Interim Pastor

Hanover, NH

Christ Redeemer Church is a vibrant congregation of ~300 individuals, families, and college students set in lovely Hanover, NH. As we plan for our Lead Pastor's first sabbatical, we are looking for an experienced ministry leader to serve as a part-time Interim Pastor from January through August 2025 (the Lead Pastor will be away February-July so this will allow for some overlap on either end). The essence of this role is to provide consistency from the pulpit by preaching two Sundays per month and to provide support for our staff team and lay leaders, including the Campus Pastors who lead our two church plants. The ideal candidate is a gifted preacher and great team player with experience to share, and energized by supporting ministry teams. See the full job description here

Part Time

SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, AND EDUCATION EXPECTATIONS 10+ years Ministry Experience (Senior or Lead level); Interim Experience desired Strong preaching/teaching skills, as well as public and interpersonal communication skills Leadership & supervisory ability with staff and volunteers Positive interpersonal and influence skills Theological Graduate degree preferred GENERAL EXPECTATIONS Each person brings their own giftings, life experiences and perspectives to their work. All staff will be expected to share these in a spirit of humility and mutual edification, so that the church might grow in unity (Ephesians 4:15-16). Maintain a gospel spirit of vision and self-sacrifice (2 Timothy 2:1-5). Maintain a positive attitude about yourself, your areas of responsibility, and the staff. Our staff will work cooperatively and cheerfully, maintaining a good rapport with all staff, volunteers, church members, and outside professionals. Maintain a high level of confidentiality. Be congenial, professional, business-like in all personal contacts with others. Maintain a high level of professional excellence in your dress, appearance, work habits, and work quality. Exercise good time management (Eph. 5:15-16). Be sensitive to the needs of others (Phil. 2:1-8; Col. 4:5-6). Our staff will maintain a lifestyle that Scripture requires of ministers of the gospel (e.g. 1 Timothy 3:1-8; Titus 1). If this is not maintained, this employment agreement may be terminated. Flexibility of Hours – Our staff must expect flexible hours, being available when the work of ministry is needed or is best accomplished (e.g. evenings, weekends, periodic retreats, conferences, unexpected circumstances, etc.) Humility and Teachability – This position is a learning opportunity. Our staff are expected to be aggressive learners. This will require flexibility in expectations, initiation of opportunity, and eagerly and humbly seeking input. Exemplary general participation in the life and ministry of CRC (e.g., Sunday worship, Sunday school, Community Groups, women’s/men’s ministries, appropriate other ministries, abiding by the church constitution, etc.) Other expectations may arise that will be negotiated within the general terms and spirit of this agreement.


Chris Audino


Please email a resume and cover letter to Chris Audino, Executive Pastor at [email protected].

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