Missionary Pastor in Northwest Oregon


Portland, OR
United States

Job Details

Currently, in InFaith's NW Oregon field there are several InFaith-affiliated congregations functioning without pastoral leadership in communities that are ripe for the harvest! The missionary pastor would shepherd one of twenty InFaith-affiliated congregations in the six counties surrounding Portland, Oregon. They would lead a small group of dedicated believers in reaching out to their rural community.

  • While this position requires raising support, some financial assistance may be available.
  • Learn more about InFaith-connected churches in Northwest Oregon here:https://www.nworinfaith.org/
  • Begin the application at infaith.org/iq

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Provide pastoral leadership to a small rural congregation seeking to reach their community for Jesus.
  • Preach the Gospel of Jesus Christ, teach, network, and organize in a small rural setting
  • Develop leadership and new events to share the gospel
  • Ability to shepherd a congregation with diverse denominational backgrounds
  • Raise support, meet donors and other churches
  • Prepare a long-range, strategic plan for the church
  • Report regularly to other church leaders and the InFaith area missionary or field director about progress toward organizational objectives, the financial status of the organization, and other issues of concern.
  • Provide leadership and oversight for the church staff and/or volunteers.
  • Promote a cooperative and cohesive team environment
  • Serve as an effective coach and mentor and spiritual leader
  • Oversight of programs and activities of the church with the stated mission, vision, and core values
  • Continually monitor the quality, attendance levels, costs, and appropriateness of children, youth, and adult programs and activities
  • Has an active and growing relationship with Jesus Christ 
  • Possess proven public relations and fundraising skills
  • Experienced in church operations management, or the equivalent, including oversight of budgets
  • Displays effective interpersonal skills (shepherding skill desirable)
  • Possesses strong conceptual and visionary competence
  • Minimum education and/or ministry experience equivalent to a two-year certificate in Bible from an accredited college or seminary is strongly recommended 
More Information

InFaith is a nondenominational mission that enables called and committed followers of Christ to serve with purpose and passion within our nation’s borders. With field staff serving all across the country, we use many different ministry methods to achieve one simple mission: to share Jesus with the people of the United States.

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