A New Hope Bible Church
Category: Senior Pastor
Time Type: Other
Summary: A theologically conservative, community-minded, small independent Bible church seeks a pastor.
Responsible for studying the scriptures and staying current on theological issues.
Attends to the spiritual needs of the congregation including discipleship, pastoral counseling and leads in church disciplinary matters.
Oversees and leads all congregational services, including filling his temporary absences.
Develops the strategy and holds primary oversight for the formal evangelistic outreach of the church, including domestic and foreign missions.
Upholds and enforces the church's Statement of Faith, and is the final authority to resolve conflicts regarding church doctrine.
Performs spiritual ceremonies for the church members, including communion, baptisms, weddings, funerals, dedications and welcoming into membership.
Strategic oversight of all church ministries, including direct supervision of all teaching ministries.
Identifies and develops the next generation of church leadership at all levels.
Serves as a member of the board of Deacons and is a de facto member of all church committees. In conjunction with the Deacons, formulates new committees as needed and attends meetings of the Deacons and, as appropriate, church committees.
Selects leaders of all church ministries and forms ministry teams as needed, with input from the deacons, and attends meetings of the Ministry Leadership Team. Will act as liaison between the Ministry Leadership Team and the Deacons.
Participates in establishing the necessary safety and security procedures for the church and its activities.
Determines the times and locations for public worship and the use of church property.
Represents the church organization to the local community and civic institutions.