General Information

Job Title:

Senior Pastor

Job Description:

Job Title: Senior Pastor

Reports to: The Session as a whole.

Position Status: Staff – Full time

Job Responsibilities and General Duties

  1. Preach and teach the Bible (1 Timothy 5:17)
  2. Lead or direct the affairs of the church to fulfill the Ministry Outcomes
  3. Be the primary communicator of the mission, vision, and direction to the staff, volunteers, congregation, and public
  4. Develop strategy and tactics to achieve the Ministry Outcomes
  5. Recruit, hire and dismiss all paid staff; recruit and dismiss volunteers
  6. Lead the staff and team leads in a direction to achieve the Ministry Outcomes
  7. Encourage and provide opportunities for staff development
  8. Become familiar with and adhere to the policies outlined in First United Presbyterian Church’s Policy Manual         
  9. Maintain consistent office hours

Position Qualifications:


  1. Master’s degree or equivalent from an accredited theological seminary
  2. Affirmation of the Westminster Confession of Faith and Evangelical Presbyterian Church’s Essentials of the Faith
  3. Either ordained or willing to be ordained in the Evangelical Presbyterian Church
  4. Called, ordained and set apart by God to the gospel ministry, biblically grounded and Reformed in theology
  5. Is gifted to lead God’s people to understand, embrace, and accomplish the mission to make disciples both locally and globally through the vision of engaging Christ followers in worship, community, and ministry
  6. The desire to intentionally invest in the lives of the people of our congregation and the surrounding community

Application Deadline

Job Type:

Full Time

Salary Range:


General Information

Church/Organization Name

First United Presbyterian Church

Contact Name & Contact Info

(309) 721-1985




Evangelical Presbyterian Church (EPC)

City, State

Moline, IL

Description of Organization

Our church is in a metropolitan area on the Mississippi River.  Prior to covid, we averaged 130 people in Sunday service, and over 1oo adults participated in Sunday school.  We have a strong reputation of being a Gospel-preaching, evangelical church. Our mission giving is strong. We have a strong appreciation and value for children and youth. Many individuals have a strong faith and a deep love of God's word.

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