Minister Full Time
Merwin Christian Church
Seeking Full-time Minister
Merwin Christian Church is seeking a full-time minister, preferably married, willing to teach, pastor and lead our congregation in fulfilling the Great Commission in our communities of Merwin, Drexel, Adrian, Archie, Amsterdam, and Butler. Merwin Christian Church is a rural church in a farming community, with an average attendance of around 100, that is situated in Missouri but very close to the Kansas state line. The congregation is very active in the church and in the communities that surround it. Minister will be directly responsible to the church leadership for direction, accountability, and communication. He is expected to maintain a cooperative, positive and supportive working relationship with church leadership, congregation, and surrounding communities. He will organize worship teams and services. The position requires great flexibility in hours, days of week, and location.
Responsibilities will include but not limited to:
- Preparing and delivering Sunday messages
- Communicating vision and strategy of the church
- Motivating and equipping the congregation in community outreach and evangelism
- Working with church leaders—elders, deacons, volunteers
- Teaching other classes and small groups as needed. Examples would include but not limited to: bible studies, and to lead/ organize discipleship classes
- Providing pastoral care for members of the congregation
- Leading the youth ministry
- We are looking for a minister who will be active in the community and in building solid relationships with our congregation of many young families and senior adults. An example would be attending activities where our congregation members are involved.
- Expectations also include officiating at wedding ceremonies, participating in funeral services, offering pastoral care to those who are sick, shut-in, and in need.
- Supportive wife that helps fulfill the needs of the church
Merwin Christian Church is located in Merwin, MO at the intersection of Hwy 18 and Hwy Y.
RR 1 Box 55
Amsterdam, MO 64723