Website Paxton Church of Christ
Paxton Church of Christ (Paxton, IL) is currently seeking a full-time Senior Minister. Our current minister is in the process of retiring. The church was founded in 1884. The current building was completed in 1968. The pre-COVID attendance was 55-70; in person attendance averaged around 40 recently and is going up. The congregation is mainly older people. Financially, the church is in good shape. Currently, the leadership consists of a Leadership Team made up of the minister, 5 men and 1 woman. (Two of the men are former elders.)
Paxton (population 4300) is the county seat of Ford County. It is located 25 miles north of Champaign/Urbana. The 3 schools of the Paxton-Buckley-Loda School District are located in Paxton with approximately 1300 students in attendance. There are 12 churches in Paxton as well as a local ministerial association.
A candidate should have ministerial training from a Christian Church/Church of Christ college and have some experience in ministry, administration, and public speaking, be proficient with computers and able to relate to and participate in social media. It is also expected that they understands and supports the teaching of the Restoration Movement including the authority of the Bible.
A parsonage is provided to the minister, along with a salary and benefits commensurate with experience.
Submit a letter of interest and a resume by mail or email to either Lyle Adkins or Susan Skonberg.
Lyle Adkins 226 W. Center Paxton, IL 60957 email@example.com
Susan Skonberg PO Box 263 Paxton, IL 60957
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