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Seatonville, IL USA

Seatonville Community Church (Seatonville, IL) – Pastor

The Big Picture
Seatonville Community Church ( is a non-denominational, independent, Bible-believing church seeking a full-time Pastor who will preach the Word of God, provide vision, shepherd the congregation, and equip the church for works of service.

The Church
Seatonville Community is a small rural church with an older population that is looking for a pastor to help lead them to be much more multi-generational. Our church has been here since 1898 and has a beautifully well-maintained facility. The intimate sanctuary seats 100 and was built with acoustics in mind with an octagon shape and trayed ceiling. The church basement is used for banquets and special events as well as VBS and Kids Klub. The education wing has a nursery, church office, Sunday school rooms and bathrooms for men and women. Our church is debt free and has a wonderful remnant of faithful people who are looking to keep reaching people for Christ well into the 21st century or until the Lord returns. Our mission is to “Know Christ More and make Him known to others”

The Community
Seatonville is a small town of 350 people, but it is only 10 miles from LaSalle/Peru with a population of 25,000, 10 miles from Princeton with 10,000 people and Spring Valley only 3 miles away with 6,00 people. We are located in North Central Illinois only three miles from I-80 and halfway between Chicago and the Quad Cities. Peoria is an hour south and Rockford and hour north.

The Qualifications
The Pastor must fulfill the qualifications of the office of an Elder as outlined in I Timothy 3:1-7 and Titus 1:6-9. The Pastor is responsible for providing vision and overall direction and administration of all church ministries, operations, programs and service; for providing leadership and nourishment for the church; and for using his spiritual gifts and skills in proclamation and ministerial care in meeting the needs of persons in the church and community. We are looking for a young family to move into the parsonage and become part of the fabric of our community and help lead our church to reaching more people for Christ.

The Process
Please look over this job description and the church website. Along with your resume please answer these questions:

Why do you believe that you might be a good fit as the Pastor at Seatonville Community Church?

Describe your experiences in ministry and how you may be qualified to serve as the Pastor at Seatonville Community Church?

In just a few sentences please give a summary of your theology and how that is in line with the Articles of Faith of Seatonville Community Church?

Please send your resume, the answers to these questions and a link to at least one online sermon to [email protected]