The pastor is to be the spiritual leader of the church. He is responsible to the Lord and the church to proclaim the gospel and teach the Bible. He is also to engage in pastoral care, provide supervisory leadership and administrate the paid and volunteer
staff of the church. Please email resume to firstname.lastname@example.org
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Biblical qualifications and requirements:
- The Senior Pastor will be called by the Holy Spirit and confirmed by the body of believers through ordination. (Acts 20:28; Titus 1:5; 1 Timothy 3:1)
- The Senior Pastor will equip, educate and edify the church as mandated in Ephesians 4:11-13.
- The Senior pastor will conform himself to the ministry expectations set forth in 1 Thessalonians 5:12-13.
- The Senior Pastor will lead and serve in accord with the expectations set forth in 1 Peter 5:1-3.
- The Senior Pastor will exercise biblical authority and carry out a Christian witness as set forth in Hebrews 13:17 and as directed in 2 Timothy 4:1-5.
- The Senior Pastor will be qualified to minister in the church as required in 1 Timothy 3:1-7 and Titus 1:5-9, 2.
- At a minimum, attended Seminary classes and demonstrates a commitment to continued professional and spiritual growth and development.
- Church ministry experience – prefer experience in a mid-sized church or larger
- Willing and able to balance traditional and contemporary worships services.
- Able to build strong relationships with the congregation.
- Exhibits a passion for people of all walks of life.
- Strong in evangelism.
- Mission minded.
* Plan and conduct the worship services; prepare and deliver sermons; lead in observance of ordinances.
* Lead the church in an effective program of witnessing and ministering to persons in the church and community.
* Perform wedding ceremonies & conduct funerals.
* Work with deacons, church officers, and committees/teams as they perform their assigned responsibilities; train and lead the deacons in their ministry.
* Act as moderator of church business meetings.
* Work with the minister of music to develop and maintain a music program for all ages and to integrate music into worship and other areas of the congregation.
* Encourage all organizations and ministries of the church to carry out their work with an emphasis on welcoming others to participate in the mission work of Christ.
* Provide pastoral care in conjunction with other staff and member care-givers through visitation, counseling, and prayer.
* Cooperate with association, state, and denominational leaders in matters of mutual interest and concern; keep the church informed of denominational development.