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Bowen Christian Church, Bowen, IL - Lead Pastor

Bowen Christian Church

Bowen Christian Church is an independent Christian Church in Bowen, IL. Our mission statement is: “Save the Lost; Nurture the Saved.” Here at Bowen Christian Church, we describe ourselves as a Christ-centered, Bible-teaching, non-denominational church. For more information about our congregation, please visit our website.

Church Information

Church/Organization Employee Average Attendance Location
N/A 75 Bowen, IL United States

Contact Information

link   https://bowenchristianchurch.org/

Tim Kerr
mail   [email protected]
phone   (309)337-5363

2726 E Hwy 61
Augusta, IL 62311

Position Information

Position Category Position Title Position Type Weekly Hours
Executive/Administrative, Preaching/Senior Lead Pastor Paid Full-Time 30-40+

Job Summary

The primary role of the Senior Minister of Bowen Christian Church is to shepherd the church through biblical visionary leadership, creative biblical teaching and strategic planning to develop passionate followers of Jesus Christ. He will do this by providing spiritual leadership through example, preaching/teaching, implementing the vision/mission of the church and equipping the congregation for various works of ministry. The Senior Minister is responsible for overseeing the planning and implementation of Bowen Christian Church’s vision and strategic plan. He will work to motivate the church body in a passionate, unified approach to fulfill the vision of the church. He will work alongside the Elders to plan the overall direction of the church. He will develop and oversee the acclimation of new families into the church. The Senior Minister will work to create Ministry Teams that will encourage leadership development and provide accountability for the growth of individual ministries. 

Applicant Requirements

Desired Qualifications for the Senior Minister: The Senior Minister shall believe that Jesus is the Christ, the Son of the Living God and He is our Savior. He shall be a person called by the Holy Spirit to shepherd God’s Church. The Senior Minister shall believe that Baptism by immersion is an act of obedience commanded by Christ in order to receive Salvation. He shall meet the Biblical qualifications for the role of Elder/Minister as outlined in 1 Timothy and Titus. He will have a passion to preach and teach God’s Word. The Senior Minister shall have a proven track record of working well with others and have the ability to work with a broad diversity of people. The Senior Minister shall demonstrate through his words and actions a life submitted to Christ. He shall have a passion for people and reaching the lost for Christ. The Senior Minister shall have excellent organizational skills in administrative management and be creative and proficient in written communication. The Senior Minister shall have a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited Bible College. He shall be a visionary; self-motivated; creative; and innovative in ministry thinking and exemplify the humility and servant attitude of Christ. Preaching and Teaching The Senior Minister will be responsible for the development and managing of the preaching schedule. He will be governed by prayer and scripture throughout the week in preparation for each week’s sermon. He will directly oversee the Sunday morning schedule. He will work in close connection with the worship leaders and teams to create an enjoyable focused worship atmosphere on Sunday mornings. He will work with the Christian Education Ministry Team to develop Sunday School classes for all ages as well as plan and implement small group ministries that will enable attendees to learn more about Scripture in order for them to grow spiritually in their daily walk with Jesus Christ. The Senior Minister will also work to create other teaching opportunities (i.e. Seminars, Retreats, evening classes, etc.). Contact Tim Kerr (Church Elder) at 309.337.5363 or [email protected] for more details.

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