Seeking a Pastor
Seeking a Senior Pastor
The Havenscourt Community Church membership of Oakland California is prayerfully seeking an experienced full-time Pastor with Theological and formal academic training to Shepard full time an interdenominational Community Church congregation. A benefit package will be offered to the successful candidate.
The pastor applicant must be called by God and equipped to effectively preach and teach His Word. Our next pastor must be responsible for the biblical and spiritual obligations as outlined in I Timothy 3:1-7 and Titus 1:5-9 and also be a man after God’s own heart (I Samuel 13:14)…We are seeking a visionary with strong leadership skills who preaches the Gospel of Jesus Christ, teaches sound Christian Doctrine, engages in pastoral care, directs Christian growth and development and promotes missions and the Great Commission for increasing the Kingdom of God…
The Pastor is responsible to the church:
Set as a guideline of personal behavior the standard required in I Timothy 3:1-7 and I Peter 5:1-4.
Provide administrative leadership for the total church program.
Maintain a regular program of study to enable himself to plan and conduct meaningful worship services.
Prepare for and conduct worship services; lead in the observance of the ordinances; and, lead the church in proclaiming the gospel to the church and community.
Visit members and prospects and lead the membership in a visitation program.
Supervise other members of the church staff according to staff organization.
Conduct premarital, vocational, family, bereavement, counseling sessions, etc., as needed. Advise other professional help when necessary.
Perform wedding ceremonies and conduct funeral services.
Work with deacons, church officers, and committees in performing assigned responsibilities. Be available for and lead in training as needed.
Cooperate with and lead the church in cooperating with associational, state, and denominational leaders. Keep the church informed of developments within the denomination.
Serve as a representative of the church in civic matters.
Act as moderator for church business meetings, if the bylaws require it.
Send resume to: Pastor Search Committee, 1444 Havenscourt Blvd, Oakland CA 94621, or FAX to 510 638-8858 or E-mail address email@example.com.