Part-Time Pastor – Summerfield, NC

Bethany Community Church of Summerfield is seeking a part-time pastor to shepherd our congregation.
Our church recently disaffiliated from the United Methodist Church. We are a small rural church,
established in 1895, with a current average worship attendance of 30+ individuals. We have active lay
leaders who assist in leading services. Ideally, we are seeking an individual that can meet the following
requirements:
Required:
– Degree or education in a ministry related field. Ability to administer the sacraments for church –
baptism, Communion, wedding, or funeral services if requested
– Strong leadership skills. Understands challenges faced in a rural community
– A dedicated person of God, knowledgeable in the word of God, and committed to preparing and
presenting Bible-based sermons and services
– Follows the Biblical qualifications of a church leader (1 Timothy 3:1-7).
– Strong communication and presentation skills, both verbal and written.
– Committed to visiting, counseling, praying for and with church members, and members of the
community (aligned with part-time appointment)
– The ability to provide pastoral administrative services, including but not limited to, services
outlined in the current Bylaws.
– Committed to being actively involved in the church, (aligned with part-time appointment)
– Committed to leading periodic Bible study programs.
Preferred:
– Minimum of 5 years as a pastor or associate pastor.
– A nurturing, compassionate, kind person
– Someone desiring to be involved in the local community (aligned with part-time appointment)

Interested candidates should submit their resume to our Pastor Parrish Committee Chair, Lisa Moricle at
lmoricle@gmail.com