North Immanuel church is seeking a part time Pastor to fill a vacancy. North Immanuel was organized in April of 1871. We will celebrated our 150th anniversary in 2021. We have an average Sunday attendance of 20 to 30 with one Sunday worship service, along with Lenten and holiday services. We have a small Sunday school class and small Confirmation class that vary from year to year.
We believe in the authority of Scripture and are involved in several local and global outreach ministries. We seek to grow in both numbers and service to fellow members and others. Many needs in the congregation are taken care of by member volunteers.
North Immanuel is a rural congregation situated in the rolling hills and lakes country of western Minnesota between Pelican Rapids and Barnesville with members from both communities. Both towns have great schools, medical clinics, and several large employers. There are 3 larger cities within a 45 mile radius with large hospitals/clinics and other amenities. There are half a dozen or so LCMS congregations within 50 miles with Erhard being the closest about 12 miles away.
We expect our pastor will:
- Preach, lead worship and admininster the Sacraments.
- Teach confirmation and be involved with Sunday School and the youth of the comminity.
- Visit with the shut-ins and the elderly.
- Work with the leadership and members of the congregation to develop and implement goals for ministry and growth.