Pastor at Toccoa Presbyterian Church
Toccoa, GA 30577

Pastoral Job Description

105 E. Tugalo St., Toccoa, GA

706.886.3680

Position:  Full Time pastor to an average of 35-45 active members and attenders, 90 miles northeast of Atlanta, GA. Congregation is a member of ECO denomination (a Covenant Order of Evangelical Presbyterians).

Desired Characteristics:

  1. Stable, mature, and authentic Christian whose life is modeled after Jesus as evidenced by fruits of the Spirit.
  2. Effective communicator and Biblically-based teacher of the Word of God.
  3. Has a shepherding heart to include but not limited to the following:
    1. Attends church events
    2. Listens well
    3. Lives in our community
    4. Is friendly and has a servant attitude
    5. Has high empathetic capacity
    6. Always considers others’ points of view
  4. Rooted in prayer and obedient to scripture.
  5. Encourages children and youth ministries as well as local and global missions. Shares our vision as a leader in our church and community of believers.

Responsibilities:

  1. Provide engaging, biblically grounded sermons that inspire, challenge and encourage. 2. Use spiritual gifts in the areas of apostleship, prophecy, evangelism, shepherding, and       teaching (as stated in the ECO Constitution, 2.04).
  2. Nurture the spiritual health and maturity of the body of Christ in order to equip us to    partner with God in His redemptive work (Also from the Constitution, 2.04).
  3. Adhere to the polity of the ECO Constitution as it relates to the session’s
  4. Shepherd the congregation through visitation, accessibility, posted office hours, counseling, and attending church functions.
  5. Work collegially and collaboratively with the staff and congregation.
  6. Communicates upcoming plans to staff in a timely manner, seeking consensus. 

Education:

  1. A bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) and ordinarily a master’s degree from an     accredited theological seminary in biblical or theological studies (as stated in the       ECO Constitution, 2.04).
  2. Already ordained in, or able to be ordained in, the ECO denomination.

Experience:

Prefer to have some experience as associate or lead pastor, but not required.

Contact:

Email a cover letter, a resume, at least three recorded sermons via web links or attached files, and three or more references to: toccoapresbyterianpnc@gmail.com To learn more about Toccoa, Georgia, please visit these links:

www.cityoftoccoa.com www.toccoagachamber.com

 

Generally, we abide by CDC and state and local guidelines.

Address

Toccoa Presbyterian Church
105 E. Tugalo St.
Toccoa, Georgia 30577

Contact

Joy Hayner
706-491-7485
joyhayner5@gmail.com

Website

www.toccoapresbyterianchurch.org

Location
Toccoa, GA 30577
Job type
Full Time
Posted
Hours/week
40
Pay rate
$25./hr
Ordained position
Yes
Exempt status
Exempt
Skills
Counseling
Encouragement
Leadership
Pastoral
Preaching
Industries
Church Ministry