Pastoral Resident

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Calvary Church

Moorhead, Minnesota

Calvary is a growing multigenerational church of 250 that has experienced a great deal of revitalization over the last 5 years. Calvary is led by a solo pastor and a plurality of elders. We also have one paid and several volunteer ministry directors leading teams of volunteers.

Residency Overview:

The aim of the Pastoral Residency at Calvary Church is to provide practical pastoral experience in a church environment (working with an Elder board, shepherding church members, training disciples, visiting the sick, praying, preaching, etc.) The Resident will be mentored by the Senior Pastor, the team of elders, and a host of other ministry leaders. The program will last 2 years with the hopes of helping to launch our residents into full time positions with more experience, more confidence, and a bigger support network. It is a full-time paid position.

Qualifications:
• An active and growing relationship with Jesus Christ
• Meet the Qualifications of an Elder (1 Timothy 3:1-7, Titus 1:6-9)
• Must have a calling to serve as a Lead or Solo Pastor
• Must agree with the doctrinal statement of Calvary Church
• Must show signs of Christian maturity: moral character, humility, teachability, etc…
• Must have a bachelor’s degree, and strongly prefer a seminary degree

Responsibilities:
• Meet with the Senior Pastor regularly
• Help carry and implement the church vision
• Regularly attend elder and trustee meetings, and other committee meetings as necessary
• Build discipleship relationships within the church and community
• Participate in the shepherding plan of the Elder board
• Assist in the building of a preaching calendar and preach regularly

Compensation:
Annual total compensation of $40,000.

For more information about Calvary or the Pastoral Residency, please contact Pastor Ben Killerlain at [email protected]

To apply, please cover letter and resume to [email protected]