Lead Pastor

Community Christian Fellowship
Carlisle, Pennsylvania, United States

Date Posted: 06/04/2018
Categories: Senior Pastor
Denominations: Non-Denominational
Church Size: 151 to 250
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

As the Lead Elder of the church, the Lead Pastor provides vision for the church ministry, while overseeing its implementation with the other Elders, staff and church body.


  • Preach the majority (80%+) of Sunday morning messages

  • Provide biblically based messages that minister to a broad range of spiritual maturity

  • Provide pastoral care and services as needed

  • Oversee day-to-day ministry functions of the church

  • Management and mentorship of staff which includes a full-time Pastor Worship & Student Ministries and three part-time positions – Children’s Director, Communications Director, and Church Administrator

  • Serve as Lead Elder and be accountable to the Elder Team

  • Lead quarterly meetings of the Ministry Accountability Team

  • Oversee the small groups ministry


  • Minimum of a four-year bachelor’s degree from an accredited Christian college with an emphasis in pastoral ministry and Bible/theology.  Master’s degree in a related field is preferred.

  • Preferred minimum of five-years of Lead Pastor experience

  • Consideration will be given to other full-time pastoral ministry experience

Candidate Profile:

  • A committed follower of Jesus Christ

  • Emotionally mature and stable

  • Places their family before the ministry

  • A proven leader with the ability to inspire, guide and empower others

  • Has the ability to relate to the needs of the congregation

  • Able to speak into today’s culture, while not being swayed by it

  • A self-starter, disciplined and organized

  • Able to work with teams

  • Willing to learn the culture of South-Central Pennsylvania


  • Full Health Benefits

  • Paid Vacation Time:
    -Two weeks the first two years
    -Three weeks for years three and four
    -Four weeks after completing the fifth year


  • We are looking for a man who is willing to invest himself in the Community family and South-Central Pennsylvania.

  • Serious candidates must be prepared for a thorough examination of their lives and ministries.

  • Candidates will be informed of their status throughout the process.  Therefore, please do not contact the church office for a status update of your application.



Please do NOT use the ‘Apply Now’ button below, but instead send your resume with cover letter to pastoralsearch@communitycarlisle.org.  Please include links to recorded sermons if available.


You can learn more about us at http://www.communitycarlisle.org/

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