Pastor

@ King’s Cross Church
  • Ashburn, Virginia View on Map
  • Denomination: Presbyterian - PCA
  • Job Category: Pastor / Senior Pastor
  • Date Posted: 22 October 2022
  • Application closes: 31 January 2023
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    Job Description

    Qualifications
    ❖ Ordained or ordainable in the PCA as defined by the Book of Church Order.
    ❖ Demonstrates the scriptural qualifications for teaching elder including faith, character, reputation, gifting, and calling.
    ❖ Motivated ability to preach and teach the Word of God expositionally and contextually.
    ❖ Values the Reformed faith as a tremendous gift of Providence to God’s people.
    ❖ Ability to deeply understand competing ideologies, engage respectfully with their proponents, and inoculate the congregation against them.
    ❖ Motivated by a love for God’s people.

    Duties
    ❖ Preach the Word of God as a primary and defining responsibility.
    ❖ Compose Sunday worship services in concert with church leaders to glorify God and edify His people.
    ❖ Administer and coordinate church activities at the top level.
    ❖ Formulate a strategic vision for KCC ministries with church leadership.
    ❖ Counsel members facing spiritual challenges.
    ❖ Cultivate a welcoming environment to everyone in our community.
    ❖ Maintain our relations with Presbytery and General Assembly.

    Compensation
    We intend to support our lead Pastor financially at a level at least commensurate with the median comparable
    household in Ashburn.

    Application Instructions:

    To be considered for our lead pastor position please send the following by email
    ❖ Cover letter including a biographical sketch and rationale for a fit with KCC
    ❖ Completed PCA ministerial data form
    ❖ Resume
    ❖ Links to 2+ sermon recordings
    ❖ Contact information for 2+ references who know you and your ministry well
    ❖ Links to social media pages and other public internet presence
    ❖ Concise written answers to the following questions:
    ➢ What areas or aspects of ministry are the most life-giving to you? The least life-giving?
    ➢ Can you describe a previous local church initiative to communicate the gospel to those who haven’t heard it, or propose one              if necessary?
    ➢ What do you regard as the most serious threats to the church in our time?
    ➢ Which authors have most influenced your spiritual development and ministry?
    ➢ How do you manage the pressures of ministry and expectations of the congregation on you and your family?

    Note that candidates who progress to final consideration will be asked to authorize criminal background and credit checks. We thank you for your interest in KCC and wish you God’s blessing

    Application closes: January 31, 2023

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