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Job Description - Part 1 - Duties and Tasks

Basic Job Description:

Conduct religious worship and perform other spiritual functions associated with beliefs and practices of religious faith or denomination. Provide spiritual and moral guidance and assistance to members.

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Job Duties and Tasks for: "Clergy"

1) Collaborate with committees and individuals to address financial and administrative issues pertaining to congregations.

2) Devise ways in which congregation membership can be expanded.


3) Organize and engage in interfaith, community, civic, educational, and recreational activities sponsored by or related to their religion.

4) Participate in fundraising activities to support congregation activities and facilities.

5) Perform administrative duties such as overseeing building management, ordering supplies, contracting for services and repairs, and supervising the work of staff members and volunteers.


6) Plan and lead religious education programs for their congregations.

7) Refer people to community support services, psychologists, and/or doctors as necessary.

8) Respond to requests for assistance during emergencies or crises.

9) Share information about religious issues by writing articles, giving speeches, or teaching.

10) Train leaders of church, community, and youth groups.

11) Visit people in homes, hospitals, and prisons to provide them with comfort and support.

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12) Administer religious rites or ordinances.

13) Study and interpret religious laws, doctrines, and/or traditions.

14) Counsel individuals and groups concerning their spiritual, emotional, and personal needs.


15) Organize and lead regular religious services.

16) Conduct special ceremonies such as weddings, funerals, and confirmations.

17) Instruct people who seek conversion to a particular faith.

18) Pray and promote spirituality.

19) Prepare and deliver sermons and other talks.

20) Prepare people for participation in religious ceremonies.

21) Read from sacred texts such as the Bible, Torah, or Koran.

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"Clergy"   Holland / RIASEC Career Code:  S-E-A        SOC:  21-2011.00


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