Pastor at Ghent Reformed Church (Ghent, New York)

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We are seeking a spiritual leader to the members of our congregation at the Ghent Reformed Church located in Ghent, New York. We are looking for a 3/4 time, shared or bi-vocational pastor. The position will consist of at least 29 hours per week. The Ghent Reformed Church does have a parsonage to be included in lieu of housing costs.

From 2 Timothy 4:2
"Preach the word; be prepared in season and out of season; correct, rebuke and encourage—with great patience and careful instruction."

Education Requirements
Seminary Educated in The Reformed Church Tradition

Preaching and Teaching

  • Primary Preacher for worship
  • Administering sacraments
  • Baptisms
  • Communion
  • Active in Sunday School

Strategic Leadership and Planning

  • Monitor spiritual growth of the congregation
  • Ensuring Sunday School Program is effectively educating the children

Administration

  • Oversee pastoral needs of the congregation and when necessary provide:
  • Counseling
  • Home visits
  • Hospital, Nursing home and Adult home visits
  • Perform weddings
  • Perform funerals/memorial service
  • Supervise office manager and any other staff of the church
  • Oversee development and adherence to church policies and procedures
  • Prepare and lead consistory meetings once a month

Evaluation

  • Pastor will file monthly reports with consistory of accomplishments and activities
  • Pastor will file monthly mileage and expense report to the Treasurer
  • Pastor should look to expand the influence and look of GRC around the neighborhood even the county that GRC is located in. This would mean formal and informal personal contact and interaction of people who may or may not be congregants 
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