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Senior Minister

Senior Minister (Emphasis Pastoral). First Christian Church Tuscola Job Summary: pastorally serve our congregation with the purpose of bringing glory to the name of Jesus.


  • A disciple of Jesus, who is willing to pursue loving and living like Jesus
  • Models obedience, growth, and authenticity
  • Competent in working with people, self-disciplined, and positive in attitude
  • Eager to grow the ministry of FCC locally, regionally, and globally
  • Exhibits integrity in word and action


  • Lead a life of relationships and study, seeking to bring the glory to God
  • Lead the preaching team in the teaching of FCC to love and live like Jesus
  • Pastorally serve our church community in visiting and prayer, relationally strong
  • Help the eldership develop a discipleship plan with the goal of helping FCC into deeper relationship with Jesus as Lord
  • Pursues God’s people to train them and help them use their talents in the faith community


  • Expand impact of pastoral ministry
  • Develop and disciple other leaders
  • Grow personally (i.e. booked, seminars, classes, counseling)

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Preach 24-30 times a year as part of the preaching team
  • Oversee the leading of the staff (i.e. staff meetings, staff responsibilities, staff relationships, spiritual leading, prayer, etc.)
  • Primary spokesperson to the church partnered with the leadership of the Eldership, communicating what collectively has been intended to set before the faith community
  • Partner with the Eldership in the vision and direction for FCC
  • Recruit, train, and mentor people into pastoral ministries
  • Work in direction of and in partnership with the preaching team
  • Work in partnership with the Elders with the deacons and deaconess to enable and empower people to do the work God has called them to do within His church
  • Direct congregant questions to the most appropriate ministry deacon, deaconess, or elder
  • Oversee the Sunday morning services
  • Oversee the communication of announcements with the congregation
  • Oversee the communication of FCC related emails with members and non-members
  • Hospital and home visits
  • Prayerfully consider weddings and funerals

Physical Address:

First Christian Church Tuscola

100 Church Street

Tuscola, Illinois 61953


To apply contact Chris Brown, or (217) 855-0923



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