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Grace Chapel

Clifton Park, New York, United States

Date Posted:
Senior Pastor
Church Size:
251 to 350
Job Type:
Grace Chapel
Job Description:

LOCATION: Beautiful Community in Upstate New York

SALARY RANGE: Commensurate with Experience


Grace Chapel is seeking to fulfill the position of Senior Pastor, following the retirement of a long-

standing and beloved pastor. Our vision is to see lives transformed through the Gospel of Jesus

Christ. The Senior Pastor is the lead ministry leader of Grace Chapel and is responsible for the

shepherding of the church, working alongside the church leadership, and setting the spiritual

direction, inspiration and goals of the church. Our future Senior Pastor has a deep and abiding

love of the Lord, Jesus Christ and leans on Him for continual guidance and direction. He is a

student of the Word, who demonstrates the love and grace of God in his relationship with others.

He is a man of high ethical and moral standards, open and candid, who will represent Christ well

in the Christian community and our local area. He must hold a minimum of a college degree plus

3 years of seminary.


The Senior Pastor will lead in the following areas:


Preaching / Teaching

  • Promote continuous spiritual growth of attendees, of all ages
  • Sermons: scripturally based, practically applicable for the challenges of life, & inspire worship and desire to know God
  • Prayerfully develop and encourage a culture of discipleship
  • Foster small groups, adult and children’s education, and prayer ministries


  • Oversee associate pastor, worship director, youth minister, children’s minister and office administration and represent them before elder board

Pastoral Care / Counseling / Visitation


The Senior Pastor will have the following qualities:

  • Continual pursuit of personal spiritual growth and walk with the Holy Spirit
  • Man of integrity
  • Humble
  • Committed to regular and diligent prayer
  • High energy visionary
  • Recognize, develop and utilize the strengths of others within the body
  • Collaborate well with various personalities
  • Communicate clearly
  • Effective listener
  • Approachable, relatable, authentic and real
  • Lives in and participates in the Clifton Park community

Our Church

Grace Chapel is a family-oriented church that has a vision of transforming lives through the

Gospel of Jesus Christ. We are a loving, discipleship-based church of 300+ with a strong

foundation of over 25 years of ministry. We are focused on prayer, worship, teaching, outreach

and missions – both locally and around the globe. To learn more about us, visit our webpage: http://www.gracecp.org


Our Community

Clifton Park is a picturesque suburban town located in the historic Saratoga County of upstate

New York. Dotted with family-friendly neighborhoods surrounded by old farming homesteads,

this up-and- coming community has all the urban shopping and restaurant amenities, while still

maintaining a country atmosphere. 12 miles north of Albany and10 miles south of Saratoga

Springs, Clifton Park is situated along I-87 (also known as “The Northway”), with easy access to

Albany International Airport, and just a few hours drive to your choice of New York City, Boston or

Montreal. Situated at the base of the Adirondack State Park, there are infinite opportunities for

outdoor recreation. It boasts being a part of “Tech Valley” and offers no shortage of community

events, museums, sports, fine arts attractions as well as excellent school options – from

preschool through university.

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