Lead Pastor Position
Are you pastor with a passion for leading, teaching, equipping and deploying God’s people for the work of the ministry? Grace Community Church of Guelph is looking for such a person to be our lead pastor.
We are a multigenerational congregation of approximately 250 regular attendees. Our pastoral staff and leadership board are looking for someone to bring fresh vision and energy to our congregation so that together we will flourish and have a profound impact
on our community with the Gospel.
Responsibilities will include:
- Spiritual leadership
- Teaching & equipping
- Implementing our strategic plan
- Working effectively at leading our staff, volunteers and elders
In addition to meeting the Biblical requirements of an elder you should:
- Be trained in theology
- Have a deep and growing relationship with God, as evidenced by the practice of consistent spiritual disciplines
- Have the ability to lead others, including staff, in a gracious and wise manner
- Have exceptional interpersonal skills
- Enjoy working in a team and have experience leading teams in a variety of settings
- Have a reputation of living a lifestyle that honours and uplifts the name of Christ including balancing work/life demands and taking personal time for refreshment and diversion
- Be able to implement changes and corrections in a caring and affirming manner with congregants and those in leadership positions
- Have highly developed management skills with people, tasks, and time
- Have exceptional written and verbal communication skills
- Have experience in managing and coordinating finances of an organization
- Be open to new ideas, and be innovative and creative
- Be able to exercise discretion and maintain the strictest confidentiality
Interested candidates should submit a resume, a statement of faith, a personal testimony and ministry philosophy by
1/30/2016. In addition, please submit the names of at least two professional and one character reference to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
We thank all individuals in advance for their interest in this position; however only applicants selected for interviews will be contacted.
Grace Community Church
7427 Wellington Rd. 30, RR #5
Guelph, Ontario N1H 6J2