Are you a pastor desiring to commit wholeheartedly to "Bringing Jesus to the North Central United States through planting and growing healthy congregations advanced by boldly apostolic leaders working synergistically together?"
Throughout the year, the NCC, a collection of 60+ churches, camps and agencies may experience an opening for ministry positions. If you wish to be considered, and would like to serve Christ through the FMCUSA in Iowa, Illinois, Minnesota, North/South Dakota, Missouri or Wisconsin, feel free to connect with us.
The New Life Community Church is a Free Methodist congregation of about 35 persons in Fairfield, Iowa. A blended style worship service (including contemporary choruses and traditional hymns) is held in a 150-seat sanctuary with plenty of room to grow. A children’s church takes place during the service, and the congregation has a heart to minister to those who are hurting or are in need.
Surrounded by rolling farmlands, Fairfield is the county seat of Jefferson County and has a population of about 10,000 persons. The Fairfield Community School District is home to nearly 2,500 students, teachers, administrators, and staff, with three elementary schools, a middle school, and a high school. There is a new hospital, a new recreation center, and modern library, and there are bike trails throughout the county.
Principle employers include Dexter, Cambridge, Wal-Mart, and Hy-Vee. Many different nationalities are present in the community due to the Maharishi University of Management.
This congregation would like a pastor who is a Biblical teacher and who appreciates small town living. Experience in church growth and leadership development are also desired, as well as interest in launching small group and youth ministries. Compensation includes a parsonage next door to the church and a part-time salary.
The Fillmore (MN) Free Methodist Church is a growing congregation averaging 180 worshipers in 2016. A traditional service and a contemporary service are held on Sunday mornings. Multiple home Bible studies take place throughout the week. Annually a mission team travels to Honduras.
The Fillmore FMC has a strong children’s ministry including Sunday School, Vacation Bible School, a Christmas program, American Heritage Girls, and Trail Life USA. A large multipurpose Christian Life Center provides athletic, fellowship and community gathering opportunities.
Located in a rural village of 75 persons, the greater multi-country region is a healthy connection of rural and small town households. And Fillmore is 30 minutes from Rochester, a community of 100,000 and seat of globally recognized health care.
This is a church full of vibrant and healthy leaders and persons eager to grow in their faith. The successful pastor will be Biblically-grounded, an excellent communicator of the good news, hold a proven track record of leadership development, evangelistic, know and love Free Methodist heritage and values, and have a heart for rural life. The church provides full-time compensation with benefits, including a parsonage.