Flossmoor Community Church is located in vibrant and diverse Flossmoor.
Flossmoor Community Church is a congregation that embraces a rich diversity of denominational backgrounds and faith traditions. We also embrace interfaith relationships and activities. As a church that believes Christ is Central and Diversity is Cherished, it is our hope that together we will grow deep by cultivating the roots of faith and grow forth by cultivating the way we branch out from FCC to share the fruits of faith with a world crying out for good news. We welcome you to be part of the spiritual growth we seek to share with one another and the world.
Flossmoor Community Church is intentionally multi-denominational, which means that we both respect the denominational backgrounds that people may have experienced before coming to FCC and embrace the diverse perspectives those backgrounds bring to the table.
Qualifications, Experience, Skills
Completion of a Master of Divinity degree from an accredited seminary
Ordained pastor of good standing in a Protestant denomination
Five or more years of pastoral experience in a church setting
The Pastor shall lead the people of God in the ways of Jesus Christ, working in partnership with staff and lay leaders to accomplish the mission and ministry of Flossmoor Community Church.
The Pastor, working collaboratively with the Governing Board, shall provide spiritual leadership and vision, administrative oversight and organizational direction to the overall life of the church, ensuring that all aspects of a vital and effective parish ministry are provided.
As Head of Staff, the Pastor, working collaboratively with the other staff members, will supervise how the staff liaisons with the Boards and Committees of the church:
Characteristics and Qualifications
- Deep and abiding faith in Jesus Christ, unquestionable character and integrity
- Excellent preacher and teacher, engaging; strong communicator and relationship builder
- Committed to diversity with a heart for community engagement.
- Keen mind, lively sense of humor, ability to relate to all
- Effective leadership gifts, management and organizational abilities
- Ability to encourage and motivate laity to use their gifts and passions in ministry
- Effective systems builder, coach, facilitator, planner, problem-solver and team builder
- Exceptional oral and written communication skills
Accountability and Review
The Pastor is accountable to the Governing Board through the Personnel Committee. Performance review annually.
Salary: All terms of compensation will be specific to each candidate. However, our church will provide salary commensurate with years of pastoral experience and the cost of living within our geographical area. Additional benefits that could be anticipated by a candidate would include housing allowance, health insurance, pension compensation, mileage allowance and professional development. There will be consideration for sabbatical and paid vacation based on years of service.
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