Ministry Information Form Query

MIF #: 00146.AB0

Ministry General Information

Ministry Number 00146
Ministry Name Wallingford Presbyterian Church
Mailing Address 705 King Street
Charleston, SC 29403
Phone 843-723-9929
Fax 843-722-0024
WWW Address
Ministry Size 101 - 250 members
Ethnic Composition Black or African American (African Native, Caribbean) 100%
Average Worship Attendance 74
Church School Attendance 20
Curriculum Directions
Yoked Church False
Community Type Urban
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Information about the position

Position:   Solo Pastor
Experience Required:   5 to 10 Years
Specific Title:  
Employment Status:   Full-time
Language Requirements:   English
Other Languages:  
Statement Of Faith Required:   Yes
Clergy Couples:   Yes
Training/Certificate Requirements:   Clinical Pastoral Education Training
Other Training:  
Brief Church Mission Statement:
Being led by the Holy Spirit and mandated by the Gospel of Jesus Christ, our mission is to Equip, Enlighten and Empower all of God's children for service throughout the world.
What is the congregation’s or organization’s vision for ministry? Additionally describe how this vision is lived out.
To reach the greater Charleston Community and expand the Kingdom of God.
How do you feel called to reach out to address the emerging needs of your community or constituency?
The WCP responds to God's call by addressing the needs of the veterans, the needy, the homeless and the aged.
How will this position help you to reach your vision and mission goals?
WCP needs a pastor who is mission and vision driven and can engage the congregation. The pastor needs to be able to:
- see ahead clearly, staying focused on the larger picture
- anticipate future consequences and trends accurately
- be future oriented
- identify and stay informed of church and/or organizational polity
- remain current with laws, regulations, policies, procedures and trends
- be willing to take risks to accomplish needed goals
- think outside the box
- challenge the status-quo
Provide a description of the characteristics needed by the person who is open to being called to this congregation and or organization.
WPC needs a pastor who:
- shows strong personal depth and spiritual maturity
- is seen by others a trustworthy and authentic
- nurtures a rich spiritual life
- is compassionate - having the ability to suffer with others
- is motivated by the pain of others and is called into action as an advocate
- is motivated by caring for others while concurrently keeping the organizational goals clearly in focus
- is a consistent, effective preacher and worship leader
- can inspire from the pulpit
- communicates a clear and consistent message through sermons that are carefully prepared and artfully delivered.
- shall be committed to teaching the faith and equipping the saints for the work of ministry
-shall serve in a variety of ministries, as authorized by the Presbytery: Executive Presbyter, Synod, General Assembly and Ecumenical
What specific tasks, assignments, and program areas will this person have responsibility?
WPC pastor will be responsible for:
- moderating the Session council
- visiting the sick and shut-ins
- preaching and teaching the faith of the church
- Participating in judicatories of the church ... Presbytery, Synod, General Assembly
- Interpreting the mysteries of grace and lift the people's vision toward the hope of God's new creation
- They shall support the people in the discipline of the faith
- They shall participate in the responsibilities of governance, seeking always to discern the mind of Christ and build up Christ's body through devotion, debate and decision relationship
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Leadership Competencies:
Preaching and Worship Leadership
Spiritual Maturity
Externally Aware
Risk Taker
Strategy and Vision
Interpersonal Engagement
Compensation and Housing:   (Cost of Living Calculator)
Minimum Effective Salary: $78,085   (Effective Salary Definition)
Housing Type: Housing Allowance
Name Relation
Rev. Donnie Woods
3452 Forest Glen Dr., Charleston, SC 29414
Executive Presbyter
Rev. Cress Darwin
20 Trumbo St., Charleston, SC 29401
Neighboring Pastor
Rev. Edward A. McClain
22 Coo Saw Dr., Charleston, SC 29407
Neighboring Pastor
Has the Pastor Nominating Committee and Search committee affirmed its intention to follow the Form of Government in this regard?
Deadline date for this MIF:  (none)
Version Track Info: This MIF was last updated on   7/25/2019

Self-referral Contact Information

Daytime Phone  (843) 708-7127 Office Phone  (843) 766-4219
Fax  (843) 766-2804 Email
COM:   Rev. Rebecca Albright Address  P.O. Box 1226, Beaufort, SC 29901-1226
Daytime Phone  (843) 816-3060 cell Office Phone  (843) 524-3051 cell
Fax  (843) 766-2804 fax Email
PNC:  Cynthia B. Jenkins Address  736 E. Westchester Dr., Charleston, SC 29414
Daytime Phone  843-766-5094 Office Phone  843-814-6036
Fax  843-722-0024 Email