Family Pastor

Mountain Valley Church

Edgewood, NM 87015

Category: Family Pastor

Posted on: February 23, 2019

Time Type: Full Time

Job Description:

Mountain Valley Church invites applicants for full-time Family Pastor of Mountain Valley Church, Edgewood, New Mexico. This is a benefits eligible position that offers a competitive salary. The successful applicant must be able to demonstrate strong Biblical theology, preaching and teaching, leading youth and family ministries and have excellent organizational, communication and leadership skills.
Mountain Valley Church is a place where people from all ethnic backgrounds, ages, educational and economic levels come together to develop genuine relationships with God and with others. Everything about Mountain Valley revolves around our mission and vision. Our mission is: "Connecting with people where they are and helping them become passionate followers of Jesus." We are passionate about Jesus, fresh in our approach, adventurous in our mission, and solid in our Biblical foundation. Our vision is: We are a growing community gathered around the cross, pointing people toward the Triune God. We always want to be a place where people can experience the love, hope, and purpose found in Jesus Christ and be inspired to impact the world. Mountain Valley Church has membership of approximately 200, with an average weekly attendance of 200-250 with 30-35 in children's church and 20-25 in youth group.
Mountain Valley Church is located in Edgewood, New Mexico. Edgewood was founded in the early 1930s and was the homestead of several families that still maintain deep roots in the community. Like our church, the town has a rich cultural diversity and offers unparalleled opportunities for outdoor recreation and adventure in the Sandia and Manzano mountain ranges, which feature excellent hiking, biking, rock climbing, and skiing. The population of the area surrounding Mountain Valley Church is nearing 30,000 and is expected to experience moderate growth over the next ten years.
Minimum Qualifications:
A strong personal relationship with Jesus Christ
An engaging and energetic presentation style
Strong desire to work with youth and families
A team player who is willing to collaborate with others
Bachelor's Degree from a 4-year institution in Biblical Studies or related field
Preferred Qualifications:
Seminary Degree course work will be considered
2 years of ministry experience
Counseling Certificate
Application Process: A complete application consists of: (1) letter of interest identifying seminary/educational background, areas of pastoral leadership experience with youth and families, and preaching and teaching experience; (2) a resume, and (3) three letters of reference. Reference letters should be emailed as PDF files from the letters' authors directly to the search team at References will be contacted as part of our search. Please submit all application materials to
For best consideration, applications should be submitted by April 1, 2019 and applications will continue to be reviewed until the position is filled. For more information, contact, Janet Shiver, Search Committee Chair at: You can also visit our website for more information about Mountain Valley Church at

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Family Pastor
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250 - 500

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Janet Shiver
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