Senior Pastor | Grace Christian Fellowship Full Time

@ Chemistry Staffing
  • Cortland, New York View on Map
  • Denomination: Staffing Agency
  • Job Category: Pastor / Senior Pastor
  • Date Posted: 7 October 2020
  • Application Closed
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    Job Description


    Grace Christian Fellowship in Cortland, NY is in search of their next Senior Pastor to lead and guide the congregation,  staff, and lay leaders, and seek God’s will regarding the vision for the church. This individual will serve as the primary teacher and communicator. Grace Christian Fellowship is looking for a big-picture thinker who can build on the foundation and move the congregation into the next phase of ministry.  


    What you’ll be doing:  

    – Encouraging and shepherding the spiritual development of the congregation  

    – Providing strong and discerning leadership in staff development, pastoral care, financial management and overall     

       management of the church operations  

    – Being accountable to and leading the Board of Directors  

    – Casting the vision for GCF based on the foundation that has been laid  

    – Overseeing operations including finances, human resources, information technology, and facilities management  


    Necessary skills:  

    – Ability to lead well and develop leaders  

    – Recognize gifts and abilities in others and develop them  

    – Be trustworthy and approachable  

    – Be mature and open-minded  

    – Decisive – Work well in a team setting  

    – Masters of Divinity and Ordination preferred  

    – Preferred ten years or more of ministry experience  

    – Qualifications of an Elder as outlined in 1 Timothy 3:1-7 and Titus 1:5-9  


    About the community:  

    Cortland County, located in New York State’s Fingerlakes Region, offers the very best of upstate living; good schools, a wondrous four-season climate, affordable real estate, attractive downtown areas, and home to the State University of Cortland. As the state’s geographic center, Cortland has easy access to Syracuse and Binghamton via Interstate 81. Ithaca is nearby and is home to Ithaca College and Cornell University as well as several state parks. Agribusiness flourishes in the county as well as light industry, Guthrie-Cortland Medical Center, and small business.  The area offers the ability to play outdoors in all four seasons where the vistas are beautiful in this elevated plateau called the Crown City.  The church is nicely located between the City of Cortland and the Village of Homer and is easily accessible to the whole county and surrounding areas.


    Does this sound like the kind of culture in which you’d like to serve? Start by sending in your resume and adding your  profile:


    Application deadline closed.

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