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Senior Pastor

Chewelah United Church of Christ (UCC) is excited to recruit a pastor in an open and affirming
congregation located in scenic Northeast Washington State. While honoring the spiritual
traditions of this 140 year-old congregation, Chewelah UCC is focused on service to God, our
neighbors, community, and a safe, caring world and its environment. The numerous ministries of
this church provide love and caring for the congregation, long-term care residents, youth; food
pantries and meals; housing for service groups e.g., AA, Scouts, Meditation groups, Writers’
groups, Women’s Marches, as well as “services for the unchurched”. A collaborative partner in
an ecumenical “Faith Resources Group”, Chewelah UCC joins our neighbors in advocating and
enacting “A Just World for All”.
 
This openly welcoming congregation seeks a pastor who is friendly; caring; effective with all
ages, especially youth; involved in community life; and a good communicator as well as
Spiritual Guide. Members look forward to joyful, thought provoking, uplifting, and challenging
sermons/messages.
 
Congregational learning during a period of transition has set goals of growing membership,
especially among younger members and families, and vibrant worship services including the
creative use of technology and music to enhance traditional and Coffee House services.
Referred to locally as “that Hope church”, Chewelah UCC invites your application and
commitment to serve alongside us. Please see http://uccchewelah.org for application processes/
timelines and forms. Additional church info can be found at UCC Ministry Profiles at
Chewelah is a small, rural community with four seasons and nature out your backdoor - a major
ski area, 27 hole-golf course, lakes, mountains, hunting, wildlife - only 45 minutes north of
Spokane with major airports, medical schools/services, and shopping. Chewelah, a community of people who care about each other and work together, has an active arts community with a
Performing Arts Center, museum, library, radio station, hospital, schools, nearby colleges and
universities. Check us out at http://chewelah.org.
City: 
Chewelah
State: 
Washington
Employer: 
Chewelah United Church of Christ
Job Type: 
Full-Time
Job Category: 
Adult Ministry
Denomination: 
United Church of Christ (UCC)