SENIOR PASTOR. The Summit Church, Sylva, N.C., is seeking a full-time senior pastor. The Summit Church is designed for Worship, Fellowship, Discipleship, Ministry, and Outreach. The church is 11-years-old and filling our first vacancy since founding. The Summit owns property and is in the beginning stages of building a permanent home in the Great Smoky Mountains, near Western Carolina University and Southwestern Community College. We offer casual worship where real people from all walks of life can cultivate relationships with God and each other. Our worship service includes a strong emphasis on contemporary music with multiple bands. Our church is looking for a leader to guide us on an adventure towards a deeper, more meaningful relationship with Jesus Christ. A successful candidate needs the ability to relate Biblical truths to everyday life. The ideal candidate will have a strong calling for pastoral ministry, and show willingness to  reach out to our community wherever they might be in their relationship with Christ. We affirm both men and women in ministry and leadership roles. While The Summit Church is non-denominational, we maintain a relationship with Cooperative Baptist Fellowship. Duties include: plan/lead worship, provide small group direction/support, lead New Member class, administer the ordinances, provide pastoral care, and serve as a resource in matters of belief and practice. The candidate should hold a degree from an accredited seminary or divinity school and at least 3-5 years pastoral experience. Please submit resumes to thesummitpst@gmail.com or The Summit Church ℅ Pastor Search Team, PO Box 2106, Sylva, NC 28779.

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