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Ripon Grace Church

Senior Pastor

Ripon Grace Church
Ripon, California, United States

Date Posted: 09/28/2013
Categories: Senior Pastor
Denominations: Grace Brethren
Church Size: 251 to 350
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Ripon Grace Church in Ripon, California is looking for a senior pastor:


  • Who loves Jesus with every fiber of his being.
  • Who will lead by example.
  • Who is excited to equip believers and able to teach the Word.
  • Whose heart aches for a hungry, thirsty, lost world.
  • Who is passionate to reach others with the Gospel of redemption and renewal in Jesus.

Our new pastor will provide the administrative structure and oversight required to assure the ongoing health, growth, and vision of Ripon Grace. He will lead and partner with the congregation and pastoral staff as co-laborers with them in the faith.  Additional duties include preaching/teaching, counseling, mentoring, and pastoral care.

He must possess and be growing in the Christian graces as described in Galatians 5:22-25, Romans 12:9-21, Colossians 3:12-17, Philippians 2:1-5, etc. and meet the qualifications of an elder as described in I Timothy 3 and Titus 1. He must be committed to the great commission, be willing to work with existing staff, be ordained or be willing to seek licensure by the Fellowship of Grace Brethren Churches, and come highly recommended.

He should be family oriented, have an appropriate level of formal education and training in the Word and have a minimum of five years of pastoral experience, including some Sunday preaching. 

Ripon Grace has between 250 and 300 attending weekly.  Many of our young people have gone into full time Christian ministry as missionaries and pastors.  As a church body, we have sponsored many church buildings, orphanages and training centers around the world.

If you feel called to work with us, please send us your resume either by mail at

Ripon Grace Church
734 W Main St
Ripon, CA 95366
(209) 599-3042

or to our e-mail