Lead Pastor Full Time

@ Northern Hills Community Church
  • Phoenix, Arizona View on Map
  • Denomination: Baptist - SBC
  • Job Category: Pastor / Senior Pastor
  • Date Posted: 1 April 2022
  • Application closes: 31 July 2022
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    Job Description

    Lead Pastor of Northern Hills Community Church Please send your resume if you agree with what is listed below Also, provide three ministry-related reference letters and two personal reference letters with your resume. Email resume and reference letters to our pastoral search team.

    Responsibilities:

    The (Lead) Pastor/Elder will:

    • Have charge of the spiritual welfare of the congregation, preaching the Word; scheduling his time to reflect priority for study, prayer, and preparation for preaching and teaching.

    • Seek to know the members of the congregation on a personal basis so as to be available for shepherding them in their walk with God.

    • Interact with the church leadership, staff, and congregation to motivate and encourage innovative and visionary thinking which is consistent with God’s Word.

    • Have direct oversight for the missionary and outreach dimension of the church’s ministry; providing leadership in working with mission and outreach ministry.

    • Insure that the Elder Body is given adequate spiritual leadership in order to grow toward Christlikeness.

    • Give overall direction to the church and guidance in its growth; assuring that the various functions of the church are being carried out properly on a day-to-day basis.

    • Provide leadership [along with the Elder Body] in the financial plan of the church and stewardship ministries. Encourage Northern Hills Community Church to be involved with other Christian ministries. Provide direct oversight of the public Worship services, working directly with the Worship [Arts] Director. Provide direct oversight of both paid and unpaid staff, teachers, and leaders (Including but not limited to hiring/ selecting/approving selection, assessing performance, providing guidance for correction of behaviors/actions as necessary and other employment related actions as indicated in the church By-Laws and in consultation with the Elder Body.)

    Qualifications:

    (Lead) Pastor/Elder must be a mature Christian with gifts and skills backed with the experience necessary to fulfill the following qualifications:

    • A man of true Christian experience according to the characteristics of I Timothy 3:2-7 and Titus 1:5-9.

    • Demonstrated ability to clearly and profoundly preach and teach the Word in an engaging and edifying manner.

    • Biblical and theological knowledge with a minimum BA in Biblical studies.

    • Agreement with the Statement of Faith and Bylaws of Northern Hills Community Church.

    • Has a heart for pastoral ministry and has received a call of God for such ministry.

    • Ability to work on a team toward specific goals in a mutually edifying and supportive manner.

    • Successfully articulate understanding of and experience in planning, organizing, leading, motivating, and developing the leadership team.

    • Posses a teachable and open attitude toward ministry.

    • Articulates a desire for church outreach and ultimately toward world missions.

    • Has demonstrated the ability to lead an Elder Body and congregation.

    • Demonstrates leadership in corporate prayer.

    Application closes: July 31, 2022

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