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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.
- The SOC (Standard Occupational Classification) code is 21-2011.00
- The Mean Annual Wage in the U.S. is $ 49,450.00
- The Mean Hourly Wage is $ 23.00
- Currently, there are 49,320 people on this job
☝️ Information based on the reference occupation “Clergy”.
Also Known As…
- Missionary Coordinator
- Congregational Care Pastor
- Children's Minister
- Catholic Priest
- Youth Pastor
- Worship Leader
- Student Ministry Pastor
- Presbyterian Clergy
- Pastoral Counselor
- Ordained Minister
- Minister Assistant
- Marriage Performer
- Marriage Counselor Minister
- Hospital Chaplain
- Hospice Chaplain
- Hebrew Cantor
- Clergy Member
- Christian Counselor
Tasks for “Elder”
- Prepare people for participation in religious ceremonies.
- Pray and promote spirituality.
- Plan or lead religious education programs.
- Devise ways in which congregational membership can be expanded.
- Refer people to community support services, psychologists, or doctors.
- Instruct people who seek conversion to a particular faith.
- Collaborate with committees or individuals to address financial or administrative issues pertaining to congregations.
- Respond to requests for assistance during emergencies or crises.
- Organize or engage in interfaith, community, civic, educational, or recreational activities sponsored by or related to religious programs.
- Share information about religious issues by writing articles, giving speeches, or teaching.
- Perform administrative duties, such as overseeing building management, ordering supplies, contracting for services or repairs, or supervising the work of staff members or volunteers.
- Administer religious rites or ordinances.
- Organize and lead regular religious services.
- Study and interpret religious laws, doctrines, or traditions.
- Read from sacred texts such as the Bible, Torah, or Koran.
- Visit people in homes, hospitals, or prisons to provide them with comfort and support.
- Counsel individuals or groups concerning their spiritual, emotional, or personal needs.
- Participate in fundraising activities to support congregational activities or facilities.
- Conduct special ceremonies, such as weddings, funerals, or confirmations.
- Train leaders of church, community, or youth groups.
- Prepare and deliver sermons or other talks.
Related Technology & Tools
- Cordless microphones
- Multiline telephone systems
- Passenger vehicles
- Tablet computers
- Desktop computers
- Multimedia presentation projectors
- Laptop computers
- Microsoft PowerPoint
- Web browser software
- Microsoft Word
- Membership databases
- Microsoft Excel
- Email software
- Event scheduling software
- Microsoft Office