be family oriented and, if married, have a healthy marriage and a supportive wife who is involved in his ministry.
- Commit to full time ministry at Vicksburg Grace Brethren.
- Exhibit an appreciation of a variety of Christian music (traditional hymns, contemporary worship songs, etc.).
- Be free from self interest, not perfect, but a man of integrity who is spirit led.
- Have a passion to reach the lost by equipping the saints to share their faith.
- Possess the administrative skills to effectively manage the affairs of the church.
If you feel Vicksburg Grace Brethren Church is a match for your qualifications and your calling, please send a resume and any other information which you feel would be useful for us to know. Please submit a resume and any questions you may have to firstname.lastname@example.org or mailed to the church at Pastor Resumes, c/o Vicksburg Grace Brethren Church, 335 Reservoir Road, Hollidaysburg, PA 16648. No phone calls to the church please. To learn more about our church, visit our website at www.vicksburgchurch.com.