St. Elmo Christian Church
October 15, 2019
St. Elmo, IL
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St. Elmo Christian Church is an independent Christian Congregation located in St. Elmo, IL. We are seeking a long term minister with a background in the Restoration Movement. We seek a man with a passion to preach the truth to a multi-generational congregation.

Essential qualifications include the ability to lead, knowledge of the scriptures, good people skills and being self-motivated.

Reporting Relationship:

  • The minister reports to the elders. The minister will work closely with the leadership to ensure the vision and goals of the church are being executed.


  • Demonstrate a personal, mature and growing relationship with Christ, manifesting a servant's heart and a teachable spirit.
  • Sensitive to the varying level each member is at in their walk, and a willingness to meet each one individually in the appropriate context with a passion to deepen their understanding and commitment to the cause of Christ.
  • Commitment to fulfill the SECC Mission Statement.



  • Cast vision for all ages along with the elders and staff
  • Shepherd the staff through leadership and mentoring when appropriate
  • Help hire new staff with church leadership


  • Preach to cover all services
  • Actively participate in planning of worship service
  • Ensure we have prayer and stewardship emphasis
  • Promote small groups and Sunday school as an integral part of a faith journey


  • Participate and lead the team in visiting and caring for those in need
  • Have a passion to connect the unchurched
  • Partner with leadership and staff to keep people connected through church involvement and attendance
  • Willing to counsel
  • Willing to perform baptisms, weddings and funerals

Missions & Outreach

  • Be active in the church and community
  • Work with and support staff in the programming of special events
  • Evangelize (inside and outside the walls of the church)
  • Take an active role in the support and promotion of missions
  • Participate in the Ministerial Alliance

Application Package:

If you feel the Holy Spirit moving you to explore this possibility, please send the following:

  • A resume delineating complete education and employment history
  • Cover letter addressing how you meet the qualifications of the position

Reference List (including contact information for the following):

  • Your current pastor/minister, mentor or the ministry leader who has had the most significant impact on your life.
  • Three references from your professional life—preferable a significant elder, a peer and a subordinate.
  • Two personal references that can speak to your character and personal faith in Christ.


  • Submissions may be sent through email in MS Word to Search Committee at [email protected],

Application Deadline:
Employment offer will be contingent upon successful completion of a background check.

Only registered members can apply for jobs.

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