Located in the heart of Boston, historic Park Street Church (PSC) has had three defining characteristics throughout its 208-year history:

a commitment to excellent preaching of the inerrant Word of God,

spreading that Gospel to the ends of the earth,

and the training of its people to live out the transforming power of the love of Christ in every area of their lives.

 
We are Congregational, Evangelical and International.
 

At a Glance

1,200
SUNDAY ATTENDEES

$5.2M
TOTAL BUDGET

1,500
MEMBERS

40
WORLD
MISSIONARIES

29
MINISTRIES

60+
COUNTRIES REPRESENTED

3
SUNDAY SERVICES

2OO+
YEARS

 

Opportunities

To build on PSC's traditional strengths including preaching, missions and training, the Search Committee gathered feedback on the challenges and hopes for the future of our church from PSC's leadership and congregation. The feedback highlights several ways in which we hope PSC will grow in the future, including:

Equipping & Sending

Today over 250,000 students, including 50,000 internationals, come to Boston each year for an average of 3-5 years. God brings a consistent influx of new people from every corner of the earth and delivers them to our doorstep. PSC seeks to train and equip these future leaders as part of its call to fulfill the great commission.

Connecting & Discipling

PSC seeks to build greater connectedness among its people and ministries. We desire to be a culture where every believer feels connected, can contribute to God’s plan through community and is deepening their walk with God through discipleship.

Engaging & Loving

We are located in the heart of a progressive city in which we seek to engage Boston with God’s renewing love by actively preaching, teaching and sharing the historic and orthodox truth of God’s word with humility, strength and love.

 

Park Street Church was founded by 26 people, back in 1809, who were deeply committed to establish an orthodox, trinitarian church in the heart of Boston.
— Garth E. Rosell, Author of "Boston's Historic Park Street Church"

ADDITIONAL READING MATERIAL

We encourage candidates to read the attached PDF Downloads for additional details on Park Street Church and its ministry in Boston and the world over the last 200+ years.


Candidate Profile


Qualifications

  • Experience: 10+ years of pastoral and ministerial leadership with at least 6 years in a large church, including regular preaching duties

  • Education: A relevant Doctorate (Ph.D. preferred) and a Masters Degree from an evangelical seminary with strong command of biblical languages

  • Visionary, motivating, prayerful and humble servant leader

  • Insightful and caring manager

  • Able to nurture an environment of widespread and deep discipleship

  • Deep love for people, especially for serving the vulnerable and reaching the lost

  • Actively engages with diverse perspectives while holding strongly to orthodoxy, including inerrancy of scripture

  • Possess the qualifications of an Elder according to 1 Timothy 3:1-7 and Titus 1


Preaching & Teaching

  • Expositorily proclaim the Word of God that engages and challenges the life and intellect of a diverse congregation and culture

  • Teach with humility and a deep knowledge of all of the Scriptures that reflects an understanding and practice of Reformed theology


Leadership & Management

  • As a member of the Board of Elders, lead the development of a vision for PSC for future ministry through the congregation to Boston, the nation and the world

  • Effectively lead, mentor, develop, empower and support the church staff in collaborative ministry

  • Recommend modifications, as appropriate, of the ministerial roles within the church, including the Senior Minister, to the Board of Elders in order to enhance the impact of PSC in doing God’s work

  • Leverage technology for effective and innovative ministry

  • Explore new ways to communicate and connect within and outside Park Street Church


Pastoral Duties

  • Connect with and pray for our culturally and generationally diverse congregation
  • Lead the Congregation in Worship and spiritual formation


Application Forms

Park Street Church is looking for a Senior Minister to lead the church into the future. The PSC Senior Minister Search Committee fully respects the candidate's need for complete confidentiality in the application process. Be assured that all details, including interest expressed in applying, will not be discussed with anyone beyond the Search Committee without the candidate's prior consent.

Please submit the completed form below to apply for Park Street Church's Senior Minister role. If you have questions regarding your application, you may email the search committee via our private email address: search@parkstreet.org.

If you'd like to refer a candidate you can complete our referral form.