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Lead Pastor

Crestwood Church
Medicine Hat, AB
Posted: June 15, 2020
Job Information:

Working together and reporting to the Guiding Team, the Lead Pastor:


* Oversees and leads the preaching and teaching ministries of the church (Preacher/Teacher)

- Ensures solid biblical teaching.

- Effectively communicates the Christian faith and lifestyle to people of diverse backgrounds and maturity

- Ably addresses issues in society, the community, and the church with practical, relevant biblical input

* Stays in touch with spiritual and personal needs of the flock (Shepherd/Counsellor)

- Makes an effort to know people and care for them lovingly and appropriately

- Is available for meetings and counselling sessions as needed with individuals, couples, families (using office hours when possible and after hours when reasonable)

- Our pastor needs to be a shepherd as well as a leader to offer soul-care to the people, not just direction for the organization.

* Trains and develops leaders for effective ministry (Equipper)

- Disciples and mentors key leaders

- Identifies new leaders and develops them through intentional training

- Provides pathways for emerging leaders to engage in leadership and ministry in the church

- Encourages and empowers others to grow in their gifts and callings


* Collaborates with the Leadership Team in implementing the vision, mission, core values, and strategic plan for the church (Planner/implementer)

- Contributes to review and development of vision

- Coordinates strategic planning to implement vision

- Establishes and communicates ministry priorities

* Oversees and leads the staff, volunteers, and ministry leader teams (Team Leader/Team Player)

- Leads staff meetings and maintains healthy staff working environment

- Appoints, mentors, supervises, and reviews staff

- Delegates authority and ministry responsibilities to staff

* Oversees the pastoral ministries of the church (Pastoral Care Coordinator)

- Shapes the pastoral ministry of the church regarding weddings, funerals, special seasons, outreach events, etc.

- Supports pastoral ministries to key church groups including children, youth, and interest groups

- Leads in responding to specific pastoral situations including conflict resolution, disciplinary - - processes, and critical pastoral incidents

* Provides a supportive environment for significant relationships and partnerships with the local community, city, and denominational/missional networks (Networker)

- Ensures a church presence, support, and/or a voice in times of need or challenge within the community

- Arranges for church representation at important public community events and functions

- Develops positive public relationships with possible rental groups, community groups, leaders, and organizations

- Participates in networks with other leaders for mutual equipping and support as available

- Personally contributes, and enables the church to contribute, to broader kingdom and mission-oriented activities, outreaches, and causes


Position Information:
Position Title:Lead Pastor
Time: Full Time
Category: Senior Pastor
Salary: 50,000 - 60,000
Denomination: Mennonite
Worship Style: Blended
Church Size: less than 100
Contact Information:
Organization Name:Crestwood Church
Address1:2348 Dunmore Rd SE
City:Medicine Hat
State or Province:AB
ZIP Code:T1A 2A2
Country: Canada
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