Transitional Pastor, Half-Time, Niles Community Church, Niles, Illinois

Niles Community Church in Niles, Illinois is seeking a half-time transitional pastor to lead its congregation. 

Duties and Responsibilities 

  • Work with the Niles community and the Threefold Cord church leadership (Niles Community Church, Morton Grove Community Church, and Carter-Westminster Presbyterian Church) to pursue Matthew 25 objectives and goals
  • Plan, coordinate, and lead regular and special worship services, including administering the sacraments
  • Provide pastoral care
  • Plan and provide Christian Formation/Bible studies
  • Moderate Session meetings; guide and support Session members in their efforts to carry out the mission and ministry of the church
  • Officiate at weddings, funerals, baptisms, and confirmations
  • Connect NCC with the community and resources of the Presbyterian Church USA and Presbytery of Chicago
  • Interface with administrative staff to ensure that the church functions efficiently and effectively
  • Work with the Session and the Congregation to determine and implement the next steps forward for Niles Community Church

Terms of Call

Term Half-time, 20 hours per week
Salary Negotiable, at least $ 26,000 annually
Benefits In accordance with the Board of Pensions
Expenses In accordance with Presbytery of Chicago guidelines
Duration One-year renewable, with the option of termination upon 30-day notice

The full MIF for Niles Community Church may be found on PC(USA) Church Leadership Connection.

Contact:  Debbie Oates, Clerk of Session,