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Lead Pastor

Osceola Grace Church
Posted: 04/05/2022

If you are interested in leading a church that desires to move to the next level of effective ministry, then Osceola Grace Church is a church you should consider. We are seeking to have a ministry that emphasizes reaching the un-churched, teaching Christ-followers, connecting Christ-followers with each other for spiritual growth, equipping Christ-followers to actively minister; and developing leaders to own the various ministry segments. 200 individuals call Osceola Grace their church.

We have taken the time to assess our strengths and weaknesses and believe we are positioned to continue to grow under the next strategic lead pastor. We have a full-time Family Pastor and a full-time church secretary. To fulfill the vision that God is giving us will require a pastor who can serve as the leader of leaders while building relationships with the current members and attenders, strategically developing and implementing the vision; and passionately leading and equipping us to reach the  un-churched within our spheres of influence. Osceola is located in Northern Indiana  between South Bend and Elkhart.  


The Lead Pastor will oversee/develop the following areas:

Development and implementation of the vision of the church 
Development of ministry leaders 
Development of ministry systems 
Coaching ministry workers 
Oversight of the Sunday services including preaching regularly 
Oversight and development of ministry staff 
Oversight and development of an outreach culture 
Oversight and development of the discipling system 


The Lead Pastor will…

Be a growing, mature Christ-follower who passionately follows Jesus

Be in agreement with Osceola Grace Church’s Mission, Vision, and doctrine

Have a strong desire to lead and develop the church 

Have a strong desire to build relationships


The Lead Pastor has demonstrated the following skills:

Able to develop and implement the Ministry Vision

Able to make wise decisions quickly

Able to develop and lead leaders

Able to develop, encourage, and coach ministry workers

Able to preach with a high degree of application and effectiveness from the Word of God

Able to manage people

Able to resolve conflict

Able to manage day to day operations of the church

Leads by example


The Lead Pastor has the following attitudes, abilities and desires:


Team player

Always strives for excellence

Enthusiastically works hard

Always finishes what is started and brings tasks to completion in a timely manner

Ability to hold confidences with integrity


The Lead Pastor maintains relationships with the following people groups:

Ministry Staff

Elder Team 

Support Staff

Members and attenders of the church

Un-churched people within his sphere of influence 


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