Full-time Minister: Cawson Street Church of Christ, Hopewell, Virginia

Reports to: Elders of the Cawson Street Church of Christ

Work Location: Hopewell, VA

Job Purpose: The Minister will be charged with helping to direct and guide the congregation in a Godly direction to maximize the growth potential of the local church.

Job Qualifications: Bachelors or Masters Degree in Biblical Studies ; or equivalent education; and/or minimum of five (5) years pulpit preaching / spiritual care / evangelism.

  • Provide legal proof to work in the U.S.A.
  • Must pass a criminal background check.
  • Demonstrate average computer skills; inclusive of Word, Powerpoint, Excel, Adobe Reader, email, etc.
  • Possess writing skills to publish short articles weekly, in church bulletins and website.
  • Experience in use of social-media such as Facebook, Twitter, etc.
  • Able to navigate the internet.

Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities:

  • Present weekly Biblical sermons
  • Teach weekly Bible class
  • Visit members of the congregation
  • Make hospital visits
  • Provide Elders with periodic activity reports
  • Prepare weekly articles or comments for bulletin and / or website
  • Evangelize within the community
  • Conduct Bible Studies
  • Support and participate in congregational activities and fellowship events
  • Interact in a friendly manner with members and guests
  • Communicate to the Elders issues, concerns or problems associated with members of the congregation
  • Suggests to the Elders areas of change or modification for improvement within the local church
  • In decision making, always consider, “Will this help to glorify the Lord?”


  • Attend outside seminars, conferences, and lectures for professional development and edification. *Pending Elder’s approval.
  • Vacation:
    • Year one: 2 weeks
    • Year two and following: 3 weeks
  • Select own workweek, except for Sunday and Wednesday. Consider unexpected events i.e., weddings, surgeries, funerals, etc.
  • Annual compensation TBD based on qualifications
  • If necessary, other benefits may be negotiated at the time of employment offer.

By the Elders,

Cawson Street Church of Christ


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