Website Western Hills Christian Church
1401 NW 82nd Street, Lawton, OK 73505
SENIOR PASTOR JOB DESCRIPTION
The senior minister must be a godly servant who knows the word of God and lives by it. The Senior Pastor will be a doctrinally sound leader, who listens to and works well with people, should have a vision for the church and the ability to articulate it clearly and effectively, and will work in unison with the elders, shepherding, preaching, and teaching the Bible and leading the congregation in the worship and will of God. In addition, the senior minister will serve as supervisor for all staff members and lead in the day-to-day functioning of WHCC. The Senior Pastor is accountable to the elders.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Shepherding. The Senior Pastor must be available and accessible to every member of the congregation. Must demonstrate personal integrity, accountability, and trustworthiness to all. Counsel, instruct and biblically guide all individuals who seek help and assist to resolve conflicts or confrontations with biblical and prayerful methods. The Senior Pastor will seek the council of Elders in situations that may require such actions, and honor confidential information, which does not directly jeopardize soul, health, or ministry; will practice a daily scripture reading and prayer time and encourage church members in the spiritual disciplines; assist ministry teams when requested or needed in effectively fulfilling their goals; work with the elders and will provide visionary challenges and attainable goals for the future of the church. The Senior Pastor will visit church members as needed. Preaching and Teaching. The Senior Pastor is required to teach and preach faithfully the word of God without bias or partiality toward anyone. Pursue the salvation of the lost through the convicting power of the gospel of Christ. Teach, edify, train and nurture the congregation toward spiritual maturity. Work with the elders to maintain doctrinal accuracy of all education, instruction, worship and evangelism efforts. Be a servant of substance prepared to apply Scripture to situations the congregation faces daily and their stewardship responsibilities to God. The Senior Pastor will strive for improvement in the skills of preaching, teaching, counseling, and management of the congregation through seminars, conventions, classes, and personal study.
Administration. Oversee regular worship services and ensure they are conducted decently and orderly. Observe regular office hours on a daily basis within guidelines agreed to by the elders. Oversee the staff personnel as directed by the elders. Help to ensure adequate staffing, training, and resources for the educational programs. Keep the leadership informed of all plans and activities pertaining to the church calendar. Communicate with the congregation through regular newsletter articles, announcements, mailings, phone calls and other methods as deemed appropriate. Perform other duties as assigned.
To apply for this job email your cover letter and resume to WHCCFamily@outlook.com