Church seeking a senior pastor:
Evangelical Bible Church — Dallas, OR
Job Description - Senior Pastor
The Senior Pastor will be responsible for the overall spiritual life of Evangelical Bible Church. His specific job is to preach and teach the Word of God in providing inspirational direction to the people of EBC. He will work with the Governing Board of Elders and the congregation by providing leadership as they seek to accomplish the purpose, mission, and vision of EBC.
EBC of Dallas had its beginnings in 1912. Our congregation is multi-generational, has a small town flavor and is generally spiritually mature with strong Bible knowledge. We are a church with a total average attendance of 337 in our two morning worship services offering both a contemporary service, a traditional service, and a Sunday evening service. We average 206 in Sunday school for adults, teens and children. We have youth groups for both middle school and high school that meet under the direction of our full-time Youth Pastor. A recent completion of a youth center building demonstrates our commitment to the young people in our area. We offer MOPS (Mothers of Pre-schoolers) and AWANA programs serving our church and the community. We are a church that is monetarily generous, financially strong and supportive of our many missionaries. EBC is an autonomous church affiliated with the Fellowship of Evangelical Bible Churches (https://www.fellowshipforward.org).
The Senior Pastor Will:
What You Bring:
Education and Experience
What's it like to live in Dallas, OR:
The City of Dallas (2017 population 16,301) is the county seat of Polk County, located 15 miles west of Salem, the state capital. Dallas is a family oriented, safe community and offers small-town charm, beautiful city parks, an aquatic center, and both public and private Christian schools. We are strategically located between the beautiful Oregon coast (45 miles west) and the Cascade Range and High Desert of Central Oregon (100+ miles to the east). Our thriving community is a simple commute to Salem, which offers shopping and cultural entertainment. Dallas is serviced by a small local hospital which is affiliated with a larger regional hospital located in Salem. The community is proud of the Weekday School of the Bible, which is a release time program for Bible instruction and application for all public school students. Anglos represent approximately 88 percent of the population, with a small growing Hispanic community that account for 7 percent.
For additional information concerning our community, visit the City of Dallas website: https://www.ci.dallas.or.us and the Dallas Area Chamber of Commerce website: https://dallasoregon.org