Transitional Pastor Position - Doe Run

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ContactRev. Dr. Erin S. Cox-Holmes
AddressDoe Run Presbyterian Church
3104 Doe Run Church Rd
Coatesville, PA 19320 Get Directions

Info About Opportunity

The Session of the Doe Run Presbyterian Church is seeking a Transitional Pastor with the following job requirements.

  • Lead weekly worship services, including a children’s message and other special services.
  • Administer the Sacraments of Baptism and the Lord's Supper and the ordination and installation of Ruling Elders and Deacons.
  • Officiate and extend counseling services for weddings and funerals.
  • Moderate Session meetings and work with committees and committee chairpersons as appropriate.
  • Provide pastoral care & visitation as needed.
  • Provide leadership to the Session, the Deacons, the Trustees and staff.
  • Engage in a teaching ministry that will enhance the spiritual growth of the congregation through active Christian Education, including Adult Sunday School
  • Provide assistance in reestablishing the Christian Education Ministry Team
  • Attend Presbytery Meetings.
  • Help to retain membership and grow church congregation including strategies for taking in new members

This could be a full-time or three-quarter time position. A fulltime position would include living in the manse as part of the compensation package. A three-quarter time position could include living in the manse as part of compensation, or a housing allowance. It is anticipated to last at least through the end of the 2019 calendar year. It is renewable as needed, with a thirty-day notice of termination from either party. The Transitional Pastor may be eligible to apply for a future Installed Pastor position, if appropriate.  The position is available immediately. Please apply as soon as possible.

The successful applicant will be an ordained Presbyterian (PCUSA) Teaching Elder, or from a Formula of Agreement congregation. This email is being sent to all teaching elders and candidates in the Presbytery of Donegal, and to the Executive Presbyters of neighboring presbyteries.

Send a cover letter and PIF/resume to: Donegal Executive Presbyter, the Rev. Dr. Erin S. Cox-Holmes Email:   or Address: Presbytery of Donegal, P.O. Box 10054, Lancaster, PA, 17605. Electronic submissions are preferred.