A 150-year-old independent, non-denominational liberal church with about 379 “pledge units” in downtown Grand Rapid, Michigan.
The Senior Minister of Fountain Street Church is the church’s strategic and religious leader with responsibility for ensuring that the church fulfills its mission. The Senior Minister leads staff, volunteers and congregants in maintaining a commitment to the church’s core values by providing and overseeing religious services and programs. In addition, the Senior Minister is the primary spokesperson, motivator and ambassador for the congregation, articulating its value and contribution to the city and region for congregants, visitors, community leaders, supporters and the public.
M.Div. or Ph.D. in relevant field, significant experience in congregational leadership and small group ministry. Excellent pulpit skills.
This is a full time position.
Salary and benefits are competitive with other churches of similar size in similar geographic areas. Among the benefits provided to the Senior Minister are: health and life insurance; professional expenses; retirement benefits; long term disability coverage; vacation and personal time. The exact terms of the benefit package will be established as part of the finalist interview and hiring process. Church bylaws provide for regular sabbatical time accruing after first five years of service.
Complete application information may be found at: www.fountainstreet.org/jobs