Intentional Interim Pastor

Mountain Rise United Church of Christ | Fairport, NY
Date posted: August 2, 2022
Intentional Interim Pastor
Contact Name: Gail McClain
Contact Email: [email protected]
Contact Phone: (585) 271-2197
Deadline: Saturday, December 31, 2022

We are a thoughtful and intentional group of believers who hope to embody the truth of our covenant:
“As Mountain Rise United Church of Christ we covenant to honor and support our church’s mission, to share in the life and work of the church, to seek justice and peace, to care for one another and the Earth, and to walk humbly together, listening for the voice of a still-speaking God.” We are a congregation of about 250 people located about 10 miles east of Rochester, NY. Our mission is to strive to be an open and affirming gathering of Christ’s followers welcoming all to the journey of faith with creative worship, caring community, learning, and service to God, one another, and the world.

Job Description

Mountain Rise UCC is seeking a full-time Intentional Interim Pastor (since our long-time pastor has recently retired) to provide pastoral leadership for up to a year with the option to renew or until a permanent minister accepts our call, whichever occurs first. Key responsibilities would include: provide worship experiences and the practice of ministry, experience anew and practice the “Good News” of love, healing, and reconciliation within our caring community, promote healing within our congregation, seek ways of motivating members to be active in various aspects of our church’s life, interpret clearly the self-study and interim processes for the church in order to facilitate the time of pastoral transition, and prepare our church for the calling of a new pastor in conjunction with our dreams and objectives for the future.


M. Div. and/or D. Min. with pastoral experience and specialized training in intentional interim ministry.

Type of Position

Full Time

Time Commitment

This is a full-time position.


Compensation and benefits are based on the Compensation Guidelines of the NY UCC Conference and are based on educational qualifications, length of pastoral experience, and the size of the congregation.

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