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Lead Pastor – 500 North Church

500 North Church

500 North is a 3 year old Wesleyan Church Plant

Mission and Vision of 500 North

500 North exists to lead people to love God, love people, and make disciples of Jesus (Matthew 22:37-40).  Our vision is to reach as many people as possible with the Gospel and to help people become fully-devoted followers of Jesus who also make disciples of Jesus (Matthew 28:19-20). 

Primary Responsibilities and Tasks

Provide spiritual leadership to members of the church. 
Prepare weekly sermons, preach and conduct worship services, interpret biblical scripture for the congregation. 
Work alongside the church board members to provide oversight for the vision, direction, and daily operations of the church. 
Foster an enthusiastic atmosphere that invites believers, young and old, to connect with God personally. This atmosphere should also be attractive to unbelievers. 
Provide care and counseling to church members and assist them in crisis situations. 
Assure complete and thorough stewardship of church financial records in partnership with the church Treasurer and the board. 
Partner with the church Treasurer and board to develop and maintain adherence to the annual financial budget to further the mission and vision of the church. 
Attend regular board meetings to provide insight and help develop a cohesive relationship with the members of the board and leaders of the church. 
Organize and/or administer regular church membership classes. 
May be expected to officiate at special services, such as child dedications, baptisms, weddings, and funerals. 

Strengths and Skillsets

Committed follower of Jesus Christ, who abides in Him, His Word, and His Spirit. 
Reliant on prayer. 
A caring and compassionate heart, with a fun sense of humor! 
An enthusiasm for the Word and for evangelism. 
A developer of people with strong organizational, leadership, and shepherding skills. 
An effective verbal communicator, who can present concepts and cast vision in a way that is understandable and inspires students, parents, and volunteers.
Able to disciple, lead and equip others for ministry. 
Able to maintain an appropriate level of confidentiality and professionalism. 
Possesses good time management skills. 
Can discern needs of the church and capability to respond appropriately and with sensitivity. 
Ability to develop and adapt to the changing needs of the ministry as it grows. 
Alignment with Wesleyan Church doctrine. 
Ordained, or pursuing ordination in the Wesleyan Church. 
Can create and deliver sermons that are engaging and scripturally sound. 
Able to minister and relate to the multiple generations that attend our church, as well as the varied levels of spiritual maturity present within the church. 
Possesses strong emotional health and awareness. 
Capable of asserting gentle, but firm leadership. 
Should be supportive of and actively participate in the activities of the Indiana South Wesleyan district, and the general Wesleyan Church. 
Actively seeks to involve themselves and the church in local community outreach. 
Is supportive of missions. 

Desirable Personal Characteristics

A deep love for God, passionate seeker of truth in the Bible, and great compassion for leading others toward Jesus. 
Maintain God-ordained priorities in your life by putting Jesus Christ first, your spouse second, your children third, and the ministry fourth. 
Tithe 10% of your income toward the mission and vision of 500 North. 
Be loyal to the vision of 500 North and protect the unity of the church. 
Demonstrate a Christ-like attitude through all interactions with the congregation and volunteers. 
Invite the lost to know Jesus and invest in their lives. 
Be in active discipleship for yourself and pursue discipleship of others. 

Description of Church

500 North Church is an established church of just 3 years.  We average about 85 to 90 people every week with several young families and kids.  We are an inter-generational church and want to continue fostering the “family” feel.  We dress casually and have contemporary worship music.  We have children ministries on Sunday morning, and a Wednesday night Bible Study. 500 North Church also has small home groups that meet throughout the week.  Our church is also heavily involved in our community and is always looking for ways to be more involved.  We have many great volunteers who help in all areas of the church. 

Description of Edinburgh

Located between Indianapolis and Louisville, Edinburgh was the first settlement in Johnson County with the first settler arriving in 1820.  Edinburgh is easily accessible from interstate 65, or US 31, and is recognized for the Edinburgh Outlet Mall, and the Camp Atterbury military base. Edinburgh is a small town of about 4,800 people, but is closely surrounded by larger cities and towns.  Edinburgh is a very welcoming community, and is a great place to raise a family. 


Pay Package

The church provides a 4-bedroom, 2-bathroom ranch-style parsonage with all utilities paid.  We also provide a weekly salary, with paid pension, phone and social security.  Four (4) weeks of paid vacation are granted each year. 


Please send a resume to: 

along with two (2) links to preaching samples. Please also include at least three (3) references with your resume. 

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