Evangelical Community Church
Category: Senior Pastor
Time Type: Full Time
The Senior Pastor shall exemplify a consistent testimony through his prayer life and walk with Christ, as demonstrated in the integrity of his relationships with family and the church, with humility and a teachable spirit. He shall also demonstrate a Great Commission lifestyle, with a keen ability in balancing ministry and family life, emotional and physical well-being.
ECC is an Elder Board-led church. The Senior Pastor serves on the board as an ex-officio member, and is accountable to the board.
Responsibilities and Expectations
To encourage and shepherd the spiritual formation of the congregation as the lead teacher/communicator.
To regularly preach God's truth in relevant and applicable messages to a multi-cultural, multi-ethnic congregation. He shall be grounded in grace, passionate about prayer, committed to exegetical preparation, expository delivery and application, gospel centered preaching, and the infallible Word of the Bible.
To oversee a team of staff and any congregation members invited to teach.
To supervise and provide spiritual direction to the staff and lay leaders in their respective ministries and areas of responsibilities.
To lead the staff of around 15-20 persons through appropriate direction, supervision, evaluation, counsel, care and accountability.
To provide directional and visionary leadership for the ministry of the church.
To oversee the planning and leading of worship services and special events that may arise.
To nurture and communicate the vision for the church to all staff and lay leadership, including but not limited to deacons, committee members, etc.
To oversee and encourage multiplication of ministry e.g. teaching, leadership, discipleship, vision development, by developing and empowering both the staff and lay leadership of the church.
To oversee and participate in the provision of pastoral care to the congregation, inclusive of various age groups (youth, children, etc.).
Candidates not meeting the necessary qualifications and experience requirements for a Senior Pastor may be considered for a position as an Associate Pastor. Interested parties shall send application including full career details, recordings of sermon samples, salary history and expected salary to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Closing date: January 7, 2018