Madras Christian Church, Madras, Oregon, A Bible-based church in a small community located in Central Oregon, is seeking a full time minister for its congregation that averages 35-45 in Sunday worship attendance. We are an independent Christian Church that is founded on the principles of the Restoration Movement. We believe in free will and that salvation is a free gift from God through his Son Jesus Christ. We believe that it is the choice of a person to either accept this gift or reject it. "Choose this day a blessing or a curse." We believe that the Bible is the Holy Spirit inspired, infallible Word of God. The versions of text that are the closest to the original languages spoken by Christ, His disciples, and the prophets are version we accept and use as study and worship guides.
We believe in a plan of salvation that includes hearing and believing the Gospel, confessing Christ before witnesses, immersion baptism in water as a demonstration of faith and in obedience to the Great Commission and example by Christ to receive the free gift of the Holy Spirit. And lastly, living a Christian life as best we can until death.
Compensation consists of salary, vacation time, convention time and allowance, and continuing education expense assistance. These items are negotiable based on education, experience, and personal needs. In addition to the general ministerial duties of preaching, teaching, visitation and church camp participation, the successful candidate will desire to work to reach young adults, youth families, and to grow the youth age group (Middle School to High School). Interested individuals may submit a resume and a list of three professional/personal references to: [email protected] or Ministry Search Committee, PO Box 834, Madras, Oregon 97741.