The Senior Pastor is the spiritual leader of Stanwich Church and will promote a sincere love of Jesus Christ through his or her authentic and mature faith and steadfast commitment to worship, the Word, and prayer. We expect that the Senior Pastor will lead
by the Holy Spirit's power and authority.
The Senior Pastor will shepherd the church by leading, modeling, and relating. He or she will preach, teach, disciple, and care for the flock under the guidance of the Holy Spirit, be an example to the congregation in devotion to Christ and His Kingdom, and
encourage God's love in all relationships.
The qualified candidate has respected experience either as a Senior Pastor or as an Associate Pastor with substantial leadership responsibilities. Ordination and Master of Divinity or equivalent training are required.
The ideal candidate also has experience with many of the ministries that are important to the heart of Stanwich Church, including: ministry to an affluent but diverse community; local outreach and evangelism; small group leadership; mentoring; leadership development;
family and youth ministry; and world, national, and local missions and service. Experience with both traditional and emerging forms of worship is also desired.