15 River Rd
Califon, NJ 07830




Pastor Job Description

Preach on Sundays

  • One service each week

Special services

  • Ash Wednesday
  • Good Friday
  • Christmas Eve

Officiate over

  • Christening (Baptism)
  • Confirmation
  • Communion
  • Weddings
  • Funerals


  • VBS
  • Living Nativity
  • Youth outings to Great Adventure and Fall Farm Festival
  • Bible Study
  • Little Brook Nursing Home
  • Top of the Barn Thrift Shop
  • Church Dinners, Breakfasts
  • Xmas Cookie Walk
  • Fisherman's Breakfast
  • Appalachia Service Project


  • Visit the sick at home and in the hospital

Participate in church governance

  • Church Council
  • SPRC
  • Trustees
  • Nominations Committee
  • Worship Committee


  • Choir director / church organist
  • Admin Assistant volunteer(s)
  • Communications director
  • Sexton
  • Sunday school staff


  • Be available via cell phone. Reply to calls promptly.
  • Be available via email. Reply to messages promptly.
  • Meet with small groups.

 Annual Reports for the Conference Report

Employment Information

Pastor, full time

The pastor of the church is appointed by the Bishop according to the guidelines of the United Methodist Book of Discipline.

Clergy Expectations.

Clergy staff are evaluated and held accountable by the District Superintendent to the Expectations of Pastoral Leadership, available at: http://www.vaumc.org/ncfilerepository/BOM/SPRC/ExpectationsOfPastoralLeadershipFall2010-WebRead.pdf

Days Off. Clergy and lay staff who are required to work on Sundays should choose a weekday as their regular day of rest and Sabbath renewal. This scheduled day should be approved by the staff member’s supervisor and communicated to the church office.