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Desert Son Community Church

Tucson, Arizona, United States

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Senior Pastor
Church Size:
351 to 500
Job Type:
Desert Son Community Church
Job Description:

The Senior Pastor of Desert Son Community Church (DSCC) has primary gifting and passion in pursuing God and communicating His Word. He believes in the inerrancy of scripture and has a deep desire to share the Gospel and make disciples. The Senior Pastor’s responsibilities will be to provide leadership (in partnership with the Elder Board) for the entire work of the church, develop, lead and encourage staff, cast vision in the development of ministry, provide pastoral care and oversee administrative functions.



  • Takes on the primary role of casting and maintaining the Vision of DSCC
  • He sets the pace for the pursuit of God and a love of God’s word
  • Deliver God’s word accurately and effectively as to encourage and inspire
  • Participate on the Elder Board as they establish and implement the Church’s Vision, Mission and Values
  • Demonstrates a capacity to disciple men for lay and vocational ministry
  • Commitment to share the Gospel as a lifestyle.
  • Lead and develop staff to accomplish the Vision, Mission and Values
  • Shepherd the congregation by relationally connecting and caring for the DSCC community
  • Perform other pastoral duties as needed or required (i.e., counseling, hospital visitations, weddings, funerals, involvement in community, visiting missionaries, etc.) 
  • A long-term commitment to DSCC


  • Committed, passionate, and compelling personal relationship with and genuine love for the Lord Jesus Christ and His Word
  • A man of integrity, spiritual maturity, and financial stability who places priority on his marriage with his wife, and role as a father to his children
  • Accepted God’s call into pastoral ministry and meets the biblical qualifications described in 1 Timothy 3:1-7 and Titus 1:6-9
  • Wholehearted agreement with the DSCC  10-Point Statement of Faith
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited Bible college or university
  • At least 5 years pastoral experience with a proven track record of leading a multi-staff team


  • M.A., M.Div or Th.M degree in theology or pastoral leadership from an evangelical seminary
  • Possesses strong organizational and administrative abilities, including the use of technology


  • Strong understanding of Scripture, theology, apologetics, and expository preaching
  • Effective oral and written communications skills
  • Problem-solving and conflict management skills


  • A call is contingent on the selected applicant passing a background investigation and drug test



  • Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience
Please submit your resume to: resume@desertson.org


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