Modesto Christian Church, Modesto, IL - Senior Minister

Modesto Christian Church

The Modesto Christian Church is located in the small rural community of Modesto, Illinois (250) located approximately 35 miles Southwest of Springfield, Illinois. Our average attendance is 60 to 70. Our worship style is traditional and we are an independent, nondenominational body which adheres to the principles of the restoration heritage. We are looking for a self-motivated, energetic individual with an outgoing personality.

Church Information

Church/Organization Employee Average Attendance Location
2 60 Modesto, IL USA

Contact Information


Richard Sims
mail   [email protected]
phone   (217) 415-8393

106 West Barton St.
Modesto, IL 62667

Position Information

Position Category Position Title Position Type Weekly Hours
N/A Senior Minister Paid Full-Time 30-40+

Job Summary

We are looking for a self-motivated, energetic individual with an outgoing personality. We would expect our pastor to be able to teach as well as deliver a spirit-filled sermon. In addition to being a fulltime pastor, other duties would include but not limited to visiting hospitals, nursing homes, and pastoral home visits to members of our congregation. Also, the pastor should be involved with all of the church activities and community outreach, especially our schools. The candidate must be a positive person, a problem solver able to lead with energy and enthusiasm. He should also be able to foster congregational participation in various church activities and be committed to assisting in VBS, summer camp, and other youth activities. We seek someone that will love the congregation and develop long-term relationships with individuals and families. We expect our pastor to work along-side the elders as we strive to shepherd and proclaim the gospel. A modern 3 bedroom parsonage is also included.

Applicant Requirements

The ideal candidate would have a minimum of 5 years of ministry experience and possess a Bachelors degree from a Christian college or university but we will consider all offers to serve here. Our current pastor is retiring December 31 after 10 successful years here so the position will begin January 1, 2020. We would like to receive a written resume that includes both an expression of your faith and doctrine of belief as well as two letters of recommendation. Beginning salary will be $40,000 to $50,000 depending upon experience and will be reviewed on an annual basis.