Date posted Nov 16, 2023
Deadline Feb 29, 2024

About Us:

McKenzie Bridge Christian Church is a close-knit community of believers located in the scenic McKenzie Bridge area inside of the Willamette Forest. Our church family values pastoral care, adaptability, and a love for the community and the outdoors.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Providing spiritual guidance, support, and pastoral care to our congregation.
  • Leading worship services, sermons, and special events.
  • Facilitating Bible studies and small groups, with a focus on Bible teaching.
  • Providing Christian counseling up to a training level.
  • Embracing opportunities for change and growth within the church community.
  • Open to individuals without formal ordination or licensing, including recent graduates or retirees.


  • Both men and women pastors are able to apply.
  • Church plant pastors and pastors still studying in Bible School encouraged to apply.
  • A strong faith and deep understanding of Christian doctrine and personal faith.
  • Some formal training in ministry, a degree in a related field, or equivalent experience.
  • A love for the outdoors, as our area is known for its hunting, fishing, and hiking opportunities.
  • Demonstrated ability to connect with people of all ages and backgrounds.


  • Monthly salary of $2500 after taxes.
  • Three-bedroom, two-bath parsonage available for residence (requires some repair work).
  • A welcoming and understanding church community.

Additional Information:

  • McKenzie Bridge is a charming retirement and tourism community, known for its natural beauty and recreational opportunities.
  • This position is open to individuals of various backgrounds, including recent graduates and retirees.
  • Bible teaching in Bible studies and small groups, as well as Christian counseling up to training level, are key requirements for this role.

Application Process:

Please submit your resume, cover letter, and references to…
We hope to make a decision before the end of May 2024.

Application Timeline:

  • Accepting Applications: January 1st – February 29th.
  • Review Applications and first Contact March 1st – 15th.
  • 2nd Interview, Via Zoom or in person, March 16th – 30th.
  • Initial decision and congregational vote May 1st – 15th.
  • Job offer submission May 16th – 30th.
McKenzie Bridge Christian Church Ministry Profile

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