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Lead Pastor

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harrisburg, Illinois, United States

Date Posted: 01/18/2013
Categories: Senior Pastor
Denominations: Unknown
Church Size: 751 to 1000
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:
Fri, Jan 18, 2013 at 9:36 AM
9:36 AM
FROM Barry TO You   
Little Chapel Church is excited to be accepting resumes for Lead Pastor Position in light of the retirement of their Senior Pastor of 35 years.  Little Chapel is located in beautiful Southern Illinois and is looking to give opportunity to a Spirit Lead individual to lead and direct this multi-denominational congregation of over 750+, to even bigger and better things.  This church is looking for a Lead Pastor who can cast a strong vision, mentor the team, and preach the Word in a relevant style.JOB DESCRIPTION:
Job Description
• Primary responsibility of the Lead Pastor is to give himself to the ministry of the Word and prayer, seeking to walk uprightly before the Lord in his personal life while seeking the mind of God on behalf of the congregation 
• Preaching and teaching the Word multiple times during the week.  The Lead Pastor must be able to communicate the truths of God’s word to the congregation through many venues. 
• Responsible to lead and mentor the Pastoral Staff and ministry leaders of the church, while showing awareness and support for all ministries in the church 
• Be the primary spiritual leader and primary communicator of the church’s vision to staff, congregation (members, attendees, seekers), and the community at large 
• Participate as part of the Counseling Staff; task shared with other Pastors, ministry leaders, and/or external counseling services 
• Works as a leader within Community and Discipleship ministry area, providing leadership, teaching, and insight to encourage an environment of community and disciples growing in Christ, while reaching out to others 
• Assisting with life events including baby dedications, weddings, funerals, etc., performed with the assistance of other Pastors 
• Visiting (as part of the Visitation team) those that are sick or unable to leave their environments
• Must have a personal, life-transforming relationship with Jesus Christ, being baptized and living in the Holy Spirit 
• Minimum of 5 years’ full-time pastoral staff experience 
• Must present the truth of the Word in an expository, relational, relevant, equipping, teaching, 
• Proficient experience with multiple staffs and ability to relate well with different personalities 
• Proficient experience counseling people with all types of issues 
• Must have a heart to shepherd and relate to a multi-generational, 
• Possess an understanding of the budgeting process and budget planning for ministry 
• Formal Education highly recommended
• Send Resume, References and sermon sample or link