CHICAGO, IL (January 23, 2018) – Applications and nominations are being accepted for the position of executive minister of the Covenant’s Develop Leaders mission priority, which provides leadership for the Ordered Ministry of the Evangelical Covenant Church. Submissions will be accepted starting today through February 13, 2018.
The ECC’s Ordered Ministry and its board invests in the personal and vocational development of ECC clergy, including processes of credentialing; life-long learning; and care and discipline. The executive minister role functions within all applicable provisions of the ECC Constitution and Bylaws as well as the Rules for the Ordered Ministry of the church.
“We are pleased to announce that the search process for this crucial position is underway,” says Mark Pattie, pastor of Salem Covenant Church in New Brighton, Minnesota, and the chair of the Nominating Committee. “The committee welcomes prayers for wisdom and discernment as we approach this task.”
According to the Bylaws, the Nominating Committee of the Board of Ordered Ministry will narrow selections to one candidate to be elected at the Annual Meeting in June during Gather in Minneapolis.
More information, including a full job description and application details, is posted online at covchurch.org and can be downloaded.