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Bethel Wildwood Church
Wildwood, MO
Posted: April 02, 2024
Job Information:
Bethel Wildwood Church is seeking a dedicated and spiritually grounded pastor to shepherd our church community. Bethel Wildwood is a church with an average attendance of around 65, and is located in Wildwood, MO, a fast-growing area of West St. Louis County, MO. The congregation has a basis in Methodism and Wesleyan thought and has a heart to reach its community and make a positive impact for the Kingdom beyond the church walls.

We are seeking an individual with a strong commitment to scripture, excellent pastoral and communications skills, and a heart for nurturing spiritual growth. Strong biblical exegesis and preaching skills that resonate are essential. Qualified applicants will be in a Course of Study, on an ordination track, or otherwise demonstrate a commitment to pastoral studies. Previous experience in pastoral ministry is preferred, but not required.

At Bethel Wildwood, the pastor is responsible for planning and conducting worship services, including one-on-one conversations, weddings, funerals, and post-weekend service conversations. Teaching is also included in the job duties, as well as other communication opportunities. This individual must be able to reach people all over the spiritual spectrum and from all backgrounds, ages, and experiences. The ideal candidate must have a passion for Jesus Christ, the spiritual direction of Bethel Wildwood, and a heart for those seeking and walking with Jesus in our community.


An individual with a strong commitment to scripture

Passion for Christ and for the work of the ministry at Bethel Wildwood

Excellent pastoral, people and communication skills, including the following:

Talking with and to others and communicating information effectively

Speaking clearly so others understand

Communicating effectively in writing, including the proper use of the English language

Passionately cast clear vision about Bethel and its ministries

Biblical awareness and continued education with Biblical studies. Participation in a Course of Study or an Ordination track will be a strong bonus, but is not required

Time management and ability to lead/manage other staff and their schedules

Experience with communicating in a culture similar to Bethel Wildwood

Team builder and team player

Outstanding follow-through and task completion

Not afraid to make the hard decisions and say no

High integrity, trustworthy, on time and reliable

Risk taker

Self-motivated/self-lead individual (initiates projects on own)

Flexible and teachable

Ability to maintain confidentiality

Emphasis on accuracy, timelines and follow-up

Strong time management skills

Ability to prioritize and organize workload

Solid memory for details and new information

Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations

PC operation at an intermediate level, including word processing


Position Information:
Position Title:Lead Pastor
Time: Part Time
Category: Senior Pastor
Salary: 40,000 - 50,000
Worship Style: Traditional
Church Size: less than 100
Contact Information:
Organization Name:Bethel Wildwood Church
Address1:17500 Manchester Road
State or Province:MO
ZIP Code:63038
Country: USA
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