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  Lead Staff Pastor

Church of the Open Door

Maple Grove, MN

Category: Combined Positions

Posted on: June 06, 2016

Job Description:

Lead Staff Pastor

Open Door is in a unique season in the history of its church and wants to invite the right candidate to read the additional word document attached to this job posting, to learn more about Open Door's faith_noemailmunity, where God is calling it, and in which this position will be vitally important!

Position Summary: Collaboratively oversee and participate in the continual development and preservation of Church of the Open Door's DNA, mission, vision and values. Actively ensure that Ministry Area Pastors and Directors are equipped to lead and shepherd the Open Door_noemailmunity.

Essential job duties include: Strategically advance the implementation of initiatives developed in support of the vision and mission, cooperatively and in collaboration with the Governing Board of Elders and Lead Teaching Pastor; Shepherd, supervise, and coach Ministry Area Pastors and Directors; Preach/teach according to schedule collaboratively developed with Lead Teaching Pastor and teaching team; Ensure ministry and operational integrity across the_noemailanization; Serve as an ex-officio member on the Governing Board of Elders; Participate in board activities and meetings.

Non-essential job duties include: Lead/attend meetings as necessary; Perform other duties as assigned by the Governing Board of Elders

Required: Masters of Divinity/Christian Ministries/other applicable graduate degree or equivalent, directly-related experience required; Experience serving in a lead pastoral role a minimum of 5 years (10 years preferred); Experience with relationally supervising and leading a staff, within a large congregation; Experience with and_noemailmitment to spiritual formation of self, staff and congregation; upon hire, secure and maintain Open Door membership and ministerial licensing.

Other Skills/Abilities: Demonstrated courageous leadership within a faith_noemailmunity; willingness to make hard decisions with_noemailpassion; Excellent written, oral and listening_noemailmunication skills, including speaking/preaching, and teaching in a variety of settings; Ability to interact with a variety of individuals in a professional, courteous and tactful manner; Ability to work without close supervision, with consistent follow through and execution; Ability to maintain a flexible schedule, working weekends; Ability to maintain confidential information; Demonstrated_noemailmitment to continual_noemailanizational improvement; Knowledge of, experience with and_noemailmitment to: personal and corporate discernment and navigating/leading others through conflict and imminent change (both personal and corporate).
Physical Demands: Employee must be able to move freely throughout the building.

Organizational Commitment:
Advancement of the_noemailanizational vision and values, ever mindful of the best interests of the Open Door_noemailmunity; Ensure the perpetuation of Open Door's core DNA/ethos and_noemailanizational health; Maintain genuine, visible relationship with Jesus Christ: qualities of an elder as described in 1 Timothy 3.

Position Information:

Job Title:
Lead Staff Pastor
Time Type:
Full Time
Job Category:
Combined Positions
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Church Size:
1500 - 2000

Contact Information:

Organization Name:
Church of the Open Door
Contact Name:
Victoria Michaud
9060 Zanzibar Lane N
Maple Grove
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