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Senior Minister Position

We are currently hiring for the position of senior minster. To apply, send your resume and cover letter to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

The Senior Minister has primary responsibility for preaching and teaching the Word of God and to provide leadership, shepherding and vision to the Body in partnership with the Elders, Staff, Ministry Teams and Congregation of DeWitt Christian Church (DCC).

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

  • Passionately embodies God’s word and lives out the gospel in his daily life.
  • Shows a deep commitment to Christ and has His heart for all people.
  • As a baptized (immersed) believer, fully understands and supports the scripture-based doctrine of the Restoration Movement.
  • Consistent spiritual moral character and lifestyle.
  • Places his membership with DCC.
  • Ordained or eligible to be ordained in the Christian Church.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Competent in organization, administration and interpersonal relationships.
  • Potential and desire to remain in a long-term (5-year minimum) ministry at DCC
  • Strong in biblical and expository preaching.
  • History of faithful ministry experience of at least five years and proven leadership in an outreach minded church.
  • Computer proficient, able to relate to and participate in social media in a manner that promotes, engages, and encourages the Congregation and others receiving the message.
  • Bachelor’s degree, or higher, in relevant field of ministry preferred.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Preaching/Worship:

  • Consistently delivers easily understood, Bible-based sermons that are engaging, relevant, and challenges those who hear to seek or deepen their relationship with Jesus.
  • Provides a focus on spiritual growth, discipleship, and Christian community.

Leadership/Leadership Development & Discipleship:

  • Leads the Congregation by example and by teaching.
  • Implements the vision and mission of the church, in partnership with the Elders, Deacons, Staff, and Ministry Teams.
  • Provides oversight to staff members that allows them flexibility to accomplish their responsibilities, focusing on our overall goals.
  • In partnership with the Elders, adjusts to societal changes without compromising the Christian doctrine.

Outreach/Community Engagement:

  • Champions evangelism by inspiring, equipping, and motivating the congregation to share the gospel with all in our community and others within our reach.
  • Through outreach and ministry activities seeks to reach the unchurched in the community using innovative methods.

Congregation Relations/Pastoral Care:

  • Has a relational connection to the congregation and provides ongoing pastoral support and care of the congregation in partnership with the Elders.
  • Prays for, serves, and provides spiritual leadership for the congregation, staff and community.

Professional Development/Personal Growth:

  • Continues to grow spiritually and is a lifelong learner.
  • In a desire to grow, actively seeks honest feedback and constructive criticism on a regular basis from the Elders, congregation and others.

Administration:

  • Develops an annual plan in cooperation with the Elders.
  • Works within the administrative budget and maintains fiscal responsibility with the church resources.

BENEFITS:
Salary: Defined by contract
Vacation
Family-Medical Leave
Continuing education expenses