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Lead Pastor

Job type: Full-time

Category: Senior/Lead Pastor

Location: Minot, ND Post Date: September 26, 2017


Job Summary:

The Lead Pastor is to be the visible spiritual leader of the congregation, helpingit to accomplish God's direction and purposes by way of preaching, teaching, shepherding,developing leaders, and personal example.



1. Live a godly and Spirit-filled life in accordance with I Tim 3 and Titus 1 2. An M. Div. from an accredited seminary 3. Shall be committed to the reformed tradition4. Shall be in agreement with the EFCA doctrinal statement 5. Shall be credentialed by the EFCA or working toward credentialing 6. Some ministry experience preferred


1. Biblical Preaching and Teaching A. Preach the Word primarily in an expository manner that is faithful to Scripture, clear to the congregation, and with a concern for practical application B. Spend an appropriate amount of time each week in preparing the sermon C. Be available to periodically teach adult Sunday School classes 2. Leadership A. Work well with others, demonstrating kindness, patience, and encouragement B. Work collaboratively with elders and deacons, as well as church staff 3. Discipleship and Evangelism A. Affirm Trinity's long time commitment to small groups B. Practice personal evangelism 4. Shepherding A. Promote a commitment to prayer B. Nurture and tend to the body C. Visit the sick and needy D. Be available for basic pastoral counseling E. Be available for weddings, funerals, baptisms, etc. 5. Administration A. Foster loving relationships with church staff B. Attend elder and congregational meetings C. Be involved in the day to day functioning of the church 6. Community/Denominational involvement A. Participate in EFCA district and national conferences B. Be involved in the local ministerial

Salary and Benefits

1. Salary tied to annualized scale of public school teachers 2. Beginning salary commensurate with qualifications and experience 3. Benefits also provided – includes health, retirement, disability insurance, etc.

How to apply

Send application packet to:

Search Committee Trinity Church 3500 4th Street SW Minot ND 58701

Or email to (with attachments):

[email protected]

Deadline: October 31