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Website Harris Covenant Church

Harris Covenant Church

Harris, MN

Position:
Senior Pastor

Position Summary:
Live a life that is real and humbling to God while leading our church in the principles taught through the Holy scriptures.

Responsibilities:
1. Preach the Word of God as revealed in the Old and New Testaments;
2. Administer the Sacraments, Holy Baptism and the Lord’s Supper, according to the practice of The
Evangelical Covenant Church;
3. Ensure that there is instruction for the children of the church, creating an awareness of the Bible and
the teaching of Christ. Be the primary instructor for confirmation;
4. Lead ministry efforts to all members of the church body according to their particular needs – call on the
homebound, visit members in the hospital, to counsel members, provide support and pastoral care;
5. Lead and encourage the church as a witness for Christ in the community;
6. Support the mission and vision of the congregation within the guidelines of scripture;
7. Attend and participate with pastoral input all meetings of the congregation and leadership team.
8. Keep ministerial practice in harmony with the Word of God, the principles of the Covenant Church, and
the Constitution of the congregation;
9. Lead all regular worship services on Sundays and holy days as agreed upon by the congregation and
pastor.
10. All marriages, funerals, confirmations, baptisms and new members must be accurately recorded.
11. Stimulate and encourage the members of the church to support the work of the Evangelical Covenant
Church and the local conference;
12. Assist lay leaders, and congregation to cast a vision for the future

Desired Qualifications:
We are looking for a Pastor who has been called by God and that is filled with enthusiasm to lead our
church. We, as a congregation, will walk alongside our Pastor to nurture and build up as we continue to seek followers of Jesus Christ and to deepen the relationships of our fellow believers. You will continue to bring fresh ideas, energy and compassion to our services and programs both for our local community and the missionary organizations we serve worldwide.

Why Us:
We are a church that is over 130 years old. We take great pride in our heritage and have many long standing families that attend. Even though we are a relatively small church, we desire to grow and offer God’s love and hope through our many programs. The area is growing rapidly with new housing and offers us a great opportunity for outreach. We desire a Pastor that can continue to lead and grow our church with enthusiasm and vitality. We are positioned about 45 minutes north of the Minneapolis / St. Paul area on Highway 35 which allows a majority of our population to commute to the Twin Cities for work. We have easy access to varied housing, medical, shopping, food, and entertainment opportunities.

Apply or More Information:
Contact Dan Johnson:
[email protected]
651-307-1838

To apply for this job please visit harriscovenant.org.