Zion Lutheran Church

Ottawa Lake, Michigan, United States


  • Address: 8307 Memorial Highway, Ottawa Lake, Michigan 49267
  • Affiliation: LCMC
  • Contact: Connie Sieler
  • Phone: 517.447.3991
  • Email: csieler@d-pcomm.net
  • Website: Click Here
  • Category: Pastoral Ministry
  • Sub-Category: Senior Pastor
  • Position Title: Pastor
  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Description:

    Zion Lutheran Church of Ottawa Lake

    Pastor Position

    Basic function and responsibility:

    1. Serve as a pastor to the congregation of Zion Lutheran Church of Ottawa Lake
    2. Leading Bible study class before Sunday morning worship services
    3. Lead contemporary Saturday evening worship services
    4. Lead Sunday morning worship services
    5. Lead special services (i.e. Advent services, Christmas Eve and Christmas services, etc.)
    6. Provide support and pastoral care in times of need (i.e. perform weddings, funeral services and baptisms when necessary)
    7. Home, hospital and nursing home pastoral care visits for homebound and sick Zion congregational members

    Skills required:

    1. Preaching liturgy based on the Lutheran Service Book.
    2. Must be able to understand, believe and interpret the doctrines of the Lutheran church
    3. Sermons based on Biblical teachings

    Reporting Relationships:

    1. Reports to Zion’s Church Council

    Desired Personal Characteristics:

    1. Strong Christian character
    2. Strong communication skills with groups and one-on-one
    3. Personal computer skills to support creation of communication pieces in a variety of media forms (i.e. Power Point presentation, Facebook video recording)
    4. Compassion for struggles and concerns of others
    5. Desire to further the mission of Zion Lutheran Church, which is “to make Christ known to all people, aiding them to become baptized believers, equipping them to become committed disciples of Christ and inspiring them to become Christian servant-leaders in God’s church and world”.

    Education Requirement:

    1. Graduation from an accredited Lutheran seminary