We are searching for a pastor who loves God, is Gospel-centered, has a shepherd’s heart, and wants to see people come to know Christ and grow in their walk with Him. We are looking for someone who will help equip our church and challenge us to reach our community through a lifestyle of evangelism and our world through missions. He should model for us how to disciple others as they follow Christ.
Leadership and Vision:
To clarify the church’s vision, goals and objectives.
To communicate and help implement the vision, goals and objectives with the church body.
To plan and lead inspiring worship services, spending significant time in preparation (Bible study and prayer).
Oversees the administrative leadership of the church.
Provides guidance and direction to the total church programs for the spiritual growth of individuals to glorify and serve God.
Ministry to the Church Family:
Be available to minister to those who are hospitalized, ill and grieving and to train others to do the same.
Administer the ordinances of the church (baptism and the Lord’s Supper), officiating weddings, pre-marital counseling, funerals and representing Christ to the community.
Nurture the Church Body:
Experience in and willingness to equip, develop and motivate the staff.
Commitment to Evangelism and Missions.
Must meet the biblical qualifications of elder/pastor found in 1 Timothy 3:1-7
Degree required: A college degree is required while an advanced degree (M.A./M.Div./D.Min, etc.) in ministry or Bible training is preferred.
Ordained as a minister of the Gospel.
Ability to build relationships and connect with people.
Demonstrated track record in equipping and leading by influence (relationship driven), and in both Kingdom and church growth.
Maturity to know when and how to assert authority.
A team spirit, modeling the ability to relate well with coworkers and volunteers and demonstrating strong problem solving skills.
Excellent communication skills (written and verbal).
Man of high integrity and prayer.