Senior Pastor Search


West Congregational Church, a non-denominational evangelical church with a congregational form of government, is actively seeking to fill our Senior Pastor position.  The Senior Pastor’s role is primarily that of preaching and teaching the word of God and shepherding the congregation and the church staff. His focus is to be on leading the congregation into spiritual maturity and equipping them together for the work of ministry as The Body of Christ. We are pleased you are here and look forward to getting to know you more.

PHASE I - Initial Qualification

Phase I is designed to determine which applicants are the best match to the job qualifications and align to our Statement of Faith and Missions Vision Statement. Applicants will be required to submit materials including application, questionnaire, résumé, and letters of reference.

PHASE II - Personal & Deeper

Phase II is designed to allow the Pulpit Committee and the applicants to get to know each other through written and verbal communication. The applicants will be asked to submit additional information, including sermons to be reviewed, and will go through an interview process. Entrance into Phase II is by invitation only.

PHASE III - Interview and Final Selection

Phase III is designed to narrow down the selected applicants by conducting face-to-face interviews designed to culminate in a candidate visit and possible selection. The applicants will be requested to submit to a background check, and provide additional sermons, and potentially additional references.


To complete Phase I of the Application Process please submit to

  1. Senior Pastor Application
  2. Phase 1 Questionnaire
  3. Resume
  4. Three letters of reference

Once all of your application materials are received, the Pulpit Committee will review the materials and extend invitations to select applicants for Phase II of the Application Process. We appreciate your time, and strive to maintain timely responses to your submissions.


  • Senior Pastor Job Description
  • Salary and Benefits Information: Total package including benefits and housing (parsonage available) $70,000+, commensurate with qualifications and experience