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  • Head Pastor

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  • Posted: 05/09/2023

    Job Description for Full Time Pastor at 

    First Lutheran Church


    Position Title: Pastor            Type: Full-Time


    Summary Description:

    First Lutheran Church (FLC) of Algona, Iowa is seeking a full-time Pastor. Algona is a community of 5000 located in North Central Iowa. FLC is a strong and active congregation that strives to meet the varied needs of its members and community, whether those needs be physical, emotional or spiritual.  First Lutheran has a high and active volunteer rate, is financially solvent, is forward thinking with its use of technology and social media and has a vigorous youth program.



    • Salary commensurate with experience

    • Other benefits will conform to synod guidelines, potentially: 

      • 401(k)

      • Paid full individual insurance

      • Paid Vacation



    • Fully ordained or working towards ordination in ELCA Church

    • Open to working with pastors of other denominations as approved by ELCA Synod


    Position Responsibilities: 

    • Prepare message for two weekly services- one on Wednesday evenings in conjunction with our youth education and Sunday mornings

    • Coordinate and/or oversee various ministries, committees and associated leaders within the church, but not limited too-

      • Student/Youth Education

      • Adult Education

      • Visiting & Engaging our Elderly Population

      • Worship & Music (both contemporary & traditional)

      • Technology

    • Work directly with the Office Manager & Church Council

    • Continue, expand or create mission projects

    • Actively participates in Congregational Care- developing personal relationships with many in the congregation, making hospital visits & shut-in visits and responding to crisis & emergency calls and generally meeting the spiritual, emotional and physical needs as appropriate & feasible.

    • Other responsibilities as assigned &/or agreed upon. 


    Pre-Employment background check is required

    First Lutheran Church is an Equal Opportunity Employer


    TO APPLY: CONTACT office@firstalgona.org


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