Covenant Presbyterian Church in Sherman, Texas is in need of a full-time interim pastor.

While we are not a large congregation, we have a number ongoing missions that we support, which include: Family Promise, which we helped establish in Grayson County, serve on its board, and continue as a host congregation; Weekend Food Bags for our two middle schools to provide food to students in need; Blessing Box to provide food to our community; Community Grow Garden, which began this year; Grand Central Station, providing food and services to the homeless; Habitat for Humanity, where members serve building homes, and we also support several mission partners through financial giving.

We have our Preschool, serving ages 2 to 5, which has been going for 50 years now and continues to grow; a Mother’s Day Out program for ages 6 weeks – 2 years, started last year, which is full and growing;

Our interim pastor would be needed to:

  • facilitate interim tasks and processes, which would include:
    • review the congregation’s history
    • assist in articulating the identity and self-understanding of the congregation
    • encourage leadership development/navigate healthy changes that will be needed
    • maintain our links with the denomination
    • prepare the way for the new pastor.
    • other specific tasks as may be assigned
  • lead worship and preach
  • provide pastoral care with the Session for the congregation
  • serve as head of staff
  • provide administrative leadership
  • moderate the session and congregation meetings
  • officiate at weddings and funerals
  • work with committee moderators
  • train new officers
  • pray for the church during the time of pastoral service
  • provide required biannual reports to the Committee on Ministry

Total Effective Salary is $70,000

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If interested, please provide a cover letter and PIF and any pertinent information to [email protected]. We will provide a Church Profile/Outline to those interested.