Wellspring Lutheran Church

Papillion, Nebraska, United States


  • Address: 1406 E Gold Coast Rd, P.O. Box 461238, Papillion, Nebraska 68046
  • Affiliation: LCMC
  • Contact: Daniel Cole, Call Committee Lead
  • Phone: 402.210.1976
  • Email: wellspringchurch8@gmail.com
  • Category: Worship Ministry
  • Sub-Category: Blended Worship
  • Position Title: Pastor
  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Description:

    Wellspring Church is calling a Pastor to serve our congregation. 

    About Wellspring Church:  Located in Papillion, Nebraska, we are a smaller congregation called together by God to be one body united in Jesus Christ in ministry and mission.  We are a caring body of believers who are growing in our knowledge of the Word and desire to be a light for Jesus Christ in our community.  Our services are blended in worship style and visitors will find a welcoming atmosphere.  We are affiliated with and a member of Lutheran Congregations in Mission for Christ (LCMC).


    Physical Address: 1406 E Gold Coast Rd, Papillion, NE 68046

    All Mail: P.O. Box 461238. Papillion, NE, 68046

    Phone: (402) 505-8008


    Position:  Pastor


    Primary Duties and Responsibilities: 

    1. Plan and lead in worship, including:
      • Develop order of service
      • Select music in conjunction with the Worship Leader
      • Administer the Sacraments
      • Develop seasonal events and services such as Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, Ash Wednesday, Lenten Wednesday services, Maundy Thursday, Good Friday, and Easter Sunday
      • Conduct our Adult Bible Study every Sunday (9:00 – 9:45)
      • Conduct our Sunday service (10:00 – 11:00)
    2. Participate in monthly board meetings (Congregational Vision Board)
    3. Provide a solid bible-based preaching and teaching ministry to meet the needs of the congregation and attract new members.
    4. Encourage and nurture the spiritual development and beliefs of the congregation through regular teaching of the Bible
    5. Coordinate with members of the congregation to ensure that adequate pastoral care is provided for congregation members in times of crisis
    6. Be available to assist with weddings and funerals, providing appropriate preparation and support
    7. Facilitate the assimilation of new members into the life of the church
    8. Encourage and support the small group ministry of the church
    9. Consult with the Vision Board, on administration and management of programs in the church that minister to adults, teens, and children
    10. Provide leadership in the evangelistic efforts of the congregation
    11. Encourage and develop a strong ministry of prayer in the congregation
    12. Accountable to the Wellspring Executive Committee, and subject to annual performance reviews
    13. Develop a mentor relationship with another pastor
    14. Attend courses, workshops, and conferences as appropriate


    Desired Personal Characteristics:

    1. Strong Christian walk demonstrated by regular worship, Bible study and fellowship
    2. Strong communication skills with groups and one-on-one contact through phone calling and personal meetings
    3. Proven ability to connect with youth as well as adults
    4. Desire to grow and learn by seeking out and applying new ideas from reading, studying and talking with others serving in a similar capacity
    5. Desire to work as a team member to further the mission of Wellspring Church


    Minimum Qualifications (Education/Experience):

    1. Must have deep knowledge of the Bible
    2. Proven ability to present well-organized, engaging, Bible-based messages that draw-in youth as well as adults
    3. Divinity degree from an accredited theological school is preferred but not required


    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:

    1. Knowledge as listed above
    2. Excellent interpersonal skills, and ability to relate to youth as well as adults
    3. Projects unquestionable trustworthiness
    4. Passion for Bible-based worship


    Salary and Benefits: 

    Salary package and structure will be negotiated and agreed upon at the time of employment and reviewed at least annually.  Anyone applying for position will be granting permission for background checks (educational, references, financial, criminal).  These checks will only be done if the applicant is chosen as one of the candidates for the position.


    How to Apply: 

    Please email the following to wellspringchurch8@gmail.com

    1. Resume with references
    2. Briefly tell us about your Spiritual Journey
    3. Brief account of why you feel led to explore this opportunity
    4. A brief doctrinal statement (if you have a lengthier one already prepared, please send that)
    5. Recorded examples of your preaching, if available