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Christ Community Church

Lead Pastor

Christ Community Church
Fredonia, New York, United States

Date Posted: 04/08/2016
Categories: Senior Pastor
Denominations: Baptist
Church Size: 50 to 100
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Christ Community Church

Lead Pastor Profile


Summary:  Christ Community Church of Fredonia, New York is seeking a young, dynamic, yet personally mature leader to fill its lead pastoral position.  The Lead Pastor will provide vision, organizational leadership, and pastoral care.   He will assume the primary responsibilities of teaching and preaching as well as leading all efforts for evangelism and outreach.  The candidate must have a strong understanding of how to communicate the Christian faith to people of different generational, socio-economic, and urban/rural backgrounds.  The Lead Pastor serves in association with the MidAtlantic conference of Converge. 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Provide church leadership through vision and strategic thinking
  • Assume primary responsibility for preaching the gospel at church services
  • Provide one-on-one pastoral care to members of the congregation
  • Serve as a member of the Elder Board
  • Coordinates or assists with outreach and discipleship ministries
  • Oversee the duties of other staff and/or volunteer ministry leaders
  • Build partnerships with other churches and community organizations to further Kingdom work

Skills and Qualifications:

  • A committed and mature relationship with the living God
  • 3-5 years of leadership in a ministry capacity
  • A solid biblical/theological foundation that aligns with the Baptist values and convictions of Converge
  • Bachelor’s degree required; Master's of Divinity or an equivalent degree preferred
  • Excellent communicator and dynamic public speaker
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to lead others from diverse backgrounds
  • Strong administrative skills


Applications for our position will only be accepted through our Converge Worldwide Pastor Placement Process.  More information can be found at