Blaine Memorial United Methodist Church is an open and welcoming, multi-generational, Asian-American church looking for a qualified person to serve part time (10 hours/week) as our Pastoral Care Minister.
This position is supervised and is accountable to the Senior Pastor, and works closely with the Pastoral staff and the Congregational Care Ministries (CCM) Chairperson and committee.
The Pastoral Care Minister will visit and provide emotional, spiritual and physical support to those in the congregation who are who ill, hospitalized, and shut in, and to their families and friends.
- Attend Sanctuary Services, participating in worship in areas related to pastoral care ministries
- Weekly visitations to members and friends of Blaine Memorial, in consultation with the Senior Pastor
- Design and implement pastoral care workshops and small group opportunities around issues such as grief support, caring for the elderly and for children,
- Attend weekly Staff Meetings and other leadership gatherings
- Attend events where the Seniors gather. ie: BLT, Tuesday Ladies
- Attend Congregational Care Ministries Meetings
- Occasional preaching, as directed by the Senior Pastor
- Seminary education with emphasis on pastoral care or related ministry
- Demonstrate an understanding of counseling modalities and techniques and know how they integrate with biblical teaching and other world views
- Self-starter with who takes initiative in this area of focus, but also in support of the implementation of the wider vision of the Pastoral Staff team
- Strong people, communications and relational gifts and skills
- Knowledge and experience in Biblical study, pastoral care and faith development, theory and practice.
- Understanding and willing support of United Methodist theology and practice of ministry
- Ability to work independently and as a team member with using discretion in decision making and sound judgment in problem solving
- Knowledge of Microsoft Office
- Completed background check
Please send resumes to: firstname.lastname@example.org