Lead Pastor

Christ Chapel AoG

Woodbridge, VA

Category: Senior Pastor, Lead Pastor

Posted on: March 18, 2021

Job Description:

Christ Chapel is a diverse, dynamic, multicultural, multiethnic, and multigenerational church located directly south of the Metro DC Beltway just off Interstate-95, in Woodbridge, VA. The Church is approximately 30 miles from downtown Washington DC. Christ Chapel services the eastern Prince William County area and is a suburban_noemailmunity of approximately 68,000 residents.

Principle Function
The Senior Pastor is responsible for providing vision and overall direction and administration of all church ministries, operations, programs and services; for providing leadership and nourishment for the church; and for using his spiritual gifts and skills in proclamation and pastoral care in meeting the needs of persons in the church and_noemailmunity.

• Serve as the staff elder on the Board of Elders;
• Function as the chief administrator for the total church program;
• Give oversight to any Ministries Board and Executive Board with other elders and ministry leaders;
• Proclaim the gospel to church members and the lost world;
• Develop and monitor a plan for equipping the church body to perform works of ministry by the use of their spiritual gifts;
• Lead the staff and the church in a caring ministry for persons in the church and the_noemailmunity;
• Lead or delegate the leadership of the congregational services; plan, coordinate and evaluate congregational services;
• Preach in all worship services or arrange for someone else to lead in your absence;
• Serve as co-moderator with the chairman of the Board of Elders in presiding over congregational meetings;
• R_noemailmend and advise on the selection of all staff members and in determining their duties;
• Give supervision to other members of the church staff according to the staff_noemailanizational structure set forth in the Organizational Chart of staff leadership;
• Plan for and provide leadership in the observance of church ordinances;
• Conduct funeral services and wedding ceremonies, as he is able, sharing and delegating to others on the staff responsibilities in this area;
• Counsel with and assist in training deacons and ministry leaders for their responsibilities;

• A calling from God to be Pastor of Christ Chapel, Woodbridge, VA;
• Ordained in the Assemblies of God Church;
• Extensive ministry experience, must include significant pulpit teaching experience;
• At least 5 years of leadership ministry experience, prefer some executive pastor or church administrator experience or equivalent;
• A relational and engaging personality that tends to value people;
• An ability to work with people and relate to varying ethnicities, socio-economic levels, and generations;
• A personal history of small group involvement;
• A growing Christian faith and character of integrity;
• Excellent written and verbal_noemailmunication skills;
• A_noemailmitment to the mission and values of Christ Chapel;
• Understanding of, agreement and willingness to serve within the doctrinal_noemailmitments of the church;
• Be_noemailmitted to small groups as a key strategy for church growth and discipleship;
• A lifestyle of integrity congruent with the biblical requirements for leaders (1 Tim. 3:1-13; 2 Tim. 2; Titus 1:5-9);
• If married, a spouse who is in_noemailplete agreement with this position;

*These responsibilities and requirements are not all-inclusive, and other duties may be assigned as necessary.

The ideal candidate will possess the following:

• possess a God given passion for church renewal and_noemailmunity outreach;
• prior, proven ministry experience;
Spiritual Maturity:
• has received and accepted a calling from God for this unique ministry;
• is_noemailmitted to Jesus Christ and to the authority of Scripture;
• is a man who believes in the power of prayer, has a strong personal prayer and devotional life;
• displays the Fruit of the Spirit and relies upon the Holy Spirit for every aspect of his life and ministry;
• pursues righteousness and a godly life;
Life on Mission:
• has a heartfelt burden for lost people and a desire to lead a church that is effectively reaching its_noemailmunity;
• models a lifestyle of evangelism through building relationships with people who are far from God;
• has a deep understanding of sound doctrine and its use in life and ministry;
• is_noemailmitted to Christ-centered preaching and teaching, using God’s Word to inspire the local church for mission;
• ability to identify, motivate and train individuals and teams;
• has excellent_noemailmunication skills;
• adaptable and resilient when confronted with barriers and setbacks;
• able to a_noemailplish tasks with limited resources;
• is a problem solver;
• ability to work well with others in leadership positions;

If you would like to apply for this position, click https://www.christchapellife_noemail/apply-for-the-position or the website link on this page. Download and_noemailplete the questionnaire and email it, along with a resume to:


About Christ Chapel AoG:

Christ Chapel is a diverse, dynamic, multicultural, multiethnic, and multigenerational church located directly south of the Metro DC Beltway just off Interstate-95, in Woodbridge, VA. The church is approximately 30 miles south of downtown Washington DC. Christ Chapel services the eastern Prince William County area and is a suburban community of approximately 68,000 residents. Christ Chapel was established in 1969. It has been meeting in its current location since 1976. 

Position Information:

Job Title:
Lead Pastor
Time Type:
Full Time
Job Category:
Senior Pastor, Lead Pastor
Organization Type:
Assembly of God
Worship Style:
Church Size:
1500 - 2000

Contact Information:

Organization Name:
Christ Chapel AoG
Contact Name:
Gregory Citizen
13909 Smoketown Road
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ZIP Code:
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