COVENANT PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH OF SIMSBURY, CT, also known as “The Barn” a congregation of 180 members and attenders, is prayerfully seeking a full-time Senior Pastor. CPC is located on 36 acres in the Farmington River Valley, 10 miles northwest of Hartford. The property includes a retreat center, staff houses, an outdoor worship area, a baptismal brook, and the renovated barn with attached celebration hall.
The Barn’s major goals are:
- To be a welcoming refuge where people at various stages of their Christian walk deepen their faith through the work of the Holy Spirit in biblical preaching, listening prayer, study of Scripture and a loving Christ-centered community.
- To be a conspicuous beacon of hope and service for our surrounding community.
- To equip people of all ages to be disciples and missionaries to our community and the world.
Ministries of the church include:
- A retreat center and prayer ministry
- A week-long summer day camp serving multiple towns and churches
- Men’s, women’s and small group ministries
- An active youth ministry
- Domestic and international missions
A qualified applicant will:
- Be guided by the Holy Spirit
- Have 5 or more years of pastoral experience
- Be ordained in or eligible for ordination in the EPC
- Have a seminary degree and reformed theology
- Be an effective communicator
- Be a leader of leaders
- Preaching and teaching
- Equipping the congregation for service
- Overseeing and providing pastoral care
- Supporting church ministries and building community
- Supervising the church’s staff and operations
Interested applicants should send their EPC Personal Information Form (PIF), cover letter and resume by email to PNC or by mail to Covenant Presbyterian Church, 124 Old Farms Road, Simsbury, CT 06070, Attention: Pastor Nominating Committee.
To see our Church Information Form (CIF)