Oregon

Pulpit Minister

Circle Church of Christ

CIRCLE CHURCH OF CHRIST
CORVALLIS, OREGON
PULPIT MINISTER JOB DESCRIPTION

POSITION SUMMARY
The Circle Church of Christ, 2020 Circle Blvd, Corvallis, Oregon, is seeking an experienced Pulpit Minister (PM) who is knowledgeable of the Scriptures and has been gifted to preach, teach and equip the Church for discipleship and service. The PM shall be a devoted follower and disciple of Jesus and is passionate about helping others to live and grow as disciples as well as also making other disciples of Jesus. The PM’s life shall demonstrate a passionate faith in God, a strong commitment to the Lordship of Christ, the leading of the Spirit and the authority of the Scripture. The PM, under the oversight of the Elders and as a member of the Ministry Team, will work and support the vision and mission of Circle Church of Christ.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Pulpit Preaching
o Prepare and deliver scriptural sermons
o Preach the majority of Sunday services
o Will share preaching duties with other Ministers and Guest Speakers

• Teaching
o Teach Bible classes, seminars, workshops as assigned

• Discipleship, Evangelism and Community Outreach
o Lead in modeling and equipping members to be actively discipling others
o Participate in developing/leading community outreach efforts
o Promote outreach efforts with an evangelistic focus

• Family Care
o Participate in coordination and visitation of sick and shut-ins
o Provide spiritual guidance and counsel for members and others regarding their
spiritual wellbeing
o Officiate and perform weddings, funerals and other activities as requested

• Administration
o Serve as staff team leader to coordinate office activities and other items related
to providing the Church with an effective service center
o Actively participate in meetings with the Eldership and staff to facilitate
effective communication and coordination of objectives and activities
o Prepare bulletin articles, as scheduled, and ensure a quality publication
o Maintain reasonable office hours as agreed with the Elders and ministry staff
o Coordinate with Elders and staff when absent and maintain availability, as
circumstances warrant, on days off

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
• Four-year Bachelor’s Degree preferred with a preference in Biblical Studies.
• Experience in lieu of formal training may be acceptable
• Preferred candidates will hold a Graduate Degree in Biblical Studies, Christian
Ministry and\or Preaching.
• Demonstrable experience in ministry and preaching
• Knowledge and appreciation for the Restoration Movement to restore the New
Testament Church and the legacy of Churches of Christ

GENERAL INFORMATION:
• Position Title: Pulpit Minister
• Works as a team member under the leadership of the congregation’s eldership
• Member of Ministry Team – works closely with Campus Minister, Ministry Intern(s)
and Office Administrator
Coordinates and works closely with Deacons and Ministry Leaders
• Salary: Commensurate with training and experience
• Benefits: health, Retirement and annual training/education allowance

COMPETENCIES:
• Interpersonal Skills – Approachable; builds constructive and effective relationships; uses
diplomacy and tact in tense situations; puts others at ease
• Biblical Knowledge – Proficient Biblical knowledge and ability to apply Biblical principles
to current culture
• Communication – Clearly conveys information and ideas through a variety of media in a
manor that engages the audience and helps them understand and retain the message
• Continuous Learning and Development – Possesses a deep desire for continuous personal
growth; regularly creating and taking advantage of learning opportunities (e.g. personal study,
reading, conferences, seeking counsel with the Elders and other Ministers)
• Leadership – Effective Servant Leader. Models the vision of the Church and Eldership and
motivates others to take action in support of the vision.
• Planning and Organizational Skills – Establishes courses of action to ensure that work is
completed efficiently. Ability to prioritize, schedule, maintain focus and follow through to
completion.
• Work Standards – Sets high standards for excellence and quality; assumes responsibility and
accountability for successfully completing tasks and objectives. Self-motivated, takes action
and goes beyond routine requirements.

Minister

Newport Ave. Church of Christ

Ministerial Job Announcement for Newport Ave. Church of Christ

The Newport Ave. Church of Christ in Bend, Oregon, is a congregation of 35 people located on the Deschutes River in beautiful central Oregon. Bend is a small city of approximately 100 thousand people located in a scenically stunning setting that offers world-class outdoor recreational opportunities.

The congregation is seeking a preacher/minister with a B.A. or higher-level degree in theology or a closely aligned academic field. The congregation would consider financial and other assistance to an outstanding undergraduate-level candidate pursuing an advanced academic degree. Salary and compensation will be commensurate with education and experience.

The Newport Ave. congregation is seeking a talented, visionary theological leader who is progressively oriented and free from the restraints of traditionalism. He will be expected to connect with community leaders for the purpose of understanding the needs of the Bend community and how the congregation might address them. Although the congregation does not have elders currently, we are engaging in the process to establish leaders. This is a congregation with the ability to financially, emotionally and spiritually support a new minister desiring to come to our community to share in the work and growth of our congregation.

Please send application materials, including a resume, the names/contact information for three references, and a sample of a video or audio sermon to:

Newport Ave. Church of Christ
554 Newport Ave.
Bend, Oregon 97703

Digital application materials can be e-mailed to: churchofchrist@bendbroadband.com.

Inquiry pertaining to this announcement can be directed to Frank Parker at fparker1324@gmail.com or by telephone: 541-977-2803.

This announcement will remain open through Sept. 1, 2022.

Youth Minister

Metro Church of Christ

Are you looking for a unique and exciting place to do ministry with teens?
Gresham, Oregon in the Portland metropolitan area is a unique place in our
world to do ministry, especially ministry with teens. There is nothing about youth
ministry in the Northwest that is boring or normal. Ministry here is exciting and
challenging if you have a deep desire to seek and save the lost. We are on the
front lines of a deep cultural conflict. We are seeking an engaging, biblically
trained man who has an unrelenting love and respect for young people.
The Metro Church of Christ is a loving church family of approximately 250
members with a strong legacy of youth and family ministry! We have been
described as a dynamic, biblically focused, Spirit-led body of believers. We are
seeking to hire a Youth Minister who can help us build a balanced
program to assist parents in guiding their teens to a strong, lifelong Christian
faith.

Do you have these qualifications?
● You believe that the Bible is the inspired word of God.
● You demonstrate a love for the Lord in your daily life.
● You have been baptized by immersion and believe that baptism is essential for salvation.
● You possess an innate love for middle and high school students.
● You are passionate about reaching the lost and discipling students to become like Jesus Christ for life.
● You have a genuine desire to connect and communicate with students, parents, and volunteers.
● You understand the value of intergenerational connections.
● You understand the importance of being involved with students and parents beyond the church venue.
● You are in agreement with Metro Church of Christ’s statement of beliefs (see website).
● You believe in following the direction of your elders.
● You value being a part of the whole ministry team but can work independently as required.

If this is you, we would love to hear from you! Please click the following link to
see the full job description and for instructions on how to apply for this position.
https://metrocofc.org/YSMApplication

We look forward to seeing how God will bless us all in this adventure!

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