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Lead Pastor

Job type: Full-time

Category: Senior/Lead Pastor

Location: Gladstone, MI, MI Post Date: October 09, 2017

Overview

Grace Church is one of the largest evangelical churches in Upper Michigan.

LEAD PASTOR PROFILE:

REQUIREMENTS

GODLY CHARACTER

Possess the character outlined in I Timothy 3 & Titus 1, marked by genuineness, humility & family leadership.

APPROPRIATE THEOLOGICAL EDUCATION & CHURCH EXPERIENCE

Minimum of Master's Degree from a theologically sound institution and well-seasoned in church leadership.

ACCEPTANCE OF GRACE CHURCH/CONVERGE GREAT LAKES STATEMENT OF FAITH

Theological beliefs are in alignment with this church and district.

LEADERSHIP MENTORING

Demonstrate effectiveness in equipping men for future leadership in the church.

STRATEGIC LEADERSHIP

"Leader of leaders" with demonstrated ability to develop strategic plans that effectively mature individuals in their relationship with Christ.

Create movement of the corporate body of believers toward the church woven within the God- given "DNA" and context of Grace Church.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

EXPERIENCE AS A LEADER IN A CHURCH OVER 500 INCLUDING OVERSIGHT OF MULTIPLE STAFF

EXPERIENCE WITH MULTI-CAMPUS/MULTI-SITE MINISTRY

Description

LEAD PASTOR JOB DESCRIPTION

OVERVIEW:

Provide strong leadership and oversight to the ministry of Grace Church in concert with the Board of Elders. The intention of this leadership is to take the church to the next level of spiritual growth by expanding the theologically sound leadership base, thereby equipping the saints for ministry, resulting in increasing ability to fulfill the vision to know Christ and to make Christ known.

TOP PRIORITIES:

PREACH & TEACH THE WORD OF GOD IN CLEAR, COMPELLING AND EFFECTIVE WAYS

EQUIP AND MENTOR CURRENT PASTORS AND LEADERS FOR INCREASINGLY EFFECTIVE SERVICE

CREATE A DISCIPLESHIP PIPELINE TO IDENTIFY AND EQUIP FUTURE LEADERS

LEAD THE CHURCH BY CONVEYING CLEAR BIBLICAL VISION AND DEVELOPING EFFECTIVE STRATEGIC PLANS TO EQUIP THE BODY FOR SPIRITUAL GROWTH AND SERVICE

OTHER RESPONSIBILITIES:

Lead Pastoral Staff

Lead regular Elder Meetings and Elder/Pastor/Deacon Meetings

Lead regular Pastoral/Office Staff Meetings

Provide annual leadership training retreats for current leaders

Provide preaching opportunities for associate pastors

Maintain involvement in Converge Great Lake (e.g. U.P. Lead Team)

Provide pastoral care as time permits and/or enlisting pastoral staff:

Counseling

Weddings

Funerals

Baptisms

Child Dedications

ACCOUNTABILITY:

Directly responsible to the Board of Elders. Annual written and oral evaluations will be conducted

by the lay members of the Board of Elders.

How to apply

Please email resume to: pastorsearch@grace906.com