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Blue Mountain Community Church

Senior Pastor

Blue Mountain Community Church
Walla Walla, Washington, United States

Date Posted: 12/02/2009
Categories: Senior Pastor
Denominations: Church of God -- Anderson
Church Size: 351 to 500
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:
Ministry Description


Location: Walla Walla, Washington

Closes: Open Until Filled: The Board of Elders reserves the right to make a hiring decision at any time.

Compensation: Commensurate with experience and within the ranges established by other churches in the local and regional area.

Church Profile: Blue Mountain Community Church is affiliated with The Church
of God with general offices in Anderson, Indiana. The doctrines of the Church of God place primary emphasis on Christian unity and personal holiness. Our church is composed of believers and seekers from diverse backgrounds who are learning and growing in their understanding of what it means to follow Christ. To learn more about BMCC, please visit

Current Vision: To become a Biblically functioning community of believers so that Christ’s redemptive purposes can be accomplished in the world.

Current Mission: To lead people into a growing relationship with Jesus Christ. We accomplish our mission by creating environments where people are encouraged and equipped to pursue intimacy with God, connection with those in our church, and influence with those in our community and throughout the world.


? Lead the church to accomplish its mission by gathering the congregation in worship, teaching biblical truth, casting vision and advancing the mission.
? Lead the paid and volunteer staff by directing them in their management of church ministries and operations.
? Ensure the ongoing discipleship and care of the congregation.
? Steward the finances and property of the church.
? Serve as a member of the Board of Elders.
? Provide direction in the preparation and implementation of long range planning.


? Lead the church within biblical, moral and legal standards.
? Utilize church finances and property in accordance with the Bylaws and Policies and under the board’s direction.
? Recruit, hire, oversee and dismiss staff.


? Reports directly to the Board of Elders.
? Reviewed regularly (annual at minimum) by the Board against the accomplishment of the church’s mission, and compliance with the established Bylaws and Policies.

The Senior Pastor of the church shall be an ordained minister of the Church of God in good standing, and be in fellowship and doctrinal unity with the General Assembly of the Church of God, Anderson, Indiana and be recognized with the Credential Committee in the state or area where he/she is presently involved in ministry.

Bachelors Degree in Theology or related field required, Master of Divinity preferred.

Application Process:

Please provide a Portfolio that includes the following as a minimum:
1. An introductory letter describing your philosophy of ministry as a senior pastor, and your personal vision statement (what do you want to accomplish for the Lord).
2. A brief statement of your doctrinal beliefs covering the Scriptures, God, Jesus Christ, the Holy Spirit, man and sin.
3. Your resume outlining all education, professional/ministerial experience as well as volunteer experience.
4. A DVD or appropriate media file (NO VHS) of at least one recently delivered sermon.
5. A statement detailing how you balance ministry, personal health (spiritual/physical/emotional), and family time.
6. List of References and contact information

Note: The materials received for the application process will not be returned.

Please mail Portfolio to: Pastoral Search Committee
Board of Elders
Blue Mountain Community Church
928 Sturm Avenue
Walla Walla, WA 99362