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Lead Pastor

Wellspring Community Church
Posted: 03/28/2022
Salary/Range: $45,000-$60,000
Hartford, WI


Lead Pastor

Affiliation: Converge movement of churches

Weekly attendance:  80 – 100

Position: Lead Pastor


  • Full -Time, Salary with Benefits
  • Salary commensurate with experience and regional averages


Hartford WI:

Hartford, Wisconsin is nestled in the rolling hills of the scenic Kettle Moraine, perfectly blending outdoor beauty with a vibrant, dynamic community for residents and visitors alike. Hartford is a growing community of over 15,000 with an exceptional quality of life. Our community offers top-notch education, a skilled work force and an abundance of attractions and events. Hartford offers small-town family friendly living within 30 miles fun family festivals, Wisconsin State Fair, professional sport teams and a major airport in Milwaukee.


About Wellspring Community Church:

Wellspring Community Church is a Bible based, Christ centered, and Elder-led church. We have diverse community of people that spans the generations. WCC is a family of friendly, warm-hearted people who have experienced the grace of God and want to see others come to faith and grow in that faith.

WCC’s mission is to lead people to a life changing, ever-growing relationship with Jesus and it’s a driving force behind everything we do.


About this role

  • WCC wants to make a lasting difference in your life, in our community and in the world.
  • The Lead Pastor position will have an emphasis on vision casting, leadership development, and equipping the church to reach the next generation.
  • WCC has a committed core membership waiting for the next Lead Pastor to spark fresh vision as WCC moves into the next decade.
  • WCC is in the middle of a vast number of unreached people that need to hear the good news of Jesus.
  • If you’re a relational Leader, this is tremendous opportunity to reach others where they are and grow a healthy church.
  • WCC is not looking to hire a role player, but a game changer and we might be looking to hire you.



  • Consistent biblical preaching and teaching for weekly worship that inspires hope.
  • Teaching scriptural truths through effective, inspiring, challenging, and culturally relevant communication.
  • Collaborate in planning the worship experience to provide vibrant worship across multiple generations
  • Leading by example and equipping the congregation for community outreach and evangelism.
  • Reaching and engaging young families while nurturing the previous generation through healthy relationships.
  • Developing the next generation of leaders for the church.
  • In partnership with the Elder Team, establish goals and strategies that carry out the vision and direction of the church.
  • Establish and organize pastoral care within the congregation.




  • Agree to Wellspring Community Church’s statement of beliefs and mission.
  • Biblical school degree or other non-traditional ministry training
  • 2 years of ministry experience
  • Desire to grow and learn in leadership
  • Ability to create and execute vision and mission
  • Effective communicator
  • Able to lead and equip others for ministry
  • Able to maintain a high level of confidentiality and professionalism
  • Good time management skills
  • Ability to discern needs and respond appropriately and sensitively
  • A strong commitment to a team-approach ministry
  • A healthy marriage and family relationships
  • Personal integrity
  • Enthusiasm and energy
  • Proficient with technology
  • Good sense of humor


Personal Responsibilities:

While not specifically related to the job, here are some personal responsibilities of everyone on staff at Wellspring Community Church:

  • Maintain a growing relationship with Jesus.
  • Maintain a healthy marriage and family.
  • Invest 10% of your income toward the mission and vision of Wellspring Community Church.
  • Be loyal to the vision of Wellspring Community Church and always protect the unity of the church.
  • Demonstrate a Christ-like attitude through all interactions with congregation, staff, and volunteers.
  • Invite the lost to know Jesus and attend to Wellspring Community Church.

Work perks

  • Flexibility of work arrangements.
  • Health and life insurance benefits.
  • Generous and immediate time off.
  • Casual dress code
  • Professional development funds

When applying please include

  • Resume, personal references, ministry references, and doctrinal statement.
  • A preaching video
  • A 2-3 minute video of you introducing yourself, sharing your vision of your ideal church and a fun fact about yourself and your family.

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