Solo Pastor

Tue Dec 05 00:00:00 MST 2017

Central Pacific District C&MA

BI-VOCATIONAL SENIOR PASTOR EAST CARBON COMMUNITY CHURCH East Carbon Community Church (ECCC) is seeking a Senior Pastor that will help the church creatively reach out to their community and equip the members to make disciples. The successful candidate will be a dedicated, community minded, personable, empathic and forward-thinking leader. The position will be Bi-Vocational to start with and a monthly stipend will be provided. A retired Pastor looking for a part-time position would also be considered. The goal of the Governing Board is to be able to fully support a Pastor within five years. THE PEOPLE AND CULTURE ECCC has 30 official members and averages between 30-40 people in Sunday worship attendance. There is balanced mix of ages consisting of 11 children/youth and several young adults. Most of the church members are blue-collar workers. There are a few professionals and several retired persons as well. The church is welcoming of newcomers, accepting and has a casual family atmosphere. THE HISTORY AND STAFF ECCC was started in the 1940’s during an Alliance church planting movement in Utah. The current building was the sold to the church for $1. God provided it in a miraculous way. ECCC has been the strongest Evangelical church in East Carbon for decades. It has a rich history of ministry in the community. THE COMMUNITY East Carbon is located in the center of Utah. It is a rural community with a history of Coal Mining. The population within a five mile radius of the church is 1,785. The average household income is $38,000. The community is approximately 75% white and 25% hispanic. East Carbon is located at the base of the Bookcliff Mountains and the view is beautiful. Outdoor activities such as hunting, fishing, mountain biking, hiking and ATV riding are abundant. East Carbon has a grocery store, a gas station, two cafes and a medical clinic. It is only 25 miles from Price, UT, which has shopping and medical facilities. It is located 2.5 hours from Salt Lake City and 1.5 hours from Moab and Arches National Park. The housing cost is very low. A livable home can be purchased for less than $30,000. There is only one other Evangelical Church in East Carbon. Even though Utah in general is predominately LDS, East Carbon is not. THE FACILITY The facility is debt free. It is two stories. On the main level there is a sanctuary that seats 120 people, an office, a small classroom bathroom and lobby. In the basement there is a fellowship hall that seats 60, a kitchen, male/female bathrooms, a storage room and three classrooms. It is located in a very visible location. The church recently put a new roof on the building. THE MOVEMENT ECCC is part of the Christian and Missionary Alliance. Potential candidates must be in agreement with the Alliance Statement of Faith and be eligible to be licensed with the C&MA. More information on the Alliance can be found at TO APPLY Send your resume and cover letter to Steve Swinburne at Steve is the Utah Regional Coordinator and is helping the church with their search process.


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