St. Paul's Lutheran Church

Elma, New York, United States

Lead Pastor

  • Address: 360 Main Street, Elma, New York 14059
  • Affiliation: LCMC
  • Contact: Bob Breidenstein
  • Phone: 716.220.2815
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  • Category: Pastoral Ministry
  • Position Title: Lead Pastor
  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Description:

    Needs of St. Paul’s Lutheran - St. Paul’s needs are like other congregations dealing with our faith in a post pandemic world.   We have returned to in-person worship and ministry and digitally broadcast services for our shut-ins.  St. Paul’s would like to grow our average weekly worship attendance to a pre-pandemic level of 60-70 members.  We would also like to see growth in younger adults and family members worshiping on a regular basis.  We are aware that there is room to grow in stewardship of time, talent and treasure.  


    St. Paul’s Lutheran values a Pastor Who:

    • Is compassionate and comfortable providing pastoral care
    • Will preach the word
    • Has a strong theological knowledge base
    • Is skilled at teaching and engaged with Sunday School program
    • Is well organized to handle the array of administrative needs of our congregation
    • Can be involved in the community and will stay connected to the local community
    • Is open-minded and adaptable while respecting some of the historical traditions we value
    • Will help the congregation grow in evangelism
    • Will collaborate with the congregation for a faithful future

    Compensation includes health insurance, use of 3 bedroom parsonage with utilities included, retirement plan, car allowance & mileage, professional development fund with vacation days.  Salary will begin at $37,000 annually and is negotiable with Church Council for the individually acccepting the Call.