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Senior Minister

Job type: Full-time

Category: Senior/Lead Pastor

Location: Boston, MA Post Date: April 19, 2017


Located in the heart of Boston, 208 year-old Park Street Church (PSC) is known for its excellentpreaching and teaching, global missions program, and many historic firsts. Ourcurrent Senior Minister, Dr. Gordon P. Hugenberger, will retire from PSC after20 years of faithful service. We are seeking PSC's next Senior Minister to leadPark Street into a new season of ministry.

As the primary preaching pastor, key responsibilities include nourishing thecongregation by a robust exposition of the Word, management and effectiveorganization of the staff and ministries, and leading the development of thechurch's future ministry in Boston and around the world.

Our desired candidate is seasoned in ministerial leadership at a large church,with regular preaching duties, and is actively engaging in challenging andimportant theological issues while holding strongly to orthodoxy.


QualificationsExperience: 10+ years of pastoral and ministerial leadership with at least 6 years in a large church,including regular preaching duties

Education: A relevant Doctorate (Ph.D. preferred) and a Masters Degree from an evangelical seminarywith strong command of biblical languages

Visionary, motivating, prayerful and humble servant leader

Insightful and caring manager

Able to nurture an environment of widespread and deep discipleship

Deep love for people, especially for serving the vulnerable and reaching the lost

Actively engages with diverse perspectives while holding strongly to orthodoxy, including inerrancyof scripture

Possess the qualifications of an Elder according to 1 Timothy 3:1-7 and Titus 1

Preaching & Teaching

Expositorily proclaim the Word of God that engages and challenges the life and intellect of a diversecongregation and culture. Teach with humility and a deep knowledge of all of the Scriptures that reflects an understanding and practice of Reformed theology

Leadership & Management

As a member of the Board of Elders, lead the development of a vision for PSC for future ministrythrough the congregation to Boston, the nation and the world

Effectively lead, mentor, develop, empower and support the church staff in collaborative ministry

Recommend modifications, as appropriate, of the ministerial roles within the church, including the Senior Minister, to the Board of Elders in order to enhance the impact of PSC in doing God's work

Leverage technology for effective and innovative ministry

Explore new ways to communicate and connect within and outside Park Street Church

Pastoral Duties

Connect with and pray for our culturally and generationally diverse congregation. Lead the Congregation in Worship and spiritual formation

How to apply

Any questions please contact: Sarah Kay

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