FULTON CHURCH, Edgerton, Wisconsin
JOB TITLE: Senior Pastor
REPORTS TO: Voting Members of Congregation
- Deliver engaging, expository sermons with application for a multigenerational congregation.
- Partner with church leaders to provide organizational vision and leadership.
- Provide daily direction to, and development of, other paid church staff.
- Coordinate Sunday worship services.
- Be actively involved and engaged in the community beyond the church itself.
- Oversee visitation of individuals in need of pastoral care.
- Perform weddings, funerals, and necessary related activities.
- Maintain regularly scheduled office hours to meet with church members and to provide spiritual guidance.
REQUIRED BELIEFS AND TRAITS
- Consistency of Spiritual Beliefs – Have a saving knowledge of Jesus Christ, be a member of Fulton Church, and be in agreement with and supportive of the Fulton Church mission and beliefs, as listed on the Fulton Church website.
- Self-Control and Respectability – Live a life consistent with the qualifications for church leadership outlined in I Timothy 3.
PREFERRED PERSONAL TRAITS, QUALITIES, AND COMPETENCIES:
- Ability to build others – The capacity to help others reach their full potential through role-modeling, encouragement, and coaching, where appropriate.
- Positive attitude – A demeanor which is pleasant, optimistic, and uplifting to others.
- Presentation prowess – The ability to present ideas effectively to others in a meaningful, engaging, and understandable way.
- Wisdom – The ability to choose an appropriate course of action based on experience, knowledge, and good judgement.
- Vision – The ability to see the “big picture” of the church itself, its environment, and its potential for the future.
- Ability to build relationships – The capacity to both build and repair relationships personally and to assist others with the same.
- Integrity – The commitment to resolutely deal with others in a direct, honest, transparent, consistent, and when necessary, confidential manner.
The above statements reflect the general duties considered necessary to describe the principle functions of the job as identified. They shall not be considered a detailed description of all the work requirements that may be inherent in the position.