JOB DESCRIPTION

FULTON CHURCH, Edgerton, Wisconsin

JOB TITLE: Senior Pastor

REPORTS TO: Voting Members of Congregation

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

Primary

  • 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.

 

Other

  • 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.