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Christ First Baptist Covina


Christ First Baptist Covina
Covina, California, United States

Date Posted: 12/24/2013
Categories: Senior Pastor
Denominations: Baptist
Church Size: Not Applicable
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Senior Pastor

Christ First Baptist Covina                                

Covina, California, 91723

United States


Date Posted: 1/6/2014

Categories: Senior Pastor


Denomination: Baptist

Church Size: 251 to 350

Job Type: Full-Time


Christ First Baptist Covina,, is a multi-generational church in the

heart of beautiful San Gabriel Valley, 10 minutes from Azusa Pacific University and 30

minutes from downtown Los Angeles. We are a community of 350 average weekly

attendees sold out to reaching our 8-15 (www.8 We currently

run 9 a.m. Classic and 11:00 a.m. Modern style worship services, and we are just

beginning to plan a second modern service. We exist to equip every generation to reach

their relational world for Christ.


Ministry Responsibilities:


o Ensure that Biblical teaching is the primary function of the church

o Be the primary preacher/teacher for Sunday worship services

o Identify and communicate clear goals and effective strategies to achieve them.

o Responsible for overseeing the life and direction of the church with the assistance of the Elders.

o Provide leadership in the development and implementation of all church


o Oversee pastoral care needs of the congregation and, as necessary, share with

the other pastors in hospital visitation, home visits, counseling, weddings, and


o Maintain efficient and effective lines of communication between staff and


o Oversee, lead, coach and mentor other pastoral staff in their related ministries

o Strengthen current ministries and oversee development and implementation

of new ministries that would support the congregation in meeting the needs of

their oikos/community.




Based on I Tim. 3:1 and Titus 1:6-9 we believe the senior pastor should possess the

following personal qualities:

o “He must hold firmly to the trustworthy message as it has been taught, so that

he can encourage others by sound doctrine and refute those who oppose it.”

Titus 1:9

o Be a person of high integrity, honesty, and full transparency.

o Speak from the pulpit showing maturity, inspiration, teaching skills and Biblical


o Look for support from the Elder Board and leadership teams.

o Be encouraging, loving and inspiring to members and staff at Christ First Baptist

o Be committed to his wife and family with special time set aside for them.

o Show patience, prayer, and rationale in decision-making.

o Be a person of vision, creativeness and not afraid to try new ideas for growth.

o Have strong people skills with staff, volunteers, and works as one team.

o Is a problem solver and not afraid to step up and address issues.

o Is community focused and supportive to outreach ministries.

o Is committed to the budget process and the church governance at Christ First



Senior Pastor should possess the following professional qualities:


o Minimum of two years experience as Pastor/Assistant pastor in a church with

more than 100 people in attendance

o Ordained with a degree from an accredited seminary (Masters of Divinity






Compensation + Benefits is a competitive package based upon qualifications.

Closing date for apllications is February 6, 2014.


Applications and resumes will be held in strictest confidence. Please email cover letter, resume and church application found at website to:

After logging on to the website, go to Resources, then Documents. The Application will be the last item listed.




Christ First Covina

200 N. Second Ave.

Covina, CA 91723

c/o- John Miller - Chairman

Search Committee