Pastor of Raleigh Mennonite Church
Raleigh Menonite Church

A pastor is tasked with encouraging people’s walk with God through teaching and modelling a Christian life. A pastor also provides leadership to the congregation. We hope that the pastor exhibits the gifts of the Spirit: Love, Joy, Peace, Patience, etc. He or she should have a deep care for the poor and marginalized. We hope he or she is gifted with working with family and children as well as having gifts in teaching and preaching.

 To preach regularly; interpreting and applying biblical texts to life in the contemporary world.
 Nurture an active, personal faith journey striving to become more Christ-like.
 To be a student of the Scriptures and diligently study material related to the challenges of Christians in today’s world in order to relate spiritual teachings to current world events.
 To emulate in personal matters a lifestyle which will serve as a model for the congregation.
 To foster an environment in which the enthusiastic stewardship of time, talents, and money is practiced by all.
 To live out a passion to reach the unchurched and marginalized in society.
Teaching/Preaching: Proclaim God’s Word in order to transform lives. (The Pastor will preach approximately three Sundays a month and be accountable for resourcing when absent.)
Shepherding and Lay Leadership development: Lead, train, and equip the congregation through encouragement, mentoring, modeling, and the building of a unified community, and the “maturing of the saints.” (Ephesians 4:12-16)
Spiritual Vision and Leadership: Collaborate with RMC task forces, commissions, and Servant Leaders to lead the church in a collective and unified realization of the RMC mission.
Evangelism and Church Growth: Develop a vision and equipping the congregation to share the good news of Christ.
 Manage staff
 Give attention to the ongoing development of the RMC ministry towards those children and young adults 0-18 years of age.
 Ensure that there is an active, effective pastoral care ministry serving the whole church.
 Serve as a member of Servant Leaders (RMC leadership body)
 Oversee the evaluation & evolution of current small group ministry to become a stronger and more integral ministry.
 Attend district, conference, and denominational meetings as appropriate
 Coordinate covenant classes as necessary
 Be available for marriages, funerals and dedications.

Posting Dates: 
01/19/2016 to 07/31/2016
Job Type: 
Full time
Job Category: 
Church, Administration
Church, Ministry
North Carolina
Contact Name: 
Anne Cooper
Contact Email: 
Contact Phone: 
919) 833-1182