Do you think the church should be a place families flock because the joy, hope, and love for the Lord and the love for one another are so contagious? Forreston Grove Church in Forreston, IL agrees!
This PCA church is looking for someone to oversee the ministry of the flock, preach weekly and lead worship, teach at various studies, and be fully involved in the life of the community at large.
In addition to teaching and preaching, responsibilities of this position include implementing and leading programs and ministries. The pastor will be involved in community building and pastoral care, such as visitations to community members who are sick/shut-in.
The right candidate will have an evangelical, outward-facing philosophy as well as an energetic and engaging personality. The ability to teach Scriptures clearly is a key skill. It is also important that the pastor have humility and joy in addition to a heart for all ages of people.
Forreston is blessed with some of the richest agricultural land in the Midwest which has allowed both farms and communities to prosper. There are gently rolling hills that provide beautiful views—and the church sits at the top of one of those hills. Small towns are very welcoming and boast schools with great academic and athletic accomplishments. Forreston is only 100 miles from Chicago which provides close access to all the amenities of a world-class city.
Does this sound like an environment in which you'd like to serve?
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