Bakersfield First Assembly

Lead Pastor

Bakersfield First Assembly
Bakersfield, California, United States

Date Posted: 11/06/2017
Categories: Senior Pastor
Denominations: Assemblies of God
Church Size: 751 to 1000
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Thank you for your interest in applying to the Lead Pastor position at Bakersfield First Assembly.  We welcome you to thoroughly review this job description, and prayerfully consider if this is the direction the Lord is leading you to, as the next step in your ministry.  If you feel the Lord is leading you into this process, please forward a copy of a current resume to our Search Committee chairman, Brian Self, at


Minimum Qualifications:

  1. Active Assembly of God Credentials
  2. Adhere to the 16 Fundamentals of Truth of the Assemblies of God
  3. Lead Pastoral experience in a church with membership >250
  4. Proven ablity to minister in a multi-generational evnirnment
  5. Ability to lead and mentor staff and volenteers 


Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Active Assembly of God Credentials at the Ordained Level
  2. Lead Pastor experience in a church with membership  >500
  3. If no Lead Pastor experience, at least 5 years experience as a senior associate/executive pastor in a church with menbership >500
  4. Bachelor or Master’s Degree
  5. Understanding and experience with ministry budgets in excess of $2 million.
  6. Experience with a church based Christian School
  7. A passion for missions
  8. Highly relational with the heart of a shepard

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