Lead Pastor

West Side Church of God

Glendale, AZ 85303

Denomination: Church of God

Category: Senior Pastor, Lead Pastor

Posted on: June 23, 2022

Time Type: Full Time

Job Description:

The Lead Pastor is responsible for shepherding West Side Church of God. In this role, he/she will proclaim the gospel of Jesus Christ, teach biblical revelation, engage in pastoral care, and provide biblical counsel and leadership in all areas of church life.

The Lead Pastor oversees the Pastoral Leadership Team, in accordance with the Bylaws, leading the team to accomplish the shared ministry goals. He/she acts as the chief administrator of the paid staff, following the structural flow chart for supervisory responsibilities. He/she works alongside the Board of Trustees, sharing the vision and efforts of the Pastoral Leadership Team and offering insight and biblical counsel to the Board.

CHARACTER & COMPETENCIES: The Lead Pastor will demonstrate
- Christ like lifestyle
- Integrity
- Personal and spiritual maturity
- Family as a priority
- Godly love
- Teachable spirit
- Teamwork oriented
- Confidentiality
- Trustworthiness
- Support West Side with biblical tithes
- Oral and written skills
- Planning and organizational skills
- Effective time management skills
- Take initiative
- Agreement with the biblical teachings of
the Church of God, Anderson, IN
- Practice the Great Commandment and the
Great Commission

DUTIES: The Lead Pastor responsibilities may include, but are not limited to
- Serve as a preacher, planning and conducting the worship services in partnership with the Worship Ministries Pastor
- Lead in the ordinances of communion and baptism as needed.
- Give leadership to the Pastoral Leadership Team; lead and attend meetings, offer insight, direction, and counsel as needed
- Lead the church in the overall vision and mission and keep that fresh in the minds and lives of the congregation
- Create, cast vision for, and/or implement outreach to the community
- Work with the Board of Trustees and committees as they perform their assigned responsibilities
- Act, in partnership with the Board of Trustees Chairperson, as moderator of church business meetings
- Conduct annual reviews in partnership with the Board Chairperson
- Be available and attend monthly Board meetings; keeping the Board informed of ministry happenings and offering insight and counsel as needed
- ‘Visit' and/or stay in touch with visitors, church attendees, the sick, and shut-ins as needed
- Offer insight, direction or counsel to the church as needed
- Plan area budgets and assist with annual budget
- Cooperate with association, state, and denominational leaders in matters of mutual interest and concern; keep the church informed of denominational development; represent the church in related matters.
- Serve as chief administrator of the paid church staff; overseeing those who supervise support staff.
- Employment can be terminated at any time due to moral failure, doctrinal disagreement, or negligent performance.

About West Side Church of God:

Job Qualifications:

- Minimum of bachelor's degree in related field
- 5 years experience in vocational pastoral ministry; prefer some experience in lead or executive ministry roles
- Oral and written skills
- Planning and organizational skills
- Effective time management skills
- Take initiative
- Agreement with the biblical teachings of the Church of God, Anderson, IN and a lifestyle that demonstrates those teachings 

Position Information:

Job Title:
Lead Pastor
Time Type:
Full Time
Not specified
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Church Size:
100 - 250

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Organization Name:
Contact Name:
Nathan Smith
7925 W Bethany Home Rd
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