Lead Pastor

The Chapel at Pasadena

Pasadena, CA 91106

Denomination: Non-Denominational

Category: Senior Pastor, Lead Pastor

Posted on: January 12, 2023

Time Type: Full Time

Job Description:

The Lead Pastor of The Chapel will provide active guidance and leadership in the following areas:

Leadership - Supervise and support the staff and ministry teams as they oversee church ministries and functions on a regular basis. Guide staff in goal setting, leadership development, and spiritual direction. Work alongside the Elders in implementing church structure in accordance with the bylaws. Lead the congregation with a servant heart and respect. Encourage, empower, and develop future church leaders.

Worship - Plan meaningful personal and corporate worship experiences that bring people in the presence of an awesome and holy God. Make scripture applicable to daily life by providing biblical preaching through well-developed, relevant teaching and messages based on God's truth. Coordinate with the worship minister, staff, and volunteers for Sunday services and special events. Celebrate alongside The Chapel family by performing rites of passage such as child dedications, baptisms, wedding, and funerals.

Prayer - Pray diligently for and with the church community and seek God's direction in identifying and supporting those who need prayer.

Shepherding - Provide guidance and assistance to individuals in the church community. Exemplify compassion and love to all people and give counsel as needed. Guide leaders and others in the church to give care to those in need. It is understood that the Pastor is not able to provide direct care for every person and may refer individuals to church leaders, other church members, or professional resources.

Associations - Conduct himself in a manner that aligns with the bylaws, mission, and values of The Chapel at Pasadena. Represent The Chapel at the Harbor Network of Churches, with other local churches and ministries, the Pasadena community, and the greater Los Angeles area. 

About The Chapel at Pasadena:

The Chapel at Pasadena is a gospel-centered church who mission is to revive believers, reach friends, and reflect Christ. Planted almost 12 years ago, The Chapel has grown from a small group of 7 people renting out space from another church to purchasing a Pasadena landmark known as the Chapel of Roses with over a hundred members. The Chapel is an elder-led church which includes final oversight of all things pertaining to doctrine, discipline, and direction for the church. Staff carries out the vision of the elder team, contributing to establishing and recalibrating philosophy and even more freedom in methodology.
A special note: We hold the conviction that both credo- and paedobaptism are theologically supported in the Scriptures. 

Job Qualifications:

The ideal candidate for this position will have a background in pastoral ministry, demonstrate preaching experience, and passion for The Chapel's values. Other qualifications include, but are not limited to, the following:
- Holds firmly to the inerrancy of the Scriptures, both Old and New Testaments. Agrees with the ecumenical creeds that all Christians have historically held (i.e., the Nicene Creed and the Apostles Creed) as well as detailed doctrinal standard as set forth in the New City Catechism.
- Formal theological education.
- Committed to being a part of our church (i.e., 3- 5 years).
- Confident in his calling, balancing personal, family, and ministry priorities.
- Experience in Biblical teaching and preaching in a pastoral/ministry role.
- Able to disciple a broad range of people and develop leaders.
- A creative, entrepreneurial spirit with the ability to envision and revitalize, spearheading change.
- Ability to partner and collaborate
- Humble and loves people. 

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Lead Pastor
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Full Time
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100 - 250

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