First Christian Church

Glennville, GA

Category: Senior Pastor, Lead Pastor

Posted on: August 23, 2022


Job Description:

The responsibilities of the Senior Pastor may be outlined in terms of his primary biblical roles as follows:
• Preach and teach God’s Word as led by the Spirit. Be the principal_noemailmunicator of God’s Word in public worship and ensure that the Church is growing to maturity in Christ. (Ephesians 4:11- 13; 2 Timothy 2:15; Titus 1:9)
• Be transformed by the renewal of the mind by time in prayer and personal time with the Lord. (1 Timothy 4:16; Romans 12:1-2)
• Model the heart of the Chief Shepherd and ensure that the flock is well led, cared for, and protected. (1 Peter 5:1-3; 1 Corinthians 2:1-5; John 21:17)
• Chief overseer who will exercise biblical authority over the church entrusted by God. (Acts 20:28-31; 2 Timothy 4:1-2)
• The principal spiritual leader and vision caster of the church. (Proverbs 29:18)
• Lead the church to understand, embrace, and a_noemailplish its mission to make disciples both locally and globally through the vision of engaging Christ followers in worship, ministry, discipleship, fellowship, and evangelism. (Matthew 28:19)
• Models the practice of personal evangelism and ensures that the church is challenged and equipped to be obedient to the Great Commission. The Senior Pastor will give direction to the ministerial staff and other leadership teams to ensure that the Great Commission is carried out to the local_noemailmunity and beyond. (Acts 1:8; 2 Corinthians 2:14-16)
• Lead, disciple, and encourage ministerial staff. The Senior Pastor will work with the ministerial staff to establish a shared vision and purpose for the church and translate broad goals into achievable steps. (2 Timothy 2:2)
• Oversees in the planning of worship services, outreach, and events in order to support staff and lay leaders to successfully coordinate these services and events. (1 Corinthians 14:40)

About First Christian Church:

Mission Statement: Our mission is to love God foremost and share the life chaning power of Christ through worship, communion, baptism, serving others and promoting individual biblical literacy and spiritual growth.

Vision Statement: To be a faithful growing church joyfully exemplifying the two greatest commandments, "Love the Lord with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind, and to love your neighbor as yourself."

Belief Statement: Jesus is the Christ, the Son of the living God and the Savior of the world.

Every Person has worth as a creation of God.

The Bible is the inspired Word of God and the sovereign authority for matters of faith. 


The Senior Pastor at Glennville First Christian Church will provide spiritual leadership to the congregation through biblically sound preaching, discipleship, and exemplifying godly character. The Senior Pastor will demonstrate a high level of competency and excellence in the study of the scriptures, church leadership and organization, and equipping the church to be disciples. The Senior Pastor will be a man who is called, ordained and set apart by God to the gospel ministry, evangelical in theology and is committed to living and serving in a manner consistent with the standards set forth in Scripture for Pastors.

The Bible provides specific qualifications for those who will lead a congregation of people. Jesus is the perfect fulfillment of these qualifications as the “Senior Pastor” of the Church. • The Senior Pastor will be qualified to minister in the church, as required in 1 Timothy 3:1- 7 and Titus 1:5-9. • The Senior Pastor will demonstrate humility as exemplified in 1 Timothy 1:13-16. • The Senior Pastor will be experienced in serving in a pastoral ministry position (2 Timothy 4:1-2). • The Senior Pastor will be called by the Holy Spirit as defined in John 15:16 and confirmed by a body of believers through ordination as described in Acts 13:1-3.

Position Information:

Job Title:
Time Type:
Full Time
Job Category:
Senior Pastor, Lead Pastor
50,000 - 60,000
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Worship Style:
Church Size:
100 - 250

Contact Information:

Organization Name:
First Christian Church
Contact Name:
Megan Bergeron
9224 Hwy 23
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