Lead Pastor

Grace Church

Gladstone, MI 49837

Category: Senior Pastor

Posted on: October 18, 2017

Time Type: Full Time

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 Lakes (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.
 

Qualifications:

LEAD PASTOR PROFILE
REQUIREMENTS:
GODLY CHARACTER
Possess the character outlined in I Timothy 3 & Titus 1,
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 

Position Information:

Job Title:
Lead Pastor
Time Type:
Full Time
Job Category:
Salary:
Not specified
Organization Type:
Church
Denomination:
Worship Style:
Contemporary
Church Size:
250 - 500

Contact Information:

Organization Name:
Contact Name:
Jon Potes
Address1:
528 28TH STREET
Address2:
City:
Gladstone
State or Province:
ZIP Code:
49837
Country:
USA
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