COMPENSATION IS FOR 20 HOURS PER WEEK.
The Stated Supply is for 20 hours per week with a total compensation package of $2300 per month. Salary and benefits are negotiable.
TTurn of River Church (TORCH) defines itself as an Ecumenical Presbyterian Congregation. We are a chapel-sized congregation worshiping in a picturesque, typical New England church nestled in a residential neighborhood in close proximity to the Merritt Parkway (Rt15).
TORCH is seeking clergy to fill a part-time Stated Supply/Designated Pastor position. The position is for 20 hours per week. Candidates should have a Masters of Divinity, interim experience, be technologically savvy, forward thinking, and preferably in or around lower Fairfield County.
The primary focus for this position is:
Lead weekly worship and using the current liturgical calendar, prepare and deliver the sermon
Work with our worship music chairperson to select appropriate hymns for both the sermon and congregation
Administer the sacrament of Communion once per month, usually the first Sunday
Work with Session to bring TORCH to its next phase
Moderate Session Meetings
Moderate Congregational Meetings
Pastoral Services and Care
Call on/visit with infirmed members of the congregation
Perform any special services, such as funerals
Administer communion to at home members, once per month
The secondary focus for this position is:
Attend local ministerial meetings
Attend Presbytery meetings and coordinating with Presbytery
Please direct any inquiries regarding this position to: TORCH1861@GMAIL.COM
Please use the following format for the subject line: “Stated Supply-(your name)”.
This is the only contact information for this inquiry.
Thank you for your interest. We look forward to hearing from you.
Yours In Christ,
Clerk of Session – TORCH