Associate Pastor to Lead Pastor– Growing church of 300 in Southern Michigan Conference seeking experienced Associate Pastor with gifts and calling to transition into Lead Pastor role when current Lead Pastor retires. Timetable for this transition estimated to be 18-24 months.

Immediate responsibilities negotiable depending on individual competencies and passion but may include in addition to preaching on a regular basis, oversight of small groups, visitor follow-up, volunteer recruitment, the Sunday morning worship experience, tech support and leadership development.

Candidate will already be or willing to become an ordained Elder in the Free Methodist Church.

This position is full time and available immediately. Complete position description available on request.

Please reply and email resume to

Applicants should be prepared to be vetted by the Southern Michigan Conference.