A full-time pastor is being sought for the Hillside Free Methodist Church in Evanston, Illinois. This congregation – whose current pastor is retiring – has an average attendance for their blended-style worship service of 40 – worshiping in a sanctuary that seats 180. In addition to worship services, the church has ministries for children, youth, and adults during the week, and provides a food pantry that serves about 2,000 families each month.
Evanston is located about 12 miles north of downtown Chicago (bordered by Chicago to the south, Skokie to the west, and Wilmette to the north) and has a population of about 75,000. This North Shore community is the home of Northwestern University, and also located within the city limits are two top-flight medical centers – Evanston Hospital and Presence Saint Francis Hospital. The median household income in Evanston is more than $70,000.
A well-educated pastor who can provide practical and insightful Biblical messages, who can equip and empower individuals for ministry, and who is able to reach out to new families in a diverse community is being sought. A parsonage, utilities, and full-time salary are provided for the pastor. To apply, send your resume and the completed application to Supt. Mike Hopper at firstname.lastname@example.org