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Lead Pastor

Christ Chapel AoG
Woodbridge, VA
Posted: March 18, 2021
Job Information:
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 community 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 community.

  • 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 community;
  • 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;
  • Recommend 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 organizational 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 communication skills;
  • A commitment to the mission and values of Christ Chapel;
  • Understanding of, agreement and willingness to serve within the doctrinal commitments of the church;
  • Be committed 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 complete 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 community outreach;
  • prior, proven ministry experience;
    Spiritual Maturity:
  • has received and accepted a calling from God for this unique ministry;
  • is committed 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 community;
  • 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 committed 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 communication skills;
  • adaptable and resilient when confronted with barriers and setbacks;
  • able to accomplish 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 or the website link on this page. Download and complete the questionnaire and email it, along with a resume to:
    Position Information:
    Position Title:Lead Pastor
    Time: Full Time
    Category: Senior Pastor
    Denomination: Assembly of God
    Worship Style: Blended
    Church Size: 1500 - 2000
    Contact Information:
    Organization Name:Christ Chapel AoG
    Address1:13909 Smoketown Road
    State or Province:VA
    ZIP Code:22192
    Country: USA
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