Ministry Information Form Query

MIF #: 01867.AC1

Ministry General Information

Ministry Number 01867
Ministry Name Washington Presbyterian Church
Mailing Address 105 South Elm Street
Washington , IL 61571
Phone 309-444-3637
Fax 309-444-3637
WWW Address
Ministry Size 101 - 250 members
Ethnic Composition White 100%
Average Worship Attendance 58
Church School Attendance 0
Yoked Church False
Presbytery Great Rivers
Community Type Small City
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Information about the position

Position:   Solo Pastor
Experience Required:   0 to 2 Years
Specific Title:   Pastor with 0-10 years experience
Employment Status:   Full-time
Language Requirements:   English
Other Languages:  
Statement Of Faith Required:   Yes
Clergy Couples:   No
Training/Certificate Requirements:  
Other Training:   None listed are desired
Brief Church Mission Statement:
To love one another as God loves us, to teach and lead by Christ's example, to spread the word and work of God through mission, to reach out to others, caring for all without judgement and growing together as one body, united in our Lord.
What is the congregation’s or organization’s vision for ministry? Additionally describe how this vision is lived out.

Our vision for ministry is to love and care for others, to serve Christ through service to others, and to spread the gospel by words and actions. This vision is lived out through support to many in-need organizations including: WHIP, various OSF Healthcare groups, Crittenton Center, Children's Home, common Place, Heart House, Presbyterian Disaster Assistance, Marion Medical Mission, Friendship House, Neighborhood House, My Sister's House, Southside Mission, Women's Empowerment, Snack Pack Program, Presbyterian Home, College Scholarship Program, Center for Prevention of Abuse, Pentecost Offering, Joy Offering, Peace and Global Witness Offering, One Great Hour of Sharing Offering, international mission support and mentoring children at local elementary schools.

How do you feel called to reach out to address the emerging needs of your community or constituency?

We would like to take good care of all our current church members, including reaching out to members that are not attending church. Additionally, we would like to attract new members.

How will this position help you to reach your vision and mission goals?
We believe changes are necessary. We are not growing and the bulk of our members are over 50 years of age, so we must create an environment that will continue to appeal to our seniors as well as to younger new families. Our community is growing and we would like to attract these new community members as well as the non-churched families already in our community.
Provide a description of the characteristics needed by the person who is open to being called to this congregation and or organization.
Compassionate, preaching and worship leader, spiritual maturity, communicator, advisor, collaborative, strategic vision, interpersonal engagement, initiative, and flexible.
What specific tasks, assignments, and program areas will this person have responsibility?
As Pastor and leader of the church, ultimately the Pastor is accountable for all church programs and activities. However, the Pastor will be greatly supported by church staff, session members, deacons and church members.
Optional Links
Crittenton Center
Heart House
Presbyterian Disaster Assistance
Marion Medical Mission
Friendship House
Neighborhood House
My Sister's House
Southside Mission
Presbyterian Home
Prevention for Abuse
Children's Home
Common Place
Leadership Competencies:
Preaching and Worship Leadership
Spiritual Maturity
Strategy and Vision
Interpersonal Engagement
Compensation and Housing:   (Cost of Living Calculator)
Minimum Effective Salary: $46,000   (Effective Salary Definition)
Housing Type: Housing Allowance
Name Relation
David Taylor
204 Schramm Drive, Pekin, Il 61554
Grew up in the church and Pulpit Supply from time
Kim Hess
703 N. Main Street, Washington, Il 61571
Mike Claver
20436 North 250 East Road, Danvers, Il 61732
Pulpit Supply from time to time and friend of cong
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   10/8/2019

Self-referral Contact Information

EP:   Rev Ryan Landino Address  1230 W Candletree Dr #D, Peoria, IL 61614, IL, 61614
Daytime Phone  Office Phone  309-683-6980
Fax  309-683-6983 Email
COM:   Elder Kathie Whitson Address  Biggsville United Presbyterian Church, PO Box 189, Biggsville, IL 61418
Daytime Phone  309-255-4193 Office Phone  309-627-2091
Fax  Email
PNC:  Michael Fritz Address  1027 Brookview Court Peoria, IL 61615
Daytime Phone  309-472-7355 Office Phone 
Fax  Email