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Vanderbloemen Search Group

Lead Pastor - Rolling Hills Christian Church

Vanderbloemen Search Group
El Dorado Hills, California, United States

Date Posted: 04/07/2017
Categories: Senior Pastor
Denominations: Not Applicable
Church Size: Not Applicable
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:




Rolling Hills Christian Church (Rolling Hills) was planted in April, 1995 at the local high school in El Dorado Hills, California. With a commitment to being an “Acts 2” church, the church pressed forward and grew through the late 1990’s and into the new millennium. With an external focus, Rolling Hills grew primarily through conversion growth—with over 2,000 baptisms since her beginning. After seven years in rented facilities, the church moved into a new facility in 2002. As growth continued, the need for a second facility was apparent and, in 2007, moved into the present worship auditorium where Sunday attendance grew to over 2,100.


With a heart for people, both locally and globally, Rolling Hills became known for compassionate outreach in the local area with food distribution happening from its facility twice a month. The church has also sent numerous short-term mission teams of medical construction, and sports outreach personnel to many countries, including Haiti, Honduras, Nicaragua, Poland, Guatemala, and Mexico. The reputation of the student ministry at Rolling Hills is very strong, as is the vibrant ministry to children.


About the Position:

The Lead Pastor will serve as the primary communicator at Rolling Hills, through both regular biblical teaching on Sundays and casting vision. The Lead Pastor will serve as the key spiritual and directional point for Rolling Hills Christian Church. This individual will be a gifted preacher and teacher, able to deliver sermons that are relevant, challenging, and life giving. He will lead the executive leadership and staff of the church, and implement its mission and vision within the context of the local congregation. This individual will likely be gifted in leadership teaching and exhortation, so as to spiritually lead the church membership and effectively execute the vision of the church.

In essence, the successful candidate for this role will be marked by exceedingly strong communication abilities, an entrepreneurial spirit, and propensity for leadership to achieve excellence in all areas of responsibility.

What We Are Searching For:

The successful candidate must be organized, and assertive, with excellence in areas of ministry strategy and execution, while also being highly relational and maintaining a heart for people with different personalities, skillsets and backgrounds.

The ideal candidate will fully understand and be passionate about leading the ministry of Rolling Hills, with the many opportunities that it affords. They will be completely loyal to and serve as a trusted confidant of the Leadership Team, with a high degree of dedication to minister in the church through this position.


The candidate will hold a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university, preferably in a ministry-related major. Graduate training in a seminary would be a strong advantage.

The candidate will have a significant history of leadership responsibility, particularly in a large church, preferably as a Senior or Lead Pastor. This individual will reveal extensive pastoral and life experience, with a solid background in organizational leadership, preaching, building, delegation, and administration.


About the Location:

El Dorado Hills is located in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada Mountains, 25 miles east of Sacramento, the capital city of California. The community came in at #77 of Money Magazine’s Top 100 Places To Live and #8 best place to raise a family in California. The area schools are some of the strongest in the state, both scholastically and athletically. A wide variety of recreational opportunities abound with nearby Folsom Lake, where hiking, biking, fishing, and water-skiing are prevalent along seventy-seven miles of shoreline. Lake Tahoe, ninety minutes to the east, is world-renowned for its snow skiing resorts and summer recreation. San Francisco and the California coast are just over 100 miles to the west.