Pastor, Full-Time/Part-Time, Progressive Ecumenical/Interdenominational: Tacoma, WA


The Pastor will be a spiritual leader and communicator of the Urban Grace mission and values to staff, congregation, and community at large. He/She/They (They) will nurture and foster spiritual formation, administer the sacraments, and provide pastoral care and counseling as well as coordinate Sunday morning worship services.

E S S E N T I A L  J O B  F U N C T I O N S

Worship & Preaching
Coordinate Sunday morning worship services with the staff; executing the vision,
content, and direction for worship at Urban Grace.
Provide leadership during worship services, including preaching and administering the sacraments.
Facilitate creative worship expressions and ideas.
Pastoral Care, Spiritual Development and Mentoring
Reengage congregational life as we emerge from transition
Create a spirit of awareness and awakening for theological development within the
Cultivate an environment of belonging and connection
Coordinate the engagement of children, youth, and teens with the Associate Pastor of Children’s and Youth Ministry to foster diverse connections within our multi-generational faith community.
Provide pastoral care and counseling to individuals and the congregation.
Provide premarital counseling, perform weddings and funerals for both the congregation and the larger community, as requested

Other Responsibilities or Duties
Participate in setting the agenda and moderating the Church Leadership Council and Board of Trustees meetings.
Share leadership and facilitation of congregational meetings and leadership retreats.
Participate in setting the agenda and leading staff meetings.
Co-supervise primary church staff.
Community Outreach and Partnerships
Continue to strengthen strategic relationships, partnerships, and connections with other community organizations, churches, and individuals that serve the Urban Grace mission and ministry.
Open until filled. We will consider a part-time position, with salary pro rated from listed full time salary. See website for all information on the church, the position, and how to apply.

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