Lead pastor

Wildare Church

Cortland, OH

Category: Senior Pastor, Lead Pastor

Posted on: August 15, 2023


Job Description:

Wildare Church is prayerfully seeking a full-time Pastor. The Pastor helps the church carry out its mission primarily by providing spiritual, pastoral, and administrative leadership to all aspects of Wildare Church and Ministries. The Pastor also serves as Biblical teacher and leader of the church, as well as shepherding carefully and prayerfully everyone involved in all of Wildare Church. The Pastor should have an active and transparent prayer life as the foundation of ministry and believe and uphold the constitution of Wildare Church including the Tenants of Faith. We envision our pastor working with us as together we go into the next season of ministry.

Responsibilities of the Pastor (Article XVI. Pastor, Section B, #1-10 of the Wildare Constitution):

††††††††††† 1.The Pastor shall read the Wildare Church Constitution, sign the signature page and agree to abide by it fully.

††††††††††† 2.The Pastor shall act as an overseer of the church and shall_noemailply with the scriptural description of overseer in I Timothy 2 and 3.

††††††††††† 3.The Pastor shall prepare and preach Biblical messages based on the Entire Bible as expressed in II Timothy3:16.

††††††††††† 4.Visit the sick and shut-ins as needed.

††††††††††† 5.Participate in the ministries of the church.

††††††††††† 6.Lead the church spiritually in ministry and direction.

††††††††††† 7.Conduct funerals, weddings, baptisms, member orientation & confirmations and serve_noemailmunion.

††††††††††† 8.Attend monthly Administrative Board meetings and present the Pastor's report.

††††††††††† 9.Plan worship services.

††††††††††† 10.Shall meet annually with the SPR for review.

About Wildare Church:

About Wildare Church:

††††††††††† Wildare Church is a rural family church in Trumbull County, Ohio. Its location is geographically in Champion, Ohio on a corner where four townships meet (Champion, Bristol, Mecca, and Bazetta). The school district for this property is Champion Local Schools. Although located in a rural area, we are close to shopping, restaurants, entertainment and activity opportunities, and the Eastwood Mall complex. And very close by are Mosquito Lake State Park, the Western Reserve Greenway, and several children's playgrounds.

††††††††††† Wildare is a welcoming and hospitable church that has both Traditional and Contemporary Sunday services. We support missions locally, nationally, and internationally. In addition, our outreaches include a monthly Food Giveaway, Operation Christmas Child center, Night to Shine prom, Dribbles Basketball, to name just a few.

††††††††††† The church property includes the Church building, Education Wing, and Family LifeCenter.  



-Bachelors Degree in Christian ministry with emphasis in Biblical or Theological studies, or related field, from an accreditedCollege, Bible School, and/or Seminary is preferred.

-Pastoral, Preaching, and Leadership experience is preferred.

-A disciple of Jesus Christ who personifies a growing relationship with the Lord and demonstrates a love and passion for serving Him.A member in good standing of a church and is willing to become a member ofWildare Church.

-A clear calling to serve as a pastor.

-Have spiritual gifts appropriate for this position: pastorship, leadership, and teaching.

-A lifestyle congruent with the Biblical qualifications for leaders (I Timothy 3:1-13; II Timothy 2; Titus 1:5-9) and abide by the constitution of Wildare Church.

-A heart to honor God above all and to lead people into deeper worship and knowledge of Him.

-Ability to maintain appropriate discretion and confidentiality.

-Establish and maintain office hours. 

Position Information:

Job Title:
Lead pastor
Time Type:
Full Time
Job Category:
Senior Pastor, Lead Pastor
40,000 - 50,000
Organization Type:
Worship Style:
Church Size:
100 - 250

Contact Information:

Organization Name:
Wildare Church
Contact Name:
Al Copeland Staff Parrish Committee Chairman
7211 North Park Ave. EXT
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