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Converge MidAmerica

Senior Pastor - Huron Hills Church

Converge MidAmerica
Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States

Date Posted: 11/21/2014
Categories: Senior Pastor
Denominations: Baptist
Church Size: Not Applicable
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Huron Hills Church is a 600 person, two site church strategically located in a thriving college town in Ann Arbor Michigan. Approximately 114,000 people live within a 20 minute drive of the church and 42,000 University of Michigan students attend school a few miles from the church facilities.  We have a strong history of ministry throughout the university family. We are multi-staffed and have variety of strong ministries that reach deep into our community. We are poised to go to the next level in reaching our community and beyond.

Job Overview
We are looking for an experienced Lead Pastor who is a servant leader, with vision, passion for, and experience of, reaching people far from God in a culturally diverse setting. He will have leadership experience in a mulit-site, multi-staff, missionally minded church. He will have strong communication skills (both in the pulpit and inter-personally), a track record of developing new leaders, and the ability to motivate others to chase God and have kingdom impact.

Formal Responsibilities

Leadership and Vision

  1. A motivational leader, vision caster, and strategic planner
  2. A coach and team builder
  3. A missional mindset, a lifestyle of relational evangelism, and experience motivating and equipping others to effective community outreach.
  4. Able to lead in a way that earns the trust and support of the congregation, and builds consensus to navigate change. 
  5. A big-picture thinker and proactive problem solver
  6. Skills in creating systems and shaping culture
  7. One who organizes, energizes, and empowers board, staff, and ministry leaders to implement our shared vision.

Preach and Teach

  1. Preaching for life transformation by applying the truth of God’s Word to people’s felt needs and spiritual needs in culturally relevant language that is challenging, inspiring, and high on practical application.
  2. Experience and skill in teaching various sized groups in seminar and classroom settings.

Exemplify Christian Character

  1. Model a life passionate for Jesus Christ and His church
  2. Model a heart committed to reaching the far from God and making disciples in accordance with the great commission
  3. Model attitudes and behaviors guided by biblical principles and demonstrate consistent spiritual growth



Personal Qualities

  1. The Lead Pastor shall meet the New Testament requirements for office as listed in 1 Timothy 3:1-7 and Titus 1:6-9.
  2. A strong grace orientation and proven character of integrity, wisdom, humility, joy, compassion, authenticity, humor, and optimism.  .
  3. A strong devotional and prayer life.

 Professional Qualities

  1. Minimum of 5-10 years Lead or Senior Pastor experience in a large urban or suburban college town church
  2. Experience supervising 5-10 full time staff in a multi-site setting
  3. Master’s degree (MDiv preferred)
  4. Must agree with, and be energized by, our Mission, Vision, Statement of Faith, and Philosophy of Multi-site Ministry, and be willing to affiliate with Converge MidAmerican and Worldwide.
  5. Experience working with a church board of both men and women


Contact Information
Applicants should send their resume via email to with the words HURON HILLS SEARCH in the subject line. Please do not send resumes to or contact the church directly. 
Also applicants need to include an audio or video file or web link to a recent sermon. Video is preferred.