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Chambersburg First Church of God

Senior Pastor

Chambersburg First Church of God
Chambersburg, Pennsylvania, United States

Date Posted: 08/28/2012
Categories: Senior Pastor
Denominations: Unknown
Church Size: 1001 to 1500
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:
The Chambersburg First Church of God is currently seeking a full-time Senior Pastor who provides big picture visionary leadership for our church staff and our congregation. We desire someone who is a strong administrator, a proclaimer and evangelizer of the Gospel of Jesus Christ, and someone who is relational, flexible and encouraging to others.
Working closely with the Elders, the Senior Pastor will be responsible for providing clear, unifying, strategic leadership with the following mission expectations:
-Develop staff & leaders to bring out the full potential of our congregation
-See that people are organized and challenged to be involved in ministry both within and outside the congregation
-Continue to develop ideas and ties into our local community
-Leverage our Sunday services as a significant worship and motivational experience
-Develop and encourage a biblical learning experience that enhances Sunday Services
-Implement systems that allow us to continue to grow
-Work with the Associate Pastor to continue to develop ways to reach unchurched Christians and sharing the gospel with people who have not had a personal relationship with Jesus Christ

-Solid Biblical understanding with a Master of Divinity degree from an accredited school
-Minimum of 5 years in a multiple staff leadership position as a Senior Pastor or Pastoral Associate in a large multiple staff church
-Strong decisive leadership and organizational skill with the ability to delegate
The Chambersburg First Church of God is located in Chambersburg, PA. In 2007 we relocated from the downtown area to a beautiful new church on 24 acres. We had a need to build a larger facility due to our growing attendance that has reached an average of approximately 1000.

We have a total of 7 full time and part time professional and administrative staff. We have many active ministries including 4 styles of worship on Sunday and Family night ministries on Wednesday evenings. These 4 different styles allow us to offer several different contemporary worship services with a modern flair while also offering the traditions that have been common in the last decades. For more information about Chambersburg First Church of God, please visit our website at

To apply for the position, please send each of the following items in the same email using either a word document or PDF format to Only applications with the following items completed will be acknowledged and reviewed.

-Cover letter introducing yourself (pictures of self and family highly encouraged but not required)
-Resume, including personal testimony of faith
-Links to online preaching/teaching audios and /or videos
-Philosophy of Ministry Statement

Although application responses are preferred in soft copy via email, applicants may also submit hard copies of all items to the following mailing address:

Chambersburg First Church of God
ATTN: Pastoral Search Committee
2230 Grand Point Road
Chambersburg, PA 17202