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Glad Tidings Church

Senior/Lead Pastor

Glad Tidings Church
Cedar Falls, Iowa, United States

Date Posted: 01/06/2014
Categories: Executive Pastor - Senior Pastor
Denominations: Assemblies of God
Church Size: 151 to 250
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Glad Tidings church is located in Cedar Falls, Iowa.  Cedar Falls is home to 40,000 residents and over 13,000 students enrolled at the University of Northern Iowa.  UNI is located within 1 mile of Glad Tidings Church and has an active Chi Alpha ministry.  There are many opportunities available here with an extensive trail system, sporting events and theatre performances.

Our church ministers to people of all ages from the greater Cedar Valley’s surrounding communities, through church services, multiple small groups, Proxy youth group and children’s ministries.  Our Sunday attendance averages 160-165.   


Job Overview: We believe the Senior Pastor that God has chosen for Glad Tidings will be a spirit-led, dynamic leader, with vision and passion for people and for God’s work through this local church. They will have strong communications skills (both in the pulpit and interpersonally), and a strength for developing leadership qualities in others. Their previous experiences will be the right foundation for this position, at this church, at this time. Dynamic preaching/teaching, focus on Evangelism and administration are additional strengths we desire.



- Currently ordained or licensed (seeking ordination) minister of the Assembly of God church

- Bachelor’s degree

- Experienced in supervising pastoral staff and lay leadership

- Demonstrated growth in areas of ministry

- Spirit-led: operating in the gifts of the spirit



- Accepts the divine inspiration and authority of the Holy Scriptures

- Preaching and teaching

- Work with worship/youth pastor

- Lay leadership development

- Administration of church with Board

- Strategic planning and vision


Salary & Benefits

Salary based upon experience

Paid time off

Cell phone allowance

Health Insurance

Continuing education

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