Job type: Full-time
Category: Senior/Lead Pastor
Location: Windsor Locks, CT Post Date: September 17, 2017
The Senior Pastor will have the primary responsibility for spiritual leadershipof the church body, preaching, teaching and equipping the congregation forministry.
The Senior Pastor will have the primary responsibility for spiritual leadershipof the church body, preaching, teaching and equipping the congregation forministry
Preaching and teaching God's Word
Responsibility for and oversight of worship services
Administration of the ordinances (baptisms, communion, etc.)
Provide pastoral care and nurture (visitation, counseling)
Officiate at weddings and funerals
Cast overall vision for WLCC
Work with Elders to organize and develop the ministry of WLCC
Keep focus on mission of the church (Love God, Love Others, Serve the World)
Oversight of planning and executing long term and short term ministry objectives
Develop and disciple leaders
Manage staff (paid and volunteer)
General oversight of Financial Team and church budget
General oversight of Facilities Team
NEDA Module with EFCA Pastors
Annual EFCA Theology Conference
Nurture relationships with other churches in town
Represent church to town/community
A clear testimony of faith in Jesus Christ
Consistent spiritual and moral character and lifestyle, fulfilling the biblical leadership
qualifications of an elder as described in 1 Timothy 3:1-7 and Titus 1:5-9
Agreement with the WLCC Statement of Faith·
Strong organization and administration skills
Effective in personal relationships
Experienced in Bible teaching and preaching
A minimum of 5 years diversified pastoral ministry experience
Minimum education – Master's degree preferred
Ordination preferred – willing to seek ordination in EFCA*
The Senior Pastor is accountable to the congregationally elected Board of Elders, the GuidingPrinciples determined by the Board of Elders and by the church By-Laws*.
Other topics related to this position are described in the church By-Laws.
*Church by-laws arecurrently undergoing revision to change the ordination requirement.
How to apply
Please send your resume to: firstname.lastname@example.org.