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Senior/Lead Pastors

Senior Pastor

Woodcreek Church
Posted: 08/01/2022
Salary/Range: $90,000-$150,000
Location
Richardson, Texas
Description:

Job Summary

The Senior Pastor is responsible for the overall ministry of the church providing visionary and pastoral leadership to the Elders, Staff and Congregation.

 

Job Responsibilities as follows:

Visionary Leader

  • Lead elders and staff in establishing, communicating, and accomplishing the church’s vision and direction.
  • Provide leadership, interaction and encouragement for elders
  • Identify and develop new leadership for the elder team
  • Build the staff team at Woodcreek Church
  • Provide overall staff development, oversight and support
  • Be involved in Woodcreek missions (overseas ministry opportunities and visiting missionaries)

Preaching

  • Preach/teach, expositor of scripture
  • Establish sermon calendar and topics
  • Develop and lead the preaching team

Pastoral Care

  • Provide oversight for the pastoral care of the church including weddings, funerals and hospital visitations.
  • Provide oversight of and coordination with our Life Care Ministry Director.

Additional responsibilities:

  • Provide oversight for the Pastoral Staff
  • Meet regularly with direct reports to provide oversight, support and coordination of the ministry.
  • Help set elder meeting agenda (along with chairman) and attend all elder meetings.
  • Implement Elder direction and decisions
  • Lead Pastor’s Lead Team meetings

 

Job Profile as follows:

Qualities of the Ideal Sr Pastor

  • Personal relationship with Jesus Christ
  • Strong walk with the Lord
  • Wise & Discerning
  • Humble
  • Teachable
  • Servant leader
  • Decisive
  • Kind & Caring with a Pastor’s heart for people
  • Good communicator
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Excellent expositor of the Word
  • One who has a heart for discipleship
  • Genuine love for staff, elders, congregation
  • A genuine love for the lost
  • Visionary leader who is able to encourage the staff and body to follow
  • Passionate towards seeing the collective body of Christ achieve our mission and core values
  • Able and willing to lead from the front and back
  • Able to manage the church’s resources well for staffing, facilities, and finances
  • Able to achieve a healthy balance between church/pastoring, family, and self
  • Able to emotionally handle difficult member issues (church discipline, other) with care and grace but, when necessary, firmly but biblically.
To Apply: Paul Day, paul.day@woodcreekchurch.com