Senior Pastor

Melrose Community Church

Roseburg, OR

Category: Senior Pastor, Lead Pastor

Posted on: November 09, 2020

Job Description:

Primary Job Duties
The Senior Pastor at MCC is expected to provide primary leadership in a number of areas including:
Preaching/Teaching: Preparation and delivery of weekly expository sermons and other teaching opportunities as needed.
Prayer: Exemplify a life of prayer as necessary for personal and corporate spiritual vitality.
Leadership Training: Involvement in discipleship and leadership development.
Administration: In conjunction with the Council of Overseers, provide general church leadership, direction, and vision, working to carry out the mission of Melrose Community Church.
Ministry to individuals: Involved in personal ministry to individuals for the purpose of evangelism and encouragement including performing weddings, funerals, and baptisms.
Pastoral Staff Supervision: Direct supervisory responsibilities for the Youth Pastor and any additional pastoral staff.

Associated Job Duties
Provide direct or indirect leadership to a wide variety of ongoing church ministries including Children's Ministries (ex. AWANA, VBS, work with Melrose Elementary School), Adult Ministries (ex. Discipleship Groups, Men's Ministry), and Outreach Ministries (global and local).
Other ministries in connection with giftedness and abilities

About Melrose Community Church:

Melrose Community Church is an independent, Bible believing church founded in 1954. As a church we are known for solid Biblical teaching, a friendly and welcoming atmosphere, and an active effort of spreading the Gospel locally and globally. Our congregation has an average attendance of 170 people who meet on a large campus in a rural setting in the unincorporated community of Melrose which is approximately five miles west of Roseburg, OR, a city of 24,000.

Our current Senior Pastor is Mike Ruyle, a 1979 graduate of Moody Bible Institute with a diploma in Bible Theology and a 1987 graduate of Multnomah School of the Bible. Pastor Mike has been the Senior Pastor since 2000 and is scheduled to retire in July 2021.

Our current Youth Pastor and Worship Leader, Dan Lusby, joined the staff in 2017. Dan has a background in private sector work, has taken classes at Moody Bible Institute in Spokane, WA, and attended the Children's Ministry Institute at the CEF HQ in Missouri.  


The Senior Pastor candidate shall be a man of established and true Christian character and have the following qualifications:
A firm conviction of the inspiration, inerrancy, and authority of the Scriptures.
Must fulfill the qualifications of an overseer as described in Titus 2 and I Timothy 3.
Have high character including exhibiting the character qualities of being faithful, steadfast, personable, kind, and humble.
In whole-hearted agreement with the complete doctrinal statement of Melrose Community Church.
Called by God to serve in a church setting. Must be passionate for the spiritual well-being of the church by modeling, instructing, encouraging and exhorting in love.
Able to preach the Gospel and teach Bible-based messages using sound interpretive skills leading to practical application. Must be committed to expository preaching.


Position Information:

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

Contact Information:

Organization Name:
Melrose Community Church
Contact Name:
Mark Kincaid
3918 Melrose Road
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