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Senior Pastor

Pulaski Mennonite Church
Posted: 11/06/2023
Salary/Range: $50,000-$80,000
Bloomfield, Iowa

STATUS: Full-time, Salaried

HOURS:  40 Hours per week

RANGE:  $50,000-$80,000

BENEFITS: Health Insurance, Pension, Parsonage, Continuing Education Funds, Vacation, Sick Leave, Mileage Reimbursement

POINT OF CONTACT: Eric Knapp, 641-208-0300


Pulaski Mennonite Church views the role of the pastor to be the spiritual leader encompassing four main roles:  shepherd, teacher, leader, and servant.


Reports to the Deacons & Church Council. An annual evaluation is completed with pay raises recommended as appropriate.  Primarily operates with considerable independence within areas of responsibility described below:

– Preparing and preaching weekly sermons and conducting worship services.

– Interpreting biblical scripture for the congregation and teaching Bible studies.

– Providing care and counseling or referrals to church members and assisting them in crisis situations.

– Moderating, administrating, recruiting and training leaders, and supervising church 
volunteers/ staff.

– Preforming pastoral duties such as visiting hospitals, pre-marital counseling, officiating weddings and funerals, and living among the community.

– Providing direction, support and assistance to ministry groups and leaders.

– In general to carry out all the directive of the church council.

– Articulate and promote the vision and mission of our church to the congregation and community.

– In sync with other church committees, inspire, train, support, and guide members to use their spiritual gifts in ministries to the church and community.

– Challenge and encourage members to tend to the needs of the sick and needy in the church and community.

– Research and introduce ideas, resources, and programs to further the ministers and effectiveness of our church (Pastoral care, membership, outreach, children’s ministries, youth and adult ministries, etc.)

– Train elders, deacon and other leaders in providing pastoral care, leading in prayer or worship, teaching, outreach, etc.,

To Apply: Eric Knapp at 641-208-0300