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New Hope Assembly

Lead Pastor

New Hope Assembly
Elizabeth, Pennsylvania, United States

Date Posted: 10/02/2017
Categories: Senior Pastor
Denominations: Assemblies of God
Church Size: 251 to 350
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

New Hope is a staff-led, elder supported church located 20 miles southeast of downtown Pittsburgh, PA.  Our facilities, situated on 40 acres of land, are newly renovated and provide ample opportunity for growth and expansion. A healthy, generational church with a strong community presence, we are seeking a lead pastor who embraces our culture and uses his gifts and calling to further God’s plan for all of our lives.


Our Vision: To Be A Place Where All People Can Experience HOPE!


Our Mission: Helping People Find God & Follow His Plan For Their Lives!


Our Core Values: Truth – Grace – Unity – Authentic Community – Contributors – Compassion – Generosity



The lead Pastor functions as the chief visionary and primary communicator for the ministry.  He oversees and manages the health and vitality of the congregation.


 Requirements for this position:

  • A pastor’s heart… A genuine love for people
  • A consistent prayer life personally & corporately
  • A mature, healthy believer
  • 5+ years of ministry experience preferably in a lead role
  • Dynamic communicator with expositional and topical message application… Comfortable with the development of sermon series
  • Proven leadership ability both spiritually and practically (i.e. Able to create disciples and the systems to support them)
  • Successful track record in building teams, preferably in a ministry setting (working with and developing a multi-person staff and elder board)
  • A passion for the community and lost people seeking hope and healing.  The ability to strategize this passion locally and through global mission outreach.  Lost people matter deeply to God
  • A life group champion because we are always better together.  We are a church of life groups, not a church with life groups
  • Excellent communication, problem solving and people skills
  • A healthy marriage / family life with a good balance between home & church life
  • A Bachelor’s degree in Biblical or Ministerial study
  • Licensing / Ordination with the Assemblies of God or a willingness and ability to walk through that process

Check Us Out:


The Web:


Instagram: newhopeaog


Submission Guidelines:


Deadline: Friday, November 3

Please Include:

  • Cover Letter Expressing Why This Position Interests You
  • Current Resume
  • Link To Recent Messages, Preferably Video
  • Link To Your Web & Facebook Accounts
  • Myers Briggs Assessment If Available

Information can be submitted through the church staffing site or