Mountain Park Community Church is a community of Holy Spirit filled worshipers caring for people, growing together and reaching our world. Mountain Park desires to grow under the direction of the Lead Pastor and seeks the fellowship of Acts 2:46-47 to be
evidenced in our community. Mountain Park is an intergenerational church with a contemporary style seeking a bold organizational leader to move us forward as a congregation.
CANDIDATE QUALITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS
You have a passionate devotion to Christ, committed to prayer and ongoing personal spiritual growth
You are a spiritual shepherd (1Peter 5:2-3) with a strong gifting in vision-casting, motivating and inspiring your congregation
You have a heart for the local church and its role in the surrounding community and the global church
You preferably have a Master’s in Divinity with at least four to seven years of experience in local church ministry with a proven record of effectiveness
You preach/teach messages under the anointing, truth, and grace of the Holy Spirit that have practical, real-life applications
People say you value relationships over tasks yet maintain excellence in your ministry efforts
You are an effective people developer, comfortable with coaching emerging leaders to discover and pursue their God-given potential
You compassionately make time for those with spiritual needs, the sick, shut-ins and the bereaved
You are skilled in engaging multiple generations of people in ministry bridging gaps between groups and bringing people together
You inspire and equip your congregation to confidently share their personal faith journey with others
You are a systematic thinker, highly organized in implementing strategy, mindful of maintaining continuity while managing change for growth
You are confident and collaborative in directing the church in conjunction with an Elder Board (1 Timothy 3)
You align with Mountain Park’s mission, vision, and values as well as the theological tenets of the Mennonite Brethren denomination
If this sounds like you, we invite you to apply. You must do the following for your application to be reviewed:
- Submit a current copy of your CV
- Explain your philosophy of ministry (maximum one page)
- A link to two samples of your preaching (video preferred)
- Complete the following questions (maximum two pages)
- What is your greatest passion, and why is it important to the church?
- What do you see as the major societal issues that the church may face in the coming decade? Describe any strong positions you hold with respect to those issues.
- Explain why you are drawn to apply for this position.
Submit your responses to items 1-4 directly to email@example.com